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In Iwo, Osun, the gods are now to blame as they have failed to save Royal father’s loveless marriage

    …as hate pierces Oluwo of Iwo’s heart, crashing his marriage irretrievably   By Kunle Akinsola   When Socrates was asked whether it was better for a man to marry or remain single, he answered: ``Let him take which course he will, he will...

FEC approves N4.852bn for completion of Kwara Osun roads

The Federal Executive Council (FEC), presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, approved the sum of N4.852 billion for the completion of roads connecting Kwara and Osun states. Speaking on the approval for the roads, the Minister of Works...

Man breaks into judge’s home at night, carts away N2.5m property

    …resells items for N56, 000, both seller and buyer remanded   For allegedly breaking into a High Court judge’s home and stealing 155 pieces of angle iron (L-shaped metal bars) worth N2.5 million, 37-year-old  Abdulganiyu Awoyemi is has been docked at...

Osun: Supreme Court dismisses PDP’s appeal

The Supreme Court Friday dismissed the cross appeal of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) challenging the decision of the Osun State Election Petitions Tribunal which upheld the election of the party candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke. Justice Uwani Abba-Aji, held that...

Adeleke qualified to contest Osun election, says Appeal Court

The Court of Appeal on Thursday has ruled that Senator Ademola Adeleke was qualified to contest the September 2018 governorship election. Justice Agim held that by virtue of Section 177 of the Constitution, by merely writing the examination and without...

Tribunal declares PDP’s Adeleke winner of 2018 Osun Gov election

The Osun State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abuja Friday held that the All Progressives Congress and its candidate, Gboyega Oyetola, were not validly returned in the OSUN 2018 governorship election. The Tribunal declared as winner Peoples Democratic Party...

My Careless Talk Almost Cost APC Osun Governorship Election, Tinubu Admits In Leaked Audio

Former Lagos state governor Bola Tinubu has confessed saying Osun doesn’t have his kind of money in a leaked audio gone viral. “In Osun, they were grumbling that the governorship candidate in the last election was brought from Lagos; Aregbe...

Osun PDP: Why Reconciliation is a Must- Guber Aspirant

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Olawale Rasheed has expressed concerns over lingering crisis rocking Osun state chapter of the party, appealing to party leaders to shelve their differences for peace, stability and emancipation of Osun...

Workers in Osun allege wage theft…set to strike

Osun state workers under the umbrella of the Osun State Joint Public Service Negotiating Council are set to go on strike over wage cuts. The workers disagreed with Governor Rauf Aregbesola over his insistence on paying November salary with the...

Osun Perm Sec kidnapped, hacked to death along Abuja-Okene Road

The Civil Service in Osun State are reeling in shock following the death of Permanent Secretary, Bureau of General Services, Office of the Governor, Osun State, Mrs. Olufunke Oluwakemi Kolawole. Mrs Kolawole was abducted and killed while travelling to Abuja from Osogbo on...
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Ex-Kogi Commissioner bags 19 years in jail for N20m fraud

   For stealing about N20 million naira while in office, a former Kogi State Commissioner for Agriculture, Zachaeus Atte, has...
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Invest more in issues relating to malnutrition, NEC urges state, local governments

  The National Economic Council (NEC), has appealed to States and Local Governments to invest more in issues relating to malnutrition, adding that they should...

Man, 37, faces trial in court for noise-making at police station

A 37-year-old businessman, Lawrence Atikekeresola, got more than what he bargained for allegedly making a noise at a police station in Lagos. He is facing...

Lagos boy plunges into death-well to retrieve phone

    Love of prized possession more than one's life consumed a 26-year-old Lagos boy, who took a dive into a "death-well" to retrieve his phone. The...

Faulty Power Lines: TCN to Acquire Helicopters 

  For fault detection on its transmission line network across the country,  the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says it plans to acquire a fleet...