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Aregbesola: Governance as festival of the mass

Aregbesola: Governance as festival of the mass

By Owei Lakemfa WITNESS to history. Animated discussions. Banters. Back slapping. Roaring laughter. Seeming riot, but orderly. Various groups, including the elderly and children. Then the crowds burst into songs and dances. They herald the arrival of the host. He is clad in white with a traditional white dog-eared cap.  He flashes his white teeth, […]

Reps grill Aregbesola over proposed paramilitary board

Reps grill Aregbesola over proposed paramilitary board

By Levinus Nwabughiogu, Abuja House of Representatives over the weekend grilled the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola over a bill seeking to bring all major paramilitary agencies in the country under one governing board. The House leader, Hon. Alhassan Ado Doguwa and some chairmen of relevant committees of the House sought the explanations from the Minister. Doguwa […]

Tinubu not opposed to reconciling with Aregbesola — Aide

Tinubu not opposed to reconciling with Aregbesola — Aide

A presidential aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu, yesterday, explained why he was absent at the meeting between the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, and Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola saying he was not invited.

Ooni, Alaafin meet Aregbesola over reconciliation with Tinubu

Ooni, Alaafin meet Aregbesola over reconciliation with Tinubu

By Nkiruka Nnorom Earlier today  the two highest ranking Yoruba monarchs, Ooni Adeyeye Ogunwusi and the Alaafin of Oyo Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, met with Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola in one of the private residences of the Alaafin in Ibadan, with a view to putting a close to the rift between Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Ogbeni […]

Tinubu, Aregbesola move to reconcile

Tinubu, Aregbesola move to reconcile

There were strong indications last night that the feud between the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, and Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, might be over earlier than it could be imagined.

Osun APC primary: Aregbesola kicks as Oyetola takes lead

Osun APC primary: Aregbesola kicks as Oyetola takes lead

By Shina Abubakar As the All Progressives Congress, APC, holds its governorship primary across the 332 wards in the state, Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has described the exercise as a sham. Meanwhile results trickling in from various wards across the state positioned the incumbent Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola in the lead and likely to […]

Osun APC guber primary: Aregbesola loses ward to Oyetola

Osun APC guber primary: Aregbesola loses ward to Oyetola

By Shina Abubakar, Osogbo As the All Progressives Congress, APC, holds governorship primary election in Osun, the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola did not participate in the process, as he was said to have traveled out of the state for an urgent assignment. This is as the incumbent Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola won at the […]

Osun APC governorship primary: Aregbesola, Oyetola go to war today

Osun APC governorship primary: Aregbesola, Oyetola go to war today

As the All Progressives Congress, APC conducts its governorship primary election in Osun state today, the battle to get the party’s ticket seems to have become a proxy war between a political son and his godfather. Although three combatants; incumbent Governor, Mr Adegboyega Oyetola, former Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Moshood Adeoti and former Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives, Hon Lasun Yusuf are on the ballot, the election seems to be a platform for former Governor Rauf Aregbesola to settle scores with his erstwhile godfather, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.

Osun 2022: Aregbesola vows to work against Oyetola’s reelection

Osun 2022: Aregbesola vows to work against Oyetola’s reelection

Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, the immediate past governor of Osun and current Minister of Interior, on Thursday vowed to work against the reelection of his successor, Gboyega Oyetola. Aregbesola said this at a political gathering in Ikire, Irewole Local Government Area of the state. He said that the forthcoming All Progressives Congress (APC) primary on Saturday would […]