Tag: Ogun State

December 21, 2012

Ogun PDP: Free-for-all fight as Obasanjo and Kashamu factions clash

by Akan Ido The battle for supremacy for the soul of the People s Democratic Party in Ogun State is ...

December 6, 2012

“How top police officer is shielding my father’s killers from prosecution”

On March 13, 2012, Pastor David Ogbolu, Founder of Christ Bible Gospel Church, Ajibawo Village in Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government of ...

December 2, 2012

Social media encourages ‘jungle journalism’ – Olusegun Osoba

by Isi Esene Former governor of Ogun State, Olusegun Osoba, has lamented the negative effect social media has on journalism ...

November 30, 2012

“There is a dearth of leadership in our nation today” – Bishop Oyedepo laments

The Chancellor, Covenant University, Ota, Ogun, Dr. David Oyedepo, on Friday identified covetousness as the bane of most African leaders. ...

November 29, 2012

“Tinubu’s aide’s murder may not be because of a woman as police say” – Community leader

by Akan Ido The police have been advised to look beyond the current notion that Toyin Hamzat, who was murdered ...

November 26, 2012

Ogun State police foil ATM robbery

Nigeria’s Ogun state police command said that it foiled a robbery attempt on a commercial bank’s Automated Teller Machine (ATM) ...

November 24, 2012

Sad Friday in Ogun: 4 die, others injured in auto accident

by Isi Esene An accident which happened on Friday at Onihale in Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun State reportedly ...

November 20, 2012

TICKER: Shameful: 62-year-old grandpa arraigned for raping 10-year-old step daughter

The police in Ogun on Monday arraigned a 62-year-old man, Alabi Ibrahim, before a Magistrate court in Abeokuta, Ogun State, ...

November 11, 2012

Confusion as unemployed man kills wife by pushing her in pit latrine

by Isi Esene A murder suspect, Surajudeen Alaraba was recently paraded at the Ogun State Command Headquarters, Eleweran, Abeokuta, for ...

November 9, 2012

TICKER: Sheila Solarin buried beside husband’s grave

The remains of Sheila Solarin, 88, deceased wife of late Tai Solarin, were on Friday buried beside the tomb of ...

November 1, 2012

Dead bodies exhumed and relocated after 52 years over construction in Ogun

by Isi Esene The infrastructural development currently being experienced in Abeokuta, Ogun State, will require some form of discomfort from ...

October 29, 2012

On the run: 62-year-old grandpa accused of defiling 10-year-old step-daughter

by Isi Esene A 10-year-old primary school pupil has accused her step-father, Alabi Ibrahim, of raping her. The victim alleged that ...

October 21, 2012

TICKER: Tai Solarin’s widow dies at 83

Sheila, wife of renown Education Icon in Nigeria, late  Tai Solarin  has passed on at the age of 83 years. ...

October 8, 2012

Pipeline vandalism: Police recover decomposed bodies of 3 NNPC staff

by Stanley Azuakola On September 8, 2012, three staff of the Pipelines and Product Marketing Company (PPMC), a subsidiary of ...

September 20, 2012

Lagos and Ogun teachers threaten to down tools from Monday

by Isi Esene The Lagos and Ogun State Chapter of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) have given their respective ...

August 21, 2012

Role Model: Obasanjo “inspires Nigerian youth” on MTV Meets

by Akan Ido Politician, ex-soldier, farmer, and two-time former president of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, will be featured on MTV Base ...

August 9, 2012

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Truth Commission calls for prosecution of Daniel’s wife

by Isi Esene The Ogun State Truth Commission has recommended the prosecution of the wife of the immediate past governor ...

August 5, 2012

Trailer runs into FCE students killing three

by Isi Esene A trailer loaded with granite on Friday smashed into a vehicle conveying students of the Federal College ...

August 4, 2012

Woman sentenced to two years in prison for stealing recharge cards, claims hypnotism

Isi Esene Aminat Akiode, a 27-year-old woman has been sentenced to 2 years imprisonment for a stealing recharge cards worth ...

July 10, 2012

Population explosion predicted for Ogun State

by Isi Esene The National Population Commission (NPC) Federal Commissioner, Seyi Aderinokun-Olusanya, has alerted the Ogun State government of an ...

May 26, 2012

Bishop Oyedepo’s lawyer: A ‘witch slap’ is not a human rights violation, so ‘Miss Justice’ can’t sue

by Tolu Orekoya Let the legal manouevering begin. Bishop David Oyedepo, of the infamous witch slap incident has made a move ...

May 13, 2012

Grand Theft Ogun: Robbers cart away N20 million by climbing through window

by Lekan Olanrewaju The office of the Ogun State Internal Revenue Service has been raided by unknown robbers. The incident took place ...

OluwapelumiSeptember 30, 2011

Young people in Odeda take charge – Host empowerment summit

by Leke Obadimu Since the creation of Odeda local government in Ogun state over 15 years ago, the Odeda Youth ...

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