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Monarch escapes from kidnappers

A traditional ruler, the Iresi of Osi in Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State, David Olajide, on Tuesday narrowly avoided being kidnapped.

Police arrest one as suspected herders attempt to kidnap Ondo monarch

The Ondo State Police Command on Tuesday arrested a Fulani herdsman, who was allegedly among a team of kidnappers that attempted to kidnap the monarch of Osi town in the Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State, Oba David Olajide.

Police chief tasks journalists on professionalism

Mr Undie Adie, Ondo State Commissioner of Police, has tasked journalists in the state to be professional on their reportage, for the betterment of the state.

Body of baby disappears from Ondo hospital

Ondo State Police Command has expressed its readiness to unravel the circumstances surrounding the disappearance of the body of a baby at the morgue of the state Specialist Hospital, Akure.

Suspect: Why I burnt my wife, eight family members

Ondo State Police command has arrested 45-year-old Deji Adenuga said to have burnt his wife and eight other family members to death in Okitipupa

Ritualists kill hunchback woman, pay son N7 million

Detectives from Ondo State Police Command are on the trail of suspected ritualists who killed a 60-year-old woman with hunchback. The police are also on the trail of the woman’s son, who colluded with the kidnappers after being paid N7million.

Woman kills own child over health challenge in Ondo

Men of the Ondo State Police Command on Thursday, arrested a woman, Mrs Aina Bello, for allegedly killing her four year-old daughter, who had health challenge.

Man to die by hanging for killing ex-deputy governor’s daughter

An Ondo State High Court on Wednesday sentenced to death by hanging, Seidu Adeyemi, for killing his girlfriend, Khadijat Oluboyo, who was the daughter of a former Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Lasisi Oluboyo.

JTF arrests travellers with ammunition in Ondo

The Joint Task Force of the security agencies in Ondo State on Tuesday arrested six persons with ammunition at Emure Ile in Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State.
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Police comb Ondo forest in search of kidnappers

The officers, numbering 87, led by a Deputy Commissioner of Police, Mudashiru Abudulahai, led the raid on some dens of kidnappers. Two suspects were apprehended on Friday.

NBA bars members from defending kidnap suspects

Concerned by the incessant cases of kidnapping of citizens in Owo and environs, the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Owo branch, Ondo State Tuesday declared that no lawyer from its branch shall henceforth defend anybody that is accused of kidnapping a fellow citizen.
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Ondo Assembly crisis: Aggrieved lawmakers beg Ibrahim Idris to take over probe

Following the recent crisis that engulfed the Ondo House of Assembly, 18 aggrieved lawmakers in the state have petitioned the Inspector General of Police, asking him to take over investigations of the assault that took place on the floor of the House on November 9, 2018.
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Police invite 16 Ondo lawmakers over alleged forgery

The Ondo State Police Command has invited 16 lawmakers involved in the impeachment of the Speaker of the State House of Assembly and his Deputy, Hon. Bamidele Oloyeloogun and Hon Igundeji Iroju fortnight ago.

Three siblings nabbed over alleged kidnap of church member’s daughter

The Ondo State Police Command said on Friday it had arrested three siblings and one other suspected to have kidnapped a six-year-old daughter of their Church member.
The police have declared the Togolese cook of Ope Bademosi wanted over the murder of the Credit Switch Technology chairman.

Police arrest cook who killed Ope Bademosi

The Ondo State Police Command has arrested the cook who killed his boss, Chief Ope Bademosi, in Lagos.

Police arrest prophet for faking church members’ kidnap in Ondo

A 48-year-old prophet, Godwin Ayenuberun, has been arrested by Ondo State Police Command for faking the kidnap of two of his church members, receiving N150, 000 as charges for spiritual protection.

Suspected killer of Ondo female model remanded in prison

The suspected killer of Oluwaseun Ajila, the 20-year-old Ondo model who was reportedly raped and strangulated to death has been remanded in prison custody by a court sitting in Akure.

Police arrest masquerader for stabbing man to death

The Ondo State Police Command on Tuesday said its had arrested a masquerader and one of his followers for allegedly stabbing to death a 30-year-old man who refused to give them money.

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