Tags: Ogun State

New Guaranty Trust Training Complex Dedicated To Memory Of Co-Founder Tayo Aderinokun

Ten years after the passing of the co-founder and former Managing Director of Guaranty Trust Bank, Mr Tayo Aderinokun MFR, the leading financial institution has opened its new Training Complex in his name. The Complex was commissioned on Thursday, June 24, 2021, and will be known as “Tayo’s Plaza.” Mr Tayo Aderinokun MFR was one…

Cotton Production: Ogun Partners CBN, Set To Create 14,000 New Jobs

Determined to increase cotton production and revive textile industry in the country, Ogun State has commenced cultivation of cotton on 4,500 hectares of land and entered into a partnership with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Prime Anchor. In a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Ogun State governor, Kunle Somorin, on…

Transportation: UK Agency Offers Technical Assistance to Ogun

A United Kingdom based development agency, Prosperity Fund, has expressed its readiness to offer technical assistance to Ogun State in its efforts at putting in place efficient and sustainable transportation system. This, according to the agency, would fast track the socio-economic development of the state. Speaking during the presentation of report by the Committee on…

Osinbajo to Flag-Off Ogun Digital Economic Empowerment Project on Thursday

Barring any last minute change in plans, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will on Thursday join Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, to flag off a digital empowerment programme in Abeokuta, the state capital. Tagged ‘Ogun State Digital Economic Empowerment Project’, it is a plan of the State Government, being organised by the Bureau of Information…

Ogun takes delivery of 100,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses

Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun on Monday took delivery of 50,000 doses of AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID-19 vaccine donated to the state by the Federal Government. The governor received the vaccines at the Governor’s office, Oke Mosan, Abeokuta, shortly after the arrival of the state team led by Commissioner of Health, Dr Tomi Coker. Abiodun told newsmen…

Ogun Socialite, Mary Akerele Docked for N35m Scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office on Monday, February 22, 2021, arraigned one Mary Maisirat Akerele on a five count charge bordering on stealing to the tune of  Thirty Five Million Five Hundred and Twenty Thousand Naira (N35,520,000:00) before Justice Abiodun Akinyemi of the Ogun State High Court 4, Abeokuta. Trouble…

I Practice Maths To Relax, Unwind—Tunmise, Cowbellpedia Finalist

Oluwatunmise Idowu, a student of Scholars Universal Secondary School, Ota, Ogun State once again stunned the organisers of the on-going 2016 Cowbellpedia Mathematics Television Quiz Show with her performance in the second semi-final of the competition last weekend. Tunmise who survived a tensed second ’60 seconds of fame’ to qualified for the final stage of…

Ogun Goes Tough On Criminals

Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State has declared that the state won’t be a fertile ground for hoodlums and criminal-minded elements. He made the remark while receiving the new Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Illiyasu, who was posted to the state to replace AbdulMajid Alli who was recently promoted as Assistant Inspector General (AIG) in charge…