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Aiyedatiwa Dissolves OSOPADEC Board, Appoints Seun Osamaye, Jibayo Adeyeye, Others As SA, SSAs

Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, has dissolved the board of the Ondo State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (OSOPADEC). The dissolution takes immediate effect. A press statement signed by the chief press secretary to the Governor urged the former Chairman to hand over to the Secretary of the...

UNILESA To Produce Homegrown Professors By 2026 – Asaolu

The University of Ilesa formerly Osun State College of Education will by 2026 produce its homegrown professors. The Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Taiwo Asaolu made this known on Wednesday during an interactive session with staff of the institution on the management' scorecards in the last one year. Prof. Asaolu...

Eid-al-Adha: At Owo Praying Ground, Adelami Rallies Support For Tinubu’s Reform Agenda

Dr Olayide Adelami, Ondo state deputy governor, has asked Nigerians to support the president in his bid to reform critical sectors of the economy. John Paul Akinduro, Spokesperson to Ondo State Deputy Governor in a press release reports that Chief Adelami made the plea in Owo on Sunday, as he...

Eye On Entrepreneurship As Ondo Deputy Governor, Adelami To Empower Start-ups With N2.5m Grants

Ondo state deputy governor, Dr Olayide Adelami, has advised Nigerian youths to embrace entrepreneurship and skill acquisition in order to be self reliant. John Paul Akinduro, Spokesperson to Ondo State Deputy Governor reports that Chief Adelami gave the counsel in Owo on Sunday, at an interactive session with the youths...

Eid-el-Kabir: Nigeria Needs More Prayers – Ondo APC Tells Members

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo has rejoiced with the Muslim community in the Sunshine State, as they celebrate yet another festival of sacrifice. The chapter through its Publicity Secretary, Alex Kalejaye expressed appreciation to Allah for all the divine blessings, and peace in the State and Nigeria as...

Father’s Day: Check Out This Amazing Picture Of A Man Backing His Kid

This middle age man (name withheld) was seen along Abusoro road, Ijoka, Akure, the Ondo state capital on Sunday, June 16, backing his kid, in what is seeing as a celebration of father's day. Pictures taken by Hakeem Adebumiti

Owo: Hon. Morenike Witherspoon (Rennykay) Empowers 720 Constituents

Hon. Morenike Witherspoon also known as Rennykay, a member of the Ondo State House of Assembly representing Owo constituency II on Saturday, orchestrated a large-scale empowerment program that directly benefited 720 individuals in her constituency. The empowerment program, held at Oke Mapo Hall, drew a significant crowd, including all six Ward Chairmen and key...

Saint Barnabas Day: Aiyedatiwa Charges Christians To Emulate Christ

Ondo state governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, has charged Christians to emulate Jesus Christ, whom he described as the foundation of their faith. The governor gave the counsel on Saturday at the patronal day of St Barnabas Anglican church, Mahintedo in the diocese of Ilaje. John Paul Akinduro, spokesperson...

Nine Nigerian Girls Trafficked To Ghana Arrive Lagos

Nine Nigerian teenage girls trafficked to Ghana have arrived  the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. This followed the interventions by the Chairman/CEO of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Hon. Abike Dabiri Erewa and the representatives of the Imo State Governor, Rt. Hon. Chyna Amara Iwuanyanwu (Deputy Speaker of the Imo State House) and Imo...

Opinion: 25th Anniversary Of Uninterrupted Democracy In Nigeria: A Jeremiad By Ojo Akinyemi

It is immune to incredulity to overtly underscore that Nigeria is currently undergoing a few and far between and hard as Chinese algebra reformation under the administration of His Excellency, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. It is also crystal pellucid that Nigerian masses are dolefully wailing in anguish, as a result of some of the sinister policies embodying...

NUC Accredits Architecture Programme At Elizade University

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has granted full accreditation to Elizade University to run Architecture. This was contained in an approval letter by the commission signed by the Ag. Director of Accreditation, Engr. Abraham Chundusu on behalf of the Executive Secretary. This is coming on the heels of NUC's approval, a...

Adelami Receives JCI Members, Harps On Vocational Training

Dr Olayide Adelami, the deputy governor of Ondo state, on Friday, received the leadership of Junior Chamber International (JCI) Akure, in his office. JCI, a non-profit organization, is a global network of enterprising young leaders who are passionate about development. John Paul Akinduro, Spokesperson to Ondo State...

How Nigeria’s Power Grid Could Be Protected – Tunji-Ojo

The Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, says a specialized team, known as the "power rangers," could be created to safeguard the country's power facilities. This comes after the Federal Government has issued a warning to those damaging transmission towers, urging them to stop their actions or suffer the consequences. Reports say...

Aiyedatiwa Hails Odimayo For Quality Representation, Commissions Lawmaker’s Constituency Projects

Ondo state governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, has applauded the lawmaker representing Irele/Okitipupa federal constituency of the state, Jimi Odimayo, for delivering pro-masses projects to his people. The governor made the remarks in Ilutitun, Okitipupa council area on Thursday, at the commissioning of some of the constituency projects initiated and delivered by...

Economic Hardship: Former Presidential Candidate, Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim Gifts Domestic Staff Seven Cars

Former Presidential candidate, Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim on Thursday in Abuja gave out seven cars to members of his staff to ameliorate their sufferings and security concerns. He also urged govt, especially at the local level to provide shuttle buses to make transportation easier for citizens. According to him, "I was moved to...

Officials Of West African College Of Physicians Visit UNIMED As Institution Eyes PhD Programme In Clinical Sciences

Officials of the West African College of Physicians (WACP) on Thursday were at the University of Medical Sciences (UNIMED) to conduct a facility tour and sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) ahead of the institution's plan to start a PhD programme in clinical sciences. The Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Adesegun Fatusi, during the...

Just In: INEC Publishes Final Details Of 17 Governorship Candidates Contesting Ondo Poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday, June 13 published the final list of candidates for the Ondo State Governorship Election. Sam Olumekun, National Commissioner & Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee had in a press release signed by him disclosed that in line with the provision of Section 33 of the Electoral...

Ondo: Razaq Obe Supports Initiative Disburses N1m To Business Women

By Team Razaq Obe In a heartwarming display of generosity and community support, Engr Razaq Obe, the initiator of Razaq Obe Supports Initiatives, on Wednesday, June 12, 2024 disbursed N1,000,000 to petty traders in Ilara-Mokin, his hometown. This act of kindness and compassion towards those in need showcases the true...

OAUSTECH Gets NUC Full Accreditation For 14 Programmes

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has given full accreditation to all the 14 programmes presented for the accreditation exercise by Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology (OAUSTECH), Okitipupa, Ondo State, Nigeria. This was contained in a letter addressed to the OAUSTECH Vice-Chancellor, dated 6th June, 2024 signed by the...

NUC Accredits 28 AAUA Programmes

The Vice Chancellor of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Prof. Olugbenga Ige, has announced that all 28 programmes presented for review by the institution at the recent 2023 periodic accreditation exercise of the National Universities Commission (NUC) were successful. Prof. Ige disclosed the joyful news while speaking with members of the University Information Unit...

Aiyedatiwa Approves Construction Of 28KM Akotogbo-Iju-Osun-FTZ Road

Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa has approved the construction of 28km Akotogbo-Iju-Osun road in Irele local government area of the State. This followed the ratification of the State Executive Council meeting, presided over by the Governor, held at the Council Chamber of the Governor's Office in Akure on Tuesday.

Democracy Day: Ondo APC Commends Members, Assures State Of Better Deals

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo has saluted the unwavering support of it's members, despite challenges and distractions. In it's message on Democracy Day, the chapter its Publicity Secretary, Alex Kalejaye, identified with the people over current economic reality, but assured of the government's commitment to sustainable measures.

RUGIPO Alumni Commend Aiyedatiwa For Prioritising Welfare Of Polytechnic Workers

The Alumni Association of the Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, has commended the Governor of Ondo State, Hon Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, over the support his administration has given to the institution in the last six months. The association said the entire Polytechnic community is appreciative of the payment of arrears of salaries of the workers...

Why University Administrators Should Be Ruthless With The Law

University administrators have been told to be ruthless in maintaining laws, rules and regulations to protect their institutions' integrity and ensure discipline. This was part of the resolutions at a ‘Professional Talk Show’ organised by the Joseph Ayo Babalola University’s chapter of the Association of Nigerian University Professional Association, (ANUPA), Ikeji-Arakeji.

UNIMED’s Professor Olumide Ogundahunsi Bags Malaria Research & Capacity Building Award

A Nigerian Professor of Pharmacology and the Director, Strategy and Programme Management, University of Medical Sciences (UNIMED), Ondo City, Ondo State, Olumide Ogundahunsi has received the ‘Ogobara Doumbo Multilateral Initiative Malaria (MIM ) Award for Life Time Achievements in Malaria Research and Capacity Building.’ The award was presented during the 8th MIM Pan African...

We Must Work Together To Create An Innovative Public Service – Ondo HoS, Bayo Philip Tells Public Servants

The Ondo State Head of Service (HoS), Mr Bayo Philip has called on Public Servants in the state to join hands with him in building a Public Service that is innovative, based on technology and data-driven processes. Mr Philip made the call on Tuesday while addressing the 17th edition of Change Ambassadors interactive session...

We Have Distributed Farm Inputs To Over 20,000 People In One Year – Ondo Govt

In a bid to encourage local farming and promote food sufficiency, the Ondo state government has flagged off the 2024 planting season and distribution of inputs to farmers in the state. While interacting with farmers at the event, which took place in Akure on Monday, the state governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, said his administration has...

NUC Deputy ES, Dr Saliu Finally Reveals Major Challenge Bedeviling The Commission In Nigeria

The Deputy Executive Secretary (Academic), National Universities Commission Dr. Biodun Noel Saliu, says the proliferation of illegal degree-awarding institutions and its menace has remained a “thorn in the flesh” of the commission, pleading with the public to help expose their activities and locations. In a critical x-ray of the Nigerian University System and its...

Akure Raid: What Aiyedatiwa Told Club Owners About EFCC’s Mass Arrest Of 127 Suspected Yahoo Boys

Governor of Ondo State, Hon Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, on Sunday met with owners of night clubs in Akure following the raid of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) at the weekend. Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor in a press release after the meeting, reports that owners of night clubs...

Akure Raid: Video Of Two Ladies Showing Bodies Lacerated By Whips To Undergo Forensic Analysis – EFCC

The Ibadan Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Sunday gave a further account of its sting operation at nightclubs in Akure that led to the arrest of 127 suspected Yahoo Boys. Dele Oyewale, Head, Media & Publicity of the EFCC in a press statement on Sunday noted that online...

Ondo: Razaq Obe Support Initiative Kicks Off N1m Business Support For Women June 12

The Razaq Obe Support initiative will on June 12, 2024 kicked off a one million naira business support for women in the state. In a flyer tagged, "support women in business with one million naira (N1,000,000)" which was obtained by our reporter on the Team Razaq Obe Facebook page, the event will hold at...

Ondo 2024: Agboola Ajayi Names Festus Akingbaso As Running Mate

Ahead of the November 16, 2024 governorship election in Ondo state, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Agboola Ajayi, has named the member representing Idanre/Ifedore Federal Constituency, Hon Festus Akingbaso as his running mate. This was confirmed in a statement by the PDP Publicity Secretary, Kennedy Peretei on Sunday.

EFCC To Charge 127 Suspected Yahoo Boys Arrested In Akure To Court

Operatives of the Ibadan Zonal Directorate of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says One Hundred and Twenty Seven (127) suspected internet fraudsters (Yahoo Boys) arrested in Akure, the Ondo State capital would be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded. The EFCC in a press release obtained via its Facebook...

NIEPA: Registry Staff Trained On File & Records Management

The Registry Department of the National Institute for Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA) held a 2-day in-house training workshop on file and records management for senior registry staff. The workshop, which took place on June 4-5, 2024, at the New Training Hall of NIEPA, aimed to enhance the capacity of staff towards improved...

Ondo Rep. Member, Makinde Calls For Calm After EFCC Raids Akure Nightclubs

Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Human Right and Member representing Ondo East/West Federal constituency, Honourable Abiola Makinde PhD, on Saturday called for calm, just as it condemned the raid on some nightclubs and lounges in the Akure, the Ondo State capital, in the early hours of Saturday. Makinde, in a statement signed by...

Minimum Wage: FG Offers To Pay N62,000 As Labour Suggests N250,000

The Federal Government says it has offered the organised labour N62,000 as the new national minimum wage for workers in the country. Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodimma stated this while addressing journalists at the end of the Tripartite Committee negotiation meeting on Friday in Abuja. Uzodimma who is also the...

LG Autonomy: Ondo’s Response To FG Suit Doesn’t Mean We’re Fighting, It’s An Intellectual Struggle – Kayode Ajulo

By Allen Sowore, Esq. I just saw a screaming news headline: "LG Autonomy: Ondo Tackles AGF, Calls Federal Meddlesome Interloper," as published by some major newspapers. I quickly called the state Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Kayode Ajulo SAN. I asked him, "Sir, what is happening? Are we fighting the Federal Government?"

N60,000 Minimum Wage Not Sustainable – Nigerian Govs

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) says though a new minimum wage is due, the proposed N60,000 is not sustainable. NGF’s Acting Director on Media and Public Affairs, Hajiya Halima Ahmed, in a statement on Friday in Abuja, sympathised with the labour unions in their push for higher wages. Ahmed, however, urged...

Ondo APC Commiserates With Admiral Alade Over Passage Of Wife

The Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has lamented the demise of Mrs, Deborah Ezenwanyi Alade. She was the wife of a notable party stalwart, Rear Admiral Samuel Ilesanmi Alade (Rtd,) The unfortunate development occured a few days ago in New York City, United States, after a brief illness. She was...

Prince Adeyinka Ajagunna Bags Christ Ambassador Merit Award

The Special Assistant on Media and Communication to the Senator representing Ondo North Senatorial District, Prince Adeyinka Ajagunna has been nominated for a prestigious Christ Ambassador Award 2024, by the Emmanuel Anglican Church, Ikare-Akoko in Ondo State. The award was based on Prince Ajagunna's prowess as a hardworking man and his commitment to innovative...

Minimum Wage: NLC, TUC Suspend Strike For Five Days

Members of the organised labour comprising the Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress, on Tuesday, suspended their strike for five days, a leader of the NLC told our correspondent in Abuja. The centres are expected to issue a statement shortly before the commencement of negotiations with the government. The strike...

Moral Renaissance Takes Centre Stage As Achievers University Holds 7-day Colloquium For Students

By Prof. Oyesoji Aremu The increasing decadence of morality and epidemic of drug abuse, alcoholism, bullying and other vices have been a concern in recent times, especially the preponderance among students of higher institutions of learning in Nigeria. While this menace could be due to so many laxities, experiences have shown that the disturbing...

Hon. Ogunmolasuyi Hails Late Akeredolu, Gov Aiyedatiwa, Adetimehin As He Celebrates Another 365 Days In Office

The majority Leader of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Hon. Oluwole Ogunmolasuyi (West) says he is proud to celebrate one year in office following his re-election in 2023. Ogunmolasuyi in a press release on Monday noted the milestone marks a year of dedicated service and unwavering commitment to the constituents of Owo...

