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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, the 27th of April, 2024 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.

Breaking: Nigeria’s Super Eagles Enter AFCON Final After Winning Tension-Soaked Game Against South Africa

Nigeria's Super Eagles have entered the 2023 AFCON Final, after it won a tension-soaked game against South Africa. The match which was decided on penalties was won by Nigeria with a 4 goals to 2 against the Bafana Bafana side. Earlier, the game ended at one all after penalty goals from...

At NiDCOM’s Diaspora Lecture Series, Tunji-Ojo Reiterates Seamless Passport Experience For Nigerians

Minister of Interior, Dr. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, on Wednesday reiterated the commitment of the Nigerian government towards delivering a seamless and efficient passport experience for Nigerians, both within the country and in the diaspora. According to him, this was the directive from President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to him and other cabinet members towards attainment of...

His Excellency, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu

I write to you today as a concerned citizen of Nigeria who is deeply worried about the current state of our nation's economy, the rising standard of living, coupled with the prevailing hunger and security menace that is affecting the lives of millions of Nigerians. It is with great urgency that I bring these pressing concerns to...

We Believe APC Bought Votes In Ondo Bye-election – PDP Alleges (Full Text)

5th February, 2024. PRESS STATEMENT AKOKO BYE-ELECTION: WEEP NOT FOR PDP, WEEP FOR OUR DEMOCRACY. The bye-election for the Akoko North East/North West Federal Constituency held over the weekend without any loss of life and significant violence apart from a few places like Oyin-Akoko where PDP voters were...

AAUA Management Reacts To Alleged Murder Of 300 Level Student

Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko (AAUA) management has reacted to the gruesome murder of a 300 level student of the institution, Ifeoluwa Adekunle. Adekunle, an Economics student of AAUA was found dead in her pool of blood in her room outside the school campus on Saturday. Spokesperson of the University, Victor...

Bye-election: Ondo APC Congratulates Ife Ehindero

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State has congratulated its candidate for Akoko North/ Akoko East Federal Constituency by-election, Hon. Ifeoluwa Ehindero, on his victory. Ehindero was declared the winner of the election by INEC returning officer and a FUTA Don, Prof. Johnson Fasinmirin. Alex Kalejaye, Publicity Secretary, Ondo APC...

Ife Ehindero’s Victory Is A Testimony Of APC’s Scorecard In Our Federal Constituency – Tunji-Ojo

Nigeria's minister of interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo has described the victory of Ife Ehindero, winner of Saturday's bye-election in Ondo State, as a continuity of effective and efficient representation the APC has offered the constituents since 2019. The minister in a statement he personally signed on Sunday evening, noted that the beauty of Nigeria's democratic...

INEC Declares APC Candidate, Ife Ehindero Winner Of Ondo Bye-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the candidate of All Progressives Congress(APC), Mr Ifeoluwa Ehindero, as the winner of Akoko North-East and Akoko North-West Federal constituency bye-election in Ondo State. The Akoko North-East and Akoko North-West Federal constituency became vacant after President Bola Tinubu appointed Mr Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, who occupied the position,...

Elizade University’s VC Tasks BEDC Officials On Regular Power Supply

The Vice-Chancellor of Elizade University, Professor Kayode Thadius Ijadunola, has challenged the Benin Electricity Distribution Company, (BEDC) on the need for quality service to the citizenry and particularly the University Community. Williams Olufunmi, Head, Public Relations of Elizade in a press release disclosed that the Vice Chancellor met with the Regional management team led...

59 Pioneer Students Of Achievers College Of Nursing Sciences, Akure Take Oath Of Matriculation

By Abiodun Tadese, Akure. Achievers College of Nursing Sciences, Akure at the weekend matriculated 59 students into the College. The College is an affiliate with Achievers University, Owo. The matriculation ceremony, the first of the newly established Institution was held at the College premises, Km 2, Owo-Ado road,...

UNIFEMGA Honours Yusuf Ali, Durosinmi, High Court Judge, OAU Registrar, 27 Others In Ilorin February 10

The Obafemi Awolowo University Muslim Graduates' Association (UNIFEMGA) will on Saturday February 10 celebrate 31 of its most distinguished members for their remarkable achievements and significant contributions to the growth of the Association. In a statement from the National Secretariat of UNIFEMGA, signed by Sister Shakirat Rasheed, the annual 14th edition of the award...

Video: Counting Of Votes Commences In Ondo Bye-election

Ondo Bye-election: Counting of votes has commenced. Here at Lokoja 1, PU 003, Ilepa 1 in Ikare, Akoko Northeast LGA of Ondo State, the results show: APC: 94PDP: 36Void: 04 Also at Edor PU12, APC: 36; PDP: 227; Void: 01 Watch video...

Opinion: Righteousness And Joyous Ondo People By Kikelomo Isijola

According to Biologists, 20% of the oxygen one breathes in is used by one's brain to function. Increasing the amount of fresh air can provide greater clarity to the brain, promoting optimal function whilst helping one to think, focus and concentrate better. This apparently is the current situation in Ondo State after divine providence...

902 Students Take Oath As Achievers University Holds 17th Matriculation Ceremony

No fewer than 902 students have taken the oath of allegiance at the 17th matriculation ceremony of Achievers University, Owo. The Ondo state based institution was established in 2007. In her welcome, Acting Vice Chancellor, Prof. Omolola Irinoye urged the students to abide by the University's code of conduct.

Corrigendum: Error In Story Picture Of New Ondo Commissioner of Police, CP Abayomi

We at Precision Online Newspaper broke the news of the deployment of a new police commissioner to Ondo State, CP Abayomi, P. Oladipo few days ago. We regret to inform you that the image we used for the story is actually not the picture of the new CP. The picture...

Nigeria’s Super Eagles Enter Semi Final After Thrashing Angola One Nil

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have qualified for the semi-final of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) holding in Cote d’Ivoire. They defeated Palancas Negras of Angola in first quarter-final match of the tournament decided at the Felix Houphouet Boigny Stadium, Abidjan. The all-important goal came in the 41st minute when Moses...

Ondo Bye-election: Police Issue Directive On Movements

The Ondo State Police Command has deployed personnel for the upcoming Bye Elections slated for tomorrow, saturday, 3rd of February, 2024. There is restriction of both human and vehicular movements in the 2 Local Government Areas where the bye elections will take place from 12:00a.m. to 6:00p.m, except for those on special duties, medics...

O’datiwa O’dirọrun: The Soothing Euphony Of Relief In Ondo State [Opinion]

By Sunday Olugbenga Abire Like the travail of a woman experiencing excruciating pains while attempting to birth her child, Ondo State went through hard times during the inglorious era of thick and divisive politicking that stalled governance for almost a whole year. As a true light after the tunnel, the divine...

Breaking: Aiyedatiwa Reappoints Obe, Sowore Into Cabinet; Names Ajulo, 6 Others In New Appointment

Ondo State Governor, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa has reappointed Rasaq Obe and Akinwumi Sowore into the State Executive Council. Both Obe and Sowore were the commissioners who recused themselves from signing the vote of confidence memo on late Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu during the political struggle in the State. Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan,...

