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  1. ATTACKS: Be united against herdsmen menace, Akinrinade tells Southern govsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Vanguard

    A kure - A former Chief of Defence Staff, Gen Alani Akinrinade yesterday urged governors in the southern states to stand up against the rampaging herdsmen before the nation descends further into anarchy. He also expressed reservation about the nonchalant attitude of President Muhammadu Buhari to the killings by the herders across the country.

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  2. Ondo as a cattle colony?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Vanguard

    O NDO state has a rich history as the bastion of resistance and a land intolerant of opportunism. We know what Ondo people would tolerate and what they would not accept.

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  3. Banters in Lagos, poverty and disease in the Niger DeltaJEROME-MARIO...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Nigeriaworld

    The participants were corporately kitted; men and women alike. All seated in such a manner that could be mistaken for, fresh law graduates being called to the Nigerian Bar or shareholders on Annual General Meeting .

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  4. Court orders reinstatement of UNIBEN staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Vanguard

    A National Industrial Court sitting in Akure, Ondo State, has declared that the letter of termination of Mr.Neville Obakhedo's appointment by the authorities of the University of Benin, UNIBEN, as a lecturer of the institution was unlawful, null and void. The court, in its judgment by Justice O.O Oyewumi, also held that the former Vice - Chancellor, Prof Osayuki Oshodin's security alert issued against Mr. Obakhedo and some other persons was false, spurious and thus discountenanced.

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  5. Nigeria:Cows Stray Into Nigeria Airport Runaway, Delay Aircraft's LandingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 17 | AllAfrica.com

    An Air Peace flight was prevented from landing Saturday as cows strayed into the runway of the Akure airport in Ondo state. The airplane, which travelled from Lagos for Akure, was delayed for several minutes, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria said.

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  6. Nigeria:Cows On Akure Airport Runway - FAAN ApologisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 17 | AllAfrica.com

    A herd of cattle strayed onto the runway of Akure Airport this morning, preventing an Air Peace flight from Lagos from landing. FAAN issued the apology in a statement signed by its General Manager, Corporate Affairs , Mrs Henrietta Yakubu in Lagos on Saturday.

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  7. NPFL slams ban on erring clubsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 17 | Vanguard

    These clubs include Sunshine of Akure, Kwara United and Katsina United. This is just as IfeanyiUbah players have been left off the hook of a previous suspension.

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  8. Herdsmen: 'The rapists of our women, killers of our men are walking the streets free'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 17 | Vanguard

    By Dayo Johnson - Regional Editor, South-West, Gbenga Olarinoye - Oshogbo, Ola Ajayi - lbadan, Daud Olatunji - Abeokuta, Rotimi Ojomoyela - Ado-Ekiti THE rapacious activities of herdsmen in the South-West have left tales of woes and many persons, including aged farmers, hacked to death on their farms while their wives and female children are not only raped but also butchered and vital body parts carted away. Annoyingly, the families of those murdered on their farms were left to bury their dismembered bodies and made to live with such a bad memory.

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  9. Air Peace confirms report on cows on Akure airport runwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 17 | Vanguard

    The management of Air Peace has confirmed report by the governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose that cows took over the Akure airport runway on Saturday. The management speaking to Vanguard on phone said that flight P4 7002 from Lagos had to delay landing into Akure Airport today when the pilot-in-command sighted cows on the runway at about 12.15pm.

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  10. Police nab ex- Lagos NURTW boss, most notorious assassin in South WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 17 | Vanguard

    By Joseph Erunke ABUJA-THE Police have arrested a former Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW in Lagos State, Mr Rafiu Olorunwa Akanni aka Olorunwa over assassination of some members of the union in the state. Arrested Adeola Williams aka Ade Lawyer the Most Notorious Assassin in the South West and Mr Rafiu Olorunwa Akanni aka Olorunwa Former Lagos NURTW Boss Who hired the Assassin to kill his Last Victim, One Ganiyu Ayinla Personal Assistant to One Azeez Adekunle Lawal in Lagos Island on 23/1/18.

