Court declares Adeleke Osun PDP gov candidate

Justice Nathaniel Emmanuel of the Federal High Court sitting in Osogbo has affirmed Senator Ademola Adeleke as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Osun governorship election slated for July 16 2022. The judge dismissed a suit filed by Prince Dotun Babayemi, seeking to be declared the candidate of PDP. He nullified the […]

Civic Engagement: the Osun Example – By Abiodun Komolafe

  By Abiodun Komolafe | Osun State, Nigeria | April 15, 2022 – Not long ago, Osun State Government launched a feedback platform to further bridge the gap between policy implementation and the experiential realities of the residents of the state. The website,, was launched through the state’s Civic Engagement Centre. According to Olatunbosun […]

Osun APC primary: Why Oyetola defeated Aregbesola’s candidate Adeoti – Tinubu

Tinubu congratulates Oyetola Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has given reason why Governor Adegboyega Oyetola defeated Moshood Adeoti in last Saturday’s APC governorship primary in Osun. Adeoti was the candidate of Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola at the primary election. Tinubu, in a statement on Monday by his media aide commended Oyetola for the victory. According […]

Osun: Progress In Spite of Fractured Politics – By Abiodun Komolafe

By Abiodun Komolafe | Osun, Nigeria | February 8, 2022 – In the last three years, the alleged hostilities between Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State and Rauf Aregbesola, his predecessor in office, stayed only in the realm of speculations. But, in a week or two ago, the cat was eventually let out of the bag […]

Osun APC and the Lyrics of Reconciliation – By Abiodun Komolafe

By Abiodun Komolafe | Osun, Nigeria | January 23, 2022  – The National Reconciliation Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) came to Osun State, recently, in a long-overdue effort to reconcile aggrieved members of the ruling party in the State. Going by words on the streets, media records and all that, the expectation of […]

How I built multi-million dollar business in US, Senator Ademola Adeleke

How I built multi-million dollar business in US, Senator Ademola Adeleke By Ibrahim Hassan-Wuyo Frontline contender for the governorship ticket of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun state, Senator Ademola Adeleke has opened up on his business and entrepreneurial activities in the United States before his return to Nigeria. This was contained in a statement […]

Ex-Osun military administrator, Anthony Obi dies

By Sikiru Obarayese The former military administrator of Osun State, Colonel Anthony Uzoma Obi (rtd) is dead. Obi, who served as the military governor of Osun State between August 1996 and August 1998, died on Saturday, January 1, as announced by his family. Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola, in a condolence message, mourned the demise […]

Queen Naomi receives new car from Ooni after divorce notice

Queen Naomi receives new car from Ooni after divorce notice Ooni of Ife and Queen Silekunola Naomi The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, bought a new car as a Christmas gift for his wife, Prophetess Queen Silekunola Naomi, hours before a divorce notice surfaced on social media. Mr. Moses Olafare, the Spokesperson for Ooni […]

Not on Their Watch – By Abiodun KOMOLAFE

By Abiodun KOMOLAFE | Osun, Nigeria | November 4, 2021  “Good governance cannot remain merely a philosophy. Concrete steps have to be taken for realizing it.” Narenda Modi Adegboyega Oyetola and Olugbenga Babatunji are two leaders in their own right. While Oyetola is the Governor of Osun State, Babatunji is the Bishop of the Anglican Diocese […]

Osun at 30: Aregbesola absent as past governors, other citizens get honours

Akeredolu, Akande, Oyinlola, Akala, Alaafin, Daniel, Dare, others grace anniversary awards By Yinka Kolawole Prominent Nigerians from all walks of life yesterday converged on Osogbo, the Osun State capital, to felicitate with the government and people of Osun, as the State concluded its 30th anniversary celebration with awards presentation to distinguished citizens. However, conspicuously absent […]

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