2020 Guber Polls: Ondo Women want Akeredolu to drop Agboola Ajayi for female Deputy

2020 Guber Polls: Ondo Women want Akeredolu to drop Agboola Ajayi for female Deputy

…….wants more appointments for women By: Ade Adeleke As the 2020 Ondo state governorship election approaches, the Association of Female Politicians (AFP), has demanded that women in the state to start fully participating in politics from their respective local government areas to the national level to enable them achieve the 35 percent gender representation government.This is just as the Association advocated that the position of deputy governor be conceded to women across all political parties…

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How I escaped from Herder Kidnappers -Ondo Monarch

How I escaped from Herder Kidnappers -Ondo Monarch

By: Ade Adeleke A traditional ruler in Akure north local Government Area of Ondo State, the Iresi of Osi, Oba David Olajide on Tuesday afternoon escaped from suspected Fulani herdsmen who attempted to kidnap him along Akure-Owo highway near Akure Airport, enroute his community. Osi community is less than two kilometres to Akure airport and the same tactics used to abduct a mother and her step-son on Sunday’s evening by suspected Kidnappers. This is just…

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OPINION: BISI FAYEMI IS A PRICELESS BRAND & LIVING MEMORY

OPINION: BISI FAYEMI IS A PRICELESS BRAND & LIVING MEMORY

By Tomilola Emiola Birthdays are for tales. They come with reminiscing. Sometimes, if not always, but in the most sincere form, they are moments of truthful reflections into how far one has gone and how well one needs to improve. Hence, there are no good birthday wishes that won’t come without gritty nostalgia and page turning ambivalence. So, this is a day of stories with BAF as our subject matter. Whenever we tell our stories,…

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Prophet, Daughter raise alarm over Plot to Assassinate them in Owo

Prophet, Daughter raise alarm over Plot to Assassinate them in Owo

……Revisiting Owo crisis: Victim seeks Govt, protection A victim of June 23rd 2002 political crises in Owo local government area of Ondo state, Miss Aladekoyi Olayinka Rachael has made a passionate appeal to the Ondo state government to come to the aid of her family over continue assassination attacks from unknown group of gunmen. Rachael who is a daughter of Prophet Aladekoyi Adedotun, hailed from Omosula Street ,Ehin-Ogbe Quarter in Owo local government area of…

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OPINION: FREE STYLING WITH ICONIC ERELU BISI FAYEMI @56

OPINION: FREE STYLING WITH ICONIC ERELU BISI FAYEMI @56

Written by: Segun Dipe “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” _ _-Mark Twain_ So many authorities would be writing about Erelu Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi on her 56th Birthday anniversary that I cannot risk competing with them. She has been well-compensated for her meritorious life, and still will be, that whatever I write will only be like a needle in a haystack…

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#30,000 Minimum Wage: Many States, LGs’ll Collapse if -Akeredolu

#30,000 Minimum Wage: Many States, LGs’ll Collapse if -Akeredolu

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo state Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on Sunday night expressed apprehension that some of the 36states of the federation may go bankrupt with the implementation of the new #30,000 minimum wage. The governor however said if the revenue sharing formula, which is tilted towards Federal Government, is reviewed in favour of the state and local governments, the new minimum wage would be implementable and states will be saved financially. Akeredolu noted that…

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Deputy Senate Presidency: I pulled out because of Buhari -Boroffice

Deputy Senate Presidency: I pulled out because of Buhari -Boroffice

By: Ade Adeleke The Senator representing Ondo North, Ajayi Boroffice, Monday said that he has pulled out of the contest for the position of the Deputy Senate President as a mark of respect for President Muhammadu Buhari. Boroffice had few weeks ago announced his intention to join the race on the conviction that his public service record, legislative experience and personality, qualified him for the position. However, Boroffice in a statement in Abuja on Monday…

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9th NASS Inauguration Today: PDP backs Ndume, Bago as APC insists on Lawan, Gbajabiamila

9th NASS Inauguration Today: PDP backs Ndume, Bago as APC insists on Lawan, Gbajabiamila

By: SUNSHINETRUTH The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress on Monday ordered all the party’s members-elect in the National Assembly to vote Senator Ahmed Lawan and Femi Gbajabiamila as Senate President and Speaker of the House of Representatives, respectively during the inauguration of the 9th federal legislature on Tuesday (today). The NWC gave the directive after a meeting with the APC governors and its members-elect in the National Assembly in Abuja on Monday….

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