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Customs arrest suspects 'using caskets to smuggle fuel'- Official

Nigeria, Dec. 5 -- The Nigeria Customs Service has said it intercepted 19 'jerrycans' of petrol concealed in two caskets by suspected smugglers. The caskets were being smuggled to a neighbouring coun... Read More


Obasanjo's former aide, Titilayo Ajanaku, dies at 73

Nigeria, Dec. 5 -- A former Special Adviser to the President on Women Affairs under the administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Titilayo Ajanaku, has died. The death of Mrs Ajanaku was ... Read More


Governor Abiodun proposes N449.97bn 2020 Budget for Ogun

Nigeria, Dec. 3 -- The Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, on Tuesday presented a budget estimate of N449.974 billion for the year 2020 to the State House of Assembly. He christened the proposal "Budg... Read More


Supreme court sacks Oyo monarch

Nigeria, Nov. 29 -- The Supreme Court, on Friday, sacked the traditional ruler of Eruwaland in Oyo State, Samuel Adegbola, 21 years after he ascended the throne. The sack followed an Oyo State High C... Read More


Woman arrested for allegedly poisoning two-day-old granddaughter

Nigeria, Nov. 24 -- The police in Ogun State have arrested a 42-year-old woman, Temitope Akinola, for allegedly killing her two-day-old granddaughter by poisoning. Mrs Akinola of Isote area of Shagam... Read More


Thunder kills 19 cows in Osun community

Nigeria, Nov. 23 -- Fulani cattle rearers on Saturday lost 19 cows in a community in Osun State after a thunder strike. The incident occurred at Iba, headquarters of Ifelodun Area Office of Osun Stat... Read More


Mother, 30, arrested for 'throwing day-old baby into soakaway'

Nigeria, Nov. 20 -- The police in Ogun State have arrested a 30-year-old woman, Risikat Olabintan, for allegedly throwing her day-old baby into a soakaway in Owode-Yewa in Yewa South Local Government ... Read More


Predecessor absent as new police boss takes over in Ogun

Nigeria, Nov. 18 -- The new Commissioner of Police in Ogun State, Imohimi Edgal, on Monday, assumed duty without his predecessor, Bashir Makama, around to present him a handing over note. Mr Makama w... Read More


Akinlade heads to Supreme Court against Dapo Abiodun

Nigeria, Nov. 17 -- Adekunle Akinlade, the 2019 governorship candidate of the Allied People's Movement (APM) in Ogun State, on Saturday said he would take his petition against the election of Dapo Abi... Read More


13 killed in Lagos-Ibadan Highway car crash

Nigeria, Nov. 14 -- Thirteen persons were on Wednesday died in an auto crash at Sapade-Ogere axis of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, officials said. The tragedy happened where a diversion was created by... Read More