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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Reprieve For RUGIPO Workers As Aiyedatiwa Clears Three Months Salary Arrears

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

Tinubu, Govs Arrive Ondo As Akeredolu Is Buried Today

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

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

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

Akeredolu’s Burial: Govt Cancels Environmental Sanitation Exercise

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

Glow 99.1FM Takes Off In Akure + Photos

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ilaje People Are Forever Indebted To Akeredolu – Aiyedatiwa

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ondo PDP Confirms Death Of Chairman, Fatai Adams

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

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

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

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

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

Ondo: Former Assembly Speakers Express Confidence In Aiyedatiwa

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

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

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

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

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

Ondo Govt Pleads With NMA To Shelve Planned Strike

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Opaleye’s Contribution To Old Ondo State Remarkable – Aiyedatiwa

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

Ondo Deputy Governor, Adelami Celebrates Wife, Abosede On Birthday

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

His Excellency, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu

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

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

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

AAUA Management Reacts To Alleged Murder Of 300 Level Student

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

Bye-election: Ondo APC Congratulates Ife Ehindero

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Video: Counting Of Votes Commences In Ondo Bye-election

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

Opinion: Righteousness And Joyous Ondo People By Kikelomo Isijola

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ondo Bye-election: Police Issue Directive On Movements

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

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

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

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

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

Emergency Service Delivery Takes Front burner As UNIMEDTH Management Meets Stakeholders

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

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

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

Adelami Sworn-in As Ondo Deputy Governor

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

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

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

UNIMED Presents 585 Graduates For Convocation As 19 Bags First Class

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Breaking: Ondo Gets New Police Commissioner, CP Abayomi

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

What Aiyedatiwa Told Muslim Leaders Over His Recent Appointments

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

Aiyedatiwa Meets Governing Council Of UNIMED, AAUA, OAUSTECH

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

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

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

Nasarawa State University Upgrades Mass Communication Department To Faculty

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

Elizade VC Harps On Development As 532 Students Matriculate

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Why There Would Be Restriction Of Movement In Ondo Tomorrow

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

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

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

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

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

Christians, Muslims Hold Inter Religious Dialogue In Akure

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

Ondo Assembly Confirms Adelami As Deputy Governor

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

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

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

Ondo Deputy Governor Designate, Adelami For Screening Tomorrow

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

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

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

Breaking: Ondo Governor, Aiyedatiwa Dissolves Cabinet

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

Ondo CAN Visits Aiyedatiwa, Says He Has Started Well

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

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

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

I Am Still In The Race – Ife Ehindero

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Aiyedatiwa Okays Payment Of 2017 Salary Arrears To Ondo Workers

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

Ondo 2024: Governor Aiyedatiwa Meets APC Stakeholders, Preaches Unity

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ondo 2024: Youth Group Drums Support For Aiyedatiwa

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

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

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

Al-Wadud Sisters Holds 20th Anniversary Today In Akure

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

NiDCOM, VON Collaborate, Seek Better Image For Nigeria

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

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

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

EFCC Re-arraigns Emefiele On Fresh Charges

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ibadan Explosion: Mimiko Condoles With Oyo State Govt

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

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

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

Suspension Of Betta Edu In Order – Adeogun

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

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

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

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

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

Ibadan Explosion: Osi Basorun Adeduntan Commiserates With Victims

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

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

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

MSSN Greets Aiyedatiwa, Sends Condolences To Akeredolu’s Family

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

Oyo State Governor, Makinde Speaks On Explosion In Ibadan

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

Sports Competition Among Southwest Public Schools Kicks Off In Ado

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

We Are Not Recruiting Teachers – Ondo TESCOM

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

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

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

Ondo: Sowore Quits PDP Over Internal Crisis

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

RUN Lecturers Make The Top 500 Researchers In Nigeria

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

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

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

GGM DG, Prof. Odimayo Felicitates With Aiyedatiwa @ 59

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ondo APC Rejoices With Aiyedatiwa On Birthday

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

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

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

Kano Governor, Abba Yusuf Duly Elected – Supreme Court

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

New NURTW Chairman Has Not Been Appointed – Ondo Govt

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

Ondo: Fatai Adam’s Suspension Backed By PDP Stakeholders

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

MPAC Mourns Late Baba Adini Of Lagos

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

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

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

Group Wants Tinubu To Convene A National Conference

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

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

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

Olalekan Bada Picks PDP Ticket Ahead Ondo Bye-election

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

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

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

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

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

We Don’t Have Fake Professors – FUTA Management

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

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

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

News That Bandits Invaded Ondo State Untrue – Amotekun Commander

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

Ife Ehindero Wins APC Ticket Ahead Ondo Bye-election

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Breaking: Ondo PDP Excos Name Tola Alabere Acting Chairman

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

Lessons As Aiyedatiwa Visits Pa Fasoranti, Afenifere Group

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Aiyedatiwa: A Name That Typifies Inclusion

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Beware Of Phoney Diaspora Groups – NIDCOM Warns MDAs, Embassies

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

Ondo NIPR Sets New Year Agenda For Aiyedatiwa

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

Breaking: Ondo PDP Excos Suspend State Chairman, Fatai Adams

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mimiko Visits Akeredolu’s Wife, Children In Ibadan

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

Ondo CIPM Extols Virtues Of Late Governor Akeredolu

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ondo Senator, Ipinsagba Distributes 1800 Bags Of Rice To Constituents

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

Akeredolu’s Passage: Aiyedatiwa Receives Mimiko At Government House

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Deji Of Akure, Osolo Of Isolo Mourn Akeredolu

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

Aiyedatiwa Visits Akeredolu’s Family In Ibadan

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

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

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

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

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

Edema Saddened Over Akeredolu’s Passage, Condoles Ondo People

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

UNIMED, OAUSTECH VCs Commiserate With Akeredolu’s Family

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

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

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

Full Text: Ondo Assembly Majority Leader, Ogunmolasuyi Mourns Akeredolu

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

Tribute To Oluwarotimi Akeredolu

by Professor Anthony Adegbulugbe. Every human being must taste death because it is divine, and anyone who believes in God knows that it will come when it will come. Little wonder the yorubas say "orun ma kanju, gbogbo wa la n bo". Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu was a firm...

What Bunmi Tunji-Ojo (BTO) Said About Late Ondo Governor, Akeredolu

Difficult to Accept! Today, we bid farewell to an extraordinary individual, a beacon of courage, admired for his unwavering patriotism and selflessness. He traversed this earth as a true exemplar of astute leadership, embodying the essence of a genuine leader. This is indeed a colossal loss to Ondo State and the...

