Oladimeji Kayode

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Police kill five kidnappers during shootout, rescue victim

The Ogun State Police Command on Tuesday night killed five suspected kidnappers‎ after a failed attempt to collect N100 million ransom. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who paraded the corpses of the suspects to journalists at Egba Owode Divisional Police Headquarters, said the kidnappers engaged the police in…

South-West Governors

South-west governors to develop 25 years masterplan for region

Governors in the South-west zone met on Monday in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, and resolved to strengthen regional integration as pathway to the economic prosperity of the region. The governors agreed to work together to explore the different areas of comparative advantage of each constituent state and pool resources…

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‎Nigerian police dismiss three officers for N200,000 extortion

The Nigerian police said they have dismissed three officers attached to Lagos State Police Command for extorting residents. The dismissal of the officers was contained in a police bulletin on Monday. The bulletin disclosed the identities of the culprits as Okelue Nkemeonye (Inspector with Number 136005), Braimoh Sunday (Sergeant with Number 355897) and…

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Father arrested for serially raping own 13-year-old daughter

A 41-year-old man, Sikiru Odejide, has been arrested by Ogun State Police Command for allegedly raping his 13-year-old daughter. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, told PREMIUM TIMES on Sunday that the suspect was arrested following a complaint from the mother of the victim who had been separated from…

South-West Governors

South-west governors to meet in Ogun on Monday

The governors of the six states in the south-west are to converge on Monday in Abeokuta, the Ogun State Capital. According to a statement, the meeting is‎ to address the challenges confronting the region and set goals towards ensuring the success of the region. The Commissioner for Regional Integration in…

Bolaji Amusan, popularly called Mr Latin (R), and Odunlade Adekola (L)

Police investigate robbery attack on Odunlade Adekola, Mr Latin

The Ogun State Police Command on Monday said it has commenced investigation into the robbery attack on two popular Yoruba film actors, Bolaji Amusan, popularly called Mr Latin and Odunlade Adekola. The Command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, made this known to PREMIUM TIMES when he was giving updates on…

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Six killed in Ogun auto crash

Six people were on Monday killed in an auto accident which occurred at the Sagamu interchange axis of the Lagos- Ibadan Expressway. The Public Relations Officer of Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, TRACE, Babatunde Akinbiyi, confirmed the tragedy to PREMIUM TIMES. He said the commercial car, a Nissan Quest with…

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Top Ogun politicians gather to celebrate Osoba at 78

‎Top politicians in Ogun State on Saturday gathered at the home of a former governor of the state, Segun Osoba, for his 78th birthday. The politicians came from the 20 local government areas and 57 local council development areas to grace the colourful occasion. The politicians also came from different…

Bolaji Amusan, popularly called Mr Latin (R), and Odunlade Adekola (L)

JUST IN: Armed robbers attack top Nigerian actors, Odunlade Adekola, Mr. Latin

Two popular Nigerian actors, Bolaji Amusan, popularly called Mr Latin, and Odunlade Adekola were attacked by armed robbers on Saturday night. The actors were returning from a Glo music show in Ijebu-Ode, when their cars ran into the armed robbers who had laid siege along Ilishan-Sagamu road. Mr Latin narrated…

Cars in the port

Nigeria Customs vehicles e-auction records first internet scam victim

The e-auction‎ of seized vehicles and goods by the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Ogun State command, started on Thursday but with a mild drama. At the exercise, about 45 bidders were handed keys to their vehicles, having fulfilled all necessary conditions attached to the auctioning. The exercise, which took place…

Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), Ogun

MAPOLY teachers lock down school over ‘imminent mass sack’

The Academic Staff ‎Union of Polytechnics, Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta, on Tuesday began an indefinite strike over alleged plans to sack the workforce of the institution to pave way for employment of staff for the newly-established university. The National University Commission, NUC, recently approved the conversion of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic…

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Security guard arrested for allegedly hacking lawmaker’s Facebook account

The police in Ogun State have arrested a guard with a private security outfit in Lagos, Ojo Adebowale, for allegedly hacking into the Facebook account of a lawmaker with intent to defraud. The state police spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the arrest to PREMIUM TIMES on Monday in Abeokuta. "Men of…

