2020 polls: Why Tinubu must be wary of Akeredolu —Ondo Group

2020 polls: Why Tinubu must be wary of Akeredolu —Ondo Group

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Ahead of the October 10 governorship election, over 66,000 youths under the umbrella of the Association of Registered Unemployed Youths and Graduates of Nigeria, Ondo State Chapter have called the APC National Leader, Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu to withdraw his support for the reelection of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu. The group had last week advised President Muhammadu Buhari to shun the temptation of supporting or using ‘Federal Power’ for the reelection bid of…

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Ondo polls: Lawyer Emodamori drags INEC to court over ZLP/Agboola’s candidacy

Ondo polls: Lawyer Emodamori drags INEC to court over ZLP/Agboola’s candidacy

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Few weeks to the October 10, 2020 governorship election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has been dragged before a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja by an Akure based legal practitioner, Mr Femi Emmanuel Emodamori, seeking an order of Mandamus, to compel the commission to publish the personal particulars of Hon. Alfred Agboola Ajayi as the Zenith Labour Party (Z.L.P) Governorship candidate. The lawyer in an exparte motion filed on 7th…

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Ondo, Edo polls: IPC cautions journalists on safety consciousness

Ondo, Edo polls: IPC cautions journalists on safety consciousness

By: Ade Adeleke The International Press Centre (IPC), yesterday advised journalists who will be covering the governorship election in Ondo and Edo states to be safety conscious. The centre declared that over 41 journalists have been attacked at different locations in the country in the course of their duties in the last eight months. The IPC Programme Officer (Journalists safety), Mrs Melody Akinjiyan-Lawal, made the revelation during a webinar on Edo and Ondo State elections…

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Deji of Akure rescinds decision on closure of markets today

Deji of Akure rescinds decision on closure of markets today

DEJI REVERSES CLOSURE OF MARKETS AND SHOPS IN AKURE DURING AMOLE FESTIVAL The Palace wishes to notify residents of Akure and its environ that the Deji and Paramount Ruler of Akure, Oba Aladetoyinbo Ogunlade Aladelusi, Odundun II, has approved the reversal of the earlier directive for the closure of all Markets and Shops in Akure during the Amole festival scheduled to hold on Wednesday 9th September, 2020. 2. In view of this, all shops and…

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Ondo 2020: NOA cautions people against votes trading

Ondo 2020: NOA cautions people against votes trading

By: Oluwatosin Adesola As preparations for October 10 election in ondo state reach top level, the National Orientation Agency (NOA) has cautioned supporters of governorship candidates and voters to follow COVID-19 precautionary protocols. The agency noted that use of nose masks and maintaining physical distancing at rallies and during voting in the election will prevent further spread of the disease in the country. NOA also tasked the electorate to be civil while exercising their civic…

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Invasion: Why Idajo, NURTW members stormed Ondo Assembly —Speaker

Invasion: Why Idajo, NURTW members stormed Ondo Assembly —Speaker

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Speaker of the Ondo state House of Assembly, Bamidele Oleyelogun denied report of thugs invading the Assembly, noting that he invited members of the NURTW to a meeting at the assembly and they are not thugs. Oleyelogun who said they were at the assembly for prayers, sued for peace and unity of purpose on the need to ensure violence ahead of the october 10 governorship election in the state. The speaker…

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