Tag Archives: Ogun State

BBNaija’s Laycon Appointed As Ogun Youth Ambassador, Receives N5m & A 3-Bedroom House Gift

More wins for winner of the just-concluded Big Brother Naija season 5 reality show, Olamilekan Agbelesebioba popularly known as Laycon as he has just been named Youth Ambassador of Ogun state. On Tuesday October 6, Governor Dapo Abiodun received the reality TV star in his office in Abeokuta, the state capital where he also donated N5 million and…

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Actress Lilian Afegbai Loses Father After His Severe Farm Fire Accident

Lilian Afegbai is mourning the loss of her 80-year-old father, Adams Afegbai. The Nollywood actress revealed the news on her Instagram stories on Tuesday September 29, writing, “Death you might as well take me with my father” and “RIP DAD” alongside a heartbreak emoji. Late Mr. Afegbai died few weeks after suffering severe burns on his farm in…

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COVID-19: Ogun To Imprison Face Mask Violators For Six Months

The Ogun State Government has said that severe punishment will be meted out for residents moving around without a face mask. Ahead of the Eid-el-Kabir (Ileya) celebrations, Governor, Dapo Abiodun, during a briefing on Wednesday, said flouting the order can earn such persons up to six months imprisonment under an extant Regulation and State Law. He also noted that the state…

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ICYMI: Ogun Suspends Reopening Of Churches, Mosques Over Rising COVID-19 Cases

Ogun State Government has suspended the reopening of religious centres which were earlier scheduled to reopen on Friday amid the surge of COVID-19 cases, Channels TV reports. Governor Dapo Abiodun who made the announcement said the suspension became imperative in the face of the rise in the community transmission and spread of COVID-19 in the state. He…

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Ogun Records The Discharge Of 11 COVID-19 Patients + Other Updates

On Thursday 14th May, Ogun state government announced that 11 Coronavirus patients have been discharged in the state after recovering from the ravaging disease. According to the tweet shared via the state government’s official Twitter handle, this brings the total number of Coronavirus patients discharged in the state to 59. Ogun state has also recorded 134 confirmed…

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COVID-19: Ogun Offers Health Workers Life Insurance, Triples Hazard Allowances

The Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun has revealed that his administration has put in place life insurance policy for the State health workers alongside a reviewed hazard allowance rising from 200 to 300 per cent. According to Vanguard News, Abiodun disclosed this when he met with representatives of health workers in the State…

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COVID-19 Lockdown: Workers Protest Against Chinese Company’s Maltreatment In Ogun

A Chinese firm in Ibese area of Ogun state has been reportedly attacked by some of their workers who protested against the company’s decision to lock them within the premises as part of Federal Government’s lockdown directive, TheCable reports. . In the video which has since gone viral, the “youth” were, however, said “to be angry…

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Ogun Police Allegedly Force Residents Into Self-Defense After Revealing That Prison Cell Is Full

Residents in Ifo, Ogun state have been forced into self-defense after the Police allegedly noted that they can not affect any more arrests due to the unavailability of space in their cells. This came to light after accused them of refusing to show up after they were called upon by the residents when a thief…

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