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NSCDC deploys personnel to enforce restriction order

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ondo State Command, says it has deployed 150 personnel to monitor all major markets and neighbouring border in line with the government’s directives on border closure in the state.
Amnesty International welcomes the release of Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare.

#RevolutionNow: Nigeria applies to mask witnesses against Omoleye Sowore, Olawole Bakare

The Federal Government has filed a fresh application before the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, asking to be allowed to mask all the witnesses that are billed to testify against the convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr Omoleye Sowore and his co-defendant, Olawole Bakare.
Sen. Nicholas Tofowomo, representing Ondo South Senatorial District, who was involved in a ghastly auto crash on Sept. 5, is in good condition and responding to treatment in hospital, Mr Olumide Akunrinlola, the Senator’s media aide has said.

Ondo senator meets stakeholders to end 10-year blackout in constituency

Sen. Nicholas Tofowomo, representing Ondo South Senatorial District, says he has met with management of Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) and other stakeholders to resolve the 10-year-old blackout in his constituency.
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Gunmen abduct septuagenarian in Ondo

A 75–year old, Mrs Fehintola Wewe of Sabomi in Ese-Odo local government area of Ondo state has been reportedly kidnapped by some suspected armed men.
The Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Agboola Ajayi, has cleared the air over the alleged hostility between him and his boss, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.

There’s no cold war between me and Rotimi Akeredolu – Ondo deputy governor

The Ondo State Deputy Governor, Mr. Agboola Ajayi, has said there is no ongoing cold war between him and his boss, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu.
Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, has arrived the Federal High Court in Abuja for his arraignment on charges of treasonable felony and other sundry offences instituted against him by the Federal Government. 5

Half-naked women from Omoyele Sowore’s village storm Abuja court

A group of half-naked women from the birthplace of Mr. Omoyele Sowore, in Kiribo, Ese-Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State, on Thursday stormed the Federal High Court in Abuja to protest the continued illegal detention of their son by the Department of State Service.
Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, has arrived the Federal High Court in Abuja for his arraignment on charges of treasonable felony and other sundry offences instituted against him by the Federal Government.

#RevolutionNow: Omoyele Sowore’s bail condition worries Femi Falana

Lagos lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has expressed concern about one of the bail conditions imposed on detained publisher of the Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, by the court.
Ondo State House of Assembly

Ondo Assembly intervenes in OSOPADEC rift

The Ondo State House of Assembly has waded into the dispute between aggrieved stakeholders in Ese-Odo riverine area and the management of the Ondo State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (OSOPADEC).

Flood sacks Ondo governor mother’s community

Hundreds of people living in communities in the Ese Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State have been rendered homeless by flooding.

Protest rocks OSOPADEC over alleged lopsidedness in recruitment exercise

Youth from the Ondo State Oil Producing Communities (OSOPADEC) on Monday protested over alleged lopsidedness in its recruitment exercise.

House of Reps vow to drag NDDC contractors before EFCC over abandoned projects

The House of Representatives Ad hoc Committee investigating Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) abandoned projects has vowed to drag defaulting contractors before the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, (EFCC), to ensure thorough investigation and prosecution.

Man gets death sentence for killing APC chieftain

A 25-year-old man, David Seimiyengha, has been sentenced to death by an Ondo State High Court sitting in Akure, the state capital, for committing kidnapping and murder.
Ondo State House of Assembly

Ondo Assembly worst in infrastructural facilities – lawmakers

The lawmakers lamented that the administration of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu and the previous administrations had failed to release money for the renovation of the complex.

Governor Akeredolu orders investigation into Ondo fire incident

Barely 72 hours after the fire incident in Biagbini, Ese Odo Local Government Area of the state, the Ondo State Government has ordered a full investigation into the incident.

Ondo guber: Ilajes move to oust Governor Akeredolu

Indigenes of Ilajes in Ondo State across party lines have commenced moves to clinch the next governorship of the state following alleged rumoured suspension of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu by the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Ondo elections: Tribunal receives four petitions

The Election Petitions Tribunal in Ondo State has received four petitions challenging the results of the recently-conducted National Assembly polls in the state.
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Ondo, NEMA distribute relief materials to flood victims

Ondo State Government in collaboration with National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has distributed relief materials to persons affected by 2018 flood, windstorm and ocean surge in the state.
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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.

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