Anxiety as son cuts off mother’s hands with cutlass

October 5, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Ogun State Police Command, has arrested Ayobami Oyeleye, for cutting his hands off his mother’s hands with a machete. The 30-year-old suspect also left a deep cut on the woman’s head. Oyeleye reportedly attacked his 65-year-old mother, Esther, on Tuesday over an unknown argument in Akibo village, Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of the state. Sources disclosed that a Read More

Breaking: Abiodun, Adebutu know fate as Ogun governorship petition tribunal announces judgement day

September 28, 2023 Hakeem Adegbenro, Abeokuta 0

The Ogun state election petition tribunal is set to give it’s judgement on the petition filed by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and it’s gubernatorial candidate, Ladi Adebutu, challenging the victory of Dapo Abiodun of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Saturday, September 30, 2023. The tribunal had reserved the judgement shortly after the two parties adopted their final written Read More

Breaking: Ogun LG Chairman regains freedom from DSS

September 4, 2023 Hakeem Adegbenro, Abeokuta 0

The embattled Ijebu East Local government area Chairman, Wale Adedayo, has regained his freedom from the Department of State Security (DSS). Adedayo, who accused the state governor, Dapo Abiodun, of diverting the local government council fund was released on Monday, after being detained since on Friday. Details loading …

Ogun council boss dismisses suspension over ‘funds’ diversion 

August 31, 2023 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

The embattled Ijebu East Local government Chairman, Wale Adedayo, has stated that his proported suspension by the legislative arm of the council is baseless, without foundation. Adedayo was suspended over series of allegations against him, coming on the heels of his letter written to former governor, Olusegun Osoba on an alleged diversion of council allocation by the state governor, Dapo Read More

LG boss slammed suspension, days after accusing Ogun governor of funds’ diversion

August 31, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

The councilors in the Ijebu East Local Government Area of Ogun State has suspended the Chairman of the LGA, Wale Adedayo. He was suspended for three months on allegations of maladministration and financial mismanagement. Adedayo via WhatsApp revealed, “It might be true. Policemen bombarded the office along with thugs this morning,” Seven councilors, Fasheyi Adesuji representing Itele Ward 7, Bolutife Read More

Alleged diversion of funds: How LG chairmen prostrated, begged governor for forgiveness

August 30, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Some Ogun state local government chairmen have been captured on video prostrating to beg Governor Dapo Abiodun for forgiveness. One of the chairmen had been accused to have written against the governor of diverting local government funds.  Chairman of Ijebu East Local Government Area of the state, Wale Adedayo, made the allegation on Sunday, August 27, in a letter addressed Read More

Man arrested with fresh human corpse in Ogun 

August 28, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Police Command in Ogun said one Babatunde Kolawole, allegedly found with a fresh male human corpse, was arrested and handed over to its personnel at Ado/Odo-Ota area of the state. SP Omolola Odutola, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), who disclosed this in a statement on Sunday in Ota, Ogun, said the suspect was apprehended by  Amotekun corps. According Read More

Ogun: DSS grills SSG over alleged ballot paper printing, COVID-19 fund

August 5, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Department of State Services (DSS), has invited the Secretary to Ogun State Government, Tokunbo Talabi. He was interrogated over recent allegations of fraud levelled against him. Talabi was reportedly grilled for five hours on Friday at the Abeokuta office of the DSS and was released afterwards on self-recognition. He was invited over an alleged involvement with Superflux Printing Limited, Read More

Sanwo-Olu congratulates Osoba on his 84th birthday

July 17, 2023 Adewale Ajayi 0

The Lagos state governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has congratulated the former governor of Ogun state and All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain, Aremo Olusegun Osoba, on the occasion of his 84th birthday.  Governor Sanwo-Olu in a statement issued by his chief press secretary, Mr. Gboyega Akosile, described Osoba, who clocks 84 Saturday, as a versatile journalist, media guru, a democrat, and Read More

Gunmen kill popular RCCG Pastor, kidnap church members

July 2, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

An unidentified gunmen raided a branch of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), in Abule-Ori, Obafemi Owode Local Government Area, Ogun state, Saturday, leaving one pastor dead and seven worshipers kidnapped. The Commander of the Ogun state government’s security outfit, So-Safe Corps, Soji Ganzallo, has confirmed the tragic event. He revealed that his officers successfully rescued the seven abducted Read More

