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18 Sep 2018
Following an increasingly commonplace epic journey between Lagos and Abeokuta this last weekend – 5hrs 10 minutes outwards (Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Saturday, September 15) and 4hrs 25 minutes return journey the following day via Ota - I feel compelled to offer this article in recognition of a national commitment to the predictable, and a passion for…
24 Jul 2018
Advertising practitioners have been tasked on ways to grow the nation’s economy for their benefit and that of the country in general. The advice was given by Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State in Abeokuta at the weekend while opening the 45th Annual General Meeting/Congress of the Association of Advertising Agencies of Nigeria (AAAN). Represented…
15 Jul 2018
Wole may not have been there when the activities of “Beere”and her devoted and sufficiently incensed followers took their gargantuan social project to an successful apogee in 1947, forcing the promulgation of the insensitive tax policy, a radical adjustment of the colonial government’s operational machinery in Egbaland, and the eventual abdication of the revered Alake…
14 Jul 2018
No fewer than five persons were feared dead and property worth millions of naira destroyed on Friday night, as flood wreaked havoc in some parts of Abeokuta, Ogun capital. The downpour, which started around 4p.m. and stopped by 9p.m, caused river channels in the capital city to overflow their banks resulting in loss of lives…
8 Jul 2018
Wole inevitably left home in 1944, at the age of ten, to attend the illustrious Abeokuta Grammar School, Abeokuta, and of course, to commence an extraordinary transition from childhood.
29 Mar 2018
Crescent University, Abeokuta has appointed the Emir of Kazaure, Alhaji Najib Hussein Adamu, as the new Pro-chancellor of the institution. The Founder, Justice Bola Ajibola who announced this during the investiture of the Emir also used the occasion to restate the institution’s commitment to continuously uphold the moral and academic excellence that have since defined…
27 Mar 2018
The police yesterday stopped a planned protest by students of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY) in Abeokuta. The Guardian learnt that the students are protesting against the alleged refusal of the school’s management to release their results. Among those affected are HND students due to be mobilised for the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). The heavy…
21 Mar 2018
After five glorious years in Abeokuta, we are delighted to announce that Aké Arts and Book Festival 2018 will take place in Lagos State. Dates will be announced shortly. We thank you for your love and support over the years,” was how organisers of the festival that has had its home in the rocky city…
28 Feb 2018
As the third edition of African Drums Festival scheduled to hold on April 19 and 20, 2018, draws near, Ogun State Government has stated that it would introduce endurance trek, road show and other side attractions to spice up the festival. Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Basorun Muyiwa Oladipo, who made this known in his office…
15 Dec 2017
Plans have reached an advanced stage to upgrade the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Abeokuta, Ogun State to a teaching hospital. Its Medical Director, Prof Adewale Musa-Olomu, who spoke to journalists yesterday said the hospital’s management had almost completed arrangements with an international private business partner to begin the construction of what he described as a…
16 Mar 2017
Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun state has signed into law a bill to upgrade Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta (MAPOLY) to a university status, thus bringing the number of universities in the state to 11.
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