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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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    20 MAPOLY students arrested during ‘violent’ protest

20 MAPOLY students arrested during ‘violent’ protest

Twenty students of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY) students were arrested during a protest on Tuesday.The students, protesting for the second straight day, were arrested by operatives of the special anti-robbery squad and mobile policemen. [...]

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    Police: How corps member was raped, killed by driving instructor

Police: How corps member was raped, killed by driving instructor

The police in Ogun say they have arrested a 29-year-old driving instructor, name withheld, for allegedly raping and killing Modupe Taiyese, a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member serving in Abeokuta.Ahmed Iliyasu, the commissioner of police in the state, told journalists at the scene of the crime in Abule Ayo area on Thursday that the suspect had confessed to the [...]

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    Pregnant woman crushed to death in Ogun road accident

Pregnant woman crushed to death in Ogun road accident

Seven persons, including a pregnant woman, were crushed to death in an accident involving a white Volvo truck and a red Nissan Bluebird along OGTV/Ajebo road in Abeokuta, Ogun state.Clement Oladele, the sector commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun, told NAN that the incident happened on Tuesday night.He said the truck had brake failure and lost control which [...]

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    Senate approves $350m World Bank loan for Ogun

Senate approves $350m World Bank loan for Ogun

The senate has approved $350 million World Bank loan for Ogun State Development Policy Operation (DPO).The approval followed the presentation of a report on the loan by Shehu Sani, chairman, senate committee on local and foreign debts.During the plenary session on Thursday, Sani said the committee detected that Ogun state DPO loan budget had been approved by World Bank in [...]

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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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