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OLUOMO LAUDS ROLES OF RELIGIOUS BODIES IN PROMOTING NATIONAL DEV’T

The Speaker of the Ogun State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Olakunle Oluomo, has lauded the role of religious bodies in the promotion of national unity and development, saying their moral teachings have continued to reinforce patriotism and nation building. This is just as he acknowledged their prayers, which he noted had contributed to the […]

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OGUN ASSEMBLY SUES EFCC, FORMER DEPUTY SPEAKER FOR IMAGE SMEARING

The ongoing investigation of the Ogun State House of Assembly by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission took a dramatic turn today as the Assembly says the impeached former Deputy Speaker, Oludare Kadiri is using an official of the anti-graft agency to get information given to the Agency under confidentiality leaked with the purpose of […]

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OGHA PASSES BILL GRANTING AUTONOMY TO OGIRS, IMPROVED WELFARE PACKAGE FOR LG WORKERS

Ogun State House of Assembly has passed two bills including the Ogun State Board of Internal Revenue Law, 2021 and the Local Government (Amendment) Law, 2020 meant to grant autonomy and repositioning the State Board of Internal revenue Service for improved revenue generation as well as strengthening the operations of local government administration through improved […]

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OGHA PASSES N350.735bn 2022 APPROPRIATION BILL, INCREASES CAPEX BY N19.8bn, OVER 180 MDAs ADJUSTED

Barely a month after the presentation of the Ogun State 2022 Appropriation bill to the legislative arm by Governor Dapo Abiodun, the State House of Assembly today passed the exact figure of N350,735,149,739.57 contained in the budget with adjustments in some recurrent and or capital estimates of about 182 agencies. The bill was titled: “H.B. […]

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CURBING GENDER BASED VIOLENCE: OGHA ASSURES STAKEHOLDERS ON AMENDMENTS OF RELEVANT LAWS

Ogun State House of Assembly has assured relevant stakeholders involved in activism against gender based violence that the 9th Assembly will assist in reviewing the relevant laws to checkmate human rights abuse for the promotion of peaceful co-existence and the elimination of any form of gender based violence in the society. The Speaker, Rt. Hon. […]

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OGUN AGRIC MINISTRY PROPOSES OVER N3.78bn FOR FOOD PRODUCTION, OTHERS NEXT YEAR

Ogun State Ministry of Agriculture has set machineries in motion to consolidate on the its achievements in the promotion of selected key value chains such as Rice, Cassava, Poultry and Fish amongst others, while it anticipates support to farms and firms from World Bank Intervention in the next fiscal year, hence the Ministry has proposed […]

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OGUN TO EXPEND OVER N62.438bn ON AGRO- CARGO AIRPORT, ROAD CONSTRUCTION

Ogun State Government through its Ministry of Works and Infrastructure says it plans to spend the sum of N62.438bn for its various capital projects out of which N62.257bn was meant for reconstruction of agro-cargo airport, inter/intra city, rural and industrial area roads as well as bridges across the State. The State Commissioner for Works and […]

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OGUN LAND BUREAU ASSURES HOME OWNER APPLICANTS ON TITLED DOCUMENTS, TO GENERATE OVER N42bn

Ogun State Government has assured applicants who sought for land title documents under the Home Owners Charter Scheme of the continuity of the programme as more applications are currently being considered under the recently launched Land Administration & Revenue Management System (OLARMS). This is just as the Bureau planned to generate over N42.807bn in the […]

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TASUED UNDERSCORES ESSENCE OF VOCATIONAL TRAINING, PROPOSES OVER N4.5bn BUDGET FOR NEXT YEAR

L-R: Chairman, House Committee on Education, Science and Technology, Hon. Adeyemi Ademuyiwa, his Finance and Appropriation counterpart, Olakunle Sobukanla listening to the Ag. Bursar, TASUED, Mr. Olubunmi Abdullah while defending the Budget proposal of his institution before the State lawmakers. The Ag. Vice Chancellor, Tai Solarin University of Education (TASUED) Prof. Oluwole Banjo has described […]

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OGUN DEVISES STRATEGIES TO CURB CULTISM, AS EDUCATION MINSTRY DEFENDS OVER N6bn BUDGET FOR 2022

