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February 18, 2018 4:57 PM Osun mourns playwright Akinwumi Ishola

a setback to the promotion of Yoruba language, culture and tradition and an irreparable loss to the Yoruba people. He also expressed worries that with Ishola’s exit, the Yoruba are now left with a few noble leaders. “The late Professor Akinwunmi Ishola was a good ambassador of Yoruba race and contributed immensely to the promotion of its culture, values 13

February 18, 2018 9:10 AM Will Osun Have Cow Colony?

Commissioner for Special Duties, Honourable Mudasir Toogun said, “the problem with the cattle colony is in the name itself, no one in Africa will hear the name and it will not send fear down their spine. “Actually the intention behind it is not to colonise any place, rather it is ‘cattle ranches’. Cattle ranches are a good business and it would provide 12

February 17, 2018 4:00 PM Court Remands Monarch, One Other For Allegedly Spreading Rumour Against Ooni

An Osun State Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ile-Ife on Friday remanded a traditional ruler, Oba Adeoye Adefarakan, 63, and one Abidemi Olukanmi, 18, for allegedly spreading rumours against the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi. The Prosecutor, Inspector Christian Olajide, told the court that the accused committed the offence sometimes in November, 2017 in Ile-Ife 18

February 17, 2018 3:33 PM Ortom speaks on absence at APC governors‘ visit to Buhari in Daura

The state’s chief executives did not make the trip to Buhari’s country home in Daura, Katsina state, on Friday. Ortom spoke on Saturday through his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase. DAILY POST reached Akase to respond to reports that Ortom might have deliberately stayed away from the meeting. He said there was no need to read meaning to his principal’s 17

February 17, 2018 2:26 PM Lassa Fever: Osun Govt Cautions Against Panic

The state government of Osun has insisted that there is no reason for any citizen of the state to panic, saying there is no outbreak of Lassa fever in any part of the state. It said there has not been any report about the disease by the state medical officials who are observing patients in hospitals. In a statement by the State Commissioner for Information 17

February 17, 2018 9:09 AM Tinubu, other APC leaders to meet Buhari in Daura

President Muhammadu Buhari will Saturday afternoon meet All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftains at his country home in Daura, Katsina State. Others are current APC national chairman, John Oyegun and former national interim national chairman, Bisi Akande. The official agenda visit is to commiserate with the President who recently lost two members of his extended 17

February 15, 2018 2:01 PM Abuja, Cross River, Abia lead in within city transport fares – NBS

Reports from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) revealed that Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (N380), Cross River (N303.57) and Abia (N250.00) were states with the highest bus journey-fare-within-city. In view of this, states with the lowest bus journey-fare-within-city were Bauchi (N96.67), Anambra (N112.67) and Borno (N120.00). The Transport 16

February 14, 2018 3:00 PM “No Case Of LASSA Fever In Ile-Ife”

The Management of Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital (OAUTH), Ile-Ife has assured residents of the State of Osun that there is no more case of Lassa fever in the ancient town. Chairman of a committee set up by the hospital management on Lassa fever, Prof Adedeji Onyade stated this in a telephone correspondent with our reporter on Wednesday 16

February 14, 2018 11:57 AM Consumers Paid 31.04% More For Petrol In January – NBS

Consumers of premium motor spirit, PMS, also called petrol, paid an average of N190.90 per litre of the product in January, the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS has said. When compared with the retail pump price of N145 per litre approved by the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency, PPPRA, indications are that consumers paid an average hike in price 15

February 14, 2018 9:32 AM Osun 2018: PDP Distributes Weapons To Thugs In Ile Ife?

As the governorship election in the State of Osun is months away, those with eagles eyes have alleged that the leadership of the People Democratic Party is distributing guns and other lethal weapons to thugs at Iremo in Ile-Ife to fight opposition parties in the forthcoming polls. According to a source who resides at Iremo and pleaded anonymity, he told our correspondent 16