A beautiful edifice, comprising  classrooms and offices has been donated by the Olu of Ilaro and Paramount Ruler of Yewaland, *Oba Esv (Dr) Kehinde Adeboye Gbadewole Olugbenle, MFR, (Asade Agunloye IV)* to commemorate his 9th year on the throne.   The Kabiesi said he took the initiative to donate the building so as to spur Yewa indigenes towards contributing meaningfully to the development of Yewaland. He added that in some other climes, it is the indigenes who invested in the development of their sources and thus encouraged all Yewa sons Now the News in detail
*Recover Arms, Charms* By Owolola Adebola The Police Operatives attached to Sagamu Road Division, Ikorodu, Lagos State, on 15th April, 2021, at about 1210am, arrested one *Rasheed Isiaka*, 40, of No 4, Olowonisaye Street, Ikorodu, Lagos State. One of the suspectsThe suspect, who has been alleged of perpetrating many crimes in the entire Ikorodu area, has been placed under surveillance due to the intelligence gathered on him before he was evetually arrested. Items recovered from him include two (2) locally-made pistols, one laptop, two suspected stolen Bajaj Motorcycles, two knives Now the News in detail
By Dolapo Jinad Towards ensuring standard practice among Traditional Birth Attendants (TBAs), the Ogun State Government has organised a day training programme to build their capacity on professional ways of handling birth deliveries and other activities. Speaking while declaring the training programme held at the June 12 Cultural Centre, Abeokuta opened, Commissioner for Health, Dr. Tomi Coker declared that the training was another demonstration of government’s believe that activities of the TBAs were crucial to the development of the health sector, adding that such training would be organised frequently to Now the News in detail
By Owolola Adebola A UK-based media organisation ‘openDemocracy’ has claimed responsibility for the sudden closure of Pastor TB Joshua’s popular YouTube Channel Emmanuel TV, which had over 1,800,000 subscribers and 600,000,000 views. In an article (https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/5050/youtube-closes-african-channel-promoting-televangelists-violent-conversion-therapy/) published to their website titled, ‘YouTube closes African channel promoting televangelist’s violent conversion therapy’, Kerry Cullinan explains how the American video-sharing site terminated Emmanuel TV “in response to our enquiries about TB Joshua’s controversial exorcisms”. According to the report, the channel posted at least seven clips showing “the charismatic Christian televangelist engaging in exorcism Now the News in detail
By Owolola Adebola Operatives of the Uyo Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday March 16, 2021, arrested one Imeh Henshaw Nyong, a music producer and four others for alleged internet fraud in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. Nyong was arrested alongside Benjamin Ikpeme, Godwin Isong, Magnus Chimaobi and Victor Usun. The suspects, whose ages range between 22 and 25 years, were arrested in an early morning raid at two locations in the state, based on credible intelligence on their alleged involvement in cybercrime. While Nwele Now the News in detail
* Promises to democratize digital technology The Nigerian Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday, commended Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, over the launching of Ogun Digital Economy Infrastructure Project in the state. Osinbajo gave this commendation while speaking virtually at the official launch of the project, held at the Ogun TechHub, Kobape Road, Abeokuta, the state capital. The VP noted that digital economy technology is the future of all aspects of human existence such as business, education, healthcare, governance, security, and the practice of practically every profession, lauding Abiodun Now the News in detail
The Ogun State Independent Electoral Commission (OGSIEC) has assured that it will be fair, transparent, equitable, even-handed, and unbiased to all political parties and other stakeholders in the forth coming Local Government elections in the State. Chairman of the Commission, Mr. Babatunde Osibodu, who gave the assurance during a chat in his Office at Oke-Ilewo, Abeokuta, reiterated that, as the State is gearing up for the much important exercise, it was imperative to put in place necessary arrangement to make the process seamless, maintaining that transparency will be its watchword. Now the News in detail
By Owolola Adebola Emmanuel TV, the YouTube channel belonging to Pastor TB Joshua of The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) in Lagos, Nigeria, has been suspended for allegedly propagating ‘hate speech’. The channel, which had over 1,800,000 subscribers and 600,000,000 views before suspension, was among the largest in Nigeria and reportedly the most watched Christian ministry ever on the video-sharing platform. In the announcement of the suspension on their official Facebook Page, the ministry stated: “Emmanuel TV’s mission is to share the love of God with everyone – irrespective Now the News in detail
The Chairman, IBD International Hotels Ltd and IBD IMPEX Ltd, Alhaji Ibrahim Egungbohun, has advised the Muslim Ummah to take advantage of the sacredness of the prayers offer during Ramadan to entreat Almighty Allah to restore Nigeria. Egungbohun stated that utilizing the opportunity of the month is very crucial as the country’s situation demands urgent special intervention, adding that for such prayers to be favorably considered by Allah, ‘we must obey all the stipulations of Qur’an especially the portion that requires us to remain unblemish; to purify our minds, bodies Now the News in detail
Adeyinka Musa-Richard A s part of efforts to ensure that Ogun State maintains its pride of place in the education sector and for students to continually compete favourably with their counterparts across the globe, a retired Principal-General in the State, Mrs. Gbemi Onasanya has donated educational resources to aid learning, particularly for Senior School three (SS3) students. Onasanya, while presenting the materials to the Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Prof. Abayomi Arigbabu in his office at Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, explained that the teaching aid contained Compact Discs (CDs) on WASSE Now the News in detail
The TinCan Island Port Omptroller, MBA Musa has recorded an improved performance for the first quarter of 2021 to the tune of N112bn. A release by the Command’s spokesperson, Uche Ujieme, has it that Musa surpassed 2020 first quarter with more than N21bn. The release in part reads ‘Revenue earnings for the period under review stood at One Hundred and Twelve Billion, Six Hundred and Ninety-Five Million, Six Hundred and Ninety-Three Thousand, One Hundred and Fifty-Eight Naira, Sixty-Six Kobo (N112,695,693,158.66), which shows an improvement of about 21.05Billion (23%) when compared Now the News in detail
Commissioner for Youth and Sports in Ogun State, Dr. Oluwadare Kehinde has charged athletes representing Ogun State at the ongoing National Sport Festival in Edo State, to be good ambassadors and put in their best in the competition, as Ogun is known for excellence. Kehinde gave the charge, while paying a solidarity visit to the State contingent at the Aminu Kano Hall, University of Benin, urging them to make the State proud and justify the government’s investment in sports. He assured them that the State would reward good effort, while Now the News in detail