Panel Disbandment Stalls Kashamu’s Appeal


The disbandment of a panel set up to hear a case before the Appeal Court filed by Senator Buruji Kashamu, challenging the judgment of the Election Petitions Tribunal held in Abeokuta, Ogun State on October 9, 2015.  Proceedings could not hold on Tuesday at the Court of Appeal sitting in Ibadan as

Family Announces Burial Date For HID Awolowo

The family of the late Mr Obafemi Awolowo has unveiled the burial arrangement for the burial of the late matriarch of the Awolowo family, Mrs Hannah Idowu Dideolu (HID) Awolowo. Born November 25, 1915, Mama Awolowo died a little over two months to her 100th birthday.

Gunmen Kidnap 4-yr-old Boy in Abeokuta

Unknown gunmen, on Monday, reportedly kidnapped a-four-year-old boy identified as Stephen while playing in his parents’ compound at Laderin near Oke-Mosan in Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital.

NNPC Commences Sale Of Kerosene At 50 Naira Per Litre In Ogun

The management of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC has commenced the sale of kerosene to residents of Ogun State, Southwest Nigeria at 50 Naira per litre At an exercise monitored in Sagamu Local Government Area, residents commended the efforts of the Buhari led administration in keeping with his electioneering

Amosun Counsels New Commissioners To Be Politically Alert (Photos)

The Ogun state governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has advised the newly sworn-in commissioners and special advisers in the state to be politically alert to their environment  and accord due respect to the political class. The swearing in ceremony

Amosun swears in new Head of Service


Gov. Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun on Monday, administered the oath of office on the new Head of Service (HOS), Mr Abraham Adeyemi, at the state Secretariat ...

Kennis Music’s Dayo Adeneye Named Commissioner In Ogun State

Dayo Adeneye appointed minister Entertainment mogul Dayo Adeneye has been nominated to become a commissioner in Ogun state. Dayo Adeneye appointed minister Adeneye had earlier in the year contested to become a member of the state’s house of assembly, but had lost in the elections.

Dayo ‘D1’ Adeneye Nominated as Commissioner in Ogun State


Popular media entrepreneur, Dayo ‘D1’ Adeneye, has been nominated as a commissioner in Ogun State. The news was revealed during a plenary session at the Ogun state House of Assembly, Pulse reports. Surajudeen Ishola Adekunbi read a letter from Governor Ibikunle Amosun, and the letter contained names of five additional

Muslims should Stand Against B/Haram, ISIS – Akintola

A Professor of Islamic Studies at the Department of Islamic Studies of the Lagos State University and the founder of the Muslim Rights Council (MURIC), Isiaq Akintola, has challenged Muslims to stand up against the activities of Boko Haram insurgents, Al Qaeda and ISIS.Mr Akintola made the statement at a

NEMA Recovers Two Bodies From River In Ogun State

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, says it has recovered two bodies from a passenger bus which plunged into Arun River, Ogere, Ijebu East Local Government of Ogun State on Wednesday.Speaking on this development and the effort made to salvage the remains of the deceased, the South West Coordinator of

Senate President Promises Fairness In Screening Ministerial Nominees

Nigeria Senate President, Dr. Olubukola Saraki, has assured Nigerians of a level playing ground in the screening of the ministerial nominees forwarded to the Senate by President Muhammadu Buhari without compromising the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

How I Escaped Being Hacked to Death — Victim


Modinat Ododfin, the 28-year-old woman who narrowly escaped being hacked to death by her neighbours at their compound in Igbesa area of Ogun State, over the week, gives a vivid account of how she survived the attack. Speaking from the hospital bed where she is undergoing treatment, the mother of

News: Court Sacks Buruji Kashamu, Orders Fresh Election


The Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Isabo, Abeokuta, Ogun State, on Friday nullified the election of Senator Buruji Kashamu representing Ogun East Senatorial District in the red chamber. According to Punch news report, the tribunal has ordered rerun elections in 110 polling units.   Source: punchng

Public Office Holders From 1999 Should be Probed —OSOBA


Former governor of Ogun State, Chief Segun Osoba, has said that past public office holders since the transfer of power to civilian government, must be made to account for their activities in office. Chief Osoba said this during an exhibition of books written by Nigeria’s foremost Poet, and public commentator,