Friday, 29th September 2023


3 days ago
Ogun State Police Command has arraigned the impeached chairman of the Ijebu East Local Government (LGA), Wale Adedayo.
20 Sep
...mulls amnesty programme A Special Court is to be established by the Ogun State Government to try cult-related cases. Also to be set up is a Joint Anti-Cultism Security Task Force comprising all major security outfits, with the mandate to rid the state of the menace of cultism. The state is also proposing an amnesty…
26 Jul
Suspected gunmen on Tuesday abducted Dr. Ayodele Ajayi, the immediate-past Provost of the Federal College of Education (FCE), Osiele near Abeokuta in the Odeda Local Government Area (LGA) of Ogun.
11 Jul
The Federal Government on Monday arraigned the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the 2023 governorship election in Ogun State, Ladi Adebutu and nine others before an Ogun State High court, sitting in Abeokuta, for vote buying.
20 Jun
Officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on patrol along the Abeokuta-Sagamu Expressway in Abeokuta, Ogun State. rescued a female passenger from abduction by a commercial motorcyclist, Dauda Usman.
8 Jun
Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has held a meeting with Labour Leaders on how they can create palliatives following the removal of subsidy on Premium Motor Spirit known as petrol.
24 May
On Wednesday, the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) said vandals had destroyed nine of its towers along Papalanto/Abeokuta 132KV in Ogun.
11 May hoodlums invade community, beat Village Head Ogun State Government has reassured that it would not tolerate the activities of land grabbers in the state, vowing to deal with anyone found culpable with the full wrath of law. The State Commissioner For Information and Strategy, Alhaji Waheed Odusile, disclosed this in Abeokuta on Thursday, saying…
9 May
Poised to strengthen over 60 years of the bilateral relationship with Nigeria, the Canadian Government has indicated an interest in investing in the agricultural and technological sectors of the Ogun State economy. The Canadian Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Jamie Christoff, who stated this at the Governor's Office, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, when he paid a courtesy call…
5 May
...vows to treat cultists with same force of law as terrorists Poised to fight cultism to standstill in Ogun State, Governor Dapo Abiodun, has declared the social menace as an act of terrorism, vowing that his administration would henceforth deal suspected cultists as terrorists. The governor, who made the declaration at the Akarigbo's Palace in…
18 Apr
Family, friends, and others are asking about what happened to the body of Joel Agbor Omirenya that was kept in the morgue of Sacred Heart, a Catholic Hospital in Lantoro, Abeokuta, Ogun State.
17 Apr
Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested one Olaide Adekunle for selling her 18-month-old daughter to an unidentified buyer for N600,000.


16 mins ago
French billionaire Bernard Arnault and Russian oligarch Nikolai Sarkisov are under investigation for alleged money laundering at a luxury Alpine resort, according to Paris prosecutors. The probe concerns their activities in Courchevel, a ski resort in the French Alps known for being a playground for the ultra-rich, they said late Thursday. The French economy ministry's…
32 mins ago
Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, a former Minister of Interior and also former Governor of Osun State, says there is need for academics to have greater interest in improving the literary industry. Aregbesola spoke during a book presentation on Odia Ofeimun, titled: “In Search of Common Morality” in Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that…
57 mins ago
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Bauchi State Chapter, says it is gearing up and mobilising members for a nationwide strike called by labour unions from Tuesday. Mr Dauda Shu’aibu, the State NLC Chairman, stated this at a news conference on Thursday in Bauchi, saying the decision was in compliance with the directives of the national…
1 hour ago
The Minister of Works, Sen. Dave Umahi, said the Federal Government would begin immediate reconstruction of the collapsed Enugu/Port Harcourt expressway. Umahi said this when he and Gov. Peter Mbah of Enugu State visited the scene of the collapsed bridge for an on-the-spot assessment as part of his working visit to the state. He said…
1 hour ago
A small group of Tunisians arrived by boat on the Italian island of Lampedusa Friday, the first landing in over a week after a surge fuelled tensions in Europe over migration. Seventeen Tunisians were admitted to the island's migrant reception centre, which earlier this month was overrun after 8,500 arrived in just three days, Italy's…