“Stop Politicising Faceoff among First Class Monarchs in Ekiti”

“Stop Politicising Faceoff among First Class Monarchs in Ekiti”

…… Atayero urges stakeholders for amicable resolution. By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Atayero of Aramoko-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Prince Olusegun Aderemi, has cautioned against politicising the faceoff among first class traditional rulers in the state over the appointment of their Chairman. He however appealed to traditional rulers in the state to shift sword and allow amicable resolution of the crisis rocking the traditional council. Adeyemi equally cautioned the traditional rulers to refrain from making more comments or…

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Ondo Community marks New Year, as Igbaraoke Monarch Underscores Traditional Calendar

Ondo Community marks New Year, as Igbaraoke Monarch Underscores Traditional Calendar

By: SUNSHINETRUTH It was with fun at the weekend when the people of Igbaraoke in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State marked the end of the year in the ancient town’s Traditional calendar. The festival to celebrate the day is known as “Orikadun” which is one of the twenty six festivals celebrated annually by the good people of Igbara-Oke. It has always been a moment of celebration filled with colourful display of traditional and…

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AKURE VISIT: Politicians fuel Religious Crises in Nigeria —says Sultan

AKURE VISIT: Politicians fuel Religious Crises in Nigeria —says Sultan

By: Ade Adeleke The Sultan of Sokoto and Head of Muslims in Nigeria, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar on Sunday blamed political class for using their selfish ambition to fuel religious suspicious and and create religious unrest in the country. The Sultan stated this at Saint David’s Cathedral Hall in Akure while meeting with religious leaders under Nigerian Inter-Religious Council (NIREC) as part of his two days historic visit to Ondo state. Alhaji Abubakar advised Nigerians to…

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What Businessmen, Politicians Are Doing to Media Industry —UI Don Ojebode

What Businessmen, Politicians Are Doing to Media Industry —UI Don Ojebode

…… Don scores mass media low in participatory development. Head of Department of Communication and Language Arts, University of Ibadan, Professor Ayobami Ojebode has identified commercialisation and ownership influence as some of the factors that aid underperformance of mass media in participatory development. He stated this at the institution while delivering the University of Ibadan’s 466th inaugural lecture entitled “” In search of muted voices for the mirage named development.” Professor Ojebode noted that media…

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N50Billion Bond for Capital Projects,  not for 2020 Guber Election —Ondo Govt

N50Billion Bond for Capital Projects,  not for 2020 Guber Election —Ondo Govt

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo state government has explained that #50billion bond approved by the state House of Assembly last Thursday is targeting at funding ongoing and new capital projects initiated by the administration of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu. The state government also dismissed insinuation in some quarters that the bond that will be in two tranches, was being taken from the Capital market to fund the 2020 second term election of Governor Akeredolu. The State…

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Sultan visits Akure, to Deliver Festival Public Lecture Tomorrow

Sultan visits Akure, to Deliver Festival Public Lecture Tomorrow

…… meets religious leaders. By: Ade Adeleke The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, will be visiting Ondo State on Monday, September 9th, 2019, to deliver the Akure 2019 Annual Ulefunta Public Lecture. The Ulefunta Festival is the brainchild of the Akure monarch, the Deji of Akure Kingdom, Oba Aladetoyinbo Ogunlade Aladelusi who began a process of bringing Akure’s culture into modern remembrance, one of which is the traditional period of leave of the…

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Police Announce Medical Screening Date for 10,000 Recruited Policemen

Police Announce Medical Screening Date for 10,000 Recruited Policemen

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Nigeria Police will this week, from tomorrow monday to Saturday hold medical screening for successful candidates in the last police recruitment examination. The police is planning to recruit 10,000 fresh policemen in Nigeria to enable it tackle insecurity in the country. According to a Statement by Ondo Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Femi Joseph, candidates from Ondo State will have their Medical examination on Wednesday 11th and Thursday 12th this week…

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