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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.
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Ondo lawmaker laments return of kidnappers on Akoko roads

A member of the Ondo state House of Assembly, Rasheed Elegbeleye, who recently escaped from being abducted by gunmen in Akoko area on his way to Akure on Saturday raised the alarm on sudden return of kidnapping and robbery in the area.

Gunmen kidnap Ondo monarch’s wife, daughters, seek N100m ransom

Gunmen have abducted the wife, children and driver of the traditional ruler of Odigbo town, Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State, Oba Rufus Akinrinmade.

Night guard killed in Ondo

Residents of Ikare Akoko particularly those having shops at commercial nerve centre, behind the central mosque, popularly called ‘Lagos line’ woke up Monday morning to meet the dead body of a nightguard, identified as Jimoh Teloye aka ‘Yerepe’.

FRSC: Ondo records 251 auto crashes, 561 deaths from January to October

The Sector Commander of the corps, Commander in the state Rotimi Adeleye who disclosed this in Akure said the crashes occurred along with black spots among others across the state.

Workers shut down Unity school in Ondo, want principal ousted

There is chaos at the Federal Science and Technical College, Ikare Akoko in Ondo State, as workers locked out the school’s principal, Muyibat Olodo, and barred her from resuming in her office.
Barely a month after thunderbolt allegedly killed over 30 cows at Ijare in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State, lightning has struck eight cows to death at Ikare-Akoko in Akoko North East Local Government Area of the state.

Lightning kills 8 cows in Ondo, herdsmen arrested

Barely a month after thunderbolt allegedly killed over 30 cows at Ijare in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State, lightning has struck eight cows to death at Ikare-Akoko in Akoko North East Local Government Area of the state.

Afe Babalola: Ekiti most neglected in Nigeria

The Founder, Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, Chief Afe Babalola has said Ekiti has been grossly neglected by the federal government in the area of infrastructure critical to socio-economic development.

Ikare-Akoko chiefs laud Ondo governor on road projects

The Ikare-Akoko Council of Chiefs, under the Owa-Ale of Ikare, Oba Kolapo Adegbite-Adedoyin, has expressed satisfaction with the performance of Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State in the last two-and-a-half years.

Rape: Court remands dismissed soldier pending legal advice

An Akure Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday ordered that a 33-year-old dismissed soldier, Sunday Awolola, who allegedly taped a student of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko (AAUA), be remanded in prison, pending legal advice.
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Police arrest Ondo university students for alleged public disturbance

Some students of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo state, who embarked on protest against the new policy of payment before examination on Wednesday have been arrested for illegal procession and public disturbance.

Troops arrest five suspected kidnappers in Ondo

Troops of the 32 Artillery Brigade, Owena Cantonment in Akure, the Ondo state capital, deployed to Owo Local Government have apprehended five suspected kidnappers said to have been terrorising the people of the area and the state.

Suspected ritualists kill 50-year-old woman in Ondo

A 50-year old woman and indigene of Ikaram-Akoko in Akoko Northwest local government area of Ondo state simply called ‘Iya Dunsi’ who was a palm oil seller has been reportedly killed near her house at Odiolowo, Arigidi-Akoko by suspected ritualists.

My ordeals in kidnappers’ den – ADC candidate

A notable politician and Senatorial candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Ondo State, Jide Ipinsagba, who recently regained his freedom with four others has narrated his ordeals in gunmen’s captivity.

Rotimi Akeredolu: My administration has spent N9 billion on roads

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Tuesday, disclosed that his administration had so far spent N9 billion to construct, maintain and rehabilitate roads in the state since its inception.
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Why I killed my pastor friend – evangelist

A self-acclaimed evangelist, Mr Prosper Peter, on Tuesday said he plotted the killing of his friend, Kelechi Iwuanyanwu, a pastor in a new generation church in Umuahia, for many decades.

Rotimi Akeredolu rescues accident victims along Owo-Ikare highway

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, yesterday rescued some accident victims along the busy Owo/Ikare highway.

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.

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Director of Information, National Assembly Abuja, Rawlings Agada, has said the sum of N37 billion, approved for the renovation of the National assembly complex may not be enough for the work.

National Assembly urged to strengthen oversight on defence sector

Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has urged the National Assembly to strengthen its legislative oversight on defence in order to restore integrity, reduce leakages and promote accountability in the defence and security sector.

NOC to inaugurate commissions in Lagos on Wednesday

In a landmark event in the annals of the Olympic Movement history in Nigeria, the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) has concluded plans to formally inaugurate it’s various Commissions on Wednesday in Lagos.

Ivorian legend Didier Drogba to play in Australian bushfire charity game

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba will team up with the likes of former Manchester United duo Dwight Yorke and Ji-sung Park in a charity match in Australia to raise money following the fires which have left more than 30 dead and thousands of homes destroyed since September.
Alexis Sanchez believes his failure to shine in a dismal 18 months at Manchester United prior to joining Inter Milan on loan was due to a lack of opportunities.

Manchester United rule out Alexis Sanchez permanent move to Inter Milan

Manchester United are reportedly ready to bring Alexis Sanchez back to the club for next season once his loan at Inter Milan ends, ruling out any hope of a permanent deal.

Governor Bello takes oath of office for second term

Yahaya Bello of Kogi State was on Monday inaugurated for a second term in office with a pledge to develop the state into Nigeria’s foremost and most secure emerging commercial hub.