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Tag: Osun State

Don’t politicise Adeleke’s death, family warns Osun government

Posted: June 13, 2018 at 8:31 pm   /   Local

The family of a late Nigerian Senator, Isiaka Adeleke, have warned the government of Osun State not to politicise the death of their brother. According to a statement signed by the deceased’s immediate younger brother, Adedeji Adeleke on Wednesday, the family said the sudden arrest of Alfred Aderibigbe, a nurse alleged to have been at […]

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Oluwo, clad in Igbo dress, harps on national unity

Posted: May 27, 2018 at 1:47 pm   /   National

Controversial monarch, Oluwo of Iwo, Osun State, Abdurasheed Akanbi, on Saturday doned customary Igbo dress as he installed an ‘Asiwaju of Igbo Assembly’ in his kingdom. The Oluwo had recently made himself an object of controversy after he announced he would be taking a new title of ‘Emir (of Yorubaland)’, a title commonly used for […]

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APC sweeps Osogbo park after massive PDP rally

Posted: May 8, 2018 at 5:10 pm   /   Local, National, News

The South-west rally of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday in Osun State has led to a taunting game between the party and ruling All Progressives Congress in the state. Following the rally at the Freedom Park in Osogbo, members of the APC on Monday trooped out to with brooms to “cleanse” the park […]

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OAU reacts after Osun government shut school for tax default

Posted: May 4, 2018 at 11:25 am   /   Campus

The management of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has reacted to the closure of the institution by the Osun State Internal Revenue Service (IRS) over tax default of N1.8 billion. Reacting to the closure, the Public Relations Officer of the institution, Abiodun Olanrewaju, appealed to the state government and promised that the institution is working […]

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Osun Community Deifies Well After Claim Of ‘Spiritual Voice’

Posted: March 10, 2018 at 6:29 pm   /   Local

Some residents of Modakeke in Osun State have claimed an existence a spiritual being in a well, which they now deify. The residents claimed they heard a voice, thought to be that of Osun, the goddess of water in Yoruba mythology, from the well on Wednesday. The well is on the Jatina Street of the community. […]

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University students bridge class-practice gap with community service

Posted: February 24, 2018 at 11:47 am   /   Campus, Local

The final-year students of the Department of Adult Education and Lifelong Learning at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, on Wednesday, demonstrated the skills gained in the course of their studies. Visiting rural communities in Osun State, the students engaged in community service, putting what they were thought in their various courses, particularly Rural Education – DCE 404 – […]

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Ile-Ife Agog As Aje Festival Holds

Posted: February 21, 2018 at 10:07 pm   /   National

The ancient town of Ile-Ife in Osun State was overwhelmed with hundreds of residents, tourists and entertainers as they all joined the Ooni of Ife, Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja ll, to celebrate Aje Festival on Monday and Tuesday. During the annual festival, Ooni disclosed that Nigeria is rich with culture and tourism potentials that can be […]

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Ife-Modakeke Residents Lament After Three-Day Downpour

Posted: February 21, 2018 at 9:56 pm   /   Local

The residents of Ile Ife and Modakeke in Osun State have decried the devastating effects of the heavy rains that fell between Sunday and Tuesday. The downpour was said to have caused flooding, affecting roads, houses, shops and churches in several Ife-Modakeke communities, such as Akarabata, Owode, Oju Odo, and Mayfair. The residents, who lamented […]

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Suspended OAU SU Leaders Resolve To Beg VC, Pledge Good Conducts

Posted: November 21, 2017 at 11:59 am   /   Campus

There are strong indications that the leaders of the suspended Students’ Union of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, have decided to write the management, pledging to be of good conducts as condition to reinstate the SU. The development followed a meeting the leaders, drawn from the three arms of the SU, held with the Director […]

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