Now that Osun Has Commissioners! – By Abiodun Komolafe

By Abiodun Komolafe | Osun, Nigeria | October 12, 2019 –  Let me start by confessing that recent events in Nigeria have not only shamed my trust, they have also shown how complicated we are as a people.   In 2015, Muhammadu Buhari swore to “serve as president to all Nigerians” and uphold the Rule […]

Our Governor, who art in Osun! – By Abiodun Komolafe

By Abiodun Komolafe | Ijebu-Jesa, Osun State, Nigeria | September 28, 2019 – By now, Nigerians must have settled the idea of who actually governs legally in Osun, especially, after the pronouncement of the Supreme Court. That said, it is also a fact that, come November 27, 2019, Gboyega Oyetola will mark his first anniversary as Governor […]

South-West Govs flay call on Fulani herdsmen to leave region

By Dayo Johnson, Akure OUTH West governors yesterday described the statement credited to the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), asking all Fulani residing in Southern parts of the country to return to the north as most unfortunate, divisive and retrogressive. The governors in a statement personally signed by their Chairman and Ondo state Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu […]

Insecurity: Ooni of Ife pays second visit to Villa under 24hrs

John Ameh, Abuja The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, paid a second visit to the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Friday, in less than 24 hours after he met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the seat of power. On the second visit, the monarch held a 45-minute meeting with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo. It was unclear […]

Police arraign Adeleke for alleged forgery of attestation letter, school result

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The police on Tuesday arraigned Senator Ademola Adeleke, before a Magistrate Court in Mpape, Abuja on charges of forgery. Adeleke, the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate in the last governorship candidate in Osun State, was accused in the fresh five counts of forging a letter of attestation and result from Muslim Grammar School, […]

Presidential race: The battleground states

On February 16, Nigerians will troop out to elect a new President that will pilot the affairs of the nation for another four years. Of the 72 presidential candidates on the final list recently released by the Independent National Electoral Commission that are eligible to contest the presidential election, two contenders are generally believed to […]

Hoodlums attack OAU hostel, kill student

Clement Adeyi, Osogbo A 300-Level student of  Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun State, Abiodun Babalola, of the Department of Accounting, was killed at the weekend by unidentified hoodlums during an attack on Adam and Eve, an out-of- campus students’ residential hostel, along Parakin – Ede road of Ile Ife. Babalola’s demise followed the injuries he […]

Osun guber Election: Adeleke rejects results

Femi Makinde, Osogbo The Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has rejected the results of the rerun election even before the official announcement. The candidate announced the rejection of the poll results in a statement issued on his behalf by the spokesperson for the Adeleke Campaign Organisation, Mr Olawale Rasheed. The PDP candidate […]

Dancing Senator: Exam Malpractice: Buhari Orders Police to Suspend Adeleke’s Criminal Investigation

  President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to suspend the investigation of Sen. Ademola Adeleke, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Osun governorship candidate in the Sept. 22 election, on alleged exam malpractice. The I-G had on Sept. 19 summoned Adeleke and four others to report to the police Special […]

Warning strike: Osun Govt. workers stay away from offices

Warning strike: Osun Govt. workers stay away from offices — 29th August 2018 NAN The Osun Government workers, on Wednesday, stayed away from the state secretariat, Abere, Osogbo, in compliance with the directive of the Joint Labour Unions to embark on a three-day warning strike. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that all the […]

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