Tag: Ogun

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 19, 2018

Court sacks Kashamu as Ogun PDP governorship candidate

The Court of Appeal sitting in Ibadan on Tuesday sacked Senator Buruji Kashamu as the Ogun governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 9, 2018

The Late 5: Buhari leaves for Morocco on Sunday, Lagos, Ogun and Osun declares public holiday on June 12 and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari will on Sunday, embark a two-day working visit ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 28, 2017

Nigerian Army arrest 399 suspects during “Operation Crocodile Smile 2”

The Nigerian Army on Saturday said about 399 suspects were arrested for various offences during the exercise – “Crocodile Smile ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 20, 2017

Amosun dispels rumours of a girlfriend who is claimed to have had twins for him

The Governor of Ogun, Ibikunle Amosun Friday, has reacted to rumours he described as falsehood being peddled against him by ...

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AzeezOctober 18, 2017

Gbenga Daniel’s plan to become PDP chairman is a joke taken too far – Kashamu

Senator representing Ogun East, Buruji Kashamu has said the declaration of former Ogun State Governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel to contest ...

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AzeezOctober 1, 2017

We will launch Operation Crocodile Smile in Ogun soon – Army

The Brigade Commander, 35 Artillery Brigade, Nigeria Army, Alamara, Abeokuta, Basil Adoke, has said ‘Operation Crocodile Smiles’ will launch soon ...

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AzeezAugust 26, 2017

You are desperately seeking relevance | Kashamu replies Daniel

Senator representing Ogun East, Buruji Kashamu has described the allegations made against him by former governor of Ogun state, Gbenga Daniel ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 11, 2017

Suspected Lassa fever patient under investigation in Ogun

There are reports that a 22-year-old man in Abeokuta, Ogun, has allegedly contracted Lassa fever and is under medical observation ...

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AzeezMay 17, 2017

Police investigates murder of family in Ogun

Suspected assassins on Tuesday killed a husband, wife and their four children at their home in the Atiba area of ...

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AzeezApril 21, 2017

NAFDAC discovers N200m fake products in Ogun, Anambra

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has discovered over N200m fake and unregistered products. Acting ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 26, 2017

How Police called Nigerian-Turkish school kidnappers in my presence – Gov. Amosun

Ogun State governor, Ibikunle Amosun has said he was present in one of the sessions when police were discussing with ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 15, 2017

Ogun school kidnap: Abductors demand N1.2bn ransom

Kidnappers of some school children from Nigeria Turkish International College (NITC) in Ogun have demanded a ransom of N1.2bn, Daily Trust ...

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AzeezJanuary 14, 2017

Gunmen invade Turkish school, kidnap 8 in Ogun

Eight people were kidnapped at the premises of the Nigerian Turkish International Colleges by gunmen on Friday night in Ogun ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 3, 2017

Analysis: How sustainable is FG’s payment to the poorest, vulnerable Nigerians?

by Mark Amaza 14 months after it assumed office, the Federal Government under President Muhammadu Buhari has commenced payment of ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 13, 2016

Ogun police arrests 3 robbery suspects

The Ogun Police Command has arrested three suspects of a robbery/kidnapping gang that has been terrorising residents in the Ijebu-Ode/Sagamu ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 13, 2016

Fire outbreak kills twins in Ogun

Two children, Taiye and Kehinde Oluwasegun were burnt to death in a fire outbreak in Gaun, in the Magboro area ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 13, 2016

Oyin Oludipe: Of Ogun, runnels and fevers [Nigerian Voices]

by Oyin Oludipe It began as jerks, turned into a tremor and then became a chorus of spasms. Metal wriggles. ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 5, 2016

Opinion: Blasphemy – Time to end this psychosis

by Adekoya Boladale Enacting a law on the premises of these two religions constitute a direct infringement on equity which ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 18, 2016

Tobi Sax proves to the world that children living with autism are special

Tobi Sax may not be known by many Nigerians but on June 22, 2016, Tobi proved to the world that ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJuly 15, 2016

Macwrites Spelling Bee Challenge announces change in 2016 championship schedule

The organising and administrating council of The Macwrites Spelling Bee Challenge have announced a readjustment to the 2016 championship schedule. ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 26, 2016

Lagos state made more money than 32 states in the past year [DETAILS]

The Internal Generated Revenue of Lagos state, which stands at N268 billion, is said to be higher than the combined ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 25, 2016

Ear infection: ‘Blame PDP for Buhari’s London trip’

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Health, Dr. Lanre Tejuoso, on Saturday, said the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) mismanagement of the ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJune 20, 2016

The Explainer: What the government wants you to know about the ‘Ogun River’

Last weekend, an unusual thing happened to the Ogun river – which left residents of the area baffled, stunned and ...

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Dele BenjaminJune 3, 2016

For those in doubt, Soyinka has just proven he’s a thoroughbred Lagosian

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka’s appointment as the Chairman of the Planning Committee for the 50th Anniversary of Lagos State ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 20, 2016

‘Enough is enough’ – PDP youth write open letter to Sen. Kashamu

Members of the South-West Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) youth caucus have written a letter to Senator Buruji Kashamu, describing the ...

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Mazi EmekaMarch 22, 2016

How 20-year-old JAMB candidate was raped, stabbed to death in Ogun

A 20-year-old female, Joan Egemba, was on Thursday, March 3, stabbed and strangled to death in Ijebu Igbo, Ogun state. ...

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Mazi EmekaFebruary 2, 2016

I’m not used to working as hard as Obasanjo – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, expressed his gratitude to former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, for tolerating him for 3 and half ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoNovember 15, 2015

How Police arrested 8 teenagers during initiation into ‘Black Scorpion Cult’

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested eight students for allegedly belonging to the Black Scorpion Cult Group in Kara ...

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Ada IgboanugoAugust 5, 2015

Sex workers in Ogun State hold candlelight procession for murdered colleagues

Remember the lady who was found dead by the road side in Ogun state? Apparently, she has been confirmed to ...

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Ada IgboanugoJune 19, 2015

Woman sells out 14-year-old to be raped

We frown upon the very idea of rape reported on a daily basis but alas, some people are making money ...

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