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Court adjourns suit on removal of Ondo APC chairman

The Federal High Court sitting in Akure, the Ondo State Capital on Thursday, adjourned for definite hearing the suit challenging the removal of the Ondo State Chairman of All Progressive Congress (APC) Hon Isaacs Kekemeke.

I remain Southwest PDP chairman – Eddy Olafeso

A factional leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Eddy Olafeso, says he remains the authentic leader of the party in the South-West zone.

No automatic ticket for President Buhari – Senator Bola Tinubu

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Wednesday declared that the party would follow the normal democratic process in choosing its standard bearer for the 2019 presidential election.

Security man found dead in front of workplace

A middle-aged man, identified simply as Taiwo, who was a security man at an electronic appliance retail shop, was found dead on Wednesday in front of the shop.

2019: No automatic ticket for President Buhari – Senator Bola Tinubu

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Wednesday declared that the party would follow the normal democratic process in choosing its flagbearer in the 2019 Presidential Election.

PDP chairmanship: Ex-Minsiter Tunde Adeniran accuses Senator Ahmed Makarfi of favouring Uche Secondus

The peace accord signed by chairmanship aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) last week has suffered a setback, as one of the aspirants, Prof. Tunde Adeniran, accusing the National Caretaker Committee of the party, Sen. Ahmed Makarfi of favouring another aspirant, Uche Secondus, in the activities leading to the planned December 9, 2017 convention.

Reformed Niger Delta Avengers are laptop militants – Edwin Clark

A leader of the Pan-Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, Edwin Clark, has stated that he and his group were not intimidated by fresh threats by militants in the region.

Akure lawyer Morakinyo Ogele tells Governor Ayodele Fayose to prepare for EFCC after office

An Akure based lawyer and right activist, Morakinyo Ogele, has asked Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, to prepare for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) after office.

Anambra guber: PDP warns against inconclusive election

A group within the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Ondo State, PDP Support Group (PSG), on Thursday warned against perverting the result of tomorrow’s governorship election in Anambra in favour of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

NiMet gets research grant from United Kingdom

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has received a research grant from the United Kingdom Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) to African Science for Weather Information and Forecasting Techniques (SWIFT).

NGO lauds Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu for life-transforming programmes in Ondo

The founder of Forum for Emerging Leaders (FELs), an NGO, Mr Blessing Akinlosotu, has commended the Wife of the Ondo State Governor, Mrs Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, for embarking on life-transforming programmes in the state.

Ex-Ondo PDP chairman hail Abuja judgement on Kingsley Kuku

Former chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State, Hon. Ebenezer Alabi, has hailed the judgement of Federal High Court sitting in Abuja over libelous publication against former Special Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan on Amnesty, Mr Kingsley Kuku.

Troops arrest NYSC members for posting lovers’ nude pictures on Internet

The men of the 32 Artillery Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Akure, Ondo State, have arrested four men in Ikaramu Akoko, in the Akoko North West Local Government Area of Ondo State, for allegedly posting nude pictures of some ladies on the Internet.

Ondo govt gives militants 21-days to embrace amnesty

Ondo state government has given militants in the riverine communities 21 days to surrender their arms to be included in the Federal Government amnesty programme.


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Kwara chief judge pardons 16 prisoners in Ilorin

Chief Judge of Kwara State, Justice Suleiman Kawu, has granted pardon to 16 convicted prisoners and awaiting trial inmates of Oke Kura and Mandala prisons in Ilorin.

Anambra guber: Voters flee polling unit over ‘charms’

Voters in Nkpor, Anambra state, have fled from the Ilogwu Orie Nkpor Polling Unit, after more than seven spiritual charms (JUJU) were seen at the entrance of the polling unit.

House of Reps member calls for more involvement of traditional institutions in security

A House of Representatives member, Mr Johnson Agbonayinma, has called for more involvement of traditional institutions in tackling security challenges in the country.

Don calls for entrepreneurial studies in schools

A don, Prof. Martins Anetekhai, on Friday in Lagos called for the introduction of entrepreneurial studies in schools to stimulate the interest of youths in business skills.

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