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Para-Military Service Chiefs Pay Courtesy Visit To Bola Tinubu (Photos)
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Para-Military Service Chiefs Pay Courtesy Visit To Bola Tinubu (Photos)

Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola; His Police Affairs Counterpart, Mr. Muhammad Maigari Dingyadi and other Paramilitary Service Chiefs pays a courtesy visit to Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu in the ongoing Stakeholders Engagement on Internal Security and Conflict Resolution in Lagos. Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola; His Police Affairs Counterpart, Mr. Muhammad Maigari Dingyadi and other Paramilitary Service Chiefs pays a courtesy visit to Asiwaju Bola Tinubu in the ongoing Stakeholders Engagement on Internal Security and Conflict Resolution in Lagos
Eid-ul-Mawlid: FG Declares Thursday, October 29 Public Holiday
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Eid-ul-Mawlid: FG Declares Thursday, October 29 Public Holiday

The FG has declared Thursday October 29, 2020 as Public Holiday to mark this year's Eidul-Mawlid Celebration in commemoration of the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him). Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola (@raufaregbesola) who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulated the Muslim faithful both at home and abroad for witnessing this year's occasion. He enjoined them to imbibe the spirit of love, patience and perseverance which are the virtues of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), adding that doing so would guarantee peace and security in the country. The Minister admonished Muslims to follow the teaching of the Holy Quran in Chapter 4 Verse 59 which says: “O you who believe! Obey God and obey the Messenger, a...
FG Dumps Plastic I.D Card For Digital Identification
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FG Dumps Plastic I.D Card For Digital Identification

Nigeria has moved from national identification and registration of citizens via card-based version to strictly digital. This was disclosed to State House Correspondents on Thursday by the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, and the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari. The duo, along with the Director-General of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Engineer Aliyu A. Aziz, had met with President Buhari to submit the report of the Committee on Citizens Data Management and Harmonisation, Chaired by the Minister of Interior. Briefing State House Correspondents after the report submission, Ogbeni Aregbesola said the new direction in citizen identification will include individual DNA...
Aregbesola Commissions 10 Fire Fighter Trucks Worth N1.8 Billion
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Aregbesola Commissions 10 Fire Fighter Trucks Worth N1.8 Billion

Today I commissioned, 10 Ultra Modern Fire Service Trucks worth N1.8bn into service of the Federal Fire Service (@FedFireng). It may interest you to know that in line with the National Response Strategy, @FedFireng responded to 2,615 Fire Calls, saved 724 lives and assets worth N1.629 trillion between June and October 2019 across the country.
“No Cold War Between Tinubu And Aregbesola” – Bola Tinubu Says On Twitter
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“No Cold War Between Tinubu And Aregbesola” – Bola Tinubu Says On Twitter

NO COLD WAR BETWEEN ASIWAJU TINUBU, OGBENI AREGBESOLA 2. Today, the Governor’s Advisory Council, the highest decision-making body within the All Progressives Congress in Lagos State, passed a resolution calling for the disbandment of all factional groups within the party. 3. This was to promote discipline, harmony and cohesion and engender party supremacy. The APC is one united political family in Lagos. 4. Our attention has, however, been drawn to a report in an online newspaper alleging that the GAC’s appropriate and candid resolution had worsened a phantom cold war between Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola. 5. This is a figment of the imagination of the news organization that authored the report. Asiwaju Tinubu remains Ogbeni Aregbeso...
El-Rufai Congratulates Aregbesola At 63 Says, Tinubu Is Not My Man
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El-Rufai Congratulates Aregbesola At 63 Says, Tinubu Is Not My Man

In a fresh twist to the silent row between the Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, and the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the Kaduna governor has said Tinubu is not his man. Speaking at a webinar in commemoration of the 63rd birthday of the Minister of Interior and former Governor of Osun State, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, on Saturday, El-Rufai, noted that Aregbesola remained his man any day but that Tinubu was not his man. This, he said, was due to the differences between him and the former Lagos governor. The webinar was tagged, ‘Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola Colloquium 2020,’ with the theme, ‘Government Unusual: Innovative economic solutions to unlock mass prosperity,’ and was moderated by Boason Omofaye. El-Rufai’s statement came as a subtl...
Buhari, Tinubu Inspired My Political Career, Says Aregbesola
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Buhari, Tinubu Inspired My Political Career, Says Aregbesola

