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The Six Kidnapped Igbonla Model College Students Regains Freedom (Photo)

The Six Kidnapped Igbonla Model College Students Regains Freedom (Photo)

The Six Kidnapped Igbonla Model College Students Regains Freedom Six students kidnapped from the Igbonla Model College in the Epe Area of Lagos have regained their freedom. This followed talks between the abductors and some government officials from Nigeria’s southwest region. This comes more than two months after gunmen stormed the school during the morning

Ondo Court Jails Fake Doctor

Olubunmi Dosunmi of a Chief Magistrate Court in Akure, Ondo State has sentenced Martins Duclarie, a Camerounian, to two years in prison for illegally operating medical facilities in the state. According to facts before the court, Duclarie had been practising as a fake medical doctor for 30 years in the state. He was said to

Kingmakers Select New Deji for Akure

Kingmakers in Akure, Ondo State capital, on Sunday selected a prince from the Osupa Ruling House, in the person of Aladetoyinbo Kole Patrick, as the new Deji Akure. Aladetoyinbo was unanimously selected by kingmakers among 13 people who showed interest in the throne. The Osupa ruling house had on Friday forwarded a list of nominees

Ondo Gets New Deputy Governor

Lasisi Oluboyo, Ondo state Commissioner for Agriculture, has been appointed as the new deputy governor of the state. Oluboyo was elevated to the new status few hours after Ali Olanusi, the state’s former deputy was impeached by the state assembly. Olanusi’s removal occurred in the early hours of Monday after 24 out of the 26 lawmakers impeached him over alleged

Ondo Deputy Governor Impeached

Ali Olanusi, Ondo State Deputy Governor, has been impeached by 24 out of the 26 state assembly members. Olanusi was impeached on Monday on allegations of gross misconduct, including financial misappropriation and absenteeism from official duties. Ifedayo Akinsoyinu​, House majority leader representing Ondo West 11, moved a motion for his impeachment and was seconded by Olatunji

Ondo Deputy Governor Served Impeachment Notice

The Ondo State House of Assembly has issued an impeachment notice against the Deputy Governor of the state, Ali Olanusi on Tuesday, April 21, 2015. The seven-count notice of impeachment issued against Olanusi was endorsed by 20 out of the 26 lawmakers in the House. The legislators said the notice was pursuant to Section 188

Ondo Strange Disease: Death Toll Hits 35

The number of deaths resulting from a yet-to-be identified disease that broke out in Irele local government area of Ondo State has now increased to 35. Residents of the community are now speculating that the disease could be a spiritual attack as victims die within few minutes or hours of showing symptoms. The symptoms of

Mimiko Warns Ondo REC Against Tampering with PDP’s victory

Olusegun Mimiko, Ondo State governor, has cautioned Segun Agbaje, the Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, in the state, against tampering with the results of Saturday’s state assembly poll in the Ilaje Local Government Area. The Governor said, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC had no power to withdraw a victory already granted, because the candidates of

Results Are Being Collated – Ondo REC

Olusegun Agbaje, the Ondo State Resident Electoral Commissioner, on Sunday said the results of the just concluded Presidential and National Assembly elections were not ready as collation of results is still ongoing at the 18 local governments in the state. While addressing journalists at the INEC headquarters in Alagbaka, Akure, Agbaje, who said he had

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