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FRSC confirms 3 dead in Ogun auto crash

Federal Road Safety Officers at work The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) said three persons died and three others sustained injury in an accident which occurred on the Papa/Ilaro road on Wednesday. The FRSC Unit Commander in Ogun, Fatai Bakare, told NAN at Itori that the accident occurred at about 11:45...

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Posted on May 15, 2014

FG seals NNPC depot, four filling stations in Ogun

In the file: NNPC Mega filling station The Federal Ministry of Trade and Investment on Wednesday sealed five filling stations in Ogun over alleged sharp practices. NAN reported that the affected stations included a NNPC Mega station on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway at Ifo. The other filling stations located i...

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Posted on May 14, 2014

Onanuga, veteran editor joins Ogun East Senatorial race

Biodun Onafuye/Abeokuta Seasoned journalist and the Managing Director/CEO, of The News/PM News newspapers, Mr. Bayo Onanuga on Sunday declared his interest in the Ogun East Senatorial District seat in the next general elections in Ogun State. The veteran pen pusher, while making the declaration in Ijebu-Ode i...

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Posted on May 12, 2014

Police arrest alleged fake soldiers in Ogun

The police command in Ogun said on Thursday that it had arrested two suspected criminals parading themselves as soldiers in the state. The command’s Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, stated this in a statement issued in Abeokuta. Adejobi said that the suspects – Audu Pius and Emmanuel U...

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Posted on May 9, 2014

Aggrieved Ogun APC members hold state congress

Senator Gbenga Kaka: Leader of the aggrieved group Some aggrieved members of the Ogun state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Saturday held a parallel state congress to protest alleged injustice in the party, just as Governor Ibikunle Amosun led party bigwigs and majority of the party members ...

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Posted on Apr 27, 2014

Adeniji emerges chairman of Ogun state APC

Mr. Roqeeb Adeniji has emerged as the new chairman of the All Progressives Congress in Ogun state, western Nigeria. He was overwhelmingly elected at the party’s much more attended congress at the Kuto Cultural Centre in Abeokuta. Officials of the party from the National headquarters and Independent Nati...

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Posted on Apr 27, 2014

Aggrieved Ogun APC members holds state congress

Senator Gbenga Kaka: Leader of the aggrieved group Some aggrieved members of the Ogun chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Saturday held a parallel state congress to protest alleged injustice in the party. The aggrieved members who are in support of Chief Olusegun Osoba, a former governor of the ...

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Posted on Apr 26, 2014

Ogun Honours Faithful Taxpayers

Abiodun Onafuye, Abeokuta The Ogun State Government on Thursday honored some organisations, groups and individuals it adjudged to be most faithful in the payment of taxes in 2013. Governor Ibikunle Amosun pledged that the state will faithfully utilize all taxes collected. At a ceremony held at the Hubert Ogun...

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Posted on Apr 25, 2014

Filling Station, 3 Vehicles Burnt In Ogun State Inferno

Nkem Taiye-Ulebor Passengers of a commuter bus escaped death when their bus caught fire close to an Oando filling station at Ojodu Alagbole Akute Road, Odo-Eran Bus-Stop, Ogun State, southwest Nigeria on Sunday evening after a heavy rainfall. Also burnt were another commuter bus and a Sienna space bus parked ...

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Posted on Apr 22, 2014

52 die in Ogun auto crashes in 3 months

A total of 52 persons lost their lives in 66 road accidents recorded in Ogun from January to March 2014, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said today in Abeokuta. The Sector Commander, Adegoke Adetunji, told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that 264 people were also injured as a result of the accidents during ...

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Posted on Apr 21, 2014

Ogun police arrest Nigerien with 1,000 passport photographs

The Ogun Police Command has arrested a middle-aged Nigerien in possession of more than 1,000 passport photographs of young boys. The police also found on the suspect a camera and several forms. The spokesman of the command, Muyiwa Adebajo, said in a statement in Abeokuta on Saturday that the suspect was arres...

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Posted on Apr 20, 2014

Rising Cases of Ritualism Spark Fears in Ogun Community

The Ota area of Ogun State is becoming a hotbed for ritualism in the western part of Nigeria; and as a result, residents now live in fear of these ritualists who are being arrested almost weekly by residents of the area and as law-enforcement agents. This year, the area has witnessed at least eight cases. La...

