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6 Aug 2018
There were strong indications that the recent expulsion of Senator Buruji Kashamu, representing Ogun East senatorial district in the Senate, would bring to an end the protracted crisis bedeviling Ogun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). It all began about a decade ago, when the former governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, failed to install…
2 Aug 2018
The 7th Quarterly Meeting of the Secretaries to the Governments of the All Progressive Congress- controlled states commenced in Abeokuta on Thursday with a focus on enhancing policy implementation. Gov. Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun, who declared the event open, said the meeting was the brain-child of the Progressive Governors Forum(PGF). Amosun said the meeting had…
31 Jul 2018
A former Governor of Kaduna State, Mukthar Ramallan Yero, has declared his intention to run for the state governorship election next year on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He said he had suffered humiliation and persecution in the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led government because of his commitment to restore good governance when…
13 Jul 2018
The Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) on Friday announced the death of one of its operatives, Badru Malik, who was knocked down on the Owode-Ijako Road in Ota. Mr Seni Ogunyemi, the Ogun TRACE Corps Commander, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ota According to him,…
12 Jul 2018
Winners have emerged in the southwest regional finals of the ongoing 2018 Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Science Quiz Competition. Out of the six Southwest states of Ekiti, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Osun and Oyo state, three winners will represent the region at the national finals slated for September in Abuja. The representatives who emerged from…
12 Jul 2018
With the realisation that deformity in the delivery of basic education will forever hurt the nation’s growth and progress, operators of universal basic education as well as active players in the private sector have rallied to discuss and formulate policies that would reinforce basic learning through private sector involvement. The roundtable meeting facilitated by Oando…
9 Jul 2018
The rumour of Senator Solomon Adeola’s (Yayi) withdrawal from Ogun State gubernatorial race might have been laid to rest, as the legislator has officially announced his decision to back out, choosing instead to pursue his re-election to the Upper Legislative Chamber. Adeola, a staunch member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), was touted as one…
12 Jun 2018
Two persons suspected to be petrol station owners in Ogun State have died and another severely burnt in a pipeline explosion from a vandalised pipeline of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) at the Ogere expressway area of the state beside the water corporation. It was not clear what the victims were doing at the location…
9 Jun 2018
The Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for declaring the late Chief Moshood Abiola as winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election and also honoured him by declaring June 12 as Democracy Day. As an Egba man, Abiola was one of high chiefs. Speaking to journalists at his Ake,…
28 May 2018
The Founder/Executive Director of Live Abundantly Empowerment Initiative, Dr. Ama Onyerinmi, has advised children to expand their knowledge through academic and social education. He spoke at a special Children’s Day event it organised at Ijebu-Ife in Ogun State. Onyerinmi said it was important to instill innovation and dynamism in children, as well as their beliefs…
20 May 2018
Chief Derin Adebiyi, the Senior Special Adviser to the Governor Ibikunle Amosun on Political Affairs, on Saturday, emerged as the Chairman of the state executives of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun. In a peaceful exercise, former Chairman of the All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP), Bashiru Fadayiro and Patrick Ogunde emerged Deputy Chairman and…
7 May 2018
Elders of Ogun West Senatorial District have initiated moves to ensure that in 2019, the governorship seat does not elude them due to divisions among them. The district is populated by the Yewa and Awori people who have not tasted the governorship since the creation of the state due to sharp divisions among them. As…

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