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    FUNAAB produces 203 first class graduates

FUNAAB produces 203 first class graduates

Ololade Enikuomehin, acting vice-chancellor, Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta, said on Monday that the institution produced 203 first class graduates in the 2016/2017 academic session.The university also said it produced 2,878 second-class upper division graduates. [...]

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    Army to launch Python Dance replica in Ogun

Army to launch Python Dance replica in Ogun

To address the security challenges in Ogun and its environs, the Nigerian army said on Sunday that it had concluded plans to launch a new security initiative code-named Operation Crocodile Smile.Basil Adoke, the brigade commander of the 35 Artillery Brigade, Alamala, Abeokuta, disclosed this at a reception organised by the state government as part of activities to mark Nigeria’s 57th [...]

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    FUNAAB gets new VC, registrar

FUNAAB gets new VC, registrar

Felix Salako, a professor, has been appointed as the new vice-chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB).Similarly, Hakeem Adekola and Chukwunwike Ezekpeazu have been appointed as the new registrar and bursar respectively. [...]

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    Power must change hands, says independent candidate who wants to take over from Amosun

Power must change hands, says independent candidate who wants to take over from Amosun

Ifeoluwa Adesanya is a successful businessman who worked as a data processing administrator at the Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS). He was born to the royal families of Odugboro Adesanya (Sagamu) and Asekunle Osude (Ilisan Remo) in Ogun state, in January 1968.Adesanya started his primary education at St. Paul primary school, Makun Sagamu, Ogun, and also attended St. Barnabas primary school, [...]

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    FUNAAB: Candidates with less than 180 not eligible for post-UTME

FUNAAB: Candidates with less than 180 not eligible for post-UTME

The Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta has said prospective students who scored less than 180 in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination are ineligible for its post-UTME test.This was made known in the recently released cut-off marks for students who made the institution their first choice for the 2017/2018 academic session. [...]

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    ‘Two killed’ as truck ploughs through Muslim worshippers in Ogun

‘Two killed’ as truck ploughs through Muslim worshippers in Ogun

At least two persons were killed when a truck ploughed through a gathering of Muslim worshippers in Ijebu Igbo, Ogun state, on Friday.According to Daily Trust, the incident happened while they were observing the Eid-ed-Kabir prayers.A police officer was also reported "killed by a stray bullet in an ensuing melee shortly after the incident, throwing the entire community into confusion [...]

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    Police ‘uncover human parts’ in Ogun church

Police ‘uncover human parts’ in Ogun church

The Ogun state police command says it uncovered suspected human parts buried inside Cherubim and Seraphim church located in Ota area of the state.The command also said it arrested Samuel Babatunde, 77-year-old pastor at the church and its founder, alongside three others over the incident.Ahmed Iliyasu, the state commissioner of police, said the development followed the earlier arrest of one [...]

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    Covenant University produces 188 first class graduates

Covenant University produces 188 first class graduates

A total of 188 students of Covenant University in Ota, Ogun, on Friday graduated with the first class degree at the 2016/2017 convocation ceremony of the institution.Aaron Atayero, the vice-chancellor (VC), disclosed this during the 12th convocation ceremony and conferment of honorary doctorate degrees and presentation of prizes. [...]

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    One killed as customs officers, smugglers clash in Ogun

One killed as customs officers, smugglers clash in Ogun

At least one person was killed during a clash between men of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) and suspected smugglers in the Sango-Ota area of Ogun state.Bimbola Oyeyemi, the Ogun state police public relations officer, who confirmed the incident to NAN, said officers of the NCS had intercepted some smugglers at the toll gate in Ota.He added that the suspects, [...]

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    Ogun APC leaders petition Oyegun, say Amosun harassing party members

Ogun APC leaders petition Oyegun, say Amosun harassing party members

Seven local government chairmen of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun, say Ibikunle Amosun, the governor, is "victimising and harassing party members" in the state.In a petition to John Oyegun, national chairman of the APC, the local government chairmen who claimed that they represented 13 of their colleagues, said under Amosun the party organs in the state have become [...]

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    Moshood Abiola Polytechnic formally upgraded to university

Moshood Abiola Polytechnic formally upgraded to university

Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), Abeokuta, has been formally upgraded to Moshood Abiola University of Science and Technology, Abeokuta.Ibikunle Amosun, Ogun state governor, on Monday, signed into law, a bill to this effect. [...]

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    Ogun-based doctor stabs mother to death

Ogun-based doctor stabs mother to death

The Ogun state police command has arrested one Emmanuel Ogah, a medical doctor, who allegedly stabbed his biological mother to death.In a statement issued in Abeokuta on Saturday, Abimbola Oyeyemi, spokesman of the command, said the arrest was sequel to a complaint by the elder brother of the suspect.Oyeyemi said the elder brother reported at Itele Ota divisional headquarters that [...]

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    Amosun to assist Immigration in ‘flushing out’ illegal aliens

Amosun to assist Immigration in ‘flushing out’ illegal aliens

Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state, has promised to help the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) fight the menace of illegal aliens.Amosun said this, on Friday, when he hosted Oluwatoba Bayeroju, new comptroller of the service in Ogun, at his office in Oke Mosan, Abeokuta."Due to our status as the most industrialised state in Nigeria, I am aware that we are [...]

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    Aisha speaks on facing the future with ‘Buhari vs Yar’Adua’

Aisha speaks on facing the future with ‘Buhari vs Yar’Adua’

Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, says there are lessons to be learnt from the life of her husband.She said this while speaking at a book launch in Ogun state on Tuesday, entitled 'Buhari vs Yar'Adua: Facing the future'.The book was written by Opeyemi Soyombo, special assistant on media to Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state.The wife of the [...]

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    MAPOLY to ‘soon’ become degree-awarding university

MAPOLY to ‘soon’ become degree-awarding university

Ibikunle Amosun, Ogun state governor, has said the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY) in Abeokuta would soon become a degree-awarding university.The governor made the announcement at the 14th convocation of the institution. [...]

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    6 Ogun health facilities ‘operating with quack doctors’ closed down

6 Ogun health facilities ‘operating with quack doctors’ closed down

The Ogun state government on Monday closed down six health facilities in Ifo local government area.The health facilities were said to have been operating with fake documents, quack doctors, and nurses.Babatunde Ipaye, the commissioner of health, announced this while monitoring the level of compliance with the re-validation/registration of private health facilities in Akute.Ipaye said the affected facilities were Accurate Diagnostic Centre, The Mantle [...]

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