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Ogun Politics: Ex-Dep Gov, PDP, ADC top leaders defect to APC

Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun will on Tuesday receive top chieftains from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Action Democratic Congress (ADC) into the All Progressives Congress (APC). According to The Nation, the event will hold at the Ake Palace Ground in Abeokuta. Defectors include former PDP Deputy Governor under the administration of Otunba Gbenga Daniel, Alhaja Salamat Badru; ...

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Ogun Politics: Gov Abiodun refuses to appoint Caretaker Chairmen for Amosun’s LCDAs

Speculations are rife that Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun have scrapped the 37 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) created by his predecessor, Sen. Ibikunle Amosun. The Governor has appointed Caretaker Chairmen for 20 local governments only. Amosun, in 2016, created 37 LCDAs out of the existing nationally recognized 20 local governments of the state, saying it was to bring ...

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Ogun Politics: Akinlade’s campaign buses for 2023 reportedly floods the state

Branded vehicles of  Adekunle Akinlade, who recently defected to the All Progressives Congres (APC) recently have surfaced in parts of Ogun State. The buses have inscriptions allegedly announcing his 2023 governorship ambition. One of such buses with APC logo and Akinlade’s seemingly governorship ambition was sighted in Ogun East Senatorial district, causing massive interest in the Gateway State on Friday, ...

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Ogun Politics: Akinlade’s return to APC divides ruling party

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State seems to be in disagreement with the National Chairman of the ruling party over the return of Hon. Adekunle Akinlade to the party. Akinlade who is the governorship candidate of the Allied People’s Movement (APM) in Ogun State, led his supporters back to the APC yesterday. But it seems the leaders of ...

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Cabinet List: Ogun APC warns Osoba’s faction against public outbursts

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun has urged  aggrieved party members in the state to embrace internal mechanism and due process before making their positions public. The Publicity Secretary of the party in the state, Mr Tunde Oladunjoye, in a statement in Abeokuta on Wednesday, pleaded with those who felt aggrieved on recent appointments that other appointments would still ...

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Despite opposition from Osoba’s camp, Ogun Assembly screens 17 nominees

The Ogun House of Assembly on Monday screened 17 commissioner-nominees out of 18 sent before it for confirmation by Gov. Dapo Abiodun. The screening of the nominees, which held inside one of the committee rooms of the assembly complex in Abeokuta, was presided over by the Speaker, Olakunle Oluomo. During the exercise, which lasted about four hours, all the nominees‎ ...

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LG Elections: Amosun, over three thousand others defect to PDP in Ogun

More than three thousand members of the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN) in Ogun State have decamped to the People’s Democratic Party(PDP). They defected to the main opposition ahead of the Local Government elections expected to be conducted in the state next year and subsequent general elections in 2023. The defectors led by the House of Representatives candidate of the ...

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Gov Abiodun expresses support for controversial Hate Speech Bill

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has expressed support for the proposed law aimed at regulating social media in Nigeria. Speaking at an event to mark 160 years of journalism in Abeokuta, the state capital, on Monday, Abiodun said the law will help sanitise the social media and stem the rise of misinformation. A statement from Kunle Somorin, his Chief ...

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Cabinet List: Ogun APC embroiled in crisis over bribery allegations

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State is embroiled in allegations of bribery as regards list of commissioners’ nominnees. It was gathered that members are accusing leaders of collecting money from some individuals to make the list in Gov Dapo Abiodun-led government, Daily Post reports. Gov Abiodun is yet to form his cabinet since his administration came on board ...

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Ogun: I will review Amosun’s ‘controversial’ appointments, promotions- Gov. Abiodun

Gov. Dapo Abiodun of Ogun says that his administration had revisited the “controversial” promotions and appointments of traditional rulers by former Gov. Ibikunle Amosun at the twilight of his administration. Abiodun stated this during his address at the statutory meeting of the Ogun Council of Obas, held at the Obas’ Complex, Oke-Mosan in Abeokuta. The governor explained that the committee ...

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