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19 Jan 2020
A socio-cultural organisation, the Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE), yesterday called on the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu
20 Dec 2019
The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Professor Felix Kolawole Salako, has reiterated the commitment of the university to the grooming of high-level manpower
8 Dec 2019
A professor of Physics at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Olukayode Akinyemi has called on the academics in Nigeria
29 Oct 2019
The Rock City of Abeokuta, Ogun State will witness an unprecedented number of visitors, beginning from Thursday, ahead of the maiden edition of the Abeokuta City Marathon.
14 Sep 2019
The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 40-year-old man, Kingsley Madukwe for allegedly beating his wife, Glory Madukwe to death. A statement by the Command’s Spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi in Abeokuta yesterday, disclosed the suspect was arrested on Wednesday, September, 11
8 Sep 2019
Abeokuta, the capital city of Ogun State, is made up of 140 towns and each has a traditional head, who is either a first or second class Oba or Baale. Egba customs and traditions make it mandatory for the Obas and Baales, especially the Ogbonis to assist any reigning Alake of Egbaland in the administration of justice and good governance in the kingdom.
30 Aug 2019
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has said that his administration introduced reform initiatives to help in reducing bureaucratic bottleneck and enhance ease of doing business in the state.
16 Aug 2019
The driver of a truck in the early hours of yesterday lost control and rammed into a building at Ijaye in Abeokuta, Ogun State, killing a nine-year-old boy...
2 Aug 2019
The Ogun government has announced plans to rehabilitate three major federal roads linking the state and Lagos in view of the economic importance of the roads. Gov. Dapo Abiodun, according to a statement issued in Abeokuta on Friday by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Kunle Somorin, made this public on Friday, saying the measure would enhance economic activities in the state.
14 Jul 2019
From the beginning of time, empires and tribes have always been on the neck of weaker empires. It was a simple case of the strong getting stronger and the weak getting weaker. Under King Ghezo, the Dahomey Empire grew strong and ruthless from their manner of slave raiding and attacking under neighbouring states. Abeokuta was…
7 Jul 2019
It was fun and excitement last year in the forest of Ijegba, Ibara Housing Estate, Kenta, Idiaba, Abeokuta, as over 1,084 children from across the country encountered venerable writer and Africa’s first Nobel Prize winner in Literature, Professor Akinwande Oluwole Soyinka (Kongi). Perched at the wooded end of a picturesque estate, the redbrick house of…
13 Jun 2019
The Ogun government, in partnership with the World Bank, is to bring succour to rural dwellers in the state through provision of needed infrastructure and social amenities that would lessen poverty in the communities. General Manager of the State Community and Social Development Agency, Sakirudeen Salami, who disclosed this yesterday while addressing information officers in…


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Pope Francis on Sunday returned to the island of Lesbos, the migration flashpoint he first visited in 2016, calling the neglect of migrants the "shipwreck of civilisation".
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A US congressman is under fire for posting a picture of his family smiling and holding guns in front of a Christmas tree days after a deadly school shooting rocked the country.
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Ralf Rangnick's reign at Manchester United got off to a winning start thanks to a stunning strike from the much-maligned Fred to beat Crystal Palace 1-0 at Old Trafford on Sunday.
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Myanmar soldiers wounded at least three people after ramming a car into a peaceful anti-coup rally in Yangon, eyewitnesses said Sunday.
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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested a 44-year-old father of three, Gabriel Anthony, for ingesting 96 pellets of cocaine, which he excreted while in the custody of the agency.