Tag: Akure

Chinedu OkaforNovember 27, 2020

Murder of Ifon monarch is evidence for urgent innovative security strategies

The problem of insecurity in Nigeria seems to have become a topic we discuss everyday, owing to the fact that ...

Michael IsaacOctober 4, 2020

#OndoElection2020 | Why we should be concerned about the killings in Akure

Everyone prays for the day when elections in Nigeria not only becomes seamless but safe for the electorate – before ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 27, 2017

Kidnappers, ritualists’ den found near Ondo Assembly complex

A two-storeyed building suspected to be a hideout of kidnappers and ritual killers was on Monday discovered in Alagbaka, Akure, ...

AzeezFebruary 3, 2017

Angry protesters stone Mimiko’s convoy in Akure

Some protesters on Thursday attacked the convoy of Governor Olusegun Mimiko in Akure, Ondo State. They reportedly smashed the side ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 18, 2016

The Thread: What will you do to escape house chores? Here’s a clue

Knowing how to do house chores is a life skill, whether one is male or female; that doesn’t mean that ...

Isime EseneJune 30, 2016

Opinion: APC Ondo – Desperadoes in action

by John Paul Akinduro The All Progressive Congress in Ondo state has been described as attention seeking party of desperadoes ...

Isime EseneJune 30, 2016

Rejoinder: Dear Adene, in Ondo State, Mimiko is Making A Difference (MAD)

by Olusola Akinbinu Reading an opinion by one Gbenga Adene on YNaija, June 28, 2016, Titled: “The Madness of Nigerian ...

Mazi EmekaJune 9, 2016

Mimiko blocked from entering government house by angry workers

The Ondo State Governor, Olusegun Mimiko, was on Thursday prevented from gaining access to his office by protesting workers who ...

Mazi EmekaMay 29, 2016

Ondo state APC chairman, Minister, fight dirty in public

The Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Professor Cladius Daramola and the Ondo State All Progressives Congress (APC) chairman, ...

Mazi EmekaMay 16, 2016

It’s on: The PDP is officially doing battle with Fayose and Mimiko

The Vice-Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in the Southwest zone, Makanjuola Ogundipe, has attacked the Ekiti state governor, Ayo ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 23, 2015

That moment when Fayose helped clear traffic en route Ondo (PHOTOS)

Earlier today, Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose assisted in clearing a gridlocked road. Fayose’s convoy was en route Akure, Ondo ...

Mallam YeroJune 8, 2015

Akure youth don’t want to be ruled by a dwarf apparently

According to the Daily Post, a whole bunch of Akure “Youth” decided to protest the emergence of Prince Kole Aladetoyinbo ...

Kolapo OlapojuMay 25, 2015

Fayose and the 19 APC lawmakers tried, but could not agree to kiss and make up today

by Kolapo Olapoju The impasse between the Governor of Ekiti state, Ayo Fayose and the 19 All Progressives Congress lawmakers ...

SolaFebruary 8, 2015

Drama as cows block expressway in Ondo, cause accident (See Photos)

by Anike Jacobs During the week, a mild drama occurred in Akure, the Ondo state capital over the sharing formula of cows numbering 11, ...

Isime EseneDecember 28, 2014

How assassins killed Akure doctor, set his body ablaze — Family

by Akan Ido The family of late Dr. David Akintayo Oguntuase who was found dead at the Universal Medical Clinic, ...

SolaDecember 14, 2014

Terrible: Residents panic as gas explosion rocks Akure (See Photos)

by Anike Jacobs A gas explosion rocked the city of Akure, Ondo State on Saturday night, leaving many dead and ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 15, 2014

Homo rape: 35-year-od man nabbed for defiling 13-year-old boy

by Azubuike Azikiwe A 35-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly defiling a 13-year-old boy at Iju area of Ondo ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 10, 2014

49-year-old woman arraigned for stealing mobile phone

by Azubuike Azikiwe A 49-year-old woman, Ogunleye Caroline, has been arraigned for allegedly stealing a mobile phone, worth N65,000. Caroline ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 23, 2014

These secondary school students have been accused of witchcraft and belonging to ‘rat’ secret cult

by Jewel Stephen Three teenagers, who were arrested for cultism and witchcraft, were on Monday, 22 September, paraded at the Police ...

Isime EseneSeptember 15, 2014

Woman sets lover ablaze in Ondo

by Akan Ido Ajowele Busayo, a 23-year-old teacher has been remanded in prison custody for allegedly setting her lover ablaze. ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 8, 2014

Great Bozo: Man kills wife over sharing of garri

by Azubuike Azikiwe   John Ogunji, a 45-year-old farmer reportedly murdered his wife, Christiana, following an argument on the sharing ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 1, 2014

GOtv launches in Makurdi with open-air concert

by Jewel Stephen To mark the launch of its service in the city of Makurdi, GOtv on Wednesday, 20 August ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 20, 2014

Teenager rapes chicken to death in Ondo (READ)

by Azubuike Azikiwe A 19-year-old boy has reportedly confessed to having sexual intercourse with a chicken, till it gave up the ghost. ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 14, 2014

Courtroom Drama: How fake lawyer was arrested in Akure (READ)

by Kolapo Olapoju Olaoluwa Joseph, a phony lawyer has been arrested for impersonating as a legal counsel in Akure. He ...

writerJuly 9, 2014

BUSTED: Fake youth ‘corper’ jailed 6-years for impersonation

by Kolapo Olapoju An Akure magistrate court has sentenced a phony youth corps member, Mrs. Rabiu Umar, to six years ...

June 12, 2014

Spiritual attack suspected as 4 family members die mysteriously in Ondo

by Zara Mustapha There was pandemonium in Aule area of Akure, Ondo State capital on Wednesday as a grandmother, her three ...

February 22, 2014

Horrible: Suspected cultist kills pastor’s wife for refusing to be raped

by ‘Jola Sotubo A woman in Ondo has lost her life after being attacked by a suspected cultist who hacked ...

January 20, 2014

Monster: I rape children so I can live longer – Serial rapist confesses (PICTURED)

by Oge Okonkwo Men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have arrested a 71-year-old man Ganiyu, for ...

December 17, 2013

‘He fiddled with her private part’: Senior NEPC staff ‘rapes 7-year-old girl in Ondo’

by Akintomiwa Agbaje The incessant occurrence of the rape of young girls seem to have escalated recently, this time in Akure, Ondo ...

November 20, 2013

Yemi Adamolekun: I believe I deserve better – do you?

by Yemi Adamolekun It is NOT a thing of pride that you can’t stay in Nigeria for more than six ...

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