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Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Dry port berths in Ogun – governor

A dry port that would encourage the processing of agricultural products for export, would be established around Itori in Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State.

Road accidents kill 80 in second quarter in Ogun

The Ogun Command of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Thursday said that 80 persons died in road accidents in the state during the second quarter of 2019.
Alhaji Sabiu Zakari, Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Transportation.

Rail project: We will deliver on schedule – official

The Permanent Secretary (PS), Ministry of Transportation, Sabiu Zakari, has said the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) would deliver the Lagos-Ibadan Standard gauge on schedule.
Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has tasked stakeholders from various sectors of the economy, to proffer ways of accelerating development of the pharmaceutical sector, through research and development.

VP Osinbajo: South-West troop deployment an option, not a promise

There were indications on Thursday that the military had yet to get an order on the deployment of troops in the South-West to tackle killer herdsmen.
The Lagos State Deputy Governor-elect, Dr Obafemi Hamzat has lost his father, Oba Mufutau Olatunji Hamzat.

Femi Hamzat: How my father’s counsel has helped me

The Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, on Saturday said he was a beneficiary of his late father’s goodwill.
President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Abeokuta, Ogun state capital, to commission the project of Ibikunle Amosun, outgoing governor of the state.

President Buhari in Ogun to inaugurate Governor Amosun’s projects

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Abeokuta, Ogun state capital, to commission the project of Ibikunle Amosun, outgoing governor of the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari has dismissed the reports that his London trip was to compile the list of persons to be appointed as ministers during his second tenure.

Tight security as President Buhari visits Ogun state today

Security has been beefed up in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital, as President Muhammadu Buhari is billed to visit the state today.

Lagos speaker mourns late Oba Hamzat

The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr Mudashiru Obasa, has mourned the demise of Oba Olatunji Hamzat, father of the state Deputy Governor-elect, Dr Obafemi Hamzat.
The Lagos State Deputy Governor-elect, Dr Obafemi Hamzat has lost his father, Oba Mufutau Olatunji Hamzat.

Lagos deputy governor-elect loses father

The Lagos State Deputy Governor-elect, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, has lost his father, Oba Mufutau Olatunji Hamzat.
One of the open manholes in the middle of a paved road

Lawmaker urges FCTA to cover all open manholes, save lives

Rep. Ibrahim Isiaka (APC-Ogun) has urged Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) and all relevant agencies to immediately commence closure of open manholes in the territory to prevent further accidents.

Hoodlums raze Ogun deputy speaker’s building, vehicles, others

Ogun State appears to have returned to a full blast violence reminiscent of the past on Easter Sunday as hoodlums suspected to be in the service of politicians opposed to the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its members in Ifo Local Government Area, attacked the Deputy Speaker of Ogun State House of Assembly, Hon. Kunle Oluomo, burned his constituency office in Ifo town and also set ablaze, five vehicles on ground.
Geregu Power Plant

MESL: Kainji, Jebba plants lose N900m monthly over stranded 150mw

Following the stranded over 150 Mega Watts (MW) in Kainji and Jebba Hydro Power Plants, the operator Mainstream Energy Solutions Limited (MESL), is currently incurring excess of N900 million monthly.

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.
national assembly abuja

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.
Ibikunle Amosun

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

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The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Mr Clement Ikanade Agba, has urged the staff of the ministry to work as a team to ensure that next 2020 Budget is ready next month.

Minister seeks staff cooperation to ensure September budget target

The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Mr Clement Ikanade Agba, has urged the staff of the ministry to work as a team to ensure that next 2020 Budget is ready next month.
Senator Godswill Akpabio

Ministers: We will be trail blazers in Niger Delta development

The new Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, and the Minister of State, Mr. Festus Keyamo, SAN, on Wednesday assumed duty at the Ministry with the promise to leave huge footprints in the development of the Niger Delta region.

WAPA: Exclusive breastfeeding increases children immunity

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Mrs. Oluyemi Kalesanwo, yesterday, said exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life increases immunity in babies.
No Nigerian made the total list of 57 referees for the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup which kicks off from 6 October to 17 November in Brazil.

No Fifa-badged Nigerian referee selected for U-17 World Cup

No Nigerian made the total list of 57 referees for the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup which kicks off from 6 October to 17 November in Brazil.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange on Wednesday said it is collaborating with JP Morgan Chase to facilitate in-depth capacity building programme on the derivatives market.

American banking giant JP Morgan partners NSE on derivatives

The Nigerian Stock Exchange on Wednesday said it is collaborating with JP Morgan Chase to facilitate in-depth capacity building programme on the derivatives market.