GBOLUGA vs AKINTOYE: Tribunal’s Judgement negates Constitution -Ondo PDP heads for Appeal Court

GBOLUGA vs AKINTOYE: Tribunal’s Judgement negates Constitution -Ondo PDP heads for Appeal Court

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo state Chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the judgment of Election petition tribunal that nullified the election of a member representing Okitipupa/Irele federal constituency, Hon Ikengboju Gboluga. The Party therefore vowed that it would challenge the Verdict at the Court of Appeal. In a Statement signed by its State Director of Publicity, Mr Zadok Akintoye, PDP said the tribunal’s judgement that sacked its lawmaker was at variance…

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UPDATE: Reactions Trail Removal of Okitipupa/Irele Federal Lawmaker

UPDATE: Reactions Trail Removal of Okitipupa/Irele Federal Lawmaker

By: Ade Adeleke Reactions have been trailing the judgment of the Ondo state Election petition tribunal sitting in Akure that nullified the election of a member representing Okitipupa/Irele federal constituency at the National Assembly, Hon Ikengboju Gboluga of the PDP. The court however declared the APC Candidate Albert Akintoye (aka S.O.T) the winner of the election. The federal lawmaker was removed over issue of dual citizenship. The court held that the lawmaker was ineligibility to…

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UPDATE: Tribunal Sacks Ondo Reps Member Gboluga, returns Akintoye

UPDATE: Tribunal Sacks Ondo Reps Member Gboluga, returns Akintoye

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo state Election petition tribunal sitting in Akure today sacked member representing Okitipupa/Irele federal constituency, Hon Ikengboju Gboluga of the PDP. The court however declared the APC Candidate Albert Akintoye (aka S.O.T) the winner of the election. The federal lawmaker was removed over issue of dual citizenship. The three man panel headed by Justice Nuhu Adi directed INEC to withdraw his certificate of return and issue another one to the petitioner,…

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Use your Ministerial Appointment for Unity of Ondo APC -Akeredolu tells Alasoadura

Use your Ministerial Appointment for Unity of Ondo APC -Akeredolu tells Alasoadura

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN has advised the Minister-designate from Ondo state, Senator Tayo Alasoadura to use the opportunity of his appointment to unite and strengthen the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the State for the challenges ahead. In a Statement on behalf of the governor, Donald Ojogo, Hon. Commissioner for Information and Orientation, believes that the confirmation of Alasoadura by the Senate would go a long way in bringing…

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N’Delta Youths back Gbajabiamila over Composition of House Committee on NDDC

N’Delta Youths back Gbajabiamila over Composition of House Committee on NDDC

By: Ade Adeleke A group of youths under the aegis of Concerned Niger Delta Youth Alliance (CNYA) has expressed support to the decision of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila to appoint a fellow youth as the Chairman House Committee on NDDC, Hon. Bunmi Tunji-Ojo. The group spoke through its National Secretary, Charles Ateke who lauded Gbajabiamila for the responsibility given to Hon. Bunmi Tunji-Ojo as the Chairman of House…

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OPINION: WHY IT’S ALWAYS BETTER TO VOTE OPPOSITION PARTIES INTO POWER

OPINION: WHY IT’S ALWAYS BETTER TO VOTE OPPOSITION PARTIES INTO POWER

WHY IT’S ALWAYS BETTER TO CHANGE LEADERS AND VOTE OPPOSITION PARTIES INTO POWER By: Zadok Akintoye It’s been 58+ years since independence and almost 20 years of unbroken democracy, yet we have not moved closer to our vision for a greater prosperous Nigerian nation. Most of us, in our deep thoughts and meditations wonder why our beautiful country is yet to become a global player and success amongst the committee of nations. The simple truth…

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Dualization of ‘Ever Busy’ Akure-Oda Road set to Commence -Ondo Govt

Dualization of ‘Ever Busy’ Akure-Oda Road set to Commence -Ondo Govt

By: Ade Adeleke All is now set for the dualization of ever busy Oda road in Akure by the Ondo state government. This is in continuation of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu’s commitment to make Ondo State roads complied with world approved standards. The commissioner for Works and infrastructure Hon Saka Yusuf Ogunleye announced this while speaking at the palace of Olojoda of Oda, where he briefed the Regent oba Abike Akosile on the need for the…

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NYSC provided platform for my Marriage with Betty –Governor Akeredolu

NYSC provided platform for my Marriage with Betty –Governor Akeredolu

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Ondo state governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN) has hailed the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC for being instrumental to him marrying his wife during his service year and making him becoming a detribalised Nigerian. Akeredolu disclosed this when the NYSC management and corps members in the state made a surprise visit to his office in Akure to celebrate his birthday with him. The Governor said that without NYSC, he would not have been…

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PDP lauds Court for allowing Removal of LG Chairmen, Councillors in Oyo

PDP lauds Court for allowing Removal of LG Chairmen, Councillors in Oyo

By: SUNSHINETRUTH The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Oyo State Chapter has lauded the ruling of an Oyo State High Court, sitting in Ibadan, which vacated the interlocutory injunction that prevented the state government from removing local government Chairmen and Councillors. A statement by the Publicity Secretary of the party, Engineer Akeem Olatunji, made available to newsmen on Tuesday indicated that the court ruling was in clear adherence to the dictates of the rule of law….

