Oladimeji Kayode

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The vehicle in flames after the accident

Passengers trapped as commercial bus catches fire in Ogun

Some passengers were trapped inside a commercial bus which went up in flames on Thursday at Ijebu-Ife axis along Ore-Ijebu-Ode-Sagamu Expressway. The Public Relations Officer of Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, Ogun State Command, Florence Okpe, who confirmed this said the Toyota Hiace vehicle went up in flames while in…

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun

Governor Abiodun Orders Political Appointees To Produce Academic Certificates

The governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun, has ordered all political appointees in his administration to submit their academic qualifications and curriculum vitae, for scrutiny. The order was contained in a circular reference number SSG/ADM. 22/251, which was signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Tokunbo Talabi. The statement…

Seyi Makinde: Oyo State Governor

I’m not aware FG declared ‘Amotekun’ illegal – Makinde

The Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday said he was not aware the Federal Government of Nigeria had pronounced the South-west security outfit known as ‘Amotekun’, as an illegal organisation. The governor made this known while speaking with journalists shortly after his visit to a former president, Olusegun Obasanjo,…

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde

Obasanjo, Makinde in closed-door meeting

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Wednesday entered into a closed-door meeting with Seyi Makinde, the governor of Oyo State, in Abeokuta. The meeting, which held in the pent-house of the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, lasted several hours. The governor arrived for the meeting at about 2.30 p.m., and after a…

FILE: FRSC on an accident site [Photo credit: Instagram: @frscnigeria]

Two killed in Abeokuta-Ibadan road accident

Two persons were killed in an auto crash in Ogun State on Sunday morning. The accident occurred in Akankan Village via Olodo, Abeokuta-Ibadan Highway. The Public Relations Officer of the Ogun State Traffic Agency, Babatunde Akinbiyi, who confirmed the incident on Sunday, said the crash involved a truck which summersaulted.…

Ogun new commissioners

Ogun Swears In 18 Commissioners, 15 Special Advisers

The Ogun State government on Friday swore in 18 of its 19 commissioners, as well as 15 special advisers who took the oath of allegiance and office in the presence of the governor and chieftains of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The swearing-in was held at the June 12…

L-R: Gov. Dapo Abiodun and Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo

Obasanjo visits Ogun governor

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday paid a surprise visit to the Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, at his Oke-Mosan office in Abeokuta, where the duo spent about an hour in a closed-door meeting. Mr Obasanjo was said to arrive the governor’s office around 11.45 a.m and was received by…

Late Shuaib Mulero Adeosun from Ipokia Local Government

Ogun Caretaker Chairman Nominee Dies Few Hours To Screening

Barely few hours to the screening of newly appointed Caretaker Chairmen for the twenty local government area of Ogun State, one of the nominees, Shuaib Adeosun, from Ipokia Local Government, has died. A family source, on Wednesday, said the deceased had been ill for a while. He, however, died as…

Truck Kills Four In Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Crash

Truck Kills Four In Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Crash

A lone accident involving a truck at Pipeline Junction, Ogere Remo axis of Ibadan-Lagos Expressway, on Thursday, claimed the lives of four persons while leaving four other passengers with various degrees of injuries. The Public Relations Officer Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Babatunde Akinbiyi, said the crash…

Dangote truck set ablaze

Mob sets trucks ablaze for killing two motorcyclists in Ogun

An angry mob on Tuesday set ablaze two trucks belonging to Dangote Cement Company for reportedly killing two persons in an accident along Ijebu-Ode- Ibadan road. The Public Relations Officer of Ogun State Traffic Agency, Babatunde Akinbiyi, said the fatal crash occurred in Imowo-Eleran town axis of the road. He…

Man takes girlfriend to 'pastor' for money ritual where she's beheaded

Man takes girlfriend to ‘pastor’ for money ritual where she’s beheaded – Police

A 42-year-old self-acclaimed pastor, Segun Philip, has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly killing a final year Sociology student of the Lagos State University, Favour Daley-Oladele, for money ritual. The cleric was arrested alongside a 23-year-old boy, Adeeko Owolabi, said to be the boyfriend of the…

Ogun on map

Ogun assembly passes 2020 budget

The Ogun State House of Assembly on Friday approved the state's 2020 budget proposal of N449.9 billion largely retaining the budget presented by the executive. It, however, effected a slight increment of N2.1 billion for capital projects. While the capital component was increased from N269.1 billion to N271.2 billion, the…

