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A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Ogun: Police arrest eight cultists for murder

No fewer than eight suspected cultists have been arrested by the police in different parts of Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun State for murder.

Five die, 16 injured in Lagos-Ibadan highway auto crash

Five people were confirmed dead while 16 others sustained various degrees of injuries on Wednesday in an accident involving a Mazda bus and a truck at Danlitu community on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
Prosecutors failed to attend Tuesday’s hearing at the federal high court in Lagos, having previously failed to present some of their witnesses in a case that had been adjourned on several occasions.

Court sentences man to four months imprisonment for causing obstruction

A Magistrates’ Court in Ota, Ogun, on Thursday sentenced a 29-year-old vagrant, Abass Adeniyi to four months imprisonment for causing obstruction.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said it had deployed no fewer than 1,500 of its personnel to provide security during the Sept. 19 Edo governorship election.

FRSC to begin clampdown on illegal use of police number plates

Mr. Olaluwoye said the exercise, which would be carried out along the Idiroko and Owode axis, border communities near Benin Republic, would be complemented by the Idiroko Police Command to check the excesses of errant drivers, as well as to reduce the crime rate.

Man in court for ‘tampering’ with prepaid meter

A 35-year-old man, Femi Adesaji, on Thursday appeared in a Magistrates’ Court in Ota, Ogun, for allegedly tampering with a prepaid meter belonging to Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC).
An economist, Prof. Evans Osabuhien, has called on the Federal Government to intensify efforts to reduce the cost of governance in order to have a good economic outlook in 2021.

Nigeria urged to reduce cost of governance

An economist, Prof. Evans Osabuhien, has called on the Federal Government to intensify efforts to reduce the cost of governance in order to have a good economic outlook in 2021.
Ogun Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has set up a committee that will develop guidelines for a safe reopening of schools for students at the final year or transition classes in the State.

Ogun to create identification cards for residents

The Ogun State government has announced the commencement of the implementation of Residents Identification Cards with a view to providing a reliable database of the people living in the state.
Ogun Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has set up a committee that will develop guidelines for a safe reopening of schools for students at the final year or transition classes in the State.

Governor Abiodun: Amotekun to kick off in Ogun January

Poised to tackle insecurity and enhance community policing, the Ogun State government says that the Southwest Security Network, Amotekun, will kick off in the state this January.
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Christmas: Ogun governor charges Nigerians to be appreciative

Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, has urged Nigerians to show a heart of gratitute to God for witnessing another Christmas despite the turbulence associated with year 2020.
The Jigawa Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is to depoy 285 of its staff to ensure free flow of traffic and carry out rescue operations in the state during the Eid-El-Kabir break.

FRSC urges motorists to exercise patience

The Ifo Unit Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun has advised motorists to exercise patience and drive with caution to stem road crashes during the Yuletide.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Monday said that it would clamp down on motorists with either fake or expired driver’s licence

Yuletide: FRSC deploys 2,452 personnel in Ogun

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) command in Ogun, has deployed 2,452 personnel across the state to monitor and control gridlocks during the yuletide.

Two die, five injured in Abeokuta-Lagos highway accident

Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) announced on Tuesday that two persons died, while five others sustained injuries in an accident on the Abeokuta-Lagos Expressway.
Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has listed some communities inKwara and Niger as notorious for smuggling activities over the years.

Customs officer missing, patrol vehicle vandalised in clash with smugglers

An officer of the Nigeria Customs Service, Ogun 1 Area Command, has been declared missing as operatives of the command clashed with suspected smugglers along Olorunlere Village, near Alapoti town in Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State.
The Inspector General Of Police Force in Nigeria IGP Muhammad Adamu Abubakar has charged his men in general not to feel discouraged by the protests staged by Nigerian youth calling for the end of its Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).

#EndSARS: Nobody can demoralise us – IGP

The Inspector General Of Police Force in Nigeria IGP Muhammad Adamu Abubakar has charged his men in general not to feel discouraged by the protests staged by Nigerian youth calling for the end of its Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).

Court jails two men for stealing armoured cables

An Ota Magistrates Court in Ogun on Tuesday sentenced two men - Nurudeen Hamzat, 20 and Bashir Sheu, 31, to two years imprisonment for stealing armoured transformer cables valued at N300,000.

One dead, two injured in Ogun auto crash

An accident which involved a Mercedes Benz truck and a motorcycle near the Ota toll gate in Ogun State, on Wednesday, has claimed a life.
Residents of Calabar, the Cross River capital, on Friday evening, invaded a warehouse believed to stash a large volume of COVID-19 palliatives yet to be distributed to the people of the state.

#EndSARS: Nigeria boils as hoodlums go on rampage

The protests by the youths against police brutality started on a peaceful note about two weeks ago and gained international attention.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest four over death of officer

Four suspects are currently being investigated by the Ogun State Police Command in connection with the death of a policeman PC Agada Akoh who was beaten to death at Dalemo area of Sango Ota on the 13th of September 2020.

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President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the quarterly meeting of the National Security Council (NSC) at the State House, Abuja.

President Buhari: Nigeria fully committed to promotion of good governance in Africa

President Muhammadu Buhari has emphasised the commitment of the Nigerian government to the enthronement of democracy and good governance on the African continent.
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APC national leadership to meet Kwara governor, ministers over party crisis

The Chairman of the Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Governor Mai Mala Buni, will today in Abuja meet the two factions in the leadership crisis rocking the party in Kwara State.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police nab 11 ‘cultists’ in Lagos

The suspects are Yusuf Abiodun, 22, Jamiu Salami, 30, Dare Taiwo, 27, Oluwatobiloba Aberaman, Balogun Taofeek, 18, Samuel Owolabi, 16, Ejemina Godfrey, 39, Godwin Innocent, 22, Keneting Uduenga, 29, Ayeni Wales, 29 and Lekan Olajide, 22.
Former world champion Amir Khan has tabbed WBC world champion Tyson Fury to defeat WBO, IBO, WBA, IBF champion Anthony Joshua, if the two British heavyweights ever collided in a unification.

Promoter hints of venue for Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury showdown

Eddie Hearn has hinted at a possible venue for the long-awaited heavyweight clash between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury.
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte faces a confidence vote at the lower house of parliament after former PM Matteo Renzi pulled his party out of government, in Rome, Italy, January 18, 2021. REUTERS-Guglielmo Mangiapane-Pool

Italian premier comfortably wins lower house confidence vote

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte won a crucial confidence vote in the Chamber of Deputies on Monday, hanging on to power after a junior partner quit his coalition last week and opened a political crisis amid the raging COVID-19 pandemic.