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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).

Girl commits suicide over fights with brother in Lagos

Following series of molestations by her step-brother, a 20-year-old girl, Sherifat Suleiman, has committed suicide in Ikorodu area of Lagos.
Ogun State House of Assembly

Coronavirus: Ogun assembly canvasses loan repayment holiday for SMEs

The Ogun State House of Assembly has invited the State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Tomi Coker, and her Special Duties and Intergovernmental affairs Counterpart, Barr. Femi Ogunbanwo, to appear before the lawmakers on Friday 15th May 2020, to brief the Assembly members on the State Government’s efforts at reducing the spread of the coronavirus pandemic and the distribution of palliatives in the State.

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.

Customs official killed in violent clash in Ogun

A violent clash has occurred in Imasai town of Yewa North Local Government Area of Ogun State leading to the death of an official of the Nigeria Customs Service.
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has commiserated with the family, management and staff of the Nation Newspaper over the death of Mr. Dele Agekamah who passed on Friday night at the age of 60.

Border closure: Ogun governor urged to boost local economies of affected areas

The President of Gbenga Akinwade Foundation, Engr Gbenga Akinwande, has appealed to Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State, on the need to boost the local economies of areas affected by the temporary border closure in Ogun West Senatorial District.
Along with Benin, Niger, which shares a 1,500-kilometre (900-mile) border with Nigeria, has been badly hit by the closure of Nigeria’s border.

Ogun traditional rulers, residents urge President Buhari to reopen borders

Traditional rulers and residents of border communities in Ogun state have made a joint appeal to President Muhammed Buhari to review the border closure and bring succour to them.
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 governor warns customs against incessant killings

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has warned the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), against causing unnecessary death in the discharge of its duties in the state.
A teacher who taught former President Olusegun Obasanjo at Baptist Boys High School (BBHS), Abeokuta, has died at the age of 92 years. James Popoola died in his private residence in Ilaro, a town in Yewa South Local Government Area of Ogun State.

Ex-President Obasanjo’s teacher passes on at 92

A teacher who taught former President Olusegun Obasanjo at Baptist Boys High School (BBHS), Abeokuta, has died at the age of 92 years.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Why Ogun governor will establish MAUSTECH in Ipokia – youth leader

The Chairman of Ipokia Youth Development Council, Comrade Rasheed Idris, has expressed optimism that the controversial Moshood Abiola University of Science and Technology (MAUSTECH), would be established in Ipokia area of Ogun West, by Gov Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State.
Nigeria Police

Police nab farmer five months after killing two persons

The police have arrested a farmer, Oladosu Nureni, alleged to have shot and killed two persons in Iwoye Community in Yewa South Local Government Area of Ogun State, five months after he committed the dastard act.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Ogun: No plan to relocate MAUSTECH

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has denied speculations that he is planning to relocate Moshood Abiola Science University of Technology (MAUSTECH) to another location.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Governor Abiodun: We’ll treat all parts of Ogun equally

Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun has assured the people of Yewaland that his administration would not shortchange them in the scheme of things.

Court remands housewife charged with kidnaping husband for N5 million ransom

An Ebute-Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos yesterday remanded a housewife, Elizabeth Sowemi, and three men who she allegedly hired to kidnap her husband, Moruf Sowemi, for a N5million ransom.
Dapo Abiodun

Ogun governor-elect urges to avoid pitfalls of Governor Amosun, others if you must excel

The Vicar of All Saints Anglican Church, Ilaro, Ven. Stephen Olamilekan Abiodun, on Sunday advised the Governor-elect in Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun, to avoid the pitfalls of the out-going Governor Ibikunle Amosun, in order to stand out from the rest and excel in office.
Prince Dapo Abiodun

Dapo Abiodun: Ogun West will benefit immensely from my government

The Ogun State governor-elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has reiterated his determination to develop the Ogun West Senatorial District by addressing the problem of infrastructural deficit as well as harnessing the potentials of the area in order to improve the socio-economic condition of the people of the area and the State at large.

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PPPRA fixes petrol ex-depot price for N138.62

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) kept the petrol dealers guessing on Tuesday when it approved an ex-depot price of N138.62 per litre for the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) petrol and kept the pump price to its chest.
Senate Minority Leader, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu from Delta State. on Monday in a motion canvassed for adherence and respect to the concept of separation of powers as enshrined in the laws of Nigeria.

Rep Elumelu: Opposition lawmakers leading anti-corruption investigations

The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rep. Ndudi Elumelu (PDP-Delta), says opposition lawmakers in the house have been at the center of unearthing and exposing acts of corruption in the country.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has lifted the ban on congregational prayers in Mosques and Churches placed to curtail the spread of the coronavirus in the state.

Zamfara schools to resume August 9

The Zamfara State Government has directed secondary schools in the state to reopen from August 9, to enable exiting students sit for Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE).
The logo of the Nigerian Stock Exchange is pictured in Lagos, Nigeria, file. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

NSE: Trading sustains positive trend, up by 0.31 per cent

Activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) extended a positive trend on Tuesday with key market indices appreciating further by 0.31 per cent.

NUC: 32 universities involved in research to tackle impacts of coronavirus

The Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, says 32 federal, state and private universities across all geopolitical zones are involved in different stages of research toward tackling direct and collateral impacts of COVID-19.