Osoba to mark 80th birthday with biography presentation

Elder statesman and two time governor of Ogun State and Akinrogun of Egbaland, Aremo Olusegun Osoba is to present to the reading his memoir; BATTLELINES: An adventure in Journalism and Politics as part of activities marking his 80th birthday. Aremo Osoba, a foremost journalism icon and one the profession’s most brilliant administrator was governor of Ogun State of Nigeria from January 1992- November 1993 and later 1999 to 2003. He began his career in journalism in 1964 as a trainee reporter with the Daily Times  covering crime stories and by 1966,…

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Amosun surrenders 1000 AK47 rifles, 4million bullets acquired before 2019 elections

A few hours to the end of his reign as Ogun State helsman, embattled Governor Ibikunle Amosun contacted the state’s Commissioner of Police, Bashir Makama, confessing that he had thousands of arms and millions of ammunition in store at a secret armoury in Government House, and that he had decided to hand them over to the police. Mr Amosun’s anointed candidate for the March 9 governorship election, Adekunle Akinlade of the Allied Peoples Movement (APM), had been roundly defeated by Dapo Abiodun of the All Progressives Congress and the governor…

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