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Akeredolu appoints Catherine Odu as Ondo first female SSG

Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu appoints Princess Catherine Oludunni Odu as first female Secretary to Ondo State Govt and special advisers

Herdsmen: High Court bans open grazing, Akeredolu rules effective tomorrow

As Governor Akeredolu's seven-day to herdsmen expires today, legal boost emerges in a judgment outlawing open cattle grazing

Herdsmen quit notice: Ondo govt fires back at presidency

The Ondo State Government has stated that Nigeria's unity is under threat because President Muhammadu Buhari’ led administration is emotionally attached to Fulani herdsmen.

Ondo: A Nigerian State under siege

With events of the last few days, Ondo State, Southwest Nigeria is under serious siege. Kidnappers, herdsmen and robbers are scampering for the soul of the state. Residents are living in fear, traversing communities within the state is no longer safe.

Wife of Akeredolu’s Chief of Staff regains freedom

The abducted wife of the Chief of Staff to Ondo State Governor, Chief Olugbenga Ale, on Saturday regained freedom after spending two days in the captives of her abductors.

Thugs shun curfew, attack Ondo APC secretariat

Despite the 24-hour curfew imposed by the State government of Ondo, some hoodlums have attacked the party secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state located at Oyemekun road on Wednesday.

#OndoDecides2020: Election observers show readiness

As the gubernatorial election draws closer in Ondo State, the Association of Domestic Election Observers in Nigeria have shown their readiness in making sure that the election is well conducted and supervised devoid of violence and other malpractices.

Akeredolu swears-in Ondo council chairmen, councillors (Video)

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has sworn in 18 elected local council chairmen and councillors in the state, after Saturday's election

Former Ondo Governor Olumilua is dead

Former Ondo State Governor, Evangelist Bamidele Olumilua has died.

Coronavirus hits Ondo

Ondo State on Friday recorded its first positive coronavirus case as a patient who was in isolation tested positive.

Coronavirus: Ondo Govt closes borders, declares 3-day fast

The Ondo State Government has ordered the closure of its borders to the neighbouring states of Ekiti, Osun, Kogi, Edo and Ogun from Thursday as a precautionary measure against the COVID-19.

Coronavirus: Ondo still maintains free status – Health Commissioner

The Ondo State Government on Saturday declared that the result of the suspected case for Coronavirus in the state came out negative, hence, the state is still maintaining a Coronavirus free status.

Akeredolu announces school closure in broadcast

Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo has ordered the closure of all primary, secondary and tertiary schools from Friday, March 20, to curb the spread of coronavirus.

Akeredolu promises to deliver more dividends in second term

Ahead of the 10 October governorship election in Ondo State, incumbent Oluwarotimi Akeredolu said he has accepted the calls of the people from various quarters and backgrounds that he should contest for another term.

Ondo govt approves draft bill for scrutiny on Amotekun

Ondo State Government on Wednesday approved a draft bill of the Ondo State Security Network Agency and Amotekun Corps, codenamed operation Amotekun, for passage into law.

Akeredolu presents “Budget of Growth” for 2020

Gov.Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Thursday presented a fiscal proposal of N177 billion for 2020 to the Ondo State House of Assembly.

Akeredolu makes 3 important appointments on Youth Mobilisation

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, on Sunday, approved the appointment of Messrs Dapo Adepoju, Adebiyi Mayowa and Olufunmi Felix as his Special Assistants on Youth Mobilisation.

Ondo Govt begins road rehabilitation

Ondo State Government has commenced the rehabilitation of the failed portions of both State and Federal roads across the 18 Local Government Areas of the state.

Ondo commutes 7 death sentences, pardons 18 other prisoners

The Ondo State government has commuted to life imprisonment seven convicts on death row and freed 18 inmates to commemorate the country’s 59th Independence anniversary.

Ondo Govt embarks on free anti-rabies vaccination campaign

The Ondo State Government says it wil mark this year’s World Rabies Day with free anti-rabies vaccinationacross the state.

Death of 36 cows by lightning in Ondo village: Science and myth of the matter!

The death of 36 cows, caused by lightning in Ijare in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State on Saturday 21 September has provoked serious debates among Nigerians. While some are scientific in their reactions, not a few swore by their grandfathers’ tombs that it was African mesmerism that was on display. They argued trenchantly that lightening was directed by the villagers to fight against the Fulani ogre that has, for years now, been too difficult to tame by common sense and conventional security apparatus of state.

Redouble efforts, Ondo Gov charges cabinet members

The Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has advised his cabinet members to redouble efforts and explore fresh opportunities in order to break new...

Fund scarcity: Ondo repairs 250 grounded vehicles

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Friday assured that his administration would continue to work toward improving living conditions of its people in spite of paucity of funds.

Akeredolu bemoans corruption in judiciary

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Monday blamed the corruption in the judiciary in recent times on the challenges arising from incursion of...

20-year-old boy arrested over alleged sodomy

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Ondo state on Thursday said it had arrested a 20-year-old boy, Ebuka Okafor, over alleged sodomy.

“Mad man’’ arrested over alleged kidnapping

The Ondo State Command of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Tuesday said it had arrested a suspected kidnapper who claimed to be insane.

Trader defrauds woman of N366,000 local gin

A 37-year-old trader, Dehinde Iremofe, was on Wednesday appeared in an Okitipupa Magistrates’ Court in Ondo State charged with N366,000 fraud.

Unpaid allowances: Ex-militants appeal to Nigerian Govt

Some ex-militants from Ondo State on Wednesday appealed to the Federal Government to pay them their nine months’ amnesty allowances.

Ondo, socio-cultural groups partner to curb crime in state

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State says his administration will partner with the members of  the Yoruba Peoples Congress (YPC) and Non Indigenes Alliance...

Ondo State health workers tasked on vaccination

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has urged primary healthcare workers to brace up to the task and ensure every child gets vaccinated against...

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