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Governor Amosun: $350 million World Bank loan’ll boost Ogun’s 50-year master plan

Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State, on Wednesday, disclosed that the next administration in the state will access the $350 million World Bank loan for the development of the state, adding the loan will go a long to impact positively on the 50 year master plan developed by his administration for the state.

Federal government commissions, hands over erosion control project in Ogun

The Federal Government has commissioned a flood and erosion control project in Ago-Iwoye, Ijebu North Local Government Area of Ogun State, with a call on residents of the community to desist from indiscriminate dumping of refuse in drainage to prevent flooding in the future.

Ogun politics: My encounter with violence

I once had a taste of political violence during the 2015 Presidential campaigns. In Bauchi, our convoy was stoned. In Katsina, restless youths wielding stones and long sticks threatened to attack us. It didn’t matter that it was a Presidential convoy. But nothing in those two places is comparable to what I experienced in Sagamu, Ogun State on Sunday, January 13.
The Ogun State Police Command has intercepted a mini truck conveying 34,865 live cartridges through Ilara border from the Republic of Togo to Onitsha in Anambra States.

In Pictures: Police intercept 34,000 live cartridges at Ogun border

The Ogun State Police Command has intercepted a mini truck conveying 34,865 live cartridges through Ilara border from the Republic of Togo to Onitsha in Anambra States.

Three die, 11 injured in Lagos-Ibadan expressway accident

Three persons lost their lives while eleven others sustained various degrees of injury in a road accident when a Mazda bus somersaulted, near Makun city on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Friday.
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Mikky Kazeem: APM has structure to defeat any party in Ogun

A House of Representatives candidate on the platform of the Allied People’s Movement (APM) in Ogun State, Mikky Kazeem, has declared that the party has the strongest structure to emerge winner in all the elective positions in the state during the general elections.
Ibikunle Amosun

Governor Amosun: Why I am being castigated

Senator Ibikunle Amosun, the governor of Ogun State, Thursday, said the only offence he committed for which he is being castigated by some leaders of All Progressives Congress (APC) is the development of Abeokuta, the state capital, over other regions in the state.

Senator Kashamu: Any other person parading himself as Ogun PDP chairman in an impostor

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ogun State, Senator Buruji Kashamu, on Wednesday, kicked against the constitution of a parallel PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation.

Three SS-1 students remanded for gang-defiling classmate

Three Senior Secondary School 1 (SS1) students, who allegedly gang-defiled their 15-year-old classmate, were on Wednesday remanded in a juvenile home.

Driver docked over alleged reckless driving

The police on Wednesday docked a 37-year-old driver, Makinde Oluwaseyi, who allegedly drove a Volkswagen bus in a reckless manner in an Ota Magistrates ‘ Court in Ogun.
Ibikunle Amosun

Ogun government reiterates commitment to fight against land grabbers

The Ogun State Government has reiterated its commitment towards saving intending investors from the brouhaha of land grabbers.

Multiple accidents kill 4, injure others in Ogun

Multiple road crashes yesterday claimed four lives and left others with degrees of injuries at different parts of Ogun State.

Suspected smugglers kill customs officer, injure another in Ogun

Suspected smugglers have reportedly killed a customs officer and injured another in an ambush at Asero community, Abeokuta, Ogun State.

Villagers flee as farmer kills Fulani herdsman in Ogun

Residents of Pakudi village, near Obada-Oko in Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State, have fled their homes over fear of reprisal attacks by Fulani herdsmen following the alleged killing of a Fulani man by a villager.

Elections: Six commissioners resign from Governor Amosun’s cabinet

Six members of the Ogun State Executive Council have resigned their appointments to pursue various elective positions in the forthcoming general elections.
Gboyega Nasiru Isiaka

Gboyega Isiaka: Why I’m seeking for election as Ogun governor

Ogun gubernatorial candidate of Africa Democratic Congress, Prince Gboyega Nasir Isiaka (GNI) ON Sunday highlighted why he should be elected as the next governor of the state.
Hon. Oladipupo Adebutu of the People Democratic Party, PDP, has emerged the factional governorship candidate of the party for the 2019 governorship election.

Oladipupo Adebutu: We’ll resist APC rigging plans in Ogun

The factional governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State, Oladipupo Adebutu, has vowed that the party will resist any plans by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to rig the general elections in the state.

Ogun APC flays Gboyega Isiaka over promise to recall workers sacked by Governor Amosun

The All Progressives Congress (APC), in Ogun State has flayed the African Democratic Congress (ADC) and its candidate, Gboyega Nasir Isiaka, for allegedly tricking the leadership of workers in the state into garnering their support ahead of 2019 polls, by promising to recall sacked workers, if elected governor.

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Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu to visit Chad for resumption of diplomatic ties

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