Adeleke dethrones three Osun monarchs, sacks 12,000 workers

Adeleke dethrones three Osun monarchs, sacks 12,000 workers Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke, during his swearing-in in Osogbo… yesterday. By Dennis Erezi Osun State Governor Senator Ademola Adeleke has sacked 12,000 workers and ordered the dethronement of three monarchs. Adeleke also nullified the appointment of 30 Permanent Secretaries and suspended the chairman and members of […]

Adeleke reacts as Oyetola appoints 30 new permanent secretaries

  By Adejayan Gbenga Gsong The outgoing Governor of Osun State, Mr Adegboyega Oyetola and the incoming governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke are now at loggerheads over the appointment of thirty (30) new permanent secretaries in the state civil service. Following the announcement by Oyetola on Thursday via a statement made available by the state Head […]

Opposition parties tackle Osun governor over sale of state properties

Gboyega Oyetola From Fred Itua, Abuja The Coalition of United Political Parties, (CUPP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola, of allegedly selling properties in the state before the swearing in of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship-elect, Ademola Adeleke, on November 27. CUPP in a statement by its spokesman, […]

Much Ado About Osun LG elections – By Abiodun Komolafe

By Abiodun Komolafe | Osun State, Nigeria | September 23, 2022 | The Osun Independent Electoral Commission (OSIEC) has announced October 15, 2022 as the date for Local Government and Local Council Development Area elections across Osun State. According to the Commission, “all the inhibiting factors and circumstances against the conduct of the elections have been […]

Ooni vows to reduce poverty, targets 100,000 jobs in 2 years

From Lateef Dada, Osogbo Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, yesterday vowed to reduce poverty by creating 100,000 jobs for youths within two years. He also pledged to create 100 stalls in Nigeria within the stipulated period. Speaking with newsmen during the unveiling of OjajaMore, a retail store along Ife/Ibadan expressway, Ile-Ife, the monarch explained that the […]

Court strikes out suit seeking to void Ademola Adeleke’s nomination for Osun guber election

By Fadehan Oyeyemi Justice Obiora Egwuatu of the Federal High Court, Abuja, has struck out a suit seeking nullification of submission of the name of Ademola Jackson Nurudeen Adeleke as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the last July 26 election. The judge on Thursday struck down the suit on the […]

One Injured as Soldiers, Police Clash in Osun

Yinka Kolawole in Osogbo One policeman was reportedly injured  when some uniformed soldiers engaged with policemen in gun duel at the popular Ajegunle Spare parts market, Area, in Osogbo, the Osun State Capital Spear parts dealer, traders residents around the area  scamper for safety as some soldiers and police officers clashed following a minor disagreement that […]

Osun Guber and Oyetola’s Fulfilled Mandate – By Abiodun Komolafe

By Abiodun Komolafe  | Osun, Nigeria | August 12, 2022 –  “You (Governor Oyetola) are doing well. You will complete this term and do another term.’ – HRM Oba Munirudeen Lawal, Timi of Ede As a young boy growing up, back then in the village, under the tutelage of his paternal grandmother, yours sincerely was […]

Battleground 2023: Like Osun, crises threaten APC in 20 states

Battleground 2023: Like Osun, crises threaten APC in 20 states By Charles Kumolu, Dayo Johnson,Bashir Bello, Chioma Onuegbu, Shina Abubakar,James Ogunike, Ugochukwu Alaribe& Haruna Aliyu • Things fall apart in Kaduna, Kano, Ogun, Kwara, Imo, A’ Ibom, Ekiti, Rivers, Kebbi, Yobe, Zamfara, others If the claim by the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, […]

Osun Guber, APC Primaries and Other Stories – By Abiodun Komolafe

By Abiodun Komolafe | Osun State, Nigeria | July 24, 2022 – When we were growing up, we were treated to the fact that, whether things were convenient or not, elections, globally, were contests; that membership of a political party was a thing of pride; and that, in a contest, ‘you win some, you lose some.’ […]

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