Abeokuta

Type: City
Name: Abeokuta
Country: Nigeria
Latitude: 7.16
Longitude: 3.35
population: 593,140
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Five Ogun legislators decamp to PDP

Abeokuta - Five Ogun State House of Assembly members elected under different political platforms have indicated their intentions to dumped their parties to join the Peoples Democratic Party, reports NewsDay.The five lawmakers it was learnt resolved to ... [Published News24 - 4 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Ex- minister, Isola joins Ogun gov race

A former minister of Mines and Steel Development, Mr. Sarafa Isola has joined the governorship race in Ogun State, as he obtained his expression  of interest form at the Peoples Democratic Party headquarters in Abeokuta on Friday.He had earlier pitched ... [Published Nigeria Punch - 5 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Ex-Minister Dumps Labour Party for PDP, Picks Ogun Guber Form

By Kehinde Akinyemi, AbeokutaFormer minister of mines and steel development, Alhaji Sarafa Tunji Ishola, has dumped the Labour Party (LP) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State.Ishola declared his intention to contest the 2015 governorship ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 6 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Ogun State - From F9 to A1

SIR: "Where is it easier to do business in Nigeria?" It was the Management and Board of Editors of Nigeria's leading business newspaper, Business Day, that first answered the question in 2013 when it declared Ogun State as the fastest-growing economy ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 6 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Eight Nigerian Veteran Broadcasters...

By Dimeji Kayode-AdedejiEight veteran broadcast journalists have been honoured for their contribution to Nigerian journalism.The journalists were honoured by Rockcity FM, a private radio station in Abeokuta, the Ogun State Capital.The awardees include ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 11 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

We’ve made housing affordable, says Ogun commissioner

Governor Ibikunle AmosunThe provision of affordable housing and urban renewal, which is one of the five cardinal objectives of the Governor Ibikunle Amosun-led administration, has not only increase the socio-economy development of Ogun State, but has ... [Published Nigeria Punch - 17 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Ogun warns encroachers to stay off acquired land

The Ogun State Government has warned illegal occupiers of its land across the state to desist from operating business and constructing houses on them without proper approval.Chairman, Board of Directors, Ogun State Housing Corporation, Alhaji Bashir Fadairo, ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - 18 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

OBA OGUNLEYE@70: I’m the only surviving of the 13 children

Oba Olufemi Adewunmi Ogunleye, the Tow­ulade of Akinale in Ewekoro Local Gov­ernment Area of Ogun State never thought he would grow old enough to be 70, but on Sunday, September 28, 2014, he literally rolled out the drums to celebrate the milestone age ... [Published Daily Sun - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

2015: Ex-minister joins Ogun guber race

The number of Peo­ples Democratic Party, (PDP) gu­bernatorial aspirants in Ogun State swelled on Friday as a former Min­ister of Mines and Steel Development, Alhaji Sarafa Tunji Isola joined the race.Isola, who was also the Secretary to the State Gov­ernment ... [Published Daily Sun - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

I am Vindicated, says Alake of Egba

by   ·   1 CommentAbiodun Onafuye/AbeokutaAlake and Paramount ruler of Egbaland, Oba Michael Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo, Okukenu IV has revealed that he has been vindicated over what the past administration in the state wanted to dethrone him of.The monarch ... [Published PM News Nigeria - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Ogun Homeowners' Charter: Man Arraigned for Fraudulently Obtaining Money

The Ogun State Police Command has arraigned a suspect, Mr. Oluwatoyin Omotosho, over allegations of fraudulently collecting money from residents under the state government's  Homeowners’ Charter Programme.The accused was arraigned on a two count charge ... [Published Daily Times Nigeria - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Olumide Osoba

He had a smile on his face, a sweet infectious smile that also reeked of confusion, or is he still confused about what to do next since he left APC? Maybe he is still confused and contemplating which party to camp with next.In 2011, he was announced as ... [Published This Day Online - Oct 18 2014]

