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We Met Five Ambulances In Ogun, We Have Bought 12 More – Dapo Abiodun
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We Met Five Ambulances In Ogun, We Have Bought 12 More – Dapo Abiodun

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, said he met just five functional ambulances serving the entire state when he assumed office in May 2019. However, the governor said he had procured 12 additional ambulances, saying he “placed high premium and value on the Health and Emergency Response as an important sector in the state.” Abiodun made it known that his administration was aiming towards making one ambulance available in each of the 26 state constituencies in Ogun. The governor spoke on Tuesday while playing host to the Governing Board of the National Youth Service Scheme Governing Board (NYSC), led by its Chairman, Ambassador Fatima Balla Abubakar, in his Oke Mosan, Abeokuta office. According to him, the state government recently launched its 24-hour ambulance response serv...
Abducted Ogun Doctor, Nurse Regain Freedom
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Abducted Ogun Doctor, Nurse Regain Freedom

The Head of the General Hospital, Imeko, Dr Oladunni Odetola, who was kidnapped on Wednesday night, alongside a nurse identified as Mrs Bamgbose, has been released. DAILY POST learn that the medical personnel were released on Monday night by their abductors. It will be recalled that Odetola and the nurse were kidnapped while driving along Abeokuta-Imeko road. The kidnappers were said to have emerged from the bush at Olubo village, dragged them away, leaving their car on the road. In an attempt to rescue them, the community had mobilised 26 local vigilantes to comb the forest, but they were attacked by the kidnappers, who shot them and also burnt their two vehicles and nine motorcycles. Confirming the release of Odetola and the nurse, the Balogun Isale of Imeko, Chief Gan...
Herdsmen: FG Lied, Ogun Refugees Still In Benin Republic, Says Red Cross
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Herdsmen: FG Lied, Ogun Refugees Still In Benin Republic, Says Red Cross

The Nigerian Red Cross Society on Friday says contrary to the Federal Government’s claim that Ogun refugees have left Benin Republic, the victims of herdsmen attacks are still displaced in the francophone West African country. The Ogun State Executive Branch Secretary of the humanitarian group, Oluwole Aboyade, stated this in an interview with The PUNCH. Some residents of the Yewa area of Ogun State were recently forced to seek refuge in Benin Republic following attacks by herdsmen who invaded their villages and unleashed unprintable horror on them. The PUNCH also visited some of the Ogun refugees in Benin Republic where they narrated their ordeal including how herdsmen burnt their children and their houses and how they had scampered for safety in the wake of the attacks. T...
Fulani Herdsmen Kill 2 Hunters In Ogun
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Fulani Herdsmen Kill 2 Hunters In Ogun

Two hunters were said to have been killed by suspected herdsmen in Okun-Owa, Odogbolu Local Government Area of Ogun State. Residents of the community said they discovered the bodies of the slain hunters in Oko-Agerige. DAILY POST reports that leaders of the community have written a letter to Okun-Owa, urging him to save their souls. According to Asiwaju Sina Ogunbambo, the leader of the community, the hunters were killed by herdsmen. Ogunbambo said they were declared missing on Saturday after they failed to return home a night they embarked on hunting. “A search party went to the forest and their shocking discovery was the corpses of the two young men,” Ogunbambo said in the letter sent to Gov Abiodun. Quoting sources who visited the scene, he disclosed that there wer...
2023: Nobody Can Match Tinubu Candidacy – Ogun Monarchs
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2023: Nobody Can Match Tinubu Candidacy – Ogun Monarchs

The Olu of Ilaro and Paramount ruler of Yewaland, Oba Kehinde Olugbenle as well as the Alake and Paramount ruler of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo on Monday declared their support towards the vision of the South West Agenda 2023 for promoting the candidature of Senator Ahmed Bola Tinubu as the rightful candidate to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari. The monarchs, who spoke in their palaces when members of the group paid them courtesy visits described Tinubu as the best choice from the southwest zone of the country to take over from President Buhari in 2023. Oba Olugbenle said his support for the former governor of Lagos State is apolitical, adding that Tinubu is the most qualified candidate any political party in the South West could boast of. He argued that the south west co...
To Avoid Corruption, Office Holders must swear by Ogun, Ifa and Sango – Cleric, SatGuru Maharajji Says
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To Avoid Corruption, Office Holders must swear by Ogun, Ifa and Sango – Cleric, SatGuru Maharajji Says

Satguru Maharajji, the founder of One Love Family sect, says it has become necessary to incorporate traditional gods including Ogun, Ifa and Sango in oath swearing in courts and inaugural ceremonies of political office holders to avoid corruption completely. Maharajji stated this when he spoke at a national news conference to discuss crucial issues affecting the world on Saturday, February 20. “We should include Ogun, Ifa, Sango and our traditional gods in oath swearing in courts and inaugural ceremonies to avoid corruption completely. People swear with the Bible and Quran and get away unpunished for mismanagement of human and material resources, fraud and scandals that discourage the society. This has led to the destruction of many families and industries. So, if people who are...
Herdsmen Killed My Husband For Complaining Cows Ate His Cassava – Ogun Farmer
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Herdsmen Killed My Husband For Complaining Cows Ate His Cassava – Ogun Farmer

