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I’ll ensure quality, affordable education in Osun – governor

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State on Thursday said his administration would continue to ensure that every child in the state had access to good, quality, qualitative and affordable education.
The Oluwo of Iwo land, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has called for death penalty for kidnappers in the state to help put an end to kidnapping.

Insecurity: Oluwo calls for caution, advises against self-help

The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba AbdulRasheed Akanbi has cautioned the Yoruba against calls for war in face of the current insecurity in the Southwest, saying the lesson he had learnt during the protracted Liberian War is still fresh in his memory.
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VP Osinbajo: South-West troop deployment an option, not a promise

There were indications on Thursday that the military had yet to get an order on the deployment of troops in the South-West to tackle killer herdsmen.
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Security: VP Osinbajo consults Osun monarchs, stakeholders

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday in Osogbo had a closed door meeting with traditional rulers and other stakeholders in the state.
The Oluwo of Iwo land, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has called for death penalty for kidnappers in the state to help put an end to kidnapping.

Oluwo of Iwo wants death penalty for kidnappers

The Oluwo of Iwo land, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has called for death penalty for kidnappers in the state to help put an end to kidnapping.

Osun monarch clarifies issues on leadership prayers

The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has cleared the air on the motive behind his periodic leadership prayers, saying it is in the interest of the public in the face of challenges currently facing the country.

Osun monarch meets VP Osinbajo, says capable hands running Nigeria

The Oluwo of Iwo, Osun State, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, says that capable hands are running the affairs of Nigeria and will bring about stability in the nation.
Mr Fatai Owoseni, former Commissioner of Police in Lagos state and nine other senior police officers, were pilled out from the Force on Saturday after 35 years in service.

Former Lagos CP Fatai Owoseni, nine others pull out from police

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Oluwo urges Nigerians to exhibits love, peace

Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi Telu II, the Oluwo of Iwo in Osun State, has enjoined Nigerians, especially Christians, to emulate the spirit of love and unity as practised by Jesus Christ.

Protest rocks Iwo town over chieftaincy title, family calls for justice

Some members of the Baale Olatifede family, Olatifede village in Iwo Local Government Area of Osun State on Friday urged the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdul-Rasheed Akanbi, to respect the tradition by installing the eldest male in the family as baale of the community.

Oba Akanbi: Bola Tinubu is an asset to Nigeria

The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdul-Rasheed Adewale Akanbi, has described the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, as an asset to Nigeria

Osun guber: IGP Ibrahim Idris assures adequate security

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Thursday assured the people of Osun and political stakeholders of adequate security before, during and after the September 22 governorship election.

SARS killing: 31 suspects arrested for razing police station in Iwo

The Osun State Police Command has arrested 31 persons who allegedly participated in the razing down of the Police Area Command in Iwo town following the killing of a youth identified as Tunde Nafiu by a policeman attached to the Special Anti Robbery Squad deployed in the town.

Osun youths protest killing of resident by SARS

There was commotion on Friday morning in Iwo, Osun State, as hundreds of youths took to the street to protest the alleged killing a youth, Tunde Nofiu, by men of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) in the state.

Monarch seeks support for war against corruption

The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi Telu I, has called on Nigerians to support the federal government in its war against corruption.

Osun monarch seeks federal government’s intervention in Ibadan-Iwo-Oshogbo road

Worried by the deplorable state of the Ibadan-Iwo-Oshogbo road, the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdul Rasheed Akanbi, has appealed to the Federal Government for an immediate intervention to save further loss of lives.

Grazing: Oluwo cautions Yoruba leaders over land allocation

Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi, the Oluwo of Iwoland, at the weekend cautioned Yoruba leaders, who are opposed to the proposed allocation of land for the establishment of cattle ranches in Yorubaland, warning that they should not plant seeds of discord among Nigerians.

Oluwo seeks involvement of monarchs in tax collection

The Oluwo of Iwo, HIM Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, has advised government at all levels to co-opt traditional rulers in tax collection in order to boost government revenue.

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