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Posted on Apr 13, 2014

APC Congress Turns Bloody In Lagos, Ogun

The Local Government Congress of the All Progressives Congress held across Nigeria on Saturday became bloody in some areas of Lagos and Ogun States, with many sustaining injuries and a person so far reported killed. Signs that the congress would be unsuccessful in most parts of Ogun State began when hours bef...

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Posted on Apr 13, 2014

Ogun APC faction challenges party congress results

Abiodun Onafuye/Abeokuta The All Progressives Congress (APC) Local Government Congresses in Ogun State ended in controversy as there was no consensus on council executives to be elected. Infact, there were reports of parallel congresses being held by the faction loyal to Governor Ibikunle Amosun and another t...

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Posted on Apr 13, 2014

Ogun State Assures Prospective Investors Of Safety

The Ogun State government has assured both local and foreign investors interested in locating their businesses in the State of a secured environment for their investments to thrive. The State organised a stakeholders’ sensitization workshop in Abeokuta on the State’s One-Stop Investment Centre (OGSIC), an...

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Posted on Nov 15, 2013

Ogun state NMA threatens showdown with state govt.

By Citizens Platform The  Nigeria Medical Association, NMA, in Ogun State has threatened a showdown with the  Senator Ibikunle Amosun-led administration  over its’ alleged failure to provide free healthcare services he promised while being sworn in as executive governor of the state. The body which d...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Nov 11, 2013

Ogun to procure 200 compactors for refuse

Abiodun Onafuye/ Abeokuta To ensure a cleaner and safer environment for sustainable development, the government of Ogun State, western Nigeria, has concluded plans to procure 200 compactors and distribute them across the State by next year. Governor Ibikunle Amosun made this known today in Abeokuta while resp...

Categories: PM News
Posted on Nov 7, 2013

Major cabinet reshuffle in Ogun state; find out those affected.

The Ogun Government on Monday announced a minor cabinet reshuffle.The government made the announcement in Abeokuta on Monday via a statement issued by Taiwo Adeoluwa, the Secretary to the State Government (SSG). The statement said that the exercise, which took immediate effect, affected four Commissioners and...

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Posted on Nov 5, 2013

Ogun state executes N200bn Projects, says Olaniyonu

The Ogun Commissioner for Information, Mr Yusuf Olaniyonu, said that N200 billion worth of projects were under construction in the state. The Commissioner said this in Abeokuta when he met with officials of the German Development Cooperation (GIZ). According to him, the policy of the government compels constr...

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Posted on Nov 1, 2013

Ogun State Tasks Private Companies On Social Responsibility

The Ogun State government has urged private sector companies and organizations operating in the state to share in the burden of their host Communities by engaging in enhanced Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in their various domains. At a one day sanitisation workshop for corporate organisations in Ogun ...

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Posted on Oct 31, 2013

Ogun State Nabs 3 Suspected Members Of Godogodo’s Gang

The Ogun police command has arrested three members of a 10 man armed robbery gang, formerly led by Godogodo, a notorious robber who was arrested by the Lagos Command several months ago. The gang allegedly terrorised the south west states, including Kogi, Kwara and Benin republic. The three suspects were arre...

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Posted on Oct 29, 2013

Ogun Lawmaker Elected As Hockey Federation Board Member

The Chairman, House committee on Youth, Sports and Employment Generation in the Ogun State House of Assembly, Honourable Olufemi Allen-Taylor has been elected into the Nigeria Hockey Federation (NHF) to represent the six states in the south west. Allen–Taylor defeated another candidate from Oyo state in a k...

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Posted on Oct 28, 2013

NDLEA Destroys 30 Hectares Of Cannabis In Ogun

About 30 hectares of substance suspected to be cannabis sativa, also known as indian hemp has been destroyed by the Ogun state command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA. The farmland was discovered inside Ayepe forest reserve, in Odogbolu Local Government Area of Ogun state, South West Nigeri...

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Posted on Oct 28, 2013

Ogun Police Arrest Notorious South West Armed Robbers

The Ogun state police command has arrested 3 members of a gang of robbers believed to be members of Godogodo, a notorious armed robber terrorizing the South West states, including Kogi, Kwara and Benin republic  who was arrested by the Lagos police command some months back. According to the police commissio...

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Posted on Oct 28, 2013

Ogun Set To Curb Commercial Cycle-Related Crimes

The Ogun state government has introduced new reflective jackets to be worn henceforth by commercial motorcycle riders known as “okada riders” across the state. The Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Transportation, Barrister Gbenga Opesanwo who made this known while speaking to newsmen in Abeokut...

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Posted on Oct 26, 2013

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