Rashidat Olowoniyi, the 30-year-old wife of a murdered farmer in the Imeko-Afon Local Government Area of Ogun State, Dele Olwoniyi, has said she watched in disbelief as herdsmen macheted her husband to death, for challenging how their cows ate his cassava crops. Peeping through the curtains inside a small hut at a farm settlement located at Oha village in the Imeko- Afon LGA, Rashidat recalled that she could not shout alongside her only child of a 10-year-old marriage so that the killer herdsmen would not harm her and her son. Olowoniyi’s wife was said to have found him dead with machete cuts in his neck and other parts of his body. Speaking with Punch, Rashidat claimed that the suspected herdsmen were 18 and stormed the farm at 12am with six motorcycles and started shooting i...
Residents Of Owode, Ogun Withdraw Children From School As Fulani Herdsmen Strike
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Residents Of Owode, Ogun Withdraw Children From School As Fulani Herdsmen Strike

Residents Of Ogun Community Rush To Withdraw Children From School As Suspected Fulani Herdsmen Kill Couple Suspected criminal Fulani herders have killed a man and his wife in their home at Owode community of Ogun State on Wednesday. The General Secretary of All Farmers Association of Nigeria, Ogun State chapter, Mr. Olugbenga Popoola, told SaharaReporters on Thursday. The couple, according to Popoola, were slaughtered by the killer herders at midnight, and their dead bodies were found by their neighbours early Thursday morning. The incident has thrown the community dwellers into apprehension and mourning, while the police in the state have beefed up security in the affected area and adjoining settlements. It was reliably gathered that parents in the neighbouring areas ha...
Ogun Serial Murder Suspect With Charm Owolabi Oludipe ‘Somori’ Shot Dead
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Ogun Serial Murder Suspect With Charm Owolabi Oludipe ‘Somori’ Shot Dead

Men of the Ogun State Police Command have killed a suspected cultist, Owolabi Oludipe, aka Somori. Oludipe was shot dead on Sunday while he and his gang allegedly engaged policemen from the Odogbolu division in a gun battle. The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed this on Monday. Oyeyemi said the suspect, who had been on the wanted list of the command, was sighted at the Ita-Ado area of Odogbolu, where he and his fellow Aiye cult members were planning another attack. He added that a call was made to the Odogbolu Divisional Police Officer, who mobilised his men and moved to the scene. The PPRO said, “On seeing the policemen, the gang engaged them in a shootout, consequent upon which their leader, Somori, was shot and injured, while other...
Three Men Arrested For Beating 23-year-old To Death Over Phone Theft In Ogun
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Three Men Arrested For Beating 23-year-old To Death Over Phone Theft In Ogun

Operatives of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested three men who beat a 23-year- old man to death over an alleged phone theft. According to the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the three men identified as Ugo Obi, Chinonso Jude and Chibuke Samson, all of MTN street Iju Ota, were arrested following a report by one Ajibade Gbenga who reported at Onipanu divisional headquarters that his son Samuel Ajibade was alleged to have stolen two handsets by the suspects, consequent upon which the three suspects jointly beat him to state of comma. Oyeymi said Ajibade informed the police that the deceased was rushed to general hospital ota for medical attention but was confirmed dead on arrival, by the doctor on duty. Upon the report, the DPO Onipanu div...
Soldiers Escort Herdsmen To Ogun Villages, Flog Residents For Rejecting Herders
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Soldiers Escort Herdsmen To Ogun Villages, Flog Residents For Rejecting Herders

Not a few residents of Ketu-speaking villages in Yewa North Local Government Area, Ogun State were brutalised by soldiers who escorted herdsmen to graze in the communities, prompting residents and monarchs to cry out to the military and state government for help, KUNLE AKINRINADE reports. Seye Mulero panted like a rat that had just escaped the claws of a ravenous cat. He could hardly acknowledge the sympathy offered by the kinsmen that surrounded him, urging him to take heart and seek medical treatment in hospital as he pulled up his shirt to show his badly hurt body at Ubeku village in Yewa North Local Government Area, Ogun State. “Sorry,” said some of the women repeatedly in Yoruba as Mulero pulled up his shirt to show the wounds from the flogging on his muscular body, urging him...
10 Pregnant Girls And Kids Rescued From Ogun Baby Factory
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10 Pregnant Girls And Kids Rescued From Ogun Baby Factory

