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Osun Education Summit Holds Aug 22

By Adenitan Akinola Osun State Government has described the existing mega schools buildings in the state as mere display of architectural wizardry which has not added value to the quality of the Teaching-Learning process. The state Commissioner for Education, Mr Dipo Eluwole expressed this concern at a press conference to announce the State Education Summit […]Continue Reading

Kidnappers Meet Waterloo

By Adenitan Akinola Two kidnappers have been killed while nine others sustained bullet injuries after a gun battle with police and local hunters in Iwo forest, Osun State. Radio Nigeria gathered that armed kidnappers numbering about eleven invaded a Fulani settlement at Agbese village near Idi Araba, Oke Oba, Iwo Local Government to kidnap a […]Continue Reading

Farmer Abducted in Osun

By Adenitan Akinola  A farmer identified as Banji Idowu has been kidnapped by some yet-to-be identified kidnappers in Osun State. Idowu, a retired teacher in Lagos was abducted on his farmland located at Iregun via Ilowa in Obokun Local Government area of Osun State. The ugly incident according to a family source took place on […]Continue Reading

Adeleke Appoints 30 Special Advisers

By Funmi Adekoya In order to strengthen the governance in Osun State, Governor Ademola Adeleke has appointed 30 Special Advisers, out of which 10 are of cabinet member rank. This is sequel to securing approval for five more Special Advisers in addition to the previously approved 25 Special Advisers. A statement by Governor’s Spokesperson Mallam […]Continue Reading

Poly Rector Suspended Over Alleged Corruption

By Funmi Adekoya Osun State Government has suspended the Rector, Osun State Polytechnic, Iree, Dr. Tajudeen Odetayo over alleged corruption. Dr. Odetayo was appointed as substantive Rector of the Polytechnic on March 14, 2023, by Governor Ademola Adeleke. In a letter of suspension dated July 11, signed by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Mr. […]Continue Reading

Adeleke Constitutes Board Heads

By Funmi Adekoya  Osun State Governor Ademola Adeleke has approved the appointment of Chairmen and Vice Chairmen of non-statutory boards in the State. The fresh appointments came a day after the Governor performed the swearing-in ceremony for 25 commissioners and three permanent secretaries.   According to a statement by Governor’s Spokesperson, Mallam Continue Reading

Adeleke Orders Immediate Payment for Pensioners

By Funmi Adekoya The Osun State Governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke has issued a directive for the immediate payment of pension entitlement as planned in the template released earlier this year. This was aimed at the government’s plan to enroll contributory pensioners in the state health insurance scheme. The Governor, according to a statement by his Spokesperson, Continue Reading