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NDDC Mgt Should Prioritize Peculiar Needs Of The People – Aiyedatiwa

Ondo State Governor, Hon Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, has tasked the management of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to pursue projects that will meet the peculiar needs of each of the oil producing States in the country. According to the Governor, implementing generic policies and initiatives without putting into consideration...

Ondo Governor, Aiyedatiwa Attends 43rd Olubadan Coronation

Oba Akinloye Owolabi Iyanda Olakulehin was, on Friday, crowned as the 43rd Olubadan of Ibadan at Mapo hall with all the majestic grandeur the ancient city could muster. John Paul Akinduro, spokesperson to Ondo state deputy governor reports that the Ondo state governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, represented by his deputy, Olayide Adelami, graced the historic...

Ondo: Ajulo Justifies Constitution Of LG Transition Committees As PDP Calls For His Resignation

The Attorney General of Ondo State, Dr Olukayode Ajulo on Thursday justified the appointment of Transition Committees for 18 Local Government Areas and 33 Local Council Development Areas. Ajulo, who was responding to the press statement issued by the Ondo State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), clarified that the appointment of Transition...

Ondo Govt To Partner Teesas Education For High-Tech E-Learning Programme In Public Schools

The Ondo State Government has expressed its readiness to partner any reliable organization working towards enhancing the standard of education and quality of learners in the state through quality programmes. Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Mr Olaolu Akindolire, said the Governor Lucky Ayedatiwa's administration in the state is in a hurry to turnaround...

Ondo Constitutes Transition Committees For LGs, LCDAs, PDP Kicks

Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, on Wednesday evening announced the constitution of Transition Committees for the 18 local government areas and 33 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in the State. Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Ebenezer Adeniyan in a press statement disclosed the appointment takes immediate effect, adding that the...

This Is Restructuring – Tinubu Hails Supreme Court Ruling On LG Financial Autonomy

President Bola Tinubu welcomes the decision of the Supreme Court of Nigeria affirming the spirit, intent, and purpose of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on the statutory rights of local governments. The President states that a fundamental challenge to the nation's advancement over the years has been ineffective local government administration,...

We Didn’t Meet Tinubu For Negotiation – Ajaero, Says N250k Minimum Wage Stands

Comrade Joe Ajaero, President of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), has said the status quo on N250,000 as minimum wage stands. While the Federal Government and Organised Private Sector agreed on N62,000, labour is insisting on N250,000. President Bola Tinubu had said he needed time to consult with other stakeholders before...

Ondo PDP Appoints Olafeso, Faboyede, Others As Head Of Campaign Council

The Ondo State Working Committee of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has approved the appointment of principal officers for the Agboola Ajayi State Campaign Council for the November 16, 2024 Gubernatorial election. Kennedy Ikantu Peretei, State Publicity Secretary of the PDP in a press statement on Wednesday disclosed that Olorogun Eddy...

Breaking: Stop Paying LG Allocations Into State Accounts – Supreme Court Orders FG

Nigeria's Supreme Court (SC) in a landmark judgement on Thursday outlawed the current practice whereby funds meant for local government administration in the country, are being paid to the joint allocation account of states (JAAC). The SC judgment arose from a suit filed by the attorney general of the federation and minister of justice,...

Aiyedatiwa Promises To Speed Up Payment Of Backlog Of Gratuity, Disburses N1bn To LG Retirees

Ondo State Governor, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, says his administration is reviewing the template for the payment of gratuity to retirees towards speedy payment of backlog owed by the government. This, he said, is in continuation of the efforts of his administration towards promoting the welfare of retirees in the...

Ondo L-PRES Trains Extension Agents As NPC Applauds Aiyedatiwa On Commitment To Food Security

The Livestock Productivity and Resilience Support (L-PRES) Project has organized a 6-day training for livestock extension agents across the 18 local governments of Ondo State. The agents, including Extension Officers, Local Government Agric Directors/Officers, Veterinary Personnel, and Community Livestock Service Providers, were trained on the theme "Modern Technology for the...