10 pregnant girl and some kids have been rescued by the Ogun state police command from a baby factory at Ofada, Mowe, Obafemi-Owode LGA. While the operator of the factory, Mrs Florence Ogbonna reportedly fled during the raid on Tuesday December 1, her daughter and a physically challenged man were arrested. The physically challenged man is allegedly responsible for impregnating the young girls and after delivery, their babies were sold by Mrs Ogbonna who was arrested for similar offence and is standing trial for human trafficking. Ogun police spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi said the young expectant mothers aged 18 to 24 years, were transported from Imo, Abia and Ebonyi states with a promise of securing employment for them but later lured into the illicit trade. The raid was c...
Adire Now School Uniform In Ogun
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Adire Now School Uniform In Ogun

Ogun State Governor, Prince @dabiodunMFR , has called on the @NGRPresident to adopt Adire as an attire for national events and as a cultural symbol in the nation's foreign missions, to further promote the rich culture of the nation to the outside world. Governor Abiodun made the call at the official launch of Ogun Adire Digital Market Place at the June 12 Cultural centre, Kuto, Abeokuta. He also advocated the making of ceremonial dress from Adire for the nation's athletes taking part in International Sporting activities. Already, the Governor said, starting from next term, adire fabric would become official school uniform in all public schools in the State. "I want to call on all stakeholders in the information, culture and tourism sectors to partner with us in promoting this natio...
Ogun Extends Covid-19 Lockdown A Third Time
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Ogun Extends Covid-19 Lockdown A Third Time

For the third time, Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun on Friday night extended COVID – 19 lockdown in the state for another one week. Abiodun while addressing newsmen at the Governor’s Office, Oke Mosan, Abeokuta, cited non – compliance to the safety regulations and the community spread of the virus as reason for extending the sit – at – home order. The Governor hinted that state officials would continue to monitor the level of compliance with the lockdown measures and the incidence of community transmission, in order to determine easing of the lockdown. He said, “Consequently in view of the evidence of community transmission and poor compliance with the lockdown measures, we are constrained to extend the lockdown for another week till Sunday 24th of May. *The current pattern o...
COVID-19: FG Lists Lagos, FCT, Kano, Ogun, Kaduna, Sokoto For WHO Drug Trials
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COVID-19: FG Lists Lagos, FCT, Kano, Ogun, Kaduna, Sokoto For WHO Drug Trials

The Federal Government has said that Lagos, FCT, Ogun, Kaduna, Sokoto and Kano states have enrolled on the World Health Organisation (WHO) treatment regimen on solidarity drug trials. The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, said this on Monday in Abuja, at the 29th joint national briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19. Daily Trust reports that the WHO announced that Nigeria expressed interest to be part of the global solidarity drug trial to tackle COVID-19 pandemic and that the process would soon start in the country. The Officer in charge, WHO Nigeria and member of the PTF on COVID-19, Dr. Fiona Braka, told Daily Trust in an exclusive interview in Abuja that what Nigeria signed up for was drug trial and not vaccine trial, as there was yet no vaccine for the ...
Ogun Extends Lockdown By One Week
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Ogun Extends Lockdown By One Week

Ogun State government has extended the lockdown order in the state by another one week due to increase in the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in the state. Governor @dabiodunMFR , while addressing newsmen on the activities of his administration in curbing further spread of COVID-19 pandemic, said the lockdown would be subject to review on any development as regards the virus. Abiodun stated that members of the public would continue to enjoy the window of relaxation on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 7.00 am to 5.00 pm on each day. He also said that the order on interstate travel still remained the and enjoined the people to comply with the curfew order of the federal government. The governor appealed to the people not to force his government to make though decisi...
245 new Cases of COVID-19 Recorded in Nigeria – 76 in Lagos Alone
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245 new Cases of COVID-19 Recorded in Nigeria – 76 in Lagos Alone

245 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Monday, May 4, 2020. According to Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, out of the 245 new cases of COVID-19, 76 were recorded in Lagos,  37 in Katsina, 32 in Jigawa, 23 in Kano, 19 in FCT, 18 in Borno, 10 in Edo,  9 in Bauchi, 6 in Adamawa, 5 in Oyo, 5 in Ogun, 1 in Ekiti, 1 in Osun, 1 in Benue, 1 in Niger,  and 1 in Zamfara. Nigeria now has 2802 confirmed cases of COVID-19. 417 patients have been discharged from various Isolation centers across the country, while 93 deaths have been recorded.
Buhari Extends Lockdown In Lagos, Abuja, Ogun By 14 Days
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Buhari Extends Lockdown In Lagos, Abuja, Ogun By 14 Days

The President has just announced that the Lockdown has been extended in Lagos, Ogun state and Abuja for another 14days. President Muhammad Buhari made it known on live TV broadcast NTA. He encourage social distancing, maintaining good hygiene while the lockdown is going on.
Lockdown: Robbers Invade Lagos, Ogun Communities
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Lockdown: Robbers Invade Lagos, Ogun Communities

