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Police parade popular radio presenter, Gbenga Filani for alleged assault

The Nigeria Police, Ondo State Command during the week paraded a popular radio presenter in the state, Mr. Gbenga Filani alongside four suspected kidnappers...

Dog bites, injures 6 year old in Oba Ile, Akure

Residents of Sunshine Gardens in Oba Ile Akure, Ondo state were yesterday thrown into pandemonium as a dog which bit a 6year old pupil...

Children’s day celebration: ODSG cancels monthly sanitation for May

The Ondo state government has put off the restriction of movement during the monthly environmental sanitation slated for tomorrow Saturday, May 27, 2017 because...

Notorious Indian hemp dealer arrested in Akure

A suspected Indian hemp dealer based in Akure, Sunday Gowon has been arrested by men of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) of the...

Thief returns stolen phone over fear of Ayelala

An unknown culprit around the campus of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba (AAUA), Ondo State has returned a stolen phone after being threatened by ayelala,...
Ondo State

Ondo government begins move to rescue abducted PS

The Ondo state government has begun moves to rescue the abducted permanent secretary of the State Hospital Management Board, Dr Niran Ikuomola who was...

Gunmen kidnap Ondo Permanent Secretary, demand N70m ransom

Gunmen have kidnapped the Permanent Secretary of the Ondo State Hospital Management Board, Dr. Niran Ikuomola. The unknown gunmen kidnapped the permanent secretary alongside his...
JTF

JTF commander commends troops for warding off militants’ attack in Ondo state

The Commander of Joint Task Force, JTF in Niger Delta, Rear Admiral Suleiman Apochi has lauded the courageous soldiers who recently warded off attacks by...

63-year old man escapes poisoning for scolding 14-year old house maid

Nasiru Akinlosotu, 63, has escaped an attempted food poisoning on him by his housemaid in Ondo City, Ondo State. Vanguard reported that the incident occurred...

Man remanded in prison over 9 million naira fraud in Akure

A Sextagenarian, Tayo Owoeye has been remanded in police custody over an alleged 9 million naira fraud. The accused was ordered by Chief Magistrate, Victoria...
Court orders Ondo police to pay motorcyclist

Court sentences man to death in Akure

An Akure high court has sentenced a man, Laisi Dada to death by hanging after the court convicted him of killing two girls, Oyinkansola...

Airport manager tasks host communities for patronage

The overseer of Akure Airport, Mrs Cecilia Oguama, tasked community members of the Airport for a steady patronage that can help them achieve the...

After 3 years of blackout, BEDC to restore power to Ondo communities

The Ondo state zone of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company PLC, BEDC has again kindled the ebbing hope of the people of Akoko land...

DSS: Ondo-born Jonathan’s wanted aide, Kuku being protected by govt agency

The Department of State Services says a Federal Government agency is protecting a former Special Adviser to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on Niger Delta Affairs,...
Militant

Soldiers kill suspected Lagos militant in Ondo state

Soldiers attached to Operation Delta Safe, a Joint Task Force (JTF) at the wee hours of Monday killed a suspected leader of the militant group terrorising...
Court orders Ondo police to pay motorcyclist

Three men arraigned over alleged #600,000 fraud

Three men identified as Adebiyi Babatunde, Aderemi Moses and Mayowa Ojo, who allegedly defrauded Mr Wilson Indianakere of N660, 000, were arraigned before Akure...
Oluyani

We drank water from ponds where cattles drink, slept on rocks – Oniyani

The Oluyani of Iyani Akoko, Oba Sunday Joel Daodu, who recently regained his freedom from the hands of hoodlums has narrated what he and...
Oluyani

Unknown gunmen abduct traditional ruler in Ondo

A traditional ruler in the Akoko North-West local Government Area of Ondo State, the Oniyani of Iyani-Akoko, Oba Joel Daodu has been kidnapped by...

Police gun down cult leader

A leader of a cult group known as Gani Elese has been killed by the police. He was killed at about 8:00 am on...
Court orders Ondo police to pay motorcyclist

Court orders Ondo police command to pay motorcyclist for unlawful arrest

A High Court sitting in Akure, Ondo State on Thursday ordered the Ondo State Police Command to pay the sum of #250, 000 to...

​2 men kept behind bars till the end of Easter

A magistrate court sitting in Okitipupa, Ondo State, ruled that two men who allegedly broke into a family shrine and made away with items...

Olu Falae’s kidnappers sentenced to life imprisonment

Justice Williams Olamide of Ondo state high court in Akure has sentenced 7 suspects who kidnapped Olu Falae to life imprisonment. The sentencing comes over...
Court orders Ondo police to pay motorcyclist

Customary Court dissolves 9 year -old marriage

The president of customary court sitting in Akure, the Ondo state capital,Mr Ayodele Omotola on Wednesday in his ruling stood on the ground that...

Senior Advocate condemns abuse of Senate powers and privileges in Akure

A legal practitioner and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, Mr Dayo Akinlaja, on Tuesday rebuked the upper chamber for mis-using its powers of summoning...

Policeman accused of molesting, assaulting ‘Ondo varsity final year female student

A bribe oriented Nigerian police officer known as Corporal Yusuf Ibrahim was accused of molesting and assaulting Omoromoke Comfort Adekunle, a final year student...

