Workers set to receive March Salary as FG, States, LGs share N619.85bn

Workers set to receive March Salary as FG, States, LGs share N619.85bn

By: Ade Adeleke The Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF), Mr Ahmed Idris, on Wednesday said the Federal Government shared N619.85 billion, as revenue generated in February to the three tiers of government. This means that Match salaries of workers will be paid immediately nationwide. The amount showed an increase of about N9.49 billion from what was shared in January. Idris, represented by the Director of Funds, Office of the AGF, Mr Mohammed Usman, said this…

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Why Akeredolu should Immortalise ex-Gov Ade Adefarati -Akoko Group

Why Akeredolu should Immortalise ex-Gov Ade Adefarati -Akoko Group

By: Ade Adeleke A Group, Akoko Youth Advocacy For Good Governance has called on the Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN to Immortalise the late Governor of the State, Chief Adebayo Adefarati in view of his enormous contributions to the development of the state. The group in a statement signed by its National Coordinator, Dimeji Komolafe and Publicity Secretary, Yinka Ajagunna urged Governor Akeredolu to as a matter of necessity name an institution after…

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BREAKING: Court sentences to death Killer of ex-Ondo deputy gov’s daughter

BREAKING: Court sentences to death Killer of ex-Ondo deputy gov’s daughter

By: Ade Adeleke An Ondo state High Court sitting in Akure has sentenced Seidu Adeyemi to death by hanging for killing Miss Khadijat Oluboyo, first daughter of a former deputy governor of Ondo State. Adeyemi was charged for killing his girlfriend, Khadijat Oluboyo, on July 2, 2018 and burying her inside his room at Aratusi, Oke-Aro area of Akure. Khadijat was a final year student of Adekunle Ajasin University in Akungba Akoko (AAUA) until her…

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Birth Registration now condition for school Enrollment, Healthcare – Akeredolu

Birth Registration now condition for school Enrollment, Healthcare – Akeredolu

By: Ade Adeleke Ondo State governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, yesterday said birth registration certificate would soon be a major prerequisite for the registration of pupils into public primary schools in the state. He said the birth registration certificate will also serve as ease of access for Children under the age of Five who are included in the free health care services of the state government. Governor Akeredolu described the move as part of the efforts to…

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FEATURE: TONY ELUMELU AND THE AFRICAPITALISM IDEA

FEATURE: TONY ELUMELU AND THE AFRICAPITALISM IDEA

The African business mogul tony elumelu and the Africapitalism idea was his quest to develop the continent through empowerment of young entrepreneurs in the African continent through empowering them to boost Africa economy . The Africapitalism idea was borne with the idea of empowering about 10,000 young entrepreneurs with 0ne hundred million dollars seed capital for the period of ten years . However the idea has yielded discoveries of talents in the continent where the…

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Liverpool’s Salah missing as Super Eagles Caged Egypt

Liverpool’s Salah missing as Super Eagles Caged Egypt

By: Ade Adeleke Super Eagles of Nigeria on Tuesday beat Pharaohs of Egypt one-zero in an international friendly match played in Asaba, Delta State. Pharaohs of Egypt head coach, Javier Aguirre has given reason why the Liverpool henchman, Mohammed Salah was not in the squad that played against the Super Eagles in the friendly match saying that he’s trying to use the match to sample out other upcoming players in his team. Javier Aguirre The…

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Three commuters crushed to death in Okitipupa Accident

Three commuters crushed to death in Okitipupa Accident

By: Ade Adeleke Three people have lost their lives in a fatal road accident which occurred along Ode Aye – Okitipupa road in Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State. It was gathered that the accident was caused when a motorcycle with two passengers, which was alleged to be on a top speed, rammed into oncoming vehicles. The crash, which also led to the serious injury of the one of the passengers, involved a Golf…

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Ondo Govt Strategizes against Human trafficking

Ondo Govt Strategizes against Human trafficking

By: Ade Adeleke Ondo State Government, in partnership with the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) on Tuesday set up a Taskforce committee as part of the efforts to fight human trafficking in the State The committee is chaired by the State Attoney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Adekola Olawoye and Co-chaired by the Zonal Commandant of NAPTIP, Mrs. Kehinde Akomolafe. Members of the taskforce are drawn from a wide spectrum…

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Oppositions move to unseat Boroffice, 2 Reps at Ondo Election Tribunal

Oppositions move to unseat Boroffice, 2 Reps at Ondo Election Tribunal

By: Ade Adeleke The 2019 National and State Houses of Assembly elections Tribunal Court sitting in Akure on Tuesday said it has received four petitions from dissatisfied candidates in Ondo state The Secretary of the Tribunal, Mr Livinus Ugwu stated this while speaking with newsmen in Akure. He said the first petition received was from a journalist, Mr Donald Ojogo of the All Progressives Congress APC challenging the declaration of Mr Kolade Akinjo sponsored by…

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Man strangulates Girlfriend to death in Ondo

Man strangulates Girlfriend to death in Ondo

By: Ade Adeleke An Ondo State High Court sitting in Akure on Monday sentenced a man, Chukwudi Onweniwe, to death by hanging for killing his undergraduate girlfriend two years ago. Onweniwe, a boyfriend had strangulated his girlfriend, Nifemi Adeyeoye, an HND student of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic to death in Owo, in Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State. After reviewing the case, the presiding judge, Justice Ademola Samuel Bola, found Onweniwe guilty of murder and…

