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Ondo lawmaker builds N170 million building for medical university

The groundbreaking of the N170m worth of building for the Faculty of Clinical Sciences donated to the University of Medical Sciences, Ondo town has been performed.
A man gets his thumb marked to indicate he has voted at one of the polling unit in Lagos on March 9, 2019. – Nigerians are voting for a second time in a fortnight in governorship and state assembly elections, with heightened concerns from observers of violence and an increased military presence. Elections for governors are being held in 29 of Nigeria’s 36 states, for all state assemblies, plus the administrative councils in the Federal Capital Territory of Abuja. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP)

Ondo elections: PDP, ADC, others call on INEC to cancel polls in two local...

Citing intimidation, bribing of electorate and acts of brigandage, four among political parties that contested last Saturday’s House of Assembly in Ondo State Tuesday called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to cancel the election in Ondo East and Ondo West Local Governments area of the state.
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Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.

Ondo government appoints 18 interim council chairmen

Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has approved the appointment of Interim Management Committee Chairmen for the 18 local government areas of the state.

Ondo government awards 318 projects worth N28 billion

The Ondo State Government says it has awarded 318 projects worth over N28 billion in Ondo Central Senatorial District of the state between January and September 2018.

Man hacks 75-year-old farmer, police officer to death in Ondo

A man simply identified as At-all-at-all, has reportedly killed a 75-year-old farmer, Olusegun Oyedele, at Onipetesi camp, a farm settlement in Ondo East Local Government Area of Ondo state.

APC, PDP House of Reps members dump parties to others

Two members of the House of Representatives from the two major political parties in Nigeria, All Progressives Congress (APC) and People’s Democratic Party (PDP), on Thursday resigned their membership from the parties.

APC congress: Parallel congresses hold in Ondo

It was confusion in Ondo State on Saturday as parallel congresses held across the state with each emerging executive claiming to be authentic.

PIB will address fuel crises in Nigeria – Rep Akinlaja

Rep. Joseph Akinlaja, the Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Petroleum Resources (Downstream), said on Tuesday the passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) would solve the current fuel crises in the country.

Fuel scarcity: DPR seals 24 filling stations in Ondo

As the fuel scarcity continues to bite harder in Ondo State, the Department of Petroleum Resources on Thursday sealed 24 petrol stations in Akure, the state capital and Ondo town for selling the Premium Motor Spirit, also know as petrol, above N145 per litre.

National Assembly summons petrol marketers for selling above N200

The lawmaker representing Ondo West/East Federal constituency at the House of Representatives, Hon Joseph Akinlaja, on Sunday, summoned three members of the Independent Petroleum Marketers of Nigeria (IPMAN) to appear before the Federal House of Representatives for selling fuel above the official price.

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Tribunal: Witness faults results of presidential election claimed by Atiku Ababakar, PDP

A witness invited by the petitioners before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has disagreed with the results of the last presidential election in Katsina State as claimed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar.
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Barcelona sell Marc Cucurella to Getafe just hours after re-signing him from Eibar

Barcelona have agreed to sell left-back Marc Cucurella to Getafe just a day after they brought him back from Eibar.
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Governor El-Rufai seeks assembly’s approval of N81.68 billion supplementary budget

The Kaduna State House of Assembly has began deliberations on the N81.68 billion supplementary budget forwarded to it by Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai.

Operation Lafiya Dole gets new commander as Naf redeploys senior officers in fresh shakeup

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has appointed new Branch Chiefs, redeployed two Air Officers Commanding (AOCs) and other senior officers.

Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman sentenced to life in prison

The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison, a humbling end for a drug lord once notorious for his ability to kill, bribe or tunnel his way out of trouble.