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Ogun Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board Holds Quranic Graduation Ceremony


  The Ogun State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board will on Sunday April 22, 2018, hold its  sixth  Quranic and Arabic Graduation Ceremony (Walimatul Quran) beginning from 10.00 am, A release signed by the Executive Secretary of the Board, Alhaji Tunji Kalejaiye, indicated that the venue would be June 12 Cultural Centre, Kuto Abeokuta. It added that the Governor of the State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, would be the ... Read More »

OGSG Thumbs Up Implementation Of Home Grown School Feeding Programme


Ogun State government has expressed satisfaction with the level of implementation of the Home Grown School Feeding Programme in the State. The State Commissioner for Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, who is also the Focal Person, Social Intervention Programmes (SIPS), Barr. Leke Adewolu, made this known while delivering a speech at the launch of Transparency and Accountability Project of the Centre for Women’s Health and ... Read More »

African Drums Festival 2018: To Ogun Ready Host The World

All is now set for the third edition of the African Drums Festival, scheduled to hold in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, between April 19 to 21, 2018. The State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun who stated this in Abeokuta, while addressing a press conference as part of activities lined up for the event, said the festival, with the theme, ‘’Reviving Our Culture in Drums’’, was a ... Read More »

OGSG Sets To Replicate Mini Grid In Rural Communities


In the bid to address  the power needs of the State, particularly in  the rural communities, that are considered as underserved, or not connected to the national grid, the Ogun State  government is set to replicate Gbamu Gbamu’s 85 kilowatt Solar Grid in other rural communities in the State. The Deputy Governor, Chief (Mrs,) Yetunde Onanuga, who also oversees the affairs of the Ministry of Rural Development, ... Read More »

Community Leaders Tasked On Maintenance Of Law And Order

Hon. Gbenga Adenmosun

Ogun State Government has called on community leaders to always ensure that law and order are maintained in their various communities noting that, it would not condone actions that could disturb existing peace in the State. Commissioner for Community Development and Cooperatives, Hon, Gbenga Adenmosun, made the call at a 4-day citizenship and leadership training, organized for community leaders at Shosha, Iperu-Remo, and Ogun State. ... Read More »

Ogun Strenghtens Ambulance Services

Babatunde Ipaye

In a bid to ensure effective health care delivery to all and sundry, Ogun State government, in conjunction with the Social Developmental Goals Office, has procured three new ambulances for quick response to emergency cases across the State. The State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Babatunde Ipaye, while addressing Pressmen in Abeokuta, said the ambulances were procured to complement the existing ones, adding that the three ... Read More »

Journalists Charged To Promote Unity To Enhance National Peace

Media practitioners have been enjoined to promote unity through objective and balanced reportage, in order to enhance national peace. Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun who made the call at the commissioning of the Secretariat of the Nigerian Union of Journalists, Ogun State Information Chapel, situated within the State Secretariat, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, said journalists are partners in progress, in the development of the nation, therefore ... Read More »

Stakeholders Tasked On Sustainable Development Goals Projects


In order to ensure successful implementation of year 2015 Sustainable Development Goals/Local Government Areas (SDG/LGA) Track Projects in Ogun State, stakeholders at the council level have been urged to join hands with the State Technical Team, to supervise the projects and ensure that contractors work according to specifications. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Budget and Planning, Alhaji Adekunle Taiwo, gave the charge at a meeting ... Read More »

Ogun Nabs Forest Reserve Encroachers


The war against encroaching on its forest reserves has started yielding results as Ogun State Government has arrested some people for engaging in the act. Commissioner for Forestry, Chief Kolawole Lawal, disclosed this while speaking with newsmen at Area J1 Forest Reserve, during a monitoring exercise. Lawal, who led the Special Task Force on a routine inspection to some villages, which include Korede, Lawal, Sojukorodo ... Read More »

Trace To Prosecute Traffic Violators

The Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) will from today Tuesday March 13, 2016, commence the arrest and prosecution of violators of traffic rules and regulations, especially those who disobey traffic signal lights at junctions across the State. A release signed by the Public Relation Officer of the Corps, Commander Babatunde Akinbiyi, enjoined motorists, and particularly motor-cyclists (okada riders) to stop the recurring ... Read More »

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