Covid-19: Abiodun orders full re-opening of worship centres, others

October 29, 2020 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Ogun state Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun Wednesday announced the full reopening of worship centres, hotels, restaurants, bar and cinemas. Others include event centres, football viewing centres, fast food, and tourist centres. He further directed that schools, and markets in the state can also revert to their regular activities as obtained before the lockdown occasioned by the dreaded virus. The governor Read More

#EndSARS: Ogun hold stakeholders meeting, advocates for state, community police

October 28, 2020 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Amidst growing demands for the reform of the Nigerian Police, the Ogun state Government Tuesday held a joint Peace Consolidation Meeting of Stakeholders with the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Adeleye Oyebade, at the Arcade Ground, Governor’s Office, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta. The event which was attended by the traditional rulers, youths and students leaders, security agencies and other stakeholders called for Read More

Police arrests 2 members of a robbery gang in ogun

October 20, 2020 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Two members of a notorious robbery syndicate terrorizing Ogijo and its environs, Olaitan Olushola a.k.a Toshiba and Oluwajuwon Balogun, were on Sunday 18th of October 2020 arrested by men of Ogun state police Command while carrying out a robbery operation. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi,  made this known in a statement made available to Blueprint in Read More

Ogun Assembly confirms former NUJ president Odusile commissioner for information

October 15, 2020 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

The Ogun State House of Assembly Thursday confirmed the appointment of the former Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) President, Alhaji Waheed Odusile as the Commissioner for information. The House also confirmed the appointment of the Vice Chancellor, Tai Solarin University of Education, Prof. Abayomi Arigbabu as the Commissioner for Education. The confirmation of the nominees, was sequel to the presentation Read More

Ogun Assembly screens former NUJ president, Odusile as commissioner for information

October 13, 2020 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

The Ogun State House of Assembly Monday screened former President of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Alhaji Waheed Odusile, as the Commissioner for Information. Also screened is the Vice Chancellor, Tai Solarin University of Education, Prof. Abayomi Arigbabu as Commissioner for Education. The Speaker, Rt. Hon. Olakunle Oluomo, while commending the Governor Dapo Abiodun’s nominations, describes both nominees as Read More

Super Eagles, Chelsea stars join #EndSARS protest ahead Algeria clash

October 9, 2020 Goal 0

Nigerian players Leon Balogun, John Ogu, former goalkeeper Carl Ikeme and Chelsea loanee Malang Sarr have joined youths in the West African country in calling for an end to police brutality. Nigerian youths took to the streets in large numbers on Friday to protest against the activities of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), a unit in the Nigeria Police Force. Unlike other security outfits, SARS officials Read More

I ‘ll complete, roads, other projects abandoned by Amosun – Gov. Abiodun

October 5, 2020 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

The Ogun state Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has said that his administration would continue to give priority attention to roads, hospitals and other projects abandoned by his predecessors because they were ab initio funded with task payers’ money. The governor stated this while on inspection tour of various road projects across the East and Central Senatorial districts of the state, Read More

In Ogun, Police arrest man for ‘raping’ 13-yr-old girl

October 3, 2020 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

The Ogun state Police Command has arrested a 21-year-old man, Julius Afuape, for forcefully having carnal knowledge of a 13-year-old girl. The arrest was contained in a press release signed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, and made available to Blueprint on Saturday. According to the police spokeman, the suspect was arrested following a report by Read More

Ogun: 17 months after, Abiodun appoints Information, Education Commissioners

October 3, 2020 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Barely 17 months after he assumed office, Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has finally nominated the duo of the former Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) President, Waheed Odusile, and the Vice Chancellor, Tai Solarin University of Education, Prof. Abayomi Arigbabu, Commissioners of Information and Education Ministry respectively. The nominations contained in a statement issued by the Governor’s Chief Press Read More

‘BBN immoral, non – educative’

