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Ogun not among states owing teachers’ salaries – NUT scribe

The Secretary-General of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Dr. Mike Ike-Ene, has described as ‘erroneous’, the inclusion of Ogun State among states owing teachers’ salaries.

The Python does not dance…

An operational code name requires creativity, it is meant to be a cover up, hide the real intentions of the operation, achieve a public relation stunt if possible, and ease communication and strategic documentation within the military hierarchy.

FUNAAB gets new vice-chancellor, registrar, bursar

The Governing Council of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), has approved the appointment of a new Vice Chancellor.

Customs seizes 3,000 cartons of poultry products

The Nigerian Customs Service, Ogun State command, on Monday, said it intercepted and seized a truck loaded with 3,000 cartons of imported poultry products, with estimated duty paid value of N67.5m.

Labour Party urges N’Assembly to reject frivolous loans by state govs

The Ogun State chapter of the Labour Party (LP), on Sunday, tasked the National Assembly on the need to critically examine and refuse what he termed “frivolous loans” proposals by state governors.

Ogun Poly: We’ll meet NBTE’s November deadline – Amosun

Ogun State governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has assured that the state government will work assiduously, to meet the mid November deadline given by the National Board of Technical Education (NBTE) for the provision of basic infrastructure in the Ogun State Polytechnic, Ipokia.

German govt to train 10,000 youths in Ogun, Plateau

The German government says it has concluded plans to train 10,000 Nigerian youths in Ogun and Plateau states between September and June 2018 to enable them acquire vocational skills.

We sell human hands for N5,000 each – Suspected cultists

Two suspected cult members in Ogun State say they sell human hands for N5,000 each to raise funds for their operations.

NURTW appeals to Lagos govt not to relocate motor parks

The National Union of Road Transport Workers on Wednesday appealed to the Lagos State Government to carry its leadership along with its proposed plan to relocate some motor parks from their present sites elsewhere.

Moshood Abiola varsity unrealistic – ASUP

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP), Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, (MAPOLY) branch, Abeokuta, has described as a ‘wild goose chase’, the plan by the Ogun State Government to establish Moshood Abiola University of Science and Technology, in Abeokuta, the state capital.

Akarigbo-elect gets Ogun govt approval

The Ogun State Executive Council has approved the appointment of Prince Babatunde Adewale Ajayi from Torungbuwa Ruling House as the new Akarigbo and Paramount Ruler of Remoland.

Double your fight against crimes – AIG tells policemen

The Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 2, Adamu Ibrahim, has tasked the Ogun State Police Command to double its efforts in crime fighting and prevention.

Lagos ministry director commits suicide

Oludare Buraimoh, a Director in Lagos State Ministry of Youths, has committed suicide by hanging in his room.

World Literacy Day: Ogun govt tasks youth on reading culture

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to mark the 2017 United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) World Literacy Day, youths and children have been urged to cultivate reading.

2019: Only ill-health can stop Buhari – Amosun

Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, says only President Muhammadu Buhari’s heath status can stop him from re-contesting the 2019 presidential election.

2019: Kano Gov. Ganduje endorses Buhari for second term

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for second term.

Alhassan’s open support for Atiku’s presidential aspiration a disappointment – Amosun

Ogun State governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has described the open declaration of support by the Minister for Women Affairs and Social Development, Senator Aisha Alhassan, for the political aspiration of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar as a disappointment.

Nigeria will have gone into extinction if not for Buhari – Amosun

Governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, on Saturday, declared that Nigeria as a nation would have become history if not for the coming on board of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it is satisfied with the ongoing conduct of the elections so far from the reports it has received from the 36 states and FCT.

Election: Senator Shehu Sani loses polling unit with wide margin

Shehu Sani is seeking re-election to the Senate under the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) while Uba Sani is vying on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Malfunctioning smart card readers mars voting in llorin

Hundreds of eligible voters’ in several parts of Ilorin metropolis were unable to cast their votes at the commencement of voting on Saturday following malfunctioning of smart card readers.