Tag Archives: Ogun

IPC Condemns Election-Day Attacks On Journalists In Rivers, Ogun And Lagos, Demands Investigation

The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos is highly disturbed by the reported incidents of attacks on journalists and other media professionals covering today’s governorship and House of Assembly elections in some parts of the country including Lagos, Ogun and Rivers States. IPC’s JOURNALISTS’ -ELECTION-DAY-SAFETY-ALERT-DESK has confirmed that AIT Reporters and cameramen including Henrietta Oke, Amarachi Amushie and Nkiru Nwokedi were ...

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Lagos, Ogun, 26 Others Should Expect Heavy Flooding This Year, FG Warns

The Federal Government has warned Nigerians to expect heavy flooding this year, listing Lagos and Osun states as likely to experience more flood-related disasters. Director General of Nigeria Hydrological Service Agency (NIHSA), Mr. Clement Nze, who gave the advice at a press conference in Abuja, yesterday, said not less than 18 states had started experiencing flood disasters at a period the country ...

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History As Lagos, Ogun Form Joint Development Commission

…Sanwo-Olu, Abiodun sign MoU, to transmit bills to Houses of Assembly …States collaborate for mutual economic growth, infrastructure, boundary dispute resolution A new alliance order that will accelerate integration of physical and socio-economic developments of both Lagos and Ogun states was sealed on Monday, with the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the establishment of Lagos-Ogun Joint Development Commission ...

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Schools, Hospitals Shut As Herdsmen Attack Ogun Communities

Suspected Fulani herdsmen, on Thursday, attacked Owode-Ketu and Ijoun villages in the Yewa-North Local Government Area of Ogun State and reportedly killed two persons. Our correspondent gathered that the victims, Isiaka Apesin and Oguntosin Adebayo, were killed on their way to their farms by the herdsmen, who laid an ambush for them. Eyewitnesses said after killing the farmers, the herdsmen ...

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Mad Cows And Even Madder Narratives

By Wole Soyinka The most distressful aspect of my recent interaction with cows and herders is that it has created a most unwanted distraction from the ongoing life and death Nigerian narrative. One has to take time off to deal with distortions and Fake versions, while students are being reportedly waylaid and killed and/or kidnapped in Ondo and farmers are ...

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Driver Rapes Four-Year-Old Pupil In School Bus

Men of Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 36-year-old school bus driver, Humble Michael, for having an unlawful carnal knowledge of a four-year-old pupil in the school bus. The suspect was arrested on Saturday after the mother of the victim reported the matter at Ogijo Divisional headquarters. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi disclosed ...

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How Police, Thugs Attacked #EndSARS Campaigners In Abuja, Protesters Block Roads In Edo, Lagos, Others

#EndSARS protesters on Monday defied the threat by the Federal Government to deploy security agents in quelling their protests against police brutality across the country. Protesters, mostly youths as early as 7am trooped out in major cities in Lagos, Ogun, Edo, Abia, Ondo, Ekiti, Oyo and Ebonyi states blocking roads and calling for police reforms. But in Abuja, security operatives ...

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Teenager Raped To Death In Ogun

A 14-year-old secondary school pupil, Fathia Ojewoye, has been raped to death at the Agbeloba-Oriyonrin area of Abeokuta, Ogun State. The teenager had on Wednesday been declared missing by her parents, but her corpse was found three days after with some of her personal effects in an uncompleted building in the area. When our correspondent visited the residence of the ...

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