Of quality and politics of education in Osun

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola By Wasiu Omotunde-Young THERE has been a number of commentaries related to happenings in Osun early this year 2020, concerning education and these, have focused on alleged reversal, by Governor Gboyega Oyetola, of some policies initiated by the previous government led by Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola. These have ignored the fact that the…

Supply of 2000 buses to cooperatives ‘ll reduce impact of poverty — Akume

By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja The Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs, Senator George Akume, said with Federal Government’s intervention and supply of the first tranche of 2000 buses to various cooperatives across the country impact of poverty will reduce. Akume delivering his keynote yesterday, at the Inter-Ministerial Stakeholders Meeting on the Supply of…

Again, many injured, vehicles destroyed in Ondo as PDP, APC supporters clash ahead of guber poll

As Ondo state gubernatorial election draws closer, violence has again occurred between the supporters of the People’s Democratic Party’s (PDP) candidate, Eyitayo Jegede and that of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu. The violence that occurred on Tuesday at Ipele community in Owo Local Government Area of the state, was said to…

Senator Utazi seeks justice for lady allegedly raped, killed by SARS operatives

By Nnamdi Ojiego The lawmaker representing Enugu North Senatorial District, Senator Chuka Utazi, on Tuesday, demanded investigation into the circumstances that led to the death of 28-year-old Miss Ifeoma Abugu in the custody of Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, Federal Capital Territory Police Command, Abuja. Miss Abugu, a young graduate, was reportedly whisked away from her…

PDP approves removal of Osun chairman

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Working Committee (NWC) has approved the removal of Adesoji Adagunodo as its chapter chairman in Osun State. PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan said the removal was sequel to the validation of a vote of no confidence passed on Adagunodo by the state executive. “The decision of the NWC…

N2.67bn fraud: ICPC clarifies position

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has said that the N2.6 billion, which its chairman, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, alleged was spent on “school feeding” during lockdown, was not in any way connected to the “Home Grown School Feeding Programme” of the Federal Government. The home grown feeding programme is being coordinated…