Food crisis: FG didn’t give states N30bn, Makinde replies Akpabio

Oyo State governor and Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum, ‘Seyi Makinde, has declared that there is no truth in the claim by the President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio, that states of the federation got an additional N30 billion each outside of their statutory revenue allocations, to address the food insecurity challenges in […]

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The past as our today, and today our tomorrow

By Abdu Rafiu No one can dispute the fact that Nigerians are going through harrowing times. The digital channels, namely Twitter, FaceBook, WhatsApp, SMS, name them, fill Platforms with lamentations of hard times. All blame is heaped on the leadership. We least understand the place of personal responsibility including the responsibility we bear in the […]

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The happenings of the times

By Banji Ayoola The happenings of the times characterized by worsening economic hardship, galloping inflation, assassinations, horrible killings and massacres, air, and road crashes claiming many lives, increasing unusual weather conditions, a rise in the occurrence of natural disasters, and the unusual upsurge in strange diseases among other horrors afflicting mankind today at an alarming […]

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Bishops accuse states of concealing federal allocation

Religious leaders in Osun State under the aegis of the Ecumenical Conference of the Bishops of the Catholic, Anglican, African, and Methodist Dioceses in Osogbo and President, Osun Baptist Conference have described as shameful the refusal by state governments to disclose the increased allocations it has been receiving from the Federal Government since the petrol […]

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The passing of Chief Smart Owonikoko-Decency

By Olusola Adeyegbe He was a formidable business tycoon, a London-trained accountant hailing from a prominent Lagos family. Known for his blunt demeanor and fierce ambition, he was nonetheless meticulous in his dealings, achieving great success in business without compromising fairness. Inheriting the family company from his late father, Chief Smart Owonikoko-Decency (Chief Smart) propelled […]

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Suspected herders attack Osun Amotekun, injure three 

Three operatives of the Osun State Command of Amotekun Corps were reportedly injured when some suspected herders  attacked  them at Kajola village along Osogbo/Ilesa Road in Osun state  The spokesperson for the Corps, Idowu Yusuff, who confirmed the attack, said some farmers had lodged complaints against herders grazing cows on their farms in the area. […]

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Adeleke vows to partner tools firm for devt

In his efforts to turn around the economic standing of Osun State to be more viable, robust and globally acceptable, Governor Ademola Adeleke has restated his readiness to identify, harness, and support industries within the State. Nigeria Machine Tools Limited, a world-class engineering services and equipment manufacturing organization has been described as an important stakeholder […]

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Osun LG election holds Feb 22, 2025 – OSIEC

Osun State Independent Electoral Commission (OSIEC) yesterday announced that it would conduct the local government election on February 22, 2025. OSIEC Chairman, Mr  Hashim Abioye announced this at a press conference addressed to herald the activities and arrangements preparatory towards conducting the local Government elections in Osun state. According to the  OSIEC Chairman, the date […]

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