Oladimeji Kayode

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Man kills rival over mistress – Police

A 43-year-old man, Adebisi Akinrinmola, has been arrested in Ogun State for allegedly shooting to death a man during a quarrel over a woman. The police spokesperson in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the incident in a statement sent to PREMIUM TIMES on Monday, said the incident occurred on…

Premises of the Apostolic Revival World Centre

Church musical equipment stolen as robbers invade Ogun NUJ Secretariat

Burglars on Saturday night broke into the Apostolic Revival World Centre located within the premises of the Ogun State Secretariat of the Nigerian Union of Journalists and made away with musical equipment valued at millions of Naira. The incident was the latest in a series of raids on the secretariat,…

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Ogun seals 168 unregistered hospitals

The Ogun State Government has shut down 168 private health facilities following the refusal of the owners to revalidate or register the facilities. The Commissioner of Health, Babatunde Ipaye, made this known on Friday while monitoring the level of compliance with the revalidation and registration of health facilities at Ado-Odo/Ota…

Senate President, Bukola Saraki and Speaker, House of Representatives meet President Muhammadu Buhari in London

“No cause for alarm”, Saraki says after meeting Buhari in London

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has assured Nigerians that his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday was successful and the president was in good health. Mr. Saraki was head of a three-man delegation - including Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, and Senate Leader Ahmed Lawan -…

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Woman arrested for killing one-day-old baby

A 40-year-old woman, Foluke Owolewa, has allegedly killed her day-old baby because she claimed her husband has no financial capacity to take care of the child. The police said the suspect committed the crime at 17 Ilupeju Street, Anishere Unity Estate, Ipamesan area of Sango-Ota town in Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government…

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo [Photo credit: dailypost.ng]

Obasanjo reveals ‘saddest day’ of his life

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has described as his saddest the day he appeared before the military tribunal that tried him for alleged complicity in a coup against late former military dictator, Sani Abacha. Mr. Obasanjo disclosed on Tuesday this while leading a morning devotion to mark Valentine’s Day at his…

Seized Property By EFCC

Ex-CBN staff forfeits property to EFCC for operating fake polytechnic

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, on Monday‎ executed the interim order granted by a Federal High Court, Ado-Ekiti, in respect of the property of Teedek Polytechnic, Ilogbo- Ekiti. The institution was allegedly being operated by Johnson Babalola, a former Principal Manager of the Central Bank…

President Buhari in company of Gov. Ibikunle Amosun, others. [Photo credit: Twitter - Garba Shehu]

I visited Buhari in London, but I won’t talk about his health – Amosun

Ogun State governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has confirmed visiting President Muhammadu Buhari in London where the Nigerian leader is currently receiving treatment for an undisclosed ailment. There has been controversy over a picture showing Mr. Amosun and the president in the United Kingdom, amid allegations an old image was edited to…

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Ogun establishes Alternative Dispute Resolution Centre

Ogun State has established an alternative dispute resolution, ADR, centre to facilitate quick and effective resolution of conflicts in the state. The Chief Judge of the state, Olatokunbo Olopade, said the development was in line with a directive by the Chief Justice of Nigeria to states to adapt the ADR…

Former Minister of Works Adeseye Ogunlewe [Photo Credit: Daily Post]

N800 million university fraud: You have a case to answer, court tells ex-minister

An Abeokuta High Court on Friday ruled that a former Minister of Works and Housing, Adeseye Ogunlewe, has a case to answer over alleged misappropriation of N800 million at Federal University of Agriculture, FUNAAB, Abeokuta, when he was pro-chancellor of the institution. Mr. Ogunlewe is standing trial alongside the Vice…

President Muhammadu Buhari with APC Chieftains, Bisi Akande and Bola Tinubu in London

PHOTOS: Presidency posts Buhari, Tinubu photos

The State House has just posted new pictures President Muhammadu Buhari meeting with a APC leaders, Bola Tinubu and Bisi Akande, Thursday afternoon. The presidency, using @NGRPresident official Twitter handle, said the meeting took place in Nigerian government official residence in London. "President @MBuhari currently receiving party leaders, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and…

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Nine killed in car crash along Lagos, Ibadan expressway

‎At least nine persons died in an auto crash on Tuesday at the Alapako axis of Lagos-Ibadan expressway. The Ogun State Commander of Traffic Compliance and Enlightenment Corps, TRACE, Seni Ogunyemi, who confirmed this to PREMIUM TIMES, attributed the accident to reckless driving. He said the accident claimed nine lives…

