Tag Archives: Osun

#EndSARS: Abuja Sees Fresh Protest Despite Inspector-General Of Police’s Warnings

Over hundred of FCT residents attended an #EndSARS protest in the country’s capital on Monday, following widespread rumours that a second wave of the anti-police brutality demonstration was in the works. In videos being shared by the protesters on Twitter, a mammoth crowd was spotted shocking many social media users. This is because just a month ago the Inspector-General of Police…

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Residents Outraged After Discovering COVID-19 Palliatives Warehouse In Osun

Hundreds of Osun residents on Friday broke into a cocoa industry warehouse located in the Ede, Ido-Osun and Ofatedo areas of the state, ransacking and looting varieties of food items meant to serve them as COVID-19 palliatives. In videos being circulated by eye-witnesses on social media, many thronged the area around 11:40 AM and could seen running away with packs of noodles,…

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#EndSARS Protests Enter Third Day In Lagos As Push For Change Sweeps Nigeria

Many cities and towns across Nigeria filled with demonstrators again on Friday October 9 as largely peaceful protests over the abolishment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and police brutality, sparked by the recent shooting of a young man in Delta state, headed towards its third day. Some protesters in Lagos led by many social media influencers, decided to shift the…

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Osun Residents Stage Protest Over Electricity Tariff, Increment In Petrol Price

According to SaharaReporters, members of the Coalition for Civil Societies in Osun have staged a peaceful protest over the hike in electricity tariff and petrol price. The protesters who began their march from Freedom Park, Osogbo, early in Friday morning, expressed displeasure over the “approval of new electricity tariff and increment in the pump price of petrol is the…

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Over 40 #RevolutionNow Protesters Arrested Across Abuja, Lagos & Osun

Several men and women participating in the #RevolutionNow protest initiated by the publisher of SaharaReporters, Omoyele Sowore have been arrested by security agents across three different states. The protesters carrying placards and banners had set out as early as 8 am to demand good governance from the Buhari-led administration. The security agents which include police and Army,…

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Woman Ties Up Son In Sack For Four Days For ‘Possessing Evil Spirit’ In Osun

Last week Tuesday May 26, there was panic in Fesojaye community, Owoade, along Ilesa Road, Osun State, as a middle-aged woman, simply identified as Iya Ayo, was arrested for reportedly tied up her son, Ayo, in a sack and locking him up in a wardrobe for four days for being ‘possessed by an evil spirit’. According…

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UPDATE: Osun Discharges Two More Coronavirus Patients After Recovery

The Government of Osun state has recorded the discharge of two Coronavirus patients after recovering from the disease and testing negative twice for the virus. The State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Rafiu Isamotu, who made this known in a statement on Sunday May 24, also confirmed two new cases of Coronavirus in the state.  The two…

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Buhari Approves Establishment Of Federal Colleges Of Education In 6 States

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of six Federal Colleges of Education across the country. The Personal Assistant to the President on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, announced the news on Thursday via Twitter, noting that the colleges are to be spread across the six geopolitical zones of the country. The tweet reads: “President Muhammadu Buhari has…

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