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A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

#EndSARS: We sold two policemen’s skulls for N1,000 – suspects

The two suspected hoodlums, Adewale Abiodun and Aliu Mubarak, arrested for being in possession of the burnt skulls of the two policemen set ablaze in Ibadan in the wake of the #EndSARS protest gave the graphic details of how they sold the skulls for N1,000 when paraded on Friday.
Many Nigerians have been paying tribute to the late editor of Sunday Times and celebrated columnist, Gbolabo Ogunsanwo, who died at 75.

Nigerians mourn veteran journalist Gbolabo Ogunsanwo’s demise

Ogunsanwo died on Friday in Lagos after a brief illness. Some of those who have paid tribute to the late Sunday Times editor were Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, and leading lights in Nigerian journalism, namely former Ogun State Governor, Chief Olusegun Osoba; ex-Minister of Transportation, Chief Ebenezer Babatope; a former manager of training at the Daily Times, Chief Tola Adeniyi; and another veteran journalist, Mr Eric Teniola.

Kellogg’s invites entries for schorlarship scheme

Foremost cereal brand, Kellogg’s, has announced that it has started accepting entries for the second edition of its flagship children scholarship scheme “Kellogg’s Superstars contest”.
The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has appealed to the federal government to pay special attention on its roads spread across the state as the industrial hub of the country.

Governor Abiodun: Ogun roads deserve special status from federal government

The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has appealed to the federal government to pay special attention on its roads spread across the state as the industrial hub of the country.
Governor Dapo Abiodun - Ogun Isolation Corornavirus Center 1

Ogun governor hailed over board appointments

The Chief Executive Officer of Aerofield Homes and a chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Armstrong ’Tope Akintunde, has lauded the Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, for running an all-inclusive government.
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Governor Abiodun: Ogun primary, secondary pupils to get free data for e-learning

The Ogun State Government is partnering with telecommunications service providers to provide free internet service to students for e-learning in public secondary and primary schools in the state.
An agritech focussed company, Farmcrowdy Limited (FC), says it is committed to impact 25,000 farmers across Nigeria through its Structured Financing of N5.7 billion.

Agric firm to facilitate N5.7 billion loan for 25,000 farmers

An agritech focussed company, Farmcrowdy Limited (FC), says it is committed to impact 25,000 farmers across Nigeria through its Structured Financing of N5.7 billion.
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: Ijebu-Ode-Epe expressway will be ready for Christmas

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, weekend, assured the people of the state that the 14.7km Ijebu-Ode-Epe Expressway would be ready for use by Christmas.
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Ogun to adopt adire fabric as school uniform

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, on Thursday, declared that adire fabric would become official school uniform in all public schools in the state starting from next term.
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: No virus palliatives warehouse looted in Ogun

The Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, on Monday, raised the alarm that there was a plot against him and other governors to paint them in a bad light.
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Ogun compensates victims of Sabo market inferno

The Ogun State government has given financial support and food palliatives to traders who lost their goods and property to the inferno which occurred earlier in the year at the Sabo Market, Sagamu.
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.

Lagos, Ogun seek to take over collapsed Lagos-Abeokuta road

The governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun, and his Lagos State counterpart, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, have asked the federal government to transfer the dilapidated Lagos-Abeokuta road to the two states for reconstruction.

Court sentences man to prison for stealing water tank

A Magistrates’ Court in Ota, Ogun, on Monday sentenced a 28-year-old man, Akintunde Segun, to one year imprisonment for stealing a water tank belonging to the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA).
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.
Ogun State House of Assembly

Ogun governor writes assembly, proposes reduction of 2020 budget

The Ogun House of Assembly has acknowledged the receipt of a correspondence from Governor Dapo Abiodun requesting for the downward review of the 2020 appropriation bill by 38 per cent.
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.

Ogun assures students of adequate welfare package

Gov. Dapo Abiodun of Ogun has assured students in the state of adequate welfare package during the lockdown in place as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic.

Ogun PDP gets new executive committee

The crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State, deepened on Friday, as the faction loyal to Senator Buruji Kashamu, inaugurated its new state executive members to steer the affairs of the party for the next four years.
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One killed, nine others abducted in Niger

One person has allegedly been killed and nine others kidnapped in an attack by armed bandits at Kagara in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State.

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5. President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday night received Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, shortly after he defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progresives Congress (APC).

Governor Umahi: Senator Anyim, others approved defection to APC

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, Sunday night revealed that the plan behind his defection was for the former Senate President, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, and other leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to join him in APC two weeks after he must have successfully defected.
Manchester United legend, Roy Keane, has said that Uruguayan star, Edinson Cavani, has proved him wrong.

Roy Keane: Edinson Cavani has proven doubters wrong

Manchester United legend, Roy Keane, has said that Uruguayan star, Edinson Cavani, has proved him wrong.
Mrs Toki Mabogunje, President LCCI said this at the Chamber’s second quarterly briefing on the state of the economy on Tuesday in Lagos.

Lagos Chamber: Collaboration with NAFDAC‘ll boost performance

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), has reiterated that the task of strengthening the activities of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Council (NAFDAC), remains a collective responsibility of key stakeholders for improved performance.
Soccer Football - Serie A - Napoli v AS Roma - Stadio San Paolo, Naples, Italy - November 29, 2020 Napoli coach Gennaro Gattuso reacts. REUTERS-Ciro De Luca

Napoli coach proud of players after Roma rout

Roma were blown away on an emotional night in Naples with the city still in mourning after the passing of Diego Maradona.
Nigeria's national electricity grid collapsed on Sunday, the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) said in a statement. Power outages in Nigeria, the most populous nation in Africa, are common, but a system collapse is unusual.

Nigeria national electricity grid experiences ‘multiple trippings’, collapses

Nigeria recently implemented its first power tariff increase in state-controlled prices since 2015. That doubled prices for some consumers, but the government and industry said it was needed to allow distribution companies to recoup costs and pay generating companies