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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Two Bankers remanded in prison for stealing N14.9m From Sterling Bank in Sango Ota, Ogun state

Operatives of the Police Special Fraud Unit, PSFU IN Ikoyi, Lagos have arrested a suspected female fraudster, Ogechi perpetual Ezeoni, 29 and her accomplice, Franklin infeanyi mogekwe,36 for allegedly withdrawing the sum of N14,979,220 from account No. 001 531 0854 and 001 531 0861 belonging to Sterling Bank PLC in Lagos and diverted the money to their use.

62-year-old driver Docked Over Alleged for reckless driving and Manslaughter


A 62-year-old driver, Tajudeen Alabi, was on Wednesday arraigned in an Ota Magistrates’ Court, Ogun, for allegedly driving in a reckless manner that resulted to the death of one Samuel Oludare.

PDP picks Reuben Abati as Deputy governorship candidate in Ogun State

Former Presidential spokesman, Dr Reuben Abati, has been named as the running mate of the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State, Leke Shittu, ahead of 2019 general elections.

Ogun west monarchs dump Amosun’s APC governorship candidate for ADC’s Isiaka

In what seems to be a 360 degree u-turn on political calculations ahead of 2019 governorship election in Ogun state, the Ogun West Traditional Rulers from Yewa -Awori extraction on Wednesday threw their weight behind the candidacy of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) as against the governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC).

Ogun State ADC Unveils Isiaka’s Running Mate

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Ogun State chapter of the African Democratic Party has unveiled the running mate to the governorship candidate of the party in the state, Prince Gboyega Isiaka. 

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Ogun State people have had enough of Gov Amosun

Bolaji Akinola, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Wasinmi, Ewekoro local government area of Ogun state, says the people of the state have had enough of Ibikunle Amosun, governor of the state.

APC Crisis: NWC’s recognition of Abiodun, daylight robbery — Ogun Councillors

ABEOKUTA — COUNCILLORS elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ogun State yesterday, described the ratification of Mr. Dapo Abiodun as governorship candidate by the National Working Committee, NWC, as daylight robbery.

Ogun State Labour Party accuses Daniel, Kashamu of plot to hijack party

Some members of the Ogun State chapter of Labour Party (LP), on Monday, stormed the Federal High Court premises, at Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, to protest alleged plans by a former governor of Ogun State,  Gbenga Daniel, and the senator representing Ogun East senatorial district,  Buruji Kashamu, to hijack the party structure in the state.

Friday, October 26, 2018

Ilaro poly gets first female deputy rector

The Governing Council of the Institution has approved the appointment of Engr. (Mrs.) Idowu Kaothara Ogunfayo as the new Deputy Rector of the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, thus becoming the first female to occupy the exalted post.

Ogun News - Tejuoso loses out, as Amosun, Osoba’s son, others make INEC list

Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun has been named as Ogun Central candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the provisional list of candidates for the National Assembly seats released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday.

APC pacifies Amosun, offers gov three senatorial slots

You lied, Amosun replies Oshiomhole
To end the lingering post-primary elections crisis rocking Ogun State, the All Progressives Congress has taken steps to pacify Governor Ibikunle Amosun.
To this end, the party has given the governor three senatorial slots and the right to bring in one member for the House of Representatives.

The Youngest HoR Candidate In Ogun State Gets Accord Party Ticket - Abayomi Oke | @asiwajugodson

The Ogun State Accord Party has given a 32-year-old aspirant a ticket for the house of Representatives seat.
The aspirant, Abayomi Oke, is vying to represent Ado-odo/ota Federal Constituency in the National Assembly.

Ogun State APC Youths Challenge Oshiomole Over Imposition Of Candidates

Ogun State All Progressives Congress Youths, Friday, staged a protest demanding the recognition of their anointed candidate, Adekunle Akinlade, as its flag bearer of the gubernatorial elections.

66-year-old couple have a baby after 40 years of marriage

A couple who reside in Abeokuta, Ogun State, have been delivered of their first baby after 40 years of marriage.

PDP warns INEC against accepting Kashamu’s list in Ogun State

THE Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday, warned   the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, against accepting any list of candidates from any other faction of the party in Ogun State, except the one led by Sikirulai Ogundele. 

