Author: OsunDaily

Lere Olayinka On May 10, 2024, a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, adjourned till June 13, 2024, for the arraignment of the immediate past Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, with the alleged N80.2bn fraud charges brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Count one of the charges reads: That you, Yahaya Adoza Bello, Ali Bello, Dauda Suliman, and Abdulsalam Hudu (Still at large), sometime, in February, 2016, in Abuja within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court, conspired amongst yourselves to convert the total sum of N80, 246,470, 088.88( Eighty Billion, Two Hundred and…

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In a dramatic turn of events, the Ministry of Power has been shut down by the two in-house electricity unions; National Union of Electricity Employees NUEE and Senior Staff Association of Electricity and Allied Companies SSAEC, with immediate effect. The unions, representing thousands of workers in the power sector, have taken this drastic measure in protest of the ministry’s noncompliance with their pressing demands. According to sources, the unions had issued an ultimatum to the government, warning of an impending strike if their demands were not met. However, the government failed to address the issues, prompting the unions to take…

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Arising from their monthly meeting, the Ifedayo Elders’ caucus of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has lambasted the opposition APC in the State for resulting into blackmails and spins propaganda against the Caretaker Chairman and some of his members in the local government. Recall that there was a press release signed by the Osun APC Chairman, Mr Taju Lawal, where it was stated that the Ifedayo LG Caretaker Chairman, Hon. Kayode Atolagbe and some of his members removed and sold solar lights installed by the defeated Senator Ajibola Basiru. The elders’ caucus frowned at the blackmail by the Osun…

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The Nigerian government raised N380.76 billion in bond auctions, with the lowest subscriptions this year. This is according to May’s bond auction, conducted on Monday. The amount represents a 39 per cent decline compared to the April FGN bond auction proceeds. The aggregate subscription across all tenors reached N551.316 billion, lower than the N920.08 billion recorded the previous month. The Debt Management Office also reported a non-competitive allotment of N301.30 billion. The new nine-year bond took centre stage, attracting N373.875 billion in subscriptions. N285.124 billion was allotted of the subscription amount, including N179.00 billion under non-competitive bids. The bids ranged…

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The victim’s family described it as a result of the school’s failure in its obligation to provide a safe and conducive learning environment for their client. Namtira Bwala, a student of Lead British International School, Abuja bullied by her colleagues in the school, has filed a civil suit against the school management for failing in its obligation to provide a safe and conducive learning environment for her. The suit was filed on May 9, 2024, at the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja through her lawyer Marvin Omorogbe, Esq, Founding Partner for Deji Adeyanju and Partners. Bwala in…

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Osun State Commissioner for Environment and Sanitation, Hon. Mayowa Adejoorin has congratulated Governor Ademola Adeleke on the occasion of his 64th birthday. In a congratulatory message signed by the former council boss, Adejoorin described Governor Adeleke as an icon of good governance whose star cannot be caged. Hon. Adejoorin showered encomiums on the Governor for making what some people say it is impossible to be possible as he keeps providing good leadership in the state. He said the unprecedented development that Osun is witnessing today is due to the ingenuity of the Governor. He prayed that God will continue to…

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…Congratulate him On His Official Installation as Asiwaju of Ede Land The Honourable Commissioner for Cooperatives and Empowerment in Osun State, Hon. Prince Bayo Ogungbangbe (fcssm), extends his warmest congratulations to Governor Ademola Nurudeen Jackson Adeleke on the joyous celebration of his 64th birthday and the momentous occasion of his official installation as Asiwaju of Ede Land. In his congratulatory message, Hon. Prince Bayo Ogungbangbe stated, “It is with great pride and joy that I extend my heartfelt congratulations to Governor Adeleke on this auspicious occasion. As you celebrate this significant milestone and your 64th birthday, I am confident that…

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▪︎HAILS HIS INSTALLATION AS ASIWAJU OF EDELAND. The Secretary to the Osun State Government, Hon. Teslim Igbalaye has paid glowing tribute to the Governor of Osun State, His Excellency, Sen. (Dr) Ademola Nurudeen Jackson Adeleke as he celebrates his 64th birthday. Igbalaye, in a congratulatory message to the sexagenarian described him as a visionary and transformative leader. The Osun SSG noted that the exceptional service of Governor Adeleke to the people of Osun is indeed exemplary, and has equally endeared many to him and his utmost quest to restructure Osun State. “Your Excellency, I felicitate with you on your 64th…

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In a significant gathering at the Ilesa Diocese Heritage City, Oke Iyanu Boluwaduro Quarters, Ilesa, the Executive Governor of Osun State, Senator (Dr) Ademola Jackson Nurudeen Adeleke, represented by the Honourable Commissioner for Cooperatives and Empowerment, Hon. Prince Bayo Ogungbangbe, delivered an inspiring address at the 2nd session of the 17th Synod of the Ilesa Diocese. Opening his address, the Governor expressed his honour in participating in this distinguished gathering, emphasising the importance of the annual synod in rejuvenating the relationship between the community and Almighty God. He applauded the Bishop of Ilesa Diocese, Rt. Rev Professor Dapo Asaju, the…

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The Nigerian Army has handed over Lydia Simon, the rescued Chibok schoolgirl and her three children to the Borno State government for reunification with her family. The theatre commander, North-East Joint Task Force, Operation Hadin Kai, Maj. Gen. Waidi Shuaibu, made this known at the handing over ceremony at the Maimalari Cantonment, on Thursday in Maiduguri. According to him, troops of the 82 Division Task Force Battalion rescued the six-month-old pregnant lady alongside her three children on Wednesday April 17, in Gwoza Local Government Area of the state. He said that she was the number 18 among the girls that…

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