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BREAKING: Director general of the development agenda for western Nigeria, Dipo Famakinwa, is dead

BREAKING: Director general of the development agenda for western Nigeria, Dipo Famakinwa, is dead

BREAKING: Director general of the development agenda for western Nigeria, Dipo Famakinwa, is dead
BREAKING: Olu Falae's kidnappers sentenced to life in jail

BREAKING: Olu Falae's kidnappers sentenced to life in jail

The seven kidnappers of former presidential candidate Chief Olu Falae have been sentenced to life in jail by an Ondo State High Court on Monday, April 10.

BREAKING: Olu Falae's kidnappers sentenced to life in jail
Busted! Fortune teller, 36, defrauds man of N1.9 million in an uncompleted building and this happens

Busted! Fortune teller, 36, defrauds man of N1.9 million in an uncompleted building and this happens

Man identified as, Omotunde Ademodi was on Thursday, March 30, arraigned at the Okitipupa Magistrates’ Court for allegedly pretending to be a fortune teller.

Busted! Fortune teller, 36, defrauds man of N1.9 million in an uncompleted building and this happens
State House of Assembly recalls suspended lawmakers

State House of Assembly recalls suspended lawmakers

The Ondo state house of assembly has lifted the indefinite suspension placed on the former Speaker of the House, Jumoke Akindele, and her principal officers

State House of Assembly recalls suspended lawmakers
Another PDP lawmaker defects to APC

Another PDP lawmaker defects to APC

Mr. Sola Oluyede, a lawmaker in the Ondo state House of Assembly, has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Another PDP lawmaker defects to APC
PDP suffers heavy setback as newly elected House of Assembly Speaker, principal officers decamp to APC

PDP suffers heavy setback as newly elected House of Assembly Speaker, principal officers decamp to APC

Mr Bamidele Oleyelogun, the newly-elected Speaker of the Ondo state House of Assembly, on Monday decamped to the All Progressives Congress from the PDP.

PDP suffers heavy setback as newly elected House of Assembly Speaker, principal officers decamp to APC
Jonathan’s aide, associates set to dump PDP for APC

Jonathan’s aide, associates set to dump PDP for APC

Hon. Kingsley Kuku, the former special adviser and chairman of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, is reportedly making plans to dump the PDP for APC.

Jonathan’s aide, associates set to dump PDP for APC
BREAKING: Court sacks Local Government chiefs in Ondo

BREAKING: Court sacks Local Government chiefs in Ondo

An Ondo State High Court sitting in Akure, the state capital, on Friday, March 31 has sacked all the local government executives in the entire southwest state.

BREAKING: Court sacks Local Government chiefs in Ondo
Just in: Armed robbers attack Ondo general hospital, molest patients, nurses, promise to kill all doctors

Just in: Armed robbers attack Ondo general hospital, molest patients, nurses, promise to kill all doctors

Some suspected armed robbers invaded Ondo state specialist hospital, Okitipupa in the wee hours of today March 31, carting away several millions of Naira.

Just in: Armed robbers attack Ondo general hospital, molest patients, nurses, promise to kill all doctors
Former deputy governor speaks on revenge against Mimiko, others who impeached him

Former deputy governor speaks on revenge against Mimiko, others who impeached him

Ali Olanusi, a former deputy governor of Ondo state, who was impeached in 2015 under ex-governor Mimiko, say he has no grudges against those who removed him.

Former deputy governor speaks on revenge against Mimiko, others who impeached him
Rotimi Akeredolu hails former deputy governor on Appeal court victory

Rotimi Akeredolu hails former deputy governor on Appeal court victory

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Saturday hailed the victory of former Deputy Governor of the state, Alhaji Ali Olanusi at the Court of Appeal.

Rotimi Akeredolu hails former deputy governor on Appeal court victory
Appeal court nullifies impeachment of former deputy governor

Appeal court nullifies impeachment of former deputy governor

The Court of Appeal sitting in Akure, on Friday, reversed the impeachment of Alhaji Ali Olanusi, the former deputy Governor of Ondo state who was impeached.

