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Four killed in Ondo auto crash

No fewer than four persons lost their lives in a fatal accident that occurred in Ikare Akoko in the Akoko North East Local Government Area of Ondo State on Saturday.
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 Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

70-year-old found dead on Ondo farm

Tragedy hit the ancient town of Orin Akoko in the Akoko North West Local Government Area of Ondo State following the death of a 70-year-old man, Mr Raphael Osayintuyi.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State

Ondo issues one-month ultimatum for removal of corpses from morgues

Ondo State Government has given residents one-month ultimatum to remove their corpses from government mortuaries across the state so as to decongest the morgues.
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Four timber dealers kidnapped

Four timber dealers and a women have been abducted by gunmen in a boundary community between Ondo and Edo State.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

Ondo governor urges corps members to be positive on issues affecting Nigeria

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has urged corps members to be positive on various issues and challenges affecting the country.

Ekiti residents deplore bad states of road, bridge

Residents of Ureje in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, have bemoaned the deplorable state of Ureje Bridge connecting Ado-Ekiti to Abuja, and Ikare-Akoko in Ondo State.
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Gunmen kidnap monarch wife, two daughters, driver in Ondo

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted wife of a traditional ruler in Ondo state, the Orunja of Odigbo, Oba Rufus Akinrimade, two of her daughters and the palace driver.

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’.

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.

Why I dumped my three-month-old baby – woman

A young woman, who dumped her three-month-old baby on the street of Ugbe Akoko in the Akoko North-East Local Government Area of Ondo State last week, Monsuratu Arogundade, has been released by the police.
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.

86-year-old dies while trying to separate fight

The incident, which has been described as tragic and sorrowful, occurred at Oge Quarters in Oke-Agbe, the headquarters of Akoko North West Local Government Area of Ondo State.

Youths stop police from arresting ‘killer-parents’ in Ondo

Youths in Ikare-Akoko, Ondo State, yesterday, allegedly prevented detectives from the state police command from arresting the parents of the four-year-old girl, said to have been beaten to death by them for being a witch.

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.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Military authorities hand over randy soldier to police for prosecution

Military authorities, yesterday, handed over the soldiers who allegedly raped a student of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, to the Ondo State Police Command for prosecution.
NYSC

Ondo government trains corps members as HIV/AIDS change agents

The Ondo State Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has trained no fewer than one hundred corps members as change agents to sensitise the people on the scourge of HIV/AIDS.

NYSC debunks alleged kidnap of corps members in Ondo

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Ondo State on Wednesday denied the news making rounds that ten of its corps members were kidnapped in the state.

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Four die, 12 injured in Lagos-Ibadan expressway crash

Four persons on Monday died, while 12 others sustained various degrees of injuries in a lone accident involving a Mazda bus around Isara bridge on Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
The President of Nigerian Traders Union in Ghana, Chukwuemeka Levi Nnaji, Monday accused the Ghanaian government of inconsistent speech and words on the closure of over 160 Nigerian shops.

Nigerian traders in Ghana attempting suicide over maltreatment

Some Nigerian traders in Ghana are considering suicide as option, following rising cases of frustrations, biting hunger and sad feelings of grave abandonment occasioned by the recent actions taken by Ghanaian government against the traders, Progressives Ambassadors of Nigeria has said.
Chelsea Manager, Frank Lampard has confirmed that former Super Eagles forward Victor Moses will return to Stamford Bridge after the expiration of his loan deal at Fenerbahce.

Frank Lampard casts doubt over Victor Moses future at Chelsea

Frank Lampard insists Victor Moses will not be part of his squad for Tuesday’s Carabao Cup clash with Tottenham Hotspurs.
Sadiq Umar was on target for Partizan Belgrade in their 2 – 1 victory over Backa Backa Palanka in Monday’s Serbian pro league game.

Partizan Belgrade’s Sadiq Umar bags sixth goal of the season

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Thiago Silva is eager to point out that he is not at Chelsea to “visit tourist sites” and “go through the motions”, with the Brazilian defender determined “to win” with the Blues.

Thiago Silva not at Chelsea to ‘visit tourist sites’

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