150 Houses destroyed, two killed, palace razed in Ondo

150 Houses destroyed, two killed, palace razed in Ondo

Two persons have been feared killed and over 150 houses demolished in a fracas between Ude and Isinigbo communities in Akure North local government area of ondo state. The Nation reports that the fracas was said to have been caused because of insistence by traditional ruler of Ude, Sunday Boboye, the Ajagun of Ude, that the disputed land was part of his territory. He was said to have fled as angry members of Isinigbo community…

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Killings: Why Buhari won’t resign —FG

Killings: Why Buhari won’t resign —FG

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has condemned calls for Buhari’s resignation, insisting that the President would complete his tenure despite the calls from several quarters. Nigerians from various walks of life had called for the President’s resignation in the wake of Boko Haram’s massacre of farmers in Borno State and the general insecurity in Nigeria. Mohammed who is the Spokesman of the federal government, described the call for Buhari’s resignation as irresponsible…

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2023: Shekarau reveals where next President should come from

2023: Shekarau reveals where next President should come from

Former Governor of Kano State and Senator representing Kano central, Ibrahim Shekarau, today said Nigeria’s next president should come from the Southern part of the country. Speaking on Channels Television on Thursday, Shekarau noted that by 2023, President Muhammadu Buhari who is from the northern part of the country, would have been in power for eight years, and “common sense tells one that we should look the other side, to the Southern part of Nigeria”….

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#EndSARS: Ondo Panel releases guidelines over 30 petitions

#EndSARS: Ondo Panel releases guidelines over 30 petitions

The Ondo State Judicial Panel Inquiry on Police Brutality and other matters has received thirty petitions from members of the public. The chairman of the panel, Justice Adesola Sidiq disclosed this in Akure at the inaugural sitting of the panel. Sidiq sought the full cooperation of petitioners in ensuring the success of the panel, noted that the panel would stick to its terms of reference In an inaugural speech, the chairman of the Panel ,…

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Breaking: Ondo PDP Exco member dies

Breaking: Ondo PDP Exco member dies

PRESS STATEMENT. We have received the shocking and devastating news of the demise of a member of the State Executive Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Ondo State, Chief Kayode Akintomide. Chief Akintomide, popularly known as Agbarapo was a party man to the chore, contributed in no small measure to building of our party in Ile-Oluji/Okeigbo Local Government in particular and Ondo State in general. Pix: Chief Akintomide. In recognition of his sterling qualities,…

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Akeredolu, Agboola’s camps on warpath again

Akeredolu, Agboola’s camps on warpath again

By: Ade Adeleke The camps of the Ondo state Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu and his estranged Deputy, Agboola Ajayi have renewed attacks on each other even after the October 10, 2020 governorship election had been won and lost. The latest impasse is caused by the criticism of Governor Akeredolu’s decision to receive a national award from pharmacists despite insecurity in the state. Allen Sowore (Media Adviser to Ondo state Deputy governor, Agboola Ajayi) said Akeredolu is…

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Free Pre-paid Meters: What Consumers should do —FG

Free Pre-paid Meters: What Consumers should do —FG

Sanction awaits any electricity Distribution Company (DisCos) selling prepaid meters to Nigerians, the Federal Government warned on Wednesday. It said representatives of the companies would not be spared if caught demanding payment from customers to be metered, asking customers to defend their right of getting the meters free of charge. The Special Adviser to the President on Infrastructure, Mr Ahmed Zakari, gave the warning at a stakeholders’ engagement on electricity tariff, organised by the FGN/NLC-TUC…

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