The minister for interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has revealed that president Muhammadu Buhari has always been a major inspiration to him long before he even joined politics. Speaking via hiss official Twitter handle on Saturday, he revealed that the former governor of Lagos state, Bola Tinubu made him become a good public administrator. He said: “Pres. @MBuhari has been a major inspiration to me long before I joined his cabinet. He has been motivating me on concentrating on the masses without jeopardizing interest of the minority. “I can never forget the role of @AsiwajuTinubu in making me into a good public administrator.” Pres. @MBuhari has been a major inspiration to me long before I joined his cabinet. He has been motivating me on concentrating on the masses without jeopar...
FG Declares Monday and Tuesday Public Holidays
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FG Declares Monday and Tuesday Public Holidays

The Federal Government has declared Monday, May 25th, and Tuesday, May 26th, as public holidays to mark the Eldi Fitri Celebration. This was made known by Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government in Abuja. Aregbesola congratulated all Muslim faithful for the successful completion of the Ramadan fast. A statement by the Director of Press in the Ministry, Mohammed Manga, quoted Aregbesola as calling on Muslim faithful to replicate the life of kindness, love, tolerance, peace and good neighborliness as exemplified by the Holy Prophet Muhammad.
Nigerian Correctional Service Denies Reports Of Releasing Maryam Sanda
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Nigerian Correctional Service Denies Reports Of Releasing Maryam Sanda

The Nigerian Correctional Service has denied reports that Maryam Sanda the woman convicted and sentenced to death by hanging for killing her husband, had been granted a Presidential pardon, and released from the Kuje maximum prison. Reports have been rife on social media that Sanda who stabbed her husband, Bilyaminu Bello, to death during an argument in their Abuja home in November 2017, joined the list of 2600 prisoners who were recently granted presidential pardon by President Buhari, last week. In a statement released today April 16th, the spokesman of the service, Augustine Njoku, denied the report. “The Service wa nts to categorically state that the news is fake and very unrealistic and an attempt to rubbish the good intention of the President towards decongesting the cust...
FG Says Foreigners With Valid Pass Will Get Extension
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FG Says Foreigners With Valid Pass Will Get Extension

The Federal Government has said that foreigners holding valid visitors pass or resident permit with confirmed return tickets scheduled to travel out would be issued the relevant government extensions at no cost. This, it said, was to enable the beneficiaries to reschedule their flights and travel within one week whenever the restriction on travel is suspended. Scores of foreigners had been stranded in the country following the closure of the international airports and the land borders by the FG to curb the spread of coronavirus in the country. As a result of this, many foreign embassies in the country, including the United States Mission, British High Commission, and others, had sought government permission to airlift their nationals through special evacuation flights. But ...
Nigeria Appeals To U.S Over Visa Ban
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Nigeria Appeals To U.S Over Visa Ban

The Nigerian Government on Thursday urged the United States of America to consider the long standing relationship between the two countries and reverse its visa restrictions on the country. Ministry of Interior Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, made the call on Thursday, when the American Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Leonard, and her team paid him a visit in Abuja. Aregebsola said Nigeria had complied with most of the issues of concern raised by America, adding that Nigeria is not a pariah nation. The minister said the cooperation with the U.S. would solve Immigration and Consular issues in control of persons seeking to enter both countries through issuance of visa, passport and other travel documents. According to Aregbesola , Nigeria should be commended rather than sanctioned ...
FG Declares Monday Public Holiday For Maulud Celebration
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FG Declares Monday Public Holiday For Maulud Celebration

