Breaking: Southwest PDP zones national offices to Ondo, Osun, Lagos

Southwest PDP has zoned the positions of the National Publicity Secretary to Ondo-State while Osun-State gets Deputy National Chairman and Lagos-state to produce Deputy National Secretary. Details to come.. Chief Sanya Atofarati Southwest Publicity Secretary 14/10/2021

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Why Oyo, Osun, Ondo, Ogun cannot produce PDP chairman if zoned to S’West — Bode George

Predicts further crisis if PDP fails to observe the rule AHEAD of the national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), a former deputy national chairman of the PDP, Chief Olabode George, on Sunday, gave reasons why Osun State could not produce national chairman if zoned to South-West. According to him, both Osun and Oyo states fall within the pairing of states in the southwest by the PDP on the rotation of elective party offices. Under the arrangement, he said zone one comprises Ogun and Lagos; zone two is made up of Oyo and Osun, while zone three consists of

Masquerades Attack Muslims In Osun; One Dead, Children, Others Injured

At least, one person has been confirmed dead while about 12 persons, including children sustained gunshot injuries in a clash that ensued between masquerade worshipers in Osogbo and some Muslims on Sunday. DAILY POST gathered that the masquerade worshipers opened gunfire at the Muslims at their worship centre, Kamorudeen Central Mosque, located at Oluode Aranyin in Osogbo around 2:30 pm on Sunday while performing a special prayer for Nigeria. Some of the children who were shot are under 17 years and are undergoing treatment at different hospitals. A 12-year-old boy, Abduljeleel Ali who sustained gunshot injuries on the chest and

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Council of Obas in Osun suspends Oluwo of Iwo for six months

Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, was on Friday suspended for six months by the Osun State Traditional Rulers’ Council. The Punch reports that a committee headed by Orangun of Ila, Oba Wahab Adedotun, was also constituted by the council to further investigate the matter involving Oluwo and Obas in Iwo land. Read Also: Dethrone Oluwo of Iwo now for assaulting Oba Akinropo, Erelu Oodua tells gov Oyetola The royal fathers at their emergency meeting held at Osun State Government Secretariat, Abere, presided over by Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, arrived at the decision to suspend Oba Akanbi. Get

By |February 21st, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

New Generation Kings and the ‘Mike Tyson’ of Iwo

By Reuben Abati Over the weekend, the Yoruba community in the South Western part of Nigeria was treated to the shocking news of a fight that broke out between two traditional rulers at an arranged peace meeting in Osogbo, Osun State, with one traditional ruler punching another in the face and the neck, sending the beaten traditional ruler to the hospital. The appropriate title of the duel is: Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi, Oluwo of Iwo vs. Oba Dhirulahi Akinropo, the Agbowu of Ogbagbaa. The winner was the Oluwo of Iwo – he gave the Agbowu a few blows to the

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Dethrone Oluwo of Iwo now for assaulting Oba Akinropo, Erelu Oodua tells gov Oyetola

The Irawo Oni Oodua of Yoruba, and traditional title holder of Erelu Oodua, Mabel Tinuade Onaneye, on Friday, called on governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State in conjunction with the Chairman, traditional council of Obas in Osun State, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, the Ooni of Ife, to as a matter of urgency dethrone His Royal Majesty, the Oluwo of Iwo land, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi, for allegedly assaulting another monarch, Oba Dikrulahi Akinropo, the Agbowu of Ogbaagbaa, at the office of the Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG), Zone 11, in Osogbo, Osun State, over a land dispute.

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Tension In Osogbo As Police And Army Clash, Here’s Why

The Police and Army have clashed in Osogbo, the Osun State capital after some soldiers were said to have invaded the police headquarters. The tension started after the soldiers allegedly invaded the police command headquarters on Monday afternoon following the arrest of one of their colleagues who allegedly stabbed a police officer on Saturday night. But the soldiers were said to have invaded the police premises with the intention of freeing their colleague from detention. Read Also: EFCC Raids Osogbo Nightclub, Arrests 94 Suspected Cyber Fraudsters They were, however, disarmed and arrested by the police, leading to a chaotic situation

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Osun NYSC member dies after applying sniper on hair to kill lice

Osogbo—A member of the National Youths Service Corps, NYSC, in Osogbo Local Government Area of Osun State, simply identified as Ayomikun, died Sunday afternoon after applying sniper on her hair to kill lice. It was gathered that after applying the chemical on her hair, she reportedly collapsed from the effect of the chemical and was rushed to the hospital. An eyewitness, who lived in the same compound with the deceased along Ogo-Oluwa area of the state capital, disclosed that “when she collapsed, a neighbour rushed to her aid, but the neighbour also collapsed from the effect of the chemical and

By |July 9th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

S’Court Minority Judgement Declares Senator Adeleke Duly Elected Governor of Osun

They disagreed with the Majority Judgement Accuses INEC of rigging the election for the ruling APC Justices Adamu Galinje and Kumai Akaahs of Supreme Court have dissented to the lead judgment of the Apex Court Declaring Oyetola Gboyega of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) as the duly elected governor of Osun State. Starnews reports that the two justices in their minority judgement also declared PDP and its candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke winner of the last governorship election in Osun State. Justice Akaahs criticised INEC’s decision to rely on its manual rather than the country’s Constitution to order a rerun. 

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I Will Become Governor of Osun Next Week Friday – Adeleke Assures Supporters

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) flag bearer in the September 22, 2018, gubernatorial election in Osun, Senator Ademola Adeleke, on Thursday declared he would become the governor of the state by next week Friday. He expressed optimism that the Supreme Court judgment slated for July 5 in the appeal filed against the Court of Appeal ruling that declared incumbent Governor Gboyega Oyetola would be in his (Adeleke) favour. The apex court had fixed July 5 for judgement on the petition Adeleke filed against the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the election, Oyetola, who was returned elected by

By |June 28th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments
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