Tinubu to Nigerians: Let’s go through baby steps in faith  

 In a reminiscence of his campaign preceding the 2023 presidential election and the accompanying intrigues, President Bola Ahmed Bola Tinubu has said he was hopeful of achieving victory despite the ineffective cashless policy implemented by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The president spoke Thursday in separate remarks at the palaces of the paramount rulers of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona, Read More

2023 president election: Why I made significant statements in Ogun – Tinubu

June 29, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

President Bola Tinubu has spoken of the significance of invoking the spirit of freedom during his campaign in Ogun state. Tinubu while speaking when he visited and met with the traditional rulers in the state on Thursday said certain impactful statements he made resonated deeply with Nigerians and his supporters, invoking a sense of shared purpose. During the presidential campaign Read More

Breaking [Sallah]: Tinubu storms Ogun, visits monarchs

President Bola Tinubu has arrived Ogun state on a visit to two monarchs in Abeokuta and Ijebu-Ode areas of the state. The president’s shopper landed at exactly 10:18am at the Dipo Dina International Stadium, Ijebu Ode. In his entourage are the National Security Adviser, Nuhu Ribadu, Special Adviser, special duties communication and strategy, Dele Alake, and the Chief of Staff, Read More

Ogun governorship election: NNPP heads to Appeal Court

May 27, 2023 Bayo Agboola, Ibadan 0

The New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) has filed an appeal before the before the Court of Appeal sitting in the Ibadan Judicial Division on the ruling by the Ogun state governorship and House of Assembly Tribunal sitting in Abeokuta. NNPP is challenging the omission of its name on the ballot papers used  in conducting the March 2023 gubernatorial election in Ogun Read More

NSF: FG, Ogun state sign MoU

The Ogun State Government and the Federal Government, through the Federal Ministry of Sports and Youth Development have signed a Memorandum of Understanding over the weekend. Reacting after signing the MoU at the Governor’s Office in Oke Mosan, Abeokuta on Saturday, Governor Dapo Abiodun updated the Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Sunday Dare that Ogun is noted for recording Read More

Ogun FA sets date for election, rolls out time table

April 29, 2023 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Ogun State Football Association has concluded arrangements to hold its elective congress as the current board nears the expiration of its tenure. At its Annual General Assembly held in Abeokuta, the Congress agreed that election into different positions in the board will come up on June 1st, 2023. The Electoral Committee was swiftly inaugurated as well as the Electoral appeal Read More

VIDEO: Late ex-AGF Bola Ajibola’s remains moves to final abode

April 9, 2023 Admin III 0

Hakeem Adegbenro, Abeokuta The body of the former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Prince Bola Ajibola, has been moved from his residence at the Olusegun Obasanjo Hilltop Estate to his final resting abode at the Islamic Mission for Africa (IMA) ground in Abeokuta. The body was carried by men of the Ebony Casket into the waiting Read More

Happening now: Remains of Nigeria’s ex-AGF, Bola Ajibola, arrives residence in Abeokuta [VIDEO]

The body of the former Attorney General of the Federation, Prince Bola Ajibola, who died in the early hours of Sunday has arrived his residence at the Olusegun Obasanjo Hilltop Estate, Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital The body arrived at about 10:50am in an Ebony Cascade bus, along with family members from Lagos where the legal luminary had his last Read More

2023 Ogun governorship election: Adebutu petitions tribunal

The governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State, Ladi Adebutu, has formally filed a petition before the Election Petition Tribunal, seeking a fresh election without Dapo Abiodun of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Adebutu added that Abiodun, a candidate of the APC was not duly qualified to contest in the March 18th gubernatorial election. He said Read More

Breaking: At last, Police arrest Portable

March 31, 2023 Admin III 0

The Ogun state Police Command on Friday arrested controversial Nigerian musician, Habeeb Okikiola, also known as Portable over alleged assault. Portable was arrested after the expiration of a 72-hour ultimatum given to him. Confirming the news, the Ogun state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the singer has been arrested and currently cooling his feet at it state headquarters Read More