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IBEDC under developing Ogun State- Rural Communities


  The Coalition of Border Communities Development Associations CBCDA in Ogun State, has said activities of  Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, IBDEC, is hindering growth and development of many Communities in the state.     The coalition  in a communique after it’s end of the year meeting in Ota area, at the weekend, said more than 50 developing Communities bordering Lagos will celebrate ...

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Between Senator Yayi And DSS


If information reaching us from the grapevine is anything to considered, then the Lagos sitting senator representing Lagos West, Senator Solomon Olamilekan Adeola popularly known as Yayi is not having it smoothly at the moment. Since he declared his intention to become the next governor of Ogun State series of allegation have been levied against his personality. Now, the Directorate ...

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Fire Guts Part of Sterling Bank in Ogun


A section of Sterling Bank, Oke Ilewo branch, located at the OPIC Roundabout, Abeokuta, was on Tuesday gutted by a mid-day fire. A staff of the bank, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said that the fire incident occurred at around 12 noon due to electrical fault. He said attempts by security personnel to use fire extinguishers to put ...

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PDP Suspends Kashamu, Six Others With Immediate Effect

Buruji Kashamu

The Peoples Democratic Party in Ogun state has suspended Senator Buruji Kashamu and six others. PDP said the suspension is with immediate effect. According to the ‎state party chairman, Hon Sikirulai Olawale Ogundele, is sequel to the report of a panel which was constituted in June, 2016 to investigate allegations of financial improprieties, anti-party activities and sundry reckless acts that ...

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Pastor Lured, Rap£d A 17yrs Old Girl In An Uncompleted Building


A pastor, Adekunle Francis, has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command at Ipamesan, Sango Ota, for allegedly molesting a 17-year-old girl, Dolapo. The suspect, who was arrested on Tuesday, November 22, 2016, was said to have lured the girl into an uncompleted building under the pretext of praying for and anointing her. As soon as they entered the ...

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Ogun Broadcasters Dump NUJ, Form New Association


Broadcast journalists in Ogun State has dumped the national body for journalists, Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ to form a new association. The group of broadcast correspondents in Ogun, who left NUJ to form Broadcast Journalists Association of Nigeria, BROJAN, made this known through a press release signed by the president of the association, Kazeem Olowe. Olowe stated that NUJ ...

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Ex-minister, Rasheed Gbadamosi Goes Home

The remains of Rasheed Gbadamosi was buried in his house at Ikorodu on Thursday.

Gbadamosi’s daughter, Mrs. Kunbi Oshinoiki said his father was ill before he died, saying that she was hoping that he would recover from his brief ailment, but that unfortunately, he did not make it. “He would have been 73-year-old next month. And we are sad that he didn’t make it to that date. But we will take solace in the ...

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Four Killed as Crash Locks Down Lagos-Ibadan Road


Four people died yesterday in a multiple accident on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. Six vehicles were razed in the accident, which occurred around 3a.m. It was said to have been caused by a diesel-laden tanker, which went out of control and rammed into a truck carrying beer. A huge fire was ignited. The other vehicles rammed into them. It all happened ...

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EXCLUSIVE: Read what Ogun Vigilante boss says about controversial Fulani herdsmen

The Vigilante Service of Ogun State, VSO is a grassroot security organisation setup in 2011 by the Senator Ibikunle Amosun led administration to compliment the efforts of other security agencies, most especially the Police towards satisfying the security needs of the people of Ogun State. Speaking with IMPACTLINK MAGAZINE in an EXCLUSIVE interview, the new VSO State Commander, Soji Ganzallo ...

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Fulani Herdsmen kills three in fresh attack

A source in Ilewo-Orile community in Ogun State, disclosed that the Fulani Herdsmen killed three persons during recent attack on the community. According to the source, “Philip was killed on Friday night after suspected herdsmen accosted him and snatched his motorcycle, mobile phone and some money. “Philip is an Egun man. He went to work on Friday but didn’t return. ...

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