Osogbo -The People
Please visit this page often to read up-to-date news, quotes,
speeches, pictures and words of wisdom from the real people of Osogbo
-beginning with the number one citizen; the Kabiyesi Alayeluwa, the
Ataoja of Osogbo.
Words of Our People:
"A 'n so fun omode
ko ma d'ete, to ba ti le da igbo gbe"
"Nobody tells an ignorant youngster not to fulfill his
rather wild fantasies as long as he's also prepared for the inevitable
"A n m'eku bo lapo
oni dudu ni, funfun ni, to ba lo je pupa nko?"
"We are just unveiling a rat you predict its black, its
white, what if it turns out to be red?"
"Ko s'ohun to buru
ninu ka dobale fun Arara, ko sa ni ka dide ka ma tun ga ju
"There's nothing bad about prostrating for a Dwarf as long
as we regain our normal height on standing
"Iji to ja to
wo'le gbe aso, ki eni to'wo ti e s'orun ma sun gbagbe
"A storm that entered a house and took off clothes from the
wardrobe is a warning that whoever is still wearing his should be very
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News from Home and Beyond
The dazzling, worldwide-crowd pulling, Osun Osogbo Festival is here.
The three weeks long activities kicked off in the first week of
Its finally here!
Please check out the long-awaited appearance of OPU, UK page on this
website! Visit them from here and do check back for new
Union (OPU) taking shape in the Big Apple!
To join the nascent NY Chapter of OPU
Pls. contact Mr. Musa Bello at Tel: 718-723-6158
Wilmington, (Delaware) delegates to
Osogbo is back! Mission accomplished as delegates and hosts testify to
a memorable experience by the Wilmington visitors.
Sister Cities officials in Wilmington (USA) and Osogbo hope to
establish arts, cultural and business exchange programs. There are
plans for an African festival on the Brandywine that would raise
scholarship money for African students to attend school here.
Links to other stories on Osun Osogbo
An Osogbo cab driver, Mr. Omodara Alabi, is to receive a new car from
members of the Osun State House of Assembly before the end of the month
for his... Read
One of Osun State's Gov. Olagunsoye Oyinlola's first assignments is to
reverse perceived injustice of the previous AD administration in the
state. He demonstrated this in earnest by reinstating compulsorily
retired Chief Registrar of the state high court and swearing in same as
a high Court Judge...
At the Launching of the FRCN, "FM 95.5", Ilesa. Osun State
the Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Alhaji Atiku
Abubarka has proffered why he believed the past AD governors failed to
deliver more than average dividends of democracy.
The rather sick Nigerian economy must first swallow the bitter pills in
other to get well and recover from its comatose.
An Ibadan High Court, revoked the bail granted Senator Iyiola Omisore
and directed that the former Osun State Deputy Governor be remanded in
Agodi Prison, Ibadan.
The Nobel laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka had alleged a grand conspiracy in
the death of the former Attorney general and Minister of justice Chief,
Chief Bola Ige and wonders if there'd ever...
Prof. Wole Soyinka, the lone most outspoken voice against the high
level machinery that erased Nigeria's former Attorney General and
Minister of Justice, Chief Bola Ige, has exposed yet another
ever-intriguing twist in the secrets behind his assassination and why
it has been impossible for the Police to finger his Killers.
"The polity is fast relapsing into some form of complacency and
a line of least resistance when faced with decisions that require the
exertion of a moral will". "...We are fast becoming a nation
built on moral discounts" -Soyinka
Interesting sequels to Prof. Soyinka's write up about the complicity of
this regime in the brutal murder of the nation's former Minister of
Justice; Chief Bola Ige
Still reeling out top level secrets about what actually transpired
between the Federal Government and now deceased Minister of Justice and
Attorney General, Chief Ige, the ever-fearless Nobel laureate Prof.
Wole Soyinka has alleged that this ruling party is full of dirty rouges
"I repeat indeed, insist that there is a nest of killers within
the PDP. From Ngige's recent experience, the
well-laid plans for his ultimate fate, it is evident that the vipers in
the nest do not strike only outwards but inwards." -Soyinka
As the Nigerian Sports Ministry finally put paid to the FA's yet
another wild-goose escapade with a foreign national coach. Nigerian
Christian Chukwu has been given yet another chance to perform.
"Bolton can wait Nigeria cannot" -Okocha
With just about three months to the African nations cup, what might
be the final list of players representing Nigeria at the bi-annual
African soccer event is finally emerging.
As the 8th All African Games came to an end, the Golden girls of Soccer
has, once again, demonstrated their superiority in the African
Continent by clinching the Gold.
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