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Looking to traditional gods for economic salve - New Vision

PIC: A man lays on the ground at the sacred grove during the Osun-Osogbo Festival in Osogbo, Nigeria. (AFP) OSOGBO - Wearing pristine white gowns and cowry shells, red feathers in their hair, a group of Nigerian priestesses sang as they slaughtered ...and more »

TRAVELS: Osun Groves and Its Latent Economic Potentials, By Nurudeen Omotosho - Premium Times

Osun-Osogbo cultural festival will hold today as usual. From the traffic jam in different parts of Osogbo, it could be seen that large number of people across all walks of life have entered the city. And more are still coming to grace the ceremony that ...and more »

Osogbo set for Osun festival grand finale - P.M. News

Osogbo, the Osun capital is agog for the grand finale of the annual Osun Osogbo festival. NAN correspondent monitoring events in Osogbo reports on Friday that various socio- economic and traditional activities are at their peak to usher in a hitch-free ...and more »

Osun Osogbo Festival Holds Amidst Alleged Plan To Kidnap Votary Maid - CHANNELS TELEVISION

Osun-Osogbo-Festival The Osun Osogbo Annual Festival held on Friday amidst speculations that the Votary Maid, 'Arugba', could be kidnapped. There have been rumours of an alleged plan to abduct the Arugba on or before the Osun Osogbo Annual festival ...and more »

Government Must Do More To Sustain Osun Osogbo Festival – Gani Adams - CHANNELS TELEVISION

Gani-Adams---OPC-Leader The national coordinator of the Odua People's Congress (OPC), Mr Gani Adams, has asked the Nigerian government to do more to adequately harness the revenue generation potential of the Osun Osogbo Festival. Mr made the demand ...and more »

Goldberg unveils Beer Village - Vanguard

Goldberg Larger beer, a brand of Nigerian Breweries Plc has recently unveiled its Beer village at the ongoing Osun Osogbo festival to the delights of the indigenes and visitors in the state. Joseph Abodunrin, Regional Business Manager, Ibadan, Nigerian ...and more »

Aregbesola urges attention on tourism as Osun marks festival - The Punch

The Osun State Governor, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, has called on the Federal Government to embrace tourism in the face of dwindling revenue from oil. Speaking at the grand finale of the grand finale of the Osun Osogbo Festival in Osogbo on Friday, the ...and more »

Lawyer drags Aregbesola to court over new tax law - Daily Post Nigeria

GOV-AREGBESOLA A right activist, Barrister Kanmi Ajibola has dragged the Governor of Osun State, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola to court over the recently introduced land use tax in the state, asking the court to declare the law backing it up and which was signed ...and more »

Osun festival, a celebration of water and fertility goddess (exclusive photos) - Wetinhappen Magazine (blog)

“I was asked to relocate from Lagos to Osogbo so that my life can have a meaning. I beg you, goddess of Osun, I must not come back here in vain,” these were the words of a desperate woman inside the sacred Osun grove where the annual Osun/Osogbo ...and more »

See what happened when Osun/Osogbo Arugba appeared from seclusion (photos) - Wetinhappen Magazine (blog)

The moment that most indigenes of Osun and attendees of the annual Osun/Osogbo Festival cherish the most is when the Arugba (the woman who carries the calabash with the authority of the goddess) appears from seclusion. https ...and more »