The Federal Government has declared Monday as Public Holiday to mark the 2019 Eid-ul-Mawlud in commemoration of the birthday of the Holy Prophet Muhammad. Mr Mohammed Manga, Director Press and Public relations of the Ministry of Interior, announced this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja. He said the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, congratulated the Muslim faithful on the occasion and enjoined them to live within the virtues and teachings of the Prophet. He said imbibing the Prophet’s virtues of love, courage and perseverance would guarantee peace and security in the country. Aregbesola expressed confidence that the challenges confronting Nigeria at the moment would soon be over; and therefore called on Nigerians to remain focused and determined. He gave t...
Afe Babalola University Honours Bola Tinubu With Doctorate Degree (Photos)
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Afe Babalola University Honours Bola Tinubu With Doctorate Degree (Photos)

Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola and others today attended the conferment of Doctor of Public Administration (Honoris Causa) on the National leader of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu at the 7th Convocation of Afe Babalola University (ABUAD), Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State. The Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence Saad Abubakar was honoured with honorary doctorate degree.Sultan of Sokoto caused a stir at Afe Babalola University, Convocation ceremony when he asked the Jagaban,  Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. “To speak for me and other Emirs from the North here present because whatever he says is from us.
Nigeria Deports 7 Koreans For Life
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Nigeria Deports 7 Koreans For Life

The Federal Government has deported seven Koreans for life, the Nigerian Immigration Service has said. The Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, carried out the deportation following the approval of the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola. A statement by the Public Relations Officer of Immigration, Sunday James gave the names of the Koreans as Jo Sun Phil, Hang Sung Chol, Che Chin Hyok, and Pak Yong Gon. Others: are Ri Yong Il, Ri Hak Su and Ri Tong Nam. The statement said they are all citizens of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) deported from “Nigeria for life.” They were deported by the order of the Minister Of Interior based on the powers conferred on him by the Immigration Act 2015, the statement added. It n...
Former Osun Deputy Governor Titi Laoye-tomori Remarries 70 Year Old
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Former Osun Deputy Governor Titi Laoye-tomori Remarries 70 Year Old

For former Deputy Governor Of Osun State, Titi Laoye-Tomori and Prince Michael Ponle, their marital status changed when they married a few days ago. Laoye-Tomori, who was deputy to former Governor of Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf-Aregbesola took another shot at marriage after her previous marriage to a professor that produced four kids. Also, the new groom, Prince Michael Ponnle, lost his wife, Comfort Olufunke in 2012 . Comfort, lost the battle at Cardiff Hospital, London, United Kingdom after a brief illness. She was aged 68.
Aregbesola Directs NIS To Issue Passport Within 48 Hours
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Aregbesola Directs NIS To Issue Passport Within 48 Hours

Minister of Interior Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has directed officials of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS ) to exploit every capacity within the service to ensure issuance of international passports to genuine and qualified applicants within 48 hours. The Minister said with deployment of state- of- the- art technology, the 48 hours timeline for acquiring an international passport was achievable if officials of the NIS eliminates human contacts and deal with racketeering, which has built an “unusual economy “, around the passport issuance process. He said the directive has become imperative because of the pains and agonizing experience many Nigerians are subjected to in their bid to procure the important travel document. The Minister also directed the NIS to be on top of its game ...
From Now On, Nigerian Prisoners Must Be Well Fed, Taken Cared Of – Aregbesola
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From Now On, Nigerian Prisoners Must Be Well Fed, Taken Cared Of – Aregbesola

The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, on Monday, warned the correctional officers of the Nigeria Correctional Service to ensure that the inmates are comfortable, clean, hygienic and of good health. Mr Aregbesola gave the warning in Abuja when the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Georgina Ehuriah, officially handed over to him. According to him, although the correctional service is not intended to be a “five-star hotel”, it should, nevertheless, be made comfortable for inmates. “No one is advocating that it must be Transcorp Hilton but it must be comfortable, clean, hygienic and promote good health. “Inmates should be well fed and taken care of, their dignity should be protected and should not be abused,” he said. He added that an abused and brutalized inmate was a...
Ministerial Appointment, Call To Greater Service – Aregbesola
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Ministerial Appointment, Call To Greater Service – Aregbesola

