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8 die, 36 injured in Osogbo-Gbongan highway accident

Eight persons died and 36 were injured following an accident that occurred on Gbongan-Osogbo expressway early Saturday, Osun Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said.

Gunmen abduct traveling Yinka Okunade in Osun

Some unidentified gunmen abducted one traveler, identified as Yinka Okunade at Osu on the Akure-Ilesa highway in Osun State on Saturday night.

Two Chinese expatriates abducted in Osun

Two Chinese expatriates, Zhao Juan (33) and Wen (50) were abducted on Monday, April 5, 2021, by unknown gunmen at a mining site in Osun state.

Osun Amotekun commander Shittu faces disciplinary panel

Osun State government has invited the Field Commander of the Amotekun Corps, Comrade Amitolu Shittu, to appear before a disciplinary committee.

Over 2,000 APC members decamp to PDP in Osun

More than 2,000 members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun State have decamped to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Six herdsmen killed in Osun

Six herdsmen, members of the same family, have been killed in Wasinmi village, Irewole LGA of Osun State.

How armed robbers carted away N600, 000 in Osun – Police

The Osun State Police Command on Friday disclosed that about N600, 000 was carted away by armed robbers during an attack on WEMA Bank in Okuku town, headquarters of Odo-Otin Local Government Area.

Osun NUJ demands apology from ex-speaker Adejare Bello for assaulting journalist

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, Osun State Chapter has condemned in strong terms an open assault meted out to one of its members, Niyi Akinromade by former speaker, State House of Assembly, and Nigeria Ambassador to Mexico, Adejare Bello.

Abducted Osun passengers regain freedom

Seven passengers who were abducted along the Osogbo-Ibokun Road have been released, the Osun State Police Command, confirmed on Saturday.

Oyetola warns against illegal use of official number plates

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has warned against illegal use of official Osun State Government number plates, describing its effects in the face of security challenges currently facing the entire country as damning.

Insecurity: Criminals are not ghosts, says Oyetola

Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State, on Saturday, called for cooperation from members of communities as war against insecurity continues in the country.

Husband impersonates wife during teacher’s recruitment exam

The operatives of Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), on Wednesday, apprehended a man in Osun State for impersonating his wife at the ongoing teacher’s recruitment exercise in the state.

Osun govt reduces 24-hour curfew in Irepodun, Orolu

The Osun Government on Tuesday relaxed the 24-hour curfew declared in Irepodun and Orolu Local Government Areas of the state.

Pandemonium as Osun communities clash over land

Two persons have reportedly sustained gunshot wounds following the breakout of communal clash between Erin-Osun and Ilobu communities in Osun State.

Governor Oyetola places embargo on LGs’ accounts

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has directed that all accounts of local government areas in all banks be frozen.

Osun records highest COVID-19 cases in one day

Osun has recorded 98 new cases of the COVID-19 infection, according to the daily report of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

Breaking: Deadly UK COVID-19 strain in Osun, govt issues alert

The government of Osun said it has in the past few days recorded five cases of the more virulent and deadly B117 strain of COVID-19, which was first reported in the United Kingdom.

COVID-19: Osun records 27 new cases

Osun has recorded 27 new cases of the infection, raising the tally of cases in the state to 1,348.

COVID-19 new guidelines are with immediate effect – Osun Commissioner

Osun State Government has warned people conducting themselves and their businesses in manners that contravene the new set of COVID-19 management guidelines in the state.

Oyetola orders Cabinet members to test for COVID-19

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has ordered all Commissioners and Special Advisers in the state to take compulsory COVID-19 test to ascertain their status.

Schools to resume Monday, Jan 18 – Osun govt

Osun State government has announced again that schools across the state should reopen on Monday, January 18 for the continuation of the first term of the 2020/21 academic calendar.

Police nab three suspected armed robbers in Osun

Three suspected armed robbers specializing in robbing motorists plying the Osu/Ile-Ife expressway have been arrested.

Osun records 39 COVID-19 new cases

39 out of total of 1,479 people who tested positive to COVID-19 in Nigeria were recorded from Osun State.

Osun confirms 12 COVID-19 new cases

Osun State government said it has confirmed 12 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday.

How Osun will fund 2021 budget – Finance commissioner

As part of the strategies for funding the 2021 Budget, the Osun State Commissioner for Finance, Mr Bola Oyebamiji, has said that there will be a revenue optimization in the State while less premium will be given to the Federal Allocation.

International organisations do not mean well for Nigeria – Osun monarch

The federal government has been urged to pull out of the International Criminal Court, ICC Rome Statute for failing to be fair and just to the country in its dispositions.

Osun announces resumption date for schools

All public and private schools in Osun State have been ordered to resume on January 18, 2021.

COVID-19: Osun gives fresh directives on Crossover Service

Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State has announced new guidelines for cross over religious gatherings across the state

Oyetola signs 2021 Appropriation Bill into law

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State on Tuesday signed the 2021 Appropriation Bill into law at the Government Secretariat, Abere, Osogbo, the state capital.

Osun bans youth carnival, New Year rallies

As part of measures to curb the spread of COVID-19, the Osun government has announced the ban on youth carnival, as well as, New Year rallies and ceremonies in the state.

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