NUJ: I’m happy with your reelection —Buhari greets Isiguzo

STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE PRESIDENT BUHARI CONGRATULATES NEWLY ELECTED NUJ EXECUTIVES President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) on the outcome of their seventh triennial delegates’ conference which saw the re-election of Chris Isiguzo for a second term in office as President. From the outset of this Administration, President Buhari has made clear that ‘‘press freedom is an irreducible minimum in a democracy that would flourish’’, however, such freedom must be used…

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FG declares Tuesday public holiday

PRESS RELEASE FG DECLARES TUESDAY OCTOBER 19TH, 2021 PUBLIC HOLIDAY TO MARK EIDUL-MAWLID CELEBRATION The Federal Government has declared Tuesday  October 19th, 2021  as Public Holiday to mark this year’s Eid-ul-Mawlid Celebration in commemoration of the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him). Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who made this declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulates all Muslim faithful both at home and in the Diaspora for witnessing this year’s occasion….

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RUGIPO Strike: Group calls for patience, begs Akeredolu on Salary Bailout

By: Ade Adeleke A Youth group under the umbrella of Owo Integrity Forum, has appealed to Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu to intervene in the accumulated arrears of salaries owing workers of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, RUGIPO, by approving special bailout for the institution’s authorities to defray the 10 months salaries arrears. The Group made the plea in a Press Statement made available to newsmen in a Akure, in a reaction to an indefinite strike embarked upon…

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No more factions in NAOSS, as Mary Ogunga affirmed as President

No more factions in NAOSS, as Mary Ogunga affirmed as President

……Election: NAOSS resolves crisis as Grace pledges support for Mary Ogunga as new President Members of the National Association of Ondo State Students (NAOSS) have resolved the crisis that trailed the emergence of Mary Ogunga as the National President of the students’ body. One of the contestants for the position, Atoyebi Grace who initially rejected the outcome of the election has backed down and embraced the winner of the election. Atoyebi who claimed she was…

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Ondo Poly Workers embark on indefinite strike today

Workers of the Ondo state government-owned Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, in Ondo state, today Friday embarked on an indefinite strike action over alleged unpaid salary arrears of about 11months, by the authorities of the institution. The workers said they were being owed salaries of December 2016, January 2017 and January to October 2021 salaries. They added that they had not been promoted for the past two years. The Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Polytechnics and the…

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Akure Reps Bye-Election: Why I’m the best to replace ‘Hon Expensive’ —Babatunde Faro

Akure Reps Bye-Election: Why I’m the best to replace ‘Hon Expensive’ —Babatunde Faro

By: Ade Adeleke …..says “Jegede is my Hero” …..I have been constructing, Repairing roads, funding PDP in Akure since 2016 —Reps Aspirant. A consultant and PDP Chieftain in Akure South local government area of Ondo State, Babatunde Emmanuel Faro, has joined the race to replace the late member of the House of Representatives from Akure North/Akure South federal constituency, Omolafe Adedayo (aka Expensive); SUNSHINETRUTH can report. He declared that his qualities as a young, vibrant,…

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Braindrain of Doctors in Ondo state alarming —NMA

The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, Ondo State Chapter has expressed deep concern over mass exodus of Medical doctors under the state government payroll over poor condition of Service The doctors said the crises in the state health sector had been worsened by the irregular percentage of salaries being paid to doctors and hostile work environment, thereby leading to braindrain. Addressing a news conference to mark the 2021 physicians’ week, the state chiarman of NMA, Dr…

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BABATUNDE FARO: MEET ’35YR-OLD COMMUNITY-ORIENTED MIND’ THAT AKURE NORTH/SOUTH NEEDS

BABATUNDE FARO: MEET ’35YR-OLD COMMUNITY-ORIENTED MIND’ THAT AKURE NORTH/SOUTH NEEDS

Babatunde Emmanuel Faro was born to the family of Elder Rufus ObeFaro and Mrs Omolola Nurat Faro on the 22nd July 1986 in the capital cityof Akure in Ondo State. A Native of Isolo, Akure He started his education at Bishop Hughes Nursery and Primary School,Akure between 1989 and 1996 after which he proceeded to the St ThomasAquinas College Akure from 1996 – 2002. His endeavor for Tertiaryeducation made him to attend the Prestigious University…

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Akure market shut again, Traders groan, as Deji reacts

Traders in the popular provision section of the Oja-Oba market in Akure, the Ondo State capital have described as unbearable continuous  closure of the market by the Deji’s Palace. A cross section of the traders who spoke with The Hope Metro expressed displeasure over the closure of the market which they claimed has been affecting their daily businesses. A visit to the market yesterday thursday, some of the traders who clustered in groups were seen…

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