Epileptic okada man found dead at church entrance in Ondo state

A 40-year-old epileptic motorcyclist was found dead at the entrance of a Pentecostal church in Ondo over the weekend. The deceased, identified as Adewale Aderogba...
Court orders Ondo police to pay motorcyclist

High Court delivers judgement on Falae’s Case

Ondo State High Court in Akure , delivered judgement in the case of kidnapping of the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation,...

Ondo: Children of the same family crushed to death

Children of the same family, an eight-year-old Patience Clement and a six-year-old Godwin Clement were on Wednesday crushed to death by a truck driver....
Court orders Ondo police to pay motorcyclist

Teenagers arraigned for stealing palm fruits

Two teenage boys, whose names were not identified, aged 18 and 17 were arrested on Tuesday and brought before Okitipupa Magistrate Court in Ondo...

Appeal court reverses impeachment of former Ondo deputy governor

The Court of Appeal sitting in Akure, on Friday, reversed the impeachment of Alhaji Ali Olanusi as the deputy governor of Ondo State. In the...

Prophet sentenced to 3-year in prison for sexually abusing, exploiting 15-year old boy

An Akure Chief Magistrate Court sitting at Oke-Eda has sentenced a 32-year-old Prophet and motorcyclist, Waleola Sunday A.K.A Omo Emi, to three years imprisonment...

Alleged fraud: Trial of FUTA VC, Bursar stalled as Judge steps down

The trial of the embattled Vice Chancellor of the Federal University Of Technology Akure, FUTA,  Prof. Adebiyi Daramola and the Bursar, Mr. Ayodeji Oresegun...

Alleged fraud: Trial of FUTA VC, Bursar continues today

The joint trial of the Vice Chancellor Of the Federal University of Technology, Akure, FUTA, Gregory Daramola, over allegations of fraud to the tune...

‘My wife is a thief, hides my phone in her private part’

Mr. Temitope Joseph Ajayi has approached a Customary Court at Akure, seeking the dissolution of the 10-year-old relationship between him and his wife, Oluwatosin...

Suspected armed robber shot dead along Akure- Ilesha expressway

A member of a six-man robbery gang was shot dead yesterday by soldiers along Ilesha-Akure express way for terrorising motorists. The gun battle lasted for...

Magistrate court releases apprehended transporters in Ondo

28 members of the National Union Road Transport Workers (NURTW) were apprehended in Akure, the capital city of Ondo State. They were arrested for...

BREAKING: Embattled Ondo Speaker, Akindele withdraws suit challenging suspension

An Akure High Court on Tuesday struck out the suit filed by the embattled Speaker of Ondo State House of Assembly, Ms. Jumoke Akindele...

Benin Electricity Company staff electrocuted in Ondo

Saturday, March 11, 2017 was a horrible day for a official of the Ondo Business District of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company and his...

Why I always beat my wife, man tells court

An estranged husband, Clifford Monday told a Customary Court in Akure, Ondo State that he always beat his wife, Bukola, whenever she flouted his...

Court remands four over theft of Ondo Deputy Governor’s car battery

An Okitipupa Magistrate Court in Ondo State today remanded four men in prison over an alleged theft of a Skybite 100Amps vehicle battery belonging...

Three killed as armed robbers attack bank in Ondo

Three persons reportedly died on Tuesday after armed robbers attacked a Skye Bank branch in Ogbagi Akoko, Akoko North West Local Government Area of...

Undergraduate bags 7-year imprisonment for cultism and gang rape

An Akure High Court has sentenced an undergraduate of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo State, Tosin Olusanya alias Target to seven years imprisonment for...

Four brutally killed in cult clashes in Ondo city

Four persons have reportedly been killed in Ondo town, the headquarters of Ondo West Local Government Area of the state, in a bloody clash...

Akeredolu’s inauguration: 23 Governors expected as police beef up security

The Ondo State police command has said adequate security machineries have been put in place to ensure hitch free inauguration of Mr Oluwarotimi Akeredolu...

Three die after drinking palm wine during friend’s birthday in Ondo

It was indeed a bad day in Ikare Akoko, Akoko North-East local government area of Ondo state, as three persons were confirmed dead after...

EFCC arraigns internet fraudster in Akure

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC) on Thursday arraigned one Adetoro Fisayo Femi (a.k.a Bawa Mohammed Sanni) before Justice F. A. Odubanjo...

FUTA VC, Bursar arraigned in court for alleged fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday in Akure arraigned the Vice Chancellor Of the Federal University of Technology, Akure, FUTA, Gregory...

Kidnapping: Court remands vulcanizer in Olokuta prison

For allegedly kidnapping, a 24 year-old vulcanizer, Kayode Omotosho has been remanded in Olokuta prison custody by an Akure Chief Magistrate Court sitting at...

​Alleged fraud: Court adjourns trial of suspended Elizade VC to Feb.17

Magistrate Ayodeji Akinsanya of an Akure Magistrate Court has again adjourned the trial of Professor Kunle Oloyede, the suspended Vice Chancellor of Elizade University,...

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