UPDATED: Swear-in Gbegudu as Okitipupa Lawmaker —Supreme Court orders Ondo Speaker Oleyelogun

UPDATED: Swear-in Gbegudu as Okitipupa Lawmaker —Supreme Court orders Ondo Speaker Oleyelogun

By: Ade Adeleke The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the removal of a member of the Ondo state House of Assembly, representing Okitipupa constituency-2, Hon Sina Akinwumi. The Apex court therefore upheld the judgement of the Court of Appeal sitting in Akure that set aside the election of the APC lawmaker. The Supreme Court panel presided over by Justice Mary Peter-Odili unanimously validated the issuance of the Certificate of return to Hon James Ololade-Gbegudu by…

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XENOPHOBIA: Yoruba Youths issue ultimatum to DSTV, MTN, SHOPRITE to Leave Nigeria

XENOPHOBIA: Yoruba Youths issue ultimatum to DSTV, MTN, SHOPRITE to Leave Nigeria

Press Statement… LEAVE NIGERIA NOW, YOUTH GROUP WARNS SOUTH AFRICAN BUSINESSES, GIVES DEADLINE Oodua Youth Coalition (OYC), the foremost youth group in Nigeria projecting and protecting the yoruba nation in the country, is saddened and angered that South Africans, supported by the country’s authorities, is coordinating the looting and burning of Nigerian businesses and maiming and killing of our brothers and fathers in the land. It is unfortunate that South Africa, who under the apartheid…

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Why Ondo Court Imprisoned Mother for Torturing Daughter to Death

Why Ondo Court Imprisoned Mother for Torturing Daughter to Death

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Elizabeth Akinola, the woman who allegedly beat her four-year-old daughter, Testimony to death was today remanded in prison custody. The 37-year-old mother was remanded in prison following her arraignment before an Ondo state Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting at Oke Eda in Akure, the State capital on Tuesday. Akinola was arraigned on a two-count charge bordering on murder and physical assault of her deceased daughter. The crime, according to the Police Prosecutor, Sergeant…

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BREAKING: Supreme Court Sacks Ondo Lawmaker

BREAKING: Supreme Court Sacks Ondo Lawmaker

Ade Adeleke Pix: Gbegudu (left) & Akinwumi (right). By: Ade Adeleke The Supreme Court today upheld the removal of a member of the Ondo state House of Assembly, representing Okitipupa constituency-2, Hon Sina Akinwumi. The Apex court dismissed an appeal filed by Akinwumi and thereafter upheld the judgement of the Court of Appeal sitting in Akure that set aside the election of the APC lawmaker. The Supreme Court unanimously validated the issuance of the Certificate…

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MY APPRECIATION LETTER TO GOVERNOR ROTIMI AKEREDOLU —Consultant, Alex Ajipe

MY APPRECIATION LETTER TO GOVERNOR ROTIMI AKEREDOLU —Consultant, Alex Ajipe

Dear Arakunrin, I will like to begin this appreciative letter by stating that it has always been strange to address you without the full compliments of your office. Your humility confounds me. You are a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), a blessed, intellectual, a well celebrated man who insists on being called Arakunrin without more. The more I think about this, the more I appreciate you for the foresight to know that being a good…

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IGP, Southwest Governors officially adopt OPC to end Kidnapping, Banditry

IGP, Southwest Governors officially adopt OPC to end Kidnapping, Banditry

……. INSECURITY:I`ll partner with OPC,Others to curb menace in southwest –IGP By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Muhammadu Adamu, has restated his plans to improve the security architectures in the southwest. Part of the strategies, he said, is his plan to partner with the Aare Gani Adams-led members of the Oodua Peoples Congress(OPC) to reduce the spate of insecurity in the southwest. Speaking yesterday at the southwest geo-political security summit, held at…

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Ondo Police to Arraign in Court today Mother who Tortured Daughter to death

Ondo Police to Arraign in Court today Mother who Tortured Daughter to death

The mother of the 4year-old girl, Toke Testimony, who was allegedly tortured to death by her parents last week in Akure, the Ondo state capital, Mrs Babalola will be charged to Magistrate court in Akure today. She was last week apprehended after several days of manhunt for her but her fleeing husband is yet to be arrested. Details later….

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Protest Paralyses Operations at Ekiti Teaching Hospital

Protest Paralyses Operations at Ekiti Teaching Hospital

Workers who are members of the Joint Health Sector Union, JOHESU, Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital, Ado-Ekiti chapter on Monday carried out peaceful protest over unremitted deductions by the management of the hospital. The protesters locked the main entrance to the Teaching Hospital to prevent people from gaining entrance, thereby grounded activities at the institution. They carried placards with inscriptions such as ”Remit our deductions, Save EKUSUTH from collapsing, pay our cooperative deductions among others…

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UPDATED: Three Students Remanded in Ondo for Raping Schoolmate, FUTA Undergraduate

UPDATED: Three Students Remanded in Ondo for Raping Schoolmate, FUTA Undergraduate

By: Ade Adeleke Three students of the Ondo State College of Health Technology, Akure were yesterday arraigned before a Magistrate Court sitting in the state capital for allegedly raping a year-one female school mate. The three accused persons docked by the State Police command are Adeboboye Damilola, Blessing Michael and Eyitayo Charles. The trio were arrested by the men of the state police command, two weeks ago after they allegedly have a canal knowledge of…

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Akeredolu defends Spending of monthly #500M Security Votes

Akeredolu defends Spending of monthly #500M Security Votes

By: Oluwatosin Adesola & Agency report. Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Monday defended spending of funds located to the state especially security votes that is being allocated to state governors are not meant for their personal use as being insinuated by a section of the media. It is believed that state governors in Nigeria collect #500million monthly as Security votes as the chief security officers of their states. Speaking on Monday in Ibadan…

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