PDP kicks as FG returns Toll Gates to Federal Highways Nationwide

PDP kicks as FG returns Toll Gates to Federal Highways Nationwide

By: SUNSHINETRUTH The Federal Government on Wednesday announced of plans to ensure the return toll gates on the federal highways in the country. The decision came after being phased out more a decade ago. The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, stated this while briefing State House Correspondents on the decision taken at the Federal Executive Council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa Abuja. Fashola, flanked by…

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SNAKE SAGA: Ondo Lawmakers relocate to new Chamber

SNAKE SAGA: Ondo Lawmakers relocate to new Chamber

By: Ade Adeleke After several weeks of accusation and counter accusation over snake saga at the Hallowed chamber of the Ondo state House of Assembly, the lawmakers on Wednesday relocated to another building within the assembly complex to continue with their statutory legislative functions. The abandoned main chamber is already in deplorable condition and set for massive renovation. The House which has not been holding plenary sitting since the snake saga that occurred at the…

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PLACENTA ON CHURCH ALTAR: Evangelist Docked for Blackmailing Pastor in Ondo

PLACENTA ON CHURCH ALTAR: Evangelist Docked for Blackmailing Pastor in Ondo

By: Ade Adeleke A 39 year old Evangelist, John Abiodun has been docked at an Ondo state Magistrate Court sitting in Akure for allegedly blackmailing, insulting and telling lies against Pastor Gbenga Akinbiyi of the Religion of the Church of God, Promise Land Prophetical Ministry, Shasha Area, Akure. Abiodun had through social media accused the Man of God of planting placenta and new born baby at the altar of the church which police investigation had…

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After 59years of Nationhood: People’re tired of Excuses —says Akeredolu

After 59years of Nationhood: People’re tired of Excuses —says Akeredolu

By: Ade Adeleke Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Tuesday, said the leadership of the country should no longer give excuses for failure to develop the country, noting that people are tired of excuses from those leading the nation. He said that they had exhausted all excuses for the nation’s underdevelopment for the past 59 years after independence. The governor disclosed this in his speech at the 59th Independent Anniversary Celebration held at Gani…

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2023 Polls: Why I’ll not Run for Third Term —Buhari

2023 Polls: Why I’ll not Run for Third Term —Buhari

By: Ade Adeleke STATE HOUSE STATEMENT ON PRESIDENTIAL TERM LIMITS The Presidency wishes to correct internet-based gossip and un-informed media commentary regarding presidential term limits, given credence by so-called support groups, staging street demonstrations asking President Muhammadu Buhari to do a third term. There are no circumstances – nor set of circumstances – under which President Buhari may seek to amend the Constitution regarding the two-term term limit on holding office as President. President Buhari…

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Why BEDC Must Go by December —Ekiti, Delta, Ondo, Edo People tell Buhari

Why BEDC Must Go by December —Ekiti, Delta, Ondo, Edo People tell Buhari

By: Ade Adeleke Civil Society groups and residents of Edo, Delta, Ondo and Ekiti states under the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) franchise area took to the streets of Benin City being the country’s Independence Day commemoration to demand the termination of the licence issued to the power company due to its poor service delivery to customers in the four states. Their agitations are coming ahead of the performance review of the DISCOs by the…

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Over 5000 Travellers Perished on Deplorable Roads in Southeast —Group tells FG, Governors

Over 5000 Travellers Perished on Deplorable Roads in Southeast —Group tells FG, Governors

By: Ade Adeleke …Accused Governors of Insensitivity to the plight of the electorates. The Federal and State Governments in South East have been asked to declare State of emergency on roads in the zone. The Human Rights, Liberty Access and Peace Defenders Foundation (HURIDE),in a statement in Owerri, the Imo State capital called on both Federal and State Governments in South East to take drastic,palliative and urgent action to address the problem of bad road…

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