XENOPHOBIA: Akeredolu empowers South African Returnees

XENOPHOBIA: Akeredolu empowers South African Returnees

By: Ade Adeleke Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, of Ondo State, on Friday, disbursed cash to South African returnees who are of Ondo state origin to start new lives, promising to give other necessary support and provide an enabling environment for the returnees to have a better living condition. Akeredolu, who received the returnees in his office in Akure, also presented cash gifts of N100,000 to each of the returnees for resettlement activities in their various…

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XENOPHOBIA: Nigerians facing ‘Black-on-Black’ in South Africa —NUJ

XENOPHOBIA: Nigerians facing ‘Black-on-Black’ in South Africa —NUJ

By: Ade Adeleke The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has made its position known on the ongoing Xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa. Below is the full text of a Press Statement issued by the Union; PRESS STATEMENT TIME TO REBUKE SOUTH AFRICA —NUJ The “Rainbow Nation,” a term used to describe the South African nation during the regime of Mandela is now one of the countries that is setting a bad example for…

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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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Ondo Pilgrims to 2019 Hajj Return Home, as Fawehinmi Speaks on Holy Journey

Ondo Pilgrims to 2019 Hajj Return Home, as Fawehinmi Speaks on Holy Journey

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo state contingents to the 2019 pilgrimage in Makkah and Madinah, Saudi Arabia comprising 277 pilgrims and officials have returned home from the holyland. The pilgrims arrived early this morning through Ilorin airport in Kwara State. According to the Chairman, Ondo State Muslim Welfare Board, Alhaji Khaleel Fawehinmi , all the pilgrims and accompanying officials were not only hale and hearty but happy to be back home. Alhaji Fawehinmi said the…

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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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POPE FRANCIS ESCAPED DEATH IN VATICAN

POPE FRANCIS ESCAPED DEATH IN VATICAN

The pontiff arrived late for his weekly address in St. Peter’s Square on Sunday explaining that he had been stuck in an elevator in the Vatican for 25 minutes and had to be freed by firefighters. “I have to beg your pardon,” the smiling pontiff said as he started the address about 10 minutes late, according to Reuters. He then explained that there had been an electrical power problem in the Vatican and that he…

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Ondo is proud of your Appointment as Surgeon-in-Chief in America —Acting Governor to Dr Olutoye

Ondo is proud of your Appointment as  Surgeon-in-Chief in America —Acting Governor to Dr Olutoye

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo State government has described as a welcome development and proud of the appointment of Dr. Oluyinka Olutoye, a son of the Alani of Ido-Ani as its Surgeon-in-Chief of the National Children’s Hospital in the United States of America (USA). In a Statement, the State Acting Governor, Hon Agboola Ajayi said the appointment of Dr Olutoye is a round peg in a round hole, as he was part of the team…

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Our Ranking as Best State University in Nigeria Heartwarming Feat —AAUA

Our Ranking as Best State University in Nigeria Heartwarming Feat  —AAUA

……..How Akeredolu, Students, Lecturers Helped us. By: Ade Adeleke The Management of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, (AAUA) on Tuesday reacted to the report that rated the School as the best State University in the country, describing the achievement as heartwarming. The institution said it is proud to receive the news of the 2019 Webometrics Ranking of Universities globally on which the Adekunle Ajasin University is ranked the best state-owned university in Nigeria….

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2019 Hajj: Civil Society blasts State Pilgrims Boards

2019 Hajj: Civil Society blasts State Pilgrims Boards

…… States Pilgrims Boards Ignores FOI request on Hadaya. By: Oluwatosin Adesola Independent Hajj Reporters, a civil society organization that monitor hajj and umrah activities has said that some states Muslim pilgrims welfare boards have refused to respond to its Freedom of Information (FOI), request on the number of intending pilgrims for this year’s Hajj pilgrimage who paid their hadaya (animal sacrifice) through their respective state pilgrims boards and those that remit their money through…

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AU Envoy hails appointment of Opeyemi Bamidele’s Senate Committee

AU Envoy hails appointment of Opeyemi Bamidele’s Senate Committee

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Nigerian Representative and Bureau of Advisor on Social Affairs and Health Cluster Committee of the African-Union Economic, Social and Cultural Committee (AU-ECOSOCC) Dr. Tunji Asaolu has hailed the appointment of Senator Opeyemi Bamidele as the Chairman, Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Right and Legal Matters. Congratulating Opeyemi Bamidele, Dr Asaolu said that his appointment by the Senate leadership is like putting the round peg in a round hole. According to him….

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