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NDLEA arrests four inter-state drug traffickers in Benue and Ondo.

The Benue State Command of the NDLEA has arrested two ladies, Chioma Afam, 36, and Peace Chidinma Caleb, 22, for allegedly trafficking 296,000 tablets of illicit drugs. The Director of Media and Advocacy of the NDLEA, Mr Femi Babafemi, made the announcement in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday. He said that the duo used multiple identities and wore hijab to evade security scrutiny. Babafemi said the ladies were arrested […]

todayJuly 22, 2021 1



Last month, there were insinuations that Mimiko planned to dump the ZLP for the ruling APC. There were reports that he held series of meetings in Abuja with the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami. He was also reported to have he met with Buni and two other APC governors. The meetings were reportedly held to prepare the ground for his defection to the ruling party. […]

todayJuly 6, 2021 7


BREAKING!! NDLEA opposed legalization of Cannabis in Nigeria.

Mohammed Marwa, Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA,has opposed demands for the legalisation of cannabis in Nigeria. Marwa, who stated this yesterday in response to earlier calls by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State for legalisation for cultivation of cannabis sativa in the country, said the nation could not afford to mortgage the lives of the citizens for financial gains by legalising Cannabis. When he addressed journalists in […]

todayJune 22, 2021 8


Shocking : Nigeria labour Congress, Ondo Chapter Demands For The Removal Of The Senior Special Assistance To The Governor

Ondo State Deputy Governor, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa addressed members of the Nigerian Labour (NLC)Congress who staged a peaceful protest for the removal of the senior special assistant to governor on special duties, Dr Doyin Odebowale today Monday,10/05/2021 Nigerian labour Congress NLC demanded for the removal of the senior special assistant to governor on special duties, Dr Doyin Odebowale who allegedly slapped a pregnant woman to a state of coma. […]

todayMay 10, 2021 1


Ondo Returns 45 Northern Youths To Their State Of Origin

THE Ondo State Government has ordered the return of the 45 youths who were arrested in Okitipupa, the headquarters of Okitipupa Local Government Area of the state, to their states of origin. The youths were said to be apprehended in a trailer by men of the Ondo State Security Network Agency also known as Amotekun on Thursday evening. When interrogated, the northerners were said to have come to the state […]

todayMay 3, 2021 1


Ondo State Governor: Akeredolu Demands Commitment From Ondo APC Members

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has appealed to members of the All Progressives Congress in the state, to show commitment to the party by paying their membership dues. On Tuesday in Akure, the governor made the appeal while receiving the report of the APC Membership Revalidation and Registration Committee. While receiving the report from the committee chairman, Mr Murphy Lawal, at his office, the governor said, “I am thrilled with […]

todayApril 28, 2021 1


Encomiums as Ondo CAN Chairman Emerges Chairman of CAN Chairmen

Various people across Ondo State and Nigeria have sent in their congratulatory messages as the Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Ondo State Chapter, Rev. Dr. John Ayo Oladapo, emerges chairman of CAN chairmen in Southwest, Nigeria. He was elected on Tuesday evening by the Forum of CAN Chairmen. Members of CAN Ondo State Chapter have described Rev. Dr. John Ayo Oladapo as a visionary, dynamic and honest […]

todayMarch 17, 2021 22


‘Ondo’ll support livestock plan, won’t give land to herdsmen’

THE Ondo State Government has said it will key into the National Livestock Transformation Plan of the Federal Government, but will not give land to herdsmen. Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, who spoke while hosting a delegation of Food and Agriculture Organisation at his office in Akure on Monday, said the NLTP was important as it would curb the incessant clashes between farmers and herders. According to the governor, the NLTP does […]

todayMarch 16, 2021 2


COVID-I9: Ondo State Receives Over 75,000 Vaccines

The Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines have been delivered to the Ondo State. The 75,570 doses of the vaccine, which were delivered, arrived in the state through Akure Airport on Tuesday evening and were received by officials of the Ondo State Primary Health Care Development Agency. Last week, Nigeria took delivery of about four million doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines as part of an overall 16 million doses planned to be […]

todayMarch 10, 2021