Ondo To Construct Concrete Walkway, Jetty At Obe-Nla, Ilaje As Aiyedatiwa Flags Off Project

Ondo State Governor, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, on Monday flagged off the construction of a 1,000-meter concrete walkway with an accompanying jetty at Obe-Nla community in Ilaje Local Government Area of the State. The concrete walkway, which will have streetlights to illuminate the path of users, is a clear departure from the usual construction...

Wage Award: Aiyedatiwa Approves Payment Of N35,000 To Staff Of Tertiary Institutions

Governor of Ondo State, Hon Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, has approved the payment of N35,000 monthly wage award for staff of state-owned tertiary institutions. The state-owned institutions are Adekunle Ajasin University, University of Medical Sciences, Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology and Rufus Giwa Polytechnic. The payment of the wage award,...

Nationwide Strike Begins Today In Nigeria

The leadership of the Organised Labour says there is no going back on the nationwide industrial action slated to start today Monday, June 3, 2024. “For now, we don’t have the power to call off the strike, today (Monday) morning, the strike will kick off as we take their (NASS) plea asking us to...

Ex Ondo Governor, Mimiko Returns To Classroom, Completes First Semester Examination At UNIMED

The former Governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko along with others recently completed the first-semester examination in Health Law and Policy Master Degree programme of the University of Medical Sciences (UNIMED), Ondo City, Ondo State. Temitope Oluwatayo, Assistant Registrar, Public Relations Unit of the University in a news release reports that the programme,...

Ondo Women Affairs Commissioner, Fagbemi Reiterates Govt Commitment To Women-Child Protection

"The responsibility of taking care of women and children in Ondo State as well as fighting for their just course lies with the Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development. Hence, we would support your programme to make it successful, as we are stakeholders in ensuring our children are protected against child labour and other social vices."

Return To N35,000 Wage Award – NUJ Appeals To Ondo Govt

Ondo State Council of the Nigerian Union of Journalists has appealed the State government to revert to the agreed N35,000 palliative wage award for workers bearing in mind that the harsh economic situation in the country has not abated. The union made the appeal in a communique issued at the end of its congress...

Ondo Bitumen Project Attracts Interest From Indigenous Company

Ondo State Governor, Hon Lucky Orimisan Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, on Thursday disclosed that his administration is open to offering incentives to attract both local and foreign investments into the economy of the State to drive development. The Governor said with the many natural and mineral resources in the State and plans of the government to...

AAUA Don, Fasoranti Recommends Agricultural-Based Growth, Labour-Intensive Technology As Strategies To Mitigating Rural Poverty In Nigeria

Professor Mary Fasoranti, an expert in development economics, says only agricultural-based growth and labour-intensive technology have the capacity to reduce poverty in Nigeria. Prof. Fasoranti stated tho on Tuesday, May 28, 2024, while delivering the 24th Inaugural Lecture of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, titled, "Rural Poverty: Incapacitating the Hydra-Headed Monster."

One Year In Office: Tinubu Is Sincere, His Ability To Listen To People Unique – Aiyedatiwa

Governor of Ondo State, Lucky Aiyedatiwa says President Bola Tinubu is sincere with the Nigeria Project. Aiyedatiwa stated this on Wednesday in a goodwill message to the occasion of his one year in office. He said; "As an important stakeholder who oversees one of the federating units of...

What Adelami Told New JCC Of NANS On Skill Acquisition

The deputy governor of Ondo state, Dr Olayide Adelami, has charged young people in the state to expand their capabilities, so as to position themselves adequately for the 21st century job market. Adelami gave the advise in Akure on Tuesday, while receiving the new executive members of the Joint Campus Committee (JCC) of the...

We Are Open To Collaborations – Aiyedatiwa Tells Visiting NOA Team, Okitipupa Group

Governor of Ondo State, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, says his government is open for any partnership that will engender meaningful development in the state. The governor made the statement at two separate events in Akure on Tuesday. The state deputy governor, Dr Olayide Adelami, on behalf of the governor, received the management of...

Ondo 2024: Tajudeen Akinyemi Congratulates Deputy Governor, Adelami On Nomination As Aiyedatiwa’s Running Mate

Former Chairman of Ondo State Football Agency (ODSFA), Chief Tajudeen Akinyemi has congratulated Dr. Olayide Adelami On his nomination as a running mate to Governor Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa. The Owo born politician expressed his immense joy and satisfaction in the recent nomination of Dr. Olayide Adelami, as revealed in the publication of personal details...

Breaking: Jimoh Ibrahim Obeys Tinubu, Withdraws Suit Challenging Aiyedatiwa’s Emergence As APC Candidate

Dr Jimoh Ibrahim, senator representing the people of Ondo south at the national assembly in Abuja has withdrawn his suit challenging the emergence of Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa, as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC). In a letter made available to newsmen and obtained by Precision Online Newspaper on Tuesday, Senator Ibrahim noted...

Cherubim & Seraphim Unification Members Are Not Fetish – NEC

The National Executive Council of the Cherubim and Seraphim (C/S) Unification Church has distanced its members from those who are involved in fetishism. The Chairman, of the National Executive Council of the church, His Eminence Dr S.K. Adeoye, said none of the members of the unification is involved in fetishism and other diabolical objects.

Full List: Names Of 16 Governorship Candidates, Running Mates Contesting Ondo Guber Election (Updated)

Ahead of the November 16, 2024 governorship election in Ondo State, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Saturday published the personal details of the 16 governorship candidates, including their running mates. The details which included their educational background and other information was pasted at INEC office in Alagbaka, Akure. Below...

Aiyedatiwa Reinstates Commitment To Women’s Development As Tinubu’s Wife Empowers Ondo Women

Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Lucky Aiyedatiwa has reinstated his commitment to women development, especially in the Agricultural sector in the State. The Governor who stated this at the disbursement of N500,000 cheques to the first batch of women under the first lady, Mrs Oluremi Tinubu's renewed hope initiative, disclosed that women have the...

Aiyedatiwa Meets APC Stakeholders In Akure As INEC Publishes His Personal Details, 16 Others

Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, has said that the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the State remains a united and indivisible family, regardless of individual ambitions and differences. Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor in a press release reports that Aiyedatiwa stated this during the party's stakeholders meeting...

Breaking: INEC Publishes Personal Details Of 16 Governorship Candidates, Deputies Ahead Of Ondo Guber Election (Updated)

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday published the personal details of 16 governorship candidates contesting the November 16, 2024 Guber poll in Ondo State. The details of the deputy governorship candidates were also published. Though, the names of the deputy governorship candidates of the parties are not yet known...

General Bajowa Leads Ayeka Community Leaders On Solidarity Visit To Governor Aiyedatiwa

The people of Ayeka community in Okitipupa local government area of Ondo State have pledged their support for Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa and his administration. The community leaders, led by Rtd. Gen. Joseph Oluyemi Bajowa, the Jagunmolu of Ikale land and a Prince of Igbotako married to a Princess of Ayeka who is also the...

Six Years After, Muslim Girls At International School Ibadan Win Hijab Case; MPAC, Balogun React

Public Affairs Centre, MPAC, has congratulated the Muslim female students of the University of Ibadan International School, Ibadan (ISI) who on Wednesday, 22 May, 2024, won a landmark victory in their case against the ISI which had challenged their right to use the hijab in school. ISI had in November...

Eye On Owena Dam Project As Ondo Government-AFD, Other Stakeholders Meet In Akure

Ondo State Commissioner for Water Resources, Public Sanitation and Hygiene; Hon. Sunday Akinwalire, says residents of the State will start enjoying clean and accessible water in the next 18 months, when the French Development Agency (AFD) co-financed water project of Owena Multipurpose Dam would have been completed. Hon. Akinwalire made the disclosure following the...

Ondo To Prioritise Cocoa Production To Boost Economy – Aiyedatiwa

Ondo State Governor, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, has said his administration will work towards enhancing production of Cocoa to boost the economy of the State. Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor in a press release quoted Governor Aiyedatiwa has saying the government will ensure that the State retains the status of...

340 Households Affected By Rainstorm Disaster Get Relief Materials From Ondo Govt

Following the rainstorm that ravaged houses and displaced hundred of residents of Ita-Ogbolu in Akure North council area of Ondo state, early this year, the state government has donated some relief items to those affected to cushion the impact of the disaster. Making the donation in Ita-Ogbolu on Thursday, the governor of the state,...

Aiyedatiwa Tasks Intending Pilgrims On Good Conduct During Hajj Activities

Governor of Ondo state, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, has charged Muslim faithful embarking on holy pilgrimage from the state to conduct themselves in a respectable manner. The governor, who was represented by his deputy, Olayide Adelami, gave the advise in Akure on Thursday, at a farewell ceremony for the 2024 intending Muslim pilgrims to Hajj.

Incapacitating Rural Poverty Takes Centre Stage As Fasoranti Delivers AAUA’s 24th Inaugural Lecture Tuesday

A distinguished figure in Economics, Professor Mary Modupe Fasoranti is set to deliver the 24th Inaugural Lecture of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, Nigeria. The lecture, titled, "Rural Poverty: Incapacitating the Hydra-headed Monster", is scheduled for Tuesday, May 28, 2024. According to a statement...

Ondo Holds Restricted Environmental Sanitation Exercise Tomorrow, Exempts Those Involved In NECO Examination

The monthly environmental sanitation exercise holds across Ondo state tomorrow Saturday, May 25, 2024. Commissioner for Environment, Mr Oyeniyi Oseni in a statement through the General Manager, Ondo State Waste Management Authority, Mr. Adefolaju Omowole, disclosed that there would be restriction of human and vehicular movements between 7am and 10am. The...

Adeyemi University Of Education Honours Makinde With Fellowship Award

Adeyemi Federal University of Education, Ondo has honoured a lawmaker representing Ondo West federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Honourable Dr. Abiola Makinde, with the prestigious fellowship award of the University. Alli Moshood Abiodun, Special Adviser to Hon Makinde on Media & Publicity reports that the award, which was...

Restoration Of Electricity To Ondo South Begins As FG Commissions Ode Erinje Power Substation

The implementation stage of the efforts to restore electricity supply to the southern senatorial district of Ondo State begun on Wednesday as the federal government commissioned the Power Substation at Ode Erinje in Okitipupa local government area of the State. President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, represented by the Minister of Niger...

Aiyedatiwa To Security Agencies: You Must Work Towards Protecting Border Communities In Ondo State

Ondo State Governor, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, has reiterated the commitment of his administration to the primary mandate of providing maximum security of lives and properties of the people in the State. The Governor stated this while playing host to Military personnel led by the General Officer, Commanding 2 Division,...

UNIFEMGA Ends Conference In Ile-Ife With 15-point Agenda On How To Move Nigeria Forward

Communiqué issued at the end of 2024 National Reunion Conferenceof Obafemi Awolowo University Muslim Graduates’ Association (UNIFEMGA)held at Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife (OAU) , Osun State between FridayMay 17 and Sunday May 19, 2024. (8th-10th Dhul Qadah, 1445 A.H). The Conference whose theme is mm, ''Equal Opportunities for Prosperity inNigeria Changing Nigeria's Consumption-Based Economy...

Ondo Holds Online Examination For Applicants Of Secondary School Teaching Job Tomorrow

Ondo State Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM) is set to conduct an online examination for all applicants seeking appointment to teach in the public Secondary Schools in the State. The 10 minutes online recruitment examination would commence on Thursday, 23rd of May, 2024 by 9am and on Friday, 24 of May, 2024 by 9am.

Governor Aiyedatiwa Prioritises Potable Water In Ondo State

The Government of Ondo State through the Ministry of Water Resources and Ondo State Water Corporation has prioritized the provision of potable water to the good people of the sunshine state. Olukoju Clement; Communication Desk Officer, ODWC (PIU) reports that the Commissioner for Water Resources, Public Sanitation and Hygiene, Hon. Sunday Akinwalire stated this...

Ondo Deploys Five More Buses For Free Shuttle For Pupils

The Ondo State Government, through the Ministry of Transport, on Tuesday handed over five additional free school shuttle buses to benefitting communities. The handing over event took place at the Ministry of Transport in Akure, the state capital. The Special Adviser to the Governor on Transport, Hon. Olugbenga Omole, in his...

Ogunmolasuyi Hails Tinubu For Appointing 5 Ondo Indigenes Into Governing Council Of Tertiary Institutions

The Majority Leader of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Hon. Oluwole Emmanuel Ogunmolasuyi, has extended his heartfelt appreciation to President Bola Tinubu for appointing some Ondo indigenes as members of governing council in tertiary institutions. Those appointed from Ondo are Engr. Ade Adetimehin as the Chairman of the Governing Board of Federal Polytechnic,...

Update: Iran President, Raisi, 8 Others Confirmed Dead In Helicopter Crash

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi and Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian have died in a helicopter crash. AlJazeera reports that a total of nine people, including a provincial governor, were on board when the aircraft went down in northern Iran’s East Azerbaijan province. The Iran Red Crescent has now confirmed it has...

Iran’s President, Raisi Involves In Helicopter Crash

A helicopter carrying Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and his foreign minister crashed on Sunday as it was crossing mountain terrain in heavy fog, an Iranian official told Reuters, and rescuers were struggling to reach the site of the incident. The official said the lives of Raisi and Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian were "at risk...

Eye On Tourism As Aiyedatiwa Declares Open Golf Tournament In Akure

Ondo state governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, has assured of his administration's determination to make the state a top global destination for tourists. Aiyedatiwa gave the assurance on Saturday while speaking at the Cross Creek's Captain's Inaugural Golf Tournament in Ilado, Akure south council area of the state. The governor who was represented...

Elizade University, Nigerian Airforce Partner On Operational Health Safety

Elizade University is set to partner with the Nigerian Airforce Institute of Safety, Ipetu-Ijesa on operational health safety. The programme which will be mutually inclusive will require the Nigerian Airforce providing tactical training support for the University. Elizade University is also expected to provide training at both Certificate, Diploma and Degree...

Potable Water: Danish Firm To Partner Ondo State Ministry Of Water Resources

A danish firm, Grundfos has expressed interest in working with the Ondo State Government, through the Ministry of Water Resources, Public Sanitation and Hygiene (MWRPS&H) in giving water solutions to the water needs in Ondo State. According to the Company's Team lead that met with Ondo State Governor, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, the firm...

AAUA: Work Resumes On Abandoned NDDC Hostel As VC, Prof. Ige Tours Facility

The long-abandoned Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Hostel Complex at Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko will soon be completed. The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Olugbenga Ige shared his hope on Thursday, May 9, 2024, after paying an unscheduled visit to the workers at the hostel site. He noted that when completed, the...

OAU Amphitheatre: Management Calls For Calm After Rainstorm Destroys Building, Injures Students

The Vice-Chancellor (VC), Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Professor Adebayo Simeon Bamire, has appealed for calm and urged students and staff of the institution to go about their academic and administrative activities without any form of untoward action. The VC's appeal comes on the heels of the torrential rainfall of early Thursday morning, accompanied by...