Appeal court nullifies impeachment of former deputy governor
Why are Hausas, Fulanis not arrested in Ile-Ife crises? Yoruba youths kick

Why are Hausas, Fulanis not arrested in Ile-Ife crises? Yoruba youths kick

The Ondo state chapter of Yoruba Youth Council the youth arm of Yoruba Elders Group, has expressed displeasure over Police handling of the recent crises in Ife.

Why are Hausas, Fulanis not arrested in Ile-Ife crises? Yoruba youths kick
House of Assembly gets new Speaker as 6 key officials resign

House of Assembly gets new Speaker as 6 key officials resign

The Ondo state House of Assembly has appointed an Acting Speaker, Mr. Malachi Coker, following the resignation of the Speaker, Jumoke Akindele on Monday.

House of Assembly gets new Speaker as 6 key officials resign
JUST IN: At last, diversification from crude oil begins as government focuses on another mineral resource

JUST IN: At last, diversification from crude oil begins as government focuses on another mineral resource

Nigeria is reputed for having the second largest deposit of bitumen in the world, spanning approximately 120 kilometres in Ogun, Ondo, Lagos and Edo states.

JUST IN: At last, diversification from crude oil begins as government focuses on another mineral resource
Ondo state governor makes new crucial appointments

Ondo state governor makes new crucial appointments

Ondo state governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, on Monday, March 13, approved the appointment of Mr Ifedayo Abegunde, as the Secretary to the State Government.

Ondo state governor makes new crucial appointments
Ondo governor Akeredolu sacks bosses of ALL government agencies

Ondo governor Akeredolu sacks bosses of ALL government agencies

Ondo state's head of service Toyin Akinkuotu says governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has approved the dissolution of all Boards and Parastatals in the state.

Ondo governor Akeredolu sacks bosses of ALL government agencies
I only beat my wife whenever she disobeys me, man tells court as he admits to flogging her during pregnancy

I only beat my wife whenever she disobeys me, man tells court as he admits to flogging her during pregnancy

An estranged husband, Clifford Monday, on Wednesday admitted in an Akure Customary Court that he only beat his wife, Bukola, whenever she flouted his order.

I only beat my wife whenever she disobeys me, man tells court as he admits to flogging her during pregnancy
Robbers storm bank in Akure carting loads of cash away (photos)

Robbers storm bank in Akure carting loads of cash away (photos)

Armed robbers have stormed a Skye Bank in Akure, Ondo state leading to the death of three persons including security girads as they escaped with loads of cash.

Robbers storm bank in Akure carting loads of cash away (photos)
Buhari is working! Jubilation as 9,000 participants commence skills’ acquisition training in 17 states

Buhari is working! Jubilation as 9,000 participants commence skills’ acquisition training in 17 states

The ITF said that 9,000 participants had commenced training in 17 states of the federation under its National Industrial Skills’ Development Programme.

Buhari is working! Jubilation as 9,000 participants commence skills’ acquisition training in 17 states
I'm 3 years older than my husband - Ondo state first lady

I'm 3 years older than my husband - Ondo state first lady

Ondo state first lady, Mrs. Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu talked about how she met Governor Rotimi Akeredolu as a youth corper serving in Enugu State 37 years ago.

I'm 3 years older than my husband - Ondo state first lady
INEC sends all directing staff away from Rivers over messy outing, indicts 202 others

INEC sends all directing staff away from Rivers over messy outing, indicts 202 others

Also affected in the massive shake-up by the electoral commission were all the electoral officers heading the 23 local government areas in Rivers state.

INEC sends all directing staff away from Rivers over messy outing, indicts 202 others
Tinubu switches gear? He gives reasons he is not interested in 2019

Tinubu switches gear? He gives reasons he is not interested in 2019

The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has revealed that he can never contest against President Muhammadu Buhari.

Tinubu switches gear? He gives reasons he is not interested in 2019
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