Emergency Service Delivery Takes Front burner As UNIMEDTH Management Meets Stakeholders

The University of Medical Teaching Hospital (UNIMEDTH), Ondo has urged stakeholders in the health sector to work toward well-coordinated, effective, and efficient emergency medical service delivery in the state saying that is the only way to safe lives during emergency. The appealed was made during the stakeholders’ Colloquium organised by management of UNIMEDTH on...

Aiyedatiwa Commissions New Projects At UNIMED, Approves N1bn For Its Senate Building

Ondo State Governor Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa on Thursday commissioned new projects at the main campus of the University of Medical Sciences, Ondo, just has he approved the sum of N1billion for the construction of a new Senate Building. The Governor was at the institution for its 5th Convocation Ceremony. Emphasizing his...

Adelami Sworn-in As Ondo Deputy Governor

Chief Olayide Owolabi Adelami has been sworn-in as the Deputy Governor of Ondo State. He was sworn in on Thursday by the Chief Judge of the State, Justice Olusegun Odusola. The inauguration event held at the International Events and Culture Centre (The Dome), Akure, marked a significant moment in the political...

Opinion: Time To Rescue Ekiti From The Grip Of Non-state Actors

By Ewatomilola Emiola-Owoeye The time is ripe again for them to exhibit their practised and obligatory speeches of condolences, stage the script of soberness and mourn more than the bereaved. The emotion-laden speeches by our government and legislators, obviously bereft of concrete and implicit remedy, would also get needless airplay while...

UNIMED Presents 585 Graduates For Convocation As 19 Bags First Class

No fewer than 585 graduates have been presented for the various degrees at the 5th convocation of the University of Medical Sciences, Ondo city. Presenting the graduates at a colorful event held on Thursday at the Odosida, the Vice Chancellor of UNIMED, Prof. Adesegun Fatusi noted that the graduates have satisfied the requirement of...

Palestine: NSCIA Commends ICJ’S Interim Judgement On South Africa’s Suit Against Israel

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) cannot hold back her elation over the Judgement of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) over the case of genocide brought against Israel by the Republic of South Africa with respect to the horrific and merciless killings and destruction of the Palestinians in Gaza. Whereas the...

Ondo Deputy Governor Designate, Olayide Adelami To Be Sworn-in Today

The new deputy Governor of Ondo State, Chief Olayide Adelami will be sworn-in today, Thursday, February 1. Precision Online Newspaper gathered that the swearing-in ceremony is billed for the International event and cultural centre (The Dome) by 10am. Adelami, a former deputy clerk at the national assembly was nominated by Governor...

What Our Passport Reform Means For Nigeria’s Security – Interior Minister

Nigeria's Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo says the ongoing passport reform will crack down on non-Nigerians who illegally acquire the passport. According to him, the reform is also to enhance security and value in the passport acquisition process. It will be recalled that Nigeria has experienced a revamped passport acquisition system,...

Breaking: Ondo Gets New Police Commissioner, CP Abayomi

A new Commissioner of Police has been deployed to Ondo State.. He is Cp. Abayomi, Oladipo Peter. Details later...

What Aiyedatiwa Told Muslim Leaders Over His Recent Appointments

The Ondo state Governor, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, has commended the Muslim community for embracing religious harmony that promotes peace in the State. The Governor gave the commendation while receiving Muslim leaders, led by His Eminence, Sheik Ahmad Aladesawe, the Chairman of the League of Imams and Alfas in Ondo State at the Governor’s...

Aiyedatiwa Meets Governing Council Of UNIMED, AAUA, OAUSTECH

Ondo State Governor, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, has reiterated his commitment towards providing full assistance to all the government-owned tertiary institutions across the State. The Governor gave the assurance during a meeting with members of the Governing Councils of the University of Medical Sciences, Ondo (UNIMED), Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology, Okitipupa...

Public Servants Can’t Be Involved In Partisan Politics – Ondo HOS Clears Air On Allegation Against Aiyedatiwa

Members of the public have been assured that the Ondo State public servants will continue to abstain from partisan politics but remain professional in their duties and supportive to the state government under Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa. Sina Adeyeye in a statement on Tuesday on behalf of the Head of Service (HoS), Mr Kayode Ogundele...

Nasarawa State University Upgrades Mass Communication Department To Faculty

The Department of Mass Communication, Nasarawa State University, Keffi has been upgraded to a full-fledged faculty. This followed its ratification by the senate of the university at its sitting on Thursday. The ratification led to the expansion of Mass Communication department to include Media Studies with the faculty becoming that of...

Elizade VC Harps On Development As 532 Students Matriculate

The Vice-Chancellor of Elizade University, Professor Kayode Thadius Ijadunola has charged Nigerian students to pursue the Asian Tiger Countries model of academic acquisition. Prof. Ijadunola stated this during the administration of oath of matriculation on no fewer than 532 new students of the University. Williams Olufunmi, Head, Public Relations of the...

AFCON: Lookman’s Brace Sent Rejuvenated Super Eagles To Quarter Finals After Defeating Cameroon

A rejuvenated Super Eagles of Nigeria on Saturday night defeated the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon in the round of 16 clash to advance to quarter-finals of the on-going 2023 AFCON holding in Cote d’Ivoire. The scoreline was 2 goals in favor of the Nigerian team. Ademola Lookman's brace on both halves...

Sustain Akeredolu’s Funding Of Amotekun – Ondo NUJ Tasks Aiyedatiwa

The Nigerian Union of Journalists, Ondo State council (NUJ), has called on Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa to sustain the legacy of the late Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu. The NUJ particularly emphasized the need to fund the Amotekun corps in order to sustain the security gains in the State. The union made the call...

Aiyedatiwa: I Made Right Choices By Picking Adelami, Oluwatuyi As Deputy, SSG

Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, Governor of Ondo State, says he made the right choices by nominating and appointing Dr. Olayide Adelami, mni and Hon. Tayo Oluwatuyi as Deputy Governor and Secretary to the State Government respectively. Aiyedatiwa said he was able to measure this following overwhelming reactions that greeted their announcements.

Adelami: Becoming Aiyedatiwa’s Deputy Was Never In My Plans

The Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olayide Adelami, disclosed on Thursday that he had never sought the position of deputy governor before he was called upon to serve. Adelami, who clarified the circumstances of his appointment, revealed that he had been pursuing a federal appointment when he was unexpectedly nominated by Governor Lucky...

Toyyib Musa-Omoloja Congratulates New Ondo Deputy Governor, Olayide Adelami

An Owo-born politician, Toyyib Musa-Omoloja has congratulated Chief Olayide Adelami on his appointment as Deputy Governor of Ondo State. Adelami was recently nominated by Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa and had since been cleared by the House of Assembly. He awaits swearing-in by the Chief Judge of the State, Justice Olusegun Odusola any...

Aiyedatiwa Provided Great Mentorship To Me – Ex Ondo Governor’s Aide, Kolawole Babatunde

The immediate past Special Adviser on Rural and Community Development to the Governor of Ondo State, Kolawole Babatunde says Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa, provided great mentorship to him, while he was serving the government. Babatunde stated this in a message of gratitude personally signed by him and made available to Precision Online Newspaper.

Why There Would Be Restriction Of Movement In Ondo Tomorrow

There would be restriction of human and vehicular movements in Ondo State tomorrow, Saturday, January 27, as the monthly environmental sanitation exercise holds across the State. A statement by the General Manager, Ondo State Waste Management Authority, Mr. Adefola Omowole, said the restriction would be observed between the hours of 7 and 10 in...

