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AGAIN! Osinbajo cancels his visit to Ondo state, apologises to governor Mimiko

AGAIN! Osinbajo cancels his visit to Ondo state, apologises to governor Mimiko

AGAIN! Osinbajo cancels his visit to Ondo state, apologises to governor Mimiko
BREAKING: Hoodlums attack Governor Mimiko, destroy his vehicles

BREAKING: Hoodlums attack Governor Mimiko, destroy his vehicles

The hoodlums reportedly destroyed two vehicles in the convoy of the governor and prevented him from presenting the state’s 2017 budget at the House of Assembly.

BREAKING: Hoodlums attack Governor Mimiko, destroy his vehicles
Confusion as police drive out House of Assembly members, seal building (video)

Confusion as police drive out House of Assembly members, seal building (video)

Following the crisis rocking the Ondo state House of Assembly, operatives of the police force on Monday morning, January 30 shut the Assembly premises.

Confusion as police drive out House of Assembly members, seal building (video)
Ondo lawmakers suspend Speaker over alleged N15m fraud

Ondo lawmakers suspend Speaker over alleged N15m fraud

Lawmakers of the Ondo State House of Assembly have suspended their Speaker Rt. Hon. Jumoke Akindele and other officials over alleged fraud of N15million.

Ondo lawmakers suspend Speaker over alleged N15m fraud
WAR! Nigerian Army reportedly raises scary NIBATT 1 battalion to remove Jammeh in Gambia

WAR! Nigerian Army reportedly raises scary NIBATT 1 battalion to remove Jammeh in Gambia

The Nigerian Army has allegedly raised a battalion called ECOMOG NIBATT 1 to force Gambia president Jammeh out of office if he fails to leave on Jan. 19.

WAR! Nigerian Army reportedly raises scary NIBATT 1 battalion to remove Jammeh in Gambia
Betrayal? How Mimiko, Oke frustrated PDP’s plan to challenge Akeredolu’s victory

Betrayal? How Mimiko, Oke frustrated PDP’s plan to challenge Akeredolu’s victory

While the PDP directed that Eyitayo Jegede should proceed to the tribunal, Olusegun Mimiko and the latter said they would not challenge Akeredolu’s victory.

Betrayal? How Mimiko, Oke frustrated PDP’s plan to challenge Akeredolu’s victory
Suspected cultists attack Muslim primary school, burn head mistress office (photos)

Suspected cultists attack Muslim primary school, burn head mistress office (photos)

A section of popular Muslim primary school located at Isinkan street in Oke Aro area of Akure, Ondo state has been burnt by arsonists suspected to be cultists.

Suspected cultists attack Muslim primary school, burn head mistress office (photos)
This banker connived with an OAU student to defraud an Italian N1.2m in a love scam (photo)

This banker connived with an OAU student to defraud an Italian N1.2m in a love scam (photo)

According to the EFCC, the victim said he paid the €2,400, which is equivalent of N1,221,600.00 in tranches before it dawned on him that it was a scam.

This banker connived with an OAU student to defraud an Italian N1.2m in a love scam (photo)
Akeredolu under pressure to 'bow' to Tinubu

Akeredolu under pressure to 'bow' to Tinubu

A legal practitioner, Olukayode Ajule, has urged the Ondo state governor-elect, Rotimi Akeredolu to make peace with Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and other APC leaders.

Akeredolu under pressure to 'bow' to Tinubu
BREAKING: Nigeria mourns as ex-CJ Olateru-Olagbegi dies

BREAKING: Nigeria mourns as ex-CJ Olateru-Olagbegi dies

Details of her death were sketchy at the time of this report, but a source was reported as describing the death of the former chief judge as shocking.

BREAKING: Nigeria mourns as ex-CJ Olateru-Olagbegi dies
Outgoing Governor Mimiko gives 2 conditions for Nigeria’s unity

Outgoing Governor Mimiko gives 2 conditions for Nigeria’s unity

Mimiko noted that the country is facing very harsh economic conditions and security challenges but that the citizens needed determination to scale the hurdle.

