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Ondo Specialist Hospital congested with unclaimed corpses – CMD

The Chief Medical Director, Ondo State Specialist Hospital, Ore, Dr Akindele Semudara, says the morgue at the hospital is over-congested with heaps of unclaimed corpses.

Septuagenarian hacked to death over minor disagreement in Ondo

The rustic town of Ilu-Titun, Okitipupa area of Ondo State, was thrown into mourning weekend as one Raphael allegedly hacked his septuagenarian neighbour, Kayode Omotore, to death over a minor disagreement.

Security guard shoots bread seller dead in Ondo

The Ondo State Police Command said it had arrested a security guard of the NNPC Petrol Station at Shagari Village junction in Akure, the Ondo State capital for allegedly shooting and killing a bread seller, identified as Ojomo Tunji.

$550m Ondo power plant: PPA will boost investors’ confidence, improve national grid by 550MW

The Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) between Kingline Development (KLD) and Nigeria Bulk Electricity Trading Plc (NBET) for construction of 550Mega Watts(MW) plant valued at 550million dollars will boost confidence of would-be investors in the project.

Group challenges INEC over electoral reform

A pro-democracy group, the Justice Initiative for the Disadvantaged and Oppressed People (JIDOP) has tasked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to reconstruct the electoral laws of the commission through the legislature and return it to the path of constitutional democracy for stable polity.

Changing the sad story of solid minerals

The gold deposit in Osun state alone is worth about $5 billion in today’s price, according to Professor Olugbenga Akindeji Okunlola, a prominent geologist. That is about N1.5 trillion.

Senator Tinubu dispels fears of implosion in ruling APC

A national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu, has dispelled fears that an implosion is imminent in the party due to the influx of defectors ahead of the 2019 elections.

70-year-old man killed by neighbour over bonfire

According to a resident of the area, who spoke on condition of anonymity, the deceased and the killer had always had disagreements over the issue of setting up fire beside the deceased’s house.

APC’s stainless kitchen can accommodate more cooks – Senator Tinubu

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, on Saturday said the party was on the path to becoming the only party in Oyo State after welcoming a former Governor of the state, Adebayo Alao-Akala, and other politicians to the APC.

APC can accommodate all political heavyweights – Senator Tinubu

Former governor of Lagos State and National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has dismissed the insinuation that implosion is imminent in the party due to the way political heavyweights have been deflecting to the party ahead of 2019 general elections.

Four kidnapped Chinese rescued in Ondo

Officers and men of the Nigerian Army and Nigerian Naval Forward Operating Base in Igbokoda area of Ondo state have rescued four kidnapped Chinese nationals.

2018 Budget: Senate rejects DPR’s N355m earmarked for foreign trips

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) officials, yesterday, disclosed to members of the Senate Committee on Petroleum (Upstream), that they intend to spend N355 million for foreign trips in the 2018 fiscal year.

Policeman kill commercial driver at checkpoint in Ekiti

A commercial bus driver, Mr. Olabode Ojo Segun, has been reportedly shot dead at a check point in Oye community, headquarters of Oye Local Government Area of Ekiti State, by a policeman.

NDLEA intercepts cannabis worth N70.7 million in Edo

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Edo State Command, says it has intercepted a shipment of dried weeds suspected to be cannabis sativa concealed in building materials.


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