BREAKING: Thugs Attack #EndSARS Protesters In Osun State

BREAKING: Thugs Attack #EndSARS Protesters In Osun State

BREAKING: Thugs Attack #EndSARS Protesters In Osun State. It has been reported that some hoodlums have attacked peaceful protesters again. The hoodlums attacked the #EndSARS protesters in Osun State, according to SaharaReporters. The protesters are part of those calling for a full reform of the Nigeria Police Force over the extra-judicial activities of the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad unit of…

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BREAKING: Osun govt to reopen schools September 21

BREAKING: Osun set to reopen schools September 21

The Osun State Government on Monday said September 21, 2020, has been certainly set to reopen schools in the state. The government disclosed this in a statement by the Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Mrs Funke Egbemode, at the end of this week’s State Executive Council meeting. Egbemode also said stakeholders were expected to continue to put Covid-19 protocols…

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Sallah: Work resumes in Osun after Eid-el-Kabir holiday

Sallah: Work resumes in Osun after Eid-el-Kabir holiday

Workers in Osun resumed work on Monday after observing Thursday and Friday Eid-el-Kabir public holiday declared by the Federal Government. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that commercial banks in Osogbo that were closed for the holiday, reopened for business as customers were seen queuing up to go into the banks for transactions. Read also: ‘How our houseboy killed…

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We’ve spent over N900 million in Covid-19 fight – Osun Govt.

The Osun State Government led by Governor Adegboyega Oyetola said that the state government has spent over N900 million in the fight against COVID-19 virus since the outbreak of the pandemic in the state. Dr Rafiu Isamotu, the State Commissioner for Health revealed this on Friday during an inter-ministerial press briefing, held at the Exco Chamber of the Governor’s Office…

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Osun SSG, 21 others recover from COVID-19

Osun SSG, 21 others recover from COVID-19

Osun State Government on Saturday confirmed that its Secretary to State Government (SSG), Prince Wole Oyebamiji, has tested negative for COVID-19. Similarly, 21 other patients have also tested negative and have all been discharged. Read also: I signed revised 2020 budget to tackle Covid-19 — Buhari The State however announced the discovery of 23 additional cases in the State, saying…

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Teacher remanded over alleged rape of student in Osun

A 42-year-old teacher, Eronse Balat, was on Tuesday, remanded by an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun State over alleged rape of his student. Insp. Abdullahi Emmanuel, The Prosecutor, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on June 11, at about 7 am at Eleyele area, Ile-Ife. READ ALSO: D’banj Ex-manager opens up amid the rape allegation Emmanuel disclosed…

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Osun State: Accident occured in Osogbo-Ilesa road

A fatal accident that occured in Osogbo-Ilesa road in Osun state, five persons were reported to be injured in the accident which involved two vehicles. So saddening that it caused bruises on the victims involved. It was gathered that the accident, which occurred on Friday night, was due to attempt by a truck to overtake another one. READ ALSO: Health…

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Lover, friend in court for severing mistress’ husband’s hand

Lover, friend in court for severing mistress’ husband’s hand

For allegedly severing the left hand of Tunde Ajayi, one Kamarudeen Ajibola, 25, and his friend Ismael Mohammed, 30,  were on Monday arraigned before a Magistrate Court sitting in Osogbo, Osun state, for severing mistress husband’s hand. It was earlier reported that Kamoru Ajibola and his friend, Ismael Mohammed allegedly cut off mistress’ husband’s wrist over an argument of having…

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Amotekun apprehends four suspected burglars in Osun

Four suspected burglars were, on Sunday, arrested by men of the Amotekun Corps in Ila Odo, Odo Otin Local Government Area of Osun State. The leader of the gang identified as Sola Taiwo, two other members and their spiritualist were accused of attacking the house of a resident about two weeks ago and stealing many items, including a mobile phone.…

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Nigerian Breweries donate N600 million for coronavirus relief

Nigerian Breweries donate N600 million for coronavirus relief

Nigeria’s foremost brewer Nigerian Breweries Plc has announced a donation of six Hundred Million Naira (N600,000,000.00) relief to the Federal and some state governments, as part of efforts to support the fight against the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, the Corporate Affairs Director of the company, Sade Morgan, said in a statement. According to Morgan, details of the donation are contained…

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Passenger coughs, died at checkpoint between Oyo and Osun

Passenger coughs, died at checkpoint between Oyo and Osun

Police operatives and some medical personnel at Osun/Oyo border on Sunday evening reportedly intercepted a car, said to have conveyed a sick passenger, who eventually died while being checked. The vehicle, it was learnt, was stopped at Odo Oba, Iwo, an entry point to Osun from Oyo State while attempting to enter Osun State. The car was said to have…

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COVID-19: Okada Association gives relief packages to members

COVID-19: Okada Association gives relief packages to members

The National President of Amalgamation of Commercial Motorcycle Owners and Riders (Okada) Association of Nigeria (ACOMORAN), Alhaji Samsudeen Apelogun (Allrounder), has given relief packages to members of the association who are mostly affected by the lockdown put in place by the government to forestall the spread of the novel coronavirus, Covid-19 which has taken over world activities. Apelogun, who recently…

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LOCKDOWN: Police detain officers for brutalising woman in Osun

Police in Osun State have detained some officers for brutalising a woman who allegedly violated lockdown orders in the state.

