Friday, June 14, 2019

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    Daniel asks Abiodun to probe Amosun

Daniel asks Abiodun to probe Amosun

Gbenga Daniel, former governor of Ogun state, has asked Dapo Abiodun, incumbent governor of the state, to probe projects implemented during the administration of Ibikunle Amosun.The former governor said this when members of the Heritage Club of Ijebu hosted Abiodun at the Awujale palace in Ijebu Ode.He alleged that the money spent on the projects during Amosun's administration was 20 [...]

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    You are ignorant of what a failed state is, Gbenga Daniel replies Amosun

You are ignorant of what a failed state is, Gbenga Daniel replies Amosun

Gbenga Daniel, former governor of Ogun state, says Ibikunle Amosun, governor of the state, is ignorant of what constitutes a failed state.In a statement issued on Saturday on his behalf by Steve Oliyide, his media consultant, Daniel described Amosun as a liar whose words should not be taken seriously.Speaking at a press conference in the state, the governor had alleged [...]

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    Police: We’ve uncovered plans to disrupt May 29 handover in Ogun

Police: We’ve uncovered plans to disrupt May 29 handover in Ogun

The Ogun state police command says it has uncovered plans by some persons to disrupt the May 29 handover ceremony in the state.In a statement on Tuesday, Abimbola Oyeyemi, the command's spokesman, said all forms of rallies or procession in public spaces in the state should be suspended.Oyeyemi said "some enemies of peace" have planned to hold rallies disguised in [...]

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    This is the last lap of a long race, says Amosun

This is the last lap of a long race, says Amosun

Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state, has described his remaining two months in office as "the last lap of a long-distance race".He led members of his cabinet, including permanent secretaries, to inspect the Ijebu-Imushin/Owu-Ikija, Balogun-Kuku, Ikangba, Italapo, Degun and Oke-Aje market roads.He noted that his administration was determined and focused with "its eyes on the ball".The governor promised that his administration [...]

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    Ogun APC asks banks to reject Amosun’s ‘shady’ loan requests

Ogun APC asks banks to reject Amosun’s ‘shady’ loan requests

The Ogun state chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused Ibikunle Amosun, governor of the state, of scheming to obtain last-minute loans, overdrafts and other financial instruments barely two months to the end of his tenure.In a statement issued by Tunde Oladunjoye, its publicity secretary, the APC asked banks not to grants such requests or do "at their own [...]

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    Adebutu enters power-sharing deal with Amosun’s candidate

Adebutu enters power-sharing deal with Amosun’s candidate

Although the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is making final preparations for the governorship election, two key political figures in Ogun state have agreed on how to share power and split contracts in the new government.Documents seen by TheCable showed how Adekunle Akinlade, governorship candidate of the Allied Peoples Movement (APM), and Ladi Adebutu, who lost the governorship ticket of the [...]

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    Amosun, Dankwambo, Okorocha — all the governors eyeing seats in 9th senate

Amosun, Dankwambo, Okorocha — all the governors eyeing seats in 9th senate

For Nigerian governors who have spent two terms in office, it's becoming fashionable to find a soothing nest in the senate. Since the constitution doesn't allow third term, the red chamber is for them the right place to wield influence and maintain political relevance. The senate is already seen as a retirement home for a litany of former governors, their ranks [...]

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    APC accuses Amosun of sponsoring attack on Buhari

APC accuses Amosun of sponsoring attack on Buhari

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the attack on President Muhammadu Buhari, Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the party, and other leaders at a rally in Ogun state were sponsored by Ibikunle Amosun, governor of the state.Aggrieved persons threw objects at the president after he raised the hand of Dapo Abiodun, the APC governorship candidate in the state, at the [...]

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    Adeosun played very significant role in the Lagos-Ibadan rail, says Amosun

Adeosun played very significant role in the Lagos-Ibadan rail, says Amosun

Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state, says Kemi Adeosun, former minister of finance, played a significant role in the execution of the Lagos-Ibadan railway, which was tested on Friday.Speaking on the train, during the test from Iju, Lagos, to the Ogun state capital, Abeokuta, Amosun said he knows for a fact that Adeosun and her ministry played an active part [...]

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    I spent all the money I had to make Amosun governor, says Osoba

I spent all the money I had to make Amosun governor, says Osoba

Olusegun Osoba, former Ogun governor, says he spent all he had on the governorship bid of Ibikunle Amosun in 2011.Amosun, incumbent governor of the state, was elected on the platform of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) during his first term in office.For his second term, he ran on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).Osoba, an APC chieftain, [...]

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    Garba Shehu: Buhari will not support Amosun’s candidate for Ogun guber race

Garba Shehu: Buhari will not support Amosun’s candidate for Ogun guber race

Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on media, says his principal will not support Adekunle Akinlade, preferred governorship candidate of Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state.Shehu said this in a statement released after the visit of Amosun and Akinlade to the presidential villa on Sunday.Prior to Sunday's visit, the duo had earlier met with the president [...]

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    Amosun needs our help

Amosun needs our help

Accountants are usually reticent with words. Indeed many end up in the profession because they are more comfortable with figures than words, but what do we say when an accountant of nearly four decades throws caution to the wind saying what he should not say? Maybe that’s what politics do to people in this part of the hemisphere. Just maybe.How [...]

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    Amosun: I’m in APC but I’ll work against Dapo Abiodun

Amosun: I’m in APC but I’ll work against Dapo Abiodun

Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state, says he is still a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) but will not support Dapo Abiodun.Abiodun is the party's governorship candidate. Adekunle Abiodun, Amosun's preferred candidate lost the ticket and eventually defected to the Allied People's Movement (APM).Speaking at a stakeholders meeting of the APC in Abeokuta on Monday, the governor said he [...]

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    I’m not responsible for interrogation of Oshiomhole by DSS, says Amosun

I’m not responsible for interrogation of Oshiomhole by DSS, says Amosun

Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state, says he is not behind the interrogation of Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), by the Department of State Services (DSS).TheCable had reported that Oshiomhole was detained and quizzed by the DSS after some APC governors alleged that he received bribes during the party’s primary elections.The APC chairman was pressured [...]

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    ‘I didn’t ask you to sell your conscience’ — Amosun replies Oshiomhole

‘I didn’t ask you to sell your conscience’ — Amosun replies Oshiomhole

Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state, has again tackled Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), over the conduct of the state governorship primary election.Amosun had fallen out with the party’s national working committee after it cleared Dapo Abiodun as winner of the primary against Abiodun Akinlade, his choice candidate.Reacting to claims some governor were plotting his [...]

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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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