Dapo Abiodun

‘Special person’, Abiodun Omoyayi Seeks Gov Dapo Abiodun’s Support for Urgent Employment

John Izabi,  Abiodun Omoyayi, a graduate of Mass Communication from the Prestigious Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, who has served his fatherland in the mandatory National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) programme specifically at the Ogun State House of Assembly, has made a passionate appeal to the Executive governor of Ogun State, His Excellency, Prince Dapo Abiodun for Urgent Employment.  In his recent letter shares online via his official Facebook account, Abiodun Omoyayi, who though by virtue of his present condition and appearance looks physically challenged but appears high-spirited to scale through the hurdles of life, and poised to not allow his physical appearance render him incapable nor unproductive, thus making a passionate [Read]

S’Court Verdict: Arisekola, Ogun AAP Chairman Rejoices With Prince Dapo Abiodun

John Izabi,  ABEOKUTA – The Ogun State Chairman of the Advanced Allied Party (AAP), Comrade Asimiyu Azeez Arisekola, has felicitated with His Excellency, Prince Dapo Abiodun on his recent victory at Supreme Court affirming his election as Ogun State Governor.  Comrade Arisekola in a recent goodwill message made available to newsmen expressed joy at the verdict of the Apex court thus putting to rest the Electoral tussle that has characterized the emergence of Prince Abiodun since the declaration of results of the March 9 gubernatorial election in the State. Recall that Abiodun, who defeated his closest rival, Adekunle Akinlade of the Allied Peoples Movement (APM) got the victory challenged at [Read]

Gov Abiodun appoints Dr. Adeoye Odedeji as Acting Rector MAPOLY

  The governor of Ogun State Prince Dapo Abiodun has approved the appointment of Dr. Adeoye Odedeji as the Acting Rector of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta following the nomination of the Rector Dr. Samson Adeola Odedina as a commissioner designate. According to a statement E-signed by the institution’s Public Relations Officer, Mr. Yemi Ajibola, Dr. Odedeji, before his appointment, is the Director of Academic Planning of the institution. His appointment takes immediate effect. [Read]

Ogun Assembly To Screen Mapoly Rector, 17 Others as Commissioner – Nominees on Monday

Ogun State House of Assembly has acknowledged the receipt of a correspondence from the State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, communicating the list of names of 18 commissioner – nominees to the Assembly for confirmation.  According to Head of Information Unit of Ogun State House of Assembly, Lawal Jamiu, Speaker, Rt. Hon. Olakunle Oluomo, read the Governor’s letter dated 11th December, 2019 containing the names at the plenary in Abeokuta. The letter partly reads ” in furtherance of our Mission of building our future together, Mr. Speaker, please find attached, the list of nominees for the post of Commissioners for your consideration “. [READ ALSO] BREAKING: Abiodun Transmits Names of 18 Commissioner-Nominees [Read]

BREAKING: Abiodun Transmits Names of 18 Commissioner-Nominees To Ogun Assembly for Approval [SEE FULL LIST]

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that Gov. Dapo Abiodun of Ogun on Thursday sent names of 18 commissioner – nominees to Ogun House of Assembly for confirmation.  The Speaker of the Assembly, Olakunle Oluomo , read the governor’s letter containing the names during plenary in Abeokuta. Oluomo told the members that the governor had written to seek their support for the confirmation of the nominees. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the names were Afolabi Afuape, immediate past Commissioner for Sports during the last administration led by Former governor Ibikunle Amosun. [READ ALSO] Ogun Assembly To Screen Mapoly Rector, 17 Others as Commissioner-Nominees on Monday Others [Read]

Gov Abiodun Presents N449.97bn Budget 2020 to Ogun Assembly

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun on Tuesday presented the 2020 Appropriation Bill to the State House of Assembly. The Governor presented the proposed budget, tagged, “Budget to Build Our Future Together” at the State House of Assembly Complex in Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, the State capital. The proposed budget has an increment of N49.674 billion as against 400.3billion of 2019 budget. Governor Abiodun while giving the breakdown of the propsed budget, disclosed that Capital expenditure will gulp N269,132 billion representing 60percent while Recurrent Expenditure stood at N180, 842 billion which is 39.69percent. He added that, N83.238billion (18percent) would be spent on salaries and allowances while pension and gratuities would gulp N25.945billion [Read]

Former Ogun Gov, Osoba Volunteers To Lecture In MAPOLY For Free

ABEOKUTA – Former Governor of Ogun State and former Managing Director of the defunct Daily Times Newspaper, Chief Olusegun Osoba has volunteered to lecture at the department of Mass Communication, Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta, Ogun State.  Osoba disclosed this on Monday at the 160years celebration of journalism practice in Nigeria held at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta. The former governor who spoke on the theme, “Re-inventing the practice of journalism in Nigeria with emphasis on the influence of Social Media”, bemoaned the young lecturers for preventing veterans in journalism profession from impacting their knowledge on the young professionals. He attributed the falling standard of journalism in Nigeria to [Read]

