Unknown gunmen have kidnapped three travellers at Osu town, along the Ife-Ilesha expressway in Osun State.
A medical expert has warned that residents of Osun State should be prepared for warmer days and nights. This preparedness, he noted will require smart adaptation strategies and participation in climate change resilient practices, to cope with the damage caused.
Osun State Magistrate Court sitting in Osogbo, the state capital, on Monday, remanded three middle-aged men in prison for allegedly beating a traditional ruler, Alabudo of Abudo in Egbedore Local Government Area of the state, Oba Morufudeen Olawale.
The compulsory COVID-19 test for judiciary workers in Osun State scheduled to commence on Monday could not start even though the employees turned out for the test.
The Osun State Police Command has rescued six persons kidnapped along Ila road and arrested two suspected kidnappers. Newsmen gathered that the six persons were kidnapped while travelling along Ila road.
A statement from the governor also revealed that the 12 am to 4 am curfew earlier imposed by the federal government has been lifted
No fewer than four persons were reportedly killed in a crisis that engulfed the ancient town of Ejigbo in Ejigbo Local Government Area of Osun State.
The Osun State government has said it would not allow countdown to New Year ceremonies and cross over nights by religious bodies and groups during the New Year eve.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Osun said two people were killed in a motor accident that occurred on Ile-Ife-Gbogan highway.
The Osun State Government has asked public and private schools in the state to vacate on Friday for Christmas and New year break.