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    Aregbesola: Nigeria is being misled by badly groomed people

Aregbesola: Nigeria is being misled by badly groomed people

Rauf Aregbesola, former governor of Osun state, says Nigeria is being misled by "misguided, badly groomed and disoriented people" due to leadership collapse at the family level.According to NAN, Aregbesola spoke on Saturday at the seventh edition of the youth leadership summit organised by students' executives of the University of Ilorin.Describing leadership at the family level as the most strategic, [...]

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    Aregbesola: If confirmed, I will introduce heavy taxes for wealthy Nigerians

Aregbesola: If confirmed, I will introduce heavy taxes for wealthy Nigerians

Rauf Aregbesola, a ministerial nominee from Osun and former governor of the state, says he will impose heavy taxes on high net-worth individuals if he eventually becomes a minister.Aregbesola made this known on Monday while responding to questions during his ministerial screening.Theodore Orji, the senator representing Abia central, had asked Aregbesola to share his opinion on multiple taxation and how [...]

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    Okorocha: Aregbesola won’t keep quiet if Buhari makes any mistake

Okorocha: Aregbesola won’t keep quiet if Buhari makes any mistake

Rochas Okorocha, senator representing Imo west, says Rauf Aregbesola, former governor of Osun state, will speak up if President Muhammadu Buhari makes a mistake on any decision.The senator said this during the screening of Aregbesola, a ministerial nominee, on Monday.He said the former governor is known for his use of power for the benefit of the masses."When the great philosopher [...]

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    Senator Abbo to Aregbesola: 7 years ago you donated your salary to me, today I’m confirming your appointment

Senator Abbo to Aregbesola: 7 years ago you donated your salary to me, today I’m confirming your appointment

Elisha Abbo, senator representing Adamawa north, on Monday narrated how Rauf Aregbesola, ministerial nominee from Osun state, gave him his one-month salary to contest the chairmanship election in his hometown in 2012.Speaking on Monday during the screening of ministerial nominees at the senate, Abbo said Aregbesola showed him kindness seven years back and providence has now made it possible for [...]

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    Dancing better than looting public treasury, Adeleke replies Oyetola

Dancing better than looting public treasury, Adeleke replies Oyetola

Ademola Adeleke, candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2018 governorship election in Osun, says being an honest dancer is better than looting the state treasury.He said this in response to a statement credited to Gboyega Oyetola, governor of the state, who had said he felt ridiculed contesting against Adeleke in the gubernatorial election.In a statement released on Thursday, [...]

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    Osun LG chairmen’s Dubai trip ‘to study democracy’ cancelled by Oyetola

Osun LG chairmen’s Dubai trip ‘to study democracy’ cancelled by Oyetola

Gboyega Oyetola, governor of Osun state, has ordered the cancellation of a proposed trip of local council chairmen in the state to Dubai, United Arab Emirates.In a statement on Monday, Adeniyi Adesina, chief press secretary to the governor, said the foreign trip was cancelled owing to the financial situation of the state.The 68 council chairman had proposed to embark on [...]

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    Aregbesola unveils 10-year development plan — five days to end of tenure

Aregbesola unveils 10-year development plan — five days to end of tenure

The Osun government on Thursday launched a 10-year development plan aimed at improving the economy of the state as well as human capital.The unveiling takes place five days before the end of Rauf Aregbesola's tenure as governor of the state.Olalekan Yinusa, the state's commissioner for economic planning, budget and development, said the Osun Development Plan 2019-2028 was hinged on four [...]

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    The anguish, pains of Osun women who travel distances to deliver dead babies

The anguish, pains of Osun women who travel distances to deliver dead babies

For these women in Osun, pregnancy comes with a heavy burden of fear – whether or not they will live to carry their babies.  The poorly equipped community health centres offer uncertain hopes. Enduring the pains and anguish, they travel distances to towns where they can get affordable healthcare. TAIWO ADEBULU, who visited rural communities in the state, reports.Simbiat went [...]

