Osun state

We’ll pay LAUTECH salaries owed by Osun Govt — Oyo Gov, Makinde

IBADAN – Seyi Makinde, governor of Oyo, says the state will have to pay off the salary owed to workers of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso by Osun state.  Makinde said this during a media chat on his first 100 days in office with BCOS TV. The governor said the decision to pay the salary is so that students don’t suffer. The university is co-owned by both Oyo and Osun states. Makinde explained that an agreement to split the institution during the rule of Adebayo Alao-Akala (Oyo) and Olagunsoye Oyinlola (Osun) was signed but never implemented. He added that he would not shy away from splitting the [Read]

BREAKING: Osun Guber Tribunal Sacks Oyetola Of APC, Declares Adeleke Of PDP Winner

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that the Osun State governorship tribunal has declared Senator Ademola Adeleke of the People’s Democratic Party the winner of the state governorship election. The judge held that there was merit in the appeal filed by the PDP and Senator Adeleke, adding that the declaration and return of Governor Oyetola by INEC was null and void. The Tribunal made the declaration on Friday after dismissing a preliminary objection against the petition of the PDP and Senator Adeleke, challenging the September 2018 governorship election in the state. The preliminary objection was filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate [Read]

Oyetola Presents 152.7bn Budget For 2019 Fiscal Year, Promises Full payment of Salaries [READ MORE]

  Osun State governor, Mr Gboyega Oyetola on Thursday presented a budget estimate of N152, 756, 088, 830.00 for 2019 fiscal year. Christened “Budget of Hope”, the estimate has a recurrent expenditure of N15,870,175,600.00 10.39, with capital expenditure standing at N91,957,496,420.00 65.43. Presenting the budget before the lawmakers in the Osun State House of Assembly, Oyetola described it as a unique one, which he said, was drafted from a carefully-crafted developmental document. He averred that “this budget is a product of the collective inputs of broad-based stakeholders, strategic thinking and world-class ideas on economic renewal and re-engineering. By its content and strategy, it is home-based, people-owned and 21st-Century-thinking propelled. By [Read]

I did not collect salary for eight years as governor, claims Aregbesola

  The outgoing governor of Osun State, Rauf Aregbesola, has said that he did not earn salaries throughout the eight years of his administration. Aregbesola disclosed this during an interactive session tagged ‘Ogbeni Till Day Break’ on Saturday in Osogbo. The governor said since it was the state that was feeding him, fueling his cars and provided him with accommodation, there was no need for him to be paid. Aregbesola also said that he did not have bank accounts any part of the world. He said, “I have not collected salaries since I became the governor of the state. The state feeds me, fuels my car and provided me accommodation. [Read]

OSUN 2018: Gun shots as Davido, Senator Adeleke escape alleged assassination attempt, Singer rallies Support for PDP candidate, Uncle

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Governorship flagbearer of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ademola Adeleke escaped dual assassination attempts at Ikirun and Ede while continuing his voters’ campaign. In both cases, gunmen stormed the campaign grounds, shooting sporadically and attacking party members. Political thugs of the APC led both attacks against the PDP flagbearer, some sources have alleged. It was also gathered that at Ikirun, the bus carrying the flagbearer, the party chairman, Hon Soji Adagunodo and other leaders came under attack while other campaign vehicles were vandalised. While the campaign at Ikirun was cut short, the candidate faced similar attacks while preparing to attend the rally at his hometown, [Read]

”Osun State Does Not Have My Kind Of Money” – Bola Tinubu Says Ahead Of Osun Election

  Ahead of the state governorship election slated for September 22nd, former governor of Lagos state and APC national leader, Bola Tinubu, has told residents of the state that they do not have the kind of money that would impress him. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Tinubu said this while reacting to claims that he was imposing the APC governorship candidate, Gboyega Oyetola on the state so he can embezzle the state resources when Oyetola is sworn into office. Speaking during a visit to the palace of the Ataoja of Osogbo, Oba Jimoh Olanipekun, over the weekend, Tinubu said Oyetola, the APC candidate was reliable. Speaking in Yoruba dialect, Tinubu [Read]

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo launches Traders Moni in Osun State (See Photos)

Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, earlier today Tuesday September 4 visited Iwo town in Osun State, where he launched the Trader Moni Scheme; a Government Enterprise and Empowerment Program for petty traders. NEWS FLAKES NG also gathered that the Vice President also visited the Odo- Ori market and Abbatoir in Iwo, where he interacted with some traders and butchers. He was  accompanied by the Governor of Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola; Dep. Governor Osun State, Mrs. Titilayo Laoye-Tomori; Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi; and other FG and State government officials. SEE MORE PHOTOS FROM THE VISIT and LAUNCHING BELOW as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG: Meanwhile, as [Read]

Pandemonium in Osun as Polytechnic Student kills Five 

It was a pathetic scene on Monday 27th August 2018 as a final year student of Federal Polytechnic Ede killed 5 road users. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the final year student simply identified as Fisayo before he was beaten to death was a final year Building Technology student of the Federal Polytechnic, Ede, Osun State. According to an eyewitness report,  the driver of the Car was lynched for using his car to kill at least five people, including some Post UTME students. It was also gathered that Fisayo who was identified as a “yahoo boy” was driving recklessly with two other friends when they first rammed into someone at [Read]

BREAKING: Osun declares Monday Public Holiday for Traditional Worshippers

Osun State Government led by Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has declared Monday 20th August 2018 as Public Holiday for Traditional Worshippers. NEWS FLAKES NG further gathered that this the government said was in honour of the annual Odun Isese festival and to allow all traditional worshippers in the state to grace the grand finale of the year’s event. More Details Shortly!! [Read]

OSUN 2018: House of Reps’ Deputy Speaker declares intention to contest

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Honorable Lasun Yusuf has declared his intention to contest in the September 22 governorship election in Osun state on the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC). Addressing a mammoth crowd of his supporters at the secretariat of the party in Osogbo on Thursday, Yusuf said the people of Osun State are ready to vote for him as the next governor of Osun State. He reiterated the call for a free, fair and transparent primary election and appealed to the party leadership not to impose any aspirant as the [Read]