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Final-Year Female Student In Ondo University Found Hanging Dead After Attending Church Vigil

Ayandare, a 500-level student in the Department of Agronomy, was found hanging beside a church she attended. Modupe Ayandare, a final-year student at the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, was discovered dead off-campus on Monday. Ayandare, a 500-level…

Lovers found dead inside Ondo apartment

In a shocking and mysterious turn of events, a middle-aged man, Eric, and his unidentified girlfriend were found dead at an apartment in the Ayeyemi area of Ondo town, Ondo State. The tragic discovery was made on Thursday, and an…

Why I started selling human skulls — Suspected ritualist

A 37-year-old suspected ritualist, Yusuf Adinohi, has been arrested by the Ondo State Police Command for selling human skulls. He claimed to have taken up the trade to save his ailing mother. Adinohi was apprehended at the Agbasi Locust checkpoint…

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Man Caught With 8 Human Skulls

The Police Command in Ondo State has arrested a 31-year-old man, Yusuf Adenoyin, for allegedly having eight dry human skulls at Isua-Akoko in Akoko South West Local Government Area of the state. Mr Abayomi Oladipo, Commissioner of Police in Ondo…

LG autonomy: Ondo Assembly files to join FG’s suit

The Ondo State House of Assembly has made a formal application to the Supreme Court to be included as defendants in the ongoing federal case concerning local government autonomy. The application was filed on June 11, 2024, by a Senior…

Ondo state court sentences man to 14 Years for burglary , theft

A 20-year-old barber named Joseph Babatunde has been sentenced to 14 years in prison by an Ondo State Chief Magistrate Court in Akure for burglary and theft. Babatunde was arrested by state police after breaking into a property and stealing…

Over 32,000 Applicants Compete for 1000 Teaching Roles in Ondo State

In a remarkable display of interest, more than 32,000 individuals have applied for approximately 1000 teaching positions available at the Ondo State Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM). Goodluck Akinyomi, the Head of the Press and Public Relations Unit at TESCOM, announced…

Ondo State Women Advocate for Female Deputy Governorship Candidates

With the gubernatorial elections in Ondo State slated for November 16, women’s groups in the state are urging political parties to prioritize the selection of female candidates for the role of deputy governor. Representing a coalition of women’s organizations in…

FUT Jigawa appoints Olowo of Owo as pioneer chancellor

Federal University of Technology (FUT) Babura in Jigawa State has approved the appointment of Chief Ajibade Gbadegesin Ogunoye III, the Olowo of Owo Kingdom in Ondo State, as its pioneer chancellor. The announcement came through a press statement by the…

Protest Breaks Out In Ondo Over APC Governorship Primary

Some members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akure, the Ondo State capital, took to the streets on Sunday to protest what they termed irregularities and biased conduct of the ward primaries across the state on Saturday. The ward…