Oladimeji Kayode

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The suspect

Man, 25, arrested for allegedly killing wife’s suspected lover

The police in Ogun State have arrested a 25-year-old man for allegedly killing one Olakiitan Balogun whom he suspected was having an amorous relationship with his wife. The police spokesperson in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, on Wednesday said Ajibade Olumuyiwa was arrested following a distress call received by the Divisional…

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo.

Obasanjo denies receiving salary as NOUN lecturer, demands apology from VC

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo on Wednesday faulted a claim by the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) that it pays him an annual allowance for his role as a facilitator of the university. Mr Obasanj is a lecturer or facilitator at the Abeokuta campus of the university. Premium Times reported…

Gbenga Daniel

24hrs after ‘quitting politics’, Gbenga Daniel considers joining APC

A former Ogun State governor, Gbenga Daniel, on Sunday indicated that he was considering joining the All Progressives Congress (APC). Mr Daniel on Saturday resigned from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), saying he was quitting politics. On Sunday, however, after meeting with his supporters, Mr Daniel said he was considering…

Oyo State governor-elect, Oluseyi Makinde alongside former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo.

Oyo governor-elect visits Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has advised the Oyo State governor-elect, Oluseyi Makinde, to shun corruption when he takes over on May 29. According to a statement on the visit by his media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi, Mr Obasanjo gave the advice on Thursday when Mr Makinde paid him a courtesy visit…

A 25-year-old man, Seyi Ajiboy who raped a minor

Man arrested for allegedly raping minor

A 25-year-old man, Seyi Ajiboye, has been arrested for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl (name withheld) who is suffering down syndrome. Down syndrome is a genetic disorder which causes developmental and intellectual delays in children. The Ogun State Police Command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who spoke with journalists on…

Temitope Olatoye

Murder of Oyo lawmaker politically motivated – Family

The bereaved family of the late lawmaker representing Oyo State at the House of Representatives, Temitope Olatoye (Sugar), who was shot dead last Saturday, has said the killing was politically motivated. The brother of the deceased, Olajide Olatoye, made the allegation on behalf of the family on Tuesday. He was…

Dapo-Abiodun

I have no ill feelings towards Amosun – Ogun Governor-Elect

The Ogun State governor-elect, Dapo Abiodun of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Monday said he has no ill-feelings towards the out-going governor, Ibikunle Amosun, in spite his rejection by Mr Amosun before and during the poll. Mr Abiodun said this while addressing a press conference at his private residence…

Dapo-Abiodun

Dapo Abiodun Wins Ogun Governorship Election

The governorship candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun, has emerged the winner of the governorship election held on Saturday. He led with 241,670 votes against his closest rival, Adekunle Akinlade, of Allied Peoples Movement (APM), who scored 222,153 votes. The final results released…

The governorship candidate of Allied Peoples Movement, (APM), Adekunle Akinlade

APM rejects Ogun governorship poll results

The Allied People's Movement (APM) in Ogun State has rejected the collation process of last Saturday's Governorship and Assembly elections in the state. It is alleging that the process was compromised, and ''against wishes of general voters''. The Director General of the party's Campaign Organisation, Sarafa Tunji-Isola, made this known…

Bush cleared by INEC officials before voting

INEC officials held hostage in Ogun – REC

The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Ogun State, Ganiu Raji, has raised an alarm that officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) are being held hostage in one of the local government areas of the state. Mr Raji made this known on Sunday during the ongoing results' announcement at the…

Johnson Sotayo of the APM arrested by the EFCC

Ogun APM Assembly Candidate Caught With Huge Cash At Polling Booth

A State House of Assembly candidate under the platform of Allied Peoples Movement (APM), in Ogun State, Johnson Sotayo, was on Saturday arrested with huge cash at a polling unit in Abeokuta, the state capital. The politician was accosted at Ijaiye Park in Abeokuta South Local Government Area of the…

Nigerian Police on patrol

One killed in Ogun political violence

Suspected thugs on Thursday attacked a rally organised by an All Progressives Congress (APC) Ogun State House of Assembly candidate, Kunle Oluomo. At least one person was killed in the attack held in the Ifo constituency where the politician seeks to represent. The Ogun State Police Command Public Relations Officer,…

Vice-president, Yemi Osinbajo campaigning in Kabba, Kogi West [Photo: @ProfOsinbajo]

Elections: Osinbajo alleges plot to cause mayhem in Ogun

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday, said the presidency is aware of a plot by some people in authority to cause mayhem in Ogun State during the Saturday Governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections. Mr Osinbajo said this while addressing political rallies for the All Progressives Congress (APC)…

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo.