Ondo: UNIMED Teaching Hospital, Wesley University Sign MoU On Medical Training

The University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital ( UNIMEDTH), Ondo has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Wesley University, Ondo for collaboration in the areas of provision of clinical extern postings for certain categories of their medical students and allied health programmes. Akinjide Oluwatope, Head, Media and Publicity, UNIMED Teaching Hospital in...

Ondo: Ex Political Office Holders Commend Aiyedatiwa For Paying Them Two-month Salary Arrears

Former political office holders in Ondo State have commended Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa for responding to their pleas for the payment of their salary arrears within his first four months in office. One of the coordinators of the group of the former appointees, Mr. Femi Bosede, said the Governor has just displayed leadership with empathy,...

JABU Produces Lawyers’ Wigs Made With Silk

Joseph Ayo Babalola University (JABU) is making waves in Nigeria’s legal sphere with a groundbreaking innovation with the production of a 100% Lawyers’ Wigs made with Silk. The university management believed that the development would redefine the standards of legal attire, setting a new benchmark for distinction in the academic realm.

Employ Our Members As Teachers – Visually Impaired Persons Tell Ondo Govt

Visually impaired persons under the umbrella of Nigeria Association of the Blind (NAB) Ondo state chapter, have appealed to the state government to employ members of the visually impaired as teachers in the state. The Chairman of NAB in Ondo state, Akilo Ojo Matthew and the association's Secretary, Evang. Idowu Oluwasola in a letter...

Ondo Majority Leader, Ogunmolasuyi Empowers Physically Challenged Owo Constituent With Small-scale Startup Business

Honourable Oluwole Emmanuel Ogunmolasuyi, the majority Leader of the Ondo State House of Assembly, has again demonstrated his unwavering commitment to the welfare of his constituents. The recent was the plight of a physically challenged man, Mr. Sheriff Dele Sola, in his constituency, Owo Constituency 1, who was facing eviction from his rented...

Aiyedatiwa’s Reforms On Food Security Yielding Positive Results – Ondo Deputy Governor

Dr Olayide Adelami, Ondo state deputy governor says reforms embarked upon by the state government in the agricultural sector in the last few months have started producing positive results. John Paul Akinduro, Spokesperson to Ondo State Deputy Governor, Dr Adelami reports that he made the disclosure while delivering remarks at the inauguration and swearing-in...

OSACA Gets New Excos As Adelami Charges Them On Food Security

The Ondo State Agricultural Commodities Association (OSACA) on Tuesday inaugurated new executive members. The event held at the Babafunke Ajasin hall of the Ministry of Women Affairs in Akure, the state capital had in attendance top government functionaries and dignitaries from across the state. The new OSACA excos will pilot the...

Update: How To Write Primary School Teaching Job Exam Holding Today In Ondo

SUBEB RECRUITMENT EXAMINATION FOR REGISTERED APPLICANTS This is to inform the general public that the Ondo State primary school teachers' recruitment examination is now opened for all registered applicants. Bear in mind that there are two different portals for this exercise. The links below will be accessible to both NCE and Degree Holders respectively.

INEC To Commence Voter Registration In Edo, Ondo Ahead Of Governorship Elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will commence the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) in Edo and Ondo States to enable eligible citizens who are not registered voters to do so. INEC also added that the exercise is for those who want to transfer their registration from other States of the federation to...

Opinion: How Lucky Will Be Lucky, Come November (3) By Kennedy Ikantu Peretei

The last has not been heard on the Ondo State All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship Primary. The National leader of the party and President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed was said to be scandalised by the cacophony that greeted the exercise. The President himself participated in a primary in which...

Ondo Amotekun Arrests 45 Suspected Criminals In Two Weeks

By Abiodun Tadese, Akure. The Ondo State Security Network Agency also known as Amotekun Corps has paraded a 17 year old Sunday Adegbulu who was involved in the vandalization of transformer and 44 others engaging in various criminal activities in the State. While addressing Journalists at the command headquarters in Akure,...

Clinical Breast Examination: Ondo Trains 67 Health Workers, Activates 50 Facilities

Ondo State Ministry of Health has activated 50 facilities for clinical breast examination and has also built the capacity of 67 health workers in the 18 Local Government Areas in the state. This is to help in early detection of breast cancer and also to strengthen breast examination in the primary and secondary health...

Aiyedatiwa Greets Fasoranti At 98 As Mimiko, Deji, Olowo Join In Celebration Moment

Ondo State Governor, Hon Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, has congratulated the National Leader of the Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Famuyide Fasoranti, OFR, as he marks his 98th birthday today. In his birthday message to the elder statesman, Governor Aiyedatiwa through his Chief Press Secretary, Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan, described him as a symbol of...

MUSWEN Holds Maiden Health Lecture In Ibadan May 19

The Muslim Ummah of South West Nigeria (MUSWEN) is to hold its maiden public health lecture on Sunday, May 19, 2024 at the Professor Musa Abdul Civic Centre, University of Ibadan, Central Mosque. A statement signed by Dr AGO Labinjo, Chairman MUSWEN Health Committee, said the lecture, the first in the series, is expected...

Nigerian Senator, Shuaib Salisu To Deliver 2024 UNIFEMGA Reunion Lecture May 18

Senator Shuaib Afolabi Salisu (SAS), representing Ogun Central Senatorial District, will deliver the keynote address at the 2024 annual national reunion conference of the Obafemi Awolowo University Muslim Graduates’ Association (UNIFEMGA). The event, scheduled for Saturday, May 18, 2024, will take place at the prestigious Oduduwa Hall, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State.

Aiyedatiwa, Pius Anyim, Others Present As Ex President Jonathan’s COS, Jones Arogbofa Is Buried

Ondo State Governor, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, on Friday, attended the funeral ceremony of the late General Jones Oladeinde Arogbofa (Rtd), describing him as a devoted patriot who dedicated himself to the nation's progress in various capacities. Speaking at the funeral service held at Owase, Oka Akoko in Akoko South West local government area...

Ondo Development: We’ll Run Inclusive Govt – Aiyedatiwa Tells Visiting Elders From Ifedore, Akure North

Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, Ondo State Governor says his administration will prioritize inclusive governance at all levels across the State to drive development. The Governor disclosed this during a meeting with community leaders and elders from Ifedore and Akure North local government areas of the State, in Akure on Thursday. Governor...

UNIMED: Don Who Wrote False Petition Against Staff, Management Removed As Deputy Vice Chancellor

Professor Adolphus Loto of the Department of Restorative Dentistry, University of Medical Sciences (UNIMED) Ondo City, Ondo State has been relieved of his position as the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Administration and Clinical Services by the University Senate. Temitope Oluwatayo, Assistant Registrar,Public Relations Unit of the University in a statement made available to Precision Online Newspaper...

Opinion: How Lucky, Will Be Lucky Come November (2) By Kennedy Ikantu Peretei.

At the peak of the impeachment saga of Hon. Lucky Aiyedatiwa as Deputy Governor, a song by an Ikale crooner, Oluwatoyin Ojagbemi got traction. "Maabaja" which roughly translates to mean, "Don't Fight him". The melody was quite captivating. The lyrics admonished all not to fight, one who had God behind him. Having God behind him, in this...

Jimoh Ibrahim Seeks Cancelation Of APC Primary Election That Produced Aiyedatiwa As Candidate

Jimoh Ibrahim, Senator representing Ondo South has approached a Federal High Court in Abuja, to seek the nullification of the primary election that produced Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa, as the All Progressives Congress governorship candidate for the November election in Ondo State. Ibrahim, in a suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/588/2024, told the court that the April 20...

Did You Apply For Primary School Teaching Job In Ondo? Here’s An Update

The Ondo State Universal Basic Education Board (ODSUBEB) has set aside Tuesday May 14, 2024 as the day to conduct a Computer-Based Test (CBT) for applicants seeking teaching positions in public primary schools across the state. According to a press release issued by the Director of Information and Public Relations ODSUBEB, Prince Bolu Ajijo,...

Ondo Gets New Surveyor General, GM Sports Council

The Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, has approved the appointment of Surveyor Owolabi Idowu as the new Surveyor-General of the State. Similarly, the Governor appointed Mr. Fagite Joseph Sunday as the new General Manager of the Ondo State Sports Council.

Amapere Community Appreciates Kingsley Kuku Over Solar Light Project

Amapere Community owes all to the Almighty Creator! With a grateful heart driven by the spirit of appreciation, we, the peace loving people of Amapere Community, are writing to express our deepest gratitude and heartfelt appreciation for your extraordinarily exceptional generosity through the instrumentality of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) that brought about...

Opinion: How Lucky Will Be Lucky, Come November (1) By Kennedy Ikantu Peretei

It is no longer news that, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has set aside 16th November, 2024 for the Governorship election in Ondo State. In an election that has been code-named "Battle of the former Deputy Governors", Ondo State Governor Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, flag bearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Alfred Agboola Ajayi, the standard...

Aiyedatiwa To Create More Jobs For Youths As 165 New ODIRS Staff Begin Induction

The Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa says the government will strive to tackle the menace of unemployment by implementing policies that will create jobs and empower young people in the State. Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor reports that Governor stated this on Monday while declaring open a...

Ondo 2024: APC Rejects Report Of INEC Agent On “Claims Of No Primary Election”

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State has dismissed the report that primary election did not hold in the State. The party described the report as shocking and lacks credibility. The party in a statement on Monday through Mr Alex Kalejaye, its Publicity Secretary emphasized that election took place in all the 18...

Positive FM Sends Off Former Staff, Dokun Ladele In Grand Style

It was a moment of joy with reminiscences as professional colleagues converged on NUJ Press Centre, Alagbaka Akure Ondo State to celebrate the retirement of former General Manager, Gold FM, Ilesha, Osun State, Mr Dokun Ladele. Mr Dokun Ladele, popularly known as Doklad retired as Deputy Director News, he once served as Radio Nigeria...

Why We’re Revisiting Owena Dam – Ondo Govt

The Ondo State Government says it will revisit the Owena dam project as part of the commitment to providing safe and potable water for residents of the State. This was made known by the Hon. Commissioner for Water Resources, Public Sanitation and Hygiene, Hon. Sunday Akinwalire, who inspected water projects and facilities in the...

Ondo Governor, Aiyedatiwa Congratulates Olowo Of Owo On Appointment As Federal University Chancellor

Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa has congratulated His Royal Majesty, the Olowo of Owo, Oba (Dr) Ajibade Gbadegesin Ogunoye III, over his appointment as the pioneer Chancellor, Federal University of Science and Technology, Babura, Jigawa State. Governor Aiyedatiwa in a statement he personally signed on Saturday expressed optimism that the...

Funeral: Aiyedatiwa Pays Tribute To Late Paul Akintelure

Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, has described the late Dr. Paul Akintelure as a man of integrity who made profound impact on his community. Dr. Akintelure, a former APC governorship aspirant in the State and deputy governorship candidate of the defunct ACN in 2012, passed away on March 26, 2024, at...

Why Young Graduates Must Embrace Skill Acquisition, Entrepreneurship – Aiyedatiwa

Ondo State Governor, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, has reaffirmed his administration's unwavering commitment to fostering the growth and prosperity of young people in the State. The Governor made this assertion during the flag-off ceremony of the Public Service Training Institute (PSTI) Youth Empowerment Programme and the unveiling of the Institute's e-Learning Platform for training...

2024 World Press Freedom Day: Ondo NUJ Reiterates Commitment To Protecting Interest Of Media Professionals

On the occasion of the 2024 World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) celebration, the Ondo State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has vowed that it will continue to defend the rights of media professionals in the state while doing their statutory duties. The WPFD was enshrined under Article 19 of the 1948 Universal...

Ace Broadcaster, Ayo Durodola weds heartthrob, Damilola in Lagos + Photos

Ace Broadcaster, Ayo Durodola recently weds his heartthrob, Dr Damilola Osoba in Lagos. It was a gathering of celebrities and well meaning individuals in the society, celebration of cultures and thanksgiving to God as the family of Otunba Babafemi and Chief Mrs Yemi Osoba gave their daughter's hand in marriage to the family of...

We Won’t Condone Fuel Hoarding and Price Inflation – Ondo Govt Warns Marketers

The Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr Wale Akinlosotu says Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa has directed the Taskforce on Petroleum Price Monitoring in the State on the need to warn owners of petrol stations across the state, against hoarding petroleum products to create artificial scarcity. Akinlosotu who stated this while featuring on a live...

How Technology, Plant Species Could Be Used To Combat Pests – AAUA Don, Olotuah

In a bid to address pest-related challenges and achieve food sufficiency, Olanrewaju Olotuah, a distinguished professor of Crop/Pest Management at Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, has advocated adoption of technology and the cultivation of plant species with natural defense mechanisms. Professor Olotuah gave these recommendations during the 23rd...

Ondo NIPR Felicitates Tunji-Ojo On Birthday, Hails Workers On May Day

The Chairman, Ondo State Chapter of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, Mr. Funmilayo Ikueduranni has felicitated with Hon. Dr. Olubunmi Tunji Ojo, the Minister, Federal Ministry of Interior on the occasion of his birthday, today, the 1st of May, 2024. In a statement issued by the Public Relations Executive of the Institute, Mrs...

In May Day Address, Aiyedatiwa Speaks On Payment Of Gratuity, Ongoing Recruitment In Health & Education Sectors, Others

Governor of Ondo state, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, has said his administration will continue to promote industrial peace and operate an open and transparent governance, with the welfare of workers as a major priority of his administration. The Governor stated this while addressing workers during the celebration of the 2024 Worker’s Day at the...

Ondo Govt Concludes Meeting With Marketers Amid Fuel Scarcity

The office of the Special Adviser on Special Duties and Strategy to the Ondo State governor led by Mr Ajowa Muhammed on Wednesday rounded off a meeting it commenced on Monday, April 29 with the leadership of Independent and Major Petroleum Marketers in Ondo State. The meeting in conjunction with the Ministry of Energy...

42nd Birthday: Aiyedatiwa Describes Tunji-Ojo As Major Face Of Tinubu’s Renewed Hope Agenda

The Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, has congratulated and praised the Minister of Interior, Hon. Olubunmi Tunji Ojo, popularly called BTO, on his 42nd birthday. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, a former Member of the House of Representatives who represented the good people of Akoko North East and Akoko North...

Tunji-Ojo: Declaring A Public Holiday In Honour Of An Exceptional Minister On His Birthday

By Ewatomilola Emiola-Owoeye Traditionally, May 1st, also known as May Day, is always observed as Workers Day, where all workers gather to celebrate with friends and family, commemorating the workers and labourers whose vital work keeps countries and businesses worldwide running smoothly. Much as the Day is for celebrating workers all...

False Alarm Against NIDCOM Boss, Abike Dabiri-Erewa Unveiled

A sinister plot being hatched by some unscrupulous and unprogressive group to raise false alarm and fake documents, attempting to malign the character and hard work of Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, pioneer Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has been uncovered. As NIDCOM turns five this year, and despite all odds, including funding and office...

Hon. Ogunmolasuyi Expresses Disappointment Over Poor JAMB Result; Urges Parents, Govt To Brace Up

The recently released 2024 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) results by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) have revealed a concerning trend. According to the data, the overall pass rate was only 24%, indicating a 76% failure rate. This is a significant drop from the previous year's pass rate of 60%.

