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
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
The federal government has been charged to address the issue of insecurity in various parts of the country with sincerity of purpose to save the nation from disintegration. An international Non- Governmental Organization, NGO, Aviary Association world wide, at its annual conference stressed that if the on going rampant insecurity in the country is not tackle now, it may affect the 2023 general elections which may be a terrible blow for the nation globally. Mr. Bamidele Anthony Balogun who stated this urged President Muhammadu Buhari to be more proactive to 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
Abiola Rufai Citizens of Ogun State have again been reassured of the State Governor’s commitment and readiness to fulfil his electoral promises made to the good people of the State during the last gubernatorial campaign election in 2019. The Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun who was described as an hardworking and selfless leader was said to have implemented many projects across the three senatorial district of the State. The Transition Chairman of Yewa South Local Government, Alhaji Rahmon Fagbenro who gave the assurance during the installation of Iyaloja of Ilaro, Alhaja Now the News in detail
By Dolapo Jinad The stride by Ogun State Alternate Medicine Board to ensure adequate security for a hitch-free inspection and enforcement exercise to various facilities will require the support of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps(NSCDC), the Board Chairman, Balogun Nurudeen Olaleye has said. Balogun Olaleye who stated this during a visit to the Corps Head Office in Abeokuta, noted that the activities of the Board is civil in nature, hence, the need to partner with it. He said the law that established the Board empowered it to register Now the News in detail
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, Friday appointed Justice Solomon Olugbemi (retired) as Chairman of the Judicial Panel of Investigation on alleged cases of Police brutalities against citizens of the State. The appointment was in line with the resolution of the National Economic Council at its meeting on Thursday. The virtual meeting presided over by the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osibanjo, with State Governors participating directed each State Governor in consultation with relevant Federal Agencies to take charge of interaction with #EndSARS protesters, and as much as possible address their Now the News in detail
 . . Recover arms, ammunition, explosives as IGP vows no murderer will go unpunished Nigeria – Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force, NPF, have arrested sixteen (16) suspects for complicity in a series of violent and unprovoked attacks on security operatives and facilities in some states of the Federation, particularly in the South-Eastern part of Nigeria. The arrest, according to the Force spokesperson, CP Frank Mba is an outcome of painstaking, deliberate and tireless efforts by operatives of the Nigeria Police working in collaboration with their counterparts from the Nigerian Now the News in detail
Recover Arms, Ammunition The Police operatives attached to Ikeja Division of the Lagos State Police Command, on 20th March 2021, while responding to a call from the Security Department of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja, recovered a lifeless body of a day old baby that was lying beside Ayinke Hospital by Airport Road, Ikeja. The police, having discovered the corpse of the baby, contacted the State Environmental Health Monitoring Unit that evacuated the corpse. The baby was suspected to have been abandoned by his mother and must have Now the News in detail
. . . 10 fully-equipped ICT centres to his Surulere I Federal Constituency The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Femi Gbajabiamila, has facilitated the installation of free Wi-Fi in six public tertiary institutions in Lagos State for ease of learning. The  exercise tagged ‘Free Campus WiFi,’ is part of Gbajabiamila’s way of giving back to society, with a view to building a stronger education sector. This is even as the Speaker also facilitated the construction of fully equipped ICT centres in 10 secondary schools in his Surulere I Now the News in detail
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
The Caretaker Committee of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Ogun State Council has warned a former scribe of the union in the state, Mr Soji Amosu against casting aspersions against the leadership of the Ogun State Police Command in the bid to hinder the force from investigating and prosecuting him and his cohorts for leading thugs to invade the NUJ Secretariat. Soji Amosu and few others, including Ayokunle Ewuoso, Taiwo Abiodun and Sina Oduntan had on Monday 1st of March 2021 led some thugs into the premises of the Now the News in detail