Buhari accepts invite from Saudi, goes on Umrah Thursday

President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the invitation of King Salman Bin Abdulaziz, ruler of Saudi Arabia and custodian of the two holy mosques. The President was invited by the Saudi monarch to visit the country with the aim of performing the Umrah. “The President will embark on the journey May 16th, and will be accompanied […]

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OGUN DISTRIBUTES 5,000 IMPROVED KOLANUT SEEDLINGS TO FARMERS

The Ogun State Government is upscaling the production of kolanut, with the distribution of 5,000 kolanut seedlings to farmers across the State, to further boost exportation of cash crops. Speaking at the flag-off of the distribution, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Mrs. Abosede Ogunleye, said the up scaling became necessary, as many kolanut trees were […]

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OGUN ASSEMBLY CONDUCTS STAKEHOLDERS FORUM TO REVIVE AWOLOWO’S AGRICULTURAL INITIATIVES

The proposed Cash and Food Crops Marketing Board Law, when operational, will replicate the defunct Western Region Marketing Board, an initiative of the late sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, towards ensuring availability of food and cash crops to end users. The Speaker of the Ogun State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Suraju Ishola Adekunbi, stated this […]

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Lagos Govt To Enforce 3 Years Jail Term For Exam Offenders

The Lagos State government, on Tuesday, expressed its readiness to start enforcing the Examination Malpractice Act as enstrined in the 1999 Federal Constitution, stipulating a three years’ jail term or fine of N100, 000 or both for anyone caught and found guilty of compromising exam ethics in the country. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, […]

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Osun Election: I Didn’t Forge WAEC Certificate, Adeleke Tells Court

The governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the September 2018 Osun State governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, Tuesday told the Court of Appeal in Abuja that he did not forge the West African Examination Council (WAEC) certificate he presented to the Independent National Electoral Commission to get clearance for the poll. Senator […]

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Ogun Government Presents Appointment Letter To New Agura of Gbagura

The newly elected Agura of Gbagura, Saburee Bakre has on Monday received his appointment letter from Ogun state government. The presentation of the letter to the Oba-elect took place at the office of the Chairman, Abeokuta North local government area of the state by officials from the ministry of local government and chieftaincy affairs. The […]

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EFCC arrests three in Ibadan over alleged internet-related offences

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in Ibadan Zone, on Tuesday, arrested three men in Ibadan, over alleged involvement in internet-related offences. The commission’s Spokesman, Mr Tony Orilade, made this known in a statement in Ibadan. According to Oriade, the suspects, Dayo Oginni, Okikiola Alabi and Jonas Okwuwe, were nabbed at a location […]

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OGUN FLAGS OFF SO-SAFE CORP, CHARGES OFFICERS ON PROFESSIONALISM

Officers of the Ogun State Community and Social Orientation Safety Corps (So- Safe Corps), formally Vigilante Service of Ogun State (VSO), have been charged to be professional in the discharge of their duties and continue to justify the confidence reposed in them. The Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, gave the charge at the official […]

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Ogun NUJ Exco drags NUJ President, Isiguzo, others to Court

The President, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Chris Isiguzo, has been dragged before a Federal High Court sitting in Abeokuta over the decision to dissolve the leadership of the union in Ogun State. The suit, FHC/AB/CS/50/2019, was instituted by the Ogun NUJ Chairman, Soji Amosu, and four others, seeking an order of injunction restraining the […]

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