Ogun State

EXCLUSIVE: “I am Not Missing, I’m only ill”, Mapoly SUELECO Chairman Speaks at last [READ MORE]

… We’re meeting the management soon on next line of Action – SUELECO Chairman  John Izabi, ABEOKUTA – Students Union Electoral Committee Chairman of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta, Lekan Adeniji has just confirmed to our correspondent that he’s indeed hale, hearty and of a sound mind, thus urging the entire student community of the institution to disregard any rumour about his purported kidnap prior to yesterday’s scheduled Union polls. Speaking Exclusively to NEWS FLAKES NG in a telephone interview few moments ago, Mr lekan confirmed the news release from his fellow executive members yesterday which was published by NEWS FLAKES NG explaining that the election couldn’t hold as planned due [Read]

APC CRISIS: Withdraw Ibikunle Amosun’s Senatorial Ticket, BMO Tells Oshiomhole, Party Leaders [READ MORE]

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to withdraw the ticket of any party leader backing candidates in other political parties for the 2019 election. This comes against the backdrop of moves by a handful of state governors to have some of their political associates contest on the platforms of other parties next year. Recall that Governors Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun state, Rochas Okorocha of Imo and Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara, have vowed not to work against the APC governorship candidates in their respective States in favour of their preferred candidates. Governor Amosun, who is [Read]

2019: My Concern Is To Lead Ogun On Path Of Sufficiency — AAP Guber Candidate [READ MORE]

  Saheed Adeola,  The governorship candidate of Advanced Allied Party, (AAP) in Ogun state, Prince John Adegbola has declared that his primary concern is to put the state on the path of sufficiency through massive investment in power, qualitative education, accessible health care, agriculture and infrastructure with a technology driven administration. The 35 years old trained teacher and human resource expert from Ado-Odo/Ota local government stated this in an interview with our reporter. He explained that within his four years in office, his government would have taken 25% of the population off the national grid by exploring alternative sources of power, especially from solar energy while 26% of the total [Read]

2019: I’ll Support Akinlade With Everything I have – Amosun, says he’s Next Ogun Gov

  …says he’s next gov of Ogun State Gov Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun state said the governorship candidate of the Allied People’s Movement (APM) in Ogun State, Hon. Adekunle Akinlade has his blessings to pursue his mandate under a new platform and shall do all he can to ensure his success in the coming Gubernatorial polls. Amosun, who said he was not the type to hide under a finger, disclosed this on Monday at a meeting with his loyalists, held at the Presidential Lodge, Ibara Housing Estate, Abeokuta. The governor reiterated his commitments towards ensuring Akinlade succeeds him in May 29, 2019; promising he would never work for Dapo Abiodun [Read]

OGUN 2019: 26 Assembly Aspirants, Amosun Loyalists Defect from APC to APM – READ MORE

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that no fewer than 26 loyalists of Ogun State governor,  Ibikunle Amosun, on Monday, announced their defection from the All Progressives Congress to the Allied People’s Movement. The defectors were the aggrieved members of the APC who claimed to have won the legislative primaries of the APC conducted by the state election committee, appointed by the National Working Committee held October 8, 2018, in the state. They include two serving commissioners, Mr Dayo Adeneye (Information and Strategy) and Mrs Modupe Mujota (Education, Science and Technology) who were candidates of the Assembly for Odogbolu and Abeokuta South 1. [Read]

2019: Chief of Staff, Commissioner, Eight Aides resign from Amosun’s Cabinet

  The Chief of Staff to Gov. Ibikunle Amosun, Chief Tolu Odebiyi and the State Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Afolabi Afuape on Friday resigned their appointment. Odebiyi, the Senatorial Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Ogun West , expressed deep appreciation to the governor for the opportunity given him to serve the people of Ogun State. In a statement made available to newsmen on Friday in Abeokuta, Odebiyi expressed gratitude to members of the State Executive Council for their support and cooperation during the period   he served as the Chief of Staff. He noted that he resigned from his position  to pursue his Senatorial ambition. The [Read]

Proposed Abeokuta City Centre to Create 4,000 Jobs – Amosun

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that not less than 4,000 direct and indirect employment opportunities will be created, when construction works on the Abeokuta City Centre, in the Ogun State capital, is completed.  The Promoter of Shoprite, Mr. Tayo Amusan, made this known in an interview with news men, after he accompanied Governor Ibikunle Amosun and stakeholders, on an inspection of the project site, in Abeokuta. He said the vision is to create a city within a city, that will accommodate people from all over West Africa. The Lead Contractor handling the project, Mr. Ibukun Sonola, also answering questions, said the project, which has reached 60 percent completion stage, will [Read]

BREAKING: Prince Dapo Abiodun Picks Running Mate Ahead of Guber polls in Ogun – READ MORE

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that as the gubernatorial campaign officially kicks off this weekend, the Dapo Abiodun Campaign Organization has announced Engr. (Mrs.) Noimot SALAKO-OYEDELE as the Deputy Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Ogun State. The choice of Mrs Salako-Oyedele was made by the leaders, elders and stakeholders of the party after dispassionate deliberations, detailed screening of various qualified individuals that were hitherto put forward for the position, and a voting process by all stakeholders present at the meeting venue. 52 year old Noimot Salako Oyedele is a multi-talented professional with over 30 years of proven records of [Read]

2019: Buruji Kashamu heads 42-man Atiku Campaign team in Ogun – READ MORE

  Senator Buruji Kashamu is to lead a 42-man campaign team for the Ogun State Chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for its Presidential Candidate and former Vice president, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar ahead of the 2019 Presidential election. The party’s factional Chairman, Engr. Bayo Dayo during the inagauration at the State’s party Secretariat in Abeokuta, named Senator Buruji Kashamu who’s the Senator representing Ogun East Senatorial district at the National Assembly as the chairman of the committee together with other selected members of the committee. NEWS FLAKES NG further gathered that other members of the committee include Engr Bayo Dayo as Deputy Chairman, Semiu Sodipo, Secretary, Kunle Bolujoko, representing [Read]

TRAGEDY: Five die, Two Others Injured in Ogun auto crash

  Five persons lost their lives, while two others sustained serious injuries in a ghastly motor accident which occurred, on Tuesday morning, at Ita Oba area, Orile Imo, along Abeokuta-Siun-Sagamu expressway. According to the Ogun State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Clement Oladele, the accident which occurred around 7.20a.m was suspected have caused by excessive speeding and tyre burst. Oladele, explained that the crash involved nine adult males adult, who were traveling in two different vehicles, a black Honda Accord with registration number EKY 365 FB and a green coloured Honda Space Wagon with registration number KTU 246. The Honda Accord car, the FRSC Sector Commander, [Read]