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Removal Plot: Drag me to Court if… —Akeredolu tells Ondo CJ lawyer

Press statement The attention of the Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has been drawn to a statement made by Mr. Jubrin Okutepa, SAN, lead counsel to the state Chief Judge, Justice Oluwatoyin Akeredolu, suggesting that the state government’s reaction to a court ruling on the alleged plan to remove the CJ from office was “contemptuous”. This statement by the CJ’s lead counsel did not come to the Governor as a surprise. Only people…

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Panic as Gunmen shot dead Popular Broadcaster

Panic as Gunmen shot dead Popular Broadcaster

It was an another sad day when a popular Broadcaster and On Air Personality (OAP) with Naija FM, Titus Badejo, popularly known as Eja Nla, has been allegedly killed outside 407 Club at Oluyole Estate, Ibadan, Oyo State, at about 11:30 pm on Saturday, June 19, 2021 It was gathered that Eja Nla, who had been at the club from about 9pm, was leaving with some friends, when two masked men riding on a motorcycle…

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Ondo Lawmaker, WAUU Founder Hon Adeyemi installed as Jakada of Lokossa in Benin Republic

Ondo Lawmaker, WAUU Founder Hon Adeyemi installed as Jakada of Lokossa in Benin Republic

….. Olowo, Falana witness ceremony. The Founder/President of the West African Union University, WAUU, Cotonou and lawmaker representing Owo constituency 2 at the Ondo state House of Assembly, Hon (Dr) Bishop Olayemi Adeyemi has been installed as Jakada of Lokossa in the Republic of Benin. Performing the turbaning of the lawmaker, King Abdou Nouhou III of Lokossa described Dr Adeyemi as a pillar of education in West African region by using his academic prowess to…

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NPFL: Resurgence of Sunshine Stars continues, overcome Abia Warriors

…..SUNSHINE STARS 2-1 ABIA WARRIORS The resurgence continued for Sunshine Stars FC on match day 28 of the NPFL following a 2-1 win over visiting Abia Warriors at the Ondo State Sports Complex.  Two first half goals from Sadeeq Yusuf won Sunday’s game for the Owena Whales in the face of a tough test by the visitors.  The team was dealt with an injury blow before the game had settled, captain Sunday Abe was taken…

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Experts, Broadcast journalists brainstorm as IMS/NAWOJ Workshop begins in Akure

Experts, Broadcast journalists brainstorm as IMS/NAWOJ Workshop begins in Akure

A training workshop organised by the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists, NAWOJ, in collaboration with the Institute for Media and Society (IMS) on electoral and broader governance programming is now in progress in Akure, the Ondo state capital. The workshop is part of activities lined-up for the 2021 NAWOJ Week celebration even as IMS and the Association brought participants from all the states from the Southern Nigeria. Declaring open the workshop in Akure, the Ondo…

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IPC calls for investigation of slain journalist Titus Badejo

IPC CALLS FOR INVESTIGATION OVER DEATH OF JOURNALIST TITUS BADEJO For immediate release, June 21, 2021 The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos – Nigeria is calling for a thorough investigation over the gruesome murder of Titus Badejo, a former radio presenter with Naija FM, Ibadan, who was murdered by unknown gunmen on Saturday, in Oluyole area of Ibadan at about 11:30p.m. Report from frontpageng.com, reveals that, “when Badejo was leaving Club 407 with his friends…

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Unilorin VC reacts, as 41yr-old Alumnus becomes Ajase-Ipo monarch

……. Unilorin VC congratulates new Olupo The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Age Abdulkareem, has congratulated the new Olupo of Ajase-Ipo, Barrister Ismail Yahaya Muhammed Atoloye, who is a distinguished alumnus of the University, on his well-deserved appointment. The new monarch was said to have been born in 1980. In a statement signed on his behalf by the institution’s Director of Corporate Affairs, Mr Kunle Akogun, the Vice-Chancellor expressed the joy of…

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Institute honours Ondo APC Media Director, Otaloro

The Director, Media & Publicity of the All Progressives Congress Party, Ondo State Chapter, Steve Otaloro, has been conferred with the Fellowship award of the Institute of Human & Natural Resources. The award was conferred on him during the investiture programme by the Institute in Akure. Steve Otaloro was honored along with the National Population Commission, Federal Commissioner, Prince. Diran Iyantan amongst others. A statement released by the Institute in Abuja noted that the conferment was in recognition…

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APC Exco member shot dead in Ondo, Party reacts

The Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) regrets strongly the death of one of its members, Hon. Bamidele Emmanuel Isibor. He was 62 year- old when he was shot dead by unknown gunmen. Until his demise, Hon. Isibor, a retired top civil servant, and father of five, was a member of the State Executive Committee of the party. This is contained in a press statement signed by Alex Kalejaye, APC Publicity Secretary,…

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Why I granted #EndSars protester bail —Ondo judge

The Ondo State High Court, Sitting inside Olokuta Correctional Centre (Akure Prisons), in Akure, the state capital today granted bail to kemisola Ogunniyi, the detained #EndSars Protester who delivered a baby in the Prison, to the sum of N10 million with a surety. The bail is coming a day to the naming ceremony of the baby. It would be recalled that Kemisola Ogunniyi was arrested along with 3 (three) other suspects, by the Ondo State…

