Tag: Ogun

Delta, Ogun sign anti-open grazing bill into law

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state and Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun state, has signed the anti-open grazing bill into law. Assenting to the bill christened “Delta State Livestock, Breeding, Rearing and Marketing Regulation Bill” which were passed by the Delta State House of Assembly, Okowa, said the law was very[Read More…]

Man nabbed for allegedly impregnating daughter in Ogun

The police in Ogun have arrested a 45-year-old man, Olaoluwa Jimoh, for allegedly impregnating his daughter, in Ode-Remo area of the state. This is contained in a statement issued by the Police Spokesman in Ogun, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi. ”The command arrested Jimoh, on September 16, for allegedly impregnating his 19-year-old[Read More…]

Ex-convict nabbed in Ogun for disguising as soldier

Police in Ogun State said on Sunday that they have arrested an ex-convict, Segun Ogundeji, who impersonated as a soldier at Sango-Ota Police Divisional Headquarters in Ogun. Police spokesman in Ogun, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, made the declaration in a statement issued in Ota. Oyeyemi stated that Ogundeji was arrested when[Read More…]

64-year-old man allegedly defiles 2-year-old girl in Ogun

Police Command in Ogun state has arrested a 64-year-old man, Taiwo Ayotunde, for allegedly defiling a two-year-old girl. Police spokesman, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi said in a statement that Ayorinde was arrested on Tuesday at Adiyan community in Agbado-Ifo Local Council Area. Oyeyemi explained that the arrest followed a complaint lodged by the victim’s mother.[Read More…]

Ogun monarch withdraws Okorocha’s chieftaincy title, explains why

The Eselu of Iselu Kingdom, Oba Akintunde Akinyemi, on Monday announced the withdrawal of the conferment of Otunba Asoludero chieftaincy title on former Imo State governor, Senator Rochas Okorocha. The first-class traditional ruler also cancelled the installation ceremony which was earlier scheduled to hold on Sept. 19. The withdrawal is[Read More…]

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Ogun LG polls: Food vendors, others make brisk business at polling units

Food vendors and other traders made brisk business at polling units in Sango-Ota during Saturday’s Ogun State Local Government elections. Most of the voters who trooped out to cast their votes were seen buying foods, soft drinks, bottle water, biscuits, chin-chin, puff-puff (Deep-fried dough), biscuits and other items. Some of[Read More…]

Social media addiction has been classified along with drugs, alcohol and sex” – Bishop Oyedepo speaks against excessive use

The Chancellor of Covenant University, Ota, Ogun, Dr David Oyedepo, has admonished youths against the excessive use of social media. Oyedepo gave the warning during the 15th Convocation Ceremony, Conferment of Honourary Doctorate Degrees and presentation of prizes in Ota, Ogun, on Friday. The chancellor noted that the negative impact[Read More…]

Just In: Unknown Gunmen abduct Ogun Community Leader

Gunmen have kidnapped a community leader in Imope, Ijebu-North Local Government Area of Ogun State, Tajudeen Omotayo, Channels Television reports Omotayo, popularly called Oba Alade meta of Imope town, near Ijebu-Igbo, was kidnapped by gunmen on Saturday afternoon. A source told the television channel that the victim was kidnapped by[Read More…]

“For The Interest of Yoruba People” – South West Governors Resolve To Work Together

Governors in the Southwest of Nigeria Monday resolved never to allow political differences to divide them anymore adding that the interest of the people and the region must not only come first before any other things but also guide the actions of the leaders of the region. These were part[Read More…]

50 Killed As Militants Invaded Communities In Lagos

No fewer than ?50 persons were feared killed on Thursday night when militants invaded border town communities between Ogun and Lagos. NAN reports that the areas affected are Elepete and Igbo-Olomu, a border community in Ikorodu North Local Government Area. According to a source who pleaded anonymity, some of the[Read More…]