Saturday, June 12, 2021


Ogun State

E-learning: Gov. Abiodun to offer free data to all Ogun students

Ogun State Government is partnering with telecommunications service providers to provide free internet service to students for e-learning in public secondary and primary schools in the state.

Accident claims 4 lives on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Four persons were confirmed dead on Monday in an early morning accident involving a Mazda bus and a Daf truck around Saapade bridge on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

MURIC chides Ogun Gov. for giving N5m, house to  2020 BBNaija winner

The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has criticised Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State for giving a bungalow and N5 million cash gifts to Moshood Olamilekan Agbeleshebioba aka Lycon, the winner of the 2020 BigBrotherNaija reality TV show.

Man bags life Imprisonment for defiling 2-year-old girl in Ogun

An Abeokuta High Court on Tuesday sentenced a 35-year-old man Adekunle Olalere to life imprisonment for defiling a two-year-old girl.

Thunderstorm kills 3 FRSC officers in Ogun

Thunderstorm on Wednesday killed three officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps attached to the Ogun State Sector Command.

Lockdown: 11 killed, 44 injured in Ogun road accidents

Eleven persons died while 44 others sustained injuries in various road crashes in the state since commencement of lockdown between April 4 and May 8.

How stock market will survive COVID-19 – Experts

Some experts are optimistic that capital market would recover from the devastating effect of the COVID-19 pandemic and rebound in 2021.

Vigilante arraigned for shooting colleague to death in Ogun

A Magistrates’ Court in Ake, Ogun on Friday ordered that a member of the Community Social Orientation and Safety Corps, otherwise known as “So Safe Corp”, Akinwunmi Ismaeel, who allegedly shot his colleague be remanded in a correctional centre, pending legal advice.

NDLEA destroys over 34, 560kg of hard drugs, substances in Ogun 

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, says it has publicly destroyed over 34, 560 kilograms of hard drugs in Ogun.

Auto-crash claims 15 lives, injures 38 in Ogun

The Ogun State Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has reported an accident at the Omi River, Ajegunle bridge along the Ibadan/Ijebu-Ode highway in Ijebu-Ode Local Government Area of the state which claimed 15 lives and injured 38 others.

Tanker explosion kills 2, injures 6 in Ota – FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has confirmed the death of two persons while six others sustained injuries in an accident involving 17 vehicles at the old Toll Gate, Sango-Ota, on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway.

Atiku’s son-in-law gave Obasanjo $140,000 before 2019 elections ― Witness

A witness of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Bashir Mohammed has told the Federal High Court in Lagos that Abdullahi Babalele, a son-in-law of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, allegedly gave former President Olusegun Obasanjo the naira equivalent of $140,000 in a build-up to the last general election.

Nigeria can’t produce fish for export – Expert

Dr Lateef Folorunso, the Head of Fisheries Centre in the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, has enjoined the Federal Governments to currently direct its energies at achieving self-sufficiency in fish production.

Kwankwaso marks 63rd birthday with commissioning of private midwifery college in Kano

Former governor of Kano State, Rabi'u Kwankwaso, on Monday, commissioned Nafisatu College of Nursing and Midwifery, located in his hometown, Kwankwaso village in Madobi local government area of the state. 

Part of Lagos-Ibadan expressway to be closed on Monday – FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, on Friday said that Julius Berger construction company has notified them of its intention to extend the reconstruction work from Magboro to Punch section of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway from October 21 to January 31, 2020.

1.4m Nigerian youths suffering from depression, other mental illnesses – Psychiatrist

A Consultant Psychiatrist at the Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Aro, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Dr. Lucky Onofa has bemoaned the rising cases of mental illness among Nigerian youths, disclosing that about 1.4million of them are suffering from depression.

Osinbajo: of Federal Appointments, Near Death Experience and the trumpet of Mischief, by Abdullahi Haruna Haruspice

There is a piece circulating in the media space mocking the vice president Yomi Osinbajo of losing out in the recent ministerial list inaugurated by President Muhammadu Buhari. Nothing is more mischievous than the antics of meddlesome interlopers creating bad blood even where exist wonderful relationships. 

Customs, NAFDAC destroy 58 containers of tramadol, other illicit drugs worth N14.7b

The Comptroller-General of Customs CGC, Retired Col. Hammed Ali, on Wednesday said the service destroyed various pharmaceutical products including tramadol with a Duty Paid Value of N14.7 billion.

215 students bag first-class honours at Covenant University

A total of 215 students of the Covenant University, Ota in Ogun, were conferred with First Class degrees at its 2018/2019 convocation on Friday.

Ogun government begins massive recruitment, opens job portal

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State, has opened recruitment portal for the unemployed youth with a view to providing them jobs suitable for their trade and academic qualifications in the state.

Ex-governor Amosun breaks silence on gunrunning allegation, says Gov. Abiodun main supplier of Armoured Personnel Carriers

The immediate past Governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, has finally broken silence on the gunrunning allegation against him, saying that some of the armouries in question were mainly supplied by the current governor of the state, Prince Dapo Abiodun.

Gbenga Daniel considers joining APC

Barely 24 hours after he announced he was quitting partisan politics, a former governor of Ogun, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, on Sunday said that he was considering joining the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC.

Court upholds Dapo Abiodun as APC Guber candidate for Ogun

An FCT High Court, Apo on Thursday upheld the candidacy of Adedapo Abiodun as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress for Ogun State in the Saturday governorship election.

Finally, APC suspends Amosun, Okorocha

The national working committee, NWC, of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has suspended governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun state and his counterpart in Imo state, Rochas Okorocha, over anti-party activities.

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