Speaking at the family house of Anthony Joshua along the Anthony Joshua Way […] Voting commenced at 8am in Udubo Primary School Polling Unit 1 and Udubo Yamma Polling unit in Gamawa Federal Constituency. He further stated that results of elections into the State Houses of Assembly and four Senatorial seats had been successfully declared, except for Bakura State Constituency in Zamfara State. Ahead of the local government elections slated to be held sometime next year, the Ogun State Independent Electoral Commission (OGSIEC) has conducted basic preventive training for electoral staff on Coronavirus pandemic. Ogun state names street after Anthony Joshua. 1903. Afuape added that OGSIEC would need to spend a minimum of two months to prepare for the election. Voting began at 8am in Agwara, Niger State. January 4, 2020 1326 0 Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has appointed transition committees for the 20 local government areas of the state. See Local government areas of Nigeria, and Ogun State. By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, in ensuring peaceful conduct of youths in the state, even when provoked, the Spe Those jostling for the positions of local government chairmen and councillors in Ogun State may have to ‘calm down’ as government of the state said the election will not hold this year 2020, DAILY POST reports. Nigeria-British boxer, Anthony Joshua, has got a street named after him in Sagamu Local government Area of Ogun State. GOV ABIODUN APPOINTS TRANSITION COMMITTEES FOR 20 OGUN LGAs. She also urged teachers, parents and students to ensure that government’s plan becomes a success. L ike never before, the governorship election in Ogun State has remained unpredictable most especially with the outcome of the presidential and national assembly elections in the State. Elections are holding in two Federal and one State Constituencies. Twitter. Polling units recorded a large turnout of voters. … At about 8:30am, voters started casting their ballot at Minjibir State Constituency with security presence to monitor the entire process. Elected chairmen completed their tenures in October 2019. The Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Afolabi Afuape, in a statement, said the recent appointment of a new Permanent Secretary into the OGSIEC was an indication that the state had started preparations towards conducting the election. Following the disappearance of Constable Emmanuel Gene, a policeman attached to Ijebu-Igbo police division, the Ogun State Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, has given leaders of Aba Tuntun community 48 hours ultimatum to produce the cop. All rights reserved. The state Returning Officer for the governorship poll, Prof. Idowu Olayinka, announced in Abeokuta at about 12. Elections will also be conducted in 33 Local Government Areas in the affected states. Voting is also going on at Kubacha Ungwar Jaba for the Kargako State Constituency election. The Oyan dam is a multi-purpose dam being used for aquaculture and other agricultural purposes and also for flood control. The FidelinfoNews gathered that the Council Chairman, Gbenga Banjo announced that the Cinema Road in the council has now become “Anthony Joshua Way”. The rerun is holding in the entire constituency which has 256 polling units and over 130,000 registered voters. Polling Unit at U.N.A Primary School, Imepe, Ijebu-Ode opened at 7.53am. In this analysis, Sulaiman Fasasi reviews the situation in the State. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is conducting rerun elections in 11 states across the country. Abiodun was born into a royal family in Iperu, Remo in Ikenne Local Government on a conspicuous day, May 29 1960. Three persons have being fear dead in a clash amongst youths and Customs on Tuesday in Ayetoro, Yewa North Local Government Area of Ogun State.The incident happened at the Kikelomo area in Ayetoro early morning on Tuesday.It was learnt that three persons were killed by stray bullets. Ogun State government has said it was putting machineries in motion to constitute an electoral board for the State Independent Electoral Commission (OGSIEC) that would conduct the much-awaited local council election in the state. He attended at Christ’s School Ado Ekiti in 1972, St. Joseph’s College, Ondo in … Ogun State Independent Electoral Commission, OGSIEC, is set to conduct local government elections in the state tomorrow. At 7:30am electoral officers arrived Ijebu-Ode Polling Unit. Both his parents, Dr. Emmanuel Abiodun and Mrs. Victoria Abiodun are teachers. Abeokuta is the capital and largest city in the state. She also commended the school administrators for not relenting in their effort to deliver quality service. Channels Television observed that the major challenge witnessed so far is the failure of the card reader to authenticate fingerprints. 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Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has appointed transition committees for the 20 Local Government Areas of the State, following expiration of the tenure of elected chairmen of the councils in October 2019. President Goodluck Jonathan has won all the 16 local government areas of Ekiti State, Southwest Nigeria, according to results of the presidential election announced by INEC in the state. The state's appellation is "Gateway to Nigeria". Ogun State is the cradle of education in Nigeria and has very high literacy rate coupled with a skilled workforce. Voting is ongoing at most polling units in Essien Udim Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom state. The Ogun State Police Command on Monday confirmed that three persons have been beaten to death by a mob at Aseese, Mowe, Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of the state. Ogunleye, in her remarks, urged students to ensure the first week of resumption is used to close the academic gap caused by COVID-19, as all administrators are ready to resume teaching activities. The Ogun State Government invites eligible individuals to indicate their interest in providing services. The All Progressives Congress (APC) is not participating in the rerun as ordered by the court, but the major contenders are Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP). MEANWHILE, the state government said over 20,000 students had written the screening examination into its 33 public schools with boarding facilities for the 2020/2021 academic session. 