Minister-designate and former Osun State governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has described his appointment as a call to greater service and a challenge to exhibit and deploy his skill for solving difficult tasks to the nation’s benefit. The former governor said there was a huge task before all minister-designates, in view of the wide gap between current realities and expectations from majority of Nigerians desirous of improvement in their life and a secured environment. Aregbesola told Akelicious in Ikeja, Lagos, at the weekend, that it heart-warming to note that President Muhammadu Buhari had envisaged these expectations and had captured it in the ‘Next Level Agenda’ of his second term administration. He also said with the Next Level battle cry, President Buhari had already set ...
New Cabinet List: Akpabio, Aregbesola, Ambode May Get Seats, Presidency Explains
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New Cabinet List: Akpabio, Aregbesola, Ambode May Get Seats, Presidency Explains

At the ministerial level, there are indications that the duo of Hadi Sirika, outgone minister of Aviation and Rotimi Amaechi Minister of Transport, will make it back for different reasons. Sirika, initially had eyed the governorship in Katsina his state and that of the president. The calculation of having both the President and the state governor coming from Daura province, Katsina, had forced Sirika to concede the ticket to the incumbent. Dropping Amaechi, for President Buhari, was not an option. Though the president is said to be happy with the strides in the railways that he oversees, the thorough shellacking the ruling party got in Rivers pointed to a possibility that Amaechi was all but wiped out politically. Leaving Amaechi out of his appointments will end him politically....
Buhari’s New Cabinet List Leaks, Aregbesola, Hammed Ali Included
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Buhari’s New Cabinet List Leaks, Aregbesola, Hammed Ali Included

The list of new ministers expected to be announced by President Muhammadu Buhari after his return from a private visit to the United Kingdom has reportedly leaked. According to reports, the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col Hameed Ali and former Governor of Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, could make the new list. Others are Dr Babatunde Fowler, the Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), and Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Hadiza Bala Usman. he report, which was published by Pointblanknews, speculated that Fowler is being positioned to be the new Auditor General; Hameed, Defence Minister. The report couldn’t ascertain the inclusion of Minister of State Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, and Babatunde Fashola, the ...
Sanwo-Olu Not Aware Of Appreciation Dinner.
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Sanwo-Olu Not Aware Of Appreciation Dinner.

Reports of a special “Appreciation Dinner” on behalf of the governor-elect of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, currently making the rounds are false, a source very close to the duo has said. The source, speaking for Sanwo-Olu, also warned members of the public to be wary of the unscrupulous elements who may want to use the governor-elect’s good name and that of his deputy to extort money through some fraudulent activities. Apparently to effectively hoodwink and attract the innocent supporters and fans of the newly elected public officials to the occasion, the unidentified hands behind the invitation not only included the names of influential politicians in Lagos state in the invitation but also ascribed functions to the respective individuals. Asid...
President Mohammed Buhari Congratulates APC And Adegboyega Isiaka Oyetola
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President Mohammed Buhari Congratulates APC And Adegboyega Isiaka Oyetola

President Mohammed Buhari who is currently in New York as congratulated the APC and the Governor-elect of Osun State, Adegboyega Isiaka Oyetola. The President spokesman, Garba Shehu took to his twitter to make the announcement with caption saying... President Buhari extends warm felicitations to the state and national campaign teams that worked assiduously to guarantee the victory at the polls, while commending the outgoing Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola for eight years of steadfastness and service to his people. "Thank you Osun State for supporting our good governance agenda by re-electing the APC. I assure you that we will continue to work for the progress and prosperity of the state and the nation,” he said. The President urges the Governor-elect to always remember that the ...
Aregbesola’s Free Ride: Many Stranded AS Travellers Besiege Railway Terminal
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Aregbesola’s Free Ride: Many Stranded AS Travellers Besiege Railway Terminal

