Oyemekun & Misconceptions about Akure people

Oyemekun & Misconceptions about Akure people

The story of Ajapada Ekun and how we came about Oloyemekun or Omo Ekun The institution of Oba monarchy in Akure was established by Ajapada. Ajapada was reported to be the son of Ekun. Ekun was also known to be one of the several sons of Oduduwa. He was also named Omoremilekun after Ekun had died during his pregnancy. Ekun was a father to Ajapada. It was Oduduwa who took care of him, so he…

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Full text of 2021 New Year Broadcast by President Buhari

Full text of 2021 New Year Broadcast by President Buhari

NEW YEAR SPEECH BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA 1ST JANUARY 2021 My fellow countrymen and women, First, I would like to thank and praise the Almighty who saw us through the year 2020 and has given us the opportunity to witness the start of another new year. We especially thank God because the year 2020 was one of the most trying years since our existence as a Nation….

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Barrister Femi Emodamori publishes 2020 personal incomes, gives reasons

Barrister Femi Emodamori publishes 2020 personal incomes, gives reasons

Here for public consumption is the summary of personal monthly incomes of Barrister Femi Emmanuel Emodamori for year 2020. According to him, it is a voluntary practice for him to publicly published his yearly incomes on monthly basis. Emodamori noted that the action was not meant to impress anybody. Read the full details of the incomes below; Above is the full details of the 2020 summary of incomes of Barrister Femi Emmanuel Emodamori.

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Akeredolu’s Reelection & Akure APC leaders

Akeredolu’s Reelection & Akure APC leaders

MY AKURE APC LEADERS OF THE YEAR, 2020… Dr. Akeredolu O.N Alasoadura, Abena, Ademosu, Tukana, Otetubi, Charles Titiloye deserve my laurels for the roles they played in Aketi’s re-election. INTRODUCTION Some political neophytes may not see reasons for celebrating these people despite that Aketi lost his re-election in nearly all the wards in Akure South. For those who understand politics, it goes beyond winning your units or wards for your candidates or political parties. You…

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Tinubu, run! Please, run!….. By Festus Adedayo

Tinubu, run! Please, run!….. By Festus Adedayo

TINUBU, RUN! PLEASE, RUN! December 19, 2020 By: Festus Adedayo (Renowned Journalist) What could have prompted Aunt Adelina to declare in The Feast of the Goat that “Well, that’s what politics is, you make your way over corpses…”? After seeing what politics and politicians do with us in Nigeria, should I have asked that question in the first instance? Optimists that Nigerian politicians are, they have started a race ahead of God to the year…

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As APC begins its journey into Extinction……

As APC begins its journey into Extinction……

BEGINNING OF THE END: THE APC STORY By Kennedy Ikantu Peretei December 19, 2020 Let me take reference from the lines of American Poet and Playwright, Lawrence S. Pertillar in his poem “The beginning of the end.” “It is the beginning of the end, Of delusions craved with promises, Made to fake them. And a return of prosperity…. Shared exclusively between, Those rich and wealthy? Well… Only the ones kept on knees, Are those less…

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How our 9 kidnapped senior officers were rescued —Police

How our 9 kidnapped senior officers were rescued —Police

The Nigeria Police yesterday said that it has successfully rescued all Nine (9) senior Police Officers who earlier went missing on 8th November, 2020 between Kankara town and Sheme in Katsina State. They came under attack while travelling by heavily armed men, dressed in Military Camouflage, but suspected to be bandits. A statement signed by DCP Frank Mba, Force Public Relations Officer said, “The officers, all Assistant Superintendents of Police (ASPs), were on their way…

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How our 9 kidnapped senior officers were rescued —Police

How our 9 kidnapped senior officers were rescued —Police

The Nigeria Police yesterday said that it has successfully rescued all Nine (9) senior Police Officers who earlier went missing on 8th November, 2020 between Kankara town and Sheme in Katsina State. They came under attack while travelling by heavily armed men, dressed in Military Camouflage, but suspected to be bandits. A statement signed by DCP Frank Mba, Force Public Relations Officer said, “The officers, all Assistant Superintendents of Police (ASPs), were on their way…

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Aketi’s reelection: Ondo APC & The Beauty of Unity

Aketi’s reelection: Ondo APC & The Beauty of Unity

ONDO APC AND THE BEAUTY OF UNITY By Ojo Oyewamide The gubernatorial battle in Ondo state is over, at least for now. The people of the state have elected their next governor. Their choice is still the same Governor Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN. Their decision is an endorsement of the sterling performance recorded in Arakunrin Akeredolu’s first term. They wanted more of good governance. That was why they opted for more of him. So, the…

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What happens if American President refuses to handover

What happens if American President refuses to handover

On March 4th 1801 the second president of the United States John Adams refused to hand over office to his main rival at the 1800 election Thomas Jefferson. The rule of midday January 20 had not been written yet. Despite his stubbornness THE OFFICE SIMPLY LEFT HIM! After Thomas Jefferson was sworn in at an event which the incumbent refused to attend Whitehouse staff started to remove the president’s belongings from the White house (Adams…

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History of US Presidents who failed to get reelection

History of US Presidents who failed to get reelection

History of US Presidents that failed to get reelection With his seemingly defeat in the November 3, 2020 election, Incumbent United States (US) President, Donald Trump, may swell the rank of the country’s Number 1 citizens who failed in their re-election bid to 11. Before the current election, only 10 of the 45 occupants of the office were rejected at the polls in their second term attempt. Trump, who came into office four years ago…

