Osun United Rue Lack of Football Action, Commend Government for Salary Payment

By Chris Emenyonu Before the indefinite suspension of sporting activities in the country due to the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, Nigeria’s second tier football league, the Nigeria National League, NNL had been suspended indefinitely due to what the football federation termed ‘logistical issues.’ Osun United, one of the clubs eying promotion into the top […]

Hotel Owners Count COVID-19 Lockdown Losses

By Olalekan Akindoju, Hotel business falls under the hospitality industry and it has been identified as one enterprise that can boost the economy of a nation if the potentials are properly harnessed. But in the past few months, this kind of business has been faced with extreme difficulties as a result of several restrictions occasioned […]

Osun residents defy government’s social distancing advisory

By Olalekan Akindoju Social distancing is one of the most important factors in preventing a spread of the COVID-19 outbreak, and this formed why the Osun State Government placed a ban on gatherings. In a statement, Governor Gboyega Oyetola said this followed a few cases of coronavirus reported in neighboring states. The banning of large […]

YOUNG UNIVERSITY GIRLS DISMANTLE MYTH SURROUNDING ENROLLMENT OF WOMEN IN ENGINEERING COURSES

By Olalekan Akindoju Naimat Atanda is a young female 400-level student of Mechanical Engineering at the Osun state University. “I had interest in petroleum engineering, but because of the availability of the course in very few universities, I had to opt for another course in a nearby institution, so that is why I decided to […]

INCREASING RIGHTS ABUSES BY POLICE OPERATIVES: NIGERIAN YOUTHS GROAN

By Olalekan Akindoju In the past few weeks, Youths in Osogbo, the capital of Osun State, in Nigeria, have faced levels of harassment at the hands of security operatives. These officials, identified as men of the Nigeria Police Force are reported to have embarked on serial profiling of youths, who have been extorted after facing […]