Ondo: Akinlosotu Tasks LG Information Officers On Effective Service Delivery At Grassroots

The Ondo State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Otunba Wale Akinlosotu has tasked information officers at the Local Government, to be more effective for better service delivery at the grassroots. Timilehin Ogunsulire, Media Manager in the Ministry of Information and Orientation reports that the commissioner at a meeting with the Information Managers, said the...

Ondo Commissioner, Sowore Bags Southwest Heralds Magazine’s Excellence Award

For his exceptional service to humanity, the Ondo State Commissioner for Lands & Housing, Akogun Akinwunmi Sowore was on Sunday, awarded Southwest Heralds Magazine’s Excellence Service Award. He was honoured alongside other eminent Nigerians at the 2024 Public Lecture & Award ceremony held in Akure, the Ondo State capital. Responding shortly...

We Will Soon Announce Local Campaign Council – Ondo PDP

Ondo State chapter of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) has not made any appointment on campaign council beside the national campaign council inaugurated by the national working committee (NWC). Kennedy Ikantu Peretei, State Publicity Secretary, PDP, Ondo State stated this in press statement on Monday. Peretei noted that the announcement by...

We Are Yet To Have A New Chairman – Ondo PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State says no State Chairman has been elected to replace the former Chairman, late Alhaji Fatai Adams. The death of Adams paved the way for Mr Tola Alabere, who has been the party's chairman in acting capacity. Recently, a congratulatory message emanated online wherein...

Video: Aiyedatiwa Will Continue To Support Media Owners In Ondo State – Adeniyan

The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan says his boss, Lucky Aiyedatiwa will continue to support media owners in the state for them to thrive. Adeniyan stated this on Sunday after receiving an outstanding award from the publisher of Southwest Heralds Magazine during a Lecture & Awards held in #Akure, the...

Video: Our Plans For Housing Deficits In Ondo State – Sowore

The Commissioner for Lands & Housing, Akogun Akinwunmi Sowore says the government will build new housing units, as well as quarters for judges in the state. According to the Commissioner, old quarters are also going to be renovated as part of the government's plan to correct housing deficit in the state.

Why Christians Should Pray For The Leaders – Ondo Deputy Governor, Adelami

The deputy governor of Ondo state, Dr Olayide Adelami, has asked Nigerian Christians to intensify prayers for people in authority at all levels. John Paul Akinduro, Spokesperson to Ondo State Deputy Governor reports that Chief Adelami made this plea on Sunday at the July edition of the combined special service...

There Will Be Increased Funding For Education – Aiyedatiwa Tells Visiting Students’ Union Leaders

The Governor of Ondo State, Hon Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, at the weekend assured students that his administration will adequately fund the tertiary institutions in the State as part of increased funding for the education sector. The Governor stated this when he met with Presidents of the Students Union Governments (SUG)...

Hijrah 1446AH: Again, MMPN Demands Holiday For Islamic New Year From FG

The Muslim Media Practitioners of Nigeria (MMPN) has reiterated its call on the Federal and state governments in Nigeria to declare Muharram 1, the first day of the Islamic Calendar year, as a public holiday. This is as Muslims in Nigeria join their counterparts all over the world in ushering the new Islamic year,...

Update: 19-year-old Missing UNILAG Student, Muiz Lawal Has Been Found

Muiz Lawal, a 19-year-old UNILAG student who was declared missing few days ago has been found. A terse message from the family made available to Precision Online Newspaper on Saturday appreciated well meaning Nigerians for their prayers and support in the last days. "With immense gratitude to the Almighty, we announce...

Unpaid Entitlements: Lecturers’ Withdrawal From Postgraduate Programmes On Course – UNIBEN ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) University of Benin (UNIBEN) Chapter on Thursday vowed to sustain its withdrawal of services from the postgraduate program of the University. The lecturers' withdrawal was to press home its demand for payment of outstanding entitlements for postgraduate teaching and postgraduate supervision. The ASUU UNIBEN...

