Tag: Ogun State

Chinedu OkaforOctober 7, 2020

Child of grace or misplaced priorities? Nigerians are torn on Laycon’s government appointment

It’s a well-known fact at this point that the Big Brother Naija reality TV show is a platform that produces ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 16, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] The adverse effects of establishing another Public Institution in Ogun

The Ogun state government just established a new Polytechnic in Ipokia, Ogun west Senatorial District of the state, which, according ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 16, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Amosun, why establish another Higher Institution?

The legendary late Chinua Achebe in his book, The trouble with Nigeria aptly captures our leadership failure as follows: “The ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 1, 2017

Why are people spreading rumours of my death? Awujale says he’s alive

THE Awujale of Ijebuland, in Ogun State, Oba Sikiru kayode Adetona is alive, hale and hearty, contrary to reports of ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 21, 2017

2 dead as “badoo boys” strike in Ogun

Residents of Hassan Abiodun Street, off Ojodu Berger, in Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun, woke up to the death of ...

SponsorJune 16, 2017

Mortein champions cause to defeat malaria with Ogun state health cadets

In furtherance of its contribution to stop the spread of malaria in Nigeria and in commemoration of the 2017 World ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 11, 2017

Governor Amosun escapes death on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

by Omoleye Omoruyi Governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun on Thursday escaped death in an auto accident at the Lagos-Ibadan ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 10, 2017

Amosun sacks general managers of state-owned broadcast stations

by Omoleye Omoruyi The General Managers of Ogun State Broadcasting Corporation, Tunde Awolana; and General Manager, Ogun State Television, Dele ...

AzeezApril 30, 2017

Man shoots tanker operator dead for blocking his path

A young man has been shot dead by a gunman at a car wash centre located along Sam Ewang Estate, ...

Mazi EmekaFebruary 17, 2017

Young Nigerian-American entrepreneur empowers university students to eradicate malaria in local communities through “The Home Project”

Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State – February 2017 – Israel Olaore, 25-year old founder of The StopGo Movement and former student of Babcock ...

RoqeebahJanuary 22, 2017

Still on the Matter: The man who named his dog Buhari

Remember the man, Joe, who got a number of people riled up in Ogun State last August for naming his ...

RoqeebahDecember 9, 2016

#NYSCAbuse: So it’s not only the corps that is abusive, find out what these corps members did in Ogun

While we lament the wickedness of the National Youth Service corps and are over here frantically trying to seek justice, ...

RoqeebahDecember 6, 2016

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 6th of December

Read the full stories and analyses here now! RoqeebahCreative mind. Enthusiast. Learner. Multipotentialite. And here, an assistant editor.

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 30, 2016

I was not transfixed by ‘gods’, I kept quiet under God’s instruction – Pastor

A pastor, Wale Fagbare, who was reportedly paralysed after destroying a shrine in Aiyetoro in Ogun says the reports are untrue. ...

AzeezSeptember 25, 2016

Pastor transfixed while trying to destroy shrine in Ogun

Residents of Ketu, Yewa North Local Government Area of Ogun State were served real drama after a pastor, identified as Wale ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 13, 2016

2 killed, 9 injured in multiple accident in Ogun

A multiple auto accident at the notorious Onipepeye stretch of the Sagamu – Abeokuta Road on Tuesday claimed the lives ...

AzeezSeptember 13, 2016

50-year-old man arrested for raping 13-year-old girl

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 50-year-old man, Joseph Sunday for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl in Ilaro, Yewa North ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 3, 2016

Ogun state permanent secretary dies after swearing-in

A permanent secretary in the Ogun State civil service has died barely 48 hours after being sworn into office, Premium Times reports. ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 3, 2016

Police arrest brothel-running ‘prophetess’ in Ogun

The Ogun State Police Command on Friday paraded a prophetess for allegedly running a prostitution ring, using teenagers, Daily Post reports. Idowu ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 1, 2016

Police arrest land grabbers for alleged murder

The Ogun State Police Command says its men have arrested two land grabbers suspected to have murdered one Taofeek Bakare ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 4, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five news stories to monitor today 1. Aisha Buhari visits U.S After allegations that she is ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 4, 2016

Gunmen go on rampage in Ogun state, kill 4 persons

The Ogijo area of Ogun state was thrown into disarray on Tuesday and Wednesday as some gunmen shot sporadically killing ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 2, 2016

Governor Amosun visits Arepo, praises military offensive (PHOTOS)

Governor of Ogun state, Ibikunle Amosun has paid a visit to Arepo community after the military airstrikes to rid the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 29, 2016

PDP Chairmanship: Gbenga Daniel steps down for Dokpesi

Former Governor of Ogun state, Otunba Gbenga Daniel has halted his ambition to be the next chairman of the Peoples ...

AzeezJuly 29, 2016

Just In: Ogun Police rescue chained 10-year-old girl

The Ogun Police Command has rescued another chained 10-year-old girl. The victim known as Promise Udeh, was rescued at Adigbe ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 27, 2016

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: MEND attack Buratai | UBA denies links to Turkey’s failed coup | Hilary Clinton makes history at DNC | More

From the papers this morning- a tracklist MEND flays Army chief Buratai for ‘insensitive’ comments YNaija Some ambassadorial nominees could ...

AzeezJuly 26, 2016

Teacher lands in court after ‘having oral sex with student’

The Police, on Tuesday, arraigned a 21-year-old teacher, Matthew Sodake, at an Ota Magistrates’ Court for allegedly having oral sex ...

Isime EseneJuly 24, 2016

Just In: Remo monarch, Oba Michael Adeniyi Sonariwo is dead

Respected Remo monarch, Oba Michael Adeniyi Sonariwo, the Akarigbo of Remoland, is dead. The Ogun State first class monarch who ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 21, 2016

Opinion: Ogun state is now for the highest bidder

by Tajudeen Sanusi Even though the last general election was just a year ago, the race to occupy the Oke-Mosan Governor’s ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 19, 2016

How gunmen kidnapped Ogun lawmaker’s wife

Some gunmen have kidnapped the wife of a member of the Ogun State House of Assembly (OGHA), Hon. Olufowobi Oyenuga. ...

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