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Amosun accuses unpatriotic politicians of perpetuating economic instability in Nigeria

Amosun accuses unpatriotic politicians of perpetuating economic instability in Nigeria

Amosun accuses unpatriotic politicians of perpetuating economic instability in Nigeria
I don’t belong to Abeokuta south - Osoba rejects APC consensus list

I don’t belong to Abeokuta south - Osoba rejects APC consensus list

Olumide Osoba, the son of the former governor of Ogun state Olusegun Osoba, has expressed dissatisfaction over his name on the All Progressives Congress list which put him under the Abeokuta south federal constituency.

I don’t belong to Abeokuta south - Osoba rejects APC consensus list
APC chieftain says he was forced to endorse Akinlade

APC chieftain says he was forced to endorse Akinlade

One time chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun state, Comrade Tunde Oladunjoye Sunday withdrew his membership of the party upon alleged threats to his life following what he claimed as his coerced endorsement.

APC chieftain says he was forced to endorse Akinlade
Just in: Controversy as APC members endorse 2 aspirants as Governor Amosun’s replacement in 2019

Just in: Controversy as APC members endorse 2 aspirants as Governor Amosun’s replacement in 2019

It has been learnt that two geo-political blocs in Ogun state in the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Thursday, September 6, unveiled Abdulkabir Akinlade as their consensus aspirants for the governorship position.

Just in: Controversy as APC members endorse 2 aspirants as Governor Amosun’s replacement in 2019
Breaking: I am going to the Senate in 2019 - Governor Amosun

Breaking: I am going to the Senate in 2019 - Governor Amosun

With just eight months to the end of his tenure as governor of Ogun state, Ibikunle Amosun, on Wednesday, September 5, announced that he is contesting for a seat in the Nigerian Senate during the 2019 general elections.

Breaking: I am going to the Senate in 2019 - Governor Amosun
Customs to start raiding houses in Ogun for smuggled rice - Official

Customs to start raiding houses in Ogun for smuggled rice - Official

In a bid to record success in its war against smuggling, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in Ogun state will be invading residential houses, stalls as well as warehouses across the state suspected to be holding smuggled rice.

Customs to start raiding houses in Ogun for smuggled rice - Official
Drama in Ogun House of Assembly as APC rejects defection of 2 lawmakers

Drama in Ogun House of Assembly as APC rejects defection of 2 lawmakers

The lawmakers - Biyi Adeleye representing Remo North constituency and Harrison Adeyemi of the Ogun Waterside constituency - had in separate letters to the House said division in the APC had prompted their decision to leave.

Drama in Ogun House of Assembly as APC rejects defection of 2 lawmakers
Sabon salo: Hukumar kwastam zata fara bin gida gida don kama haramtattun shinkafa

Sabon salo: Hukumar kwastam zata fara bin gida gida don kama haramtattun shinkafa

Kwanturolan kwastam na yankin jahar Ogun, Michael Agbara ne ya bayyana haka yayin dayake zantawa da yan jaridu a iyakar Najeriya da Bini, Idiroko, inda yace wannan mataki yayi daidai da tsarin gwamnatin tarayya na habakka noman sh

Sabon salo: Hukumar kwastam zata fara bin gida gida don kama haramtattun shinkafa
I am not leaving APC - Senator Lanre Tejuoso dismisses claim

I am not leaving APC - Senator Lanre Tejuoso dismisses claim

In reactions to rumours about his defection from the All Progressives Congress (APC), a senator in Ogun state, Lanre Tejuoso, has said that he is still a member of the ruling party. Tejuoso said this on Monday, September 3.

I am not leaving APC - Senator Lanre Tejuoso dismisses claim
How we were arrested, tortured and extorted by F-SARS - 3 Lagos businessmen narrate ordeals

How we were arrested, tortured and extorted by F-SARS - 3 Lagos businessmen narrate ordeals

Some businessmen in the Ikeja area of Lagos state have reportedly claimed that operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (F-SARS) allegedly tortured and extorted money from them for what they knew nothing about.

