We’ll Involve Traditional Rulers in Police Recruitment —IGP

We’ll Involve Traditional Rulers in Police Recruitment —IGP

…….speaks on roles of Monarchs, Local leaders on Recruitment of Community Policing Constables. By: Ade Adeleke The Inspector- General of police, Mr Mohammed Adamu says traditional rulers, head of villages and opinion leaders in Ondo state and other states of the federation will be involved in the recruitment of 40,000 Community police constables. This is just as he said that statistics had shown that the Southwest region had the lowest crime rate among the six…

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Ondo Assembly approves N50billion Bond for Akeredolu’s Projects, Reviews Retirement Age

Ondo Assembly approves N50billion Bond for Akeredolu’s Projects, Reviews Retirement Age

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Ondo State house of Assembly on Thursday approved that the state government should access a fifty billion naira bond to facilitate infrastructural development as requested by Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu. Speaking on the request by the state government, Chairman House Committee on Finance and Appropriation, Mr Sunday Olajide noted that in view of the current Infrastructural strides of the Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu led government, it became imperative for the House to lend…

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XENOPHOBIC ATTACKS: House of Reps Member Akinjo Tasks Ondo Indigenes in South Africa

XENOPHOBIC ATTACKS: House of Reps Member Akinjo Tasks Ondo Indigenes in South Africa

By: Ade Adeleke Following xenophobic attacks on foreigners in South Africa, a member of the House of Representatives from Ilaje/Ese-Odo federal constituency of Ondo State, Hon Kolade Victor Akinjo has condemned the senseless killings of innocent Nigerians and destruction of their properties in South Africa. In a Press Statement, the federal lawmaker urged citizens in Ondo state resident in South Africa to tread cautiously and reflect the moral values that dignify the Sunshine state. “I…

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AKEREDOLU, AYILOGE & 2020 ONDO POLITICS: When Friends Become Foes…….

AKEREDOLU, AYILOGE & 2020 ONDO POLITICS: When Friends Become Foes…….

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The disagreement between Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu and his his former 2012 Governorship poll Campaign Director General, Mr Banjo Ayiloge has further taken a new dimension. The performance of the governor in office and step by Ayiloge to contest the 2020 gubernatoriale poll are the contending issues between the former friends. Below are the two Press Statements reflecting their reactions: AKEREDOLU’S AIDE BLASTS AYILOGE Dear Mr. Banji Ayiloge, I have read through your…

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University Admission Seeker to Die by Hanging in Ondo

University Admission Seeker to Die by Hanging in Ondo

By: Ade Adeleke An Ondo state High Court has sentenced a 26-year-old man, Saliu Oladayo, to death by hanging for murdering his 19-year old girlfriend, Confidence Ebere. The incident happened in May, last year, as the convict stabbed the deceased, Ebere, to death at Oshinle Quarters, Akure, over a disagreement that ensued between them. Oladayo was said to have initially escaped from the scene but was later arrested and handed over to the police for…

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Why Ondo Govt is yet to Recruit fresh Workers —Head of Service

Why Ondo Govt is yet to Recruit fresh Workers —Head of Service

………ODSG PLACES EMBARGO ON TRANSFER OF ERRING OFFICERS. By: Ade Adeleke. The Ondo State Government has blamed dwindling resources and lack of fund for its inability to recruit fresh workers into the state civil service. The government on Wednesday also said it will no longer approve the redeployment and transfer of any erring Officer from agencies and parastatals (non-ministerial) and organisations outside the Civil Service to the main stream of the State Civil Service. This…

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KOGI POLITICS: PDP accuses Governor Bello of Sponsoring Shooting at Primary, as Melaye blows hot

KOGI POLITICS: PDP accuses Governor Bello of Sponsoring Shooting at Primary, as Melaye blows hot

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The People’s Democratic Party, PDP, has warned the Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello and the APC, over the gunmen’s attack at its opposition party’s governorship primary election in Lokoja, the state capital. In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the opposition party insisted that the people of Kogi state are firm in the irreversible resolve to use every means available in a democracy to confront and vanquish APC government…

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OBASHIP TUSSLE: Stop Frivolous Attack on Akeredolu’s Aide —former Lawmaker Araoyinbo begs Irun Akoko People

OBASHIP TUSSLE: Stop Frivolous Attack on Akeredolu’s Aide  —former Lawmaker Araoyinbo begs Irun Akoko People

By: Ade Adeleke Stakeholders in the Obaship tussle for Onirun title have been urged to follow due process and avoid utterances capable of creating unrest in the town. Immediate past Majority leader, Ondo State House of Assembly, Hon Olugbenga Araoyinbo made the appeal while reacting to the protest over selection of new onirun. Hon Araoyinbo condemned frivolous attack on the person of Chief Segun Ajiboye who is one of the Kingmakers. The former lawmaker noted…

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XENOPHOBIA: Ondo Acting Governor beefs up Security at Akure ShopRite, DSTV, MTN offices as NANS issues Exit Ultimatum

XENOPHOBIA: Ondo Acting Governor beefs up Security at Akure ShopRite, DSTV, MTN offices as NANS issues Exit Ultimatum

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Ondo State Government has ordered the deployment of security agencies to south African owned companies in the state including ShopRite, DSTV and MTN offices in Akure, the capital city of Ondo State. The government also pleaded with Nigerians to stop attacking ShopRite and MTN facilities that belong to Nigerians. Acting Governor Agboola Ajayi made the plead in Akure following the retaliatory attack on those facilities in some parts of the country over…

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We’ll Abrogate Grade-D Ranking Monarchs —Ondo Govt

We’ll Abrogate Grade-D Ranking Monarchs —Ondo Govt

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Ondo State government has started the move to abrogate Grade-D obaship ranking in the traditional institution in the state, calling on the state House of Assembly to support the step. Mrs Fagbemi made the call in Akure when she received in audience members of the assembly committee on local government and chieftaincy on oversight function to the ministry. The commissioner noted that it is no longer in vogue to have Grade-D Obas…

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