Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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    Buhari, 13 APC governors storm Osun for Oyetola

Buhari, 13 APC governors storm Osun for Oyetola

President Muhammadu Buhari led top members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to Osogbo, capital of Osun state, for the rally of the ruling party ahead of Saturday's governorship election.Isiaka Oyetola, a former chief of staff to Aregbesola, is the APC candidate in the election.Speaking during the rally, Buhari said "Oyetola is ready to work".Buhari appealed to the people to [...]

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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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    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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    Amosun: Politicians dividing Nigerians for selfish reasons

Amosun: Politicians dividing Nigerians for selfish reasons

Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state, says some politicians are causing disunity in the country for selfish reasons.Speaking  at a media workshop organised for the state house press corps in Abeokuta, the state capital, Amosun called on the media to project more of the things that unite the nation.He said there is no nation without challenges, but projecting inflammatory remarks [...]

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    Dalung: Joshua’s defeat of Takam will confirm Nigeria’s superiority over Cameroon

Dalung: Joshua’s defeat of Takam will confirm Nigeria’s superiority over Cameroon

Ibikunle Amosun, Ogun state governor and Solomon Dalung, minister of youth and sports, will be at the ringside to support Anthony Joshua when he fights Carlos Takam on Saturday.The unified IBF and WBA challenge will take place at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff.Lai Mohammed, the minister of information and culture, is also on the federal government's entourage.Nneka Anibeze, special adviser [...]

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    Ajimobi, Amosun to grace Adegbenro’s lecture on extractive industries

Ajimobi, Amosun to grace Adegbenro’s lecture on extractive industries

Abiola Ajimobi, governor of Oyo state and Ibikunle Amosun, his Ogun state state counterpart, are among the top government officials and key players in the private sector expected to attend the third annual programme of Dauda Adegbenro Foundation.The lecture, themed 'Transparency in the Extractive Industries: Driving wealth creation and sustainable revenue as solution to economic recession', is scheduled to hold on [...]

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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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Amosun: Alhassan should have resigned, her loyalty can’t be in two places

Ibikunle Amosun, Ogun state governor, says Aisha Alhassan, minister for women affairs, should have resigned her position after championing the emergence of ex-vice president Atiku Abubakar as Nigeria's next president.Amosun said although the minister has the right to express her stance, she cannot be loyal to two masters.Speaking to journalists in Abeokuta on Saturday, he said it had become obvious that "no contribution [...]

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    2019: Can Adeola succeed Amosun?

2019: Can Adeola succeed Amosun?

The political cloud is gathering and getting thicker by the day ahead of Nigeria’s general elections in 2019. And from every discernible indication, a heavy political downpour is in the offing.Just as we all know already, the protracted and mysterious ailment that has kept President Muhammadu Buhari away from work has fuelled the hunger for power by some politicians who [...]

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    Amosun unhurt as bullion van ‘rams into his convoy’

Amosun unhurt as bullion van ‘rams into his convoy’

A bullion van belonging to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Thursday reportedly rammed into the convoy of Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state.The incident occurred at the Ibafo axis of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.According to Adejuwon Soyinka, spokesman of the governor, Amosun was travelling to Lagos on an official assignment when the accident happened.The escort vehicle in the governor's [...]

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    Aregbesola’s aide: Adeleke was my mentor yet I was attacked at his funeral

Aregbesola’s aide: Adeleke was my mentor yet I was attacked at his funeral

Idiat Babalola, an aide of Rauf Aregbesola, Osun state governor, says Isiaka Adeleke, the senator who represented Osun west, was her mentor, wondering why she was attacked at his funeral.On Monday, some aggrieved youth attacked Babalola who was one of the guests at the funeral of the politician who died on Sunday.The intervention of the police and efforts of Ibikunle Amosun, Ogun [...]

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    South-west governors postpone meeting over death of DAWN DG

South-west governors postpone meeting over death of DAWN DG

The planned meeting of south-west governors scheduled for Abeokuta, capital of Ogun state, has been postponed.Adejuwon Soyinka, spokesman of Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun, announced this in a statement.Soyinka said the meeting was put on hold in honour of Dipo Famakinwa, director-general of the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) commission.“The south-west governors have decided to put the meeting on hold [...]

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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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    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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    Amosun: Those saying Tinubu will ‘finish’ me are ignorant

Amosun: Those saying Tinubu will ‘finish’ me are ignorant

Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state, on Friday said those spreading the reports that Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), will deal with him do not know what they are saying.There have been talks on President Muhammadu Buhari banking on Amosun and some former loyalists of Tinubu to deliver the south-west for him in 2019 in [...]

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    Amosun swears in 57 LG chairmen

Amosun swears in 57 LG chairmen

Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state, on Monday swore in the 57 newly- elected local government and local council development areas (LCDAs) chairmen with a call to fast track development at the grassroots.The swearing-in ceremony was held at the June 12 Cultural Centre in Abeokuta.On Saturday, the State Independent Electoral Agency conducted elections into the 20 local governments and 36 [...]

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