FG sets to refund Ondo N7.8Billion for executed Projects

FG sets to refund Ondo N7.8Billion for executed Projects

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the refund of a total of N148,141,987,161.25 to five states being funds spent by the states on federal road projects. Disclosing this to State House Correspondents after the virtual FEC meeting on Wednesday, Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said the memo for the refund was presented by the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fasola. According to Alhaji Mohammed, the virtual FEC, which was…

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Ondo, Edo Polls: Submit your Membership Registers for Primaries —INEC tells APC, PDP, others

Ondo, Edo Polls: Submit your Membership Registers for Primaries —INEC tells APC, PDP, others

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has directed political parties wishing to adopt the Direct Primary mode to elect their candidates for the Edo and Ondo governorship elections to submit their membership register to the Commission. The Commission noted this will allow for effective monitoring of the party primaries. It also requested to be furnished with the list of delegates by the political parties that opted for the Indirect Primary mode. The APC and the…

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Ondo, Edo Polls: Real outcomes of APC governors’ Consultation with Tinubu Revealed

Ondo, Edo Polls: Real outcomes of APC governors’ Consultation with Tinubu Revealed

•Obaseki, Akeredolu to brace for shadow polls •APC governors praise Sanwo-Olu on COVID-19 THERE may be no going back on transparent and democratic primaries for the choice of governorship candidates by the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo and Ondo states, it was learnt yesterday. THE NATION reports that at a meeting with nine APC governors, National Leader Asiwaju Bola Tinubu said democratic primary as a core element of internal democracy should not be jettisoned….

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COVID-19: Prisons Official tests Positive in Ondo, as Nigeria hits 9,302 cases

COVID-19: Prisons Official tests Positive in Ondo, as Nigeria hits 9,302 cases

By: Adesoji Adetona As the country has continued to battle coronavirus pandemic, Ondo state has now recorded 25 cases with the latest one discovered yesterday. This is contained in a verified twitter handle of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) also put the total number of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria at nine thousand three hundred and two. The state Commissioner for health, Dr Wahab Adegbenro while confirming the latest case to Radio Nigeria in…

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Battle for Ondo Guber Ticket: APC is bigger than all Aspirants, Governors —Kekemeke

Battle for Ondo Guber Ticket: APC is bigger than all Aspirants, Governors —Kekemeke

By: Oluwatosin Adesola As battle for sole governorship ticket of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) is heating up ahead of its July 20, 2020 primary in Ondo state, a gubernatorial Aspirant on the party’s platform, Hon Isaacs Kekemeke has declared that no member or chieftain of the party including aspirants and incumbent are bigger than the political party. Kekemeke, a former Secretary to the Ondo State Government (SSG) during the Agagu’s administration, told newsmen…

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What I expect from new Ondo Police Commissioner —IGP

What I expect from new Ondo Police Commissioner   —IGP

The Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Abubakar Adamu today ordered the immediate posting and redeployment of Command Police Commissioners to nine states including Edo and Ondo states where gubernatorial elections are scheduled to hold in a few months’ time. This is just as Adamu said he expects them to give priority to community policing to improve security of the people. The new Commissioners of Police are CP Babatunde Kokumo, Edo state. He had served…

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COVID-19: Economic pains facing Nigerians worrisome —SDP Nat Chair, Adeniran

COVID-19: Economic pains facing Nigerians worrisome —SDP Nat Chair, Adeniran

By: Ade Adeleke The National Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Prof. Tunde Adeniran, has sent goodwill message to all Nigerians, particularly the Muslim compatriots, on the special occasion of the celebration of 2020 Eid el Fitri which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan. In a Press Statement signed and made available to SUNSHINETRUTH in Akure by Ambassador Rufus Aiyenigba, his Chief of Staff, the National Chairman urged Muslims to intensify…

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New Moon not sighted, Eld-el- Fitri holds Sunday, as Ondo reopens Market for Sallah Shopping

New Moon not sighted, Eld-el- Fitri holds Sunday, as Ondo reopens Market for Sallah Shopping

The Shawwal moon crescent was not sighted in Saudi Arabia on Friday, hence Eid Al Fitr will be on Sunday, May 24, according to authorities. The crescent – as predicted – is likely to be spotted on May 23 (Saturday). UAE has convened a virtual meeting of the moon sighting committee on Friday, and is yet to make an official announcement. This year’s Eid Al Fitr prayer will be performed at home to ensure safety,…

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Akeredolu, Obaseki’s Endorsement: You’re election Rigger, Stay away from Ondo Politics —APC Youths tell Oyegun

Akeredolu, Obaseki’s Endorsement: You’re election Rigger, Stay away from Ondo Politics —APC Youths tell Oyegun

By: Oluwatosin Adesola ONDO 2020: LEAVE US ALONE, YOU ARE THE WORST PLAGUE THAT EVER AFFLICTED ONDO APC, GROUP TELLS OYEGUN. An interest Group within the ruling All Progressives Congress in Ondo State, APC Youths Assembly, has slammed the immediate past National Chairman of the Party, Ch. John Odigie Oyegun, over his recent comment on the forthcoming governorship election in the State, saying he lacks the moral responsiblity to advise the Party on how to…

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Sallah: FG declares Holidays, as Sultan bars Muslims from Eid Prayers

Sallah: FG declares Holidays, as Sultan bars Muslims from Eid Prayers

COVID-19: SULTAN ORDERS SUSPENSION OF EID-EL-FITR PRAYERS The Sultan of Sokoto and Head of Jama’atul Nasril Islam (JNI), Sa’ad Abubakar III, today directed the suspension of Eid-el-Fitr congregational prayers in the outskirts of towns and cities across the country. He gave the directive in a statement on Thursday by the JNI Secretary-General, Dr Khalid Aliyu. The Sultan, who is also the President-General of the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), urged Muslims to observe…

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