Middle aged man feared dead in Osun 

March 18, 2023 Lateef Ibrahim 0

A middle aged man simply identified as Gbenga has been feared dead at Okesa, Ilesa, Osun state, Saturday. The victim was seen inside the van of soldiers in apparent attempt to take him to the hospital. It was gathered that the victim was a commercial motorcyclist who had been drunk before the incident. Eyewitness in the area told Blueprint that Read More

Atiku leads in Osun as Oyetola, Omisore deliver LGs for Tinubu 

February 26, 2023 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, leads by a wide margin in Osun state. He has won 18 local governments out of the 23 announced so far. The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, won in only five local governments. Tinubu won in Boripe where the former governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, Read More

Again, Aregbesola boycotts election in Osun 

February 25, 2023 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Former governor of Osun state, now Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola,  again boycotted the election. Aregbesola did not vote in the July 16 governorship election in the state. When Blueprint’s Correspondent visited his polling unit at Ifofin PU 1, Ward 8, voters said the Minister did not come home. Another voter at the polling unit said the Minister came home Read More

Breaking: Tribunal voids Adeleke’s victory in Osun

January 27, 2023 Dada Lateef 0

The Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Osogbo has annulled the result of the July 16, 2022 Osun governorship poll and declared Adegboyega Oyetola of All Progressives Congress (APC) winner. Oyetola and APC had petitioned against the victory of the PDP’s Ademola Adeleke who is the incumbent governor of the state. In delivering the judgement, Justice Tertsea Aorga Kume-led Osun State Read More

Sinking boreholes in 332 wards cosmetic, CSO tackles Adeleke

January 20, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

A civil society organization, The Osun Masterminds (TOM), has described the 332 boreholes to celebrate 100 days in the office of governor Ademola Adeleke as cosmetic projects. The group posited that there are long-term projects that will benefit the people of Osun than sinking boreholes in 332 wards, saying the project is not progressive. The executive director of TOM, Prof Read More

CSO lauds Adeleke on Ilesa varsity, flays action on transport mgt 

January 15, 2023 Lateef Ibrahim 0

A civil society organization in Osun state, The Peoples’ Advocates (TPA) has rated governor Ademola Adeleke high on the constitution of a review committee to look into the issues surrounding the upgrading of the state college of education, Ilesa to University. The group also called for immediately review of transport management system to allow the local governments play its constitutional role Read More

Mismanagement of funds: Adeleke suspends Osun health insurance, PHC

December 31, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The Osun state governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has suspended the Executive Secretary of Osun Health Insurance Agency, Dr Niyi Oginni, and the Head of the Primary Health Care Development Board, Dr. Adebukola Olujide. A statement signed by the spokesperson to the governor, Olawale Rasheed, noted that Adeleke also directed the Public Procurement Agency and other relevant government agency to immediately Read More

Governor Adeleke begins salary payment, threatens MDAs

December 5, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Governor of Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke has began payment of workers salaries in the state. The governor , via his official Twitter account on Monday noted that “any Ministry, Department or Agency that fails to submit its salary schedule latest today (Monday) will be sanctioned. Any agency head who obstructs the process of scheduling will face disciplinary procedures.” “This Read More

Breaking: Adeleke orders 3 monarchs to vacate palaces, suspends OSIEC chair, members 

November 28, 2022 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun state has ordered the immediate past chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Oba Gboyega Famodun, and two other traditional rulers to vacate palaces. Others are Akinrun of Ikirun, Oba Yunusa Akadiri, and Aree of Iree, Oba Ademola Raphael. Subsequently, Adeleke suspended the chairman of the State Independent Electoral Commission (OSIEC), Segun Oladitan, and his members. Read More

New Osun governor, Adeleke, strikes, suspends top government official, others *See full list

November 28, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The Osun state governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has ordered an immediate suspension of the Chairman of the Osun State Independent Electoral Commission (OSIEC), Segun Oladitan, and some members of the Commission. A statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Tesleem Igbalaye, on Monday, said the suspension was based on several petitions bordering on financial impropriety, dereliction of Read More

Breaking: Governor Adeleke makes first appointment appointment 

November 27, 2022 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun state governor, Ademola Adeleke, has approved the appointment of Alhaji Kassim Akinleye as the the Chief of Staff. He also appointed the former Chairman of Osogbo Local Government, Teslim Igbalaye as the Secretary to the State Government and Mallam Rasheed Olawale as the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor. He said the appointment takes immediate effect.

Ademola Adeleke now Osun governor

November 27, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The governor of Osun State, Ademola Adeleke and his deputy, Kola Adewusi, have been sworn in and taken the oath of office and allegiance. The swearing-in took place at the Osogbo city stadium by the Osun state Chief Judge, on Sunday. Dignitaries that witness the inauguration ceremony includes; the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate and his running mate, Atiku Read More