We are at your back Dapo Abiodun - Ogun State Councillors

Councillors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State have declared support for the position of the National Working Committee (NWC) on the candidacy of Dapo Abiodun, as the governorship candidate of the party in the state. 

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Party Crisis : Amosun, Okorocha, Yari, bad losers — APC

Primaries exposed Oshiomhole’s incompetence, says Gov Akeredolu •I’ll join women to protest naked in Abuja, says Ogun Dep Governor •As governors opposed to Oshiomhole fail to meet again 

Six burnt to death in Ogun auto accident

Six persons were reportedly burnt to death at J4, in the  Ogbere end of the Sagamu-Benin Expressway on Wednesday in an accident  involving a container-laden truck and two commercial  buses.

Ogun State Women threaten to go naked protest in Abuja over Akinlade

Ogun State Women threaten to go naked protest in Abuja over Akinlade

Scores of women who are members of the Ogun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress from the three senatorial districts of Ogun State, on Wednesday, trooped out on the streets of Abeokuta in protest against the result of the National Working Committee of the party on the governorship

Interview - Gospel Dj In Ogun State Share is salvation story with Ota Gossip



l am Ayodele Oluwasegun .S popularly known as Gospel Dj X One. I am a lover of positive music, someone who is not ashamed to be called a Christian and definitely not ashamed of the gospel, as it was said in the Scripture of Romans 1 vs 16.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018



This river is located in Ota local government, Ogun state. It was first discovered as a pond by the second person to settle in Ota known as Odejobi who later became the first Onikosi of Osi Quarters around 14th century.

Ogun State Govt speaks on rumoured death of Ernest Shonekan

The Ogun State Government on Tuesday evening debunked the rumoured death of Ernest Shonekan, former Head of Interim National Government of Nigeria.
The State said the elder statesman was hale and hearty.

Gossip: Photo Of Tinubu huging Atiku - What Do You Call This ?

Shey una dey see?
Tinubu hugs Atiku calls him "Big Masquerade"

Ogun govt. pays N6.3bn to pensioners in 9 months

Mr Femi Ogundimu, Director of Contributory Pension Scheme, Bureau of State Pension in Ogun, says the government has paid N6.3 billion to pensioners in the state between January and September. 

Monday, October 22, 2018

Ogun ADC Reemphasises Need For Hard Work Towards 2019 Polls

The need to work for the success the African Democratic Congress in Ogun State during the 2019 polls was further re-emphasised during the opening of its senatorial office in Ijebu Ode, Ogun State at the weekend.

I will unseat APC in Ogun 2019, says ADP Governorship candidate Dimeji Bankole

The Governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) in Ogun State, Dimeji Bankole on Monday declared his party will unseat the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) in the next year’s elections in the state.

Ogun traffic agency apprehends 12,800 offenders and generates N44.8m In eight months

The Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) yesterday disclosed that no fewer than 12,800 traffic offenders were apprehended, while 11,697 people were rescued unhurt by operatives of the agency and also realised N44.8 million as internally generated revenue between January and August this year.

Another man defiles 6-year-old girl in Magbara, Ogun State

Another 38-year old-man, Abiodun Ojo has been arrested by men of Ogun State Police Command for defiling a 6-year- old old girl.

Counter protests in Ogun state over Akinlade, Abiodun’s candidature

Two groups of protesters on Monday demonstrated peacefully in Abeokuta, Ogun State, over the controversial governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) which produced two candidates, Adekunle Akinlade and Dapo Abiodun.

Amosun accuses Oshiomhole, Tinubu, Osoba of foisting Dapo Abiodun on Ogun State

Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, on Monday, accused the National  Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole of allegedly conniving with some people to foist Dapo Abiodun on the party in the state, as its governorship candidate in the 2019 election.


The Olota of Otta, Alayeluwa Oba Professor Adeyemi Abdukabir Obalanlege P.hD, MCIPR MPRII FHEA (Lanlege EkunII Arole, Iganmode-Ogunfunminire) was well received as Special Guest at the 2018 International Conference holding today at Covenant University, Otta.Ogun state

Ogun swears in new Chief Judge

The new Chief Judge of Ogun State Mosunmola Dipeolu sworn in Monday morning at the Governor’s Office, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta. 

