Osun gold exploration’ll create 1, 400 jobs- Minister

August 18, 2020 Ayoni M. Agbabiaka 0

Minister of Mines and Steel Development Arc Olamilekan Adegbite has stated that not less than 1,400 jobs would be created in Osun state when the gold exploration kicks off in June 2021. “Today we have Thor exploration in Osun state through the Segilola Gold project, which is projected to start producing in the first half of next year. The project Read More

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Okitipupa: Ondo varsity mgt shuts down school, gives students quit notice after fee hike protest

April 30, 2019 Editor 0

Students of the Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH), Okitipupa, have been directed to vacate the institution’s premises for two weeks following their protest over increase in school fees. Mr Felix Akinusi, the institution’s Registrar, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Okitipupa, that the two weeks began from April 30 to May 15. The Read More

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Breaking: Killer of ex-Ondo deputy gov’s daughter sentenced to death

March 27, 2019 Editor 0

Seidu Adeyemi, killer of Khadijat Oluboyo, daughter of former deputy governor of Ondo State, has been sentenced to death by hanging by the state High Court sitting in Akure. Khadijat, a final year student of the Adekunle Ajasin University (AAU), Akugba-Akoko, was found dead inside the room of Adeyemi at his residence in Oke Aro area of Akure on July Read More

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Breaking: PDP wins Ondo South senatorial district

March 10, 2019 Editorial II 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Nicholas Tofowomo of Peoples Democratic Party  (PDP) winner of Ondo south senatorial district election He was declared winner of the election after scoring 81, 892 votes to defeat his closest rival, the incumbent senator, Yele Omogunwa of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) who polled 55, 610 votes. INEC had two weeks Read More

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Lassa Fever: Patient from Ondo dies in Osun

February 4, 2018 Blueprint 0

By Lateef Dada, Osogbo Osun state government has set the record straight on the alleged outbreak of Lassa Fever in the state, saying the patient with the symptoms that came from Ore, Ondo state, has died. A statement by the, Media Adviser to Governor Rauf Aregbesola, Mr. Sola Fasure, assured the people that there has been no outbreak of Lassa Read More

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We have nothing to do with APDA, SDP denies rumored merger

October 26, 2017 Blueprint 0

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has denied a media report that its Ondo state chapter has been been merged with Advance Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA), saying a state chapter or state official lacks power to do so. The opposition party was reacting to the media report that its suspended Secretary in Ondo state, Dele Ogunbameru, led some members of the Read More

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Buhari meets Akeredolu, Obiano in Aso Rock

October 3, 2017 Blueprint 0

*Anambra governor tasks INEC on neutrality  President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday had separate meetings with Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state and his Anambra state counterpart, Mr. Willie Obiano at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Speaking to State House correspondents at the end of the meeting, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, who was accompanied by the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Mr. Read More