Ogun State News Today

Ogun is a state, which is situated in Nigeria. It covers 16,763 square kilometers. The biggest city there is Abeokuta. Ogun got the name after the river that flows in its territory. Perhaps it should be also pointed out the fact that the city began its history of 6 main ethnical groups. Among them, one can emphasize the Ijebu, the Egbado, the Awori, the Egan and the Egba.

The state consists of 21 local administration regions.

It is worth mentioning that the population of the state is about 4 million people. The current administration in Ogun State lead by Senator Ibikunle Amosun.

The main languages are Yoruba and English (Official Language) and also there are some other dialects.

This is a unique city, as far as it has 3 state universities and more than five private ones -only Ogun has such a luck in the country.

There is a great centralization of manufactured possessions in Ogun. Thanks to this fact, the state is the main center of industrial production in the country.

Among the main attractions are Olumo Rock (located in the heart of the capital city. It seemed to protect ancient societies from enemy incursions) , St. Peters Cathedral (the first church in the country), Centenary Hall, Bilikisu Sungbo Shrine, Abeokuta Museum (different sculptures open visitors interesting facts about ancient people, their development, and history) and many others.The climate is very suitable for the industrial rise.

It is well-known that many people start their business exactly in this state. People can cultivate cotton, oil palm, vegetables and so on. Ogun is full of natural resources. Among them is kaolin, bauxite, quartz, granite.The Ogun state is also known for its Adire textile production. For nearly 25% of its whole area is composed of forest supplies suitable for beasts.

It's hard not to mention the most outstanding political representatives in the State. They are Afolabi Olabimtan, Babatunde Osotimehin, Christopher Oluwole Rotimi, Dimeji Bankole, Femi Okurounmu, Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti, Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola and some others. If the information was useful and interesting for you, click Naij.com in order to read Ogun state news. Ogun latest news for you every day.

Church where members allegedly drink beer during service found in Ogun state

Church where members allegedly drink beer during service found in Ogun state

Church where members allegedly drink beer during service found in Ogun state
UPDATED: 2 killed, police officer mobbed to death as truck crashes into Muslim Eid-El Kabir prayer ground in Ogun

UPDATED: 2 killed, police officer mobbed to death as truck crashes into Muslim Eid-El Kabir prayer ground in Ogun

Two people were killed Friday when a vehicle crashed into a large crowd of Muslim worshippers at the Eid-El Kabir prayer ground in Ijebu-Igbo, Ogun state.

UPDATED: 2 killed, police officer mobbed to death as truck crashes into Muslim Eid-El Kabir prayer ground in Ogun
BREAKING: Ogun PDP caretaker committee members arrested from their homes

BREAKING: Ogun PDP caretaker committee members arrested from their homes

News reaching NAIJ.com has it that some members of the Ogun state Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caretaker committee has been arrested and remanded in custody.

BREAKING: Ogun PDP caretaker committee members arrested from their homes
Kashamu is behind assassination attempt on my life - Former Ogun state governor cries out

Kashamu is behind assassination attempt on my life - Former Ogun state governor cries out

Former Ogun state governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel (OGD) has accused Senator Buruji Kashamu of masterminding an assassination attempt on his life on Thursday.

Kashamu is behind assassination attempt on my life - Former Ogun state governor cries out
9 fleeing cult members get nabbed in Ogun state with charms, confess (photo)

9 fleeing cult members get nabbed in Ogun state with charms, confess (photo)

Nine cult members have been arrested in Ogun state with various weapons with which they wreak havoc. They confessed to the crime after being interrogated.

9 fleeing cult members get nabbed in Ogun state with charms, confess (photo)
Beautiful new photo of 9-year-old boy who was chained by his father in a church

Beautiful new photo of 9-year-old boy who was chained by his father in a church

About a year after 9-year-old Korede Francis was rescued from his father who had chained him, the boy who was adopted by Ogun state first lady, is now fresher.

Beautiful new photo of 9-year-old boy who was chained by his father in a church
Emotional moment Nigerian biker proposes to biker girlfriend in Abeokuta (Video)

Emotional moment Nigerian biker proposes to biker girlfriend in Abeokuta (Video)

A viral video of popular Nigerian biker, Dr Olukwu Faraday proposing to his girlfriend, Joy, by a fly-over in Abeokuta, during the 2017 Bikers Converge.

Emotional moment Nigerian biker proposes to biker girlfriend in Abeokuta (Video)
Just in: Ogun traditional ruler assassinated, body set ablaze

Just in: Ogun traditional ruler assassinated, body set ablaze

Patrick Fasinu, a traditional ruler of Owoland in Yewa South local government area of Ogun state, has been assassinated on the road between Ijako and Isagbo.

Just in: Ogun traditional ruler assassinated, body set ablaze
Yoruba traders flee after youths stab Hausa man to death with fork

Yoruba traders flee after youths stab Hausa man to death with fork

The Ibafo area of Ogun state was reportedly very tense after three youths allegedly stabbed a porter identified as Musa Hussein, on Wednesday July 26.

