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Ezekwesili says APC, PDP lack capacity to rescue Nigeria


The Presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria,  Mrs Oby Ezekwesili, has declared that the party is the only party that believes in the restructuring of the country. She alleged that both the ruling All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party had failed the country because they …

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Buhari, most suitable to stop corruption, says Bajowa


Retired Maj.-Gen. Oluyemi Bajowa says President Muhammadu Buhari is the most suitable Presidential candidate that can successfully eradicate corruption in Nigeria. Bajowa made this known on his twitter handle on Friday on the occasion of his 78th birthday message to Nigerians. “We will need President Buhari once again for he …

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Again, poly lecturer, 2 others abducted in Ondo


Barely one week after four people were kidnapped in Ondo State, another three persons were reportedly abducted by some unknown gunmen in the state on Saturday. It was gathered that the victims, one of whom is a lecturer at the Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, were abducted in two different locations. …

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Jonathan, Akeredolu hail Buhari as he clocks 76 today


Former President  Goodluck Jonathan, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State and some lawmakers  have extended their  felicitations to President Muhammadu Buhari, who clocks 76 on Monday (today). In a goodwill message he personally signed in Abuja on Sunday, the former President thanked God who, he said, blessed President Buhari with …

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2019: Akeredolu calls for violence-free elections

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN)

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has appealed to intending pilgrims to Jerusalem to pray for free, credible and peaceful elections in 2019 in Nigeria. He noted that the prayers of the Christian pilgrims would go along way in guaranteeing peace in the nation before, during and after the next …

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Doctors give Akeredolu 7 days ultimatum to stop kidnapping in Ondo

Gov Rotimi Akeredolu

Medical doctors in Ondo State on Monday kicked against the growing cases of kidnapping in the state and gave  Governor  Rotimi Akeredolu a seven-day ultimatum to find a solution to the problem. The doctors under the auspices of the Nigeria Medical Association, Ondo State chapter, specifically reacted to the recent …

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Pay widow N7.9m for killing her husband, Court orders police


  A Federal High Court sitting in Akure, the Ondo State capital, on Monday ordered the police to pay a sum of N7.9m to a widow, Mrs Queen Akarewan, for killing her husband, Christopher Akarewan. Christopher was shot dead by men of the Nigeria Police over his refusal to pay …

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Buhari is analogue – Tambuwal


The Sokoto State Governor and a presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party,  Aminu Tambuwal, has described President Muhammadu Buhari as an analogue leader who lacks the required capacity to rule modern Nigeria. He said it would be unfortunate for Nigerians to vote Buhari for a second …

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Man gets death sentence for armed robbery


A man, James Ofem, has been sentenced to death by hanging by a high court sitting in Akure, the Ondo State capital. The convict was arrested by men of the Ondo State Police Command in 2017 for armed robbery and was said to be part of the robbery gang terrorising …

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