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Tuberculosis Day: Ondo Govt Provides free Screening for Residents

Tuberculosis Day: Ondo Govt Provides free Screening for Residents

By: Ade Adeleke As part of strategy to reduce incidences of Tuberculosis in the State, the Ondo State Government has commemorated the 2019 World Tuberculosis Day by embarking on Road Walk and conducting free screening. Stakeholders took off for the Road Walk from the Ondo State Cultural Center Adegbemile through Oja Oba to Oba Ademuagun hall (formerly Akure City Hall) almist funfair to sensitise residents on tuberculosis and also distributed educative fliers on TB. In…

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Breaking: Go Ahead with announcement of Bauchi polls Result -Court orders INEC

Breaking: Go Ahead with announcement of Bauchi polls Result -Court orders INEC

By: Ade Adeleke The Federal High Court in Abuja, today gave the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, directive to proceed with the collation and announcing of result of the governorship election that held in Bauchi State on March 9. The court, in a judgment that was delivered by Justice Iyang Ekwo, dismissed the suit the All Progressives Congress, APC, and its candidate, Mohammed Abubakar, who is the incumbent Governor of the state, lodged to stop…

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Mrs Akeredolu hosts Ondo Birth Registration Summit tomorrow

Mrs Akeredolu hosts Ondo Birth Registration Summit tomorrow

By: Ade Adeleke In furtherance of her commitment to improving primary health care, enhanced birth registration and support to the administration of Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, the First Lady of Ondo State, Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu Akeredolu will, on Tuesday 26th March, 2019, hold a stakeholders meeting on birth registration with strategic stakeholders in the state and beyond. This is aimed at charting a new course for birth registration programme in Ondo State and Nigeria at…

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Opinion: Unpatriotic Judicial Witch Hunt Of Patriotic Nigerians

Opinion: Unpatriotic Judicial Witch Hunt Of Patriotic Nigerians

By: Femi Adeniyi Law courts are globally presumed to be temples of justice where impartial judgements are dispensed. The least that could ever be expected from any government is to deliberately resort to using the instrumentality of law to discredit and blackmail perceived political opponents, as well as dissenting voices. News broke out early this year that Justice Walter, who has now been suspended as the Chief Justice of the Federation failed to declare his…

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Kano Gov Polls: CISLAC berates deliberate sabotage, inefficiency of Police

Kano Gov Polls: CISLAC berates deliberate sabotage, inefficiency of Police

By: Ade Adeleke The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has condemned in totality the open display of lawlessness and rascality involving indiscriminately massive deployment of hoodlums in the conduct of supplementary gubernatorial elections with resultant sabotage of electoral process and loss of lives in Kano state. “While an election constitutes a formal citizenry decision-making process by which a population chooses a credible individual to hold public office, we find it disturbing that citizens’ choices…

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Markets shut, Tension in Kano as PDP candidate rejects gov results

Markets shut, Tension in Kano as PDP candidate rejects gov results

By: Ade Adeleke There was palpable tension in the bustling city of Kano yesterday, as the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, announced Governor Umar Ganduje of the All Progressives Congress, APC, winner of the governorship election which was concluded on Saturday. He polled 1,033,695 votes to beat his Peoples Democratic Party, PDP opponent, Alhaji Abba Kabir-Yusuf, who got 1,024,713 votes. Amid complaints of manipulation, violence and calls by the PDP on INEC to cancel the…

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Atiku congratulates Tambuwal, Ortom, others

Atiku congratulates Tambuwal, Ortom, others

By: Ade Adeleke Former Vice President and PDP Presidential Candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, yesterday congratulated Tambuwal on his victory in Sokoto. On his twitter handle @atiku, Atiku Abubakar said: “I congratulate His Excellency, Governor Tambuwal on his re-election and I assure the good people of Sokoto State that they have made the right decision that will see them continue on the path to peace, progress and prosperity.” Also, in a statement by Mr. Paul Ibe,…

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How Ortom, Lalong, Tambuwal battled to retain seats

How Ortom, Lalong, Tambuwal battled to retain seats

By: Ade Adeleke The Benue state governor Samuel Ortom won the election with a margin 89,318 votes. He went into the make-up poll with a lead of 81,554 votes having polled 410,576 votes at the March 9 election at which Jime scored 329,022 votes. However, the INEC declared that the lead margin of 81,554 in favour of the PDP candidate was less than 121,019 registered voters in the 204 polling units across the state where…

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We have reconstructed over 700 Public Primary  Schools , says Akeredolu

We have reconstructed over 700 Public Primary  Schools , says Akeredolu

By: Ade Adeleke/ March 24, 2019 Ondo State governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has declared that his administration has reconstructed over 700 Public Primary Schools across the state. Akeredolu said the move was to strengthen the education sector and make school environment conducive for both teachers and the pupils. The governor spoke at St. James’ Primary School, Oda town where he commissioned the newly constructed and the renovated blocks of classroom with modern toilet, play…

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More Nigerians drum support for President Buhari

More Nigerians have continued to rally support for president Muhammadu buhari as he prepares to pilot the affairs of the country for another four years. The representative-elect for ose/owo federal constituency, Timehin Adelegbe an other stakeholders who spoke with OSRC in akure, said the victory of president Buhari would herald more development. Watch the video below Source: OSRC

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