In Ilogbo, Ife residents despair over dilapidated roads

Residents of Ilogbo in Ado-Odo Local Council of Ogun State have appealed to the state governor Dapo Abiodun to come to their aid, saying the only access road that connects them to Iju and Iyana Ilogbo is becoming increasingly unbearable…

*Lagos dispatch rider dies after ramming into bus (Punch)*Assembly approves Sanwo-Olu’s request to amend 2021 budget (Guardian)

Lagos dispatch rider dies after ramming into bus (Punch) A dispatch rider with a delivery company, Q-Link Delivery Services, has been killed after colliding with a commercial bus on the Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos State. PUNCH Metro gathered that the…

Fraud: FBI nab Dapo Abiodun’s aide, Abidemi Rufai, in New York

The United States’ Federal Bureau of Investigation have arrested Abidemi Rufai, a Senior Special Assistant to Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, over $350,000 employment fraud. Rufai was arrested on Friday evening at the John F Kennedy International Airport in New…

*27 arrested during raids on Lagos criminal hideouts (Punch)*Panic as Piggyvest, Risevest, others deactivate users’ Providus Bank accounts (Guardian)

27 arrested during raids on Lagos criminal hideouts (Punch) No fewer than 27 suspected criminals have been arrested by men of the Lagos State Police Command during raids on criminal hideouts in different parts of the state. The state Police…

*12-year-old impregnated by vice-principal not raped, Nigerians react (Punch)*Ondo farmers, forest guards, drivers protest, back Akeredolu (Punch)

12-year-old impregnated by vice-principal not raped, Nigerians react (Punch) Nigerians on Facebook and Twitter have reacted to the story of a Vice-Principal in Katsina State, Ibrahim Tukur, who allegedly raped and impregnated a 12-year-old student. Tukur, who admitted to committing…

Ex-lawmaker urges Ogun, Lagos to repair Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway

A former Lagos lawmaker, Ipoola Omisore, has appealed to Lagos and Ogun State Governments to repair the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway to end the people’s nightmares. Omisore, who represented Ifako-Ijaiye Constituency II in Lagos State House of Assembly from 2015 to 2019,…

*‘Our newborn twins don’t allow us sleep’ (DailyTrust) *Lockdown relaxation: Lagos mass transit trains won’t resume yet – NRC (Nation)

‘Our newborn twins don’t allow us sleep’ (DailyTrust) After 36 years of marriage, four attempts on invitro fertilization (IVF), and spending over N10 million, a Lagos couple finally have their first babies – a set of twins.   The twins, delivered…

COVID-19: Abiodun extends lockdown by one week

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, on Friday extended the lockdown of the state by one week from May 4 to 11, 2020. Abiodun also extended the relaxation period from seven to 10 hours. The governor said this in a broadcast…

How God helped me overcome my trials, by Governor Dapo Abiodun (Guardian)

Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun yesterday said several court cases challenging his election and eligibility for the public office had been turbulent for him but resolved in his favour through providence. Abiodun, who spoke against the backdrop of the election…

Abiodun signs security trust fund, Ogroma bills into laws (Guardian)

Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun has signed the State Security Trust Fund Bill, passed by the State House of Assembly, into law.The bill was signed by the governor after it was presented to him by the Speaker of the House,…

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