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Ondo government removes illegal structures at Igbokoda market

The Ondo State Government on Tuesday, removed all illegal structures at the Igbokoda International Market in Ilaje Local Government Area to ensure sanity at the market.
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

VP Osinbajo to commission Ondo South electricity after 12 years black-out

After 12 years of power outage in Ondo South, the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) has said that within the next few weeks its electricity would be reconnected by the organisation.
Cargo handling equipment for Baro river port - NIWA

NIWA gets acting chief after Senator Mamora’s exit

The General Manager, Legal at the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Danladi Ibrahim, is now acting Managing Director of the Authority.
Benin Electricity Distribution Plc. (BEDC)

BEDC: Why power outage persists in Ondo South

The management of BEDC Electricity Plc has assured residents of Ondo South Senatorial District that it is committed to providing power to their various communities provided the Federal Government through the Transmission Company of Nigeria addresses the present technical constraints impeding power distribution to the areas.

Police arrest prophet for faking church members’ kidnap in Ondo

A 48-year-old prophet, Godwin Ayenuberun, has been arrested by Ondo State Police Command for faking the kidnap of two of his church members, receiving N150, 000 as charges for spiritual protection.

Federal government begins rehabilitation of electrical facilities in Ondo

The Federal Government has begun rehabilitation of electrical facilities neglected for over 10 years in Ondo South Senatorial District.

2019: I will use 25% of my basic salary for education – YDP aspirant

Oladeji Ebisemiju, a State House of Assembly aspirant under the platform of the Young Democratic Party, has promised to use 25 per cent yearly of his annual basic salary to provide educational support to primary and secondary school pupils in the area, if elected.

Man stabs stepbrother to death in Ondo

A man, Odunayo Ikudehinbu, has been remanded in custody by a High Court sitting in Akure, Ondo State, for allegedly killing his stepbrother, Segun Ikudehinbu.

Governor Akeredolu adopts predecessor’s free health services for pregnant women, children

After seemingly retarding the progress made in the health sector by the last administration in the last two years, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu on Monday hinted on the revival of the free health care services for expectant mothers and children under the age of five years.
Professor Charles Quaker Dokubo is currently Special Adviser to The President on Niger Delta:Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP)

Ex-militants appeal to federal government over unpaid allowances

Some ex-militants from Ondo State on Wednesday appealed to the Federal Government to pay their nine months’ amnesty allowances.

NSCDC seizes adulterated kerosene, diesel in Ondo

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Ondo State says it has seized 45,000 litres of adulterated diesel and arrested five suspects.

Navy arrests 32 suspected pipeline vandals, recovers 11,000 litres of diesel

In line with the strategic directive of the naval authorities to curb the burgeoning menace of pipeline vandalism, it’s Forward Operating Base (FOB), in Igbokoda, Ondo State, has arrested 32 suspects for illegally siphoning and selling stolen AGO.

Nigerian Navy hands over 32 suspects, exhibits to police

The Nigerian Navy says it has handed over 32 suspects with illegally refined Automotive Gas Oil (AGO) to the Area Commander, Nigerian Police, Okitipupa.

Nigerian Navy patrol seize 124 bags of cannabis worth N150 million on Badagry creeks

The Nigerian Navy has intercepted 124 bags of cannabis with a street value of N150 million at Badagry creeks in Lagos State.

Nigerian Navy arrests three smugglers, impounds 759 bags of rice in Akwa Ibom

Three Nigerian smugglers have been arrested by the Nigerian Navy for illegally importing 759 bags of rice into the country from Cameroon through Akwa Ibom State.

Nigerian Navy rescues four kidnapped Chinese men

The Nigerian Navy in Lagos on Thursday said it rescued four Chinese men from kidnappers around Igbokoda area of Ondo State.

Four kidnapped Chinese rescued in Ondo

Officers and men of the Nigerian Army and Nigerian Naval Forward Operating Base in Igbokoda area of Ondo state have rescued four kidnapped Chinese nationals.

Nigerian Army urges militants to surrender arms

The Commander of the 32 Artillery Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Brigadier-General James Ataguba on Monday advised the militant youths in the Niger Delta area of Ondo State to surrender their arms and embrace the amnesty programme of the Ondo State and the Federal Governments.

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Some 30,000 drivers have made down payments for Porsche’s first electric car, according to the high-end automaker’s chief executive.
World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has expressed appreciation to the Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, for psyching him up to reclaim his titles.

Anthony Joshua thanks Nigerian envoy for inspiring him

World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has expressed appreciation to the Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, for psyching him up to reclaim his titles.
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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike addressing the meeting with Kalabari Ethnic Nationality at the Government House Port Harcourt on Wednesday.

Rivers governor threatens to sack traditional ruler over ‘romance’ with Bayelsa governor

Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has called on on leaders of Kalabari ethnic group inn the State to prevail on the Amanyanabo of Kalabari, King Theophilus J.T. Princewill, not to allow himself to be used by external forces to create disunity in the State.