Monthly Archives: October 2019

344 Year Old Tortoise Alagba, Has Died in Ogbomosho Palace


The tortoise Alagba, as it’s popularly called was a 344 years old tortoise from the palace of Soun of Ogbomosho who took a bow today.

The tortoise who according to the Secretary of the Suon Ogbomosho disclosed became a popular breed upon the ascension of the throne of the current Soun of Ogbomoso land, Oba Oladunni Oyewumi with the monarch providing good shelter and health support for the tortoise during its sojourn on.
“The tortoise had two staff members of the palace, dedicated to her. They provide food, health support, and other logistics, so as to make sure she gets the best treatment. Often times, Kabiyesi shared great moments with Alagba. On a daily basis, Alagba had tourists visiting here from different parts of the world. The palace household, Ogbomoso community, and stakeholders in the tourism sector are mourning Alagba’s passing. “

The tortoise is also said to have two staff members for herself, one who feeds and takes care of her shelter, while the other one oversees to her health issues.

People are said to come from far and near as far as abroad to see Alagba.

The palace secretary explained that plans were underway to preserve the body of Alagba for historic purpose.

VP Osinbanjo and Senator Ndume in a Closed Door Meeting Right Now In Aso Rock

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday met behind closed doors with the former Senate Leader, Senator Ali Ndume.

The Nation reports that the meeting started few minutes past 1pm at the Vice President’s office.

Ndume, had in June this year contested against Senate President Ahmad Lawan, who was the anointed candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the 9th Senate Presidency, where he (Ndume) lost to Lawan during the election in the Senate.

Details of the meeting with the Vice President was still not known as at the time of filing this report.

Why We Set Up Ogun Business Advisory Council, By Abiodun


Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, yesterday explained that a Business Advisory Council has been constituted in line with his administration’s determination to maximise the set objectives of the Public Private Sector Partnership (PPP) agenda.

The governor said the council would be saddled with the responsibilities of monitoring and evaluating the framework to actualise the agenda his administration “considers fundamental to the creation of an enduring economic development and prosperity of the people of Ogun State.”

He added that the state government’s economic blueprint provides for a conducive and competitive environment for business enterprises to thrive, saying the Business Advisory Council would set clear predictable standard of engagement that would apply to all development partners.

Addressing a mammoth crowd of labour leaders, activists, unionists, students and market women at OK Centre in Abeokuta during a reception ceremony to mark Nigeria’s 59th Independence Day celebrations, Abiodun said a Public Private Partnership…

View original post 404 more words