Tags : Ogun State

Nigeria Records 37 New Cases Of COVID-19

Nigeria has recorded 37 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of persons who have tested positive in the country to 165,419. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this via its official Twitter handle.  According to the tweet, the 37 new cases were from seven States, with Yobe State reporting the highest […]

Ogun Governor, Dapo Abiodun Receives COVID-19 Vaccine

Ogun State Governor, Mr Dapo Abiodun has taken his first dose of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. The Governor took the vaccine at the Governor’s office in Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, the State capital. His deputy, Noimot Salako-Oyedele, and two frontline health workers were also administered the vaccine. The Governor, after taking the vaccine said, “Taking our doses is, […]

Ogun Govt Receives 50,000 Doses Of AstraZeneca Vaccine

The Ogun State Government has taken delivery of an initial set of 50,000 doses of the first batch of the AstraZeneca vaccine. Governor Dapo Abiodun received the vaccines on Monday, March 8, 2021, at the Government House in the Oke-‘mosan area of Abeokuta, the State capital. The Governor was delighted that Ogun was the first […]

Phone Theft: Three People Arrested In Ogun For Allegedly Beating

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested three men for beating a 23-year-old man to death over an alleged phone theft. The Police Public Relations Officer in the State, Mr Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday, January 24, 2021. Mr Oyeyemi said the suspects arrested on Thursday, January 21, 2021, were Ugo […]

Ogun Govt Suspends Commissioner Over Alleged Sexual Harassment

The Ogun State Government has suspended the Commissioner for Environment, Mr Abiodun Abudu-Balogun. Mr Abudu-Balogun was suspended from Office over an allegation of sexual harassment of a 16-year-old girl identified as Barakat Mayowa Melojuekun. In a statement issued in Abeokuta on Sunday, January 3, 2021, the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Tokunbo Talabi, announced […]

“We Will Continue With Efforts To Unite PDP In South-West”

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde has said the South-West chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will continue with efforts aimed at uniting its members to ensure a stronger party in the zone. Governor Makinde, who addressed Newsmen after a meeting with members of the Zonal Working Committee of the Party, on Thursday, December […]

Five Killed In Ogun Road Crash

Five persons were killed, while others sustained injuries in a road crash on the Sagamu Interchange end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, on Thursday, August 20, 2020. The spokesperson for the Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps in Ogun State, Babatunde Akinbiyi, confirmed the incident. He said the crash involving three vehicles, a Mazda space bus, a […]

COVID-19: Ogun Reopens Churches, Mosques

The Ogun State Government has ordered the reopening of worship centres in the state. The directive was made known by Governor Dapo Abiodun on Friday, in a statement made available to journalists. He said, “After thorough deliberation, consideration and resolution, we decided to reopen the worship centres with effect from Friday 14th August, 2020 as […]

Three Dead, Two Injured In Ogun Road Crash

Three persons have died while two others are said to have sustained various degrees of injuries in an accident involving a diesel truck and a Toyota Corolla car around Ajegunle on Papalanto-Ilaro road in Ogun. The Ogun State Traffic Compliant and Enforcement Agency confirmed this on Wednesday, July 1, 2020. According to the spokesperson of […]

Ogun State Govt Appoints New Head Of Service

The Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has appointed Selimot Ottun, as the new Head of Service in the state. This was disclosed by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Kunle Somorin, in a statement on Monday, June 22, 2020, noting that the appointment followed the retirement of the former Head of Service, Amope Chokor. […]