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My mission is to lead, join others in saving Nigeria from political shipwreck - Obasanjo

My mission is to lead, join others in saving Nigeria from political shipwreck - Obasanjo

My mission is to lead, join others in saving Nigeria from political shipwreck - Obasanjo
We must arrest killers of former Akwa Ibom governorship aspirant Okon Iyanam - Police assure Nigeria

We must arrest killers of former Akwa Ibom governorship aspirant Okon Iyanam - Police assure Nigeria

The Nigerian Police Force (NPF) in Ogun state has said that it now has clue and information on the murder of the former governorship aspirant in Akwa Ibom, Okon Iyanam. Iyanam was killed by gunmen on Wednesday, June 27.

We must arrest killers of former Akwa Ibom governorship aspirant Okon Iyanam - Police assure Nigeria
Ana wata ga wata: Jami'an 'Yan sanda da Mahauta sun yi artabu a Kudancin Najeriya

Ana wata ga wata: Jami'an 'Yan sanda da Mahauta sun yi artabu a Kudancin Najeriya

A ranar Alhamis ta yau ne gwamnatin jihar Oyo karkashin jagorancin gwamna Abiola Ajimobi, ta rufe babbar Kasuwar nan ta Bodija dake birnin Ibadan yayin da jami'an 'yan sanda da Mahauta suka yi artabu kan rashin jituwa.

Ana wata ga wata: Jami'an 'Yan sanda da Mahauta sun yi artabu a Kudancin Najeriya
Ko kun san adadin Kudin shiga da wani reshe daya na Hukumar Kastam ya tarawa gwamnatin tarayya cikin watanni shida

Ko kun san adadin Kudin shiga da wani reshe daya na Hukumar Kastam ya tarawa gwamnatin tarayya cikin watanni shida

Shugaban hukumar reshen Kwanturola Christopher Odibu, shine ya bayyana hakan yayin ganawa da manema labarai a Shelkwatar ta dake birnin Ibadan, dangane da cafke wasu kayayyakin fasakauri na tarin dukiya mai dumbin yawa.

Ko kun san adadin Kudin shiga da wani reshe daya na Hukumar Kastam ya tarawa gwamnatin tarayya cikin watanni shida
How 32-year-old fake soldier terrorising Ogun community was arrested by police

How 32-year-old fake soldier terrorising Ogun community was arrested by police

The Ogun state police command has arrested a 32-year-old man, Abdul-Azeez Haruna, for allegedly impersonating a military officer. The command said suspect was arrested while in full military camouflage terrorizing people.

How 32-year-old fake soldier terrorising Ogun community was arrested by police
I want to be the next governor of Ogun state - Ex-Nigerian footballer Odegbami declares

I want to be the next governor of Ogun state - Ex-Nigerian footballer Odegbami declares

Segun Odegbami, a former Nigerian footballer and sports administrator, has declared his interest to slug it out with other political contenders for the governorship seat in Ogun state ahead of 2019. He did not reveal details.

I want to be the next governor of Ogun state - Ex-Nigerian footballer Odegbami declares
21-year-old lady arrested for throwing baby into pit toilet in Ogun state

21-year-old lady arrested for throwing baby into pit toilet in Ogun state

The Ogun state police command has arrested Amudalat Taiwo, 21, for throwing her 12-day-old baby into a pit toilet. NAIJ.com gathers that the incident occured at Taiwo's residence in Ilaro, in the Yewa South local government area.

21-year-old lady arrested for throwing baby into pit toilet in Ogun state
10,000 members of PDP, APC defect to Obasanjo's party

10,000 members of PDP, APC defect to Obasanjo's party

Over 10,000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) have on Thursday, June 21, defected from their parties to the African Democratic Congress (ADC), adopted by Olusegun Obasanjo.

10,000 members of PDP, APC defect to Obasanjo's party
2019: Ogun CAN holds rally, sensitisation on PVCs

2019: Ogun CAN holds rally, sensitisation on PVCs

Also, some officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and National Orientation Agency (NOA) in the state were on ground to enlighten the citizens on what to do concerning their registration and PVC.

