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Five killed in Ondo auto crash, robbery attack

No fewer than five lost their lives in Ondo State on Sunday in two separate incidents of a robbery attack and a road accident.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

How my Pastor made me to kill my mother – suspected

Blessing, who was said to have cut off the woman’s neck, said she killed her mother with a cutlass after a Pastor said her mother was a witch.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest constable, army officer for armed robbery

While the police constable is attached to Olofin Police Station in Idanre local government area of the state, Victor is serving with the 32 Artillery Brigade, Nigeria Army, Owena Cantonment, Akure.
Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has granted amnesty to 11 inmates serving various jail terms in correctional centres in the state to mark the beginning of 2021.

Presidency: Ondo governor’s quit order on herdsmen unconstitutional

The Presidency on Tuesday reacted to the controversial order issued by Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu to herdsmen to leave Ondo forest reserves in seven days, describing it as unconstitutional.
The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Gunmen kill 38-year-old businessman in Ondo hotel

The deceased identified as Babatunde Adeluka, also known as Tunde Olubasa among his friends, was shot dead at Helena Hotel where he had lodged at Ijapo in Akure, the state capital on Boxing day.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

10-year old girl throws step-brother into well in Ondo

A 10 year old girl identified as Suliyat Abubakar has allegedly thrown his step brother into the well in Akure, the Ondo State capital.
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Ondo governors’s chief of staff’s wife kidnapped

Barely 24 after a first-class traditional ruler was murdered in Ondo, the wife of the Chief of Staff to the Ondo state governor, Chief Olugbenga Ale has been abducted by suspected gunmen.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

CP: Two policemen, one civilian killed in protest in Ondo

Police authorities in Ondo state have said that two police sergeants and one civilian were murdered during the #EndSARS protests hijacked by hoodlums across the state last week.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

Ondo election: NYSC rejects posting of corps members to riverine communities

The Ondo State director of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Grace Akpabio, has insisted that members of the corps who would serve as ad-hoc staff in the coming Ondo State governorship election, would not be posted to coastal communities.

INEC: Faulty electrical connection caused Ondo office fire

The Ondo State Police Command says the fire incident at the Akure office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was caused by an electrical fault.
Nigeria Police

30,000 policemen to be deployed for Ondo election

No fewer than 30,000 policemen would be deployed to ensure adequate security and peaceful governorship election in the state on October 10 this year.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police deploy 5,000 officers for Ondo council election

Bolaji Salami, Commis­sioner of Police, Ondo State, on Wednesday said the command had deployed 5,000 cops to provide security in all the 18 local government areas of the state on Saturday during the local council election.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Ondo woman conspires with lover to kill ex-boyfriend

The Ondo State Police Command has arrested a 23-year-old woman, Iyabo Julius, for allegedly conniving with her lover, Adedayo Sunday, to rob and kill a motorcyclist, Suleuman Azeez.
An outspoken Nigerian pastor, Adewale Giwa, has told the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to open churches in Nigeria to enable pastors heal all coronavirus patients in the country.

Ondo guber: Cleric tasks CP on security as political thugs threaten to seal church

The senior Pastor of Awaiting The Second Coming Of Jesus Christ Ministry, Adewale Giwa, in Akure, the Ondo State capital, has called on the State Police Commissioner, Bolaji Salami, to provide security for all citizens as some armed men numbering six stormed his family house on Friday, threatening to seal his church.
Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu

IGP orders commissioner to restore Ondo deputy governor’s security details

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the Commissioner of Police in Ondo State, Bolaji Salami, to restore the security details of the state’s deputy governor, Agboola Ajayi, with immediate effect.
The Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Agboola Ajayi, has cleared the air over the alleged hostility between him and his boss, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.

Police ‘withdraw’ Ondo deputy governor’s escort – aide

The Ondo State Deputy Governor, Mr Agboola Ajayi, has raised the alarm that his police escort has been withdrawn on the order of the state Police Commissioner, Mr Bolaji Salami.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State

Ondo governor, deputy bicker over impeachment plot

The frosty relationship between Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State and his embattled Deputy, Mr. Agboola Ajayi, yesterday, took a new twist as a plot to impeach the deputy governor thickened.
Mr. Bolaji Salami, the Commissioner of Police in Ondo State, has said that the open confrontation between the Deputy Governor, Hon. Agboola Ajayi, and him is an attempt to promote sentiment.

Ondo CP: My confrontation with Ondo deputy governor an attempt to promote sentiment

Mr. Bolaji Salami, the Commissioner of Police in Ondo State, has said that the open confrontation between the Deputy Governor, Hon. Agboola Ajayi, and him is an attempt to promote sentiment.
The Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Agboola Ajayi, has cleared the air over the alleged hostility between him and his boss, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.

Policemen ‘bar’ Ondo deputy governor from leaving government house

Ahead of the official defection of Ondo State deputy governor, Hon. Agboola Ajayi, to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday, the friction between him and the governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, took a new dimension on Saturday, as Ajayi was not allowed to move out of the Government House.

Bank robbers can’t operate for hours in Lagos again – CP Imohimi Edgal

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal, on Tuesday said there can never be hours-long bank robbery operations in the state again.

Police after me for refusing to transfer $10m – Ecobank chief Charles Kie

Managing Director of Ecobank Nigeria Limited, Mr. Charles Kie, has filed a fundamental rights enforcement suit before the Federal High Court in Lagos, seeking protection from police harassment.

Man arrested for allegedly beating wife to death

The suspect, John Owobi, is currently being detained by detectives at the SCID, Panti, Yaba, for murder, after allegedly committing the act and forcing his three kids to tell neighbours that their mother died after drinking Snipper, a poisonous insecticide.

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Bandits abduct three women in Oyo

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have abducted three women in Ibadan, Oyo State.
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