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Two drivers die as trucks collide on Lagos/Abeokuta Expressway

Two drivers have been confirmed dead in an accident involving two trucks along Ewekoro on the Lagos/Abeokuta Expressway.
Lafarge SA

Lafarge commits N168 million to community projects in Ogun

As part of its efforts to give back to the communities where its operates, Lafarge Africa, manufacturer of cement located in Ewekoro, Ogun State, said it had spent a whooping sum of N168 million in aid of the various community projects, cutting across education, healthcare delivery service, economic empowerment, agricultural produce and elderly care support programmes.

Rotimi Amaechi slams pace of work on Lagos-Ibadan rail line

Rotimi Amaechi, the Minister of Transportation, has said he was not impressed with the pace of work at the Lagos end of the Lagos-Ibadan rail project.

2019: Ibikunle Amosun’s aides names appear on DPP legislative candidates list

The discovery of the governor’s aides’ names on the DPP lists at the Ogun State Office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abeokuta, however, confirmed the growing speculation.

2019: INEC releases names of presidential, national assembly candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday released its provincial list of candidates for presidential and national assembly elections.

Governor Amosun emerges APC consensus candidate for Ogun Central senatorial race

Governor Ibikunle Amosun has emerged the candidate for Ogun central senate race, as the All Progressives Congress (APC) unveiled consensus candidates for the national assembly.

2019: Ogun APC adopts consensus candidates for state assembly seats

The All Progressives Congress (APC), in Ogun has adopted its consensus candidates for the 2019 state House of Assembly election.

Pastor allegedly kills lover, buries her in church

The Ogun State Police Command on Tuesday arrested a pastor who allegedly killed his lover and buried her body inside his church.

Expert commends Governor Amosun for compensating landowners for Ogun airport

A maritime expert Bolaji Akinola, has commended the Governor of the State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, for compensating land owners in the areas earmarked for the proposed Ogun Cargo Airport.

Woman pays herbalist N245,000 to get pregnant with twins

A self-styled herbalist, 48-year-old Raji Ibrahim, who allegedly defrauded a woman of N245,000 on the pretext of giving her herbal pregnancy medicine for a set of twins, is facing trial at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

Senator Solomon Adeola rejects proposed cattle colony

The senator, representing Lagos West in the Red Chamber, Solomon Adeola, has called on state governors in the south western part of the country to be proactive in finding solutions to attacks by herdsmen in the region.

Woman arrested for chaining grandson in Ogun

A 60-year-old woman, Yemi Kazeem, was arrested on Wednesday by the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly chaining her grandson for over three months inside an apartment.

$1.5bn Lagos-Ibadan rail project behind schedule – Rotimi Amaechi

The Federal Government on Tuesday revealed that due to too many encumbrances on the projects right of way, the $1.5bn Lagos-Ibadan rail project earlier scheduled for completion by December 2018, might no longer be feasible.

Ogun govt begins verification of workers in tertiary institutions

Ogun State Government has embarked on verification of its personnel in all tertiary institutions across the state.

Federal govt may demolish Jibowu, Costain bridges for Lagos-Ibadan railway line – Rotimi Amaechi

Nigeria’s Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says the Jibowu and Costain bridges in Lagos would be demolished to give way for the new Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge railway lines.

Why we organised summer camp for kids – commissioner

The need for children to socialise with their peers, have fun and relax under a conducive environment necessitated the staging of summer camp by the Ogun State Government.

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