Yoruba traders flee after youths stab Hausa man to death with fork
These historical facts about Ogun State will make you want to ♡ visit it

These historical facts about Ogun State will make you want to ♡ visit it

Learn about the history of Ogun State with our fun facts! No useless or boring information. Only the latest and most ♡ interesting facts about Ogun State

These historical facts about Ogun State will make you want to ♡ visit it
Residents nab man who is reportedly the most notorious thief in Ijebu-ode (Video)

Residents nab man who is reportedly the most notorious thief in Ijebu-ode (Video)

Some residents of Ijagun, Ijebu-Ode, in Ogun state caught a man believed to be the most notorious thief in the area and he was handed over to the police.

Residents nab man who is reportedly the most notorious thief in Ijebu-ode (Video)
Notorious thief arrested in Ogun state, narrowly escapes jungle justice (photos, video)

Notorious thief arrested in Ogun state, narrowly escapes jungle justice (photos, video)

NAIJ.com gathered that one of the most notorious thieves operating in Ijagun, Ijebu-Ode in Ogun state, was recently arrested by men of the Ogun police command.

Notorious thief arrested in Ogun state, narrowly escapes jungle justice (photos, video)
We lose millions of naira to bad roads on daily basis, Agbara residents cry out

We lose millions of naira to bad roads on daily basis, Agbara residents cry out

The residents of and business owners in Agbara Industrial Estate, Ogun state said they have suffered the hardship of commuting over the state and federal road..

We lose millions of naira to bad roads on daily basis, Agbara residents cry out
I wanted to be a billionaire like Evans - Arrested kidnapper

I wanted to be a billionaire like Evans - Arrested kidnapper

A suspected kidnapper, Mukaila Alatunse, has revealed that his attempt to take one Precious Ogundiran captive for ransom was inspired by the story of Evans.

I wanted to be a billionaire like Evans - Arrested kidnapper
Another Nigerian senator in alleged certificate forgery scandal (Photos)

Another Nigerian senator in alleged certificate forgery scandal (Photos)

Kashamu, in the completed INEC forms and sworn affidavit, claimed to have earned seven credits including English Language by presenting a blurred certificate.

Another Nigerian senator in alleged certificate forgery scandal (Photos)
JUST IN: One killed as Ogun state lawmaker escapes assassination

JUST IN: One killed as Ogun state lawmaker escapes assassination

The House of Representatives member representing Ikene/Shagamu/Remo North Federal Constituency, Mr Oladipupo Adebutu has escaped assassination in Ota.

JUST IN: One killed as Ogun state lawmaker escapes assassination
Robbery suspect makes shocking revelation about why he decided to steal (photo)

Robbery suspect makes shocking revelation about why he decided to steal (photo)

NAIJ.com gathered that an armed robbery suspect who was arrested and paraded in Abeokuta, confessed that he took to crime just to fund his gospel album.

Robbery suspect makes shocking revelation about why he decided to steal (photo)
Wawu! Lecturer gets student pregnant and THIS happens (photos)

Wawu! Lecturer gets student pregnant and THIS happens (photos)

Just recently a lecturer Dr Seyi Adu at the Ogun State College of Health Technology was indefinitely suspended for getting a 300 level Dental Nursing pregnant.

Wawu! Lecturer gets student pregnant and THIS happens (photos)
Two brothers reportedly murder 73-year-old man in Ogun state (photo)

Two brothers reportedly murder 73-year-old man in Ogun state (photo)

NAIJ.com gathered that two brothers, Matthew and Sunday Elegbede, were implicated in the brutal murder of a 73-year-old man somewhere in Agbara, Ogun state.

Two brothers reportedly murder 73-year-old man in Ogun state (photo)
Wahala! Catholic priest kidnapped, abductors demand N80m ransom

Wahala! Catholic priest kidnapped, abductors demand N80m ransom

NAIJ.com gathered that a Catholic priest serving at the Ijebu Ode diocese in Ogun state, has been abducted by some unknown gunmen who asked for N80m ransom.

Wahala! Catholic priest kidnapped, abductors demand N80m ransom
41-year-old man chains son’s hands, leg after he was allegedly caught DOING this (photo)

41-year-old man chains son’s hands, leg after he was allegedly caught DOING this (photo)

Just recently in Sagamu Ogun state, a 41 years old man has been arrested by the police after he tied his son's legs and hands over alleged N2,000 theft.

41-year-old man chains son’s hands, leg after he was allegedly caught DOING this (photo)
Huge snake terrorizing fishes in Ogun state becomes pepper soup ingredient (photos)

Huge snake terrorizing fishes in Ogun state becomes pepper soup ingredient (photos)

Nigerian fish pond manager shared photos of a snake that was killed for terrorizing fishes in Ogun state. It was cooked and used for pepper soup for residents.

Huge snake terrorizing fishes in Ogun state becomes pepper soup ingredient (photos)
5-woman gang plus police officer arrested for selling 3-year-old boy for N600k in Imo state (photo)

5-woman gang plus police officer arrested for selling 3-year-old boy for N600k in Imo state (photo)

NAIJ.com gathered that a five-woman gang were arrested and paraded in Ngor Okpala, Imo state, for allegedly conniving to sell a 3-year-old boy for N600k.

5-woman gang plus police officer arrested for selling 3-year-old boy for N600k in Imo state (photo)
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