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Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Ogun government to deworm over 800,000 school children

The Ogun State government says it has concluded plans to de-worm over 800,000 school children in the ongoing health awareness programme across 10 local government areas in the state.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo stated this today while performing the ground breaking of Wagon Assembly Plant at Kajola in Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun state.

VP Osinbajo: Ogun wagon assembly plant to create 5,000 jobs

The Federal Government on Saturday said the newly commissioned Wagon Assembly Plant located at Kajola in Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun state would generate 5,000 direct and indirect jobs apart from driving local capacity in the railway modernization.
Ogun State House of Assembly

Ogun assembly confirms nominees for judicial service commission

The Ogun House of Assembly, on Monday, confirmed the four nominees sent by Gov. Dapo Abiodun as members of the state Judicial Service Commission (JSC).
An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

EFCC arrests OOU, FUNAAB, MAPOLY students

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested 30 students of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic and Federal University of Agriculture in Abeokuta, as well as those of Olabisi Onabanjo University.

Two suspected homosexuals escape lynch mob

Two men suspected to be involved in homosexual activities were on Friday rescued from an angry mob that nearly lynched them for what was described as a “sinful and abominable act.”

Truck kills woman on commercial motorcycle in Ogun

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Sunday, confirmed the killing of a woman in an accident on Toll Gate-Sango Ota in Ogun.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Ogun government rehabilitates roads

Ogun State Government has begun the rehabilitation of over 30 kilometres of intra-city roads across the state through its Public Works Agency (OPWA).
In spite of the efforts of intervention bodies such as the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA), many federal roads across the country remain in deplorable condition, a survey by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has indicated.

Many federal roads in deplorable condition – survey

In spite of the efforts of intervention bodies such as the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA), many federal roads across the country remain in deplorable condition, a survey has indicated.

Rehabilitation: Motorists urged to avoid Lagos-Ibadan expressway if in haste

Motorists who are in a hurry to get to their destination on time have been asked to steer clear of the Berger to Ogun River section of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway due to rehabilitation works that might slow down traffic along the routes.

Family accuses cleric of hypnotising, killing son

The family of Pelumi Babayemi has accused the pastor of a Christ Apostolic Church, David Ayorinde, of allegedly hypnotising and killing their son in the Ifo area of Ogun State.

One killed in accident on Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway

The Ogun State Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Saturday confirmed that one person died in an accident involving a commercial bus at Joju area on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway.

Road accidents kill 80 in second quarter in Ogun

The Ogun Command of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Thursday said that 80 persons died in road accidents in the state during the second quarter of 2019.
Ogun State House of Assembly

Kunle Oluomo elected Ogun Speaker unopposed

Former Deputy Speaker, Ogun State House of Assembly, Kunle Taiwo Oluomo, emerged Speaker of the Ogun State 9th Legislative Assembly.
Dapo Abiodun

Governor Abiodun: I have made up my mind to pay salaries before month ends

Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has assured workers in the state that their salaries would be paid before the end of every month, irrespective of delay in federal government allocation.
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: I did better than Segun Osoba, Gbenga Daniel combined

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.

Sales assistant arraigned over alleged adulteration of alcoholic drinks

A sales assistant, Stanley Mikel, 28, on Monday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly selling adulterated alcoholic drinks to the public.

Rainstorm wreaks havoc in Ogun community

A rainstorm on Monday wreaked havoc in Kajola community in Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun.

UTME: JAMB releases list of suspended CBT centres

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the list of Computer Based Test (CBT) centres suspended for aiding examination malpractices across the country.

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Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi; Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege; President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, and Chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay, during the courtesy visit by PACAC to the Senate President at the National Assembly on Thursday, November 21, 2019.

Itse Sagay applauds Senate’s leadership for commitment to service

Chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption (PACA), Prof. Itse Sagay, on Thursday applauded the leadership of the ninth Senate for its commitment to service of the country.
Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi; Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege; President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, and Chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay, during the courtesy visit by PACAC to the Senate President at the National Assembly on Thursday, November 21, 2019.

Senator Lawan: Senate yet to receive request from President Buhari for Ibrahim Magu’s confirmation

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Thursday said the Senate is yet to receive any formal request from President Muhammadu Buhari for confirmation of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu.

Edo new police commissioner reads riot act to criminal elements

The new Commissioner of Police deployed to the Edo State Police Command, CP Lawal Tanko Jimeta, yesterday, said he would be firm in carrying out his duty in order to ensure the safety of lives and property of the citizens of the state.
Chidi Izuwah

Federal government approves PPP projects worth $8 billion in eight years

Mr Chidi Izuwah, the Director-General, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has said that the Federal Government approved Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects worth eight billion dollars between 2010 and 2018.
Power

Federal government to review ownership of electricity distribution companies

The National Economic Council, NEC, yesterday resolved to review the status of the ownership structure of the power distribution companies in the country.