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Kidnap Victim

Gunmen kidnap driver, 10 passengers, demand N1m ransom

No fewer than 10 travellers from Ondo State have been abducted by some unknown gunmen along the Obajana-Abuja Highway in Obajana, Kogi State.

Man arrested for ‘defiling’ minor during vigil in church

A 38-year-old man was on Monday apprehended by men of the Ondo State Police Command for allegedly taking advantage of a 13-year-old girl (name withheld) sexually. =
Nigeria Police

Police arrest man for raping 13-year-old girl

Men of the Ondo State Police Command have arrested a 38- year old man, Olamide Olagbayi, for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl during a church night vigil in Akure, Ondo State capital.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest man after abducting two children in Ondo town

The Ondo State Police Command said it had arrested a man identified as Nsem Godwin for allegedly kidnapping two kids in Okitipupa town, Okitipupa Local Government Area of the state.
Kidnap Victim

Gunmen kidnap factional APC chairman in Ondo

Daredevil armed men suspected to be kidnappers on Sunday evening invaded the home of the factional Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) in Akungba Akoko, in Akoko South West Local Government Area of Ondo State, James Tolorunju Ajulo, and abducted the APC leader.
Kidnap Victim

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.

Police promote 19 officers in Ondo

The Commissioner of Police in Ondo state, CP Undie Adie, on Friday, decorated 19 newly promoted officers in the state.

Woman demands justice over son’s death in police custody

A woman, Mrs Comfort Olanusimi, has appealed to the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 11 to investigate the death of her son Aanu Olanusimi, who allegedly died while in police custody.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police deploy officers in troubled spots

Ondo State Police Command said on Thursday that it had deployed over 3,000 officers in parts of the state to carry out special patrols on the highways till next month.
Kidnap Victim

Gunmen kidnap monarch wife, two daughters, driver in Ondo

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted wife of a traditional ruler in Ondo state, the Orunja of Odigbo, Oba Rufus Akinrimade, two of her daughters and the palace driver.
Kidnap Victim

Abductors of two catholic priests demand N100 million ransom

Recall that the two priests, Rev. Fr. Joseph Nweke and Rev. Fr. Felix Efobi from Awka Catholic Diocese were reportedly kidnapped on their way to a wedding on Friday evening along the Benin-Owo Expressway at the Elegbeka area of Ose Local Government Area of Ondo State.
Kidnap Victim

Gunmen abduct two Catholic priests

Gunmen have reportedly abducted two Catholic priests, Rev Fr Joseph Nweke and Rev Fr Felix Efobi from Awka Catholic Diocese.

Police apologise, vow to prosecute Ondo killer policeman

Ondo state police command yesterday apologised over the killing of a truck driver at check point over N50 bribe by a trigger happy policeman in the command vowing that the culprit will be made to face the full Wrath of the law.

Police officer kills truck driver in Ondo

A trigger happy police officer, yesterday, allegedly shot dead a truck driver in Uso, a community in Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State.
Nigeria Police

Police seek useful information on missing boy

The Nigeria Police Force in Ondo State has called on the public to give useful information to the command that could lead to the rescue of a one-year-old boy, Kolawole Gold, who went missing in a church in Akure.
Nigeria Police

Police begins search for baby kidnapped inside church

Ondo State Police Command has commenced investigations on the alleged kidnap of a one-year-old boy inside a church auditorium in Akure, the state capital.
In Kogi State, the incumbent Governor Yahaya Bello emerged as the APC candidate while Musa Wada, a younger brother to the immediate past governor, Idris Wada, emerged as PDP candidate.

Kogi guber: PDP candidate risks disqualification over ‘fake certificate’

A federal high court in Abuja has been asked to disqualify Musa Wada, the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) governorship candidate in Kogi state.

Kogi guber: Court asks to stop PDP candidate over alleged certificate forgery

The Abuja division of the Federal High Court has been asked to stop the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Engr. Musa Wada, from presenting himself as candidate of the party for the November 16, 2019 governorship election in the state on a count of alleged certificate forgery.

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