Minimum Wage: Dapo Abiodun – led Ogun govt considers implementation

ABEOKUTA – Ogun State governor, prince Dapo Abiodun has assured the civil servants that his administration would consider the implementation of the new minimum wage. The governor disclosed this on Wednesday during the commissioning of the Permanent Secretariat of the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria held in Magbon, Abeokuta, Ogun State. According to him, Ogun State government and our labour associations continue to enjoy a robust and peaceful relationship which has been a major contributory factor to the continued development of our dear State. He said ”My administration will not take public servants for granted because they are equal stakeholders in our building our future together agenda. We [Read]

GNI, Ogun ADC chieftains, others set to join Abiodun-led APC govt

A three-time governorship candidate in Ogun State, Gboyega Nasir Isiaka, appears to have buried his ambition to be governor of the Gateway State. NEWS FLAKES NG gathered that Isiaka, on Monday evening, led leaders and members of his party, the African Democratic Congress (ADC) to meet with Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun, allegedly for talks on how to perfect their defection to the All Progressives Congress (APC). The former aspirant who has contested the governorship position under the African Democratic Congress for three consecutive unsuccessful attempts said he had confidence that the present administration will take Ogun State to a higher pedestal. While explaining the reason behind his [Read]

Osinbajo, Obasanjo, Tinubu, Abiodun, others grace installation of Adebutu as Odole-Odua

FOUNDER of Premier Lotto, Chief Adebutu Kesington, was onn Saturday installed as the Odole-Oodua by the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II. The first installation rite was done for him by the Owa Eredumi of Ife, Omiwenu Odeyele, at the Oranmiyan shrine known as Igbo Eede. In attendance were the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, the former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Governors of Osun, Ogun and Lagos States, Gboyega Oyetola, Dapo Abiodun and Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Minister for Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, and prominent traditional rulers among others. Adebutu’s wives, Caroline and Amina, were also conferred with the title of Yeyemode and Yeyerewa Oodua respectively [Read]

BREAKING: OGD, Isiaka, Ogun PDP Chair Arrive Oke-mosan for Closed-door Meeting With Gov Abiodun

ABEOKUTA – Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that for the first time after leaving office eight years ago, former governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel arrived the Ogun State Governor’s office to attend a closed door meeting with the state governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun.  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Daniel who arrived the governor’s office at exactly 5:39pm was received by the Governor’s Chief of Staff, Shuaib Salisu and was ushered in straight into the governor’s office, venue of the meeting. Though, the purpose of the visit was unknown as at time of this report, source closed to the office of the governor [Read]

TEACHERS’ DAY GIFT: Gov Abiodun reinstates two teachers sacked by Amosun

ABEOKUTA – Gov. Dapo Abiodun has announced the immediate reinstatement into active service of Mr Olusanjo Majekodunmi, who until his compulsory retirement by the Senator Ibikunke Amosun led government was the deputy director, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, the department in charge of setting the disputed English Language question for the states unified examination in 2015 . Also, Oludare Ilekoya, a former Chairman of the Nigerian Union of Teachers who was compulsorily retired over the 2016 world teachers’ day was also reinstated. The Ogun State Governor, who made the announcement at the celebration of the World Teachers Day, with the theme, ” Young Teachers; The Future of the Profession”, [Read]

Dapo Abiodun Suspends Controversial PTA levy, Says “I’m A Baby Governor”

ABEOKUTA – The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has suspended the newly introduced but controversial Parent – Teachers – Association (PTA) Levy describing himself as a ‘baby governor’. Governor Abiodun added that his administration will ensure that all its campaign promises are fulfilled to the people. The governor who jokingly told the mammoth crowd of teachers at the June 12, Cultural Centre in Abeokuta during a Stakeholders forum on education organised by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology that, his administration was able to recorded what it has achieved within 100days with a pragmatic approach to diversify the IGR of the state. He said, “I want to remind [Read]

Xenophobia: Ogun Citizens Top List of Nigerian Returnees [SEE FULL LIST HERE]

Ogun State has 30, the highest number, out of the 187 returnees evacuated from South Africa last week. Imo came second with 28 citizens. This came out from the profiling of the returnees, escaping from xenophobic attacks in South Africa. The profile showed that the first batch of the 187 returnees are from 16 states of the federation. Chairman of the Nigerian Diaspora Commission, (NIDCOM) Abike Dabiri-Erewa, disclosed this at a press conference in Abuja today. She appealed to state governments to support the returnees. Already, letters of appeal have been sent to the states to solicit for their interventions, Dabiri-Erewa said. Bank of Industry (BOI) and some telecommunication companies [Read]

Join us or start preparing for 2023 – Abiodun tells Akinlade

ABEOKUTA – Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has described the judgement by the Ogun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal as the triumph of rule of law; victory for democracy and further validation of the mandate bestowed on him at the polls. In a statement signed by Kunle Somorin, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Abiodun said he remained magnanimous in victory and extended, once again, a hand of fellowship to all opposition elements in the State and called on the opposition Allied Peoples Movement to forget about 2019 gubernatorial elections and join hands with his government on its Building Our Future Together agenda. He advised that rather than [Read]