Monarch, group appeal to Ogun government on new varsity
The people of Yewaland have appealed to the Ogun State government to establish the proposed Moshood Abiola University of Science and Technology (MAUSTECH) in their area instead of Abeokuta as planned.
Amosun left over N18 billion in Ogun State treasury, says ex- commissioner
The immediate past Commissioner for Finance in Ogun State, Adewale Oshinowo, yesterday debunked the claim by Governor Dapo Abiodun that he met an empty treasury in the state, insisting that former Governor Ibikunle Amosun left behind N18.3 billion.
Lafenwa/Itele/Ayetoro Road: Sad tales of abandoned Ogun border communities
Residents of Lafenwa, Itele, Ayetoro Budo, and other communities under Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government, along the Lafenwa/Ayobo axis have had their fair share of abandonment.
Why Ogun governor doesn’t yet have a cabinet
The recent pronouncement of Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun to halt the appointment of commissioners for now, shocked those who fear the decision hamper the smooth running of government.
Amosun's response to Premium Times raises more questions than answers
Former Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun's rejoinder to Premium Times’ publication on his hand over of firearms and ammunition to the Ogun State command of the Nigerian police has raised more questions than answers. The Nigerian newspaper said Amosun, on the eve of him handing over the rein of the state’s leadership to his archnemesis…
How we received ammunition from Amosun, by Ogun police command
The Ogun State Police Command has explained the circumstances that led to the handover of some arms and ammunition to the command by former Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun a day before leaving office. It said an online medium had reported that Amosun imported and stored a large cache of arms and ammunition at the…
Contradictions as Amosun claims he did not hand over Ak 47 rifles
Former Ogun State governor Ibikunle Amosun Tuesday denied handing over 1000 AK 47 rifles to Ogun State Police Command hours to the end of his tenure in May. Online news platform, Premium Times (PT), reported on Monday that the former governor handed over 1,000 AK-47 assault rifles, 1,000 bulletproof vests, and four million bullets to…
Suspense! As Southwest governors tremble over N30,000 minimum wage
The N30, 000 minimum wage recently signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari is creating tension and mutual suspicion between labour leaders and Southwest Governors, who now speak from both sides of their mouths. While most of them agreed to pay the new wage, they have continued to tie the payment to increase in the…
Abiodun appoints SSG, Chief of Staff
Gov. Dapo Abiodun of Ogun on Saturday appointed Mr Olatokunbo Talabi as the Secretary to the State Government (SSG). Abiodun also appointed Alhaji Shuaib Salisu as his Chief of Staff. Mr Kunle Somorin, Chief Press Secretary to the governor said in a statement on Saturday in Abeakuta that both appointments took immediate effect. Talabi, until…
Amosun approves N10 million for badminton, karate athletes
The Ogun State Government has awarded N10 million to the best African badminton player, Dorcas Adesokan and the female national Karate champion, Miss Bolanle Dauda for their outstanding performances in past competitions. Governor Ibikunle Amosun, who gave the approval for the money during the State Executive Council Meeting last wek, said N5 million was to…