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Funmilayo Odunlami

August 6, 2022

Kidnapped Ondo ruler, three others regain freedom

“They (victims) were released this evening, and they have been moved to the hospital for treatment,” the police officer told The Gazette via the telephone.

August 6, 2022

Bandits demand N50 million ransom for kidnapped Ondo ruler, three others 

“They (kidnappers) have finally established contact with the family members, and they are asking for N50 million as ransom.”

July 25, 2022

Gunmen who attacked Ondo station were looking for arms, ammunition: Police sources

In what appears to have been a failed mission, gunmen had attacked the Okuta Elerinla police station in Ondo, killing one officer.

July 25, 2022

Gunmen kill personnel in overnight attack on Ondo police division

Officer Temenu Boluwaji was shot dead during that assault, whereas reasons were immediately clear as of Monday morning.

Police and bandits
July 22, 2022

Woman abducted one-day-old child because she liked baby: Police

“It was also discovered that she had earlier stolen another baby on January 16, 2021, in Okitipupa. She took the child to Igbokoda.”

July 4, 2022

Police arrest most wanted notorious jailbreaker in Ondo

Tosin Ikuemolo, 22, and six other prisoners had escaped after they dug the pipe of a toilet, with help of a Hausa man among them.

Tosin Ikuemolo
July 3, 2022

UNICEF lauds rescue of children held in Ondo church underground

The international organisation urged the government at all levels to redouble efforts to protect children against violence.

Peters Hawkins
July 2, 2022

Police rescue over 20 ‘abducted’ children from Ondo church underground

At least 50 church attendees, including under-age children between the ages of 8, 10 and 12 years old, were kept in an “underground” facility of the church.

June 24, 2022

Insecurity: Police, hunters comb Ondo forests for kidnappers

Kidnapping for ransom by armed bandits have since become a nightmare engulfing the people of Akoko, in the northern senatorial district of Ondo state.

June 21, 2022

Ondo police chased criminal gang to Ilesha, recover stolen generator engines: Official

The criminals specialise in the theft of generating engines and taking them to Owode Onirin, in Kosofe LGA, Lagos, to sell.