News: Akure Monarch Bans Eze Ndi Igbo Title


The Deji of Akure, Oba Aladetoyinbo Aladelusi, has banned the title of ‘Eze Ndi Igbo’ in Akureland and ordered it to be reviewed and replaced with a non-controversial honorary title. This is one of the conditions given by the monarch to end the crisis between him and the leader of

Abuja Bomb Blast Suspects Arraigned

One of the masterminds of the October 2, 2015 twin bomb blasts in Kuje and Nyanya, two satellite towns in Abuja has pleaded guilty to one out of the five-count charges preferred against him by the Police.The suspect, Abdulwaheed Nasiru pleaded guilty of illegal possession of items used for manufacturing

Police Discover Tunnel Behind A Bank In Ondo

A Bank Surveillance Squad of the Ondo State Police Command has discovered a long tunnel dug by suspected armed robbers behind a branch of a first generation bank in Akure, the state’s Capital.The State Police Commissioner, Michael Ogbodu, informed reporters of the development at a media briefing and parade of

Police Arrests Olu Falae’s Abductors

The Nigeria Police has arrested five of the eight abductors of former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Chief Olu Falae.The arrest is coming about two weeks after the elder statesman was released in Akure, Ondo State capital in Nigeria’s south-western region.

Akure youths protest Falae ’s kidnap


YOUTHS under the aegis of Akure Youth Coalition, AYC, in Akure, the Ondo State capital yesterday protested the abduction of the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Chief Olu Falae The post Akure youths protest Falae ’s kidnap appeared first on Vanguard News.

Man Who Has Been Mad For 32 Years Does This Shocking Thing In Ondo


Tope Ogunmodede, a middle-aged man, who has been battling mental illness has reportedly committed suicide in Ondo state. According to Nigerian Tribune, the man committed suicide by hanging himself in Lafe area of Akure, the Ondo state capital, at the weekend out of frustration.

Enyimba Extend Lead At Top Of Table

Nigerian league leaders, Enyimba of Aba, further cements their lead in the Nigeria Professional Football League, with a two nil win over struggling, Dolphins of Port Harcourt.Two goals from substitutes Andrew Abalogu and Ifeanyi Anaemeka was all the team needed to take their points to 55 points from 29 games.

Ondo Police Suspends 2 Officers Over Woman’s Death

The Police authorities in Ondo State have suspended two of its officers, Inspectors Oladipupo Fabunmi and Haruna idris, who were said to have assaulted a middle-aged woman, Aderonke Adenigba‎, which led to her death.Addressing reporters at the Command Headquarters in Akure on Friday, the Commissioner of Police in Ondo State,

WHO Chooses Akure, Ondo Hospitals As Research Centres


The World Health Organisation (WHO), has chosen Mother and Child Hospitals in Akure and Ondo as research centres for child and maternal healthcare delivery. The Head of the Reproductive Health and Research of WHO, Dr Femi Oladapo made the disclosure on Thursday during a courtesy visit to Dr Olusegun Mimiko

Truck Accidents: NANS Protests Against Deaths of Students

Students of the various tertiary educational institutions in Akure, the Ondo State capital, on Friday, trooped out on the Akure-Ilesha Federal Highway, barricading the road to protest against incessant accidents caused by tankers, lorries and other articulated vehicles which have led to the death of many of their colleagues. As

Mixed Reactions Trail Suspension Of Motorcyclists In Akure

Some residents of Akure, the capital city of Ondo State,  have expressed displeasure with the suspension of the operation of commercial motorcyclists in the major roads in the city. It was difficult for some of them to get to their places of work on Monday, as they had to trek

Motorcyclists In Akure Protest Enforcement Of New Number Plate Purchase

Commercial motorcyclists in Akure, the capital city of Ondo State have staged a street-wide protest against the demand by the officials of the State Ministry of Transport for the purchase of  a new number plate for their motorcycles. The motorcyclists who staged the protest at the NEPA roundabout on Friday,

Ondo Court Jails ‎Killers Of Former FUTA VC


A Chief Magistrate sitting in Akure, Ondo state on Wednesday, jailed the two suspected killers of former Vice Chancellor of FUTA, Professor Albert Adeoye Ilemobade. In a report published on Sahara Reporters, the two suspects were both arraigned before Chief Magistrate, Mrs.