Why We Introduced New Conditions For Passport Acquisition, Renewal – Interior Minister

The Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo has spoken on the new conditions introduced as prerequisites for obtaining or renewing international passports. The minister noted that the guidelines are to curb the acquisition of Nigerian passports by non-citizens. In a statement by his media aide, Babatunde Alao, the Minister acknowledges challenges faced...

Ondo Bye-election: Elegbeleye Rallies Support For PDP Candidate, Lekan Bada

Former minority leader, Ondo State House of Assembly, Honourable Rasheed Elegbeleye has thrown his weight behind People Democratic Party for Akoko North West/ North East House of Representatives candidate,Mr Olalekan Bada. Elegbeleye said Mr. Olalekan Bada is a grassroots politician with impeccable character and if given the mandate during the bye-election coming up on...

Christians, Muslims Hold Inter Religious Dialogue In Akure

Christians and Muslims on Thursday held a one-day inter religious dialogue in Akure, the Ondo State capital. The dialogue was sponsored by Cardinal Onaiyekan Foundation for Peace in collaboration with Ibrahim Olalekan Shodehinde. Speakers at the event called for peace and unity among adherents of the faith. Junaid...

Ondo Assembly Confirms Adelami As Deputy Governor

By Josephine Oguntoyinbo Ondo State House of Assembly on Thursday screened and confirmed Dr Olayide Adelami, mni as the Deputy Governor of Ondo State. He was confirmed at a plenary presided over by the Speaker of the House, Olamide Oladiji. This is sequel to the submission and consideration...

Aiyedatiwa Appoints Oluwatuyi ‘Tuykana’ New SSG, Olasanya As Chief Of Protocol

The Governor of Ondo State, Hon Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, has approved the appointment of Hon. Tayo Oluwatuyi (Tukana) as the Secretary to the State Government (SSG). Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor in a statement on Wednesday also disclosed that Governor approved the appointment of Mr. Abayomi Olasanya as the Chief...

Ondo Deputy Governor Designate, Adelami For Screening Tomorrow

Ondo State Deputy Governor designate, Olayide Adelami, mni will be screened tomorrow Thursday, January 25. This is contained in a statement on Wednesday by Hon. (Chief) Olatunji Oshati, Chairman, Ondo State House Committee on Information. Oshati in the statement confirmed that the Speaker, Ondo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon....

Just In: Aiyedatiwa Names Owo-born Adelami As Deputy Governor Designate

Former Deputy Clerk of Nigeria's National Assembly, Olayide Adelami, mni has been named as the deputy Governor designate by the Ondo State Governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa. Adelami's name will be sent to the Ondo State House of Assembly for screening. His nomination comes few hours after the Governor earlier on Wednesday dissolved...

Breaking: Ondo Governor, Aiyedatiwa Dissolves Cabinet

The Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Lucky Aiyedatiwa, has dissolved the State Executive Council. Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Ondo State stated this in a statement on Wednesday. The statement added that all members of the Cabinet are to immediately hand over to the Permanent Secretaries...

Ondo CAN Visits Aiyedatiwa, Says He Has Started Well

Leaders of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Ondo State chapter, on Tuesday visited the State Governor, Hon. Lucky Aiyedatiwa to offer special prayers for the success of his administration. Reverend Anselm Olorunfemi Ologunwa, the Chairman of CAN, led the delegation of the Christian leaders in expressing their appreciation for the governor's prompt...

Bye-election: Ondo PDP Writes Tinubu, Calls For Peaceful Conduct By Security Agencies

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State has written to President Bola Tinubu to ensure peaceful conduct of security agencies during the February 3 bye-election in the State. Kennedy Peretei, the party's publicity secretary who signed the letter and made it available to newsmen, called on the Presidency to also prevail on INEC...

I Am Still In The Race – Ife Ehindero

Ife Ehindero, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the February 3rd bye-election scheduled to hold in Akoko north federal constituency says he is still in the race. He therefore called on the party members and constituents to disregard the unfounded rumours of his disqualification. Mr. Ehindero, in a...

UNIMED Workers Protest Non-payment Of N35000 Wage Award By Govt + Video

Workers of the University of Medical Sciences under the Joint Action Committee that comprises SSANU and NASU members on Tuesday conducted a peaceful protest to demand payment of their N35000 wage award. The workers who carried various placards to demand for payment of the wage award commenced the protest as early as 7.30am.

Audacious Repositioning Of Ondo State APC: The Aiyedatiwa’s Paradigm [Opinion]

Political parties are more than platforms for the actualization of political dreams and aspirations. Voluntary as it may seem, membership of political parties is strictly guided by many things. One of the fundamentals is that the party's ideological stance is imbibed and infused in the individual who chooses to be a member. Since the...

Again, NIDCOM Warns Nigerians To Beware Of Unknown Groups Canvassing For Diaspora Investments

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has again warned Nigerians in the Diaspora as well as groups to be wary of some unscrupulous groupscanvassing for business opportunities with it. In an advisory message issued in Abuja by Abdur-Rahman Balogun, Director of Media and Public Relations of the Commission said that this is sequel to another...

APC Leaders Hail Aiyedatiwa For Including Bypass Road Linking Ondo To Ore In 2024 Budget

The administration of Ondo State Governor, Hon. Lucky Aiyedatiwa, on Monday received an overwhelming support from the chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from Ondo West local government area of the State. Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Ondo State in a press release, noted that leaders commended the...

Ondo Bye-election: Ife Ehindero Kicks Off Campaign As PDP Members Join APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday commenced campaign for the forthcoming House of Representatives bye-election in Akoko North East/Akoko North West Federal constituency in Okeagbe Akoko. The flag off rally which was organized for members of the party in Okeagbe ward 3 and Oyin/Oge ward 3 had party leaders across the local government...

Update: Ondo Govt Releases Details Of Registration For Its Tech Awareness & Training Program

Details of the Tech Awareness and Training Program of the Ondo State government billed to start on January 30, 2024 has been announced. The special assistant to the Governor on New Media, Sunday Abire had in an opinion article on Sunday urged intending participants to start visiting the site to register today, Monday. The...

Aiyedatiwa Okays Payment Of 2017 Salary Arrears To Ondo Workers

Ondo State Governor, Hon. Lucky Aiyedatiwa, has approved the payment of the January, 2017 salary arrears owed the state workers. The Governor made the commitment on Monday during an interactive session with the top echelon of the state civil service at the Cocoa Conference Hall of the Governor's Office in Akure.

Ondo 2024: Governor Aiyedatiwa Meets APC Stakeholders, Preaches Unity

Ahead of the coming governorship election in Ondo State, Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa, on Monday held an interactive session with stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from across the 18 local government areas of the State. Aiyedatiwa urged them to embrace peace and unity. The meeting was the first since the...

Lagos: What We Know About Fire Incident At Mandilas Building – Sanwo-olu, Media Aide

Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-olu has given an update about the fire incident at Mandilas Building on Sunday evening. "I would like to provide an update as relayed by our on-ground teams regarding the warehouse fire at Mandilas Building, Broad Street, Lagos Island. "The fire originated on the 1st floor...

BESS Competition: Ondo SUBEB Splashes Cash Awards On Victorious State Team

The Ondo State Universal Basic Education Board, ODSUBEB, has welcomed the State victorious Team at the just concluded South West Regional Basic Education Schools Sports, (BESS) Competition in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State. It was a moment of celebration for the management and staff of the agency as the State Team came first beating Ogun...

