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20 hospitalised as police invade Osun poly

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20 hospitalised as police invade Osun poly No fewer than 20 students of the Igbajo Polytechnic, Igbajo, Osun State, have been hospitalised after some police operatives invaded the school. Saturday PUNCH learnt that the students, who were writing their exams, were tear-gassed around 10am on Friday. When news spread that …

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LIKE OSUN STATE, LIKE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

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LIKE OSUN STATE, LIKE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT THE Roman Emperor Pliny is often quoted to have observed that “out of Africa, there is always something new”. We can take liberties with this position and say that out of the state of OSUN in Nigeria’s South west we have seen a host …

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THREE MEN JAILED FOR SIX MONTHS FOR STEALING PINEAPPLE IN EJIGBO!

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THREE MEN JAILED FOR SIX MONTHS FOR STEALING PINEAPPLE IN EJIGBO! Three persons have been sentenced to six months imprisonment by an Osogbo Magistrate Court for theft of pineapple. The convicts faced three count charges of conspiracy, forcible entry and theft. The convicts include, Azeez Olarewaju, 57, Sarafa Olarewaju , …

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MAN JAILED FOR TWO YEARS IN OSOGBO FOR STEALING RICE!

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  MAN JAILED FOR TWO YEARS IN OSOGBO FOR STEALING RICE! An Osogbo Magistrate’s Court on Monday sentenced 29-year-old Fatai Ganiyu to two years’ imprisonment for stealing 10 bowls of uncooked rice and four bottles of alcoholic drink. The convict was first arraigned in court on October 10, 2016, when …

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NEPOTISM ALLEGATION TRAILS UNIOSUN VC’S APPOINTMENT

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NEPOTISM ALLEGATION TRAILS UNIOSUN VC’S APPOINTMENT Fresh crisis appears to be brewing following the appointment of Prof. Labode Popoola as the Vice-Chancellor of the Osun State University by the Visitor to the university, Governor Rauf Aregbesola. The governor had, on Friday, announced the appointment of Popoola in a statement by …

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OSUN, OYO STATES MEET TO END LAUTECH CRISES

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OSUN, OYO STATES MEET TO END LAUTECH CRISES The joint ownership of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Ogbomoso was Wednesday evening affirmed as the governors of the two owner states met in Ibadan to end the crisis in the institution. After a meeting which lasted for about three and …

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