0. The … According to him, the Commission would remobilise and conclude the election in Zamfara State on Wednesday, December 9, 2020. The race for Oke-Mosan governorship office in Ogun State, like every other states has reached its crescendo. Updated January 25, 2020 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is conducting rerun elections in 11 states across the country. Oladimeji Ramon The Ogun State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Afolabi Afuape, says the state is gearing up to conduct local government election… SHARE. At least 28 persons have been identified and quarantined in Ogun State after coming in contact with Nigeria’s first Coronavirus patient. As part of plans to prepare ahead for the local government elections, the Ogun State government has charged the staffers of the Ogun State Independent Electoral Commission (OGSIEC) to develop a high attitude to work and be compliant with covid-19 prevention guidelines. Ogun State is a state in southwestern Nigeria.Created in 1976, it borders Lagos State to the south, Oyo and Osun states to the north, Ondo to the east and the Republic of Benin to the west. Facebook. Rerun election is holding at Aba South state constituency and Arochukwu state constituency peacefully amidst heavy security presence. A total of one senatorial district, 12 Federal constituencies and 15 State constituencies will be filled after the election process is concluded. To enable commenting and other interactive features, please switch to the more advanced . In Aba South, voters in ward six trooped out to cast their vote. The OGSIEC has begun preparations ahead of the controversial elections in which one of the opposition parties, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, had gone to court to restrain the commission not to exclude its candidate from contesting in the polls. Voting is ongoing at ward 1, Community Secondary School in Amaraku Isiala Mbano LGA, one of the polling units for the Okigwe North Federal House of Representatives rerun election. Voters also trooped out to polling units in Methodist school, Ukana, Essien Udim local government area of the state to cast their ballot. There are 21 tertiary institutions both public and private, in the State, making it … The Ogun State Government has named a street in the Sagamu Local Government Area, after Nigeria-British boxer, Anthony Joshua. Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has appointed transition committees for the 20 local government areas of the state. Interested individuals are expected to indicate which of the positions he/she is applying for and should provide information demonstrating that he/she has the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the services. Accreditation and voting are going on simultaneously at the various polling units in Kargako local government area of Kaduna state. Conducts screening exams into public boarding schools. Soyombo, who was accompanied by the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Mrs. Abosede Ogunleye and some directors, advised the parents to support government’s effort by encouraging their children to face their studies and be good ambassadors of the state. DAILY POST reports that the Commissioner for Local Government and … 45 a.m. on Monday that Abiodun scored a total of 241, 670 votes to clinch victory. It was gathered that the Nigeria Customs Service earlier stormed the area follow x Population Distribution by Sex, State, LGAs and Senatorial Districts: 2006 Census Priority Tables Vol.3, National Population commission Nigeria, published April 2010, retrieved 24 June 2013, PM NEWS MEDIA Nigeria published May 06. “Quality service delivery is the watchword of the present administration,” she said. Voters turned out to cast their ballot in a calm and orderly manner. Copyright © 2020 Channels Incorporated Limited. The training, according to official statement, was conducted for electoral staff, especially field officers as part of measures to embrace attitudinal change towards work […] As monitored in Ijebu-ode and Ilese areas of the state, there was an impressive and large turnout of voters with adequate security. The Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, on Wednesday, said the local government election would commence as soon as the state electoral commission is … He assured that in the next few weeks, the state government would constitute the Ogun State Independent Electoral Commission (OGSIEC) in order to commence process for the … The states affected include Abia, Akwa Ibom, Bauchi, Benue, Cross River, Imo, Kaduna, Kano, Niger, Ogun, and Sokoto. December 24, 2020 0. By Adejayan Gbenga On Dec 23, 2020 Share Facebook Twitter WhatsApp ReddIt Pinterest Email Linkedin Nigerian legendary boxer, Anthony Joshua, has got a street named after him in Sagamu Local government Area of Ogun State. Governor Dapo Abiodun has given an update about the much-awaited local government election in Ogun State. Special Adviser to the Governor on Primary and Secondary Education, Mrs. Ronke Soyombo, who disclosed this at the weekend during the monitoring of some of the examination centres with top officials of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, said that only students that performed well would be admitted while the rest would be catered for in schools without boarding facilities. The Special Adviser appreciated the governor for making education priority and ensuring resources needed to make learning conducive are being put in place. By-Election: Lagos APC, PDP Trade Accusations Over Vote Buying, Thuggery The APC earlier accused the PDP of mobilising hoodlums and miscreants from other states into Lagos to … Jonathan Takes Ekiti State. 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