Several communities in Lagos and Ogun States are now living in fear following rising cases of robbery attacks. The affected neighbourhoods in Lagos are: Ajao Estate, Abule Egba, Iju, Agege, Alimosho, Alagbado, among others, and Ayede, Ilepa, Ijoko, Ifo, Ibogun, Itori, Fugba, Ayepe and Agbado communities in Ifo and Ewekoro Local Government Areas of Ogun State. It was learnt that residents of the affected communities have since formed vigilance groups to contain the rampaging robbers. The attacks, according to sources, became prominent in the wake of the lockdown in the two states to curtail the spread of the deadly coronavirus. In the Ajao Estate area of the Isolo Local Council Development Area, not a few residents who visited Automated Teller Machines (ATM) in different par...
18 suspected cases of coronavirus identified in Nigeria – NCDC
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18 suspected cases of coronavirus identified in Nigeria – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced that a total of 18 suspected cases of coronavirus have been identified so far in Nigeria.   In its fifth national situation report on the virus, the NCDC revealed that there is no new confirmed case of coronavirus in Nigeria. The 18 people identified by the NCDC in Lagos, Ogun, Kano and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) as suspected cases, are the latest figure as of March 4, 2020.   It was further gathered that 78 people out of the 148 passengers that took same flight with the Italian man confirmed to have the virus, have been interviewed.  The report added;    “The confirmed case is clinically and psychologically stable at the designated treatment facility fo...
Rising Rapper, Surplus, Slumps & Dies While Playing Football In Ogun
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Rising Rapper, Surplus, Slumps & Dies While Playing Football In Ogun

Nigerian rapper, Stephen Soetan aka Surplus, has died after slumping while playing football in Ogun State. The incident happened on Thursday evening at Oluwo, Abeokuta and he was confirmed dead shortly after. The fresh Computer Science graduate of the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Mapoly, has since been buried. Watch Video Below
Mob Sets Two Dangote Trucks Ablaze After Crushing Two To Death In Ogun
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Mob Sets Two Dangote Trucks Ablaze After Crushing Two To Death In Ogun

Two trucks belonging to Dangote cement company has been set ablaze by angry mob for allegedly crushing two people to death. The accident occurred today (Tuesday) in Imowo in the Ijebu-Ode Local Government Area of Ogun State. According to reports, the trucks hit the victims, a motorcyclist and a passenger, from behind and crushed them to death. The Public Relations Officer of the Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps in the state, Babatunde Akinbiyi, confirmed the accident. Akinbiyi said in a statement that the fatal accident occurred between Dangote Cement trucks and a motorcycle. Akunbiyi said in a statement that: “The fatal accident at Imowo within Ijebu-Ode along Ibadan road between two Dangote trucks and a motorcycle. “Two passengers on the motorcycle lost t...
IGP Deploys Detectives To Enugu, Ogun To Fish Out Killers Of Priest, Abductors
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IGP Deploys Detectives To Enugu, Ogun To Fish Out Killers Of Priest, Abductors

The Inspector General of Police(IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has deployed detectives to Enugu and Ogun States to fish out killers of a catholic priest and abductors of some pastors from the Redeemed Christain Church of God. Force public relations officer Frank Mba who made this known said the detectives from IGP-Intelligence Response Unit (IRT), the Forensic and Homicide sections of the Force Criminal Investigation Department (FCID), would work along the police State command to bring the killers and abductors to book. Mba, in a statement said “The Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, has ordered massive manhunt for the killers of Rev. Father Paul Offu, a Catholic Priest in charge of St. James the Greater Parish Catholic Church Ugbawka in Enugu state. Consequently, crack detective...
Map Of South Western Nigeria Showing 61 Locations Of Fulani Settlements In West
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Map Of South Western Nigeria Showing 61 Locations Of Fulani Settlements In West

study was carried out in three states located in the south western region of Nigeria. The three states are Ogun, Oyo and Kwara. The three states lie between Latitude 7° 01' E and 8° 14' E and Longitude 2° 45' N and 4° 15' N. Oyo and Ogun states are located in humid zone, while Kwara state is in sub-humid zone. The three states were selected because it has been established that a large number of nomadic Fulani are living either in grazing reserves or in other locations selected by the Fulani themselves, The area is inhabited mainly by the Yoruba. Kwara State has a large number of other indigenous tribes which includes a sub-cultural group of Fulani who speak Yoruba as well as Fulfude. The area has a wide range of vegetation zones. The vegetation ranges from fresh water swamp with mangrove...
One Killed, Another Injured In Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Accident
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One Killed, Another Injured In Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Accident

