Latest News, Events and Happenings in Ogun News.en-usEx-MAN chairman counsels CBN on provision of forex to manufacturers Wale Adegbite, former Chairman, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria , Ogun chapter, has called on the Central Bank of Nigeria to provide more foreign exchange to the manufacturing sector, to boost economic activities.Adegbite, who gav <br>GuardianBestNairaMon, 18 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0100 NCDC records 1,444 new infections, total now 110,387 Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has recorded 1,444 new cases of the Coronavirus in the country.The NCDC disclosed this on its official website late on Sunday. x The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the country has t <br>GuardianBestNairaMon, 18 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Nigeria Distilleries appreciate staff, fire service, others after warehouse fire Nigeria&rsquo;s largest manufacturer of spirits and wines, Nigeria Distilleries Limited is appreciating its staff and men of the Ogun State Fire service after the fire incident in one of the warehouses at its Sango Ota, Ogun factory. x The incident <br>GuardianBestNairaSun, 17 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Buhari condoles with family of ex-Minister, Martins-Kuye Buhari. Photo; TWITTER/NIGERIAGOVPresident Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the family, friends, and associates of a former Minister of Commerce and Industry, Sen. Jubril Martins-Kuye, praying God to comfort them.The president, in a statement <br>GuardianBestNairaSun, 17 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Former Minister Martins-Kuye dies at 78 Minister of Commerce and Industry, Sen. Jubril Martins-Kuye, on Sunday morning died, aged 78.The minister&rsquo;s political godson, Sen. Lekan Mustapha, representing Ogun East senatorial district in the Senate, confirming his death.Sen. Must <br>GuardianBestNairaSun, 17 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0100 COVID-19: NCDC reports 1,598 new infections, 7 deaths Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Saturday reported 1,598 new cases of COVID-19 with seven deaths.The NCDC, on its official Twitter handle, said the total infections in the country is now 108,943 with 22,156 active cases and 1,420 fat <br>GuardianBestNairaSun, 17 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Billions of Naira down the drain as avoidable grid collapse persists A power stationThe unbundling and partial privatisation of the nation&rsquo;s power sector in 2013 targeted a competitive market that would attract private investment, promote efficient management of the sector, increase power generation, as well a <br>GuardianBestNairaSun, 17 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Does Southwest need federal development commission? Senator Ibikunle AmosunLet me state from the outset that the specific objective of this article is to engage the power elite in Western Nigeria, the most developed region in Nigeria, on why they do not need a federal Development Commission at this <br>GuardianBestNairaSun, 17 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0100 FCT team understudies Ogun agric model delegation from the Federal Capital Territory Agricultural Development Programme , as well as the Agric and Rural Development Secretariat has visited Ogun State on a share-learning mission.Leader of the delegation, who is the Direc <br>GuardianBestNairaSun, 17 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Abandoned Ogun Airports stirs fresh concerns Site of the abandoned Airport in Iperu. Inset is a portion taken over by refuseScattered across Ogun State are many abandoned projects. Two of these are the Airports projects, initiated by previous administrations. Despite several billions of taxpa <br>GuardianBestNairaSun, 17 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0100 COVID-19: NCDC records 1,867 new infections Centre for Disease Control registered 1,867 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in Nigeria to 107,345.The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Friday.It noted that eight people also died fr <br>GuardianBestNairaSat, 16 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0100 NCDC reports 23 fresh deaths, 1,479 new infections of COVID-19 recorded 23 fresh COVID-19 related deaths and 1,479 new infections on Jan. 14, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has said.The NCDC made this known on its official website on Thursday night.The agency said that the 23 new deaths <br>GuardianBestNairaFri, 15 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Nigerians say no to another lockdown nations go into another round of lockdowns in response to the second wave of coronavirus , Nigerians have warned government against shutting down the economy again, saying the impact of doing so will be deadlier than the effect of COIVID <br>GuardianBestNairaFri, 15 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Eminent Nigerians mourn Kanu, extol his virtues Godwin Ndubuisi KanuProminent Nigerians and organisations have described the death of former military administrator of Lagos State, Rear Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu as a shock at a critical moment the country needed the intervention of people like <br>GuardianBestNairaFri, 15 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0100 ADP flays Buhari, APC over rising insecurity in Oyo, other states Buhari. Photo; TWITTER/NIGERIAGOVThe Action Democratic Party , yesterday, decried the poor handling of security in the country, exacerbated by terrorism, herdsmen attacks, banditry and kidnappings, among others.In a statement issued by its Na <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 13 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0100