Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers were on Friday killed in a heavy gun exchange with soldiers in Ondo State. With four soldiers said to be wounded during the gun duel which happened on the busy Owo/Ifon road in Ose Local Government Area of the state, the kidnappers were alleged to have laid siege on the […]
The Presidency has condemned Governor Rotimi Akeredolu’s ultimatum to herdsmen to vacate Ondo forest reserves. In a statement on Tuesday, Garba Shehu, said the presidency has been keenly monitoring events occurring in Ondo State. The special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari said what is emerging is a lack of consistency in messaging which in turn […]
Hoodlums on Thursday freed prisoners held at the Correctional Service facility in, Okitipupa, headquarters of Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State. A total of 58 inmates escaped during the jailbreak. The hoodlums were said to have launched an attack on the facility after attacking the Okitipupa Divisional Police Station where it was set ablaze. […]
Some ex-militants in Ondo State axis of the Niger-Delta have given both the Federal and the Ondo State governments seven-day ultimatum for their unpaid entitlements to be settled. The ex-agitators, under the auspices of ‘Action Crocodile Group’, led by ‘General’ Felix Bowei, aka Kakadukuduku 1 of the Niger-Delta, gave the ultimatum at a press conference […]
A Navy Commander has been abducted by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers in Ondo State. The Naval Officer whose identity is yet to be ascertained was abducted along Ose/Oba Akoko, Akoko North East Local Government in the Northern Senatorial District of the state. He was said to be traveling to Abuja when the gunmen emerged […]
Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has rejected bags of rice sent to the state by the Federal Government as palliatives. It was gathered that most of the 1800 bags received by the state from the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management were not fit for human consumption. The 1,800 bags of rice and […]
Dayo Johnson – Akure Scores of farmers including their wives were wounded when suspected Fulani herdsmen invaded and set four communities in lgbatoro/Ala/Imafon communities in Ondo North, Ondo state ablaze over disagreement on grazing and destruction of their farmlands. The state police commissioner Undia Adie had swiftly deployed detectives to the troubled communities to maintain
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The police have arrested some suspects allegedly involved in the killing of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, daughter of the Afenifere leader, Reuben Fasoranti.
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Three Fulani herdsmen, suspected to be kidnappers, were on Sunday apprehended at Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State. The kidnappers, who were suspected to be among the gang who have been unleashing terror on residents of the state, were caught within the forest of Irese community in the local government area by local vigilantes. […]
The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, on Tuesday condemned the statement credited to Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo over security challenges, especially kidnapping in the South-West and some other parts of the country.
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