PDP To Aiyedatiwa: Sanction Those Involved In Alleged N5bn For Daycare Centre Renovation To Prove Your Innocence

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State has urged Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa to prove his innocence by sanctioning those who prepared the document that appropriated N5bn for daycare center renovation. The PDP stated this in a statement on Wednesday through Kennedy Ikantu Peretei, its Publicity Secretary. Sahara Reporters had reported...

Ondo APC Excited Over Endorsement Of Outcome Of Primary Election By NWC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State on Tuesday expressed excitement over the scrutiny of the governorship primary election process, by the National Working Committee led by Dr Umar Ganduje, and its subsequent endorsement of the outcome of the exercise that took place on the 20th of April, 2024. Alex Kalejaye, Publicity Secretary,...

Ondo 2024: Ajayi Receives PDP Certificate Of Return In Abuja; To Prioritize Education, Health & Infrastructure

Mr Agboola Ajayi, Ondo State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship Candidate says his vision for Ondo State is one of growth, opportunity, and equity, where, every child has access to quality education; healthcare is affordable and accessible, and infrastructure supports economic growth and connectivity. Ajayi state this in a speech titled, "transitioning from ineffective...

JAMB: You Can Check Your 2024 UTME Results Through SMS

To check your 2024 UTME results via SMS, candidates are to follow these steps: Use the phone number you registered with Test UTMERESULT to 55019/66019 Wait for the response which will come in the following format: ‘Dear ‘Candidate X’, your result is as follows (and...

Ganduje Presents APC Certificate Of Return To Aiyedatiwa

NWC endorses Appeal Committee report, ratifies primary outcome The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Umar Abdullahi Ganduje, on Monday presented Certificate of Return to the Governor of Ondo State, Hon Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, as the candidate of the APC in the November 16 governorship election in...

Achievers University Don, Adenegan Emerges Ondo State Chairman, Counselling Association Of Nigeria (CASSON)

Dr Taiwo Samuel Adenegan, a Professor at Achievers University, Owo has emerged the new Ondo State Chairman of Counselling Association of Nigeria (CASSON). Prof. Adenegan emerged today Monday, April 29, 2024 at an event held at the Ministry of Education, Akure. The event was attended by Director of Guidance and Counselling...

Updated: NFF Appoints Finidi George As Super Eagles Coach

The Board of Nigeria Football Federation on Monday approved the recommendation of its Technical and Development Committee to appoint former ace winger Finidi George as Head Coach of the Senior Men National Football Team, Super Eagles. George, who spent 20 months as assistant to José Santos Peseiro before the Portuguese voluntarily left the post...

Why Nigerian Universities Could Be Termed As Zoos – University Intelligentsia

A team of University Administrators and Academia have described the Universities in Nigeria as a conglomerate of zoos and organized anarchies with multiple ambiguities and conflicts. Williams Olufunmi, Head, Public Relations of Elizade University reports that the intelligentsia who converged on Elizade campus stated this at a 2-day Retreat organized for the Leadership of...

Ondo APC Ticket: Ilaje Study Group Congratulates Governor Aiyedatiwa

A study group of Ilaje Constituency 2 Elites under the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) has congratulated the Gov of Ondo State HE Lucky Orimisan Ayedatiwa on his recent victory in primary election of the Party. This congratulatory message contained in a Press Release signed by the Converner of the group, Barr. Lawson...

Day Islamic Scholars In Nigeria Gathered To Honour Late Prof. Musa Abdul

Islamic Scholars across Nigeria at the weekend stormed the ancient city of Ijebu Ode to honour an erudite foremost mentor, Prof. M.O.A Abdul, who they described as the founding father of the study and teaching of Arabic and Islamic studies in Nigeria. The historic event took place during a public book presentation in honour...

We’re Winning Ondo State – Atiku Congratulates Agboola Ajayi

Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has congratulated Agboola Ajayi over his victory at the primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of the forthcoming governorship election in Ondo State. Atiku, in a press statement signed by his Media Adviser, Paul Ibe said that the decision of the stakeholders of the PDP to...

Ondo APC Ticket: Aiyedatiwa’s Deputy, Adelami Leads Party Members In Massive Thanksgiving Roadshow

In an impressive motorcade, waving the APC-branded broom, Dr Olayide Adelami, Ondo state deputy governor, led a cheerful crowd of party leaders and faithful of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Owo, in a massive 'thank you' roadshow across the streets of the ancient town. John Paul Akinduro, spokesperson to the Ondo State Deputy...

Professor Of Crop/Pest Management, Olotuah To Deliver AAUA’s 23rd Inaugural Lecture Tuesday April 30

Olanrewaju Folusho Olotuah, a distinguished professor of Crop/Pest Management, is set to deliver the 23rd Inaugural Lecture of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, Nigeria. The lecture, titled "Biodiversity and Resilience: A Shield against Pest", is scheduled for Tuesday, April 30, 2024. According to a statement by the Chairman of the University Ceremonies...

Aiyedatiwa’s CPS, Adeniyan Donates N500,000 Education Support Fund To Female Journalists Who Are Widows

The Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to the Governor of Ondo State, Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan, on Friday launched an educational support fund for children of late journalists and female journalists who are widows in the State.A total of ten beneficiaries were presented with N50,000 each by the CPS, who promised that the gesture will be repeated at the...

Tinubu’s Economic Policies On Trial As Experts Meet In Akure Today

By Udesinanna Stephen & Precious Oham Nigeria, the most populous country in Africa, has been grappling with economic challenges for decades despite its vast natural resources and human capital. In recent years, the economy has faced significant headwinds, including a recession, currency fluctuations, and a decline in oil prices.

Statement On The Passage Of Olukun Of Ikun-Akoko, HRM Pastor Michael Adedoyin Olokunbola, JP

OLUKUN OF IKUN-AKOKO, HRM PASTOR MICHAEL ADEDOYIN OLOKUNBOLA, JP HAS JOINED HIS ANCESTORS On behalf of the entire good people of Ikun-Akoko in Akoko SouthWest Local Government Area of Ondo State the Ikun-Akoko Progressive Union announce with deep sense of loss the glorious home call of the Olukun of Ikun-Akoko His Royal Majesty Pastor...

Our Primary Election Was A Family Affair – Ondo PDP Congratulates Governorship Candidate, Agboola Ajayi

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ondo State Chapter has congratulated former deputy governor of the State, Mr Agboola Ajayi, on his emergence as the flag bearer of the party ahead of the November Governorship election. Kennedy Ikantu Peretei, State Publicity Secretary of the PDP in a statement on Friday, also congratulated other contestants who...

Ondo: Statement On April 2024 Monthly Environmental Sanitation Exercise

The Ondo State Commissioner for Environment, Mr Oyeniyi Oseni says the April edition of monthly environmental sanitation exercise holds across the State on Saturday, April 27, 2024. In a statement through the General Manager, Ondo State Waste Management Authority, Mr. Adefolaju Omowole, the commissioner said there will be restriction of human and vehicular movement...

Breaking: Ex Ondo Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi Wins PDP Ticket Ahead Of Guber Election

Agboola 264 Akinjo 157 Ebiseni 99 Akinwunmi 64 Akingboye 24 Mafo 09 Erebuwa 02 Details later...

Ondo 2024: PDP Candidate Emerges Today

Ahead of the November, 2024 governorship election in Ondo State, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will today April 25 produce its candidate. The International Culture and Events Centre (The Dome), Akure is the venue for the exercise. Accreditation of delegates will commence at 10:00am. A statement on Wednesday by the publicity...

Ondo Amotekun Parades Suspected Cult Gang Who Attacked Young Lady In Ilaje

The Ondo State Security Network Agency codenamed Amotekun Corps, on Wednesday paraded seven suspected cultists in the state. The State's Corps Commander, Akogun Adetunji Adeleye who coordinated the parade of the suspects in Akure, DA closed that robbed, raped and maligned a young lady in Igbokoda earlier this month. Adeleye added...

Aiyedatiwa’s Victory Is A Testament Of Quality Leadership – Majority Leader, Ogunmolasuyi

The Majority Leader, Ondo State House of Assembly, Hon. Oluwole Ogunmolasuyi has extended warm congratulations to the Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa on his well-deserved victory at the All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial primary election. Ogunmolasuyi added that the emergence of Governor Aiyedatiwa as the APC candidate for the Ondo 2024...

APC Primaries: Adelami Attributes Aiyedatiwa’s Victory To His Positive Impact In 100 Days

The deputy governor of Ondo state, Dr Olayide Adelami, has described the victory of Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa in Saturday's governorship primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, as a testament to the positive impact he has made in the lives of the people within 100 days in office. In a...

Primary Election: Aiyedatiwa Visits Party Secretariat, Opens Campaign Office

Governor of Ondo State, Hon Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, on Monday paid a 'Thank You' visit to the State Secretariat of the party in Akure. Accompanied by some party leaders and a crowd of jubilant supporters, the Governor received cheers from residents as his motorcade made way to the party office. Ebenezer...

Babcock Professor, Olomojobi K!lled By Kidnappers In Ogun

A professor of human rights law and gender law in Babcock University ilishan Remo Ogun state, Yinka Olomojobi has been killed by suspected kidnappers. He was killed along iperu-shagamu road at the weekend. Ogun state government and the police say they have begun investigation towards the arrest of perpetrators of the...

One Year After, Man Who Alleged Sl@in ‘Yahoo Boy’ Had ‘Ijapa Meta’ In His Car Arrested By Ondo Police + Video

By Olusegun Hakeem Adebumiti, Akure. The young man (name not yet provided) whose arrest was announced by the Ondo State Police Command on Tuesday had alleged that the slain yahoo boy had three tortoises - Ijapa Meta inside the boot of his car, at the time he was apprehended by angry mobs.

Adeogun Harps On Party Unity After Aiyedatiwa’s Victory

Former member of the house of representatives and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), honourable Adejoro Adeogun has congratulated Governor Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa on his victory in the just concluded governorship primary election of the party in Ondo state. Adeogun, in a statement released on Monday also said it's time for the party members...

Ondo Majority Leader, Ogunmolasuyi Honors Pastor Ayodele Emmanuel’s Literary Achievement

The Majority Leader of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Hon. Oluwole Emmanuel Ogunmolasuyi, in his contribution to literary development, has launched a new book by Pastor Ayodele Emmanuel, the leader of Deeper Faith International Bible Church in Owo. The book launch, which took place amidst a gathering of distinguished guests and well-wishers,...

You Have Contributed Towards Ondo Development – Aiyedatiwa Celebrates Boroffice At 75

The Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, on Tuesday celebrated the Asiwaju of Akokoland, Prof. Robert Ajayi Boroffice, on his 75th birthday. Prof. Boroffice, a former Deputy Leader of the Senate and former Director General of the National Space Research and Development Agency, is an illustrious statesman who has contributed his quota...

Interior Minister, Tunji-Ojo Congratulates Governor Aiyedatiwa On Victory At APC Primaries

The Minister of Interior, Hon. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, on Monday congratulated Ondo State, Governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, over his emergence as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the November, 2024 governorship election in the state. The Governor polled the highest number of votes in the primary election held on Saturday and was declared...

How Aiyedatiwa Won Ondo APC Primary Election

Alhaji Usman Ododo, Governor of Kogi State on Monday declared Governor of Ondo State, Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa the winner of last Saturday’s governorship primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The primary was conducted in the 203 wards in 18 local government area of the state. Declaring the result at...

How Hundreds Of Muslims Benefitted From Rice Palliative During 2024 Ramadan In Ondo

Hundreds of underprivileged Muslim families in Ondo state benefitted from a special end of Ramadan giveaway in form of 10 kilogramme bag of rice per household. The chairman, Ondo State Council For Islamic Affairs (ODSCIA), Imam Habibullahi Akinpelumi while expressing gratitude to the donor for the kind gesture, noted that 10,000 bags of rice,...

Interior Minister, Tunji-Ojo Supervises The Test Running Of e-Gates At Airport

The Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, on Friday, led a test run of the newly installed electronic gates (e-gates) at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja, affirming that the project was almost completed. Tunji-Ojo announced plans to deploy the e-gates for full operation by the following week. Joining him were...

Despite Making N830m From Sales Of Forms, APC Direct Primary Election Was A Mockery – Ondo PDP

The People's Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State has described as over hyped, the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship Primary Election in the State on Saturday. Kennedy Peretei in a press release on Sunday said the primary election of the ruling party turned out to be "a huge charade and a mockery of...

Ondo Commissioner Who Assaulted Journalist During APC Primary Apologized; NUJ Lifts Media Ban Placed On Him

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Ondo State Council says the Commissioner for Youths and Sports Development, Mr Saka Yusuf-Ogunleye, who assaulted a News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) staff, Mr Tayo Ikujunni during the coverage of the APC gubernatorial primary election at Obaile, Akure North local government area, has now apologized. The NUJ disclosed...

Breaking: Emmanuel Amunike Appointed New Coach Of Nigeria’s Super Eagles

Nigeria Football Federation, has officially appointed Super Eagles Legend Emmanuel Amunike as the New head coach of the Nigeria national team, Super Eagles. The former Barcelona, Zamalek and Sporting Lisbon winger excelled as coach of the Golden Eaglets, leading the Nigeria U17 national team to win the FIFA U17 World Cup.

Aiyedatiwa Commends APC Members For Participating In Party’s Primary Election

Ondo state governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, on Saturday commended the members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), in the state for participating in the "democratic process" of the Saturday's primary exercise. Mr Aiyedatiwa and 14 other governorship aspirants of the party took part in the exercise, held in the eighteen LGAs of the state.

Ondo APC Primary: Massive Turnout Of Party Members Excite Kogi Gov, Ododo

Kogi State Governor and chairman of the Ondo State All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary election committee has commended stakeholders and members of the party in Ondo state for their orderly conduct and massive turnout during the direct primary election in the state. Ismaila Isah, Special Adviser on Media to the Kogi State Governor...

Ondo APC Primary: Aiyedatiwa’s Victory In Owo Is Certain – Deputy Gov. Adelami

Dr Olayide Adelami, Ondo state deputy governor, has expressed gratitude to members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Owo for coming out en masse to vote for his principal, Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa, in Saturday's primary election in the state. John Paul Akinduro, spokesperson to the Deputy Governor in a press release on Saturday...

Ondo APC Primary: Journalists To Stop Reporting Sports Commissioner, Saka Ogunleye Who Attacked NAN Reporter

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Ondo State Council has directed Media Houses and professionals to halt the coverage and activities of the Commissioner for Youths and Sports Development, Saka Yusuf-Ogunleye for attacking a senior correspondent with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Mr Tayo Ikujuni. Leke Adegbite, Chairman, Ondo NUJ in a...

Ondo 2024: We Are Here To Deliver A Candidate For APC – Ododo Committee Tells Aspirants

The seven-man Primary Election Committee set up by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to conduct the governorship primary election in Ondo state say they are in the state to deliver a candidate for the party. Kogi State Governor, Usman Ododo and former Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, are to superintend the Ondo governorship primary...

Ondo APC Primaries: Ignore Zoning And Vote For Competence, Capacity – Funmilayo Waheed-Adekojo Tells Delegates

(Akure, Precision): Funmilayo Waheed-Adekojo, a female aspirant in the Saturday direct primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, has called on delegates of the party to ignore zoning and vote for her. The political arrangements in Ondo State had always support zoning since the return of democracy to the country...

