Posts Tagged ‘Ogun’

JUST IN: Ogun Deputy Speaker Impeached

Hon. Dare Kadiri, the embattled Deputy Speaker of the Ogun State House of Assembly, was on Thursday impeached for alleged “gross misconduct.” A five-member committee set up by the House impeached Hon. Kadiri over an alleged public disturbance. On February 26, he was arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for an alleged assault after […]

Petrol Tanker Explosion Claims 3 Lives In Ogun

By Onwuka Gerald Three persons on Tuesday were confirmed to have been burnt to death as several others sustained injuries in a tanker explosion that happened in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital. Also, five vehicles and two motorcycles got razed in the explosion that happened around the Guarantee Trust Bank, Presidential Boulevard in Abeokuta. Confirming the […]

COVID-19: 105 Tested Positive For HIV During Virus Lockdown In Ogun – Govt

By Onwuka Gerald The Commissioner for Health in Ogun State, Dr Tomi Coker, stated that about 105 persons tested positive for HIV in Ogun state during the COVID-19 stay home period. He gave the disclosure at a press briefing to commemorate the 2020 World AIDS Day with the theme “United to end AIDS in the […]

#BBNaijia: Youths In Ogun State Canvass Support For Laycon, Give Out Airtime For Voting

Youths in Ogun State yesterday, staged a walk around Abeokuta, the state capital to canvass support for one of the Big Brother Naija (BBN) housemate, Laycon. BREAKINGTIMES reports that the youths walked for about four hours across major streets and markets in with a banner with an inscription  “Ogun Youths Walk For Laycon”. They gave […]

Ogun Launches Community Policing, In Bid To Curb Crimes From The Grassroots

In a bid to curb crimes and vices from the grassroots, the Ogun State Government, on Thursday, launched the Community Policing Project, aimed at bringing the Nigerian Police and policing closer to the people. This is according to a series of tweets by Governor Dapo Abiodun, via his Twitter handle. In his words: “Today, I […]

Why I Raped 70-Yr-Old Woman In Ogun State – Man Confesses

One Wasiu Bankole, who was arrested by the police in Ogun State for allegedly having unlawful carnal knowledge of a 70-year-old unnamed woman, said he committed the act under the influence of alcohol. The Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the incident on Thursday. This is coming at a time when the […]