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Anxiety in Ondo as ‘thugs’ lay siege to state assembly

Suspected political thugs have laid siege to the Ondo State House of Assembly, causing anxiety across the state capital.
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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.
25. Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, who spoke during the passing out ceremony of 192 pioneer members of the Ondo State Security Network Agency (Amotekun corps officers) on Tuesday in Akure

Ondo Amotekun arrest three ‘kidnappers’

Three members of a kidnap syndicate have been arrested in Ondo State by the personnel of the Amotekun security corps.

Northern governors salute Sultan of Sokoto at 64

The Northern Governors Forum has commended the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, for the peace initiatives and efforts to address illiteracy in Nigeria’s Northern region.
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APC sweeps Ondo local council elections

The Ondo State Independent Electoral Commission (ODIEC) has declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of all the 18 chairmanship seats in Saturday’s local government election in the state
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Ondo council poll: Candidates commends voters’ turnout, election process

Mrs Oladunni Odu, the Chairperson, Ondo State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) on Saturday in Okitipupa commended the turnout of voters for the local government election in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Scientists around the world are building up their knowledge about the coronavirus, as they frantically search for a cure and vaccine.

Anglican Bishop: Coronavirus a blessing in disguise

Rt. Revd Manasses Okere, Bishop, Anglican Diocese, Isiukwuato in Abia, has said that the Coronavirus pandemic was a blessing in disguise as it created room for domestic church to thrive.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

High turnout of students as schools resume for exit class in FCT

There was a high turnout of students as schools resumed in Abuja following the Federal Government’s directive that schools should reopen for students in exit classes.
The governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has reacted to his victory at the primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Ondo fumigates schools ahead of resumption

The Ondo State Government has commenced the fumigation of its schools across the 18 local government areas of the state as part of safety measures ahead of the partial resumption of schools amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
President of the Nigerian Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has described the late Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari, as an experienced lawyer and banker.

Geoffrey Onyeama pens tribute for Abba Kyari

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has written a heartfelt tribute to the late Chief of Staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari.
Mr Donald Ojogo, Commissioner for Information and Orientation, said in a statement that the bill would be transmitted to the State House of Assembly for legislative scrutiny after which it would be passed into law.

Ondo: Measures to curb spread of coronavirus still in force

Worried by the non-compliance to its precautionary measures against COVID-19, the Ondo state government yesterday said that the total ban on all political, social and religious gatherings in the State remained in force.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Man arrested with human skull, two arms in Ondo

The Police in Ondo State have arrested a 50-year-old man with human skull and two badly-roasted human arms in Idoani, Ose Local Government Area of the state.
Kidnap Victim

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.

Robbery: Banks shut down in Ondo communities

Following Monday bloody bank robbery in Ido-ani, Ose local government area of Ondo state which claimed seven lives, economic activities of the neighbouring Akoko area was on Tuesday grounded.

Ondo robbery: Governor Akeredolu calls for instant justice on perpetrators

Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, on Tuesday gave a marching order to all security agencies in the state to go after the armed robbers who participated Monday bloody bank robbery incident in Idoani community in Ose local government.
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Kayode Fayemi: I am not a magician

Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state, says he is not a magician who would make the challenges facing the state to disappear within a day.

Ondo North: PDP’s Olusegun Phillips-Alonge lauds party leadership

The PDP candidate for Ondo North senatorial district, Olusegun Phillips-Alonge, has expressed appreciation to the leadership of his party at the state and senatorial level for his victory at the primary election.

Ondo APC decries Ekiti treasurer’s murder

The Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday described as callous and despicable, the murder of the treasurer of the party’s Ekiti State chapter, Mr. Moses Olaoye.

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Britain reopens visa application centers in Nigeria

The United Kingdom High Commission has announced that its center’s across the country has reopened.
Nigeria’s Private Sector led Coalition Against COVID-19, CACOVID, yesterday formally announced the flag-off of a nationwide distribution of multi-billion naira food palliative and other relief items to vulnerable Nigerians.

CACOVID: Looted palliatives awaiting distribution

Most of the looted palliatives in warehouses across the nation were awaiting distribution to over 2 million vulnerable households, the private sector-led Coalition Against COVID (CACOVID) has explained.
Two minors and four other suspects were paraded on Monday by police in Ekiti State in connection with arson attacks on three police stations in the State.

#EndSARS: Police parade two minors, four others for arson

Two minors and four other suspects were paraded on Monday by police in Ekiti State in connection with arson attacks on three police stations in the State.
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#EndSARS: Ekiti panel receiving petitions ahead of November 2 sitting

The Ekiti State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on the Allegations of Human Rights Violations Against the Police, defunct SARS officers and other Persons has commenced its activities with a call on citizens of the State to start submitting petitions ahead of its November 2 inaugural sitting.
The Lekki Concession Company, LCC, has refuted claims that it removed the CCTV’s at Lekki tollgate few hours before the shooting of protesters on Tuesday.

Britain asks Nigerian government to investigate Lekki shooting, bring culprits to book

The British High Commission in Nigeria has asked the Federal Government of Nigeria led by President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate all killings and incidents associated with the #EndSARS protests.