2019: Ogun CAN holds rally, sensitisation on PVCs
Youths in Abeokuta kick against SARS harassment, resist arrest (photos)

Youths in Abeokuta kick against SARS harassment, resist arrest (photos)

There was drama in Abeokuta, Ogun state, on Tuesday, June 12, after some youths rallied round a young man allegedly being harassed by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad and prevented them from arresting him.

Youths in Abeokuta kick against SARS harassment, resist arrest (photos)
My life is in danger - Ogun state lawmaker cries out, goes on exile

My life is in danger - Ogun state lawmaker cries out, goes on exile

A member of Ogun state House of Assembly representing Remo North constituency, Adebiyi Adeleye, has reportedly gone on exile saying this was to protect himself from attacks. He accused the government of putting his life in danger.

My life is in danger - Ogun state lawmaker cries out, goes on exile
PDP, Ogun state government bicker over alleged arrest of 18 opposition party members

PDP, Ogun state government bicker over alleged arrest of 18 opposition party members

The Peoples Democratic Party in Ogun state has accused the government of allegedly instigating the arrest and detention of its 18 members and students of the Gateway ICT Polytechnic at Saapade. But the government denies this.

PDP, Ogun state government bicker over alleged arrest of 18 opposition party members
After Saraki, cultists name another lawmaker as their sponsor

After Saraki, cultists name another lawmaker as their sponsor

The member representing the Sagamu constituency 1, Yinka Mafe, as been named by some alleged cultists arrested in Ogun state as their sponsor. The four suspected cult member were arrested by the police shooting someone dead.

After Saraki, cultists name another lawmaker as their sponsor
Wasu marasa imani sun kashe ma'aikacin wutar lantarki da jifa da duwatsu

Wasu marasa imani sun kashe ma'aikacin wutar lantarki da jifa da duwatsu

Hukumar 'yan sanda sun kama wasu mutane mazauna garin Ota-Idiroko dake yankin Ota a cikin jihar Ogun, wadanda ake zargi da jifan wani ma'aikacin wutar lantarki na yankin jihar Enugu, mai suna Peter Ayole. Ayole mai shekaru 52...

Wasu marasa imani sun kashe ma'aikacin wutar lantarki da jifa da duwatsu
Nigeria Customs seizes 51 exotic vehicles in Ogun in 1 month (photos)

Nigeria Customs seizes 51 exotic vehicles in Ogun in 1 month (photos)

According to Nigeria Customs Service, the command also seized 5,103 bags of foreign rice (50 kg each), 135 kegs of vegetable oil (25litres each), 33 bags of sugar (50 kg each), seven bales of secondhand and three bales 36 sacks.

Nigeria Customs seizes 51 exotic vehicles in Ogun in 1 month (photos)
Tragedy hits Ogun as residents stone 52-year old power firm official to death

Tragedy hits Ogun as residents stone 52-year old power firm official to death

It was also gathered that Peter Ayole's elder brother, Isiaka Ayole, a police officer attached to the state's Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Yaba, Lagos, described the deceased as “highly intelligent.”

Tragedy hits Ogun as residents stone 52-year old power firm official to death
Robber shot dead while trying to escape with a stolen vehicle in Ogun state

Robber shot dead while trying to escape with a stolen vehicle in Ogun state

A case of an armed robber, who was shot dead in Ogun state has been reported by officers of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad. The robber was shot dead while trying to escape with a stolen vehicle in Ogun state.

Robber shot dead while trying to escape with a stolen vehicle in Ogun state
Breaking: Army uncovers container laden with 300,000 live cartridges

Breaking: Army uncovers container laden with 300,000 live cartridges

The Nigerian army has intercepted a containing full of weapons on Igunwa Road, Balogun village, in Ogun state on Wednesday, May 30.The destination of the weapons has not been confirmed nor whom the shipment belongs to.

Breaking: Army uncovers container laden with 300,000 live cartridges
Heartbreaking! See photos of MAPOLY's final year student who died while giving birth to twin babies in Ogun state

Heartbreaking! See photos of MAPOLY's final year student who died while giving birth to twin babies in Ogun state

A beautiful young lady identified as Olatundun Alexander Borokini of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic has been reported dead. The deceased died after she gave birth to her twin babies at Korede Hospital in Abeokuta, Ogun state.