Ondo 2024: Ebira Community Expresses Optimism Over Aiyedatiwa/Adelami Ticket

An exceptionally ecstatic crowd of men, women and young people, on Friday, thronged the palace of Ohinoyi of Ebira in Owo, Isa Ahmed, to welcome Ondo state deputy governor, Dr Olayide Adelami, to their community. "He is our son, in whom we are well pleased" the Ohinoyi spoke glowingly of...

Fulani Herdsmen Attack Amotekun Officers In Akure For Enforcing Anti-Open Grazing Law

Fulani herdsmen on Friday conducted an unprovoked attack on officers and men of the Amotekun Corps at Sango area, Igoba, along Ado road, Akure. Jimoh Adeniken, Public Relations Officer of Ondo Amotekun in a press statement obtained on Friday night, disclosed that the attack on the corps occurred when its men responded to constant...

Ondo Increases Number Of Judges From 24 To 35 As Aiyedatiwa Signs New Bill

In a historic move to strengthen the judiciary for more efficient dispensation of justice in Ondo State, Governor Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa on Thursday signed into law the Bill to add eleven to the number of judges in the State. The new law increases the number of judges in Ondo State from 24 to 35...

Aiyedatiwa Tasks Heads Of Local Govt Administration On Efficiency

Governor of Ondo state, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, on Wednesday, received heads of local government administration across the 18 council areas of the state. John Paul Akinduro, Spokesperson to Ondo State Deputy Governor reports that the group, under the aegis of Conference of Heads of Local Government Administration, was in Akure to interact with the governor...

Economy: Everyone Will Be Busy When I Become Ondo State Governor – Agboola Ajayi

The candidate of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State, Agboola Ajayi says when he become the Governor of the state, everyone will have one or two things to do, as a result of a viable economy. Ajayi who gave this assurance stated this during the official unveiling of his candidature to journalists...

Erik Ten Hag Extends Stay At Manchester United Till 2026

Manchester United men’s first-team, Erik ten Hag has extended his contract as manager until June 2026. Erik ten Hag said: “I am very pleased to have reached agreement with the club to continue working together. Looking back at the past two years, we can reflect with pride on two trophies and many examples of...

Ondo To Give Ikare Akoko NYSC Orientation Camp Facelift

Ondo State Governor, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa has approved monthly stipends to National Youth Service Corps members deployed to serve in the State. Governor Aiyedatiwa made the declaration at the Swearing - In - Ceremony of the 2024 Batch 'B' (Stream 1) of corps members at the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Ikare Akoko, on...

Ondo APC Chieftain, Omotola Akinseye Is Dead. Party Mourns

The State Welfare Secretary of the Ondo State chapter of All Progressives Congress, (APC), Hon. Omotola Akinseye, is dead. Akinseye succumbed to the ultimate call yesterday evening, at the Trauma Centre of the University of Medical Sciences, Ondo. He was 67 years old. As the State Welfare Secretary, he discharged his...

News Alert: 19-year-old UNILAG Student, Muiz Olalekan Lawal Declared Missing

Abdulmuizz Olalekan Lawal , a 19-year-old, 200 Level student of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Lagos is missing. A statement from the family said he was last seen at about 7:00pm on Friday 28th June, 2024. He is dark in complexion, 1.77m tall, and wears reading glasses.

Energy Independence: Aiyedatiwa Inaugurates Electricity Regulatory Transition Committee

The Ondo State Governor, Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa on Tuesday inaugurated a Committee to oversee the transition period of regulatory oversight transfer from the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to the Ondo State Government. Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor reports that the Committee's principal mandate is to...