Akeredolu: He Was A Voice Of Conscience – Interior Minister Mourns Late Ondo Governor

The Minister of Interior, Hon. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo has mourned the demise of the Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN. The state government on Wednesday announced the passing of the Governor. In a press statement on Wednesday issued by his media aide, Alao Babatunde, Tunji-Ojo described the death of Akeredolu...

Akeredolu: Adetimehin, APC, PDP Mourn Late Ondo Governor

The death of our dear Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN means different things to different people. To mean, it is a personal loss. He was a man of principle to the core, and a dogged fighter, who would fight for whatever he believed, even if it means standing alone. Akeredolu...

Appointment: Trace Magazine’s Ebenezer Adeniyan; Adeogun’s Aide, Sunday Abire To Head Aiyedatiwa’s Media Team

Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa has appointed Publisher of Trace Magazine, Ebenezer Adeniyan as his Chief Press Secretary. This is contained in a statement by Omojuwa Olusegun, Deputy Chief of Staff to the Governor on Wednesday. Also, Aiyedatiwa has appointed Sunday Abire, an aide to former member of...

Full Text: Ondo NIPR’s Condolence Message On Death Of Governor Akeredolu

The entire members of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, Ondo State Chapter commiserate with the government and people of Ondo State over the death of our amiable Governor, Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN, CON. The Institute receives the news of the demise of our amiable Governor with shock, but we are consoled by the fact that he...

A Class Teacher, Bureau De Change Operator – Profile Of 7th Civilian Governor Of Ondo State, Lucky Aiyedatiwa

CITATION OF HIS EXCELLENCY, HON. LUCKY ORIMISAN AIYEDATIWA,THE DEPUTY GOVERNOR OF ONDO STATE Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa is a native of Obe-Nla, an oil-bearing community in Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State. He was born to the family of Mr. Titus Akande and Mrs. Rosanah Moyebi Aiyedatiwa (of blessed memory) on the 12th...

Breaking: Lucky Aiyedatiwa Takes Oath Of Allegiance As Ondo’s 7th Civilian Governor (Video)

Hon. Lucky Aiyedatiwa has taken the Oath of Allegiance as the 7th Civilian Governor of Ondo State. Aiyedatiwa took the oath at 5:15PM before the Chief Judge of the State, Justice Ayedun Olusegun Odusola. He thereafter took the oath of office as Governor and signed the dotted lines.

Breaking: Lucky Aiyedatiwa Arrives Governor’s Office For Inauguration As Governor (Video)

Ondo State Acting Governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa has arrived the Governor's Office in Akure, the Ondo State capital for his inauguration as Governor. Aiyedatiwa alongside his security details arrived the office at 3.50PM. The acting Governor who moved directly to his office after alighting from his G-wagon utility vehicle, would be sworn-in...

Ondo NUJ Commiserates With People Of Ondo State, Extols Akeredolu’s Virtues

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Ondo State Council, has condoled with the people of Ondo State over the passage of the the State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN, CON, who until his demise was the Grand Patron of our union. The Union also condoles his immediate family, Owo people and members of his...

Full Text: This Is A Difficult Task For Me – Tinubu Mourns Akeredolu’s Death

I MOURN MY FEARLESS BROTHER, ROTIMI AKEREDOLU: PRESIDENT TINUBU It is a difficult task to have to pen a tribute and sing a dirge for a departing soul. It is a more difficult job in our African culture when one is compelled to do so for a younger person. Here I am with the...

Full Text: Akeredolu Died Of Prostate Cancer – Ondo Govt

IT IS A SAD DAY IN ONDO STATE With a heavy heart, the Ondo State Government announces the tragic passing of our beloved Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, CON. Mr. Governor peacefully departed from this world in the early hours of today, Wednesday, December 27, 2023. This tragedy has left behind...

Update: How, Where Akeredolu Died

Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu died in Karzai, Germany and not Lagos, Nigeria as widely reported. Also, Governor Akeredolu suffered and died from prostrate cancer and not leukemia as some news organizations reported. The former governor was flown to Germany two Sundays ago for treatment. His wife, children...

Breaking: Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu Is Dead

Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu is dead. A source in the Presidency confirmed to Precision Online Newspaper few minutes ago. Details later...

Ghalli Na’abba, Ex Nigeria’s Speaker Dies At 65

Former Speaker of Nigeria's House of Representatives, Alhaji Ghalli Na’abba, is dead. Na'Abba died on Wednesday morning, aged 65. He reportedly died at a hospital in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) but Daily Trust could not independently verify such as of the time of this report. From his...

IDA Worldwide Takes Medical Outreach To Idogun, Commissions e-Library, Business Centre

All roads lead to Idogun kingdom in Ireakari LCDA area of Ose Local Government, as sons and daughters of the town under the umbrella of Idogun Development Association (IDA) worldwide, facilitate a week-long historic developmental programme. The first of its kinds programme in the annals of historical events in Ose Local Government as a...

Yuletide: Tunji-Ojo Donates Four Trailers of Rice, N23m Cash To Ondo APC Members

The Minister of Interior, Hon. (Dr) Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo has gifted members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State with 1,200 bags of rice to for Christmas and new year celebrations. Tunji-Ojo also gave N1m each to all the 18 Local Government Secretariats of the party across Ondo State, while members of the...

Christmas: Amid Economic Challenges, APC Commends Ondo Residents For Standing With The Govt

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the people of Ondo State have affirmed that love, understanding, personal sacrifice and resilience can conquer any development, as demonstrated in 2023. Alex Kalejaye, Publicity Secretary of the APC in a statement on Sunday said, the system witnessed novel financial and political turbulence in the year, but the...

Leadership Award: Ondo NUJ Chairman, Adegbite, HOS, Eight Others Bag Anglican Church Honour Tomorrow

The Ondo State Head of Service, Pastor Kayode Ogundele, the Chairman, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Ondo State Council, Prince Leke Adegbite and a first class Monarch, the Alale of Akungba-Akoko, Oba. Isacc Sunday Adeyeye, Ajimo III, have been identified for Archdeacon L.A Lennon Golden Unique Leadership Award. The Diocese of Akoko, St. Stephen...

Ondo: Senator Ipinsigba Appoints 24 Special Advisers/Special Assistants, 73 Liaison Officers

The Senator representing Ondo North Senatorial District has appointed new aides in all the 72 wards and 6 local government councils in the Senatorial District. The appointment takes effect (retroactive) from December 01, 2023. Names of the appointees are list below: Prince Yinka Ajaguna- Media

Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Sarafa Ishola, Others Attend Book Launch In Lagos

The Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Hon. Dr. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, w, as a Special Guest at the launch of a book titled, " Number One Mission' at The Metropolitan Club on Thursday, December 21, 2023. The book, authored by Mr. Yemi Edun (a Nigerian Diaspora based in the United Kingdom), aims at "exploring the...

