An educationists, Professor Helen Bodunde, has cautioned the federal and state governments to be wary of implications of reopening of schools amidst Covid-19 as some of the private schools’ proprietors are possibly not ready for re-opening. The Don while speaking with newsmen in Abeokuta recently hinted that not all private schools could cope with the Covid-19 protocol for reopening of schools. The President of Education, Gender, Youths and Family Network (EDUGUF-N ), a non-profit organisation based in Abeokuta, Ogun state noted that “resources will not permit all private schools to Now the News in detail
Eight months after the maiden edition of the Royal African Young Leadership Forum (RAYLF) which was launched by His Imperial Majesty (H.I.M), Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, OJAJA II, Ooni of Ife as an epic movement for innovative economy space for Africa young populations and dubbed as the largest gathering of youths in Nigeria by Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, has embarked on fulfilling one of its strategic core values which is to raise new generations of entrepreneurs through various mechanism. His Imperial Majesty (H.I.M), Ooni of Now the News in detail
Mr Adewale Azeez Adegbite sets out as a hard-working barbar. His earnings were commensurate with his meager capital. Adegbite wouldn’t know that his business life can be better off. Solomon James, a fellow barbar, who at the time serving as secretary under the chairmanship of Prince Ganiu Aderemi Fatoki of Ore-OluwaPo CTCS, Ibafo, Ogun State, had urged Adegbite to join Cooperative society. Initially, Adegbite wouldn’t oblige due to his limited knowledge about what cooperative society stand for. However, his turning point took place on 24th January 2012, nearly nine years Now the News in detail
Nigerian Association of Women Journalists in Ogun State in line with this year’s theme, tagged, “My Voice, Our Equal Future”, has reminded all stakeholders of the need to join forces to address the various challenges facing the girl child. The chairperson, Modupeola Sobukola, in a release made available to the press pleaded parents as first contacts to ensure good nutrition for the girl child. Sobukola also charged  governments, National Assembly in particular, not to pay lip service to the issue of rape and sexual abuses of the girl child by Now the News in detail
BY CHIEF MIKE OZEKHOME, SAN. I just had, most humbly, the misfortune, of reading the 27 paragraph national broadcast by president Muhammadu Buhari. I had guffawed when many Nigerians awaited the speech with great expectations and bated animation, believing erroneously, that, like I had humbly advised president Buhari yesterday, he would roll out drums of empathy for our slain innocent youths and their grieving families. I told them not to expect any calming or balming speech of reconciliation and empathy. Buhari did not disappoint me. His national address was devoid Now the News in detail
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, today sent congratulatory message to the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari on his 76th birthday. In a statement issued in Abeokuta, Gov Abiodun described Gambari as a patriot and a prodigious statesman. “I felicitate a patriot and statesman, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, as he clocks 76. “His unblemished service record to our nation and global community leaves a trail of indelible footprints of achievements and excellence”, he said Governor Abiodun continued that: “As Now the News in detail
Corruption is the ultimate betrayal of public trust. It is even more damaging in times of crisis – as the world is experiencing now with the COVID-19 pandemic. The response to the virus is creating new opportunities to exploit weak oversight and inadequate transparency, diverting funds away from people in their hour of greatest need.” — UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, Statement on corruption in the context of COVID-19 Every 9th December is set aside by the United Nations as International Day on Anti- Corruption, to reflect on the negative implications Now the News in detail
Barely a month after the presentation of the State Budget by the State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun for the consideration by the legislative arm, the Ogun State House of Assembly today passed the 2021 Appropriation Bill of N338,610,943,021.86 with slight adjustments in the recurrent and capital expenditures estimates and revenue projection of about 74 agencies including the capital receipt. The unanimous passage of the Bill followed the presentation of the report of the House Committee on Finance and Appropriation chaired by Hon. Olakunle Sobunkanla, who later moved the motion for Now the News in detail
The Ogun State Government has barred drivers of tankers and other articulated vehicles from using overhead bridges in the State, as it announced that it will put in place strict penalties for any of such vehicles. The Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun who made this known during an on-the-spot assessment of the fire incident that occurred in Kuto, Abeokuta, when a tanker loaded with Premium Motor Spirit lost control as a result of brake failure, leaving three people dead, six injured and seven vehicles burnt. According to the Governor, ‘’we will Now the News in detail
The  Ogun State Elders’ Consultative Forum has appealed to the good people of Ogun State to embrace peace and encourage dialogue at every time especially as the State is well known for peaceful coexistence with non-indigenes in the State. This appeal was contained in a press release signed in Abeokuta the State Capital by the Elders’ Forum Chairman, His Excellency, Prince Bola Ajibola SAN, KBE. The forum thank government for establishing Amotekun Security Outfit, which will work in collaboration with all other security agencies, saying it will go along way Now the News in detail
Abiola Rufai The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has warned passengers travelling from one location to another to be conscious by avoiding boarding road side vehicles for security reasons. The Root Commander, FRSC, Yewa South Local Government, Emmanuel Olumuyiwa Osungbire who gave the advice while fielding questions from Journalists in Ilaro, implored passengers to, at all times board vehicle at registered motor parks, adding that boarding vehicles from road side has led to robbery, untimely death and disappearance of many people. The root commander further advised that any vehicle without Now the News in detail
The management of the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH) has berated the elements behind denting the image of the present administration in Ogun State and the efforts of the hospital. In a swift reaction to the news making rounds that 20 of its laboratory officials tested positive for Covid-19, the Chief Medical Director (CMD), Dr Peter Adefuye, said that a few of its laboratory staff voluntarily did the test and eight of them came out positive. Dr Adefuye noted that all the individuals have been asymptomatic and they have Now the News in detail