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Ondo State: Ore road accident leaves five persons dead

Five persons comprising three men and two women lost their lives in a fatal accident at Awoyaya village in the Ondo-Ore road, Ondo State. According to the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in its situation report, said three other…

Ondo State: Owo poly sacks ASUP chairman and secretary

The management of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, on Tuesday, sacked Mr Oluwadare Ijawoye, the Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) in the institution and his Secretary, Mr Ade Arikawe, over alleged gross misconduct.…

Ondo State: Drunken policeman stabs 9 people at a club

A drunken policeman has stabbed nine people at a club in Akure, Ondo State. The victims were said to have sustained various degrees of injuries. The policeman, attached to Area Commander’s office, Akure, allegedly stabbed the…

Ondo State: Kidnapped University lecturer found dead

The kidnapped lecturer of the Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH), Okitipupa, Prof. Gideon Okedayo, has been found dead. Okedayo, of the Department of Mathematical Sciences and Acting Dean of the School of…

Man allegedly flogs daughter to death in Ondo state

A man yet to be identified has allegedly flogged his daughter to death in Akure, Ondo State. The girl, which reports say was less than 10 years old died on Aug. 21 before she was brought to the hospital. Twitter user @YemieFASH…

Ondo state: Election Tribunal sacks PDP Reps member

It was heartbreaking for Ikengboju Gboluga, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) House of Representatives member as the Election Petition Tribunal, sitting in Akure, Ondo State Capital, nullified his election on Thursday. Gboluga is…

Senator condemns communal clash in Ondo state

Senator Nicholas Tofowomo, representing Ondo South Senatorial District, has condemned Tuesday’s communal clash in the state which left one person dead and several others severely injured. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that…

Ondo state: Student dies in school building collapse

Esther Akinrinlola, a female student of Saint Andrew’s Grammar School situated in Ondo West Local Government Area of Ondo State, has lost her life following the collapse of a classroom building in the school premises. The partial…

Five Oil wells in Ondo State on fire

A huge explosion has occurred in Ajegunle Ikorigho oil-rich community in Ondo state claiming five oil wells. The oil field named ‘Ojumole’ located in Ikorigho land has Ojumole-Ikorigho, Isan-West and Is an field, Parable field, Malu…

APC: Ondo State Governor, Akeredolu suspended by Party

Rotimi Akeredolu, Governor of Ondo State, has been suspended from the All Progressives Congress (APC) by the national leadership of the party, multiple news outlets have reported. It was learnt that Akeredolu was suspended by a party…

Ondo State Government to sanction Fuel Hoarders

Ondo Government has vowed to sanction any petrol dealer that attempt to hoard petroleum products especially Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) in the state. Dr Doyin Odebowale, Senior Special Assistant to Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on Special…

Ondo State Bank Robbery Leaves 7 Dead

At least seven people were reported killed in the robbery attack carried out by an eleven-man gang. The robbers hit a branch of First Bank in Idoani, Ose Local Government Area of Ondo State. The robbers were reported to have stormed…

Ondo Inaugurates 45kw mini Power Grid

The Ondo State government on Saturday inaugurated a 45kw cabin-type mini-grid power project in Gbagira town of the Ilaje Local Government Area of the state. The mini-grid was part of the electricity intervention scheme of the Gov.…

Ondo Imposes Curfew on Oba Akoko

Sequel to the breakdown of law and order, which led to the killing of two persons and destruction of property, Ondo State Government on Saturday declared curfew on Oba Akoko, a town in Akoko South West Local Government area of the state.…

102 Infected & 15 Dead from the Lassa Fever in Ondo State

No fewer than 15 persons have been confirmed killed by the deadly Lassa fever in Ondo State between January and February 2019. It was also revealed that the disease had infected 102 persons in the state within the period under review.…

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