Category archives for: South West News

Osun PDP And Their Mumbo Jumbo!

ogbeni dancing

A few days to the election, the Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, in an interview in Osogbo, justified the deployment of armed security personnel, like the Army, police, Department of State Service, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Nigerian Customs Service, Nigerian Immigration Service, among others, for the election. A confident Obanikoro […]

Tinubu tasks stakeholders on education sector’s revival

Vice Chairman of the Committee on Employment, Labour and Productivity, Senator Oluremi Tinubu

Lagos—Senator Oluremi Tinubu, wife of national leader of All Progressive Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu, has charged stakeholders in the nation’s education sector to work together to revive it in the collective interest of all. She gave the charge in Lagos shortly after she was invested with African Education Monitor’s Award. She added that the rot […]

Mimiko lashes Ondo PDP members…says ‘you cannot force me out of this party’


Ondo State governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, on Tuesday, lashed out at members of the Ondo State Peoples Democratic Party executive, saying nobody can force him out of the party. It was his first reaction to the contention raised by his defection to the party, particularly as it affects power sharing in the state executive committee. […]

Re: Aregbesola Never Asked for A Rerun… Ti ogun e ni ba da ni lo’ju, a fi gba’ri ni

ogbeni to sure

My attention is drawn to a statement purportedly credited to Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola in Tribune Newspapers of Monday, 20th October, 2014 in his Reply to the petition filed by Otunba Iyiola Omisore and the PDP challenging his victory at the August 9th Governorship wherein they said Ogbeni prayed for a Rerun. My initial reaction […]

Boko Haram: How Over 1,000 APC Women Protested Non-Release Of Chibok Girls

All Progressive Congress (APC)

Members of the women wing of the All Progressives Congress in Ondo State poured out on the streets of Akure on Tuesday to protest the continued abduction of Chibok girls by the terrorist group, Boko Haram. The street-to-street protest, which hampered the free flow of traffic across the city, started with a procession from the […]

2015: PDP at risk of losing South West – Group


The Yoruba Solidary Coalition has warned the ruling Peoples Democratic Party that it stood the risk of losing the entire South West if it does not address the marginalisation of the area. Coordinator of the group, Prof. Olawale Akintunde, said this in a statement sent to our correspondent via e-mail, on Tuesday. He said members […]



All Progressives Congress (APC) in the State of Osun has categorically denied that its victorious candidate at the August 9, 2014 gubernatorial election, incumbent Governor Rauf Aregbesola in any document asked the Election Tribunal sitting in Osogbo for a re-run of the contest he won without a doubt. The party was reacting to a newspaper […]

PHOTO NEWS: Aregbesola At A Special Prayer For Peace In Osun And Nigeria

Photos of the Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola acknowledging cheers from his loyalists shortly after a Special Prayer for peace in the State and Nigeria in general, at Hasibunalahi Central Mosque, Osogbo at the weekend

PHOTO NEWS: Presentation Of Staff Of Office To New Imam Of Osogboland

Photos of the Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola and the newly turbaned Chief Imam of Osogboland, State of Osun, Sheikh Musa Animasaun with the Asiwaju Musulumi of Yorubaland, Alhaji Khamis Olatunde Badmus at the Installation ceremony, at Osogbo Central Mosque, Osogbo on Sunday 19/10/2014.

Osun Alerts Residents On Imminent Flooding

osun flooding

…to release water from filled dams Osun government yesterday urged people not to panic as it releases water from its dams across the state to prevent the storage facilities from collapsing. This was contained in a statement signed by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Sunday Akere, and made available to newsmen yesterday in […]

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