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Police Re-echo Ban on Fireworks

Ogun State Police command has banned indiscriminate use of explosive fireworks in the state.  A statement by the Police Public Relations Officer, Omolola Odutola indicates that the ban on fireworks, deafening sound of fireworks popularly called “banga” can threaten the state of peace of mind and trigger anxiety among residents. The statement Continue Reading

41 Internet Fraudsters Jailed in Oyo, Ogun

By Oluwakayode Banjo The Ibadan Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has secured the conviction and sentencing of 41 internet fraudsters to various jail terms in Oyo and Ogun States respectively. They were jailed after pleading guilty to one-count charge each preferred against them by the EFCC. Justices Ladiran Akintola and […]Continue Reading

OBJ Mourns Alaba Lawson

By Oluwatoyin Adegoke Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has expressed sadness over the demise of the late Iyalode of Egbaland, Chief Alaba Lawson. Chief Obasanjo, who conferred the national honour of Member of the Order of Federal Republic, MFR, on Chief Lawson in 2004 described the late Iyalode of Egbaland and Yorubaland as a very […]Continue Reading

Ogun Govt. to Establish 3 Additional Ministries

By Abimbola Bamgbose Ogun State Government says, it is establishing three additional ministries in the state. They include Mineral Resources, Information Communication Technology, ICT, and Digital Economy, as well as, the ministry of Youths and Energy. The State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun who made this known during a meeting with Permanent Secretaries held at the […]Continue Reading

Ogun Set to Vaccinate Girls Against HPV

By Oluwatoyin Adegoke Ogun State Government, through the State Primary Healthcare Development Board, has announced plans to vaccinate more than five hundred thousand girls in the State against the Human Papilloma Virus, HPV. The Executive Secretary of the board, Dr Elijah Ogunsola who stated this at a media parley in Abeokuta said those to be […]Continue Reading

Lawmakers Lift Ban on NURTW

By Omolara Adasofunjo Ogun State House of Assembly has passed a resolution, lifting the ban on the activities of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, in the State. The Speaker of the House, Mr Olakunle Oluomo announced this at a plenary held at the Assembly complex, Oke Mosan, Abeokuta.  The motion to lift […]Continue Reading

OGHA Confirms 9 Commissioner Nominees

By Omolara Adasofunjo Ogun State House of Assembly has confirmed the nomination of nine commissioner-nominees out of the ten it recently screened following the withdrawal of the nomination of Mr. Oshunbiyi Tunde by the State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun. The approval followed the adoption of the report of the Committee of the House chaired by the […]Continue Reading

Dignitaries Eulogize Alake @ 80

By Abimbola Bamgbose The premises of st Peters Anglican church Ake, Abeokuta was adorned with royal colors and glitz as dignitaries from all works of life trooped into the church auditorium to grace the 80th birthday Thanksgiving service of the Alake of Egbagland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo. Melodies from sonorous voices of the Ace Anglican choir […]Continue Reading

NIS Arrests Illegal Migrants

By Oluremi Olugbenro Sixty-one people suspected to be irregular migrants from Cameroon have been arrested in Ogun State by the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS. The State Comptroller of Immigration, Mrs Olufunmilayo Bosede who announced the arrests to journalists in Abeokuta, said the 43 male and 18 female Cameroonians were discovered to have been smuggled into […]Continue Reading

Umahi Advocates Concrete Pavement Technology for Road Construction

By Iyabo Adebisi The Minister of Works, Mr David Umahi has advocated the use of newly introduced Concrete Pavement Technology, in road construction projects for its durability and cost effectiveness compared to asphalt roads. He stated this while addressing journalists during an inspection tour of Abeokuta-Ibadan Road project.  The minister is on two-day working visit […]Continue Reading