Wednesday 29th March 2023

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Ademola Adeleke Sworn-in As 6th Elected Osun Gov

Senator Ademola Jackson Nurudeen Adeleke has been sworn-in as the 6th elected Governor of Osun, on Sunday.

Senator Ademola Jackson Nurudeen Adeleke has been sworn-in as the 6th elected Governor of Osun, on Sunday.

Adeleke became the Governor of Osun, after being administered the oaths of allegiance and office by the State’s Chief Judge, Justice Oyebola Adepele-Ojo, before a mammoth crowd of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members, supporters and guests from all walks of life, at the Osogbo Township Stadium.
Justice Adepele-Ojo, also administered the oaths on the new Deputy Governor, Prince Kola Adegboyega Adewusi.

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All Set For Inauguration Of New Government In Osun…

All Set For Inauguration Of New Government In Osun…

The stage is now set for the official Inauguration of Senator Ademola Jackson Nurudeen Adeleke as the 6th democratically elected Governor of Osun State.

The Osogbo township stadium, venue of the inauguration is already wearing a look and it has already become the center of different activities.

Enthusiastic residents of the State who are eagerly awaiting the new government have been seen filing into the stadium as early as 7am while observing security checks at the gate.

The stadium has been beautifully decorated with the traditional colours of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) red, white and green making the arena look so colourful.

It will be recalled that Senator Ademola Jackson Nurudeen Adeleke was declared the winner of the July 16 Governorship Election held in the State by the Independent National Electorial Commission(INEC) making him the Sixth democratically elected Governor of Osun State .

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Osun Public Procurement Agency makes history on e-procurement

The Osun Public Procurement Agency has made history by publishing its first ever tender advert for one of the pilot MDAs(Ministry Works and Transports) on the e-procurement platform.

The advert which is to be done by selective tendering has been published. for further information please visit

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Osun procurement process goes digital. Existing and prospectus Contractors/Consultants/Suppliers should visit for registration and bids advert

Osun procurement process goes digital. Existing and prospectus Contractors/Consultants/Suppliers should visit for registration and bids advert

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Covid-19: Nigeria records highest single daily infection

Nigeria has recorded 4,035 new cases of the Covid-19 infections, its highest single daily tally since the outbreak of the virus in February 2020, according to the daily report of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

Wednesday’s record of 4,035 infections from 15 states showed a 1,912 increase over the 2,123 infections recorded on Tuesday.

According to the NCDC figures, Lagos State, which remains the country’s epicentre of the infection, led the new infections table with 1,552 cases. It was followed by the Rivers state with 260 cases and Edo with 62 infections.

Others are: Akwa Ibom (42); Kaduna (39); Ekiti (38) and Oyo (38); Delta and Kano (31); Ogun State (30); Abia (26); Bauchi (15); Ondo (14); Enugu (9); Kwara (7) infections.

NCDC also announced that the country recorded two related deaths raising the mortality figure from 2,989 on Tuesday to 2,991 on Wednesday.

It stated also that Wednesday’s 4,035 infections took Nigeria’s tally to 231,413 out of which 211,853 persons were treated and discharged.

Nigeria has tested 3,751,696 samples since the virus was announced on February 27, 2020, it added.

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FG declares Tuesday Public Holiday

The federal government has declared October 19th, 2021 as public holiday to mark this year’s Eid-ul-Mawlid celebration.
This is in commemoration of the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad.
Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, disclosed this on behalf of the federal government.
In a statement signed by Shuaib Belgore, the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Aregbesola congratulated all Muslim faithful, both at home and in the diaspora, for witnessing this year’s occasion.
He enjoined all Nigerians to imbibe the spirit of love, patience and perseverance which are the virtues of the holy prophet, as only that would guarantee peace and security in Nigeria.
Aregbesola implored Nigerians, particularly Muslims, to refrain from violence, lawlessness and other acts of criminality.

Aregbesola urged all to avoid divisive tendencies , imploring youth especially to embrace the virtues of hard work and peaceful disposition to fellow humans, irrespective of faith, ideology, social class and ethnicity and cooperate with President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration in its effort to build a progressive and enviable nation that all citizens would be proud of.

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Osun Govt Sympathizes With Osun CP Over Fire Incident

The State Government of Osun has sympathised with the State’s Commissioner of Police, Olawale Olokode over the fire outbreak that razed his building in the early hours of Monday in Abeokuta, Ogun State.