Christmas: What Ondo NUJ Said About Akeredolu, Aiyedatiwa, 2024 Guber Poll, N35000 Wage Award

…Charges Politicians On 2024 Ondo Guber Election. …Hails Journalists for maintaining professionalism amidst Ondo political situation. The Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Ondo State Council, on Sunday felicitated Christians and media professionals across the state, as they celebrate Christmas to mark the birth of Jesus Christ. The...

Tunji-Ojo Wants Probe Of NIS Officials Who Harassed US Based Nigerian Professor, Okediji At Seme Border

Nigeria's minister of interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, has ordered the probe of some officials of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) over alleged misconduct.  On December 12, Moyo Okediji, a Professor of African Art from the University of Texas, Austin, United States, took to his Facebook page to recount how he was “extorted and robbed” of over...

Ayorinde’s Homily At Achievers University Convocation Ceremony

By Bolanle BOLAWOLE It has become customary for the Pro-chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council of Achievers University, Owo, Dr. (Hon.) Bode Ayorinde, to invite me to the university’s convocation ceremony. I must have attended the last five in a row. They are usually a week of impactful activities, beginning on Monday with...

Ondo State Is Calm Because The Constitution Has Been Respected – Adeyeri

Why Ondo state is calm at the moment—APC Chieftain, Adeyeri A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress in Ondo State, Adeyeri Stephen has attributed the prevailing tranquility in the Sunshine state to the recent transfer of power to the Deputy Governor, Hon. Lucky Aiyedatiwa, who is now the Acting Governor of the state.

Akure Speaking Communities Kickoff N3bn Medical Unit Project At FUTA Teaching Hospital

Akure speaking communities on Saturday kicked off a three billion naira medical unit project in support of the teaching hospital of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA). The Olu of Ilu Abo, Chief Olu Falae in his welcome address, expressed delight over the commencement of the project. Chief Falae promised...

UNIFEMGA Identifies Challenges Facing Nigeria’s Agricultural Sector, Proffers Solutions

The Obafemi Awolowo University Muslim Graduates Association (UNIFEMGA) has identified limited finance, high cost of power generation, limited storage facilities, inadequate market information as some of the problems confronting the agricultural sector in Nigeria. Rising from a one-day third agricultural conference organised by the Ogun state Chapter of the association in Abeokuta, it was...

Staff Of AAUA, OAUSTECH, Others Mull Strike As Ondo Govt Allegedly Failed To Pay N35000 Salary Award

It has come to our notice that all staff of the Ondo State Owned Tertiary Institutions, namely: Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko; Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology, Okitipupa; University of Medical Sciences, Ondo and Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo have tactically been exempted from receiving the recently approved N35,000 Salary Award which has been paid to other...

Bye-election: Select A Candidate From Akoko Northwest Constituency II – Concerned Youths Tell APC, PDP, Others

The concerned youth stakeholders of Akoko Northwest Local government Constituency II have emphasized the need for political parties participating in the upcoming bye election to pick a candidate from the constituency. The youths said such effort is to promote fairness and equal representation, adding that they we have made a collective decision to support...

Breaking: Ondo Court Restrains Interim Caretaker Committee, Adjourns Till Jan. 9

A High Court Judge sitting in Akure, the Ondo State capital has restrained indefinitely the Interim Caretaker Committees across the 18 LGAs and 33 LCDAs, from operating. The court also adjourned to take the substantive suit on January 9, 2024, Precision Online Newspaper gathered. Details later...

Oyebanji At 56 : A Tribute

By Wole Olujobi He straddles Ekiti State political space with the grace and panache of a dutiful ensign. For him, duty to one's state knows neither age nor gender: it is a matter of passion. Those who are born to lead are endowed with embedded intrinsic potentialities nurtured by the environment...

How IPPIS Affected Non-Refund Of NHF Contributions, Retirees Petition OAGF, FMBN

The non-refund of National Housing Fund, NHF contributions to some retired federal civil servants in Ondo State has been generating ripples resulting in affected retirees petitioning the offices of the Accountant -General of the Federation and the Managing Director, Federal Mortgage Bank Of Nigeria, FMBN. Dupe Isename investigated the delay in the payment as...

Just In: Nigeria’s Debt Profile Hits N87.91trn – DMO

The Debt Management Office (DMO) says Nigeria’s public debt profile has increased to N87.91 trillion at the end of the third quarter of 2023. The DMO disclosed this in a statement posted on its official X handle on Thursday. According to DMO, the figure represents a marginal increase of 0.61 per...

UNIMEDTHC Debunks Report That ICU Equipment Donated By RCCG Were Looted

The attention of the Management of University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital, Ondo State has been drawn to a viral publication making the round via different social media handles belonging to one Oluyemi Fasipe, CEO, YemieFash Media alleging purported looting of ICU equipment donated by the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).

113 Army Generals Retire From Service

No fewer than 113 Nigerian Army Generals on Tuesday bowed out of the service. Punch reports that the breakdown includes one General, one Lieutenant General, 67 Major Generals, and 44 Brigadier Generals. At the Regimental Dinner Night organised in honour of newly retired and retiring Nigerian Army senior officers in Abuja,...

Osinbajo, Ooni, Olubadan Present As Makinde Gives Staff Of Office To Soun Of Ogbomoso, Oba Ghandi

Former Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo; Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Senator George Akume, Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun State; the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi and the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Mohood Olalekan Balogun, who was represented, were dignitaries, as Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde presented staff of office to Soun of Ogbomoso.

Sanwo-olu Extols Hakeem Muri-Okunola’s Qualities As He Bows Out As Lagos HOS

•Muri-Okunola: ‘My civil service journey ended with success stories’ Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has described the former head of service in the State, Mr Hakeem Muri-Okunola as a “brother, worthy partner, and confidant.” Governor Sanwo-olu said the former HOS helped his administration to stabilise at inception by offering valuable...

COVID-19: India Records 5 Deaths, Active Caseload Crosses 1,700

In India, 335 fresh coronavirus cases and five deaths was on Sunday reported. Four people died due to COVID-19 in Kerala while one person died in Uttar Pradesh. The number of active cases crossed 1,700 and went up to 1,701, as per the Union Health Ministry data.

Nigerian Professor, Ijeoma Uchegbu Becomes President, Cambridge University College, NiDCOM Boss Salutes Her

A Nigerian- born Professor of Pharmaceutical Nanoscience, Ijeoma Uchegbu, has been announced as the 7th President of Wolfson College, one of the 31 colleges of the University of Cambridge. To this end, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has rejoiced with her, describing the appointment as well deserved.