Outgoing Governor Mimiko gives 2 conditions for Nigeria’s unity
JUST IN: Amosun exposes how APC bought votes in Ondo, his Senate presidency ambition in leaked tape- PDP alleges

JUST IN: Amosun exposes how APC bought votes in Ondo, his Senate presidency ambition in leaked tape- PDP alleges

The PDP claimed that the revelations by Amosun is not surprising but alarming given that it speaks volumes of the present state of the electoral system.

JUST IN: Amosun exposes how APC bought votes in Ondo, his Senate presidency ambition in leaked tape- PDP alleges
JUST IN: APC spokesperson to sue Ondo commissioner as political battle rages

JUST IN: APC spokesperson to sue Ondo commissioner as political battle rages

The publicity secretary of the APC in Ondo, Mr Abayomi Adesanya, has threatened the state commissioner of Information, Mr Kayode Akinmade, with a suit.

JUST IN: APC spokesperson to sue Ondo commissioner as political battle rages
Ondo election: INEC chairman under pressure to resign

Ondo election: INEC chairman under pressure to resign

Ondo PDP has called for the resignation of INEC chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, following the party’s defeat in the November 26 guber election.

Ondo election: INEC chairman under pressure to resign
APC scandal: Akeredolu reacts to N1bn bribery allegation

APC scandal: Akeredolu reacts to N1bn bribery allegation

Ondo state governor-elect, Rotimi Akeredolu, has dismissed claims alleging that Kayode Fayemi, the Minister of Solid Minerals paid him N1bn.

APC scandal: Akeredolu reacts to N1bn bribery allegation
Mimiko prepares to dump PDP for the All Progressives Congress?

Mimiko prepares to dump PDP for the All Progressives Congress?

Governor of Ondo state, Olusegun Mimiko, is reportedly plotting to leave the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the Point is reporting.

Mimiko prepares to dump PDP for the All Progressives Congress?
Communal war: Soldiers deployed to Ogun, Ondo states

Communal war: Soldiers deployed to Ogun, Ondo states

Soldiers have been deployment to restore order to two Ogun and Ondo communities after a Security Council meeting in Ogun state.

Communal war: Soldiers deployed to Ogun, Ondo states
After winning Ondo election, see what Akeredolu was caught doing today (Video, photos)

After winning Ondo election, see what Akeredolu was caught doing today (Video, photos)

INEC has presented the winner of the Ondo election Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) with his return certificate.

After winning Ondo election, see what Akeredolu was caught doing today (Video, photos)
Ondo poll: Jonathan reportedly calls Jegede to decide PDP’s next line of action

Ondo poll: Jonathan reportedly calls Jegede to decide PDP’s next line of action

Ex-president Goodluck Jonathan called Eyitayo Jegede, PDP candidate in Ondo, to concede defeat after the election result was announced.

Ondo poll: Jonathan reportedly calls Jegede to decide PDP’s next line of action
Oke congratulates Akeredolu, concedes defeat

Oke congratulates Akeredolu, concedes defeat

Chief Olusola Oke, the gubernatorial candidate of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) in Ondo has congratulated Governor-elect Rotimi Akeredolu.

Oke congratulates Akeredolu, concedes defeat
Ondo election: Gov-elect Akeredolu reacts to Mimiko’s congratulatory message

Ondo election: Gov-elect Akeredolu reacts to Mimiko’s congratulatory message

Ondo state governor-elect Rotimi Akeredola SAN has received with gratitude the congratulatory message of outgoing governor Olusegun Mimiko.

Ondo election: Gov-elect Akeredolu reacts to Mimiko’s congratulatory message
This is what Nigerians are saying after Tinubu congratulated Akeredolu

This is what Nigerians are saying after Tinubu congratulated Akeredolu

Nigerians took to social media to eulogize Bola Tinubu for his show of sportsmanship in the just concluded governorship elections in Ondo.

This is what Nigerians are saying after Tinubu congratulated Akeredolu
JUST IN: Mimiko finally congratulates Akeredolu

JUST IN: Mimiko finally congratulates Akeredolu

Gov Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo state on Monday, November 28, sent his congratulatory message to the governor-elect, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN.

JUST IN: Mimiko finally congratulates Akeredolu
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