Ogun State Government has stepped up measures towards addressing social vices including the rising spate of cultism and hooliganism in secondary schools in the State, hence all parents will have to sign undertakings on behalf of their wards to be of good conduct within and out of the school environment. The State Commissioner for Education, […]

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OGUN SUBEB PROPOSES N1.50BN FOR NEXT FISCAL YEAR

Ogun State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) says it will continue to prioritize the provision of qualitative education to all pupils towards acquiring appropriate levels of literacy, numeracy, communication and manipulative skills, with emphasis on information and communication technology as well as infrastructural development; it plans to spend over N1.50bn as its total budget for […]

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OGSG COMMITTED TO PAYMENT OF GRATUITIES, AS BUREAU EARMARKS OVER N16bn FOR PENSIONS, OTHER

Ogun State Head of Service, Dr. Nafiu Aigoro has reassured retired public servants in the State that government remained committed to the payment of their entitlements and has fulfilled its promise on the quarterly payments of the outstandings scheduled for the outgoing financial year. Dr. Aigoro, who disclosed this while fielding questions from the State […]

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OPIC TO SPEND OVER N3.889bn ON HOUSING, OTHERS NEXT YEAR

Ogun State Property and Investment Corporation (OPIC) says it plans to spend the sum of N3.889bn as its total expenditure for the next fiscal year. The Managing Director/ SA OPIC, Mr. Abiodun Fari-Arole stated this while defending the Corporation’s 2022 budget estimate before members of the State House of Assembly Committee on Finance and Appropriation […]

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OGUN INFORMATION MINISTRY GOES DIGITAL, DEFENDS N601m FOR NEXT YEAR

Ogun State Ministry of Information and Strategy says it has taken advantage of the new media (social platforms) alongside the production of a State owned weekly newspaper, the Nigeria Gateway to further sensitize the populace on government’s policies and programmes. This, it noted was meant to ensure effective coverage and reportage of all government’s programmes […]

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OGUN ASSEMBLY PASSES PHYSICAL PLANNING BILL, FOUR RESOLUTIONS

Committed to regulating the practices of the built sector, the Ogun State House of Assembly today passed a bill titled: ‘Ogun State Administration of Physical Planning, Urban Development, Slum Regeneration and Building Production Management Law, 2021, as well as four other resolutions on building production management regulations. The resolutions included the State Building Production Management […]

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OGHA DEMANDS FAIR DISTRIBUTION, AS HOSPITAL BOARD EARMARKS OVER N6bn FOR FACILITIES, OTHERS

As the Ogun State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Tomi Coker presented a total budget of N6.151bn for the State Hospitals Management Board, the State lawmakers have canvassed for an even spread of all capital projects contained in the 2022 budget proposal of the State Ministry of Health, especially the construction and renovation of health care […]

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OGUN MDAs TO COMMENCE DEFENCE OF 2022 BUDGET ON MONDAY

In compliance with Section 121 (II) of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (as Amended), the Ogun State House of Assembly will on Monday, 13th December, 2021 play host to Heads of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of Government in the State for the defence of 2022 Budget. A release signed by […]

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OGHA NULIFIES LAMATA NOTICE OF DEMOLITION TO OGUN RESIDENTS, REQUESTS MOU

Ogun State House of Assembly has declared null and void, the notice of demolition/ acquisition served by the Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA) to residents of Itoki-Agbado-Ijoko, a border community between Ogun and Lagos States, in preparation for the construction of light rail by Lagos State Consequently, the Assembly has called for the formal […]

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OGUN ASSEMBLY REQUESTS FOR LAW TO ENSURE PROJECTS’ CONTINUITY, ENDURING LEGACY

Ogun State House of Assembly has canvassed for a law to codify the long-term development plans and blueprints with a view to addressing policy summersault and economic wastage that always characterised public governance whenever there is a change of government at the State level. The Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Olakunle […]

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OGUN 2022 APPROPRIATION BILL SCALES SECOND READING, AS LAWMAKERS DEMAND MORE FUNDS FOR EDUCATION, HEALTH

The Year 2022 Ogun State Appropriation Bill has passed through second reading on the floor of the State House of Assembly with lawmakers unanimously requesting for an upward review of funds allotted to education and health sectors, owing to their direct importance to the socio-economic advancement and overall wellbeing of the people of the State […]