The Ogun State Command of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Sunday said one person died while another sustained injuries in an accident that involved two vehicles on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. Mr. Clement Oladele, the Ogun Sector Commander of FRSC, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ota, Ogun, that the incident happened at about 1.03 a. m. on Sunday. Oladele explained that the accident involved a Toyota SUV with registration number LSD 37 BR and a trailer with no registration number. The sector commander said the SUV lost control due to over-speeding and rammed into the trailer at Isara Sapade, on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. “The corpse of the victim had been deposited at the Mortuary, Olabisi Onabanjo Teaching Hospital, Sagama, Ogun, while the injured is also receiving trea...
Eid-el-Fitri: Osun State government offers free train ride from Lagos
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Eid-el-Fitri: Osun State government offers free train ride from Lagos

The Osun State Government has said it will provide free train ride to Osogbo for its indigenes in Lagos State willing to celebrate the Eid-el-Fitri with their families. Bola Oyebamiji, the Supervisory Director for Ministry of Finance, and Commerce, Industries and Cooperatives made this known in a statement on Saturday in Osogbo. “The free train service will depart the Iddo Terminus in Lagos on Monday, June 3, with stopovers at designated train stations in Ogun and Oyo States to pick passengers, and is expected to arrive at the Nelson Mandela Train Park Station in Osogbo by 6:00 p.m,’’ the statement read. It said that on Thursday, June 6, the train would make a return trip from Osogbo by 10:00 a.m. to Iddo Terminus in Lagos, with stopovers at designated train stations in Oyo and Ogun S...
JAMB cancels results in two centres in Abia
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JAMB cancels results in two centres in Abia

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has cancelled results of two Computer Based Test (CBT) centres in Abia State over widespread irregularities during the just-concluded Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). It said the cancellation of the results followed visual evidence obtained from a careful review of Close Circuit Television (CCTV) recordings by a panel of experts engaged by the board. The board said all the results of the examination sessions conducted by the two centres from April 11 to 18, 2019 are therefore “null and void.” JAMB, in its Weekly Bulletin released in Abuja yesterday by its Head of Information, Dr. Fabian Benjamin,  identified the CBT centres as Heritage and Infinity CBT centre and Okwyzil Computer Institute Comprehensive School, ...
“Na Ogun Go Kill All Of Una” Daddy Showkey Furiously Curse Nigerian Police Force
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“Na Ogun Go Kill All Of Una” Daddy Showkey Furiously Curse Nigerian Police Force

Popular musician Daddy showkey has reacted to nigerian police force brutality happening across the country. He reacted to the recent killing of a man and his girlfriend. He callout the entire police force force curse them and their children. Watch The Video below   View this post on Instagram   They’re talking about the brutality of the Nigerian police on nigerian citizens. It’s like this people don’t learn, just this morning in Coconut area in Ajegunle close to Whelma some policemen murder a girl in cold blood.. My God wetin we go do. This brutality must stop #showdonshow #daddyshowkey #lionclan #asalamamovement #ajegunletotheworld #positionurself A post shared by Daddy Showkey?? (@daddyshowkey) on...
Domestic Debts Of 36 States, FCT Hit N3.5trn In H1’18
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Domestic Debts Of 36 States, FCT Hit N3.5trn In H1’18

The Debt Management Office (DMO), yesterday, said the domestic debt stock of the country’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) stood at N3.5 trillion as at the first half of 2018 (H1’18). The figure indicates that the states and FCT increased their debt stock by about N200 billion or 6.0 percent over the N3.3 trillion recorded at the end of December 2017. According to data released by DMO on its website, Lagos State has the highest debt stock at N517 billion or 17 percent of the total debt stock of states. The data showed the domestic debt stock of the other states among the top five during the period under review are: Delta (N223 billion), Rivers (N191 billion), Akwa Ibom (N179 billion), and Osun (N136 billion). The states with five lowest debts are: Anambra (N2...
Obasanjo Ambushes Wole Soyinka On Olumo Rock
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Obasanjo Ambushes Wole Soyinka On Olumo Rock

This is a melodramatic opinion piece by Tunde Odesola about the strained relationship between Olusegun Obasanjo and Professor Wole Soyinka. Humanity oscillates between extreme opposites; darkness paints the beauty of light; fear skirts the periphery of bravery; ugliness envies beauty; falsehood stalks truth, death ambushes life; good wrestles evil; all in an everlasting tussle. And science cements this eternal truth into reality, combining negative and positive poles to produce light. The ubiquitous beauty of social media is also its blight. Social media, a nonphysical marketplace of ideas where information is served online among human communes, is a bittersweet leveler. It’s the color-blind arena where the walls of difference separating the rich and the poor; the young and the old...
Deji Adeyanju Challenges Hush Puppi To A Debate In Front Of EFCC Office
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Deji Adeyanju Challenges Hush Puppi To A Debate In Front Of EFCC Office

