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Unless there are alliances of sorts, the stage seems set for a runoff. This is because each of the gubernatorial candidates appears more likely to get the required percentage of votes from only their native Senatorial districts, and not all three. Read more

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He means different things to different people. To some, he is a workaholic. To others, he is the governor of the masses, a deeply passionate leader through whose arteries, the overall best interest of the people, flows just like blood. Yet to some Read more

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I wish to make a further personal commitment that we will leave Ogun State radically and demonstrably better and more prosperous than we met it. Read more

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I had a clear lead in fourteen local governments while the gap was very close in the six other council areas. It was however a shocker we got when INEC announced figures from the six council areas of Ogun Central Senatorial District and Ado-Odo/Ota Read more

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The renewed mandate you gave me is remarkable and I feel humbled by your appreciation of our contributions to the development of our dear State. The excellent showing of our party in all the 20 Local Government Areas of our State is an attestation of Read more

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Who is your choice as the next Governor of Ogun State? Will it be Amosun or Isiaka or Odunsi or Olabode or Olasunbo or Paseda? Cast your vote in this Trumpet Poll now. Read more

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I see errors of this kind (as in this photograph) many atimes and fear for the effects of what seems to be the total collapse of Education in Nigeria. Read more

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You were ruthless and politically ignorant and the result of your betrayal is evident today for all to see. You went down and took everyone down with you - you, who was once thought to be "Our Awolowo incarnate" Read more

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We have displayed enormous restraint and exceptional tolerance all this while, hoping that a CHANGE of attitude positively will prevail in Ogun State, especially with the birth of APC that provides ample opportunity for a clean break from the Read more

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It is clear from the body language of some PDP leaders in Ogun State that appointments and contracts from Abuja are more important than electoral victory in the State. Currently, I do not consider myself an active member of the PDP, but being a Read more

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Interim Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State, Alh. Tajudeen Bello, should not be allowed to talk, for now, as his intemperate language could worsen the ongoing crisis in the Party. Statements credited to him by some newspaper Read more

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When information filtered in that former governors of Lagos and Ogun States, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Otunba Gbenga Daniel, have resolved their differences, it was not a surprise. Read more

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This short summary are my initial comments to whatever insinuations that the public might have been fed about my visit to the EFCC's office yesterday. Read more

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The beautiful bride remains voters in Ogun East, who more than any other senatorial district, stand to determine the next governor of Ogun State. Read more

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For Ijebu State to be created, this is what the Nigerian Constitution says (Section 8, sub-section 1): Read more

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Since I left my comfort-zone, the newsroom, in June 2011 to start operating as a member of the Ogun State Government, I have never been scared or saddened by any development than by the events of March 5, 2013. Despite the fact that the news had been Read more

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I come from a nuclear family (I hope I can still call it so) of 41 members: One father, Eleven Wives, 29 Children! As a close - knit family, children had to work together even as we competed for attention, resources and to excel in our assigned tasks Read more

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I feel obliged to put my pen and paper together as a way of expressing my displeasure in the modus operandi of governance in Ogun State. If it is the same Ogun State of the late sage - Chief Obafemi Awolowo, the Ogun State of the great late Afro beat Read more

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I describe, vividly, one of the many tragic characters I ran into in the course of my tenure as Governor of Ogun State. Tunde Oladunjoye was one such character. A few years ago, a friend of our Administration introduced Oladunjoye to me as one of Read more

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The much-anticipated local government elections took place in Ogun State. Contrary to reports and insinuations in some quarters, the elections went peacefully in a free and fair atmosphere to the admiration of the good people of Ogun State and Read more

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