Aiyedatiwa Didn’t Freeze Local Government Accounts, Rumored Suspension Of Governor’s Chief Of Protocol Untrue – ODSG

Reports that the Acting Governor of Ondo State, Honourable Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa has put a freeze on local government accounts in the state is false and misleading. Bamidele Ademola-Olateju, Ondo State Commissioner for Information and Orientation in a statement on Sunday said at no time has the Acting Governor or any functionary of...

SDP Presidential Candidate, Adebayo Hails Dr Bayode For Dorian Home Intervention

The Presidential Candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the 2023 general election, Prince Adewole Adebayo says the intervention of the founder of Dorian Home, Dr Tolulola Bayode is a clarion call to politicians to focus more on welfare of the underprivileged in the society. Adebayo spoke at the 2nd anniversary of Dorian...

OSAGBV, Ondo NAWOJ Take VAPP Law Sensitization To Ondo North Senatorial District

The Ondo State Agency Against Gender Based Violence (OSAGBV), in collaboration with the state Chapter of the National Association of Women Journalists, NAWOJ, have sensitised residents of the Northern Senatorial District of the State on the importance of the Violence Against Persons Prohibition - VAAP Law. The sensitization came on the directive of the...

Kanu Must Face Trial At Federal Court – Supreme Court Overrules Appeal Court

The Supreme Court on Friday ruled that Nnamdi Kanu must face trial at the Federal High Court. The Supreme Court in the judgement delivered by Justice Emmanuel Agim, but prepared by Justice Garba Lawal, held that the Court of Appeal was wrong to rule that Kanu could not be tried again based on the...

Excitement As Ex Rep Member, Adeogun Electrifies Akoko Community

A former member of the house of representatives, honourable Ade Adeogun has been commended for his efforts at providing electricity to the residents of Etioro-Supare community in Akoko Southwest Local Government Area of Ondo State. Etioro-Supare landlords, under the auspices of Ifesowapo Landlord Association, had met Adeogun during his campaign tour in preparation for...

Ado Adeboye, Kayode Afolabi Bag NUCJ Meritorious Award

The Nigeria Union of Campus Journalists, (NUCJ), Rufus Giwa Polytechnic Owo Chapter, has again honored two friends cum journalists, Ado Adeboye and Kayode Afolabi, in recognition of their unwavering and invaluable support from time immemorial to the union. The duo, who are ex students of Mass Communication department at...

Full Text: Aiyedatiwa Address To Ondo State Residents

TEXT OF STATE BROADCAST ADDRESS BY THE ACTING GOVERNOR OF ONDO STATE, HON LUCKY AYEDATIWA MARKING HIS ASSUMPTION OF OFFICE UPON TRANSMISSION OF POWER BY GOVERNOR OLUWAROTIMI AKEREDOLU, SAN, CON. My good people of Ondo State, I address you today with a humble heart and a mixed feeling. The events which...

Breaking: Impeachment Process Against Me Unnecessary, Avoidable – Aiyedatiwa

The Acting Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Lucky Aiyedatiwa says the impeachment process against him which slowed down the process of government in the last two months was unnecessary and avoidable. Aiyedatiwa stated this on Thursday morning in a broadcast to the people of the State. The address was televized and...

Achievers University Promotes 5 To Professorial Cadre, Commences Full Scholarship In 15 Courses

The Vice Chancellor of Achievers University, Owo, Prof. Omolola Irinoye says the institution has promoted five of its academic staff to professorial cadre, adding that 15 of its programmes are now 100% tuition free. Prof. Irinoye disclosed this at the weekend during the 13th convocation and 16th foundation ceremonies of the Ondo State-based University.

Breaking: Aiyedatiwa Addresses Ondo Residents Tomorrow Thursday

The Acting Governor of Ondo State, Hon Lucky Orimisan Ayedatiwa will tomorrow, Thursday, December 14, 2023 address residents of Ondo State. A terse message obtained by Precision Online Newspaper on Wednesday evening indicated that the broadcast will be aired by 7am. Read Also: Update: Ondo Assembly Makes Aiyedatiwa Acting Governor After...

AAUA Inaugural Lecture: What Will Happen To Nigerians If Food Insecurity Is Not Addressed – Olorunfemi

A Professor of Economics, Sola Olorunfemi of the Department of Economics, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, has cautioned against the precarious state of food security in Nigeria, urging immediate action from government authorities to avert what he termed an impending time bomb. Prof. Olorunfemi handed down this warning on Tuesday, December 12, 2023, while...

Update: Ondo Assembly Makes Aiyedatiwa Acting Governor After Receiving Akeredolu’s Letter

The Ondo State House of Assembly says it has received a letter from Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu that he would again be proceeding on a medical leave. The House subsequently declared Aiyedatiwa, the Governor in acting capacity. Speaker of the House, Olamide Oladiji who confirmed the reception of Akeredolu's letter, said the...

UBEC’s Boss Underscores Importance Of Strategic Communication In Implementation Of UBE’s Policy

… promises to give PR Unit needed support to deliver on mandates The Executive Secretary of Universal Education Commission UBEC, Dr Hamid Bobboyi has underscored the importance of strategic Communication in the delivery of Universal Basic Education, UBE, policy across the country. He made the assertion during a courtesy call on...

Dogara To Lawmakers: Your Loyalty Should Be To Nigerians Not The Executive

Former Speaker of Nigeria's House of Representatives, Rt Hon. Yakubu Dogara says lawmakers across the Nation, irrespective of how they emerged as leaders or members of the Legislature, must be reminded that their responsibility first is to the people they represent and not to the Executive. Dogara stated this in Owo at the weekend...

RUGIPO ASUP Takes Stand On Proposed University Upgrade, Says Non Payment Of Salary Arrears Has Destroyed Their Marriages

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP), Rufus Giwa Polytechnic (RUGIPO), Owo chapter, has lamented the non inclusion of its members in the process of upgrading the institution to a University. The ASUP members expressed their protest on Tuesday during a world press conference led by its Chairman, Ade...

Breaking: Again, Akeredolu Proceeds On Medical Leave, Hands Over Power To Aiyedatiwa

Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu is again proceeding on medical leave. A statement on Tuesday by his Chief Press Secretary, Richard Olatunde stated that the Governor, in line with the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has transfered power to his deputy, Lucky Aiyedatiwa. The full statement below:

Tunji-Ojo Wins Leadership Newspaper’s Person Of The Year Award

Hon. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, the Minister of Interior, has bagged the Leadership Newspaper, Public Service Person of the Year for 2023. According to organizers of the award, Tunji-Ojo earned the recognition because of his exceptional leadership skills and remarkable achievements within a short span. According to the leading...

