An appeal has gone to residents of Makun Community in Sagamu Local Government Area of Ogun State, not to take laws into their hands, but to give peace a chance and ensure harmonious relationship among dwellers of villages in the area. The Akarigbo of Remoland, Oba Babatunde Ajayi Oba Babatunde Ajayi who gave the appeal in his palace, following a protest by some residents of 40 villages within the Local Government over unwholesome act of land grabbers, promised to ensure justice, while consulting necessary documents through the concerned traditional rulers, Now the News in detail
The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, in his New Year Speech, lauded youths in the state for their patriotic collaboration during the #EndSars protest as HE commended the unwaivering support of all stakeholders. “I thank Ogun Youths again for their maturity and largely peaceful conduct, particularly during and after the #EndSARS protest. I enjoin them to continue to remain worthy Ambassadors of our State”. The Governor disclosed that his government has resolved to continue on the laudable path of improving the lots of good people of Ogun State having Now the News in detail
Alamala community in Ogun State have benefited from the Nigerian Army Free Medical Tests and Empowerment Programme; byproduct of the Civil-Military Cooperation. The two in one programme according to the General Officer Commanding 81 Division of the Nigerian Army, Major-General Godwin Umelo, was part of activities outlined for the Annual Operation Crocodile Smile VI which commenced on 20th October, 2020 nationwide. Major-Generaln Umelo stated that the last quarter exercise was an opportunity for the Military to give back to society especially the Army’s host communities who he described as wonderful Now the News in detail
The Chairman of Ogun State Farmers/Herders Peace-Building Committee, Hon. Kayode Oladele, has warned farmers in Asa community to stop going to farm until further notice.   The former House of Representatives member issued the warning during on-the-spot assessment of some of the areas affected during the recent herders attack in Yewa North LGA of Ogun State. Oladele who was accompanied by the State Commissioner for Budget and Planing/Chairman of Palliatives Sub-Committee, Mr. Laolu Olabimtan, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Operations, Mr. Abdullahi, Committee Secretary Mr. Mudashiru, Yewa North Local Government Chairman, Now the News in detail
Officers of the Nigeria Customs Service, Tuesday, were attacked by suspected agents of smugglers in Ayetoro, Yewa North, Ogun State. According to a Press Release by the Ag. Controller, Federal Operations Unit, Zone ‘A’ Ikeja-Lagos, DSC Theophilus Duniya, one of the hoodlums loss his life while three offtcers sustained varied degrees of injuries. “For the umpteenth time some Customs officers serving in the Federal Operations Unit Zone A of Nigeria Customs Service, suffered an attack by hoodlums working with smugglers. “At about 800 hours of Tuesday 22nd December, 2020. Officers Now the News in detail
Olalekan Jaji The cool and quiet community of Igbein settlers of Idiroko, Obafemi Owode Local Government of Ogun state was agog on 13th of February when the popular Estate and Land Marchant, Alhaji Musbau Oseni became the Baale of the town. The business man whom many considered as a silent achiever, well bred in the culture and tradition of the people has eventually become the round peg in the round hole as the Baale. Alhaji Oseni Coronation brought the Big and Mighty to Lapene, Mowe Ofada in the Obafemi Owode Now the News in detail
The sixth prosecution witness (PW6), Temitope Isinkaye in the trial of Abiodun Agbele, aide to former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose on Thursday, December 3, 2020 told the Federal High Court, Abuja, presided over by Justice Nnamdi Dimgba how the sum of N1.2 billion, that came fromthe Office of the National Security Adviser, under Colonel Sambo Dasuki  was shared out to five different accounts. Agbele is facing prosecution by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commision, (EFCC) on money laundering charges to the tune of N1.2 billion. The said sum Now the News in detail
By: Adémólá Òrúnbon As part of its preparation to ensure a successful 2021 Hajj operation, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Lagos Zone, has promised their support for Ogun State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board (OGSMPWB), to achieve a smooth implementation in Nigeria and Saudi Arabia. This was said in a meeting by the Zonal Coordinator, NAHCON, Alhaji Gafar Babatunde during the Commission’s visit to the Board at Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta with the aim of keeping Ogun abreast of NAHCON’s objectives, as it prepares for the next Hajj operation. Babatunde highlighted Now the News in detail
Tolu  Bankole and Ifekayode Akinbode have been appointed by the Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, as Senior Special Assistant and Consultant on Media respectively. The announcement was contained in a release signed by the Chief Press Secretary to Ogun State governor, Kunle Somorin, on Friday. RazorTimes recall that Bankole and Akinbode had served as Special Adviser to Otunba Gbebga Daniel led administration. Also, Bankole was an elected member of the 6th Assembly at the Ogun State House of Assembly.
The Group Managing Director of Dangote Industries Limited, Olakunle Alake, has hinged success of business organisations on the adoption and implementation of effective stakeholders’ management strategies. Speaking on ‘Stakeholder Management: The CEO’s Role’, at the Global CEO-Africa Programme, a collaboration by the Lagos Business school, IESE Business School, Barcelona and Strathmore University, Nairobi on weekend Alake identified effective management of all stakeholders as a critical factor to achieving an organisation’s aims on the global business landscape. He urged CEOs who are determined to succeed to as a matter of urgency Now the News in detail
The Old Students Association of Catholic Comprehensive High School, Ibara, Abeokuta has fixed Saturday 27th March, 2021 for its maiden meeting. A release by the Acting National President of the Association, Mr Yemi Adegbite (FCA) stated that the meeting will take place on the school premises by 12noon prompt. Adegbite however reminded members – all Old Students of the school – to strictly adhere to Covid-19 protocols, adding that any member without face masks will not be allowed into the meeting. “The maiden meeting of Old Students Association of Catholic Comprehensive Now the News in detail
Worried by the spread of the farmers/ herders crisis and the unrest in some states of the South West Geopolitical zone, Officers of Peace Corps of Nigeria on Friday, February 2nd, 2021 have launched a special visitation campaign to stakeholders on how to use dialogue to stop crisis from degenerating to a full blown violence across the country. The Deputy National Commandant of the Corps in charge of General Duties and Intelligence, Patriot Micheal Oyemike and the the State Commandant, Olufemi Akinyemi took the campaign to the Palace of the Now the News in detail