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Motorists plying Lagos-Abeokuta expressway have lamented the bad state of the Abeokuta-Papa axis of the expressway, especially the Itori and Ewekoro area.

Abeokuta-Papa road has become a hell – motorists

Motorists plying Lagos-Abeokuta expressway have lamented the bad state of the Abeokuta-Papa axis of the expressway, especially the Itori and Ewekoro area.
The Olu of Itori, Oba Fatai Akorede Akamo, has advocated the adoption of Peace Corps of Nigeria by the federal government, noting the roles being played by the Corps in maintaining peace and youth reorientation at grassroots level cannot be overemphasized.

Ogun monarch wants federal government to adopt peace corps

The Olu of Itori, Oba Fatai Akorede Akamo, has advocated the adoption of Peace Corps of Nigeria by the federal government, noting the roles being played by the Corps in maintaining peace and youth reorientation at grassroots level cannot be overemphasized.
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.
APC Nigeria Supporters

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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Conservative academic Kais Saied Sunday won a landslide victory in Tunisia’s presidential runoff, sweeping aside his rival, media magnate Nabil Karoui, state television Wataniya said.

Academic wins Tunisia presidential poll by a landslide

Conservative academic Kais Saied Sunday won a landslide victory in Tunisia’s presidential runoff, sweeping aside his rival, media magnate Nabil Karoui, state television Wataniya said.
Football fans have hailed the performance of Joe Aribo in Nigeria’s 1-1 draw against Brazil in Sunday’s international friendly in Singapore.

Super Eagles showed they can face world’s best with Brazil draw – football enthusiasts

Some football enthusiasts on Sunday described as commendable the performance of the Super Eagles against Brazil, saying the team showed it can play against the best in the world.
Leader of Poland’s ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party, Jaroslaw Kaczynski addreses supporters after the first exit polls during the party’s electoral evening in Warsaw, Poland, on October 13, 2019. – Poland’s governing right-wing Law and Justice (PiS) party won the general election in Poland, expanding its majority, according to an exit poll by the Ipsos institute. (Photo by Wojtek RADWANSKI / AFP)

Populists top Poland vote, expand majority on welfare, family values

Poland’s governing right-wing party took the lead in Sunday’s general election, an exit poll showed, expanding its majority thanks to a raft of welfare measures coupled with attacks on LGBT rights and Western values.
New Katsina United captain Usman Barau has stated he would stick with the Changi Boys despite the interest being shown in his services by a handful of other Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clubs.

Usman Barau declines Enyimba transfer offer to stay with Katsina United

New Katsina United captain Usman Barau has stated he would stick with the Changi Boys despite the interest being shown in his services by a handful of other Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clubs.
Stuart Pearce

Former Manchester City boss urges Phil Foden to leave over lack of game time

Former Manchester City boss Stuart Pearce has urged Phil Foden to leave the club in January in a bid to find first team football.