Babatunde Adefusi-Owate Becomes Fellow Of Certified Pension Institute Of Nigeria (CPIN)

Mr. Babatunde Adefusi-Owate, the Director General of Ondo State Pension Commission, has been inducted as a Fellow of the Certified Pension Institute of Nigeria (CPIN). The investiture which took place during a formal ceremony in Lagos on the 27th of June 2024 was is in recognition of Mr. Adefusi-Owate's outstanding contributions to the...

Why Sokoto State Government Should Abort Alleged Plan To Remove Sultan – MUSWEN

The Muslim Ummah of South West Nigeria (MUSWEN), the official umbrella body for all Muslims in the South West of Nigeria, has condemned the alleged plot to depose as Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa'ad Abubakar, the President-General of Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs and the National Leader of all Muslims in...

China Eyes Expansion Of Business Interests In Ondo State

Ondo State Governor, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, has expressed the commitment of his administration to enhancing the existing relationship with the People's Republic of China to further boost the state's economy. Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor reports that Governor Aiyedatiwa stated this on Monday when he...

Ondo 2024: Owo APC Leaders Rally Support For Aiyedatiwa As Deputy Gov, Adelami Hosts Stakeholders

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Owo local government have promised to work together in securing maximum votes for the party's candidate, Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa, in the November 2024 governorship election in the state. The leaders, in their hundreds, made this known in Owo over the weekend at...

Rural Engagement: CELA Takes Continuity Campaign For Aiyedatiwa To Akure North LG

Community leaders in Akure North local government have praised the Governor of Ondo state, Lucky Aiyedatiwa for the inclusion of rural communities in his government. The leaders who described the development as unprecedented, however charged the Governor to ensure his beautiful projects are not destroyed by saboteurs. While speaking during the...

Opinion: Ondo 2024: Is There Any Difference Between PDP And APC? By Bright Olorungbotemi

As November 16th, 2024 Gubernatorial election in Ondo State approaches faster, it is necessary we begin to scrutinize who the main political actors are and what they offer. In this matter of discussion, I will discuss on their personalities, chances of winning and their party strength, especially the two major...

UNIMED Advertises Vice Chancellor, Registrar Positions

The University of Medical Sciences (UNIMED), Ondo has advertised the position of the Vice Chancellor of the institution. Precision Online Newspaper reports that details of the soon to be vacant positions were made public last week. UNIMED was established in 2015 and has produced two VCs. The...

The Head Is Sacred: How Hitting Your Child’s Head May Be More Harmful Than Boxing By Coach Oluwadare Bada

Many parents are hesitant to let their children participate in boxing due to safety concerns, yet they may inadvertently put their children at greater risk by hitting them on the head, as a means of discipline. Corporal punishment, including spanking and hitting, has roots in various cultures as a means...

Suspension Of State Youth Leader, Folorunso Makinde Lifted – Ondo PDP SWC

Ahead of the November 16, 2024 Gubernatorial election, the Peoples Democratic Party State Working Committee (SWC) on Monday lifted the suspension of State Youth Leader, Comrade Folorunso Makinde. Kennedy Ikantu Peretei, State Publicity Secretary, PDP, Ondo State in a statement noted that the decision to lift the suspension was taken at a meeting of...

Be Circumspect While Traveling Out – Dabiri-Erewa Charges Nigerians

Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) has reiterated on the need for Nigerians travelling outside the shores of their sovereign boundaries to be more circumspect to avoid any untoward circumstances. Dabiri-Erewa gave this advisory  during a visit by Rev. Dr. Israel Kristilere, CEO of Oasis of Faith Intercontinental Limited and President...

Opinion: Sultan Of Sokoto: An Appeal To Governor Ahmad Aliyu By Sirajudeen Abdulazeez

It is no more news that the Government of Sokoto State for political expediency is hell bent at dethroning the Highly revered Alhaji Muhammadu Sa'ad Abubakar III CFR, the Sultan of Sokoto. They have turned deaf ear to the voice of wisdom from very important personalities in the country. Even after the Vice President educate the Government...