How we were arrested, tortured and extorted by F-SARS - 3 Lagos businessmen narrate ordeals
PDP suffers major loss in southwest state as former speaker dumps party for ADC

PDP suffers major loss in southwest state as former speaker dumps party for ADC

Former speaker, Ogun House of Assembly, Mrs Titilayo Oseni-Gomez has defected from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to the African Democratic Congress (ADC). Oseni-Gomez made this known at a news conference in Abeokuta.

PDP suffers major loss in southwest state as former speaker dumps party for ADC
Yansanda sun damke wasu limamai dake kashe mutane don yin tsafi

Yansanda sun damke wasu limamai dake kashe mutane don yin tsafi

Majiyar NAIJ.com ta ruwaito fastocin da aka kama sun hada da Ayodele Bamiduro da Olushola Akindele, wanda ake zarginsu da kashe wata mata a unguwatr Ijoko na jahar Ogun, inji kwamishinan Yansandan jahar, Ahmed Iliyasu.

Yansanda sun damke wasu limamai dake kashe mutane don yin tsafi
Pastor arrested in Ogun for killing lover for ritual

Pastor arrested in Ogun for killing lover for ritual

The police in Ogun state have arrested a pastor and one other over alleged killing of a woman simply identified as Iya Aanu. The police said that the offences committed bordered on conspiracy, murder and ritualism.

Pastor arrested in Ogun for killing lover for ritual
FRSC announces closure of Sagamu-bound lane of Lagos-Ibadan expressway for 18-weeks

FRSC announces closure of Sagamu-bound lane of Lagos-Ibadan expressway for 18-weeks

The Ogun state command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has announced that the Sagamu-bound carriage way on the Lagos/Ibadan Expressway will be closed down for reconstruction work for a period of 18 weeks.

FRSC announces closure of Sagamu-bound lane of Lagos-Ibadan expressway for 18-weeks
I stand by my pledge to revive, diversify Nigeria's economy for foreign investments - Buhari

I stand by my pledge to revive, diversify Nigeria's economy for foreign investments - Buhari

At the inauguration of the International Breweries Plc that took place on Tuesday, August 28, President Muhammadu Buhari said that he will not relent in his effort to revive and diversify the country's economy.

I stand by my pledge to revive, diversify Nigeria's economy for foreign investments - Buhari
Ogun PDP crisis deepens as expelled senator allegedly plans to join APC

Ogun PDP crisis deepens as expelled senator allegedly plans to join APC

The rift in Ogun state chapter of the PDP took a new dimension at the weekend, as a pressure group within the party accused Senator Kashamu representing Ogun East senatorial district of making secret moves to defect to the APC.

Ogun PDP crisis deepens as expelled senator allegedly plans to join APC
2019: Amosun’s former deputy, Adesegun joins Ogun guber race

2019: Amosun’s former deputy, Adesegun joins Ogun guber race

Former deputy governor to Governor Ibikunle Amosun, Segun Adesegun, on Friday, August 24, officially declared his intention to run in the state 2019 governorship election on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress.

2019: Amosun’s former deputy, Adesegun joins Ogun guber race
Saraki, Bruce, Melaye attend Ojude Oba festival (photos)

Saraki, Bruce, Melaye attend Ojude Oba festival (photos)

Senate President Bukola Saraki, alongside fellow senators, Dino Melaye, Ben Murray Bruce and others dignitaries arrived at the venue of the Ojude Oba festival in Ijebu Ode, Ogun state, amidst wild jubilation from guests.

Saraki, Bruce, Melaye attend Ojude Oba festival (photos)
Sad! Friend cries out after losing fellow corps member in a ghastly accident, shares photos on Facebook

Sad! Friend cries out after losing fellow corps member in a ghastly accident, shares photos on Facebook

During the just concluded Sallah celebration, a young man identified as Abdulazeez Muhammed took to his Facebook profile to mourn his friend and a serving corps member who lost his life in Lagos state on Sallah day.

