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Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State

Ondo shuts borders with Ekiti, Osun, Edo, Ogun over coronavirus

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, on Wednesday, ordered the closure of Ondo State borders with neig­hbouring states of Ekiti, Osun, Ko­gi, Edo and Ogun State.
ONDO state police command has confirmed that the explosion was caused when a truck conveying explosives to a quarry company in Edo state exploded at the airport junction area.

Ondo explosion: Minister to announce NASRDA’s findings

The National Space Research and Development Agency, NASRDA, is investigating the cause of the blast that led to destruction of no fewer than 100 houses in Eleyowo village on the Akure-Owo highway near the Akure Airport, Ondo State and will soon make its findings public, the Agency’s head of media and corporate communications, Mr. Felix Ale told this magazine on Monday.

DHQ: Military ready to enforce presidential restriction order in Lagos, Abuja, Ondo

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ), said the Nigerian armed force is ready to enforce President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive on the restriction of movements following the lockdown in the Federal Capital Territory, Lagos and Ondo States to curtail the spread of the novel coronavirus in the country.
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ORA: Yoruba race well prepared to find cure for coronavirus

With the entire world under the siege of Coronavirus pandemic, a Yoruba socio-cultural group, Oodua Redemption Alliance (ORA), has said the Yoruba race is more than prepared to get the cure for the virus.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Police chief sets up special investigations team on Ondo explosion

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu has set-up a Special Investigation Team to unravel the immediate and remote cause of the unfortunate tragic explosion that occurred at Ogbese near Akure, the Ondo State Capital on Friday, 27th March 2020.

Gani Adams: South-West under attack

Aare Ona Kakanfo, Gani Adams, has called on the Federal Government to launch a probe into the recent explosion in Eleyowo area of Akure, Ondo state and other recent ones in the Southwest part of the country.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC says saddened by Akure explosion

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State says it is deeply saddened by the grim effect of Saturday’s explosion of a dynamite-laden truck on the Akure-Owo highway.

Gani Adams: Those behind bomb blasts are targeting other Southwest states

The Aare Ona Kakanfo, Iba Gani Adams, on Sunday called on the Federal Government to launch a proactive investigation into the recent three blasts which occurred in three states in the South-Western part of the country, stressing that the incidences are beyond ordinary blasts as claimed by government.
PDP Vice Presidential Candidate, Mr. Peter Obi before the opening statements of the Chairman 2019 Presidential Election Appeal Panel, Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachawa during the opening of the hearing for the petition against the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari at the Court of Appeal, Abuja. Photo by Abayomi Adeshida

Akure explosion: Peter Obi sympathises with Ondo government, people

The former Vice-Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi, has expressed shock over the explosions that rocked Akure, the capital city of Ondo State, Saturday, March 28, 2020.
President Muhammadu Buhari and the Minister of Health, Prof Osagie Ehanire, have just rounded off a meeting at the State House, Abuja. 3

APC: President Buhari not sick, leading the charge against coronavirus

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has denied reports that President Muhammadu Buhari may have tested positive for Covid-19 and flown abroad for treatment, saying the president is hale and hearty and has been leading the charge against the deadly virus.
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PDP expresses shock, apprehension over ‘strange explosion’ in Akure

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday expressed apprehensions and shock over the strange explosion that rocked a suburb of Akure, Ondo state, injuring many compatriots and destroying numerous houses on Saturday morning.
ONDO state police command has confirmed that the explosion was caused when a truck conveying explosives to a quarry company in Edo state exploded at the airport junction area.

Ondo: 13 people injured in Akure explosion

Although personnel of the Police and the Army say they are still battling to unravel the cause of Saturday morning’s bomb explosion at Ilu Abo, in Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State, they have however confirmed that it was an accident.

Ondo: Vehicle carrying explosives caused Akure explosion

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has said a vehicle moving improvised explosive devices to a nearby state caused the explosion that rocked Akure, the state capital.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN: Akure explosion beyond description

The Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Ondo State Chapter, Revd John Ayoola, has described the magnitude of the explosion that rocked Akure, the state capital in the early hours of Saturday morning as a “national disaster”.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo on Saturday morning visited the scene of the explosions that rocked Akure, the capital of the State overnight.

Ondo governor advises residents to stay clear of explosion site

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has urged residents to stay clear of Saturday’s explosion site at Ilu Abo on the Akure-Owo expressway.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo on Saturday morning visited the scene of the explosions that rocked Akure, the capital of the State overnight.

Governor Akeredolu: Akure explosions caused by vehicle carrying explosives

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo on Saturday morning visited the scene of the explosions that rocked Akure, the capital of the State overnight.

NSCDC deploys 250 personnel in Ebonyi to curtail virus spread

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Ebonyi said it has deployed 250 personnel across the state to curtail the spread of COVID-19 pandemic into the state.
ONDO state police command has confirmed that the explosion was caused when a truck conveying explosives to a quarry company in Edo state exploded at the airport junction area.

Police reveals cause of Akure explosion

Ondo state police command has confirmed that the explosion was caused when a truck conveying explosives to a quarry company in Edo state exploded at the airport junction area.

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