EFCC operatives allegedly arrest FUTA students in midnight raid

Men suspected to be operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission were said to have carried out a midnight operation at the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ondo State. Students’ lodges were reportedly invaded at about 2am. Some students…

Motorcyclist arraigned for alleged power bank theft

A 25-year-old commercial motorcyclist, Imoleayo Omoniyi, on Friday appeared before an Okitipupa Chief Magistrates’ Court, Ondo State, for alleged stealing of power bank worth N25,000. The defendant, whose address was not given, is facing a two-count charge. He, however, pleaded…

Let’s forget the past, Aiyedatiwa tells Ondo residents

Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa of Ondo State has appealed to the people of the state to put behind them events that preceded the death of the former governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu and pursue the attainment of a peaceful and prosperous state. Aiyedatiwa…

20 fuel scoopers burnt to death in Ondo tanker accident

No fewer than 20 persons were burnt to death in Ore, Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State on Sunday. It was gathered that the victims were scooping fuel from a petrol tanker that fell and spilled its content along…

Nigerian pupil declared Guinness World Record holder for most skips on one foot

Another 17- year-old pupil of Oyemekun Grammar School Akure, Ondo State, Philip Solomon, has been declared the Guinness World Record holder for most skips on one foot in 30 seconds. On January 24, Solomon officially recorded 153 skips on one…

Census: Mentally-challenged persons, homeless will be counted – NPC

The National Population Commission (NPC), has said that the mentally-deranged, homeless people and every living being in Nigeria would be counted in the upcoming 2023 housing and population counting. Prince Diran Iyantan, the NPC Federal Commissioner representing Ondo State, said…

Owo Catholic Church reopens 10 months after gunmen attack

St. Francis Catholic Church, Owaluwa, Owo in Ondo State on Sunday reopened for service ten months after the deadly attack on the church by gunmen. The News Agency of Nigeria ( NAN) reports that over 40 worshippers died in the…

Ondo Catholic Church reopens 10 months after deadly attack

The St. Francis Catholic Church in Owo, Ondo State, reopened for services on Easter Sunday, ten months after a deadly attack left over 40 worshippers dead and several others injured. During the attack, the assailants disguised themselves as worshippers, maiming…

2023: Don’t vote for tribe, vote for character – Peter Obi

Mr Peter Obi, Presidential Candidate of Labour Party (LP) in the February election, has called on the electorate not to vote for tribe but look out for character. Obi said this on Saturday in Akure at the town hall meeting…

Police arrest three suspected kidnappers, rescue victim, recovers car in Rivers

Rivers State Police Command said its operatives have arrested three suspected kidnappers in Obelle community in Emohua Council of the state. The suspects, 29-year-old Ekene Micheal from Eliozu; 20-year-old Mohammed Oluwasegun from Ondo State; 25-year-old Vicent Sunday from Rumuji, and…

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