Buildings Collapse: 16 Houses Marked for demolition in Akure

Buildings Collapse: 16 Houses Marked for demolition in Akure

By: Ade Adeleke Following incessant collapse of buildings in the country, the ondo state government in its commitment to safeguarding the lives of its people goes tough on dilapidated and partially collapsed buildings in the state. 16 dilapidated houses have therefore been marked for demolition and Quit Notices issued to the occupants after due sensitization on the need for such. The 16 houses are around Oyemekun rd, Gbogi street, lgboliki, odi- olowo, lsolo, Ijomu and…

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Ondo State is now 100% Rice Producer – Govt

Ondo State is now 100% Rice Producer – Govt

By: Ade Adeleke Ondo State Government yesterday distributed rice thresher machine to 10 rice production farmers group facilitated by the Fadama lll AF project, insisting that all rice in the markets branded Ondo State are 100% produced in the state. The 10 rice production groups farmer beneficiary were from the 3 Local Government Area of the state, Akure North, Akure South and Ileoluji/Okeigbo local government area. Report says that each groups get the machine with…

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Ondo Govt shut down Private Hospitals, cautions against Quackery

Ondo Govt shut down Private Hospitals, cautions against Quackery

By: Ade Adeleke Ondo State Government today shut down a private hospital in Okitipupa reportedly owned by Dr. Odusola Aribo and issued warning notice to three others for using and training auxiliary nurses against the established law. The Acting Permanent Secretary of the State Ministry of Health, Dr. Dipo Durojaye, after being briefed by the Ministry’s Monitoring team, who monitored hospitals in Okitipupa, said Aribo also started a hospital without following laid down regulations. Some…

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Fake News can disintegrate Nigeria if…. South-West Journalists, NPC warn

Fake News can disintegrate Nigeria if…. South-West Journalists, NPC warn

By: Ade Adeleke Journalists from the six south western states and some media experts have converged on Ibadan, the Oyo State capital to tackle the menace of fake news that is now a major threat to national integration. The two-day workshop organised by the Nigerian Press Council (NPC) and facilitated by Lamforte Resources Limited is aimed at sensitizing participants on the need to combat the menace of fake news in Nigeria media. The theme of…

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Meet Youngest Traditional Ruler in Ondo State

Meet Youngest Traditional Ruler in Ondo State

By: Ade Adeleke Meet 22 Year-old Traditional ruler, Regent Taiwo Oyebola Agbona, She Is A Young Lady Who Must Always Dress Like A King Young Regent Taiwo Oyebola Agbona rules Aaye Town near Akure in Ifedore Local government area of Ondo state in place of the King. The Regent was crowned in 2017, to rule until the traditional chief chooses the next King Regent Taiwo Oyebola Agbona must always dress like a King to properly…

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FUTA Graduate who killed Ex-Ondo Dep Gov’s Daughter sentenced to death

FUTA Graduate who killed Ex-Ondo Dep Gov’s Daughter sentenced to death

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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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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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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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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NPFL match: Enyimba’s Elephants suffer Sunshine Stars

NPFL match: Enyimba’s Elephants suffer Sunshine Stars

By: Ade Adeleke Israel Abia’s debut goal was not enough as a spirited Sunshine Stars side lost 2-1 to the People’s Elephants in an exhilarating Nigeria Professional Football League, (NPFL) week 12 game at the Enyimba Stadium, Aba on Sunday. Dare Olatunji’s goal gave Enyimba a halftime lead before Ifeanyi Anaemena doubled the advantage through a disputed penalty in the second half, while a well worked out Sunshine Stars’ chance finished off expertly by Abia…

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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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Akeredolu, APC, NIPR, NULGE Congratulate Ondo NUJ Exco

Akeredolu, APC, NIPR, NULGE Congratulate Ondo NUJ Exco

By: Ade Adeleke/ March 24, 2019/ The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has congratulated the Nigeria Union of Journalist, (NUJ) Ondo State Council, in its recent concluded election. Also, the party also congratulated the newly elected Chairman, Mr Adetona Aderoboye and other executive committee members. This is contained in a Press Statement signed by Steve Otaloro, state APC Director of Media & Publicity. Here is the full text of the Press Statement: APC Admonishes the…

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Only God can stop desperation by politicians – GOFAMINT G.O

By: Ade Adeleke/ March 24, 2019/ Disruption of electoral process, killings during elections and inconclusiveness of some polls in this year’s general election in the country have been identified as products of political desperation by the ruling class that can only be stamped out by God. The General Overseer of the Gospel Faith Mission International, (GOFAMINT), Pastor (Dr) Oludele-Elijah Abina stated this in Akure, the Ondo State capital during the Dedication of Owode Assembly cathedral…

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