This was contained in a statement made available to newsmen on Monday by the Osun Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Mrs Funke Egbemode.

Mrs Funke Egbemode described the fire incident as very unfortunate and saddening, while thanking God that no life was lost through the inferno which destroyed properties worth millions of naira.

The statement read in part, “On behalf of the Government and the good people of the State of Osun, I sympathize with our own Commissioner of Police, Olawale Olokode on this very unfortunate incident, we are indeed pained by it.

“But we must also thank God that no life was lost in the incident which lasted for about two hours. We know that God who is the provider of all things will surely return everything lost in the inferno in double fold”. The Commissioner stated.

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Democracy Day: Osun Police Commissioner assures residents of security amid rumours of unrest

The Osun State Commissioner of Police, CP Olawale Olokode, has assured residents of adequate security and a peaceful celebration of this year’s Democracy Day.

In a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, SP Yemisi Opalola, the Commissioner said the Police is working with other security agents to guarantee safety of lives and properties in all parts of the State during this period and beyond.

The CP, while assuring residents of effective visible policing and constant vehicular patrols, appealed to members of the public to cooperate and collaborate with the security personnel detailed for this special assignment and vehicles on patrol duties put in place to curb any act of crime and criminality.

He enjoined members of the public to conduct and comport themselves within the ambit of the law and avoid all forms of rumours of insecurity being peddled, as the police in synergy with other security agents are ready and capable to deal decisively with any act of criminality that might arise.

Olokode advised parents and guardians to warn their wards against any unnecessary protest and procession in the State that could cause break down of law and order, adding that the Command will not tolerate any act of lawlessness.

He enjoined citizens to be vigilant and promptly report any suspicious movement or infraction of the law to the Police for immediate action through emergency lines: 08039537995 & 08123823981.

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Eid el- fitr: FG declares Wednesday and Thursday Public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Wednesday 12th and Thursday 13th May, 2021 as Public Holidays to mark the year’s Eid el-Fitr celebration.

The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, while making the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government in Abuja, on Monday, congratulated Muslim faithfuls on successful end of the year’s Ramadan.

He charged Nigerians to seize the moment to pray for peace, stability and economic transformation in the country.

Aregbesola, who believes that development cannot thrive in a rancorous atmosphere, urged Nigerians to be law-abiding and embrace the spirit of love, self-discipline, kindness and tolerance, as taught by the Holy Prophet.

He also called on security agencies in the country to be more courageous and patriotic to surmount the ongoing battle against resurging insecurity and activities of criminal elements in Nigeria.

He assured that the resolve of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to end the scourge of crime and criminality in the country and restore peace to every nook and cranny of Nigeria was sacrosanct.

“This administration will not be deterred in its efforts, until every Nigerian and resident of the country, is free to move around without fear of any threat to his/her life and property. We are therefore putting necessary measures and strategies in place to strengthen the stability of the country as well as ensuring economic prosperity of our dear nation,” he emphasised.

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Adeboye’s family announces funeral rites of deceased Son

The family of Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God Worldwide, has announced the funeral rites of their deceased son, late Pastor Dare Adeboye.

Dare died in his sleep on Tuesday, aged 42 years, at Eket, Akwa Ibom State, where he served as a youth pastor.

In a statement by the signed by Leke Adeboye, the younger brother of the deceased and also the Personal Assistant to the General Overseer, a special service would be held on Sunday, May 9, at the City of David Youth Church in Eket, Akwa Ibom in Dare’s honour.

It added that thanksgiving songs and tribute would be held on Monday, May 10, between 4pm and 6pm, at the RCCG House of Favour, Redemption Camp, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, which will be followed by a farewell service on Tuesday, May 11, at the Youth Centre, RCCG Redemption Camp.

“With our hearts full of gratitude, we appreciate you, for standing by our family in this period of trial. We are consoled, no doubt, by the fact that our beloved son has returned home, to rest in the bosom to his maker and father.

“Our confident assurance is rooted in the life of selflessness and sacrifice our son lived for Jesus Christ, our Saviour.

“Thank you so much for your prayers and words of encouragement.

“Our prayer is that we will all make it to that glorious home, in Jesus mighty name,” the statement added.

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