Adelami Assures Members Of Ondo Commodities Association Of Govt Support

The deputy governor of Ondo state, Dr Olayide Adelami, on Thursday, received the new leadership of Ondo State Agricultural Commodities Association (OSACA), in Akure. John Paul Akinduro, Spokesperson to Ondo State Deputy Governor reports that the group, who came on a 'thank you' visit to the deputy governor, lauded the...

Statement On June 2024 Monthly Environmental Sanitation Exercise

The June edition of environmental sanitation exercise will hold across Ondo State on Saturday, 29th June, 2024 In line with the directive of Commissioner for environment, Mr Oyeniyi Oseni, the exercise is to be carried out without Restrictions of human and vehicular movement. This is due to the common entrance examinations...

Ondo Poll: PDP Inaugurates National Campaign Councils For Edo, Ondo States

The Acting National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ambassador Umar Iliya Damagun on Thursday inaugurated National Campaign Councils for Edo and Ondo States scheduled to hold in September and November, 2024 respectively. The event was held at the NEC Hall, Wadata Plaza, Abuja. Kennedy Ikantu Peretei, State Publicity Secretary of...

AAUA Inaugural Lecture: How Nigerian Govt Could Use GIS To Tackle Challenges Facing Security, Agriculture, Others – Ogunbadewa

A Professor of Environmental Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) at Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Prof. Ebenezer Yemi Ogunbadewa, has emphasised the necessity of establishing a national geospatial agency to coordinate the development and application of GIS to address various challenges facing Nigeria. Prof. Ogunbadewa also called on the Ondo State Government...

NiMET: Aiyedatiwa Tasks Stakeholders On Disaster Management As Heavy Rainfall Imminent In Parts Of Ondo

Ondo state governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, has called on stakeholders to take proactive measures in mitigating against the effects of rainstorm disaster in the state. John Paul Akinduro, Spokesperson to Ondo State Deputy Governor reports that the Governor, who was represented by his deputy, Olayide Adelami, made the call at a...

Ondo Moves To Forestall Disease Outbreak By Repositioning Environmental Health Officers’ Cadre

The Ondo State government says arrangements are on to empower the Environmental Health Officers Cadre in the State Public Service as a way of preventing outbreak of diseases in the state. The state Head of Service, Mr Bayo Philip dropped the hind while playing host to the state branch of...

Ondo, FG To Partner On SDG Projects, 2030 Agenda

Ondo State Governor, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa,says the state government is implementing projects, policies and programmes aimed at meeting the objectives of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Governor stated this on Tuesday while receiving on an official visit the Senior Special Assistant to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on SDGs,...

Ondo Poll: Ex-LG Chairmen Assure Aiyedatiwa Of Grassroots Mobilisation

Ahead of the November governorship election in the State, the Forum of former Local Government Chairmen in Ondo State has declared its unalloyed support for Governor Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa. Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor reports that the former council chairmen, led by Engr. Alex Oladimeji, former...

We Won’t Allow Repeat Of Suleja Jailbreak Incident – FG

On April 24, rainfall destroyed the walls of the Suleja Custodial Centre and led to the escape of 118 inmates, some of whom are still at large. At the time, the Federal government was already reconstructing parts of the wall, but the heavy rains pulled down a section that had not yet been rehabilitated.

Presidency Assures ACOE Members On Media Collaboration

Mr. Bayo Onanuga, the Special Adviser to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Information and Strategy, has confirmed the presidency's support for the formation of the Association of Corporate Online Publishers (ACOE) in Nigeria, established to develop ethical journalism and regulate the proliferation of the online media space, he pledged the federal government's collaboration with the association.

Prof. Ogunbadewa To Deliver AAUA’s 25th Inaugural Lecture June 25

 A Professor of Environmental Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System, Ebenezer Yemi Ogunbadewa is set to deliver the 25th Inaugural Lecture of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, Nigeria. The lecture, titled, "Visualization without Barriers: The Quintessence of Geospatial Technology in Environmental Management", is scheduled for Tuesday, June 25, 2024.

