Posts tagged as: OYES – Osun Youth Empowerment Scheme

OYES makes Osun the safest Nigeria’s state – Aregbesola


IT was not a surprise when the Federal Government invited Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun to the flag off ceremony of its new Youth Employment and Social Support Operation (YESSO) in Abuja. Because the scheme took its initiative from Aregbesola’s Osun Youth Empowerment Scheme (OYES) and on the recommendation of the World Bank as a […]

Osun Tasks Federal Government On Youth Unemployment


In the bid to reduce youth unemployment and eliminating all the security threats in the country, the federal government has been challenged to match each state government’s effort at youth empowerment scheme one on one. Osun State Governor Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who made this call recently, insisted that the only panacea for the high rate […]

Aregbesola creates 3,000 fresh jobs; establishes West Africa’s largest garment factory

Omoluabi Governor Rauf Aregbesola

Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State’s efforts at creating jobs and revamping the economy of the state has recorded another leap as no fewer than 3,000 fresh employment opportunities are on the way through the establishment of the best equipped West Africa’s largest garment factory due to take off in Osogbo in August. Situated close […]


Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola inspecting a parade of Cadets of Osun Youth Empowerment Scheme (O-Yes), during their passing out ceremony, held at the Orientation Camp of the NYsC, Ede, State of Osun on Tuesday 29-01-2013

Osun Trains Oyes Cadets In Red Brick Making, Setting


As part of the exit strategies to empower the cadets of the Osun Youths Empowerment Scheme (OYES), over 150 volunteers of the scheme are currently being trained in red brick making and setting under Osun Local Enterprise Development Scheme (O’LEADS). The scheme, which is tagged O’Red Brick was designed to empower some of the OYES […]

‘60% Of Nigerian Graduates Are Unemployed’


Director General of the National Centre for Technological Management, Dr. Willie Siyanbola, has disclosed that unless both government and private sectors generate over 2.5 million jobs yearly, about 60 per cent of Nigerian graduates will remain unemployed. Speaking at a stakeholders’ sensitisation workshop on ‘Entrepreneurial Attitudinal Status’ in Nigeria’s tertiary institutions at the Obafemi Awolowo […]

Aregbesola Too Desperate


Governor Rauf Aregbesola of the State of Osun’ moves and initiatives for youths’ development and empowerment since his election to occupy the most coveted seat in the state can best be described as desperation to develop the youths who have longed been marginalised and uncared for by the previous administration championed by PDP government. This […]

Amstel Malta Moves To Boost Youth Empowerment

Impressed by the strides they have made in their professional tennis career, Amstel Malta, the number one premium low sugar malt drink from the stable of Nigerian Breweries Plc, is collaborating with the sensational Williams’ sisters, Venus and Serena in their objective of ensuring that Nigerian youths become the best they can be. To this […]

‘Our Goal Is To Groom Citizens Who Can Independently Live Productive Lives’ – Aregbesola


Culled from Tribune Interview Headlined ‘A Frank, Firm And Fearless Governor Explains…’ …Before our advent, schools used to get N200 per student in a term as running grants. My administration had since over a year ago, changed that to N400 per student in a term. She brought the recommendation to me and I said I […]

The Laudable Initiative Called O’Cab

State of Osun Crest

Talk of a caring and responsive government – the Rauf Aregbesola administration was recently called up to demonstrate this in practical terms through a rather unusual and unexpected development. The Federal Capital City administration had ordered all rickety cabs off the streets in what was meant to be a well-meaning effort to upgrade and modernise […]

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