Tags: Ogun State

PHOTOS: Jonathan In Ikenne

Former president Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, on Wednesday, September 23, 2015, visited the Awolowo family house in Ikenne, Ogun State. Jonathan arrived the sleepy town alongside his wife, Dame Patience, to pay his condolence to the family over the loss of HID Awolowo, wife of the late Obafemi Awolowo, who died earlier this week. The former…

2 Die In Ogun Cult Clash (Viewers’ Discretion)

No fewer than two persons were feared dead on Monday in a clash between two rival cult groups in Ogun State. Our reporter gathered that the fight was between members of the Aiye and Eiye confraternities in Ago Odo and Elega area of Abeokuta, the state capital. It was further gathered that not less than…

Ogun PDP Empowers Youths

Ogun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has embarked on a project aimed at alleviating poverty among youths of the state. The party carried out this programme under the Ward2Ward Initiative. The project tagged ‘Jonathan Ogun State Youth Empowerment Program’ is expected to have at least 3,000 beneficiaries to begin with. Several youths…

Jide Kosoko’s Wife, Henrietta Survives Car Crash In Ogun

One of the wives of a veteran Nigerian actor, Jide Kosoko, Henrietta, had a lucky escape from the jaws of death on Friday. The actress was travelling with his grey colour vehicle when the car suddenly veered off the road and hit a pole belonging to the Power Holding Company of Nigeria, PHCN, near a…

10 Ogun Federal Lawmakers Submit Defection Letters To NASS

Three Senators and seven out of the nine members of the House of Representatives from Ogun State have submitted their letters of defection to the National Assembly, NASS. Addressing newsmen on Wednesday in Abuja, Senator Gbenga Kaka, who is the Chairman of Ogun State lawmakers in NASS, explained that the federal lawmakers from the state…

INEC Extends PVC Distribution In Ogun

The distribution of the Permanent Voters Cards, PVC, in Ogun State has been extended by one day by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. This was announced on Sunday by the Commission following the several flops recorded during the earlier three days slated for the exercise. A statement issued on Sunday by the state Resident…

Ilese News Extra reports that the Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun is desperate to commission a model school project in the state capital, Abeokuta, despite warnings by builders that the school building may collapse if some precautionary measures are not taken. The medium claims it has some documents in its possession. Here is the report.…

The Olabisi Onabanjo University, OOU, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State, has been shut by the state government. A statement issued by the Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Taiwo Adeoluwa, disclosed that the action was taken to forestall any possible breakdown of law and order in the state by the students, who recently protested against the reduction…