Hundreds of Osun-bound passengers, who had gathered at the Iddo Terminal of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) in Lagos for the free train ride of the Osun Government ahead of the Sallah, were stranded on  Sunday. Governor Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola of Osun state Newsmen report that the huge number of passengers who turned out for the free ride were more than  the available coaches. Some of the stranded passengers, who spoke to newsmen, said they were pained at not making the trip. They, however, commended the governor’s gesture. Mr Jerry Oche, the Lagos State District Manager of  NRC,  said that the passengers available for the gesture were more than the available coaches. Oche, however,  said that special train ride would continue on Monday to convey the remaining passenger...
Osun LG Election: Aregbesola Did What PDP Could Not Do In 7 Years – HDP
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Osun LG Election: Aregbesola Did What PDP Could Not Do In 7 Years – HDP

The Osun State Chapter of Hope Democratic Party (HDP) as commended the Osun State Independent Electoral Commission (OSIEC) for the smooth conduct of the local government elections in the state. Mr. Wole Adedoyin, Osun State Chairman of HDP made the commendation on Sunday shortly after witnessing the swearing-in ceremony of the newly elected councilors in the state.” “We are glad that the government of Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola did in a year what PDP government did not do in seven years when they were ruling. And the fact that the conducted election was free and fair. The election was conducted in a peaceful atmosphere and we must commend OSIEC for that.” “The Party also hailed the electoral process adopted by OSIEC which entailed simultaneous accreditation and voting, which reduced t...
APC Warns Opposition Against Sabotaging Osun Govt‎’s Projects
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APC Warns Opposition Against Sabotaging Osun Govt‎’s Projects

All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun state has warned against alleged structural sabotage of projects executed by Governor Rauf Aregbesola in order to score political advantages. The Party gave the warning in reaction to the recent vandalisation and carting away of iron rods and cables buried at the edges of two of the five new bridges at the Osogbo by-pass, in Osogbo, by vandals. In a statement from the Party Director of Publicity, Research and Strategy, Kunle Oyatomi, the APC called on law enforcement and security agencies in the state to “pay particular attention to the development befoŕe it becomes a national phenomenon and a scourge to the country’s politics.” The party argued that “what starts in Osun has a way of spreading to other parts of the country and this incid...
Aregbesola Has Made Osun Poorer By N416bn‎ – Omisore
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Aregbesola Has Made Osun Poorer By N416bn‎ – Omisore

The former Chairman of the Senate Appropriation Committee, Dr Iyiola Omisore has accused Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola of plunging the state into a huge debt, to the tune of N416bn. Omisore, through his media aide, Mr Jide Fatokun, in a press statement made available to journalists on Saturday said with the huge debt incurred by the state government, the 2018 budget, recently presented to the House of Assembly was a product of bankruptcy and paucity of knowledge in public finance. Omisore queried why the Aregbesola-led administration will continue to blame the previous administration for socio-economic challenges in the state, describing it as a reflection of administrative incompetence. He accused Osun government of owing salaries and allowances of workers to th...
2018: Aregbesola Reveals Where His Successor Will Come From
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2018: Aregbesola Reveals Where His Successor Will Come From

The Governor of Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, on Monday reiterated his resolve to produce a successor from the ruling All Progressive Congress(APC) in the forthcoming gubernatorial election in the state. The election is slated for September 22, 2018. The second term tenure of the Governor ends on November 26, 2018, after winning an election for another 4-year term on August 9, 2014. Aregbesola, in a live broadcast for the New Year, on the state-owned Osun State Broadcast Corporation(OSBC), said he “would not leave in a vacuum”. He opined that the year 2017 was a better year compare to the two previous years, promising the people a better 2018, as he lauded the residents, especially the civil servants for their perseverance and courage. The Governor also described the yea...
Osun Workers Begin Indefinite Strike Over Salary
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Osun Workers Begin Indefinite Strike Over Salary

Osun State workers on Wednesday began the earlier announced indefinite strike over ‘modulated salary scheme’. The workers, in their large numbers were sighted early Wednesday morning at the entrance of the government secretariat, located at Abere. All gates leading to the secretariat remained under lock and key. One of the workers who spoke to our reporter on the condition of anonymity said workers in the state were determined to struggle for their rights and compel the government to do the needful. He explained that the modulated salary scheme, where workers from grade 8 upward were not getting their full salaries despite several interventions from the federal government was not acceptable. “Our condition is critical and this should not be allowed to continue. We are out to...
Ambode, Aregbesola, Dickson Arrive Ibadan For Southern Governors Meeting
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Ambode, Aregbesola, Dickson Arrive Ibadan For Southern Governors Meeting

