Sowore’s Saga: I Fear for Nigeria’s Democracy, Buhari must act now —Ondo Rep, Akinjo

Sowore’s Saga: I Fear for Nigeria’s Democracy, Buhari must act now —Ondo Rep, Akinjo

By: Ade Adeleke A member representing Ilaje/Ese-odo Federal Constituency at the National Assembly, Hon Kolade Akinjo, has bemoaned the maltreatment of the Convener of RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore by operatives of the Department of State Service (DSS) on Friday morning in Abuja, describing his rearrest inside courtroom as contemptuous and bad omen for the nation’s democracy. In a Press Statement, Hon Akinjo expressed utter dismay and disgust at the inexplicable absurdity and violation of the nation’s…

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Ondo 2020 poll: How APC Guber Candidate’ll emerge —Boroffice

Ondo 2020 poll: How APC Guber Candidate’ll emerge —Boroffice

By: Ade Adeleke The Deputy Leader of the Senate, Prof. Ajayi Boroffice has explained how the governorship candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) will emerge in Ondo state ahead of the 2020 gubernatorial election in the state. This is just as the Ranking Senator denied report suggesting that he has endorsed an aspirant for the 2020 governorship election in the State. Boroffice who is representing Ondo North senatorial district in the National Assembly,…

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Ondo Reps Member Akinfolarin donates N40m Project to Fed Poly, Ile Oluji

Ondo Reps Member Akinfolarin donates N40m Project to Fed Poly, Ile Oluji

By: SUNSHINETRUTH Hon. Mayowa Akinfolarin, a member, House of Representatives, representing Ile-Oluji/Oke Igbo/Odigbo Federal Constituency of Ondo State, has donated a lecture building worth over N40 million to Federal Polytechnic,Ile Oluji in Ondo State. Speaking at the inauguration of the building, Akinfolarin noted that the donation was a means of appreciating the people to represent them in the National Assembly. “When you are given mandate or responsibility by people, one of the ways to appreciate…

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Autonomy: Why we shouldn’t Beg for Funding —Ondo Assembly

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo state House of Assembly has explained why the parliamentarians should not be begging executive or anybody for proper legislative funding. “It is highly imperative to create an enabling environment for Legislative and judicial autonomy to thrive in order to guarantee a robust relationship among the three arms of government.” This was the submission of the Speaker, Ondo State House of Assembly, Rt. Honourable Oleyelogun Bamidele David at a workshop on…

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We’ll mentor You for Greatness —Hon Tunji-Ojo tells Youths

Hon. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo representing Akoko North East/North West Federal Constituency of Ondo state in the House of Representatives has called for the mentoring of youths in the country to prepare them for leadership positions. Tunji-Ojo, who is also the Chairman of House Committee on Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), made the call while receiving the South West Caucus of the Nigerian Youth Parliament in his office on Wednesday. According to him, lack of mentorship had…

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Accident: Senate President visits Akeredolu, ‘hospitalised’ Senator Tofowomo

Accident: Senate President visits Akeredolu, ‘hospitalised’ Senator Tofowomo

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Senate President, Ahmed Lawan today expressed confidence in the nation’s health sector Dr Lawan stated this when he paid a solidarity visit to the Lawmaker representing Ondo South Senatorial District, Nicholas Tofowomo at the trauma center, University of Medical Sciences (UNIMED) Teaching Hospital in Ondo. Tofowomo had few months ago involved in a fatal accident that left a PDP woman leader dead at Igbara-oke axis of Akure-Ibadan highway. Senator Lawan accompanied…

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Reps adopt Akinjo’s Motion on Insecurity, as Cultists kill 10 in Ondo

Reps adopt Akinjo’s Motion on Insecurity, as Cultists kill 10 in Ondo

By: SUNSHINETRUTH The House of Representatives has called for immediate deployment of security operatives to llaje/Ese-Odo Federal Constituency of Ondo State with a view to ending the activities of cults in the area. In the last few days, more than 10 innocent persons have been axed or gunned down by cultists. The resolution was passed sequel to the adoption of a motion sponsored by the lawmaker representing the area, Hon. Kolade Akinjo who condemned the…

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Reps Member Akinjo hosts Ondo NAWOJ in Abuja

Reps Member Akinjo hosts Ondo NAWOJ in Abuja

A member house of representatives, representing, ilaje Ese-odo federal constituency, Mr Kolade Akinjo says he will partner the Nigerian association of women journalist, NAWOJ to promote gender equality and fight against rape and other gender based violence. Mr Akinjo stated this while hosting the Ondo Nawoj members to a dinner in Abuja. The lawmaker said effort would be geared towards ensuring that bills that would promote the rights of women and girl-child are passed into…

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BREAKING: Appeal Court sacks Deputy Speaker

BREAKING: Appeal Court sacks Deputy Speaker

The Court of Appeal sitting in Makurdi, the Benue State capital today affirmed the decision of the National/State House of Assembly Election Tribunal, sacking the Deputy Speaker Benue Assembly Christopher Adaji (Ohimini/PDP). Presiding Judge of the three -man panel Justice I. G. Mbaba, who delivered the lead judgment in in the separate appeals filed by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Christopher Adaji, hold that the appeals lack merit. Justice Mbaba agreed with the decision of…

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Why we altered Pension and Healthcare Laws —Ondo Assembly

Why we altered Pension and Healthcare Laws —Ondo Assembly

By: SUNSHINETRUTH The Ondo State House of Assembly has explained why it amended the Contributory Pension law 2014 and the Primary Healthcare law in the state. The law was a domestication of the pension reform act 2004 which was signed into law by the Federal Government. It among other things seeks to regulate the contributory pension scheme for workers in the public service of Ondo State.. The contributory pension scheme was midwived by the Federal…

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