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Ondo stakeholders urged to join action against Lassa fever

The Ondo State Government has appealed to major stakeholders in the state to support government in addressing the scourge of Lassa fever.

Cleric advises monarch to shun politics

A renowned cleric, Ade Adeniji, has urged traditional rulers in the country to shun politics and acts that could lead to their dethronement or banishment by political office holders.

Federal govt launches national standard for drinking water quality

The Federal Government on Thursday launched the Nigerian Standard for Drinking Water Quality to promote the availability of safe drinking water for all Nigerians.

Ondo commends NURTW for promoting peace

The Ondo State Government on Thursday commended the National Union of Road Transport Workers in the state for conducting its activities in a peaceful manner.

Ondo govt distributes 362 ICT tablets to enhance health care delivery

Ondo State Government on Tuesday began the distribution of 362 data management tools known as clinipak tablets to health workers to enhance primary healthcare delivery across 18 local government areas of the state.

President Buhari’s response to killings by herdsmen feeble, half-hearted – Alani Akinrinade

Alani Akinrinade, former Chief of Army Staff, on Monday said President Muhammadu Buhari was not doing enough to stop killings by Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria.

FAAN apologises as cows stray onto Akure airport runway

A herd of cattle strayed onto the runway of Akure Airport this morning, preventing an Air Peace flight from Lagos from landing.

Cows prevent Air Peace flight from landing at Akure airport

An Air Peace flight was prevented from landing Saturday as cows strayed into the runway of the Akure airport in Ondo state.

LMC deduct three points from Sunshine Stars for referee attack

A three-point deduction and a fine of N1.5m has been imposed on Sunshine Stars Football Club of Akure by the League Management Company (LMC) following attacks on match officials by their fans in last Sunday’s Nigeria Professional Football League match day eight clash against Kano Pillars at the Akure Township Stadium.

Kano Pillars’ Junior Lokosa vows to shoot down Enyimba

Kano Pillars forward Junior Lokosa hopes to continue his rich scoring form for the club when they take on Enyimba in Sunday’s Nigeria Professional Football League match day nine fixture at the Sani Abacha Stadium.

Ade Lawyer: How I killed for ex-Lagos NURTW chairman for N.5m

An assassination suspect, Adeola Williams, popularly known as Ade Lawyer, on Friday in Lagos State narrated how he killed four people for the immediate past chairman of the state branch of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Alhaji Rafiu Olorunwa.

NiMet predicts dust haze, cloudy skies on Saturday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency has predicted dust haze weather condition in horizontal visibility of about two to five kilometres over the central states of the county on Saturday.

Ondo bans unapproved books in schools

The Ondo State Government has declared that any author or publisher that fails to submit his or her book for the forthcoming review stands no chance of having such book recommended for usage in public and private schools in the state.

Killers of herdsmen’s cow in Ekiti to spend one year in jail

The Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has said anyone who kills a herder’s cow in the state will spend a year in jail.

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Federal govt receives reports on Lagos, Delta marine accidents

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Ex-President Obasanjo: Proper security in Nigeria will ensure a stable nation

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