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Family petitions police over attack on disputed land in Ogun community

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Distraught members of Isadare and Olakotan family of Ijumo Compound, Idedo village, Ota, Ogun State, have urged the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, and the state’s Commissioner of Police, Kenneth Ebrimson, to save them from frequent attacks on their ancestral land. A petition to the police chiefs signed by their solicitors, Remi Adeoye of Destiny and Lawlords Chambers, explained ...

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Ogun begins empowerment of poultry farmers

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In its bid to increase food production and create employment opportunities for the teeming youths, the Ogun State Government has kicked off its Broiler Empowerment Program with the delivery of 54, 000 day-old chicks for 54 beneficiaries. The Special Adviser to Ogun State Governor on Agriculture, Dr. Adeola Odedina, who led a team from the Ministry of Agriculture, while taking ...

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Ogun Declares Emergency on Flooded Areas

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Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has adopted the plan of the African Finance Corporation (AFC) to partner the state government on the reconstruction of the all-important Attan-Lusada-Agbara in the country’s biggest industrial hub located in Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area and Agbara-Igesa Local Council Development Area of the state. Abiodun also declared a state of emergency on flood-ravaged Isheri North ...

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Driver dies, one injured in Ogun road accident

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A truck driver died while his assistant sustained serious injuries in a road crash on Lagos-Ibadan expressway. The crash, which occurred at 4 am. yesterday, involved two vehicles carrying a total of three persons.  The Public Relations Officer of the Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Babatunde Akinbiyi, confirmed the incident in a statement he released in Abeokuta yesterday.  READ ...

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Ogun begins construction of low-cost houses for residents

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The Ogun State Government has begun the construction of mass housing estates in Abeokuta and other parts of the State to provide decent houses to the pe ople at affordable prices. Speaking at the Thanksgiving and Praise Worship in honour of his victory at the governorship election tribunal, held at the June 12 Cultural Centre, Kuto, Abeokuta, Governor Dapo Abiodun ...

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Ogun residents seek govt intervention on bad roads

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Residents of the Ibafo community have called on the Ogun State Government to rehabilitate the link roads in the Ofada Mokoloki Local Council Development Area of the state, which are in urgent need of attention. The residents, while lamenting the difficulties of daily commuting, said the roads required urgent attention due to the closure of a part of the Lagos-Ibadan ...

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Residents lament as land grabbers dominate Ogun, hijack houses, farmlands

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Land grabbing activities have become a nightmare giving landlords and other property owners sleepless nights in all the three senatorial districts in Ogun State. On Wednesday, about 10 communities in Sagamu Local Government Area of Ogun State stormed the Okemosan office of Governor Dapo Abiodun, appealing to him to save them from the menace of hoodlums suspected to be land ...

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Ogun community bemoans deplorable link road caused by Lagos-Ibadan rail project

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Residents of Alagada community in the Obafemi/Owode Local Government, Ogun State, have lamented the deplorable condition of the link road in the community, which they alleged was caused by the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan rail project in the axis. The aggrieved residents said a tunnel constructed as a link road had become impassable due to incessant flooding. They said the flooding arose ...

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World Bank, Ogun plan quality facilities for rural dwellers

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The Ogun government, in partnership with the World Bank, is to bring succour to rural dwellers in the state through the provision of needed infrastructure and social amenities that would lessen poverty in the communities. READ ALSO: Osun partners World bank to boost agribusiness General Manager of the State Community and Social Development Agency, Sakirudeen Salami, who disclosed this yesterday ...

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Five states move to adopt housing law

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HOUSING LAW Five states of the federation are expected to conclude the passage of their draft housing bills into law before the end of year. Findings by our correspondent show that Ogun, Osun, Kebbi, Plateau and Edo states are at various stages of passing the law, which is expected to improve access to mortgage and homeownership for their residents. The ...

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