Posts Tagged ‘Ondo State’

Ondo: Akeredolu Orders NURTW, RTEAN Union To Vacate Motor Parks

Ondo state government has suspended indefinitely the activities of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) and the Road Transport Employees Association of Nigeria (RTEAN). While addressing journalists in Akure on Monday, the Senior Special Assistant to Governor Akeredolu on special duties and strategies, Doyin Odebowale said the suspension was due to recent crisis […]

It Will Be Difficult For Herders To Vacate Ondo, Presidency Replies Akeredolu

By Adejumo Enock The Federal Government of Nigeria has countered Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu directives that herdsmen should vacate forest reserves in the state within 7 days. The Presidency said Akeredolu, being a senior lawyer would be the least expected to unilaterally expel thousands of herders who have lived all their lives in the […]

Bandits Kidnap Traveller, kill Driver In Ondo

By Onwuka Gerald A yet to be identified traveller was on Thursday kidnapped along Ise Akoko-isua Akoko road in Akoko South-East Local Government Area of Ondo State, as his driver was shot dead. At the time this report was filled, how the man was kidnapped is yet to be revealed. However, it was gathered that […]

Gunmen Abduct Couple, Farmer In Ondo, Demand N10m Ransom

By Onwuka Gerald An unidentified couple have been abducted at Uso community in Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State on Tuesday evening. The couple were said to be travelling to Akure, from the eastern part of the country with three of their children, when the kidnappers attacked, carried them away, leaving their children behind […]

JUST IN: Ondo State Commissioner For Regional Duties Dies At 68

By Seun Adeuyi Ondo State Commissioner for Regional Integration and Special Duties, Prof. Bayonile Ademodi, is dead. He was 68-year-old. He died on Saturday, an official was quoted to have said. The state’s Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr Donald Ojogo, disclosed this while speaking with NAN in a telephone interview on Sunday in Akure. […]

Ondo Communal Clash: Palace Burnt

By Idowu Maryam The community of Ude and Isinigbo in the Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State youths has engaged in a one on one battle that resulted in the destruction of property. PUNCH Metro said that two people were killed in the clash, while the palace of the traditional ruler of Ude […]