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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…
22 Apr 2018
The seven-man Committee set up to screen intending pilgrims from Ogun State for the April/May pilgrimage exercise, have concluded its assignment, with assurance that it will not relent in curbing activities of fake pilgrims with ulterior motives.   Chairman of the committee, who is a representative of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), Mr. Adetunji…
22 Apr 2018
Ogun State governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun has said the Homeowners’ Charter Programme has received wide acceptance, making other states to adopt similar scheme.    The governor disclosed this during presentation of 1,000 Certificates of Occupancy (Cs of O) and Building Plan Approval to another batch of beneficiaries at the Arcade Ground, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta.     Represented…
22 Apr 2018
Ogun State Government in partnership with the British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation (BATNF) and natnudO Foods, has empowered 1,000 women across the state with 10, 000 Noiler Chickens.     The Noiler Chicken is a new breed of chicken, taken from the Broiler and Cockrel cross breeding and it is economically valuable in the market.…
16 Apr 2018
After issuing several warnings, the police and officials of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) have swooped on alleged vendors and abusers of the naira notes in Ogun State. Over N1 million notes were seized from the illegal vendors.   According to the Ogun State police spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP),…
10 Apr 2018
The Ogun State Government in collaboration with Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM), a non-governmental organisation (NGO), is set to distribute 3.4 million free bed nets to the people of the state. The distribution exercise, according to Mrs. Adeyinka Olamide, an official of the state Ministry of Health, who spoke with journalists…

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