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Abiodun, Osoba, Daniel mourn Jakande

Olufemi Adediran Abeokuta Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun yesterday described the death of the first civilian governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Jakande, as a...

FG begins disbursement of grants to 2,800 rural women in Anambra

The Federal Government on Sunday began the disbursement of Rural Women Cash Grant Programme to elderly and indigent women in Anambra. Hajiya Sadiya-Umar Farouk, Minister...

Lagos Police Arrest Two Armed Robbers While Appeasing “Ogun”

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested two suspected armed robbers at Ejigbo area of the State. The suspects were arrested on Friday, January 22...

Amosun, 6 other lawmakers dump APM for APC

          Femi Adeleke Abeokuta       Seven members of the Ogun House of Assembly on Thursday resigned their membership of the Allied People's Movement (APM) and defected to the...

Suspected Fulani herdsmen ambush, shoot woman in Ogun

Femi Adeleke Abeokuta A woman, Morenikeji Salami was attacked in an ambush by suspected Fulani herdsmen along Oru - Awa road in Ijebu North Local Government...

NDLEA proposes drug test for university students, security agencies, govt. appointees

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA), says it will seek government approval to conduct drug tests on tertiary institutions’ new students, security agencies’...

2023: I am not nursing presidential ambition – Ortom

            Ahead of the 2023 general elections, Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue says he is not nursing any presidential ambition. Ortom made the clarification in a...

FMC MD threatens court action over alleged defamation

      Femi Adeleke Abeokuta       The Medical Director of Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Idi-Aba, Abeokuta, Prof Adewale Musa-Olomu has threatened to sue the management of Global Excellence magazine...

176 killed, 990 injured in Ogun road accidents – TRACE

    Femi Adeleke Abeokuta       The Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) on Monday, said 176 persons died while 990 others sustained various degrees of injuries in...

Lack of food: Mother of 8 seeks dissolution of 19-year-old marriage

            A 38-year-old housewife, Hafsat Muazu, on Monday prayed a Shari’a Court at Rigasa, Kaduna, to dissolve her 19-year-old marriage to Ishaku Aliyu, over lack...

Drama, As Sergeant Verbally Attack Judicial Panel Member in Ogun

Femi Adeleke Abeokuta A mild drama ensued on Monday at the Ogun state Judicial Panel of Investigation when a police officer, Sergeant Adeleke Olalekan verbally attacked and...

Ogun foremost politician, Martins-Kuye dies at 78

Femi Adeleke Abeokuta Ogun State foremost politician and a former Minister of State for Finance Senator Jubril Martins-Kuye is dead. Martin-Kuye, who was also a Minister of...

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MRA kicks against Niger State’s plan to arrest PUNCH journalist

The Media Rights Agenda (MRA) on Tuesday kicked against a planned arrest of The PUNCH Correspondent in Niger State, Mr. Adebayo Ayinde, calling on...

‘In Ogun State, we are ready to work’

Femi Adediran recently spoke with the Ogun State Commandant of the So-Safe Corps, Mr. Soji Ganzallo, in Abeokuta about the security challenges in the...

FG directs TV stations to deploy sign language interpreter during news

The Federal Government has directed TV stations to in line with National Broadcasting Code, deploy sign language interpreters during their major news casting. The Minister...

Nigeria develops 10-year strategic plan for universal health coverage

Nigeria's National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) on Monday commenced a two-day management retreat on its 10-year Strategic Plan. The NHIS Executive Secretary, Prof.Mohammad Sambo, told...

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