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    Five killed in accident on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Five killed in accident on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Five persons died on Tuesday in an accident involving a Mercedes Benz truck and a Mazda bus at Sagamu on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway in Ogun.Adegoke Adetunji, sector commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun,  who confirmed the incident, said the bus lost control and ran into the truck which was also on motion from the rear.Adetunji told [...]

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    Appeal court upholds Amosun’s victory

Appeal court upholds Amosun’s victory

The court of appeal sitting in Ibadan on Thursday upheld the election of Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state.The five-man panel headed by H.M Ogunjimiju, unanimously upheld Amosun's victory and dismissed the appeal filed by Adegboyega Isiaka of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).In its judgment in Abeokuta on October 23, the election tribunal ruled in favour of Amosun.Dissatisfied, Isiaka approached [...]

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    After FESTAC, robbers raid bank in Agbara

After FESTAC, robbers raid bank in Agbara

One month after armed robbers raided some banks in the FESTAC area of Lagos, men of the underworld operated in some banks at Agbara industrial estate in Ogun state on Thursday.A resident of the area, who does not want to be named, told TheCable that the heavily armed men arrived the area around 6:30am.“They came through the waterway right opposite [...]

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    Ogun shuts illegal mortuary

Ogun shuts illegal mortuary

The Ogun state government on Thursday sealed a private morgue at Gbogbolowo community in Ifo local government area of the state for operating illegally.Three corpses were evacuated from the facility.Lasisi Odeniyi, permanent secretary of the state ministry of health, who supervised the sealing of the building, said the morgue was not properly registered.He said activities of the morgue posed serious [...]

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    Guinness donates water facility to Abeokuta community

Guinness donates water facility to Abeokuta community

Guinness Nigeria Plc commissioned a water health centre in Adigbe community in Abeokuta, Ogun state on Tuesday.Yetunde Onanuga, deputy governor of the state, unveiled the project at an occasion attended by dignitaries including Dehab Ghebreab, acting consular general of the United States consulate and representatives of Water Health International.The water facility, which is capable of providing 2,700 litres of water [...]

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    Baby stolen at naming ceremony in Ogun

Baby stolen at naming ceremony in Ogun

Opeyemi Ogundele, a 20-month-old child, was reported stolen during a naming ceremony in Abeokuta, capital of Abeokuta, on Sunday.The incident happened at Mile 2, Iyana Concord, Akorede Estate, Ilugun Inukosegba community in Abeokuta north local government area of the state.Community members, however, besieged the residence of one Olasile Ifayemi, an herbalist alleged to be the kidnapper of the child.Elizabeth Ogundele, [...]

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    Tragedy! 12 OOU students die in road accident

Tragedy! 12 OOU students die in road accident

About 12 students of the Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU), Ago Iwoye, Ogun state, were crushed to death along Sagamu/Benin expressway in Ilishan Remo north local government area of the state on Friday.The students, who were heading to Lagos, were on board a Toyota Haiace passenger bus with registration number XV 311 MUS (LAGOS).The bus collided with a truck marked BDG [...]

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    We are not owing salaries, says Ogun govt

We are not owing salaries, says Ogun govt

Modupe Adekunle, the Ogun state head of service, says the state is not owing its civil servants any salary arrears.Adekunle made this known in Abeokuta at a news briefing to commemorate the 2015 public service day celebration.She said the governor pays salaries of workers as and when due and also put in place machinery to ensure payment of the seven [...]

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    Dangote cement boosts CSR projects for16 host communities

Dangote cement boosts CSR projects for16 host communities

Indigenes of the communities housing Dangote cement Plc, in Ibese, Yewa and Ewekoro in Ogun state are in for better times, as the cement company has announced the inauguration of some 19 different corporate social service projects for the communities.In what is regarded as a major boost to the CSR profile of the leading cement manufacturers, the projects cover various [...]

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    Bullion van kills motorcyclist in Abeokuta

Bullion van kills motorcyclist in Abeokuta

 The driver of a bullion van attached to one of the new generation banks in Abeokuta, killed a commercial motorcyclist, identified as Gbenga Okesola, on Thursday.The incident occurred in front of the popular Ogun Property Investment Company (OPIC) building at Oke-Ilewo area of Abeokuta around 1pm.In protest, commercial motorcyclists took control of the area, vandalizing properties and inflicting injuries on [...]

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    Principal photography begins on ‘Shijuwomi’

Principal photography begins on ‘Shijuwomi’

Filming on Shijuwomi, a post-colonial cinematic adaptation of Rasheed Gbadamosi’s book, Behold My Redeemer, has begun under the stylish direction of award-winning theatre/TV/film director and screenwriter, Niji Akanni (Aramotu, Heroes and Zeroes).When a pampered girl, Shijuwomi, who has travelled to England to study attempts suicide, prompting the decision to repatriate her home, she is moved to an institution where she [...]

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    Father docked for ‘raping own daughter’

Father docked for ‘raping own daughter’

A 47-year-old man, Solomon Ojo, was arraigned in an Ota senior magistrates’ court in Ogun on Monday, for allegedly raping his daughter.Ojo, who lives at 15, Abinuyo street, Ijoko, Ota, is facing one-count charge of rape.Rosemary Brown, the prosecutor, told the court that the accused committed the offence at his residence sometime in 2013.Brown said the accused forcefully had carnal [...]

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    Man imprisoned for raping girlfriend to death

Man imprisoned for raping girlfriend to death

An Abeokuta magistrates' court has ordered the detention of one Michael Oyejide, 24, in the Ibara prison for allegedly raping his 18-year-old girlfriend to death.Martins Akinyemi, the magistrate, ordered that the accused be remanded in the prison pending legal advice from the state director of public prosecution (DPP).Oyejide, who resides at Ijeja, in Abeokuta, is facing a three-count charge of [...]

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    Amosun inaugurates AACE food factory in Ogun state

Amosun inaugurates AACE food factory in Ogun state

Olufunso Amosun, the first lady of Ogun state, led government officials, dignitaries, traditional rulers, partners to inaugurate the factory of AACE Food Processing & Distribution Limited in the Ijoko community in Sango Ota, Ogun state on Thursday.Esablished by Mezuo and Ndidi Nwuneli, the company sources herbs, grains, cereals and vegetables from smallholder farmers across Nigeria and processes them into spices, complementary [...]

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    Akinlade concedes PDP governorship ticket to Isiaka

Akinlade concedes PDP governorship ticket to Isiaka

Abiodun Isiaq Akinlade, chairman of the federal house of representatives committee on science and technology, has conceded the governorship ticket of the Ogun state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to Gboyega Nasir Isiaka.Isiaka won the controversial PDP primary in the state and following his endorsement by the party's leaders, Akinlade decided to sacrifice his own ambition, saying the party's interest [...]

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    More Ogun lawmakers ‘planning to leave PDP’

More Ogun lawmakers ‘planning to leave PDP’

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will lose more legislators to other parties if it does not begin to protest their interests, Joseph Adegbesan, a member of the Ogun house of assembly who defected to Labour Party (LP) has said.Speaking with NAN in Abeokuta, Adegbesan said he had picked LP’s ticket to contest the federal house of representatives election for Ijebu North, East [...]

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