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Security

Ondo Amotekun Arrest Six Suspects

Operatives of the Ondo State Security Network Agency codenamed Amotekun, have arrested six suspected members of a gang who specializes in hypnotizing their victims before kidnapping them in Odigbo Local Government Area of the state. They included two females and a herbalist who fortified the kidnap syndicate before going on operations. The Amotekun Commander, Chief Continue Reading
Crime

Police Station Attack Claims 1 in Akure

Hoodlums reportedly attacked a police station in Akure early Monday morning resulting in the death of a police officer. A statement from the Police Public Relations Officer, Ondo State Command, Funmi Odunlami however notes that the officers on duty who were at alert repelled the attack and prevented the miscreants from gaining entrance into the station. The […]Continue Reading
Transportation

Car Crash Kills 9 in Ondo

Nine persons were burnt to death on Friday in an auto crash which occurred at Omotosho Step Down Bridge, on Ore-Lagos expressway in Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State. Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ore Unit Command, Mr Sikiru Alonge confirmed the accident to newsmen in Ore. Alonge said the crash which happened […]Continue Reading
Politics

Ondo Gets New Commissioners

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has sworn in two new commissioners, who were recently confirmed by the state house of assembly. The two commissioners are Mr Akinwunmi Sowore and Mr Adeboboye Ologbese. Governor Akeredolu charged them to be dedicated and render laudable services to the good people of the state and shun all forms of distractions. He also […]Continue Reading
News

Auto Crash Claims 4 Lives in Ondo

Four persons including a commercial driver have been confirmed dead in an accident that occurred along Olokuta/Shasha Road, in Akure, Ondo State on Wednesday morning. According to eyewitnesses, the accident occurred when a Sienna bus, coming from Ondo axis had a head-on collision with a hummer bus coming from the Akure axis. The four victims […]Continue Reading
Security

Ondo Assembly Amends Amotekun Corps Law

Ondo State house of assembly has passed the State security network agency and Amotekun corps law, amendment, 2022. Also passed is the bill to provide for the establishment of the State Security Trust Fund. The passage of the bills followed the submission of reports by the chairman, the house committee on security Olulade Gbegudu for consideration […]Continue Reading
Education

Councils Get New Education Secretaries In Ondo

As part of efforts to promote education administration at the grassroots, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has approved the appointment of education secretaries for the eighteen council areas of the state In a statement signed by the chief press secretary to the governor, Richard Olatunde said the appointment took effect on June 23, 2022. The  Education Secretaries […]Continue Reading
Agriculture

Ondo Partners Netherlands on Fish Production

Ondo State Government Is To Train About One Hundred Aquapreneurs in the Blue Revolution Fish Value Chain Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu represented by the  Deputy Governor, Lucky Ayedatiwa made this known while flagging off the blue Revolution fish value chain training for participants in Akure.  The Governor said the project was to improve fish value chain […]Continue Reading
Crime

NSCDC Arrest 8 persons for alleged vandalisation of pipelines, bunkering activities in Ondo

Nigeria Civil Service Commission, NSCDC, have arrested eight persons in Olowo Community, Odigbo council area of Ondo state, for alleged vandalisation of pipelines and illegal bunkering activities. The suspects were arrested by men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, in the state. According to report, the suspect also deals in illegal adulterated […]Continue Reading
News

New Excos Take Charge in Ondo NUJ

A new State executive of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, ondo state council, led by Radio Nigeria journalist, Leke Adegbite, has been sworn in.  Adegbite was sworn in alongside other state executive members to lead the union for the next three years. Others sworn in were Hakeem Gbadamosi of the Nigerian Tribune as the vice […]Continue Reading