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Police urged to trace Fulani man who allegedly killed driver

The family of late Victor Ajisafe, who was allegedly killed by a Fulani man in Akure, the Ondo State capital, has called on the Ondo State Government and the state police command to fish out his killer.

Militants give oil companies 3-day to vacate oil community in Ondo

A coalition of militant groups in Ondo State on Friday gave oil companies operating in the state three days to leave over non-enrollment of their members in the Federal Government Amnesty Programme.

Road accident kills 10 persons in Akure

No fewer than 10 persons on Wednesday lost their lives while five were critically injured in a fatal road accident that occurred on Akure-Owo Expressway at the Agbogbo area of Akure, the Ondo State capital.

We don’t know attackers of Olu Falae’s farm – police

The Ondo Police Command on Monday said it had not arrested the suspected herdsmen who allegedly burnt down the farm of a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Chief Olu Falae, at Ilado village in the Akure North Local Government Area of the state

Falae’s farm attack: We are yet to arrest suspect – Police

The Ondo State Police Command on Monday said it has not arrested the herdsmen who allegedly burnt down the farm of a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Chief Olu Falae, at Ilado Village in Akure North Local Government Area of the state.

Police confirm burning of ex-SGF Olu Falae’s farm

The Police in Ondo State have said efforts were underway to arrest those who attacked and razed the farm of the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Olu Falae, on Sunday.

25 suspects arrested over attack on Ondo monarch

No fewer than 25 people have been arrested by the operatives of the Ondo State Police Command in connection with the attack on the Ogeloyinbo of Ayetoro, Oba Micah Ajijo.

Police in Ondo rescue hotel lodger from kidnappers’ den

The men of the Ondo State Police Command on Tuesday rescued a man who was kidnapped by some unknown gunmen in Supare Akoko in the Akoko South-West Local Government Area of Ondo State.

Ondo permanent secretary arrested over alleged N60m pension fraud

Olipede Ezekiel Dare, the Permanent Secretary of the Ondo State Local Government Pensions Board, was at the weekend arrested and whisked away by the operatives of the Special Frauds Unit (SFU) of the Nigeria Police Force.

Gunmen kidnap hotel director, guest in Ondo

Two persons were, on Saturday evening, kidnapped in Supare-Akoko in Akoko South West Local Government Area of Ondo State.

Suspected herdsmen destroy 200 acre farms in Ondo

Some suspected Fulani herdsmen have allegedly invaded a farmland at Arodoye community, in the Akure South Local Government Area of Ondo State, destroying 200 acre farms.

Many injured as APC, PDP supporters clash in Ondo

Many were reportedly injured on Thursday in Idanre town in the Idanre Local Government Area of Ondo State as the supporters of the ruling All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party clashed.

Ex-Ondo commissioner accuses Governor Akeredolu of witch-hunt

A former Ondo State Commissioner for Culture and Tourism in the immediate past administration, Mr. Femi Adekanmbi, was arrested by the men of the state police command in Owo, headquarters of the Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State on Thursday.

Deduction from members salaries constitutional – RATTAWU

Mr Akpausoh Akpausoh, National Secretary-General, Radio Television Theatre and Arts Workers Union (RATTAWU), says the recent increase in the union’s dues deducted monthly from members’ salaries is in accordance with the union’s constitution.

Septuagenarian hacked to death over minor disagreement in Ondo

The rustic town of Ilu-Titun, Okitipupa area of Ondo State, was thrown into mourning weekend as one Raphael allegedly hacked his septuagenarian neighbour, Kayode Omotore, to death over a minor disagreement.

Security guard shoots bread seller dead in Ondo

The Ondo State Police Command said it had arrested a security guard of the NNPC Petrol Station at Shagari Village junction in Akure, the Ondo State capital for allegedly shooting and killing a bread seller, identified as Ojomo Tunji.

70-year-old man killed by neighbour over bonfire

According to a resident of the area, who spoke on condition of anonymity, the deceased and the killer had always had disagreements over the issue of setting up fire beside the deceased’s house.

Security man found dead in front of workplace

A middle-aged man, identified simply as Taiwo, who was a security man at an electronic appliance retail shop, was found dead on Wednesday in front of the shop.

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US: Malta seizes $1 billion in counterfeit Libyan money

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Sudan summons Ethiopia envoy over deadly cross-border attack

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Thirteen killed in Katsina bandit attacks

Thirteen people died on Friday when villagers fought back against armed cattle thieves in Katsina State where rustling has been on the increase.
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Akwa Ibom discharges two coronavirus patients

The State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Dominic Ukpong, who announced this on Saturday said those discharged have been certified negative by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, bringing to 16, the total of those treated and discharged of the viral infection since the first set of cases were recorded on April 1, 2020.

Lagos to decamp pipeline explosion victims from relief camp

Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Director-General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), disclosed this in an interview with newsmen in Lagos on Saturday.