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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.

Niger Delta: Ondo militant group gives condition to embrace amnesty

Hundreds of members of a militant group in Ondo State, United Sea Wolf Avengers have signified their intention to be included in the Federal Government’s Amnesty Programme.

Governor Akeredolu hails militants for surrendering arms

The Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has expressed delight with the rate militants in the state have been surrendering their arms following the amnesty granted them by the state government.

We will not allow politicians to hijack Ondo Amnesty programme – Governor Akeredolu

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state, on Thursday, assured repentant militants in the state that the amnesty programme designed for them to drop arms in the state would not not be hijacked by politicians, saying the programme would not be politicised.

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