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

Ogun: INEC begins collation of 2023 governorship election results

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ogun state on Sunday March 19 commenced collation of results of the 2023 governorship election that was held in the 20 local government areas on Saturday March 18. INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, Niyi Ijalaye, who declared the collation centre opened, said the electoral body could not commence on Saturday Read More

2023 governorship election result: Popular incumbent governor loses LGA

March 19, 2023 Admin III 0

The incumbent governor of Ogun state Dapo Abiodun of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has reportedly lost Ikenne Local Government Area (LGA) to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the March 18, 2023 governorship election. This was disclosed by the result obtained from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) IReV early Sunday morning. The result shows that PDP polled 12,472 Read More

BVAS denies former Ogun governor, Osoba from voting 

February 25, 2023 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

The newly introduced Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) has failed to capture and accredit former governor of Ogun state, Olusegun Osoba, thereby disenfranchising him from voting. Osoba who was billed to vote at unit 15, ward 14 in Omololu house, Ibara housing in Abeokuta, the state capital, had previously left the polling unit when the BVAS failed to captured him. Read More

Naira Scarcity: Ogun banks shut down over destruction

February 21, 2023 Admin III 0

All Commercial banks in Ogun State, have been shut down. In a statement on Tuesday, the Bankers’ Forum ordered the shutdown after many of the banks were destroyed by Nigerians protesting the Naira scarcity.  The statement reads: “Dear Ogun Bankers, “You are aware of the massive destructions of all Commercial Banks buildings and other properties yesterday Monday 20th of February, 2023 Read More

VIDEO: Youths block Ogun road over naira scarcity

February 17, 2023 Admin III 0

Angry youths on Friday have blocked the Mowe Ibafo road, Ogun state and turned back motorists and travellers over the scarcity of naira and fuel across the country. Potest had also erupted in the Ketu/Mile 12 areas of Lagos state causing serious traffic along the Ikorodu expressway, but the police said the situation is under control.

How I killed ex-CBN staff, wife, son over salary increment – Suspect

February 10, 2023 Admin III 0

The mastermind behind the killing of a former staffof the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Kehinde, his wife, and son on December 31, 2022 in Ogun state, has revealed that he committed the crime over rejected salary increment. The suspect, Lekan Alabi, spoke when he was paraded by the Ogun state Police Command on Friday, that he contracted two cultists Read More

Breaking: Protest rocks Ogun over naira, fuel scarcity, expressway blocked [VIDEO]

February 7, 2023 Hakeem Adegbenro, Abeokuta 0

Massive protest has erupted at GTBank situated at Asero area of Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital over naira scarcity disrupting human and vehicular activities. Already, the protesters blocked the inward and outward road access as well as the expressway. The protesters who had placards bearing different inscriptions have vowed to continue their agitation indefinitely. Also, the First Bank building situated Read More

Breaking: Amosun dumps APC campaign, joins ADC [VIDEO]

February 1, 2023 Hakeem Adegbenro, Abeokuta 0

The immediate past governor of Ogun state and senator representing Ogun Central under the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Ibikunle Amosun, joined African Democratic Congress (ADC) campaign flag off at the Arcade ground of the Ake palace, in Abeokuta, Wednesday. Amosun had pitched his tent with the governorship candidate of ADC, Barr. Biyi Otegbeye, against his party’s flag bearer, Dapo Read More

In Nigeria, First Professor of medicine is dead

January 21, 2023 Admin III 0

The Ogun state government has confirmed the passing of the first Nigerian Professor of Medicine, Emeritus Professor Theophilus Oladipo Ogunlesi. In a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Kunle Somorin, noted that Professor Ogunlesi passed away when his vast experience in the field of Medicine was needed most, especially in the face of challenges militating against Read More

10 dead in early morning fatal crash

January 14, 2023 Hakeem Adegbenro, Abeokuta 0

Ten persons have been confirmed dead, while two sustained different degree of injuries in an early morning fatal crash at the Oniworo area, some few meters after Foursquare church on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway The Public Education Officer for Sector Commander, Florence Okpe, in a statement made available to Blueprint Saturday, indicated that about 19 persons were involved in the crash. Read More

Ogun rehabilitates 1,000 public primary schools

December 19, 2022 Hakeem Adegbenro Abeokuta 0

Towards creating a conducive learning environment for teaching and learning in Ogun state, no fewer than 1,474 classrooms have been constructed and rehabilitated, while 332 others are under construction. The executive chairman, Ogun State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Dr. Femi Majekodunmi, stated this in an interview with journalists in Abeokuta. He said the projects were done through the 2014-2017 Read More

Court fixes Dec 1 for judgment on Ogun PDP guber ticket

November 25, 2022 Kehinde Osasona Abuja. 0

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has fixed December 1 for judgment in the legal battle over the governorship ticket of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun state. Justice Inyang Edem Ekwo fixed the date Thursday after taking arguments from parties in the disputed ticket. Otunba Jimi Adebisi Lawal and Oladipupo Adebutu are laying claim and counterclaim to Read More

Ogun 2023: Otegbeye rallies kinsmen in diaspora for support

November 20, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the 2023 governorship election in Ogun state, a frontline governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) Barr. Olubiyi Oladipupo Otegbeye, has said the divine providence favours a candidate from the Yewa-Awori extraction, hence the need to work for him. Otegbeye also called on his kinsmen in diaspora to come together and be united behind him for the Read More

Breaking: Fire razes INEC office in Ogun [PICTURES]

November 10, 2022 Admin III 0

Hakeem Adegbenro, Abeokuta Fire has razed an Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office located at Iyana Mortuary, in Abeokuta, the state capital, overnight. When Blueprint correspondent visited the location, it was observed that some of the offices have been damaged, indicating that some vital documents may have been lost in the inferno. The cause of the fire remain sketchy as Read More

Ikenga to Adebutu: Concentrate on your shaky political ambition  

November 6, 2022 Lekan Shehinde 0

The spokesperson of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere, has urged the factional governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ladi Adebutu, to concentrate on his shaky ambition instead of sinking with the embattled national chairman of the party, Iyorchia Ayu.  Ugochinyere, who is the PDP House of Representatives candidate for Ideato Federal Constituency in Read More

Ogun 2023: Abiodun accused of bullying Awori Obas against ADC candidate Otegbeye  

November 4, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The African  Democratic Congress (ADC) has accused the Ogun state governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, of entrenching the culture of intimidation and intolerance in the state ahead of the 2023 governorship election. The party specifically accused the governor of intimidating Awori Obas from meeting the ADC governorship candidate has earlier scheduled. In a statement released Friday morning to newsmen, signed by Read More

Ogun 2023: Amosun’s support for Otegbeye against Abiodun patriotic, commendable – Adebajo

October 21, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the opposition African Democratic Congress (ADC) and popular social commentator, Chief Olawale Adebajo, has commended the former governor of Ogun state, Senator Ibikunle Amosun for declaring support for the governorship candidate of ADC, Barrister Biyi Otegbeye. Amosun, who represents Ogun Central Senatorial District in the National Assembly on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) recently Read More

Breaking: Students shutdown school, disrupts ongoing exams over ‘outrageous fees’ in Ogun

October 17, 2022 Hakeem Adegbenro, Abeokuta 0

Students of a state-owned institution, Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), Abeokuta, Monday, shutdown the school in protest over increased tuition fees and alleged extortion of students through what they termed “illegal fees”. The students in their thousands barricaded the main entrance of the institution as early as 6.30am and prevented lecturers and other staff of the institution from gaining entrance into Read More