Oladimeji Kayode

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Customs official addressing journalists

How we killed suspected smuggler- Customs

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Ogun State Command, on Monday said it shot dead a suspected smuggler (name withheld) who tried to disarm one of its officers. The Customs’s Public Relations Officer, Abdullahi Maiwada, in a statement said some alleged smugglers were intercepted in a vehicle loaded with prohibited items…

Kazeem Yusuf

Man, 28, arrested for allegedly beating wife to death

A 28-year-old man, Kazeem Yusuf, has been arrested by the police in Ogun State for allegedly beating his wife to death in Abeokuta, the state capital Police spokesperson in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, on Wednesday said the suspect was on the run until his arrest on October 14. "The suspect…

33 YEAR OLD MAN ARRESTED FOR DEFILING 7 YEAR OLD GIRL

Police arrest 33-year old man for allegedly raping 7-year old girl

The police have arrested a 33-year old man, Olabowale Samuel, in Ogun State for allegedly raping a seven-year-old girl (name withheld). Police spokesperson in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, on Tuesday said the suspect was arrested on October 4, following a report by the father of the victim. He said the…

Police officers used to illustrate the story (Photo Credit: Cfr.org)

Lawyer accuses Nigerian police of sabotaging robbery investigation

A lawyer, Benjamin Ogunmodede, has petitioned the Inspector-General of Police over an alleged attempt by the police to sabotage the investigation into an armed robbery case. Mr Ogunmodede said the police arrested the suspects but a pump-action rifle recovered from a suspect has disappeared. The lawyer wrote the petition dated…

suspects of human skull

Police arrest two suspected grave robbers with human skull

The police in Ogun State have arrested two men, Emmanuel Aro (25) and Anu Olofinju (25), who allegedly stole the skull of a woman from her grave in Yewa North Local Government Area of the state. Police spokesperson in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said on Sunday the two suspects were…

The former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SSG), Ufot Ekaette. [PHOTO CREDIT: The News Nigeria]

Obasanjo mourns Chirac, Ekaette

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that the experience of the late former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Ufot Ekaette, in the civil service greatly assisted his administration in transforming the public service between 1999-2007. Mr Obasanjo said this in a statement in which he reacted to…

James Popoola

Obasanjo’s teacher dies at 92

A teacher who taught former President Olusegun Obasanjo at Baptist Boys High School (BBHS), Abeokuta, has died at the age of 92 years. James Popoola died in his private residence in Ilaro, a town in Yewa South Local Government Area of Ogun State A member of his extended family, Tope…

FILE PHOTO: FRSC officials at a scene of an accident

Five killed in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway crash

Five persons were on Friday killed in a road crash, and 10 others sustained injuries along Ibadan –Lagos Expressway when the commercial bus conveying them burst into flames. The Ogun State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Clement Oladele, told PREMIUM TIMES the crash occurred at about…

Nigeria Police officers are working with the military to counter insurgency.

Man, 43, in police net for allegedly raping 6-year-old girl

The police in Ogun State have arrested a 43-year-old man, Oluwole Bamidele, for allegedly raping a six-year-old daughter of his neighbour. Police spokesperson in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, on Thursday said Mr Bamidele was arrested after the case was reported at Agbado police station. He said the complainant, Ikechukwu Orji…

Nigerian Police officers on duty

Police arrest three ‘clerics’ for alleged fraud, rape

The police have arrested three self-acclaimed Islamic clerics for allegedly swindling unsuspecting members of the public and raping their female victims in Ogun State. Police spokesperson in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, on Tuesday said Aliu Abdulfatai (50), Sule Adebayo (36) and Lekan Olokodana (31) were arrested following a report by…

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo.

Xenophobia: Obasanjo urges Nigeria, others to report South Africa to African Union

Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo on Monday urged countries whose citizens were affected in the xenophobic attacks in South Africa to take the matter to the African Union (AU) for redress. He also advised the countries to consider other measures if the situation continued. Mr Obasanjo stated this while reacting…

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun

Tribunal upholds Gov Abiodun’s election

The Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abeokuta on Saturday upheld the electoral victory of the Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun. The tribunal declared that the petition of the main opposition, Allied People's Movement (APM) and its candidate, Adekunle Akinlade, challenging the victory of All Progressives Congress(APC) lacked merit. Mr Akinlade…

Nigeria Police Force

Man arrested ‘for beating wife to death’

