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Suspected thugs attack Osun commissioner in Akure

Bola Ilori, the Osun state commissioner for regional integration, was reportedly beaten up by suspected political thugs in Ondo state, on Thursday.

We didn’t shut Christian leaders out of prayer meeting – Ondo govt

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has denied reports in the media that the state government shut out some Christian leaders from holding Prayer meeting at the International Culture Event Center (DOME).

Soldiers invade suspected kidnappers den, arrest seven

Men of the 32 Artillery Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Akure, Ondo State, on Wednesday stormed some bushes in the Akoko area and arrested seven suspected kidnappers in their dens.

Ekiti students clash with drivers over rape of female colleague

Ikere Ekiti almost became a theatre of war yesterday, as students and commercial drivers engaged each other in a violent clash over alleged rape of a female student (names withheld).

Niger Delta youths demand sack of minister

Some Niger Delta youths under the aegis of Niger Delta Youth Governance Monitoring Group (NDYGMG) have called for the sack of the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Mr. Usani Usani.

ASUU postpones branch congress as strike continues

The fate of university students now hang in the balance as the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has directed its various branches to put on-hold the proposed emergency congress today meant to take final position on the strike.

Nnamdi Kanu and dance of a cold-blooded python

Even though the Nigerian military, like the military all over the world, is used to christening its strike operations scary cognomens, finding out what informed its latest operations in the South East which it codenamed Operation Python Dance may open a vista into what the military thinks of us as a people.

Ondo govt adopts mentally challenged woman’s newborn

The Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State has said it will take care of a newborn baby of a mentally challenged woman found on the street at Ilu Tuntun.

Herdsmen attacks ploy to subjugate other tribes – Falae

Chief Olu Falae, an elderstateman and chieftain of Afenifere, has said the incessant attacks on farmers and their farms by Fulani herdsmen are increasingly looking like a ploy to subjugate other tribes in order to take over their lands through intimidation and economic ruin.

Ways to Nigeria’s present criminal revolution

The military involvements in politics for twenty-nine years out of Nigeria’s fifty-seven years of independence has drawn back and miniaturized the sense of democracy and good governance among Nigerian political leaders so much that political discussions are no longer issue-based or interesting.

Two abductors of septuagenarian arrested

The Ondo State Police Command has arrested two men for alleged involvement in the kidnap of a 70-year-old woman, identified as Victoria Jimba, on August 30, 2017.

Police arrest two alleged kidnappers of 70-year-old woman

The Ondo State Police Command has arrested two middle-aged men for their alleged involvement in the kidnap of a 70-year-old woman identified as Victoria Jimba on August 30, 2017.

Bitumen exploration critical to Ondo’s devt – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday said the exploration of the bitumen deposit in Ondo State was critical to the development of the state.

Osinbajo in Akure for National Council on Niger Delta meeting

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday arrive, in Akure Airport at 10:54 a.m. for the 2nd National Council on Niger Delta meeting.


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Kogi govt blasts NLC, TUC over fresh strike

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The Christian Association of Nigeria has opposed the floating of the Sukuk Islamic bond by the Federal Government, alleging it is meant to Islamise the country through the back door.

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No hiding place for IPOB members in Anambra – Obiano

The Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, on Sunday said his government had aligned itself completely with the decisions of the South-East governors on the proscription of the Indigenous People of Biafra.

Fed govt pledges to end industrial actions

The Federal Government has pledged to work to settle the grievances of workers and fulfill agreements reached in order to make strikes a thing of the past.