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    Omisore kicks but Aregbesola commends ‘smooth’ conduct of Osun guber poll

Omisore kicks but Aregbesola commends ‘smooth’ conduct of Osun guber poll

Rauf Aregbesola, Osun state governor, and Iyiola Omisore, one of those seeking to replace him, have disagreed over the conduct of the Saturday governorship election in the state.While Aregbesola said the election has been smooth, Omisore, governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), said the exercise is marred by irregularities.Speaking after casting his vote at his ward in Ilesa, [...]

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    ‘Governance is not for dancers’ — Oshiomhole taunts Adeleke

‘Governance is not for dancers’ — Oshiomhole taunts Adeleke

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Osun state does not need a governor who would turn the government house to a disco place.Oshiomhole said this during the APC governorship rally in Osogbo, the state capital, on Tuesday.Ademola Adeleke, senator representing Osun west and the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is renowned for [...]

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    Osun releases N19.8bn for workers’ salaries — 11 days to governorship poll

Osun releases N19.8bn for workers’ salaries — 11 days to governorship poll

The Osun state government has released N19.8 billion for the payment of salaries of workers and pensioners.This is coming 11 days to the governorship election.In statement on Tuesday, Bola Oyebamiji, Osun state commissioner of finance, said Rauf Aregbesola, governor of the state, directed the payment of the arrears to demonstrate his commitment to his promises.Oyebamiji commended the workers for their [...]

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    Aregbesola: Osun has the highest happiness index, lowest unemployment rate in Nigeria

Aregbesola: Osun has the highest happiness index, lowest unemployment rate in Nigeria

Rauf Aregbesola, Osun state governor, says the state has the highest happiness index and lowest unemployment rate in Nigeria. He said this while addressing reporters after the fitness walk organised for the 20,000 youths absorbed into the Osun Youth Empowerment Scheme (O-YES) in Osogbo.He said the state has been able to achieve this feat because of the youth engagement programmes of [...]

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    OYES is a great achievement

OYES is a great achievement

BY NIYI AJIBADE Most likely the most memorable programme of the outgoing Governor Rauf Aregbesola’s government is the Osun Youth Empowerment Scheme (OYES) programme. Conceived as part of Rauf Aregbesola’s six points integral action plan in 2005 while planning to contest the 2007 gubernatorial election where he promised to take in 20,000 unemployed youths and engage them profitably in his first 100 days [...]

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    NYSC accuses Osun local governments of withholding corp members’ stipend

NYSC accuses Osun local governments of withholding corp members’ stipend

The Osun State chapter of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has accused some local government chairmen in the state of refusing to pay the stipends due to corp members.Emmanuel Attah, NYSC Osun coordinator, made this allegation on Thursday while speaking at 2018 Batch B Stream II swearing-in ceremony at the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Ede,"I am constrained to bring [...]

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    Aregbesola’s aide: Osun achieved so much in seven years

Aregbesola’s aide: Osun achieved so much in seven years

Semiu Okanlawon, spokesman of Rauf Aregbesola, governor of Osun state, says the current administration has “achieved so much with so little” in its seven years in power.Speaking at the triennial congress of the Ansar-ud-deen Society of Nigeria (Osun branch), which took place in Iwo, from Friday to Sunday, Okanlawon asked religious organisations and other stakeholders to fully support educational reforms in [...]

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    Court declares ‘State of Osun’ illegal, says Aregbesola erred

Court declares ‘State of Osun’ illegal, says Aregbesola erred

An Osun state high court sitting in Ilesa has declared that the renaming of Osun state as ‘State of Osun’ by Rauf Aregbesola, governor of the state, is illegal and therefore, null and void.Yinka Afolabi, the judge, ruled that the law and its makers were unknown to the 1999 Constitution.In the more than one hour verdict, Afolabi chided Aregbesola for [...]

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