Curbing Youth Restiveness: Aiyedatiwa Moves To Make Akure The Tech Capital Of Nigeria

By Sunday Abire Since the period of the first industrial revolution caused by the surge in technologies, man has found a more suitable and convenient means to replace laborious efforts of humans by machines in order to enhance productivity. As days become months and months become years, man's ingenuity soared in...

Ondo 2024: Youth Group Drums Support For Aiyedatiwa

As preparations for the Ondo 2024 governorship election begin to gather momentum, some youths in the state have thrown their weight behind the Governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, to emerge as the standard bearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The youths, at the end of their meeting held in Akure at the weekend, headed by...

Aiyedatiwa Hails Oguntala’s Emergence As First Female President Of Nigerian Society Of Engineers

Ondo State Governor, Hon Lucky Aiyedatiwa, at the weekend hailed the historic emergence of Engr. Margaret Aina Oguntala as the first female President of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, NSE. The Governor made the remark as the Guest Speaker at the inauguration ceremony of Engr. Oguntala as the 34th President of the NSE at...

Al-Wadud Sisters Holds 20th Anniversary Today In Akure

The Al-Wadud Sisters, a non-governmental organization based in Akure, the Ondo State capital will today Sunday, January 21, 2024 holds its 20th anniversary ceremony. The organization, which is a Friend of Precision Online Newspaper, will hold the event at Ansar-us-Deen mosque by 10am prompt. In a letter of invitation made available...

NiDCOM, VON Collaborate, Seek Better Image For Nigeria

The Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, (NIDCOM), Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa and the Director-General Voice of Nigeria (VON), Mr Jibrin Baba Ndace, have agreed to work more closely to change the negative narratives about Nigeria. Both NIDCOM and VON intend to work this out through Diaspora Nigerians who have distinguished themselves as good ambassadors and...

New Elizade Varsity’s VC Visits Aiyedatiwa, Deji Of Akure, Alara Of Ilara; Seeks Communal Relationship

The new Vice-Chancellor of Elizade University, Professor Kayode Ijadunola has spoken on the need for strong collaboration between Ondo State Government and the University. Ijadunola was speaking while paying a courtesy call on the Governor of Ondo State, Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa at the Government House in Akure. The Professor of Medicine...

EFCC Re-arraigns Emefiele On Fresh Charges

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has re-arraigned a former governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Godwin Emefiele before Justice Hamza Muazu of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, High Court, Maitama, Abuja. He was re-arraigned on Friday, January 19, 2024 on 20-count amended charges bordering on conferment of corrupt advantages, conspiracy, criminal...

Women Now To Take 35% Of Recruitments Into Civil Defense, Immigration, Fire, Correctional Services

Women will henceforth take 35 percent of recruitment into Civil Defence, Fire, Correctional and Immigration Services. The Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo disclosed this at the end of the meeting of the Board of the Civil Defence, Fire, Correctional and Immigration Services in Abuja on Friday, January 19. He said the...

Dabiri-Erewa Congratulates Nigerian-born Abigail Katung, Tope Awotona For Achieving New Feats In Diaspora

Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has congratulated Councillor Abigail Marshall Katung, a British Nigerian and the newly appointed Lord Mayor of Leeds, the first citizen of Leeds, for the term 2024-2025. The NIDCOM boss also congratulated Tope Awotona, a Nigerian-born entrepreneur, who has officially been declared the richest immigrant residing in...

APC Guber Aspirant, Ajagunna Pays Tribute To Akeredolu As His Media Team Resumes Activities

Prof. Ibrahim Ajagunna (PIA), gubernatorial aspirant under the All Progressives Congress (APC), has paid glowing tributes to the former Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu. This followed the resumption of activities by his media team who had suspended their campaigns due to the passage of Akeredolu. Prof. Ajagunna, a dedicated patriot...

AFCON: Nigeria Move Closer To Round Of 16 After One Nil Victory Over Ivory Coast

Nigeria’s Super Eagles on Thursday moved closer to the round of 16, after victory over the Elephants of Ivory Coast (Cote d’Ivoire) in their second group match of the on-going 202 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON 2023). The dogged Nigerians matched the hosts in every department of the game, ending up with the three...

Ibadan Explosion: Mimiko Condoles With Oyo State Govt

Dr Olusegun Mimiko, former governor of Ondo State, has sent a message of hope to the government and people of Oyo state over the unfortunate incident that happened in Ibadan on Tuesday. "I am heartbroken by the tragic news of a blast in the ancient city of Ibadan and the unfortunate loss of lives...

Aiyedatiwa Receives Former LG Chairmen, Emphasizes The Need To Celebrate Akeredolu’s Legacy

Governor of Ondo State, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, on Wednesday received on a condolence visit the immediate past elected local government chairmen of the State. This is contained in a press statement by. Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Ondo State. The statement noted that the group, led by...

Suspension Of Betta Edu In Order – Adeogun

A former federal lawmaker, former DSS boss, philanthropist and mentor of the youths, Honourable Ade Adeogun says being suspended is not a punitive measure but the right thing to do when investigation is ongoing especially on other alleged infractions, so as not to cause any obstruction to the investigation process. Adeogun stated this on...

Ondo Govt To Tame Ayetoro Ocean Surge, Targets Solar-powered Streetlights For Akure, Ondo, Owo, Others

... Govt to engage stakeholders over LG caretaker committees Governor of Ondo State, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, on Wednesday presided over the State Executive Council meeting. A statement by Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Ondo State noted that critical issues of development were discussed and a wide range...

Bye-election: Faboyede, Alabi, Bello, 40 Others To Lead PDP Candidate, Lekan Bada’s Campaign In Akoko

Ahead of the February 3, 2024 bye-election for Akoko North East/Akoko North West Federal Constituency, Ondo State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has named 43 campaign council members to deliver the election of Lekan Bada, candidate of the party. Clement Faboyede was named as Director General of the campaign, while Ebenezer Alabi and Bakkita Bello...

Ibadan Explosion: Osi Basorun Adeduntan Commiserates With Victims

The Osi Basorun Of Ibadanland, Prince (Dr) Azeez Popoola Adeduntan has expressed his condolences to the families of the people who lost their lives in Ibadan Tuesday night explosion in Adeyi, Bodija, Ibadan and environs. NigerianAlert on Tuesday reported the unfortunate incident which allegedly claimed two lives and left many others injured when a...

How Did He Know They Were Illegal Miners? – Sowore Threw 7 Posers At Seyi Makinde On Ibadan Explosion

The candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in the 2023 presidential election in Nigeria, Omoyele Sowore has threw seven posers at the Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde and Security agencies, regarding the explosion in Ibadan on Tuesday night. Sowore, who queried the rationale behind the Governor going on air to declare the...

MSSN Greets Aiyedatiwa, Sends Condolences To Akeredolu’s Family

The Muslim Students' Society of Nigeria (MSSN), Ondo State Area Unit has congratulated Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa on his emergence as the Governor of Ondo State. Mr Aiyedatiwa became the State Governor following the passage of former Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu. The MSSN in a statement on Wednesday through its Amir, Ustadh...