A 40-year-old man, Kingsley Madukwe, has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly beating his wife, Glory, to death. The command's spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, made this known on Saturday. He said the arrest followed a report by one Rafiu Gbadamosi, the head of Igando in Atan-Ota. He…

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

Six die in Ogun auto crash

The Ogun Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Friday said six persons died while 24 others sustained injuries in an accident involving two commercial buses at Isara area of Ogere on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway. Clement Oladele, the Ogun Sector Commander of FRSC, told the News Agency of…

EFCC

EFCC arrests suspect who ‘assisted’ Nigerian cyber-crime syndicate in U.S.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Wednesday, said it had arrested a 'cyberfraud kingpin' in Ekiti State, who is suspected to have acted as a conduit for funds stolen by the recently arrested Nigerian fraudsters in the U.S. PREMIUM TIMES reported how the United States Department of Justice…

Former Ogun State Deputy Governor, Salimot Badru

Former Ogun deputy governor leads defectors from PDP to APC

A former Deputy Governor of Ogun State under Gbenga Daniel of Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), Salimot Badru, has joined the ruling All Progress Congress(APC) alongside many other stakeholders in the opposition party Mrs Badru led others under the auspices of Gateway Movement to join the ruling party at the state level…

Police arrest three highway robbers

The police in Ogun State on Sunday arrested three suspected highway robbers allegedly terrorising motorists on the Odogbolu/Ijebu-Ode-Benin Expressway. The police spokesperson in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the suspects were arrested on Saturday along the busy expressway. He said on sighting officers attached to Odogbolu division who were on…

Lekan Odusote (27) and Monday John (22)

We’ll beg God for forgiveness before our execution — Armed Robbery Suspects

There was a mild drama on Wednesday at the police headquarters in Abeokuta, Ogun State, as two robbery suspects said they would seek forgiveness from God before they are executed for murder. Lekan Odusote (27) and Monday John (22) allegedly killed a commercial motorcycle operator in Ijebu-Ode, stole his motorcycle…

NIGERIA: Nigerian police force

Alleged land grabbing kingpin, facing murder, robbery charges, remanded in prison

A Chief Magistrate Court in Sagamu, Ogun State, has ordered the remand of a suspected land grabbing kingpin, Kamorudeen Lamina, popularly called ‘Sir K’. Mr Lamina was arraigned over allegations of terrorising land owners in the south-western part of the country. The accused is facing a four-count charge of attempted…

The suspected robbers

Robbery suspects arrested while fighting over loot

Two suspected armed robbers have been arrested while fighting over their proceeds from a robbery operation they carried out in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State. Police spokesperson in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, in a statement on Wednesday said the suspects, Lekan Odusote (27) and Monday John (22), had lured a commercial motorcycle…

Olusegun Obasanjo

Obasanjo wades into communal feud

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has waded into a 15-year-old communal feud between Itele and Ayetoro-Budo in Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State. The feud between the two communities had led to the loss of many lives and properties with efforts to resolve the crisis always fruitless. However, on Saturday,…

Nigerian Police on patrol

Man arrested for raping, impregnating own daughter

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 52-year-old man, Emmanuel Ikhine, for allegedly raping his 18 years old biological daughter (name withheld), who is currently pregnant for her father. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed this to PREMIUM TIMES on Sunday. He said the suspect, who resides…

Nigerian Police officers used to illustrate the story

#RevolutionNow: Four charged to court in Ogun

The Ogun State Police Command on Wednesday said four suspects arrested during the 'Revolution Now' protest have been arraigned before an Abeokuta Magistrate Court. The Command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, made this known in a statement made available to journalists. He said the suspects were arraigned on a three-count…

Gringori’s son, kidnapped alongside Redeemed Church pastor, narrates ordeal

The police have identified the son of the late comedian, James Iroha, popularly called, Giringori, as one of five persons kidnapped along Sagamu-Benin-Ore Expressway last week. The victims included a magistrate and a deaconess of the Redeemed Christian Church of God and two others, who were rescued by the Ogun…

Herdsmen

Non-Fulanis also to blame for South-West insecurity — Gan Allah Fulani group

A Fulani socio-cultural group, Gan Allah Fulani Development Association, has called for joint community responsibility between the Yoruba and Fulani leaders to find a lasting solution to insecurity in the South West region. The association said this on Saturday in a communiqué issued at the end of a meeting with…