Southern Governors Forum: Aiyedatiwa Hails Governor Dapo Abiodun’s Emergence As Chairman

The collective decision of governors from the southern part of Nigeria to elect Ogun state governor, Dapo Abiodun, as chairman of its forum, has been applauded by his Ondo state counterpart, Lucky Aiyedatiwa. John Paul Akinduro, Spokesperson to Ondo State Deputy Governor reports that at the meeting, held in Abeokuta,...

Ondo 2024: Reconciliation Between Oke And Aiyedatiwa Needed For APC’s Success – Adetimehin

By Isaac Afolabi The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress APC in Ondo state, Engr Ade Adetimehin says the recent reconciliation between Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa and Chief Olusola Oke is important for the success of the party ahead of the 2024 Governorship election. Adetimehin stated this while playing host to the...

ASUU Boycotts UNIBEN Postgraduate Programme Over Unpaid Entitlements

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) University of Benin (UNIBEN) chapter on Sunday withdrawn its services from the postgraduate programme of the institution with immediate effect. It was learnt that the decision is not uncommitted with members of the union’s effort to press home their demand for payment of outstanding entitlements for postgraduate...

Ondo 2024: PDP Youths Charged To Work For Party’s Success

By Abiodun Tadese, Akure. The youths in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State have been charged to work assiduously for the success of the party in the forthcoming governorship election in Ondo State. This call was made by the head of Youth Bureau, Ondo State PDP Youth Directorate, Victor...

Funeral: Catholic Priest, Dabiri-Erewa, Others Eulogise Late Rev. Sr Agnes Hassan

A Dominican Priest, Rev. Fr. Anthony Akinwale, has advised Nigerians to emulate the selfless service the late Rev. Sr. Agnes Hassan rendered to humanity while alive. Akinwale gave this admonition during the burial service of the late Rev. Sr. Agnes Hassan, a former Principal of St. Teresa's College in Ibadan. The...

Ondo Majority Leader, Ogunmolasuyi Hails Appointment Of Adeyemi Olayemi Koko, Jibayo Adeyeye, Seun Osamaye, Others As SAs, SSAs

The Office of the Majority Leader of the Ondo State House of Assembly extends heartfelt congratulations to the newly appointed Special Advisers and Senior Special Assistants, as approved by His Excellency Governor Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa. The appointment of these distinguished individuals is a testament to their dedication, expertise, and commitment to the development and...

Update: Recruitment Of Teachers: Ondo Govt Takes Physical Screening To Federal Constituency Level

Following the successful conduct of the State Universal Basic Education Board online exams for prospective primary school teachers, the board is set to hold physical interview for applicants who scored 60% and above in the exam. Consequently, the interview would be conducted based on federal constituency basis to make the venue easily accessible to...

2024: 74 De-Registered Political Parties Join Forces With Aiyedatiwa

Ahead of the November 2024 governorship election in Ondo state, Seventy-four political parties, under the aegis of Conference of De-Registered Political Parties in Nigeria (CDPPN), have collapsed their organizational structures for the All Progressives Congress (APC). John Paul Akinduro, Spokesperson to Ondo State Deputy Governor reports that the CDPPN is...

What We’re Doing To Arrest Costs Of Food Items – Aiyedatiwa

Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, on Thursday, flagged off the second phase of the distribution of palliatives to the people of the State. It would be recalled that in April, Governor Aiyedatiwa flagged off the first phase of the palliatives which included grains and agricultural implements to farmers across the State.

Ondo 2024: Oke Collapses Structure For Aiyedatiwa Ahead November Guber Poll

A major aspirant in the last governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, Chief Olusola Oke, SAN, has declared his support for Governor Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa ahead of the November 16 governorship election in the State. At a meeting of his political associates and followers at...

