Ondo: How man was caught sleeping with minor in uncompleted building

Ondo: How man was caught sleeping with minor in uncompleted building

A man identified as Abdulahi Kamarudeen has been caught for allegedly defiling two minors aged eight and 10 in the Ondo State capital. Kamarudeen was caught in the act last Sunday while raping one of the teenagers in an uncompleted building at Adelabu Street in Akure. His semen was found in the pant of his victim. The men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC) that prevented Kamarudeen from being lynched by irate…

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Why we honoured Akeredolu with National Award —Pharmacists

Why we honoured Akeredolu  with National  Award —Pharmacists

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN, was yesterday honored with a National Award by the Association Of Community Pharmacists Of Nigeria (ACPN). Governor Akeredolu received the Award at the Abuja International Conference Center (ICC), Abuja at the opening ceremony of the 39th National Scientific Conference of the ACPN on Tuesday, December 1st, 2020. The National Chairman of the ACPN, Dr. Samuel Adekola said the award was in recognition of the contribution of Governor Akeredolu to…

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Owa-Ale: After 3months, Traditional rites of passage start in Ikare

Owa-Ale: After 3months, Traditional rites of passage start in Ikare

The traditional rites for the passage of the late Owa-Ale of Ikare land, Oba. Samuel Kolapo Adegbite Adedoyin today commenced in the ancient town. The residents of the ancient town, all clad in white attires, today trooped out as the community officially announced the demise of the foremost Monarch who joined his ancestors three months ago. For the sake of conventional practice, the formal pronouncement for late traditional rulers take 3 months after their demise….

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N13m Cancer treatment: 29yr-old Psychologist begs for help

N13m Cancer treatment: 29yr-old Psychologist begs for help

UNILAG Alumnus needs N13m to tackle cancer Michael Opadoja is an alumnus of the University of Lagos, from where he obtained his MSc. degree in Social Psychology. Today , he is down with a sickness which has practically rendered him useless to the society. For Michael, whose warmth and spirit of volunteerism made him a treasured friend to many, this is is not the best of time. Michael an indigene of Osun State is presently…

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IPC launches Media in Healthcare Accountability Project, targets new Investigative Reporters

IPC launches Media in Healthcare Accountability Project, targets new Investigative Reporters

PRESS RELEASE IPC seeks emergence of next generation investigative health reporters; launches Media in Healthcare Accountability Project (MeHCA-P) A six-month Media-in-Health-Care-Accountability Project through which the International Press Centre hopes to facilitate the emergence of a corps of next generation investigative health reporters is commencing this December. The project seeks to enhance the capacity of the media and younger generation journalists to serve as effective catalysts of fundamental health care reforms as well as monitor government…

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Golden Jubilee Celeb: Dr Okunlola empowers 50 Indigents, Redefining support for the Needy

Golden Jubilee Celeb: Dr Okunlola empowers 50 Indigents, Redefining support for the Needy

Golden Jubilee: Okunlola Redefining Empowerment of the Needy with LAHH Foundation ……. Set to Empower Another 50 Indigents. By: ‘Seyi Oluwalade Lift A Hand of Help Foundation (LAHHF) is a Non-Profit-Making Oranisation which made its operation debut in 2018. This is not the kernel, however. The substance is the far-reaching impacts on its targeted beneficiaries within the few months of its existence. The core pursuit of LAHHF is to provide outstanding value-added platform for coordinated…

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NOA cautions Residents, as Ondo holds Environmental Sanitation tomorrow

NOA cautions Residents, as Ondo holds Environmental Sanitation tomorrow

By: Ade Adeleke The National Orientation Agency, NOA, Ondo State Directorate has admonished the good people of Ondo State to come out en-masse to clean their surroundings during this month Environmental Sanitation Exercise slated for for today Saturday. The exercise holds between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00am with full restrictions of both vehicular and human movement. In a statement in Akure, the Acting Director of NOA, Mrs Olawumi Famuyiwa, enjoined the people to guide…

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“Vibz Arena” opens for Fun Seekers, revolutionizes Entertainment in Akure

“Vibz Arena” opens for Fun Seekers, revolutionizes Entertainment in Akure

Entertainment industry in Ondo state has been revolutionized by the establishment of a new centre popularly known as “Vibz Arena”, Akure. This is part of meeting the yearnings of fun seekers in Akure, the state capital and its environs. It is called Vibz Arena, located beside Omolere- FECA along Ado–Owo road, Akure. In an interview with newsmen, Iwuoha Stanley , the Operational Manager of Vibz Arena said “Vibz Arena is a family hangout where they…

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COVID-19: Ondo completes Okitipupa Isolation Centre, seeks School monitoring teams

COVID-19: Ondo completes Okitipupa Isolation Centre, seeks School monitoring teams

As part of measures put in place to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 second wave infection in the State, Ondo State Interministerial Committee on Coronavirus says the Isolation Centre in Okitipupa is ready for commissioning and use for the treatment of COVID-19 cases in the area, just as it calls on school authorities to intensify efforts targeted at educating students on universal preventive measures against Coronavirus. The Chairman, Interministerial Committee on Coronavirus and Vice Chancellor,…

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Fear of COVID-19, Ondo Assembly takes fresh step

Fear of COVID-19, Ondo Assembly takes fresh step

In a bid to prevent staff and members of the Ondo State House of Assembly from the second wave of the Covid-19, the leadership of the House has embarked on fumigation of the Assembly complex. All crucial areas within the complex including the Hallowed Chamber, library, mechanic workshop, fuel dump and offices were fumigated. The routine exercise which comes up periodically is meant to safeguard the Assembly complex from reptiles and create a conducive environment…

