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Inferno razes building in Ondo as fire truck breaks down

Nigeria, Feb. 25 -- Officials of the Ondo State Fire Service on Wednesday watched helplessly as fire razed a storey building in Akure, the Ondo State, destroying property worth millions of naira. The... Read More


Court remands 18 persons over illegal gold mining, possession of firearms

Nigeria, Feb. 24 -- An Akure Magistrate Court has remanded 15 persons suspected to have been involved in illegal mining of gold in Ondo State. They are to remain at the Nigeria Correctional facility ... Read More


How I survived intrigues to end my tenure- Outgoing Ondo deputy governor

Nigeria, Feb. 24 -- The outgoing deputy governor of Ondo State, Agboola Ajayi, has credited his political survival as deputy governor to God's grace and the resolute stance of nine lawmakers in the Ho... Read More


Akeredolu demands state police as he takes oath of office for second term

Nigeria, Feb. 24 -- The Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has vowed to continue fighting the insecurity facing the state as he begins his second term of four years in office. Mr Akeredolu, who w... Read More


Restructuring: Nigeria rich in bitumen, spends N300bn importing it- Adesina

Nigeria, Feb. 23 -- Although Nigeria has bitumen reserves worth up to $1.5 trillion, the country spends over N300 billion importing the product, Akinwunmi Adesina, the President of the African Develop... Read More


Ekiti school teachers shun rural areas, risk sack

Nigeria, Feb. 22 -- Teachers posted to rural communities in Ekiti State have been found to always refuse their postings, making it difficult to ensure effective education in the areas. It was gathere... Read More


COVID-19: 'Only 500 guests' to attend Akeredolu's inauguration

Nigeria, Feb. 19 -- The second term inauguration ceremony of Oluwarotimi Akeredolu as the governor of Ondo State will be attended by only 500 persons due to the prevailing COVID-19 virus, the inaugura... Read More


Judge pardons rapist after conviction

Nigeria, Feb. 17 -- A judge of the Ekiti State High Court, Ado-Ekiti, on Wednesday, granted pardon to a rapist, Dennis Kiyede, just after he convicted him for raping a 16-year-old girl. John Adeyeye,... Read More