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SOCIETY

I warned My Landlord in February Before My Mother Died in Akure Building Collapse Today- Man

A man who survived the recent building collapse in Akure has revealed how he had earlier warned his landlord concerning his action before the unfortunate incident. During his interview with Channels TV, the victim revealed how the incident led to his mother's death while one of his children is presently seeking medical attention.

  2 months ago ago
I warned My Landlord in February Before My Mother Died in Akure Building Collapse Today- Man

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: 2 Pupils Kidnap In Ondo; Army Hits Back At The Economist Over 'Mighty On Paper' Tag

Gunmen Kidnap 2 School Pupils In Akure Two little girls of nursery and kindergarten classes have been kidnapped in their mother’s car in Akure, the Ondo state capital. The pupils were kidnapped inside their mother’s ash coloured Toyota Camry at Leo area, Akure.

  1 month ago ago
Today's Headlines: 2 Pupils Kidnap In Ondo; Army Hits Back At The Economist Over 'Mighty On Paper' Tag

SOCIETY

3 Non-Southwestern States that Must be Wary of the Suspicious Attack Raised by Governor Akeredolu

Photo: Rotimi Akeredolu, culled from the Tableshakers Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has hinted a suspicious attack on the State. He stated this while receiving the Pastorate of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry, led by the State Overseer, Pastor Jacob Asubiojo at the Government House in Akure on Tuesday.

  2 months ago ago
3 Non-Southwestern States that Must be Wary of the Suspicious Attack Raised by Governor Akeredolu

SPORTS

Benjamin Rejoins Sunshine Stars

Nigeria professional football league household name, Ozor Benjamin, has made a shocking return to Akure to team up with his former side, Sunshine Stars, ahead of the new Nigeria professional football league season. After years of successful spell with the Akure based outfit, Benjamin opted for a different experience as he signed for Umuahia based Nigeria Professional Football campaigners, Abia Warriors.

  1 month ago ago
Benjamin Rejoins Sunshine Stars

EDUCATION

Full History of The Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti

Like I said in one of my previous articles, this institution has a very complex history. It went through a series of metamorphosis before its present status. Meanwhile, it is one of the leading Polytechnics in Nigeria. "Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti" started as a "College of Technology" in the year 1977 with its location in Jos, Plateau State.

  2 months ago ago
Full History of The Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti

MILITARY

Man Arrested For Scamming Job Seekers Of #1.9m In Ondo State

A 44-year-old man has been arrested by Nigeria, NSCDC, Ondo State Command, for allegedly defrauding desperate job seekers in the state. The suspect, Ayodele Ige, who said he was a notorious swindler, had been on the wanted list of the command after series of complaints against him by his victims.

  1 month ago ago
Man Arrested For Scamming Job Seekers Of #1.9m In Ondo State

SOCIETY

Man accused of murdering father over chicken head in Ondo

In Akure, the state capital, the Ondo State Police Command has arrested a 26-year-old man for allegedly killing his 64-year-old father. Godwin Matthew, the suspect, was believed to have carried out the crime after accompanying his father, Audu Matthew, to the property. According to the suspect, his father's decision to give him the chicken head, from the full chicken he was supposed to kill, for his seven-year-old brother drove him to murder his father.

  1 month ago ago
Man accused of murdering father over chicken head in Ondo

SOCIETY

FRSC vows to impound vehicles without number plates

The Federal Road Safety Corps, Ondo State Command, promised Akure on Saturday that it would impound vehicles without license plates and those with illegal registration. Mr Ezekiel SonAllah, state sector commander of the corps, told the Nigeria News Agency (NAN) that the command would ensure that only properly registered vehicles are driven on state roads.

  1 month ago ago
FRSC vows to impound vehicles without number plates

POLITICS

Ondo Govt Sanctions Defaulters Of Land Use Charges, Gives Residents Ultimatum

Ondo state government has commenced sanctions on defaulters of its land use charge. About 79 buildings and some commercial buildings were served 'due to seal' across Akure, the state capital yesterday. Ondo State Internal Revenue Service (ODIRS) has therefore given property owners who were served 15 days ultimatum to pay their charges.

  1 month ago ago
Ondo Govt Sanctions Defaulters Of Land Use Charges, Gives Residents Ultimatum

SOCIETY

Gunmen Kidnap Two Little Girls From Mother’s Car In Ondo

Unknown gunmen kidnapped two little girls in Ondo State, Nigeria. Photo Credit: Google ( Photo of unknown gunmen ). The two girls of kindergarten and nursery classes were snatched from their mother’s car in Akure, Ondo State. The attack occurred at Leo area of Akure, Ondo state, when the victims mother was driving into their compound in their ash coloured Toyota Camry.

