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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.
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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.

Ogun APC cautions Governor Amosun over outbursts against Dapo Abiodun

The Ogun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has cautioned Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, to be mindful of his outbursts against the party’s governorship candidate, Prince Dapo Abiodun
The House Committee on Land Transport has applauded the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi for the impressive extent of work achieved on the current Lagos-Ibadan rail project.

Lagos-Ibadan rail project: Lawmakers applaud Amaechi over implementation

The House Committee on Land Transport has applauded the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, for the impressive extent of work achieved on the current Lagos-Ibadan rail project.

Two drivers die as trucks collide on Lagos/Abeokuta Expressway

Two drivers have been confirmed dead in an accident involving two trucks along Ewekoro on the Lagos/Abeokuta Expressway.
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Lafarge commits N168 million to community projects in Ogun

As part of its efforts to give back to the communities where its operates, Lafarge Africa, manufacturer of cement located in Ewekoro, Ogun State, said it had spent a whooping sum of N168 million in aid of the various community projects, cutting across education, healthcare delivery service, economic empowerment, agricultural produce and elderly care support programmes.

Rotimi Amaechi slams pace of work on Lagos-Ibadan rail line

Rotimi Amaechi, the Minister of Transportation, has said he was not impressed with the pace of work at the Lagos end of the Lagos-Ibadan rail project.

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.

2019: INEC releases names of presidential, national assembly candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday released its provincial list of candidates for presidential and national assembly elections.

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.

Pastor allegedly kills lover, buries her in church

The Ogun State Police Command on Tuesday arrested a pastor who allegedly killed his lover and buried her body inside his church.

Expert commends Governor Amosun for compensating landowners for Ogun airport

A maritime expert Bolaji Akinola, has commended the Governor of the State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, for compensating land owners in the areas earmarked for the proposed Ogun Cargo Airport.

Woman pays herbalist N245,000 to get pregnant with twins

A self-styled herbalist, 48-year-old Raji Ibrahim, who allegedly defrauded a woman of N245,000 on the pretext of giving her herbal pregnancy medicine for a set of twins, is facing trial at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

Senator Solomon Adeola rejects proposed cattle colony

The senator, representing Lagos West in the Red Chamber, Solomon Adeola, has called on state governors in the south western part of the country to be proactive in finding solutions to attacks by herdsmen in the region.

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Kaduna records 4,023 new tuberculosis cases

A total of 4,023 new cases of tuberculosis were recorded across Kaduna State in 2018, the state Commissioner for Health, Dr Paul Dogo, has said.

Osun tribunal: PDP accuses Governor Oyetola, APC of plans to blackmail judiciary

The Peoples Democratic Party has accused the governor of Osun State, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola and the APC of plans to sponsor rallies and demonstrations to discredit the judgement of the Osun State election petition tribunal which returned Senator Nurudeen Ademola Adeleke as the winner of the September 22nd 2018 governorship election.

Central bank reduces monetary policy rate to 13.5 percent

Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has decided by a vote of six members to adjust the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) by 50 basis point – from 14% to 13.5%.

NURTW urges Governor Ikpeazu to get touts off Abia roads

Secretary, National Union of Road Transport Workers, Abia chapter, Mr. Lazarus Kalu, on Tuesday urged Governor Okezie Ikpeazu to get touts off Abia roads in his second term, in fulfillment of his promise.
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Oby Ezekwesili wins Forbes Woman Africa Social Influencer Award

A former Nigeria education minister Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili has been announced as Forbes Woman Africa Social Influencer at the prestigious Forbes Woman Africa Awards inaugural gala dinner held this March in Durban, South Africa.