US Department Of Justice Demands Detainment Of Ogun State Governor’s Aide, Rufai

The United States Department of Justice has said that the only way to ensure that Abidemi Rufai, the Senior Special Assistant to Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, is held accountable for his alleged crimes is to order him detained. Rufai was alleged to have defrauded the Washington State Employment Security Department. It had earlier reported […]

US Govt Tags Rufai’s Surety A Suspected Fraudster

The United States Department of Justice has again written to the United States Magistrate Judge in Eastern District of New York, Ramon Reyes, claiming that the surety provided by Dapo Abiodun’s aide, Abidemi Rufai, is a suspected fraudster. The Acting U.S. Attorney, Tessa Gorma, in a letter, said the “surety is suspect in an investigation […]

Ogun State Govt Investigates Recurring Gas Explosion, Seals Off Retail Outlet

The Ogun State Technical Team is investigating the causes of multiple gas explosions in Abeokuta and has sealed off a retail outlet. Five different gas explosions at different parts of the state capital have left about six people dead while another eight were injured. The Technical Team which comprises the Police, the Department of State […]

10 Patrol Vans, 20 Motorcycles Deployed To Check Crisis In Ogun State

The Ogun Government has deployed ten patrol vans and twenty motorcycles in the Yewa axis of the state as part of efforts to check the herders/farmers’ crisis in the area.   The State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, at the presentation ceremony in Abeokuta said the measure was a fulfilment of his promise to return peace […]

Herdsmen: Ogun State Government Begs Sunday Igboho For Help

Ogun State Government Has Begged Sunday Igboho, others For Help in dealing with security challenges in the state.   Gistongist reports that Remmy Hazzan, Special Adviser on Public Communications to Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, says popular Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo, well known as Sunday Igboho, is welcome in the state.   Hazzan was […]

Rape: Ogun State Government Suspends Commissioner For Environment

Ogun State Government has suspended the Commissioner for Environment, Mr. Abiodun Abudu-Balogun, from office pending the conclusion of an independent investigation into an allegation of sexual harassment of a 16-year old Barakat Mayowa Melojuekun.   In a statement issued, the Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Tokunbo Talabi, said the suspension of the Commissioner is […]

Anthony Joshua Gets Immortalized In Ogun State

As a way of appreciating the efforts of number 1 boxer in world, Anthony Joshua, Nigerians have began immortalizing him.   Reaching Gistongist right now is the news about the Nigerian boxer being named after a street in Ogun State.   According to reports, the World boxing champion Anthony Joshua has been honoured by the […]