Ijebu-Ode

Tribunal Nullifies Election of Ogun APC Lawmaker, Orders Rerun

ABEOKUTA – The National Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abeokuta has nullified the election of Hon. Kolapo Korede Osunsanya, KKO, who represented Ijebu Central Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives on the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC, in the February 23rd election. The Honourable Justice Wakkil Alkali Gana-led election petition tribunal cancelled the elections in Ward 5, Unit 5 in Ijebu Ode LGA; Ward 10, Unit 3 in Odogbolu LGA and the entire Ward 8 in Ijebu North East LGA in the Federal Constituency. The Ijebu Central Federal Constituency consist of three local government areas, namely Ijebu Ode, Ijebu North East and Odogbolu. A petition had been filed [Read]

BREAKING: Senator Buruji Kashamu’s Mother Dies At 92

LAGOS  – Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that the immediate past Senator representing the people of Ogun East at the national assembly, Prince Buruji Kashamu has reportedly lost his aged mother at the age of 92. Reliable source close to the family confided in Gateway Times that the 92-year-old woman of the former lawmaker breathed her last this afternoon in Lagos. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the family source also disclosed to Gateway Times that the remains of Madam Wulematu Kashamu will be committed to mother earth tomorrow, August 8, 2019 in Ijebu Igbo, according to Islamic rites. Buruji is the second son, and [Read]

Police Release Names of Kidnapped RCCG Pastors at Ijebu-Ode, Says They May Be Freed Soon

Five ministers of the Redeemed Christian Church of God have been abducted on their way to attend the church’s Ministers’ Conference in Lagos. The General Overseer of the RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, announced the abduction on Friday while speaking at the Redeemed Camp. Pastor Adeboye said the abduction took place on Thursday along the Ijebu-Ode axis and he enjoined the congregation to pray for the release of the abductees. [READ ALSO] Just in: Pastor Adeboye Calls For Prayer As Gunmen Abduct Five RCCG Pastors He noted that this is the first time this type of incident with such magnitude was happening. Adeboye added: “As a father, how do you think I [Read]

Ijebu-Ode In Celebratory Mood For Annual Ojude-Oba Festival

The founder of Globacom, the telecommunications giant, Dr. Michael Adenuga has commended the Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona for using the annual Ojude Oba Festival to address issues germane to the development of Ijebuland. Adenuga who spoke on Monday through the Regional Activation Manager of Globacom, Mr. Olufolahan Feseyitan at a press conference, organised to herald this year’s Ojude Oba Festival, described the festival as a gift of the Ijebu nation to Nigeria and the world, “being a unique case study of religious tolerance and harmony.” The festival which has been in existence for about two centuries is a spectacular celebration of the Ijebu people in Southwest Nigeria to [Read]

TRAGEDY: Three Die, 11 Seriously Injured As Bus Plunges Into River In Ogun [READ MORE]

Three persons have been confirmed dead after a bus reportedly plunged into Ososa River along the Ijebu Ode/Sagamu road while eleven others were injured. According to the Ogun State Federal Road Safety Corps, the suspected cause of the bus crash was due to mechanical deficiency. NEWS FLAKES NG further gathered that the bus took off from Ijebu Ode motor park for Lagos, but lost control and plugged into the Ososa River in Ijebu Ode. The accident occurred around 10.32am on Thursday. Silverbird [Read]

Six Killed As Cultists Clash Again in Sagamu, Police Parade 93 Suspects

SAGAMU – Atleast, not less than six suspected cult members have been reportedly killed at separate cult clashes in Sagamu and Iperu area of Ogun State during cult clashes between rival groups on Monday. It was gathered that crisis broke out in Sagamu between the cult rivals groups during a night party tagged Easter Mega Night show and six years anniversary of a group called ‘Infinity Base’ organised by a man identified as Basogun. NEWS FLAKES NG gathered that the two groups came face to face during the night show which featured a popular musician, Remi Aluko, where one elderly man believed to also be a member of Aiye was [Read]

Tragedy in Ogun As Woman Dies, Daughter injured After Jeep Plunges into River

Tragedy strucked over the weekend as a private Lexus Jeep on Sunday plunged into the river on Ijebu-Ode/Benin Expressway, killing a woman and injuring her daughter, an official has said. The Public Relations Officer of Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Babatunde Akinbiyi, confirmed this to OgunToday in Abeokuta. Akinbiyi said that the accident occurred around 2:45 p.m. and was caused by overspeeding. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that he said the driver of the Lexus Jeep, with registration number JJJ 930 FL, a woman, lost control while on motion and plunged into the river near. [READ ALSO] Eight Feared Killed, Many Injured, homeless in Fresh Kaduna Attack [READ MORE] “I [Read]