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  1. Controversy Erupts Over First Lady Status in Osun State Following Governor's Wives' Social Media Updates

    Nigeria Controversy Erupts Over First Lady Status in Osun State Following Governor's Wives' Social Media Updates

    Amidst a social media uproar, an X user has raised the question of who holds the title of First Lady in Osun State, Nigeria. This confusion stems from the recent update of the social media profiles of Governor Ademola Adeleke's two wives, where they both now identify as "First Lady." The X user...
  2. Osun Woman Rejects Free Goiter Surgery, Requests N300k Support

    Nigeria Osun Woman Rejects Free Goiter Surgery, Requests N300k Support

    Mrs. Folakemi from Ede local government in Osun state has stirred online discussions with her unconventional decision. Suffering from goiter, she initially sought medical assistance to alleviate her pain. However, when a team of doctors offered her free medical services, she surprisingly opted...
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    Metro It’s unsafe to reopen varsities now, Covid-19 guidelines absent – ASUU – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

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    Politics Customs generates over N20 billion from Jan-April in Oyo, Osun – The Guardian Nigeria News

  5. Nigeria Business News

    Business Power generation drops to 3,014.8MW as FG loses N92.28b in 49 days – The Guardian Nigeria News

    Power output from Nigeria’s generating companies (GenCos) dropped to 3,014.8 megawatts (MW), yesterday from a monthly average of 3,578MW in August, latest data from the National Control Centre (NCC), Osogbo, has shown. The post Power generation drops to 3,014.8MW as FG … Read more via The...
  6. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro OAU to enjoy 24-hour electricity as varsity begins power generation by October – TheCable

    Eyitope Ogunbodede, the vice-chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun state, says the institution will exit the national grid by October to generate its own electricity. Speaking on Monday at a biennial conference of the African Institute for Science Policy and Innovation...
  7. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Adeleke Family Alleges Betrayal, Rejects 2022 PDP Gov Ticket – Nairaland

    Deji Adeleke, elder brother to the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the September 22, 2018 governorship poll in Osun State, Ademola Adeleke, on Thursday, said many promises made by the PDP before the family accepted the party’s governorship ticket were not kept. Adeleke, in a...
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    Metro Osinbajo Launches Empowerment Programme For 30,000 Traders In Osun – Channels Television

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday arrived in Iwo, Osun State to launch an empowerment programme for 30,000 traders from across the state. The programme tagged ‘Tradermoni’ is an initiative of the Federal Government in collaboration with the Bank of Industry for petty traders. Each of the...
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    Metro Commotion as 33,000 litre fuel-laden tanker explodes inside filling station in Osogbo –Naija News

    There was pandemonium in Osogbo, Osun state capital as a fuel-laden tanker went up in flames – The tanker was reportedly offloading fuel at a popular filling station located around Ogo Oluwa area when the incident happened – … Read more via Nigeria News today & Breaking news...
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    Metro BREAKING: Herdsmen release kidnapped Methodist priest, others – Punch Newspapers

    Femi Makinde, Osogbo A Methodist presbyter, Very Rev. Kayode Akande and two other church leaders kidnapped by suspected herdsmen in Osun State have regained their freedom. One of the clerics in the church told our correspondent on the telephone on Friday that the priest; Mr. Bankole, who is …...
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    Metro Oyetola Congratulates Muslims On Eid-el-Fitri Celebration – P.M.EXPRESS

    A Governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress in Osun State, Alhaji Gboyega Isiak Oyetola (GIO) has congratulated Muslims in Nigeria and every part of the world on the completion of Ramadan fast and celebration of eid el fitri. Oyetola in a message to mark end of …...
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    Metro Police arraign man for maltreating his wife – TODAY.NG

    The Police in Osun State on Thursday, arraigned one Micheal Adesina, 40, before an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court for allegedly maltreating his wife. Adesina, who resides at Akui area of Ile-Ife, Osun, was arraigned on two counts of maltreatment and Failure to supply necessaries. The prosecutor...
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    Osinbajo Urges Pastors To Intensify Prayers For Nation’s Peace – Leadership Newspaper

    Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday, advised pastors to intensify their prayers for peace in Nigeria and maintain their dignity as they minister to their followers. Osinbajo gave the advice in Osogbo at a meeting organised by the Greater Nigeria Pastors Conference (GNPC) with the theme...
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    Insecurity: It’s not Buhari’s duty to maintain law, order in states—Aregbesola, Falana – Vanguard

    With the persistent attacks by herdsmen in Nigeria, Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State and human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, SAN, yesterday, urged state governors to take urgent steps at nipping the attacks in the bud, saying it was not the … Read more via Vanguard News –...
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    INVESTIGATION: Nigeria’s deputy speaker implicated in abandoned billion naira water - PremiumTimes

    After about four months of investigations, New Telegraph’s reporter, MOJEED ALABI, exposes alleged corrupt practices in the execution of controversial N1.7 billion mini-water schemes in three communities in Osun State by members of the National Assembly, including the Deputy Speaker, Lasun...
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    Osun court sentences man, 25, to death for murder – Vanguard News

    An Osun High Court sitting in Ikirun, yesterday, sentenced a 25-year-old man, Tajudeen Ganiyu, to death by hanging for killing a four-year-old boy, Tesleem Bakare. Justice Jide Falola, while delivering judgment, said though the convict during the trial, admitted to be guilty of the murder...
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    Nigerian govt reveals how N8.1trn was looted under Jonathan – Daily Post Nigeria

    The federal government of Nigerian has claimed that 15 revenue generating agencies failed to remit N8.1 trillion to the Federation Account between 2010 and 2015. The minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed made the allegation on Monday in Osogbo, Osun State, while...
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    I’ve not been receiving salary as governor – Aregbesola – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Governor of Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has declared that he has not received a dime as salary since he became governor in 2010, disclosing that Permanent Secretaries in the state earned more than his Deputy. He said the modulated salary system for the civil servants … Read more...
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    Osun Govt, OAU Management Disagree Over Tax Remittance – Channels Television

    One week after Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife was sealed by the Osun State government; controversy appears to be trailing the actual amount owed by the institution. While the management of the institution is claiming that its outstanding tax liability for 2015 and 2016 is N384...
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    TAX EVASION: OAU may resume today – Vanguard News

    Indications emerged, yesterday, that the management of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, and Osun State government may have resolved their disagreement occasioned by the non-remittance of taxes by the university. Obafemi Awolowo University A top management of the university told Vanguard...