Ogun State: 3 Killed In Gas Explosion

Gas explosion has killed three persons in the Igbore area of Abeokuta South Local Government Area of Ogun State. The Public Relations Officer of the Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Babatunde Akinbiyi, confirmed the incident which occurred on Wednesday. He stated that four other persons sustained injuries from the explosion which occurred […]

One Feared Dead, Vehicles Burnt As Tanker Explodes In Abeokuta

One person was feared dead while scores of vehicles got burnt in a tanker explosion that occurred in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.   The incident occurred around 8:15 am today on the Presidential Boulevard Road  in Kuto axis Abeokuta.   The explosion, which reportedly involved a 33,000-fuel laden tanker, happened due to a brakes […]

Talking About Buhari’s Administration Not Good For My Sanity – Soyinka

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has described discussing President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration as bad for his sanity. He said this during a recent interview with Kaftan TV while aboard the new Lagos-Abeokuta-Ibadan standard gauge train. Reacting to a question on how the train project projects the Buhari administration, he said, “I don’t want to talk […]

Police Parade Seven Fake Military Personnel

Seven fake military personnel have been arrested between Lagos and Sagamu after their failed operation on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, the Commissioner of Police in Ogun state, Edward Ajogun, has announced. Ajogun made this revelation on Tuesday as he paraded the suspects to journalist at the command’s headquarters at Eleweran, Abeokuta. He revealed that the suspects […]

Ogun Government Condoles With Victim of Abeokuta Fire Incident

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has condoled with victims of the recent fire accident at Olujimi Emmanuel Electronic and Electrical Store, Totoro Area, Abeokuta. The governor who was represented by his Deputy, Noimot Salako-Oyedele, sympathized with affected business owner considering the millions of naira invested in the business, Dailydispatchnewspaper The deputy governor was accompanied by the Chief […]

Face Mask: Guard Suffocates to Death in Abeokuta

A 50-year-old security guard identified as Solomon Ede has suffocated to death after he allegedly slept wearing his face mask in his place of work in Alako area of Abeokuta, Ogun state. Reports gathered reveal that Solomon had few shots of local gin popularly known as Ogogoro before going to bed and slept with his […]

Ogun State Set To Start BRT Service

The Ogun State Government is set to present Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) services between Ota, Mowe/Ibafo and Lagos, to energise the utilisation of the public vehicle. The State Commissioner for Transportation, Engineer Gbenga Dairo, revealed this in his comments on Wednesday at the partners’ gathering organised by Future Cities of Nigeria (FCN), in collaboration with […]