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Man arrested for stabbing girl to death

The 24-year-old man, Salu Ladayo, who allegedly stabbed a 19-year-old secondary school leaver, Confidence Nwama, to death in Oshinle area of Akure last week for refusing his love advances has blamed the devil for the incident.

Ekiti guber: APC denies allegations of plot to rig poll

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has denied allegations made by Governor Ayo Fayose that it has colluded with the Vice Chancellor of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Professor Kayode Soremekun, to recruit students of the university to act as presiding officers to rig the July 14 governorship election.

Ondo APC Congress: Senator Boroffice condemns attack on journalists, others

The senator representing Ondo North, Ajayi Boroffice, has condemned the attack on journalists and leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) during the factional state congress of the party in Akure on Saturday.

Ondo NUJ condemns attack on members at APC factional state congress

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Ondo State Council, has condemned the attack on its members who covered the APC factional State Congress on Saturday in Akure.

Miyetti Allah warned to stop using grazing law as excuse to terrorise Benue

Benue’s three main sociocultural organisations – Mdzough U Tiv, Idoma National Forum and Omi Ny’Igede – have warned leaders of cattle breeders collective Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore (MAKH) to stop using the state’s anti-open grazing law as an excuse to commit acts of terror against farmers and the general public.

2019: NCP disowns presidential aspirant Thomas Ikubese

The National Conscience Party (NCP), Lagos State chapter, has disowned Dr. Thomas-Wilson Ikubese, who claims to be a 2019 presidential aspirant under its platform, saying that he is not a functional member of the party.

Ade Adetimehin elected as Ondo APC chairman

Mr. Ade Adetimehin on Saturday in Akure emerged as the chairman of the All Progressives Congress in Ondo State.

APC debunks Governor Fayose’s claim to use FUOYE vice-chancellor to rig Ekiti Poll

The All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State has chided Governor Ayodele Fayose over his allegation that the party has colluded with the Vice Chancellor of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Professor Kayode Soremekun, to recruit the students of the institution to act as presiding officers to rig the July 14 governorship election in favour of the APC.

Scores wounded as thugs invade Ondo APC congress venue

No fewer than 50 persons, on Saturday, sustained serious injuries at the state congress of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, when political thugs invaded the venue of the congress held by a faction of the party.

Senator Ajayi Boroffice alleges plot to implicate him in criminal case

The senator representing Ondo North, Ajayi Boroffice, has raised alarm over a plot to plant arms, ammunition and other illegal items on his property in Akure.

Ekiti guber: Governor Fayose alleges APC plotting to use FUOYE students to rig

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of connivance with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to rig the July 14 governorship election in the State by using students of the Federal University, Oye Ekiti (FUOYE) as INEC ad-hoc staff for the election, instead of youth corps members.

Rotary partners federal government on electronic data collection on maternal, infant mortality

Rotary International on Maternal and Child Health Project says it is partnering the Federal Government to collate data on maternal and infant mortality in hospitals across the country through electronic programming.

Senator Ekwunife, Chris Akoma, others head APC state congresses committees

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has inaugurated State Congress Committees to conduct congresses on Saturday in the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Ondo APC divided over party congress

Factional leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who emerged from parallel wards and local government congresses in Ondo State have urged the National Secretariat of the party to recognize them ahead of the state congress of the party holding on Saturday, May 19.

NBS: Abuja records highest average fares for bus, air travels in April

The Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, has recorded the highest fares for bus journeys within the city, intercity bus journeys and for journeys to specified routes by air, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said.

JOHESU strike: Health worker’s demands frivolous, absurd – NMA

The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, in Ondo State, yesterday, described the demand of the striking members of Joint Health Sector Unions, JOHESU, as frivolous, absurd and not obtainable anywhere in the world.

2019: Ondo REC urges electorate to collect PVCs

Dr. Rufus Akeju, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Ondo State, has urged the electorate to collect their PVCs at the nearest registration centres or INEC offices in the state.

Official: Suspected Monkey Pox patient admitted in Jos hospital

A patient suspected to have been infected by monkey pox disease has been admitted into the Bingham University Teaching Hospital Jos, Plateau State, a missionary-owned teaching hospital.

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Presidency: PDP kept EFCC, ICPC as toys in the past

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