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Mother arrested for alleged involvement in torturing son to death

The police have arrested a woman in Ibafo town of Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State for her alleged involvement in the torture to death of her son for alleged theft. The spokesperson of the police in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the woman's son, about 20 years of…

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Those behind Buhari death rumour are ‘abnormal’ — Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has described the people behind the death rumour of President Muhammed Buhari as abnormal human beings. Mr. Obasanjo, in a statement made available to journalists on Friday, said the death rumour was wicked, callous and treacherous. There have been persistent reports in the new and social…

Buruji Kashamu

Go to U.S. to clear yourself, former Nigerian ambassador tells Kashamu

A diplomat, Folake Marcus-Bello, has advised fugitive Nigerian senator, Buruji Kashamu, to voluntarily go to the United States of America and clear his name over the drugs allegation against him, rather than wait until he is extradited. Ms. Marcus-Bello gave the advice while featuring on a live radio programme on…

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Court dismisses fugitive senator Kashamu’s application against Premium Times

An Abeokuta High Court on Thursday dismissed an application by a senator, Buruji Kashamu, to initiate a contempt of court proceedings against PREMIUM TIMES. Mr. Kashamu, wanted in the U.S. for drug related offences, made the application at the resumed hearing of his suit for defamation against a member of…

Ogun State senator, Buruji Kashamu [Photo Credit: CBS News]

Lawyers accuse fugitive Nigerian senator of threats to life

A week after a U.S. court insisted on his extradition for drug related offences, Nigerian senator Buruji Kashamu has been accused by some lawyers of alleged threat to their lives. A group of lawyers in Ogun State petitioned the state Commissioner of Police over alleged threat to their lives and…

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National Judicial Council approves 3 judges for Ogun

The National Judicial Council, NJC, has approved the appointment of three additional High Court Judges to strengthen the administration of justice system in Ogun State. The State Chief Judge, Olatokunbo Olopade, disclosed this on Tuesday in Abeokuta at the formal presentation of the judges to the Bar, Bench and the…

Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State.

Ogun kicks off primary schools free meals scheme

The Federal government’s free meal programme for primary school pupils has taken off in Ogun State. At a ceremony for the take off in Abeokuta on Monday, Governor Ibikunle Amosun said the scheme was part of the Social Intervention Programme of President Muhammadu Buhari. ‎ He said the scheme, tagged…

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Nigerian Medical Association decries shortage of doctors, equipment in Ogun hospitals

The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, in Ogun State has said  inadequate number of medical doctors in the state-owned health institutions was negatively affecting medical practice and health care delivery in the state. The chairman of the association, Abayomi Olajide, in an exclusive interview with PREMIUM TIMES on Monday, decried the…

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Nigeria League: Remo Stars overcome El-Kanemi Warriors

Remo Stars Football Club of Ogun State on Sunday thrashed their opponent, El-Kanemi Warriors, 2-0 in the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL. Sunday's game was the third home match for Remo Stars and it was played at the Gateway International Stadium, Sagamu, where the team now use as their…

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Petrol station fire kills 2, injure 7

Two persons were confirmed dead and seven others injured as a petrol station located in Adigbe area of Abeokuta went up in flames on Thursday. The station, Rabeng Petroleum, located opposite the popular Iya Sunday food canteen, was reported to have caught fire as a welder worked on a fuel…

FILE PHOTO: Female hostel of the Nigerian Turkish School, Isheri, Ogun State.

Police rescue 8 students, staff of Nigeria-Turkish International School from kidnappers

The kidnapped students and staff of the Nigerian-Turkish school in Ogun State have been rescued, police said Tuesday. The five students and three staff of the Nigeria-Turkish International School located in Isheri Area of Ogun State were kidnapped on January 13. The Ogun State Police Command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola…

FILE PHOTO: Female hostel of the Nigerian Turkish School, Isheri, Ogun State.

Kidnappers of Nigeria-Turkish College students, staff yet to demand ransom – Police

Eleven days after the abduction of five students and three staff of a school, the kidnappers have not demanded ransom, the police have said.   The eight victims were kidnapped from the female hostel of the Nigeria-Turkish International School, located in Isheri area of Ogun State on January 13.  …

Promotion of Remo Stars FC to the Nigerian Premier League attracts more fans

Fans enjoy return of Premier League football to Ogun

The promotion of Remo Stars Football Club from the Nigeria National League, NNL to the Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL, has positively rubbed off on the followership of the round leather game in Ogun State. Happy with the return of Premier League football to the Gateway Sate, football enthusiasts in…