Oyo State Governor, Makinde Speaks On Explosion In Ibadan

Oyo Governor Seyi Makinde says illegal miners operating in the state were responsible for Tuesday night’s explosion in Ibadan. Many persons were hospitalised following the explosion that affected a section of the Governor’s Office, Secretariat, Oyo State House of Assembly, the residence of the former Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Chief Bola Ige. Some buildings...

Sports Competition Among Southwest Public Schools Kicks Off In Ado

... Ondo State leads pack with two medals The long awaited Basic Education Schools Sports (BESS) Competition amongst Public Primary Schools Pupils in the South West Geo - Political Zone of the Country on Tuesday kicked off in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State. Statistics on Medals Table as at 12 noon today...

We Are Not Recruiting Teachers – Ondo TESCOM

Ondo State Teaching Service Commission says the purported teachers' recruitment by the State Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM) is false. The Head of Press and Public Relations Unit of TESCOM, Goodluck Akinyomi in a statement released to newsmen on Tuesday, disclosed that the purported teachers' recruitment advertisement, did not emanate from TESCOM.

FUTA Protest: Management Directs Students To Go Home Within 24hrs, Gives Next Line Of Action

The Management of the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA) has directed all students currently on campus and in hostels within the University to vacate them within 24 hours. The directive was contained in a press release obtained from the University's verified Facebook page on Monday. The release also noted that...

Ondo: Sowore Quits PDP Over Internal Crisis

Allen Sowore, a former aide to the Late Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has resigned his membership from the People's Democratic Party (PDP). Sowore, who is until his resignation was an aide to ex Ondo deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi, cited the current internal crisis in the PDP, as reason for quitting the party.

We Have Adequate Security For School Children – Interior Minister Assures Nigerians

The Minister of Interior, Hon Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, has assured Nigerians of adequate security for school children in both urban and rural areas in the country. The Minister gave the assurance during the graduation ceremony of the National Safe Schools Response Coordination Course, undertaken by over 200 personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence...

Jide Kosoko @ 70: Sanwo-olu Sends Cheering Message To Veteran Actor

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has congratulated veteran Nollywood actor, Prince Jide Kosoko, on his 70th birthday. Governor Sanwo-Olu in a congratulatory message issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Gboyega Akosile on Saturday, described Prince Jide Kosoko, who clocked 70 on January 12, as a living legend in the movie industry. 

Adefiranye, 9th Assembly Members Visit Akeredolu’s Family In Ibadan

The lawmaker representing Ile-Oluji/Okeigbo and Odigbo federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Festus Adefiranye and several members of the immediate past 9th Assembly of the Ondo State House of Assembly have paid a condolence visit to the family of the late Governor Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu at his Ibadan residence. During this somber...

AFCON 2024: Ivory Coast Coasts To Victory In Opener Against Guinea-Bissau

Ivory Coast's midfielder Seko Fofana (C) scores the first goal of the Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) 2023 in a Group A football match between Ivory Coast and Guinea-Bissau at the Alassane Ouattara Olympic Stadium in Ebimpe, Abidjan, on January 13, 2024. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP). The game ended two-nil against Guinea-Bissau....

RUN Lecturers Make The Top 500 Researchers In Nigeria

Five of Redeemer’s HB University lecturers are included in the 2023 topmost 500 Nigerian researchers as released by SciVal. SciVal is a research analytic tool for measuring metrics gathered from the Scopus dataset. The five RUN lecturers included among the top 500 researchers in Nigeria in the just released document...

Aiyedatiwa Orders Contractors Handling Oda, Ijoka, Owo Dualization To Return To Site

... Arigidi-Ogbagi Akoko, OAUSTECH internal roads, others to receive speedy attention ... 60km selected roads for rehabilitation/asphalt overlay across the State Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Lucky Aiyedatiwa, has ordered all contractors handling road projects across the state to immediately return to site to work towards timely completion of the projects.

GGM DG, Prof. Odimayo Felicitates With Aiyedatiwa @ 59

The Director General of Good Governance Movement, Prof. Michael Simidele Odimayo has felicitated with Governor Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa on his 59th birthday, describing him as a dogged and visionary leader. Professor Simidele Odimayo in the congratulatory message signed by the Director of Media and Publicity, Good Governance Movement (GGM), Hon. Adebayo Ayodeji, esp, described...

You’re An Apple of God’s Eyes – Alhaja Gidado Greets Aiyedatiwa At 59

The Iya Adinni of Akure Kingdom, Alhaja (Hon) Faozat Gidado, has described the Ondo State Governor, Hon Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa as a true Apple of God's Eyes who has proven to be one who has all it takes to move the state to its rightful place of pride. Alhaja Gidado who is the Vice...

AFCON 2023: Godfrey Oboabona Charges Eagles On Victory, Rallies Support

As the Super Eagles of Nigeria begin their campaign at the Africa Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast, a member of the 2013 winning team, Godfrey Oboabona has charged the team not to disappoint soccer loving Nigerians. Oboabona who was part of the Eagles team that conquered Africa in South Africa under the tutelage...

Aiyedatiwa @ 59: Interior Minister, Tunji-Ojo Celebrates Ondo Governor

The Minister of Interior, Hon. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, has congratulated the Ondo State Governor, Hon. Lucky Aiyedatiwa, on the occasion of his birthday anniversary. In a statement issued by his media aide, Alao Babatunde, the minister described the governor as a remarkable individual of honour. The statement reads, "Honorable Lucky Aiyedatiwa, the...

Ondo NSCDC Goes After Vandals, Arrests 3 Suspects For Refining Petroleum Product

The State Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has warned criminal minded persons in the State, sabotaging the economy of the nation. DSC Aidamenbor Daniel, NSCDC Ondo Command Public Relations Officer, in a statement quoted Commandant Ibiloye Oluyemi, who hinted newsmen that the Command under his watch has zero tolerance...

Ondo APC Rejoices With Aiyedatiwa On Birthday

Birthday is a unique annual event. On this day, almost six decades ago, our dear Governor, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, was ushered into this planet. Alex Kalejaye, Publicity Secretary, Ondo APC in a statement on Friday said the All Progressives Congress, APC, rejoiced with the Governor as he marks yet another glorious year.

Ondo Police Arrest Two In Connection With Death Of Socialite, ‘Say Bayo’

The Ondo State Police Command on Friday paraded two persons suspected to be in connection with the death of Akure socialite, 'Say Bayo'. SP. Funmilayo Odunlami- Omisanya, Police Public Relations Officer, on behalf of the Commissioner of Police, stated this in a statement made available to newsmen. "On the 10th of...

Kano Governor, Abba Yusuf Duly Elected – Supreme Court

Kano State Governor Abba Yusuf has been reinstated by the Supreme Court. The court on Friday affirmed his election that was earlier nullified by the lower courts. A panel of Justices of the Supreme Court led by Inyang Okoro unanimously departed from the concurrent decisions of the two lower courts sacking...

OAU Don, Professor Ijadunola Becomes New Vice Chancellor, Elizade University

The Board of Trustees of Elizade University, on the recommendation of the Governing Council, has approved the appointment of a Nigerian leading Professor of Medicine as the 4th substantive Vice-Chancellor of the University. He is Professor Kayode Thadius Ijadunola whose research and service in Nigeria birthed the first ever Nigerian/West African taught course in...