Two days ago, politician Deji Adeyanju called on the EFCC to investigate the source of wealth of flamboyant Instagram celebrity, Hush Puppi. Deji made the appeal while reacting to the arrest of 12 suspected internet fraudsters in Lagos last week. His tweet suggested that Hush Puppi was an internet fraudster aka ''Yahoo Yahoo boy''. Hush Puppi on his social media yesterday said all those asking EFCC to investigate him will be killed by Ogun, a yoruba diety. He also said he would soon denounce his citizenship as a Nigerian. Deji has now replied Hushpuppi. According to the politician, it is only those that steal from other people that get killed by Ogun.
Native Doctor Offers ‘Solution’ To End Corruption In Nigeria
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Native Doctor Offers ‘Solution’ To End Corruption In Nigeria

Worried by the increase in the level of corruption among Nigerian politicians, a native doctor from Delta state has weighed in on the ‘best’ option to curb the looting trend. The native doctor who took to social media to share his opinion – said that the best way to rule a country like Nigeria is by using spiritual powers so if anyone loots and tries to run away from the country, the oracle will kill his family. Some Nigerians have argued that using the traditional way is the ”only” way to reduce corruption in Nigeria because shrine is the only office that politicians are really afraid off. It would be difficult for public office holders to siphon public money or abuse their office if they are sworn in with their deity, like ‘Ofo’ in Igbo or ‘Ogun’ in Yoruba.
Ogun Pastor Allegedly Kills Lover For Rituals, Buries Her In His Church
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Ogun Pastor Allegedly Kills Lover For Rituals, Buries Her In His Church

The Ogun state police command have arrested the Pastor-in-charge of Holy Gathering Evangelical Church of God, Elijah Oluwatobiloba, for allegedly killing his lover and burying her body inside his church in the state. The suspect, upon interrogation, claimed that he carried out the heinous act for reasons known to “him and God”. The Commissioner of Police , Ahmed Iliyasu , said the command had received a report of a missing person. He said that the case was reported by one Adebola Saheed , who stated that his younger sister, Raliat Sanni , 35 , had left home since March 21 and had yet to return. He said the pastor, after discreet analysis of facts , was the last person who was seen with the missing person. In the course of interrogation , he confessed to killing the victim and buryin...
Man Reportedly Commits Suicide Over Frustration In Abuja
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Man Reportedly Commits Suicide Over Frustration In Abuja

A yet to be identified young man has allegedly committed suicide by hanging at the Lokogoma district of the Federal capital territory. According to reports, the deceased reportedly just removed his clothes by Efab Junction, Lokogoma and hung himself. He is said to have allegedly committed suicide out of frustration. His corpse is yet to be removed by the appropriate authorities. See reactions below; Why are more people committing suicide in Nigeria? Across Nigeria’s 36 states, official police statistics recorded 62 cases of suicide across Nigeria in 2016. Lagos and Ogun states have the highest rates: in 2016, 12 suicide cases and 5 suicide attempts were recorded in Lagos in 6 months The most notorious case was in March, 2017, when a man believed to be a doctor, asked h...
Hushpuppi Claps Back At Married Woman Who Compared Him With Davido, E-Money
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Hushpuppi Claps Back At Married Woman Who Compared Him With Davido, E-Money

Nigerian socialite and media personality, Hushpuppi who is known for flaunting his wealth on social media, slammed a married troll who compared him with other Nigerian celebrities. The married woman identified as @ochabutic on Instagram, decided to call out the socialite over his lavish lifestyle. According to her, other celebrities like Emoney, Wizkid, Davido that really have money, don’t act like he does. She wrote; “Vanity upon vanity, you wear the most expensive cloth, you sample them on social media. How many times have you advertised Jesus? How many people have you changed their lives. Anybody that has really have money don’t act like you. People that has money doesn’t make noise such as “Iam_emoney1 @wizkidayo @genevievennaji @davidoofficial. and many more. Please wake u...
“God Knows We Only Met Once” – CDQ Replies Ifu Ennada After She Called Him An Asshole
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“God Knows We Only Met Once” – CDQ Replies Ifu Ennada After She Called Him An Asshole

A couple of weeks back, evicted big brother naija housemate Ifu Ennada called out singer, CDQ for allegedly using and dumping her when she was just 17-years old. She disclosed that at the time she used to give him money and tickets to VIP events but he wasn’t grateful at the end. CDQ however replied her and called her a bipolar b*tch and said she was just a one night stand. Addressing the issue in an interview after her eviction, Ifu Ennada revealed that they never had sex and called him an asshole and prayed for Ogun to kill him. According to Ifu, she was really close friends with CDQ and felt that she was supporting him by giving him money and free tickets. “But at the point when I got into school – that was like my year one – we were actually close and it wasn’t really a rel...
Newly Evicted #BBNaija Housemate, Ifu Ennada Blasts CDQ’s For Saying They Had A One-Night Stand
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Newly Evicted #BBNaija Housemate, Ifu Ennada Blasts CDQ’s For Saying They Had A One-Night Stand

