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Apprentice kills master, dumps body in well in Ondo

Nigeria, Feb. 3 -- The police in Ondo State have taken into custody a 20-year-old apprentice who allegedly killed his master and dumped the corpse in a well. The incident occurred in Imafon in the Ak... Read More


Petrol sells at N700 per litre in Akure black market, not available at filling stations

Nigeria, Feb. 1 -- Prime Motor Spirit, also known as petrol, is now selling at N700 per litre at unofficial sale points in Akure and neighboring towns in Ondo State, as the scarcity of the product bit... Read More


Lassa Fever: Ondo records eight deaths, 106 infections in 2023

Nigeria, Jan. 31 -- Ondo State has recorded eight deaths this year from 106 confirmed cases and 268 suspected cases of Lassa fever infections, the state government said in Akure on Sunday. The Specia... Read More


How Ifa priest's death while consorting with pastor's wife threw community into confusion

Nigeria, Jan. 31 -- The curtains were about to be drawn on New Year's Day celebrations in Ikere Ekiti as the evening wore on. Although it was a Sunday evening when residents usually have fun at differ... Read More


Fayemi sues Arise Tv, Ekiti politician for defamation, demands N500million

Nigeria, Jan. 30 -- A former governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has sued a former senatorial aspirant in the state, Kayode Otitoju, and Arise Television for alleged defamation of character and ma... Read More


Eleven burnt to death in Ore road accident

Nigeria, Jan. 29 -- Eleven persons were burnt to death on Sunday in a road accident at the Soka Bridge in Ore, Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State. The accident was a collision between a heavy... Read More


Supreme Court affirms ex-deputy governor as PDP senatorial candidate in Ondo

Nigeria, Jan. 28 -- The Supreme Court on Friday affirmed Agboola Ajayi, a former deputy governor of Ondo State, as the validly nominated senatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for ... Read More


Ekiti Assembly Crisis: Defendants challenge court jurisdiction, want suit dismissed

Nigeria, Jan. 24 -- The Ekiti State House of Assembly has challenged the jurisdiction of the state high court to hear a suit filed by its former Speaker, Olugboyega Aribisogan, against his impeachment... Read More


Tragedy as university student commits suicide in Akure

Nigeria, Jan. 23 -- A 300-level student of the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA), Oluwapelumi Olona, has allegedly committed suicide at his off-campus residence in Aule area of the Ondo St... Read More


Ondo Governor Akeredolu has health challenge - Spokesperson

Nigeria, Jan. 17 -- The spokesperson of Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has confirmed speculations over the state of health of the governor. In a statement on Tuesday, the spokesperson, Richar... Read More