Ondo Health Ministry PS, Folukemi Aladenola Bags PhD In Pharmacy Administration

The Permanent Secretary, Ondo State Ministry of Health, Dr. Mrs. Folukemi Aladenola FPSN has bagged the highest degree in Academics, a Doctor of Philosophy. Aladenola was one of the graduates at the 47th convocation ceremony during the weekend at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife where she bagged a Ph.D. in Pharmacy Administration.

Ex AAUA ASUU Chair, Sola Fayose Becomes Professor Of Space Physics

Former Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko chapter, Dr Sola Fayose has been promoted to the rank of full Professor. Dr Fayose in a terse message made available to Precision Online Newspaper on Monday, disclosed that the University's Council has ratified his promotion, and he is now a full...

Adopt ‘Doctrine Of Necessity’ In Ondo Now – Edwin Clark Tells Tinubu

President Bola Tinubu should adopt the doctrine of necessity in resolving the political crisis in Ondo state. Edwin Clark, the convener of the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), stated this in a letter to Tinubu on Sunday. Clark commended the president for intervening in the situation in the state, but added...

Just In: Ewi Exponent, Olanrewaju Adepoju Is Dead

Olanrewaju Adepoju, renowned Ewi exponent is dead. Adepoju died in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital on Sunday. Precision Online Newspaper gathered that the late broadcaster, 83 and a devoted Muslim will be buried tomorrow Monday. Online blog, national insights reports that Adepoju, who was born at Oke...

I Was Never Interested In Boyfriend-Girlfriend Relationship – 21-year-old Achievers University’s Best Graduating Student

Rebecca Adama, 21-year-old best graduating student at the 13th convocation of Achievers University, Owo said she was never interested in a boyfriend-girlfriend relationship during her period as student, as she was concentrating on her studies. Rebecca who revealed this on the sidelines of the convocation on Saturday while responding to questions from journalists, said...

Achieving 100% Pass In RM Examination Was A Great Feat For Us – Achievers University’s Best Nursing Graduate

The overall best graduate in the Faculty of Nursing, Achievers University, Owo, Ms. Mercy Akinduko says the greatest feat that was achieved by her set was the fact that they had a 100 percent success in their registered midwife examination. An elated Ms. Akinduko disclosed this on Thursday in Owo while delivering the...

Convocation: AAUA Has Impacted The Next Generation – Akeredolu

... 42 Earn First-Class as AAUA Graduates 5,249  ... Council Remains Steadfast to Further Accomplishments - Pro-Chancellor  ... Prof. Ige Highlights Achievements, Future Plans ... Poverty Not Excuse for Academic Failure - Overall Best Graduate The Visitor to Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko (AAUA) and Governor...

Let’s Not Destroy The Peace In Owo Kingdom – Ayorinde Appeals To Royal Fathers

The Pro Chancellor and Chairman of Council of Achievers University, Hon. Dr Bode Ayorinde says the peace that currently pervades Owo kingdom shouldn't be destroyed. Dr Ayorinde made the appeal on Saturday in Owo at the 13th Convocation and 16th Foundation Ceremonies of Achievers University. No fewer than 552 students...

Achievers University Convocation Lecture: Nigeria’s Greatness Lies In Education – NMCN Boss, Abubakar

Registrar of the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN), Dr Faruk Umar Abubakar says for Nigeria to attain greatness, investment in the education sector is key. Abubakar stated this in Owo on Friday during the convocation lecture of Achievers University, while speaking on the topic, "Education as a Tool for Social Change and...

NIEPA Partners UBEC, Ondo SUBEB, To End Out-of-School Children Menace

By Bodunde Tenabe, Ondo The Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, Abuja, in partnership with Ondo State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB and the National Institute for Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA), Ondo has ended an intensive 3-day training for Education Secretaries, Zonal and Area Education Officers across the 18 Local Government areas of the...

Gbenga Edema Hails Appointment Of Pius Akinyelure As NNPC Board Chairman

Gbenga Edema, the immediate past Ondo State representative on the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and governorship aspirant in the state, on Friday hailed the appointment of Pius Akinyelure as the new Board Chairman of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC). According to Edema, the appointment of Akinyelure, a seasoned...

Constituency Development: Hon Ogunmolasuyi Donates Grinding Machine To Mama Risikatu In Iloro-Owo

Empowering Communities: Ondo State House of Assembly Majority Leader, Honourable Oluwole Emmanuel Ogunmolasuyi, In a heartwarming demonstration of commitment to community development, Honourable Oluwole Emmanuel Ogunmolasuyi, the Majority Leader of the Ondo State House of Assembly, has extended a helping hand to Mama Risikatu, affectionately known as "Mama Orita Oloro," in Iloro, Ward...

Ebiseni Returns To PDP

… Says His Temporary Absence Was Due To Southwest Assignment A political juggernaut and a legal czar, Chief Olusola Nehemiah Ebiseni today stormed the Ondo State PDP Secretariat, Alagbaka Akure to announce his return to the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP). He said his sabbatical leave had to do with his position as Afenifere's Secretary...

Breaking: Forensic Report Shows Akeredolu’s Signature Was Forged – Ondo Commissioner Writes Aiyedatiwa

Ondo State Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources, Rasaq Obe says forensic report shows that the signature of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu was recently forged. Obe stated this in a letter he wrote to the office of the deputy governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa on Thursday. Read the full text of the letter below:

AAUA Convocation Lecture: Guardian MD, Martins Oloja Calls For Urgent Action on Nigeria’s Education Crisis

As Nigeria grapples with the challenges in its education sector, Mr. Martins Oloja advocated urgent, comprehensive actions, framing the education crisis as a public health concern with far-reaching consequences for the nation's future. Mr. Oloja, a renowned Editor and Managing Director of the Guardian Newspaper, made the call while delivering the 12th Convocation Lecture...

Nasir Giwa Mentorship Conference: Stakeholders Call On Youths To Take On Mantle Of Leadership & Innovation

The Nasir Giwa Mentorship Conference, themed “solving tomorrow's problem today: empowering the next generation of solution-seekers,” concluded successfully in Lagos, with a resounding call to action for young people to take on the mantle of leadership and innovation. The conference, brought together over 500 young Nigerians from diverse backgrounds to engage with prominent mentors,...

Nigerian University Graduates Must Be Self-reliant – FUTA Don

By Boluwatife Adedokun, Owo Former Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Prof. Philip Gbenro Oguntunde has enjoined graduates of Nigerian Universities to be self-reliant. Prof. Oguntunde who gave the charge at the induction ceremony for new set of Engineering graduates of Achievers University on Thursday in Owo, added...

