Has Akeredolu actually broken 116years Bitumen jinx in Ondo?

Has Akeredolu actually broken 116years Bitumen jinx in Ondo?

AT LAST, AKEREDOLU CRACKS THE BITUMEN NUT By: Ojo Oyewamide The Southern part of Ondo state carries in its belly one of the largest reserves of bitumen in the world. The natural gift is estimated to be about 42 billion barrels. It is said to have been discovered in the year 1904. For decades, exploitation of the bitumen deposits appeared to be a hard nut to crack. The jinx, however, has finally been broken by…

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FOI Act on Campaign Finance, COVID-19: IPC sets to train journalists from Edo, Ondo, Lagos, 4 others

FOI Act on Campaign Finance, COVID-19: IPC sets to train journalists from Edo, Ondo, Lagos, 4 others

By: Ade Adeleke The International Press Centre, Lagos-Nigeria will train 25 journalists on using FOI for investigative reporting of campaign finance and covid-19 accountability issues on August 5 and 6 in Lagos. The workshop, organized in partnership with Media Rights Agenda (MRA), is part of activities under Component 4b: Support to the media of the EU Support to Democratic Governance in Nigeria (EU-SDGN) Project. According to a press statement signed by SANMI FALOBI, IPC Programme…

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How families can help in ending Rape —Experts

How families can help in ending Rape —Experts

An advocate against Rape, Mr Dipo Olukemi has said the battle against the scourge must begin from the family. Mr Olukemi while speaking on an online forum themed PERVERSION: SAY NO TO RAPE, explained that both the perpetrators and victims of rape emerge from the family hence the need to address the root which is the family. He maintained that frequency of rape indicated there was need for more commitment on the part of parents…

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Young lawyers spurred me to victory —Akpata, NBA President-elect

Young lawyers spurred me to victory —Akpata, NBA President-elect

The President-elect of the Nigerian Bar Association, (NBA), Olumide Akpata, has described his election as a victory for young lawyers. Akpata emerged winner of the NBA presidential poll conducted electronically between 11pm on Wednesday and 11pm on Thursday. With a landslide 9, 891 votes Akpata defeated two Senior Advocates of Nigeria, Babatunde Ajibade and Dele Adesina, who polled 4,328 and 3,982 votes respectively. In his acceptance speech on Friday, titled, “Let secure the future through…

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Sports Dev: Coalition of Youth Leaders laud NFF Boss, Pinnick

Sports Dev: Coalition of Youth Leaders laud NFF Boss, Pinnick

June 29th 2020. PRESS STATEMENT COALITION OF ETHNIC NATIONALITY YOUTH LEADERS OF NIGERIA (CENYLON) AMAJU PINNICK A CYNOSURE OF COMPETENCE Today, Some Youth leaders from various ethnic groups in Nigeria paid a courtesy visit to The Yoruba Youth Leader And National President, Coalition of Ethnic Nationality Youth leaders of Nigeria, Comrade Eric Oluwole. During the crucial meeting, sports development was discussed. The council also appreciated the various laudable achievements of the federal government to supporting…

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My take on Age falsification, law school scam and PDP disqualification card —Ondo Dep Gov

My take on Age falsification, law school scam and PDP disqualification card —Ondo Dep Gov

THE MANY LIES SPONSORED TO SMEAR THE REPUTATION OF ONDO STATE DEPUTY GOVERNOR, AGBOOLA AJAYI Since the Ondo State Deputy Governor, His Excellency, Alfred Agboola Ajayi moved from the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC) to the People’s Democratic Party, (PDP) on 21st June, 2020, his political adversaries both within the PDP and APC have intensified fruitless efforts through sponsored media attacks to smear his reputation. This is understandable. Some PDP aspirants, who are being sponsored…

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Recover Oyo NUJ property through Court —Police tell Babalola

Recover Oyo NUJ property through Court —Police tell Babalola

Oyo state Police Command has directed one Mr Ademola Babalola, who has been parading himself as the Chairman, Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Oyo state council, to opt for legal option in claiming property belonging to the Union from the incumbent Chairman, Mr Adewumi Faniran. Mr Babalola had written a petition to the Command requesting that all property belonging to the NUJ including bank accounts and other documents be released to him. On his part,…

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Gang up against Ondo APC Exco thickens as Oke, Adelami, others mount pressure on Buni’s caretaker committee

Gang up against Ondo APC Exco thickens as Oke, Adelami, others mount pressure on Buni’s caretaker committee

By: Oluwatosin Adesola …….It’s untrue allegation —Olusola Oke. There are indications that some Governorship aspirants on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are currently strategising and mounting pressure on the National Executive Council (NEC) of the APC through the Buni led Caretaker Committee, to dissolve the Executives of the party in Ondo State led by Engr Ade Adetimehin ahead of the July 20 governorship primary in the state. A reliable source within the…

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Updated: APC’ll use ‘Indirect’ system for Ondo Guber primary —INEC

Updated: APC’ll use ‘Indirect’ system for Ondo Guber primary —INEC

By: Ade Adeleke The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has laid to rest the rumour over mode of primary that will be used by the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the July 20 governorship primary in ondo state. INEC confirmed that indirect primary would be used by the APC and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for ondo governorship election. PDP holds its primary on July 22 while INEC had allocated 2nd to 27th July for…

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Magu’s Travails on EFCC: CISLAC seeks transparent Probe

Magu’s Travails on EFCC: CISLAC seeks transparent Probe

PRESS STATEMENT MAGU’S SUSPENSION: CISLAC CALLS FOR THOROUGH INVESTIGATION The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), Transparency International Nigeria is calling on the Presidential Panel set up to investigate allegations of corruption and insubordination leveled against the Acting Chair of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, to carry out a thorough and fair investigation. The panel, which is headed by the former president of the Court of Appeal, Justice Ayo Salami (Rtd)…

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