Operation Amotekun: Yoruba elders challenge Tinubu to speak up
A socio-cultural organisation, the Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE), yesterday called on the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu
FUNAAB reiterates commitment to manpower development for agro-allied sectors
The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Professor Felix Kolawole Salako, has reiterated the commitment of the university to the grooming of high-level manpower
Abeokuta wears new look for 10km race as athletes arrive on Thursday
The Rock City of Abeokuta, Ogun State will witness an unprecedented number of visitors, beginning from Thursday, ahead of the maiden edition of the Abeokuta City Marathon.
Ogun police arrest man for beating wife to death
The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 40-year-old man, Kingsley Madukwe for allegedly beating his wife, Glory Madukwe to death. A statement by the Command’s Spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi in Abeokuta yesterday, disclosed the suspect was arrested on Wednesday, September, 11
Ake Palace: Resolving disputes at Idi Ere, customary court
Abeokuta, the capital city of Ogun State, is made up of 140 towns and each has a traditional head, who is either a first or second class Oba or Baale. Egba customs and traditions make it mandatory for the Obas and Baales, especially the Ogbonis to assist any reigning Alake of Egbaland in the administration of justice and good governance in the kingdom.
Ogun unveils initiatives on ease of doing business
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has said that his administration introduced reform initiatives to help in reducing bureaucratic bottleneck and enhance ease of doing business in the state.
Truck kills boy, injures five, driver flees
The driver of a truck in the early hours of yesterday lost control and rammed into a building at Ijaye in Abeokuta, Ogun State, killing a nine-year-old boy...
Ogun to rehabilitate three federal roads
The Ogun government has announced plans to rehabilitate three major federal roads linking the state and Lagos in view of the economic importance of the roads. Gov. Dapo Abiodun, according to a statement issued in Abeokuta on Friday by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Kunle Somorin, made this public on Friday, saying the measure would enhance economic activities in the state.
The 1851 Invasion of Abeokuta By The Lethal Dahomey Amazon Warriors
From the beginning of time, empires and tribes have always been on the neck of weaker empires. It was a simple case of the strong getting stronger and the weak getting weaker. Under King Ghezo, the Dahomey Empire grew strong and ruthless from their manner of slave raiding and attacking under neighbouring states. Abeokuta was…
WSICE at 10 celebrates Wole Soyinka at 85
It was fun and excitement last year in the forest of Ijegba, Ibara Housing Estate, Kenta, Idiaba, Abeokuta, as over 1,084 children from across the country encountered venerable writer and Africa’s first Nobel Prize winner in Literature, Professor Akinwande Oluwole Soyinka (Kongi). Perched at the wooded end of a picturesque estate, the redbrick house of…
Ogun, World Bank plan quality facilities for rural dwellers
The Ogun government, in partnership with the World Bank, is to bring succour to rural dwellers in the state through provision of needed infrastructure and social amenities that would lessen poverty in the communities. General Manager of the State Community and Social Development Agency, Sakirudeen Salami, who disclosed this yesterday while addressing information officers in…