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    Ogun In The Grip Of Ritualists, Kidnappers

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    In the last few weeks, Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, has been in the news for the wrong reasons. After the discovery of Soka evil forest in neighbouring Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, the arrest of a man with human body parts and the discovery of a house used by ritualists have left tongues wagging…

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    Ogun SARS Kill 3 Robbers, Arrest Ex Convict

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    Men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Ogun State Police Command have killed two members of a robbery and car-snatching syndicate around the Toll Gate, Otta. The squad led by Inspector Adeyemi Akeem also killed another robbery suspect in another incident along the Sagamu-Abeokuta Expressway and arrested a member of the gang, Yusuf Ahmed…

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    Violence: Mob Set Man Ablaze In Ogun

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    There was commotion in Saje area of Abeokuta in Abeokuta North local government area of Ogun State on Tuesday night when an unidentified man was set ablaze by an irate mob. The incident which occurred somewhere between Kugba and Saje areas attracted many residents and caused a traffic gridlock in the area. A resident who…

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    Police Arrest 110 Suspects In Raids In Ogun

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    The police in Ogun State have arrested no fewer than 110 suspected criminals in different parts of the state. The police in the state have also arrested one Ali Mohammed said to be of Arab stock in the Ibafo area of the state for alleged armed robbery. The state police public relations officer, Muyiwa Adejobi…

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    Police Arrest Nigerien For Beheading Infant, Raping Mother

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    The Ogun State Police Command have arrested a Nigerien, Mamodou Bashir Ibrahim, for raping a woman and beheading her two-year-old male infant in Owode Egba, Obafemi-Owode local government area of the state. LEADERSHIP FRIDAY gathered that the middle-aged suspect committed the crime after he had had carnal knowledge of the infant’s mother, who had gone…

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    Kidnap: 6 Pupils Escape Abduction In Ogun

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    Six pupils of a private school (names withheld) located in the Aso Rock area of Obantoko, Abeokuta, Ogun State have escaped abduction by suspected kidnappers. LEADERSHIP gathered that after a failed attempt on Monday to abduct the pupils, the suspected kidnappers returned to the area on Tuesday morning and attempted to kidnap another pupil. A…

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    ‘Obasanjo Yet To Tell Us To Defect To APC’

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    Former president Olusegun Obasanjo’s faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State yesterday said that they are yet to defect to the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC). Chieftains of the faction said that  Obasanjo had not issued any directive to them to move over to the ruling APC in the state, and so…

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