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7 Jan 2019
Governor Ibikunle Amosun’s concerns in the last months of his eight-year stint at Ogun State Government House are not limited to his desire to finish strong. Going by his track record of achievement in office, the governor must be satisfied with himself for living true to the promises he made to Ogun people, which apart…
4 Jan 2019
Except in utopia, the chairmanship of a national party in any democracy on earth, let alone that of a governing party, is certainly not a picnic. The unfolding scenario in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) sharply dramatises this as losers in her recent primary elections appear to be shifting into overdrive to diminish the…
1 Jan 2019
The governorship candidate of the YES Party, Mr. Sina Kawonise, has said that 2019 is a year of liberation for the people of Ogun State. He urged them to enter into it with great expectations and excitement. Kawonise stated this in a statement yesterday signed by Media Director of his campaign organisation, Mr. Doyin Owobamirin.…
29 Dec 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday, met with a former governor of Ogun State and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Segun Osoba, and gubernatorial candidate of the state, Dapo Abiodun at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Addressing State House correspondents after the meeting, which held behind closed doors, Osoba disclosed that the President endorsed…
29 Dec 2018
The umbrella body of all registered political parties in Nigeria, Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has dissociated itself from the purported adoption of the governorship candidate of the Allied Peoples Movement (APM), in Ogun State, Hon. Adekunle Akinlade. This reaction is coming on the heels of stories making rounds that Ogun State Chapter of IPAC on…
23 Dec 2018
The launch of the book Queen Moremi Ajasoro provided the backcloth for His Royal Majesty, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi’s (Ojaja II) christening the First Lady of Ogun State, Mrs. Olufunsho Amosun, 'the new Moremi' for her courage, humility and amiable character, which he noted as qualities she shares with the legendary queen of Ile-Ife, Moremi. While…
22 Dec 2018
Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said two persons were killed while two others were injured in an accident involving two vehicles around Animashaun Estate on Idlroko road in Ogun on Saturday. Mr Adekunle Oguntoyinbo, Sango-Ota Unit Commander of FRSC, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the accident happened at about 5.30 p.m. Oguntoyinbo…
20 Dec 2018
Ogun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday dismissed its dissolution by the party’s National Working Committee (NWC), saying it was an exercise in futility. In a statement in Abeokuta, its executive insisted that it was still in office and would continue to carry out its legal duties in line with the party’s…
17 Dec 2018
Sundry allegations of forgery may make the All Progressives Congress (APC) not to have a gubernatorial candidate in the 2019 election. Online reports suggest that candidate Dapo Abiodun has a case to answer over discrepancies in his academic qualifications. Efforts to get Abiodun’s reactions proved abortive, as he neither picked his calls nor replied to…
17 Dec 2018
A section of Igbo community in Lagos State, under the aegis of ‘Ndigbo Friends of Sanwo-Olu in Lagos,’ has backed the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-olu. They also conferred a chieftaincy title ‘Ugo Chi Mere Eze,’ on him, meaning ‘Only God that makes a king.’ Sanwo-Olu received the title at…
17 Dec 2018
There is no gainsaying the fact that governors Ibikunle Amosun (Ogun), Rochas Okorocha (Imo) and Abdul Aziz Yari (Zamfara) and some others like them have a special or, in fact, filial relationship with President Muhammadu Buhari, who is also the totem or symbolic aggregation of the values of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Apart from…
13 Dec 2018
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commended the Thursday judgement of an Abuja Federal High Court validating the expulsion of Sen. Kashamu Buruji, representing Ogun West, from the party. National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Kola Ologbondiyan,made the commendation on Thursday in Abuja. Ologbondiyan said that the validation of Buruji’s expulsion from the party had…

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