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Police arrest man for raping, impregnating daughter

Police in Ogun state have arrested a man; Emmanuel Ikhine, 52, for having forceful and unlawful carnal knowledge of his 18 – year-old biological daughter.
Nigeria Police

Police nab farmer five months after killing two persons

The police have arrested a farmer, Oladosu Nureni, alleged to have shot and killed two persons in Iwoye Community in Yewa South Local Government Area of Ogun State, five months after he committed the dastard act.

Hoodlums storm construction site, shoot bricklayer in Ogun

Hoodlums suspected to be land-grabbers over the weekend, invaded Falokun village in Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State and shot a bricklayer working on a building site in the community.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC lauds police over quick rescue of kidnap victims

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has commended men and officers of Ogun State command for their swift rescue of the five kidnap victims at Ogbere-Sagamu section of Benin-Lagos express road.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Ogun APC calls for synergy among security operatives

The Ogun State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Sunday called for increased sharing of intelligence and synergy among security and paramilitary operatives for efficient and effective combat of crimes in the society.
Allied Peoples Movement APM

Ogun tribunal: Our witnesses’ lives under threat – APM counsel

Counsel to the Allied People’s Movement (APM) in Ogun State and its gubernatorial candidate, Adekunle Akinlade, Sebastine Hon (SAN) has told the Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abeokuta that the lives of Akinlade and that of petitioner’s witnesses were under threat.
Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has urged secular musicians who protested to the General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, to direct their future protests to the government.

Pastor Adeboye pleads as five RCCG pastors are abducted

General Overseer, The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has called for prayers for the release of five ministers of the Church abducted by gunmen on Thursday.
Nigeria Police

Woman arrested allegedly for conspiring with her boyfriend to rape friend

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 23-year-old Eniola Shittu, at Ikopa Tuntun, Abiola way, Abeokuta for allegedly conspiring with her boyfriend, David Peremobowe, 31, to rape her close friend (name withheld).

Police: We will rescue those kidnapped on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Ogun State Police Command last night expressed confidence that its special force comprising Anti-Kidnapping, Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and detectives would rescue those abducted on the Lagos–Ibadan Expressway.
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.

Police nab three for killing aged couple in Ogun

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.

Police arrest three herdsmen for stabbing farmer to death in Ogun

Officers of Ogun State police Command have arrested three herdsmen over the murder of a 40 year-old-farmer identified as Rafiu Sowemimo last Sunday.
Allied Peoples Movement APM

Ogun election tribunal: Our witnesses’ lives under threat – APM

Counsel to the Allied People’s Movement (APM) in Ogun State and its gubernatorial candidate, Adekunle Akinlade, Sebastine Hon (SAN) has told the Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abeokuta that the lives of Akinlade and that of petitioner’s witnesses were under threat.
Outgoing governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, on Tuesday boasted that a combination of the achievements of Gbenga Daniel and Olusegun Osoba as former governors of the state would not match his administration’s achievements.

Senator Amosun: Allegations of arms stockpile, surrendering, laughable

Former Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun has described as laughable, allegations he stockpiled firearms before the general elections and hurriedly handed them over to the police a day to handover.
Outgoing governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, on Tuesday boasted that a combination of the achievements of Gbenga Daniel and Olusegun Osoba as former governors of the state would not match his administration’s achievements.

APC wants Senator Amosun questioned over ‘arms stockpiling’

The All Progressives Congress in Ogun state has demanded that a former governor of the state, Ibikunle Amosun, be questioned over alleged arms stockpiling.
Nigeria Police

Two ATM robbers nabbed in Ogun

Two suspected armed robbers, who specialised in robbing unsuspecting members of the public at locations of Automated Teller Machines (ATM), have been arrested by the police in Ogun State. In a statement by the spokesperson...

Man arrested in Ogun for robbing Uber driver in Lagos

Ogun State police command said it had arrested one Philip Efosa for allegedly robbing a UBER driver of his vehicle in Lagos.

Ogun councillors protest their suspension

Scores of Councillors from the 20 Local Government Areas (LGAs) and 37 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) of Ogun on Thursday protested their suspension by a resolution recently passed by the State House of Assembly.
Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested two pipeline vandals, Tunde Ramoni, 45 and Yinka Olufowobi, 33.

Police arrests two pipeline vandals

Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested two pipeline vandals, Tunde Ramoni, 45 and Yinka Olufowobi, 33.

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The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed this in a statement on Friday in Abuja.

DHQ: Released ‘repentant’ Boko Haram fighters were forcefully recruited

The military has shed more light on its controversial Operation Safe Corridor programme which has once again recently come under fire from the Nigerian public.

SSANU, NASU threaten to down tools over unresolved issues with federal government

The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) and Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) said they would proceed on strike over unresolved issues with the Federal Government immediately the universities reopen.
The Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) has denounced reports its facilities spewed crude oil into the Orashi River in Rivers State.

Agip: Rivers oil leakage not from our facility

The Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) has denounced reports its facilities spewed crude oil into the Orashi River in Rivers State.
Barcelona are set to make a €15 million (£14m-$18m) bid for Eric Garcia in the coming days after the defender turned down a contract extension with Manchester City.

Barcelona to make £14 million bid for Manchester City defender

Barcelona are set to make a €15 million (£14m/$18m) bid for Eric Garcia in the coming days after the defender turned down a contract extension with Manchester City.

INEC: Disrupting electoral timelines may cause constitutional crisis

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has lamented the growing resort to violence and incendiary remarks by political actors ahead of the Edo and Ondo Governorship elections, warning that any disruption of the process could alter electoral timelines thereby leading to a constitutional crisis.