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Tag: Osun State

Osun declares public holiday for traditional believers worshipers

Posted: August 16, 2018 at 7:08 pm   /   Local

The Osun State Government has declared August 20 as a public holiday to commemorate the annual Isese festival, a day set aside for traditional believers in the state. According to a statement signed by the state’s Commissioner for Home Affairs, Adebisi Obawale, and obtained by CAMPUS REPORTER on Thursday, the holiday is in recognition of […]

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Osun govt begins payment of full salaries, three years after

Posted: August 15, 2018 at 7:45 pm   /   Local

The Osun State Government has begun the implementation of full salary payments to all civil servants in the state. The state Commissioner of Information, Adelani Baderinwa, confirmed this development to our correspondent in a telephone interview on Wednesday. According to Mr Adelani, the full salary payment started with the July payment. The state started ‘modulated’ […]

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Osun Election: Adeleke speaks on certificate scandal

Posted: August 6, 2018 at 11:03 am   /   Politics

Following the alleged involvement of the People’s Democratic Party’s governorship candidate for Osun State, Ademola Adeleke, in a secondary school certificate scandal, the embattled lawmaker has reacted to the raging controversy. The Nigerian Police last week Wednesday invited the Principal of Ede Muslim High School 1, Abass Khalib, for investigation over the issuance of a […]

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Socialist Party solidarises with striking Osun lecturers

Posted: August 4, 2018 at 7:34 pm   /   Campus, Politics

The Socialist Party of Nigeria, SPN, has called on the Osun state government to meet the demands of the lecturers in the state-owned tertiary institutions. The lecturers commenced strike on Friday. In a press release signed by the party’s state secretary, Kola Ibrahim, on Saturday, the left-leaning party declared support for the academic workers as […]

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Osun lecturers not paid ‘since September 2015’, start indefinite strike

Posted: August 3, 2018 at 2:35 pm   /   Campus

The lecturers of the four tertiary institutions belonging to Osun State are proceeding on an indefinite strike over non-payment of their salaries, their leader has announced. According to the Chairman of the Council of Academic Staff Unions of Osun State-owned institutions, Olusegun Lana, the strike commenced today, Friday, with Osun State College of Education, Ilesa, […]

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LAUTECH Students’ Union threaten to sue school over fees spike

Posted: July 26, 2018 at 10:31 am   /   Campus

The Students’ Union of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, has threatened to sue the institution over the recent tuition fees spike announced by the management of the school. The students of the troubled school, jointly owned by Oyo State and Osun State, are now to pay between N200 thousand and N300 depending on […]

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Cult Attacks: Ife residents narrate ordeals amidst police raid

Posted: July 9, 2018 at 12:42 pm   /   Local

For months, the residents and students of Ile Ife, Osun State, have been in fear, following the struggle of supremacy between different cult groups. Apart from fighting among themselves, the cultists also attack homes and rape female students and residents. Speaking with CAMPUS REPORTER, a rape victim and student of Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu, who preferred […]

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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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