THE AROLE Oodua and Ooni of Ife Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II has sent a message of commiserations to the government and good people of Oyo State, indigenes of Iseyin town and Oke-Ogun in particular over the death of the Aseyin of Iseyin, Oba AbdulGaniy Adekunle Salawudeen, has joinedContinue Reading

LESS THAN six days to the close of voters registration, the Continuous Voters registration portal of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC is yet to be opened to Osun State residents. Checks by The Telescope Nigeria on is returning “Error! This service has been suspended for now. Please checkContinue Reading

THE INDEPENDENT National Electoral Commission in Lagos State says the state currently has about seven million registered voters. The state Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr Olusegun Agbaje, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, on Sunday. According to him, if the number of new registrants soContinue Reading

I’M STILL searching for explanation on the data that produced Nigeria as the happiest country in the world when I read the report that recently defeated Osun State Governor, Alhaji Isiaka Oyetola after studying the gubernatorial polls with the elders of his party has decided to confront the victor, SenatorContinue Reading

*Political parties back PDP THE OUTGOING government of Alhaji Adegboyega Oyetola has been warned not to conduct Local Government Election in the state, if he still has a modicum of the state’s interest at heart. This is as some political parties said it is an ill wind that would blowContinue Reading

THE ACADEMIC Staff Union of Universities, ASUU is insisting that  only the signing and implementation of a renegotiated 2009 Agreement will end the over five-month-old strike. In a statement released on Sunday, the Chairman, ASUU, University of Ibadan Chapter, Prof. Ayo Akinwole, maintained that their members had sacrificed so muchContinue Reading

THE UMBRELLA union of workers, the Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, is meeting its affiliate unions and striking Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, and Senior Staff Association Nigerian Universities, SSANU, to finalise what it has termed operation total shutdown. Many of its affiliate bodies have already signified intention to comply.Continue Reading

WE TAKE a departure from writing opinion this week and instead take the opinions of voters at the just concluded Osun Gubernatorial Election. Voters I spoke to were unison in their response, giving kudos to the umpire, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, but with varied complaints that can aidContinue Reading