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Former Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo

Ex-President Obasanjo: I don’t care what you say about me when I die

Former Nigeria President, Olusegun Obasanjo, says he doesn’t care what is said about him or how he is remembered, when he passes on.
All Progressives Congress (APC) national stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has described as premature, talks about 2023 elections and the successor to President Muhammadu Buhari. To him, those making such calls do not love Nigeria.

Asiwaju Tinubu faults ex-President Obasanjo comment on Senator Kashamu’s demise

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has told former President Olusegun Obasanjo that since death is inevitable for all mortals, there was the need for the living to be kind to the dead.
Senator Buruji Kashamu

Reuben Abati: Senator Kashamu was my mentor

The former spokesperson to President Goodluck Jonathan between 2011 and 2015, Reuben Abati, has spoken of how he was mentored politically by the late Buruji Kashamu.
The Chief Whip of the Senate, Orji Kalu, has condoled with the government and people of Ogun over the death of Sen. Buruji Kashamu.

Senator Kalu: Buruji Kashamu a detribalised Nigerian passionate about people’s welfare

The Chief Whip of the Senate, Orji Kalu, has condoled with the government and people of Ogun over the death of Sen. Buruji Kashamu.
Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose

Ayodele Fayose faults ex-President Obasanjo over comment on Senator Kashamu’s demise

A former Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, has faulted a former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, over his comment on Buruji Kashamu‘s death.
Senator Buruji Kashamu

Gbenga Daniel mourns, expresses shock over Senator Kashamu’s death

Former governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, has expressed shock over the passage of Senator Buruji Kashamu.

Senator Buruji Kashamu dies of coronavirus

A former senator representing Ogun-East senatorial district, Buruji Kashamu, has died of COVID-19 complications at the First Cardiology Hospital in Lagos.
The Senate has described as “erroneous” report that it approved fresh loan of N850 billion at the plenary on Tuesday.

Senate: NDDC heads take 30% of contract sums

The Senate has revealed that the head of the Interim Management Committee, IMC, of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Prof Kemebradikumo Pondei, and other members of the committee collected between 20 and 30 pe rcent of contract sums before contractors were paid.

Senator Kashamu petitions police over PDP office invasion, assassination attempt

A chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party in Ogun State and a former senator representing Ogun East, Senator Buruji Kashamu, has reported some party leaders to the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 2, Ajmee Iliyasu, over alleged plan to invade the party secretariat.
The requests contained in three separate letters read at the beginning of plenary on Tuesday by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. 3

Senate bill proposes N2 million fine for transporting corpse without permit

If the ‘Bill on Protection against Infectious Diseases 2020’ presently in the Senate is signed into law, anyone found transporting a corpse of someone who died of infectious disease would pay a fine of N2 million.
The requests contained in three separate letters read at the beginning of plenary on Tuesday by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. 3

Senate probes 5G network in Nigeria

The Senate has begun probe on the present status of 5th Generation (5G) network in Nigeria.
The Wife of the Governor of Ogun State, Mrs. Bamidele Abiodun, has given succour to not less than five hundred indigent households that cut across four Local Government Areas in Ogun East Senatorial District of the state

Lockdown: Ogun extends stimulus package to east senatorial district

The Local Government Areas whose residents benefited from the distribution of these items were Ijebu Ode, Odogbolu, Ijebu East and Ijebu North East Local Government Areas of the state.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, receiving a visiting delegation of Yobe State Students in Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, led by Muhammad Idris, on Wednesday at the National Assembly, Abuja.

Senate president harps on sacrifice, commitment in leadership

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said on Wednesday that leadership at all levels requires a lot of sacrifice and commitment.
Ogun State House of Assembly

Ogun assembly to screen council caretaker committees Tuesday

The Ogun State House of Assembly will on Tuesday screen the 20 local government caretaker committees appointed by Governor Dapo Abiodun.
Senator Buruji Kashamu

Bayelsa/Kogi elections: Senator Kashamu congratulates President Buhari, APC

The Governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State during the 2019 general election, Senator Buruji Kashamu, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) for winning the November 16 governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi states.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

APM: Governor Abiodun ‘dividing’ Ogun along tribal lines

The Allied People’s Movement (APM) in Ogun State has accused the Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun of attempts “to set the good people of Ogun State along tribal and regional lines.”
Senator Buruji Kashamu

Senator Kashamu: I joined Ogun guber race to fight impunity

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ogun State in the last elections, Senator Buruji Kashamu, has faulted the claim that he was not serious about his governorship ambition.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Ogun government rehabilitates roads

Ogun State Government has begun the rehabilitation of over 30 kilometres of intra-city roads across the state through its Public Works Agency (OPWA).

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