Elizade University Develops Mechanism For The Removal Of Micro-plastics From Agricultural Soil System

Elizade University has developed a plastic waste solution in agricultural systems known as customized biodegradable mulch (AgriBioMulch) for natural soil conditions, which is now being put up for adoption. Williams Olufunmi, Head, Public Relations, Elizade University in a press release on Friday stated that the new feat has become a landmark research breakthrough to...

Ondo APC Primaries: Aiyedatiwa Concludes Campaign Tour

Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa on Thursday, ended his campaign tour by visiting APC members in Akoko North West, Akoko North East and Akoko South East. Governor Aiyedatiwa started his campaign tour 7 days ago. His party, the APC will hold direct primary election on Saturday. The Zaki of Arigidi Akoko, Oba Yisa...

LG Tour: Aiyedatiwa Gets Rousing Welcome In Owo, Ose, Oka Akoko

Few days to the All Progressives Congress (APC) primaries in Ondo state, Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa was on Tuesday given a rousing welcome in Owo, Ose and Oka Akoko. The Governor had visited the towns to solicit for votes from APC members ahead of Saturday direct primary election. While in Owo,...

Prevention Better Strategy To Fight Corruption – Interior Minister, Tunji-Ojo

The Minister of Interior, Hon (Dr) Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, emphasised the need for proactive measures to combat corruption, advocating not only for strategy on detection but also on prevention of corruption. While initiating a strategic partnership with the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to tackle corruption head-on, Tunji-Ojo stressed the urgent...

Ondo APC Primaries: Two In Police Net For Allegedly Registering New Members

The Police command in Ondo State have arrested Two persons in connection with illegal registration of party members in their hideout in Ondo town. SP. Funmilayo Odunlami-Omisanya, Police Public Relations Officer, in a statement on Wednesday, April 17, 2024, disclosed that; "the Police received an intel that one Mr Ariyo, a...

Ondo Govt Ready To Give State Secretariat Annex A Facelift – HOS, Bayo Philip

The Ondo State Head of Service, Mr Bayo Philip has disclosed the readiness of the state government to give necessary facelift to facilities at the state secretarial annex situated along the Ilesa/Owo expressway in Akure, the state capital. Philip made the disclosure on Wednesday during an inspection visit to the secretariat annex housing the...

6th Anniversary: SunshineTruth Media Group To Honour Notable Nigerians, Launch Charity Foundation In Akure Thursday April 18

SUNSHINETRUTH media Group (online & news magazine), the fastest growing media platform in Ondo State is set to hold its 6th anniversary and honours day, amidst pomp and pageantry. The aesthetic event will feature a Lecture, Award and Launching of SunshineTruth Charity Foundation, is slated for Thursday 18th of April, 2024 by 3PM.

Why We’re Supporting Aiyedatiwa Ahead Of Other Aspirants – Deji Of Akure

The Chairman, Ondo State Council of Obas and the paramount ruler of Akure Kingdom, Oba Aladelusi Aladetoyinbo says monarchs in Ondo state have unanimously endorsed Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa as their choice ahead of the Ondo APC primary election billed for Saturday April 20. Oba Aladetoyinbo announced this when he received the Governor's campaign entourage...

24th Synod: Ondo Anglican Diocese Wants FG To Address Growing Inflation

The Third Session of the Twenty Fourth Synod of the Diocese of Ondo, Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion has ended with a call on the federal government to find a lasting solution to the escalating inflation in the country. In a Communique at the end of the session, the Synod called on government...

LG Tour: Aiyedatiwa Promises To Light Up Ilaje After Years Of Darkness

By Isaac Afolabi In continuation of his campaign tour to the 18 local government areas of Ondo State ahead of the Guber primary election, Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa was at Odigbo and Ilaje council areas on Monday. The Governor who was overwhelmingly received in Igbokoda by party loyalists at Mount Zion International...

Aiyedatiwa Appoints Gbala, Akintan, Akintade Head Of UNIMEDTH In Acting Capacity

The Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, has given approval for the appointment of Dr. Michael Olumide Gbala as the Acting Chief Medical Director (CMD) for the University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital, (UNIMEDTH), Ondo. Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor in a press release on Monday, noted that...

Transition: Family Announces Passage Of Obateru of Apoi Land, High Chief Fola Dabo

The Dynasty of Dabo in Apoi Land, Ese- odo Local Government area of Ondo state has announced the passage of the Obateru of Apoi Land, High Chief, Fola Dabo. According to a press release by Sunday Dabo, Secretary General, Dabo's Family Worldwide, High Chief Dabo passed away in the early hours of Monday 16...

12 New Ondo Commissioners Get Portfolios

Ondo State Governor, Hon Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, has assigned the following portfolios to the newly inaugurated Commissioners in the State. Local Government & Chieftaincy Affairs: Amidu Takuro Physical Planning & Urban Development: Hon Gbenga Olaniyi Esq. Water Resources & Sanitation: Hon Sunday Akinwalere

LG Tour: Aiyedatiwa Promises To Construct More Roads, Improve Agriculture

Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Lucky Aiyedatiwa says his administration will give premium attention to construction of roads, improved agriculture and more employment opportunities The governor stated this when his campaign train visited Ita-Ogbolu, Iju and Idanre ahead of the direct primary election of his party - the APC. The Ondo...

Birthday: Family, Friends, Associates Shower Encomiums On Ayo Durodola

Family, friends and associates on Sunday showered encomiums on veteran broadcaster and public servant, Ayo Durodola on the occasion of his birthday. Ayo Durodola was a broadcast practitioner in Ondo State Radiovision Corporation before he joined the United States Embassy as a Public Affairs Officer. Ayo as was fondly called by...

APC Primaries: Aiyedatiwa Seeks Votes From Party Members In Ondo East, Ondo West & Ile Oluji/Oke-Igbo

Governor of Ondo State, Lucky Aiyedatiwa on Saturday visited Ondo East, Ondo West and Ile-Oluji-Oke-Igbo council areas in continuation of his campaign tour of the 18 local government areas of the state. The campaign tour which has now entered the second day, was lined up by the Governor's team to canvass for votes from...

Aiyedatiwa, Kekemeke, Deji Of Akure, Others For Maiden Treasure Newspaper Public Lecture, Awards April 27

All is now set for the Treasure Newspaper's maiden Public Lecture and Distinguished Personality Award 2024. The event, scheduled to hold on Saturday, April 27, 2024 by 10AM at the Conference Hall, Solab Suites Hotel, FUTA South Road, Akure, Ondo State will parade an array of eminent personalities. Officially unveiling the...

LG Tour: Aiyedatiwa In Ifedore To Canvass For Votes From APC Members

Governor Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa on Friday begun his campaign tour to the 18 local government areas of Ondo State, ahead of the 2024 All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primaries. Governor Aiyedatiwa during the visit to Igbara-Oke, the headquarters of Ifedore local government, also announced that he had paid the annual due of one hundred...

Court Jails Idris Okuneye – Bobrisky Six Months For Naira Abuse

Justice Abimbola Awogboro of the Federal High Court, sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Friday, April 12, 2024, sentenced Idris Okuneye, a.k.a Bobrisky, to six months imprisonment over mutilation of the Naira notes. He was arraigned on Friday, April 5, 2024 on a four-count charge bordering on mutilation of the Naira...

You’re A Dream Wife – Interior Minister, Tunji-Ojo Hails Wife, Abimbola At 40

The Minister of Interior, Hon. (Dr) Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, has eulogised his beloved wife, Mrs. Abimbola Tunji-Ojo, as she marks her 40th birthday milestone today, Friday, April 12, 2024. In a heartfelt message, the Interior Minister in a statement on Friday signed by Alao Babatunde, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, described Mrs Abimbola as...

Ondo NIPR Hails Aiyedatiwa On Appointment Of Member, Segun Iwalokun As Senior Special Assistant

The Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), Ondo State Chapter, has appreciated the State Governor, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa on the appointment of one of its members, Mr Segun Michael Iwalokun, as Senior Special Assistant to the Governor, Office of the Governor of Ondo State. Ondo NIPR in a press release on Thursday signed...

Eid-el-Fitri: Ondo Majority Leader, Ogunmolasuyi, Ondo NIPR, Osi Bashorun Of Ibadan Greet Muslims

As Muslims across Ondo State and Nigeria celebrate Eid-El-Fitri, Hon. Oluwole Emmanuel Ogunmolasuyi, the Majority Leader of the Ondo State House of Assembly, has extended his greetings and best wishes to the Muslim community. In his message, Hon. Ogunmolasuyi emphasized the importance of peace, unity, and harmony among all Nigerians, irrespective of religious...

Ondo 2024: PDP Trains Media Aides Of Aspirants Ahead Of November Governorship Election

The People's Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State on Wednesday trained media aides of governorship aspirants within the party. The event held in Akure, the Ondo State capital was well attended by stalwarts of the party that included Dr Eddy Olafeso, former NWC member; Tola Alabere, Chairman of the party; Seye Olujimi, Secretary...

2024 Election: Ondo South’s Two-term Mandate Shouldn’t Be Tampered With – Odimayo

Omo'ba Jimi Odimayo has declared his aspiration for the position of Governor of Ondo State in the upcoming primaries. Speaking at the APC Secretariat during a meeting with the Ondo State APC working committee, Omo'ba Odimayo stated that Ondo South people have consistently emphasized its desire for a two-term mandate. He...

Eid-El-Fitr: Aiyedatiwa, Ondo APC Congratulate Muslims

The Governor of Ondo State, Hon Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, has congratulated the Muslim community in Ondo State as they celebrate Eid-el-fitr and implores them to rekindle their commitment to unity and love for fellow residents. The Governor, in his message to the Muslim community, prays that this year's Eid will bring blessings, peace and...

Nigerians Were Better Off When PDP Was In Power – Eddy Olafeso

The living condition of Nigerians were not this worse during the era of the People's Democratic Party (PDP). Dr Eddy Olafeso, former member of the national working committee of the PDP stated this in Akure on Wednesday during a one day seminar for media aides of governorship aspirants of the party ahead of the...

Tinubu Didn’t Appoint Me Political Leader In Ondo State – Tunji-Ojo

Nigeria's Interior Minister, Bunmi Tunji-Ojo says contrary to news report, President Bola Tinubu didn't appoint him as the leader of the APC in Ondo State. Babatunde Alao, Special Adviser to the Minister on Media and Publicity in a press release on Wednesday, urged the public to disregard the misinformation contained in the viral news...

Update: You Can Now Apply For Secondary School Teaching Job In Ondo State

The Ondo State Governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa has approved the recruitment of one thousand teachers into the public secondary schools of the State. In a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, Ondo State Teaching Service Commission, Mrs Funmilayo Akinola and made available to newsmen by the Head of Press and Media Relations Unit of the...

4th Anniversary: Ondo Deputy Governor, Adelami To Cast Crest FM News At 10AM Today

The Ondo State deputy Governor, Olamide Adelami, mni will today Tuesday, April 9 at 10AM cast news on Crest 106.1 FM, Akure, the State capital. A terse message obtained from the Facebook page of the radio station by Precision Online Newspaper, revealed that the development is part of the activities lineup to mark Crest...

Aiyedatiwa Revalidates His APC Membership As 130 Crown Obas Endorse Him

Ahead of the primary election scheduled for April 20th in Ondo State, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has flagged off its membership revalidation exercise across the electoral wards of the 18 local government areas of the State. Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor in a press release on Tuesday disclosed that...

Why Nigerian Muslims Would Continue Fasting On Tuesday – Sultan Of Sokoto

The Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, says the new moon of Shawwal 1445AH was not sighted on the night of Monday 8th April 2024. Consequently, the ongoing Ramadan fasting will be 30 on Tuesday 9th March 2024 while Wednesday 10th April...

Palliative: Aiyedatiwa Distributes 1200 Tonnes Of Grains To Livestock Farmers

Governor of Ondo State, Lucky Aiyedatiwa on Monday flagged off the distribution of maize palliatives and commodities to farmers in the State. Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor in a press release on Monday reports that 40 trailers of grains, supplied by the Federal Government, will be distributed to poultry, piggery...

Aiyedatiwa Hosts Muslim Community To Iftar; Promises To Address Ikare Central Mosque Issue

Ondo State Governor, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, on Sunday hosted the leaders of the Muslim community in the State for an Iftar session. Precision Online Newspaper reports that Iftar is the act of breaking ones fast during the evening of the day in the holy month of Ramadan. Speaking at the...

Wale Ebietomiye Donates 4000 Branded Aiyedatiwa Exercise Books To Ilaje Schools

Mr Olawale Ebietomiye, an All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain based in the United States of America has drummed support for the aspiration of Hon. Lucky Aiyedatiwa, Governor of Ondo State, to pick the ticket of the party in th April 20 primary election. To this end, Ebietomiye, who is also a notable chieftain of...

Ondo Born Canada-Based Activist, Jimmy Adekanle JAF Arrives Akure April 9

All is now set for the arrival of Jimmy Adekanle JAF, an Ondo State born activist based in Canada in Akure on April 9. It was gathered that Adekanle, an APC stalwart arrived Nigeria from his base in Canada few days ago. He posted about his arrival in Lagos on...

Governor Aiyedatiwa Distributes Tricycles To Ondo Farmers

Governor of Ondo State, Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa on Saturday flagged off the distribution of tricycles to farmers in the State, to aid the transportation of farm produce and enhance food security. Aiyedatiwa who was present at the ceremony held at the Dome in Akure, also disclosed that the Government will this year build two...

Nigeria Mulls Local Production Of International Passport

Nigeria has concluded plans to begin the local production of international passports in the country. This was disclosed in a statement by the Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo on Wednesday night. "Today, I had a meeting with an indigenous technology company presenting a proposal on localizing our international passport production," posted...

Akogun Omole Receives Ondo NIPR Members As Institute Sets Agenda For Aiyedatiwa

The Special Adviser to the Governor on Information and Strategy, Akogun Olugbenga Omole has commended the Nigeria Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) for its role in building the capacity of practitioners and positioning them for the effective reputation management of the brands they represent. Timilehin Ogunsulire, Press Officer ofMinistry of Information and Orientation in...

Report On Aiyedatiwa’s Alleged Certificate Forgery Didn’t Originate From Us – Police

ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the spokesperson of the Nigeria Police Force has said that the report in circulation regarding the results of Governor of Ondo State, Lucky Aiyedatiwa didn't originated from the force. Adejobi in a statement on Friday, however said the police will uncover the source of such document. He said,...

At Army War College Nigeria Seminar, Tunji-Ojo Says Interagency Collaboration Solution To Insecurity

The Minister speaking at an Interagency Seminar for Participants of Army War College Nigeria (AWCN) Course 8/2024 at the College in Asokoro, Abuja stated that the approach would go a long way in ensuring effective protection of the citizens against both internal and external attacks. Tunji-Ojo who was a discussant alongside various stakeholders in...

Primaries: Aiyedatiwa To Battle 15 Aspirants, Submits Expression Of Interest & Nomination Forms In Abuja

Ondo state Governor, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, has formally submitted his Expression of Interest and Nomination forms ahead of the governorship primary of the party. Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor in a press release on Thursday said Aiyedatiwa during the submission in Abuja was accompanied by his deputy, Dr. Olayide...