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Burial: Oke’s family reacts to loss of guests in Ondo accident

Burial: Oke’s family reacts to loss of guests in Ondo accident

PRESS STATEMENT We receive the death of some of our guests who were to attend the funeral of our mother, Rev Mariam Ayo Oke, with profound shock. The families of Oke, Ayeni-Oliken, Alagwe and Aribo hereby express their condolences to the families of the departed. We pray to God to console the families they left behind and wish those who sustained injury quick recovery. Though it was the desire of the families to give Mama…

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Ondo Crash: Akeredolu sympathises with Olusola Oke, condoles Ndoma-Egba, others

Ondo Crash: Akeredolu sympathises with Olusola Oke, condoles Ndoma-Egba, others

PRESS STATEMENT Akeredolu Commiserates With Ndoma-Egba, Others Over Ghastly Accident. ….sympathises with Olusola Oke. Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN, has expressed his heartfelt condolences to the family of Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, over the death of his wife, Mrs. Amaka Ndoma-Egba. The Governor equally expressed same to all those who lost loved ones in the ghastly crash that led to loss of lives at Ore. This is just as he sympathised with his brother…

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Just In: One of Ikare-Akoko Oldest Men passes on

Just In: One of Ikare-Akoko Oldest Men passes on

One of the oldest men in Ikare Akoko, Ondo State, Pa Abudu Ejah has passed on in the early hours of today at his residence in the town. Pa Ejah, a devout muslim, a frontline community leader died at the ripe age of 110years and was the opon of Okorun quarters in ikare. “Opon” is the title for oldest men in Akoko area. He retired as a bursar having worked at Ireakari grammar school Idoani,…

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Ondo: My kidnappers wore Army Uniform, can’t speak English —Victim

Ondo: My kidnappers wore Army Uniform, can’t speak English —Victim

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Akunu -Auga – Isua Akoko- Ibilo- Kabba axis roads in Ondo and Edo states as well as in some part of Kogi state have been notorious for kidnapping for a very long time. The aforementioned roads have turned to kidnappers den, unsafe for travellers. However due to the incessant kidnapping on the those axis, government mounted various military and police checkpoints on major flash areas in order to reduce the rate…

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“Why Ondo Workers should embrace our Health Insurance”

“Why Ondo Workers should embrace our Health Insurance”

The Permanent Secretary of Ondo the State Ministry of Information and Orientation, Mr. Niran Adeyemo has commended the state government for enacting a law that provides health insurance for the people of the state, which he said is the best way to go to avoid catastrophic situation. He added that the combined financial support by the state government and the people would go a long way in tackling financial problems while seeking medical attention. The…

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Ondo moves against outbreak of COVID-19 in Schools

Ondo moves against outbreak of COVID-19 in Schools

Ondo State Government has intensified efforts to prevent outbreak of the second wave of COVID-19 infection in the State, just as he urges schools to activate COVID-19 Monitoring Teams in their domains. The Chairman, Interministerial Committee on Coronavirus (COVID-19), Prof. Adesegun Fatusi, stated this in Ondo today, while leading members of the Committee on inspection and sensitisation visits to some primary and secondary schools in Ondo City. He noted that across the globe the outbreak…

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Corpses litter corridors of Ondo Hospitals

Corpses litter corridors of Ondo Hospitals

Hundreds of corpses now litter the premises of the Ore General Hospital, Ondo State mortuary. This may lead to an epidemic if urgent steps are not taken. Corpses of men and women were seen on the corridors of the hospitals where they were beaten by rain. Horrifying photos and videos of the mortuary surroundings obtained by our correspondent showed some bodies were on the pathways, while a few were covered with iron sheets. Concrete blocks…

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Balarabe Musa wanted Egalitarian Nigeria —Mimiko

Balarabe Musa wanted Egalitarian Nigeria —Mimiko

The immediate past Governor of Ondo State, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, has described the death of ex-Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Balarabe Musa, as a big loss to the Nigerian nation and the African continent. Mimiko, in a statement by his Special Assistant on Media, John Paul Akinduro, said “Balarabe Musa was a detribalised Nigerian who until his death remained a true advocate for a just, fair and pro-people Nigeria”. He further described the elderstatesman as…

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Balarabe Musa was a voice for voiceless —Buhari

Balarabe Musa was a voice for voiceless —Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari today joined government and people of Kaduna State in mourning a former civilian governor of the state, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, whose passing will be sorely missed by all Nigerians, who have diligently followed his antecedents as a voice for the voiceless. In a statement signed by the senior special assistant to the President on media and publicity Mallam Garba Shehu said Buhari believes Alhaji Musa reflected the passion and vigour that heralded…

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Breaking: Ex-Kaduna governor Balarabe Musa dies

Breaking: Ex-Kaduna governor Balarabe Musa dies

A former governor of Kaduna State, AbdulKadir Balarabe Musa is dead. The politician’s death was announced by his political associate and former senator, Shehu Sani. “Alhaji Balarabe Musa has died. May Allah forgive his souls and grant him Aljanna firdausi. Amin,” Mr Sani wrote on Twitter. Musa was a left-wing Nigerian politician who was elected Governor of Kaduna State, Nigeria during the Nigerian Second Republic, holding office from October 1979 until he was impeached on…

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