Monday, 25th September 2023

Dapo Abiodun

1 day ago
Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has extolled the exemplary virtues of the late wife of the Alaperu of Iperu, Olori Kehinde Idowu Basibo-Odoru, describing her as a strong pillar for her husband and a unifying factor for the entire royal family while alive.
2 days ago
Thousands of loyalists of former governor Ibikunle Amosun from the 20 local councils of Ogun State have rejoined the mainstream of the All Progressives Congress (APC) led by the incumbent Governor, Dapo Abiodun.
4 days ago
The Ogun State governor Dapo Abiodun has directed the Bureau of State Pensions, to commence immediate payment of gratuity worth N1billion to pensioners in the state. The Permanent Secretary in the Bureau, Adesoji Adewuyi, during an interview with journalists in his office at Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta said the N1b gratuity was released to ease and bring…
20 Sep
...mulls amnesty programme A Special Court is to be established by the Ogun State Government to try cult-related cases. Also to be set up is a Joint Anti-Cultism Security Task Force comprising all major security outfits, with the mandate to rid the state of the menace of cultism. The state is also proposing an amnesty…
18 Sep
The collapse of local government administration into that of the state governments by many governors is a disregard for constitutional provisions giving vent to local government.
13 Sep
The eight-kilometre Mowe-Ofada road in Obafemi Owode Council of Ogun State will be completed by the end of October. This was disclosed by Governor Dapo Abiodun during an assessment and inspection of work done so far on the road, even as the state’s helmsman immediately....
12 Sep
Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun has defended the recent demolition of the five-story building owned by Olufunke Daniel, the wife of former governor Gbenga Daniel. Abiodun during an inspection of the reconstruction of the 8km Mowe/Ofada Road in the Obafemi/Owode Local Government Area of the state on Monday said the demolition was not politically motivated…
4 Sep
The Department of State Services (DSS) on Monday released the suspended chairman of Ijebu East Local Government Area (LGA) of Ogun State, Wale Adedayo, from detention. Adedayo was detained last Friday after honouring an invitation by the DSS. The suspended chairman was arrested after he levied an allegation of corruption against the Ogun state governor,…
2 Sep
The Chairman of the National Campaign Council for Kogi State Governorship Election, Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State, on Saturday, assured the All Progressives Congress' supporters that the national leaders of the party across the country would work together and provide all the necessary support to ensure overwhelming victory for the APC Governorship Candidate, Usman Ododo, on November 11, 2023.
2 Sep
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his counterparts from Ogun, Oyo, Borno and Nasarawa States, Dapo Abiodun, Seyi Makinde, Babagana Zulum and Abdullahi Sule respectively, were among distinguished personalities that extolled the virtues of former External Affairs minister, Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi..
1 Sep
The near absence of democracy at the local councils has not only crippled development at the grassroots but questions the democratic credentials of several state governors, who prefer to appoint loyalists as administrators and caretaker committees...
30 Aug
The Ogun State governor Dapo Abiodun has constituted a 29-member committee to work on the distribution of palliatives to the people of the state. Spokesperson to the governor, Lekan Adeniran, in a statement, noted that there will be a similar Committee at the local governments to ensure the seamless distribution of the palliatives. They have…


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NEW YORK, 22 September 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- African Union Heads of State and Government, global health leaders and development partners today issued a joint call for urgent action to address the looming malaria emergency. They warned that failure to act now will put at risk both the African Union’s target of eliminating malaria in Africa…
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Phrank Shaibu, the Special Assistant on Public Communication to former Nigerian Vice President Atiku Abubakar, has unveiled what he described as "the 10 big lies" that have so far characterized the administration of President Bola Tinubu. Shaibu, in a statement issued on Sunday, said the “big lies” were evidence that Tinubu’s only plan was to…
1 day ago
It is no news that social media directly affects our state of mind. Vinton Cerf and Robert Khan who are credited with inventing the Internet probably never considered the psychological impact of their invention. Martin Cooper, who developed the first hand-held phone, also played a part in this by making phones portable, so that we…
1 day ago
Son Heung-min's double earned Tottenham a point from a pulsating 2-2 draw against Arsenal, as Liverpool moved into second in the Premier League with a 3-1 win over West Ham on Sunday.
1 day ago
Tottenham came from behind twice to rescue a pulsating 2-2 draw against Arsenal thanks to Son Heung-min's double in Sunday's north London derby.