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2019: APC Will win Ogun, Imo without Amosun, Okorocha – Oshiomhole Boasts [READ MORE]

  The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has boasted that with the popularity of the APC in Imo and Ogun States, the party would win the 2019 elections despite the alleged anti -party activities of their governors. He described the governors as poor students of their own history who had forgotten they lost elections before winning on the platform of the APC. Oshiomhole spoke after receiving the APC women leaders from Edo State and Abuja, who paid him a solidarity visit in his office in Aso Drive, Abuja . Okorocha, Amosun and Governor Abdul – Aziz Yari of Zamfara State are at loggerheads with the national [Read]

Ogun NUJ mourns death of veteran journalist, Beyioku – READ MORE

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, Ogun State Council has commiserated with the family of Beyioku over the death of one of the oldest journalists  in the state, Pa (Chief) Ola Beyioku. Pa Beyioku who was reported to have died on Saturday, 3rd November 2018 at the age of 93 was a prolific writer and journalist actively involved in the NUJ activities until five years ago. In a statement signed by the state chairman of NUJ,  Comrade Wole Shokunbi , the NUJ described the deceased as a passionate journalist who had  used  his pen to contribute to the development of the state. The statement however, disclosed that the family has scheduled [Read]

BREAKING: Ogun ADC Guber Candidate, GNI unveils running Mate – READ MORE

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that ahead of the 2019 general elections , the Ogun State chapter of the African Democratic Party has unveiled the running mate to the governorship candidate of the party in the state , Prince Gboyega Isiaka . She is Mrs Olukemi Okeowo- Bolade. She was a former Senior Special Assistant to the Ogun State governor , Senator Ibikunle Amosun , on Energy and Special Duties , during his first term . She hails from Ogbogbo , Ijebu North East Local Government Area of the state . Isiaka who later presented his running mate to the party chairman, [Read]

Police Arrest Amosu for Deflowering 16-yr-old in Ogun – READ MORE

  Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 42-year old man, Abiodun Amosu for allegedly deflowering his 16 – year old housemaid at the family residence located at Government Reservation Area (GRA), Ibara, in Abeokuta, the State Capital. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that, the Command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi confirmed the incident on Sunday, adding that the suspect, who is a Website Designer, committed the crime on October 25, at number 6, Sowemimo Street in the Housing Estate, while his wife was away in Lagos. ‘His arrest followed the complaint lodged at Ibara Police Division by the Benue State born victim (name withheld) who was accompanied to the station [Read]

Man kills customer over N200 beer – READ MORE

  ABEOKUTA – NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 23-year old man, Taiwo Olatokunbo for killing a customer, simply identified as Christian over N200 beer. Police Public Relations Office, ASP Abimbola Oyeyemi, in a statement on Sunday said the suspect was arrested following a distress call received by the police at Igbeba Division from one Temitope Adedayo who ran a beer parlour at No 4 Ijagun Ijebu Ode. She reported that at about 3pm of the said date, the suspect came to buy a bottle of beer worth N200 but refused to pay. This was said to have led to an argument between [Read]

BREAKING: “Party’s decision on Dapo Abiodun final”, Buhari tells Ogun Monarchs – READ MORE

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the seeming controversy trailing the recent Ogun APC Governorship primaries was put to rest early Sunday afternoon when President Muhammadu Buhari told a delegation of Ogun monarchs that the decision of the party is final. The delegation that included the Alake and Paramount Ruler of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo, the Olu of Ilaro and Paramount Ruler of Yewaland, Oba Kehinde Olugbenle, Senator Iyabo Anisulowo and the Governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, was granted audience by President Buhari on Sunday. Both traditional rulers were earlier in the morning sited at the private jets wing [Read]

OGUN 2019: Buhari hosts Alake, Olu of Ilaro, Amosun, others in Aso Rock – SEE PHOTOS

  President Muhammadu Buhari receives in audience Governor and Leaders from Ogun State in State House on 21st Oct 2018. President Buhari with L-R: HRM Oba Oludotun Aremu Gbadebo Alake and Paramount Ruler of Egbaland and Chairman, Ogun State Council of Obas, flanked by Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State. BREAKING: “Party’s decision on Dapo Abiodun final”, Buhari tells Ogun Monarchs – READ MORE Also present at the emergency meeting were Senator Iyabo Anisulowo Former Minister of State for Education and HRM Oba Kehinde Olugbenle Olu of Ilaro and Paramount Ruler of Yewaland as he receives in audience Governor and Leaders from Ogun State in State House on 21st Oct 2018. [Read]

2019: Amosun, Sani, Others Lose Out As APC Submits Candidates’ List To INEC – READ MORE

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) thursday made good its resolve not to extend the deadline for the submission of political parties’ lists of candidates for the presidential and National Assembly elections scheduled for the first quarter of next year as it ended the exercise last night. The International Conference Center (ICC), Abuja, which the electoral body used as the collection centre was full of activities as political parties’ officials made frantic efforts to beat the deadline. THISDAY gathered at press time that 84 parties had submitted their lists. For the All Progressives Congress (APC) that was plagued by large scale disputes following its primaries, it was judgement day [Read]

2019: Paseda Emerges Ogun SDP Governorship Candidate

Otunba Rotimi Paseda on Thursday emerged as the governorship candidate of Social Democratic Party (SDP), Ogun state chapter. Paseda defeated two other aspirants at the governorship primaries conducted at the party’s secretariat. The leader of NWC who supervise the primary, Mrs. Debbie Nicole announced that, Paseda scored 11, 644 votes to defeat Sina Kawonise and Opeyemi Agbaje who polled 2,014 and 6, 070 respectively. With Paseda emergence as SDP governorship candidate, becomes the only Ijebu-born candidate in the Governorship race among other candidates representing the four geo-political zones of the state. While reacting to the result, Paseda appealed to all party faithful to join hands with him in order to [Read]

2019: APC National Working Committee cancels Lagos, Ogun Primaries, Cites reasons as State chapters Insist Results remain VALID

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the All Progressives Congress, APC, National Working Committee (NWC) has explained why it cancelled the Lagos governorship primary election and that of Ogun State which took place earlier in the day. It said the preparatory process for the election had just been concluded. It said the preparatory process for the election had just been concluded. The Chairman of the panel, Chief Clement Ebri spoke at a news conference in Alausa, Ikeja. The battle is between Governor Akinwunmi Ambode and Babajide Sanwo-Olu, a former commisioner. “The preparatory process had just been concluded for the primaries. The primary [Read]