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Collapsed Amphitheatre: Governor Adeleke rallies support for OAU

Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke has stated that he is devastated by the incident of the collapse of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Amphitheatre roof. Governor Adeleke conveyed this message in a statement issued by his spokesperson, Olawale Rasheed and…

Osun: Police arrest bank manager for N650.8m fraud

The Osun State Police Command has announced the arrest of Adeniyi Sunday, a manager at one of the First Bank branches in Osogbo, for alleged serial fraud and deception. According to a statement released on Tuesday in Osogbo by the…

Osun Poly students protest EFCC arrest, vandalize vehicles

Students of the Federal Polytechnic, Ede, Osun State, have staged a protest against the arrest of their peers by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Eyewitnesses reported that the students engaged in vandalism late on Thursday, targeting various buildings…

Osun monarch backs Ajao Samson’s bid to break Guinness World Record on longest reading marathon

The Elerinmo of Erinmo Ijesaland, Osun State, Oba Micheal Ajayi, on Thursday extended his support to Ajao Samson, also known as Impeccable, in his bid to break the Guinness World Record for the longest reading marathon.  Samson, a former Students’…

Osun Amotekun arrests ex-convict, one other for theft

Two artisans, Toheeb Yekini, 35, and Yekini Sulikaleni, 30, said to be an ex-convict, both from Iwo, Osun State, have been arrested by the operatives of Amotekun corps for alleged burglary and theft. The suspects were reportedly arrested at the…

Osun Discrimination Against Persons with Disabilities Bill will assist PWDs — Aransi

The Special Adviser to Governor Ademola Adeleke on Special Needs, Kamil Aransi, has described the successful passage of Osun State Discrimination Against Persons with Disabilities (Prohibition) Bill 2024 as a better approach to assist the government and People With Disabilities,…

UNIOSUN Teaching Hospital threatens mass burial for unclaimed bodies

The management of Osun State University Teaching Hospital, Osogbo, Osun State, has declared the mortuary of the hospital congested with unclaimed bodies. It subsequently gave 14 days for relatives who had corpses in the mortuary unit of the hospital between…

Osun postpones monarch’s staff presentation after court order

The Osun State Government, on Saturday, said it had obeyed the order of an Osun State High Court, which restrained Governor, Ademola Adeleke from presenting staff of office to the new Aree of Iree, Oba Muritala Oyelakin. The state Commissioner…

Aregbesola no longer APC member, ex-Osun commissioner claims

The immediate-past Osun State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr. Adebayo Adeleke, has said ex-Minister of Interior, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, is currently not a member of the All Progressives Congress. Adeleke served as a commissioner in the cabinet…

Osun plans special food marts 

Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke, on Wednesday, announced plans by his administration to create special food marts across the state where food items would be sold to residents at controlled prices. Adeleke, who stated this at the May Day rally…