Dapo Abiodun

Ogun Gov-elect, Dapo Abiodun Swings into Action, Sets Up All-inclusive Economic Transition Team [READ MORE]

  Ogun State Governor-Elect, Prince (Dr.) Dapo Abiodun, has announced the Economic Transition Committee that will further articulate his campaign manifesto, ensure robust engagement with stakeholders and develop a Roadmap to guide its implementation. In a Press Statement issued on Friday, 12th April, 2019 by his spokesperson, Remmy Hazzan, the Governor-Elect was quoted as saying “Ogun State is blessed with an abundance of human resources in all fields of endeavor and this is reflected in the array of distinguished sons and daughters who have volunteered their skills, rich and diverse experience and vast network to work on this important assignment. Furthermore, our commitment to provide an inclusive Government is expressed [Read]

BREAKING: Ogun Gov-elect, Dapo Abiodun To Scrap Ogun Poly, MAUSTECH [READ MORE]

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that there is the high possibility that the governor-elect of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun on assuming office, will scrap Ogun State Polytechnic and Moshood Abiola University of Science and Technology (MAUSTECH), newly established but controversial institutions by which the outgoing governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun.  [READ ALSO] EXCLUSIVE: ASUP MAPOLY honours former Rector, Prof Itiola with Outstanding Performance Award [SEE MORE PHOTOS] An inside source disclosed that one of Abiodun’s plans to save the dying Moshood Abiola Polytechnic was to discard some of the controversial educational policies of Amosun including scrapping the Ogun Poly and the university he recently established. [READ ALSO] BOOM! EFCC raises team to probe [Read]

BREAKING: INEC Presents Certificate of Return to Ogun Gov-elect Dapo Abiodun, Deputy [READ MORE]

ABEOKUTA – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) today Thursday, March 28, 2019  presented the Certificate of Return [CoR] to Ogun State Governor – elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun and his Deputy Noimot Oyedele – Salako.  The CoR was presented to them by INEC’s Commissioner in charge of Ogun, Ondo and Lagos, Dr. Adekunle Ogunmola around noon. However, winners in the State House of Assembly – 26 of them, comprising 15 All Progressives Congress (APC) members and eleven others spread across the Allied People’s Movement (APM), African Democratic Congress (ADC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will collect theirs later in the day. Meanwhile, the governor-elect in his acceptance speech, titled [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]

OFFICIAL: INEC declares Abiodun of APC Ogun Governor – Elect [SEE FULL RESULTS]

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has declared Prince Dapo Abiodun of All Progressives Congress, APC as the winner of the Ogun State gubernatorial election. [READ ALSO] BREAKING: APM rejects Ogun Gov polls results, says INEC should stop further announcement [READ MORE] The returning officer, Prof Idowu Olayinka, Vice Chancellor of University of Ibadan at the end of the collation of results early Monday morning said the APC candidate scored 241,670 to defeat his closest challenger, the Abdulkadir Akinlade of Allied Peoples Movement who scored 222,153 votes. Abiodun defeated his closest challenger by 19,517 votes. [READ ALSO] Opinion: AFTERMATH OF OGUN POLLS! Amosun +GNI — “WHAT IF….” by John Izabi [AN INTERESTING [Read]

BREAKING: Fmr Ogun Gov, Gbenga Daniel endorses APC gov candidate, Dapo Abiodun

The Director – General of the Atiku Campaign Organisation, South, Gbenga Daniel, has endorsed the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Dapo Abiodun. Daniel, a former governor of the state, reportedly asked all his supporters to back Abiodun in the Saturday governorship election. He spoke on Thursday during a meeting with the APC candidate and other political bigwigs at his house in Sagamu. Abiodun’s aide, Emmanuel Ojo, confirmed the development to our correspondent on the telephone. [READ ALSO] BREAKING: Adebutu Teams Up With Akinlade ‘TRIPLE A’ ahead of Ogun Guber Polls [SEE OFFICIAL LETTER] He said Daniel hinged his decision on the character and credibility of the APC candidate. “Otunba [Read]

ADC Senatorial Candidate Titi Oseni-Gomez denies Defecting to APC [READ MORE]

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Senatorial Candidate of African Democratic Congress (ADC) at the just concluded Presidential and National Assembly elections in Ogun Central Senatorial District of Ogun State, Hon Titi Oseni -Gomez has dispelled media reports in some quarters that she left to join All Progressives Congress (APC). Oseni-Gomez who was a former Speaker Ogun State House of Assembly, while reacting to the speculations declared that, those behind the fake news are callous individuals who derive joy in maligning people’s character. ‘Rt. Hon. Titi Oseni Gomez remains in ADC. It is important to debunk the rumour being spread by callous individual that derive joy in maligning people’s [Read]

Thank you for Supporting Buhari, APC NASS Candidates, Let’s do it again on March 9 – Hon Adejojo

  John Izabi,  ABEOKUTA – The Candidate representing Abeokuta South State Constituency 1 for the Ogun State House of Assembly, Honourable Adejojo Yusuf Temitope has thanked the good people of the state, especially Indigenes of the state Constituency for the show of support for the party’s candidates in the just concluded 2019 Presidential and National Assembly elections held last Saturday February 23. Hon Adejojo who’s seeking the People’s support to represent the Constituency in Ogun Assembly in his goodwill message entitled “YES! WE DID IT BEFORE AND WE WILL DO IT AGAIN”, particularly appreciated the electorates for the massive support given President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term mandate as well Senator-elect, [Read]