Sad! Friend cries out after losing fellow corps member in a ghastly accident, shares photos on Facebook
63-year-old retiree cries out as wife allegedly disappears with his 3 children

63-year-old retiree cries out as wife allegedly disappears with his 3 children

Kolawole Olaniran, a retiree of a textile company, has accused his wife, of taking away his three children without his consent, adding that efforts to reunite with them have been abortive. He said Iyabode packed out of his house.

63-year-old retiree cries out as wife allegedly disappears with his 3 children
See photos of 3 thieves arrested by police in Ogun for stealing 12 solar panels worth N14m

See photos of 3 thieves arrested by police in Ogun for stealing 12 solar panels worth N14m

Three thieves, Kehinde Yahya, Akeem Ademola, and Taofeek Oladele, all of who are 36 years of age, have been arrested by the police command in Ogun state on Saturday, August 18, for stealing 12 solar panels worth N14 million.

See photos of 3 thieves arrested by police in Ogun for stealing 12 solar panels worth N14m
President Buhari to inaugurate $250 million brewery in Ogun on August 28

President Buhari to inaugurate $250 million brewery in Ogun on August 28

Buhari is set to inaugurate $ 250 million dollars new brewery, International Breweries PLC (IB Plc), sited at Flowergate Industrial Scheme, Sagamu-Abeokuta Expressway, Ogun state.The brewery has Trophy among its products line.

President Buhari to inaugurate $250 million brewery in Ogun on August 28
I will accompany my successor to 2019 Eid prayer - Amosun

I will accompany my successor to 2019 Eid prayer - Amosun

The Ogun state governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, on Tuesday, August 21, declared that he will bring his successor in the state in 2019 to the Eid praying ground at Oke Lantoro, Abeokuta during the celebration of the Eid-el-Kabir.

I will accompany my successor to 2019 Eid prayer - Amosun
NAIJ.com

Ogun is a state, which is situated in Nigeria. It covers 16,763 square kilometers. The biggest city there is Abeokuta. Ogun got the name after the river that flows in its territory. Perhaps it should be also pointed out the fact that the city began its history of 6 main ethnical groups. Among them, one can emphasize the Ijebu, the Egbado, the Awori, the Egan and the Egba.

The state consists of 21 local administration regions.

It is worth mentioning that the population of the state is about 4 million people. The current administration in Ogun State lead by Senator Ibikunle Amosun.

The main languages are Yoruba and English (Official Language) and also there are some other dialects.

This is a unique city, as far as it has 3 state universities and more than five private ones -only Ogun has such a luck in the country.

There is a great centralization of manufactured possessions in Ogun. Thanks to this fact, the state is the main center of industrial production in the country.

Among the main attractions are Olumo Rock (located in the heart of the capital city. It seemed to protect ancient societies from enemy incursions) , St. Peters Cathedral (the first church in the country), Centenary Hall, Bilikisu Sungbo Shrine, Abeokuta Museum (different sculptures open visitors interesting facts about ancient people, their development, and history) and many others.The climate is very suitable for the industrial rise.

It is well-known that many people start their business exactly in this state. People can cultivate cotton, oil palm, vegetables and so on. Ogun is full of natural resources. Among them is kaolin, bauxite, quartz, granite.The Ogun state is also known for its Adire textile production. For nearly 25% of its whole area is composed of forest supplies suitable for beasts.

It's hard not to mention the most outstanding political representatives in the State. They are Afolabi Olabimtan, Babatunde Osotimehin, Christopher Oluwole Rotimi, Dimeji Bankole, Femi Okurounmu, Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti, Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola and some others. If the information was useful and interesting for you, click Naij.com in order to read Ogun state news. Ogun latest news for you every day.

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