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21 Feb 2020
Pandemonium broke out yesterday in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital after operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) shot two Hausa traders at the popular Olomore food market. It took the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Criminal Investigations Department, Abass and the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of operations, Edward Ajogun, to quell…
3 Feb 2020
The Ogun State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Akingbolahan Adeniran, has said that the southwestern states are drafting a legal framework
19 Jan 2020
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
20 Dec 2019
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
8 Dec 2019
A professor of Physics at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Olukayode Akinyemi has called on the academics in Nigeria
29 Oct 2019
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.
14 Sep 2019
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
8 Sep 2019
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.
30 Aug 2019
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.
16 Aug 2019
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...
2 Aug 2019
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.
14 Jul 2019
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…

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