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Tag Archives: Ogun

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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Gov Abiodun says he has experienced most turbulent times in office

Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun said on Monday that he had experienced one of the most turbulent times since he became governor in May. He said his victory in the March 9 governorship election had been contested in many courts, adding that the Saturday validation of his victory at the tribunal was a further affirmation that with God, nothing is ...

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Kashamu dissociates himself from defection of his followers to APC

Former Senator from Ogun, Buruji Kashamu has reacted to the defection of over 1000 former members of his followers to the All Progressive Congress, APC. According to Kashamu, the action did not get his blessing. Speaking through his Media Adviser, Austin Oniyokor, Senator Kashamu said that, “I do not have any problem with any one or a group of people ...

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VP Osinbajo holds consultations with Ogun monarchs over insecurity

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday held meetings with the Akarigbo of Remoland, Oba Babatunde Ajayi and other monarchs in Ogun. The consultations were on the way out of the security challenges currently confronting Nigeria. Osinbajo was accompanied to the palace of Ajayi by Gov. Dapo Abiodun of Ogun. The vice president, who fielded questions from newsmen after the meeting, ...

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Ogun Assembly to start translating laws to local languages- Speaker

Mr Olakunle Oluomo, Speaker, Ogun House of Assembly says plans are ongoing to start translating bills passed into laws by the assembly to local languages for easy understanding by the people of the state. Oluomo made this known in Abeokuta on Friday while speaking at a strategic legislative luncheon organised in his honour by the State Branch of the Committee ...

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Olakunle Oluomo emerges Ogun Assembly Speaker

Ex-Deputy Speaker of Ogun Assembly Mr,  Olakunle Oluomo (APC-Ifo-1), was on Monday elected as the Speaker of the 9th Assembly. Oluomo was elected after his nomination by Mr Olakunle Sobukola (APC -Ikenne) and seconded by by Mr Adegoke Adeyanju (ADC-Yewa North 1) shortly after the inauguration of the 9th Assembly. In his acceptance speech, Oluomo, who appreciated God for the ...

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Hoodlums storm Ogun APC Secretariat, cart away sensitive documents, damage some property

Unidentified persons on Wednesday ransacked the secretariat of the Ogun All Progressives Congress (APC), carting away sensitive documents and damaging some property. They were said to have vandalised the ceilings, air conditioners, pumping machines, television sets, and chairs in various offices in the Secretariat. The Chairman of the party, Chief Derin Adebiyi, made this known on Thursday while addressing a ...

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Ogun: APM petitions Court of Appeal President over change of panelists of Election Tribunal

The Allied Peoples’ Movement (APM) has petition the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, over the changes in the panelists for Ogun State Governorship and House of Assembly Tribunal. The National Chairman of APM, Alhaji Mamman Dantalle, in a press conference on Monday in Abuja, called for the disband of the new panel and be replaced with ...

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Ogun Minority Leader dumps PDP, defects to APC

Mr Olawale Alausa the Minority Leader, Ogun House of Assembly, on Thursday, defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC ). The lawmaker who represents Ijebu-Ode constituency announced his defection in a letter dated April 23, and read by the Speaker, Mr Suraj Adekunbi during plenary in Abeokuta. The legislator said he took the decision ...

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Ogun Governor-elect, Dapo Abiodun reveals the secret of his victory

Ogun State Governor-elect Prince Adedapo Abiodun yesterday declared that if some “men were God”, he would not have won his election. Abiodun said what had kept him going in the journey of life despite daunting challenges was his absolute and unshakeable faith in God. He added that such faith was anchored on the message of Christ in Mark 11:23, which ...

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