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Woman Caught Stealing Baby Through Window

•Aransiola after she was caught this morning with a stolen baby. PHOTO: Nkem Taiye-Ulebor

Nkem Taiye-Ulebor & Yusuf Muhammed For allegedly trying to steal a year old girl from her parents’ house early this morning, a 31-year old woman is currently being interrogated by the police at Ajuwon Station for kidnapping. The suspect, Blessing Aransiola, was caught by the girl’s father, Mr. Seye Adanri, 34, as she attempted to […]

Amosun promotes over 2,000 civil servants


Abiodun Onafuye/Abeokuta Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State, southwest, Nigeria has approved the promotion of 2,141 civil servants. In a statement issued Tuesday by the Chairman of the State Civil Service Commission, Chief (Mrs.) Susan Aderonke Folarin, those promoted include 1,249 senior officers on Grade Level 07 to Grade Level 17. She said 717 junior […]

APC Ward Congress marred by logistics problems

Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun (right) and
former Governor of the state, Chief Olusegun Osoba during the Ward
Congress of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at Osoba's ward in
Igbore, Abeokuta today.

The ward congresses held today by the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun state was marred by logistic challenges in the 236 wards. Officials sent to conduct the poll arrived late, leading to late commencement of voting for the executive positions. However, voting took place in Ijebu-Ode, Ijebu-Igbo, Ago-Iwoye, Ijebu-Ife, Ijebu-Imushin, Itele and some towns […]

Court admits 26 exhibits against ex-governor Daniel

ex-governor Gbenga Daniel

Abiodun Onafuye/ Abeokuta A Nigerian high court in Abeokuta presided over by Justice Olanrewaju Mabekoje has admitted 26 title documents against the former governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel. The former Governor is facing a 38 count charge brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC which borders on alleged criminal […]

Amosun pays pensioners, retired politicians


Abiodun Onafuye/ Abeokuta Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State,western Nigeria today released N1.5 billion for the payment of gratuities to Pensioners and severance package of former political office holders in the State. The money, according to a statement by the State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Alhaji Yussuph Olaniyonu, will be paid to 561 ex-civil […]

Police Corporal Said To Have Run Amok Before Killing Wife, Others

Armed men guarding the building with someof the killed victims today

Abiodun Onafuye/Abeokuta The policeman that killed his wife and five members of a family, including an auto-cyclist, in Abeokuta today, has been described as mentally deranged. Information gathered was that the killer cop, identified as Corporal Sunkanmi Ogunbiyi, ran amok early this morning while still in the office and had to hurriedly leave for his […]

Fire Guts Ogun Gov’s Office


Abiodun Onafuye/Abeokuta A section of the office of Governor Ibikunle Amosun at Okemosan, Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, southwest Nigeria, was gutted by fire Monday. The fire destroyed computers and other office equipment. But for the timely intervention of the men of the Fire Service, the incident would have caused a major havoc. The incident, […]

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