Abeokuta

By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 23rd, 2013
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by Goodluck Ebele Jonathan I wish to formally acknowledge your letter dated December 2, 2013 and other previous correspondence similar to it. You will recall that all the letters were brought to me by hand. Although both of us discussed some of the issues in those letters, I had not, before now, seen...
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Aug 8th, 2013
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  Seteolu, Sodeinde and the house The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a middle-aged man, Mukaila Adebesin, for allegedly setting ablaze six people in Ita Balogun Compund, Ago-Oko, Abeokuta. The victims are Adesanya, 20, Sulaiman Adebesin, 20, Saburi Seteolu 18, Raheem Bello 19, Azeez Alab...
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Jul 31st, 2013
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BY DAUD OLATUNJI ABEOKUTA-Former  Presidential candidate of the defunct Nigeria Advance Party (NAP)  Dr. Tunji Braithwaite on Tuesday, faulted the planned centenary anniversary of Nigeria’s amalgamation by the presidency in 2014, describing it as a celebration of slavery and bad history. The Human Ri...
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Jul 21st, 2013
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Tosin Adeonigbabe, IndepthAfrica President Goodluck Jonathan has revealed getting together with ex- Leader Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday in his home in Owu, Abeokuta, Ogun State. He explained to reporters that even though he was at Abeokuta to pay condolence visit to his Special Adviser, Reuben Abati...
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Jul 20th, 2013
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By Tosin Adeonigbabes, IndepthAfrica Renowned Nigerians from diverse places of the community, such as President Goodluck Jonathan, thronged the city of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, so as to say fairwell to the late mom of the Special Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan on Media and Publicity,...
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May 30th, 2013
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by Oyedokun Julius Babatunde On this day, May 29 2011, Senator Ibikunle Amosun (FCA) became the Governor of Ogun State after a funfair swearing-in which took place at the Moshood Kashimawo Abiola Stadium in Abeokuta; Auto mobiles making noise, Bands playing, Crowd cheering while Governor Amosun, son ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 6th, 2013
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Abeokuta — President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday described Chief Olusegun Obasanjo as President Emeritus for his outstanding legacies while in office between 1999 and 2007. Joanthan spoke through his Chief of Staff Mike Oghiadomhe at the 76th birthday celebration and book launch of Obasanjo. He said ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 31st, 2012
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Former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, has expressed optimism about the ability of the country to rank among the greatest in the world in the nearest future. Obasanjo, who addressed newsmen in Abeokuta,capital of Nigerian state of Ogun, said it was wrong for anyone to write Nigeria off as th...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 27th, 2012
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The country home of Nigeria’s former President, Olusegun Obasanjo at Olusegun Osoba Hilltop in Abeokuta, Ogun state has been damaged by a fire outbreak, which consumed the office building in the complex. The fire started just about 20minutes after the former president left his Abeokuta Hilltop Mansio...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 30th, 2012
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Luck betrayed a 65-year-old grandmother, Hassan Fatimat Abike also known as Chika Okoye, who attempted to smuggle 1.740kg of cocaine into London concealed in herbal syrup. It was not her fist time of going to London as the drug was packed in balloons and inserted in 10 plastic containers of herbal sy...