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  • June 12: Gov. Abiodun commutes death sentences for 45 inmates, pardons 41 others

    Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has commuted the death sentence of 45 condemned prisoners to prison terms. He also granted pardon to 41 other inmates serving in different Correctional Centres across the state. L-R: The Olu of Ilaro and Paramount Ruler of Yewaland, who is also the Chairman, Ogun State Council of Obas, Oba Kehinde Olugbenle; Ogun State Deputy…

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  • Ogun applies to acquire Hydro Power Plant amid driving power supply

    Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has expressed interest in acquiring the Hydro Power Plant situated at the Ogun-Osun River Basin Authority to facilitate the availability of energy for investors in the state. The Governor revealed this during a meeting with the new Managing Director and CEO of the Ogun Osun River Basin Development Authority, Engr. Adedeji Ashiru and his…

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  • Democracy Day: CSOs, others call on Tinubu to save Nigerians from poverty

    By Deborah Oladejo, Osogbo The Osun Civil Societies Coalition (OCSC) has called on President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to save the country and Nigerians from the unleashed hunger and poverty. Members of various pressure, advocacy and Human Rights groups under the umbrella of Osun Civil Societies Coalition in the morning embarked on a peaceful procession as part of the activities to…

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  • Democracy Day: Activists protest over hardship

    Some activists have stormed the Ikeja underbridge on Wednesday to protest against the current state of the economy, as the country marks the 2024 Democracy Day. According to reports, there was heavy security presence, as policemen and officials of the Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps were sighted at the venue. The protesters, in their number, chanted solidarity songs as they wielded…

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  • Democracy Day: Gov. Sanwo-Olu charges Nigerians to sustain democratic govt

    Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has enjoined Nigerians, particularly Lagos residents, to protect and sustain the present democratic government in Nigeria. He said all hands must be on deck to sustain democracy in Nigeria so that the struggle of the nation’s founding fathers and heroes of democracy, especially those who fought for the return of Nigeria to a democratic…

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  • I believe in full LG autonomy, it reduces burden on states, says Gov. AbdulRazaq

    Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Tuesday said he believes in full autonomy for local government areas. He clarified that the position of the state in the ongoing legal proceedings on local government is that the state does not violate any section of the law regarding autonomy. “It is my personal belief that each local government should manage its resources…

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  • Gov. Adeleke disburses N700m to local cooperative societies

    By Deborah Oladejo, Osogbo Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke has disbursed cash backed cheques of N700million  to cooperatives societies at Ife and Obokun/Oriade Federal constituencies. Addressing cooperative members at Ile Ife City Hall and Ijebujesa town hall,  Adeleke said the funds being disbursed to the local cooperatives are designed to support grassroot businesses and ensure financial inclusion for the vulnerable…

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  • June 12: Gov. Abiodun directs Housing Ministry to renovate MKO Abiola’s House

    Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has directed the Ministry of Housing to immediately give a face-lift to the house of late MKO Abiola, at Gbagura, Oja Agbo Abeokuta, in preparation for  Democracy Day on Wednesday. It would be recalled that President Muhammadu Buhari, before leaving office declared June 12 as Democracy Day in Nigeria, as against May 29,…

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  • Gov. Sanwo-olu calls for action in mitigating effects of climate change

    The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday stated that the State Government aligns with the urgency for actions in mitigating the effects of climate change and championing adaptation initiatives at the local and international levels.  The Governor who spoke at the Flag off of the 3Day 10th Lagos International Climate Change Summit held in Lagos, stated that…

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  • Gov Abiodun enjoins traditional rulers to shun unauthorised sales of Govt land

    …inaugurates Olu of Ilaro as Chairman, Ogun State Council of Obas Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, on Tuesday, called on members of the State Council of Obas to appeal on their members to desist from acts of indiscipline, ranging from allocation of land for ilegal mining to  unauthorized selling of government lands especially in the plantations. L-R: Akarigbo and…

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