Ekiti Assembly sets to screen Fayemi’s Commissioners

Ekiti Assembly sets to screen Fayemi’s Commissioners

By: Ade Adeleke Ekiti State Governor, Dr KAYODE Fayemi has forwarded list of fourteen commissioner- nominees to the state house of Assembly for screening and confirmation. The Speaker of the Assembly, Mr Adeniran Alagbada, read the Governor’s letter at plenary in Ado Ekiti. The commissioner nominees include Dr Adio Afolayan, Dr Moji Yaya Kolade, Mrs Moji Fafure, Mr Emmanuel Foluso Daramola, Mr Folorunso Olabode, Mr. Bamidele Faparusi and Mr Gbenga Agbeyo. Others are Mr Olusoga…

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Student’s Death: Mysterious Mango Tree cut off at Akure School

Student’s Death: Mysterious Mango Tree cut off at Akure School

By: Ade Adeleke The mysterious mango tree where the Senior Prefect of Ijo Mimo High School, Akure, Temitayo Oluwole, fell and died when he was plucking mango has been brought down on Monday. The tree was cut off by the officials of the State government and the School’s authorities when it was reported in the media that three other students had lost their lives in the past in the same circumstance. The mango tree was…

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Disqualification: Adeleke faults judgment, heads to Appeal Court

Disqualification: Adeleke faults judgment, heads to Appeal Court

By: Ade Adeleke …….Court Nullifies Adeleke’s Nomination for Osun Guber Polls over Certificate Forgery Justice Oathman Musa of an Abuja High Court sitting in Bwari Area Council of Abuja on Tuesday Nullified the nomination of Senator Ademola Adeleke as candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the September 2018 Governorship Election in Osun State. Adeleke, who represents Osun West Senatorial District at the National Assembly was the PDP’s candidate in the 2018 governorship election…

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Akeredolu Parleys Araromi-Obu Community, Pledges Industrial Growth

Akeredolu Parleys Araromi-Obu Community, Pledges Industrial Growth

By: Ade Adeleke Ondo State governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has urged the people of the state and beyond to take time to visit the Ondo – Linyi Industrial hub located within the premise of the Ore Industrial park to appreciate the industrial breakthrough that has been recorded so far. Governor Akeredolu said the state is surely on the pathway to great industrial growth which will turn the economic of the state around for the…

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No Government or Leader can succeed without Media’s support – Ondo APC Chairman

No Government or Leader can succeed without Media’s support – Ondo APC Chairman

By: Ade Adegbite ……Seeks adequate publication of Akeredolu’s laudable projects. The Ondo state Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Engr Ade Adetimehin has declared that impacts of any government can not be felt by the masses without the full support of the media and journalists. This is just as he solicited the support of the media in publicizing various people’s oriented projects of the present administration of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu. Adetimehin stated this at…

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Student’s Death in Akure: Police interrogate School Principal, to declare female Teacher wanted

Student’s Death in Akure: Police interrogate School Principal, to declare female Teacher wanted

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo State police command on Monday said the whereabouts of Mrs. Kura, a female teacher, who allegedly sent the Senior Prefect of Ijo Mimo High School, Akure, Ondo State, late Temitayo Oluwole, to pluck mango for her, resulting in his death, is still unknown. Oluwole fell from the mango tree located on the premises of the school on Saturday. The teacher, identified simply as Mrs. Kura, is said to be on…

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Ondo Govt disburses #51million to 123 fire, flood Victims

Ondo Govt disburses #51million to 123 fire, flood Victims

By: Ade Adeleke …. Akeredolu hailed for the gesture Tear of joy flowed on the faces of 123 devastated victims of the last year fire and flood disasters in Akure, the state capital as Ondo State Government disbursed the sum of fifty one million naira(N51m) to them to lessen their burdens. The beneficiaries were those who lost their valuable goods to fire outbreak at Erekasan Market and Oyarugbulem junction along Akure-Ilesha expressway. Flood victims caused…

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Ondo APC Chairman Hosts NUJ ‘Get-together’ Today At Press Centre

Ondo APC Chairman Hosts NUJ ‘Get-together’ Today At Press Centre

By: Ade Adeleke The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Ondo State Council will today (1st April, 2019) organise a “Get-Together” for its members. The event that will be hosted by the State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Engineer Ade Adetimehin as a friend of the Union is part of activities to celebrate the victory of the Adetona Aderoboye’s led new Executives. This is contained in a Statement issued by the General Secretary of…

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League Match: Sunshine Stars Survive Kwara United’s Onslaught

League Match: Sunshine Stars Survive Kwara United’s Onslaught

By: Ade Adeleke Sunshine Stars Football Club of Akure yesterday saw off visiting Kwara United FC of Ilorin in a Match Day 13 fixture which ended 1-0 after three players were sent off in Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) The match played at the Ondo State Sports Complex in Akure was goalless after the first 45 minutes of the encounter, with Sunshine Stars dominating proceedings. But, two minutes into the second half, Andrew Ikefe of…

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Only Investigative Journalism can checkmate Fake News – NPC, Professionals

Only Investigative Journalism can checkmate Fake News – NPC, Professionals

By: Leke Adegbite 55 participants comprising journalists from the six South West states of Ekiti, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Osun and Oyo and seasoned Resource persons drawn from the academia at a workshop in Ibadan have warned that fake news is capable of killing media industry if not mitigated by key stakeholders. This is one of the highlights of the Two-day Workshop On Fake News: “CATALYST FOR NATIONAL DISUNITY” organised by the Nigerian Press Council with…

