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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.

Police warn of planned attack on Ogun motor parks

Ogun State police command said it had uncovered a clandestine plan by some disgruntled elements to unleash violence on residents of the state under the cover of some transport unions in the state.
Dapo Abiodun

Governor Abiodun declares state of emergency in education

Abiodun who arrived at governor’s offie, Oke-mosan Abeokuta at about 9:30am Thursday was received by the Head of Service, Engr. Lanre Bisiriyu.
Dapo Abiodun

Police uncover plans to disrupt Dapo Abiodun’s May 29 inauguration

The Ogun State Police Command on Tuesday said it has uncovered plans by unscrupulous individuals to instigate crisis across the state, ostensibly to disrupt the inauguration of the Governor-elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun and his Deputy; Engr. Noimot Salako–Oyedele on May 29, 2019.

Man arrested for attempting to swindle Ogun police chief

A 52-year-old suspected fraudster, Tayo Ogunmola, has been arrested by men of the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly attempting to swindle the state Commissioner of Police, Bashir Makama.
Herdsmen

Four feared killed as farmers, herders clash in Ogun

About four persons have been reportedly killed as suspected herdsmen and farmers clashed in Iwoye area of Imeko-Afon Local Government Area of Ogun State.
Four Indian hemp distributors have been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command with a deep freezer loaded with Marijuana.

Four Indian hemp distributors arrested with freezer loaded with weeds

Four Indian hemp distributors have been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command with a deep freezer loaded with Marijuana.

Four arrested with cannabis–filled deep freezer

The Police in Ogun state have arrested two ladies and two young men trying to sell Indian hemp (Cannabis) to targeted sales outlets from a deep freezer loaded with the weeds.

Six feared killed in cult clash in Ogun

Six people were yesterday feared killed in a cult clash involving suspected members of the Aiye Confraternity and a rival cult, the Eiye Confraternity.

Police arrest 25 over attacks on deputy governor, lawmaker’s offices

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested 25 suspects over attacks on the campaign offices of the deputy governor and a member of the state house of assembly.

65-year-old man arrested for allegedly raping 10-year-old girl

The police have arrested a 65-year-old man, Sulaiman Rauf, for allegedly raping a 10-year-old girl (name withheld) in Ilase community in the Idiroko axis of Ogun State.

Two nabbed for using governor-elect’s name for fraud

The Police in Ogun State has arrested two members of a syndicate, Hassan Jimoh and Taiwo Edun who have been using the name of Ogun State governor elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun, to defraud members of the public under the pretence of offering them employment.
The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 47-year old man, Balogun Ayodele for pretending to be a lawyer and handling cases in court.

Ex-convict arrested for impersonating lawyer

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 47-year old man, Balogun Ayodele, for pretending to be a lawyer and handling cases in court.

Ogun gets new police commissioner

A new Commissioner of Police, Bashir Dabup Manama, has been deployed to Ogun State and has since resumed duty in the state.

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Former Edo state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Barr. Osagie Obayuwana, has urged the National Assembly to repeal the law setting up the Department of State Services (DSS), saying it has outlived its usefulness.

Former Edo attorney-general urges National Assembly to repeal DSS law

Former Edo state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Barr. Osagie Obayuwana, has urged the National Assembly to repeal the law setting up the Department of State Services (DSS), saying it has outlived its usefulness.
A senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District, Nicholas Tofowomo, on Saturday condemned the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore by the personnel of the Department of State Services inside the courtroom on Friday where Justice Ojukwu was presiding

Ondo lawmaker decries DSS court room invasion

A senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District, Nicholas Tofowomo, on Saturday condemned the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore by the personnel of the Department of State Services (DSS) inside the courtroom on Friday where Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu was presiding.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police nab man for allegedly killing neighbour in Niger

The Police in Niger have arrested one Mohammed Isa, 27, of Dogon Ruwa village of Bosso Local Government Area of the state, for allegedly shooting and killing his neighbour, Umaru Abubakar, 30, with a Dane gun.

Federal government files appeal against $9.6 billion P&ID judgement

Nigeria’s Federal Government (FG) on Friday filed a new and substantive challenge in the English Courts in the ongoing fight against the vulture-fund-backed P&ID.
Thobile Mbopkwa from South Africa has emerged the champion of the IAU African Championship held in Remo on Saturday.

South Africans emerge winners of Remo marathon

Thobile Mbopkwa from South Africa has emerged the champion of the IAU African Championship held in Remo on Saturday.