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Ogun GTBank Principals Cup Finals holds Tuesday

The MKO Abiola International Stadium, Abeokuta will on Tuesday August 2, 2016 host the finals of the GTBank-Ogun State Principals Cup. The much anticipated fixtures will light up the Rock City as thousands of football lovers and supporters from the Egba, Ijebu, Remo, and Yewa divisions of the State will troop to Kuto to witness…

K1 De Ultimate Fans Club In Ogun For August 20 Launch

All is now set for the formal inauguration of the K1 De-Ultimate Fans Club Worldwide, Ogun State Chapter. Already, those invited for the epic ceremony have been notified and have promised to grace the occasion. Aproko247 gathered that ‘The global legend of music’, as fans love to call K1 De Ultimate, has been informed of…

Amosun Meets Organized Private Sector

On Tuesday, July 19, 2016, the governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, held a meeting with members of the organized private sector. Amosun invited them to a breakfast held at the Government House, Oke-Igbein, Abeokuta, the state capital. During the session, which was well attended by captains of industries, bank executives, industrialists and literally all…

Tunde Kelani’s Film Institute Kicks Off

A film school set up by veteran filmmaker, Tunde Kelani, Mainframe Film and Media Institute, MFMI, located in Abeokuta, Ogun State, has commenced lectures for its first set of students. Speaking on the vision of MFMI, Tunde Kelani said “I have always wanted to do this but not without acquiring a level of maturity and…

Corporate Windscreen Cleaner Spotted In Abeokuta (Photos)

I have always believed that we Nigerians are the most creative being on earth but spotting Abdulahi in Abeokuta took my believe system to another level, as he is the first suited windscreen cleaner i have ever seen. Well spoken Abdulahi Olatoyan who is in his early thirties is a University of Ilorin dropout, who…

GTBank Holds Autism Awareness in Ogun

Guaranty Trust Bank plc, GTBank, a foremost financial institution in Africa, has extended its annual One-on-One consultation for children with Autism and other developmental difficulties to Ogun State. The five day programme, which is free and open to the general public, began on Monday, April, 25, 2016  at the June 12 Cultural Centre, Kuto, in…

Abeokuta, The City Under Rock

Outpacing its ancient and historic past, reflected by the corrugated roofs of homes, Abeokuta has evolved over the years to become a burgeoning city in politics, tourism, and economy. It is now a choice destination for many seekers of enthralling adventure. The rocky landscape, the hospitable people, the festival and the culture are closely knitted…

Ogun State ‏Principals Cup Kicks Off

The conference hall of the Nigerian Union of Teachers, Abeokuta on Thursday, February 11, 2016 played host to government officials, football administrators and school representatives as Guaranty Trust Bank officially announced the commencement of the 4th edition of its flagship youth soccer competition, the Ogun State Principals Cup. The competition which has become an integral…

2 Die In Ogun Cult Clash (Viewers’ Discretion)

No fewer than two persons were feared dead on Monday in a clash between two rival cult groups in Ogun State. Our reporter gathered that the fight was between members of the Aiye and Eiye confraternities in Ago Odo and Elega area of Abeokuta, the state capital. It was further gathered that not less than…

Jide Kosoko’s Wife, Henrietta Survives Car Crash In Ogun

One of the wives of a veteran Nigerian actor, Jide Kosoko, Henrietta, had a lucky escape from the jaws of death on Friday. The actress was travelling with his grey colour vehicle when the car suddenly veered off the road and hit a pole belonging to the Power Holding Company of Nigeria, PHCN, near a…