[OPINION] Ogun APC Stone-throwing Rally: The Many Faces of SIA, …Advantage DA by Olalekan Akanji [READ MORE]

  The dreadful display and show of shame by the Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun (SIA) as well as the unforgivable disregard to the office and person of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria by his cohorts yesterday in Abeokuta, during the rally of the Presidential Candidate of the APC, President Muhammad Buhari, GCFR, is well documented in the history books of Ogun State. In what appeared to be a battle of wits, the sinking Governor orchestrated and hatched a plot to undermine the party’s leadership and prevent the ‘traditional presentation’ of the party’s flag bearer in the March 2 Governorship election in Ogun State, Mr. Dapo [Read]

OGUN 2019: Bloody Thursday As APC, APM Supporters Clash in Abeokuta, Many Injured, Properties Damaged [READ MORE]

  It was bloody Thursday as loyalists of the All Progressive Congress APC clashed with the Allied People’s Movement (APM) Party yesterday afternoon around Elega, Ori Omi, Oke Sokori areas of Abeokuta in Ogun State. NEWS FLAKES NG gathered that the APC loyalists allegedly damaged the campaign materials, buses belonging to the house of representative candidate of APM Honorable Mikhail Kazzim after they claimed that the bus crushed one of their loyalists in the state capital, Abeokuta same yesterday. Injured loyalist of Allied People’s Movement includes an aged woman who was battered during the clash. See more photos below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG; More Details Coming Shortly! [Read]

Ogun APC Prepares ground for Buhari’s Planned Visit, Sets Up LOC [READ MORE]

  ABEOKUTA – The Ogun State Chapter of All Progressives Party (APC), has set up a Local Organising Committee (LOC), for the presidential rally to be addressed by President Muhammadu Buhari In Abeokuta come January 31, 2019. This was contained in statement issued in Abeokuta on Monday by the state chapter of the party’s Caretaker committee Publicity Secretary, Tunde Oladunjoye. According to the statement, Architect Owodunni Opayemi, has been appointed the chairman of the Committee that is to ensure a befitting and hitch-free reception for the President and his entourage when they visit Ogun State for the rally. NEWS FLAKES NG further gathered that Oladunjoye said President Buhari would also [Read]

APC CRISIS: Amosun Takes Anointed ‘WhizKid’ Akinlade to Buhari for Endorsement Ahead of Guber Polls [SEE PHOTOS]

… As factional  state Secretariat Opens in Abeokuta for APC Guber Candidate, Dapo Abiodun  John Izabi,  Outgoing Ogun State governor and APC Chieftain, Senator Ibikunle Amosun on Sunday took campaign for his Anointed (APM) Guber candidate, Adekunle Abdulkadir Akinlade, popularly known as TRIPLE A to the Next level by visiting President Buhari  in the Aso Rock Presidential Villa for official endorsement.  The is coming after the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the state, Dapo Abiodun was taken to the president by another Chieftain of the party and former governor of Ogun State, Chief Olusegun Osoba as the authentic candidate for the party in the state which had thus led [Read]

2019: APC Will Lose Ogun Governorship Election – Amosun Insists [READ MORE]

    ABEOKUTA – Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has again stated that Adekunle Akinlade of the Allied Peoples Movement (APM) will win this year’s governorship election in the state. Amosun also advised the federal government against deploying soldiers to the state for the polls, even as he assured that the elections would be free of violence in the state. He stated this Monday night at the New Year cross-over fanfare held at Oke-Ilewo in Abeokuta. The governor, who was re-elected in 2015 on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and is running for the Senate on the party’s platform, is backing Mr Akinlade who moved to the [Read]

Certificate Scandal: I Never Claimed To Have Gotten A Degree From OAU, says Ogun APC Guber Candidate, Dapo Abiodun [READ MORE]

  The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Ogun State, Mr Dapo Abiodun, has reacted to the certificate scandal hanging over his campaign, insisting the whole matter is down to mudslinging. During an appearance on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics, Mr Abiodun said he was not worried about the scandal. “There are no issues about my certificate,” he said, adding, “I never claimed to have finished from the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University).” The APC candidate has faced allegations that he submitted conflicting educational qualifications to the Independent National Electoral Commission in 2015 when he ran for Senate and this year in his quest to become governor [Read]

BREAKING: Court Asked to Disqualify Ogun APC guber Candidate Dapo Abiodun Over Certificate Scandal [READ MORE]

  Abdulrrafiu Baruwa, a lawyer, has filed a suit seeking the disqualification of Dapo Abiodun, the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Ogun state, from the 2019 general election, TheCable can report. In a suit filed at a federal capital territory (FCT) high court in Abuja, Baruwa, also a member of APC, asked the court to disqualify Abiodun from the race over “false information” contained in the academic qualification he submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Among Baruwa’s prayers are: Abiodun’s refusal to disclose all his educational qualifications as demanded by INEC in FORM CF 001 amounts to false information. APC is not at liberty to apply [Read]