774,000 FG’s Special Public Works flagged-off in Ondo

774,000 FG’s Special Public Works flagged-off in Ondo

The Executive Chairman, Irele Local Government, Hon. (Barr.) Olusegun Ajimotokin has extolled the Federal Government under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari for implementing the Special Public Works programme, urging beneficiaries of the programme in Ondo State and Nigeria at large to be result oriented. The federal government had introduced the 774, 000 Special Public Works (SPW) jobs for all the local government areas in the country to engage and empower youths for a first…

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Akeredolu justifies Accountant-General’s tenure extension

Akeredolu justifies Accountant-General’s tenure extension

Press Statement Akeredolu Extends Accountant General’s Tenure By 3 Months. The Ondo State Governor, Arakinrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN, has graciously approved extension of tenure, for the state Accountant General , Mr ‘Laolu Akindolire. The gesture is for 3 months as it lapses on the 12th of April, 2021, when a new Accountant General of the State shall be appointed. Specifically, Mr Governor’s move is in the overall interest of the smooth running of government,…

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How 7 sim cards can be linked to one NIN —Minister

How 7 sim cards can be linked to one NIN —Minister

Nigeria’s Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has said that up to seven SIM cards can be linked to one National Identification Number (NIN) on the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) Mobile App launched recently. Pantami stated this while speaking on Channels Television’s Politics Today on Friday. According to him, the ministry and NIMC are working on transforming the NIN enrolment process and the subsequent linkage to SIM cards as required by the…

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Anxiety in Ondo over plot to elongate Accountant- General’s tenure

Anxiety in Ondo over plot to elongate Accountant- General’s tenure

There is currently anxiety in the Ondo state Civil service as some senior workers in the State have concluded plans to shut down the state if the Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu-led administration extends the tenure of service of the Accountant General of the state, Mr. Laolu Akindolie. Akindolie, who has spent five years in the office, was rumoured to have been penciled down for extension of service with the state Head of Service, Dare Aragbaye, allegedly…

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Salary/Economy: What is expected of Workers —Ondo Govt

Salary/Economy: What is expected of Workers —Ondo Govt

The Ondo state Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Mr. Saka Yusuf Ogunleye has explained reasons for public servants to intensify prayers for God to intervene in Nigeria so that the economy can improve. Saka Ogunleye gave the advice while addressing workers of the Ministry during their new year prayer meeting held at the Engineering Building Conference Room, Akure. He explained that there was serious shortfall in the quantum of funds available at the federal level…

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PATERNITY SCANDAL: More troubles for FCMB MD Nuru, goes on compulsory leave, faces 1,000 petitioners

PATERNITY SCANDAL: More troubles for FCMB MD Nuru, goes on compulsory leave, faces 1,000 petitioners

The MD/CEO of the First City Monument Bank (FCMB), Adam Nuru has been forced to proceed on compulsory leave over a grievous allegation that he was involved in the parental infidelity that led to the death of Tunde Thomas who was the husband of Moyo Thomas who was a staff of FCMB. A reliable source said a panel is currently probing the allegation against Nuru, who has been accused of having an affair with Moyo…

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Barrister Femi Emodamori publishes 2020 personal incomes, gives reasons

Barrister Femi Emodamori publishes 2020 personal incomes, gives reasons

Here for public consumption is the summary of personal monthly incomes of Barrister Femi Emmanuel Emodamori for year 2020. According to him, it is a voluntary practice for him to publicly published his yearly incomes on monthly basis. Emodamori noted that the action was not meant to impress anybody. Read the full details of the incomes below; Above is the full details of the 2020 summary of incomes of Barrister Femi Emmanuel Emodamori.

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Over 150 pensioners died in Ekiti over unpaid entitlements

Over 150 pensioners died in Ekiti over unpaid entitlements

Pensioners who were in the service of Bamidele Olumilua University of Education, Science and Technology formerly known as College Of Education, Ikere Ekiti for the past 27 years have cried out over unpaid entitlements, saying many of their members; about 150 have already died over the matter as they were unable to take care of themselves health wise. In a statement made public by Mr. F O Ogunbayo on behalf of the retirees with the…

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Why NDDC won’t affect our status at Southwest Dev Commission —Akeredolu

Why NDDC won’t affect our status at Southwest Dev Commission  —Akeredolu

…as Akeredolu receives report on proposed Bill All is now set for the establishment of the South West Development Commission, even as Ondo State Governor and Chairman of the South West Governors‘ Forum, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu,SAN, on Thursday received the memorandum for the establishment of the body. The governor noted that Ondo state status in NDDC would not affect her participation in the proposed Southwest Development Commission. The memorandum was presented to the Governor by the…

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Xmas: Reps member Tunji-Ojo doles out start-up cash, gifts to women in Akoko

Xmas: Reps member Tunji-Ojo doles out start-up cash, gifts to women in Akoko

The people of Akoko North East\North West federal constituency of Ondo state got the best of the Christmas celebration feeling as their Lawmaker, Hon. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo brought it closer to them as he distributed to women in the constituencies cash and various items yesterday, 24th of December 2020. The Lawmaker who has been generally noted for his large hearted and generosity further showed to the members of the general public, especially those outside his constituencies…

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Unpaid salaries: OSOPADEC workers set for Strike

