Outrage over Ekweremadu’s Attack in Germany, as IPOB threatens more Igbo Leaders

Outrage over Ekweremadu’s Attack in Germany, as IPOB threatens more Igbo Leaders

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Fayose, Fani-kayode decry IPOB’s attack on Ike Ekweremadu Former Governor of Ekiti state Mr Ayodele Fayose and Peoples Democratic Party stalwart and ex-minister Chief Femi Fani-Kayode have reacted to the attack on Senator Ike Ekweremadu, former Deputy Senate President. It will be recalled that Ekweremadu was attacked by suspected members of Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, while participating in Iri Iji Festival of Igbo in the diaspora. Fayose said the attack on…

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RAPIST SOLDIERS & AAUA STUDENT: BIG PLUS FOR ONDO JOURNALISTS

RAPIST SOLDIERS & AAUA STUDENT: BIG PLUS FOR ONDO JOURNALISTS

ARREST OF RAPIST SOLDIERS: ANOTHER BIG PLUS FOR ONDO JOURNALISTS BY YEMI AKINTOMIDE Yoruba will say when a lizard fell from a very tall iroko tree, it will look left and right then nod it head ups and downs, saying ‘if nobody praises me for this big jump, I will praise myself’. This is the exact analogy of the big feat, yet again, achieved by the highly dedicated and committed practising journalists in Ondo State…

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UPDATE: Govt calls for calm as Ondo, Ekiti Hajj Pilgrims protest at Airport

UPDATE: Govt calls for calm as Ondo, Ekiti Hajj Pilgrims protest at Airport

By: Ade Adeleke Intending Pilgrims from Ondo and Ekiti state to this year’s Hajj in Saudi Arabia today staged a peaceful protest at Ilorin International Airport over the delay in airlifting them to the holy land as scheduled. Some of them complained that they had been sleeping on the floor for days due to the delay by the flight arranged by the National Hajj Commission. Report says the Commission is attending to the delay issue….

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INEC CHAIRMAN, OJUDU, NUJ TODAY LAUNCH LANRE AROGUNDADE’S BOOK ON ‘MEDIA AND ELECTIONS’

INEC CHAIRMAN, OJUDU, NUJ TODAY LAUNCH LANRE AROGUNDADE’S BOOK ON ‘MEDIA AND ELECTIONS’

By: SUNSHINETRUTH BOOK ON ‘MEDIA AND ELECTIONS’ BY LANRE AROGUNDADE SET FOR LAUNCH …Media stakeholders, Industry gurus, Government dignitaries, Diplomatic corps, Royal Fathers, to grace event. The Nigerian media landscape is set to be buoyed on Tuesday by the addition of a new practical oriented and professionally focused election reporting book authored by Lanre Arogundade, the Director of the International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos. The book, titled, ‘Media and Elections: Professional Responsibilities of Journalists’ is…

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Police, DSS rescue BEDC Manager from Lynching as Akure Residents protest months of Blackout

Police, DSS rescue BEDC Manager from Lynching as Akure Residents protest months of Blackout

By: Ade Adeleke It was like a drama when Operatives of the Department of Security Service, DSS and Police officers on Wednesday’s Morning rescued the BEDC Business Manager, Igbara-oke Unit, Mrs. Iyabo Adefemi from being lynched by irate Akure residents mostly Youths from Fanibi area of the Ondo state capital over allegation of stolen transformer cable by the officials of the company. The youths who staged a protest that lasted for over five hours blocked…

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UPDATE: Protest hits COZA PASTOR’S Church over Rape, CAN breaks Silence

UPDATE: Protest hits COZA PASTOR’S Church over Rape, CAN breaks Silence

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Protesters this morning converged on NNPC filling station at Guzape over rape allegations levelled against the Founder and Global Senior Pastor of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, Biodun Fatoyinbo. Some of the placards held by protesters read ‘We are watching you,’ ‘Your Pastor is not your God,’ ‘Thou shall not rape’ and ‘No to sexual abuse in my church’ among others with the hashtag ‘#ChurchToo.’ The protesters, including one of the leaders…

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Senate President’s Job: They Thought They Could Pull Me Down -Festus Adedayo

Senate President’s Job: They Thought They Could Pull Me Down -Festus Adedayo

Written By Festus Adedayo I was just informed a few minutes ago of the withdrawal of the appointment offered me as the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Nigerian Senate President, Dr. Ahmed Lawan. I had hitherto enjoyed every of the diatribes provoked by the appointment. I was told it was the most discussed issue in Nigeria in the last few days. Of course, it was not humanly possible for me to read…

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Ondo Poly, RUGIPO Shut down indefinitely

Ondo Poly, RUGIPO Shut down indefinitely

By: Ade Adeleke Authorities of the Ondo state-owned Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo have shut down the school indefinitely. In a circular signed by the Registrar, Mr Sule Atiku, no reason was given for the decision but report says there are issues over industrial relationship between the management and trade unions at the institution. The lecturers and other staff of the polytechnic have refused to work over unpaid entitlements and salaries. Further Details later…..

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Akeredolu’s wife knows nothing about our Spending, We run most transparent OSOPADEC -Chairman, Edema

Akeredolu’s wife knows nothing about our Spending, We run most transparent OSOPADEC -Chairman, Edema

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Chairman of the Ondo state Oil Producing Area Development Commission, OSOPADEC, Hon Gbenga Edema on Monday accused some youths from Ilaje who protested in Akure as being sponsored by aggrieved politicians and political opponents in the state, ahead of the 2020 governorship election in the state. Speaking with newsmen on the protest, Hon Edema explained that no government had been more transparent in the handling of funds and issues that concern…

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FG’ll end Blackout in Ondo South within 60days -NDPH Boss, Oyedele

FG’ll end Blackout in Ondo South within 60days  -NDPH Boss, Oyedele

By: Ade Adeleke There is hope for the people of communities in Ondo south senatorial district of Ondo state who are experiencing total blackout for over eleven years, as the federal government has vowed that electricity will be fully restored to the area in the sixty days. The Executive Director of the government-owned Niger-Delta Power Holding Company, Engineer Ife Oyedele gave this indication while speaking with newsmen at a Tenure Completion Thanksgiving of former Senator…

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