Tuesday, September 25, 2018

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    Amosun: Nigeria’s problems far bigger than what is being portrayed

Amosun: Nigeria’s problems far bigger than what is being portrayed

Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state, says the problems of the country that the All Progressives Congress (APC) met in office are far bigger than what is being portrayed.Speaking with journalists after the Progressive Governors Forum's lecture held in Kaduna on Thursday, Amosun expressed hope that despite the enormity of he challenge, the federal government would eventually turn around the company's dire [...]

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    Amosun fires commissioner over ‘misconduct’

Amosun fires commissioner over ‘misconduct’

Ibikunle Amosun, Ogun state governor, has approved the immediate removal of Ebenezer Olubena, commissioner IV in the state civil service commission.Taiwo Adeoluwa, secretary to the state government, disclosed this on Wednesday, saying Olubena was disengaged over acts of “misconduct”.Adeoluwa said the removal is in accordance with extant laws.Olubena was directed to hand over all government property and documents in his [...]

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    Buratai: Killer herdsmen may have links with Boko Haram

Buratai: Killer herdsmen may have links with Boko Haram

Tukur Buratai, chief of army sta‎ff, says violent herdsmen ravaging some parts of the country may have links with Boko Haram insurgents.Buratai, who spoke during a courtesy call on Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state, said the army was investigating the activities of the violent herdsmen.He identified timely information on the nefarious activities of the group as one of the [...]

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    Amosun: I am happy to say Ogun is number one

Amosun: I am happy to say Ogun is number one

Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state, says his state is number one among the 36 states of the federation.Speaking with state house correspondents after visiting President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja on Monday, Amosun said his administration had succeeded in boosting the internally generated revenue (IGR) of Ogun.He also lamented the effect of the current economic situation, [...]

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    UPDATED: Ogun rescues victims of collapsed building

UPDATED: Ogun rescues victims of collapsed building

 After a 9-hour rescue operation led by Ibikunle Amosun, , Ogun state governor, the government announced thatno one is still trapped in the building, a shopping complex, located at Itoku, Abeokuta.A witness had earlier told TheCable that the four-storey building collapsed around 8:30am.AbdulMajid Alli, the state commissioner of police, had briefed reporters about the incident, saying the situation was under [...]

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    Amosun, Fashola, Fayemi absent as south-west APC leaders welcome Osoba

Amosun, Fashola, Fayemi absent as south-west APC leaders welcome Osoba

The shape of 2019 politics in the south-west appears to be forming gradually with the gathering of the chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos on Sunday.Political associates of Bola Tinubu gathered in Ikoyi to welcome Segun Osoba, former governor of Ogun state, back to APC.Osoba left APC for the Social Democratic Party (SDP) after falling out with Ibikunle Amosun, [...]

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    Kara market relocated to Ogere

Kara market relocated to Ogere

The Ogun state government has relocated traders from the popular Kara market to a 300-hectare piece of land in Ogere in the Ikenne local government area of the state.According to Adejuwon Soyinka, senior special assistant on media to Ibikunle Amosun, governor of the state, the new market space was provided with a sleeper road that ensures traffic in and out of [...]

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    Buhari, 4 govs arrive Medina to pray for Nigeria

Buhari, 4 govs arrive Medina to pray for Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari and four governors are currently in Medina “to pray for greater peace, prosperity and progress in Nigeria”.The governors are Rauf Aregbesola (Osun), Abdul Aziz Yari (Zamfara), Bello Masari (Katsina) and Ibikunle Amosun (Ogun).The president left Riyadh, capital of Saudi Arabia, on Wednesday, after holding series of meetings with top personalities, including Salman Bin Abdul Aziz, king of [...]

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    We’ll fulfill our campaign promises once 2016 budget is passed, says Osinbajo

We’ll fulfill our campaign promises once 2016 budget is passed, says Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday said the current administration would begin to implement its campaign promises immediately the national assembly passes the 2016 budget into law.He gave the indication while representing President Muhammadu Buhari at the inauguration of the newly-constructed Ota township road in Ado-Odo/Ota council area of Ogun state.The inauguration of the road was part of the activities lined [...]

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    Buhari visits Awujale amid tight security

Buhari visits Awujale amid tight security

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday paid a courtesy visit to the Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona, as part of activities marking the 40 years anniversary of the state.The president, who arrived at exactly 6:20 pm amid tight security, was welcomed by Ibikunle Amosun, governor of the state, the Awujale and other notable indigenes of Ogun.Buhari, who was in Ogun [...]

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    Appeal court upholds Amosun’s victory

Appeal court upholds Amosun’s victory

The court of appeal sitting in Ibadan on Thursday upheld the election of Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state.The five-man panel headed by H.M Ogunjimiju, unanimously upheld Amosun's victory and dismissed the appeal filed by Adegboyega Isiaka of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).In its judgment in Abeokuta on October 23, the election tribunal ruled in favour of Amosun.Dissatisfied, Isiaka approached [...]

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    Dayo Adeneye, Kennis Music boss, now Ogun commissioner

Dayo Adeneye, Kennis Music boss, now Ogun commissioner

Dayo Adeneye, co-founder of Kennis Music, was successfully screened as a commissioner for Ogun State fater his nomination by Ibikunle Amosun, governor of the state.D1, as he is popularly known, took to his social media account after the screening to inform his fans of the treatment he got at the screening on Friday.“During my screening, Hon Mafe moved the motion and [...]

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    We are not owing salaries, says Ogun govt

We are not owing salaries, says Ogun govt

Modupe Adekunle, the Ogun state head of service, says the state is not owing its civil servants any salary arrears.Adekunle made this known in Abeokuta at a news briefing to commemorate the 2015 public service day celebration.She said the governor pays salaries of workers as and when due and also put in place machinery to ensure payment of the seven [...]

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    Obasanjo urges Nigerians to vote for APC again

Obasanjo urges Nigerians to vote for APC again

Former Nigeria president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has appealed to the electorate to repeat the March 28 presidential election voting pattern during the governorship and state assembly elections on Saturday.Obasanjo, who has endorsed the re-election bid of Ibikunle Amosun, was speaking on Saturday during a visit to Itoku market in Abeokuta south local government area of the state.Encouraging the traders to participate [...]

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    Amosun presents 2015 budget

Amosun presents 2015 budget

Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state, on Tuesday presented to the state house of assembly a budget of N210.354 billion for the 2015 financial year.The 2015 budget proposal of N210.354bn was slightly higher than the 2014 approved budget of N210.28bn.Noting that falling oil prices affected the performance of the 2014 budget, Amosun said that the state would fund its budget [...]

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