osun state

  • General NewsEid-el-fitr: Gov. Adeleke calls for peaceful coexistence

    Eid-el-fitr: Gov. Adeleke calls for peaceful coexistence

    Gov. Ademola Adeleke of Osun has called for unity and peaceful coexistence among residents of the state and the country at large. This is contained in a statement issued on Wednesday in Osogbo by Malam Olawale Rasheed, the spokesperson for the governor. The governor, who urged Muslim faithful to continue praying for his administration, congratulated them  on the occasion of…

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  • SecurityPolice worry over rising cases of dog bites in Osun

    Police worry over rising cases of dog bites in Osun

    The Police Command in Osun on Sunday in Osogbo warned dog owners to cage their pets or risk arrest. SP Yemisi Opalola, spokesperson for the command, said that the warning became necessary following the increasing rate of dog attacks on people in the state. She said in a statement that allowing dogs to roam unrestrained is a violation of the…

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  • General NewsAdeleke lists new retirement age conditions for Osun teachers

    Adeleke lists new retirement age conditions for Osun teachers

    Gov. Ademola Adeleke of Osun has reiterated enforcement of approved guidelines as a condition to enjoy the new retirement age of 65 years old and length of service of 40 years for teachers in Osun public schools. This is contained in a circular issued by Mr. Ayanleye Aina, the Head of Service, on Tuesday in Osogbo. According to the circular,…

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  • ReligionRamadan: Group hails Christian cleric for distributing foodstuffs to Muslims in Osun communities

    Ramadan: Group hails Christian cleric for distributing foodstuffs to Muslims in Osun communities

    An Osun-based Muslim youth organisation, Al-Amanah, has commended a Christian cleric, Pastor Basil Alabi, for distributing foodstuffs to some Muslim families in Isokan and Irewole communities in the state toward the ongoing Ramadan. The group’s president, Mr. Fadilulahi Al-Amanah, gave the commendation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Osogbo. Al-Amanah said that such…

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  • judiciaryCourts resume activities after 3 months JUSUN strike in Osun

    Courts resume activities after 3 months JUSUN strike in Osun

    Judiciary staff in Osun on Monday returned to work following the suspension of the three-month strike embarked upon by the state chapter of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that judicial workers in the state had, in November 2023, embarked on a strike to press for better conditions of service, among other…

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  • judiciaryOsun JUSUN suspends strike, directs members to resume work on March 11

    Osun JUSUN suspends strike, directs members to resume work on March 11

    The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), Osun Chapter, has called off its industrial strike, which commenced on Nov 22, 2023. The strike by the union followed alleged seizures of its member’s wardrobe allowance, the suspension of some colleagues, and the Chief Judge’s refusal to lift the embargo on workers’ training. A statement by the JUSUN Chairman in Osun, Mr.…

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  • NewsAdeleke launches N3.4bn revolving cooperative loan scheme

    Adeleke Launches N3.4bn Revolving Cooperative Loan Scheme

    Gov. Ademola Adeleke of Osun launched the “State Special Ward Level Cooperative Loan Programme” on Wednesday with the aim of providing N3.436 billion in revolving loans to cooperative societies in the state. Adeleke, while launching the programme in Osogbo, said the loan would be provided in three phases of N1.145 billion per phase, with a total target of 45,816 beneficiaries.…

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  • Politics

    APC Accuses Osun State Govt of Misappropriating Presidential Rice Donation to CAN

    Osogbo, Osun State, February 17, 2024 – The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun State has raised allegations against the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), accusing them of misappropriating rice donated to the state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN). In a statement signed by the APC Chairman in the state, Tajudeen Lawal, the party claimed that President…

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  • DefenceKwazhi assumes duty as new Osun Police Commissioner

    New Police Commissioner Assumes Office in Osun State

    Osun State has welcomed a new Commissioner of Police, Bzigu Dali Kwazhi, as announced in a statement by the Command spokesperson, Yemisi Opalola, on Friday. The newly appointed Commissioner officially assumed duty on Thursday, January 4, 2023. CP Kwazhi’s deployment to the state follows the recent redeployment of the former Commissioner of Police, Isyaku Mohammed. Described as a thoroughbred professional…

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  • Features

    APM wants Osun govt. to prioritize citizens’ welfare

    Osogbo, Nov.  23, 2023 (NAN )The Allied Peoples Movement ( APM ) has urged Osun Government to priotised the welfare of its  citizens and also ensure fiscal prudence in the management of the state’s resources. The chairman of the party in the state, Mr. Wale Adebayo, said this in a statement he issued in Osogbo on Thursday. Adedayo said the…

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  • News

    Palm oil laden truck kills 10, injures 36 in Osun

    The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), in Osun, has said about ten persons lost their lives on Saturday, following an accident that occurred on Gbongan-Osogbo expressway. In a statement issued in Osogbo by the command’s spokesperson, Mrs Agnes Ogungbemi, the Sector Commander, Mrs Kudirat Ibrahim, said the accident occurred around 1:20 a.m., opposite Ataoja Overhead bridge, along Abere, Osogbo-Gbongan expressway.…

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