Governors from the Southern part of Nigeria under the auspices of Southern Governors Forum are meeting today in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, DAILY POST reports. The governors from the 3 geo-political zones of South West, South-South and South-East are meeting at the Oyo State Government house, Agodi in Ibadan. An aide of Governor Abiola Ajimobi of the state confided in our correspondent that the meeting will have in attendance Governors from Southern states. Though, the time of the meeting has not been made public, the delay it was learnt may not be unconnected with the ongoing 6th National Women Conference of the Oyo State Officials Wifes Association (OYSOWA) currently taking place at the International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan. The conference which currently h...
PDP Is Totally Dead In South West – Aregbesola
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PDP Is Totally Dead In South West – Aregbesola

Governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has declared that the Peoples Democratic Party‎ (PDP) has lost its relevance in the South-Western part of Nigeria insisting that the party is dead. Aregbesola stated these when the campaign train led by him to solicit votes for Senator Mudashir Husain in the coming Osun West Senatorial by-election visited Ikire. Aregbesola who had earlier paid a courtesy call on Akire of Ikire, Oba Olatunde Falabi, said the emergence of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the centre and with the turning into shreds of the party’s membership card by the former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, who brought the party to the region, signalled the demise of the party. He insisted that ‎the PDP has become a dead party in Nigeria, saying whoever returns to the par...
Ambode Mourns Late Isiaka Adeleke
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Ambode Mourns Late Isiaka Adeleke

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday expressed shock and sadness over the death of former Governor of Osun State, Senator Isiaka Adeleke. Adeleke, the first civilian Governor of Osun State and a serving Senator representing Osun West senatorial district passed on in Osun on Sunday morning at the age of 62. Governor Ambode, in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Habib Aruna, said Adeleke’s death was a huge loss to the entire Southwest region and the Yoruba nation across the world. “I was deeply shocked to learn of his death this morning. Only last month, he was in Lagos to join us celebrate our party leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. He made his mark first as the first civilian Governor of Osun State and then as a Senator, he was one of the most pr...
Governor Aregbesola Submits List Of Commissioners After Two Years In Government
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Governor Aregbesola Submits List Of Commissioners After Two Years In Government

The Governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has submitted 39 names of Commissioners and Special Advisers to the State’s House of Representatives for confirmation. On Tuesday, the speaker of the state Assembly, Rt.Hon. Najeem Salam read the names of the nominees as sent by the governor, at the plenary, putting an end to speculations. The 39 names as read from the letter of the governor, by the speaker include: Arch.Akintunde Akinado Mr Lani Badarinwa Mrs Idiat Babalola Mr Kolapo Alimi Mr Olateju Muhideen Mr Mudashiru Toogun Mrs Latiffat Giwa Mrs Kobolaji Akande Mrs Toun Adegboyega Dr Rafiu Isamotu Mr Kunle Ige Mr Bola Oyebamiji Mrs Taiwo Oluga Mr Korede Idowu Mr Kola Omotunde Young Mr Ismail Ademola Senator Mudasiru Hussein Mr Mikhail Adejare Mr Ademola Adeyinka Hon I...
Aregbesola & His Wife Bow For Alaafin Of Oyo At A Wedding In Lagos
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Aregbesola & His Wife Bow For Alaafin Of Oyo At A Wedding In Lagos

His Excellency Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, (Omoluabi of Oyo Empire), the Executive Governor of Osun State, flanked by his amiable wife were pictured paying homage to the Alaafin of Oyo at the wedding ceremony of the child of Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola which took place in Lagos today. Also pictured paying homage to him were the Executive Governor of Oyo State, Sen. Isiaq Abiola Adeyemi Ajimobi,Governor Tambuwal of Sokoto state and Prince Adeleke Adeyemi.