Tag: Abeokuta

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Bernard DayoApril 25, 2019

The Late 5: Two Chinese citizens kidnapped in Nigeria; EFCC arrests 32 suspected ‘Yahoo boys’ in Abeokuta | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Two Chinese citizens kidnapped in Nigeria Two Chinese nationals, Sun Zhixin and ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 11, 2017

Suspected Lassa fever patient under investigation in Ogun

There are reports that a 22-year-old man in Abeokuta, Ogun, has allegedly contracted Lassa fever and is under medical observation ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 27, 2017

How I rejected Jonathan’s re-election bid in the presence of Adeboye, Oyedepo – Obasanjo

by Dolapo Adelana Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has given reasons for rejecting the re-election of immediate past president, Goodluck Jonathan ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 28, 2017

Opinion: Why Lagos ‘cool kids’ should never travel to Abeokuta by rail

  by Adeyemi Falade So we got a little adventurous at ID Africa for our 2nd Anniversary and took a trip ...

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RoqeebahFebruary 15, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] We have a book: Buhari Vs Yar’Adua | But it has nothing to do with health

Apparently, President Muhammadu Buhari and the late former president Umaru Musa Yar’Adua have more in common other than taking off ...

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RoqeebahNovember 11, 2016

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o to headline the 2016 Ake festival

Abeokuta, Ogun State will stand still once again as it hosts an outstanding roaster of writers, thinkers, artists, filmmakers, musicians, ...

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ToluNovember 3, 2016

Code2Earn training continues in Uyo, Abeokuta, and Port Harcourt

As part of our goal to get one million fingers coding by 2017, Aiki Nigeria continues its training on coding ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 26, 2016

PROFILE: How dare you compare Denrele Edun to Bobrisky?

by Emeka Nwankwo Nigeria’s 15-year veteran of television is more than his shoes, his bags, his make-up and his chains… ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 27, 2016

Man held in prison for stealing tubers of yam

A middle aged man, Samodi Olorodo has been remanded in prison by an Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court sitting in Isabo, Ogun ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 15, 2016

‘There is only one way for corrupt people- it ends in prison’ | Soyinka

World renowned author and Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, on Thursday, said that the Federal Government should jail anyone who is ...

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Ada IgboanugoMay 14, 2016

Many dead as shopping mall collapses in Abeokuta

Deaths have been allegedly reported following the collapse of a four-storey shopping mall still under construction at Itokun in Abeokuta, Ogun ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 30, 2015

PDP chieftains flogged by thugs at Ogun election tribunal

Political thugs attacked the Ogun state Election Petitions Tribunal, sitting in Isabo, Abeokuta, for about an hour, on Tuesday, September ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 13, 2015

We learnt something new about Obasanjo today

The Awujale and paramount ruler of Ijebuland, Oba Dr Sikiru Adetona, gave us a lesson in history on Sunday. Oba ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJune 19, 2015

Photos from Saraki’s meeting with Obasanjo

Earlier today, Senate President, Bukola Saraki, visited the hilltop mansion of former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, in Abeokuta, Ogun state. This ...

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Kolapo OlapojuApril 6, 2015

Is Obasanjo stylishly canvassing votes for the APC?

by Kolapo Olapoju It’s not at all farfetched to conjecture that former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, is canvassing for votes for ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMarch 12, 2015

Jonathan’s visit to Awujale of Ijebu Ode is so far… strictly confidential

by Kolapo Olapoju Journalists aren’t allowed in the President’s meeting with Awujale of Ijebu Ode, for the time being. As ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMarch 11, 2015

Edwin Clark will definitely have a lot to say about yesterday’s attack on his wife

by Iyobosa Omoregie The outspoken Ijaw leader, Edwin Clark, will have surely have some words to spew, as his wife ...

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Isime EseneMarch 6, 2015

Adeyemi Adefulu: Why I support Gen. Buhari, my jailer

by Adeyemi Adefulu I found Lola Shoneyin’s piece on Buhari titled, “How My Father’s Jailer Can Offer Nigeria A Fresh Start” ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 16, 2015

No time: OBJ has been expelled by Ogun PDP

by Kolapo Olapoju A few hours after dumping the Peoples Democratic Party and ripping apart his membership card, former President ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 14, 2015

We begged Buhari to contest this time – Tinubu reveals

by Temitope Onitiju National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has revealed that the opposition made ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 13, 2015

Adeboye, Oyedepo present as Jonathan meets OBJ in Abeokuta

by Kolapo Olapoju On Monday, January 12, former President, Olusegun Obasanjo and President Goodluck Jonathan held what is believed to ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 9, 2015

I can’t sacrifice my life for any party, only for Nigeria – Obasanjo speaks again

by Kolapo Olapoju Olusegun Obasanjo says while he can sacrifice his life in the interest of Nigeria, he wouldn’t dare ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 29, 2014

Did Obasanjo just take a swipe at himself with these comments?

by Kolapo Olapoju   Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has just dished his latest dose of criticism for the nation’s leadership, ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 9, 2014

Abiola’s brother nabbed for defrauding Pastor

by Kolapo Olapoju Mubasiru Abiola, the 73-year-old younger brother of M.K.O Abiola, has been arraigned by the police before a ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 4, 2014

‘Nigeria’s in a bad shape’: What OBJ told PDP govs who met with him

by Kolapo Olapoju   Some governors of the ruling party, Peoples Democratic Party, have held a private meeting with former President, ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 21, 2014

Bloody murder: Man hacks friend to death in Ogun

by Azubuike Azikiwe In a gruesome case of murder, a man has been jailed for macheting his friend to death. ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 4, 2014

APC, PDP, run to Obasanjo’s hilltop for counsel and support

by Godwin Akanfe The 2015 elections draws closer and the two major political parties, the ‘People’s Democratic Party and the All ...

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YEditorOctober 3, 2014

As OOU students surrender, we have to ask, how effective are student protests?

by Adedayo Ademuwagun Students at Olabisi Onabanjo University in Ogun state are back in school now, and the campuses have ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 18, 2014

This 25-year-old man defiled a 3-year-old toddler in Ayetoro

by Azubuike Azikiwe A 25-year-old man has been arrested by the police in Ogun state for defiling a 3-year-old girl. ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 4, 2014

Is this what our money is being used for? Alaafin of Oyo goes shopping in London with four companions

by Kolapo Olapoju Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi, the Alaafin of Oyo, was recently photographed in one of the largest and ...

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