Oyetola inaugurates Osun food support scheme

30,000 vulnerable residents to benefit monthly Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has inaugurated Osun Food Support Scheme to mitigate the excruciating impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on vulnerable citizens. The governor said the initiative is another way of keeping faith with government’s promise to prioritise the welfare and general well-being of the people. He said […]

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Oyetola imposes 24 hour curfew on 2 LGAs over communal clash

Osun State Government on Sunday declared a 24-hour curfew in Irepodun and Orolu Local Government Areas of the state. This followed  violence that broke out between Ilobu and Erin-Osun communities in the affected local government areas on Saturday. Secretary to the State Government, Mr Wole Oyebamiji, said in a statement in Osogbo on Sunday the declaration of the curfew became necessary to douse tension […]

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Oladejo counsels against divisive politics, bows out of office as Ayedire council chairman

Oladejo, greeting the Olowu of Kuta, Oba Adekunle Oyelude By Banji Ayoola Otunba Adeboye Mukaila Oladejo has bowed out of office as Chairman, Ayedire Local Government in Osun State, with an appeal to politicians in the area to shun playing divisive politics “as this would do us more harm than good.” He expressed appreciation to the royal […]

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‘Why we confined our daughter for 5 years’

Challenges are inevitable in life, irrespective of one’s age, religion, belief or accomplishments. For Prophet Samson Olatoke, the founder of Ileri Ayo Cherubim and Seraphim Church, Ikirun, arrested by the Osun State Police Command for confining his 20-year-old daughter in an unkempt house alone due to her physical challenge, he said his daughter’s predicament started […]

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Osun, police rescue girl locked for five years, arrest father, brother

Osun State Government and the Nigeria Police have rescued a 20-year-old girl, Opeyemi Olatoke, locked up for five years in an abandoned house at Alfa Fire area, Ikirun in Ifelodun Local Government Area, Osun State. The father of the girl, identified as Samson Olatoke, who allegedly locked up her daughter and her brother were also […]

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Red alert in Southwest as quit notice to herders expires

• Governors to meet with Miyetti Allah in Akure over region’s security Southwest states are on red alert following the expiration of the quit notice given to herders by  Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu. The notice for the herders to vacate the Reserve Forest expired on Sunday. To prevent the herders from moving to their […]

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Oluwo slams Osun APC secretary over alleged threat

The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasaheed Akanbi has slammed the Caretaker Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Osun State, Abdulrasaq Salinsile. This followed allegation that three commissioners in the Governor Adegboyege Oyetola administration stalled his chieftaincy installation as Otun of Oluwo. Salinsile, at a news conference in Osogbo, had said the court order […]

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