Why I will continue to criticise Buhari — Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Tuesday said he would continue to criticise President Muhammadu Buhari until he improves his style of governance. He also said he is qualified to criticise any government policy and leader found wanting in the discharge of his or her duties. Mr Obasanjo stated this while…

Owolabi Adewale, murder suspect

Man hacks aged aunt to death over lottery — Police

A 29-year-old man, Owolabi Adewale, has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for killing his aunt, Ebunola Aroboto, 99. The crime occurred at Maraisa Lane Igan road Ago-Iwoye in Ijebu-North Local Government Area of the state. The command spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed this on Tuesday, said the…

Gov. Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State [Photo: The Guardian Nigeria]

Amosun bows to pressure, approves reinstatement of dismissed NLC leader, others

Days after threatening to disgrace labour leaders, the Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has approved the reinstatement of the dismissed chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Ogun, Akeem Ambali, into the state's local government service. The reinstatement comes about a year after Mr Ambali was dismissed by the…

Gov. Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State [Photo: The Guardian Nigeria]

Amosun threatens to ‘disgrace’ labour leaders planing protest

The Ogun State governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has threatened to disgrace the leadership of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) if the congress insists on embarking a protest scheduled to take place next Tuesday in the state. The governor handed down the threat while featuring on a monitored radio live programme on Thursday…

Gov. Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State [Photo: The Guardian Nigeria]

Amosun speaks on victory at polls

The Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has said that his victory at the senatorial election confirms his political relevance in the state. He said in spite of an alleged gang-up against him by the leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress to which he belongs, he still emerged victoriously. Mr…

Buhari wins Ogun State

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Muhammadu Buhari, has won the presidential election in Ogun State with 281,762 votes. His closest rival, Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), polled 194,655 votes. The results from the 20 local government areas of the state were announced Monday…

President Muhammadu Buhari and Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun

Amosun, Daniel, Kashamu deliver wards to parties

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State has won Ward 6, Unit 8, Itagbangba in Abeokuta South Local Government Area. Governor Ibikunle Amosun, who is running for the Senate, is from the ward. President Muhammed Buhari of the APC defeated his closest rival, Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples…

Card reader rejects Obasanjo, Bankole's fingerprints

Card reader rejects Obasanjo, Bankole’s fingerprints

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo was a victim of a malfunctioned card reader, as the machine rejected his fingerprint seven times, before the problem was eventually resolved. Mr Obasnjo later cast his votes at about 11.15 a.m. He voted at Ward 11, Polling Unit 22 in Olusomi compound, Totoro community in…

Acting IGP, Mohammed Adamu, during the handing over ceremony of the 19th to the 20th IGP at the Police Headquarters in Abuja on Wednesday (16/1/19).

Ex-police commissioners to supervise elections in Ogun

Some former Commissioners of Police have been assigned to monitor the Presidential and National Assembly elections in Ogun State. They would be supervised by the Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) in charge of Zone 2, Lawal Shehu, who can be contacted on telephone number 08033560903. The Commissioners and their…

Baba Suwe on way to hospital

Ailing actor, Baba Suwe, admitted into hospital

Ailing Yoruba actor, Babatunde Omidina, popularly called ‘Baba Suwe” was on Friday admitted at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, Idi Araba, Lagos State over an unknown ailment. The Theater Arts and Motions Pictures Producers Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN) secured the admission. The actor at the time of filing this…

OBASANJO, EXPERTS MEET ON POPULATION IN AFRICA

Obasanjo, experts discuss making Africa’s population an asset

A former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, on Wednesday in conjunction with 18 global population experts under the banner of the Africa Progress Group (APG), met to fashion out how to make Africa's population an asset rather than a liability. The international session was held at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL)…

Nigerian Police officers used to illustrate the story

Two arrested for allegedly robbing police officers

The Ogun State Police Command on Wednesday arrested two robbery suspects for allegedly robbing two policewomen. The two, Hafiz Omidokun and Peter Babalola, allegedly robbed the women at Iyana-Ilogbo area in Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of the State. The Command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the victims were on…