Owena Barracks in Akure gets facelift, as Akeredolu, Army Chief Speak on welfare of Soldiers

Owena Barracks in Akure gets facelift, as Akeredolu, Army Chief Speak on welfare of Soldiers

…… Insecurity: We’ll Complement Police Effort In South West -GOC …….Barracks roads inaugurated. By: Ade Adeleke The Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, on Thursday has said armed forces are getting better deal in term of welfarism under civilians (democratic government) than the military government. Akeredolu stated this while inaugurating the newly constructed six kilometers road in the 32 Artillery Brigade Barrack in Akure, the state capital. The project, which began March and…

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Calamity in Southwest, declare State of Emergency now  —Wole Soyinka tells Buhari

Calamity in Southwest, declare State of Emergency now  —Wole Soyinka tells Buhari

…… ethnic cleansing, sectarian occupation stare Nigerians in the face -Akeredolu By: Ade Adeleke Nobel laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka on Thursday said calamity is already in the country and called on the President Muhammadu Buhari Federal Government to declare state of emergency on spate of insecurity in the country. He noted that because of the increase of violent crimes especially killings, kidnapping, highway banditry and armed robbery, it has become imperative to declare a stare…

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Ondo 2020: How Akeredolu plots to allegedly Set up Adekanmbi -OSYGG

Ondo 2020: How Akeredolu plots to allegedly Set up Adekanmbi -OSYGG

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Ondo State Youth for Good Governance (OSYGG), has sent Save Our Soul message to all stakeholders of APC and Security agencies over palpable and continuous threat to the life of Hon Olufemi Adekanmbi, the former Commissioner for Special Duties, Culture and Tourism. Adekanmbi, addressed journalists in Abuja on Wednesday, said the governor considered him a threat to his 2020 re-election bid. According to him, the governor and his agents had hatched a…

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ONDO POLY STAFF SCHOOL PRIVATIZATION: Our Members were treated like lepers —SSANIP

ONDO POLY STAFF SCHOOL PRIVATIZATION: Our Members were treated like lepers —SSANIP

By: Ade Adeleke The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Polytechnic, (SSANIP), Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo RUGIPO chapter, has expressed displeasure over the mass disengagement of all the 59 workers at the Polytechnic’s Staff primary and secondary Schools. Speaking with newsmen, the Chairman of the Association, Comrade Chris Olowolade described the mode of the sack by the Management and Governing Council as unacceptable but commended Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu for his timely intervention. Olowolade accused the Polytechnic’s…

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FUTA VC, Fuwape on Working Visit to USA Universities

FUTA VC, Fuwape on Working Visit to USA Universities

By: Ade Adeleke As part of the ongoing efforts of the Federal University of Technology Akure, FUTA to deepen collaboration with leading Universities in the world, its Vice Chancellor Professor Joseph Fuwape on Tuesday August 6, 2019 paid a working visit to George Mason University , Virginia, USA. During the visit he participated in research cohort presentation and facilitated development of partnership between George Mason University and FUTA. Professor Fuwape also visited the Patriot Tech…

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SOLDIER RAPISTS: Why I suspended my ‘One Million Women Protest’ —Ondo Governor’s Wife

SOLDIER RAPISTS: Why I suspended my ‘One Million Women Protest’ —Ondo Governor’s Wife

By: Ade Adeleke The Wife Ondo State Governor, Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu on Wednesday shelved her proposed protest against Rape in Ondo State, earlier scheduled for Thursday, 8th August, 2019. According to Mrs Akeredolu, as part of her strategic moves to ensure amicable resolution of conflicts, adherence to the rule of law and protection of the dignity of Girl-Child and womanhood in Ondo State, the protest against alleged raping of a Student of Adekunle Ajasin University,…

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House of Reps rejects Court’s decision on Take-Over of Edo Assembly

House of Reps rejects Court’s decision on Take-Over of Edo Assembly

By: SUNSHINETRUTH The House of Representatives has rejected the ruling of an Abuja Federal High Court restraining the National Assembly and its agents from taking over the Edo State Assembly until the determination of a pending suit before it. In a reaction yesterday, Chairman, House Committee on Media, Hon. Benjamin Kalu said the ruling poses a problem to the principle of Separation of Powers and that the National Assembly will surely appeal. His words: “This…

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Why Obaseki Must Probe Fraudulent Projects by EDSOPADEC —Civil Society Orgs

Why Obaseki Must Probe Fraudulent Projects by EDSOPADEC —Civil Society Orgs

By: Ade Adeleke A total of six abandoned police stations and posts executed by the Edo State Oil and Gas Producing Areas Development Commission have been discovered. Edo Civil Society Organisations have been making enquiries around reasons for abandonment leading to instituting a legal suit which a high court sitting in Benin affirmed one of the judgments by an appeal court saying the Freedom of Information Act is not applicable to state government even though…

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#RevolutionNow: IPC condemns attacks on Journalists by Security Operatives

#RevolutionNow: IPC condemns attacks on Journalists by Security Operatives

By: Leke Adegbite The International Press Center, IPC, Lagos condemns in strong terms the arrest and molestation of journalists by security agents during the #RevolutionNow protests in some Nigerian cities on Monday, August 5, 2019. In Calabar, according to Premium Times dated August 5, 2019, the police accused journalists of being members of the #RevolutionNow movement and took them into custody after brutalising them. The concerned journalists – Nicholas Kalu of The Nation, Jeremiah Achibong…

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PDP should commend Akeredolu over RUGIPO Schools Privatization —Ondo APC

PDP should commend Akeredolu over RUGIPO Schools Privatization —Ondo APC

By: Ade Adeleke The All Progressives Congress, APC, Ondo State Chapter has berated the major opposition party in the state, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, over its stand on the privatisation of Staff schools of the Rufus Giwa Polythecnic, Owo, RUGIPO. The ruling party however said governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu should be commended rather than being condemned by the opposition party. In a Press Statement signed by the APC state Publicity Secretary, Mr Alex Kalejaye said,…

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