University Students Protest Death Of Colleagues

 Students of the Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU), Ago Iwoye, have held a protest at the scene of the fatal road accident which claimed the lives of 11 students of the institution. The students, dressed in black attires, also held prayers for the repose of their former colleagues killed last week

Ogun residents in last minute rush for BVN registration

Abiodun Onafuye/Abeokuta Bank customers make last ditch effort to sign up for BVN Long queues were witnessed in many banks in Abeokuta, Ogun state capital as residents made last minute rush for to register for the Bank Verification Number (BVN) exercise.

High Cost, Others Cause Food Insecurity In Nigeria – Expert

A nutrition expert says that the global rise in food prices, poverty, and lack of agricultural inputs are causes of food insecurity in Nigeria. The observation was made by a Professor of Food Technology, Olugbenga Ogunmoyela, on Saturday at a public lecture held at the Bells University of Technology, Ota

12 Students Die In Auto Crash In Ogun

About 12 persons suspected to be students of the Ogun State owned Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, have been reported killed when a container crush a fully loaded bus. It was gathered that the incident occurred along Sagamu/Benin expressway near Ilishan Remo North Local Government of Ogun State in south-west

Container Falls, Kills All Occupants Of Bus


Abiodun Onafuye/Abeokuta A container fell and crushed a fully loaded commuter bus, killing all occupants of the bus Friday afternoon in Ogun State, western Nigeria.

A New Approach To Holy Pilgrimage


Temidayo Oluwatosin/Abeokuta Pilgrimage to Jerusalem has always been for religious purpose, but in a bid to maximise the benefits of the exercise, the National Christians Pilgrims Commission recently entered into a partnership with the Isreali government, to establish an exchange programme that will focus on robust agricultural production and farm

Police Warn Personnel In Ogun Against Extra-judicial Killing

The Ogun State Police Command has warned men and officers of the Nigeria Police Force in the state against extra-judicial killings. The order is coming just as the Command cautioned on the use of firearms in the discharge of constitutional duty of providing adequate security for the people of Ogun

Kashamu Reportedly Leaves Aircraft After Minor Fault is Announced


Embattled senator, Buruji Kashamu is refusing to take chances with his life. According to a PM News report, Kashamu was supposed to travel to Abuja from Lagos on Tuesday. He was comfortably seated in the Business class cabin of Aero Flight 127, along with his lawyers.

Ogun Govt. not owing salaries, says HOS

Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State The Ogun Head of Service, Mrs Modupe Adekunle, on Tuesday, said that the state government was not owing its civil servants any salary arrears.

AIICO Insurance Assures Shareholders Of Better Years Ahead

The management of the American International Insurance Company (AIICO) has assured its esteemed shareholders of better years ahead. The company made the declaration during its 54th Annual General Meeting held in Ijebu Ode, Ogun State, south-west Nigeria, AIICO reviewed its 2014 Fiscal Annual Report and Financial Statements, where effort were

Herbalist: I Sent Kidnappers After Rich Clients


The visit of stern looking policemen in three vans to Odubotu compound, located in Okesopen area of Ijebu-Igbo,Ogun state, sent fear down the spine of members of the sleepy community. The armed men reportedly jumped out of the vehicles and positioned themselves strategically around the building.

Obasanjo Meets With Akpabio, Udom, Others


Former president Chief Olusegun Obasanjo received some politicians behind closed doors at his Hilltop residence in Abeokuta, Ogun state. Among others guests are governor Emmanuel Udom of Akwa Ibom state and his predecessor, Sen.

APC Crisis: Saraki, Others Seek Obasanjo’s Advice


The Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki stormed Abeokuta, Ogun State capital, Friday and held a closed door meeting with former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo in his residence. The meeting which lasted for two hours commenced immediately Saraki who came with some of his supporters and colleagues in the Senate arrived

Saraki Holds Closed Door Meeting With Obasanjo

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has assured Nigerians that the current leadership crisis at the National Assembly would be amicably resolved for the growth and progress of the nation. He was speaking in Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State in south-west Nigeria, after a closed door meeting with a former President,

APC Crisis: Saraki Woos Obasanjo


Abiodun Onafuye/Abeokuta Senate President, Bukola Saraki has held talks with former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, in the wake of the crisis rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.

Ogun police bust ritualist den, find remains of 20-year old girl

Abiodun Onafuye/Abeokuta Suspected remains of Miss Owolabi Ogun state police operatives attached to Ishara division of Ogun State Command on Monday busted a den of suspected kidnappers, ritualists and cannibals at Orile Eleposo, Ode-Remo area in Remo North Local Government Area of Ogun State.

Ogun Police rescue man, 97, from kidnappers, arrest ritualists at den

Abiodun Onafuye/Abeokuta Ogun State Commissioner of Police, CP Valentino Ntomchukwu visits Pa Iposiola Samaye Pa Iposiola Samaye, 97, who was kidnapped last Thursday at Isire village in Ijebu East local government has been rescued by a Joint Special Rescue Operation attached to the Special Anti Robbery Squad, Ogbere division and

Mother Murders Her Own Son


A 26-year-old woman, Funmilayo Tijani, has been arrested by the Ogun state police for allegedly stabbing her two-year-old son to death in Sango Ota area of the state. Funmilayo, a fashion designer, had reportedly separated from her husband, John, about two years ago.

Man, 40, Arrested For Kidnapping 97-Year-old Man in Ogun


Ogun State police command has arrested 40 years old Emeka Obi for allegedly kidnapping a nonagenarian, Iposiola Samaiye. The state Police Commissioner, Valentine Ntomchukwu, who paraded the suspect yesterday, said Obi and members of his gang had kidnapped Pa Samaiye from his home at Ijebu-Esure last Thursday, and demanded a