Oladimeji Kayode

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I killed my mum for asking for sex with me – Man

A 33-year-old man, Segun Ogunlusi, on Tuesday claimed that he killed his 60-year-old mother for asking for sex with him. The suspect was arrested by the police following a report by his sister that their mother was missing. The body was later found in a soak-away in their home, at…

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Mortician, nurse die of Lassa fever in Ogun

‎A mortician identified only as Okusaga, and a nurse, Omobolanle Adesuyi, have died of Lassa fever at Federal Medical Centre, Abeokuta, Ogun State. The deceased persons are believed to have contracted the deadly virus from a Lebanese patient who later died. The hospital cancelled a planned Christmas carol scheduled for…

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Judge’s absence stalls trial of vice chancellor accused of N800 million fraud

‎The absence of the judge stalled the criminal trial of the Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Olusola Oyewole, and two others on Friday. Other accused facing trial for the alleged misappropriation of N800 million and abuse of office before Justice Olatokunbo Majekodunmi of an Ogun State High…

Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB)

Nigerian University to re-absorb 23 sacked workers if they beg

The management of the crisis-ridden Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, said it is ready to re-absorb 23 sacked workers if they tender written appeals for pardon by Monday. In a press statement by spokesperson of the institution, Emi Alawode, on Friday, the university explained that the step was to ensure…

Obafemi Awolowo University

Alleged N1.4 billion fraud: How OAU Vice-Chancellor got into trouble

The acting Vice-Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Anthony Elujoba, who is under investigation over alleged diversion of N1.4 billion of the university’s fund, ran into trouble by drawing the remunerations of a substantive holder of his office, investigations by PREMIUM TIMES have revealed. Mr. Elujoba and the university’s bursar,…

Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB)

Vice Chancellor docked for alleged N800 million fraud returns money to EFCC

The embattled Vice Chancellor of Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta,  Olusola Oyewole, and others accused of corruption have refunded N6.5 million to the anti-graft agency, EFCC, PREMIUM TIMES learnt Mr. Oyewole is facing criminal charges for allegedly misappropriating N800 million belonging to the university. He was charged to court alongside…

House of Representatives

Immunity clause is no go area in constitution review – Reps

The House of Representatives' Special Ad-hoc Committee on the Review of the 1999 Constitution has said it would not recommend the removal of the immunity clause that shield the president and state governors from prosecution while in office. The Chairman of the committee, Yusuff Lasun, at a press conference Saturday…

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Ogun reinstates 12 sacked workers

Ogun State Government on Tuesday announced the recall of 12 out of 16 workers in the state public service recently dismissed. The workers were accused of unethical conduct during this year’s Teachers' Day celebration. The Head of Service, Sola Adeyemi, made this known in a press statement, adding that the…

Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB)

University management enmeshed in N800 million scandal move to sack striking doctors

Four medical doctors at the troubled Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, have been queried for allegedly abandoning work. The four doctors, O. Tijani, O. Bankole, O. Nasir and. N. Daodu, were asked to explain why disciplinary actions should not be taken against them. "It was noticed that you abandoned your…

Bola Kuforiji-Olubi

Former Minister Kuforiji-Olubi is dead

A former Minister of Commerce, Bola Kuforiji-Olubi is dead. The Ogun State government in a statement said she died on Saturday barely over two months after she clocked 80 years. She was the first female president of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, ICAN. “Yes we will miss her,…

Funmilayo Ogunkomaya

Best graduating student gets University’s automatic employment

The authorities of Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, have offered automatic employment to the overall best graduating student of the institution. The immediate appointment for Funmilayo Ogunkomaya was announced at the 8th convocation ceremony of the university on Monday by the Vice-Chancellor, Oluyemisi Obilade. The best student,…

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Hoodlums attack Ogun hospital staff for delaying treatment of accident victims

Hoodlums, commonly known as area boys, on Wednesday disrupted medical activities at the Ogun State Hospital, Ifo, in Ifo local government area for almost one hour. The attackers stormed the hospital when some commercial motorcyclists were brought in to receive medical attention following a crash which occurred at Papalanto along…

