Browsing: Ogun State

One person has been reported dead in a road crash that occurred along Ayedere village in the Obada area of Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State on Saturday. The spokesperson for the Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Agency, Babatunde Akinbiyi, confirmed the incident in a statement on Saturday. Akinbiyi said the accident involved three persons […]

The Ogun State Police Command operatives eliminated two kidnappers who were terrorizing travelers on the Sagamu Ijebu-Ode-Benin expressway on Tuesday. The kidnappers were killed during a gunfight with the police, who were conducting a rescue operation. The police also recovered N7.9 million and 1500 Indian Rupees believed to be part of the ransom […]

A strong rainstorm on Sunday caused great damage in Sango-Ota, in the Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State, leading to more than 40 communities losing electricity. The storm brought down electricity poles and cables, causing traffic disruption on the Sango-Ota highway on Sunday afternoon. The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company verified the incident and urged residents to stay away from the broken poles and cables.

The Governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun, has expressed his sadness at the death of the former two-time Commissioner in the state and current Chairman of the Governing Council of Tai Solarin College of Education, now known as Sikiru Adetona College of Education, Science and Technology, Yemi Adefulu. Adefulu, who hails from Ilishan Remo in Ikenne Local Government, was a knowledgeable lawyer […]

Two individuals have died and one person was injured in a crash that occurred on Friday at the Idogo Junction on Ilaro-Owode Yewa road. The accident, which happened around 6 am, involved a Mitsubishi car with the license plate JJJ168JF and a truck with registration number T12224LA. The Spokesperson for the state Sector Command […]

A consultant neurologist at the Federal Medical Centre, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Dr Abdul-Haadi Thiamy, has advised Nigerians to place priority on the care for their aged ones and ensure they are kept in an environment that would make them more healthy. Thiamy, who is also an Islamic scholar, said the elderly do not need to […]

The Ogun State Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Alamutu, has ordered continuous monitoring around various public spaces, especially places of worship, during and after the Easter celebration. Alamutu has thus directed the area commanders, Divisional Police Officers, and Tactical Commanders to protect their respective areas against crime and criminal activities as Easter celebration reaches its peak. The […]

The Ogun State Executive Council, led by Governor Dapo Abiodun, has approved seven important projects for implementation. This information was revealed in a statement by the Governor's Media Special Adviser, Kayode Akinmade, on Saturday. The projects consist of rebuilding six roads such as the Abule Egba-Ota/Sango-Abeokuta Expressway and the purchase of some equipment at the Gateway Agro-Cargo International Airport.

Operatives of the Ibadan Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have arrested 74 suspected internet fraudsters in Ogun State. EFCC spokesperson, Dele Oyewale, said this in a statement sent to News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Abuja. Oyewale stated that the alleged fraudsters were arrested at the Government Residential Area, Shagamu […]