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Constitution Amendment: Ogun Assembly Supports 16, Drops Four Clauses


The Ogun State House of Assembly has voted in favour of 16 items, out of 20 Clauses sent to it by the National Assembly, as part of the process of the on -going fourth Alteration of the 1999 constitution amendment. Some of the clauses that scaled through included, former Heads of the National Assembly in the Council of State; Financial Autonomy of State Legislature; strengthening ... Read More »

Ogun Signs MoU ON Forest Regeneration

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State Commissioner for Forestry, Chief Kolawole Lawal, has said that Government was set to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), with nine agro-forestry companies, towards regenerating its depleted forest reserves across the State. The Commissioner, who disclosed this, while speaking with newsmen in Abeokuta, explained that, as soon as the MoU was signed, investors in the agro-forestry sub-sector would be permitted to plant arable crops ... Read More »

150 Women Benefits From Mobile Skill Acquisition In Ewekoro Lg


Another batch of about 150 women in Ewekoro Local Government Area, had benefitted from the 2018 Mobile Skill Acquisition Training programme, organised by the Ogun State Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development. Addressing beneficiaries at the event, held at the Council’s Secretariat, the State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Mrs. Abiola Kufile-Okonji, said the programme was aimed at reaching out to more ... Read More »

Amosun Donates Buses To Entertainment Groups


Keeping to his tradition of rewarding talent and excellence, the Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has presented two brand new 18-seater buses to two entertainment groups in the State. Making the presentation on behalf of the Governor to the beneficiaries, Paramount Band and the Brass Band, made up of talented young men and women, who entertain people at private and public events across the ... Read More »

We’ll Continue To Develop Tourism – Ogun Govt.

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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 »

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