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PDP ex-national auditor Fatai Adeyanju passes on

The former National Auditor of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Fatai Adeyanju, is dead.

South-West IPMAN directs members to sell fuel at N150 per litre

The South West chapter of Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria has directed all its members in the zone to henceforth, increase the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit, otherwise known as petroleum to N150 per litre.

#RevolutionNow: Protesters arrested in Abeokuta released

The five activists arrested in connection with the #RevolutionNow protests in Abeokuta, Ogun State, have been released.

#RevolutionNow: DSS operatives arrest five protesters in Abeokuta

About five persons were arrested on Wednesday in connection with the #RevolutionNow protest in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital.
National Universities Commission (NUC),

NUC begins assessment of universities ahead resumption

The National Universities Commission (NUC) said it is collecting data from universities to assess their readiness for resumption of academic activities.
He said that previous administrations in the state had neglected the tourism potential, but the administration of Gov. Abdulrahman Abdulrazak had shown great interest to develop the sector.

Kwara discharges 42 coronavirus patients, records two deaths

The Kwara State government led by Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazak has confirmed the discharge of no fewer than 42 patients who have recovered from the dreaded COVID-19 disease.
Governor Dapo Abiodun - Ogun Isolation Corornavirus Center 4

PDP slams Ogun governor for asking students to pay N25,000 for coronavirus test

The Ogun State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has berated Governor Dapo Abiodun for asking each student of private boarding schools to pay N25,000 for COVID-19 and malaria tests.
As total coronavirus infections in Nigeria hit 24,077, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has warned against abandoning face masks in favour of face shields.

Nigeria records 386 new coronavirus cases

Nigeria has recorded 386 new COVID-19 cases, the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) said on Saturday.
Nigeria’s first COVID-19 mobile testing booth has been launched in Ota, Ogun State. The booth was designed by the founder of the Flying Doctors, Dr. Ola Brown.

Ogun makes coronavirus test compulsory for resuming boarding students

The Ogun State government says SSS 3 students who are resuming next week must undergo COVID-19 tests before they can be re-admitted into boarding houses.
The Special Adviser to the Governor on Primary and Secondary Education, Mrs Ronke Soyombo, gave this directive in Abeokuta on Friday.

Ogun government directs all secondary school teachers to resume from August 3

The Ogun state government has directed all secondary school teachers in the state to resume on Monday, Aug. 3 ahead of the West African Senior Secondary Schools Examination (WASSCE) scheduled for Aug. 17.
Ogun state governor Prince (Dr) Dapo Abiodun has urged Muslims to use the Ramadan to pray against the world pandemic coronavirus.

Ogun set to reopen churches, mosques from August 14

Gov. Dapo Abiodun, who made this known while briefing journalists in Abeokuta, however, said the religious centres must strictly follow COVID-19 measures and guidelines.
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.

Eid-el-Kabir: Students begs to governor to suspend lockdown

The National Association of Ogun State Students (NAOSS) has appealed to Gov. Dapo Abiodun to suspend the lockdown in the state this weekend to enable Muslim faithful and residents celebrate Eid-el-Kabir.
Facebook on Tuesday said the coronavirus pandemic has users flocking to its services while it undermines ad revenue on which the world’s biggest social network depends.

Bank partners Facebook to build capacity for SMEs

Polaris Bank has partnered with the global social media giant, Facebook, to provide free digital marketing training to SMEs in Nigeria.
Ogun State House of Assembly

Ogun reduces budget by 38 per cent, proposes N280 billion

Arising from the global COVID-19 pandemic with its attendant socio-economic impact on the national economies and its effects on human lives, the Ogun State government has revised its 2020 budget to N280B, to reflect the prevailing economic realities.
Honourable Sikirat Ajibola

Assemblyman advocates life imprisonment for rapists

A lawmaker representing Ipokia-Idiroko constituency in the Ogun House of Assembly, Mrs Sikiratu Ajibola, has prescribed life imprisonment for rapists in the country.
It was gathered that the victim, who was reportedly taken to the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Idi-aba Abeokuta, died on Saturday.

FMC Abeokuta clears air on pregnant lady’s demise

The Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Idi-Aba, Abeokuta, has cleared the air over the death of a pregnant woman, Josephine Olayemi Odufowo­ra, whose father, Babajide Olayemi, attributed to alleged negligence of the hospital.
Ogun Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has set up a committee that will develop guidelines for a safe reopening of schools for students at the final year or transition classes in the State.

Governor Abiodun approves 46 board appointments

Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun on Thursday approved 46 appointments into key boards and commissions of seven statutory bodies.

Fake lawyer bags three-years in imprisonment

An Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court in Isabo, Ogun, on Thursday sentenced a 47-year-old man, Omotola Ayokanmi, to three years imprisonment for impersonation.

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson discussed telecoms security with US President Donald Trump as he prepares to announce if Britain will use China’s Huawei in its 5G networks, officials said Saturday.

Huawei will stop producing Kirin chipsets on September 15

Huawei will stop making its flagship Kirin chipsets next month, financial magazine Caixin said on Saturday, as the impact of U.S. pressure on the Chinese tech giant grows. U.S. pressure on Huawei’s suppliers has made it impossible for the company’s HiSilicon chip division to keep making the chipsets, key components for mobile phone, Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei’s Consumer Business Unit was quoted as saying at the launch of the company’s new Mate 40 handset.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on the floor, moving a bill on the Repeal of Quarantine Act, 2004 at plenary yesterday at National Assembly Abuja. . Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan. 2

House of Reps uncovers abandoned power projects worth over N156 billion

The Federal House of Representatives, in it’s oversight function, has uncovered many power projects, put together at the cost of N156 billion, that are being abandoned or are yet to be completed by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN).

Biafra group warns Miyetti Allah against operating security outfit in South-east, South-south

The Biafra Nations Youth League, BNYL, on Saturday, warned Miyetti Allah Kautal Haure not to allow the Fulani Security group to operate in the Southeast and Southsouth to avoid bloody confrontation by both groups.
Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has fully recovered from coronavirus. 4

Governor El-Rufai: South should produce next President

Barely a week after President Muhammadu Buhari’s closest ally and nephew, Malam Mamman Daura, spoke against zoning of presidency ahead of the 2023 election, Kaduna Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i has said the next President should come from the South.
The Lagos Waste Management Authority on Saturday said plans had been concluded to decommission its Olusosun and Solous landfill sites. The Managing Director of LAWMA, Dr Muyiwa Gbadegesin, said in a statement that the decommissioning was due to urban encroachment and increased human activities around the areas.

LAWMA arrests 13 cart pushers for environmental laws violation

Mr Ibrahim Odumboni, Acting Managing Director, Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), said the authority arrested 13 cart pushers and seized 29 carts for violating environmental laws of the state.