Heartbreaking! See photos of MAPOLY's final year student who died while giving birth to twin babies in Ogun state
Obasanjo used police to rig me, others out of 2003 elections - Osoba

Obasanjo used police to rig me, others out of 2003 elections - Osoba

Former governor of Ogun state, Olusegun Osoba, on Wednesday, May 30, claimed that he and four other governors of the South-west were allegedly ‘rigged’ out of power by former president Olusegun Obasanjo in 2003.

Obasanjo used police to rig me, others out of 2003 elections - Osoba
Wata kwalekwale da aka dankara ma kaya ta kifa da mutane 20, babura 9 a Ogun

Wata kwalekwale da aka dankara ma kaya ta kifa da mutane 20, babura 9 a Ogun

Akalla mutane hudu ne sukarasa rayukansu sakamakon wata mummunan hatsari da ta rutsa da wasu fasinjojin wata kwale kwale a kauyen Akere na karamar hukumar Ipokia dake jihar Ogun, kamar yadda NAIJ.com ta ruwaito.

Wata kwalekwale da aka dankara ma kaya ta kifa da mutane 20, babura 9 a Ogun
Just in: PDP suffers big loss as ex-governorship candidate Isiaka dumps party, gives reason for decision

Just in: PDP suffers big loss as ex-governorship candidate Isiaka dumps party, gives reason for decision

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2015 governorship election in Ogun state, Prince Gboyega Isiaka, has announced his resignation from the political fold saying, however, that the decision was not easy.

Just in: PDP suffers big loss as ex-governorship candidate Isiaka dumps party, gives reason for decision
Karshen alewa kasa: Dubun wani gawurataccen jagoran wata kungiyar asiri ta cika (Hoto)

Karshen alewa kasa: Dubun wani gawurataccen jagoran wata kungiyar asiri ta cika (Hoto)

Majiyar NAIJ.com ta ruwaito sunan wannan mamugunci a matsayin Gbenga Ogunsanya, kuma shekarunsa 22, hakazalika ya tabbatar da cewar ya kashe mutane tara tun daga shigarsa kungiyar a watan Maris na 2017 zuwa Mayun 2018.

Karshen alewa kasa: Dubun wani gawurataccen jagoran wata kungiyar asiri ta cika (Hoto)
NAIJ.com

Ogun is a state, which is situated in Nigeria. It covers 16,763 square kilometers. The biggest city there is Abeokuta. Ogun got the name after the river that flows in its territory. Perhaps it should be also pointed out the fact that the city began its history of 6 main ethnical groups. Among them, one can emphasize the Ijebu, the Egbado, the Awori, the Egan and the Egba.

The state consists of 21 local administration regions.

It is worth mentioning that the population of the state is about 4 million people. The current administration in Ogun State lead by Senator Ibikunle Amosun.

The main languages are Yoruba and English (Official Language) and also there are some other dialects.

This is a unique city, as far as it has 3 state universities and more than five private ones -only Ogun has such a luck in the country.

There is a great centralization of manufactured possessions in Ogun. Thanks to this fact, the state is the main center of industrial production in the country.

Among the main attractions are Olumo Rock (located in the heart of the capital city. It seemed to protect ancient societies from enemy incursions) , St. Peters Cathedral (the first church in the country), Centenary Hall, Bilikisu Sungbo Shrine, Abeokuta Museum (different sculptures open visitors interesting facts about ancient people, their development, and history) and many others.The climate is very suitable for the industrial rise.

It is well-known that many people start their business exactly in this state. People can cultivate cotton, oil palm, vegetables and so on. Ogun is full of natural resources. Among them is kaolin, bauxite, quartz, granite.The Ogun state is also known for its Adire textile production. For nearly 25% of its whole area is composed of forest supplies suitable for beasts.

It's hard not to mention the most outstanding political representatives in the State. They are Afolabi Olabimtan, Babatunde Osotimehin, Christopher Oluwole Rotimi, Dimeji Bankole, Femi Okurounmu, Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti, Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola and some others. If the information was useful and interesting for you, click Naij.com in order to read Ogun state news. Ogun latest news for you every day.

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