Friday, September 30, 2022

Funmilayo Odunlami

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.

June 10, 2022

Owo Massacre: Police deny arresting killers of Catholic church worshippers

“I can not confirm anything like that. There is no story like that in the state,” the Ondo police spokesperson said.

June 9, 2022

Gunmen attack Ondo town, kill six

This came barely three days after the massacre of worshippers at St. Francis Catholic Church at Iwa-luwa in Owo.

June 5, 2022

Police deploy anti-bomb squad hours after killer herdsmen left scene of Ondo church massacre

The police also failed to arrest any suspects in the attack, which left about 50 killed and dozens wounded on Sunday morning.

Oyeyemi Oyediran and St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Owo, Ondo State
May 22, 2022

Gunmen reject N1 million ransom offer for abducted cleric, son in Ondo State

A witness told journalists that the victims were travelling when the abductors accosted and dragged them into the bush to an unknown destination.

April 23, 2022

Police foil kidnap attempt in Ore, rescue nine victims

The victims were rescued on April 22, at about 6:30 p.m., when the Police Rapid Respond Squad were on a routine check of the highway.