Osun State

By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 22nd, 2014
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By Peter Claver Oparah Nothing can best demonstrate the danger starring democracy in the land, with PDP’s desperation to retain power by all means than the official reaction of Governor Rauf Aregbesola to his resounding defeat of the PDP and its gubernatorial candidate, Iyiola Omisore in the epic Aug...
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Aug 8th, 2014
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At an interactive meeting held by the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Attahiru Jega and the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Suleiman Abah with the governorship candidates and political party representatives in Osun State at Osogbo yesterday. At the meeting it was...
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Aug 6th, 2014
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By Joe Igbokwe History has shown that we forget things easily in Nigeria. We do not remember things easily, we do not look at past events, and we move on as if yesterday never existed. Nigeria has gone through a chequered history, seen many wars, seen many tragedies and recorded sordid and awkward ev...
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Aug 5th, 2014
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By Reuben Abati President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan declared Monday in Washington DC that the days when a few politicians, acting in concert with their hirelings and thugs, can hijack voters cards and other electoral materials, and manipulate the outcome of elections to their personal advantage are gon...
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Aug 5th, 2014
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By Kunle Oyatomi *Hon. Oke Arrested! Hon. Yemi Oke, a leader of APC in Obokun Local Government was arrested by “Special Forces” from Abuja led by local PDP leaders at about 2.30 am today. The “Special Forces” had earlier in the night visited his Ilare-Ijesa home to arrest him but he was not found. Th...
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Aug 4th, 2014
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By Ayo Akinola Ogbaaga, Wakajaiye and Odeyinka communities, near Ikire and Gbongan, Osun State. It sounds unbelievable but it is real, as youths and leaders of Ogbaaga and Wakajaiye communities near Gbongan as well as those of Odeyinka near Ikire trooped out of their residences and blockaded roads le...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 3rd, 2014
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By Bisi Akande Distinguished Party Leaders, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is noble to work to live. When a man wakes up daily to work, his aim is to gather resources to buy his needs like air-conditioners, drinks, foods, housing, clothes and some luxuries. If suddenly he realises that armed robbers are at...
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Jul 30th, 2014
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By Gbenga Olorunpomi With the dust of the upcoming Osun gubernatorial election beginning to settle, it is now clear to everyone that this is clearly a one-horse race. The main opposition in Osun, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), will surely believe they are still in the race. This is simply becaus...
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Jul 28th, 2014
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By Ayo Akinola “We must rise; we must not allow the PDP to make another incursion into the South West.” The Oranmiyan Support Group is a collective of young and dynamic professionals of Osun state origin living in and outside the State. The group was formed primarily to mobilize supports ...
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Jul 25th, 2014
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By Nelson Ekujumi Osun state gubernatorial election news: As the Osun state gubernatorial elevation draws near on August 9, 2014, it behooves on us to avail the electorate any information we can gather about the aspirants in order to enable them make informed choice. Ladies and gentlemen, I present t...