Tag: Ogun State

Ogun: Man arrested for allegedly impregnating 19-year-old daughter blames the devil

Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 45-year-old man, Olaoluwa Jimoh, for allegedly impregnating his own biological daughter (name withheld).  NewsWireNGR learnt that the suspect, who claimed to have “uncontrollable libido” was arrested on Thursday, September 16 after his daughter lodged a complaint at Ode Remo divisional headquarters.  According to[Read More…]

How APC members beat Ogun State court official to stupor

Some members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun state physically assaulted a bailiff attached to the Ogun State High Court, on Tuesday. NewsWireNGR gathered that Adetayo Odunlami, a court bailiff, was in Iperu, Ikenne Local Government Area of Ogun State to serve a court summons on some leaders[Read More…]

Open grazing to attract 3 years imprisonment as Ogun Assembly passes Bill

Ogun State House of Assembly has passed the Animal Grazing Regulation and Cattle Ranch Establishment Law, 2020.  The Bill, which was passed at the plenary on Thursday, puts offenders at the risk of three years jail term. According to the lawmakers, the bill would act as a guide to managing the[Read More…]

Police arrests woman for allegedly selling her two biological daughters who are aged four and two

The Police in Ogun State have arrested a woman, Blessing Ebuneku Agoro (35) for allegedly selling her two biological daughters who are aged four and two. According to a statement issued on Sunday by the state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP, Abimbola Oyeyemi, the suspect was arrested following a report[Read More…]

Abducted community leader in Ogun regains freedom

An abducted community leader in Imope, Ijebu-North Local Government Area of Ogun State, Tajudeen Omotayo has regained his freedom after spending barely four days in kidnappers’ den. Omotayo, popularly called Oba Alademeta was freed around 10pm on Tuesday. It is however unclear if his family paid a ransom to secure[Read More…]

NANS threaten to shut down tertiary institutions in Ogun State in protest

The leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Students, Ogun Axis/Joint Campus Committee has threatened to shut down all tertiary institutions in the state in protest for the abduction of their colleagues. This is in reaction to the abduction of two students of the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ayetoro Campus on[Read More…]

COVID-19: Ogun State receives 50,000 vaccine doses

Governor Dapo Abiodun Ogun State on Monday took delivery of 50,000 doses of AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID-19 vaccine donated to the state by the Federal Government. The governor received the vaccines at the Governor’s office, Oke Mosan, Abeokuta, shortly after the arrival of the state team led by Commissioner of Health, Dr[Read More…]

‘Amotekun will be deployed to protect COVID-19 vaccines in Ogun’ says Governor Dapo Abiodun

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, says the state government will deploy operatives of the Amotekun security outfit to protect the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines being processed for distribution to the state by the Federal Government. Abiodun said this on Thursday during a meeting with 20 local government transition chairmen in the[Read More…]

Ogun State deputy speaker impeached over thuggery allegations

Ogun state assembly have impeached deputy speaker Oludare Kadiri over allegations of gross misconduct, a move Kadiri has called “grossly unconstitutional and illegal”. Kadiri had clashed with some leaders of the party over allegations of violent conduct during the membership registration and revalidation exercise of the All Progressives Congress (APC)[Read More…]

Just in: 3 dead as petrol tanker explodes in Ogun State

A petrol tanker explosion in Kuto, Abeokuta, Ogun State has left seven vehicles, six motorcycles burnt, four persons injured and 3 people killed The tanker which was carrying 33,000 litres of fuel was said to have lost control while descending from the Sagamu-Siun-Oke-Mosan Road and hit a motorcycle that was[Read More…]