Unpaid salaries: OSOPADEC workers set for Strike

Following the expiration of the 3-day ultimatum issued by the Staff of OSOPADEC and the plan to thereafter embark on strike over the non-payment of their salaries and other emoluments by the Accountant General, Mr Laolu Akindolire, a meeting involving OSOPADEC Management team and state AUPCTRE with OSOPADEC branch has been held to resolve the issue. The meeting was held today at the Commission’s head office, Oba-Ile. The information emerged at a MEETING BETWEEN STATE…

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Alex Ajipe remains our Pride in Ondo —Akeredolu

Alex Ajipe remains our Pride in Ondo —Akeredolu

Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN, has described the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of KLICK KONNECT NETWORKS Chief Alex Ajipe has a blessing to Ondo state and Nigeria at large. The Governor noted the impactful life of Chief Ajipe on his government, the Yoruba nation and Nigeria in general, describing him as a pride of the nation. Speaking at DAVID’S DANCE which is the annual Thanksgiving and end of the year program…

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Our target on 2021 budget amidst dwindling revenues —Akeredolu

Our target on 2021 budget amidst dwindling revenues —Akeredolu

GOVERNOR OF ONDO STATE, ARAKUNRIN OLUWAROTIMI ODUNAYO AKEREDOLU, SAN ON THE OCCASION OF THE SIGNING OF THE YEAR 2021 APPROPRIATION BILL INTO LAW FRIDAY, 18TH DECEMBER, 2020 AT COCOA CONFERENCE CENTRE, GOVERNOR’S OFFICE, AKURE It is with great pleasure that I welcome you all to the ceremony for signing into Law the year 2021 Appropriation Bill. I should remark that the year 2021 Appropriation Law marks the last in our first term. Hence, it is…

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LG Chairman, his thugs attacked us with dangerous weapons —Ondo Workers

LG Chairman, his thugs attacked us with dangerous weapons —Ondo Workers

The Chairman of the Akure North Local Government Area, Ondo State, Bankole Ogbesetore, has been accused of leading hoodlums to beat up workers at the local government and used thugs to disperse members of the Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) protesting in front of the council secretariat, SUNSHINETRUTH has learnt. During the protest, it was learnt that the thugs, who stormed the premises on motorcycles around 12pm on Wednesday, allegedly used different weapons…

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Entrepreneurs, SMEs thriving under Aketi’s Admin” —Aide, Dapo Adepoju.

Entrepreneurs, SMEs thriving under Aketi’s Admin” —Aide, Dapo Adepoju.

The Special Assistant to the Governor of Ondo state on Youth Mobilization (Ondo Central) Prince Dapo Adepoju has apted on the growth rate of Small Scale enterprises, SMEs and entrepreneurs, under Governor Oluwaritimi Akeredolu- led administration. Adepoju stated this today at the maiden exhibition programme tagged “Made In Ondo state Product Exhibition 2020” organized by Technology Incubation Centre, TIC, Onyearugbulem Market, Akure. He noted that Entrepreneur’s and SME are fast thriving under the administration of…

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Buhari orders reopening of Borders with condition

Buhari orders reopening of Borders with condition

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday ordered the immediate opening of four land borders in the country with condition that only approved borders should be reopened. Buhari’s directive was made public by the Minister of Finance at the end of the virtual Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting. The Land borders to be opened are Seme in the Southwest, Illela in Sokoto State, Maigatari in the Northwest, and Mfun in the Southsouth. Buhari had ordered the closure…

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Achievers Varsity’s 13th Anniversary Lecture: Scholars recommend panaceas to unemployment

Achievers Varsity’s 13th Anniversary Lecture: Scholars recommend panaceas to unemployment

By Adeboye Ado As Achievers University, Owo, Clocks 13, the founder of the institution, Dr. (Hon) Bode Ayorinde, has expressed deep concern over the spate of unemployment, while advocating industrialization as a panacea. Dr Ayorinde made the disclosure during the 13th Anniversary Lecture of the University titled: “Challenges of Re-inventing Quality University education in Nigeria”. The former House of Representatives member explained that Ondo State has over nine tertiary institutions with no industries to engage…

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Free Pre-paid Meters: What Consumers should do —FG

Free Pre-paid Meters: What Consumers should do —FG

Sanction awaits any electricity Distribution Company (DisCos) selling prepaid meters to Nigerians, the Federal Government warned on Wednesday. It said representatives of the companies would not be spared if caught demanding payment from customers to be metered, asking customers to defend their right of getting the meters free of charge. The Special Adviser to the President on Infrastructure, Mr Ahmed Zakari, gave the warning at a stakeholders’ engagement on electricity tariff, organised by the FGN/NLC-TUC…

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Senator Tofowomo empowers over 100 youths with Tech Skills in Ondo

Senator Tofowomo empowers over 100 youths with Tech Skills in Ondo

As part of his quest to fulfill his electioneering promises, about one hundred youths in Ondo South Senatorial District of Ondo State have been empowered with skills in solar power system installation, through a constituency project facilitated by the lawmaker representing the district, Senator Nicholas Tofowomo. The youths were carefully selected from the six local government areas in the district. The empowerment programme was supervised by officials of the National Centre for Hydropower Research and…

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Ondo, Malaysia sign MoU on Agric Dev, Akeredolu speaks on food security

Ondo, Malaysia sign MoU on Agric Dev, Akeredolu speaks on food security

The Ondo State Government led by the State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN has on 27th of November, 2020 signed a partnership deal with the Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute. MARDI is a statutory body which has been mandated to conduct research in agriculture, food and agro-based industries. The Ondo State Government was able to reach this agreement through the office of the Ondo State Development Investment and Promotional Agency which is headed by…

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