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Osun Govt To Partner World Bank On Education – Commissioner

Mrs Titi Laoye-Tomori

The Deputy Governor of Osun, Mrs Titi Laoye-Tomori, said on Wednesday in Osogbo that the state would continue to work with the World Bank to facilitate development of basic education. Laoye-Tomori stated this when Dr Tunde Adekoya, a World Bank representative, visited her to discuss the bank’s assistance to the state on basic education. She […]

Aregbesola suggests last solutions to terrorism

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Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, said on Thursday that no doctrine of Islam is ideological blueprint for insurgency, rather a call to faith of peace to establish relationship with God. He added that those who are using Islam as pretence to engage in terrorism are criminals, who are misapplying the concept […]

Latest Ranking: Nigeria’s Top Ten Best Universities 2014 – Webometrics

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According to the recent ranking results released by Webometrics on Monday, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) in Ile Ife Osun State is now the best University in Nigeria. On the ranking, Covenant University in Ota Ogun state came 2nd followed by University of Ibadan in Ibadan Oyo state. Last on the list of 100 is Ibrahim […]

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 […]

2015: Why I want to govern Kaduna – El Rufai states reasons

2015 ELECTIONS: There Is Nothing Wrong With Muslim/Muslim Ticket -El-Rufai

A former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Nasir El-Rufai, has said he joined the governorship race in his home state, Kaduna, because of the level of decay there. In a statement on Monday, Mr. El-Rufai, who is running on the platform of the All Progressive Congress, APC, lamented that the state, which used […]

Education As A Panacea To National Insecurity And Developmental Challenges – Aregbesola [Part 2]

Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun state

…continued from part 1 I contend that without this corrective restructuring, we will continue to have the torturing situation in which some parts of the country aim and work for development and some others reverse it or delay the quest for development. For instance, there is no reason why the children and youths in parts […]

Education As A Panacea To National Insecurity And Developmental Challenges – Aregbesola[Part 1]

Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun state

Speech Delivered By The Governor Of The State Of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, As The Guest Lecturer At The 6th Prince Bola Ajibola Annual Lecture Series, Organised By The Magna Curia Chambers Of Obafemi Awolowo University, Held At The University’s Oduduwa Hall, Ile-Ife, On Wednesday October 15, 2014. Protocols, It is with heartfelt gladness that […]

Education Critical To National Development, Security —Aregbesola

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OSUN State governor, Rauf Aregbesola, on Wednesday, said that education is critical to the realisation of sustainable national development and the achievement of national security. He made this known while delivering a lecture titled: ‘Education as a panacea to national insecurity and developmental challenges’ at the 6th Prince Bola Ajibola annual lecture series, organised by […]

Why Nigerian Government Must Emulate Aregbesola’s Child Education Policy

Rauf Aregbesola

A leader of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos State, Chief Ayo Akande, has asked the Federal Government to adopt the “child education” policy of the Osun State governor, Rauf Aregbesola, in primary and secondary schools across the country. A statement on Tuesday quoted Akande as saying this in Ogba, Lagos, at the thanksgiving prayer […]

Ere ese! Fake university agent bags nine years jail term

Abdul Auwal Yahaya

Justice Dije Abdu Aboki of Kano State High Court on Friday October 10, 2014 convicted and sentenced one Abdul Auwal Yahaya to nine and half years imprisonment without option of fine on six count charges bordering on conspiracy, obtaining money by false pretense and forgery. The convict was arraigned on November 18, 2013 by the […]


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