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Declare state of emergency on roads in Nigeria, Ondo govt. urges FG

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The Ondo State government has called on the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on rural roads across the country as part of the ways of ensuring food security. President Muhammadu...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Abductors of Ondo judge demand N50m ransom

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Dayo Johnson – Akure Abductors of the judge of the Federal High Court in Akure, Ondo State, Justice Abdul Dogo, have opened a discussion with his wife and demanded N50million...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Three killed in Akwa Ibom auto crash

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Chioma Onuegbu – Uyo Tragedy struck early Wednesday morning in Akwa Ibom when a truck crashed and killed three people includin two women. Three other people were also seriously wounded in...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Tanker crushes Okada passenger to death in Delta

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Paul Olayemi – Sapele A tanker driver on Tuesday morning escaped being lynched by a mob at the New road area of the Sapele, Delta State after a man boarding an Okada was crushed to death...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Chile Protests: Pope Francis calls for an end to violence that has claimed 15 lives

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Pope Francis launched an appeal on Wednesday for peace and dialogue in Chile, where violent anti-government protests have claimed 15 lives. Pope Francis “I am following with concern what is...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Truck crushes three in Akwa Ibom

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By Harris Emanuel – Uyo A heavy-duty truck, marked Rivers BNY 137 XA on Wednesday killed three persons at the ever-busy Urua Ekpa junction along Itu Highway during the early morning rush...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

BREAKING: Serving Federal High Judge kidnap in Ondo

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…N50m ransom demanded from wife Dayo Johnson – Akure Justice Abdul Dogo of the Federal High Court in Akure, Ondo state has been abducted by suspected gunmen. Vanguard gathered that...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Akeredolu Didn’t Order Release Of Monarch from Prison —State government

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Dayo Johnson – Akure Ondo state government, on Monday denied that governor Rotimi Akeredolu ordered the unconditional release of the embattled traditional ruler of Ayetoro community in the...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

2019/2020 NPFL: Sunshine Stars, 60% ready, says Club’s President

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Tajudeen Akinyemi, the President, Sunshine Stars Football Club, Akure on Tuesday said his club was 60 per cent ready for the 2019/2020 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season. News...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

BEDC to inject 572,392 meters under MAP scheme in franchise areas

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BEDC Electricity Plc. (BEDC) has announced a total rollout plan of 572,392 meters within the next two years across its franchise areas covering Edo, Delta, Ondo and Ekiti state under the Meter...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Buhari, Magoro and the reunion of class of ‘84/85

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By Eric Teniola On Wednesday October 9, President Muhammmadu Buhari summoned all the Ministers that served under him when he was the military Head of State between January 1984 and August 1985. He...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Nigerians will soon enjoy benefits of border closure — Ajayi

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The Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Agboola Ajayi, on Monday in Abuja said that Nigerians would soon enjoy the benefits of the closure of the country’s land borders by the Federal...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

Crisis over commercial motorcycle ticket in Ondo deepens

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Dayo Johnson – Akure THE crisis over commercial motorcycle ticketing in Ondo West Council Area of Ondo State deepened yesterday as youths insisted that the imposed agent would not be allowed...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

Two toddlers swept away by flood in Ondo, communities sacked

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By Dayo Johnson, Akure It was double tragedy for two families in Ajapa, Ese- Odo council area of Ondo state this weekend as their children were swept away by flood after their houses were...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

PHOTOS: Conferment of Odole-Oodua on Sir (Dr) Adebutu by Ooni

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It was all glamour and glitz at the palace of the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, on Saturday as he conferred Odole-Oodua of the Source title on Sir Kessington Adebutu. Aare Gani Adams...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →