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Ogun mulls Games Village to boost entertainment industry

The Ogun Government said plans are underway to construct a Games Village around Ososa in Odogbolu Local Government Area to boost the entertainment industry.

Ogun to launch MSMEs Intervention Fund

Ogun State Government has said it will soon launch Small Scale Enterprise Intervention Fund for Technology-based businesses.

Face mask violation: 50 persons detained, charged in Ogun

At least 50 persons were on Monday prosecuted for violating the protocol on the use of face masks in public places in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.

Projects: Ogun speaker tells member to follow due process

The Speaker of the Ogun State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Olakunle Oluomo has tasked a member representing Ijebu North/Ijebu East/Ogun Waterside Federal Constituency, Hon. Abdel-Majid Adekoya to engage necessary government agencies with a view to following due process in the process of implementation of intervention/development projects, especially road construction and drainages in the communities within his constituency.

#EndSARS: Gov. Abiodun inaugurates 8-man judicial panel

Governor Dapo Abiodun on Monday inaugurated an eight-man judicial panel of investigation to receive and investigate complaints from the public on police brutality, human rights’ violations or related extrajudicial killings.

Abiodun amends Buhari’s lockdown order

Gov Dapo Abiodun of Ogun has slightly adjusted President Muhammadu Buhari's lockdown order on his state.

Buhari extends lockdown of Lagos, Abuja, Ogun by 14 days

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday extended by 14 days the lockdown of Lagos, Abuja and Ogun as a result of rising coronavirus cases.

Ogun cult clash: Police make more arrest

The Ogun Police Command has arrested 15 more suspected cultists terrorising Ifo, Ijoko, Agbado and other areas in the state.

Only Buhari can determine extension of lockdown in Lagos, FCT – FG

The Federal Government on Tuesday said only President Muhammadu Buhari can decide if the lockdown of Lagos, Ogun and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, over Coronavirus will be extended or not.

Nigeria records 4 new Coronavirus cases in Osun, Ogun

Nigeria has recorded four new coronavirus cases in Osun and Ogun States, bringing the total national figure to 135 cases.

59 perish in Lagos, Ogun ghastly accidents

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Zone RS2 Command, comprising Ogun and Lagos States, says it has recorded 59 deaths from road traffic accidents in the states.

Petrol tanker catches fire in Ogun

A tanker loaded with 33,000 litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) leaked some of the inflammable product it was conveying around Ajileti, on Idiroko road, Ogun, causing fire that burnt two vehicles completely.

Open the borders: Ogun traditional rulers tell Buhari

Traditional rulers and residents of border communities in Ogun state have made a joint appeal to President Muhammed Buhari to review the border closure and bring succour to them.

Ogun Police nab 3 for killing aged couple

Three men have been arrested by the Ogun state police command for allegedly killing an aged couple, James Olaosebikan, 72, and his wife, Esther, 68, at their Sagamu home on June 30th.

We’ll bring Abiola’s vision to reality in Ogun – Abiodun

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has vowed to bring to reality in the state, the vision of the acclaimed winner of the June 12 , 1993 Presidential election, Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola.

EFCC arrests 32 suspected Yahoo Boys hiding inside chairs in Ogun

Operatives from the Ibadan zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, April 25, 2019, arrested 32 people suspected to be internet fraudsters popularly known as 'Yahoo-Yahoo Boys.

The Proposed Ogun, Lagos Joint Development Commission, Pitfalls to Avoid

Prince Dapo Abiodun, the Ogun state Governor-elect, held a strategic meeting with the state chapter of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) and other members of the Organised Private Sector at the factory of the Flour Mills in Agbara, Ado-Odo-Otta local government of the state on Friday 12 April, 2019. That day, he revealed that his administration and that of his counterpart in Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo – Olu, had plans to establish a “Joint Development Commission” to drive the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) of both states.

Woman dies after jeep plunges into river in Ogun

 A private Lexus Jeep on Sunday plunged into the river on Ijebu-Ode/Benin Expressway, killing a woman and injuring her daughter, an official has said.

Ogun gets new police boss

Adejoke Adeleye/Abeokuta The former Commissioner of Police in Ogun State Ahmed Iliyasu has handed over to his successor Bashiru Makama. At a valedictory service held at...

Osinbajo delivers polling unit as APC leads in Ogun

The All Progressives Congress has won both the governorship and House of Assembly elections in the polling unit of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in Lagos State on Saturday.

Dapo Abiodun in early lead in Ogun

All progressive Congress, APC, candidate Prince Dapo Abiodun is currently leading in eight local governments results that have been declared by Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Ogun State.

Polls: Lagos and Ogun residents defy rumours of violence to cast votes

Some vote rs in Ogun and Lagos states said they did their part by coming out to vote on Saturday for the candidates they believed...

Voters defy threat of violence, troops out enmasse in Ogun

Adejoke Adeleye/Abeokuta Amidst fear of possible breakdown of law and order, the electorate in Ogun State on Saturday trooped out en-masse to vote for their...

Buhari wins Ogun state with 281,762 votes

The Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), President Muhammadu Buhari, has been declared winner of the Saturday’s presidential poll in Ogun state with 281,762 votes.

Volence erpupts at APC campaign rally in Ogun

Violence on Monday broke out at the Ogun State All Progressives Congress,APC, rally, held at the MKO Abiola International Stadium, Abeokuta.

Islamic Cleric, 3 others arrested with human skull in Ogun

The Police in Ogun, Southwest Nigeria have arrested an Islamic cleric, Jamiu Olasheu and three others for allegedly being in possession of human skull.

Preventive Maintenance: Lagos and Ogun to expect power outage on Jan 13 and 15

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has announced a planned power outage in some parts of Lagos and Ogun States on Jan. 13 and...

Ogun to expend N9.50bn on completion of model schools, others

The Ogun Govt. says it plans to spend over N9.50 billion for the completion of model schools across the three senatorial districts in the state.

APC will win Imo and Ogun without Amosun and Okorocha -Adams Oshiomhole

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, on Wednesday took a swipe at the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, and his...

Ogun 2019: GNI unveils manifesto, register 1,400 decampees

Ogun State Africa Democratic Congress, ADC, governorship candidate, Prince Gboyega Nasir Isiaka (GNI) has unveiled manifesto on how he would govern the state if elected the governor come 2019 general elections.

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