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SNAKE SAGA: 25 of 26 Lawmakers Make U-Turn, accuse Akeredolu of underfunding Ondo Assembly

SNAKE SAGA: 25 of 26 Lawmakers Make U-Turn, accuse Akeredolu of underfunding Ondo Assembly

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Ondo State House of Assembly, on Tuesday accused Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of underfunding the lawmakers and the House. The lawmakers also made a U-Turn on Tuesday and rejected the claim that the Assembly members lied over the invasion of the Assembly by snakes. The Assembly in a communique signed by 25 out of its 26 members at the end of their meeting in Akure, insisted that the snake prevented its sitting…

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We’re recruiting 40,000 officers for Community Policing -IGP

We’re recruiting 40,000 officers for Community Policing -IGP

By: SUNSHINETRUTH The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on Tuesday declared that the force has commenced the process of implementing the Community Policing initiative. He noted that 40,000 Community Policing Officers would be engaged in the interim to serve as special constables. Adamu said this at the monthly conference with senior police officers in Abuja on Tuesday. Adamu stated, “The CPOs will be recruited from within the communities where the prospective applicants reside and an…

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2023: Buhari Speaks on his Successor

2023: Buhari Speaks on his Successor

By: Oluwatosin Adesola President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said he would not name who will likely replace him in 2023. He spoke while receiving the members of the Progressive in Academics (Pro-Acad) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The group had asked him to start grooming a youth who will replace him when his second term tenure expires in 2023. Buhari said that identifying anybody as his successor will create problems for him. He also warned…

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Akeredolu gives Facelift to Ikare NYSC Camp, Celebrates Veteran Journalist Teniola

Akeredolu gives Facelift to Ikare NYSC Camp, Celebrates Veteran Journalist Teniola

By: Ade Adeleke The management of the National Youth Service Corps in Ondo State has commended the state governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, for having the love of the youths in execution of his policies and programmes. The Corps also appreciated the governor’s intervention in giving the NYSC Orientation Camp located in Ikare-Akoko a face-lift. The State coordinator of the NYSC, Mrs Grace Akpabio who led the management team on a “Thank You” visit to the…

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Ondo Info Commissioner, Ojogo Meets NUJ Exco, says No government can succeed without friendly Press

Ondo Info Commissioner, Ojogo Meets NUJ Exco, says No government can succeed without friendly Press

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo state Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr Donald Ojogo on Tuesday said no government or public office holder can succeed without the support of media professionals. Ojogo also acknowledged the immeasurable roles of media and journalists in the quest of any administration to succeed in delivering its policies and programmes. The new Commissioner disclosed this in Akure while playing host to the State executives of the Nigeria Union of Journalists…

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MINISTERIAL SLOT: Our position on Buhari’s Choice of Alasoadura -Akure Community

MINISTERIAL SLOT: Our position on Buhari’s Choice of Alasoadura -Akure Community

By: Ade Adeleke The people of Akure Community have expressed deep appreciation to President Muhammadu Buhari on his recent appointment of one of them, Senator Oluwatayo Alasoadura, as a Minister from Ondo State to be part of the Next Level federal cabinet. In a Statement, the People under the umbrella of AKURE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FORUM (ACDF) headed by Pa Reuben Fasoranti and the Secretary, Eniola Olusola, pointed out that Senator Alasoadura had demonstrated over the…

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HERDSMEN’S QUIT ULTIMATUM: PDP Guber Aspirant, Akingboye tasks Ondo Monarchs, applauds Ose People

HERDSMEN’S QUIT ULTIMATUM: PDP Guber Aspirant, Akingboye tasks Ondo Monarchs, applauds Ose People

By: Oluwatosin Adesola A 2020 governorship Aspirant on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo state Otunba Bamidele Akingboye has expressed support for the step taken by the people of Ose local government area of the state that directed violent Fulani herdsmen to vacate their farmland within 21days. Akingboye popularly known as OBA, commended the Irekari monarchs for standing in bravely and frankly to tackle security challenges where government and other concerned…

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6,000 Youths for African Empowerment Prog in Ondo State

6,000 Youths for African   Empowerment Prog in Ondo State

By: Ade Adeleke 6,000 Young Entrepreneurs are expected in Ondo state for African empowerment programme as part of his administration’s commitment to building young Entrepreneurs and attracting massive investment into the State. Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has therefore declared that the state is prepared to host the sixth edition of Africa’s Young Entrepreneurs Empowerment Nigeria (AYEEN) 2019 Convention. The Africa’s Young Entrepreneurs is a platform with a vision of successfully developing Africa’s budding entrepreneurs through…

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Ondo Assembly plays Double Standard over Plot to Stop Akeredolu’s N30Billion Loan

Ondo Assembly plays Double Standard over Plot to Stop Akeredolu’s N30Billion Loan

By: Ade Adeleke Ondo State House of Assembly has been allegedly playing double standard over the N30bn loan brought to it for approval by the state Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu. The House which had earlier said it would not approve the loan, later denied the report that it would not approve the N30bn loan brought to it for approval by the state Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, if the state House of Assembly complex is not renovated. Members…

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SNAKE SAGA: Group gives Akeredolu 7-Days to Apologize to Ondo Lawmakers

SNAKE SAGA: Group gives Akeredolu 7-Days to Apologize to Ondo Lawmakers

By: Oluwatosin Adesola A group of legal professionals in Nigeria known as Commonwealth of Zenith Advocates (COZA) has given Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State seven days to apologize to Ondo lawmakers and the people of Ondo State at large for the unprecedented embarrassment he caused them. Position of the group was made known by its National Secretary, Hon. Sunday Olutoye on Monday in Akure. He said Governor Akeredolu has done himself and the good…

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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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