Ondo Fulfills Promise To Pensioners, Clears N1.2bn 2014 Gratuity

The Ondo State Government on Thursday began full payment of gratuity to pensioners, as the state governor, Hon Lucky Aiyedatiwa flagged-off disbursement of N1.2 billion as special intervention fund. Speaking at the flag-off event, the governor said efforts were on to soon commence the payment for those who retired in 2015 and subsequent...

Update: How To Apply For International Passports On Phones, Laptops – NIS

The Ministry of Interior, on Monday, Jan. 8, 2024 launched the Automated Passport Application which is expected to reduce human contact in passport acquisition to the minimum. According to the Minister of Interior, Hon. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, the new system will enable users to upload their passport photographs and other supporting documents from the comfort...

New NURTW Chairman Has Not Been Appointed – Ondo Govt

The attention of the Ondo State Government has been brought to the misleading rumour of appointment of a new chairman for the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in the State. We wish to state unequivocally that the Governor has not approved anyone as the chairman of the NURTW or the Parks Management...

Ondo: Fatai Adam’s Suspension Backed By PDP Stakeholders

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ondo State Chapter stakeholders have unanimously ratified the suspension of Fatai Adams for anti-party activities. Recall that, the SWC had earlier suspended the State Chairman on Tuesday, 2nd January, 2024. A decision that was ratified by the State Executive Committee (SEC) of the party two days after.

MPAC Mourns Late Baba Adini Of Lagos

The Muslim Public Affairs Centre (MPAC) has mourned the passage of Baba Adini of Lagos, Sheikh AbdulAfeez Abou. Sheikh Abou died at the age of 101. Disu Kamor, Executive Chairman, MPAC in a statement quoted verses from the glorious which enjoined Muslims to take death as the will of Allaah.

Online Platform Where Nigerians Can Apply For Passport Without Human Interface Now Fully Activated

The Minister of Interior, Dr Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, on Monday, launched an automated passport application process for Nigerians. The development means Nigerians at home and abroad can now go online to apply for passports without interface with personnel of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS). The interior minister while speaking to newsmen...

Group Wants Tinubu To Convene A National Conference

An online coalition of Muslim Professionals, the No Dull Moment in Islam World wide (NDMIWW), has strongly advised President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to convoke another national conference where Nigerians across all sentiments will discuss the state of the nation. The group stated this Hassan Sulayman,Coordinator of NDIWW, after a one-day discourse on issues affecting...

Aiyedatiwa Okays N1.2bn For Payment Of Backlog Of Pensioners’ Gratuity

... earmarks N320m monthly for pensioners' benefits Governor of Ondo State, Hon Lucky Aiyedatiwa, has approved the sum 1.2b naira to fully offset gratuity of 2014 set of state retirees. Sina Adeyeye, Press Officer in the office of the Head of Service in a statement on Tuesday, said the development is...

Olalekan Bada Picks PDP Ticket Ahead Ondo Bye-election

Olalekan Bada has picked the PDP ticket ahead of the Akoko North East/ Akoko North West Bye-election billed for February, 2024. Bada came top at the primary conducted at the Jobi Fele Civic Centre, Ikare-Akoko, Bada polled 36 Votes while his closest rival Daniel Omolola polled 20 votes Chairman PDP Electoral...

Ondo Bye-election: Ife Ehindero Appreciates Party Members After Winning APC Ticket

Dear Supporters, Beloved Elders, Leaders, and Members of our Great Party in our Constituency, I want to express my deepest gratitude for the unwavering support and dedication shown to our collective cause in the just concluded primary election for the House of Representativesin Akoko North West/Akoko North East FederalConstituency. Your commitment remains the driving...

Congratulatory Message From RUGIPO Mass Communication Dept Pioneer Set To Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan

We the pioneer graduates of the Department of Mass Communication, Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo (RUGIPO) who graduated in 2006, heartily felicitate with the Publisher of Trace News Magazine, Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan on his appointment as the new Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa. We are happy that...

We Don’t Have Fake Professors – FUTA Management

The management of the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA) says the purported list of fake professors making the rounds on various media platforms is fake. Charles Adeleye, Registrar and Secretary to Council & Senate in a statement obtained from the institution's Facebook page, disclosed that FUTA would have completely ignored the patently false...

Interior Ministry, NIDCOM, Others Hold Demo Session As Passport Application Goes Fully Automated Tomorrow

The Minister of Interior, Hon. (Dr) Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo alongside the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Mrs Caroline Wura-Ola Adepoju, on Saturday held a demo session with key stakeholders and development partners. The session was put together to present the automated passport application process set to launch on Monday, January 8, 2024.

News That Bandits Invaded Ondo State Untrue – Amotekun Commander

Akogun Adetunji Adeleye,Commander, Ondo state security Network Agency, also known as Amotekun corps, has debunked news that bandits have returned to the state forests. Akogun Adeleye clarified this in a statement he signed and made available to newsmen in Akure, the state capital. "The attention of the Ondo State Security Network...

Ife Ehindero Wins APC Ticket Ahead Ondo Bye-election

Mr. Ifeoluwa Ehindero has been announced as the winner of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Primary Election ahead of the bye-election for Akoko North East and North West Federal Constituency. The election was held on Saturday at Victory College Ikare (VCI) in Akoko North East Local Government Area of Ondo State.

Bye-election: Group Clears BTO, Ehindero Of Plans To Disrupt APC Primaries

... Says those spreading such news are afraid of defeat. The All Progressives Congress (APC) Youth Forum in Akoko North East Local Government Area of Ondo State at the weekend exonerated interior minister, Bunmi Tunji-Ojo and aspirant of the party, Ife Ehindero from plans to disrupt the oncoming primaries. Tunji...

Ondo Govt Confirms Arrival Of Body Of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu From Germany

The body of late Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu arrived Nigeria on Friday. Akeredolu died on Wednesday, December 27, 2023 in Germany from prostrate cancer. Chief Bamidele Ademola-Olateju, Ondo State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, confirmed the development in a news release made available to Precision Online Newspaper.

Akeredolu’s Ordeal: PDP Chieftain, Igbabo Writes Akingbaso On Need For Constitutional Amendment

Open Letter To Hon Festus Olanrewaju Akingbaso, MHR Idanre Ifedore Federal Constituency Dear Hon.Sir, Need To Set In Motion A Constitutional Amendment In Respect Of Time Frame Within Which A Governor Should Absent Himself From Duty. Compliments of the season sir. I am writing to...

Anglican Grammar School Ijare 78/83 Set, USA Chapter Hands Over Renovated Classrooms To School

The 1978/1983 set, United States of America chapter of Anglican Grammar School, Ijare (AGSI) on Friday handed over a block of four classrooms that was renovated by the old students. The 83 set USA chapter was represented by Dr Gbenga Falana at the colorful event, which was well attended by students of the school,...

Just In: Body Of Late Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu Arrives Nigeria

The body of the late former Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has arrived Nigeria. The plane conveying the body arrived at about 3:39 p.m on Friday, January 5, 2024. "The late Governor's remains were brought into the country from Germany, where he passed away," a statement obtained from the Facebook...

LG/LCDA: Critical Analysis Of Politically Influenced Legal Proceedings Against The Ondo State Government

By Shola Elekan As a professional bridging the realms of data science and politics, I am compelled to address the lawsuit Barrister Emodamori has filed against the Ondo State Government concerning the administration of Local Government Areas (LGAs) and Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs). This letter is not just a critique...

