Tag: Ogun State

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Adebayo EmuleomoJune 20, 2016

The Explainer: What the government wants you to know about the ‘Ogun River’

Last weekend, an unusual thing happened to the Ogun river – which left residents of the area baffled, stunned and ...

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Dele BenjaminJune 20, 2016

Report: ‘Niger Delta militants relocating to Ogun state’

Militants from the Niger Delta region are relocating to Ogun state for a safe haven, says the Commissioner of Police, ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 19, 2016

How over 100 militants invaded Ogun village, left corpses behind

About 15 people are said to have died in Imushin community of the Ogijo area of Ogun State after suspected militants, ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 13, 2016

How Obasanjo tried (but failed) to put ‘half of Nigeria’s vehicles on gas’

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Sunday, revealed that his administration intended to reduce Nigeria’s dependence on petrol by developing the ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 12, 2016

Abiola’s family to FG: ‘Pay us presidential entitlements’

As the nation marks the 23rd anniversary of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, the family of the presumed winner ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 3, 2016

Nigeria is going through her worst moment under Buhari – PDP

As the rate of militancy increases in the Niger Delta, the Ogun state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, on ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 30, 2016

What Governor Amosun is selling – no one is buying

The Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, on Sunday, disclosed that he was unable to secure jobs for his relations in ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 26, 2016

‘Modu-Sheriff is still our chairman’ | Ogun state PDP has a surprising stand

Despite the sack of Ali Modu-Sheriff as the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the Ogun state chapter ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 20, 2016

‘We’re normally called nomads, but in Nigeria, we’re called terrorist’ | ‘Fulani herdsmen’ fight back

The South-West leadership of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, on Thursday, said the allegations of killings leveled aginst ...

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Ada IgboanugoMay 18, 2016

NLC strike: More states join nationwide protest (PHOTOS)

Groups of people led by the National Labor Congress across the nation are currently protesting the increase in pump price ...

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Ada IgboanugoMay 16, 2016

How kidnappers took two Reverend Sisters

Kidnappers who think nothing of ‘the fear of the Lord’ Kidnapped two Reverend Sisters, along with their driver. The kidnappers ...

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Mazi EmekaApril 6, 2016

How bodies of two children where found in church compound

The dead bodies of two missing children were on Tuesday found in a vehicle belonging to a church, Christ Crusaders’ ...

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Janeth JFebruary 2, 2016

Buhari celebrates with Ogun at 40, commissions projects in Abeokuta (PHOTOS)

As part of activities to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Ogun state, President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, inaugurated projects executed ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 26, 2016

19 people placed on watch list in Ogun over Lassa fever

As the outbreak of the Lassa fever spreads across the nation, the Ogun state government has announced the placement of ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 21, 2015

Ex-governor, Segun Osoba may rejoin the APC

Former governor of Ogun state, Olusegun Osoba, has expressed the possibility of defecting to the All Progressives Congress. A chieftain ...

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Janeth JDecember 17, 2015

Amosun’s victory upheld by Appeal Court

The election of Ogun state governor, Ibikunle Amosun as governor of the state has been upheld by the Court of ...

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Janeth JNovember 25, 2015

President Buhari hailed upon arrival at burial of HID Awolowo (PHOTOS)

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Ikenne, Ogun state, for the burial of late Chief HID Awolowo. Chief Hannah Idowu Dideolu, who ...

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Janeth JNovember 25, 2015

Nigeria’s political elite attend HID Awolowo’s burial (See Photos)

Wife of late Obafemi Awolowo, Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo is presently being buried at her hometown of Ikenne, Ogun state. Former ...

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Ada IgboanugoNovember 6, 2015

There’s posionous ‘Ponmo’ in the market

Pay attention, there are several killer hides, hiding in plain sight, waiting to be purchased, boiled, chopped and devoured. So says the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 9, 2015

BREAKING: Senator Buruji Kashamu’s election nullified by tribunal

Senator Buruji Kashamu, representing Ogun East Senatorial district, has been sacked as a Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. ...

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Janeth JOctober 1, 2015

Like Buhari, Amosun submits commissioners list to state assembly

Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has sent his commissioners’ list nominees to the State House of Assembly, for ratification and approval. Speaker of ...

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Janeth JSeptember 30, 2015

Update on the blogger who wrote about Governor Amosun’s wife

Blogger, Emmanuel Ojo has been arraigned before Ogun state magistrate court by the Ogun State Police Command for writing a ...

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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 OlapojuAugust 13, 2015

Amosun sacks 6 education workers, 1 teacher for doing their jobs… and saying the truth

For setting an examination question, deemed to be offensive, 7 people have been dismissed from their jobs in Ogun state. ...

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Ada IgboanugoJune 18, 2015

Good act or Politics? Ogun Dep. Gov stops convoy to help accident victim

Deputy Governor of Ogun state, Chief Mrs. Yetunde Onanuga, performed an act of kind gesture when she stopped her convoy ...

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Janeth JJune 8, 2015

These are the new speakers of Lagos, Ogun states

At the inauguration of the 8th assembly, new speakers emerge in both Lagos state and Ogun state. Mudashiru Obasa, the ...

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Janeth JMay 7, 2015

FRSC considers use of card readers to fish out fake licenses

by Ranti Joseph After all the opposition and negative reaction the card reader got during the just concluded elections, it ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoApril 22, 2015

Opinion: Why residents of ‘New Lagos’ voted massively for Amosun

by Tayo Ogunbiyi The outcome of the 2015 elections, with specific reference to Amosun’s re-election feat has, however, partly rubbished ...

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Kolapo OlapojuApril 17, 2015

I have never visited nor lived in the US – Buruj Kashamu responds to AP’s article… with a short story

by Damilola Jagun Prince Buruji Kashamu, Senator-elect, Ogun East Senatorial District, has responded to an article published in Associated Press. ...

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