[Breaking] Osun: Oyetola defeats Adeleke at Supreme Court

February 2, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The Supreme Court has nullified an appeal by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) seeking to restore the nullification of the participation of former Osun state governor and his deputy, Gboyega Oyetola and Bendict Alabi in the July 16, 2022 governorship election. The apex court toed the part of the judgement at the Federal High Court. The judgement then by Justice Read More

Hooded Thugs Allegations: APC is Scared of Wasiu Ayinde’s Prophesy

January 31, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Osun state Peoples Democratic Party has described as ridiculous, delusional and baseless allegations that the party or its government is planing to attack Tinubu’s rally in Osogbo, reminding the All Progressives Congress (APC) of Wasiu Ayinde’s prophesy of failure when Mr Tinubu last visited the state. “We find APC and its Osun team as a bunch of illegitimate pretenders to Read More

Tribunal judgement: Adeleke heads to Appeal Court

January 27, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Osun State Governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has described the judgement of the governorship tribunal as “a miscarriage of justice”, vowing to challenge the ruling at the Court of Appeal. Reacting to the verdict of the Tribunal from his country home, Ede, Governor Adeleke faulted the resolution of the over-voting question in favour of Mr Oyetola, calling it “an unfair interpretation Read More

Oyetola wins as Tribunal passes judgement on Osun governorship election

January 27, 2023 Editor 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

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

Governorship tussle: Osun tribunal to deliver judgment January 27

January 24, 2023 Lateef Ibrahim, Osogbo 0

Osun state election petition tribunal has fixed Friday, January 27 for judgment. The tribunal commenced sitting on the petition filed by former governor Adegboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress (APC) against governor Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on September 26, 2022. The tribunal Secretary, David Umar, confirmed that Justice Tersea Kume led the tribunal and will Read More

Osun tribunal: APC goes spiritual, orders seven days fasting

January 20, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Osun state has called on party members to embark on a seven days fasting and prayer session, starting from Friday, January 20, 2023, to seek God’s favour ahead of slated judgment at the election petition tribunal. A statement by the APC acting state Chairman, Tajudeen Lawal, on Friday reads, “It was necessary for the party Read More

Breaking: Amotekun commander resigns

January 20, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

The pioneer Director General and Field Commander of Osun Amotekun Corps, Amitolu Shittu, has resigned from his position. In a Facebook post on Friday, he said he had since handed over his resignation to the office of the state secretary to the government. “Still relevant taken from the immortal word of the late sage Obafemi Awolowo when he resigned from Read More

Students stab NYSC corps member in Osun

January 19, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

A serving member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has been allegedly stabbed by the students he’s teaching in Osun State. In a viral video shared on TikTok by a user, oblomoyeniblinglist, on Wednesday night, the corps member was seen bleeding from his head.

Oluwo demands constitutional recognition of monarchs 

January 16, 2023 Lateef Ibrahim 0

A traditional ruler in Osun state, Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdurosheed Akanbi, has called for constitutional recognition of monarchs to enable them to perform their functions in line with the extant law. He expressed displeasure over the ‘relegation’ of kings and their prevention from involving in the running of affairs of government. He stated this during the launching of his 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

Ex-Osun state governor is dead

January 3, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

The death of former military governor of Osun State, Col. Anthony Uzoma Obi (retd), has been announced. The family in a statement on Tuesday said that the deceased died on Sunday, January 1. “We, the Family of His Excellency, Rtd Colonel Anthony Uzoma Obi, humbly announce the gentle passing of our Patriarch and head of the family on Saturday, 1st 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

Again, Adeleke asks Oyetola’s wife, former appointees to return official cars

December 24, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

After failing to return Osun government’s properties by by former appointees of the former state governor, Gboyega Oyetola, the state governor, Ademola Adeleke has ordered immediate return of the state’s official vehicles in their possession.  The media aide to the state governor, Olawale Rasheed, in a statement on Friday alleged that Oyetola has 11 vehicles in his possession, while his wife, Sherifat, has Read More

NNPP NASS, State Assembly candidates dump Kwankwaso, hold rally for Tinubu in Osun

December 19, 2022 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The national and state assembly candidates of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) in Osun state would hold a mega rally for the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Candidate (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. The candidates said they have engaged in house-to-house campaigns to canvass votes for APC candidate who they described as a harbinger of hope for Nigerians. The Read More

Oyetola took 18bn loan after losing election – Adeleke

December 15, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The Osun state governor, Ademola Adeleke, has revealed that the former governor, Gboyega Oyetola, took N18 billion loan after he lost the Osun gubernatorial election. Adeleke made this known during a meeting with Osun state Traditional Rulers at Osogbo, Osun state. He said that the state is currently indebted to the tune of N407.32 billion as of November 30th, 2022. Read More

Former Osun LP governorship candidate defects to PDP

December 7, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Osun state Labour Party candidate for the July 2022 governorship election, Lasun Yusuf, has joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The former deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives defected to the PDP on Wednesday. The state Governor, Ademola Adeleke made the announcement at the party’s presidential rally held at the Osogbo township stadium.

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] Osun guber tussle: Appeal court rules in favour of Oyetola against Adeleke

December 3, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has upheld the candidature and nomination of the 2022 Osun state governorship candidate of All Progressive Congress (APC) Adegboyega Oyetola, and his running mate, Benedict Alabi. The court had set aside Federal High Court ruling, delivered by Justice Emeka Nwite, nullifying the nomination of Oyetola and Alabi as the APC governorship and deputy Read More

Cars, computers missing — Adeleke gives ex-appointees 48 hours to return state property

December 1, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Osun state governor, Ademola Adeleke, has issued 48 hours ultimatum to ex-appointees to return state property after announcing that some state properties are missing. The governor has therefore asked former appointees of the state to return all government properties in their possession. The directive was issued on Wednesday in a statement by Olawale Rasheed, spokesperson to the governor. The directive 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.

Oyetola reveals amount left in Osun account as Adeleke takes over

November 27, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Osun state former governor, Adegboyega Oyetola has revealed the amount left in Osun state account as he handed over as the governor of Osun state to senator Ademola Adeleke. According to the former governor, N14 billion cash is left in the state’s coffers. In a farewell message by Oyetola as contained in a statement made available by his Chief Press Secretary, Read More