Crocodile Smile 2: Army arrest over 40 suspects in Lagos, Ogun

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said it had arrested over 40 suspects for various offences within Lagos and Ogun states after the launch of ‘Exercise CROCODILE SMILE 2 ‘ by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai. The army made this known through a statement by the 81 Division …

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Police arrest Ogun couple for child trafficking

Afeez Hanafi A man and his wife living on Unity Road, Mosafote, in the Ibafo area of Ogun State, have been taken into police custody for alleged trading in children. The suspects were identified simply as Morenike and Shittu. PUNCH Metro learnt that their  neighbours became suspicious a few months …

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WAEC commends Osun Govt over prompt payment of exam fee

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has commended the Osun State government for the prompt payment of examination fee for students in the public schools across the state. Deputy Registrar of WAEC, Dr. Olusanya Dacosta gave the commendation during the 2017 WAEC committee meeting held with the state Commissioner for …

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World Bank Endorses Ogun State For RAAMP

The World Bank has announced the admission of Ogun State into the development partners – sponsored Rural Access and Agricultural Marketing Project (RAAMP) which is to run for the next five years. The RAAMP is a window of opportunity opened by the World Bank, Africa Development Bank, the French Development …

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Residents protest eight-month power outage in Ondo

Commercial activities were Monday paralysed for several hours in Kajola High School and Araromi Communities of Akure South Local government area of Ondo State, as residents protested the non-availability of electricity in the past eight months. Artisans and Youths in their large numbers trooped to the streets and blocked all major …

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There’s no outbreak of any disease in Osun, Says Govt

The State Government of Osun has said that there is no outbreak of any disease of any kind in the State. The Commissioner of Information in the state, Mr. Adelani Baderinwa, who, while dismissing rumours of an outbreak of a disease in the state urged the general public to discountenance any …

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Shell donates labs, ICT centre to school

The Shell Nigeria Gas (SNG) has donated an ultramodern ICT Centre and well-equipped science laboratories to African Church Community Secondary School in Ewupe, a community hosting the company’s facilities in Ota area of Ogun State. The donation was the second phase of SNG’s intervention in the school to bring it …

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Osun 2018: Adeleke breaks silence on ‘governorship ambition …

Business mogul, Deji Adeleke, has debunked rumours that he is nursing an ambition to run for the 2018 Osun governorship on the APC platform. This is contained in a statement on Monday signed by Dele Adeleke. It described the speculations as false, unfounded and ludicrous. “Adeleke is not interested in …

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We try to excise cancerous lump from the breast before it is too late …

By Idowu Sowunmi From Ogun Central to Ogun East and Ogun West, the story is the same. Cancer is no respecter of colour, religion, age or social status. The alarming threat of cancer cases, coupled with the lack of dedicated hospitals to tame the deadly disease, has left many in …

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Osun Govt expresses confidence in LAUTECH Council as Workers suspends strike

Osun State government has expressed confidence in the governing council and workers of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, following the payment of three-month salaries and subsequent suspension of strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) of the institution. According to Osun government, the payment of …

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