Absence Of Good Governance In Nigeria Responsible For ‘Japa Syndrome’ – Don

By Benjamin Fayowole, Owo. The College of Law, Achievers University, Owo, Ondo State, on Thursday held her Annual Public Lecture. The event was held at the Abubakar Rasheed Auditorium hall of the institution and was honoured by some dignitaries of the institution. The Lecture which was titled "NIGERIAN...

It Is Unnecessary – Ondo APC Queries Those Parading Themselves As “Aborigines”

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State through the State Chairman, Engr. Ade Adetimehin, has described as unnecessary the idea of some people constituting themselves into "the aborigines of APC" of the State chapter. Alex Kalejaye, Publicity Secretary of the party in a statement on behalf of the party warned political supporters of...

Ondo Govt Issues Statement On Strike Embarked Upon By Resident Doctors

The attention of the Office of the Head of Service had been drawn to an industrial action called by the Association of Resident Doctors, ARD, University of Medical Science Teaching Hospital, (UNIMEDTH), Ondo. While the right of the Association to champion a cause for the welfare of its members is duly recognised, it must...

Ondo 2024: Conference Of Nigeria Civil Rights Activists (CNCRA) Endorses Kekemeke

The south west zone of the Conference of Nigeria Civil Rights Activists, CNCRA has endorsed Hon. D.I. Kekemeke for the 2024 governorship Election scheduled to hold in November, 2024. CNCRA is a group of frontline Civil Rights and pro-democracy activists in the forefront of campaigns for good governance in Nigeria. Grounds...

Staff Of Ondo Deputy Governor’s Office Celebrate Him On Birthday

...describe him as diligent yet humane, humble but firm, very generous but prudent… Your Excellency, As we celebrate you on this special day, we want to take a moment to thank you for being a humane and quintessential administrator. You are indeed a decent politician and very generous...

Aiyedatiwa Greets Deputy, Adelami On Birthday, Says He’s A Dependable Ally

The Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, pours encomiums on the Deputy Governor of the State, Dr. Olayide Adelami, as he celebrates his birthday today The Governor through Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan, his Chief Press Secretary said Dr. Adelami is a quality addition at this critical time in steering the wheel of governance,...

Pioneer APC Leaders Endorse Aiyedatiwa Ahead Of Primary Election

The pioneer leaders of the All Progressives Congress in Ondo State, known as APC Aborigines, have announced Governor Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa as their preferred candidate ahead of the party's primary and November governorship election. The endorsement came during a meeting of the group led by Sola Iji, former ambassador to Togo, in Akure, where...

I Am Putting The People First – Kekemeke Declares Intention To Rule Ondo State (Full Text)

Hon. Isaac Kekemeke says he is putting the people first as he declared his intention to rule Ondo State. Kekemeke stated this in Akure on Tuesday while declaring his intention to contest the APC primary election in the next few days. Read the full statement below: A...

Abiola Makinde Makes Groundbreaking Ceremony Of Ekiwood Movie Village In Ondo

The unveiling and groundbreaking ceremony of Ekiwood Movie Village in Ondo was yet another visible landmark achievement for Hon. Dr Abiola Makinde, who is also the Atunluse of Ondo Kingdom. Makinde is a ranking member, House of Representatives, representing the good people of Ondo East and West Local Governments at Abuja.

Dabiri-Erewa Hails NIDCOM’s Director Of Media, Balogun After Winning NIPR Spokesperson Award

Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, (NIDCOM) has congratulated Abdur-Rahman Balogun, the Director of Media, Public Relations and Protocols Unit, for winning the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations'(NIPR), maiden National Spokesperson Award for Most Innovative Spokeperson, Diplomatic and Multinational category . In a statement by Gabriel Odu of Media, Public Relations and...

At Easter, Aiyedatiwa Expresses The Need To Forgive

As Christians all over the world celebrate Easter, Ondo State Governor, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, has urged the people of the State to use the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ to show more love to one another and preach against hate. In his Easter message to the people of the State, signed...

At Easter, Ondo APC Appeals To Members To Be Organised Ahead Of Primary Election

The Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) says it is waxing stronger, and most intimidating to other political parties. Alex Kalejaye, the party's spokesperson in a press statement on Easter day added that the APC is the most organised and viable party in the State. The party...

Update: You Can Now Apply For Primary School Teaching Job In Ondo State

Ondo State Universal Basic Education Board ODSUBEB has now commenced the recruitment of qualified teachers into its Public Primary Schools across the rural areas of the State. According to a press release issued by the Board's Director of Information and Public Relations, Prince Bolu Ajijo, the 5-day exercise will commence on Tuesday, 2nd April...

Ondo 2024: NUJ Tasks Members On Training Ahead Of Poll

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has tasked members of the pen profession in the State to take advantage of the various trainings lineup for them ahead of the 2024 governorship poll in the State. The union gave the advise in a communique issued at its monthly congress held on Thursday 28th march, 2024...

Move Tunji-Ojo Or Wike To Power Ministry – Deji Adeyanju Advises Tinubu

Lawyer and human rights activist, Deji Adeyanju has called on President Bola Tinubu to move Interior Minister, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo to the power ministry. Adeyanju who gave the advise in a terse message on his Facebook profile on Friday evening also suggested the FCT minister, Nyesom Wike be moved to the power ministry.

118 Personnel Of NSCDC, Fire, Correctional & Immigration Services Sanctioned Over Misconduct, Abstinence

The Board of NSCDC, Fire Service, Correctional, and Immigration Service, has approved the sanction of 118 personnel for various offences. The Board Chairman, Dr Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, made this known at the end of their meeting on Thursday in Abuja. Tunji-Ojo, who is also the Minister of Interior, told newsmen through the...

AAUA Registry Lecture: Ex RUN Registrar, Akindele Urges University Administrators To Adopt Global Trends Or Fail

A former Registrar of Redeemers University, Osun State, Mr. Olukayode Akindele, has warned universities in the country, particularly administrative staff, that the whirlwind changes occurring in the global university system call for equally dynamic changes in administrative skills in order not to be left behind. Akindele gave the warning while speaking as the guest...

At 72, Aiyedatiwa Appreciates Tinubu For Rescuing Ondo State During 2023 Political Logjam

Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Lucky Aiyedatiwa has appreciated President Bola Ahmed Tinubu for the roles he played during the 2023 political logjam in the State. Aiyedatiwa stated this on Friday in a birthday message to Tinubu who clocked 72 today. Recall that Tinubu had insisted on due process when Governor...

Updated: Ondo Holds Monthly Environmental Sanitation Exercise Without Restriction Of Movement

The monthly environmental sanitation exercise holds across Ondo state tomorrow, Saturday, March 30. Commissioner for Environment, Mr Oyeniyi Oseni in a statement through the General Manager, Ondo State Waste Management Authority, Mr. Adefola Omowole, said there will be no restriction of human and vehicular movement due to the festive period.

Ondo 2024: Olusola Oke Picks APC Expression Of Interest, Nomination Forms

Chief Olusola Alexander Oke (SAN) on Wednesday picked the Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms at the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Secretariat, Abuja. It was a beehive of activities at the Party's Secretariat as Chief Oke (SAN) represented by Prince Idowu Ilara, accompanied by the leadership of the Omoluabi Coalition Group (OCG) picked...

Aiyedatiwa Names Majority Of Akeredolu Commissioners In New List Of Executive Council Members

Ondo State Governor, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, has forwarded to the House of Assembly the names of 12 new Commissioner-nominees for confirmation. A letter containing the list of the nominees was on Wednesday addressed to the Speaker of the House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Olamide Oladiji, signed by the Secretary to the State Government,...

Strategic Collaboration Among Security Agencies Needed For Effective Delivery – Tunji-Ojo

The Minister of Interior, Dr. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo says there's the need for sustainability of strategic collaboration amongst security agencies to sustain the gains recorded so far. Tunji-Ojo added that it is important to also re-strategising to combat emerging threats, especially across the entire span of Nigeria border. The Minister spoke at...

Akintelure: Aiyedatiwa, Ondo APC, Ogunmolasuyi Express Sadness

Ondo State Governor, Hon Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, has described as shocking and devastating the death of a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Paul Akintelure. Akintelure, who died in the early hours of Tuesday, was a governorship aspirant in the party and was the Deputy Governorship candidate of the defunct ACN in...

Ilaje Group Applauds Ondo Assembly Speaker, Members Who Visited APC Leadership NWC

The Ilaje Development Summit Group (IDSG) extends its profound appreciation to the Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Rt Hon (Chief) Oladiji Olamide Adesanmi, and the esteemed members of the Parliament for their unwavering commitment to fostering peace and progress in Ondo State. In a recent solidarity visit to the national Chairman...

Aiyedatiwa Names Rice Merchant, Rotimi Akinsola, 9 Others In Agriculture & Food Security Committee

Governor of Ondo State, Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa has approved the constitution of “Agriculture and Food Security Committee” for the State. Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor in a statement on Tuesday said the move in continuation of the efforts of the Ondo State Government towards combating the rising cost of food...

How Ondo Governorship Aspirant, Paul Akintelure Died

A governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo state, Paul Akintelure is dead He was said to have died in early hours of today, March 26, 2024 after complaining of chest pain. Mr Akintelure had raised an alarm last week, disclosing that there had been both direct...

Security: Interior Ministry Deploys 30 Surveillance Vans For Border Patrol

The Minister of Interior, Hon. (Dr) Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo on Friday inaugurated 30 vehicles for border surveillance in Abuja. Tunji-Ojo, who at the event said the insurgency being experienced was a wake-up call for the country to secure its borders, added that President Bola Tinubu’s commitment to total security of Nigeria’s borders is not a...

Adeola Odutola College 9th Ramadan Lecture: A Reminiscence By Abdur-Rahman Balogun (ARAB)

When I was invited by my alumni Adeola Odutola College Muslim Community Ijebu-Ode, Ogun state through the Imam of the school, Mr Raheem Toyin Kamilu , to come and chair the 9th Ramadan Lecture on March 12, 2024 (2nd Ramadan 1445 A.H) I never thought i would make it considering the distance of...

Police Arrest Girl Who Allegedly Murdered Her Aunt In Akure

Mrs Florence Funmilayo Adebayo Death: Medical Report Confirms Niece Mental Health Condition On Sunday 17th, of March, 2024, the police was informed about the death of a woman in her mid 50s in her home with her body already decomposing. The Police took the remains to the morgue and during clean...

Ondo Youths To Get Training On Data Protection As Govt Initiates Partnership With NDPC

The Ondo State Governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, has initiated a partnership with the Nigeria Data Protection Commission (NDPC) to train youths of the state as data protection officers. The governor, who was represented by his deputy, Olayide Adelami, disclosed this after a visit to the NDPC headquarters in Abuja on Friday. He...

Non-Oil Sector Can Help Improve Nigeria’s Economy – Tunji-Ojo

The Minister of Interior, Dr. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo says Nigeria's non-oil sector can improve its economic growth. Tunji-Ojo who stated that the lottery sector is a non-oil sector investment that is yet to be fully tapped into in Nigeria due to the growing population, said this while hosting the management team of the Nigeria Lottery...

“We Die Here Today”: UI Don’s Inaugural Lecture Addresses Factors Causing Youth Violence, Social Dysfunction

‘’WE DIE HERE TODAY’’: YOUTH VIOLENCE, SOCIAL DYSFUNCTION AND A COUNSELLING PSYCHOLOGIST’S PATHWAY TO PEACE. My inaugural lecture, “We Die Here Today’’: Youth Violence, Social Dysfunction and a Counselling Psychologist’s Pathway to Peace”, discusses how counselling psychological principles and practices can be used to foster peace among Nigerian youths. In addition, it displays the...

Tunji-Ojo Hails Military Personnel For Assisting Paramilitary Forces Under Interior Ministry

The Minister of Interior, Hon. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo has reiterated the imperative of fostering closer collaboration between the military and paramilitary forces to bolster national security efforts. The Minister said this on Thursday while receiving the Chief of Defence Staff, General Christopher Musa, on a courtesy visit to his office in Abuja.

Kówódé: Lara Owoeye’s New Drama Piece Explores Dimension To Rape And Girl Child Molestation In Nigeria

Reviewer: Kola Olaniyan, Ph.D Kówódé, an eponymous dramatic form published by Kraftgriots few weeks ago, explores new dimension to rape and girl child molestation in modern day Nigeria. From the interactions among the characters and a flashback to an era in the country's sociopolitical life, we understand that the reason(s) given for incidents of...

Ondo 2024: Plus For Aiyedatiwa As Over 8,000 Members Of Adelami Political Movement Collapse Structure For Him

The chances of the Ondo state governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, ahead of this year's governorship election in the state received a boost as over 8,000 members of the Adelami political movement have collapsed the structure for him. The group, which has now transformed into Aiyedatiwa/Adelami Grassroots Mobilizers, has its members politically rooted in the 18...

Ondo 2024: I Want To Provide Solution To The Problems – Eyitayo Jegede Breaks Silence

A former governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo State, Eyitayo Jegede (SAN) has withdrawn from the forthcoming governorship election in the state. The Akure born lawyer turned politician was the candidate of the PDP in 2016 and 2020. He said he is ready to making all necessary sacrifices...

Orange FM Rewards Outstanding Staff With Awards, Cash Prizes

The news department of Orange 94.5 FM, a subsidiary of OSRC media group has rewarded hard work and excellence by giving awards to deserving staff with cash prizes for 2023. This is the first ever edition of awards of excellence to Orange FM news department staff since the inauguration of the station.

Death: Whose Next? Tribute In Memory Of Prof. Aminat Olabisi Bello-Adelekan, (1967-2024)

By Abdur-Rahman Balogun (ARAB) Death is inevitable, it is a debt everyone of us must pay and such, we should not fear death but always expect it. Allah says in both Quran 3 verse 185 that : "Every soul shall taste death, and you will only be given your full compensation on the day...

Aiyedatiwa Approves N200m Loans For Traders, Artisans, SMEs

All the major artisan groups in Ondo State, under the umbrella of the Ondo State United Artsians Group, on Tuesday declared their support for Governor Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa ahead of the coming governorship election in the State. The artisans made the proclamation to back the Governor during a stakeholders meeting at the Cocoa Conference...

AAUA: 6,670 Fresh Students Take Matriculation Oath

The Vice Chancellor of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, Prof. Olugbenga Ige, has emphasized the importance of leveraging the Universitys culture of excellence for the students' success while warning against indulging in any form of vices. Prof. Ige stated this while addressing the newly admitted students of the institution for the 2023/2024...

Ex Ondo Lawmaker, Borokini Becomes Akpabio’s Senior Legislative Aide

Hon. Toluwani Borokini, a former member of the Ondo State House of Assembly has been appointed as Senior Legislative Aide (SLA) to the President of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Godswill Akpabio. Borokini's appointment was announced on Friday. Simeon Toluwani Borokini, an accomplished legislator, who served as the Whip of the 9th...