Breaking: Ondo PDP Excos Name Tola Alabere Acting Chairman

The State Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State on Thursday announced Mr Tola Alabere, as the acting State Chairman of the party. The party disclosed this in a press conference after an emergency meeting at the party’s secretariat in Akure. The embattled Chairman of the Party,...

Lessons As Aiyedatiwa Visits Pa Fasoranti, Afenifere Group

By Sunday Olugbenga Abire Like a woman in travail, hoping to birth her child, the Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Lucky Aiyedatiwa faced the pains of leadership some months ago. It was a battle that places him on two sides. He had the options to either allow the constitution of our land suffer serious...

Akeredolu’s Passage: Mimiko Visits Olowo, Describes Late Governor As A Rare Gem

Dr Olusegun Mimiko, former governor of Ondo state, on Wednesday paid a condolence visit to the Olowo of Owo, Oba Ajibade Gbadegesin, Ogunoye III, over the demise of former governor Rotimi Akeredolu. Mimiko, who led a delegation of top political leaders across the state to the Olowo Palace, said he came to "commiserate with...

Aiyedatiwa Visits Fasoranti, Afenifere Leaders. Thanks Them For Resolving Ondo Political Crisis

... Falae, Arogbofa, Akorede, others pray for Governor’s success in leading Ondo State Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Lucky Aiyedatiwa, on Wednesday paid a visit to the elder statesman, Chief Reuben Fasoranti, and leaders of the pan Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, during which he lauded their contributions to the development of the State and...

Akeredolu’s Passage: 8th Day Prayer Held In Owo

The eight-day prayer for the late former Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN, CON, has been held in Owo, his country home. The prayer held on Wednesday at his residence, was attended by his family, associates, political followers, and the people of Owo. The Akeredolu’s family was represented...

Ondo Online Media Professionals Felicitates Adeniyan, Abire On Appointment As CPS, SA New Media

The executive and members of Ondo State Online Media Professionals (OMP) on Wednesday felicitated the Publisher of Trace Magazine, Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan on his appointment as Chief Press Secretary (CPS) by the Governor of Ondo State, Hon Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa. The association in a congratulatory message signed by its Chairman, Hakeem Adebumiti and Secretary,...

Tunji-Ojo: From January 8, Nigerians Can Now Completely Apply For Passport Online

The Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, says Nigerians can now completely apply for passport online as the automation process will begin on January 8, 2024. The minister had announced in December that the Federal Government was working to ensure a full automation system of passport application in the country. At the...

Aiyedatiwa: A Name That Typifies Inclusion

Name is everything. From Simerin to Australia, people bear names for many reasons. More than the purpose of identification, names carry serious meanings in Yoruba land. The elders even agreed in their wisdom that one's household is a major reflection of the name a child bears. For instance, you get a clue that Adeniyan, Adeniyi, Adebayo etc...

Akinfolarin Donates 3 Trailers Of Rice, Cash To Ondo APC For Yuletide

A governorship aspirant on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon. Mayowa Akinfolarin recently gave three trailer loads of rice to APC members in Ondo State for Yuletide celebration. Akinfolarin, a former House of Representatives member, also made cash donations to APC members in addition to the already distributed rice in the spirit...

Aiyedatiwa Speaks On Recruitment Of Workers, Payment Of Outstanding Entitlements At New Year Prayer Session

... Payment of percentage salary has become a thing of the past – Head of Service The Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Lucky Aiyedatiwa, has promised to pay all outstanding entitlements of workers while ensuring the recruitment of health workers despite the lean resources of the State. Aiyedatiwa stated this on...

PDP Excos In Abuja, Ondo Trade Words Over Suspension Of Fatai Adams As Chairman

PDP NWC Dismisses Purported Suspension of Ondo State Chairman, Mr. Fatai Adams. The attention of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been drawn to the purported suspension of the Chairman of the Ondo State Chapter of our Party, Mr. Fatai Adams. The NWC declares the...

I’m Still In Charge – Ondo PDP Chair, Adams

Alhaji Fatai Adams, the embattled Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State, says his purported suspension plot is politically motivated and unfounded. Alhaji Adams described the purported suspension by some of the State Executive Council members of the party as illegal and unfounded He emphasized that it was...

Beware Of Phoney Diaspora Groups – NIDCOM Warns MDAs, Embassies

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has alerted all government Ministries, Departments & Agencies, Embassies and High Commissions as well as Diaspora groups to beware of phoney diaspora groups with apparent sinister and political ulterior motives, parading as authentic diaspora group. A statement by the Director of Media, Public Relations and Protocols Unit of...

Ondo NIPR Sets New Year Agenda For Aiyedatiwa

The Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, Ondo State Chapter congratulates His Excellency Governor Orimisan Lucky Ayedatiwa as the newly sworn-in Governor of Ondo State. It is no longer news that the last week of the year 2023 ushered in the assumption of a new government in Ondo State under the leadership of His...

Breaking: Ondo PDP Excos Suspend State Chairman, Fatai Adams

The State Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has approved the suspension of the State Chairman, Mr. Fatai Adams for anti party activities and for engaging in activities likely to bring the party to disrepute. Nine member of the executive officers who signed the suspension letter said it is pursuant to section...

Inflation: I Know Nigerians Are Asking If This Is How We Intend To Renew Hope – Tinubu

FULL TEXT OF TINUBU’S NEW YEAR ADDRESS TO NIGERIANS Dear Compatriots, It gives me immense joy to welcome each and everyone of you – young and old- to this brand new year 2024. We must lift up our hands to Almighty God, in gratitude, for his grace and benevolence to our...

2024: Diamond Group Nigeria Sets Agenda For Tinubu, Mourns Akeredolu

Diamond Group Nigeria congratulates Nigerians as we welcome year 2024 The outgone year has been quite testy for Nigerians, in part, because of the unintended consequences of the direly needed economic reforms embarked upon by the new administration. In spite of the challenges, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has shown courage, vision,...

Lifemore Global Community Commiserates With Ondo Govt On Akeredolu’s Passage

A non-governmental organization, Lifemore Global Community has commiserated with the Ondo State Government over the passage of Late Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu. This was contained in a statement by Amb. Ayodeji Inspiration, President,Lifemore Global Community on Monday. The statement which was addressed to the Ondo State Government, described how Akeredolu lived a...

2024: Put Party Ahead Of Personal Interests – Adetimehin Tells APC Members

The Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, Engr. Ade Adetimehin, has urged members of the ruling party to collapse personal interests in the bigger party considerations in 2024. Alex Kalejaye, Publicity Secretary, Ondo APC in a statement on Monday said Adetimehin, wished all residents of the Sunshine State, particularly members of...

Just In: Aiyedatiwa Warns Politicians Against Violence As Ondo Prepares For Governorship Election In 2024

Governor of Ondo State, Lucky Aiyedatiwa has warned against any form of violence as the State prepares for the 2024 Governorship election. The election as scheduled by INEC will hold in November, 2024. Aiyedatiwa who stressed this in his new year broadcast monitored by Precision Online Newspaper on Monday, warned politicians...

Bye-election: Ondo PDP Backs Lekan Bada As Consensus Candidate In Akoko Northwest/Northeast Federal Constituency

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) State Working Committee has unanimously approved the 20-man committee set up at Akoko North East/ Akoko North West Federal Constituency to nominate a consensus candidate for the purposes of the forthcoming bye-election. Kennedy Peretei, State Publicity Secretary, PDP Ondo State in a statement on Sunday disclosed that the decision...

