Ondo Gov’s  mother, Grace Akeredolu, dies at 90

The mother of the Ondo State governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, Evangelist Grace Akeredolu, is dead, aged 90. In a statement made available to journalists by the chief press secretary (CPS) to the governor, Richard Olatunde, Akeredolu’s mother died peacefully in her…

Owo Church attack: Military arrests 2 more suspects

Two more high profile members of the Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP) linked with the deadly attack on worshippers in Owo, Ondo State have been arrested, the military disclosed on Thursday. The suspects, Al-Qasim Idris and Abdulhaleem Idris,…

Owo church massacre: Akeredolu confirms arrest of 5 suspects

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Tuesday confirmed the arrest of five suspected killers of over 40 worshippers at St. Francis Catholic Church, Owo on June 5. Akeredolu said this during a courtesy visit to his office by the…

Again, Gunmen attack Owo community, scores injured

There were gunshots in Owo, headquarters of Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State, on Wednesday night by some suspected gunmen. It was gathered that the gunmen invaded Craneburg Construction Company around 10:00 p.m. and opened fire on the premises.…

Ondo lawmaker, farmers protest alleged forceful farmland acquisition

The lawmaker representing Idanre Constituency in Ondo Assembly, Hon Festus Akingbaso, on Tuesday, joined farmers in Idanre to protest the alleged acquisition of their farmland by the Ondo State government. It was gathered the Ondo State government had keyed into…

Ondo commissioner resigns hours after redeployment

Hours after she was redeployed as Commissioner from the Ondo State Ministry of Water and Sanitation to the Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development, Mrs Yetunde Adeyanju, has resigned her appointment. The State governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, had on Wednesday…

Killers of Fasoranti’s daughter sentenced to death

Three persons involved in the killing of Olufunke Olakuri, daughter of Afenifere Leader Pa Reuben Fasoranti, have been sentenced to death by hanging. They were sentenced by an Ondo State High Court sitting in Akure. Presiding Judge, Justice William Olamide,…

“Another sad day in our nation’s history”: Obi mourns victims of Ondo explosion, condemns violence

The Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party, Former Governor Peter Obi, has expressed shock over the terror attack that rocked Ondo State, in which many lives were reportedly lost, describing it as a very sad day in the history of…

May Day: Ondo Workers task Akeredolu on revenue leakages

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has been called upon by the state workers to block all revenue leakages in the state through the adoption of the Treasury Single Account (TSA) system. The workers noted that the system would avail…

Four children electrocuted in Ondo

Four children have been electrocuted at Oke Aigo area in Ile-Oluji/Okeigbo local government area of Ondo State after a newly installed power cable fell on the container-turned- shop they were in. The incident reportedly happened last Thursday. Two of the…

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