Tag: Abeokuta

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 2, 2014

Dear ICPC, beware of dubious politicians…Governor Amosun sounds warning

by Mayowa Aboah The governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, has advised the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 1, 2014

GOtv launches in Makurdi with open-air concert

by Jewel Stephen To mark the launch of its service in the city of Makurdi, GOtv on Wednesday, 20 August ...

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YEditorAugust 28, 2014

Fighting in public, meeting in private | OBJ and GEJ jaw-jaw in Abuja

by Ada Benson Days after launching a tirade against the incumbent President, former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has met with President ...

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Isime EseneAugust 27, 2014

Tragic: Man drowns while trying to rescue his son in Ogun

by Isi Esene   Oluwagbeminija Rhodes, a middle-aged commercial bus driver drowned in Abeokuta, Ogun State on Monday while trying ...

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YEditorAugust 27, 2014

From Ikeja to Ile-Ife, we talk to students about why they are angry

by Adedayo Ademuwagun This year, there have been several student protests in the south-west concerning tuition, from Abeokuta to Ikeja ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 26, 2014

Man hangs himself after being duped of millions by ex-lover

by Azubuike Azikiwe   Samsideen Akinwunmi, a carpenter based in Abeokuta has reportedly killed himself after getting jilted by his ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 25, 2014

He goes again – OBJ compares GEJ’s government to Abacha’s

by Kolapo Olapoju On Sunday, 25 August, while receiving a delegation from the Nigerian Market Traders council at his home ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 23, 2014

LOL! Why Obasanjo is afraid of revealing his next of kin

by Kolapo Olapoju On Friday, 22 August, Former President Olusegun Obasanjo caused a drama of sorts, when he refused to ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 18, 2014

First Photos: YNaija Associate Editor, Isime Esene weds his sweetheart, Mayowa Salami (LOOK)

by Kolapo Olapoju On Saturday, 16 August, editor of YNaija, Isime Esene got married to the love of his life, ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 15, 2014

FIRS seals Ewekoro Power Plant over unpaid N114 million tax [DETAILS]

by Godwin Akanfe Officials of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) Southwest, have sealed-off the Lagos office of Ewekoro Power ...

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July 1, 2014

SAD: Man commits suicide after getting dumped by his fiancée (Viewer Discretion)

by S’ola Filani Over the weekend, a heart-broken 33-year-old man, Oluwatosin Otaiku, stabbed himself to death after his fiancee, Olaogun ...

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May 31, 2014

MKO Abiola sacrificed everything for Nigeria – Obasanjo (finally) agrees

by Akan Ido After years of deliberately refusing to acknowledge MKO Abiola’s contribution to Nigeria’s transition to democracy, former President ...

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March 5, 2014

Pastor arrested for checking female member’s virginity… with his finger

by ‘Jola Sotubo A pastor in Ogun has been arrested by police in the state over allegations of sexual assault ...

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February 7, 2014

‘They raped and hacked her to death’: 50-year-old woman killed in Ogun

by Adeola Balogun A middle aged foreign woman resident in Ogun is said to have lost her life after being ...

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February 1, 2014

‘He tore her clothes and…’: Man arrested for raping neighbour’s wife in Ogun

by Adeola Balogun A 25-year-old man in Ogun has been arrested by police in the state and charged over allegations ...

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January 19, 2014

Cross-border robbery kingpin, Hamani Tijani dies in prison

The 42-year- old Hamani Tijani, a suspected cross-border robbery kingpin, died on Sunday after suffering partial stroke for nine months ...

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January 16, 2014

Tragic: Cultists kill pregnant woman, student in Ogun

A pregnant woman and a student of the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic were reportedly killed when youths suspected to be secret ...

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January 9, 2014

Vigilante members sentenced to death for brutally killing herbalist in Ogun

by ‘Jola Sotubo Two members of a vigilante group who brutally murdered a herbalist in Ogun have been sentenced to ...

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January 9, 2014

“I saw people crying…”: How pastor’s wife died, resurrected as burial arrangements get underway (PICTURED)

by Oge Okonkwo An  event which could be tagged as a miracle occurred recently when the  wife of a pastor ...

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January 7, 2014

‘He hung himself with his belt’: This Polytechnic student committed suicide in Ogun (PICTURED)

by ‘Jola Sotubo A polytechnic student early in the new year plunged his family into sadness after he was found ...

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December 25, 2013

Ex-CAN President, Peter Akinola rescued from kidnappers near Benin Republic border

by ‘Jola Sotubo The former Primate of the Anglican Church of Nigeria, Peter Akinola has been rescued from his kidnappers. ...

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December 24, 2013

Obasanjo may be invited by NSA over snipers allegation

by Adeola Balogun The allegations made by former President, Olusegun Obasanjo in his letter to President Goodluck Jonathan have raised ...

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December 23, 2013

“What if Jonathan had replied OBJ’s letter with ‘K’?”: Top 10 reactions to GEJ’s reply to OBJ (READ)

by ‘Jola Sotubo The 18-page letter written by former President, Olusegun Obasanjo to President Goodluck Jonathan has finally received a ...

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December 23, 2013

‘I have my facts…’: OBJ stands by issues raised in letter to Jonathan

by ‘Jola Sotubo Despite criticism levelled against him from several corners, former President Olusegun Obasanjo has maintained his stance regarding ...

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December 22, 2013

Why I met with APC leaders – OBJ explains

by ‘Jola Sotubo The leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday met with  former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta, ...

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November 28, 2013

FRSC officials ‘use tear-gas on 6-month-old baby, siblings’ in Ogun

by ‘Jola Sotubo Officials of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Ogun have been criticized after it was alleged ...

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November 13, 2013

Tragic: Teenager arraigned for shooting a 6-year-old boy to death in Ogun

by ‘Jola Sotubo A teenager in Ogun has been arraigned before a court in the state over allegations that he ...

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October 31, 2013

25 arrested as ‘Okada’ men fight in court

by Adeola Balogun The Federal High Court in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, was the scene of a violent clash ...

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September 20, 2013

ASUU strike: Students, lecturers, activists protest in Ogun

Scores of human right activists, lecturers and tertiary students Thursday staged a protest in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, over ...

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September 3, 2013

‘He raped me with soap on my face’: Pastor arraigned for raping woman during ‘spiritual bath’

A 46-year-old Pastor, Olamide Sobowale, of Glory Church of Christ Aladura, Oke-Itoku, Abeokuta, Ogun State,  has been ordered to be ...

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