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16 Oct 2018
Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of a Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday withdrew from further hearing of a suit by two factions of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State. The plaintiffs’ counsel Ajibola Oluyede, had filed the suit against the Independent National Electoral Commission, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), its national Chairman, Prince Uche…
7 Oct 2018
The unrelenting flood wreaking havoc on farmlands across the country portends food security crisis. Already, affected communities in Delta, one of the four affected states declared a national disaster by President Muhammadu Buhari, are counting their losses. The implication of this disaster, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who was in the state for an…
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,…
1 Oct 2018
Crisis now brews in the Ekiti State All Progressives Congress (APC) over alleged imposition of candidate for the House of Representatives election. Eight aspirants from Ekiti Central Constituency 1 had petitioned the party leadership, accusing the deputy governor-elect, Chief Bisi Egbeyemi, of favouring a particular aspirant currently seeking the APC ticket to emerge as its…
27 Sep 2018
A coalition of young Nigerians, the Young Professionals For Progress, has called on Olusegun Mimiko, a presidential aspirant of the Labour Party, to exit the party so as to focus 'on the task of ushering Nigeria into a new dawn'. In a statement released on Wednesday by the coalition executives, the group said that it…
21 Sep 2018
About 17,000 people living with the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) in Ogun State are currently being treated by the National Agency for the Control of Aids (NACA). Director-general of NACA, Dr. Sani Aliyu, told journalists in Abeokuta, the state capital, yesterday that a survey was going on to determine the number of Aids patients…
12 Sep 2018
The secretary of the Ogun State Boxing Association, David Osuolale, has expressed delight at the choice of Abeokuta as the host city for GOtv Boxing NextGen Search 4. Speaking in a telephone interview, the boxing administrator said the choice of Abeokuta is a good development for boxing as a sport and young boxers in the…
9 Sep 2018
Coming a few days after President Muhammadu Buhari declined assent to the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB), after 17 years in the works at both chambers of the National Assembly, the impression created by last Monday’s refusal of the presidency to sign the Electoral (Amendment) Bill, 2018 into law was that the development was a…
3 Sep 2018
The Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS), Ogun State chapter has called on the State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun to create an office of Surveyor-General as an extra ministerial department. The chapter Chairman, N.B. Ashaye who made the appeal in Abeokuta, the State capital explained that creating such an office would enhance productivity and service delivery.…
19 Aug 2018
Ogun State government says nothing could be farther from the truth like the insinuation that the relationship with its workforce is fractured. According to the state Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Basorun Muyiwa Oladipo, there is no iota of truth in the allegation of unsavoury relationship between both parties.   The former state House of…
19 Aug 2018
For Nigeria to move forward, the country needs honest, credible and committed leaders who would sacrifice their personal interest to the general good of the people.
17 Aug 2018
Minister of State Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire[/caption]Herbal and alternative medicine practitioners in the country have been encouraged to work towards finding a cure for cancer through medicinal plants.


24 mins ago
The lawmaker representing Oyo Central Senatorial District, Teslim Folarin, has lost his wife, Angela, to the cold hands of death. According to the media aide to Folarin, YSO Olaniyi, Angela died yesterday in the United Kingdom. A statement by Olaniyi read: “With total submission to the will of Almighty Allah, we announce the death of…
1 day ago
Fuji artist and actor Akorede Babatunde Okunola, popularly known as Saheed Osupa, has completed studies for a bachelor of science degree in political science from the University of Ibadan. Saheed Osupa completed his studies on Friday and shared pictures of him and his coursemates "signing out" on his Instagram page. "You don't have to see…
1 day ago
Serbian striker Dusan Vlahovic has completed his transfer to Juventus from Serie A rivals Fiorentina on a four-year deal worth up to 90 million euros ($100m), the Turin club confirmed on Friday, hailing the arrival of a "lethal finisher".
1 day ago
A bridge collapsed early Friday in Pittsburgh, hours before US President Joe Biden was due in the city to give a speech touting his $1-trillion plan to fix America's worn-out infrastructure.
1 day ago
Justice Charles Agbaza of an FCT High Court in Friday rejected evidence by a witness of the EFCC in the trial of a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal.