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Ogun East Indigents Receive Free Cancer Screening, Treatment

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The UPLIFT Development Foundation (UDF) has taken its free breast and cervical cancer awareness and screening campaign to Ogun East Senatorial District of the State, to create awareness and avail the people of the area the opportunity to access free screening and treatment. Speaking at the Flag-off of the event at the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH) Sagamu, the Wife of Ogun State Governor ... Read More »

Amosun Assures On Teachers’ Promotion, Pays Leave Bonus

Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun has promised to approve pending teachers’ promotion just as he has approved the payment of outstanding leave bonus for Public Servants in the State. The Governor stated this at the 2017 World Teachers’ Day celebration themed “Teaching in freedom and Empowering Teachers” at the Arcade Ground, Oke mosan, Abeokuta. Amosun said ‘’ teachers as well as civil servants will ... Read More »

NCPC Boss Hints On Special Pilgrimage For Traditional Rulers


          The Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC) has indicated that it will commence a special pilgrimage for traditional rulers to embark on Holy pilgrimage to Jerusalem from next year.           The Executive Secretary of the Commission, Rev Tor Uja disclosed this during a courtesy visit to the Alake of Egbaland, Oba Dr. Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo in his Ake Palace, Abeokuta. Reverend Uja ... Read More »

Mrs. Amosun Advocates Cancer-Free Society

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Wife of Ogun State Governor and Founder of UPLIFT Development Foundation (UDF), Dr. (Mrs.) Olufunso Amosun has advocated regular breast self-examination for women so as to detect any growth or abnormality early towards reducing maternal mortality on account of breast cancer. Mrs Amosun said this during the flag-off of the 2017 Free Breast and Cervical Cancers Awareness and Screening Campaign organised for female professionals and ... Read More »

LG Tackles Unemployment


In a bid to reduce the rate of unemployment and engage youths in legitimate jobs, Yewa North Local Government Area of Ogun State has employed over 50 residents as gardeners and street sweepers in the Council. The Chairman, Hon. Rasaq Adeagbo who made this known in an interview with newsmen in Ayetoro, said that the initiative was borne out of the desire to reduce rate ... Read More »

No Abscondment From Ogun Pilgrims- Executive Sec.

Christian Pilgrimage

The Executive Secretary of the Christian Pilgrims Welfare Board, Pastor Wole Odejobi said the State has a history of nobility in the performance of the holy pilgrimage to Israel as the Board has not recorded any incident of abscondment. Odejobi who stated this while featuring on a television programme in Abeokuta, noted that the board in an attempt forestall abscondment had left no stone unturned ... Read More »

Monarch Tasks FG /Ogun On Development Of Border Towns


The Onidogo of Idogo land, Oba Saheed Adewale Olubiyi has advised both the Federal and State governments to develop the border towns so as to boost international trade and promote the well-being of the people. Oba Olubiyi who gave the advice while speaking with newsmen in his palace, said that the border towns if well developed would put an end to the smuggling activities  in ... Read More »

Sub-Standard Tyres, Overspeeding Major Causes Of Road Crashes – Ogunyemi

Corps Commander/CEO of the Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Agency, Cdr. Seni Ogunyemi has identified the continuous use of substandard tyres and overspeeding as major causes of road traffic crashes in the State. Ogunyemi, who made this submission in his office while fielding questions from journalists, revealed that the use of expired tyres by motorists and over speeding especially at this rainy season make vehicles  prone ... Read More »

Re-Awake Spirit Of ‘Nigerianness’ In You, Amosun Tasks Nigerians


Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State has tasked Nigerians to re-awake the spirit of ‘Nigerianness’ in them in order to surmount the socio-economic and political challenges confronting the nation. Amosun, who expressed regret that the ‘Nigerianness’ in the citizens had been diluted and eroded by hate speeches capable of setting the country on conflagration, maintained spirit of resilience must be mustered by all Nigerians, to ... Read More »

Independent Day Address Delivered By Sen Ibikunle Amosun CON, FCA


Once again, it is another October 1st. As a nation, and, as a people, it is not just another day. It is a significant day in the annals of our dear country. On this day 57 years ago, an independent nation was birthed. That very day marked a watershed in the emergence of Nigeria as a major force on the continent of Africa, and in ... Read More »

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