Eld-el-Kabir: NSCDC deploys over 1000 personnel to Osun

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDS), Osun State Command has deployed over 1000 personnel across the state to provide security during the Eid-el Kabir celebrations. The Command asked residents of the state to promptly report strange movements to the Corps or other security agencies for immediate action. The State Commandant, Oguntuase Kingsley (CC) […]

Osun warns private schools against unauthorised reopening

OSUN State Government on Wednesday warned private school owners in the state against illegal reopening of schools. A statement by the State Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Funke Egbemode, said government had it on good authority that some private schools were planning to reopen under the cover of the partial reopening of schools to […]

Osun mourns ‘humble, selfless’ Fasanmi

Osun has announced the death of elder statesman, respected politician and national leader of the Afenifere, Pa Ayorinde Fasanmi, who passed on at 94. His passage was confirmed by his first son, Hon. Justice Obafemi Fasanmi, on behalf of the family. The state described “Fasanmi was an epitome of humility, selflessness and integrity. “He made […]

Osun Assembly confirms Amotekun board chair, commander

OSUN State House of Assembly on Tuesday confirmed Brig.-Gen. Isah Aderibigbe (rtd) as Chairman, Governing Board of the State Security Network Agency code-named ‘Amotekun’. Brig.-Gen. Bashir Adewimbi (rtd) was also confirmed as Corps Commander. The confirmation of the chairman was done on the floor of the House. It was presided over by Speaker Timothy Owoeye […]

Osun warns private schools against illegal reopening

Osun State Government on Wednesday warned private school owners in the state against illegal reopening of schools. A statement by the State’s Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Funke Egbemode, said the government had been informed that some private schools were planning to reopen under the cover of the partial reopening of schools to students in […]

HEALTHCOVID-19 treatment: Nigerian medical directors react to Stella Immanuel’s claim

The Guild of Medical Directors in Nigeria has declared that there is no scientific proof to back Stella Immanuel’s position on COVID-19 treatment. The Nigerian-trained U.S based doctor is trending globally for her insistence that Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ), Zinc and Zithromax, are effective. She claimed that over 350 patients were treated with the combination in her […]

Senate summons Ahmed, Fashola, AGF to explain funding of N2.7tn legacy road projects

The Nigerian Senate has summoned the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed to appear before it to explain the funding status of three federal government legacy road projects estimated to cost N2.7 trillion. Also summoned by the senators alongside Mrs Ahmed are the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola; Accountant […]

Nigeria reopens 14 airports as Covid-19 cases rise

Nigeria has re-opened 14 airports months after recording more than 40,000 Covid-19 cases and 858 deaths. Since the index case on February 27, the country has witnessed a steady rise in infections despite efforts to curtail the spread of the virus, including closure of all airports and a general lockdown. The Nigeria Centre for Disease […]

Presidency: Daura Opposes Clamour for Power Shift in 2023

 Says competence, not zoning, should determine Buhari’s successor  Denies dictating public policy to president Reputed to be the head of the kitchen cabinet propelling the President Muhammadu Buhari administration, the president’s nephew, Malam Mamman Daura, yesterday spoke on the vexed issue of zoning and rotation of the nation’s presidency, arguing that competence, not geography should […]