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We’ll Continue To Develop Tourism – Ogun Govt.

Bashorun Muyiwa Oladipo.

The Ogun State Government says, it is working hard to bring in new innovations, to further develop tourism in the State, thereby sustaining its status, as the tourism destination of choice in Nigeria. The State Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Rt. Hon. Muyiwa Oladipo, stated this in Abeokuta, at the Tourism Innovation and Development Advantage (TIDA 2018) press conference, with the theme, The Impact of ... Read More »

Be Self-Reliant, Higher Institutions Charged


Tertiary institutions in Ogun State have been admonished to demonstrate capacity for self-reliance by depending less on government for their survival. Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Mrs Modupe Mujota, who gave the advice in her address, at the opening of African Universities Innovation Acceleration Workshop, held in Abeokuta, charged them to identify and surmount their problems, as no challenge was insurmountable. The Commissioner urged ... Read More »

OGSG Warns Against Cattle Rearing In Forest Reserves

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The Ogun State government has warned against rearing of cattle in both private and government owned forest reserves across the State. The State Commissioner for Forestry, Chief Kolawole Lawal who gave this warning while speaking with press men in his office at Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, said that allowing grazing in the forest reserves would be inimical to the State government efforts at rejuvenating and preserving the ... Read More »

Olota Elect Receives Letter Of Appointment


The Ogun State Government has presented letter of appointment to the Olota elect, Dr. Adeyemi Abdukabir Obalanlege, of the Ijemo Isolosi ruling house in Ota, Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of the State. The Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Chief Jide Ojuko, who presented the letter on behalf of the State government, congratulated the Olota elect on his selection and election, saying due process ... Read More »

Best Badminton Player Gets Employment In Ogun


Nigeria’s best Badminton player in the female category, Miss Dorcas Adesokan, has been given automatic employment in the Ogun State civil service, by the State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun.           The State Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Mr. Afolabi Afuape who disclosed this while playing host to members of Sports Writers’ Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Ogun State chapter, at his office in Abeokuta, said the ... Read More »

Mrs Buhari Advocates Improved Healthcare For Women, Children


Wife of the President of Nigeria, Mrs. Aisha Buhari has enjoined wives of south-west Governors to intensify efforts at addressing maternal and child mortality within their regions, in order to reduce the high rate of death among women and children in their states and Nigeria at large. Mrs Buhari while making this clarion call during the South West Regional 3-Day Training Workshop, on Advocacy for ... Read More »

Commissioner Tasks Media On National Cohesion

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Ogun State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Chief Dayo Adeneye has urged the media to dwell more on issue that would unite the country, as well as champion the call for restructuring and true federalism, without forgoing its roles and responsibilities. Adeneye who stated this while declaring open a seminar with the theme: “Role of the Media in Nation Building”, organised by Kashogi Media, in ... Read More »

Women Empowerment: Ogun Begins Mobile Skills Acquisition At The Grassroots

hon. (Mrs.) Abiola Kufile Okonji

Ogun State Government says it is committed to women empowerment, especially those at the grassroots, to enhance their economic and social status, giving them opportunity to contribute their quota in the rebuilding mission. The Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Mrs. Abiola Kufile-Okonji, stated this at the commencement of the 2018 Mobile Skill Aquisition Training, held at the Sagamu Local Government Secretariat, Ogun East ... Read More »

ITF Commends Ogun On Youth Empowerment


The Industrial Training Fund (ITF) has applauded the efforts of Ogun State Government, at providing employment opportunities and reducing poverty among the youths, through its various life-changing empowerment programmes. Director-General of the Fund, Sir Joseph Ari gave the commendation while speaking at the closing ceremony of the National Industrial Skills Development Programme, organised by the ITF in Abeokuta. Represented by the Director, Finance and Administration ... Read More »

Herdsmen Attacks: Ogun Assembly Calls For Surveillance


Security agencies in Ogun State have been charged to be at alert and keep close watch on herdsmen’s activities, particularly those said to be moving towards Opeji, Adatan and other parts of Abeokuta, the State capital. The Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Suraju Adekunbi, who gave the charge while responding to a number of personal explanations at the plenary, held at ... Read More »

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