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Laycon becomes the Youth Ambassador of Ogun State

Written by on 7 October 2020

The Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has announced the winner of 2020 BBNaija Season 5 lockdown, Olamilekan Agbelesebioba, aka Laycon, as the Youth Ambassador of the state. Abiodun, who made the announcement when he played host to Laycon in his office at Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, also gave Laycon a three-bedroom bungalow and N5m. The governor, while […]

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Release of water from Ogun dam raises flood alert in Lagos

Written by on 5 October 2020

The Lagos State Government at the weekend reminded residents, especially those close to be banks of the Ogun River, to be on the alert as more water will be released from Oyan Dam this month. It said the heavy rains predicted for this month by the Nigerian Hydrological Services (NHS) might compound the floods that […]

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Custom killings: My people may fight back – Ogun monarch

Written by on 30 September 2020

The Asale of Isale kingdom, Oja-Odan, in the Yewa North Local Government Area of Ogun State, Oba Ganiyu Adegbola, has expressed fears of possible reprisal by the residents following the alleged killings by men of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS). The monarch said this while reacting to the recent killing of a 50-year-old panel beater, […]

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14-year-old girl raped to death in Ogun

Written by on 21 September 2020

A 14-year-old secondary school pupil, Fathia Ojewoye, has been raped to death at the Agbeloba-Oriyonrin area of Abeokuta, Ogun State. The teenager had on Wednesday been declared missing by her parents, but her corpse was found three days after with some of her personal effects in an uncompleted building in the area. When reporters visited […]

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Parents lament Babcock’s strict resumption rules

Written by on 17 September 2020

Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo in Ogun State has set out some strict rules for students resuming for the 2020/2021 academic session from Monday next week, and parents are not happy about them, particularly their financial implications. In addition to taking COVID-19 tests that cost N25,000 and bringing personal safety kits, students of the university will not […]

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Ogun prophet arraigned for defiling 15-year-old girl during spiritual cleansing

Written by on 20 August 2020

A 57-year-old prophet, Ebenezer Ogunmefun, was, on Wednesday, arraigned before an Ogun State Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Abeokuta for sexually abusing a 15-year-old girl. Ogunmefun, whose address was not provided, was charged with one count of sexual abuse. The police prosecutor, Inspector Moshood Hammed, told the court that the defendant committed the offence at […]

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After 20 more years, God can call me home –Obasanjo

Written by on 20 August 2020

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said he wished to live for 20 more years after which God could call him home. Obasanjo, 83 years, spoke in Abeokuta, Ogun State, at the first year coronation anniversary of the Agura of Gbagura, Oba Sabur Bakare, Jamolu II. Oba Bakare received the staff of office from a former […]

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