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One dies, seven injured in Ogun auto crash

A yet-to-be-identified commercial bus driver has died after he lost control of his Toyota bus with number plate AKD 101 XS while driving on the Sagamu/Ijebu-Ode Expressway in Ogun State, in the early hours of Thursday.

FRSC yet to recover accident victims from Osaso river after six days

The Ogun Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it has yet to recover the corpses of the victims six days after a bus plunged into Osaso river on Sagamu-Ijebu Ode Expressway on Wednesday.
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 orders company to provide palliative measures on Ososa bridges

The Ogun State government has directed Reynolds Construction Company, RCC, to provide palliative measures for Ososa multiple bridges on the Sagamu-Ijebu Ode-Ore Expressway to stem the incessant accidents in the axis.

Bus loaded with passengers plunges into river in Ogun

A commercial bus fully loaded with passengers has plunged into Ososa river on the Sagamu – Ijebu Ode – Benin expressway in Odogbolu Local Government Area of Ogun.

ICPC recovers three ambulances, transformer from senator

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offenses Commission (ICPC) has announced the recovery of three ambulance vehicles and a 500KVA Transformer which are Constituency Project items, from a former senator, Buruji Kashamu.

LMC: 2019/20 NPFL season to kick off October 16

The 2019/2020 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season could kick off on October 16, 2019, according to feelers from the League Management Company (LMC).

RTwEAN leader denies suspending members from parks in Ogun

A leader of the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) in Ogun State, Oluomo Akibu Titilayo, has denied suspending some members of the union from partaking in transport activities in motor parks in Ogun East.
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.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court fixes date for ex-basketball star’s N51 million extortion suit against Customs

A Federal High Court in Lagos has fixed October 7 to hear a N51,818,664 suit by a former member of Nigeria’s junior national basketball team, David Odeh, against the Nigerian Customs for alleged extortion.
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Tribunal sacks Ogun APC Reps member

The National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, on Monday, nullified the election of Kolapo Korede Osunsanya, representing Ijebu Central federal constituency in the House of Representatives on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC).

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.

Partial closure of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway announced, alternative routes advised

The Lagos State Government and its traffic arm, Lagos State Traffic Management Agency, have announced the closure of the Kara Bridge to Julius Berger inward Lagos end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway from September 2, 2019 to October 31, 2019.

Police nab two suspects over killing of motorcylist, theft of bike

The Police in Ogun State have arrested two suspects over killing of a commercial cyclists and theft of his bike.

‘Armed robbers’ arrested while fighting over loot

Two suspected armed robbers have been arrested while fighting over their proceeds from a robbery operation they carried out in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State.

Boy stolen two years ago found with Bible study teacher, renamed

Ogun State Police Command has arrested a Bible study teacher, Blessing Ozor, for being in custody of a boy, Joshua Joseph, who went missing two years ago.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Foiled jailbreak: How I paid N20, 000 to free convicted brother – suspect

A 40-year-old man, Oheneme Kingsley, has narrated how he paid the sum of N20, 000 to some Ijaws to cause a jailbreak in a bid to free his brother from the Oko Minimum Security Prison in Benin City.

Insecurity: Ondo government bans commercial motorcycles on Ore expressway

Commercial motorcycle business popularly called okada, has been banned in Ore by the Ondo State Government, particularly along the Benin-Ore-Ijebu Ode expressway.

Mike Adenuga tasks federal government to tackle insecurity for tourism to grow in Nigeria

The chairman of an indigenous telecom company, Globacom, Mike Adenuga Jr, has said that Nigeria tourism industry will continue to suffer a decline if the government fails to adequately address the issue of insecurity in the country.

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Academic wins Tunisia presidential poll by a landslide

Conservative academic Kais Saied Sunday won a landslide victory in Tunisia’s presidential runoff, sweeping aside his rival, media magnate Nabil Karoui, state television Wataniya said.
Football fans have hailed the performance of Joe Aribo in Nigeria’s 1-1 draw against Brazil in Sunday’s international friendly in Singapore.

Super Eagles showed they can face world’s best with Brazil draw – football enthusiasts

Some football enthusiasts on Sunday described as commendable the performance of the Super Eagles against Brazil, saying the team showed it can play against the best in the world.
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New Katsina United captain Usman Barau has stated he would stick with the Changi Boys despite the interest being shown in his services by a handful of other Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clubs.

Usman Barau declines Enyimba transfer offer to stay with Katsina United

New Katsina United captain Usman Barau has stated he would stick with the Changi Boys despite the interest being shown in his services by a handful of other Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clubs.
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Former Manchester City boss urges Phil Foden to leave over lack of game time

Former Manchester City boss Stuart Pearce has urged Phil Foden to leave the club in January in a bid to find first team football.