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Police shoots man to escape mob attack

A policeman, Insp. Sunday Ogundapo, the team leader of the Zonal Intervention Squad (ZIS), Obada, Ogun, had allegedly shot one Akeem Akinsanya to death in an effort to escape attack by suspected cultists.

Gombe government to establish Hippopotamus colony

The Gombe State Government says it is working on establishing a Hippopotamus colony at Dadin Kowa to save the animals from attacks and the threats they pose to fishermen.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency will monitor campaign funds donated to political parties for the 2019 elections as well as donors’ identities.

Ibrahim Magu: Electoral corruption worst form of corruption

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has described electoral corruption as the worst form of corruption as it undermines the will of the people and invests power in illegitimate hands.
Ibikunle Amosun

Governor Amosun: I’ll hands off governance by 12 midnight on May 28

Outgoing Governor Ibikunle Amosun on Tuesday said he would hands off governance of Ogun state by 12 midnight on May 28, 2019 with the inauguration of projects executed by his administration.

Easter: FRSC deploys 1,500 personnel in Ogun

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun, on Tuesday, said it would deploy 1,500 personnel comprised of Regular and Special marshals for the 2019 Easter operations in the state.

Governor Ambode brought changes to Lagos – analyst

A Professor of Political Science, Prof. Femi Otubanjo, on Friday said that Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode brought changes to the development of Lagos State.

Appeal Court affirms five years jail term against college of education workers

The Oyo Division of the Court of Appeal has affirmed the five years jail term issued against each of three workers of the Tai Solarin College of Education (TASCE).
Accident FRSC

Three die in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway auto crash

Three persons were on Monday confirmed dead in an accident involving a tipper loaded with granite and a Dangote truck around Mile 12 Market, Ogere, Ogun, on the Lagos/Ibadan Expressway.

Governor Okorocha seeks stakeholders’ collaboration on prisoners’ welfare

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has called for collaboration between federal and state governments for the welfare of prison inmates and the prison conditions, stressing that the essence of sending people to prison is to make them better citizens.

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.

Maternal mortality: Experts seek support for family planning

Experts from different health parastatals have revealed that the adoption and uptake of Family planning in women of reproductive age would reduce maternal mortality in Ogun State.
Lagos State Governor-elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Saturday visited the family of Kolade Johnson who was shot dead by a police officer while watching football at Onipetesi area of Agege, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria. 2

Governor-elect Sanwo-Olu tasks police on modern techniques in fighting crimes

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor-elect of Lagos state, has called on the police to adopt modern techniques in fighting crimes.

Police parade alleged serial rapist in Ogun

The Ogun Police Command has paraded an alleged serial rapist, Ayodele Odebiyi, for raping a 22-year-old girl.
Olusegun Runsewe

Expert: Religious leaders don’t act what they preach on family planning

A Family planning expert, Mr Olukayode Runsewe, has lamented that religious leaders in Nigeria always failed to practice what they preach when it comes to the issue of family planning.

FRSC urges motorists to exercise patience

The Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Ogun, Clement Oladele, on Thursday, advised motorists plying Lagos-Ibadan Expressway to exercise patience and drive cautiously, especially within construction areas.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Ogun assembly majority leader dumps APM, returns to APC

Adeyinka Mafe, Majority Leader of the Ogun State House of Assembly, has defected from the Allied Peoples Movement (APM) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Former Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo

Ex-President Obasanjo charges South-West PDP leaders to purge party of bad eggs

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has charged the leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party in the South-West to purge the party of “bad eggs and hypocrites.”

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JAMB: Man registers UTME 64 times to ‘ghost-write’ for 64 candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board says it has caught someone it described as a “notorious cheat” who had registered for the UTME 64 times, with the intention of writing the examination for 64 candidates.

Police foil pro-Dasuki protest in Sokoto

Police have foiled a planned procession to demand the release of former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) in Sokoto state.
Oil tankers pass through the Strait of Hormuz, December 21, 2018. REUTERS-Hamad I Mohammed

Any move by Iran to close Strait of Hormuz unacceptable – US official

Any move by Iran to close the strategic Strait of Hormuz in response to the United States ending oil waivers for purchases of Iranian oil would be unjustified and unacceptable, a senior administration official said on Monday.
Gas flares from an oil production platform at the Soroush oil fields in the Gulf, south of the capital Tehran [Raheb Homavandi-Reuters]

Iran denounces ‘illegal’ US sanctions as oil waivers end

Iran denounced US sanctions on its oil sector as "illegal" on Monday after the United States announced it will no longer grant sanctions exemptions to Iran's oil customers.

Court to hear alleged N2.8 million fraud case against Nnewi United chairman

The Federal High Court sitting in Awka will on May 30, 2019, begin hearing on the case of obtaining by false pretence involving the manager of Nnewi United football club of Nnewi, Mr. Olisa Onuchukwu.