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Ogun Assembly passes motions against false evidence, others

Former Deputy Speaker of Ogun State House of Assembly Kunle Taiwo Oluomo has been elected the Speaker of the state’s All Progressives Congress (APC)-dominated Ninth Legislative Assembly.

Ogun elections: APC wins majority assembly seats

Four lawmakers would be returning to the Ogun Assembly as the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) won 15 out of 26 House of Assembly seats in the state.
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Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.

Nigeria 2019: Notes from the field

Whoever came up with the wise saying that Nigerian politics is dirty deserves an award for perspicacity. I have just returned from that dirtied, muddled up, confused, uncertain, unpredictable zone of Nigerian life and society with truck loads of stories in my head and enough impressions in my mind to last me another life-time.
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Ogun elections: APC sweeps 11 local governments out of 15 in governorship poll

The All Progressives Congress has won 11 of the 15 results from the local government areas in the Ogun State governorship election.

APC leads in announced National Assembly results

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released results of 118 National Assembly seats out of the 469.

APC wins four federal constituencies seats in Ogun

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has clinched three more House of Representatives seats in Ogun, winning all four so far declared out of nine federal constituencies in the state.
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Elections: Ex-President Obasanjo loses polling unit to President Buhari

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has lost his polling booth to President Muhammadu Buhari and other All Progressives Congress (APC) candidates.
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Ogun election: 50 LG, LCDA chairmen declare support for Adekunle Akinlade

Fifty out of the 57 chairmen of local governments and local council development areas in Ogun State have declared their support for the governorship candidate of the Allied People’s Movement (APM) in the state, Abdul-Kabir Adekunle Akinlade.
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.
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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.
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2019: APC candidate urges electorate to do critical appraisal of candidates

As the campaign for the elections into the National Assembly kicked off last Sunday, House of Representatives candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Abeokuta North/Odeda/Obafemi-Owode federal constituency, in Ogun State, Olumide Osoba, has urged the electorate to do critical appraisal of candidates based on their political antecedents.

2019: Ibikunle Amosun’s aides names appear on DPP legislative candidates list

The discovery of the governor’s aides’ names on the DPP lists at the Ogun State Office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abeokuta, however, confirmed the growing speculation.

Primary: APC chieftain killed with charm in Ogun

One person, on Sunday, died during the primaries of the senatorial, House of Representatives and State Assembly of the All Progressives Congress (APC) held, in Ogun State.
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Ogun: Rinsola Abiola emerges ADP House of Reps candidate

Rinsola Abiola, the Special Assistant to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, and daughter of the late icon of democracy, Bashorun M.K.O. Abiola, has emerged as the candidate of the Action Democratic Party for Abeokuta North/Odeda/Obafemi Owode Federal Constituency in Ogun State.

Governor Amosun emerges APC consensus candidate for Ogun Central senatorial race

Governor Ibikunle Amosun has emerged the candidate for Ogun central senate race, as the All Progressives Congress (APC) unveiled consensus candidates for the national assembly.

2019: Ogun APC adopts consensus candidates for state assembly seats

The All Progressives Congress (APC), in Ogun has adopted its consensus candidates for the 2019 state House of Assembly election.

Isiaka laments deplorable condition of township roads in Ogun

A gubernatorial aspirant on the platform of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Ogun state, Gboyega Nasir Isiaka, has lamented the deplorable condition of township roads, particularly at the border towns and blamed the current administration for focussing only roads that “suit their ego and corruptly enrich their pockets.”

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ActionAid seeks greater investment in education in Kogi

Mrs Ene Obi, Country Director, ActionAid Nigeria, has called on the Kogi State government to prioritise education by investing heavily in the sector to mitigate against violent extremism in the state.

Ex-ICPC chief takes over wages commission

Mr Ekpo Nta, former Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Offences Commission (ICPC), has taken over the leadership of the National Salaries, Income and Wages Commission (NSIWC).
20 year old Josh Okogie who plays for Minnesota Timberwolves has expressed his enthusiasm in playing for Nigeria’s D’Tigers over the United States National team, saying the decision wasn’t a hard one as it was influenced by his passion in seeing the Nigeria’s team return to her past glory.

Josh Okogie: D’Tigers can go all the way at the 2019 FIBA World Cup

20 year old Josh Okogie who plays for Minnesota Timberwolves has expressed his enthusiasm in playing for Nigeria’s D’Tigers over the United States National team, saying the decision wasn’t a hard one as it was influenced by his passion in seeing the Nigeria’s team return to her past glory.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti governor asks youth to build good character by delaying gratification

Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state, says teenagers should build good character by delaying gratification.
The African Development Bank, AfDB, says it has approved a 70 million dollar loan for a road project in Ebonyi. The bank said on its website on Friday that it would provide $40 million, while its co-financier, the Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF), would contribute $30 million for the project.

AfDB says risks to growth ‘increasing by the day’

The U.S.-China trade war and uncertainty over Brexit pose risks to Africa’s economic prospects that are “increasing by the day,” the head of the African Development Bank (AfDB) told Reuters.