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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.
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Gunmen abduct septuagenarian in Ondo

A 75–year old, Mrs Fehintola Wewe of Sabomi in Ese-Odo local government area of Ondo state has been reportedly kidnapped by some suspected armed men.
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Gunmen kidnap monarch wife, two daughters, driver in Ondo

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted wife of a traditional ruler in Ondo state, the Orunja of Odigbo, Oba Rufus Akinrimade, two of her daughters and the palace driver.

Gunmen kidnap Ondo monarch’s wife, daughters, seek N100m ransom

Gunmen have abducted the wife, children and driver of the traditional ruler of Odigbo town, Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State, Oba Rufus Akinrinmade.
The Olowo of Owo Kingdom, Ondo State, Oba Ajibade Ogunoye, has apologised to the families that suffered losses in the community’s obaship crisis in 2000.

Ondo monarch apologises to victims of obaship crisis

The Olowo of Owo Kingdom, Ondo State, Oba Ajibade Ogunoye, has apologised to the families that suffered losses in the community’s obaship crisis in 2000.
Over 300,000 job seekers have applied for the 5,000 vacancies advertised by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

NDLEA arrests 27-year old with 798kg cannabis

Officials of the Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, in Ondo have apprehended a 27-year-old man, James Austin, with 798kg of Indian hemp in Uso community in Owo local government area of the State.

Police apologise, vow to prosecute Ondo killer policeman

Ondo state police command yesterday apologised over the killing of a truck driver at check point over N50 bribe by a trigger happy policeman in the command vowing that the culprit will be made to face the full Wrath of the law.

Police officer kills truck driver in Ondo

A trigger happy police officer, yesterday, allegedly shot dead a truck driver in Uso, a community in Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State.

FRSC: Ondo records 251 auto crashes, 561 deaths from January to October

The Sector Commander of the corps, Commander in the state Rotimi Adeleye who disclosed this in Akure said the crashes occurred along with black spots among others across the state.

Robbers kill security guard at Ondo petrol station

Suspected armed robbers have reportedly killed a security man guarding a mega station of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, located along Akure-Owo Expressway, in Akure, the Ondo State capital.
Immediate past speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon Yakubu Dogara, has charged youths on the value of patriotism, adding that the greatness Nigeria yearns for will only manifest when citizens place premium on the pursuit of freedom, rather than the pursuit of personal happiness.

Rep Yakubu Dogara charges youths on patriotism

Immediate past speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon Yakubu Dogara, has charged youths on the value of patriotism, adding that the greatness Nigeria yearns for will only manifest when citizens place premium on the pursuit of freedom, rather than the pursuit of personal happiness.
A member of the House of Representatives of Idanre-Ifedore Federal Constituency, Mr. Tajudeen Adefisoye, urged the Minister of Works, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, to declare a state of emergency on all federal roads in the country.

House of Reps member urges minister to declare a state of emergency on Nigerian...

A member of the House of Representatives of Idanre/Ifedore Federal Constituency, Mr. Tajudeen Adefisoye, urged the Minister of Works, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, to declare a state of emergency on all federal roads in the country.

Entrepreneurship key to university education – vice chancellor

Entrepreneurship has been described as a course that should be compulsorily taught in higher institutions of learning to prepare students to be self-employed after graduation.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

NYSC panacea for disunity – monarch

Oba Ajibade Gbadegedi Ogunoye of Owo kingdom, in Ondo, has described the National Youth Service Corps Scheme (NYSC) as the panacea for disunity in the country.

Official: NIPOGA Games engender healthy rivalry amongst students

The Secretary-General, Nigeria Polytechnic Games Association (NIPOGA), Agboola Akinbode, says the sports fiesta is meant to engender healthy rivalry among polytechnic students in the country.

Lagos socialite charged with perjury

The police have brought a Lagos socialite, Otunba Olusegun Ashogbon (also known Titilayo Oladimeji), before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos for alleged perjury.
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has directed public primary and secondary schools submerged by flood in the state to proceed on three weeks’ holiday from Monday.

Ondo: Why Governor c is absent from office

The Ondo State Government has explained that the absence of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu from the state for nearly a month is in pursuance of state affairs, cautioning the oposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) against berating the Governor.

Sacked union leaders drag Ondo polytechnic management to court

The sacked Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic, RUGIPO chapter, Oluwadare Ijawoye, and his Secretary, Ade Arikawe, have described the action of the management as illegal.

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The management of Petroleum Training Institute (PTI), has finally reeled out reasons the institute is progressing.

No oil company in Nigeria without PTI graduate – management

Conducive learning environment and partnering with several institutions to share ideas, provide platform for students and staff exchange for mutual benefit are key to the institutions progress.

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Kano government trains 150 women, orphans in skills acquisition

Kano State Government in collaboration with the National Agency for the Control of Aids has trained 130 youths, women and orphans in the state in various skills acquisition.
The evil spirit -possessed, blood -thirsty Boko Haram insurgents are on the prowl against troops of the Nigerian Army even as this story is being gathered.

Nigerian Army speaks on ‘killing, abduction of soldiers’ in Borno

The Nigerian Army has dismissed the report of killing and abduction of soldiers by Boko Haram terrorists along Gwoza-Bama road in Borno.

Emmanuel Jime: I accept Supreme Court verdict in good faith

Mr Emmanuel Jime, the All Progressives Congress (APC), governorship candidate in the 2019 governorship race in Benue, has accepted in good faith the Supreme Court verdict that affirmed Gov. Samuel Ortom’s re-election.