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INEC prepares for hitch-free governorship elections in Ekiti, Osun – official

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says it is preparing to ensure a hitch-free governorship elections in Ekiti and Osun States, scheduled for July and September respectively.

2019: Third Force ‘distractive’ – Ambassador Oluwateru

A former Nigerian Ambassador to Uganda, Mr Omolade Oluwateru, has condemned the formation of Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM), the Third Force advocated by former President Olusegun Obasanjo, describing it as distractive.

Uche Secondus: Senate invasion, sign that President Buhari’s government is broken

Following the invasion of the Senate by some suspected political thugs, the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Uche Secondus, on Wednesday declared that the development was a result of the insensitivity of the All Progressives Congress to the security issue in the country.

2019: Why President Buhari must be allowed to run – APC chieftain

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ondo, Ade Adeogun says President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 reelection bid must be supported by all Nigerians in the interest of fairness and equity to the North.

NDDC to generate 7,000 megawatts of electricity for Niger Delta region

The Nigeria Delta Development Commission (NDDC) says it has plan to generate 7,000 megawatts of electricity to improve power supply and boost economic activities in the region.

Kayode Fayemi: I’ve unfinished business in Ekiti Govt House

A former Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has explained why he is seeking a return to the Government House on the platform of the All Progressives Congress.

Hit-and-run driver kills FUTA first class student

The Federal University of Technology Akure, Ondo State, was thrown into mourning on Thursday following the death of a student of the institution.

Ondo government tasks residents on tax payment

Ondo State Government on Friday enjoined residents to pay their taxes regularly so that the government can embark on projects to make life more comfortable for them.

Appeal Court: Freedom of Information Act applicable to all states in Nigeria

Nigerian states have no powers to reject requests filed under the Freedom of Information Act (FoI), the Court of Appeal has ruled.

Governor Akeredolu justifies hike in AAUA’s tuition fee

Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has justified the recent hike in school fees at the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko (AAUA).

NANS begs Governor Akeredolu to reverse tuition fees hike

National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has passionately appealed to Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo to reverse recent increase in the tuition fees in state-owned institutions in the state.

NDDC calls for sustainable partnership in Niger Delta

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has called on stakeholders to partner with the commission on its roadmap and framework for sustainable regional development in the region.

APC chieftain urges federal government to declare Akoko land disadvantaged area

Mr Olatunde Giwa-Daramola, a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akoko North-East Federal Constituency, Ondo State, has urged the Federal Government to declare the four local government areas in Akoko “disadvantaged areas’’.

Ondo lawmakers disown governor on university fee hike

The Ondo State House of Assembly has declared that the state governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, is acting alone on the recent 500 per cent increase in tuition fees for the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko (AAUA).

Ex-Governor Kalu: John Oyegun never asked for tenure extension

Former Governor of Abia State and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, says that the national chairman of the ruling party, Chief John Oyegun, did not at any time ask for the extension of his tenure.

Ondo government denies increasing childbirth fees

The Ondo state government has denied hiking childbirth fee at the State Specialist Hospital, Akure.

Pregnant women protest high medical fees in Ondo

Some pregnant women in Akure on Thursday protested alleged outrageous medical fees at the Ondo State Specialist Hospital, Akure.

Governor Akeredolu: Ondo polytechnic students to pay for N168 million damages

The N168 million damages caused by protesting students of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic Owo (RUGIPO) at the institution would be paid for by them, Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State said on Thursday.

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