COVID-19 fund: Account to Ondo people not NGO, PDP replies Akeredolu

September 28, 2020 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)  National Campaign Council for Ondo Governorship Election has described as self-indicting the statement by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state that he submitted the account of the spending of COVID-19 response funds to an Abuja based Non-Governmental Organization. PDP in a statement by it National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondoyan, Monday, berated the Ondo state governor Read More

CSR: Oduduwa group hails Nigerian Army

September 17, 2020 Editor 0

The Oduduwa Progressives Youth Congress (OPYC) has described the Nigerian Army as the “guardian of democracy” with its enhanced civil-military relationship.  The group’s commendation trails the construction and commissioning of a bridge and hospital in two communities in Osun state by the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen TY Buratai.  With these and other completed projects, the OPYC said the army Read More

Ondo guber: Makinde heads 145-member PDP campaign council

August 26, 2020 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Governor of Oyo State, Egnr Seyi Makinde, is to head the 145-member Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national campaign council for the upcoming Ondo state gubernatorial election. The National Working Committee (NWC) of the party has approved the composition of the council made up of 145 party members including all state governors elected under the platform of the party. According Read More

Ondo students to dialogue with guber candidates on manifestos

August 13, 2020 Barnabas Olabisi 0

Students of tertiary institutions across Ondo state said Thursday that they have concluded plans to meet and dialogue with all governorship candidates contesting the October 10, 2020 gubernatorial election to discuss on the plans they have for students and youths in general. Addressing newsmen in Akure, the leader of National Association of Ondo State Students (NAOSS), Ayoade Kikiowo, stated that Read More

Ondo 2020: How Jegede floored deputy governor, picked PDP guber ticket

July 23, 2020 Barnabas Olabisi 0

Stalwart Eyitayo Jegede Thursday morning beat all odds to emerge the gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of Ondo state governorship election later this year. Jegede defeated closest rival Agboola Ajayi who is the incumbent deputy governor of Ondo state. Jegede polled 888 votes as against Ajayi who came second 657 votes. Olorogun Eddy Olafeso, former South Read More

Breaking: Another leading aspirant steps down for Akeredolu ahead APC guber primaries

July 20, 2020 Editor 0

Ondo state governor Rotimi Akeredolu has just announced that another governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Olusegun Abraham has stepped down for him ahead of Monday primary election. Akeredolu who revealed this via his twitter handle, Monday morning said, “I just got off the phone with my brother Olusegun Abraham who informed me of his decision to support Read More

Breaking: Deputy gov’s impeachment move tears Ondo assembly apart… deputy speaker, another lawmaker suspended

July 8, 2020 Editor 0

Crisis has continued to engulf Ondo state House of Assembly over plans by its lawmakers to impeach deputy governor Agboola Ajayi. Deputy Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Hon Irioju Ogundeji has become a political casualty after his colleagues suspended him and Hon Adewale Williams over alleged unruly behaviour. They were among those that kicked against against impeachment Read More

Breaking: Ondo lawmakers set to axe deputy gov

July 7, 2020 Editor 0

Lawmakers at the Ondo state House of Assembly on Tuesday commenced impeachment process of deputy governor Agboola Ajayi. Ajayi who has been at loggerhead with governor Rotimi Akeredolu decamped from All Progressives Congress (APC) to Peoples Democratic Party (PDD). He is set to contest upcoming governorship seat in the state. Details loading…

Breaking: Akeredolu recovers from Coronavirus

July 6, 2020 Editor 0

Ondo state governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has recovered from coronavirus after over one week he entered isolation in Akure, the state capital. Akeredolu who disclosed this on Monday when he briefed newsmen said he was confirmed negative twice after necessary tests. Details loading…

