Latest Stories in Ogun

 

Two vehicles burn as PMS-laden tanker catches fire in Ogun

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A tanker loaded with 33,000 litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) leaked some of the inflammable product it was conveying around Ajileti, on Idiroko road, Ogun, causing fire that burnt two vehicles...

Sat Jan 11th, 2020     Read More →

‘Success in life means being relevant to society’

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Fassy Adetokunboh Yusuf Words of the late American poet and educator, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, that “lives of great men all remind us that we can make our lives sublime and departing,...

Sat Jan 11th, 2020     Read More →

Dapo Abiodun, Obasanjo discuss ways to move Ogun forward

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday paid a courtesy visit to Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun at his Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta office. The former President had a closed-door meeting with the...

Fri Jan 10th, 2020     Read More →

Ogun governor, Abiodun, pledges support for police anti-crime crusade

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Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun yesterday said that with the communication components being “mainstreamed” into the state architecture, security arrangement would be near perfection...

Wed Jan 8th, 2020     Read More →

Teenager, three others crushed to death on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

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An accident involving two vehicles near Ishara, Ogere area of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway has killed three male adults and left others with varying degree of injuries. The accident involved a blue...

Wed Jan 8th, 2020     Read More →

In Emotan, sacrifice, greed take centre stage

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Benin City, popularly known for its rich cultural heritage, has produced brave women of history. Emotan, the highly revered Bini woman, is one of them.Emotan was a strong market woman who traded...

Wed Jan 8th, 2020     Read More →

Giving governance facelift in Ogun

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When Prince Dapo Abiodun assumed the mantle of leadership on May 29, 2019, as the fifth executive Governor of Ogun State, his ascendancy on the throne was seen as a “triumphal entry”...

Mon Jan 6th, 2020     Read More →

Economist tasks CBN on credit expansion policies for private sector

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An economist, Prof. Sheriffdeen Tella on Friday urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to pursue policies geared toward credit expansion for private sector in 2020. Tella, Professor of Economics,...

Fri Jan 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Four die, four injured in Lagos-Ibadan expressway accident

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No fewer than four persons were confirmed dead while four others sustained injuries in a lone accident around Pipeline Junction, Ogere, Ogun, on Lagos-Ibadan expressway. Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, the...

Thu Jan 2nd, 2020     Read More →

AMCON: Between reviving and killing businesses

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If the statutory meaning of AMCON is Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, its practical, individualistic meaning is Asset Mismanagement Consortium of Nigeria. The reason is not...

Thu Jan 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Coping with hot weather-related diseases

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The dry season is here again. It comes high temperatures and low humidity, which increases the likelihood of transmission of organisms causing diseases such as Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM),...

Thu Jan 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Ogun highway road crashes leave 19 dead, 159 injured in 16 days

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As the year draws to an end today, it has been a low-key yuletide celebration occasioned by the dreadful ‘Ember’ month myth of road crashes and accidents leading to many loss of...

Tue Dec 31st, 2019     Read More →

Experts seek partnership, data analytics for sustained e-payment growth

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Payment system experts have stressed the need for electronic payment (e-payment) providers to embrace increased partnerships and utilisation of data analytics to sustain the triple digit growth...

Mon Dec 30th, 2019     Read More →

Communities cry out, allege illegal land deals in Ota

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Kenneth Ebrimson Six communities in Gbalefa in Ado-Odo Ota local government area of Ogun State have appealed to the State government, the State House of Assembly and the Commissioner of Police,...

Mon Dec 30th, 2019     Read More →

Mother, son, pastor 'confess' to killing LASU final year student for ritual

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A mother and her son have been arrested by Nigeria Police Force for the murder of final year Theatre Arts student of Lagos State University (LASU), Miss Favour Daley-Oladele. The mother, Mrs...

Sun Dec 29th, 2019     Read More →