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Ondo poll: Awe Bode, Sule Maito and APC defeat in their polling units

Ondo poll: Awe Bode, Sule Maito and APC defeat in their polling units

The just concluded October 10 gubernatorial election in Ondo State is a test of one’s popularity. This is evident in the clear margin recorded by His Excellency, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, (APC). BUT the reverse was the case in the units of some self acclaimed popular politicians. It was reliably gathered that one Mr Awe Bode aka Bode the way, the candidate of the Zenith Labour Party ( ZLP)…

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Ondo poll: How I begged Mimiko on why he should back Akeredolu —Femi Adekanmbi

Ondo poll: How I begged Mimiko on why he should back Akeredolu —Femi Adekanmbi

Following the conduct of the Ondo State Gubernatorial Election which was to the re-election of Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN as the Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Femi Adekanbi has described the victory of the white bearded legal cum political icon as well deserved while also applauding the Independent National Electoral Commission for the peaceful conduct of the electoral process in the State. Speaking on the victory of Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN, the APC Chieftain explained…

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Gbogi Emmanuel of Iwaro Oka-Akoko endorses “Vote Not Fight, Election No Be War”

Gbogi Emmanuel of Iwaro Oka-Akoko endorses “Vote Not Fight, Election No Be War”

GBOGI EMMANUEL OF IWARO OKA AKOKO SOUTH WEST ENDORSED VOTE NOT FIGHT “ELECTION NO BE WAR” ONDO STATE is stronger when we have peaceful election. We don’t have to fight to elect a leader because democracy is based on human rights and fundamental freedoms, and in which the freely expressed will of people is exercised. People have a say in decisions and can hold decision – makers to account. Women and men have equal rights…

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Nigeria @60 : The Unchanging Misadventure By Dr Doyin Okupe

Nigeria @60 : The Unchanging Misadventure By Dr Doyin Okupe

NIGERIA @60 : THE UNCHANGING MISADVENTURE BY DR DOYIN OKUPE Nigerian nation is captured in the celebratory mood of her diamond anniversary. However, it is pretty difficult for the nation to visualise the future without reflecting even briefly on the past. It is important to emphasize that hopes and aspirations from within and outside of the geographical expression known as Nigeria were very high on October 1, 1960, when the nation got her independence. It…

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Ondo PDP rally: Political rascality at its peak… by Alex Kalejaye

ONDO PDP RALLY: POLITICAL RASCALITY AT ITS PEAK By Alex Kalejaye Those that are sufficiently familiar with the antics of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will attest to their inelastic penchant for violence, thuggery and unbridled lies. If you like, unquenchable desperation. To them, the electoral victory amounts to everything. They have no qualms with confusing the electorate; where it is impossible to convince the determinants of winners or losers in a democratic contest. Their…

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“Ondo 2020: How Akeredolu will hand over victory to Jegede”

“Ondo 2020: How Akeredolu will hand over victory to Jegede”

ONDO 2020: THE MANY SINS OF AKEREDOLU THAT WILL GIVE VICTORY TO JEGEDE. August 23, 2020 Kennedy Ikantu Peretei – Akure Not many people in Ondo State believe that Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN the incumbent Governor of Ondo State deserves a second term in office. This fact was underscored by the more than twenty Governorship Aspirants from his party APC, who told everyone that cared to listen that Akeredolu has destroyed their party and the…

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IBI-GIGA & ONDO POLITICS: Those Behind Promotion of Good Governance

IBI-GIGA & ONDO POLITICS: Those Behind Promotion of Good Governance

IBI-GIGA; THE BEHIND SCENE MAKING A DIFFERENCE… Compelled by exigencies, especially political unfolding, the need to assess diverse group has arisen. The Ibi giga (Ambassadors) and PMG have continually stood out in cultivating support, and combing everywhere to harvest wilful supporters and loyalists. These groups amongst other things, have exemplified capacity in the manner they recruit membership to foster and engender good governance in Ondo State with Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN. Just from afar, you…

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Ibi Giga Ambassadors: Aketi’s faithful, forceful fourth force?

Ibi Giga Ambassadors: Aketi’s faithful, forceful fourth force?

Ibi Giga Ambassadors: Aketi’s faithful, forceful fourth force? Debo Ikuesewo-Akinbami The England poet and noted abolitionist, James Russell Lowell, in 1845, had published these lines in the Boston Courier entitled ‘Verses Suggested by the Present Crisis’, “Once to every man and nation comes the moment to decide. In the strife of Truth with Falsehood, for the good or evil side; Some great cause, God’s new Messiah, offering each the bloom or blight, And the choice…

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My vision to rejig Okitipupa NBA Branch —Barr Omotola Odusola

My vision to rejig Okitipupa NBA Branch —Barr Omotola Odusola

Distinguished Learned Silks, Amiable Seniors and Noble Colleagues, My name is Omotola O. Odusola, the last born of Late Chief (Barr.) Ebun Elenujuni Odusola. I started and completed my primary education in Esther Kawe Memorial Nursery & Primary School. For my secondary education, I was in Stella Maris College, Okitipupa. My ambition to become a legal practitioner took me to Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State where I bagged LL.B (Hon). Thereafter, I proceeded…

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