Osun

Type: Province
Name: Osun
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 48 mins ago - 4 reports

Masked guards: APC faults Omisore, writes NSA

Omisore and AregbesolaThe All Progressives Congress in Osun State has written a petition to the National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), asking him to stop the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state, Senator Iyiola ... [Published Nigeria Punch - 48 mins ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 48 mins ago - 3 reports

Military deployment necessary for polls –Akinbade

Alhaji Fatai AkinbadeThe Labour Party candidate in the forthcoming Osun State governorship election, Alhaji Fatai Akinbade, has said the deployment of a large number of security personnel, including soldiers, will be necessary for the peaceful conduct ... [Published Nigeria Punch - 48 mins ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Don’t trust politicians, SDP candidate tells civil servants

Social Democratic Party (SDP) governorship candidate in Osun State, Mr. Olusegun Akinwusi, has stated that civil servants are better managers of men and resources than professional politicians.Akinwusi spoke during an interaction with a group of retirees ... [Published The Nation Nigeria - 1 hour ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 4 reports

Oyo, Osun Customs earns N6b revenue in second quarter

By Oladele Ogunsola,,Correspondent, Ibadan The Oyo/Osun Area Command of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said it collected a revenue N6,675,297,022.62 between April and June, 2014. Within the period, the Command also made assorted seizures of 247, a ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 14 reports

INEC not yet officially told of Nyako’s impeachment –Jega

•Says Commission to deploy heavy security for Osun pollBy Joe Nwankwo -  Assistant Editor, AbujaChairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Attahiru Jega, on Wednesday, said the Commission is yet to decide on a date for the governorship ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 8 reports

FG planning to rig poll with soldiers, says group

By Temidayo Akinsuyi  -   Correspondent, LagosAn elite group within the All Progressives Congress (APC), New Lagos Movement, on Wednesday, said the Federal Government, in collusion with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has perfected plans to rig the ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

Omisore Pledges To Return Osun To 6-3-3-4 Education Policy

— Jul 24, 2014 |With less than 17 days to the conduct of August 9, 2014 governorship election in Osun State, the standard bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state, Senator Iyiola Omisore, has promised to revert to the 6-3-3-4 national ... [Published Leadership - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 3 reports

‘Why Aregbesola’s agric programme is a success’

Bureau of Communications and Strategy, Office of the Osun State Governor has emphasised that the StateRural Enterprise and Agricultural Programme (OREAP) remains “one of the successful, laudable development and wealth creation programmes of the Rauf Aregbesola ... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Jul 24 2014]
Entities: farm, Food Product, farmer
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

Parties urge INEC to check voters’ inducement

INEC Chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega| credits: File photoThe governorship candidates of the Labour Party and the Social Democratic Party in Osun State, Alhaji Fatai Akinbade and Mr. Segun Akinwusi respectively, have called on the Independent National Electoral ... [Published Nigeria Punch - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 3 reports

Group kicks against militarisation of Osun

A political caucus within the All Progressives Congress (APC), New Lagos Movement (NLM, has kicked against alleged plans by the Federal Government to deploy security personnel in Osun State for the August 9 governorship election in the state.The group, ... [Published Daily Sun - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 3 reports

Osun 2014: INEC National Commissioner Arrives Osun State for Supervision

National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Ambassador Ahmed Wali, Wednesday arrived Osun State.He is expected to lead supervision in the August 9 governorship election.A press statement issued by the Chief Public Affairs ... [Published Daily Times Nigeria - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

Osun Guber: NYSC Boss Cautions Politicians against Unguided Statements

: Brigadier-General Olawumi JohnsonAdebiyi AdedapoThe Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier-General Olawumi Johnson, has noted with disdain, comments credited to some politicians against corps members involved in electioneering ... [Published This Day Online - Jul 23 2014]

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But, Adebiyi insisted that the Presidency would collude with the PDP to rig the poll, stressing that "contrary to Mr President’s assertion that his presidential ambition does not worth the blood of any Nigerian citizen, the blood of the Yoruba people is already being spilled for the purpose of making Mr President's ambition a reality in 2015.”"
"Also, there is the need for the ministry and all relevant government parastatals and agencies with the active involvement of foreign missions to develop a template that will ensue that Nigerian traders are protected abroad. In addition to this, we want the government to whittle down the excesses of law enforcement agencies against the average trader"
"It is important to let you know that we don't just push them out, they conduct a sensitisation training for them and in the cause of that, give them manual and apart from all these, we let them know that they all adults and they will be responsible and that they should be ready to face consequences of whatever action they decide to take why taking part in elections" he said
"Besides, having local government areas, which have no place in a federation, since the states are the only federating units, in a federal set-up like Nigeria is an anathema, and the national conference did well by putting it into where it truly belongs."

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