Former Big Brother Naija 2018 housemate, Ifu Ennada, has described popular rapper, CDQ, as an ‘ashole’ for calling her a ‘one-night’ stand lady. The ex-housemate, who was evicted on Sunday alongside her partner, Leo, of the Lifu pair, said CDQ lied because he never at any point saw her private parts, let alone having sex with her. While in the house, Ifu had called out the popular rapper, accusing him of dumping her after sacrificing so much for his music career. She claimed the singer forgot about her after attaining stardom. In his response, the singer denied ever dumping her as claimed, stressing that they only had sex once. But speaking with Pulse, the former housemate said, “He called me a one night stand. CDQ is an ashole, like…he didn’t even see my honeypot. I don’t even underst...
Herdsmen Destroy Cash Crops In Ondo Speaker’s Farm
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Herdsmen Destroy Cash Crops In Ondo Speaker’s Farm

Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Mr. Bamidele Oleyeloogun, became another victim of Fulani herdsmen’s attack as he lamented that they invaded his farm and destroyed his maize plantation. It was gathered that the Speaker had spent a lot of money in planting the maize, which the herdsmen allegedly destroyed. Oloyeloogun disclosed this to his colleagues from the six states of the South West at the South-West Legislative Reform meeting held in Akure, Ondo State, on Tuesday. At the meeting of the South-West legislators, where the problems facing the region were discussed, the Ondo Speaker expressed the need for stakeholders to find solutions to the incursions of herdsmen before the situation gets out of hand. He said, “The issue of farmer/herdsmen crisis is critical. It ...
ACJA Needs Critical Stakeholders Input – NBA
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ACJA Needs Critical Stakeholders Input – NBA

Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) says the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA) is an important legislation that needs the input of all critical stakeholders. President of NBA, Abubakar Mahmoud, SAN, noted this in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja on Sunday. He was speaking at a State Legislative Advocacy and Sensitisation Workshop on the implementation of ACJA 2015 in Bauchi State. Mahmoud was represented at the workshop by Caleb Dajan, the‎ NBA first vice president. The NBA representative also inaugurated a 9-member state committee assigned with state level tasks to build partnership and work in collaboration with key stakeholders working in the area of domesticating and implementing the ACJA 2015 in Bauchi. ‎”ACJA is an important legislation that needs ...
Fuel Scarcity: FRSC Warns Against Carrying Petrol In Vehicles
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Fuel Scarcity: FRSC Warns Against Carrying Petrol In Vehicles

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has advised motorists against carrying petrol in their attempt to beat fuel scarcity during travels.Mr Clement Oladele, the Ogun Sector Commander of FRSC, gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Ota, Ogun. Oladele said that the advice was to guard against fire outbreak, lost of lives and property.   According to him, the FRSC discouraging motorists from carrying fuel in their vehicles because of the risk and numerous consequences attached to it.   “By carrying fuel, the motorists have just created condition for combustion to take place.   “There is tendency for a vehicle to generate heat on motion as well as carrying fuel at the same time may result to fire outbreak when col...
Fulani Herdsmen: Group Declares 3-Day Cleansing Of Yorubaland
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Fulani Herdsmen: Group Declares 3-Day Cleansing Of Yorubaland

A Yoruba socio-cultural group, Agbekoya Reformed Society (ARS) has announced a three day Oro festival to be conducted all over Yorubaland.   They said this was to cleanse the Yoruba territory from incursion of Fulani herdsmen and fish out any threat lurking within the Yorubaland.     The group in a press statement issued weekend, signed by Aare Agbekoya, Chief Adekunle Oshodi, noted that the need to cleanse the land became necessary due to the violent behaviour of Fulani herdsmen.   Oshodi declared that, “The Fulani came with their nomadic half, who traditionally reared cattle with sticks and staffs, and succeeded in permeating into local communities all over the federation, pre and post-independence. Initially looking harmless and unobtrusive within th...
Fulani Herdsmen Destroy N6.8 Million Farm In Ogun
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Fulani Herdsmen Destroy N6.8 Million Farm In Ogun

Four hectares of land in Likosi-Alabata village in Papalanto area of Obafemi Owode local government of Ogun State have been allegedly destroyed by suspected herdsmen. The plantation, according to the owner of the farm, Mrs. Roseline Ogege, was worth N6.8 million. While narrating her ordeals, Ogege said the suspected herdsmen also inflicted matchet cut on one of the workers who has since been hospitalised. Speaking with newsmen in Abeokuta, the victim said the suspected herdsmen had a camp close to her farmland. She said she planted hybrid species of cassava obtained from an agricultural institute in Ibadan which has six month gestation period. She however, lamented that suspected Fulani herdsmen invaded the farmland and ate up all the cassava sticks planted on the four hectr...
DPR Seals Up Five Filling Stations In Ogun
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DPR Seals Up Five Filling Stations In Ogun

