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Education To Top Ogun State 2015 Budget

Ibikunle Amosun, Governor of Ogun state has disclosed that the State government spent a total sum of N60 billion on education since May 2011, adding that the proposed 2015 Ogun state ‎fiscal estimates still vote the largest share to the development of education in the State. Amosun stated this while declaring open the 60th National Council on Education (NCE) meeting at the Cultural Centre, Kuto, ... Read More »

Ogun Reduces School Fees in Tertiary Institutions

Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun Has Approved An Across The Board Reduction In All State-Owned Tertiary Institutions. In The New School Fees Regime, Which Will Take Effect From The 2014/2015 Academic Session, Some Students Will Pay 61 Percent Less Than They Are Currently Paying, While Some Others Will Be Paying As Low As N29,700. The Reduction Was Arrived At After Extensive Deliberation Between Government, ... Read More »

Eid-el-Fitri: Sheath Your Sword, Amosun Charges Insurgents

Ogun State governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has congratulated the Muslim Umah on the successful completion of fasting during the Holy month of Ramadan, charging insurgents to sheath their sword in adherence to the teachings of Prophet Mohammed. In a press release by his Senior Special Assistant on Media, Mrs. Olufunmilayo Wakama, Amosun admonished adherents of Islam to continue to pray for peace and stability of ... Read More »

Oyegun, Ex-Edo Governor, Emerges New APC National Chairman

A former Governor of Edo state, John Odigie-Oyegun was in the early hour of Saturday elected as the new national Chairman of the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC at the well attended first National Convention of the party at the Eagles Square, Abuja. The emergence of Oyegun, who will now succeed ex-Governor Bisi Akande, followed intense negotiations and horse trading among various contending forces in ... Read More »

Ogun To Engage 3000 Environmental Marshals, 2000 Street Sweepers

The Ogun State Government is to engage 3000 youths as Environmental Marshals to enforce its sanitation and environmental regulations. Governor Ibikunle Amosun, who disclosed this while declaring open the 2014 World Environment Day with the theme “Raise Your Voice, Not the Sea Level also said he has given approval for the engagement of additional 2000 street sweepers to complement the efforts of the 1000 previously ... Read More »

Ogun Moves to Decongest Prisons

The Ogun State government has put in place modalities that will ensure speedy dispensation of justice towards de-congesting prisons in the state. Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mrs Abimbola Akeredolu, who stated this to news men yesterday said the government also aims at reducing the large number of inmates awaiting trail. She said Governor Ibikunle Amosun, who  granted amnesty to 15 inmates and commuted death ... Read More »

‘Eye on History, My Motivation for Service” , Says Amosun

Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun has stated that his desire to leave a lasting legacy and eke his name in positive light in history informs his zeal to serve and rebuild the state. Governor Amosun made this disclosure during the swearing-in ceremony of his newly appointed Chief of Staff, Prof. Ganiyu Olatunji Olatunde in Abeokuta, said ‘ he lives everyday as his last on ... Read More »

Nigeria at 53: Amosun Challenges Nigerians On Mission To Rebuild The Nation

As Nigeria Marks Her Fifty-Third Independence Anniversary,  A Call Has Gone To All The Stakeholders In The Project Nigeria To Embark On Mission To Rebuild The Nation Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun Made This Call In His 2013 National Day Address At The Event Held At The Moshood Abiola International Stadium,Kuto, Abeokuta Nigeria Gained Independence From Britain On October 1, 1960, When The Declaration ... Read More »

Proposed Child’s Rights Law To Protect Future Leaders

The proposed child’s right law being considered by the Ogun State House of Assembly will ensure that the Nigerian child is protected from any form of abuse as well as giving her due recognition in policies and decision-making process that affect her life. The Speaker, Rt. Hon. Suraj Ishola Adekunbi, stated this while declaring open a Stakeholders’ Forum on the House bill No28/0G/2013 titled “A ... Read More »

Ogun Assembly Passes New Towns Bill

In its efforts at complementing the development initiatives of the Senator Ibikunle Amosun’s administration in Ogun State, the House of Assembly has passed a bill seeking to give legal backing to the creation of new towns in the state.The passage of the bill titled, “the Ogun State New Towns Law, 2013, came after the adoption of the report of the joint Committees on Local Governments ... Read More »

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