Akeredolu bags ‘Governor of The Year Award’ in Lagos

Akeredolu bags ‘Governor of The Year Award’ in Lagos

Faces at the event Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu,SAN, on Saturday, bagged the ‘Governor of the Year’ Award. The Award, courtesy of Vanguard Newspaper, was handed to Governor Akeredolu at Vanguard Personality Award 2021, held at the Convention Centre, Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. Governor Akeredolu was accompanied by his wife, Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu and the deputy Governor, Hon. Lucky Aiyedatiwa. Other dignitaries at the event including the Acting Leader of Afenifere,…

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Coronavirus forced 72.1million children into Child Labour in Ondo, Nigeria, Africa —ILO

By: Ade Adeleke The International labour organization, ILO, on Monday in Akure, Ondo state confirmed that 72.1 million of child labour in the world can be found in states like Niger, Osun and Ondo States, other parts of Nigeria and Africa at large, where COVID-19 pandemic has significantly affected economies and more children are burdened with responsibilities beyond their physical and mental thresholds. The International Labour Organisation(ILO) has called on media professionals and officials of…

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How 15 Armed Robbers unleashed Terror on Ondo community —Witnesses recount

Just like a movie when residents of Ilara Mokin in Ifedore Local Government Area, Ondo State were recounting how they escaped being hit by stray bullets fired by 15 armed robbers who about three days ago attacked a bank in the locality. Some said it was sporadic gunshots and sound of explosives that jolted them from sleep and they fled into the bush. Witnesses said the robbers simply walked into the community and carried the…

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Actors Guild mourns Pioneer Staff of Ondo TV, Biola Olatunde

Writer of “I need to know” TV series, Biola Olatunde goes home at 70. The writer of popular Nigerian TV series in the late 90s, “I need to know,” Mrs Biola Olatunde is dead. Family sources said Olatunde, a veteran broadcaster, novelist, poet and public speaker died during a brief illness at the age of 70. The broadcaster and scriptwriter who worked with LTV 8, Lagos, Nigerian Television Authority, was a pioneer staff of Ondo…

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