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Woman kills own child over health challenge in Ondo

Men of the Ondo State Police Command on Thursday, arrested a woman, Mrs Aina Bello, for allegedly killing her four year-old daughter, who had health challenge.

Suspected ritualists kill 50-year-old woman in Ondo

A 50-year old woman and indigene of Ikaram-Akoko in Akoko Northwest local government area of Ondo state simply called ‘Iya Dunsi’ who was a palm oil seller has been reportedly killed near her house at Odiolowo, Arigidi-Akoko by suspected ritualists.

Teenage kidnapper exposes gang members, operation

A 19 year-old kidnap suspect, Ismail Wakili, arrested by the police for kidnapping one Prince Omoghae Igbegbon, along Akunnu Akoko/Auga Akoko axis of Ondo State has said that it was his first time getting involved in kidnapping.

Ondo government to provide succour for rainstorm victims

Ondo State government has pledged its determination to provide immediate relief to victims of the recent rainstorm in Akoko communities.

Robbery: Banks shut down in Ondo communities

Following Monday bloody bank robbery in Ido-ani, Ose local government area of Ondo state which claimed seven lives, economic activities of the neighbouring Akoko area was on Tuesday grounded.

Police arrest man for allegedly strangling Taxify driver

The Federal Special Anti-robbery Squad (FSARS) at Adeniji Adele, Lagos has arrested a man, Ikechukwu Ozorumba, who allegedly strangled a Taxify driver to death and stole his car.

Ondo elections: Two killed in Akoko over alleged ballot box snatching

Two persons were reportedly killed on Saturday in political mayhem at Oba-Akoko, headquarters of Akoko Southwest local government area of Ondo state.

Ondo elections: APC tackles PDP over alleged malpractice

Though voting was generally peaceful in parts of Ondo State during election into the Ondo State House of Assembly, there were allegations of vote buying and hijacking of voting materials in many voting units of Ondo State.

NMA: Ondo records 102 Lassa fever cases, 15 deaths in two months

No fewer than 102 people have been confirmed to be positive with Lassa fever, in addition to 15 deaths recorded in Ondo State between January and February.

Ondo APC group accuses Governor Akeredolu of anti-party activities

The All Progressives Congress Leaders and Elders in Akoko North-West Local Government, on Monday appealed to the national leadership of the APC to warn the state governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday attended the funeral of late Dr Frederick Fasehun, the founder of Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) at the Cathedral Church of Saint Stephen, Oke-Aluko, Ondo, Ondo State.

VP Osinbajo, Governor Akeredolu, Fayemi grace Frederick Fasehun’s funeral

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday attended the funeral of late Dr Frederick Fasehun, the founder of Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) at the Cathedral Church of Saint Stephen, Oke-Aluko, Ondo, Ondo State.
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Police comb Ondo forest in search of kidnappers

The officers, numbering 87, led by a Deputy Commissioner of Police, Mudashiru Abudulahai, led the raid on some dens of kidnappers. Two suspects were apprehended on Friday.

Ondo government appoints 18 interim council chairmen

Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has approved the appointment of Interim Management Committee Chairmen for the 18 local government areas of the state.

Group urges APC to call Rotimi Akeredolu to order over alleged anti-party activities

Akoko Youth Alliance (AYA) has called on the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to call Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State to order over alleged anti-party activities.

Ondo government awards over N41 billion capital projects in 9 months

Mr Emmanuel Igbasan, the Ondo State Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, said on Wednesday that the state government awarded 704 capital projects worth N41.99 billion between January and September.

Ondo community decries poor state of Iwaro-Oka road

The residents of Iwaro-Akoko, in the Akoko North senatorial district area of Ondo State yesterday called on the federal government to find a lasting solution to the avoidable automobile crashes claiming lives incessantly on the highway which passes through the town.

Ondo Assembly dissolves local council caretaker committees

The Ondo State House of Assembly has dissolved the 18 Local Government Caretaker Committee Chairmen in the state.

APC chieftain supports adoption of indirect primaries in Ondo

Tunde Giwa-Daramola, a chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Ondo State, on Thursday expressed support for the indirect primary option adopted by the party’s leadership in the state.

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