• Isoyin Ijebu commmunity in Ogun gets new Oba

    Isoyin Ijebu commmunity in Ogun gets new Oba

    Ibikunle Amosun, Ogun State Governor, has installed Oba Abdul Rasheed Omotayo Salami of the Edagunnodo ruling house, as the new Saderiren of Isoyin Ijebu, in the Ijebu North East Local Government Area of the state.

    Amosun speaking while presenting the staff of office and instruments of appointment to Oba Omotayo Salami, in a ceremony held at Isoyin Grammar School playing ground, charged chiefs in the town to put their differences aside and work for the progress of their community.

    The governor who […]

  • Ogun government to go on with 10-lane road construction despite rife criticism

    Ogun government to go on with 10-lane road construction despite rife criticism

    The Ogun State Government is constructing the 10-lane Abeokuta/Sagamu Road in order to attract investors and migrants as well as funds for further development to the state the, even as criticism of the need for the expansion of the road, which attracts little traffic is rife in some quarters.

    It is also coming at a time the government has abandoned some bridge projects in the state, which had led to hardship for the people of the areas affected.

    Among the critical bridges […]

  • See What Customs Officers Discovered Inside an Intercepted Petrol Tanker in Ogun (Photo)

    See What Customs Officers Discovered Inside an Intercepted Petrol Tanker in Ogun (Photo)

    The Ogun State Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, has intercepted a petrol tanker and about 25 other vehicles loaded with smuggled bags of rice.

    A petrol tanker and about 25 other vehicles reportedly loaded with smuggled bags of rice, have been intercepted by the gallant operatives of the Ogun State Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, on Monday November 15, 2016, along the Idiroko border area, on its way to Lagos.

    Speaking to correspondents at the command’s Idiroko border […]

  • Ogun APC chairman Roqeeb Adeniji dies at 79

    Ogun APC chairman Roqeeb Adeniji dies at 79

    Chairman of the Ogun State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Alhaji Roqeeb Adeniji, is dead.

    Adeniji, also known as “Baba Computer” died at the age of 79 on Monday night, his son, Bolaji Adeniji said.

    According to Bolaji, “He died while being taken to the hospital yesterday (Monday) night. He was a great man, a political colossus, and highly

  • 37 Boko Haram Suspects Arrested in Lagos, Ogun

    37 Boko Haram Suspects Arrested in Lagos, Ogun

    According to reports, the Nigerian Army said it has arrested 37 Boko Haram members in Lagos and Ogun states, in the last one year.

    General Officer Commanding (GOC) of 81 Division, Major General Henry Edet said this at an handing over ceremony, yesterday.

    He said the insurgents were arrested between August 2015 and October 2016 and added that they have been handed over to higher authorities for prosecution.

    General Edet, who spoke shortly after handing over the reign of command to Major General […]

  • Accidents claim 223 lives in Ogun – FRSC

    Accidents claim 223 lives in Ogun – FRSC

    According to reports, the Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps, Ogun, Mr. Clement Oladele, said on Thursday that 223 people died in 325 road traffic crashes recorded in the state between January and October.

    Oladele disclosed this at a news conference organised to commemorate the 2016 United Nations Road Traffic Crash Victims Remembrance Day, in Abeokuta.

    The theme for the 2016 celebration is “Vital Post Crash Actions: Medical Care, Investigation and Justice”.

    The sector commander said also that over 1,143 persons were injured […]

  • Armed robbers write Ogun residents, warn them to keep Christmas money, gift at home

    Armed robbers write Ogun residents, warn them to keep Christmas money, gift at home

    According to reports, the Ogun State Commissioner of Police, CP, Ahmed Iliyasu, has called on residents of Anglican Road, Ilupewo community in Ado-Odo-Otta Local Government Area of the state to remain calm after they reportedly received a letter from suspected armed robbers of an impending visit.

    The robbers posted the letters on gates and doors informing residents of the boundary community between Lagos and Ogun States, to keep Christmas gifts for them as they would be visiting anytime soon.

    Following the development, […]

  • Herbalist dupes man of N5m in Ogun with live snake, fetish items

    Herbalist dupes man of N5m in Ogun with live snake, fetish items

    Two suspected fraudsters, Ahmed Fatai and Olufemi Adaramola, were weekend arrested by the Zone 2 Police Command for allegedly using a live snake and other fetish items to defraud a man of N5m.

    They were arrested in the Ijebu Igbo area of Ogun State by the Zonal Intervention Squad of the Command.

    The suspects had asked their unnamed victim to pay N75m for a concoction in order to have good luck.

    Shortly after their demand, the victim reportedly lost his consciousness but only […]

  • Two herdsmen arrested for allegedly killing colleague in Ogun

    Two herdsmen arrested for allegedly killing colleague in Ogun

    According to reports, the Ogun State Police Command has arrested two herdsmen for allegedly killing another herdsman in an attempt to steal his cattle at the Itadodo area of Ofada in Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of the state.

    The suspects were Abdulahi Anaruwa and Mohammed Suleiman while their victim was Garuba Mohammed.

    The incident was said to have occurred on Tuesday October 28, 2016.

    The deceased met his untimely death while grazing his cattle with the two suspects.

    They allegedly lured him into the […]

  • Man, 40, impregnates 15-year-old step-daughter in Ogun

    Man, 40, impregnates 15-year-old step-daughter in Ogun

    Residents of Olokosusi Street, Java Agbado in Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun State recently got the shock of their lives when a strange-but-true-story broke about a father who had carnal knowledge of his 15-year-old step daughter, to the point of putting her in the family way.

    The man, identified as Victor Emafolomi, 40, has since been arrested by men of the Ogun State Police Command.

    The suspect was said to have been picked up by the police following a complaint from […]

  • Ogun sacks NLC, NUT chairmen, 14 others

    Ogun sacks NLC, NUT chairmen, 14 others

    Eleven days after Ogun workers embarked on an indefinite strike, government responded today with the dismissal of the state chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Akeem Ambali and the state chairman of Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Comrade Dare Ilekoya.

    Mr Olusola Adeyemi, the Head of Ogun Public Service announced the sack in Abeokuta in a statement entitled: “Government position on the recommendation of panel of inquiry set up to investigate alleged misconduct of executive members of the NUT […]