Gunmen kill DJ in Ogun community

Gunmen on Tuesday killed a disc jockey, Adeyemi Bankole, in Mowe, in the Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State. It was gathered that the assailants accosted the 35-year-old in the Adesan area of Mowe around 11 pm when…

Stanbic IBTC recognised for outstanding community service

In recognition of its meritorious contributions to the development of Olambe Community in Ogun State, Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC, a subsidiary of Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, has been honoured with the Outstanding Community Service Award in the Corporate Social Responsibility…

One dead, two injured in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway crash

One person died, while two others sustained varying degrees of injury in a crash that occurred around the Isara Bridge on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Remo-North Local Government Area of Ogun State, on Thursday. It was gathered that a Ford bus…

*Sanwo-Olu flays warning strike by doctors, urges end (Guardian) *Lagos to implement more tax incentives, reliefs to taxpayers (Nation)

Sanwo-Olu flays warning strike by doctors, urges end (Guardian) Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday, described as unfair and opportunistic the decision by doctors in the state to go on strike. He urged them to call off their ongoing three-day…

Former presidential aide, Doyin Okupe, wife leave isolation centre

Ex-Presidential aide, Dr Doyin Okupe and his wife, Aduralere, have been discharged from an isolation centre in Ogun State. They tested positive for coronavirus on April 23 and underwent treatment. Okupe was Special Assistant to Former President Obasanjo (Media &…

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…

Cultists shoot OPC member dead in Ogun, spare pregnant wife

Two suspected cultists have allegedly shot dead a member of the Oodua People’s Congress in Ogun State, Kolawole Ajomale, in the presence of his pregnant wife. The suspects, identified as Korede Pariosho and Jide Afolabi, allegedly shot Ajomale in the…

FCT, Lagos, Ogun communities ignore Buhari’s lockdown order

Residents of some communities in the Federal Capital Territory, Ogun and Lagos states on Sunday  violated  the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari’s (retd.) lockdown order. On Saturday and Sunday, our correspondents in the FCT observed that although there was compliance…

Coronavirus: Nigeria toll now 42 as Lagos, Ogun record new cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has confirmed two new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The NCDC made this known via its Twitter handle @NCDCgov, on Tuesday. NCDC tweeted, “Two new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Nigeria.…

Lagos moves against truck drivers as tanker explosion kills three

A Twitter user @8ightayewa yesterday compressed the frustrations of thousands of stranded Lagosians into a single tweet at 7:20 a.m.: “I entered night bus last night going to Abuja, departed around 10:00 p.m. from Maza maza, right now, I am…

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