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12 Feb
Following the invasion of Professor Wole Soyinka’s Abeokuta residence by herdsmen and their cattle, the Noble Laureate, yesterday, berated Ogun State Police command for lying over the incident.
24 Jan
As I was saying, it is a time to ask all our political leaders from Lagos, Ibadan, Osogbo, Abeokuta through Ado-Ekiti to Akure since 1999, for instance, the values they have created at home and the benefits
19 Jan
Several properties have been razed after a petrol tanker exploded in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital on Tuesday morning. Trouble started at about 8:00 a.m. when the petrol tanker lost control and crashed into a commercial avenue, spilling its content. A motorcyclist was killed during the accident, Peoples Gazette reported, adding that the tanker driver was…
10 Dec 2020
The mace of the Ogun House of Assembly has been stolen by suspected burglars in the early hours of Thursday. Confirming the incident to newsmen in Abeokuta, Mr Abimbola Oyeyemi
29 Nov 2020
Victory Women International holds a two-day Stay-in Impact/Convention 2020, starting from Friday, December 4 to Sunday, December 6, 2020, at Victory Life Bible Church, Victory City, Opposite OGTV, Ajebo Road, Abeokuta. Ministering at the event with the theme, Multiply, are Rev. Fola Achudume (Convener); Pastor Kingsley Okonkwo; Rev. Dolapo Adelakun, and Apostle Lawrence Achudume. Other…
1 Nov 2020
In Abeokuta, Ogun State capital, Israel Akojede and his wife, Mama Esther, have died a few hours apart having lived together in marriage for 72 years.   The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported that their deaths, which occurred at Gbonagun Obantoko area of Abeokuta, had Mr. Akojede reported dead around 3:00 a.m. on Friday,…
12 Oct 2020
The private sector has been called upon to complement government effort on housing. The Managing Director of Messrs Richfield Nigeria, Mr. Samson Odegbami, made the call as the company launched a new residential housing project in Abeokuta,' last week. The firm said since housing has remained a major challenge for Nigerians, attention is needed to…
25 Sep 2020
Gov. Dapo Abiodun of Ogun, on Friday, says his administration has given grants to all the 20 local government councils in the state to immediately embark on, at least, three projects each in their respective areas. Abiodun stated this during the inauguration of 50 open market stalls at Ashero and a public toilet at Isale…
31 Aug 2020
Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has called on Nigerians to factor insurance products into their personal and corporate decisions because of its key benefits to human and business survival in the country. Obasanjo, who made the call at his residence in Abeokuta, Ogun State, when a delegation of the Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers (NCRIB),…
28 Aug 2020
Governor Dapo Abiodun said his administration completed the reconstruction of critical roads aimed at economic and social development in various communities across the state.
25 Aug 2020
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has canvassed avocado farming as replacement for oil as Nigeria’s major foreign income earner. The most populous black nation
16 Aug 2020
Trouble is gradually brewing in Ijeja town, Abeokuta, Ogun State, as two candidates are laying claim to the vacant Oluwo chieftaincy title of the town.

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