Eld-el-Kabir: Ondo Govt overrules Imams, bans Muslims from Eid prayer

Eld-el-Kabir: Ondo Govt overrules Imams, bans Muslims from Eid prayer

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Ondo state government has overruled directive by imams in the state, as it banned Muslims from gathering for congregational eid prayer during Friday’s Eld-el-Kabir celebration. The government said it was in line with the rules guiding religious gathering with respect to the prevention of COVID-19 which is still in force. The League of Imams and Alfas Ondo State had on Tuesday directed all Chief Imams in all the communities in Ondo…

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How I arrived at choice of Aiyedatiwa —Aketi

How I arrived at choice of Aiyedatiwa —Aketi

By: Ade Adeleke As Political games over the forthcoming election continue, Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has officially confirmed Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa as his running mate for the October 10 governorship election. He said he picked the former NDDC Commissioner after wide consultations with key stakeholders including APC leaders. Akeredolu disclosed this at the swearing in ceremony of a new commissioner, Hon Idowu Otetubi and a Special Adviser in Akure. The Governor said his running…

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Ondo 2020: Agboola woos Mimiko’s political allies, Saka Lawal, others for ZLP as third force

Ondo 2020: Agboola woos Mimiko’s political allies, Saka Lawal, others for ZLP as third force

More political permutations have continued to play out ahead the October 10 elections as a fallout of the governorship primaries of the major political parties, the All Progressives Congress, APC and the People’s Democratic Party, PDP in ondo state While the APC might have settled for Lucky Aiyedatiwa as running mate to Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, the choice of the running mate for Eyitayo Jegede has started creating cracks in the PDP fold. Jegede was reported…

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Ondo 2020: Start packing your loads out of Alagbaka Govt House —Jegede tells Aketi

Ondo 2020: Start packing your loads out of Alagbaka Govt House —Jegede tells Aketi

By: Adesoji Adetona The PDP governorship candidate in Ondo state, Mr Eyitayo Jegede, SAN, has berated the recent statement by the APC candidate, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu forecasting his victory in the forthcoming October 10 election is untimely and overrated. In a Press Statement signed by Gbenga Akinmoyo, Spokesman of Eyitayo Jegede Campaign Organisation, the PDP governorship Hopeful said the governor should start packing his loads out of the Government House, Alagbaka-Akure, as he will suffer…

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Sallah: Ondo Muslims get approval to use Eid grounds amidst COVID-19

Sallah: Ondo Muslims get approval to use Eid grounds amidst COVID-19

The League of Imams and Alfas Ondo State has directed all Chief Imams in all the communities in Ondo State to observe this year’s Eid-el-Kabir Congregational in their respective Eid praying grounds in their towns and villages amidst ravaging coronavirus pandemic. In a statement, the Chairman of the League and Chief Imam of Owo, Alhaji Ahmed Aladesawe however urged faithful to observe the Eid prayers with all the precautions against COVID-19. The Chief Imam noted…

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My message to Polaris Bank customers —CEO Abiru

My message to Polaris Bank customers —CEO Abiru

Here is a press statement by the CEO; The attention of the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Polaris Bank, Mr. Tokunbo Abiru has been drawn to news making the rounds in some online media alluding that he is seeking to contest for the forthcoming senatorial bye-election of Lagos-East Senatorial Zone under the platform of APC. Mr. Abiru notes that while he holds the public service in high esteem, his time and energy at…

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