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...paid a courtesy visit to the state chairman of the party Engr Bayo Dayo, said it is home coming for him to return to the PDP having realized that "there is need to foster unity in order to return to power in the state come 2015."
According to the financial newspaper, Ogun State, under the leadership of Senator Ibikunle Amosun, won the prestigious award "because it has the highest number of businesses established in its domain and that the government has made the environment more attractive to investors. Ogun also has the highest positive number of Gross Domestic Product in the last one year; the number of bank branches has increased more than that of other states in the last three years and its financial inclusion, particularly the embrace of cashless economy and use of Automated Teller Machine by residents had increased tremendously."
He said the ceremony would remain a reference point and the award would be "a big monumental in my family and in my life for a very long time."
Adenrele Sonariwo, a curator of arts events and founder of the Modern Day School of Arts, says: "There are really interesting things going on in the cultural space in Lagos, some superficial, some with a lot of depth. Either way, it takes a lot of courage to do anything in Lagos, so everyone deserves commendation."

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You made Kashamu, ex-Senate President tells Oba... [Published Nigeria Punch - 3 hours ago]
Five Ogun legislators decamp to PDP [Published News24 - 4 hours ago]
Ex- minister, Isola joins Ogun gov race [Published Nigeria Punch - 5 hours ago]
Ex-Minister Dumps Labour Party for PDP, Picks O... [Published AllAfrica.com - 6 hours ago]
Ogun State - From F9 to A1 [Published AllAfrica.com - 6 hours ago]
P&G Teaches Children Personal Hygiene on Hand ... [Published Business World Intelligence - 8 hours ago]
Eight Nigerian Veteran Broadcasters... [Published AllAfrica.com - 11 hours ago]
We’ve made housing affordable, says Ogun commis... [Published Nigeria Punch - 17 hours ago]
Ogun warns encroachers to stay off acquired land [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - 18 hours ago]
Unite against Jonathan’s impunity, Akande urges... [Published Nigeria Punch - 21 hours ago]
Ketu community sends SOS to Amosun over neglect [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - 22 hours ago]
Experts allay fears over egg cholesterol [Published Nigeria Punch - Oct 19 2014]
FILANI HEADS LIMCAF JURY! [Published This Day Online - Oct 19 2014]
LAGOS FOUND FELA AGAIN [Published This Day Online - Oct 19 2014]
OBA OGUNLEYE@70: I’m the only surviving of the... [Published Daily Sun - Oct 19 2014]
2015: Ex-minister joins Ogun guber race [Published Daily Sun - Oct 19 2014]
Be good ambassadors, Amosun tells Ogun pilgrims [Published PM News Nigeria - Oct 18 2014]
Glo Xchange Town Hall Meeting Enters 4th Week [Published PM News Nigeria - Oct 18 2014]
Niger, Plateau, Imo others host Glo Exchange [Published PM News Nigeria - Oct 18 2014]
I am Vindicated, says Alake of Egba [Published PM News Nigeria - Oct 18 2014]
Breaking: Kidnappers free TASUED deputy VC [Published PM News Nigeria - Oct 18 2014]
3.2 million Nigerians are unnecessarily blind –... [Published PM News Nigeria - Oct 18 2014]
Ogun Homeowners' Charter: Man Arraigned for Fra... [Published Daily Times Nigeria - Oct 18 2014]
We were promised N700,000 each – Company driver... [Published Nigeria Punch - Oct 18 2014]
Olumide Osoba [Published This Day Online - Oct 18 2014]
‘We Need To Redefine Governance In Ogun’ [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Oct 18 2014]
Our members won’t be used as thugs in 2015 — Ga... [Published Nigerian Tribune - Oct 18 2014]
‘We Had Only One Round of Sex Before Baba Slumped’ [Published This Day Online - Oct 18 2014]
Culture:The beat goes on in Lagos, Nigeria [Published The Africa Report - Oct 17 2014]
Ogun PDP Will Provide Better Alternative to APC... [Published Individual.com - Oct 17 2014]
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