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Top military brass, govs, powerful Nigerians owners of cattle ―Osun govt … SAYS “NO ANTI-GRAZING LAW” IN OUR STATE

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Herdsmen Menace: Top military brass, govs, powerful Nigerians owners of cattle ―Osun govt  … SAYS “NO ANTI-GRAZING LAW” IN OUR STATE    Osun state governor, Mr Rauf Aregbesola   AGANIST the backdrop of the increasing killings and violence, being allegedly perpetrated by rampaging herdsmen, Osun State government, on Tuesday said the permanent …

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Choirmaster charged for defiling 10-year-old pupil

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  Choirmaster charged for defiling 10-year-old pupil      A 31-year-old choirmaster/teacher, David Eyo, Tuesday, was brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly defiling a 10-year-old pupil (name withheld) and infected her with Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD). The Chief Magistrate, Mrs B.O. Osunsanmi, ordered that the …

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FG to reward science best student with N1million cash

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FG to reward science best student with N1million cash Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu MINISTER of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, on Monday, announced a reward of one million naira cash to overall best secondary school student among the 774 students who were currently taking part in …

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Aregbesola warns youths against fraudulent activities

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Aregbesola warns youths against fraudulent activities Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola OGBENI Rauf Aregbesola of Osun has warned Nigerian youths against quick money syndrome mentality, leading them to engage in fraudulent activities. Aregbesola gave the warning on Saturday at the 2018 South-West Conference of the Junior Chamber International (JCI). …

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Omisore, Adejare Bello tackle each other over zoning

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Omisore, Adejare Bello tackle each other over zoning   A former Deputy Governor of Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore, and a former Speaker of the state House of Assembly, Mr. Adejare Bello, have sharply disagreed over which senatorial district in the state should produce the next governor of the state. …

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Police raid shrine in Osun …discover shallow graves

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Police raid shrine in Osun …discover shallow graves Operatives of the Osun State Police Command have raided another shrine suspected to be ritualists’ den in Ilobu Town in Irepodun Local Government Area of the state. According to the Commissioner of Police, Mr Fimihan Adeoye, who led the operation, the shrine …

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Man bags one-month jail term for assaulting policeman, 2 women in Osun

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Man bags one-month jail term for assaulting policeman, 2 women in Osun A 22-year-old man, identified as Lekan Olagunju was on Thursday convicted and sentenced to one-month imprisonment for assaulting a policeman, Mr Alayande Muritala, one Mrs Florence James and her daughter, Miss Victoria James. During the trial of the convict, the …

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Governor Aregbesola releases N1bn for pension payment

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  Governor Aregbesola releases N1bn for pension payment        Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun has approved the release of N1 billion for the payment of contributory pension to retired civil servants in the state. Dr Festus Oyebade, the state Head of Service, made this known on Friday in …

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Court remands monarch, other for allegedly abusing Ooni

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Court remands monarch, other for allegedly abusing Ooni   An Osun Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ile-Ife on Friday remanded a traditional ruler, Oba Adeoye Adefarakan, 63, and one Abidemi Olukanmi, 18, for allegedly spreading rumour against the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi. The Prosecutor, Inspector Christian Olajide, told the …

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