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Rainstorm destroys over 500 houses in Ondo

Residents of Ikare Akoko, Ugbe Akoko and Supare Akoko in Akoko North-East and Akoko South West Local Government Areas of Ondo State have called on the state government to assist them following the destruction of their houses by rainstorm.
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Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.

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.
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After sacking speaker, deputy, hoodlums invade Ondo Assembly

Hoodlums took over the Ondo State House of Assembly on Friday following the removal from office of Speaker Bamidele Oloyelogun and his Deputy, Ogundeji Iroji.

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.

Defection: APC chieftain urges youths to exhibit steadfast loyalty

Tunde Giwa-Daramola, a chieftain of the All Progressive Party (APC), has urged youths to remain steadfast in their support for the party in spite of the wave of defections across the country.

Gunmen abduct ex-council chairman in Ondo

A former Chairman, Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State, Dele Fagoriola, has been abducted by gunmen.

Ondo monarch’s wife, driver regain freedom

The kidnapped wife of the Alagua of Agua-Akoko in Akoko North East Local Government Area of Ondo State, Mrs. Olukemi Agunloye, on Thursday, regained her freedom after five days in the custody of her abductors.

Abductors of Ondo monarch’s wife demand N20 million ransom

The abductors of the wife of Alauga of Auga-Akoko in Ondo State have contacted the victims’ family, demanding N20million ransom.

APC chieftain urges federal government to declare Akoko land disadvantaged area

Mr Olatunde Giwa-Daramola, a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akoko North-East Federal Constituency, Ondo State, has urged the Federal Government to declare the four local government areas in Akoko “disadvantaged areas’’.

Suspected Fulani herdsmen allegedly invade Ondo community

Suspected Fulani herdsmen have allegedly invaded the sleepy town of Akunnu-Akoko in Akoko North East Local Government Area of Ondo State.

Governor Akeredolu pledges to upgrade NYSC orientation camp facilities

Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, on Thursday, promised to upgrade the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Permanent orientation camp in Ikare Akoko, in Akoko North East local government area of the state, from 2,500 to 5,000.

Ondo govt harps on zero tolerance for unapproved structures

The Ondo State Government says it will soon move against unapproved buildings, especially filling stations in the state.

Suspected gunmen abduct travellers in Ondo

No fewer than five travellers were reportedly abducted by some gunmen in Oba Akoko, in the Akoko South-West Local Government Area of Ondo State on Friday.

Gunmen abduct groom, bride, best man in Ondo

Some unknown gunmen have abducted a groom, his bride, the best man and two other family members at Akunnu in Akoko North East Local Government of Ondo State on Sunday.

Suspected gunmen abduct four travellers in Ondo

No fewer than four travellers were reportedly abducted by some gunmen on Monday on the Owo-Ikare Expressway, in the Ose/Oba area of Ondo State.

Security guards shut down Glo stations in Ondo

Subscribers of the Globacom mobile network in four local government areas of Ondo State were unable to use the network for the past two weeks as the 33 stations in the areas have been shut down by the security men manning them.

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