Covenant, UI, OAU, FUTA, 3 Others To Honour Erudite Boss, Saheed Oladele With Oratory Contest At Chieftaincy Reception

As the installation of the Chairman of Erudite Group, Saheed Oladele as the Baàmẹ̀kọ́ of Ibadanland by the Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba (Senator) Lekan Balogun reaches top gear, foremost Nigerian Universities have indicated interest in honoring him with an oratory contest. The first edition of the contest slated for the 9th December 2023 at...

Updated: Nursing Council Approves 250 Admission Quota For Achievers University As Institution Inducts 194 Nurses

The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria says it has approved an increment in the admission quota from 175 to 250 for Nursing programme at Achievers University, Owo. The Council Registrar, Dr Faruk Umar Abubakar disclosed this on Thursday at the induction ceremony for 194 Nursing graduates of the University into the Nursing profession....

FG Has Cut Budget For Feeding Inmates By 5% As Interior Ministry Outperformed 2023 Revenue Target

Minister of Interior, Dr. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo says the federal government has cut the budget for feeding Correctional Service inmates by five per cent. Tunji-Ojo announced this during his 2024 budget defence session before the National Assembly Joint Committee on Interior on Wednesday in Abuja. The minister...

Yuletide: No Hiding Place For You – Amotekun Boss, Adeleye Warns Criminals

The Special Adviser to the Ondo State Governor on Security Matters, Akogun Adetunji Adeleye has sent a strong warning to criminals to vacate the state, saying there won’t be any hiding place for them. Adeleye who is also the State Commander, Amotekun Corps, particularly enjoined the public to report any strange and suspicious movements...

FOWOSO: More Women Are Now In Elective, Appointive Positions In Ondo State – Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu

The wife of Ondo State Governor, Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu says there have been improvement in the number of women in appointive and elective positions with more women emerging as Chairpersons, Vice Chairpersons, Secretaries and Councillors in local government administration. The first lady stated this at the Opening Ceremony of the Fifth Summit of the Foundation...

Just In: 5th FOWOSO Summit Opens In Akure

The fifth summit of Foundation for Wives of Ondo State Officials and Female political appointees (FOWOSO) has opened in Akure, the Ondo State Capital. The event which was declared open on Wednesday morning by the wife of the Ondo State Governor, Chief Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, had in attendance, Senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District, Jimoh...

Appreciating NIEPA’s Great Strides In Education

By Bodunde Tenabe One Federal Agency of Education that has been silently taking giant strides in the past few months is the National Institute for Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA) domiciled in the quiet and peaceful city of Ondo. The spikes in the positive impacts of this parastatal of the Federal Ministry of Education...

PDP To Institute Contempt Suit Against Ondo Govt Officials Who Inaugurated LGA Caretaker Committee

The People's Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State says it would approach the court to prosecute State Government officials who recently inaugurated the caretaker committee for the 18 local government areas and new 33 LCDAs. The PDP wondered why the Secretary to the State Government, Princess Oladunni Odu and other leaders of the APC...

Medicine: Achievers University To Commit N10bn To Its Teaching Hospital Project

Towards sustaining its newly approved medicine and surgery (MBBS) programme, Achievers University says it will commit one billion naira for the next 10 years to its teaching hospital project. The Chairman of Council and Pro Chancellor of the University, Dr Bode Ayorinde made the pledge on Monday while inaugurating the Joint Implementation and Monitoring...

Bye Election: Youth Group Wants BTO’s Reps Slot Retained In Akoko North West

Progressive Youths in Akoko North West local government area of Ondo state have demanded to be allowed to complete their 4-year term in the House of Representatives. The House of Representatives seat for Akoko North East/ Akoko North West Federal constituency became vacant after the resignation of the former occupier who is now the...

Updated: 37 Bag First Class As Achievers University Presents 552 Graduands For 13th Convocation

By Boluwatife Adedokun, Owo The Management of Achievers University, Ondo State, is set to present a total of 552 students, 37 of which are first-class honors during its 13th convocation ceremony, coinciding with the 16th anniversary of the institution. This was made known by the Vice...

Our Graduates With First Class Get Automatic Employment – AAUA VC, Prof. Ige

The Vice Chancellor of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko (AAUA), Prof. Olugbenga Ige says the tradition of employing students of the institution who graduated with first class is still in place. Prof. Ige reiterated this on Monday, while responding to questions from Journalists during a press conference to herald the institution's 12th convocation ceremony,...

Ondo: Akinterinwa, HOS, AAUA VC Honored At 2023 NUJ Press Week

The Ondo State Commissioner for Finance, Mr Wale Akinterinwa has been honoured by the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) with Award of Excellence as the State Commissioner of the Year 2023. Similarly, the Ondo State Head of Service, Pastor Kayode Ogundele won the Award of Excellence as Distinguished Public Administrator of the Year...

Unheard Cries Behind Bars: The Tragic Neglect Of Amnesty & The Shadow Of Unlawful Authority In Ondo State

Dear Esteemed Citizens of Ondo State,I address you today not just as a fellow indigene but as someone deeply troubled by the unsettling events that have befallen our state. It is with a sorrowful heart that I relay concerns that have emerged from the corridors of our governance, concerns that if left unchecked, could undermine the very...

IPC Training: Media Expert Harps On Financial Independence For Journalists, Media Houses

The need for financial independence of Journalists and Media Houses have been stressed. Broadcast Media expert, Ms. Anikeade Funke-Treasure stressed this in Akure, the Ondo State capital, while facilitating a one day capacity building for local Journalists on impactful reporting of grassroots development issues and safety consciousness organized by the International Press Centre (IPC).

RUGIPO Teaching Staff Plan To Withdraw Service Ahead Of Examination. Keep Mum On University Status

Academic Staff Union Of Polytechnics (ASUP), Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo Chapter, last week resolved to withdraw their services ahead of the second semester examination scheduled to commence this month. Precision Online Newspaper reports that the Union members made the resolve after a congress on Tuesday, November 28, held at the Adekunle Ajasin Auditorium of...

FG Promotes 32,361 Paramilitary Officers Under Interior Ministry

No fewer than 32,361 personnel in all the paramilitary services under the Ministry of Interior have been promoted by the Federal Government. The Civil Defence, Correctional, Fire, and Immigration Services Board (CDCFIB) disclosed this on Friday in Abuja at a news conference after the 5th meeting of the Board in 2023, which was presided...

Mummy’s Place Founder, Dr Oshin Bags Ondo NUJ Award For Her Contribution To Education, Human Development

An award of excellence as distinguished Ondo State amazon in education and human development has been conferred on Dr Elizabeth Damilola Oshin, the founder and proprietress of Mummy's Place International Nursery and Primary School, Akure. The award was conferred on Dr Oshin at the NUJ press centre on Friday, during the award night and...

