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Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has denied claims that his government has sold off the Ekiti State Governor’s Lodge in Abuja.

APC primary: Steer clear of Ondo politics – Group tells Ekiti governor

A group, Ondo State Progressives Network, has urged Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti to steer clear of the July 20 All Progressives Congress (APC) primary in the state.
Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu

President Buhari approves re-organisation of police, creates new formations

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a major re-organisation of Nigeria Police Force, creating a full-fledged intelligence unit cut out of the Force Criminal Investigation Department, and five new zonal commands, among other structural changes.

PDP chairmanship aspirant, three others in court over attempted murder in Ondo

They were arraigned in court on a seven-count charge among which are alleged attempted murder of one Michael Alonge, stealing and malicious damage in Afo, Ose Local Government Area of the state.

Group urges CBN, EFCC, ICPC’s intervention in Ondo’s ‘secret’ N4.3 billion controversy

All may not have been heard about the secret N4.3 billion discovered, withdrawn and spent by the Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu-led administra­tion in Ondo State without being appropriated for in the 2018 Appropriation Bill.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Four grave diggers arrested with five human heads in Ondo

Four grave diggers have been arrested by policemen in Ondo State after they were found with the heads of five dead people which they exhumed at the cemetery where they are working.
The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has arrested one James Mbah in Ebonyi, who claimed to be its staff.

Eid-el-Fitri: NSCDC deploys 1,585 personnel in Ondo

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ondo State Command, has deployed no fewer than 1,585 personnel to ensure a hitch-free Eid-el-Fitri celebration in the state.

Eid-el-Filtr: Ondo governor orders reopening of all markets

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has ordered that all major and community markets throughout the State be reopened on Saturday, May 23.

Eid-el-Fitri: Minister tasks Muslims on coronavirus

Sen. Tayo Alasoadura, the Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, on Friday urged Muslim faithful to strictly adhere to instructions issued by health professionals on COVID 19 as they celebrate the Eid-el-Fitri.
Ondo State House of Assembly

Speaker: Ondo assembly not probing anyone over funds in ‘secret account’

The Ondo State House of Assembly, on Thursday in Akure, said that it was not probing anyone in respect of the controversial N4.3 billion state government funds discovered in a secret bank account.
Lawal Mazaje ‘m’ 40 years from Felele of Kogi State, Adamu Adamu ‘m’ 50yrs from Jada of Adamawa State, Mohammed Shehu Usman ‘m’ 26 years from Illela of Sokoto State and Auwal Abubakar ‘m’ 25 years from Shinkafi of Zamfara State.

‘Killer’ of Reuben Fasoranti’s daughter recovers from coronavirus

Adamu Adamu, one of the suspects that killed Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Afenifere leader Pa Reuben Fasoranti, has recovered from coronavirus.
Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State

Governor Akeredolu: Ondo will soon have cure for coronavirus

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has said that the state may soon have its own cure for the COVID-19 pandemic.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State

Ondo governor considers reopening of worship centres

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, said he might consider reopening religious centres across the state.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State

Ondo PDP invites EFCC to investigate Governor Akeredolu over ‘N4.3 billion secret savings’

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Ondo State chapter has invited Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate Zenith Bank and the Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu-led administration on why it failed to disclose but spent N4.3 billion it discovered in a secret bank account.
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Abducted army captain, three others regain freedom in Ondo

An Army officer, Captain D. Gana, and three others who were abducted two days ago by some unknown gunmen in Ondo State have been released on Thursday morning.
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Gunmen kidnap army captain, three others in Ondo, demand N20 million ransom

An Army Captain has been abducted by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers along Auga/Akunnu highway in Akoko North-East Local Government of Ondo State.
The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has arrested one James Mbah in Ebonyi, who claimed to be its staff.

Ondo NSCDC arrests five travellers over ‘lockdown order violation’

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ondo State Command, says it has arrested five travellers who allegedly violated the border closure order by the state government.
A vaccine for COVID-19, the viral illness caused by the novel coronavirus, may be within reach sooner than many experts predicted.

Lagos doctor tests positive for coronavirus in Osun

The Osun State Government, yesterday, stated that a new case of Coronavirus has been recorded in the State as confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC.
A vaccine for COVID-19, the viral illness caused by the novel coronavirus, may be within reach sooner than many experts predicted.

Ghana overtakes Nigeria as coronavirus death toll hits 2,223 in Africa

The Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has said that there are now 60,657 confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in 53 countries across Africa.

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Medical council validates four coronavirus test kits – registrar

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.