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The Founder of Sotitobire Miracle Centre, Prophet Alfa Babatunde, will remain in detention of Olokuta Correctional Service facility (formerly known as Prisons) in Akure pending the issuance of hearing notice on a case of kidnapping of Gold Kolawole.

Sotitobire founder to remain in prison custody over missing boy

The Founder of Sotitobire Miracle Centre, Prophet Alfa Babatunde, will remain in detention of Olokuta Correctional Service facility (formerly known as Prisons) in Akure pending the issuance of hearing notice on a case of kidnapping of one-year-old Boy, Gold Kolawole.

Governor Akeredolu: No going back on Operation Amotekun

In spite of its declaration as illegal by the federal government, the chairman of the South West Governors Forum, Rotimi Akeredolu, has said there is no going back on the operation of the regional security, Amotekun.

Governor Akeredolu: Amotekun one of many proferred solutions to our security challenges

The Governor of Ondo State and also the Chairman of the South West governors forum, Rotimi Akeredolu has hinted that the “Operation Amotekun” is one of the many solutions proffered by the South West governors to tackle security challenges in the region.

University student attempts to commit suicide

A 21-year-old student of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), Enugu campus, Chukwuemeka Augustine Obasi, has attempted to commit suicide for being scolded by his parents.

CMD: Resident doctors’ strike to embarrass Ondo government

Dr Oluwole Ige, the Chief Medical Director, University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital, Ondo, has described the strike embarked upon by resident doctors in the hospital as a calculated attempt to embarrass the state government and the hospital management.
Lobi Stars have overtaken Plateau United as leader of the Nigerian domestic season thanks to their slim 1-0 win over MFM FC.

NPFL: Lobi Stars overtake Plateau United as league leaders

The Makurdi-based side sealed maximum points thanks to Chukwudi Nwaodu’s ninth-minute effort. Elsewhere, Plateau United were held to a 0-0 draw by resurgent Akwa United at the New Jos Stadium.

Ondo governor canvasses support for widows, dependants of fallen heroes

Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has urged Nigerians to show support and empathy for the widows and dependants of the country’s fallen heroes.

University lecturer, pastor in court for alleged fake news, others

A senior lecturer at the Department of Political Science Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba Akoko, Dr. Lanre Olu-Adeyemi, and one Pastor John Abiodun have been dragged to the High Court sitting in Akure, Ondo state capital.
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Ondo guber: APC assures US consular of violence-free election

All Progressives Congress (APC), Ondo State chapter has assured the United States Consular General that it would ensure the forthcoming governorship election in the state is violence-free, particularly among the party members.

Resident doctors begin strike in Ondo over unpaid salaries

Residents doctors at University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospitals, Akure in Ondo State, on Friday embarked on an indefinite strike over unpaid salaries.

Governor Akeredolu has reduced Ondo debt by over 50% – official

The Ondo state government on Monday said it has reduced the debt inherited from the immediate past administration of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) by over 50 percent.

Amotekun: South-West governors yet to reach out to us on recruitment – Gani Adams

The South-West Stakeholders Security Group (SSSG) has lauded the move by the state governors to start the joint security taskforce across the zone but quickly noted that it had not been contacted by the governors on the modus operandi, especially, recruitment of members of the outfit, with just five days to the commencement of the initiative.

Ondo governor appoints Olugbenga Ige as acting vice-chancellor of Adekunle Ajasin varsity

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has approved the appointment of Prof. Olugbenga Ige as the acting Vice Chancellor (VC) of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko (AAUA).
Godfrey Oboabona last played for Saudi club Al Ahli and only recently underwent trials in France

Godfrey Oboabona seeks return to football after injury-induced layoff

Former Super Eagles defender Godfrey Oboabona hopes to return to the pitch soon after spending time on the sidelines due to injury.

Ondo governor pardons 16 inmates

Ondo Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has ordered the release of 16 inmates with the Nigerian Correctional Service, State Headquarters, Akure.
Current leading goal scorer in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), Israel Abia, says he is capable of breaking Mfon Udoh’s goals record.

NPFL: Israel Abia to break Mfon Udoh’s 23 goals record

Current leading goal scorer in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), Israel Abia, says he is capable of breaking Mfon Udoh’s goals record.

Ondo gets new president of customary court of appeal

Justice Eunice Aderonke Alade has been sworn in as the new President of the Customary Court of Appeal in Ondo State on Monday.
Akwa Starlets recorded their first win in the top flight, courtesy of a lone goal scored by Isaac George, to see off visiting FC Ifeanyiubah, in a Matchday 4 fixture decided at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo on Thursday.

Caleb Esu: Dakada FC not losing steam in the NPFL

Coach of NPFL high flying side Dakhada FC of Uyo, Caleb Esu, has stated that his side is still as good as they started the season despite going on a run of three games without a win following Sunday’s 1-1 draw in Akure against Sunshine Stars.

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Ashley Young has completed his move from Manchester United to Inter Milan on a six-month deal, with an option to extend for a further year.

Manchester United skipper Ashley Young joins Inter Milan on initial six-month deal

Ashley Young has completed his move from Manchester United to Inter Milan on a six-month deal, with an option to extend for a further year.
Former US ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, center, arrives on Capitol Hill, October 11, 2019, in Washington, as she is scheduled to testify before congressional lawmakers as part of the House impeachment inquiry into US President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Ukraine launching task force to investigate alleged surveillance of former US envoy

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Chicharito joins MLS club LA Galaxy from Sevilla

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Aisha Buhari, Garba Shehu reconcile at son’s wedding

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

President Buhari asks AGF to wade in as Saudi places Nigerian cleric on death...

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation, to handle the case of Ibrahim Ibrahim, a Nigerian cleric on death row in Saudi Arabia.