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Always defend Temple of Justice -Akeredolu tells Lawyers

Always defend Temple of Justice -Akeredolu tells Lawyers

By: Ade Adeleke Ondo State governor, Mr Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, on Saturday appealed to lawyers across the country to always defend the sanctity of the temple of Justice and uphold the nobility of the law practice. Governor Akeredolu gave the charge during the 12th Annual Reunion Dinner of the members of the University of Lagos Law Class of 1980 – 1983 held in Akure, the state capital. The governor described members of the Law Class…

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“We’re still studying Apex Court Decision on Abraham vs Akeredolu”

“We’re still studying Apex Court Decision on Abraham vs Akeredolu”

By: Ade Adeleke The first runner-up in the September 3 2016 governorship primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo state, Dr Olusegun Abraham has expressed optimism that he will get justice in a suit challenging the victory of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu over the party’s ticket, pleading with the people to remain hopeful on his case in court. In a statement issued by his Special Assistant on political matters, Olatunde Azeez and made available…

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How four Students died Mysteriously on Mango Tree in Akure

How four Students died Mysteriously on Mango Tree in Akure

By: Ade Adeleke Temitayo Oluwole, the Senior Prefect of Ijo Mimo High School in Akure, the Ondo State capital died mysteriously over the weekend after falling from a mango tree in the school premises. A source at the school who confirmed the incident, said this is the fourth time students would be falling from the mango tree whenever they are sent by their teachers to pluck mango. The late student, Temitayo Oluwole was said to…

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Army Appoints New Commander for Akure Artillery Brigade

Army Appoints New Commander for Akure Artillery Brigade

By: Ade Adeleke The Nigerian Army has deployed a new Brigade commander to Thirty-two Artillery Brigade, Owena Barracks Akure. He is Brigadier General Zakari Abubakar who took over from Brigadier General James Ataguba who had been recently redeployed to Land Forces Simulation Centre as the Director, Training and Operations. This is contained in a Press statement issued by the Command’s spokesman, Captain Victor Olukoya The outgoing commander, Brigadier General James Ataguba in his valedictory speech…

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Why “Asiwaju Tinubu School of Thought” is set up – Educationist

Why “Asiwaju Tinubu School of Thought” is set up – Educationist

By: Ade Adeleke An Ondo state-based Educationist, Prince Peter Fasau has urged the federal government to accept a call by the APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on the need for government not to increase the Value Added Tax (VAT) to prevent the masses from economic hardship. Prince Fasua told newsmen in Akure while speaking on the Birthday celebration of the APC National leader, that the call by Tinubu was a patriotic one because an…

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Crisis looms as AAUA imposes ‘No Registration, No Exam’ policy, N10,000 fine

Crisis looms as AAUA imposes ‘No Registration, No Exam’ policy, N10,000 fine

By: Ade Adeleke Students’ revolt is again looming at Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko (AAUA) over the decision of the management of the school to impose more financial burden on them. In a circular released by the University’s authorities, students who are yet to pay their recently hike tuition will be additional #10,000 for late registration and whoever that do not pay to register would not be allowed to write first semester 2018/2019 examination, tagged…

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Man runs mad at Market Square, Climbs Mast in Nakedness

Man runs mad at Market Square, Climbs Mast in Nakedness

By: Ade Adeleke There was a mild drama yesterday at Sango Market area in Ibadan, Oyo state when a middle aged man suddenly lost consciousness and started removing his clothes. In nakedness, the man ran into the back of the compound of a commercial bank in the area and climbed to the top of the mast there and stayed there for up to thirty minutes before he suddenly jumped on the bank’s roof. It was…

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Consume ‘Ewedu’ vegetable regularly to stop Cancer – says Expert

Consume ‘Ewedu’ vegetable regularly to stop Cancer – says Expert

By: Ade Adeleke Olugbenga Jagun, a nutritionist at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital ( UATH), Gwagalada, has said that jute leaf known as ‘Ewedu’ can prevent cancer and coronary diseases due to its richness in antioxidants and phytochemicals. Jagun said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Abuja. The jute leaf is one of the common African leafy vegetables cultivated in gardens and farms for home use…

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Medical Equipment Distribution: We target People’s Health needs – Akeredolu

Medical Equipment Distribution: We target People’s Health needs – Akeredolu

By: Ade Adeleke Ondo State governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, today vowed that his administration will continue to work towards meeting the health needs of the citizenry, just as he distributed another set of multi – million naira medical equipment to 300 primary healthcare facilities across the 18 local government areas of the state. Governor Akeredolu described the equipment as necessary in order to improve the diagnostic and therapeutic capacity of the primary health care facilities…

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How General Ataguba helped to Stop kidnapping in Ondo State -Akeredolu

How General Ataguba helped to Stop kidnapping in Ondo State -Akeredolu

By: Ade Adeleke Ondo state governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has acknowledged efforts of the outgoing commander of the 32 Artillery Brigade, Brigadier General James Alilu Ataguba for successfully coordinating all the security agencies to chase out criminal especially kidnappers out of the state. The governor who said that the state was having security issues especially the activities of kidnappers who had taken over the roads before Ataguba was posted to the state said he played…

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