OGUN STATE

[OGUN STATE] GOVERNOR IBIKUNLE AMOSUN ESCAPES DEATH AS FG SACKS FUNAAB VC OVER CORRUPTION CHARGES.
COMMUNITY

A bullion van belonging to the Central Bank of Nigeria today rammed into the convoy of the Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.   It was gathered that the governor’s convoy which was on its way to Lagos was forced out of the road, as the CBN bullion van attempted to overtake the convoy around Ibafor. In the process, the van which was on high speed and roughly rammed into the governor’s escort vehicle and damaged it, though...

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Friday, 12 May 2017
[SPORTS BRANDS] GTBANK OGUN STATE PRINCIPALS’ CUP 2017 SET TO KICK OFF. READ:
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The 5th GTBank-Ogun State Principals Cup tournament kicks off this week with over 400 secondary schools from both the private and public sectors taking part. Organisers of the competition, Media vision said, the tournament which involves both male and female teams will begin in four zones on a yet to be announced date, this week. Addressing a pre-tournament press conference at the Ogun State Cultural Centre, Abeokuta, GTBank CSR Officer, Tolulope Onipede said the tournament was a platform provided by...

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Tuesday, 07 March 2017
[BREAKING!]#FILMMAKING: NOLLYWOOD ACTRESS, KUDIRAT AJIMATI IS DEAD! 
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Yoruba movie actress, Kudirat Ajimati has been reported dead, she passed on Tuesday morning November 15, in Ogun state Ajimati has since been buried according to the Islamic laws and customs. She is survived by an aged mother. Sources report that the news of her death was shared on social media by the association Theatre Arts and Movie Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN),Ogun State chapter of which she was a member. The post read: “It saddens our association, Theatre...

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Wednesday, 16 November 2016
[BREAKING!] #RIP: OGUN STATE PERMANENT SECRETARY FOR THE MINISTRY OF INFORMATION AND STRATEGY IS DEAD.
AGENCY NEWS

​Mrs. Olubunmi Odumusi, a permanent secretary in the Ogun State civil service has died barely 48 hours after being sworn into office.  Relatives Mrs Odumusi said died after a prolonged battle with cancer, despite undergoing both in local and foreign hospitals; at a huge financial cost. Mrs. Odumusi, a journalist, joined the civil service and rose to the position of director in the state Ministry of Information and Strategy. She was in the United States of America for medical treatment...

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Saturday, 03 September 2016
[COMMUNITY] #HEALTH: OGUN STATE SHUTS DOWN THREE HOSPITALS OVER INCESSANT MATERNAL DEATHS. READ:
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              Governor Ibikunle Amosun ​The Ogun State Government says it has ordered the immediate closure of three hospitals for alleged quackery that led to the deaths of two pregnant women during delivery. In a statement from the Ministry of Health made available to correspondents yesterday, the Commissioner for Health, Dr. Babatunde Ipaye, ordered the closure of Shepherd Clinic and Maternity, Ayo Ni Medical Centre and Dayo Maternity Home, all in Ifo Local Government Area...

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Friday, 02 September 2016
[BRANDS] #CSR: COWBELLPEDIA ANNOUNCES WINNERS.
AGENCY NEWS

As the National Examination Council, NECO released the results of the 2016 Cowbellpedia Mathematics Qualifying Examination, conducted on Saturday, 19th March, 2016, The State of Osun has produced four out of the eight students that got the 100 percent perfect score in both categories. The students are Ayomide Nafisat of Reality High School, Osogbo; Osagiede Efosa of Obafemi Awolowo International School, Ile-Ife; Ajayi Ayomide and Aromolaran Adegoke, both of Bibo Oluwa Academy, Ilesa. Other students with perfect scores include Ukpabi...

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Monday, 20 June 2016
[WORLD POLITICS & REBRANDING] EGBA MONARCH URGES THE NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT TO INVEST IN SME’s
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The Alake and paramount Ruler of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo, has urged the Nigerian Government and the private sector to develop Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), to grow the nation’s economy. The monarch stated this on Monday, while addressing newsmen on the activities heralding the 30th anniversary of Lisabi Festival, slated to hold from Monday, February 29 to March 6, 2016. The theme of the celebration is “Creating Wealth through Small and Medium Enterprises.” Oba Gbadebo noted that the current...

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Tuesday, 23 February 2016
[BIRTHDAYS] OGUN STATE GOVERNOR SENATOR IBIKUNLE AMOSUN ADDS ANOTHER YEAR.
ANNIVERSARIES

Today 25th of Jan, we at thebrandradio celebrates Senator Ibikunle Amosun (the Governor of Ogun state) as he adds another year to his age today. Amosun was born on 25 January 1958 to a Muslim family. He attended primary school at African Church Primary school in Abeokuta (1965–1970), and then African Church Grammar school, Abeokuta (1971 – 1977). He then went to Ogun State Polytechnic , graduating with a Higher National Diploma (HND) in 1983.    Amosun gained an Associate...

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Monday, 25 January 2016
[SPORTS] CLASSIFIEDS: GATEWAY UNITED FC SACKED PLAYERS STORM SECRETARIAT WITH GUNS AND MATCHETE.
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This is a rather sensitive story but earlier this week barely after the 2nd (second) phase of screening for new scouted players was concluded, 36 players were shortlisted for the final round however, 8 out of the stale players were dropped by Chief coach; Coach Samuel Abimbola. In the early hours of Tuesday around 10am, men believed to be old players led by a tall and more senior player (name with-held), stormed the secretariat of the oldest club in the...

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Saturday, 16 January 2016
[WORLD POLITICS] REBRANDING: #OGUNSTATE PLANS 40TH ANNIVERSARY PARTNERS DSTV TO UPGRADE OGTV.
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A DStv team has begun a facility tour of Ogun State Television (OGTV) to partner the Ogun state Government, towards upgrading facilities of the state-owned Television. Commissioner for Information and Strategy Adedayo Adeneye, who received the team, led by the Project Manager (Nigeria), Mr. Ekom Esang, said the step became imperative as the state television could not afford to be left behind in the digitization world. He explained that facilities in OGTV needed to be upgraded, in light of the...

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Wednesday, 13 January 2016
[SPORTS UPDATE] GATEWAY UNITED FC IS ALMOST SET FOR 2015 NNL FOOTBALL SEASON AS SUPER EAGLES DEFEAT IVORY COAST 1-0 IN CHAN WARM UP MATCH.
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On Saturday, the permanent secretary of Ogun state sports council, Deacon Adelekan on behalf of the Honourable Commissioner for youths and sports declared the 2nd (second) phase of new player screening and trials for the state’s Nigerian national League team GATEWAY UNITED FC closed.   The event which kicked off at DIPO Dina international stadium Ijebu Ode, had over 130 football players from around the state troop into the football camp to showcase their soccer prowess infront of Chief coach...

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Tuesday, 12 January 2016
[SPORTS] CLASSIFIED: GATEWAY UNITED FC OFFICIALLY DECLARES 1ST PHASE OF OPEN SCREENING CAMP CLOSED.
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The General manager of Gateway United FC Prince Adetunji Onatolu, this morning declared the first round of the 2015/2016 national league open football trials closed at the Gateway international stadium  Ilaro. A three day event which kicked off on Wednesday (December 16th) at the Ilaro-Yewa South local Government area of Ogun state, saw over 33 young and talented players from the across state pitch their skills against each other in a battle of supremacy to bag a shirt and signing...

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Saturday, 19 December 2015