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Police promote 19 Officers in Ondo

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The Commissioner of Police in Ondo state, CP Undie Adie, on Friday decorated 19 newly promoted officers in the state. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that two Chief Superintendent of Police...

Sat Jan 4th, 2020     Read More →

My mother, Philomena Darah (1963-2019): A tribute

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Philomena Opha Darah (nee AYI) was born on February 22, 1963. She was the 4th child of her parents- Pa Ankrah erotere Ayi from Oviri- Olomu and Matilda Okitikpi from Erho, Abrakaall of Delta...

Fri Jan 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Undergraduates allege extortion by lecturers on campus

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Corruption is a universal trend, conceived under the notion that a person wielding power gets all, at any cost. The vice having infested all societal institutions leaves the less privileged to...

Thu Jan 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Coping with hot weather-related diseases

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The dry season is here again. It comes high temperatures and low humidity, which increases the likelihood of transmission of organisms causing diseases such as Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM),...

Thu Jan 2nd, 2020     Read More →

I must compete regularly to be medal prospect in Tokyo Olympics, Adekuoroye insists

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World wrestling bronze medalist, Odunayo Adekuoroye, has said that she needs to compete regularly as she intensifies her preparation for the Tokyo Olympics with a world ranking series tournament...

Wed Jan 1st, 2020     Read More →

Ondo local government boss wades into NURTW crisis

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Abayomi Adesanya, the Caretaker Chairman of Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State, on Monday intervened in the face-off among members of the Ilutitun branch of National Union of Road...

Mon Dec 30th, 2019     Read More →

Akoko community protests incessant accidents by heavy duty vehicles

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Residents of Iwaro/Oka Akoko in Akoko Southwest Local Government Area of Ondo State on Saturday trooped out in large numbers and peacefully protested over incessant killings through accidents...

Sat Dec 28th, 2019     Read More →

Crocodile Smile: Army arrests suspects, recovers vehicles, gun

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The Nigerian Army, has said that no fewer than 31 suspects were arrested and 14 dane guns recovered in a Crocodile Smile IV operation in Ondo State. Brig. – Gen. Zakari Abubakar, the...

Mon Dec 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Akeredolu presents N177.9b budget for 2020

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Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has presented a budget of N177,943,835,273 for 2020 to the House of Assembly, tagging it ‘Budget of Growth’. The Commissioner for Budget and...

Mon Dec 23rd, 2019     Read More →

APC’s sudden u-turn on Amosun opens party to mockery – Observers

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Amosun • Ogun Says His Pardon Is A Welcome Development The news of the pardon granted the immediate past Governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun by the All Progressives Congress (APC)...

Sun Dec 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Awaiting Operation Amotekun Southwest’s regional security outfit

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With end of the year 2019 fast approaching, there are growing concerns among residents of the South West regarding what is delaying the formation of the regional security outfit, which was agreed...

Sun Dec 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Policeman, motorcyclist killed as mob sets church ablaze in Ondo over missing boy

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Scene of the incident<br />Angst was let loose yesterday on a new generation church in Akure, capital of Ondo State, Sotitobire Miracle Centre, aka Ipe to shano, over the disappearance of a...

Thu Dec 19th, 2019     Read More →

FRSC deploys 57 personnel, patrol vans on Benin-Ore Expressway

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has deployed no fewer than 57 personnel, two patrol vans and one ambulance to the Benin-Ore Expressway for the yuletide `Special Patrol’. The Ore Unit...

Tue Dec 17th, 2019     Read More →

Senate tasks women on bills against violence

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Deputy Senate Majority Leader, Ajayi Boroffice, has charged women to sponsor bills against gender-based violence nationwide. Boroffice spoke at the end of the 16 days of activities to mark the...

Mon Dec 16th, 2019     Read More →

Ismael, Akuso win Maiden Ikogosi Marathon

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Special Adviser to Ekiti State Governor on Federal Matters, Mr. Makinde Araoye; Commissioner for Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Michael Awopetu; Winner, Ikogosi 10km Marathon Race Elite Male...

Sun Dec 15th, 2019     Read More →