Browsing: Ogun State

Leaders and members of various factions of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ogun State are making another attempt at reconciling

The programme, which was initiated by the wife of the state Governor, Olufunso Amosun, was aimed at creating opportunities for the less privileged to participate in the economy and improve their earning potentials in order to assist their families fight their way out of poverty

The reason might not be unconnected with crisis that rock the party in Ogun State on who should control the structure of the party between the Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, and Osoba

A socio-cultural group based in the US and Canada, the Egba National Association, is giving out the money as part of its contributions to its home community of Egbaland, within the six local government areas of the Gateway State

They said the activities of members of the governor’s camp, placed in charge of membership registration in most units of the state, if not urgently cautioned, might jeopardise the strength and chances of the party at the next general election

According to eyewitnesses, the assailants broke into his residence in Odomolasa area of Ilese-Ijebu at about 1am on Wednesday, shot the lecturer and carted away some personal and household items

The governor said affordable housing and urban renewal would gulp N26.7 billion, health care delivery N21.11 billion and agricultural production/industrialisation N10.52 billion

The new Chief of Staff, a Professor of Entomology, was at various times the acting Vice-Chancellor and Deputy Vice-chancellor of the Osun State University, Osogbo

In a statement issued by its Chairman, Akogun Semiu Okanlanwo, the group said: “Fresh evidence available to us has made it imperative for us to call for the re-opening of investigation into the gruesome massacre of innocent students during a minor disagreement between the host community and the students’ community