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NEMA confirms stoppage of Magboro gas pipeline leakage

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said that the gas pipeline leakage, which occurred at Magboro in Ogun State, has been stopped.
A fuel tanker on Wednesday morning caught fire on the busy Magboro section of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

Fuel tanker catches fire on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Newsmen gathered that the incident happened around 06 am. The fuel being conveyed by the tanker had spilled to the other side of the expressway – leading inward to Lagos.
The Ogun State Judicial Panel on Police Brutality has received 40 petitions from victims of Police brutality, human rights violations and other related offences. The Panel made this known at its inaugural sitting.

#EndSARS: How I spent months in prison for demanding fare from police officer –...

A taxi driver in Ogun State, Mayowa Ayodele, has narrated how he was illegally detained by police officers in the state for seven months because he demanded transport fare from the officers.
The executive governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun has urged Nigerian students, irrespective of religious affiliation, to continue working for the unity, peace, and progress of the country.

Ogun assemblyman appeals to governor to urgently fix urban roads in Obafemi Owode

Mr Damilola Soneye, (APC – Obafemi Owode), a member of Ogun House of Assembly, has appealed to Gov. Dapo Abiodun to urgently fix the urban roads in Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of the state.

Hoodlums comb Ogun communities in search of virus palliatives

Some hoodlums, mostly youths, on Saturday besieged Magboro Communities in Ogun in search of warehouses that might be storing COVID-19 palliatives.

Ibadan Disco apologises to customers over poor electricity supply

The management of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) has apologised to its customers at Mowe, Ibafo and Magboro, all in Ogun, over poor electricity supply in the areas.

IBEDC creates more customer care offices, pledges to improve service delivery

The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) on Tuesday said that it had created 13 new Customer Care Offices in Ogun, as the first phase of its commitment to improve service delivery.

Court sentences man to prison for stealing water tank

A Magistrates’ Court in Ota, Ogun, on Monday sentenced a 28-year-old man, Akintunde Segun, to one year imprisonment for stealing a water tank belonging to the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA).
The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) has arrested a 19-year-old National Diploma holder of Yaba College of Technology, Lagos as the brain behind the blackmail of Queen Salawa Abeni with nude photographs.

RRS arrests man over nude photos of Salawa Abeni

The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) has arrested a 19-year-old National Diploma holder of Yaba College of Technology, Lagos as the brain behind the blackmail of Queen Salawa Abeni with nude photographs.

Ogun PDP gets new executive committee

The crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State, deepened on Friday, as the faction loyal to Senator Buruji Kashamu, inaugurated its new state executive members to steer the affairs of the party for the next four years.
Zimbabwean doctors have filed a lawsuit aimed at compelling the government to beef up coronavirus protection for public hospitals and healthcare workers.

Ogun doctors begin three-day warning strike amid coronavirus

The Association of Resident Doctors at the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu, Ogun State, says its members will commence a three-day warning strike on Monday.
Donating the food items on behalf of the State Government, the Deputy Governor, Engr. Noimot Salako-Oyedele, said the security forces in the State are partners in the development agenda of the State.

Ogun extends stimulus package to security personnel

As part of efforts to appreciate the role being played by security personnel during the lockdown in Ogun State as well as mitigate its economic effects on their families, the State Government has donated some food items to officers across all security outfits operating in the State.
Nigeria’s first COVID-19 mobile testing booth has been launched in Ota, Ogun State. The booth was designed by the founder of the Flying Doctors, Dr. Ola Brown.

Ogun launches coronavirus mobile testing boot

Nigeria’s first COVID-19 mobile testing booth has been launched in Ota, Ogun State. The booth was designed by the founder of the Flying Doctors, Dr. Ola Brown.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Niger says 12 people have died in an accident on Sunday at Sawmill village along Mokwa -Makera road in Mokwa Local Government Area of the state.

FRSC advises road-users over gridlock on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

The Federal Road Safety Corps Ogun State Command on Wednesday morning told road-users to use alternative routes to link their destinations so as to avoid waste of valuable time in the gridlock on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos State, Mr Adedamola Kuti, has said construction work has resumed on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, adding that traffic diversion for work to continue on the Kara bridge section would begin before weekend.

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway: Traffic diversion on Kara Bridge begins Tuesday

Traffic diversion for construction works to continue on the 600- metre ‘Kara’ Bridge section on the Lagos outbound corridor of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway will begin on Tuesday.
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.

Two unemployed men remanded in Kirikiri over alleged robbery

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court Thursday ordered two unemployed men to be remanded in Kirikiri Correctional Services for alleged stealing a Toyota Corolla valued N2 million at gunpoint.

Monarch: I’m not a land grabber

The Olu of Ibasa-Ajegunle in the Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State, Oba Adekunle Alao, has denied the allegation of being a land grabber levelled against him by some landlords in the Magboro and Ibafo communities.
Ogun State House of Assembly

Residents protest menace of land grabbers in Ogun

Residents of over a dozen communities at Magboro in Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State, in their hundreds stormed the Ogun State House of Assembly complex Tuesday, appealing to the state legislators and Governor Dapo Abiodun to help them retrieve their properties from land grabbers.

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Two ‘kidnappers’ arrested in Ondo

Two young men suspected to be kidnappers have been arrested in Supare Akoko in Akoko South West Local Government Area of Ondo State while trying to abduct a child in his family house.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Mob sets robbery suspect ablaze in Benue

The Police in Benue on Sunday said a robbery suspect was set ablaze by an angry mob while attempting to steal a motorcycle in Makurdi.
Deputy President to late OPC founder, Otunba Wasiu Afolabi, in a statement on Sunday, further said the arrest order on Yoruba rights activist Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho is “misguided and provocative.”

OPC: We’ll deal with killer herdsmen

Deputy President to late OPC founder, Otunba Wasiu Afolabi, in a statement on Sunday, further said the arrest order on Yoruba rights activist Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho is “misguided and provocative.”
Donald Trump has reportedly reverted to “self pity-mode” following his impeachment amid frustration that his Republican allies are failing to defend him.

Donald Trump’s coming impeachment trial aggravates rift among Republicans

The coming second impeachment trial of former U.S. President Donald Trump on a charge of inciting the deadly storming of the Capitol has aggravated a rift among his fellow Republicans that was on full display on Sunday.