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Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has warned the newly inaugurated cabinet members to shun frivolities and work as one indivisible team for the progress of the state.

Nigeria: Osun ranks third among states with lowest poverty rate

Osun State has been ranked, as one of the States with the lowest poverty and inequality index in the country, according to the latest report from the Nigerian Living Standard Survey.
Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola on Sunday disclosed that the state has recorded its first coronavirus death.

Osun, Zamfara differ over influx of illegal miners

The State Governments of Osun and Zamfara have disagreed over the influx of illegal miners from the latter to the former.
Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Mrs. Funke Egbemode

Osun: We’re deporting illegal miners who breached lockdown order

The State government of Osun has said that the planned deportation of some illegal miners from Zamfara, who sneaked into the State, was a precautionary measure to contain community transmission of the dreadful Coronavirus ravaging the Country and the world at large.
Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Mrs. Funke Egbemode

Osun: 49 Ivory Coast returnees tested negative for coronavirus

Osun State Government on Thursday urged residents to remain calm, saying new set of Ivory Coast returnees tested negative for coronavirus before they were allowed to rejoin their families.

Osun nabs fleeing coronavirus patient

The Osun State Government has recovered the coronavirus disease patient who was declared missing from the isolation centre in Ejigbo area of the state.
Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Mrs. Funke Egbemode

Osun: One coronavirus patient missing

Osun State government on Saturday declared only one coronavirus patient missing from its Ejigbo isolation center.
Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Mrs. Funke Egbemode

Osun denies coronavirus patients escaped from state isolation centre

The Osun State Government has denied that six positive patients escaped from its isolation centre for Coronavirus Disease in Ejigbo.
Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has warned the newly inaugurated cabinet members to shun frivolities and work as one indivisible team for the progress of the state.

Osun governor abandons predecessor’s education policies

The Osun State Government on Monday announced the abolition of same school uniform policy for students in public schools in the state which was introduced by immediate past administration of Gov. Rauf Aregbesola.

Oluwo: I didn’t assault Agbowu

The Oluwo of Iwo in Osun, Oba Abdulrosheed Akanbi, has denied the allegation that he assaulted the Agbowu of Ogbaagba, Oba Dhikrulahi Akinropo, during a peace meeting in the state.
Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Mrs. Funke Egbemode

Osun: Oluwo, Agbowu’s fight unfortunate

The Osun State Government has described as unfortunate and avoidable, the face-off between the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi and the Agbowu of Ogbaagbaa town, Oba Dhikrulahi Akinropo, during a peace meeting at the office of the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of zone 11, Bashir Makama, last Friday.
Coming under the umbrella of the Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN), Operation Amotekun is an initiative of the six governors in the southwest zone 5

Àmòtékùn: NUJ lauds Southwest governor, says outfit will enhance region’s security

The leadership of the Nigeria Union of Journalists in the South West zone has commended the governors in the region for the successful launch of the new regional security outfit called ‘Operation Àmòtékùn’.

US consulate to partner Osun government

The State of Osun Ministry of Information and Civic Orientation has expressed its willingness to partner with the Public Affairs Section of the United States of America Consulate in Nigeria in order to ensure that the developmental strides of Governor Adegboyega Oyetola are promoted abroad.

Female politicians call for women-only party

A group of female politicians from Ekiti and Osun states are calling for the establishment of a women-only political party, saying it would give women greater prominence and spur active participation in politics.
The Nigerian Guild of Editors Standing Committee has elected Mustapha Isah as Acting President of the Guild, to fill the vacant position of Mrs Funke Egbemode as President, upon her appointment and acceptance of offer as Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation in Osun State.

NGE raises concern over plans to regulate social media, elects acting president

The Nigerian Guild of Editors Standing Committee has elected Mustapha Isah as Acting President of the Guild, to fill the vacant position of Mrs Funke Egbemode as President, upon her appointment and acceptance of offer as Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation in Osun State.

Let’s do things differently for better results – Osun commissioner

The Osun State Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Funke Egbemode, has charged Information Officers and other members of staff of the Ministry to begin to do things differently so as to achieve different and better results.
A witness yesterday gave an account of how Osun State House of Assembly Speaker Timothy Owoeye was duped of N38 million by fraudsters.

Osun assembly quizzes commissioner-nominees

The Osun State House of Assembly on Monday quizzed nine of the commissioner-nominees including the Managing Director of the New Telegraph newspaper, Funke Egbemode.
Melee Kyari

NNPC to extend trade relations with Turkey beyond oil

The Group Managing Director of NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari, disclosed this during a courtesy visit by the Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to Nigeria, His Excellency Melih Uluren, at the NNPC Towers in Abuja yesterday.
Melee Kyari

Nigerian editors visit new NNPC chief, seek partnership

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, has urged members of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) to join effort to keep the corporation in check for transparency and accountability.

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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
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ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

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