Don’t drag Obas into politics – Abiodun’s group tells Gov Amosun

The Dapo Abiodun Campaign Organisation(DACO) on Sunday advised Governor Ibikunle Amosun not to drag the revered traditional rulers in Ogun State into the  2019 politics of succession in the state, lest he desecrates their roles of fostering “unity” and “peace.”

Sunday, October 21, 2018

500 APC, SDP, PDP Members Defect to Ogun State ADC

The African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Ogun State has disclosed that over 500 people defected to the party from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), All Progressives Congress (APC), Accord Alliance (AA) and Social Democratic Party (SDP), among others, recently.

Amosun, royal fathers, ex-minister meet Buhari over Ogun APC crisis

Governor Ibikunle Amosun on Sunday, led two major traditional rulers in Ogun State and a former minister to meet President Muhammadu Buhari over the crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress in the state.

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Bishop Oyedepo declares Covenant University Stadium Open In Ota, Ogun State | @CUHEBRON

The long awaiting Stadium in Ota Ogun state was Formaly open on saturday by the Chancellor, Covenant University, Rt Rev (Dr) David Oyedepo of the awesome Covenant University (CU) Stadium and sporting complex.

Accident - Beggar killed and three were injured in Sango otta, Ogun State

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) Sango-Ota in Ogun, on Friday said that one person died while three others sustained injuries in a lone accident that involved a commercial bus at Sango-Ota, Ogun.

Thursday, October 18, 2018

A 35 yrs old man defiles 3-year-old baby in Ore-Meji Otta, Ogun state

A 35-year-old man, Ayegunle Adekunle has been arrested by men of Ogun State Police Command for defiling a 3-year-old girl

Church guard, workers disarm armed robber in Ogun state

Some workers at Grace and Truth Tabernacle have reportedly disarmed a suspected robber, Samuel Ola, who allegedly invaded the church’s premises in the Magboro end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expresseway, Ogun State.

I will not support Dapo Abiodun has Ogun APC governorship candidate – Amosun

The Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has declared that he will not support the person recognised by his party’s headquarters as the Ogun APC governorship candidate.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Ten secret cult members attacking themselves with dangerous weapons in Oju-ore, Ota Ogun State

According to Police Prosecutor Abdulkareem Mustapha, the accused committed the offences on October 10 at about 8.30pm at Oju-ore, Ota. Mustapha alleged that the men all belong to “Aiye Confraternity”, a secret society.

PDP lawmaker defects to ADC in Ogun State

A member of Ogun House of Assembly, Jimi Otukoya, (PDP-Ijebu North East) on Wednesday defected to the African Democratic Congress (ADC).

Accord Party sacks scribe In Ogun State

THE Accord Party in Ogun State has sacked its secretary, Alhaji Saula Adegunwa, through a vote of no confidence adopted at a meeting of Ogun East Senatorial District held, on Tuesday, at ljebu Ode.

10,000 traders benefit from Trader Moni in Ogun state

No fewer than 10,000 petty traders in Ogun State, yesterday, accessed the Trader Moni collateral free loan of the Federal Government to expand their business activities.

11 facts you should know about Dapo Abiodun, Ogunn State APC governorship candidate for 2019

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has declared Dapo Abiodun the winner of the Ogun state governorship primary. He was declared the winner after polling 102,305 votes, against his closest contender,

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Accident Kills Bus Conductor, Injured Six In Ogun State

Mr Clement Oladele of Ogun state Sector Commander of FRSC, who confirmed the incident to Ota Gossip NAN in Otta, said the accident happened around 12.15 p. m.

Ogun State Assembly receives 6 bills from Amosun

The Ogun House of Assembly on Tuesday received six bills from Gov. Ibikunle Amosun, Mr Suraj Adekunbi, the Speaker, disclosed during plenary in Abeokuta. 

History Set To Repeats Itself Again In Ogun State

Femi Ogbonnikan writes that history may be repeating itself in Ogun State, where every governor since 1999 has failed to foist his preferred candidate as a successor

Judge withdraws from suit on Ogun State PDP crisis

Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of the Federal High Court in Lagos has withdrawn from adjudicating on a suit involving two factions of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State.

Monday, October 15, 2018

Can Tinubu save Buhari from OBJ’s articulated abracadabra?

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