Ogun State

2018 Honda Ace110 First Look | Working Man's Machine

While many people think of Boko Haram when the country of Nigeria is brought up, it also happens to be the largest market for motorcycles in Africa. …

Nigeria

Nigeria: Senate Approves U.S.$350 Million World Bank Loan for Ogun State

The Senate on Thursday approved a $350 million loan request for developmental projects in Ogun state.<p>The approval followed the presentation of a …

Nigeria

Nigeria: Obasanjo Rents 25-Room Building At N10 Per Annum to Local Govt

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo.<p>A former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has rented out his 25-room building in Ibogun village in Ifo local …

Olusegun Obasanjo

Nigeria: New Railway Lines - Lagos Bridges to Be Demolished

Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi on Monday said the laying of tracks of Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line would start in December.<p>He …

Nigeria

Africa:Does Nigeria Have the Most People With Diabetes in Sub-Saharan Africa?

[Africa Check] A top drug firm executive said Nigeria registers the most new cases of diabetes in the region and that 5 million people in the country …

Diabetes

Nigeria:Anthony Joshua to Visit Nigeria in December

[Guardian] After beating Cameroon-born French boxer, Carlos Takam in Saturday's WBA and IBF world title fight in Cardiff, Wales, Nigerian-born …

Boxing

Fela Kuti's Home To Become A National Museum in Nigeria

This year, which marks the 20th anniversary of <b>Fela Kut</b>i's death, will see the Ransome-Kuti family get a distinguished recognition from the Nigerian …

Nigeria

After decades of abandonment, Ogun govt moves to convert Fela's parents' home to museum - Premium Times Nigeria

<i>Related News</i><p>Decades after it was abandoned to rodents and miscreants, the Ogun State Government has taken over the expansive home of the parents of …

Nigeria

Nigeria:Special Report - How a Nigerian Law Is Suppressing Citizens' Freedom On the Internet

[Premium Times] When Emenike Iroegbu set up his news platform three years ago, he saw it as a starting point in the future of quality community …

Abia State

Nigerian Army Launches 'Operation Crocodile Smile II' Operation

Vanguard, 2 October 2017<p>The Brigade Commander of 35 Artillery Brigade, Alamala, Abeokuta, Basil Adoke, has disclosed that the Nigerian Army will soon …

Nigeria

UN Steps Up Aid Amid Cholera Outbreak in Nigeria

UN Steps Up Aid Amid Cholera Outbreak in NigeriaThe United Nations Population Fund has warned that the outbreak of cholera pose grave risks to …

Nigeria

Nigeria: 2.9 Million Children Benefit From Govt's School Feeding Programme

Nigerian children.<p>At Alsarudeen Elementary School Osogbo, feeding time with vendors serving<p>Over 19,000 schools have so far been covered under the …

Education

Mrs. Emiabata, 30, discovered antiretroviral medications in the possession of her husband, Lieutenant Colonel Kazeem Owolabi Emiabata, and subsequently found medical records indicating that he had been living with HIV for a long period of time without disclosing his status to her.

A Magistrate Court in Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State, has ordered Titilayo Emiabata, a woman infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) by her …

Citizen Journalism

Nigeria: Ministry Director Commits Suicide

(file photo).<p>A director in the Ministry of Youth and Social Development in Lagos State, Oludare Buraimoh, has reportedly committed suicide by hanging …

Nigeria

Anthony Joshua vs Kubrat Pulev has to happen, but a ‘Knockout in Nigeria’ would make for the perfect next fight

It’s testament to his enduring status that Wladimir Klitschko’s retirement came as a bit of a surprise. Considered past his peak when he stepped into …

Boxing

Nigeria: Matric Exams Rating Highlights Dwindling Fortunes of Education in South-West

(file photo).<p>Historically, western education entered the country through the South-west of Nigeria. The colonial authorities initially concentrated …

Education

Nigeria: Tragedy As Truck Rams Into Ogun Praying Ground

(File photo).<p>Activities were disrupted, yesterday, in a Muslim praying ground located in Ogun State when an articulated truck, rammed into the …

Nigeria

Nigeria: Police Arrest 'Prophet' Whose Church Is Allegedly Built On Human Parts

[Premium Times] The Ogun State Police Command has discovered a church under which human parts were allegedly buried.

Ibadan

Nigeria: Almost 3 Million Children Across 14 States Benefit From Buhari's School Feeding Programme - Presidency

Kaduna school feeding programme<p>The federal government on Sunday announced that over 2.8 million primary school children in 14 states currently …

Education

The 2017 EyeEm Photography Awards Finalists

Since 2010, EyeEm have showcased exceptional photography with the EyeEm Photography Festival and Awards. This year proves no different, with the …

Photography

Nigerian Monarch Awujale Speaks - Ignore Rumours, I Am Alive

Vanguard, 1 August 2017<p>Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona, the Awujale of Ijebuland, in Ogun State, is alive, hale and hearty, contrary to widespread rumours …

Nigeria

Nigeria: 6 Important Facts About Ogun State You Probably Didn't Know

Ogun state is a state in the southwestern region of Nigeria and is known as 'the Gateway State'. The state has a high concentration of industrial …

Nigeria

EyeEm announces 2017 Photography Awards finalists

Photography

Gov Amosun's daughter and Dabiri-Erewa's son wedding

Daughter of Ogun state governor Senator Ibikunle Amosun and the son of Abike Dabiri-Erewa got married today in Ogun state.<p>In attendance at the …

Nigeria

More Girls in STEM Means Improving STEM Teacher Training (Blog)

By Adefunke EkineProviding teachers with gender sensitivity training is a first step toward addressing gender inequality in STEM. But it’s not the …

Education

Nigeria: Dangote to Spend U.S.$1 Billion On Rice Cultivation

(file photo).<p>Lagos — The Dangote Group shone at the just concluded 2017 Gateway Trade fair which was held in Abeokuta, emerging as the second most …

Nigeria

Olajumoke Orisaguna & Victims Of Ogun State Demolitions | Olajumoke Orisaguna Sets To Help Victims Of Ogun State Demolitions

A new video of the ongoing Ogun State demolitions circulating on social media has drawn moving reactions from Nigerians, including top model, …

Nigeria

4 Nigerian policemen, army officer killed in clash with kidnappers

Four Nigerian policemen, a Captain in the army and a resident were killed on Sunday in the capital Lagos after gunmen attacked a community and …

Nigeria

Gunmen kidnap five students, two staff from Nigerian school: police

ONITSHA, Nigeria (Reuters) - Gunmen kidnapped five students and two staff, including a Turkish national, from an international school in Nigeria’s southern state of Ogun, police said on Saturday.<p>The kidnappers, who abducted the six Nigerians and Turkish staff member late on Friday, have not made …

World News

5 agri-tech ventures disrupting agriculture in West Africa

<b>Disrupting agriculture through agri-tech in West Africa presents numerous opportunities to create efficiency and increase food production, however</b> …

Agriculture