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Former Osun governor urges Nigerians to live within their means

Former Osun State Governor and minister-designate, Raul Aregbesola, on Wednesday said the country has remained stagnant due to the free money it has been living on.
Gboyega Oyetola

Osun governor to build 120-bed wards as specialist hospital gets facelift

Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has approved the expansion of the state’s specialist hospital in Osogbo with the construction of 120-bed wards and a 30-flat doctors’ quarters.

Ministerial nomination: Huge crowd welcomes Aregbesola from overseas

A huge crowd of All Progressives Congress (APC) members, on Wednesday night, welcomed former Osun State governor and ministerial nominee, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, from a short overseas trip.
Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola berates Deji Adeleke over comment on Supreme Court judgment

Osun State Governor, Mr.Adegboyega Oyetola, on Tuesday disclosed that comments credited to the Adeleke family over his victory at the Supreme Court as a statement made out of “ignorance”.
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Governor Oyetola seeks focus on technical education

Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has called for improved technical and vocational education system that can compete in the 21st Century knowledge-and-technology-driven world.
AS the controversy over the killers of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, the daughter of the leader of the Yorubas, Pa Rueben Fasoranti rages, the national leader of the All Progressive Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu Sunday warned against stigmatizing herdsmen in the country.

Bola Tinubu storms Pa Fasoranti’s residence, advises Nigerians to stop stigmatizing herdsmen

As the controversy over the killers of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, the daughter of the leader of the Yorubas, Pa Rueben Fasoranti rages, the national leader of the All Progressive Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Sunday warned against stigmatizing herdsmen in the country.
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Governor Oyetola: Period of litigation tough, distraction

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, yesterday, disclosed that the months of litigation over his October 2018 victory were tough and distractive for his administration.
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Governor Oyetola promises to clear workers’ salary arrears

The governor made the promise at an event organised by the civil servants to celebrate his Friday’s victory at the Supreme Court, which reaffirmed him as the winner of the September 22, 2018, state governorship election.
Gboyega Oyetola

Osun governors laments state of trauma centre in state hospital

Osun State Governor Gboyega Oyetola has lamented the invasion of monkeys from the Osun Osogbo groove as they vandalized the trauma centre at State hospital, Asubiaro in Osogbo.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari inaugurates new national economic council

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday inaugurated the new National Economic Council (NEC), with tenure from 2019 to 2023 at the Presidential Villa, Abuja
Gboyega Oyetola

Federal government partners five states on mining

The Federal Government has agreed to partner with five states on mining of solid mineral resources.

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.
Timothy Owoeye

Timothy Owoeye emerges Osun seventh assembly speaker

Mr. Timothy Owoeye, representing Ilesha East State Constituency, has emerged as the new Speaker of Osun seventh House of Assembly, during the inauguration of the new Assembly on Thursday.

Oba Akanbi: Why I launched annual prayers for Nigerian leaders

The Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, says he launched leadership prayers for the nation as part of his spiritual contribution to having a divine direction of policy formulations and implementations for elected and appointed government officials.
Lagos State Governor-elect Babajide Sanwo-Olu was at a special reception organised by Kings’s Court Chapel for the Ogun State Govenor-elect Prince Dapo Abiodun on Sunday. 1

Governor Sanwo-Olu: Hard times confront us

The new Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised to move the state forward despite hard times confronting residents.
Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola: No money for capital projects now

Isiaka Oyetola, Osun State governor, has declared that his administration has no money for capital projects on assumption of office.
Mr Kunle Oyatomi, the All Progressives Congress (APC) spokesman in Osun, on Friday, said governor-elect, Gboyega Oyetola, would build on the legacies of Gov. Rauf Aregbesola.

Jubilation in Osun over Governor Oyetola’s court victory

The Court of Appeal in Abuja Thursday which set aside the March 22 majority judgment of the Osun State Governorship Election Tribunal, which sacked Governor Adegboyega Oyetola, sparked a huge carnival in Osogbo, the state capital.
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Kidnapping: Governor Oyetola seeks stronger herdsmen-farmers’ ties in Osun

Following some incidences of kidnapping and banditry allegedly perpetrated by Fulani herdsmen in the state, Osun State governor, Isiaka Gboyega Oyetola, has reaffirmed the determination and commitment of his administration to strengthen peace between herdsmen and the people of the state to forestall kidnapping and banditry in the state.

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