Ogun

Father Arrested For Impregnating 18-year-old Daughter In Ogun

Men of Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 52-year-old Emmanuel Ikhine for forcefully having unlawful carnal knowledge of his 18- year- old daughter (name withheld). The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi who stated this in a statement, said the suspect who resides at no 6, Iyaniwura street joju area of Sango-Ota was arrested following a report by one Yemisi Ashade . Oyeyemi said Ashade went to the station with the victim and complained that the victim came to her to report how her father has been abusing her sexually whenever she is alone at home. The PPRO further said ,the suspect did it with threat [Read]

2019 GUBER: Drama in Ogun As Akinlade Asks Tribunal To Sack Abiodun, Declare Him Winner

ABEOKUTA – The governorship candidate of the Allied Peoples Movement (APM) in the March 9, 2019, election in Ogun State, Adekunle Akinlade, yesterday, asked the election tribunal sitting in Abeokuta to sack Gov. Dapo Abiodun and declare him winner of the poll. Akinlade and his party filed a petition marked EPT/OG/GOV/01/19 on grounds of alleged over-voting. They added that Abiodun lacked the requisite qualification to contest in the election in which he was declared winner by the INEC. Akinlade, through his lead Counsel, Mike Osuman (SAN), yesterday, adopted his final written address before the Justice Yusuf Halilu-led panel, praying it to disqualify Abiodun, invalidate his victory and return him (Akinlade) [Read]

OGUN GUBER: Gov Abiodun Floors Labour Party At Appeal Court

IBADAN – The Court of Appeal sitting in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, has dismissed the appeal filed by the Labour Party (LP) against the election of the Governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun. This was disclosed in a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Kunle Somorin, on Friday. According to Somorin, the court described the Labour Party’s appeal as lacking in merit and outright frivolous. The statement reads in part , “The court upheld the submission of counsel to Abiodun and the All Progressives Congress, Wale Ajayi, that the governor was duly elected and calling for the invalidation of the poll that returned him could not [Read]

Ogun Job Portal: Applicants Lament Inaccessibility of Portal

Barely 24 hours after the official launch of Ogun State job portal, an initiative of the state governor, Prince (Dr) Dapo Abiodun to provide jobs for unemployed citizens and residents of the state in an elaborate ceremony held yesterday Thursday 15th August, 2019 at the June 12 Cultural Centre, Abeokuta, Ogun State.  Thousands of job applicants have made their dissatisfaction known on social media platforms over their inability to access the newly launched job portal by the state government. [READ ALSO] Ogun Govt Launches Official Job Portal, As Osinbajo Promises FG Partnership Hon. Shotunde Lanre, one of the visitor to the job portal, confidently said he has lost hope in the [Read]

Ogun Govt Launches Official Job Portal, As Osinbajo Promises FG Partnership

ABEOKUTA- The Ogun state government has offered automatic employment to 20 residents of the state. The Governor of the state, Dapo Abiodun publicly offered the 20 newly employed civil servants automatic jobs to mark the commencement of the launch of the official job portal. The newly employed civil servants who were between 25 to 35 years were selected after emerging the top 20 to win an ‘interview game’ played at the launching which was held in Cultural centre, Kuto, Abeokuta. Abiodun explained that the portal will be a platform that would provide readily available information to graduates and people with vocational skills so as to match them with potential employers [Read]

One Dead, Five Injured As Truck Runs Into Building In Ogun

ABEOKUTA – NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the driver of a truck in the early hours of Thursday lost control and rammed into a building at Ijaye in Abeokuta, killing a nine-year-old boy and injuring five occupants of the building. Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, the Spokesperson, Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abeokuta. Akinbiyi, who noted that the incident occurred around 3:46a.m on Ijaye -Iyana Mortuary axis in Abeokuta, said that the driver of the truck took to his heels immediately after the accident. He alleged that the accident was caused by speeding and loss of control by the truck [Read]

MAPOLY Matriculates 1,500 New Intakes, Urge Them To Be Industrious

ABEOKUTA – The Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), Abeokuta, Ogun State on Thursday matriculated no fewer than 1, 500 students newly admitted into full-time and part-time programmes of the institution amidst glamour and glitz.  The Rector of the institution, Dr Samson Adeola Odedina in his address, disclosed this during the 2018/ 2019 Matriculation Oath taking ceremony held in the polytechnic. He urged the students to be industrious,  committed, focused and disciplined in order to graduate in flying colours. According to him, MAPOLY is a reference point in the entrepreneurial, scientific and technological industry, adding that the institution’s graduates have over the years proven to be job creators, role models and not [Read]

