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Ogun

a state of SW Nigeria, formed in 1976 from part of Western State. Capital: Abeokuta. Pop.: 2 614 747 (1995 est.). Area: 16 762 sq. km (6472 sq. miles)
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Whatever the merits of Lewis's adviser Ogun, the newcomer was as blind to King's behind-the-scenes manoeuvres as the champion was to the withering right hand that nailed him.
Mr Abdullahi Maiwada, the NCS Public Relations Officer, made the disclosure in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Ota, Ogun.
Ogun added: "One of the things we have been able to agree with HBO is that the winner of the re-match will be able to fight Tyson.
Speaking in Itori weekend, Akinola said Governor Amosun has carved a niche for himself not just as one of the best performing Governors in Nigeria, but also as one of the best in the history of Ogun State.
Our aim is to develop Ogun State as a 'Centre of Excellence' for job creation and training," said Baba Epega, EMC3 Chairman and Founder.
Ogun State is one of six states in the southwest geopolitical zone of Nigeria.
The control apiary was located in the Teaching and Research Farm of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile--Ife and experimental apiaries were spread in three states, Lagos, Ogun and Osun.
Jonas Agwu, a spokesman for Nigeria's Federal Road Safety Corps, said Saturday that rescuers need a crane to lift the minibus out of the river in Ogun state.
As part of the longitudinal studies on black fly migration and its epidemiological impacts along Nigeria-Benin border, the present study was carried out to assess the prevalence and the community microfilarial load of onchocerciasis after repeated treatment with ivermectin in the communities along Ogun River System in western area bordering Nigeria and Republic of Benin.
But if it could be persuasively argued that this "generational imperative" to be rooted and centered in sustaining and defining African matrices of creativity and identity has not lasted beyond the cohort of Femi Osofisan, Niyi Osundare, Odia Ofeimun, Tess Onwueme and Zaynab Alkali, it remains true that it was of great import to the earlier generation and could be found in representative inscriptions in the work of each author: Achebe with his famous essayistic musings on the "chi" in Igbo cosmology; Okigbo with his invocations of the river goddess, Idoto; Clark with his stupendous scholarly and creative works on the Ijaw Ozidi saga; and far more extensively and definitively, Soyinka in essays, poems and plays on and about Ogun.
Ogun Samast, the gunman in the murder of Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink, was sentenced to 22 years 10 months on charges of "premeditated murder" and "possession of an unregistered weapon".
wellness company Nestle inaugurated on thursday a new factory in Ogun State,