Amotekun Begins Operation in Ogun

Amotekun Begins Operation in Ogun

Amotekun Begins Operation in Ogun         The Ogun State Government has announced the full operation of the South West Security Outfit, codenamed Amotekun in the state The Chief of Staff to Governor Dapo Abiodun, Alhaji Shuaib Salisu, said this when he featured in a live television programme in Abeokuta, the state capital. According to him, the Amotekun corps will ensure that lives and property in the state, particularly in remote areas, are secured. Salisu said the Amotekun corps will fortify the existing security architecture in the state…

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Truck Crushes Couple to Death in Ogun

Truck Crushes Couple

Truck Crushes Couple To Death In Ogun       Two persons suspected to be husband and wife were on Tuesday crushed to death in an accident involving a Toyota Camry car, Sino truck and a motorcycle around Odogbara, few metres from NNPC on the Sagamu-Ogijo road. Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, Spokesperson, Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps in the state, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria in Abeokuta. Akinbiyi said that the accident which occurred at 7.40am was caused by speeding, reckless riding and brake failure on the…

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Outrage, As Truck Crushes Okada Rider To Death On Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

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Outrage, As Truck Crushes Okada Rider To Death On Lagos-Ibadan Expressway     There was outrage, on Monday, on the Ogun State axis of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, following the death of a male motorcyclist allegedly crushed to death by a truck. The incident occurred at about 11 am, at Olowotedo, adjacent to a new generation church camp, inbound Lagos State. The tragedy was recorded when a hit and run car reportedly hit the motorcycle with number plate WDE 415 VD, from the rear, such that it summersault and ended up being…

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Prophet Arrested For Raping And Impregnating Two Underaged Sisters

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Prophet Arrested For Raping And Impregnating Two Underaged Sisters     The General Overseer of Church of Lord, Olomore in Abeokuta, Prophet Ebenezer Ajigbotoluwa has been arrested by the Ogun state police for raping and impregnating two underage sisters, and also defrauding their mother of two million naira he claimed was for “spiritual cleansing.” Ajigbotoluwa was arrested after the mother of the victims (name withheld) filed a complaint at Lafenwa police station. The prophet reportedly asked the woman to relocate her entire family of six to the church premises to avoid…

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Governor Abiodun Mourns Buruji Kashamu

Amotekun Begins Operation in Ogun

Governor Abiodun Mourns Buruji Kashamu     The governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has expressed shock over the death of Senator Buruji Kashamu on Saturday. Senator Kashamu, who represented Ogun East at the Senate in the 8th National Assembly and contested the gubernatorial ticket of the state on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), along with other contestants with Governor Abiodun, died at First Cardiologist Hospital in Lagos on Saturday. In a statement released on Saturday by the Kunle Somorin, Chief Press Secretary to Governor Abiodun,…

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Ogun Makes COVID-19 Test Free For All Returning SS3 Boarding Students

Amotekun Begins Operation in Ogun

Ogun Makes COVID-19 Test Free For All Returning SS3 Boarding Students     The Ogun state government has stepped down its stand which held that the COVID-19 test is to be used as a mandatory requirement for returning students in exit classes. Governor Dapo Abiodun announced the cancellation of the initial injunction via a Twitter statement on Monday. In his communique which was titled “Ogun Makes COVID-19 Test Free For All Returning SS3 Boarding Students”, Governor Abiodun further stated that the admittance of students into boarding houses in private secondary…

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Seven Employees Kill Their Chinese Boss’ Father, Dump Corpse Inside Ogun River

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Seven Employees Kill Their Chinese Boss’ Father, Dump Corpse Inside Ogun River     Seven employees of an energy company, Xinxin energy in Odogbolu, Ogun state, have been arrested by the Police in the state for kidnapping and killing their Chinese employer’s father, one 65-year-old Defa Song. According to reports, the seven suspects identified as Adetayo Adeniran, Hammed Jabiri, Jayeola Olalekan, Animashaun Mustapa, Akeem Lawal, Moruf Razaq and Yinka Jayeola, had in February this year, conspired to abduct Defa Song. They abducted him while he was stepping out of his…

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44-Year-Old Pastor Arrested For Raping Daughter

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44-Year-Old Pastor Arrested For Raping Daughter       The Police in Ogun State says it has arrested a 44-year-old man, Oluwafemi Oyebola, for raping his biological daughter. Oyebola who is said to be a pastor of the Christ Apostolic Church (CAC), Ogo Oluwa Parish in Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of the state, was arrested following a complaint by the daughter who reported at Owode-Egbado divisional headquarters that her father had been forcefully having carnal knowledge of her since 2015. In a statement issued on Tuesday, the Police Public…

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Photos: President Jonathan Commissions NIPP 750MW Power Station in Ogun

  President Goodluck Jonathan today, February 20, commissioned NIPP 750MW Olorunsogo II Power Station at Papalanto, Ogun state. He also had a meeting with the Ogun State Council of Traditional Rulers. See more photos…            

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