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86-year-old dies while trying to separate fight

The incident, which has been described as tragic and sorrowful, occurred at Oge Quarters in Oke-Agbe, the headquarters of Akoko North West Local Government Area of Ondo State.

Five killed in Ondo auto crash, three injured

Five persons were yesterday killed in an auto crash (accident) that occurred at Awoyaya KM 17 Ife garage, Ondo town in Ondo state.

Two men drown in Ondo

A commercial motorcyclist also known as Okada rider, identified as Idowu Akomolafe and one Abiodun Olomiye reportedly drowned on Friday evening in Ondo State.
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Thunder kills 36 cows on sacred hill in Ondo community

Thirty six cows were reportedly struck dead late Saturday by thunder bolt on top of a sacred hill at Ijare town in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State.

Drunk policeman allegedly stabs nine persons at Ondo night club

No fewer than nine persons sustained various degrees of injuries when an allegedly drunk policeman, identified as Sgt. Taiwo Orisadare, allegedly stabbed nine persons at a club in Akure, the Ondo State capital, on Friday.
The youths of Ilara Mokin community in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State were aggressive on Friday as they attacked the palace of Oba Aderemi Adefehinti.

Ondo monarch escapes as youths attack palace over traditional festival

The youths of Ilara Mokin community in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State were aggressive on Friday as they attacked the palace of Oba Aderemi Adefehinti.

Tension as youths attack Ondo monarch, wife over new yam festival

Ilara Mokin community in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State was on Friday’s evening thrown into commotion as youths in the community laid siege on their monarch’s palace.

Police arrest officer who beat FUTA student

The Ondo State Police Command on Tuesday said it had arrested one of its men, who allegedly beat and injured a female student of the Federal University of Technology, Akure.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian soldier dismissed for ‘raping student’

The Nigerian Army has confirmed that it has handed over a soldier, Sunday Adelola, to the police authorities for allegedly raping a female student of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Military authorities hand over randy soldier to police for prosecution

Military authorities, yesterday, handed over the soldiers who allegedly raped a student of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, to the Ondo State Police Command for prosecution.

Soldier dismissed, handed over to police over rape of university student

The military has dismissed and handed over a soldier, Lance Corporal Sunday Adelola, who allegedly raped a 300-level student of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State to the police.

Robbers attack bank in Ondo, kill one, injure others

The police in Ondo have confirmed the death of a female bank security personnel, after armed robbers attacked a commercial bank at Iju, on Tuesday in Akure North Local Government Area.

Gunmen ambush, kill police inspector in Ondo

A police inspector attached to the Ondo State Police Command has been shot dead by yet to be identified gunmen.
Police made good their vow to prevent a planned march today by #RevolutionNow protesters in the country.As early as 7am, armed policemen, backed by soldiers blocked the National Stadium, Surulere in Lagos, where the march was expected to take off.

#RevolutionNow: Police disrupt protests in Lagos, Abuja, other

Scores were injured while many Nigerians including journalists were arrested and brutalised by the police during protests against the alleged ineptitude of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration on Monday.
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#RevolutionNow protest fails to hold in Ondo

The nationwide peaceful protests slated for Monday failed in Ondo State as business and social activities were at highest ebb throughout.

Ondo council boss’ wife dies in auto crash

The wife of the Caretaker Chairman of the Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State, Mr Bankole Ogbesetore, Tiwalade, on Sunday, reportedly lost her life in a road accident in Akure, the state capital.

Full list: Police release telephone numbers of PROs nationwide

With a view to making Nigeria safer and more secure for economic development and growth, the Public Relations Officer of the Nigeria Police Force DCP Frank Mba has released the hotline of PRO of state commands nationwide.
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Ondo quarry worker released from kidnappers’ den

Mrs. Tope Olorunfemi, who was kidnapped by some suspected Fulani herdsmen last week has been released on Wednesday evening.

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Rwanda, first East African country to ban all single-use plastics

The ban affects all plastic carry bags and other single-use plastic items such as wrappers, plastic containers, bottles, straws, plastic cutlery, folders, and balloons. Plastic duty-free bags are not authorised to be brought into the country.
The Cyber Crime Section of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abuja Zonal office, has arrested four suspected internet fraudsters in Abuja.

EFCC detains four ‘Abuja internet scammers’

The Cyber Crime Section of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abuja Zonal office, has arrested four suspected internet fraudsters in Abuja.
Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, has set up two committees to spearhead his inauguration for his second term.

PDP knocks Governor Bello over failed amnesty deal

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Niger State has criticized the Governor Abubakar Sani Bello-led administration for releasing more than 30 bandits under the administration’s amnesty programme, which the party argued only gave the alleged criminals opportunity to reinforce and continue in their attacks on Nigerlites.
Youth volunteers, better known as civilian joint task force, led by Muazu Alhaji Misiya in Bama local government area, have captured 19 Boko Haram fighters, and two commanders on the wanted-list of the Nigerian army.

Civilian JTF captures two Boko Haram commanders, 19 fighters in Bama

Youth volunteers, better known as civilian joint task force, led by Muazu Alhaji Misiya in Bama local government area, have captured 19 Boko Haram fighters, and two commanders on the wanted-list of the Nigerian army.

Stakeholders advocate better platform for migration reportage

Stakeholders on migration reporting have underscored the need for the creation of a better platform to ensure effective coverage and implementation of the national policy on migration issues.