Posts tagged as: Osun State Commissioner for Education – Mr. Jelili Adesiyan

Public Complaints Commission warns Police Affairs Minister against causing anarchy in Osun, South-West

Public Complaints Commission

A strong warning has gone to the Minister of Police Affairs, Mr. Abdul-Jelili Adesiyan, to be cautious in ways and manners he conducts himself both in Abuja and his state, Osun. The warning came on the heels of an alleged brigandage he orchestrated during the April 3rd Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primaries conducted at the […]

JELILI ADESIYAN: Once Upon Lord Of Manor – By Goke Butika

Jelili Adesiyan

Because I took my time to understand the richness of my language, I found out that there are ready made answers to all given and yet to happen issues. Agreed, some of the axioms, truism, and paradoxical statements were generated from unverifiable superstitions arriving at from fables and innuendoes. But when a Yoruba elder says: […]

No Robust Funding For Education, No Development —Ajasin


In this interview with AKINWALE ABOLUWADE, an educationist, Dr. Sade Ajasin, argues that free qualitative education should be provided for all Nigerian children from the kindergarten to the senior secondary school levels if the standard of education must improve As an educationist and a widely travelled person, how do you rate primary education in the […]

Omisore’s Godfather, Atofeeru, Arrested Over Gun-running

An octogenarian and a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ife/Ijesa Senatorial District of Osun State, Chief Fasansi Atofeeru,has been arrested over gun-running by the state police command. Atofeeru, a political godfather to Senator Iyiola Omisore, was allegedly arrested on Tuesday in his house at Ilare area of Ile-Ife by a team of police […]

How Osun Applicants Were Shortchanged

Exploitation seems to have been promoted to a state policy in Osun State as applicants for teaching staff in some public secondary schools were brazenly duped with official stamp to the tune of N135 million, according to an investigation conducted by OSUN DEFENDER. It would be recalled that the state government via the state Teaching […]

Oyinlola’s Commissioner’s Involvement In Criminal Activity

It says volumes that there is no feeling of great surprise emanating from the news of the arrest of one of the commissioners in the Oyinlola government. Such is the low level of standards that it is now accepted in a matter of fact way that nothing is too low as far as the Oyinlola […]

SARS Detains Oyinlola’s Commissioner Over Robbery

THE aftermath of armed political thuggery employed by the embattled Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to rig the 2007 general elections in Osun State, has taken its toll on the state Commissioner for Education, Mr Jelili Adesiyan, as he was detained and grilled by men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) for allegedly aiding and abetting […]

Students Demand Education Commissioner’s Resignation

SEQUEL to the crisis rocking Osun State Ministry of Education and the face-off between the ministry, the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) and some students union governments in the state, students in the state-owned tertiary institutions have called for the resignation of the Commissioner for Education, Mr Jelili Adesiyan. According to the students under the […]

Osun Govt, Teachers At Loggerhead Over TSS

INDICATION emerged in Osogbo, Osun State capital on Tuesday that primary and Secondary school teachers may eventually settle for crisis with the state government over the yet-to-be implemented new Teachers Salary Structure (TSS). It would be recalled that the teachers across the nation under the umbrella of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) embarked on […]

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