Ondo Approves Recruitment Of 2000 Primary, Secondary School Teachers

No fewer than 2000 teachers will be recruited into the Ondo State civil service, as part of efforts to reposition the education sector in the State. The state governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, made this known on Thursday at the commissioning of late Rosa Jane Pelly legacy project at Fiwasaye Girls' Grammar School in Akure.

Economy: Stakeholders Reiterate Need For Private Varsities Inclusion In TETFUND

The Vice-Chancellor of Elizade University, Professor Kayode Thadius Ijadunola says the Federal Government needs a creative way of tackling the nation’s economic downturn as a means of safe-guarding the future of Nigerian tertiary education. The Vice-Chancellor who chaired the maiden edition of Elizade University Bursary Lecture said it is very clear that University Education...

Aiyedatiwa: Raising The Banner Of Purposeful Leadership Beyond 2025

Ondo state made significant progress in the passing week as Governor Aiyedatiwa deftly combined governance with politics. Truly, Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen must have envisioned the likes of Governor Aiyedatiwa in his Capability Approach. The office of the Governor is not an end in itself but what the occupier makes out of it. Sen agrees that freedom...

Focus On Governance, Stop Politics For Now – Alhaji Saliu Adekunle Writes Aiyedatiwa

A Plea for Improved Governance in Ondo State: An Open letter to HE. Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa. Dear HE. Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, I am writing to bring to your attention some pressing concerns regarding the current situation in Ondo State. It is evident that what is happening in Ondo State...

Just In: Olubadan, Moshood Balogun’s Passage Confirmed By Oyo Govt

Oyo State government has announced the passage of the 42nd Olubadan of Ibadanland, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Dr. Moshood Lekan Balogun, Alli Okunmade II. Governor Seyi Makinde who made this announcement in a statement, stated that Olubadan Balogun, joined his ancestors late Thursday evening at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan.

The Impacts Of Governor Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa In 75 Days In Office

By Ebenezer Adeniyan On Tuesday, the Governor of Ondo State, Hon Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, hosted leaders of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to officially inform them of his intention to seek the nomination of the party ahead of the coming governorship election in the State. What was meant to be a...

Ondo 2024: Boroffice, Ekungba, Segun Ojo, Makinde, Okeyomi, Others Present As Aiyedatiwa Declares Ambition

The Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, on Tuesday, officially declared his intention to contest in the forthcoming November 2024 gubernatorial election in the state under the umbrella of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The Governor made the declaration during a meeting with stakeholders of the APC drawn from the 18 local...

Ramadan: Sultan Of Sokoto Announces Commencement Of Fasting In Nigeria

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Saad Abubakar III has announced the commencement of the month of fasting - Ramadan in Nigeria. The Sultan made the announcement few minutes ago in his palace in Sokoto after the national moon sighting committee confirmed a single claim of the crescent was sighted in the country.

Adefiranye’s Bill On Establishment Of Federal College Of Nursing & Midwifery In Okeigbo Passes Second Reading + Video

A bill for the establishment of Federal College of Nursing and Midwifery in Okeigbo, Ondo State, sponsored by Hon. Festus Adefiranye has passed its second reading on the floor of the House of Representatives. The bill was introduced on the floor of the house on October 23, 2023 by Hon. Adefiranye, a Member of...

Interior Minister Inaugurates NSCDC Marshals To Protect Mining Sites

The Minister of Interior, Hon (Dr) Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, has inaugurated the Mining Marshals of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, saddled with the responsibility of safeguarding the nation’s mining sites. Speaking after the inauguration in Abuja during the celebration of this year’s Civil Defense Day, the Minister charged the Marshal to be...

Who Gets What? Portfolio Of New Executive Members Inaugurated By Ondo Governor, Aiyedatiwa

The Governor of Ondo State, Lucky Aiyedatiwa has assigned portfolio to the new executive members inaugurated on Friday. Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor in a statement on Friday evening noted that the new executive members comprise of Six commissioners and Eight special advisers. The commissioners who were...

OAUSTECH To Present 62 First Class Graduates At Second Combined Convocation

The Vice-Chancellor, Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology (OAUSTECH), Okitipupa, Nigeria, Prof. Temi Emmanuel Ologunorisa has revealed that the University is churning out 62 first class graduates during it's forthcoming second combined convocation slated for Monday, 4th March, 2024, which coincided with the Institution's 16th Year Founders' Day anniversary. Prof. Ologunorisa, who made...

Aiyedatiwa Inaugurates New Executive Council Members

Ondo State Governor, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, on Friday inaugurated new members of the State Executive Council. Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor in a press release noted that the new executive council members include six commissioners, eight special advisers and the Head of Service. The governor inaugurated...

Ondo 2024: Ohunyeye Speaks On Tinubu, APC Choice Ahead Of Primary Election

A gubernatorial aspirant under the All Progressives Congress (APC), Olamide Ohunyeye, says President Bola Tinubu has no anointed candidate among those of them jostling to fly the ticket of the party ahead of the November election in Ondo State. Mr Ohunyeye, a retired brigadier general and ex-director of finance, Nigeria Defence Academy, said this...

Prof. Kayode Ijadunola Inaugurated As 4th Vice Chancellor, Elizade University

The Vice-Chancellor of Elizade University, Prof. Kayode Thadius Ijadunola has been formally inaugurated as the 4th substantive Vice-Chancellor at a ceremony that pulled egg-heads from across Ivory-Towers. Performing the ceremony, the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman Governing Council of Elizade University, Emeritus Professor Olufemi Bamiro described the occasion as very significant not only for Elizade but...

Aiyedatiwa Distances Self, Govt From Those Who Destroyed Billboards, Posters During Tinubu’s Visit

The Ondo State Governor, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa says nobody associated with him or the government of Ondo State was involved in any of the reported activities ascribed to "political thugs" during the President's visit to Owo and Akure. Tinubu was in the State on Wednesday to condole with the Akeredolus and the Olowo...

Ondo 2024: Owo APC Youth Leaders Visit Adelami, Declare Support For Aiyedatiwa

The All Progressives Congress (APC) youth leaders across the 11 wards in Owo Local Government Area of Ondo state have declared their support for the governor of Ondo state, Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, ahead of the 2024 governorship election in the state. John Paul Akinduro, Spokesperson to Ondo State Deputy Governor on Thursday in a...

Akeredolu: Ogunmolasuyi Thanks Tinubu For Visiting Owo

The Majority Leader of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Hon. Oluwole Emmanuel Ogunmolasuyi has extended heartfelt appreciation to President Asiwaju Bola Tinubu for his recent condolence visit to Owo Local Government. President Tinubu was in Ondo on Wednesday to condole with the family of late Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu and the Olowo of Owo,...

NNPP Frowns At APC Members Who Destroyed Billboards, Posters During Tinubu’s Visit

The New Nigeria People's Party (NNPP) Ondo State Chapter in Ondo State has frowned at the display of violence and destruction of bill boards in Ondo State among the aspirants of the ruling party All Progressive Congress (APC) while President Bola Ahmed Tinubu was in the State. Tinubu had on Wednesday visited Ondo State...

Canadian Embassy, NIDCOM To Work Together On Migration Management

The Canadian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Dr. Jamie Christoff has reiterated the need for collaboration with the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) for a mutually beneficial partnership with regards to migration management between the two countries. Gabriel Odu of the Media, Public Relations and Protocols Unit, NIDCOM in a press release, reports that the...

Tinubu In Ondo: President Visits Owo Monarch; Widow Of Late Governor Akeredolu, Betty; Afenifere Leader, Fasoranti (Photos)

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, accompanied by Ondo State Governor, Hon Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, on Wednesday visited the ancient town of Owo to commiserate with the people over the death of the former Governor of the state, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu. The President visited the Palace of the Olowo of Owo, Oba Ajibade Gbadegesin Ogunoye,...

Tinubu Hails Tunji-Ojo Over Reforms In Interior Ministry + Video

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Monday hailed the Minister of Interior, Hon (Dr.) Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo over the reforms he has facilitated in the ministry. Tinubu, while speaking during a federal executive council meeting, stated that the frustrations of many Nigerians have been significantly reduced owing to the strategic initiatives of Tunji-Ojo.

Deforestation Bad For Nigerian Economy – AAUA Prof; Recommends Revival Of Moribund Paper Mills

The destruction of the earths natural habitat through unchecked human activities is destroying the global ecosystem and has brought the earth to the brink of unmitigated disaster that could lead to disastrous consequences for the globe and its inhabitants unless something serious is done urgently to stop deforestation. This was the submission of Professor...

NLC Suspends Nationwide Streets Protest

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says it has suspended its second day nationwide streets protest over hunger and economic hardship in the country. Mr Joe Ajaero, NLC President, said this in a communique jointly signed with Mr Ismail Bello, Acting General Secretary of the Congress at the end of its National Executive Council(NEC) meeting...

Ondo Employs Fresh 165 Graduates; Begins Health Workers’ Recruitment

Ondo State Governor, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, has directed the immediate release of employment letters to successful applicants who participated in the recent recruitment exercise of the Ondo State Internal Revenue Service (ODIRS). Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor in a statement on Tuesday said directive is in line with the...

Aiyedatiwa Approves Retirement Of Head Of Service, Ogundele; Appoints Acting Head

Ondo State Governor, Hon Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, has approved the retirement of the State Head of Service, Mr. Kayode Ogundele, with immediate effect. Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor confirmed the development in a statement on Tuesday. "In the same vein, the Governor has approved the appointment of...

At 2024 Elizade University Diplomatic Exposure, Experts Express Optimism In Nigerian Youth Development

A former Permanent Mission of Nigeria to United Nations, Dr. Kayode Ojo has expressed optimism in the future of Nigerian Youths and Nigeria, notwithstanding the current challenges being faced by the country. Williams Olufunmi, Head of Elizade University's Public Relations in a press release noted that Dr. Ojo, who at different times was Ambassador...

Economic Hardship: Ondo Workers Join NLC Protest

Workers in Ondo State on Tuesday joined the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) protest against economic hardship, mounting hunger and insecurity among others in Nigeria. Leading affiliate unions and members marched across major streets in Akure to the Governor’s Office. The State NLC Chairman, Comrade Victor Oladele- Amoko said the peaceful...

Dorian Home Founder, Dr Tolulola Bayode Builds Mosque For Abuja Community

The founder of Dorian Home For Charity and Social Development, Dr Tolulola Bayode has built a mosque for the Yoruba Muslims community in Iddo Seriki along Abuja Airport. The mosque has been presented to the muslim community at a colourful event. Although not present at the event, the Dorian home founder...

NLC Protest: Ondo CP, Abayomi Seeks Cooperation Of Labour Leaders

The Commissioner of Police, CP Abayomi Oladipo had a meeting with the Executives of the NLC in Ondo State ahead of the planned protest slated for today, Tuesday 27 and Wednesday 28 of February 2024. SP. Funmilayo Odunlami -Omisanya, Police Public Relations Officer in a press release, noted that the CP invited the state...

Oronsaye Report: Complete List Of Agencies, Commissions And Parastatals Affected

The complete list of agencies, commissions and parastatals affected by the approval of the federal executive council meeting meeting of 26th February 2023 on the Oronsaye panel report was on Tuesday morning released by the Presidency. Bayo Onanuga, the Special Adviser, Information and Strategy to President Bola Tinubu posted it on his Facebook...

Ondo 2024: Olagundoye Releases SMART Goals On How He Would Develop Ondo State

Rt. Hon. Adeleke Collins Olagundoye, an aspirant under the APC has declared his intention to contest the 2024 gubernatorial election holding in November. In a broadcast declaration speech made available to Precision Online Newspaper and titled; Masses’ Hour (Asiko Mekunnu), Mr Olagundoye disclosed that he is contesting owing to his love for humanity and...

Appeal! 34-year-old Lady Battling Mouth Cancer Needs N3m For Surgery

A 34-year-old lady from Idogun In Ose Local Government Area of Ondo State, battling with mouth cancer, has appealed for the urgent help of Nigerians to secure medical treatment. Ogundare Funke, in dire need of N3m for treatment, had last year written to Mrs. Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu and other well-meaning Individuals from the State, but...

Ondo 2024: PDP Excos Meet Governorship Aspirants, Mull Consensus Candidate

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) State Working Committee (SWC) on Monday met with aspirants jostling for the party's ticket for the November, 2024 governorship election. Kennedy Ikantu Peretei, State Publicity Secretary of the party in a statement said the interactive session was held at the State Secretariat in Akure on Monday, 26th February, 2024.

Akeredolu’s Burial: Outing Service Held In Honour Of Late Governor

An outing service in honour of the late Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu was on Sunday held at the Cathedral Church of St. Andrew, Imola, Owo. The children of the late Governor led by his first son, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu Jnr. alongside other family members attended the Service. Ondo State Governor,...

Opinion: Understanding The Import Of Aiyedatiwa’s ‘Nobody Wants To Be Governor For Just One Year’

By Sunday Olugbenga Abire It is no longer news that Governor Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, the 7th Civilian Governor of Ondo State is interested in governing Ondo state beyond 2025 after the four years term inherited from his late boss would have expired. He was unambiguous in his response to Nifemi Oguntoye of TVC that...

UNILESA: Staff Addresses Issues Related To Poor Remuneration, Staff Welfare

Staff of the University of Ilesa, Ilesa under the aegis of Temporary Staff, have dissociated themselves from a writeup on social media, which portrays the University in bad light, as not taking care of its workers. The social media article titled, “Inside Osun Public University where students pay more than 300k as school fees,...

Pupils In Ikole Ekiti To Get Free School Materials As Ewatomilola Cares Initiative Kicksoff “Every Child Matters 2.0”

The Ewatomilola Cares Initiative, a non-profit organization set to host project "Every Child Matters 2.0" to donate school supplies to pupils of St Paul Nursery & Primary School, Ologede, Ikole Ekiti. The initiative aims to provide students with essential school materials such as school uniforms, sandals, notebooks, textbooks, pens, pencils, and markers.

Breaking: Ondo Governor, Aiyedatiwa To Run For Governorship Seat In November 2024 Election

Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa says he will be running for the Governorship seat in the November, 2024 election in the State. This is the first time Aiyedatiwa will openly declare his intention to run for the election. Precision Online Newspaper reports that Aiyedatiwa stated this on TVC...

My Nomination As ‘Leadership Person Of The Year’ Will Spur Me To Do More – Interior Minister

Minister of interior, Hon (Dr) Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, says his nomination as Leadership Public Service Person of the Year 2023, will spur him to serve more in efforts at improving Nigeria’s Internal security. Tunji-Ojo made this remark in Abuja on Thursday in his office when the management of LEADERSHIP Group Ltd led by its vice...

Akeredolu’s Burial: Shettima, Akume, Ganduje, Aiyedatiwa, Others Attend Funeral Service + Funeral & Interment Photos

Former Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu was on Friday, February 23 buried in his hometown, Owo. President Bola Tinubu, represented by his Vice, Kashim Shettima alongside all the Southwest Governors were present at the funeral service held at St Andrews Cathedral Church, Imola, Owo. Governor of Ondo State, Lucky Aiyedatiwa...

Akeredolu’s Burial: Aketi Was Frustrated About My Stand On Religion – Betty

Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, wife of the former Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu says one area where they differed was religion. Betty, as fondly called, stated this in the tribute to Akeredolu, her late husband which was obtained from the programme of event of the late Governor on Friday. Precision Online Newspaper...