The suspect

Man arrested for beating wife to death – Police

A 37-year-old man, Mutiu Sonola, has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly beating his 34-year-old wife, Zainab Shotayo, to death. The Command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the incident on Thursday, said the suspect was arrested on Wednesday following a report by the father…

Fire on Lagos-Ibadan expressway as tankers crash

Two petrol tankers conveying petroleum products, on Wednesday evening, crashed on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway resulting in a fire incident, The Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, Ogun State Command, Clement Oladele, who confirmed the incident on Wednesday said the development had caused gridlock on the road. He advised motorists…

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

APM governorship candidate in Ogun, Akinlade, returns to APC

The Ogun State governorship candidate of the Allied Peoples Movement in the February election, Adekunle Akinlade, on Monday returned to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) alongside scores of his loyalists. Mr Akinlade was the choice of the then outgoing Ogun governor, Ibikunle Amosun. He was encouraged by Mr Amosun…

Olurunimbe Mamora

Minister narrates ‘bitter’ experience at Lagos-Ibadan highway gridlock

The Minister of State, Health, Olorunnimbe Mamora, on Saturday narrated his experience during a gridlock on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, where he reportedly spent five hours for a journey of one hour to Abeokuta, his destination. Mr Mamora was billed to deliver a lecture at the 35th Anniversary Celebration organized by the…

Taofeek Oyeyemi

Man arrested for impregnating own teenage daughter

A 42-year-old man, Taofeek Oyeyemi, has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for impregnating his 16-year-old biological daughter, and attempting to abort the pregnancy through a quack doctor. The police spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, made this known on Thursday in a statement. The suspect was arrested following a complaint…

Market on fire (Photo Credit: Saharareporters)

Fire guts Ijebu-Ode market

Fire has razed parts of the Ita-Osu International market located in Ijebu-Ode Local Government Area of Ogun State. Over 20 shops were razed in the inferno with goods and properties worth millions of naira destroyed. The fire occurred late on Sunday night. A witness said officials of the state fire…

Armed robbers attack hospital, rob patients, staff – Police

An armed robbery gang attacked a hospital in Ogun State and stole from the patients and staff present. The armed robbers attacked the private hospital in Ibafo community, Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State and dispossessed patients of their belongings. The Ogun State Police Command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola…

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun

Ogun governor submits list of commissioner-nominees to state assembly

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, on Thursday, forwarded the list of nominees for commissioners to the state House of Assembly for approval. There are 18 names on the list. They are Taiwo Oludotun, Funmi Efuwape, Tunji Akinosi, Moruph Afolabi Afuape, Ganiyu Oladunjoye, Siti Osho, Femi Okubadejo and Jamiu Omoniyio The…

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway under construction as FRSC announces temporary closure.

CHRISTMAS: FRSC deploys 1,700 personnel on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, other Ogun roads

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) will deploy 1,700 personnel to control traffic on highways across Ogun State during the Christmas festival. The spokesperson of the agency in the state, Florence Okpe, disclosed this in a statement on Monday. Ms Okpe said the focus of the agency will be on…

Police arrest three for murder

The police in Ogun State have arrested three suspects over the death of a 27-year-old man who was stabbed in the chest. Police spokesperson in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, on Sunday, said the incident occurred at Powerline bus stop in Agbado axis of Ifo Local Government Area of the state.…

A cattle rearer, Muhammad Garba, has been arrested by the Ogun State police command for allegedly killing a farmer, Segun Akinlade, in Imala community of Abeokuta North Local Government Area.

Cattle herder arrested for killing farmer in Ogun

A cattle rearer, Muhammad Garba, has been arrested by the Ogun State police command for allegedly killing a farmer, Segun Akinlade, in Imala community of Abeokuta North Local Government Area. The command's spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed this on Saturday, said the suspect was arrested following a distress call received…

Man arrested with 300 wraps of Indian Hemp – Police

A man, Ibrahim Aremu, popularly called Jenromi, has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly being in possession of about 300 wraps of suspected Indian hemp. The command spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, made this known on Friday. He said the suspect was arrested following information received by the…

Titilayo Ajanaku

Obasanjo’s former aide, Titilayo Ajanaku, dies at 73

A former Special Adviser to the President on Women Affairs under the administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Titilayo Ajanaku, has died. The death of Mrs Ajanaku was confirmed by her son in a telephone interview with Mr Obasanjo in the early hours of Thursday, the former president said. Mrs…