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VIDEO: THE OLD SCHOOL JINGLE DURING MKO ABIOLA’s ELECTIONEERING CAMPAIGN IN 1993.

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l Aregbesola more popular than APC – Poll

Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun state

A recent survey conducted by a firm, TNS-RMS, a member of Gallup International, says Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, is more popular than his party, the All Progressives Congress, in the state The report, which was released on Thursday, said in the two-phased survey carried out between June and July, 73 per cent of Osun […]

NEWLY APPOINTED IG: Abba replaces Abubakar as IG

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President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday named an Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba, as the acting Inspector-General of Police. Abba, who until his appointment was the AIG in charge of Zone 7, takes over from Muhammed Abubakar, who proceeded on statutory retirement on Thursday. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr. […]

judicial workers’ strike: 42,000 inmates affected by judicial workers’ strike – Prisons

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The Nigerian Prisons Service has said that the three-week old strike of judicial workers in the country is affecting about 42,000 inmates, whose cases have been stalled across the nation since the industrial action started. The Prison Public Relations Officer, Mr. Ope Fatinikun, told our correspondent on the telephone in Abuja on Thursday that there […]

OSUN OSOGBO FESTIVAL (VIDEO) BY BIOREPORTS

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Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has contributes immensely to the success of Osun Osogbo Festival 2013 to boost the tourism fortune of the State. The celebration was a huge success

OSUN 2014: DON’T PANIC OVER SOLDIERS, DSS, OTHERS; BOLA ILORI TELLS OSUN ELECTORATES

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The Government of the State of Osun, on Wednesday, advised residents not to be scared of large numbers of security personnel deployed to the state for the August 9 governorship election. Hon. Bola Ilori, the Special Adviser on Environment and Sanitation to Governor Rauf Aregbesola, gave the advice while addressing journalists in Osogbo. The News […]

OSUN 2014: WILL OSUN SAY ‘O-YES’ OR ‘O-NO’ TO AREGBESOLA? – BY FOLA OJO

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Although the momentum has slowed down significantly for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-West, the party’s fast-and-furious election train that tore through Ekiti State last month with awe-struck, hurriedly-conceding casualties is still blowing red-hot. Next Saturday August 9th, the speed-train will be surging into the state of Osun where the sitting Governor Rauf […]

OSUN 2014: AFTERMATH REFUSAL TO PLAY FOR OMISORE, LAGBAJA ALLEGES THREAT TO HIS LIFE

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Days after the masked one, Lagbaja rejected the offer to perform at the grand finale of the Osun PDP Governorship election campaign to be held at Osogbo which will also be used to host the President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, an associate of the Obafemi Awolowo University graduate turned musician has cried out that their musical […]

Boko Haram: Council of State vows to end terrorism by December. [You need to read the details...]

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Nigeria’s Federal Government held another Council of State meeting on Thursday, where the country’s present and past leaders resolved to support President Goodluck Jonathan to ensure that the current spate of terrorism in some parts of the country ends before December. Also top of the agenda in the meeting was the issue of registration and […]

#OsunDecides: Read how MRS poll puts Aregbesola ahead

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The Osun State political landscape was yesterday rocked with opinion polls projecting the two major candidates, Governor Rauf Aregbesola of the APC and Senator Iyiola Omisore of the PDP leading in two different opinion polls. While the survey handled by MRS one of the nation’s leading polling agencies put Aregbesola in clear lead among likely […]

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