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Ogun Organises Two Week Youth Empowerment Programme

A two-week annual holiday camping, citizenship and leadership course for youths in Ogun State opens on Sunday, 1st September, 2013 at the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Sagamu In a statement, the State Commissioner for Youths and Sports, Mr. Gbenga Otenuga said government gave approval for the programme to enhance wholesome development of the participating youths to inculcate in them self-discipline, team spirit, uprightness and patriotism. Otenuga ... Read More »

Ogun Appoints OGHA Speaker as 2013 Amir-Ul-Hajj

The Ogun State Government has announced the appointment of the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Suraj Adekunbi Ishola as the Amir-Ul-Hajj for this year’s Holy pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia. According to a statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Barrister. Taiwo Adeoluwa, Rt. Hon. Suraj Adekunbi is with this appointment, expected to lead the State delegation of pilgrims to perform ... Read More »

Ogun Plans Clampdown On Telecom Masts

Following disregard for planning regulations, Ogun State Ministry of Urban and Physical Planning has commenced plans to shut down telecommunication masts, towers and parabolic antennae  (VSAT)erected in all parts of the states without due approval obtained by the owners. It is believed that some of the national telecommunication service providers will be affected by the new move by the state government which noted that the ... Read More »

Ogun Organizes Sensitization Workshop For Pilgrims

As part of efforts towards achieving a hitch free 2013 hajj exercise, Ogun State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board has facilitated a workshop to broaden the horizon of pilgrims and acquaint them with the rights, obligations and acts forbidden while on pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia. Executive secretary of the Board, Alhaji Sefiu Rasheed who disclosed this in a statement noted that all qualified pilgrims are expected to attend ... Read More »

Monthly Sanitation: Ogun Residents Warned Against Flouting Movement Restriction Order

Ogun State Government says it would not hesitate to take decisive measures against anyone caught contravening the movement restriction order during the next Saturday’s sanitation exercise in the State. Commissioner for Environment, Dr Lanre Tejuoso, who stated this in a statement said government has ordered restriction of movement between 7 and 10 in the morning on the day to enable residents clean their environment. He ... Read More »

Ogun Set To Build A $150m Cancer Institute

The agonies of cancer patients in Ogun State and other parts of the African continent will soon become a thing of the past as the State Government has concluded plans with HTI Global Cancer Partners of the United States of America to construct a $150m Cancer Institute in the State. State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Olaokun Soyinka who disclosed this at a press conference held ... Read More »

Nation Building: Ogun HoS Underscores Need For Public Private Sector Collaboration

There is the need for personnel in the management cadre of both public and private sectors in the country to always meet and compare notes. Doing this according to the number one civil servant in Ogun State, Mrs. Modupe Adekunle would create a sustainable platform where issues concerning the socio-economic status of the country could be discussed and the way forward suggested. Mrs. Adekunle bore ... Read More »

Ogun Moves To Address Lopsided Posting Of Teachers

As part of measures to address the lopsidedness in the posting of secondary school teachers which had resulted in having more teachers concentrated in the urban at the expense of the rural areas, Ogun State Government has commenced a 4-day data screening for schools across the four divisions of the State. Speaking at the exercise holding at Abeokuta Grammar School, Idi-Aba, Abeokuta, the Chairman, Teaching ... Read More »

Cassava Farmers In Ogun Assured Of Ready Market

Cassava farmers in Ogun State need not entertain any fear of how and where to sell their products as there is a large presence of industrial concerns in the State which need cassava for their production. For this reason, they have been called upon to increase their farm sizes and plant more of improved higher yielding, pest and disease resistant and early-maturing cassava varieties to ... Read More »

Italy’s Udinese FC Boss Lauds Mrs Amosun

President of Udinese Football Club in Italy, Gianpaola Pozzo has lauded the wife of the Governor of Ogun State, Mrs Olufunso Amosun for sponsoring 22 young talented footballers  who are currently on a 12-day internship at the Bruseschi Sports Club in Italy. Welcoming Mrs. Amosun who led the team of youngsters that were sponsored under her Uplift Development Foundation to the commencement of a training ... Read More »

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