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Mr Ade Adetimehin, the state Chairman of APC, stated this on Thursday during a press briefing in Akure.

Ondo council poll: We won’t handpick candidates – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Ondo State chapter, says it will not handpick any candidate for the party in the forthcoming council poll in the state

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.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

Labour: We won‘t sign minimum wage agreement that‘ll lead to retrenchment in Ondo

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Ondo State says the organised labour will not sign any new minimum wage agreement the will impoverish or lead to retrenchment of the workforce.

Governor Akeredolu: Why Lassa fever persists in Ondo

The Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has given reasons why the Lassa fever scourge has continued to ravage the state in the last few years despite government’s efforts to stem it.

Governor Akeredolu laments Lassa fever scourge

Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu is concerned with the outbreak of Lassa fever in the country.

Governor Akeredolu: Internal collaborators aiding Miyetti Allah to oppose Amotekun

The Governor of Ondo State, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, on Tuesday, alleged that some Yoruba leaders in the South-West were behind the Miyetti Allah in opposing the newly launched Operation Amotekun in the region.

Governor Akeredolu: Amotekun has come to stay irrespective of criticism

The Chairman of the SouthWest Governors’ Forum and the Governor of Ondo State, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, on Tuesday, said the Western Nigeria Security Network codename Amotekun has come to stay irrespective of criticism from any part of the country.
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo on Thursday described the tourism potentials of the state as a veritable source of economic prosperity.

Ondo government in emergency meeting as Lassa fever ravages communities

The governor of Ondo State and his commissioners are currently meeting behind closed doors to map out strategies to tackle a fresh outbreak of Lassa fever in some communities in the state.
A 27-year-old woman, Esther Augustine, has been arraigned before an Odigbo Magistrate Court in Ondo State for allegedly pouring hot ash on a neighbour, Ruth Omowa.

Woman pours hot ashes on neighbour for ‘disturbing her’

A 27-year-old woman, Esther Augustine, has been arraigned before an Odigbo Magistrate Court in Ondo State for allegedly pouring hot ash on a neighbour, Ruth Omowa.
Yoruba World Congress (YWC), an umbrella body of all Yoruba socio-cultural groups, has threatened to hold a peaceful protest in support of the recently launched Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Amotekun.

Governor Akeredolu: Amotekun has no religious coloration

Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akederedolu and the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria on Monday said there was no religious undertone in Operation Amotekun.

Gani Adams: People are envious of me

With the grandeur and enormity of power and influence that accompanies the Aare Ona-kakanfo title, the Generalissimo of Yoruba land, Iba Gani Adams declared that a lot of people are envious of him.
Yoruba World Congress (YWC), an umbrella body of all Yoruba socio-cultural groups, has threatened to hold a peaceful protest in support of the recently launched Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Amotekun.

Governor Akeredolu: Amotekun not for ethnic agenda

The Chairman of the Southwest Governors’ Forum and Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, on Sunday, stressed that the region’s newly launched security outfit codenamed, ‘Operation Amotekun’ was to complement the efforts of the conventional internal security agencies in the region.
World number 2 wrestler in the 57kg category Odunayo Adekuruoye is hopeful she is able to capitalise and consolidates on her recent victory after winning Gold at the Rome Wrestling ranking series tournament to record a commanding start to 2020.

How Odunayo Adekuoroye saved Daniel Igali from losing bet in Rome

Wrestling sensation Odunayo Adekuoroye did not only win the country’s only gold medal at the 2020 Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series tournament in the Italian city of Rome, the Ondo State-born wrestler also saved the President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation, Daniel Igali from losing substantial amount of money on a bet placed on the wrestler.
The Founder of Sotitobire Miracle Centre, Prophet Alfa Babatunde, will remain in detention of Olokuta Correctional Service facility (formerly known as Prisons) in Akure pending the issuance of hearing notice on a case of kidnapping of Gold Kolawole.

Sotitobire founder to remain in prison custody over missing boy

The Founder of Sotitobire Miracle Centre, Prophet Alfa Babatunde, will remain in detention of Olokuta Correctional Service facility (formerly known as Prisons) in Akure pending the issuance of hearing notice on a case of kidnapping of one-year-old Boy, Gold Kolawole.

Governor Akeredolu: No going back on Operation Amotekun

In spite of its declaration as illegal by the federal government, the chairman of the South West Governors Forum, Rotimi Akeredolu, has said there is no going back on the operation of the regional security, Amotekun.

Governor Akeredolu: Amotekun one of many proferred solutions to our security challenges

The Governor of Ondo State and also the Chairman of the South West governors forum, Rotimi Akeredolu has hinted that the “Operation Amotekun” is one of the many solutions proffered by the South West governors to tackle security challenges in the region.
The inauguration of the much-talked about South West security outfit, Operation Amotekun, is about to begin at the Oyo State Governor’s Office, State Secretariat in Agodi, Ibadan.

Uproar as federal government declares Operation Amotekun illegal

Uproar yesterday greeted the declaration by the Federal Government that the security outfit launched barely a few days ago by governors of the South-West states, known as Operation Amotekun is illegal.

University student attempts to commit suicide

A 21-year-old student of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), Enugu campus, Chukwuemeka Augustine Obasi, has attempted to commit suicide for being scolded by his parents.

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