“We’re still studying Apex Court Decision on Abraham vs Akeredolu”

“We’re still studying Apex Court Decision on Abraham vs Akeredolu”

By: Ade Adeleke The first runner-up in the September 3 2016 governorship primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo state, Dr Olusegun Abraham has expressed optimism that he will get justice in a suit challenging the victory of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu over the party’s ticket, pleading with the people to remain hopeful on his case in court. In a statement issued by his Special Assistant on political matters, Olatunde Azeez and made available…

Read More

How four Students died Mysteriously on Mango Tree in Akure

How four Students died Mysteriously on Mango Tree in Akure

By: Ade Adeleke Temitayo Oluwole, the Senior Prefect of Ijo Mimo High School in Akure, the Ondo State capital died mysteriously over the weekend after falling from a mango tree in the school premises. A source at the school who confirmed the incident, said this is the fourth time students would be falling from the mango tree whenever they are sent by their teachers to pluck mango. The late student, Temitayo Oluwole was said to…

Read More

Army Appoints New Commander for Akure Artillery Brigade

Army Appoints New Commander for Akure Artillery Brigade

By: Ade Adeleke The Nigerian Army has deployed a new Brigade commander to Thirty-two Artillery Brigade, Owena Barracks Akure. He is Brigadier General Zakari Abubakar who took over from Brigadier General James Ataguba who had been recently redeployed to Land Forces Simulation Centre as the Director, Training and Operations. This is contained in a Press statement issued by the Command’s spokesman, Captain Victor Olukoya The outgoing commander, Brigadier General James Ataguba in his valedictory speech…

Read More

Why “Asiwaju Tinubu School of Thought” is set up – Educationist

Why “Asiwaju Tinubu School of Thought” is set up – Educationist

By: Ade Adeleke An Ondo state-based Educationist, Prince Peter Fasau has urged the federal government to accept a call by the APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on the need for government not to increase the Value Added Tax (VAT) to prevent the masses from economic hardship. Prince Fasua told newsmen in Akure while speaking on the Birthday celebration of the APC National leader, that the call by Tinubu was a patriotic one because an…

Read More

Crisis looms as AAUA imposes ‘No Registration, No Exam’ policy, N10,000 fine

Crisis looms as AAUA imposes ‘No Registration, No Exam’ policy, N10,000 fine

By: Ade Adeleke Students’ revolt is again looming at Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko (AAUA) over the decision of the management of the school to impose more financial burden on them. In a circular released by the University’s authorities, students who are yet to pay their recently hike tuition will be additional #10,000 for late registration and whoever that do not pay to register would not be allowed to write first semester 2018/2019 examination, tagged…

Read More

Man runs mad at Market Square, Climbs Mast in Nakedness

Man runs mad at Market Square, Climbs Mast in Nakedness

By: Ade Adeleke There was a mild drama yesterday at Sango Market area in Ibadan, Oyo state when a middle aged man suddenly lost consciousness and started removing his clothes. In nakedness, the man ran into the back of the compound of a commercial bank in the area and climbed to the top of the mast there and stayed there for up to thirty minutes before he suddenly jumped on the bank’s roof. It was…

Read More

Consume ‘Ewedu’ vegetable regularly to stop Cancer – says Expert

Consume ‘Ewedu’ vegetable regularly to stop Cancer – says Expert

By: Ade Adeleke Olugbenga Jagun, a nutritionist at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital ( UATH), Gwagalada, has said that jute leaf known as ‘Ewedu’ can prevent cancer and coronary diseases due to its richness in antioxidants and phytochemicals. Jagun said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Abuja. The jute leaf is one of the common African leafy vegetables cultivated in gardens and farms for home use…

Read More

Medical Equipment Distribution: We target People’s Health needs – Akeredolu

Medical Equipment Distribution: We target People’s Health needs – Akeredolu

By: Ade Adeleke Ondo State governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, today vowed that his administration will continue to work towards meeting the health needs of the citizenry, just as he distributed another set of multi – million naira medical equipment to 300 primary healthcare facilities across the 18 local government areas of the state. Governor Akeredolu described the equipment as necessary in order to improve the diagnostic and therapeutic capacity of the primary health care facilities…

Read More

How General Ataguba helped to Stop kidnapping in Ondo State -Akeredolu

How General Ataguba helped to Stop kidnapping in Ondo State -Akeredolu

By: Ade Adeleke Ondo state governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has acknowledged efforts of the outgoing commander of the 32 Artillery Brigade, Brigadier General James Alilu Ataguba for successfully coordinating all the security agencies to chase out criminal especially kidnappers out of the state. The governor who said that the state was having security issues especially the activities of kidnappers who had taken over the roads before Ataguba was posted to the state said he played…

Read More

Buildings Collapse: 16 Houses Marked for demolition in Akure

Buildings Collapse: 16 Houses Marked for demolition in Akure

By: Ade Adeleke Following incessant collapse of buildings in the country, the ondo state government in its commitment to safeguarding the lives of its people goes tough on dilapidated and partially collapsed buildings in the state. 16 dilapidated houses have therefore been marked for demolition and Quit Notices issued to the occupants after due sensitization on the need for such. The 16 houses are around Oyemekun rd, Gbogi street, lgboliki, odi- olowo, lsolo, Ijomu and…

