Why Buhari approved February 2022 for APC National Convention

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved February 2022 for the conduct of the national convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Chairman of the Progressives Governors’ Forum and Kebbi State Governor, Atiku Bagudu, announced this on Monday in Abuja. He briefed State House correspondents after a meeting with the President at the Presidential Villa in the nation’s capital. Governor Bagudu was accompanied to the villa by the Chairman of the APC National Caretaker Committee and Yobe…

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How Students’ Protest forced Closure of AAUA indefinitely

How Students’ Protest forced Closure of AAUA indefinitely

….. AAUA students protest No-school-fees, No-exam policy Students of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko in Ondo State, have restricted vehicular movement in the host community over  what they described as obnoxious policy initiated by the management. The Irate students who trooped out in their large numbers, assembled at the school gate where they blocked the major road leading to the  community, this is just as they kicked against the ‘No school fees No exam policy’…

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Breaking: Veteran Yoruba Actor, Baba Suwe is dead

Babatunde Omidina, popularly known as Baba Suwe, has passed away. The prolific actor gave up the ghost on Monday after a long battle with an illness. Born on August 22, 1958, he was married to comedienne Omoladun Omidina, who died in September 2009. Baba Suwe dominated the Yoruba movie industry for decades, featured in several movies and bagged many awards. “The legend is gone, he left today to be in a place of rest”, a…

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Controversial Sanitary Pad: Ilara-Mokin Community backs Fayemi’s wife

Community leaders in Ilara in Ifedore Local Government area of Ondo State have denied the allegation that the wife of Ekiti State governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi has been distributing sanitary pads to the indigenes of the town. The traditional ruler of Ilara, Oba Abiodun Adefehinti and National President of Egbe Omo Ilara Mokin, Dr Yemisi Olorunsola said sanitary pads were distributed to school children in Ilara-Mokin through an indigene of the town, Princess Precious Olofinyoku…

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Ondo NUJ Award: BTO of Our Hopes…. By Femi Salako

NUJ Awards: BTO of Our HopesBy Femi Salako When men make themselves a channel of blessings to others, accolades and recognitions are inevitable because in doing so we not only encourage them to do more but also to motivate many more to follow this noble way. Hon. Olubunmi Tunji Ojo, Member House of Representatives, Akoko North East North/ West Federal Constituency is one who over the years has successfully made himself an icon of excellence…

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Much Ado about Babajide Akeredolu….by Dr Wilson Ikubese

MUCH ADO ABOUT JIDE For the past few days running, the polity of Ondo state is being heated up because Governor Rotimi Akeredolu appointed his son, Babajide as the new Director-General of the Performance and Project Implementation Monitoring Unit (PPIMU). Many have cried foul, that Mr Governor should have at least appointed another person, and not a member of his family! For me, Mr Governor may as well appoint members of his family to fill…

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Mrs Akeredolu, Prof Fasakin, Abiola Makinde, BTO to bag Ondo NUJ Awards

Mrs Akeredolu, Prof Fasakin, Abiola Makinde, BTO to bag Ondo NUJ Awards

….Award Events holds on Tuesday, Friday …..Akeredolu, Samuel Alade, Chief Mato As Ondo NUJ Sets For 2021 Press Week Celebrations The stage appears set as the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Ondo State Chapter, is expecting heavy-hitters such as the State Governor,  Oluwarotimi Akeredolu to grace and declare open the annual Press Week Celebrations. Other expected at the eye-catching event are: the Balogun of Akure Kingdom, Rear Admiral Samuel Ilesanmi Alade Rtd, will deliver the…

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