[OPINION] The ‘dirty hands’ of Amosun and his commissioner in Ogun State finances by Olamide Lawal

It is a popular saying that “He who seek equity must come with clean hands” but the immediate past commissioner of Finance who doubled as conduit pipe to the immediate past Governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun has negated this aphorism by acting otherwise.  This was exhibited in his latest press release of what could be termed as the dumbest release from the class of “no brainers” – the caliber of persons who had managed the finances of the state for four years. No wonder Amosun usually refer to most of them (his aides) as “No Brain”. In the said release, Mr. Osinowo in his bad motive, contrived as [Read]

Amosun Vs Abiodun: Drama As Amosun Steals Show At Eid Praying Ground

ABEOKUTA – There was a drama on Sunday as the Muslim faithful at the Eid ground, Lantoro, Abeokuta hailed the arrival of the former governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun while the arrival of the representatives of the state government were played down. NEWS FLAKES NG gathered that the there was tumultuous crowd to welcome the arrival of Amosun which could not be said of Gov Abiodun’s men who were also at the praying ground to observe the annual festival. But when the former governor arrived at Eid, the Muslim brothers and the residents of Lantoro area started shouting his name and hailing him. It was furthered gathered that [Read]

EID-EL-KABIR: Gov Abiodun Celebrates With Muslims, Preaches Perseverance, Unity

ABEOKUTA – Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has urged all Muslim faithful to imbibe the spirit of perseverance, steadfastness and obedience as they join their brethren around the world to celebrate this year Eid-El- Kabir festival. Dapo Abiodun, in his goodwill message to Muslims reminded them that those godly qualities were the qualities of Prophet Muhammad. His words, “Let me enjoin you all to celebrate with moderation. We must all remember that even this celebration is an act of worship to Allah. And, I pray that God accepts all our worship as Ibadah. May He also grant us good rewards in this life and hereafter.” “Once again, on behalf [Read]

Ogun Govt Set To Establish Dry Port To Improve Agriculture

ABEOKUTA – The Ogun State government has announced that, a dry port that would encourage the processing of agricultural products for export, would be established around Itori in Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State. The State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun disclosed this when a team from African Development Bank, led by the Senior Special Adviser to the President, Prof. Oyebanjo Oyelaran- Oyeyi Nka, paid him a courtesy call on Abeokuta. Governor Abiodun said the establishment of the dry port would complement the airport currently under construction, as it would handle agriculture and related products. He said agriculture remained one of the sector his administration would focus on, as it [Read]

GNI, Paseda Commiserate With Kashamu Over Mother’s Death

ABEOKUTA – Foremost investment expert and experienced politician, Prince Gboyega Nasir Isiaka has commiserated with the immediate past Senator representing Ogun east senatorial district at the National Assembly, Senator Prince Buruji Kashamu, over the demise of his mother. The nonagenerian Alhaja Wulemotu Kashamu passed away on Wednesday in a Lagos hospital at the age of 92 after a brief sickness. In a signed condolence statement obtained from his media office, the former GMD of Gateway Holdings Limited and gubernatorial candidate of African Democratic Congress in the last general election, decribed the death of late Wulemotu Kashamu as the “unwanted end of a sonorous orchestra”. [READ ALSO] BREAKING: Senator Buruji Kashamu’s Mother [Read]

NEWS FLAKES NIGERIA Launches Official Logo Of TV brand

Flakes Consults, Publishers of NEWS FLAKES NG, an online News platform, announces official logo launch of her unique television brand, FLAKES TV.  In a recent announcement on its official fan page as shared by the group’s publisher and Chief Executive Officer, John Izabi, the new TV brand of the international news organization is out to deliver and dish out  regular quality content to its teeming fans, followers and prospective viewers across the globe with programs ranging from fashion and lifestyle, Political discourses, Vox Pop to Music, Sports and  general Infotainment, all in High Definition. See screenshots of the recent post below as captured by NEWS FLAKES NG;   See post [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]

Police confirm abduction of five RCCG pastors in Ogun

Ogun Police Command on Friday,  confirmed kidnap of five persons by gunmen at J3/J4 Area, Ogbere, along Benin-Ijebu-Ode-Sagamu Expressway. The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye had on Friday morning disclosed that five Ministers of the church on their way to the Ministers’ conference were kidnapped on Thursday night. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Adeboye who gave the hint while giving a talk at the church Ministers’ Conference holding at the Redemption Camp in Ogun State, charged the congregation to pray for the release of the captives. “As a father, how do you think I should feel to hear that five of my children [Read]