Tuesday, May 11, 2021


Ondo state

Stop using pupils for domestic chores, Akeredolu warns Ondo teachers

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has warned teachers against using pupils to work in their private farms under the guise of practicals for agricultural studies.

Thugs attack Ondo prison, release inmates

Suspected thugs on Thursday invaded the National Correctional Service Centre in Okitipupa, Ondo State, forcefully releasing 58 of the inmates.

Ondo 2020: APC cries out over alleged gang-up by some political parties

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ondo State says it has uncovered plans by some political parties to employ crude means to destroy the image of the party, ahead of the October 10, gubernatorial polls.

Ondo Guber: Buhari endorses Akeredolu

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja endorsed the candidacy of Rotimi Akeredolu for the Ondo State Governorship election slated for Oct. 10

Nigerian Army rescue 2 kidnapped victims in Ondo

Troops of the 32 Artillery Brigade, Owena Cantonment, Akure, say they have rescued two kidnapped victims at Iboropa forest in Akoko North East Local Government Area of Ondo State.

Edo Guber: Police deploy 800 personnel for PDP primary

The Police Command in Ondo State has deployed no fewer than 800 personnel to monitor the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship primary election in the state.

PDP primary: Court throws out suit seeking Ondo deputy governor’s disqualification

An Akure High Court has thrown out a motion seeking to stop the Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Agboola Ajayi, from contesting the primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, scheduled for Wednesday.

Ondo Guber: APC accuses Fayemi, El’Rufai, Amaechi of causing crisis

The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ondo State has accused Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State and his counterpart in Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufa’I, of causing intra-party crisis in the state.

FRSC begins clampdown on motorists without driver’s licence

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Ondo State Command, has begun a clampdown on motorists without valid driver’s licence in the state.

Ondo election: APC generates N258m from sales of forms

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has generated N258.7 million from the sales of expression of interest and nomination forms to aspirants ahead of July 20, governorship primaries in Ondo state.

Ondo Guber: PDP aspirant withdraws from race

John Ola-Mafo, a Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, aspirant has withdrawn from the Ondo State Governorship election scheduled for Oct. 10.

Akeredolu tests positive for COVID-19

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has tested positive for COVID-19.

Doctors to begin indefinite strike over PPEs, illegal deductions in Ondo

The leadership of the National Association of Government General Medical and Dental Practitioners, NAGGMDP, says its members in Ondo State will begin an indefinite strike by midnight of Wednesday.

I’ve received Buhari’s blessing for second term – Akeredolu

Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, on Tuesday said that President Muhammadu Buhari has conferred his blessing on his candidature for re-lection as the governor of the state.

Ekiti, Ondo to organise befitting burial for ex-Gov Olumilua – Fayemi

Ekiti and Ondo State Governments will jointly give the late former Governor of the old Ondo State, Evangelist Bamidele Olumilua, a befitting burial deserving of a man who rendered selfless service to the people of the states.

Bamidele Olumilua, former governor of old Ondo dies at 80

Chief Bamidele Olumilua,a former Governor of the old Ondo State, has died at the age of 80.

APC primary: Steer clear of Ondo politics, group warns Fayemi

A group, Ondo State Progressives Network, has urged Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti to steer clear of the July 20 All Progressives Congress, APC, primary in the state.

Ondo Assembly probes N4.3bn in alleged secret account

The Ondo State House of Assembly says it has commenced investigation into the N4.3 billion said to have been recovered from an alleged secret account in a commercial bank.

Kidnappers of Army Captain, others demand N20m ransom – Police

The Ondo State Police Command has said that kidnappers of an Army Captain have demanded for N20million as ransom.

Resident doctors stage protest over non-payment of 6 month salary arrears in Ondo

The Association of Resident Doctors in Ondo State on Friday protested non-payment of arrears of salaries of members of the association by the State Government since the past six months.

COVID-19: -Akeredolu blames security agents for increased cases in Ondo

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State says recklessness of security agents led to the increased confirmed cases of COVID-19 pandemic to eight in the state.

COVID-19: Jimoh Ibrahim donates N40m to Ondo

Jimoh Ibrahim, business mogul and philanthropist, on Thursday donated N40 million to Ondo State to cushion the effect of COVID-19 lockdown on the people of the state.

Buhari commissions ore-interchange flyover, assures FG’s sustainment of massive investments in infrastructure

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the Ore Interchange Flyover on the Shagamu–Ore–Benin Expressway in Ondo State.

Charcoal business is thriving in South-west – Survey

In spite of the sustained campaign against illegal logging in forests for the production of charcoal, operators are still making brisk businesses due to rising demand occasioned by the affordability of the cooking commodity.

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