FAKE DOCTOR ARRESTED AFTER MARRIED WOMAN DIES DURING ABORTION IN OGUN

The Ogun state police command says it has arrested a 56year old suspected quack Doctor Salahudeen Jamiu for carrying out abortion that led to the death of a house wife and mother of four in Ota area of the State. According to the state police public relations officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, the suspect was arrested following a report by the husband of the deceased “The husband of the deceased reported at onipanu division that he received a call from one Dupe Odebunmi who claimed to be a nurse that his wife…

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FLOOD SENDS OGUN LAGOS BORDER RESIDENTS PACKING

By  Olasunkanmi Akoni, Lagos Following torrential rainfall across Lagos State, yesterday, several communities were completely taken over by heavy flood, leaving many residents trapped in their homes. Flood along Ikotun Egbeda road resulting from the heavy downpour on Sunday disrupting flow of traffic. Photo Lamidi Bamidele The rainfall, which started as early as 2 am, Sunday lasted for several hours into the evening leaving most parts of the state flooded with attendant traffic gridlock on the roads. A resident of Discovery Estate, Riverview Wing of Opic, Isheri, Lagos-Ogun States border,…

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SORROW TEARS AND LOSSES AS FLOOD TAKES OVER LAGOS OGUN, SANWO-OLU DECLARES EMERGENCY, SEE PICS

Left: Ejike; Right: Flooded part of Oba Saheed Elegushi Road, Lekki, Lagos. Photos: Stanley Ogidi, Goke Famadewa and Olukayode Jaiyeola   Samuel Awoyinfa, Anna Okon, Maureen Ihua–Maduenyi, Etim Ekpimah, Oladimeji Ramon, Dayo Ojerinde, Deji Lambo, Seun Adesoye and Fisayo Odumuyiwa Incessant rain in Lagos and Ogun states in the past one week has not only wreaked havoc, but also exposed infrastructural deficit in the two neighbouring states, The PUNCH’s investigations have revealed. The PUNCH’s correspondents, who monitored many parts of the two states on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, reported that…

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TENSION IN OGUN AS ABIODUN REVIEWS APPOINTMENTS AND PROMOTIONS MADE BY AMOSUN

There is palpable tension among workers in Ogun State as the Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has set up a committee to look into the appointment and promotion of some workers. The affected workers were those whose appointment or promotion were approved by former Gov. Ibikunle Amosun between February 1 and May 29, 2019. DAILY POST recall that Amosun had in April appointed 18 permanent secretaries. Amosun, barely a month to the end of his administration, also appointed over 1,000 workers into the state’s civil service, while he promoted 5,000 government…

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OGUN FARMERS CRY OUT AS CUSTOMS SEIZE PEPPER AND TOMATOES FARMED AROUND THE BORDER, AUCTION THEM AT GIVEAWAY PRICES

 Ishola Oludare  Pepper and tomato farmers and traders in Ogun State on Monday protested the alleged seizure of their farm produce worth N4million by men of Nigeria Customs Service; alleging that customs had started to auction the seized pepper and tomatoes at N200 per basket to members of the public. The farmers, under the aegis of Yewa/Awori Farm Produce Traders and Farmers Association, stormed the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Secretariat in Abeokuta on Monday afternoon, carrying placards with various inscriptions to protest the seizure. Speaking with newsmen, the Chairman…

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OGUN TO DEMOLISH HOUSES HARBOURING KIDNAPPERS

The Ogun State Government has said it will commence the demolition of houses identified to be residences of kidnappers. It said it will also revoke the certificates of occupancy of such buildings. The governor, Dapo Abiodun, made this known at the inauguration of the ‘reinvigorated’ Ogun State Security Trust Fund on Saturday. He highlighted that he has fulfilled yet another promise to provide good governance to the people. He said with the launching of the reinvigorated security trust fund, the full architecture for internal safety of lives and property has been fully emplaced.…

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EIYE AND AIYE CULTS TAKE OVER IJEBU-ODE, RESIDENT CRY OUT, FLEE

Cultists in Ijebu-Ode area of Ogun State, members of Eiye and Aiye confraternities, are reportedly taking turns to retaliate the killings of their members. Residents of Ijebu-Ode were said to fled their homes as the cultists continue to terrorize the ancient city. According to information gathered, the superiority battle between the two groups started during last Tuesday’s Ojude-Oba Festival held at Olisa Road in Ijebu-Ode. A young man simply identified as Hassan, who is a member of Aiye Confraternity, was said to have been killed in the evening of the festival…

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KIDNAPPERS COLLECT 3.5MIL, TUBERS OF YAM, PALM OIL IN OGUN

Tunji Bosun,Abeokuta Facts have emerged on how the three victims of kidnappers in Ode-Omi in the Ogun Waterside Local Government Area of Ogun state were released from their captors. A family source told our correspondent on Monday that the kidnappers collected a sum of N3.5m, a carton of Schnapps, 30 litres of palm oil and 10 tubers of yam before the victims were released. The police in the state had last Friday said they had rescued the son of the Chief Imam of Ode-Omi, Abdulazeez Sanni and two others –…

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AMOSUN ALREADY IN TALKS WITH PDP- ABIODUN

Gov Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has said his predecessor, Sen. Ibikunle Amosun, is currently talking with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The governor, however, did not disclose further details about Amosun’s talks with the opposition PDP. Recall that Amosun has been suspended from the All Progressives Congress (APC) by the party’s National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, for alleged anti-party activities, after winning his senatorial election in the same party. Abiodun, speaking through his consultant on General Matters, Hon Biyi Adeleye, in a chat with newsmen in Abeokuta on Saturday, described…

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FAMILIES RAISE ALARM OVER MISSING CHILDREN IN OGUN AND LAGOS STATES

Steve It was a sad experience yesterday for the family of Goodluck Osolobori as their 19-year-old Steve got missing at his father’s residence, Raji Gbadamosi Close, Ogunronbi Estate Idimu, Lagos State. According to Osolobori, Steven had been sent on an errand at about 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday to get some foodstuff for the family at Paiko area of Idimu but had been missing since then. The father, who is in his mid-40s lamented that his son’s disappearance is a shock to him and the neighbours as they have made a…

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