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NLC: We hope Osun government will pay new minimum wage

The leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Osun says it is optimistic that the state government will pay the new approved National Minimum Wage when President Muhammadu Buhari assents to the bill.

Gunmen attack mosque-bound Muslims in Osogbo

Operatives of the Osun State Police Command have apprehended one of the gunmen that attempted to kill Muslims at Aleluya Estate Mosque, Osogbo, Osun State,at about 6am on Wednesday.
High Court Of The Federal Capital Territory Apo - FCT

Osun governorship tribunal ‎delivers judgment on PDP’s petition Friday

The Osun State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abuja, is to deliver judgment on the complaints lodged against the outcome of the September 2018 election in the state by the People‎s Democratic Party and its candidate in the poll, Senator Ademola Adeleke.

House of Reps suspends plenary to April

The House of Representatives has suspended plenary to April 2 to enable members engage Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) at committee level on the defense of 2019 budget proposal.
Gboyega Oyetola

Osun government shuts three tertiary institutions over violent protest

The Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has ordered the closure of three tertiary institutions in the state following a protest which turned violent in Ilesa.

Irate youths protest electricity disruption in Osun

A group of youths in Ilesha, Osun on Monday staged a violent protest over disconnection of electricity in the town by Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC).
A man gets his thumb marked to indicate he has voted at one of the polling unit in Lagos on March 9, 2019. – Nigerians are voting for a second time in a fortnight in governorship and state assembly elections, with heightened concerns from observers of violence and an increased military presence. Elections for governors are being held in 29 of Nigeria’s 36 states, for all state assemblies, plus the administrative councils in the Federal Capital Territory of Abuja. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP)

Osun elections: 2,500 voters expected to take part in supplementary poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Osun says 2,500 registered voters are expected to take part in the supplementary election for Oriade Constituency in Osun State Assembly on March 23.

36 states borrowed N2 trillion above generated revenue in 2017

Osun State is leading the 35 other states of the federation in accumulating a N2 trillion debt more than the gross revenue they generated in the 2017 financial year, a report has shown.
Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola orders integrity test on houses

Osun State governor, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola, has ordered that integrity test be carried out on old and weak houses across the state.
Gbenga Oyetola

Official: No return to modulated salary in Osun

Mr Adelani Baderinwa, the immediate past Osun Commissioner for Information and Strategy, who is the current supervisor of same ministry, says it is untrue that the state government intends to return to the era of modulated salary, also known as half salaries.

Man bags four months jail term over $100 online scam

For defrauding an American citizen the sum of $100, an Osun State High Court, sitting in Osogbo has sentenced one Adeniyi Ebenezer (aka Mary Oliver) to four months imprisonment.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Governor Yari: President Buhari expects cooperation from new governors forum

The outgoing chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) and Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, has said President Muhammadu Buhari expects all the cooperation he can get from the new crop of state governors, as he begins his second term.
Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola: Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Dapo Abiodun capable to deliver

Osun State Governor Gboyega Oyetola has expressed confidence in the ability of Lagos State Governor-elect Babajide Sanwo-Olu and Ogun State counterpart, Governor-elect Dapo Abiodun to perform to the expectation of their people.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court frees lawyer disbarred for misconduct

The Supreme Court has set aside the May 21, 2015 decision of the Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Committee (LPDC) which disbarred Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Kule Kalejaye, for engaging in professional misconduct.
Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola appoints SSG, CoS, DCoS

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State on Thursday made three major appointments.
Kayode Fayemi

Vandals of electrical installation to get two years jail terms in Ekiti

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has inaugurated an Electricity Regulatory Act, which forbids theft and vandalism of electricity equipment and installation in the state.

Bauchi elections: They’re after my life – returning officer

Mrs. Dominion Anosike, the returning officer for Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area of Bauchi State, in the gubernatorial election, has written to Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), requesting to appear before the electoral body at its headquarters in Abuja.
Soldiers block with truck and armoured tank the road leading to the state headquarters of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on March 10, 2019. – Fears has gripped residents of oil-rich Port Harcourt city in Niger delta region as state headquarters of Independent National Electoral Commission has been condoned off by dozens of fierce looking soldiers, anti-riots policemen and other complementary security agents who are jointly patrolling the city ahead of the much awaited results of the just concluded governorship and state assembly elections. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

Oba Adekunle: Our military must not be dragged into politics

The Olowu of Kuta in Osun, Oba Hammed Adekunle, has warned those he described as ‘unscrupulous’ politicians to stop politicising the military.

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Man jailed 15 years in Ekiti for manslaughter

A 52-year-old man, Joshua Akanbi, has been jailed for 15 years by an Ado Ekiti High Court for manslaughter. He committed the offence during a land dispute between Ayede Ekiti and Itaji Ekiti in 2017.

NAF to take delivery of battle aircraft

The Nigerian Air Force says it will take delivery of Augusta 109 power helicopter from Italy soon, to strengthen its arsenal for the fight against insurgency in the North-West.
National Judicial Council | NJC

Stakeholders seek NJC intervention on violence during Rivers elections

Stakeholders in Rivers State on Tuesday has called on the National Judicial Commission (NJC) to ensure justice is meted out to perpetrators of violence during and after the 2019 general elections.

Election petitions: PCA Bulkachuwa threatens to deal with erring judges

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, on Wednesday warned that the court will not hesitate to deal decisively with any chairman or member of the Election Petitions Tribunal found wanting in the discharge of his or her duties.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: I’ll reclaim my mandate

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has vowed to reclaim his stolen mandate.