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27 Nov
Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, urged the Federal Government to tackle the epileptic power supply in the country by generating electricity from renewable energy and clean carbon-free sources.
25 Nov
There are still people in Nigeria who live mainly by the written word. That is the lot of Nyaknno Osso, who was our pioneer librarian at the old Newswatch.
7 Nov
The fourth edition of the annual Children (aged 5 to 15 years) Reading Competition sponsored by the 6th Sense Publication Initiative and the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library
9 Oct
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, appealed to Nigerians to be hopeful for a better country, insisting that the country would not be destroyed by the myriads of challenges confronting it.
23 May
Palpable fear and tension have enveloped residents of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, following the rising spate of gas explosion incidents rocking the ancient city.
22 May
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the explosion occurred barely 24 hours after one person was killed and another injured in a gas explosion at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library on Thursday.
21 May
A gas explosion, yesterday, rocked the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), Abeokuta, Ogun State. At least two people were feared dead in the explosion, which occurred at the Marque Event Centre in the premises of the library.
6 Mar 2020
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday said the outbreak of coronavirus forced him to readjust his 83rd birthday celebration.
21 Aug 2019
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has expressed deep concern about Nigeria’s inability to know the exact number of its population. Obasanjo, who spoke in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, at a mentoring session for a group of youths on “Youth Governance and Dialogue” held at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), also said that it is disturbing that most Nigerian children of school age are roaming the streets.
28 Jun 2019
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday lamented that over 13 million Nigerian children of school age are out of school, insisting that no nation can develop with such statistics. Obasanjo also challenged youths to strive for leadership positions like their counterparts in other countries, adding that he would love to see a country where every Nigerian…
7 Jun 2019
Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun yesterday appointed Sunday Somorin as his Chief Press Secretary (CPS). Somorin, according to a release by the Head of Service (HoS), Mr. Lanre Bisiriyu, is pursuing his Ph.D in Communications at the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. Until his appointment, he was the Editor-in-Chief, Africa Resource Centre (ARC) at the…
7 Oct 2018
Sixth Sense Series Publications Ltd, publishers of children books, is organising its second edition of the free reading competition for children from age five to 15 on Thursday, October 25, between 8am-5pm at the Main Auditorium, Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Oke Mosan, Abeokuta, Ogun State. Chief Executive Officer, Sense Publishers, Biodun Lasile, disclosed that certificates…


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The Police in Niger said it has arrested two suspected bandits and recovered 71 cows and 23 sheep which they allegedly stole.
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The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, says all is set to launch the pilot nationwide deployment and use of Virtual Court Proceedings in Nigeria’s Correctional Centres.
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The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is expecting 20 ships laden with petroleum products and other items from Dec. 3 to Dec. 14.
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Lagos State has shut down Dowen College, Lekki, indefinitely following the death of a student, Sylvester Oromoni Jnr, after allegedly being bullied by schoolmates. Commissioner for Education Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo announced the closure after a meeting with the School Management and Staff. State authorities said the school will remain shut until the completion of the…
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