Breaking: Akeredolu picks new SSG in Ondo

July 6, 2020 Editor 0

Ondo state governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has appointed Mr. Temitayo Oluwatuyi as the new Secretary to the State Government (SSG). Oluwatuyi’s appointment followed the resignation of Hon Ifedayo Abegunde Monday morning. Oluwatuyi was commissioner for Natural Resources. Details loading…

Breaking: Akeredolu’s aide takes over health ministry in Ondo

July 4, 2020 Barnabas Olabisi 0

Ondo state governor, Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN has approved that his special adviser on Health, Dr Jibayo Adeyeye, should oversee activities of the Ministry of Health.  The latest development followed the death of the substantive Commissioner, Dr Wahab Adegbenro, two days ago.  Dr Jibayo, a two-term lawmaker at the Lagos State House of Assembly is a consummate medical practitioner. He is a Read More

Breaking – Ondo guber: PDP extends sale of nomination form, day after deputy gov joined party

June 22, 2020 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has extended the sale of nomination forms for the Ondo state governorship election. Ondo state governorship election has been scheduled to hold on October 10, this year by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The party extends the last day for the sale of nomination forms from the earlier announced date of Monday, June 22, Read More

Drama as Police commissioner stops deputy gov from leaving govt house

June 21, 2020 Editor 0

There was unexpected dramatic inside Ondo state Government house in Akure, after the state’s Deputy Governor Agboola Ajayi was allegedly stopped from going out by the state commissioner of police, Salami Amidu Bolaji.  The commissioner of police who was seen in viral video having an argument with Ajayi at the government house gate, was said to have mentioned alleged defection plan by the deputy Read More

Breaking: Apprehension as 31-year-old businessman imports Covid-19 in Ebonyi

April 26, 2020 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

Ebonyi state government, sunday night, said it has recorded  it’s first COVID-19 index case. This was revealed by Governor David Umahi in a live broadcast at the government lodge Abakaliki, the state capital. According to him, the carrier is a 31-year-old businessman from Ukawu, Onicha local government area of Ebonyi state who supplies food item with his hired purchase Sienna Read More

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Akeredolu promises 100% immunisation coverage

February 19, 2020 Editorial III 0

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state has promised that his administration will not rest on its oars until the state achieves 100 percent immunisation coverage, especially at the grassroots level.  Akeredolu made this known Monday at the flag-off of this month’s round of National Immunisation Plus Days (NIPDs) in Akure. The governor was represented at the occasion by the state Read More

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Breaking – Amotekun: Southwest govs, IGP reach truce

February 13, 2020 Editor 0

The South-west Governors Forum on Thursday reached an agreement with the Inspector General of Police on how Southwest Regional Security Operation code-named Operation Amotekun would operate. The Forum spoke through its chairman and Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, at the Southwest security meeting on community policing convened at the instance of the IGP. The meeting was held Read More

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ODSG assures on control of Lassa fever

February 3, 2020 Editorial III 0

The Ondo state government has reinstated the determination of the present government to be battle ready to combat Lassa fever outbreak. Commissioner for health, Dr Wahab Adegbenro, made this statement at the meeting of the State Epidemic Preparedness and Response Committee which held in Akure, Ondo state capital. He said the extended committee which is multi sect oral in nature Read More

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Breaking: What Osinbajo, South-west govs agreed over Amotekun revealed

January 23, 2020 Editor 0

After a short meeting with the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Ondo state Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has disclosed that the federal government and South-west governors have agreed on a template for security aparatus in the region. Akeredolu who briefed state house correspondents said the template will legalise Amotekun and put to rest controversies surreunding its establishment. Also, the media aide to Read More

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PDP VC aspires to run for governorship in Ondo

January 22, 2020 Editorial III 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Vice-Chairman (South-West), Chief Eddy Olafeso aspiring to fly the party’s governorship flag in Ondo State, says he will make life better for the citizens if he becomes the governor. Olafeso made this known on Tuesday in Okitipupa while reeling out his six points agenda tagged: “Ondo 2020 New Deal”. “I will improve on the Read More