Ondo, Ogun meet to resolve land boundary issues

Ondo and Ogun States Government on Thursday met to resolve boundary issues between the people of Atijere in Ilaje local government (Ondo) and Makun-Omi waterside local government (Ogun). The meeting, which took place at the Governor’s Office, Abeokuta, the capital Ogun State, was attended by officials of the two states led by Deputy Governors of…

We have made N.9bn in two months – Ogun Customs Command

The Ogun State Command of the Nigeria Customs Service has said it generated the sum of N906,684, 498.26 as revenue in January and February of the year 2017. According to a statement signed and issued on Friday by the Area Controller in charge of the Ogun, Compt. Hassan Gangua, the Command recorded 344 seizures with…

Man beheads 72-year-old woman in Ogun over land

The Police Public Relations Officer in Ogun State, Abimbola Oyeyemi has narrated how a man, who was arrested by men of the command, allegedly severed the head and wrists of a 72-year-old woman identified as Funmilayo Shada. He said the suspect, Adeoye Ikugbayigbe told the police that he committed the act in Abigi, Ogun Waterside…

Army denies torturing 40-year-old man to death in Ogun State

The Nigeria Army has debunked the reports that its men were involved in the death of a man simply identified as George, in the Ogijo area of Ogun State. Report went viral over the weekend that George died after he was beaten by troops of the 174 battalion in Ikorodu, Lagos. The report claimed that…

Woman beats teenage son to death, secretly buries him in Ogun

The police in Ogun State have arrested one Bisola Olukoya for allegedly killing her 16-year-old son and burying him secretly. The housewife was said to have hurriedly buried the deceased in alleged connivance with her husband and ran away from the house. Confirming the arrest to newsmen on Friday, the state police Command Public Relations…

Wife-beaters in Ogun will be treated as criminals – Gov. Amosun fumes

The Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has declared war on men who beat their wives in the state. The Governor on Wednesday said any man found guilty will face prosecution and be treated as criminals in the state, going forward. Amosun gave this declaration when he spoke at the June 12 Cultural Centre, Abeokuta, after…

Pastor sentenced to 3 years in prison for defiling male children in Ogun

A pastor with one of the white garment churches in Ogun State, Waleola Sunday, has been sentenced to three years imprisonment without an option of fine by an Akure Chief Magistrate Court for defiling male children in his neighbourhood. Waleola, who is employed as a Prophet in a Cherubim and Seraphim church in Okearo Street…

How grandmother broke arm, leg of 3-year-old girl in Ogun

The leg and arm of a 4-year-old girl, Risikat Fayomi have been broken by her grandmother, identified simply as Ayinke, aka Iya Adijat, on Canaan Land Estate in the Matogun area of Ogun State for urinating on a prayer mat. She was afterwards locked up by the woman in a room before a passerby heard…

Driver stabbed to death, corpse dumped in a gutter in Ogun

The corpse of a 32-year-old driver, Joseph Kehinde has been discovered inside the gutter by residents of Arepo in the Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State. Kehinde was reportedly stabbed to death and his corpse dumped in a gutter beside a filling station in the area. According to Punch, the Ekiti State indigene,…

31-year-old sentenced to 30 months for stealing phone in Ogun

An Abeokuta Magistrate’s Court in Ogun State has sentenced a 31-year-old man, Rotimi Adekunle to 30 months imprisonment for stealing a phone. Adekunle resides at number 35 Olomore Housing Estate, Abeokuta. He was arraigned on March 31, 2016, on a two-count charge of stealing and unlawful possession of a Samsung Galaxy phone he could not…