August 17, 2020 Olufemi Adediran 0

An educationist, Dr Adebayo Oluwatosin, Monday described the ongoing reality show, Big Brother Nigeria (BBN) as immoral, non – informative and non – educative. This is coming barely three days after the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, also condemned the reality show and called for its replacement. Oluwatosin who is the African Regional President, Scholarship Aid Initiative, argued that Read More

Ogun students give Gov. Abiodun 21-day ultimatum to appoint education commissioner

August 15, 2020 Olufemi Adediran 0

Students in Ogun state Saturday, threatened to shut down the state in a mass protest if Governor Dapo Abiodun fails to appoint a substantive Commissioner for Education within the next 21 days. The students, under the aegis of National Association of Ogun State Students (NAOSS) and the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Ogun Joint Campus Committee (JCC), described the Read More

Breaking: 20 guidelines rolled out as worship centres reopen in Ogun

August 14, 2020 Olufemi Adediran 0

Four months after religious centres were shutdown in Ogun state, following the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Dapo Abiodun, Friday lifted the ban on closure of worship centres. The governor who gave the order for the reopening of worship centres in a statement, personally signed by him, also canceled the weekend lockdown in the state. He insisted that there must be Read More

Breaking: Family reveals when, where Kashamu ‘ll be buried

August 8, 2020 Olufemi Adediran 0

The remains of Senator Buruji Kashamu would be laid to rest on Sunday at his Ijebu-Igbo residence in Ogun state. A family source who spoke to Blueprint on condition of anonymity, said Kashamu would be buried according to Islamic rites at 10am at his “Omo’lu” residence in Ijebu-Igbo, Ogun state. Kashamu reportedly died from complications of COVID-19 at the First Read More

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Ogun spends N4.3bn on road construction, rehabilitation in 6 months

August 7, 2020 Olufemi Adediran 0

The Ogun state government has said  it  spent N4.325 billion on road construction and rehabilitation across the state in the last six months. The state commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Adebowale Akinsanya, stated this while defending the ministry’s 2020 budget performance before members of the state House of Assembly at the assembly complex, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, the state capital. Akinsanya said Read More

Lady stabs boyfriend to death for ‘cheating’

August 2, 2020 Solomon Arowolo 0

A 24-year-old lady identified as Nkechi, and popularly known as Omalicha has been arrested by the police in Lagos for allegedly stabbing her boyfriend, Auwal Suleiman, 26, to death over alleged cheating. The unfortunate incident happened on Saturday at their residence in Sagbokoji Island, Apapa, Lagos state. According to a source, the couple, who started dating in 2018, and began living together Read More

Ogun police declare serial killer Spartan wanted

July 31, 2020 Olufemi Adediran 0

The Ogun state police command Friday declared an alleged serial killer, Feyisola Dosumu, popularly known as “Spartan” wanted for allegedly killing no fewer than five people in Ogere and Iperu in Ikenne local government area. The Command’s spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who disclosed this in Abeokuta, said the state commissioner of police had ordered the deployment of tactical squads to Ogere Read More

2 factions lay claim to Ogun PDP

July 27, 2020 Olufemi Adediran 0

A faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun state, Monday elected members of its new state executive with a vow to wrestle power from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2023. The PDP faction loyal to the former member of the House Representatives, Hon. Ladi Adebutu is supported by the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party. Read More

Ogun reunites 253 destitute, beggars with families

July 27, 2020 Olufemi Adediran 0

Ogun state government Monday disclosed that it has reunited no fewer than 253 rehabilitated destitute and beggars with their relatives. The commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Mrs. Funmi Efuwape, stated this at the ongoing 2020 budget assessment session before the members of the state House of Assembly Committee on Women Affairs and Social Development in Abeokuta, the state Read More

Flooding: Ogun warns residents against blocking waterways

July 14, 2020 Olufemi Adediran 0

Following last Friday’s rain that wrecked havoc on many parts of Ogun state, the state government has warned residents to shun activities that impede the flow of water. The warning was issued in a statement by the state Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Ade Akinsanya, Monday. The flood washed away some parts of the recently rehabilitated Opako bridge, along Panseke-Adigbe Read More