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2 helicopters deployed to search for kidnapped Senator Iyabo Anisulowo

The Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase, deployed two police helicopters on Saturday to search for the kidnapped former Minister of State for Education, Senator Iyabo Anisulowo, who was abducted by armed men on Sawonjo/Imasayi Road, in Ogun State last Wednesday on her way home from her farm in Igbogila. In a statement released by the state Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, he ...

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Ogun to generate electricity from sawdust

The Ogun State Government says it plans to generate electricity from sawdust as part of its contribution towards increasing power supply in the country. The Commissioner for Forestry, Chief Kolawole Lawal, stated this during a visit to sawmills in Ijebu-Igbo, Ijebu-East Local Government Area of the state. Lawal was quoted as saying that the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation and ...

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Three arrested, including Police Officers for ‘armed robbery’

  The Police in Lagos have arrested some of its personnel including one Sergeant Victor Omorokai, who allegedly hijacked a 20 feet container at the weekend in Ogun State. Also arrested were three civilians, including a supposed buyer of the container laden with auto spare-parts. It was gathered that the policemen numbering four, all attached to the State Criminal Investigation ...

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Dead kids found inside church premises

  There was panic at Matogun, in the Lambe area of Ogun State on Tuesday after the police recovered corpses of two missing pupils from a church in the community, Christ Crusaders’ Deliverance Ministry. The deceased – six-year-old Isaac Ayegbo, a primary 2 pupil, and Ayomide Innocent, 4, who was in Nursery 1 – were reportedly found inside the church’s ...

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Ogun State Plays Host To President Buhari On 40th Anniversary Celebration

President Mohammadu Buhari will visit Ogun State today, Monday to commission some projects to mark the 40th anniversary of the state. Secretary to the State Government, Taiwo Adeoluwa confirmed the visit while saying that the President is billed to commission some projects  that include, six-lane roads, flyovers, modern markets and secondary schools. It was also said that Ijebu Monarch, Oba ...

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Ogun State Government Denies Owing OOU Lecturers 16-Month Salary Area

Ogun state Commissioner for Education, Modupe Mujota has denied that the state is owing the Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities, Olabisi Onabanjo University, OOU chapter, 16 months salaries. In a statement released on Friday, Modupe said although the University has being reckoned as the best state university in Nigeria by the National Universities Commission, NUC, the state has done ...

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