Adefiranye Wins Ondo NUJ Award For Quality Representation In 2023

The federal lawmaker representing Ile-Oluji/Oke-Igbo and Odigbo in the House of Representatives, Hon. Festus Adefiranye was on Friday conferred with award of excellence for quality representation in 2023. Adefiranye was conferred with the award by the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Ondo State chapter at the climax of the 2023 press week.

NGO, Blitzik Sports Partner To Train 36 Netball Coaches In Ondo

By Isaac Afolabi A two day training program for schools physical health education teachers and official organised by a Sports NGO (Non governmental organization), Community Sports and Education Development (CSED) has been held in Akure, the Ondo State capital. The event held at the indoor sports hall of the Akure sports...

AAUA: Activities Of 12th Convocation Begins Friday

Prof. Adebisi Daramola, Chairman of the Ceremonies Committee, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko says arrangements for the commencement of activities marking the University's 12th Convocation Ceremony has been concluded. Prof. Daramola, who is also the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration), assured that planning has been done to ensure a remarkable and seamless convocation ceremony.

Full Text: Ondo Southern PDP Leaders Meet, Promise To Work Together Ahead 2024 Guber Election

COMMUNIQUE OF PDP ONDO SOUTH SENATORIAL DISTRICT AT A STAKEHOLDERS MEETING HELD AT ROYAL BAY EVENTS CENTRE, OKITIPUPA ON THURSDAY, 30TH NOVEMBER, 2023. Preamble:The people of Ondo State have endured the pains and hardship inflicted on them by the rudderless and inhuman All Progressives Congress (APC) government for nearly seven years.

Ondo PDP Gets Court Order Stopping Inauguration Of New Caretaker Committee To Head LGAs, LCDAs

The Ondo State High Court on Thursday granted the interlocutory injunction by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stopping the swearing-in and inauguration of newly constituted caretaker committee for local government areas and local council development areas of Ondo state. The court restrained the inauguration of any person or persons...

Just In: Aiyedatiwa Presides As Ondo Holds State Executive Council Meeting (Photos)

The Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Lucky Aiyedatiwa on Thursday presided over the State Executive Council Meeting. A statement from the Chief of Protocol, Bola Alabi, esq had on Wednesday disclosed that the meeting would be held. The meeting also had in attendance the Chief of Staff, Gbenga Ale;...

List Of Interim Management Committee For Akoko North East LGA Was Doctored – Ipinsagba

...says party leadership should respect stakeholders decision The Senator representing Ondo North District, Senator Jide Ipinsagba has rejected the names of Nominees as Interim Management Committee members for Akoko North East Local Government Area. Senator Ipinsagba in a statement made available to journalists in Abuja, said the list was contrary to...

Like FG, Ondo Will Pay N35,000 Wage Award To Workers – HOS

The Ondo State State Government has said that all arrangements have been concluded to commence the payment of the thirty five thousand naira wage award announced by the Federal Government to its workers. Sina Adeyeye of the office of HOS, quoted the Head of Service, Pastor Kayode Ogundele, as dropping the hint at the...

Tinubu Confirms Wura-Ola Adepoju As Substantive Immigration CG

President Bola Tinubu has confirmed the appointment of Wura-Ola Adepoju as the substantive Comptroller General (CG) of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS). Ms Adepoju disclosed the development to staff of the NIS during the Comptroller General’s parade on Wednesday, adding that the date for decoration would soon be announced. “You may...

Breaking: Ondo State Executive Council Meeting To Hold Thursday Three Months After Recess

Three months after it had been on recess, the Ondo State Executive Council meeting has been scheduled for tomorrow Thursday, November 30. Precision Online Newspaper reports that the notice of meeting is contained in a document from the office of the Chief of Protocol, Mr Bola Alabi, Esq. (See the document below)

Full Text: Illegal Appointment Of Caretaker Committee Into Ondo State Local Governments And LCDAs – Ondo PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), Ondo State Chapter was shocked by the shameless screening and approval of Caretaker Committees of Local Council Development Areas and Local Government Areas in flagrant violation of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Government of Nigeria as amended and the Local Government System, Establishment And Administration and other Auxiliary Matters Law of Ondo...

Tunji-Ojo: Insecurity Will Soon Be A Thing Of The Past

Dr. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, Minister of Interior says the age-long security challenges bedeviling the country would soon be a thing of the past. Tunji-Ojo, who gave the assurance on Wednesday while featuring on Channels Tv's Politcs Today, explained that security agencies are tirelessly working to ensure safe borders, as well as stamp out crimes in...

Akeredolu: He Is The Pillar Of Pensioners – NUP President Says As Ondo Governor Bags Award

The Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) has described the Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu as the pillar of pensioners in the State, even as the Governor bagged an Award of Excellence from the union. The NUP noted that if all State Governors could take a clue from Ondo State Governor, Nigeria will soon...

Political Crisis: What Akeredolu, BTO, Others Said About Ondo Journalists At 2023 Press Week

Speakers at the opening ceremony and symposium of the 2023 press week celebrations organised by the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Ondo State Council, have Advocated effective and unbiased information for the citizens of Ondo State in view of the current political situation. They made this known while Speaking on the press week theme;...

Akeredolu’s Medical Issue, Aiyedatiwa’s Impeachment Most Trying Periods For Us As Journalists – Ondo NUJ Chair, Adegbite

Chairman of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Ondo State, Prince Leke Adegbite says the year 2023 is the most trying moments in the life of journalists working in the State. Precision Online Newspaper reports that Adegbite disclosed this on Tuesday in Akure at the opening ceremony and public lecture of the union...

Saheed Osupa Recounts How He Almost Dropped Out Of UI While Pursuing BSc

A popular Nigerian US-based Fuji musician, Saheed Osupa, has disclosed how he almost abandoned his political science programme at the University of Ibadan (UI), Oyo State. Osupa, who was part of the last graduates of the institution, disclosed this in a Facebook post while commenting on his decision to pursue a degree in political...

Educated Women Are Better Equipped To Make Informed Decisions About Their Lives – FUTA VC, Prof. Adenike Oladiji

"When women are educated, they are better equipped to make informed decisions about their lives." The above were the words of the Vice Chancellor, Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), Prof. Adenike Oladiji at the third public lecture of Precision Online Newspaper held in Akure, the Ondo State capital at the weekend.

NAWOJ Election: Ondo Women Journalists Fete Aisha Bura; Adaba FM’s Adeola Adekunle On Victory

The Nigeria Association of Women Journalists, NAWOJ, Ondo State Chapter says the emergence of Comrade Aisha Ibrahim Bura as President, and the B-Zone Vice president (Southwest), Comrade Adeola Adekunle will unite NAWOJIANS all over the country and bring development to the association. In a press statement signed by the...