Reprieve For RUGIPO Workers As Aiyedatiwa Clears Three Months Salary Arrears

Reprieve has come the ways of Staff of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic (RUGIPO), Owo as the Ondo State Governor, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa cleared three months of the outstanding salary arrears for the workers. Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor in a statement noted that the three months arrears were paid to...

Tinubu, Govs Arrive Ondo As Akeredolu Is Buried Today

Former Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu will be buried today, Friday, February 23. President Bola Tinubu, Southwest Governors and other Governors in the country are expected to attend the funeral service. Precision Online Newspaper, however gathered that President Tinubu will be represented by his Vice, Kashim Shettima.

Akeredolu’s Burial: Special Court Session, Lying-in-State Held For Late Governor In Akure

...Kwara, Bayelsa Govs, Mimiko, others welcome Aketi’s body to Akure Ondo State Governor, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, on Wednesday paid glowing tributes to his predecessor, late Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN, CON, as the remains of the former governor arrived Akure, the State capital, in continuation of his burial activities. Governor...

Akeredolu’s Burial: Govt Cancels Environmental Sanitation Exercise

Ondo State Government on Thursday cancelled the February edition of environmental sanitation exercise in the state. A statement by the General Manager, Ondo State Waste Management Authority, Mr. Adefola Omowole, said the cancellation is as a result of the ongoing final burial ceremony of former Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.

Glow 99.1FM Takes Off In Akure + Photos

A new radio station, Glow 99.1 FM has commenced operation in Akure, the Ondo State capital. The station which commenced test transmission last week on World Radio Day, was formally unveiled to the public by its Chairman, Dr Ezekiel Kayode Akande today Wednesday, February 21, 2024.The station is located at Glow FM station house,...

UNIABUJA’s New Centre For Migration Studies To Partner NiDCOM To Enhance Migration Management

The newly established Centre for Migration Studies is willing to partner the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) for better migration management. Prof. Abdul-Rasheed Na'Allah, the Vice Chancellor, University of Abuja stated this during a visit to the Chairman/CEO,Nigerians in Diaspora Commission,(NiDCOM), Hon.Abike Dabiri-Erewa, atthe Commission’s headquarters in Abuja. The Vice Chancellor...

Ondo Reps Member, Abiola Makinde Monitors FG’s Food Palliative Distribution To Constituents

The member, House of Representatives, representing Ondo East and West Federal Constituency, Hon. Abiola Makinde has overseen the distribution of the Federal Government approved palliatives to members of his constituency. Last year, through the leadership of the National Assembly, foodstuff palliatives was approved to Members of the House through the Federal Ministry of Agriculture...

Fish Out Those Who Murdered Plateau APC Spokesperson, Namang – CAPS Tells IGP

The Conference of State Publicity Secretaries of the All Progressives Congress (CAPS), has condemned in the strongest terms, the assassination of the Plateau State Publicity Secretary of APC, Chief Sylvanus Namang, which occurred over the weekend. The association also called on the inspector general of Police to fish out the perpetrators of the gruesome...

Akeredolu’s Burial: Aiyedatiwa Declares 2-day Public Holiday As Remains Of Late Governor Arrive Akure

Governor of Ondo State, Hon Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, has declared Thursday, 22nd and Friday, 23rd of February 2024 as public holidays in the State. Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor in a press statement on Tuesday noted that the holidays are in honour of the former Governor of the State, late...

FG Commences Installation Of Biometric Gates That Would Screen, Clear Passengers In 30 Seconds At Airports

The federal government has concluded plan to install 30-second biometric clearance gates for the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) at all international airports in the country. The biometric gates are expected to screen and clear a passenger within 30 seconds without any interface or contact with Immigration personnel. When fully operational, it...

Gbadamosi To Speak On How Forest Can Rescue Earth’s Heating Mantle As AAUA Inaugural Lecture Holds Feb. 27

A member of the Council of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko (AAUA) and Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture, Professor Alaba Emmanuel Gbadamosi is set to deliver the 22nd Inaugural Lecture of Ondo State based institution. Gbadamosi, a distinguished Professor of Silviculture and Plant Biotechnology will deliver lecture, titled “The Earth’s Heating Mantle: Forest...

What We Would Do With 33 LCDAs Created By Akeredolu – Aiyedatiwa

Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa has disclosed that his administration does not have plans to abolish the recently created Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in the state. Governor Aiyedatiwa also said the government will soon constitute transition committees for the 18 Local Government Areas and 33 Local Council Development Areas ahead...

2024: Ileoluji/Okeigbo Youths Pass Vote Of Confidence On APC Aspirant, Akinterinwa; Rep Member, Adefiranye

The 2024 governorship aspiration of the immediate past Commissioner for Finance, Mr Wale Akinterinwa got a boost as youth leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) across wards in Ileoluji/Okeigbo local government area of Ondo State converged on Okeigbo town on Sunday to endorse and declare support for him. More so, the APC youth...

Lawmakers’ Allegations Against Aiyedatiwa, Adelami Unfounded – Tinubu Campaign Group

The Tinubu Campaign Group (TCG) has reacted to the allegations leveled against the Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa; his deputy, Chief Olayide Owolabi Adelami, by some members of House of Representatives from Ondo State. The federal lawmakers, under the aegis of the Ondo state All Progressives Congress (APC) caucus in the...

Rainstorm: One Dead, Many Houses Destroyed In Ondo Community As Aiyedatiwa Promises Timely Intervention

Following the rainstorm that wreaked havoc in Ita-Ogbolu in Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State during the week, Ondo State Governor, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, on Saturday visited the community. Accompanied by his deputy, Chief Olayide Adelami and the Speaker of the House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Olamide Oladiji, the Governor also...

The Driver Was Exhausted – Ondo Police Command Provide Update On Ore Car Crash That Claims Four

The Ondo State Police Command say the lone car crash at Ore in Odigbo local government area of the State on Friday, which claimed four lives with many injured, was due the driver being very tired. Police Public Relations Officer, SP. Funmilayo Odunlami-Omisanya, in a release on Saturday on behalf of the Commissioner of...

Aiyedatiwa Is The Leader Of Our Party; We Have No Issue With Him – APC Excos Insist

The recent allegation of neglect of Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) by some members of House of Representatives from Ondo State is unfounded and embarrassing to the chapter. Mr Alex Kalejaye, Publicity Secretary of the APC, who disclosed this in a statement issued in Akure, the State capital on Saturday,...

Just In: Edo APC Aspirant, Ize-Iyamu Withdraws From Race (Full Text)

LETTER OF WITHDRAWAL Few months ago, after extensively interacting with family, friends, political associates, and supporters, I joined the 2024 Edo state gubernatorial race as a result of my passion and commitment to the cause of rescuing Edo state from its current condition of decrepitude. I entered the contest as a...

Adelami Supported Akeredolu’s Re-election In 2020, Was Never His Sworn Enemy – Aide

Chief Olayide Adelami was never a sworn enemy of the late Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu. John Paul Akinduro, Press Secretary to the Deputy Governor made the clarification in a statement on Friday. A member of the House of Representatives representing Akure south and Akure north federal constituency, Hon. Derin Adesida had alongside...

Ondo Targets Food Sustainability; Begins Construction Of Three Major Rural Roads

The Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, has reiterated his commitment to the development of the grassroots, while also ensuring food security by constructing access roads to farms. Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor in a statement said the Governor gave the assurance at the project launch and groundbreaking...

Hon. Bunmi Tunji-Ojo: A Man With The Midas Touch

It is a quote from the renown wordsmith, Shakespeare, ‘Some are born great. Some achieve greatness while some (others) have greatness thrust upon them’. That succinctly describes the personality of Honourable Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, a former member of the House of Representatives who represented Akoko North East/Akoko North West Federal Constituency of the Green House during the 9th...

Lawmakers Who Petitioned Tinubu About Aiyedatiwa Only Playing To The Gallery – Makinde

The lawmaker representing Ondo East and Ondo West federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Abiola Makinde says the five lawmakers who petitioned President Bola Tinubu that Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa plans to destroy the APC are only playing to the gallery. Makinde stated this on Friday while reacting to the letter by five members...

Ilaje People Are Forever Indebted To Akeredolu – Aiyedatiwa

Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa says the people of Ilaje in the State will be forever indebted to his predecessor, late Oluwarotimi Akeredolu. Aiyedatiwa, an Ilaje man himself became the Governor following the passage of Akeredolu, who died on December 27, 2023. The Governor was speaking during a...

Aiyedatiwa Hints On Recruitment Of New Teachers As SUBEB Officials Pay Him Visit

Ondo State Government may soon give approval for the recruitment of teachers in the Public Primary Schools to fill critical vacancies before the end of the Academic Session. The Governor of Ondo State, His Excellency, Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa gave the indications during a courtesy visit by the Board and Management of Ondo SUBEB to...

Interior Minister, Tunji-Ojo Mourns Passage Of Ondo PDP Chairman, Adams

The Minister of Interior, Hon. (Dr.) Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo has described the death of the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo state, Honorable Fatai Adams as an irreparable loss to the state. Fatai Adams was confirmed dead at a private hospital in Akure, the Ondo state capital, on Wednesday. Tunji-Ojo,...

Late PDP Chairman, Fatai Adams Was A Complete Gentleman – Aiyedatiwa

Ondo State Governor, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa has commiserated with the leadership and members of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State, over the demise of their Chairman, Hon. Fatai Adams. This is contained in a statement by Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor on Wednesday. The...

Comrade Aloro John Padi Congratulates Hon. Kingsley Kuku On His Birthday

… describe him as an achiever A business mogul, Aloro John has described the former Special Adviser on Niger Delta to the President as an achiever. Aloro in a birthday message on Wednesday to celebrate Kuku also described him as an accomplished individual whose impact in the sociopolitical landscape of Niger...

Ondo PDP Confirms Death Of Chairman, Fatai Adams

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Ondo State Chapter has confirmed the death of its Chairman, Fatai Adams. Kennedy Ikantu Peretei, State Publicity Secretary of the PDP in a statement made available to Precision Online Newspaper, expressed shock and devastation over the demise of Mr Adams. Mr Adams died on Wednesday...

Ondo: Larogbo Of Akotogbo Gets Staff Of Office As Aiyedatiwa Calls On Monarchs To Rule With Caution

Ondo State Governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, has called on all traditional rulers in the state to always exercise restraints and caution in the use of traditional authority and powers. The governor made the call on Tuesday at the official presentation of the instrument of appointment and staff of office to the Larogbo of Akotogbo, Oba...

Olabimtan: SUBEB Created 13 New Schools In 2023; Gives Clue On How Communities Can Benefit

The Chairman of the Ondo State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Rt Hon. Victor Olabimtan has disclosed that the board created 13 new primary schools in 2023. Olabimtan disclosed this during the maiden meet-the-media parley on Tuesday to discuss the progress of the board. According to the former Ondo speaker, SUBEB...

Ondo: Former Assembly Speakers Express Confidence In Aiyedatiwa

The Forum of Former Speakers of the Ondo State House of Assembly on Tuesday declared support for the administration of Governor Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa. The former Speakers, who are of the All Progressives Congress (APC), were led on a courtesy visit to the Governor by their Coordinator and Chairman of the State Universal...

Just In: Ondo Electoral Body Shifts Local Government Election By Six Months

The Ondo State Independent Electoral Commission (ODIEC) has disclosed a new date for the local government election in the State. The election, scheduled to hold on February 17, 2024, has now been shifted to July 13, 2024. The ODIEC Chairman, Joseph Aremo earlier on Tuesday pointed out that the postponement is...

Aiyedatiwa Meets Security Chiefs In Ondo; Plans Procurement Of Vehicles, Equipment

Ondo State Governor, Hon Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, has disclosed that his administration is in the process of procuring vehicles and gadgets for security agencies in the State to enhance safety of lives and properties. The Governor disclosed this on Monday at his office in Akure, after meeting with the Assistant Inspector General of Police,...

Ondo Govt Pleads With NMA To Shelve Planned Strike

The Ondo State Government at the weekend pleaded with members of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in the State, to shelve their planned strike. The government in a statement made available to Precision Online Newspaper through Sina Adeyeye (office of the head of service), noted that the issues raised by the NMA at its...

O’Datiwa 2024: Ex Ifedore Council Boss, Alex Oladimeji Sets Up Mobilisation Committee

The Immediate past eexecutive chairman of Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State, Engr. Alex Oladimeji, on Sunday 11th February inaugurated ward campaign committee for Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa in Ijare Zone comprising the three wards in Ijare. Oladimeji who himself is from Ijare, said he decided to float the Aiyedatiwa project in Ijare his...

President Jonathan’s Chief Of Staff, Jones Arogbofa Passes On, Aiyedatiwa Mourns

Ondo State Governor, Hon Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, has received with a heavy heart the news of the death of an illustrious son of the State, Brigadier General Jones Oladeinde Arogbofa (rtd), who died in the early hours of Saturday. Arogbofa, who retired in the Nigerian Army in 2004, was the Chief of Staff to...

Just In: Access Bank CEO, Wigwe, Wife, Others Die In US Chopper Crash

A helicopter transporting Herbert Wigwe, the Chief Executive Officer of Access Holdings, owners of Access Bank, has crashed in California, United States, resulting in his death and five other individuals. His wife including a child were reportedly part of the people in the crash. The chopper, identified as Eurocopter EC 130,...

Family Of Chief Olowofela Alleged To Have Involved In Ekiti Kidnapping Says He’s Innocent, Flays Media Bias

The family of Chief Philip Oyebanji Olowofela has declared that their patriarch is innocent, flaying media trial of the octogenarian. Chief Olowofela was recently arrested by security operatives in connection with recent kidnappings and killing of monarchs in Ekiti and Kwara States. Dr Mobolaji Ojibara, Solicitor to the Olowofela Family in...

Aiyedatiwa’s Spokesperson, Ebenezer Adeniyan Donates Air Conditioner, TV Set To Radio Nigeria Positive FM

The Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to the Governor of Ondo State, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan, on Friday, donated an air conditioner and a television set to the newsroom of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria Positive FM, Akure. The donated items are in fulfillment of the promise of Mr Adeniyan to donate to...

Opaleye’s Contribution To Old Ondo State Remarkable – Aiyedatiwa

Ondo State Governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, has described as remarkable the late Major General Ekundayo Opaleye's contributions to the development of old Ondo State, adding that it can never be forgotten. Aiyedatiwa, who stated this at the funeral event for Opaleye in Abeokuta, Ogun state, on Friday, said the late military administrator of Ondo State...

Ondo Deputy Governor, Adelami Celebrates Wife, Abosede On Birthday

Ondo State Deputy Governor, Chief Olayide Adelami, mni on Friday celebrated his wife, Abosede, as she clocks another year on earth. Adelami's birthday wishes to his wife is contained in a message obtained via his Facebook page. The message is reproduced below: My darling Abosede,

Aiyedatiwa Cleared 2017 Salary Arrears, Paid N1.2bn Gratuity One Month In Office – Aide

The Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to the Ondo State Governor, Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan on Thursday clarified a misinformation credited to an aide of the Presidency, Mr Tope Fasua, that the State is still owing workers Six months salary arrears. Fasua had made the comment while speaking on a Channels TV show.