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22 Feb 2019
Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State has denied that some hoodlums disrupted distribution of TraderMoni in Abeokuta, the state capital on Wednesday. Some national dailies (The Guardian inclusive) had reported that attempt by organisers of Federal Government’s Enterprise and Employment Programme (GEEP), popularly known as TraderMoni, to distribute money to traders at the Lafenwa market…
16 Feb 2019
Rap artiste M.I Abaga recently led the Choc Boys Nation tour to Abeokuta where he delivered a night to remember, with popular stars on parade. After memorable shows in Abuja and Ibadan, fans in Abeokuta had high expectations, and M.I & friends certainly didn’t disappoint as the likes of Blaqbonez, C-kay, AQ and Loose Kanon…
10 Feb 2019
Ogun State Government says it will be distributing Certificates of Occupancy and other land title documents to another batch of beneficiaries under the Homeowners’ Charter Programme.   The Special Adviser and Director-General, Bureau of Lands and Survey, Architect Olajumoke Akinwunmi who disclosed this said beneficiaries would collect their documents as from Tuesday, February 12, 2019…
7 Feb 2019
Senate President Bukola Saraki and Vice Chancellor of Chrisland University, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Prof. Chinedum Babalola, have urged the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to end the ongoing strike for peace and stability in the educational system. In a statement issued yesterday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, Saraki emphasised…
26 Jan 2019
A Toyota Avensis car on Friday lost control, after experiencing a tyre burst, sumarsulted and crushed four students of the Government Technical College and one other person to death in Abeokuta, Ogun. Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, the Spokesperson, Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) in Ogun, confirmed the incident to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in…
10 Jan 2019
The police on Thursday in Abeokuta arraigned a 40-year-old herdsman, Usman Abubakar, over alleged destruction of crops worth N4 million with his herd of cattle.
14 Dec 2018
This year’s edition of believers’ faith summit of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Favour Area, Lagos Province 17, ended yesterday amid praises and thanksgiving. The annual event, convened by Adebare Edun, the pastor-in-charge of the area is held to commemorate his birthday. The week-long programme with the theme: “Faith for a new beginning”…
26 Nov 2018
Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has said that the honorary doctoral degree he bagged at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) on Friday is the last he would accept. Soyinka said that openly declaring an end to his active academic career in a place he began learning was not only symmetrically and nostalgically symbolic,…
17 Nov 2018
Professor Felix Kolawole Salako, Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), a Fellow of the Soil Science Society of Nigeria (FSSSN), joined the university in 2000 as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Soil Science and Land Management. He became a professor of Soil Physics in 2006 and has to his…
1 Nov 2018
The Federal Government is not impressed by the contractors handling the Lagos-Ibadan railway project, as the minister of transport, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has lamented the slow pace of work. From the look of things, the Federal Government may not meet up with the December deadline for the completion of the project. Amaechi had often assured…
29 Oct 2018
A 42-year-old man has been arrested by the Ogun State police command for allegedly raping his 16-year-old housemaid. The incident happened at the family’s house at the Government Reservation Area (GRA), Ibara, Abeokuta, the state capital. The police spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the incident yesterday, said the suspect, Abiodun Amosun, a website designer, committed…
7 Oct 2018
Sixth Sense Series Publications Ltd, publishers of children books, is organising its second edition of the free reading competition for children from age five to 15 on Thursday, October 25, between 8am-5pm at the Main Auditorium, Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Oke Mosan, Abeokuta, Ogun State. Chief Executive Officer, Sense Publishers, Biodun Lasile, disclosed that certificates…

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