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I won’t stop working until midnight of May 28 when my tenure expires – Gov Amosun 

  ABEOKUTA – The Ogun State governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun has said he will not relent towards working for the development of Ogun -State pledging that he work tirelessly till the midnight May 28 before his tenure expires on 29. He disclosed this known during a world press briefing on the unveiling of African Drum Fe with the theme: DRUMING FOR THE FUTURE at Mitros hall, Ibara Housing Estate, Okelewo, Abeokuta. The governor also maintained that the unveiling  of the 2019 4th African Drum festival is par his promises that he promised to fulfil before tenure expires on may 29, adding that he will work tirelessly to make a Ogun [Read]

Amosun inaugurates MAUSTECH Governing Council [SEE PHOTOS]

ABEOKUTA – A ten-member Governing Council of the Moshood Abiola University of Science and Technology (MAUSTECH), Abeokuta, has been inaugurated by the Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the governor, after the inauguration ceremony, held at the Governor’s office, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, yesterday, charged the council members to ensure a smooth take off of the new institution. Amosun said the university is expected to take off with the already existing structure of the former Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Ojere, which is now known as the Ogun State Polytechnic and relocated to Ipokia. “I am happy with the calibre of people in the council. We don’t just appoint [Read]

Amosun, Shettima in long meeting over senate presidency [READ MORE]

Ogun State Governor, Ibukunle Amosun, and his Borno State counterpart, Hashim Shettima, engaged in a long discussion on Tuesday. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the two governors, who are among the newly elected federal lawmakers currently attending an orientation programme in Abuja, excused themselves from the venue and had a discussion for a long time. It was gathered that their long talk was connected with the issue of the Senate presidency. [READ ALSO] Gov Amosun Appoints New GM for OGTV, OGBC, Names New Permanent Secretaries [READ MORE] Amosun had declined comments on Monday when journalists asked him to confirm or deny the reports that serving and former governors were plotting to [Read]

BREAKING: Gov Amosun Appoints New GM for OGTV, OGBC, Names New Permanent Secretaries [READ MORE]

John Izabi,  ABEOKUTA – The outgoing governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun has approved the appointment of new General Managers for the State Broadcasting Outfits as well as new set of Permanent Secretaries into the State Civil Service. This was contained in a recent press release by from the Office of the State’s Head of Service headed by Engr I.O Bisiriyi and dated 9th April, 2019. The release announced the appointment of Mr Diji Akinhanmi as the new General Manager (GM) of the Ogun State Broadcasting Corporation (OGBC) as well as  Mr Festus Kehinde as the new GM of the State’s Television outfit, (OGTV), amongst other key appointments. It [Read]

Drama As Ogun Assembly Majority Leader Yinka Mafe Dumps APM Returns To APC Again

Few weeks after the 2019 general elections, Adeyinka Mafe, Majority Leader of the Ogun State House of Assembly, has defected from the Allied Peoples Movement (APM) to the All Progressives Congress (APC). APM is the party with which Ibikunle Amosun, Governor of Ogun State, attempted to actualise the governorship ambition of Adekunle Akinlade, who failed to secure the ticket of the ruling party. Mafe, who represents Sagamu 1 State Constituency in the Assembly, resigned from the APC alongside three other lawmakers in November 2018 to join Amosun’s APM. [READ ALSO] BREAKING: Court Nullifies Adeleke’s Candidacy for Osun Guber Polls over Certificate Scandal [READ MORE] However, with Akinlade having lost the election [Read]

[OPINION] REVEALED! Faces Behind The Stoning Of President Buhari in Abeokuta – Olalekan Akanji

The saying of the elders that ‘it is all days for the thief and one day for the owner’ holds true assertion as it concerns the incumbent cum outgoing Governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun. Not only have the citizens, by way of his conduct, confered the name ‘Irokunle’ (inferring, an all round, all season and all time lier) on the 2 -term Governor, his attempt to hide behind a finger, albeit damaging evidences proving otherwise, is a lie told too many. It would be recalled that President Muhammad Buhari, GCFR, as well as other APC stalwarts at the Presidential Campaign in Abeokuta, Ogun State, prior to the just [Read]

TRADITION: Ogun Celebrates 33rd LISABI DAY festival, Unveils Giant Statue of Warrior [SEE MORE PHOTOS]

  Ogun State government celebrated 33rd Lisabi Day with the unveiling of a giant Statue of the legendary warrior, LISABI AGBONGBO AKALA in Adatan Area of Abeokuta, Ogun State capital earlier yesterday Saturday March 30, 2019. Outgoing governor of the state, Senator Ibikunle Amosun in company of the Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo as well as other Egba Monarchs, sons and daughters unveiled the giant statue amid cheers from the ecstatic crowd and other Indigenes of the egba town. See more photos below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG; [Read]

BOOM! EFCC raises team to probe Amosun, Okorocha, Yari as immunity ends

Ahead of May 29, 2019, handover date to newly- elected states helmsmen, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has set up teams to probe some governors accused of perpetrating acts of corruption, NEWS FLAKES NG authoritatively gathers.  At least 12 states will have new governors on May 29 after the tenure of the current ones would have ended . The states that will have new chief executives include Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Imo, Kwara, Nasarawa, Yobe, Borno, Adamawa, Bauchi, Gombe, Zamfara . Of the 12 states, however, four governors have been accused of corruption . They include Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State; Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed; the Chairman of [Read]