Police in Osun State have detained some officers for brutalising a woman who allegedly violated lockdown orders in the state. The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, has condemned the assault on a woman at the Odo Ori Market, Iwo Osun State by men of the Force attached to Iwo Division, Osun State. A viral video showing some police officers…

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DRAMA: Lawyers flee as accused man coughs in court

DRAMA: Lawyers flee as accused man coughs in court

There was heightened drama at an Osun State Magistrates’ court sitting in Osogbo, as lawyers flee when an accused man arraigned for assault, suddenly coughed while his charge was being read. The incidence which occured on Tuesday led to a little disruption of the proceedings, as three lawyers sitting in front of the accused hurriedly moved away their chairs, apparently…

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Osun Government Finally Reacts After Oluwo Of Iwo Punches Another Monarch In His Face

We Won’t Accept Any Excuse If Any Harm Comes To Adeleke, PDP Cautions Police, APC

The Osun State Government has broken its silence after the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, gave another monarch, the Agbowu of Ogbaagbaa town, Oba Sikirulahi Akinropo the beating of his life, during a peace meeting at the office of the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of zone 11, Bashir Makama last Friday. The government described the incident as…

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Osun polytechnic student slumps, dies after writing exam

Osun polytechnic student slumps, dies after writing exam

A Higher National Diploma (HND) student in the Department of Applied Chemistry of the Osun State Polytechnic, Iree, identified as Aminu Sheu reportedly slumped and died on Friday after writing his second-semester examination. According to reports, the deceased was observing Ramadan fast and might have possibly lost his balance after submitting his examination paper. The Public Relations Officer of the…

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BREAKING: Adeleke qualified to contest Osun Gov polls, Appeal Court rules

Senator Adeleke arrested by Police Over Alleged Certificate Forgery

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Thursday ruled that Senator Ademola Adeleke was qualified to contest the September 2018 governorship election. A three-man panel of the court made the pronouncement in a unanimous judgment which upheld the appeals by Adeleke and his party, the Peoples Democratic Party. Justice Emmanuel Agim, who read the lead judgment of the Court of…

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OSUN Election: Adeleke sues IG, AIG over detention

OSUN Election: Adeleke sues IG, AIG over detention

Senator Ademola Adeleke on Wednesday sued the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, for his detention by the police in Abuja on May 6. The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the September  2018 Osun State governorship election is through his lawyer, Kanmi Ajibola,  seeking the enforcement of his fundamental rights to personal liberty and right to freedom of movement…

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From despair to excellence: Osun indigent Student shines with 319 UTME score

From despair to excellence: Osun indigent Student shines with 319 UTME score

Ridwan Kamardeen an indigent student from Osun State has defied his poor background to get an outstanding 319 score in the past UTME. All Ridwan, a 17-year-old student of Ataoja Government High School, Osogbo has known since coming into this world is a life of want, deprivation and hopelessness. Though an impoverished student, Ridwan is blessed with a sound mind…

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Osun election: Adeleke takes Oyetola to Supreme Court

Osun election: Adeleke takes Oyetola to Supreme Court

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the September 2018 governorship election in Osun state, Senator Ademola Adeleke has approached the Supreme Court, seeking a reversal of the decision of the Court of Appeal that declared candidate of All Progressives Congress, Mr Gboyega Oyetola, as the winner of the poll. A statement by Niyi Owolade, Legal Director, Adeleke Campaign Organisation,…

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Appeal Court affirms Oyetola’s election, Adeleke loses

The Court of appeal sitting in Abuja has set aside the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal’s judgment which nullified Governor Gboyega Oyetola’s victory in the Osun governorship election in favour of Adeleke. In three separate appeals filed by Oyetola, the All Progressives Congress and the Independent National Electoral Commission, the appellate court was asked to set aside the 22 March, 2019…

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Oyetola jubilates with Osun people over Adeleke court victory

Oyetola jubilates with Osun people over Adeleke court victory

Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun on Thursday joined jubilating crowd, party faithful and supporters in Osogbo, to celebrate the judgment of the Court of Appeal which upheld his election in the 2018 governorship poll. Oyetola who joined the crowd at about 12:25am, at the popular Olaiya junction, moved in his convoy through Alekuwodo street and Workers Drive. While the supporters…

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Tribunal Declares Davido’s Uncle, Adeleke winner of Osun governorship election

Tribunal Declares Davido’s Uncle, Adeleke winner of Osun governorship election

22nd March 2019Bin_Khalid The Electoral tribunal in Osun state has declared the People’s Democratic Party’s governorship candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke, the winner of the Osun state governorship elections. Following a petition filed by Adeleke and the Osun state PDP challenging the victory of the All Progressives Congress candidate, Adegboyega Oyetola in the state’s governorship election held in September 2018, the…

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