Mimiko Visits Akeredolu’s Wife, Children In Ibadan

Former Ondo State Governor Dr Olusegun Mimiko on Sunday visited the family of late governor Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu in Ibadan. Dr Mimiko was accompanied by his wife Mrs Olukemi Mimiko, Mr Dare Adeleke an Aide to Gov Seyi Makinde and Mr Wale Ojo Lanre, Director General Ekiti State Bureau of Tourism Arts and Culture,...

Ondo CIPM Extols Virtues Of Late Governor Akeredolu

The passing of the former Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN, CON was painful to us at the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM) for his demise is a colossal lost not only to the HR profession but also to the entire nation. The late Arakunrin was an...

Akeredolu: Amotekun Boss, Adeleye Describes Death Of Former Governor As Monumental Loss

It is with heavy hearts, that i, Special Adviser to the Ondo State Governor on Security Matters, Akogun Adetunji Adeleye, on behalf of my family, mourn the passing of the former Governor, late Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN, CON. We received the news of his death on Wednesday 27th of December with rude shock and...

Akeredolu: AAUA Management, Council Members Visit Ibadan To Commiserate With Wife, Children

... Institution Mourns the Passing of Visitor, Describing His Death as a Great Loss to the Varsity Community The Governing Council and the Management of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, have extended their condolences to the family of the late Governor of Ondo State and Visitor to the Institution, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, CON,...

New Year: 27 Countries That Have Entered 2024 As At Evening Of 2023 In Nigeria

No fewer than 27 countries have entered 2024, as at evening time in Nigeria. Kiritimati, also known as Christmas Island, was the first place in the world to enter 2024. Below are names of other countries and states that are already in the new year 2024: New ZealandAustralia's...

The Cost Of Loyalty: A Sterling Example In A Resilient Aiyedatiwa

By Sunday Olugbenga Abire There seems to be truly no reward for coming second in life. In leadership, the person who comes behind has serious problems of standing perpetually in the image of another until his own appearance is diminished or lost in the service of his master. Kindly cast your minds on a...

Ondo Senator, Ipinsagba Distributes 1800 Bags Of Rice To Constituents

The Senator representing Ondo North Senatorial District, Pastor Jide Ipinsagba, has distributed no fewer than 1400 bags of rice to his constituents. The happy-looking constituents received the items in Ikare-Akoko in Akoko North East Local Government Area of the state. While distributing the rice, Pastor Ipinsagba assured more dividends of democracy,...

Akeredolu’s Passage: Aiyedatiwa Receives Mimiko At Government House

Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Lucky Aiyedatiwa on Saturday received Dr Olusegun Mimiko, former governor in Akure, the state capital. Mimiko, who was received at the presidential lodge of the Government House, came to commiserate with the government and people of Ondo state on the unfortunate demise of Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, who died on Wednesday,...

We Come From God And To Him Is Our Return – Aladesawe On Passage Of Akeredolu

The League of Imams & Alfas in Ondo State received the News of the death of former Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu with shock but with the total submission to the will of Allah, the Creator of the Heavens and the Earth In a statement by the Chairman of the league who doubles as the Chief...

Budget: Aiyedatiwa Signs Ondo’s 2024 Appropriation Bill Into Law

Ondo State Governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa on Friday signed the 2024 appropriation bill tagged "Budget of Economic Resilience" into law. The speaker of the house, Olamide Oladiji presented the budget to the Governor at the Exco Chamber of the Governor's office in Akure. The Governor said the signing became necessary after extensive...

Ondo NIPR, RUGIPO Mass Communication Dept Hail Appointment Of Adeniyan As Aiyedatiwa’s CPS

The Ondo State Chapter of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), on Friday hailed the appointment of Mr. Ebenezer Adeniyan, as the new Chief Press Secretary to the Governor. Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa had on Wednesday announced Adeniyan as his new CPS. Oluwafunke Asagunla, Public Relations Executive of NIPR, in...

League Of Imams Mourns Akeredolu, Wants Aiyedatiwa To Pick Muslim As Deputy

The League of Imams, Akureland has described former Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu as someone who is firm in conviction and bold in the pursuit of justice. The group said Akeredolu's insistence on the formation and sustenance of Amotekun Corps at a time his fate for a second term in office was hanging in...

Deji Of Akure, Osolo Of Isolo Mourn Akeredolu

The Deji and the Paramount Ruler of Akure Kingdom, Oba (Dr) Aladetoyinbo Ogunlade on behalf of himself and the Ondo State Council of Obas have received the news of the passing away of our amiable past Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN, CON which occurred on Wednesday 27th December, 2023. Oba Aladetoyinbo described the...

Aiyedatiwa Visits Akeredolu’s Family In Ibadan

... Says Akeredolu's Legacies, Impacts Will Never Be Forgotten The Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Lucky Aiyedatiwa, says the name, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu will never be forgotten because his legacies and impacts can be seen and felt across the State and the country. Governor Aiyedatiwa stated this on Thursday when...

Ondo NUJ Hails Appointment Of Adeniyan As CPS, Sets Agenda For Aiyedatiwa

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Ondo State Council has expressed satisfaction with the choice of Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan as the Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to the State Governor, Hon. Lucky Aiyedatiwa. Adeniyan is a former State Secretary and former National Officer of the union as well as the Publisher, Trace News Magazine.

Akeredolu Lived A Purposeful Life With Indelible Legacies – Ondo Eksu Alumni Association

The Chairman, EKSU Alumni Association, Ondo State Chapter, Chief Kemini Doubra has described the death of governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN, CON as shocking. Chief Doubra, in a statement signed by the Association’s Public Relations Officer, Mr. Omoniyi Akinrogunde described the governor’s demise as a great loss to the people of Ondo State and Nigeria...

Edema Saddened Over Akeredolu’s Passage, Condoles Ondo People

A former representative of Ondo State on the governing board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Olugbenga Edema, has expressed sadness over the demise of Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu. In an emotional tribute, Edema praised the late Akeredolu for his visionary leadership and unwavering commitment to the development of Ondo State and...

UNIMED, OAUSTECH VCs Commiserate With Akeredolu’s Family

The Vice-Chancellor, University of Medical Sciences (UNIMED), Ondo City, Ondo State, Prof. Adesegun Fatusi, FAS on Wednesday, December 27, 2023 commiserated with the family and the entire people of Ondo State on the demise of the Visitor to the University and Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu. He said Akeredolu will be dearly...

Akeredolu: Mimiko, Ondo Speaker, Oladiji, SUBEB Chair, Olabimtan Mourn Late Governor

Former governor of Ondo state, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, has expressed sadness over the demise of his successor as governor of Ondo state and friend of many years, Arakurin Rotimi Akeredolu SAN, who just transited after a protracted health challenge. Mimiko, in a statement by John Paul Akinduro, his Special Assistant on Media and...

Full Text: Ondo Assembly Majority Leader, Ogunmolasuyi Mourns Akeredolu

... describe him as a man who stood for democracy With a heavy heart and profound sadness, we announce the passing of His Excellency, Governor Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, a stalwart leader, mentor, and visionary for the people of Ondo State. The Majority Leader of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Hon. Oluwole Emmanuel Ogunmolasuyi,...