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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…
11 Dec 2018
Fresh facts have emerged on why former Ogun State Sports Commissioner, Bukola Olopade, resigned his position as Chief Executive Officer of the Bet9ja-sponsored Nigeria National League (NNL).
7 Dec 2018
The Leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday in Abuja presented the party’s flag to its governorship candidates for Lagos, Oyo and Ogun States, ahead the 2019 general elections. The candidates are: Mr Ladi Adebutu for Ogun, Seye Makinde for Oyo State and Mr Jimi Agbaje for Lagos State, who was represented by…
5 Dec 2018
The new Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 2, AIG Lawal Shehu, yesterday declared war on native doctors and human parts dealers within Lagos and Ogun states. The declaration followed the spate of ritual-instigated killings and desecration of bodies exhumed from graveyards. Lamenting the involvement of young people in ritual activities, Shehu…
5 Dec 2018
Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State may be in for more trouble, as staff of Tai Solarin College of Education (TASCE), Omu-Ijebu, yesterday, dragged him to President Muhammadu Buhari. They appealed to Buhari to intervene in a “sorrowful situation”, which, according to them, has led to the death of 45 of their members since 2011.…
2 Dec 2018
There is unease in the parties as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) closes window of substitution of candidates for the 2019 governorship and state Assembly elections. The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has described the primaries as some of the “most acrimonious” in the nation’s recent history, resulting in…
2 Dec 2018
More than one year after beneficiaries of the Fadama programme, an initiative of the Federal Government and the World Bank were validated and promised disbursement of fund for agricultural purposes, the FADAMA III AF authorities have again asked beneficiaries of the Graduate Unemployed Youths and Women Supports (GUYS) for another revalidation exercise across the participating…
15 Nov 2018
Some young people, especially graduates, see cocoa farming as a poorly rewarding business meant for only the aged people who have resigned to fate. They think farmers, and by extension cocoa producers, have nothing else to show for their labour and drudgery except a beggarly existence. These perceptions are not only false but also far…

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