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Achievers University, Owo matriculates 593 new students, warns against indiscipline

Achievers University, Owo matriculates 593 new students, warns against indiscipline

By Adeboye Ado No fewer than 593 new students have been matriculated at Achievers University, Owo for new Academic session. The students were matriculated into: College of Basic Health Sciences, Engineering Technology, Law, Natural and Applied Sciences and Social and Management Sciences. Speaking at the occasion, the Pro-Chancellor, Dr. Bode Ayorinde stated that Achievers University bears the trademark of discipline, maintaining that any students found culpable shall be punished accordingly. The founder, who confidently said…

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Senate moves to ease Visa Renewal for Nigerians

Senate moves to ease Visa Renewal for Nigerians

The Senate has mandated the Committees on Interior and Foreign Affairs to engage Ministers, the Comptroller General of immigration, Ambassadors and Consular Officers to introduce measures to make it easy for Nigerians abroad to renew their passports. The decision was reached after the consideration of a motion titled: “Urgent need to remove the difficulty faced by Nigerians outside of the shores of Nigeria in renewing their Passport”. The sponsor, Senator Matthew Urhoghide (PDP – Edo…

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Akeredolu has made history with Pharmacist Aladenola as Perm Sec —Ondo Health workers

Akeredolu has made history with Pharmacist Aladenola as Perm Sec —Ondo Health workers

By: Ade Adeleke Members and leadership of the Nigerian Union of Allied Health Professionals, (NUAHP), Ondo State chapter have lauded the initiative of the state Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, (SAN) for appointing one of them, Pharmacist Folukemi B. Aladenola as the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health. It was the first time in long term that a non-medical doctor will attain such in the state. NUAHP comprises of Medical Laboratory Scientists, Optometrists, Physiotherapists, Pharmacists, Health Information…

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Ojogo, Akinterinwa, Titiloye return as Info, Finance, Justice Commissioners in Ondo

Ojogo, Akinterinwa, Titiloye return as Info, Finance, Justice Commissioners in Ondo

By: Oluwatosin AdesolaOndo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu today sworn in four commissioners-designate to run the affairs of four ministries in Ondo StateThey are the former Commissioner for information and orientation, Mr Donald Ojogo, his counterpart in the ministry of Finance, Mr Wale Akinterinwa, former Commissioner for Justice and Attorney general, Sir Charles Titiloye (mmrd), and the former Special Adviser on Works, Lands and Infrastructure, Mr Aminu Raimi.Akeredolu warned that he would not hesitate in firing…

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Update: Akeredolu makes fresh appointments

Update: Akeredolu makes fresh appointments

PRESS STATEMENT Akeredolu Picks New HoS ..Adeyemo steps in as Aragbaiye bows out today Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has approved the appointment of Mr. John Adeniran Adeyemo,mni, as the Head of the Ondo State Public Service. The appointment is in recognition of Adeyemo’s track records of years of dedication, trustworthiness, reliability and efficiency. Governor Akeredolu’s approval of the appointment is in line with the provisions of Section 208, Sub-section 3 of the…

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Journalist organizes Basketball clinic in Akure

Journalist organizes Basketball clinic in Akure

All is now set for the second edition of a Southwest Basketball clinic and challenge put together by Radio Nigeria positive FM sports reporter Isaac Afolabi in Akure, Ondo state capital. The two day event is meant to discover and encourage talents in addition to their academic pursuit. According to Afolabi, government alone cannot fully develop sports hence the need for individuals irrespective of status and class to also contribute to sports development in the…

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Ex-Reps member, Kolawole congratulates Mrs Akeredolu as she bags ‘Woman of the Year Award’

Ex-Reps member, Kolawole congratulates Mrs Akeredolu as she bags ‘Woman of the Year Award’

A former Special Adviser to the Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu and former member of the 8th Nation Assembly , Hon. Kolawole Babatunde has congratulated the First Lady and Wife of the State Governor, Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu on the conferment of the ‘Woman of the Year 2021 Award’ by the African Women Industrialization Award (AWIA), held on Monday, 8th March, 2021. Arabinrin Akeredolu, is a renowned aquacultures and Founder of Breast Cancer Association…

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Sports Dev: We’ll partner whoever wins Ondo FA election —Industrialist, Ajipe

Sports Dev: We’ll partner whoever wins Ondo FA election —Industrialist, Ajipe

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Klick Konnect Networks International, Chief Alex Ajipe has promised to partner with Ondo State Football Agency to improve sport development in the state. Ajipe made this known on Monday during the first ever football debate organised by the Sport Writer Association of Nigeria, SWAN Ondo State Chapter for all the candidates contesting for the Chairmanship position of the Ondo FA held at NUJ Press…

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Reps member BTO donates vehicles to hospital, buses to monarchs in Akoko

Reps member BTO donates vehicles to hospital, buses to monarchs in Akoko

The Lawmaker representing Akoko North East/ North West Federal Constituency, Hon. Olubunmi Tunji Ojo has taken a massive step forward in delivering more on his electoral promised to the people of his constituency. The Federal Lawmaker who is also the Chairman House Committee on NDDC has always reiterated his commitment to ensuring that no member of his constituency is left out from enjoying the dividends of democracy and adequate representation. Most importantly the Lawmaker has…

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