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Kidnappers abduct three on Ogun farm


No fewer than six suspected hoodlums have reportedly attacked a poultry farm and kidnapped three workers in Atoyo town in the Itele area of Ogun State. PUNCH Online gathered that the armed suspects attacked the farm around 5 pm on Saturday. Though the state police command said two persons had been arrested in connection with […]

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Inflation: Implement social welfare programme, Ogun monarch urges Tinubu


The Onibudo of Ayetoro-Budo Ota in Ado-Odo Ota Local Government Area of Ogun state, Oba Adewunmi Odutala, has urged President Bola Tinubu to implement social welfare programme for Nigerians to ease the economic hardship in the country. While describing Nigeria’s economy as worrisome, the first-class monarch urged the Federal Government to urgently put in place […]

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Abiodun Approves Constituency Projects For 236 Councillors


    Barely two and half years after being elected, each of the 236 local government councillors in Ogun State can now execute constituency projects following the approval to that effect by the state governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun. This was made known on Monday by the governor when he received the jubilant councillors who were […]

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Face reality, Ogun APC tells PDP after appeal court judgment


The All Progressives Congress, Ogun State chapter on Friday reacted to the judgment of the Court of Appeal affirming the election of Governor Dapo Abiodun, saying there was no way the Peoples Democratic Party could have won. The party disclosed this in a statement signed by its Publicity Secretary, Tunde Oladunjoye while reacting to the […]

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Appeal Court Affirms Election Of Abiodun As Ogun Gov


  The Appeal Court, sitting in Lagos, on Friday, affirmed the re-election of Governor Dapo Abiodun in the March 18 Ogun State governorship election. The appellate court, in a split decision of two to one, dismissed the appeal filed by the the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Ladi Adebutu, against Governor Abiodun. The majority judgement […]

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Foundation takes breast cancer awareness campaign to Ogun community


A non-government organisation, Penuel Wellness Foundation (PWF), has taken its breast cancer awareness campaign programme to the Ibafo community in Ogun State, where it enlightened some women and young girls about the disease, treatment, and precautions against it. Speaking at the one-day event with less privileged and vulnerable beneficiaries, the Executive Director of the foundation, […]

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Ogun traders protest fish price hike


Fish traders in their numbers, on Tuesday, protested 100 per cent hike in fish prices in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. Nigerian Tribune recalled that similar protest was held in Sagamu, last week, at the Palace of Akarigbo and Paramount Ruler of Remoland, Oba Babatunde Ajayi, to express their displeasure over increase in different types […]

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Gov Abiodun appoints Olaniyi Ajibola, SSA Strategic Media


Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has appointed former Press Secretary to the immediate past Deputy Governor of Osun State, Olaniyi Ajibola, as Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Strategic media. Ajibola, a strategic communications expert and writer studied History/African Languages from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-ife, he also bagged Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism from International […]

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Man electrocuted while helping neighbour in Ogun


A middle-aged electrician at Unity Estate, Aregbe, Abeokuta, Ogun State capital, was electrocuted on Tuesday while helping his neighbour fix an electrical fault. The Police Public Relations Officer of the Ogun State Command, SP Omolola Odutola, confirmed the incident and said that she would soon issue a statement on the  incident. It was gathered that […]

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Ogun TESCOM appoints five zonal education secretaries


The Chairman of the Ogun State Teaching Service Commission, Olalekan Ifede, has appointed five zonal education secretaries to fill the void left by the elevation of some of the secretaries to the positions of principals and vice principals of secondary schools. Ifede, at the swearing-in held at the TESCOM conference room, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, said the […]

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Abiodun shouldn’t blame opposition for poor palliative distribution – Ogun PDP scribe


The Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ogun State, Dr Sunday Solarin, shares his thoughts with BANKOLE TAIWO on the controversy surrounding the distribution of palliatives by the Dapo Abiodun administration What is your assessment of how the government handled the distribution of palliatives in the state? First and foremost, we should ask ourselves […]

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Abiodun approves N1.9bn gratuity to 685 LG pensioners 


The Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, on Friday, approved the disbursement of N1.9 billion gratuity to 685 Local Government pensioners in a show of concern for the well-being of the senior citizens. Abiodun had, in August 2023, directed the Bureau of Local Government Pensions and the state Pension to commence the payment of N1 billion […]

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