Court remands man for allegedly assaulting 18-month-old son with cigarette light
A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Osogbo, on Tuesday, remanded a 32-year-old man, Adeyemi Adekunle, for allegedly assaulting and injuring his 18-month-old son with cigarette light.
Four remanded for allegedly killing corps member
A magistrate's court sitting in Osogbo yesterday remanded four men for allegedly killing a corps member, one Adebayo Mukaila, in Osun State.
Man flees country after defrauding clients with wife’s bank account
A 29-year-old mother of two, Familola Tomisin, has informed an Osogbo Magistrate’s Court in Osun State how her husband, Mr. Adetunji, defrauded some persons with her bank account number and fled Nigeria
Top monarchs, others for nation security summit in Osun today
Traditional rulers from all the six geo-political of the country as well as experts, academics and professionals are gathering today for a summit in Osogbo, Osun State tagged
Mother of two commits suicide over debts in Osun
A mother of two simply identified as Iya Korede has allegedly committed suicide in Osogbo, Osun State capital. Iya Korede, said to be in her late 30s
NWPL relegation play-off begins in Abuja today
Osun Babes of Osogbo will lock horns with Kaduna Queens in the first match of Nigeria Women Premier League (NWPL) relegation play-off at the Fifa Goal Project Pitch, Abuja by 1.00 p.m. on today, reports
Lagos government acquires 84 hectares of land in Osogbo to boost food production
The Lagos State Government said it had acquired 84 hectares of land in Osogbo, the Osun State capital, for cultivation of various crops to meet the food needs of residents of the state. Prince Gbolahan Lawal, the state Commissioner for Agriculture, made the disclosure in a statement on Sunday in Lagos.
Oyetola presents N1.13bn bond certificate to Osun retirees
Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun on Tuesday presented N1.13 billion bond certificates to 189 retirees as their retirement packages. Oyetola, while presenting the bond certificates in Osogbo, said the sum of N474, 753,13 would be shared among 105 retired local government employees, while N538,696,783 would be shared among 84 retired primary school teachers.
Women protest against illegal detention of nursing mother, nine-month old baby
A civil society group, Women Arise for Change Initiative, yesterday took to the streets to protest against an alleged illegal detention of a nursing mother, and her nine months old son by the Zone 11 of the Nigeria Police Force. The protest, which was led by president of Women Arise and winner of American government’s…
Oyetola sets up committee to boost revenue from forests
As part of efforts to boost the state’s revenue through forestry, Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun has set up a six-man committee to reposition the sector. Mr Adeniyi Adeshina, the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, made this known in a statement on Sunday in Osogbo. Adeshina said that the committee headed by Prof. Bayonle…