FG, States, LGs share N617bn for payment of minimum wage

FG, States, LGs share N617bn for payment of minimum wage

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF), Mr Ahmed Idris, on Tuesday said the Federal Government shared N617.56 billion as revenue generated in March to the three tiers of government. However, he disclosed that the implementation of the new minimum wage had technically commenced and that arrears would be paid once its cash-backed. The amount showed a decrease of about N2.29 billion from what was shared in February. Idris said this at a…

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Two Ritualists Nabbed in Ondo over Removal of Women’s Breasts, Private Parts

Two Ritualists Nabbed in Ondo over Removal of Women’s Breasts, Private Parts

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Two suspected ritualists who have been allegedly killing aged women in Akoko area of Ondo state and clinically removing their breasts and other sensitive organs including private parts, have met their waterloo on Tuesday. They were said to have been apprehended by some youths at Arigidi Akoko following an attempt to kill another woman in the town where an 80year-old grandmother was gruesomely murdered last week. An eyewitness said, “as ritual killings…

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Communities Agitating for Creation of 97 LCDAs in Ondo -Committee Chairman

Communities Agitating for Creation of 97 LCDAs in Ondo -Committee Chairman

By: Ade Adeleke Ninety-four Memoranda have been submitted by communities across Ondo state that are demanding the creation of Local Government Council Development Areas, (LCDA’s). The Chairman of LCDAs creation committee, Prince Adelanke Odogiyon who revealed the figure while speaking with newsmen in Akure, explained that the committee’s members would reconvened next week Tuesday to review the memoranda. He explained that the members would not only visit the proposed LCDA’s but would also study each…

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I set family of Nine Ablaze Because My Girlfriend Aborted my Pregnancy -Ondo Jilted Boyfriend

I set family of Nine Ablaze Because My Girlfriend Aborted my Pregnancy -Ondo Jilted Boyfriend

By: Ade Adeleke A jilted boyfriend, Deji Adenuga who set a family of nine ablaze at Igbodigo in Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State has confessed to the crime, alleging that his estranged girlfriend, Titilayo Shanumi aborted his four months- pregnancy without his consent. Pix: scene of the incident. Speaking with newsmen in Yoruba language when he was paraded at the Police State Headquarters in Akure today, the suspected murderer said he decided to…

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Diaspora Obas: Olugbo of Ugbo engaging in Traditional Fraud, going Astray -says Aare Onakankanfo

Diaspora Obas: Olugbo of Ugbo engaging in Traditional Fraud, going Astray -says Aare Onakankanfo

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Recently the Olugbo of Ugbo kingdom in Ilaje Local government area of Onfo state, Oba Fredrick Akinruntan installed three individuals as Yoruba Obas in diaspora. This has led to attack on him by the Aare Ona-Kankanfo of Yorubaland, Aare Gani Adams. Below is the full text of Aare’s reaction: AARE ONAKANKANFO BLAST UGBO MONARCH I was in far-away South Africa, on a week-long holiday, when it was brought to my attention, a…

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