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The former Deputy Comptroller General of Customs, spoke in his Ilase-Ijesa country home, in Obokun local government of Osun State, on Sunday, during the thanksgiving service held at the Anglican Church for the commencement of 2018 Press Week of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Osun State ...
Davido's uncle Senator Adeleke finally declares governorship ambition in Osun – Nigeria. ... Ademola Adeleke has declared intention to contest September 22 gubernatorial election in Osun state under PDP – He defected to PDP last year and became the senator of federal republic of Nigeria after the demise of his …

The Senator representing Osun West, Ademola Adeleke, has declared his intent to run for the governorship position in Osun State. The lawmaker, who has become popular for his energetic dancing sessions usually posted online, made his intention known in a letter written the Osun State chapter of the ...
Osun State has scored high in human satisfaction and happiness index, according to the 2017 Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS 5) report ... at the weekend in Osogbo, said the Bi-monthly of Central Pricing Reference System, when compared to other Southwest states, showed Osun was in the lead.
The Osun State Government has redeployed the Chairperson of the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists, Mrs. Motunrayo Ayegbayo and the chairman of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, Mr. Adeyemi Aboderin, to schools. Our correspondent gathered that the two journalists, who were working ...
While Aboderin is the incumbent Chairman of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) in Osun, Ayegbayo is the current Chairperson of National Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) in the state. However, mixed reactions have trailed the transfer of journalists who have put in over two decades ...

Osun has been rated the most peaceful state in Nigeria, followed by Kogi, Ekiti Kwara and Imo states. The ranking was based on the research findings of the Foundation for Peace Professionals (FPP). Yobe, Kebbi, Bauchi, Zamfara and Sokoto were found to be the least peaceful states in the country.
“Osun State is the most peaceful state in Nigeria and it has greater tendency for peace based on its overall performance in the five broad indicators. While Osun didn't come top in any of the five indicators, its overall score is the least violent. Kogi, Ekiti, Kwara and Imo state follow Osun as the five most ...
Some aggrieved chieftains of the Osun State chapter of the APC have petitioned the party's National Chairman, Chief Odigie-Oyegun over alleged alteration of the original list used for the local government and ward executive officers who would serve as delegates in the coming APC primaries in the state.
“Thirty-one states recorded growth in IGR while five states, which include Akwa Ibom, Anambra, Bauchi, Osun and Taraba recorded a decline at the end of ... Listed by NBS as among the five richest states with a high IGR raking of N42.418 billion, Kano State collected N65,140,059,241.98 from federation ...
It argued that the boundary dispute between the two states had lingered for a very long time without definite action in resolving it by the National Boundary Commission (NBC). It, therefore, appealed to the NBC to expedite action on the final determination of Ondo/Osun inter-state boundary issue to make ...
Osun State is set to put a stop to billions of Naira that Nigerians are using to import chocolate and other cocoa products from EU countries. ... With over twenty million cocoa farmers in Nigeria, Osun-China's cooperation over Ede cocoa processing plant has given lifeline to Nigerian cocoa farmers who could ...
He explained that Osun State has made giant strides to stimulate its economy with determined efforts to an improved revenue generation. He urged other states to key into the state's revenue generation policy, which has witnessed a geometric improvement in the last few years. He said: “What Aregbesola ...
There is a new concern over the debt sustainability of states in Nigeria as a report by the Fiscal Responsibility Commission has shown that most of them ... According to the report, Lagos, Osun and Cross River states have debts over 480 per cent of their gross revenues, while those of 18 states exceed their ...
A former speaker of the Osun State House of Assembly and member of the House of Representatives, Mojeed Alabi, said this during a public lecture organised by the Nigeria Union of Journalists in Osogbo, the state's capital. Alabi said that Nigeria should once again embrace the pre-1966 political structure in order to have ...
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State on Saturday conducted a congresses in all the 30 Local Government Areas across the state, ... that the people of the state are waiting for us, likewise many other Nigerians, as far as we are concerned, there is no faction in the party in Osun, the party ...
The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, John Odigie-Oyegun, has vowed that the party will do everything within its powers to win the governorship elections this year in Ekiti and Osun states. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the party's National Executive Committee meeting on ...

Osun State Police Command says it has recovered about 39 stolen vehicles between January and February this year. The State Commissioner of Police, Mr Fimihan Adeoye, disclosed this while addressing newsmen in Osogbo, the state capital. He said that the command had announced the recovery of 19 ...
The Osun State police command has announced the recovery of 20 vehicles from four members of a suspected car stealing syndicate already in their custody. ... “On January 31, we announced the recovery of some vehicles by operatives of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) Osun Command.
The lawmaker described state police as modern and realistic, if pursue with honesty, openness and sense of patriotism. He averred that reservations of Nigerians against its formation can be addressed if leaders will leverage on information communication technology, biometric system and local referrals so ...
Osogbo — A 5-year-old pupil of SDA Government Elementary School, Ede in Osun State, Akeem Faruk, likes the meal of rice and beans. ... in Nigeria, Pernille Ironside lamented that malnutrition among children under the age of five has worsened nationwide with the highest concerns in the northern states.
In Nigeria, Imo, Ebonyi, Oyo and Ekiti all have high prevalence rates of FGM and former President Goodluck Jonathan banned the practice in 2015. In Osun state, the practice has been banned since 2004 but according to the 2016-2017 Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey published by the National Bureau of ...
The DSO was formally launched in Jos, Plateau State, in April 2016, followed by the FCT, Kwara, Kaduna and Enugu States. It has also been launched in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Speaking at the event, the Minister boasted that Nigeria is building what will be Africa's biggest and most lucrative ...
The Federal Government has launched the switchover to digital broadcasting in Osun State, South-west Nigeria. The Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed, launched the switchover on Friday at the office of the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) in Osogbo, the state capital. The Minister ...


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