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Economic summit: 22 investors show interest in Osun

As the 2019 Osun Economic and Investment Summit came to an end on Thursday, no fewer than 22 investors have shown interest in partnering with and investing in the state.

15 perish as petrol taker explode, razing Osun community

An early-morning inferno occasioned by petrol tanker explosion on Sunday razed Ajebamidele community along Ondo road in Ife South Local Government Area of Osun State, leading to the death of no fewer than 15 people.

20 burnt to death on Ife-Ibadan expressway

The accident which occurred at 3.30pm in Ikire, headquarters of Irewole Local Government Area of Osun State caused traffic congestion on the busy road, making drivers to ply other routes.
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 approves appointment of new Ipetumodu monarch

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has approved the appointment of Prince Joseph Gbenga Oloyede as the new Apetumodu of Ipetumodu in Ife North Local Government Area of the state.
A painting by the Nigerian artist responsible for the African Mona Lisa sold at auction in London on Tuesday for £1.1m (1.3m euros, $1.4m) after the family who owned it googled the signature and realised its importance.

Nigerian painting fetches 1.1m after Google search

A painting by the Nigerian artist responsible for the "African Mona Lisa" sold at auction in London on Tuesday for £1.1m (1.3m euros, $1.4m) after the family who owned it googled the signature and realised its importance.
One of the pristine rallying points for all Yoruba in Nigeria and the diaspora, Olojo cultural festival, will this year come with unique features and upscale celebration, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II in Ife, has said.

Ooni promises Olojo celebration with a difference, unveils festival sponsors

One of the pristine rallying points for all Yoruba in Nigeria and the diaspora, Olojo cultural festival, will this year come with unique features and upscale celebration, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II in Ife, has said.
Yemi Osinbajo

FEC approves N109.4bn for Ibadan–Ilesha–Ife, Kano–Katsina roads

The Federal Executive Council presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday approved N109.4billion for the construction of Ibadan–Ilesha–Ife and Kano–Katsina (Phase two) dual carriageways.
In spite of the efforts of intervention bodies such as the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA), many federal roads across the country remain in deplorable condition, a survey by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has indicated.

Many federal roads in deplorable condition – survey

In spite of the efforts of intervention bodies such as the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA), many federal roads across the country remain in deplorable condition, a survey has indicated.

SSANU/NASU strike cripples activities in varsities

The five-day warning strike embarked upon by non-academic staff unions in the universities, yesterday, crippled activities in most institutions in the country, though the industrial action was yet to take off in some other institutions.

Alaafin petitions President Buhari over insecurity in South West

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, has written a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari on the negative effect of insecurity in Nigeria, especially in the South West, warning that the pre-colonial military structures of the Yoruba have not been totally collapsed.

Court remands two fake herbalists over alleged N365,000 fraud

The Modakeke-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Friday, ordered that two men who allegedly defrauded a man seeking ”spiritual” help of N365,000.

Ooni of Ife: We’ll kick killer herdsmen out of Southwest

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has decried the high rate of crimes linked to Fulani herdsmen in the South-West geopolitical zone and declared that criminal elements among the herders in Yorubaland would soon be kicked out.

Gani Adams threatens to attack violent herdsmen, lists hideouts

The Aare Onakakanfo in Council chaired by Iba Gani Adams, on Sunday appealed to the federal government to increase security in the South West.
Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi

Eid-el-Fitr: Oba Ogunwusi tasks Muslims on national interest

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has advised Muslim faithful across the country to place the national interest above personal gains.
Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi

Ooni asks historians to research on Yoruba-Igbo family ties

The Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has charged researchers to study the age-long relationship between the Yoruba natives and the Igbo people of South-east Nigeria so as to deepen their knowledge of African history.
Speaker of the Osun State House of Assembly, Dr. Najeem Salaam

Kidnapping: Speaker charges police to improve security in Osun

Mr Najeem Salaam, the Speaker of Osun House of Assembly, has charged the police to improve security in the state and deploy officers to strategic areas to curb criminality, especially kidnapping.

N5.045 million paid to secure my release – OAU lecturer

Prof. Olayinka Adegbehingbe, an orthopedic surgeon at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, who was kidnapped on Sunday, said that N5.045 million was paid to secure his release.

Kidnapped Obafemi Awolowo university lecturer regains freedom

Twenty-four hours after he was kidnapped, a professor at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Olayinka Adegbehingbe, has been freed.

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FEC approves N307.5 million for NAFDAC operational vehicles

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N307.5 million for the purchase of operational vehicles for the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC).
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AGF: Federal government has ordered probe of court invasion by DSS

The Federal Government has ordered an investigation into the Friday invasion of the Federal High Court, Abuja, by the operatives of the Department of State Service, the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, has said.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Pensioners beg President Buhari to give them free healthcare services

The Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to approve free medical treatments for them who are 70 years and above across the country.