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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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Buhari commissions Projects in Ogun

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President Muhammudu Buhari at the weekend in Abeokuta, Ogun state capital, commissioned some projects executed by the outgoing governor, Sen. Ibikunle Amosun. The projects are the Ogun Judicial Complex, along Kobape road, the 10,000 – seater capacity Amphi-Theatre at Oke-Ilewo, the Kampala/Adire mall at Itoku and the Ogun State Television Digital Studio along Ajebo road, all in the state capital. ...

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Ogun land encroachment: Ogun-Guangdong Free Trade Zone debunks allegation

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The umbrella body of Chinese businesses under the auspices of Ogun-Guangdong Free Trade Zone in Igbesa area of Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun state has debunked the allegation of encroachment on 485 hectares of land levied against it by some members of the community. The Public Affairs Manager, Mr. Sabastine Ijomah debunked the encroachment allegation during a press briefing ...

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Ogun commissions ultra modern market for livestock sellers in Ogun

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Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State has commissioned an ultra modern market for Livestock sellers in the state. Amosun, after the commissioning the handover ceremony of Itoko Livestock Market to Egbe Eleran Iso, in Itoko market, Abeokuta, said “our mothers must not be selling in the sun, but in a conducive environment for their trade.” The governor stated that the ...

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