How my BEMORE Girls handle COVID-19 Lockdown —Mrs Akeredolu

How my BEMORE Girls handle COVID-19 Lockdown —Mrs Akeredolu

By: Ade Adeleke As the World continue to battle coronavirus pandemic with its harsh effects of the lockdown on people globally, the Ondo state First lady, Mrs Betty Anyanwu–Akeredolu at the weekend expressed delight that her vision of training BEMORE Girls in critical areas of life now serving as impetus of tackling the COVID-19 lockdown challenges. The Digital first lady noted that with everybody lockdown at home without religious, political, academic and social activities, the…

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COVID-19: Ikare-Akoko Popular Festival Cancelled for the First Time in 800years

COVID-19: Ikare-Akoko Popular Festival Cancelled for the First Time in 800years

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Palace of Owa-Ale of Ikare Akoko in Ondo state has cancelled this year’s popular Aringiya festival due to the ravaging coronavirus pandemic in which government’s directives forbid gathering of people. The festival which has been in existence since the creation of Ikare about 800 years ago, will not hold for the first time in many centuries. The festival that supposed to hold on 17th of May, 2020, can not take place…

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Abba Kyari: 21 key facts you probably didn’t know about deceased Presidential aide

Abba Kyari: 21 key facts you probably didn’t know about deceased Presidential aide

Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, passed on today. His death was announced in the wee hours of Saturday morning by the Presidency. Specifically, the passing of the top presidential aide was confirmed by Special Adviser to the President on Media/Publicity, Femi Adesina. Equally important, the Presidency disclosed this in a brief statement released to the media on Saturday morning. ‘‘The Presidency regrets to announce the passage of the Chief of Staff to the…

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Nigeria’s Leaders must learn from Squirrels —AAUA Don

Nigeria’s Leaders must learn from Squirrels —AAUA Don

Nigerian leaders have been advised to take a leaf from the selfless and prosocial behaviours of squirrel creature in order to build a buoyant nation capable of bestowing a blossom feature for the younger and unborn generations.A Professor of Psychology, Olukayode Afolabi of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, gave the advice, on Tuesday, while delivering the Institution’s 15th Inaugural Lecture, entitled, “Burying Nuts: A Psychosocial Activity of the Squirrel in an Individualized World”.Prof….

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10 Things Unripe Plantain Can Do To Your Body

10 Things Unripe Plantain Can Do To Your Body

By: SUNSHINETRUTH 10 Health Benefits Of Unripe Plantain These are 10 health benefits you’ll be getting from eating unripe plantain. 1. It enriches the heart Unripe plantain contains some amount of serotonin which dilates the arteries, improves blood flow and reduces homocysteine (a condition that causes coronary artery disease and stroke). Its richness in potassium makes it heart friendly by preventing heart attack and hypertension through controlling heart rate and blood pressure in our body…

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Ondo Govt partners foreign Varsity to boost Science and Technology Education

Ondo Govt partners foreign Varsity to boost Science and Technology Education

By: Ade Adeleke Ondo State Office of Innovation and Partnerships has facilitated conducive and smooth learning of science and technology in the state. To this effect, Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education in Ondo state is set to get a boost following a partnership of the state government, the Northumbria University, United Kingdom and STEMRES Learning Initiative. The partnership is facilitated by the Ondo State Office of Innovation and Partnerships. At a meeting with…

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“Bitumen Exploration: We’ve settled compensation of families in Odigbo, Irele, Okitipupa Areas”

“Bitumen Exploration: We’ve settled compensation of families in Odigbo, Irele, Okitipupa Areas”

By: Ade Adeleke Plans have been concluded to kick-start the exploration of the large deposit of Bitumen in Ondo State by an indigenous company. The company named South West Bitumen, (SWB) has secured a 25-Year renewable operational mining license across a land mass of about 14,800 Hectares in the Southern part of the State. Speaking during a working visit to Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu in Akure, the Managing Director of South West Bitumen Company, Engineer Akin…

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Blackout, Poor Electricity Supply: BEDC has failed our people in Ondo, Edo, Delta, Ekiti -Akeredolu

Blackout, Poor Electricity Supply: BEDC has failed our people in Ondo, Edo, Delta, Ekiti -Akeredolu

By: Ade Adeleke Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, on Saturday lambasted the Benin Electricity Distribution Company, BEDC, for poor service delivery in Ondo State and other states. The governor said the states namely Edo, Delta, Ekiti and Ondo, being serviced by BEDC have even threatened to pull out their shareholdings in the company to make them act on the plight of the people and possibly look for a credible investor to service them. He…

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Use your Books to Project Our Cultural Heritage -Akeredolu tells Authors

Use your Books to Project Our Cultural Heritage -Akeredolu tells Authors

By: Ade Adeleke Ondo State governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has called on Nigerian authors to always project the cultural heritage of the country in writing their books. Governor Akeredolu spoke in Ibadan, Oyo State, at the Public Presentation of a book written by Dr. Wale Okediran. The book is titled: Tales of a Troubadour. Speaking on the occasion, the governor hailed the contributions of those he described ‘masters in literature” for shaping the minds…

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Why we appointed Boroffice as our Board Chairman – APAS

Why we appointed Boroffice as our Board Chairman – APAS

By: Ade Adeleke The Senator representing Ondo North and Chairman, Senate Committee on Science and Technology, Prof Ajayi Boroffice has been appointed the Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Africa Project Against Suicide (APAS) in Nigeria. The letter of appointment was signed on behalf of Africa Project Against Suicide by its International Director, Pastor Honey Olawale and the National Coordinator of APAS, Pharmacist Sotunde Adenike. APAS said the emergence of Prof. Ajayi Boroffice as its…

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