Breaking: AAUA gets new VC

Prof. Olugbenga Ige of the Plant Science and Biomedical Department, Adekunle Ajasin University has been appointed as substantive Vice Chancellor of the state owned institution. Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has approved the appointment of Professor Ige E. Olugbenga as the substantive Vice Chancellor of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko. Prof. Ige has been in acting capacity since January 2019. The appointment takes effect from Wednesday, 7th July, 2021 for a one-term of five…

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Southern Govs frown at selective Justice, arbitrary Arrest, demand 2023 Presidency

COMMUNIQUÉ ISSUED AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE MEETING OF THE GOVERNORS OF SOUTHERN NIGERIA AT THE LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT HOUSE, IKEJA, LAGOS STATE, ON MONDAY, 5TH JULY, 2021 NIGERIA. The Southern Governors Forum at the end of the meeting held on Monday, 5th July, 2021 reviewed the situation in the Country and focused on the current security situation, constitutional amendment, Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB). Rising from the meeting, the Forum agreed on the following: 1.    …

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Land dispute: Court orders Niger Delta Ministry to pay Kekemeke’s Family N175M compensation

ONDO STATE HIGH COURT, Akure DECLARED THE FEDERAL MINISTRY OF NIGER DELTA AFFAIRS’ ACQUISITION OF LAND AT AGADAGBA-OBON A NULLITY, AWARDS #175,000,000.00 (ONE HUNDRED AND SEVENTY FIVE MILLION NAIRA) AS COMPENSATION TO THE KEKEMEKE FAMILY. The Ondo State High Court presided over by Hon. Justice Peter Ikujuni on Thursday, 1st July, 2021 gave judgment in Suit No: HOK/31/2013 between the Kekemeke family of Agadagba-obon, Ondo State and Federal Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs. The Suit…

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Igbara-Oke Stands Still as Oba Agbede buries Father in grandstyle

Igbara-Oke Stands Still as Oba Agbede buries Father in grandstyle

The ancient town of Igbara-Oke stoodstill on Friday 2nd July and Saturday 3rd July, 2021 as His Royal Majesty Oba (Dr.) Francis Adefarakanmi Agbede, (Ogidi III), The Olowa and Paramount Ruler of Igbara-Oke kingdom buried his late father, Prince Ezekiel Abiodun Agbede in grandstyle, even as Music Icon, King Sunny Ade entertained guests. The two-day event brought dignitaries from across the country and all walks of life together for the purpose of celebrating the life…

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Igboho, Kanu, Open grazing: Southern Govs begin crucial meeting in Lagos

Igboho, Kanu, Open grazing: Southern Govs begin crucial meeting in Lagos

Anti-open grazing, the security issues generated by agitations from Southeast and Southwest led by Nnamdi Kanu and Sunday Igboho may top agenda as the Southern Nigeria Governors Forum meeting are now holding a crucial meeting at Lagos State Government Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja-Lagos. Buy our latest news magazine Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu,SAN, who is coordinating the meeting addressed journalists briefly before the closed door meeting. Governor Akeredolu who welcomed his brother governors to the…

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Misconception about Percentage Salaries in Ondo —NLC cautions TUC

Misconception about Percentage Salaries in Ondo —NLC cautions TUC

RE: REPORT OF SALARY MEETING: NEED TO SET THE RECORDS STRAIGHT. There has been a misrepresentation, misconception and misinformation being bandied around by a section of our sister Congress, i.e TUC with the above caption. The statement, no doubt, was aimed at maligning the NLC and her leadership in Ondo State. It is therefore, important that the records be set straight with a view to correcting the person(s) behind the veil and whatever his/her intendment…

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“Igboho, Kanu: Nigeria’s Democracy is sick”

Press releaseSunday July 4, 2021 Joe Okei Odumakin: A birthday with a difference! Today is my birthday – but it is one birthday with a difference! Birthdays usually call for celebrations. They are occasions for merriment, thanksgiving, and reliving of fond memories. They are also occasions for sober reflection and stock-taking. For me, this year’s birthday is one with a huge difference from previous ones. What with Yinka on the other side of eternity, the…

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NPFL Relegation battle: Sunshine Stars pick vital away win

…….SUNSHINE STARS STUN HEARTLAND IN OWERRI, EASE RELEAGTION WORRIES The Boys Played According To The Game Plan – Ayeni Ifegwu Ojukwu’s goal proved decisive as Sunshine Stars moved out of the relegation zone after an accomplished 1-0 victory over Heartland on a wet Sunday’s night at the Dan Anyiam Stadium. The Owena Whales were full value for the win in the match day 31 contest delayed by three hours to kick off under floodlights at…

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Senior Yoruba Lawyers set to defend Igboho, arrested Agitators

The Ilana Omo Oodua has said it is assembling senior Yoruba lawyers to ensure the release of aides of Chief Sunday Adeyemo, aka Sunday Igboho, arrested during the raid by the Department of State Services on the activist’s house. Igboho, who is a promoter of the Yoruba Nation, has gone underground following the invasion on Thursday, during which the secret police said it killed two persons and 13. Speaking with our correspondent on Sunday, the…

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