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Student of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic in Ondo State Macheted to Death

  On Wednesday, 11th of February 2021, at the Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, in Owo, Ondo State, a student was macheted to death, the student is yet to be identified. The Public Relations Officer of the institution, Samuel Ojo, confirmed the incident to Channels Television in a telephone chat this evening. The incident also coincides with the…

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All Ondo Schools Ordered To Shut Down Amid Growing #ENDSARS Protests

Ondo state governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has directed all pupils and students in public and private schools to stay at home following the tension generated by the anti-police brutality protests. The order which will be effective from Wednesday October 21, according to Akeredolu, became necessary because of the engulfing nationwide #EndSARS protests and the need to ensure the well-being of both students…

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#OndoDecides2020: All The Major Happenings From Ondo Governorship Election

Residents in Ondo state have begun to cast their ballots, across 18 local governments for the person who will lead them for the next four years. According to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), 17 political parties are on the ballot, although some have collapsed their structures to campaign for others. Incumbent Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu…

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#OndoDebate2020: 6 Takeaways From Ondo Governorship Debate Between Akeredolu And Jegede

Incumbent Ondo governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu and candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Eyitayo Jegede (SAN) met for their sole debate on Wednesday October 7, ahead of the state’s gubernatorial election billed for Saturday October 10. The debate, organized by Channels Television, in partnership with the Civil Society Elections Situation Room and UK AID with support from…

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Ondo State Governor’s Wife, Betty Akeredolu Test Positive For COVID-19

Mrs Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, the wife of Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has tested positive for Coronavirus, according to circulating reports. This is coming barely two days after her husband was confirmed to have contracted the virus. A source in the government confirmed the news to SaharaReporters on Thursday. The source also revealed to The Tribune that some…

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Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, Tests Positive For COVID-19

The Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has contracted the novel Coronavirus also known as COVID-19. Akeredolu disclosed this on his verified Facebook and Twitter accounts on Tuesday. The governor said he was already in self-isolation as required by the case management guidelines of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control for someone that is not showing symptoms.…

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Hilarious Moment Ondo Youths ‘Commission’ Dilapidated Road On ‘Behalf Of The Governor’

According to multiple reports, the youths of Ilaje community in Ondo State have commissioned a damaged road in the state on behalf the state governor, Governor Akeredolu. In the hilarious clip, the youths stopped the traffic going through a portion of the road that is flooded and visibly dilapidated to commission the road on behalf…

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Ondo State Governor’s Media Aide Storms Out Of A Live Radio Show In Rage

The Senior Special Assistant to Governor Akeredolu on new media, Gani Mohammed Ajowa stormed out of a live program on  Breeze FM on Wednesday after feeling insulted by People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Assistant Director of Media & Publicity in Ondo State, Leye Igbagbo who also featured on the show. Leye Igbabo and Gani Mohammed Ajowa were invited on ‘Fire 4 Fire’ show to…

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18 Burnt To Death In Ondo State Road Accident, Driver and Motor Boy Flees

Its another messy scene as no fewer than 18 people reportedly lost their lives in a road accident which occurred on Saturday on Akure-Owo Expressway, Ondo State. The accident, which was said to have occurred around 3:30 a.m on Saturday, reportedly involved an 18-passenger bus with a registered number; YLA25XU and a truck with the…

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