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  11. Herdsmen Attack: Ondo monarchs reject cattle coloniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | Vanguard

    A kure -DISTURBED by the activities of the herdsmen across the country, traditional rulers in Ondo State, yesterday, rejected the proposed cattle colony by the Federal Government vowing not to cede any land in their domain for the project. This came as workers at the Akure South council area of the state continued to stay away from work following the invasion of their offices by herdsmen on Tuesday.

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  12. Herdsmen Attack: Workers fail to report for duty in Akure LGRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | Vanguard

    A kure -FOLLOWING the invasion of Akure South council secretariat in Ondo State by 30 herdsmen, workers yesterday failed to report for duty vowing not to resume till next Monday. This was as the state governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu reportedly lambasted labour leaders in the area for addressing the press yesterday giving impression that he was not in control of situation in the state.

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  13. Workers flee as herdsmen overrun LG offices in OndoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 13 | Vanguard

    Guests at 3 on-going weddings at the council registry scamper for safety Northern Coalition rejects state police; seeks state of emergency in Benue, Kaduna, Taraba, Zamfara, Buhari under trance, says Soyinka, backs state police AKURE - AKURE South Local Government Secretariat in Akure, the Ondo State capital, was yesterday sacked by over 30 rampaging herdsmen. This came on a day Nobel Laureate, Prof.

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  14. Herdsmen sack Akure local government council, the seat of power in OndoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 13 | Vanguard

    By Dayo Johnson Akure - AKURE South local government council, the seat of power in Ondo state was sacked by over 30 herdsmen who invaded it. Workers of the council fled as the rapacious herdsmen inflicted machete cuts on the shoulder of the councils Agriculture Officer Simon Johnson.

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  15. 30 ex-militants in Ondo undergo training in agribusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 12 | Vanguard

    A kure - NO fewer than 30 ex-militants have commenced training in agribusiness at the Federal College of Agriculture, Akure, FECA, Ondo state. The exercise is part of the Federal government plan to reintegrate the beneficiaries of the Amnesty programme into the society and train them in different agribusiness to make them self reliant.

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  16. We'll curtail herdsmen menace in Ondo - OPCRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 12 | Vanguard

    A kure -THE Oodua People's Congress, OPC, in Ondo State weekend directed its members to constitute themselves into vigilante groups in their respective zones in order to curb herdsmen attacks in the state. The group also agreed to resolve the factional crisis rocking the Gani Adams and Fredrick Fasehun factions in the state in order to form a coalition against the invasion of herdsmen in the state.

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  17. Widow makes N1,000 daily, pretending to be blindRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 11 | Vanguard

    A kure- A 30-year-old "blind" widow and mother of five, Chinyere Onuara , who begs for alms, weekend, said she makes an average of N1000 daily. The lady who pretends to be blind said she intended to start a trade with the daily savings she makes from begging and also to feed her kids following the death of her husband.

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  18. Akintewe dreams Olympic goldRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 10 | Vanguard

    AFTER braving up to the difficult opposition on his way to winning the gold in the Cadet men freestyle wrestling in the 60kg weight class at the ongoing African wrestling championships, Stephen Akintewe is now dreaming of becoming an Olympic champion. The 16-year-old student of Akure High School, Akure, Ondo State told Sports Vanguard here in Port Harcourt that he gave his all to training and took each bout cautiously following his coach's instructions.

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  19. NiMet predicts cloudy, sunny weather on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 9 | Vanguard

    The Nigerian Meteorological Agency has predicted partly cloudy weather conditions over the central States of the county on Saturday. The agency said that the states would record 33 degrees Celsius to 41 degrees Celsius and 15 degrees Celsius to 24 degrees Celsius day and night temperatures.

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  20. Return schools to original owners, Catholic Church urges govt.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 9 | Vanguard

    The Catholic Church in Nigeria has called on government at all levels to return schools to the original owners to ensure provision of quality education in the country. The church made the call during at the National Conference of National Association of Catholic Diocesan Directors/ Secretaries of Education on Friday in Akure.

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