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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed on Sunday the death of another Nigerian from COVID-19, bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths in the country to five.

Lagos discharges two, Ogun records two coronavirus cases

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State, yesterday, disclosed two new positive cases of Coronavirus pandemic in the state.
The governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun, has commiserated with the people and government of Lagos State over the unfortunate explosion that claimed scores of lives in Lagos yesterday.

Governor Abiodun: How I begged President Buhari to shift Ogun lockdown

Dapo Abiodun, Ogun state governor, says the lockdown of the state as directed by President Muhammadu Buhari would commence on Friday.

Coronavirus: Nigerian found dead in his Italy home

Okunuga Olumide Saraku, a 64-year-old Nigerian, has been found dead in his home in Modena, Italy, where he lived alone. Okunuga, a native of Ikenne in Ogun State and the president of Egbe Omo Yoruba in Emilia Romagna region, was found dead at about 11:00a.m. on Tuesday at his home. There are suspicions that he may have died of coronavirus infection, a disease that has ravaged Italy in the past few weeks.

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.
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‘Cultist’ nabbed for killing 15 persons in Ogun

A 28-year-old one-eyed suspected cultist, Sunday Paul, has been arrested by operatives of the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly killing over 15 residents of Ikenne area of the state.
Ogun State House of Assembly

Ogun Assembly approves governor’s request for N1.5 billion central bank loan

The Ogun House of Assembly has granted Governor Dapo Abiodun’s request to access N1.5 billion loan under the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Anchor Borrowers’ Programme.

Wole Soyinka: #RevolutionNow protest not treasonable

Nobel Laureate Prof Wole Soyinka has faulted the Department of State Security’s (DSS’s) classification of the planned protest of the #RevolutionNow group as treasonable.

DSS: Omoyele Sowore, foreigners working to destabilise Nigeria

The Department of State Services (DSS) said on Sunday in Abuja that the arrested Omoyele Sowore, the presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in the last general election, was working with foreigners to destabilise Nigeria.
Wole Soyinka

Omoyele Sowore’s arrest: President Buhari’s government behaving like Sani Abacha’s – Wole Soyinka

Mr Sowore, a presidential candidate in the last election, was arrested on Saturday for calling for a revolution against poor governance.
Taiwo Olakunle Oluomo

Ogun Assembly passes motions against false evidence, others

Former Deputy Speaker of Ogun State House of Assembly Kunle Taiwo Oluomo has been elected the Speaker of the state’s All Progressives Congress (APC)-dominated Ninth Legislative Assembly.
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

Dapo Abiodun: I will complete leftover projects of my predecessor

The governor-elect of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun, said Wednesday that he is going to complete projects left behind by his predecessor, Ibikunle Amosun, when he begins his administration.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, and Wife, Her Excellency, Mrs. Dolapo Osinbajo, attend RCCG Apapa Family Christmas Day Worship service themed- Lets-Go-A-Fishing; His Name is Wonderful, held at the Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos-1

VP Osinbajo, wife at hometown for thanksgiving service

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and his wife, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, on Sunday attended an Interdenominational Service of Praise and Thanksgiving at their hometown, Ikenne in Ogun.
Prince Dapo Abiodun

Ogun elections: Cleric urges governor-elect to select people of faith in his cabinet

The Archbishop of Ecclesiastical Province of Lagos/Bishop of Remo, Rev. Olusina Fape, has challenged the Ogun State governor-elect, Dapo Abiodun, to ensure that people of faith are selected into his cabinet.

Ogun elections: APC wins majority assembly seats

Four lawmakers would be returning to the Ogun Assembly as the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) won 15 out of 26 House of Assembly seats in the state.
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Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.
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Ogun elections: APC sweeps 11 local governments out of 15 in governorship poll

The All Progressives Congress has won 11 of the 15 results from the local government areas in the Ogun State governorship election.
Prince Dapo Abiodun

Elections: Dapo Abiodun, Babajide Sanwo-Olu head for victory

Prince Dapo Abiodun of the All Progressives Congress appears to be heading to victory in the governorship election held in Ogun state on Saturday, just like his counterparts in Lagos, Kwara, Kebbi, Sokoto and Bauchi States.

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Coronavirus: America repatriates 997 nationals from Nigeria

The U.S. Mission in Nigeria has helped 997 Americans return home to reunite with family and friends during this time of unprecedented challenge posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said the Lagos Special Offences (Mobile) Court was to correct wrong behaviour in the society, adding that it was not for revenue generation.

Lagos mobile court tries 202 joggers, cyclists for flouting lockdown order

Fitness enthusiasts numbering 202 were on Thursday tried by two Lagos mobile courts at the Force Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Panti, Yaba, for violating lockdown order.

DSS arraign self-acclaimed CMD for ‘impersonation’

The Department of State Services (DSS) in Osun, on Thursday, arraigned one Quadri Abiodun Akande, 34, before an Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court for an alleged impersonation.
Maj. Gen. Chukwuemeka Okonkwo, the Commander of Special Task Force, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), has called on journalists in the state to be objective and professional in reporting security matters.

STF commander calls for objective reportage

Maj. Gen. Chukwuemeka Okonkwo, the Commander of Special Task Force, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), has called on journalists in the state to be objective and professional in reporting security matters.

Katsina lifts ban on Juma’at prayers, church services

The Katsina state government has lifted the ban on congregational Friday Juma’at Prayers with immediate effect in the state.