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    EFCC arrests 23 OOU students for internet fraud

EFCC arrests 23 OOU students for internet fraud

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    2019: EU partners IPC to train journalists on reporting elections

2019: EU partners IPC to train journalists on reporting elections

The European Union, in partnership with the International Press Centre (IPC), organised 2-day capacity building media workshop to train Nigerian journalists ahead of the 2019 elections.The workshop, which held in Abeokuta, Ogun state, saw 25 participants drawn from the six geo-political zones.Taiwo Obe, founder and director of the Journalism Clinic, Jide Ojo, writer and development consultant, and Bolaji Adebiyi, Editor [...]

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    Bells University secures approval for more postgraduate programmes

Bells University secures approval for more postgraduate programmes

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved more postgraduate programmes for Bells University of Technology, Ota, Ogun. [...]

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    Ogun PDP picks Abati as deputy governorship candidate

Ogun PDP picks Abati as deputy governorship candidate

Reuben Abati, former presidential spokesman, has been named as the running mate of Leke Shittu, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun.Gbenga Daniel, former governor of the state, was listed as the senatorial candidate for Ogun east district.This was made known in a statement signed by Buruji Kashamu on Wednesday.Following a federal high court ruling, the Independent [...]

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    APC chieftain: Ogun people have had enough of Amosun

APC chieftain: Ogun people have had enough of Amosun

Bolaji Akinola, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Wasinmi, Ewekoro local government area of Ogun state, says the people of the state have had enough of Ibikunle Amosun, governor of the state.Speaking with journalists in Abeokuta, the state capital on Tuesday, Akinola accused Amosun of willfully imposing candidates on the party without recourse to democratic processes.He said [...]

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    Dapo Abiodun accuses Amosun of conspiring with monarchs to strip him of guber ticket

Dapo Abiodun accuses Amosun of conspiring with monarchs to strip him of guber ticket

Dapo Abiodun, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun state, has accused Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun, of plotting to upturn the decision of national working committee (NWC) of the ruling party to recognise him as the guber candidate of the state.Amosun had lost out in his bid to have Abiodun Akinlade succeed him, though he has [...]

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    Amosun emerges APC consensus candidate for Ogun central senate race

Amosun emerges APC consensus candidate for Ogun central senate race

Ibikunle Amosun has emerged the candidate for Ogun central senate race, as the All Progressives Congress (APC) unveiled consensus candidates for the national assembly.The announcement was made at the Presidential Lodge in Abeokuta on Tuesday. Six of the nine candidates for the house of representatives were also announced.Amosun, the incumbent state governor, represented Ogun central at the senate between 2003 [...]

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    Ogun APC chooses consensus candidates for house of assembly poll

Ogun APC chooses consensus candidates for house of assembly poll

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun has adopted its consensus candidates for the 2019 state house of assembly election.The exercise was conducted on Monday at the Presidential Lodge in Abeokuta, the state capital.Candidates were adopted for 23 out of the 26 seats in a process in which aspirants from the various constituencies met separately to pick who they considered [...]

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    Opeyemi Agbaje declares intention to run for Ogun governorship election

Opeyemi Agbaje declares intention to run for Ogun governorship election

Opeyemi Agbaje, a lawyer, has declared his intention to seek the nomination of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) to contest for the governorship seat in Ogun.Agbaje declared his intentions on Monday at the SDP secretariat in Abeokuta.Agbaje, who is the first declared candidate on the SDP platform, was received by Bayo Adenekan, state steering committee chairman, Kunle Majekodunmi, state exco [...]

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    Army intercepts trucks loaded with 300,000 live cartridges in Ogun

Army intercepts trucks loaded with 300,000 live cartridges in Ogun

The Nigerian army says it has confiscated three trucks loaded with thousands of live cartridges in Igbogila-Ilara area of Ogun state.Enobong Udoh, general officer commanding (GOC) of the army 82 division, disclosed this at a press conference on Thursday, in Lagos state.Represented Olusegun Olatunde, a brigadier-general, Udoh said the army intercepted the trucks on Thursday in conjunction with some security [...]

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    MAPOLY students shut down school to protest unreleased results

MAPOLY students shut down school to protest unreleased results

Students of the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), Abeokuta on Monday protested unreleased results by locking the school's main gate. [...]

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    Police arrest ‘lunatic’ who killed two pupils in Ogun

Police arrest ‘lunatic’ who killed two pupils in Ogun

The Ogun state police command has arrested Lekan Adebisi, the suspected madman, who allegedly hacked to death two pupils of St. John’s Anglican Primary School, Agodo in Ogun Waterside local government area.The victims - Mubarak Kalesowo and Sunday Obituyi - both aged four, were killed by the suspect on Monday.The suspect reportedly visited the school while the pupils were on lunch break and [...]

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    Covenant University to represent Nigeria at CFA Institute research challenge

Covenant University to represent Nigeria at CFA Institute research challenge

Covenant University has emerged the first place winner in Nigeria’s stage of global CFA Institute research challenge.The Ota-based university beat the University of Lagos and Obafemi Awolowo University which emerged second and third place winners, respectively. [...]

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    Some people demarketing our state for selfish reasons, says Amosun on rumour of fake rice

Some people demarketing our state for selfish reasons, says Amosun on rumour of fake rice

Ibikunle Amosun, Ogun state governor, has described as “mischievous” reports that the bags of rice recently displayed by the state government is fake.Some critics of the current administration in the state had said the rice pyramid recently mounted by the government is mixed with sands.They also said the Mitros rice locally produced by the state is not available for sales [...]

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    ‘Herdsmen’ hack farmer to death in Ogun

‘Herdsmen’ hack farmer to death in Ogun

An  Ogun state farmer identified as Adetona Owolabi has been hacked to death by suspected herdsmen.The incident happened on Thursday afternoon in the deceased’s farmland located at Afon in Imeko-Afon local government area of the state.Abimbola Oyeyemi, spokesman of the state police command, confirmed the incident to TheCable on Friday.He said two suspects had been arrested regarding the incident.“It was [...]

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    Relief for students as MAPOLY lecturers end three months strike

Relief for students as MAPOLY lecturers end three months strike

Members of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP), Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY) Abeokuta chapter, on Wednesday suspended their strike, which is now over three months old.The suspension was announced by the chapter’s chairman, Kola Abiola, after a congress held at the institution’s campus to resolve the crisis between the Ogun state government and the union. [...]

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