Recruitment Of Teachers: Ondo SUBEB To Commence Physical Interviews Tuesday

Ondo State Universal Basic Education Board ODSUBEB is set to conduct physical interviews for over eight thousands applicants that passed the Computer Based Test to teach in the Public Primary Schools across the State. The exercise according to the Executive Chairman of the Board, Rt Hon Victor Olabimtan contrary to public out cry that...

Owo: Aged, Widows, PWDs Get Food & Cash Palliatives As Hon. Ogunmolasuyi Empowers Constituents

In a remarkable display of compassion and commitment to his constituents, the Majority Leader of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Hon. Oluwole Emmanuel Ogunmolasuyi, hosted a highly impactful program on Tuesday at Oke-Mapo Hall, Owo. The event was attended by prominent stakeholders, ward chairpersons, and party executives, which focused on providing food...

Ondo’s Sunshine House Inaugurated In Lagos

Ondo State Governor, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, has said that his administration will continue to attract local and foreign investments to boost the economy of the State. The Governor stated this on Wednesday when he commissioned the Ondo State-owned Sunshine House in Victoria Island, Lagos. The project, managed by the Ondo...

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

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

UNILESA To Produce Homegrown Professors By 2026 – Asaolu

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Saint Barnabas Day: Aiyedatiwa Charges Christians To Emulate Christ

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

Nine Nigerian Girls Trafficked To Ghana Arrive Lagos

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

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

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

NUC Accredits Architecture Programme At Elizade University

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

Adelami Receives JCI Members, Harps On Vocational Training

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ondo: Razaq Obe Supports Initiative Disburses N1m To Business Women

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

OAUSTECH Gets NUC Full Accreditation For 14 Programmes

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

NUC Accredits 28 AAUA Programmes

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

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

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

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

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

RUGIPO Alumni Commend Aiyedatiwa For Prioritising Welfare Of Polytechnic Workers

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

Why University Administrators Should Be Ruthless With The Law

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ondo 2024: Agboola Ajayi Names Festus Akingbaso As Running Mate

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

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

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

NIEPA: Registry Staff Trained On File & Records Management

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

N60,000 Minimum Wage Not Sustainable – Nigerian Govs

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

Ondo APC Commiserates With Admiral Alade Over Passage Of Wife

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

Prince Adeyinka Ajagunna Bags Christ Ambassador Merit Award

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

Minimum Wage: NLC, TUC Suspend Strike For Five Days

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Nationwide Strike Begins Today In Nigeria

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ondo Bitumen Project Attracts Interest From Indigenous Company

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

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

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

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

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

What Adelami Told New JCC Of NANS On Skill Acquisition

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cherubim & Seraphim Unification Members Are Not Fetish – NEC

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ondo To Prioritise Cocoa Production To Boost Economy – Aiyedatiwa

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

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

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

Aiyedatiwa Tasks Intending Pilgrims On Good Conduct During Hajj Activities

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

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

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

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

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

Adeyemi University Of Education Honours Makinde With Fellowship Award

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Governor Aiyedatiwa Prioritises Potable Water In Ondo State

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

Ondo Deploys Five More Buses For Free Shuttle For Pupils

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

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

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

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

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

Iran’s President, Raisi Involves In Helicopter Crash

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

Eye On Tourism As Aiyedatiwa Declares Open Golf Tournament In Akure

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

Elizade University, Nigerian Airforce Partner On Operational Health Safety

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

JABU Produces Lawyers’ Wigs Made With Silk

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

OSACA Gets New Excos As Adelami Charges Them On Food Security

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ondo Amotekun Arrests 45 Suspected Criminals In Two Weeks

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

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

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

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

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

MUSWEN Holds Maiden Health Lecture In Ibadan May 19

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ondo Gets New Surveyor General, GM Sports Council

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

Amapere Community Appreciates Kingsley Kuku Over Solar Light Project

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Why We’re Revisiting Owena Dam – Ondo Govt

