COVID-19: Nigeria Records Ten New Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed ten new cases of the COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 224. Six of the ten new cases are in Lagos, two in Edo, while the other two are in the FCT. So far, five persons have died from the virus […]

COVID-19: Cases Rise To 210 As Nigeria Confirms 20 New

Nigeria has recorded 20 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 210. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) revealed this in a tweet on Friday, April 3, 2020. NCDC stated that the confirmed cases were 1 in Lagos, 3 in the FCT, 3 in Edo, 2 […]

Gov Akeredolu Confirms Index Case Of Coronavirus In Ondo State

Ondo State has recorded its index case of COVID-19. The state governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, announced this on Friday, April 3, 2020 via his verified Twitter handle. He revealed that the state government received the confirmation from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) shortly before he announced it. Governor Akeredolu noted that the infected case […]

Governor Akeredolu Tests Negative For COVID-19

Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has tested negative for COVID-19. His samples were collected after the Chief of Staff to President Buhari tested positive to the virus. Akeredolu revealed his COVID-19 test result via his Twitter handle, as he wished everyone affected speedy recovery.

One Killed In Collapsed Church Building

A 14-year-old boy identified as Faith Utobo died on Thursday evening, March 19, 2020 following the collapse of a church building after a heavy rain storm. The rainstorm was said to have wreck havoc at Olu foam, Omoniyi Estate and Igoba areas of Akure, the Ondo State capital. Six persons, involved in the incident were […]

Two Commuters Die In Ondo Road Crash

Two commuters, yet to be identified, have reportedly lost their lives, while others were injured in a road accident which occurred along Owo-Ifon road over the weekend. The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Sector Commander in Ondo State, Mr Rotimi Adeleye, said the auto-crash occurred at about 10:00a.m at Oyoyo, five kilometres from Ikare junction, […]

Amotekun Public Hearing Result: South-West Speakers To Meet Today

Speakers of the South-West Houses of Assembly will meet on Wednesday, February 26, 2020, over the Amotekun bills, which went public hearing in five States on Monday, February 24. The Chairman, House Committee on Information, Mr Gbenga Omole, who disclosed this in an interview with The PUNCH on Tuesday, February 25, said the Speakers would […]

Ondo Declares Monday, Tuesday Public Holiday Ahead Of Buhari’s Visit

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has approved the declaration of Monday, February 24 and Tuesday February 25, 2020 as Public Holiday. Akeredolu while granting the approval said, the Public Holiday is necessary for the State to welcome President Muhammadu Buhari who is expected to arrive the State to commission two key legacy projects, the Ore […]

Osinbajo, Others Pay Tributes As Mimiko Buries Mum

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday, joined a host of prominent Nigerians to pay tributes to the late Muniat Deborah Mimiko, mother of former governor of Ondo state, Olusegun Mimiko. Prof. Osinbajo who spoke at  the final burial ceremony the late  mother of former governor of Ondo state, Olusegun Mimiko, described the deceased as a […]

Ondo Govt Approves ‘Operation Amotekun’ Bill

The Ondo State government has approved the draft bill for the South-West security outfit code-named “Operation Amotekun”. The Commissioner for Information and Orientation in the state, Mr Donald Ojogo, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday. Ojogo stated, “In an exhaustive session of deliberations, the Council took time to peruse every detail contained in the […]