Jegede, Akeredolu bicker over destruction of campaign materials

Jegede, Akeredolu bicker over destruction of campaign materials

By: Ade Adeleke As preparations for the October 10, 2020 governorship election hot up in Ondo state, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of the APC and the PDP Candidate, Eyitayo Jegede are now at loggerhead over alleged destruction of campaign posters and billboards of Jegede in Owo, by suspected political thugs loyal to the governor in his home town. The Eyitayo Jegede Campaign Organisation (EJCO), had in a press statement by its Head, Media Research, Mr. Samuel…

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Ondo LG polls: Why APC is jittery —SDP

Ondo LG polls: Why APC is jittery —SDP

THE POSITION OF SDP ON ONDO LG ELECTION PRESS STATEMENT In recent times many questions have been raised within our Party, Social Democratic Party (SDP) as regards to why the Party decided to participate in the August 2020 Local Government elections under the supervision of ODIEC (Ondo State Independent Electoral Commission) and APC led Government of Ondo State. Several members have questioned the wisdom in this decision, others had adduced different theories including a possible…

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Ondo Govt blasts PDP, gives reasons for planned tuition reduction

Ondo Govt blasts PDP, gives reasons for planned tuition reduction

RE: PDP KICKS OVER PLANNED REDUCTION IN TUITION FEES …… They Are Still Victims Of Their Anti-people Past It sounds very illogical that a political party scouting for votes will discourage this people oriented move by the Ondo State Government. It smacks of laziness for the PDP to hover around a social issue such as the payment of tuition fees in the political parachutes. From all indications, the party still wallows in its anti people…

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Ondo declares tomorrow Public Holiday

Ondo declares tomorrow Public Holiday

Local Govt. Election: Ondo Declares Friday Work-free Day The Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN has directed that Friday August 21, 2020 be observed as a work-free day. This directive is to enable residents of the State have adequate time to prepare for the Local Government Election scheduled for Saturday, August 22, 2020. A statement issued by the Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Donald Ojogo quoted Governor Akeredolu as equally urging the electorate…

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Violence force SDP out of Ondo LG polls

Violence force SDP out of Ondo LG polls

Withdrawal From Local Government Election In view of the ongoing violence in Idanre Local Government Area ahead of the local government election scheduled for Saturday, Myself and the entire SDP in idanre have decided to withdraw our participation from the entire process. This withdrawal is necessitated by the need to put a stop to the ongoing violence targeted at myself and the entire SDP members in Idanre. The bloodshed in Idanre has to stop and…

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Ondo Govt, Dep Governor extol qualities of late Journalist, Ayo Oged

Ondo Govt, Dep Governor extol qualities of late Journalist, Ayo Oged

AYO OGEDENGBE: THE EXIT, THE PAINS, THE BURDEN The news flashed, yet again, of another sad one. This time around, the subject is one of Ondo’s best, the iconic sports enthusiast and broadcast legend, Ayo Ogedengbe. A deep cut it is. An indelible scare, though unseen, has been wrought on our collective psyche in the noble Pen Job, no doubt. To re-echo his virtues, the values he manifested and the depth of his positive impact…

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Late Ayo Ogedengbe was a bold journalist —Ondo NUJ

Late Ayo Ogedengbe was a bold journalist —Ondo NUJ

The Chairman, Adetona Aderoboye, executives and members of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Ondo State Council have received the sudden death of one of the vibrant Veteran journalists in the state, Mr Ayo Ogedengbe with rude shock and disbelief. In a Press Statement signed by the State Secretary of the Union, Leke Adegbite, NUJ describes late Ogedengbe popularly known as “Oged” in the media industry, was a goal getter, straightforward, bold and disciplined journalist….

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Tuition reduction: Akeredolu deceiving voters —PDP; as governor defends action

Tuition reduction: Akeredolu deceiving voters —PDP; as governor defends action

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has declared its support for the Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN, stating that his performance across the state is impressive. The student body led by its President, Comrade Danielson Bamidele commended the giant strides recorded across the various sectors of the state by the Akeredolu administration. The leadership of NANS spoke on Wednesday evening during a courtesy visit to the Governor’s office , Alagbaka , Akure…

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Ondo Guber polls: Court issues fresh order on Akeredolu

Ondo Guber polls: Court issues fresh order on Akeredolu

The Federal High Court in Abuja yesterday granted approval for substituted service of a suit challenging the All Progressives Congress’ nomination of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State as the party’s candidate in the forthcoming October 10, 2020 governorship election. Justice Ahmed Mohammed made the order in a ruling on an ex parte application filed by a governorship aspirant on the APC platform in the state, Dr Nathaniel Adojutelegan, who is challenging the validity of…

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