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.

‘Abducted’ Former FUTA VC Found Dead In His House

The dead body of a former Vice Chancellor of FUTA, Professor Albert Ilemobade, who was said to have been kidnapped, has been found in his house at Ijapo in Akure, Ondo State capital on Sunday morning. According to a family source, Professor Ilemobade’s driver and gateman killed the former University

Governor Mimiko Visits International Events Centre Site In Akure

Ondo State Governor, Olusegun Mimiko, has made an inspection visit to the site of the International Events Centre under construction in Akure. while leading some top government officials in the state on the visit, Governor Mimiko said that Akure, the Ondo State capital, south-west Nigeria, will soon become the number

Gunmen Abduct CAN Executive Member

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers, have abducted the Executive Secretary of the Cocoa Association of Nigeria (CAN),  Mr Michael Adewunmi, in Akure, the Ondo State capital. His black Toyota Lexus SUV in which he was abducted was found abandoned with the four doors opened.

Mother of Two Commits Suicide in Ondo


A 40-year-old mother of two, identified as Seyi Adewumi, has reportedly committed suicide in Akure, Ondo State capital. Her body was found in an uncompleted building beside her house at Olu Foam area of Akure metropolis.

Exxon Mobil Donates Equipment To Six Nigerian Universities

Oil giant, Exxon Mobil has donated equipment worth 50 million naira to six tertiary institutions in the country through its Universities Partnership Programme (UPP). The donated items includes: analytical equipments, digital cameras, mosquitoes nets for field trips and the sum of 5.

N8b Currency Scam: EFCC To Arraign 6 CBN Bosses, 16 Others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is set to charge six top officials of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and 16 others to a Federal High Court on June 2, for a sum of 8b Naira currency fraud. The commission said in a statement signed by its Head

Ondo State APC, PDP Disagree Over Olanusi’s Impeachment

The All Progressives Congress (APC) and the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State have disagreed on the recent impeachment and removal from office of the former Deputy Governor of the State, Mr Ali Olanusi. Speaking to Channels Television on the issue in Akure, the State capital, a chieftain

Buhari Should Seek Forgiveness From Yorubas, Not Votes – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has said that the All Progressives Congress ( APC ) presidential candidate, Major General Mohammadu Buhari (Rtd) should seek forgiveness (not votes) from Yoruba people of the South-West, including Edo and Delta States. According to the governor, Buhari’s cancellation of the Lagos Metroline project