Ondo Lawmaker, Boroffice is 9th Senate Deputy Leader

Ondo Lawmaker, Boroffice is 9th Senate Deputy Leader

By: Ade Adeleke A three term APC Senator representing Ondo North Senatorial district, Prof Ajayi Boroffice has been emerged the Senate Deputy Majority Leader of the 9th National Assembly. Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday read letters from the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC and the opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, announcing names of Principal Officers for the 9th Senate. Lawan announced the name of Senator Yahaya Abdullahi, APC, Kebbi North as the…

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Genital Mutilation and Forced Marriage: How Couple’s Lives were Endangered for Defying in-law’s directive.

Genital Mutilation and Forced Marriage: How Couple’s Lives were Endangered for Defying in-law’s directive.

Written by: Tunde Akinlabi, Ado-Ekiti. One unimaginable experience of life is when one takes to self exile occasioned by strange circumstances and becoming a stranger in their own land. The gory story of Joshua Ogunreti smacks of home grown terrorism, agonising cultural impositions and antagonizing position adopted by a family against one of their own, all in the name of adherence to cultural practices. A Nigerian, Joshua Ogunreti (not his real name) and his wife,…

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Ondo State is not interested in RUGA Settlements -Akeredolu declares

Ondo State is not interested in RUGA Settlements -Akeredolu declares

By: Ade Adeleke Ondo State Governor, Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on Tuesday declared that the state is not interested in making land available for RUGA Settlements in the state. The President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration had disclosed that it was working towards establishing Ruga settlements for herdsmen in states across the country. The federal government said the RUGA settlements would help curtain the increasing herders and famers clashes, noting that 12 out of 36 states of the…

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2020 Guber Race: Akeredolu’s comments on Akure People offensive, reckless -PDP

2020 Guber Race: Akeredolu’s comments on Akure People offensive, reckless -PDP

By: Ade Adeleke The People’s Democratic Party, (PDP), has described comment credited to the Ondo state governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu as unguarded, offensive and warranted from an elected leader of a state. In a Press Statement issued by the Ondo state Director of Publicity, Zafok Akintoye, PDP said the governor’s statement is putrid and highly condemnable and an attempt to pitch the people against each other for electoral gain. The governor had last Sunday kicked against…

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2020 Guber Race: Akeredolu’s comments on Akure People offensive, reckless -PDP

2020 Guber Race: Akeredolu’s comments on Akure People offensive, reckless -PDP

By: Ade Adeleke The People’s Democratic Party, (PDP), has described comment credited to the Ondo state governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu as unguarded, offensive and warranted from an elected leader of a state. In a Press Statement issued by the Ondo state Director of Publicity, Zafok Akintoye, PDP said the governor’s statement is putrid and highly condemnable and an attempt to pitch the people against each other for electoral gain. The governor had last Sunday kicked against…

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RAPE ALLEGATION: COZA Pastor bows to Pressure, Steps aside from Pulpit

RAPE ALLEGATION: COZA Pastor bows to Pressure, Steps aside from Pulpit

By: Ade Adeleke Over 48 hours after the first rape salvo was revealed by Busola Dakolo, wife of popular Nigerian musician, Timi, and protest that trailed it, the senior pastor of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Biodun Fatoyinbo, has finally stepped down. This move is coming amid waves of protests at the Lagos and Ilorin branches of the church, as well as the Abuja headquarters. In a statement he released on his Instagram handle…

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Akure people should forget governorship seat, but can produce Buhari’s Minister -Akeredolu

Akure people should forget governorship seat, but can produce Buhari’s Minister -Akeredolu

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has said an indigene of Akure should be given to chance to produce the next Minister from Ondo state at the Federal Executive Council in the second term of President Muhammadu Buhari. The governor however kicked against Akure producing the next governor of the state. He told residents of Akure geopolitical zone of the state that it was not yet their turn to produce governor of…

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Apprehension as Gunmen kill DPO, Pregnant Corporal, five others, set Ablaze Police Station in three States

Apprehension as Gunmen kill DPO, Pregnant Corporal, five others, set Ablaze Police Station in three States

• IG orders manhunt for attackers • Imo police station set ablaze. By: Ade Adeleke There was apprehension everywhere on Monday which was a sad day for the Nigeria Police Force as it lost six of its personnel to unknown gunmen in Bayelsa and Rivers states, while a station was set ablaze in Imo State. In the most deadly of the attacks, some gunmen invaded a police station in Agudama, Yenagoa Local Government Area of…

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