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Police arrest officer who beat FUTA student

The Ondo State Police Command on Tuesday said it had arrested one of its men, who allegedly beat and injured a female student of the Federal University of Technology, Akure.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Military authorities hand over randy soldier to police for prosecution

Military authorities, yesterday, handed over the soldiers who allegedly raped a student of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, to the Ondo State Police Command for prosecution.

Soldier dismissed, handed over to police over rape of university student

The military has dismissed and handed over a soldier, Lance Corporal Sunday Adelola, who allegedly raped a 300-level student of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State to the police.

Gunmen ambush, kill police inspector in Ondo

A police inspector attached to the Ondo State Police Command has been shot dead by yet to be identified gunmen.
Police made good their vow to prevent a planned march today by #RevolutionNow protesters in the country.As early as 7am, armed policemen, backed by soldiers blocked the National Stadium, Surulere in Lagos, where the march was expected to take off.

#RevolutionNow: Police disrupt protests in Lagos, Abuja, other

Scores were injured while many Nigerians including journalists were arrested and brutalised by the police during protests against the alleged ineptitude of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration on Monday.
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#RevolutionNow protest fails to hold in Ondo

The nationwide peaceful protests slated for Monday failed in Ondo State as business and social activities were at highest ebb throughout.

Police: Arrested suspects not yet linked to Funke Olakunrin’s murder

The Ondo State Police Command on Thursday said it had yet to link any of the suspects in its custody with the killing of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, a daughter of the Leader of the pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, Chief Reuben Fasoranti.
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Police arrest suspected killers of Reuben Fasoranti’s daughter

The police have arrested some suspects allegedly involved in the killing of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, daughter of the Afenifere leader, Reuben Fasoranti.

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.

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

Jilted man kills five members of ex-girlfriend’s family

Igbodigho community in Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State has been thrown into mourning following the setting ablaze of a family of nine by a middle age man identified Deji Adenuga.

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.
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Elections: Suspected hoodlums attack SDP candidate in Ondo

Suspected hoodlums at the weekend reportedly attacked the campaign train of a candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) contesting the Saturday’s House of Assembly election in Akure, the Ondo state Capital.

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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