FG Worried Over Influx Of Illegal Immigrants

The Federal Government says it is important to implement measures aimed at halting the influx of illegal immigrants into the country in order to enhance national security. Director of Press at the interior ministry, Afonja Ajibola, Minister of Interior Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo emphasized the necessity to end the era of allowing foreigners to easily enter...

UBEC To Train Over 900 School Administrators In Attendance Management Information System

… designs to improve teachers, pupils attendance rate. … to combat growing trend of out of school syndrome. Concerned with the level of pupils enrollment and menace of out of School Children in Public Schools, the Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, Abuja in partnership with Ondo State Universal Basic Education Board,...

Ondo Political Crisis: Tinubu’s Intervention Is A Mere Window Dressing – PDP

From what we have read about the outcome, President Bola Tinubu's intervention in the political crisis in Ondo State is a mere window dressing. Above is the reaction of Mr Kennedy Ikantu Peretei, State Publicity Secretary of the People's Democratic Party in Ondo State. According to the PDP, there was conflicting...

All You Need To Know About Ondo NUJ 2023 Press Week Celebration Starting Tomorrow Nov. 26

Barring unforeseen circumstances, the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Ondo State Council under the leadership of Prince Leke Adegbite will begin its 2023 Press Week Celebrations on Sunday, November 26. A statement made available to newsmen on Saturday by the Chairman of Press Week Committee, Mr. Bolu-Olu Esho and Secretary, Mrs. Omosileola Adesoye- Ajayi,...

Full Text: Tinubu Resolves Ondo State Political Crisis

STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE⁣PRESIDENT TINUBU RESOLVES ONDO STATE POLITICAL CRISIS⁣⁣ Opposing Factions Vow to Uphold Peace, Maintain Status Quo ⁣⁣In his bid to restore political stability in Ondo State, President Bola Tinubu, late on Friday, waded into the months-long crisis between factions loyal to the Executive Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, and the Deputy Governor, Lucky...

FUTA Releases Result Of Post UTME Screening for 2023/2024 Academic Session

The Federal University of Technology, Akure says the screened results (JAMB Scores and O/L results) of candidates who registered for the University's post UTME screening exercise for the 2023/2024 Academic Session have been uploaded on the University Website. A statement by the Registrar of FUTA, Mr Charles Adeyemi obtained from the institution's Facebook page...

Ondo Magazine, Path News Launches Foundation, Honours 20 Eminent Nigerians

A top News Magazine in Ondo State, South West Nigeria, PATH NEWS MAGAZINE will be Unveiling and Launching its NGO, PATH LEADERSHIP FOUNDATION in the Capital City of Ondo State, Akure on the 26th November, 2023, first of its kind among the Media organizations in Ondo State. The Launching of the foundation will go...

Lucky Aiyedatiwa May Be Declared Acting Governor As Ondo Assembly Meets

The Ondo State House of Assembly is set to hold a plenary session today to discuss the state’s political situation. It was reliably gathered that the lawmakers would discuss the issue of the executive arm of the government of the state as the lawmakers may declare the deputy governor, Mr Lucky Aiyedatiwa, as acting...

Movement Restricted As Ondo Holds November 2023 Environmental Sanitation Exercise

The monthly environmental sanitation exercise holds across Ondo state on Saturday. A statement by the General Manager, Ondo State Waste Management Authority, Mr. Adefola Omowole, said there will be restriction of human and vehicular movement between the hour of 7 and 10 in the morning. Mr Omowole who urged residents of...

NAF Strengthens Counter-Insurgency Efforts With Winging Of 12 Combat Pilots

The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Hasan Abubakar has charged 12 newly winged pilots of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) to justify the efforts and resources invested in their training by contributing their best towards sustaining the successes recorded in the various theatres of operation within the country. According to Air Marshal Abubakar, the...

Nigeria’s CAS Meets AWOs, RSMs, Harps On Mentorship, Discipline, Maintenance Culture & Safety

As part of efforts to further enhance discipline, regimentation, professionalism and efficient service delivery in the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), the Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Hasan Abubakar on Wednesday chaired a Retreat held for Air Warrant Officers (AWOs) and Regimental Sergeant Majors (RSMs) serving in various units across the nation.

It Is Not Worth It – Dabiri-Erewa On Visit To Canada, Urges Nigerians To Avoid Irregular Migration

The Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, (NiDCOM) Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has urged Nigerians travelling abroad to go legitimately, and with proper documentation to avoid unpleasant consequences. Dabiri-Erewa stated this when she visited some Nigerians in one of the shelters in Brampton, Canada. The NIDCOM Boss sympathised...

Open Letter To Afenifere Leader, Pa Reuben Famuyide Fasoranti

By Leye IGBABO Dear Great Leader, Let me quickly inform you that you remain a symbol of modesty, honesty and what contentment is all about. You may have possibly learnt this from the word of God in Luke 12:15 which says that a man's life does not lie in the abundance...

Fasoranti Urges Tinubu To Wade Into Political Crisis In Ondo State

The leader of Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti has urged President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) to wade into the crisis rocking Ondo State over the move to impeach the Deputy Governor, Hon Lucky Aiyedatiwa. Pa Fasoranti in a communique issued after an emergency meeting held in his...

Political Crisis In Ondo State To Be Resolved Soon – APC Assures Stakeholders

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State has advised political gladiators and stakeholders to be circumspect in their utterances and actions as regards the political development in the State. Alex Kalejaye, Publicity Secretary, Ondo APC in a statement on Wednesday said the faceoff between the executive and legislative arms of the state government...

RUGIPO: Dr Alaba Akinniyi To Deliver 6th Inaugural Lecture Nov. 28

The 6th inaugural lecture series of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo is set to be delivered by Dr Alaba Joseph Akinniyi. Dr Akinniyi's lecture is titled, "Servant Leadership: A potent approach to fight corruption in Nigeria." A statement by the institution's Acting Rector, Mr S. O. Adegun noted that the lecture will...

Full Text: How Akeredolu Spent N7.3bn In Three Months On ‘Contingency’

PRESS STATEMENT Re: Akeredolu Spent N7.3billion In Three Months On ‘Contingency’ Without House Of Assembly Approval We have read the report published on SaharaReporters news platform claiming that the Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, CON, spent N7.3billion in three months while he was on medical vacation.

Breaking: UNILESA Gets 150 Quota For Takeoff Of Nursing Programme

The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN) has approved a takeoff quota of 150 candidates for University of Ilesa (UNILESA). UNILESA is a newly established tertiary institution by the Osun State Government. Disclosing the development to Precision Online Newspaper through a telephone chat, the Vice Chancellor of UNILESA, Prof. Taiwo...