Tuesday, September 25, 2018

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    Osun sets up panel to unravel cause of Adeleke’s death

Osun sets up panel to unravel cause of Adeleke’s death

The Osun state government has set up an inquest concerning the death of Isiaka Adeleke who until his death was representing Osun west constituency in the senate.In a statement on Sunday, Rauf Aregbesola, the governor, said the state is poised to unravel the circumstances surrounding the violence that heralded his burial.Adeleke's burial had witnessed pockets of violence, including protests. Aggrieved [...]

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    Youth attack Aregbesola’s aide, threaten to bar govt officials from Adeleke’s burial

Youth attack Aregbesola’s aide, threaten to bar govt officials from Adeleke’s burial

Some youth in Ede, Osun state, mobbed Idiat Babalola, a senior special adviser to Rauf Aregbesola, governor of Osun state, on Monday.Babalola had visited the town to attend the burial of Isiaka Adeleke, senator representing Osun west.It took the intervention of policemen to ferry her out of the residence.The aggrieved individuals also threatened to prevent state government officials from attending [...]

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    Ile-Ife conflict not inter-ethnic, says Aregbesola as he sets up probe panel

Ile-Ife conflict not inter-ethnic, says Aregbesola as he sets up probe panel

Rauf Aregbesola, governor of Osun state, has set up a panel of inquiry into the Ile-Ife clash that occurred on March 8.The police said not fewer than 46 people lost their lives while 81 injured persons were treated at the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital (OAUTH).Speaking at the inauguration of the six-man committee on Monday, Aregbesola said the conflict was [...]

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    FG not in competition with any state, says Fashola

FG not in competition with any state, says Fashola

Babatunde Fashola, minister of power, works and housing, says the federal government is not in competition with any state, but only concerned about delivering quality road projects.Fashola said this after inspecting road projects in Osun state.The minister appreciated Rauf Aregbesola, governor of Osun, on his intervention of federal roads in the state despite lack of funds."Let me make it clear [...]

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    Journalists call FG’s attention to video that could ‘worsen’ Ile-Ife crisis

Journalists call FG’s attention to video that could ‘worsen’ Ile-Ife crisis

Journalists for Democratic Rights(JODER) has urged the federal government and the government of Osun state to stop a hate video being circulated online in order to prevent in renewed hostility and fresh violence in Ile-Ife.In a statement signed by Adewale Adeoye, the group said the video has a collection of gory pictures of killed and maimed individuals from the March [...]

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    Aregbesola imposes curfew in Ile Ife

Aregbesola imposes curfew in Ile Ife

Rauf Aregbesola, governor of Osun state, has declared a two-day curfew in the ancient city of Ile Ife.The governor took the decision following an inter-tribal clash, which led to the deaths of five people.ISemiu Okanlawon, spokesman of Aregbesola, said the "breach of peace" in the area compelled the governor to act.“This has been compelled by the breach of the peace [...]

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    Facing the reality of hunger, the Osun way

Facing the reality of hunger, the Osun way

BY ADEKUNLE OWOLABIFood is as important and central to human existence as air. For sustenance, therefore, human beings the world over need food as of necessity. Whether they will get food to eat is a horse of another colour.Today, across the world, an alarming 4 to 5 billion people suffering from hunger, significant percentage of this figure is from Africa. And [...]

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    Aregbesola: Osun is broke but people don’t believe because of the massive infrastructure I built

Aregbesola: Osun is broke but people don’t believe because of the massive infrastructure I built

Rauf Aregbesola, governor of Osun state, on Tuesday said people find it difficult to believe that the state is facing serious economic challenges because of the massive infrastructural projects undertaken by his administration.Maintaining that Osun is not the only state experiencing tough times, Aregbesola said the country must learn some lessons from the current situation.He said this when he played [...]

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    Alliance? Atiku, Fayose, Aregbesola seen together at Abuja airport

Alliance? Atiku, Fayose, Aregbesola seen together at Abuja airport

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar exchanged pleasantries with Ayo Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, and Rauf Aregbesola, governor of Osun state, at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja on Wednesday.The politicians were seen holding hands, and laughing.Fayose and Aregbesola have been seen together publicly in recent times, but the meeting with the former number two man of the nation is [...]

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    Onu: Aregbesola has revived the lost glory in Nigeria’s education system

Onu: Aregbesola has revived the lost glory in Nigeria’s education system

Ogbonnaya Onu, minister of science and technology, says the innovative ideas of Rauf Aregbesola, Osun state governor, has revived the lost glory of the country's educational system.Speaking at the 14th meeting of the National Council on Science and Technology holding in Osogbo, Onu said the state has been re-energised in both human and capital potentials."I can say this over and [...]

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    Osun develops prototype for solving gender inequality, girl child empowerment

Osun develops prototype for solving gender inequality, girl child empowerment

BY ADETOLA IGEFrom a global perspective, the girl child is considered vulnerable to several societal ills. This perception is more pronounced in developing countries, where the belief is that there is the need for effective policies to safeguard the girl child from violence, limited access to education, neglect, abuse, gender disparities and other negative trends.There is growing concern around the [...]

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    Aregbesola approves N797m take-off grants for newly created LCDAs

Aregbesola approves N797m take-off grants for newly created LCDAs

Rauf Aregbesola, governor of Osun state, has approved the release of N797 million take-off grant for the 31 newly created local council developments areas (LCDAs), area councils and administrative offices in the state.Semiu Okanlawon, spokesman of the governor, disclosed this in a statement issued on Sunday, saying Aregbesola also approved stabilisation funds for the 30 existing local government areas in [...]

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    Aregbesola celebrates with Fayose in Ekiti

Aregbesola celebrates with Fayose in Ekiti

Rauf Aregbesola, Osun state governor, visited Ayodele Fayose, his Ekiti state counterpart, on Saturday.According to Lere Olayinka, Fayose’s spokesman, Aregbesola visited Ekiti to commemorate with the state on its 20th anniversary.The visit comes nine months after Aregbesola hosted Fayose at the government house in Osogbo.Back then, there were reports that Fayose was in the state to ask his colleague help [...]

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    Buhari: We’re determined to rescue Nigeria from bad governnance

Buhari: We’re determined to rescue Nigeria from bad governnance

President Muhammadu Buhari say his government is determined to rescue Nigeria from “bad governance”.Speaking in Osogbo, Osun state capital, on Thursday, Buhari expressed his commitment to the implementation of the positive agenda he promised Nigerians during the electioneering campaign.Buhari, who said change could not be achieved on bed of roses, added that through patience and perseverance, the challenges of the country [...]

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    Aregbesola hosts Buhari, asks Osun residents to come out en masse

Aregbesola hosts Buhari, asks Osun residents to come out en masse

Rauf Aregbesola, governor of Osun state, has asked residents of the state to come out en masse to receive President Muhammadu Buhari, who will pay a one-day working visit to the state on Thursday.Aregbesola said the visit is historic because it is the first of such in the six years of his administration.He urged the people to demonstrate the Omoluabi [...]

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    Nigeria’s economy needs prayers, says Aregbesola

Nigeria’s economy needs prayers, says Aregbesola

Rauf Aregbesola, Osun state governor, says the economy of Nigeria is in dire need of prayers from "all and sundry".The governor made the assertion on Wednesday while addressing 724 prospective pilgrims to this year’s Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.Aregbesola urged the pilgrims to pray assiduously for the recovery of Nigeria's economy and to also include Osun state in their prayers."Nigeria’s economic [...]

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