• No worker was sacked over strike – Ogun government

    No worker was sacked over strike – Ogun government

    It was gathered that the Ogun State government has dismissed insinuations in some quarters that the Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, dismissed some civil servants due to the ongoing strike in the state.

    The Senior Special Assistant to the Governor, Mr Adejuwon Soyinka, dismissed the claim in a press release on Tuesday.

    He explained that the Ogun State Civil Service Commission, in furtherance of its statutory responsibility of maintaining discipline and adherence to public service rules and extant regulations, on Monday, took […]

  • Ogun government rehabilitates 202 lunatics, beggars

    Ogun government rehabilitates 202 lunatics, beggars

    According to reports, the Ogun Government on Wednesday said it has rehabilitated and reunited no fewer than 202 lunatics, beggars and destitute with their relatives between January and July, 2016.

    Nike Osoba , Special Adviser to the State Governor on Women Affairs, made this known when he received members of the state’s House of Assembly Committee on Women Affairs, in her officer in Abeokuta.

    Osoba said that three vagrant lunatics and destitute were rehabilitated and returned to Ekiti and Enugu states for […]

  • Ogun Government Adopts Korede Taiwo, the Chained 9-year-old Boy

    Ogun Government Adopts Korede Taiwo, the Chained 9-year-old Boy

    According to reports, the son of the celestial Church pastor who was chained for weeks by his father in Ogun State over allegations of stealing has been adopted by the government.

    The Ogun State Police Command has handed over the nine-year-old boy, Korede Taiwo, who was chained by his father, Francis Taiwo, to Ogun State Government.

    Korede made the headlines on Saturday morning after operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in Ogun following a tip off broke into the […]

  • Ogun Government shuts down 26 private hospitals

    Ogun Government shuts down 26 private hospitals

    No fewer than 26 unlicensed private hospitals have been shut down in Ogun State, following their alleged refusal to register or re-validate their facilities in accordance with the Private Hospitals and other Health Establishments Registration Edict of 1988.

    The permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Dr. Nafiu Aigoro, who led the Monitoring Team of the Department of Hospital Services, ordered the closure of an additional six hospitals in Odeda and Abeokuta South, saying that the measures were taken in the interest of […]

  • Seven survivors responding to treatment over building collapse – Ogun govt

    Seven survivors responding to treatment over building collapse – Ogun govt

    The Ogun State government has said that seven survivors of last Friday’s collapsed Itoku Market Shopping Complex were responding to treatment.

    The Commissioner for Health, Babatunde Ipaye, stated this on Saturday while conducting journalists round the ward of the State Hospital, Ijaiye, Abeokuta, where the victims were admitted.

    The survivors took time to talk to journalists, confirming that they were getting better, as against the pains initially experienced, shortly after the accident.

    Those still receiving treatment include: Adewunmi Tolulope(20), Oluwaseun Afolabi(23), Kehinde Akeem(38), […]