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Minister Rotimi Amaechi urges states, local govts not to ban ‘okada’, tricycles

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has called on the states and local governments in Nigeria to integrate and enhance motorcycle and tricycle operations into transportation system rather than ban their use.

VP Yemi Osinbajo to inaugurate small, medium enterprise clinic in Osun

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will, on Thursday, launch the Nationwide Small and Medium Enterprise Clinic and the Government Enterprise Empowerment Programme (GEEP) in Osun State.

Pregnant woman, five others killed in auto crash

A pregnant woman and five others were on Tuesday night killed in an auto crash along Abeokuta-Ajebo road of Ogun State.

Man arrested for attempting to smuggle hard drugs in prison

The Special Intelligence Squad of the Controller General of Prisons in Ogun State has arrested a 22-year old man, Matthew Olusi, for allegedly attempting to smuggle weed suspected to be Indian hemp into Ibara Prison, in Abeokuta.

Atiku, Atikulation and other stories

“Yes, that is why Alhaji Abubakar has been projecting himself as a man under pressure running from pillar to post, behaving like the only thing in his life is to become President.”

Motorist forfeits vehicle for driving against traffic

No fewer than 19 drivers have been arraigned by the Lagos State Task Force on Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit for driving against traffic.

Atiku’s politics and the spectre of failure

Only recently, the so-called Adamawa State PDP’s leadership and an amorphous group that calls itself Katsina State People’s Democratic Party Elders’ Consultative Forum are reported to have publicly pleaded with the erstwhile Vice President to come back to the PDP.

2019: Senator Adeola declares Ogun governorship ambition

The senator representing Lagos West at the National Assembly, Olamilekan Adeola, on Sunday publicly declared his intention to contest the Ogun State governorship election in 2019 on the platform of Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.

Ogun guber: I may quit PDP if crisis persists – aspirant

A former governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State, Prince Gboyega Isiaka, has declared that he might quit the crisis-ridden party after its December convention.

Man bags 1 year imprisonment for stealing motorcycle

An Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court on Friday sentenced a 35-year-old man, Taofiq Omolola, to one year imprisonment for stealing a motorcycle, valued at N140,000.

Ex-President Obasanjo rallies Africa’s support for new Zimbabwean leader

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has urged Africans to give the necessary cooperation and support to the new government in the South African country of Zimbabwe.

I’m getting stronger despite being diabetic for 30 years – Ex-President Obasanjo

Former President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo says that diabetes only kills those who are careless about its treatment.

Diabetes kills only careless people – Ex-President Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday morning led hundreds of people on road walk for diabetes awareness in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, saying “diabetes kills only careless people.”

Ogun guber: Senator Adeola’s endorsement, a sham – Gboyega Isiaka

Isiaka said though he attended a meeting called by the group but was never screened or asked to present any document in that respect.

ASUP may call off strike next week – official

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, may call off its 10-day old strike next week, an official has said.

Non-indigenes won’t succeed me – Governor Amosun

The Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has said that he will not allow a non-indigene to succeed him in 2019.

No ‘foreigner’ will emerge governor under my watch – Governor Amosun

Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State, on Wednesday, declared that no ‘foreigner’ would be allowed to emerge as governor of the state under his watch.

Lai Mohammed counsels couples on sustaining blissful marriages

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has urged young couples to be patient with themselves in order to have lasting and blissful unions.

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ASUP lauds President Buhari’s assent to Polytechnic Act Bill

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) on Wednesday lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the Polytechnic Act Amendment Bill into law.
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Activists urge Google to break up before regulators force it to

Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet Inc to break itself up before regulators force the world’s biggest internet ad seller to split into different pieces.

Insecurity: UK warns citizens against travelling to Borno, Abia, Katsina, other Nigerian states

The United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has advised its citizens against traveling to some states in Nigeria.
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China’s Xi Jinping pens friendship letter to North Korea before rare visit

Xi Jinping will burnish China’s fragile alliance with North Korea by making his first trip to Pyongyang as president this week — and on Wednesday he sealed their friendship in ink, offering a “grand plan” for regional stability.

Institute: Kaduna, Adamawa, Taraba now produces quality rubber

Dr Wuranti Vala, an official of the National Rubber Research Institute of Nigeria, has said that Kaduna, Adamawa and Taraba States are now producing quality rubber in commercial quantity.