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Ogun APC members protest over refusal to inaugurate council chapter exco

Members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ijebu North Local Government Area of Ogun State have protested the alleged refusal of the state executive committee to confirm and inaugurate their caretaker committee after nomination.
16-year-old Barakat Mayowa Melojuekun who claimed days ago that she was sexually harassed by the Ogun State Commissioner for Environment, Abiodun Abudu-Balogun, has appealed for the matter to be allowed to rest.

Ogun: No parallel panel on suspended commissioner

The Ogun State Government yesterday clarified its position on the suspended state Commissioner for the Environment, Mr. Abiodun Abudu-Balogun, over the allegation that he attempted to rape a teenage secondary school student.
Prosecutors failed to attend Tuesday’s hearing at the federal high court in Lagos, having previously failed to present some of their witnesses in a case that had been adjourned on several occasions.

Court jails two Internet fraudsters for impersonation

The Federal High Court in Abeokuta, Ogun State, on Tuesday convicted and sentenced two Internet fraudsters, Tobiloba Shokunbi and Emmanuel Oladunjoye, to six months and four months imprisonment respectively.
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Tanker explosion: Ogun bans fuel trucks from flyover bridges

Ogun governor Dapo Abiodun on Tuesday banned fuel tankers and other articulated vehicles from plying flyover bridges in the state.

One feared dead, cars burnt as tanker explodes in Abeokuta

One person was feared dead while scores of vehicles got burnt in a tanker explosion that occurred in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. The incident occurred around 8:15 am on Tuesday on the Presidential Boulevard...
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday congratulated a former Minister for Commerce and Industry, Senator Jubril Martins Kuye, on his 80th birthday.

Ogun APC mourns Senator Martins Kuye

The All Progressives Congress, Ogun State Chapter, has expressed “deep sadness” over the demise of former Minister of Commerce and industries who was also a former distinguished Senator who represented the Ogun East Senatorial District, Senator Jubril Martins Kuye; describing his death as “the passing away of one of Ogun’s finest politicians.”
The executive governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun has urged Nigerian students, irrespective of religious affiliation, to continue working for the unity, peace, and progress of the country.

Osun governor: Nigerians must shun calls for division, inter-ethnic wranglings

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has called on Nigerians to shun calls for division, insurgency, banditry and all inter-ethnic, religious and politically motivated wranglings capable of disintegrating the country.
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Ogun Assembly summons traditional ruler over land dispute

The Ogun House of Assembly has summoned the Oniraniken of Iranike, Sagamu, Remo, Oba Adewale Adeniji, to appear before it next Wednesday over alleged invasion of family land.
The former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, has lamented the fate of over 14 million out of school children in Nigeria, declaring that lack of formal education and stagnated development are some of the biggest problems confronting the country.

Ex-President Obasanjo: Coronavirus has depleted ranks of Nigeria’s leadership

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has lamented that the nation’s ranks of dedicated and resourceful patriotic leaders have been depleted by the dreaded Covid-19 pandemic.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ambrose Alli University (AAU) Ekpoma Chapter, has called on the Edo State Government to intervene and settle the crisis of non-payment of staff salaries in the institution.

Vice-chancellors, ASUU clash over universities’ resumption

Vice Chancellors of some federal and state universities and the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, were at daggers drawn yesterday over resumption of universities in the face of the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has revealed that the aggregate domestic credit in commercial banks grew by 7.61 percent in October 2020, compared with 7.35 percent in the previous month.

Ogun alerts public on fake anchor borrowers registration portal

The Ogun State Ministry of Agriculture has alerted the general public to be wary of an online portal calling for application for the Ogun State/Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) 2021/2022 Anchor Borrowers Programme.

Truck crushes couple to death in Ogun

Two persons suspected to be husband and wife were on Tuesday crushed to death in an accident involving a Toyota Camry car, Sino truck and a motorcycle around Odogbara, few metres from NNPC on the Sagamu-Ogijo road.

Vice chancellors express readiness to reopen universities

Though the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) had said that varsities were not ready for reopening, the VCs said they had planned to reopen their institutions as directed by the Federal Government.
The Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, (FUNAAB), has said that it would resume academic activities on Jan. 18, in compliance with the directives of the Federal Government.

FUNAAB VC: We’re ready to resume January 18

The Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, (FUNAAB), has said that it would resume academic activities on Jan. 18, in compliance with the directives of the Federal Government.
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Ogun SUBEB boss tasks staff on dedication, punctuality

The Chairman, Ogun State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Femi Majekodunmi, has charged staff of the agency and those at Local Government Education Authorities (LGEAs) to be more dedicated, diligent and punctual to work in the new year.
Hon. Oladipupo Adebutu of the People Democratic Party, PDP, has emerged the factional governorship candidate of the party for the 2019 governorship election.

Ex-Rep Oladipupo Adebutu rebukes community members for violating coronavirus protocols

A former House of Representatives member in Ogun State, Oladipupo Adebutu has rebuked residents of Oke-Ijeun area of Abeokuta, for violating COVID-19 protocols.
BBNaija Lockdown winner Olamilekan Agbeleshe aka Laycon has announced his plans to release his debut album in 2021.

#BBNaija star Laycon gets chieftaincy title

The winner of the last year’s BBNaija reality show, Agbelese Olamilekan aka Laycon has been bestowed with a traditional title.
The executive governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun has urged Nigerian students, irrespective of religious affiliation, to continue working for the unity, peace, and progress of the country.

Ogun suspends commissioner over ‘sexual harassment’

Ogun State government has suspended the Honourable Commissioner for Environment, Hon Abiodun Abudu-Balogun, from office pending the conclusion of an independent investigation into an allegation of sexual harassment of a 16-year old, Barakat Mayowa Melojuekun.

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US: Protesters vandalize Democratic Party headquarters, others

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Afghan security forces kill 16 Taliban militants

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Nigerian records 1,964 new coronavirus infections

Coronavirus (COVID-19) infections in Nigeria have continued to surge as the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) recorded 1,964 new cases, bringing the total number of infections to 116,655.
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Grammy Awards organisers pledge support to Joe Biden, Kamala Harris

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