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) on Friday sealed up five filling stations in the Sango-Ota area of Ogun for allegedly selling petrol above N145 per litre and under dispensing. Mrs Muinat Bello-Zagi, the Abeokuta Operations Controller of DPR, told journalists in Sango Ota that the marketers were caught through the efforts of members of the public. Bello-Zagi, who was accompanied by her Head of Retail Outlet, Mr Femi Adebowale, said that the state had enough petrol to supply. She said that there would be no reason for anyone to either hoard or sell above pump price. “The DPR receive calls from members of the public to some filling stations selling above pump price. “We decided to go into the nooks and crannies of the area because the operators always think we canno...
Boroffice Welcomes Oke, Others To APC
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Boroffice Welcomes Oke, Others To APC

Prof. Ajayi Boroffice, Senator representing Ondo North Senatorial District has applauded the return of the former legal adviser of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olusola Oke and his supporters to the All Progressives Congress ( APC ) in Ondo State. Oke, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria ( SAN ), and a 2016 governorship candidate of Alliance for Democracy ( AD ), defected to APC on Thursday in Akure with his supporters. Boroffice commendation is contained in a statement issued by his Media Adviser, Mr Kayode Fakuyi, on Friday in Akure. “The senator is delighted to note that the laudable efforts of himself and other party leaders to woo politicians from other political parties to join the APC have started yielding positive results. “As a matter of fact, the wave of defection is...
Olumilua Scores Ekiti Government Low In Agric, Youth Empowerment
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Olumilua Scores Ekiti Government Low In Agric, Youth Empowerment

The son of ex-Ondo State Governor, Mr. Muyiwa Olumilua, has scored the Ekiti State government low in agriculture and youth empowerment.Olumilua, who disclosed this in Ado Ekiti yesterday, said he expected the state to have made impact in rice production like Kebbi, Ogun and Lagos States. According to him, Ekiti has a comparative advantage in agriculture due to its favourable climatic and soil condition.He said: “The largest employer of labour in Ekiti is agriculture, adding that not much has been done in the area.Israel is a desert, but it exports food items even to Nigeria.” Olumilua said Ekiti has one of the best climates in the world, which if properly harnessed could feed Africa.He promised to bridge the gender gap by giving 40 per cent of appointments to women, so that they coul...
2017: Strikes, Corruption, Others Characterise Nigeria’s Education Sector
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2017: Strikes, Corruption, Others Characterise Nigeria’s Education Sector

In the course of 2017, all the major unions within the education sector had cause to down tools, putting students, parents and the entire country in a state of frustration. A bigger cause for distress came in August when Boko Haram terrorists extended their bloodletting to students and staff in the University of Maiduguri, killing and maiming. In the midst of the chaos, the National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS lost its ex-president, Dauda Mohammed. Also, the Kaduna State Government commenced a controversial education reform meant to uplift the standard of education in the state but which involves the sacking of over 20,000 teachers. PREMIUM TIMES takes a look at the major highlights of the education sector in Nigeria in 2017. 1. ASUU’s “indefinite” strike ASUU ...
FRSC Urges Motorists To Avoid Traveling During Blurred Visibility
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FRSC Urges Motorists To Avoid Traveling During Blurred Visibility

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has advised motorists to be cautious and avoid traveling when visibility is blurred. Ogun Sector Commander of the corps, Mr. Clement Oladele, gave the advice in an interview, in Abeokuta, on Tuesday. Oladele said the advice became necessary as intense haze had reduced visibility, especially in the early mornings and late evenings. He said if it was important to embark on any trip, drivers should take extra cautionary steps including traveling at reduced speed, alertness and deep concentration devoid of distraction inside the vehicle. “In addition, the vehicles day light running light should be activated to enhance your visibility and enable other motorists with whom you are sharing the road to easily notice you. “Pedestrians going to work...
Escravos-Lagos Pipeline Resumes Gas Supply
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Escravos-Lagos Pipeline Resumes Gas Supply

The Escravos-Lagos Pipeline (ELP) which came down last week as a result of a fire incident has been restored and gas supply to customers on the line including power generating companies resumed. The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) which disclosed this Monday said the repair work on the pipeline followed the directive by the Group Managing Director, Dr. Maikanti Baru, to carry out an assessment of the damage with a view to getting a prompt solution. It would be recalled that a section of the ELP at Abakila in Ondo State blew up in flames on January 2, 2018 as a result of bush fire. The incident affected gas supply to customers in Ondo, Ogun and Lagos States with subsequent shutdown of a number of power plants. With the restoration of the ELP and resumption of gas ...

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