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Ogun Police Commissioner, Kenneth Ebrimson, on Saturday said that cultism remained the greatest challenge facing the state police command.

Police: We are ready to enforce ban on large gatherings

The Ogun State Police Command has expressed its readiness to enforce the ban of public gathering over 50 people.
Operatives of the Ogun State Police Command on Sunday stormed a branch of The Apostolic Church that defied the Government’s order on social and religious gathering following the continuous spread of Coronavirus in Nigeria.

Police storm Ogun church that defying restriction order

Operatives of the Ogun State Police Command on Sunday stormed a branch of The Apostolic Church that defied the Government’s order on social and religious gathering following the continuous spread of Coronavirus in Nigeria.
The suspects- Jacob Onebi, 36, Olabode Oluwaseun, 35, and Olanrewaju Adebayo, 33, have been on close watch of the police following series of report from members of the public about their illegal activities in the area.

‘Fake soldiers’ arrested by police in Ogun

A statement issued by the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, DSP Oyeyemi Ajimbola narrated how the three men were arrested in military camouflage in Agbado area of the state while the DPO of Agbado Division, SP Kuranga Yero was on routine patrol of his area with his patrol team.
Sagamu-based footballer Kazeem Tiyamiyu,

Police dismiss officer involved in Sagamu footballer’s death

The Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 2, Ahmed Iliyasu, has approved the dismissal of one Olaniyi Ogunsoro, an Inspector with the Abeokuta Zonal Intervention Squad of Special Anti-Robbery Squad, who was the policeman involved in the death of the Sagamu-based footballer, Kazeem Tiyamiyu, on Saturday.

Police recommend SARS operative’s dismissal over Sagamu footballer’s killing

The Ogun State Police Command has recommended that the operative of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad allegedly involved in the killing of the Assistant Captain of Remo Stars Football Club, Tiamiyu Kazeem, be dismissed.
Following the unfortunate death of the Assistant Captain of Tiamiyu Kazeem in Sagamu, Ogun state, the Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu has ordered the Deputy Inspector General of Police in-charge of the Force Criminal Investigations Department (FCID), DIG Anthony Ogbizi to, with immediate effect, take over investigations into the circumstances surrounding his death.

DIG takes over investigation into killing of Remo Stars player

Following the unfortunate death of the Assistant Captain of Tiamiyu Kazeem in Sagamu, Ogun state, the Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu has ordered the Deputy Inspector General of Police in-charge of the Force Criminal Investigations Department (FCID), DIG Anthony Ogbizi to, with immediate effect, take over investigations into the circumstances surrounding his death.

NANF: We’ll ensure Remo Stars player’s killers are brought to book

The National Association of Nigeria Footballers has vowed that the killers of Remo Stars player, Tiamiyu Kazeem, will be brought to book.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police: Footballer killed in Sagamu by hit-and-run driver, not policeman

The Ogun State Police Command says the footballer that was killed on Saturday was knocked down by a hit-and-run driver and not by a policeman as widely reported.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Man impregnates 13-year-old stepdaughter in Ogun

A-50-year-old man, Kayode Oladehinde, has been arrested by men of Ogun State Police Command for allegedly defiling and impregnating his 13-year-old stepdaughter.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police arrest ‘kidnappers’ of Ogun council transition committee member

The Ogun State Police Command on Friday paraded four suspected kidnappers who abducted a member of the Local Government Transition Committee, inaugurated by Governor Dapo Abiodun recently.

Man arrested for stabbing wife to death

Police have arrested 40-year-old Olanrewaju Bamidele for stabbing his wife, Adenike Olanrewaju, to death with screw driver after striking her down with wooden object.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police ban street carnivals in Ogun over violence, others

The Ogun State police command on Saturday placed an indefinite embargo on any form of street carnival or public procession across the state following recent series of violence and wanton destruction of valuable properties in the state which were linked to such carnivals.

Man beats wife to death on Christmas Day

A man identified as Mutiu Sonola has been arrested by the operatives of the Ogun state Police Command for beating his wife, Zainab shotayo to death.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police assure of security during Christmas

In view of the forthcoming Xmas and New year celebration, the Ogun State Police Command has assured residents of the state that the Command was putting in place a robust security arrangement in order to ensure hitch free celebration.

Naval rating allegedly kills man over N200

The police say they are on the trail of a yet-to-be-identified non-commissioned officer of the Nigerian Navy over extra-judicial killing.

Man arrested for impregnating own teenage daughter

A 42-year-old man, Taofeek Oyeyemi, has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for impregnating his 16-year-old biological daughter, and attempting to abort the pregnancy through a quack doctor.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Pastor ‘impregnates’ secondary school girl

The Ogun State Police Command Friday confirmed the arrest of one Prophet Sunday Adelaja for allegedly defiling and impregnating a 16-year-old Junior Secondary School 3 student.
The Forty-seven-year-old grandmother, Tope Akinola, who was recently arrested by the Ogun state police command for poisoning her your two-day-old granddaughter in Ogun state has revealed that she didn’t know it was against the law to kill the two-day-old granddaughter. She further revealed that she did it out of poverty and not because she didn’t like the baby’s father.

I didn’t know it was against the law to kill my two-day-old grandchild ―...

The Forty-seven-year-old grandmother, Tope Akinola, who was recently arrested by the Ogun state police command for poisoning her your two-day-old granddaughter in Ogun state has revealed that she didn’t know it was against the law to kill the two-day-old granddaughter. She further revealed that she did it out of poverty and not because she didn’t like the baby’s father.

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Somali governor killed in bomb blast

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