  1 month ago ago
Gunmen Kidnap Two Little Girls From Mother’s Car In Ondo

JUSTICE

Son Hacks Father To Death In Ondo Over Chicken Head, Charged To Court

On Tuesday, the Ondo State Police Command announced the arrest of Godwin Matthew for the murder of his father, Audu Mathew, in the Ala Area of Akure, the state capital. Following an argument over a chicken meal, Godwin, 26, was reported to have killed his father.

  1 month ago ago
Son Hacks Father To Death In Ondo Over Chicken Head, Charged To Court

SOCIETY

FRSC vows to confiscate vehicles without number plates in Ondo

The Federal Road Safety Corps, Ondo State Command, promised Saturday in Akure to seize vehicles without license plates and those with illegal license plates. Ezekiel SonAllah, the corps' state sector commander, told the Nigerian News Agency (NAN) that the command will ensure that only properly registered vehicles circulate on state highways.

  1 month ago ago
FRSC vows to confiscate vehicles without number plates in Ondo

SOCIETY

KIDNAPPING: Ondo Police Promise To Rescue The Two Children Taken Away In Their Mother's car

Kidnappers have adopted many unthinkable strategies in their operation these days. A woman in Leo Area of Akure, Ondo state was reportedly attacked by some hoodlums who drove her car away with her two children inside right in front of her house. The Ondo State Police command through its PRO, Mrs. Funmilayo Odunlami has confirmed that the incident took place on Saturday night with a promise to recover the car and rescue the children soon.

  1 month ago ago
KIDNAPPING: Ondo Police Promise To Rescue The Two Children Taken Away In Their Mother's car

SOCIETY

A Mother Of Two Feared Dead And Others Injured As A Storey Building Collapsed In Akure

A mother of two has been killed in Akure, the Ondo state capital, following the collapsing of a storey building on her and her family members. The building, which is located at the junction of the Fanibi area of Akure, was said to had trapped the woman and other of her family members as it collapsed, around 3am on Tuesday, 21st September, 2021.

  2 months ago ago
A Mother Of Two Feared Dead And Others Injured As A Storey Building Collapsed In Akure

POLITICS

Amotekun: Defaulters of Anti-Open Grazing Law Were Arrested, In Ondo State.

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State. The South West Regional Security Network codenamed Amotekun Corps, in Ondo State, has arrested three herdsmen and seized 180 cows. The arrest took place on Tuesday 14/9/21, at the Oke-Ala environment of Akure, the state capital for flouting the the Anti-Open Grazing Law of the State.

  2 months ago ago
Amotekun: Defaulters of Anti-Open Grazing Law Were Arrested, In Ondo State.

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: 50 Arrested Over Sanitation Offences; How NNPC funded 2015, 19 elections -Reports

Photos Credit: Google 50 persons arrested over sanitation offences in Ondo No fewer than 50 persons were arrested by the officials of the Ondo State Waste Management Authority, for violating various environmental sanitation offences in the state. Photos Credit: Punch Newspaper The suspects were arrested during the monthly environmental sanitation exercise in Akure, the state capital, on Saturday.

  2 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: 50 Arrested Over Sanitation Offences; How NNPC funded 2015, 19 elections -Reports

SOCIETY

One person killed as building collapses in Akure

One person has reportedly been killed in Ondo State following the sudden fall of a building in the early hours of the day. According to group of reporters who visited the scene later after the incident had occurred in Akure South Local Government Area of the state, an elderly woman died on Tuesday morning in the state capital after a building partially collapsed in Ondo State.

  2 months ago ago
One person killed as building collapses in Akure

SOCIETY

One Dead As Building Collapse in Akure, Ondo State

One person has reportedly lost his life as a story building collapse in Akure. The incident happened in the early morning of Tuesday 21st September 2021 in Akure, Ondo State. Ondo State Government rescue agencies have not appeared at the scene of the event as of the time of publicizing this report.

  2 months ago ago
One Dead As Building Collapse in Akure, Ondo State

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Today's Headlines;Deji Of Akure Proceeds On Annual Leave;NGX Market Indicators Rebound By N17billion

Photos Credit: Google Deji of Akure proceeds on annual leave The Deji of Akure, Oba Aladetoyinbo Aladelusi, will on Sunday, September 19, proceed on his traditional annual leave. This is contained in a statement by Mr Micheal Adeyeye, the Chief Press Secretary to the traditional ruler, on Friday in Akure.

  2 months ago ago
Today's Headlines;Deji Of Akure Proceeds On Annual Leave;NGX Market Indicators Rebound By N17billion

EDUCATION

Don’t blame us if varsities are shut down again, ASUU warns

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Akure Zone warned Wednesday that its members should not be held liable if the campuses are shut down again due to the Federal Government's alleged stubborn attitude. As a result, the ASUU has asked students, traditional rulers, market women, and other educational stakeholders to warn the Federal Government of the dangers that refusing to listen poses to the system.

  2 months ago ago
Don’t blame us if varsities are shut down again, ASUU warns