Nigerian Army

Soldiers drafted to restore peace to warring Ogun, Ondo communities

Soldiers have been drafted to quell a violent conflict between two communities in Ogun and Ondo states. PREMIUM TIMES reported how violence erupted between Makun-Omi and Ajijere communities in Ogun and Ondo States respectively. The two communities fought over the ownership of a boundary village, Limorisa, between them. The soldiers…

Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB)

Nigeria university shops for successor to Vice Chancellor accused of N800 million fraud

The Senate of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, on Thursday said it has started the process for the selection of a new Vice-Chancellor. The incumbent Vice-Chancellor, Olusola Oyewole, is currently facing a criminal charge alongside two others for alleged misappropriation of N800 million belonging to the university. The three…

Nigerian soldiers on patrol in Maiduguri

Violence erupts between neighbouring communities in Ogun, Ondo

There have been clashes between neighbouring communities of Makun-Omi and Apijere located in Ogun and Ondo States respectively, leaving many people injured. The violence was caused by both communities laying claims to the ownership of Limorisa , a border village between the two communities. A witness told PREMIUM TIMES that…

Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB)

After three nights in prison, ‘corrupt’ Nigeria University Vice Chancellor released on bail

The Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Olusola Oyewole, and Pro-Chancellor, Adeseye Ogunlewe, have finally been released on bail. Both men were charged last Friday at an Abeokuta court for allegedly mismanaging the university's N800 million. Although they were granted bail on Friday, the bail conditions were…

Buruji Kashamu

Ogun PDP factions expel Buruji Kashamu, Gbenga Daniel

The festering crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party in Ogun State, over the weekend, saw two factions of the party engage in counter actions that meant sacking each other’s leaders for alleged anti-party activities. The faction led by Sikirulai Ogundele and loyal to former Governor Gbenga Daniel had on Friday…

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Obasanjo officiates football match between male, female doctors

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday added humour to the South-West games of the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, as he featured as the official referee for the football match organised by the body. The match was between female and male doctors, and was played at the Moshood Abiola International Stadium,…

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Nigeria University Vice Chancellor, accused of N800 million fraud, to spend night in prison

The Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Olusola Oyewole, and the institution's pro-chancellor, Adeseye Ogunlewe, will spend Friday night in prison despite being granted bail, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt. The two men were charged to court alongside the university's bursar, Moses Ilesanmi, on an 18-count charge of…

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University Vice Chancellor, others charged with ‘N800 million fraud’

The Vice-Chancellor of Federal University of Agriculture,Olusola Oyewole,as well as the school's Pro-Chancellor, Adeseye Ogunlewe, have been arraigned in court on an 18-count charge of financial malpractices. The two officials were arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, alongside the institution's bursar, Moses Ilesanmi. The three…

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Pastor arrested in Ogun for alleged rape

A pastor, Adekunle Francis, has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly raping a 17-year-old girl. The Command's Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the arrest to PREMIUM TIMES on Thursday, said the suspect forcefully had sex with the victim under the pretence of praying and…

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Ogun journalist is dead

A broadcast journalist, Omoh Esene, is dead. He died on Tuesday, his family said. A statement by the Nigeria Union of Journalists, signed by its Secretary, Soji Amosu, said the deceased worked at the Ogun State Television, OGTV, where he rose to become head of news before his redeployment to…

EFCC Operatives

EFCC to arraign Nigeria university Vice-Chancellor, Pro- Chancellor, Bursar for alleged fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, will on Friday arraign the Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Olusola Oyewole, alongside two others for alleged fraud. The head of media of the Ibadan zonal office of the commission, Ayo Oyewole, who disclosed this to PREMIUM TIMES on Wednesday…

Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB)

Vice Chancellor, who sacked whistleblowers, arrested for fraud

The Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Olusola Oyewole, who suspended and later sacked three whistleblowers, has been arrested. A source at the anti-graft commission, EFCC, told the News Agency of Nigeria, on Wednesday in Abuja that Mr. Oyewole was arrested for alleged fraud. According to the…

Governor Ibikunle Amosun

Ogun governor presents N221.1 billion budget for 2017

Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun on Tuesday presented a total budget of N221.129 billion for the 2017 fiscal year to the State House of Assembly. The budget, titled, “Budget of Repositioning”, represents an increase of 10.45 per cent compared to the 2016 budget. Mr. Amosun, while presenting the budget, explained…