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Ogun Free Trade Zone investments about $300m – Chairman

The Ogun Guangdong Free Trade Zone Limited, Igbesa, Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State, has generated investments of more than $300m. The FTZ has also created over 6,000 jobs since it was created in 2007. The Chairman, Board of Directors of the FTZ, Gboyega Isiaka, disclosed this while speaking with newsmen shortly after he...

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Sagamu-Ore-Benin flyover’ll be completed by Sept – Abiodun

Ogun State Govermor, Dapo Abiodun, says his administration will complete the ongoing construction of a flyover across the Sagamu-Ore-Benin Expressway linking Ijebu-Ode to the Epe Road by the third quarter of this year. Abiodun said when the flyover was completed, it would ease vehicular movement and reduce accidents for commuters travelling from the eastern part...

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Political affiliation not criterion for house allocation – Ogun

THE Commissioner for Housing in Ogun State, Akande Omoniyi, has ruled out party politics as part of criteria to have slots in the housing scheme of the state government. Omoniyi said the major criterion was to be a Nigerian with power of affordability and not political affiliation. He said this while speaking on the latest...

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Cargo airport: Ogun landowners protest, demand compensation

Members of Orubo family in Iperu-Remo, Ogun State, owners of the land being developed by the state government for the Agro Cargo Airport, in the state have protested against the non-payment of their compensation by the government in line with the Land Use Act. The protesters, comprising elderly men and women, besieged Governor Dapo Abiodun’s...

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I’m committed to global peace, service to humanity –Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo said on Saturday that he was committed to global peace and service to humanity. Obasanjo said he was created by God to play his part in peace building, pledging that he  would live the rest of his life serving humanity. The former President spoke in Abeokuta at the 20th anniversary of...

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Gunmen kidnap Ogun community leader Omotayo

Gunmen, on Saturday, kidnapped a community leader at Imope, in the Ijebu-North Local Government Area of Ogun State, Tajudeen Omotayo. Omotayo, who was popularly called Oba Alade meta (king with three crowns) of Imope town near Ijebu-Igbo was kidnapped by gunmen on Saturday afternoon. According to a source, who is a resident of the town,...

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Gunmen kidnap Ogun community leader at Ijebu-Ode

Gunmen, on Saturday, kidnapped a community leader at Imope, in the Ijebu-North Local Government Area of Ogun State, Tajudeen Omotayo. Omotayo, who was popularly called Oba Alade meta (king with three crowns) of Imope town near Ijebu-Igbo was kidnapped by gunmen on Saturday afternoon. According to a source, who is a resident of the town,...

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Alake warns against calls for Nigeria’s breakup

The Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo, has appealed to those calling for the secession of Nigeria to shelve the idea. The monarch warned that those beating the drum of war in Nigeria are not only calling for chaos in the country but in Africa at large. Oba Gbadebo spoke when he played host to...

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Police arrest 35-year-old for shooting female co-tenant

Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 35-year-old man, Obinna Kalu, for allegedly shooting his co-tenant, Adijat Balogun, in her right rib. The suspect reportedly sneaked into the victim’s room while she was asleep on Sunday and shot her. The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed this in a...

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Impeached Ogun deputy speaker sues Assembly, demands N1.5bn

THE former Deputy Speaker of Ogun State House of Assembly, Oludare Kadiri, on Wednesday, dragged the Assembly before a Federal High Court sitting in Abeokuta, seeking nullification of his removal by the Assembly. Kadiri, who joined the Speaker, Olakunle Oluomo, as the first respondent, in the case with the Assembly as the second respondent is...

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Arrested suspect confesses to serial cult killings in Ogun

Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a notorious serial killer and member of the Eiye cult, Sulaiman Ganiyu. Ganiyu was said to have been on the wanted list of the command for some time. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday....

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Abducted OOU students released

The two female students of the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ayetoro Campus, Ogun State, who were kidnapped on Sunday night, have regained freedom. The students, Adeyemo Precious and Oyefule Abiola studying Forestry and Wildlife Management and Agricultural Economics respectively were abducted about 9 pm on Sunday when the attackers stormed Igbole Aibo Quarter area of Ayetoro,...

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Lecturer arrested for alleged rape of Ogun minor

The Ogun State Police Command said it arrested a 41-year-old lecturer in the Department of Business Management, Covenant University, Ota, Dr Stephen Ukenna, for allegedly raping a 17-year-old student of the institution. The suspect was arrested following a complaint lodged at the Ota area command by the parents of the victim. The state Police Public...

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Family sues Ogun traditionalists over monarch’s corpse, demands N50bn

The family of the late Alaye-Aba of Aba Ayepe, Ogun State, Oba Rauf Raji-Suleimon, on Tuesday, dragged members of the Osugbo Society in Ijebuland before a court for allegedly hijacking the corpse of the traditional ruler. The family dragged the traditionalists before a Federal High Court sitting in Abeokuta. In a matter of fundamental rights...

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ICYMI: Gunmen kidnap two OOU female students, demand N50m ransom

Daud Olatunji, Abeokuta Two female students of Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ayetoro campus in Yewa-North Local Government Area of Ogun State were, on Sunday night, reportedly kidnapped . The victims, identified as Adeyemo Precious and Oyefule Abiola, are students at the departments of Forestry and Wildlife Management and Agricultural Economics respectively. They were reported to have […] Read Full Story

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Gunmen kidnap two OOU female students, demand N50m ransom

Daud Olatunji, Abeokuta Two female students of Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ayetoro campus in Yewa-North Local Government Area of Ogun State were, on Sunday night, reportedly kidnapped . The victims, identified as Adeyemo Precious and Oyefule Abiola, are students at the departments of Forestry and Wildlife Management and Agricultural Economics respectively. They were reported to have […] Read Full Story