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27 Sep 2020
Twenty-one years since the return to civil rule, development for many communities across the country, at least in the sense envisaged by the country’s founding fathers, remains a mirage. The explanations for this sad state of affairs include the general lack of political vision, faulty leadership recruitment processes, and failure of the three arms of…
3 Oct 2018
A meeting by the Mohammed Indabawa-led committee assigned to conduct the Ogun State All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary was yesterday disrupted by sporadic gunshots. The election, earlier scheduled for Sunday, could not hold for yet to be given reasons. The committee meeting had begun at about 11:00 p.m. inside the government-owned Mitros residence, Ibara,…
12 Aug 2018
Barring sudden change of tactics, the Ogun West Senatorial District (Yewa Zone), appears to be losing out on the opportunities it had to convincingly win the argument about zoning the 2019 governorship to the zone.    This became more pronounced, few weeks ago, immediately the Senator representing Lagos West Senatorial District, Solomon Olamilekan Adeola withdrew…
1 Apr 2018
Doctors have been urged to get fully involved in politics, in order to actively contribute their quota to the country’s transformation and development. Special Adviser to Ogun State Governor on Health, Dr. Rotimi Ogungbe, who said this while speaking at the Nigerian Orthopaedic Association Zone 1 first quarterly meeting and scientific conference, at the Federal…
15 Mar 2018
Ogun State has attracted 304 industries within the last seven years when Senator Ibikunle Amosun’s administration assumed office, the Governor has disclosed. Addressing journalists on the State’s 4th Investors’ Forum themed, “Consolidating The Gains And Accelerating Growth”, Amosun said that out of the 304 investors, 148 had each invested between $2million and $2billion while the…
16 Feb 2018
The Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO) has petitioned Ogun State governor, Ibikunle Amosun, to wade into the brewing crisis in Igbin-Ojo Village, via Wasimi, in Ewekoro North Local Council Development Area of the state, over unlawful acquisition of land and threat to lives of residents by former chairman of the council, Mr. Dele Soluade. At a…
4 Feb 2018
Christians have been enjoined to always pray for the peaceful co-existence of different ethnic groups in the country, as a way to sustain national unity.     Ogun State governor, Ibikunle Amosun, said this at the thanksgiving service for 2017 pilgrims to the holy land, held at the Government House Chapel, Oke Igbein, Abeokuta, adding that…
1 Dec 2017
The new Akarigbo of Remoland, Oba Babatunde Ajayi, is to receive the official staff of office on Dec. 7 at the Gateway International Stadium in Sagamu, Ogun. The dignitaries, who are expected to grace the coronation include: the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Gov. Ibikunle Amosun, the Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Enitan…

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