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

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

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

Funeral: Aiyedatiwa Pays Tribute To Late Paul Akintelure

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

Why Young Graduates Must Embrace Skill Acquisition, Entrepreneurship – Aiyedatiwa

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ondo Govt Concludes Meeting With Marketers Amid Fuel Scarcity

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

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

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

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

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

False Alarm Against NIDCOM Boss, Abike Dabiri-Erewa Unveiled

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

JAMB: You Can Check Your 2024 UTME Results Through SMS

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

Ganduje Presents APC Certificate Of Return To Aiyedatiwa

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

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

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

Updated: NFF Appoints Finidi George As Super Eagles Coach

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

Why Nigerian Universities Could Be Termed As Zoos – University Intelligentsia

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

Ondo APC Ticket: Ilaje Study Group Congratulates Governor Aiyedatiwa

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

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

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

We’re Winning Ondo State – Atiku Congratulates Agboola Ajayi

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ondo: Statement On April 2024 Monthly Environmental Sanitation Exercise

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

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

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

Ondo 2024: PDP Candidate Emerges Today

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Primary Election: Aiyedatiwa Visits Party Secretariat, Opens Campaign Office

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

Babcock Professor, Olomojobi K!lled By Kidnappers In Ogun

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

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

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

Adeogun Harps On Party Unity After Aiyedatiwa’s Victory

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

How Aiyedatiwa Won Ondo APC Primary Election

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ondo APC Primaries: Aiyedatiwa Concludes Campaign Tour

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

12 New Ondo Commissioners Get Portfolios

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Court Jails Idris Okuneye – Bobrisky Six Months For Naira Abuse

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Aiyedatiwa Revalidates His APC Membership As 130 Crown Obas Endorse Him

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

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

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

Palliative: Aiyedatiwa Distributes 1200 Tonnes Of Grains To Livestock Farmers

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

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

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

Wale Ebietomiye Donates 4000 Branded Aiyedatiwa Exercise Books To Ilaje Schools

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

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

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

Governor Aiyedatiwa Distributes Tricycles To Ondo Farmers

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

Nigeria Mulls Local Production Of International Passport

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ondo Govt Issues Statement On Strike Embarked Upon By Resident Doctors

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pioneer APC Leaders Endorse Aiyedatiwa Ahead Of Primary Election

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

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

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

Abiola Makinde Makes Groundbreaking Ceremony Of Ekiwood Movie Village In Ondo

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

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

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

At Easter, Aiyedatiwa Expresses The Need To Forgive

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

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

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

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

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

Ondo 2024: NUJ Tasks Members On Training Ahead Of Poll

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Akintelure: Aiyedatiwa, Ondo APC, Ogunmolasuyi Express Sadness

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

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

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

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

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

How Ondo Governorship Aspirant, Paul Akintelure Died

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

Security: Interior Ministry Deploys 30 Surveillance Vans For Border Patrol

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

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

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

Police Arrest Girl Who Allegedly Murdered Her Aunt In Akure

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Orange FM Rewards Outstanding Staff With Awards, Cash Prizes

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

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

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

Aiyedatiwa Approves N200m Loans For Traders, Artisans, SMEs

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

AAUA: 6,670 Fresh Students Take Matriculation Oath

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

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

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

Ondo Approves Recruitment Of 2000 Primary, Secondary School Teachers

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

Economy: Stakeholders Reiterate Need For Private Varsities Inclusion In TETFUND

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

Aiyedatiwa: Raising The Banner Of Purposeful Leadership Beyond 2025

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ramadan: Sultan Of Sokoto Announces Commencement Of Fasting In Nigeria

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

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

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

Interior Minister Inaugurates NSCDC Marshals To Protect Mining Sites

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

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

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

OAUSTECH To Present 62 First Class Graduates At Second Combined Convocation

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

Aiyedatiwa Inaugurates New Executive Council Members

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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