Nigeria Police Force

Nigeria Police dismiss four officers for extortion

The Nigeria Police have announced the dismissal of four officers for extortion. The four officers served with the Ogun State Command and included one inspector, one sergeant, and two corporals. According to a police bulletin obtained by PREMIUM TIMES, the affected officials were attached to the Ijebu-Ode Division of the…

Tunde Olatubosun

Wife of man facing murder charge found dead

The wife of a man, Tunde Olatubosun, standing trial for alleged murder of a motor-boy in Abeokuta, has been found dead. Mrs. Olatubosun was allegedly murdered in the family's residence located in Gbonagun, an outskirt of Abeokuta, Ogun State‎. Her body was discovered in the house three days later. The…

Badoo Suspects [Photo Credit: New Nigerian Newspapers]

Police meet herbalists, arrest 87 ‘Badoo’ cultists, declare 20 wanted

The Lagos State Police Command on Friday said it had arrested 87 suspected Badoo cult members and declared 20 others wanted in connection with the activities of the group in Ikorodu. The police also said it met with herbalists in Ikorodu area in a bid to deal with the Badoo…

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Two students, infant killed in Ogun road crash

Two prospective students of the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, on Thursday lost their lives in a road crash on their way to formalise their admission into the university. The spokesman of Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, TRACE, Babatunde Akinbiyi, who disclosed this to Premium Times, said a two-month old baby…

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I took to robbery to finance my gospel album — Suspect

‎A 28-year-old self-acclaimed gospel musician arrested by the police for armed robbery has said that he took to crime to source money for the production of his maiden album. The suspect, Nurudeen Ogundairo, made the explanation to PREMIUM TIMES on Tuesday at Eleweran police headquarters in Abeokuta, Ogun State where…

Police reinforcement sent to forestall a breakdown of law and order

‎’Badoo’: Police order Ikorodu residents to carry valid identity cards

The Lagos State Police Command has issued a directive that henceforth all residents of Ikorodu should have a valid form of identification. The order was contained a in a statement issued by the command aimed at addressing the menace of rampant ritual killings by suspected members of a 'Badoo' cult…

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Two brothers arrested for allegedly killing Septuagenarian

The Ogun State Police Command have arrested two brothers, Mathew Elegbede (27) and Sunday Elegbede (33), over the murder of a 73 years old man. The police spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the suspects committed the crime at the home of the victim identified as Odeyemi Adebari. He said the two…

Suspect, Olabanji Oguntayo

Church warden accused of N18.5 million fraud wants plea bargain

A Church Warden, Banji Oguntayo, who allegedly duped his church member of N18.5 million, has offered to repay the money, police said. Mr. Oguntayo of Saviour Anglican Church in Abeokuta, who resides in Oke-Ata area of the town, was alleged to have taken over and sold properties belonging to the…

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Four killed in Ogun auto crash

Four passengers were on Sunday killed in a fatal auto crash along Ijebu-Ode/Benin Expressway, while others sustained various injuries. The Public Relations Officer of the Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enlightenment Corps, Babatunde Akinbiyi, who confirmed the incident, said the crash involved a loaded truck with registration number JJJ 50…

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Two nabbed for stealing Etisalat equipment

Two men have been arrested by the police in Ogun for allegedly stealing equipment belonging to troubled telecoms operator, Etisalat. The thieves allegedly broke into the Isara-Remo site of the communications outfit carting away eight heavy duty batteries valued at N1.2 million, the police said. The Ogun State Police Command…

Suspect, Olabanji Oguntayo

Church warden allegedly dupes member of N18.5 million

A church warden, Olabanji Oguntayo, has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly duping a businessman of N18.5 million. The suspect, a warden at the Saviour Anglican Church in Abeokuta, resides in Oke-Ata area of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. He allegedly took over some landed property…

Robbery suspects

Why we killed man we robbed of N200, 000 – Robbers

An eight-member gang of armed robbers who killed a bank agent in Lambe junction of Alausa community‎ located in Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun State, have confessed that they murdered the victim because he knew them. The suspects murdered the 38-year-old Sunday Awodiran‎ on May 14, at about 9.45p.m.…

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Amosun disowns Nigeria break-up audio

The Ogun State governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has disowned an audio conversation circulating on social media purporting to be a phone call between him and his Borno State counterpart, Kashim Shettima. The 20-minute audio is alleged to contain the voices of the two governors, as they spoke on the current agitation…