• 4 To Die By Hanging Over Armed Robbery In Osun

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    For robbing one Abubakar Rauf of his bajag motorcycle, an Osun State High Court sitting in Osogbo, yesterday sentenced four persons to death by hanging. The accused persons; Joseph Moses, (24), Samuel Job, (19), Gideon Ode (25) and Daniel Abraham, (24) were convicted on account of conspiracy and armed robbery. The State Prosecutor, Mrs Idiat…

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    Aregbesola Nominates Ex-Senator Others To Be Commissioner

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    Twenty-eight months into the second term tenure of governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State, the State House of Assembly yesterday announced the names of the governor’s nominees for Commissioners and Special Advisers. Notable among the nominees are the immediate past Senator representing Osun West District, Senator Mudasiru Hussain, former Chief Press Secretary to former Governor…

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  • Ife Crisis: Aregbesola Inaugurates Commission Of Enquiry

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    Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has reiterated the commitment of his administration to the promotion of communal peace in the state, even as he called for cooperation with security agencies in the process of unravelling those behind the March 8 mayhem in Ile-Ife. Inaugurating a five man judicial commission of enquiry into the disturbance…

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    Consequence Of Abolition Of Post UTME Disastrous – Don

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    To prevent the increase in the drop-out rate and in the prevalence of social vices and the resulting psychopathology, a university don has called for the reinstatement of Post-Unified Tertiary  Matriculation Examination (UTME). Prof Ebenezer Olutope Akinnawo, a professor of Clinical Psychology at Redeemer’s University, Ede insisted that the abolition of Post UTME by the…

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  • FG Social Investment Programmes, SIP, Will Stimulate Economy

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    A lawmaker representing Obokun Constituency in Osun state, Honourable Olatunbosun Oyintiloye has described the commencement of the Federal Government Social Investment Programmes, which include Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT), school feeding, soft loan for artisan, traders and market women through Government Enterprise and Empowerment and N-power as a catalyst for the economy. Oyintiloye who made the…

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  • Osun Paid Out N14.2bn In Less Than 2 Weeks – Aregbesola

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    …Salutes workers for support at 2017 thanksgiving. Governor Rauf Aregbesola on Tuesday said a total of N14.2bn was paid out by his government in less than two weeks before the end of December 2016. Aregbesola stated this when the State government opened the year with supplications as the Governor led Muslim and Christian faithful at…

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  • PDP Tackles Osun Assembly Over Bailout Probe

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    The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Osun state, on Friday berated the state House of Assembly over move to stop the Senate probe on the utilisation of bailout funds given to the state by the federal government last year. The party in a statement signed by his spokesperson, Prince Diran Odeyemi, copies of which were…

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