Gov Amosun Absent At Tinubu’s 67th Birthday Colloquium [READ MORE]

Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, failed to attend the 11th Bola Tinubu Colloquium, which held in Abuja on Thursday, NEWS FLAKES NG reports Amosun was the only governor from the South-West that failed to attend the colloquium, which is held yearly in commemoration of Tinubu’s birthday. The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, who represented President Muhammadu Buhari, called out the names of all the governors present, as protocol demands. They are: Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State; Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State; Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State; his Ekiti State counterpart, Dr. Kayode Fayemi; and Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola. [READ ALSO] BREAKING: INEC Presents Certificate of Return to Ogun [Read]

OGUN 2019: Akinlade Vows to Reclaim Mandate At Tribunal [READ MORE]

  Ogun State candidate of the Allied People’s Movement (APM) in the last governorship election, Abdulkabir Adekunke Akinlade, has vowed to reclaim his alleged stolen mandate at the election petition tribunal. He also described the failure of Ogun West senatorial district to produce the governor for the first time after the March 9 poll as a temporary setback, and expressed confidence that he would eventually be declared winner of the election by the tribunal. He spoke at the weekend, during an inaugural lecture of the Forum of Ogun West Concerned Citizens Summit, in Ota, Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of the state. Akinlade, who emerged second behind the winner of the [Read]

Opinion: AFTERMATH OF OGUN POLLS! Amosun + GNI — “WHAT IF….” by John Izabi [AN INTERESTING READ]

AMOSUN + GNI  – THE EXPECTED ALLIANCE THAT NEVER MATERIALIZED – “WHAT IF…..” by John Izabi ‘The Salient Pen Pusher’   Prelude to the just concluded 2019 general elections, especially the Gubernatorial polls in Ogun – the Gateway state, and with the heated political atmosphere that permeated the entire state, one would have thought the outcome of the much anticipated electioneering process would be declared INCONCLUSIVE with its attendant consequences cum drama. But lo and behold, the dust is finally settling. And winners have started emerging with the losers already kicking and venting their displeasure while apportioning blames and counting their losses. Some might say, that’s expected though. However, What [Read]

[PHOTOS] 24hrs After Suspension, Again Senator-elect Amosun Meets Buhari At Aso Villa

John Izabi,  Outgoing governor of Ogun State and Senator-elect, Ibikunle Amosun today Sunday March 3, 2019 met with Incumbent president and President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari after a private meeting between the duo at the Presidential Villa, Aso Rock Abuja. The meeting many have speculated may not be very unconnected with the forthcoming March 9 Gubernatorial Election in the state as well as the recent suspension of the outgoing governor over alleged Anti-party activities and open support for Allied Peoples Movement (APM) Gubernatorial Candidate, Abiodun Akinlade, who’s his supposed political god-son as against the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Dapo Abiodun. [READ ALSO] APC NWC suspends Amosun, Okorocha Over Anti-party, recommends expulsion [READ [Read]

BREAKING: APC NWC suspends Amosun, Okorocha Over Anti-party, recommends expulsion [READ MORE]

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that the national working committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended Ibikunle Amosun and Rochas Okorocha, governors of Ogun and Imo states receptively, from the party. The NWC has also recommended their expulsion from APC to the national executive committee (NEC) for ratification. [READ ALSO] BOOM! “I’ll be tough in the next four years” – President Buhari [READ MORE] The decisions were taken at the NWC meeting on Friday afternoon in Abuja where allegations of “anti-party activities” were levelled the governors. [READ ALSO] POST-ELECTION TENSION: Atiku demands Six Things From Buhari [READ MORE] Amosun and Okorocha were [Read]

BREAKING: Gov Amosun emerges Senator – elect in Ogun [READ MORE]

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun has emerged Senator -elect of Ogun Central Senatorial district in Ogun state with 88, 110 votes. Amosun who contested on the platform of the All Progressives Congress defeated his close challenger, the African Democratic Congress candidate, Mrs Titi Oseni -Gomez. [READ ALSO] Saraki loses, Dogara Wins bid to return to NASS, Buhari, Atiku in tight race [SEE LATEST RESULTS] More Details Shortly!! [Read]

TRAGEDY: Gov Amosun’s aide dies in fatal accident, SSG badly injured [READ MORE]

  ABEOKUTA – An aide to Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State, Prince Adeniyi Adesanya, on Friday evening, died in a fatal accident. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Secretary to the Ogun State Government, Barr. Taiwo Adeoluwa, who was equally involved in the accident was reported to be badly injured. Adesanya popularly known as FOG ‘Friend of the Governor’ was until his death a Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to Governor Ibikunle Amosun on Political Matters. It was gathered that Adeoluwa and Adesanya were on a state assignment before the ugly development happened. The accident was said to have occurred at Siun along Abeokuta -Sagamu expressway while they were returning [Read]