Read More

Ondo State is now 100% Rice Producer – Govt

Ondo State is now 100% Rice Producer – Govt

By: Ade Adeleke Ondo State Government yesterday distributed rice thresher machine to 10 rice production farmers group facilitated by the Fadama lll AF project, insisting that all rice in the markets branded Ondo State are 100% produced in the state. The 10 rice production groups farmer beneficiary were from the 3 Local Government Area of the state, Akure North, Akure South and Ileoluji/Okeigbo local government area. Report says that each groups get the machine with…

Read More

Panel-Beater Arrested for using 18yr-old Apprentice for Money Ritual

Panel-Beater Arrested for using 18yr-old Apprentice for Money Ritual

By: Ade Adeleke A suspected ritualist was today apprehended at Office, Moniya road, Ojoo in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital for allegedly using a 18 year old boy Toheeb Adepoju for money ritual. The father of the victim, Mr Adepoju Kazeem told Radio Nigeria that his son, Toheeb an apprentice with the suspect, known as Fatai a panel-beater was sent on an errand to buy a duck which he said resulted to illness. Mr Adepoju…

Read More

Ondo Govt shut down Private Hospitals, cautions against Quackery

Ondo Govt shut down Private Hospitals, cautions against Quackery

By: Ade Adeleke Ondo State Government today shut down a private hospital in Okitipupa reportedly owned by Dr. Odusola Aribo and issued warning notice to three others for using and training auxiliary nurses against the established law. The Acting Permanent Secretary of the State Ministry of Health, Dr. Dipo Durojaye, after being briefed by the Ministry’s Monitoring team, who monitored hospitals in Okitipupa, said Aribo also started a hospital without following laid down regulations. Some…

Read More

Fake News can disintegrate Nigeria if…. South-West Journalists, NPC warn

Fake News can disintegrate Nigeria if…. South-West Journalists, NPC warn

By: Ade Adeleke Journalists from the six south western states and some media experts have converged on Ibadan, the Oyo State capital to tackle the menace of fake news that is now a major threat to national integration. The two-day workshop organised by the Nigerian Press Council (NPC) and facilitated by Lamforte Resources Limited is aimed at sensitizing participants on the need to combat the menace of fake news in Nigeria media. The theme of…

Read More

Meet Youngest Traditional Ruler in Ondo State

Meet Youngest Traditional Ruler in Ondo State

By: Ade Adeleke Meet 22 Year-old Traditional ruler, Regent Taiwo Oyebola Agbona, She Is A Young Lady Who Must Always Dress Like A King Young Regent Taiwo Oyebola Agbona rules Aaye Town near Akure in Ifedore Local government area of Ondo state in place of the King. The Regent was crowned in 2017, to rule until the traditional chief chooses the next King Regent Taiwo Oyebola Agbona must always dress like a King to properly…

Read More

FUTA Graduate who killed Ex-Ondo Dep Gov’s Daughter sentenced to death

FUTA Graduate who killed Ex-Ondo Dep Gov’s Daughter sentenced to death

By: Ade Adeleke An Ondo state High Court sitting in Akure has sentenced Seidu Adeyemi to death by hanging for killing Miss Khadijat Oluboyo, first daughter of a former deputy governor of Ondo State. Adeyemi was charged for killing his girlfriend, Khadijat Oluboyo, on July 2, 2018 and burying her inside his room at Aratusi, Oke-Aro area of Akure. Khadijat, was a final year student of Adekunle Ajasin University in Akungba Akoko (AAUA) until her…

Read More

Workers set to receive March Salary as FG, States, LGs share N619.85bn

Workers set to receive March Salary as FG, States, LGs share N619.85bn

By: Ade Adeleke The Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF), Mr Ahmed Idris, on Wednesday said the Federal Government shared N619.85 billion, as revenue generated in February to the three tiers of government. This means that Match salaries of workers will be paid immediately nationwide. The amount showed an increase of about N9.49 billion from what was shared in January. Idris, represented by the Director of Funds, Office of the AGF, Mr Mohammed Usman, said this…

Read More

Why Akeredolu should Immortalise ex-Gov Ade Adefarati -Akoko Group

Why Akeredolu should Immortalise ex-Gov Ade Adefarati -Akoko Group

By: Ade Adeleke A Group, Akoko Youth Advocacy For Good Governance has called on the Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN to Immortalise the late Governor of the State, Chief Adebayo Adefarati in view of his enormous contributions to the development of the state. The group in a statement signed by its National Coordinator, Dimeji Komolafe and Publicity Secretary, Yinka Ajagunna urged Governor Akeredolu to as a matter of necessity name an institution after…

Read More

BREAKING: Court sentences to death Killer of ex-Ondo deputy gov’s daughter

BREAKING: Court sentences to death Killer of ex-Ondo deputy gov’s daughter

By: Ade Adeleke An Ondo state High Court sitting in Akure has sentenced Seidu Adeyemi to death by hanging for killing Miss Khadijat Oluboyo, first daughter of a former deputy governor of Ondo State. Adeyemi was charged for killing his girlfriend, Khadijat Oluboyo, on July 2, 2018 and burying her inside his room at Aratusi, Oke-Aro area of Akure. Khadijat was a final year student of Adekunle Ajasin University in Akungba Akoko (AAUA) until her…

Read More

Birth Registration now condition for school Enrollment, Healthcare – Akeredolu

Birth Registration now condition for school Enrollment, Healthcare – Akeredolu

By: Ade Adeleke Ondo State governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, yesterday said birth registration certificate would soon be a major prerequisite for the registration of pupils into public primary schools in the state. He said the birth registration certificate will also serve as ease of access for Children under the age of Five who are included in the free health care services of the state government. Governor Akeredolu described the move as part of the efforts to…

Read More
1 2 3 4