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Ondo government appoints 18 interim council chairmen

Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has approved the appointment of Interim Management Committee Chairmen for the 18 local government areas of the state.

Group urges APC to call Rotimi Akeredolu to order over alleged anti-party activities

Akoko Youth Alliance (AYA) has called on the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to call Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State to order over alleged anti-party activities.

Ondo government awards over N41 billion capital projects in 9 months

Mr Emmanuel Igbasan, the Ondo State Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, said on Wednesday that the state government awarded 704 capital projects worth N41.99 billion between January and September.

Ondo community decries poor state of Iwaro-Oka road

The residents of Iwaro-Akoko, in the Akoko North senatorial district area of Ondo State yesterday called on the federal government to find a lasting solution to the avoidable automobile crashes claiming lives incessantly on the highway which passes through the town.

Ondo Assembly dissolves local council caretaker committees

The Ondo State House of Assembly has dissolved the 18 Local Government Caretaker Committee Chairmen in the state.

APC chieftain supports adoption of indirect primaries in Ondo

Tunde Giwa-Daramola, a chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Ondo State, on Thursday expressed support for the indirect primary option adopted by the party’s leadership in the state.

Defection: APC chieftain urges youths to exhibit steadfast loyalty

Tunde Giwa-Daramola, a chieftain of the All Progressive Party (APC), has urged youths to remain steadfast in their support for the party in spite of the wave of defections across the country.

Aare Adams, monarch seek better security in Akoko communities

Alahuga of Ahuga Akokoland, Oba Samuel Agunloye, at the weekend, led leaders and representatives of the six communities in the town, on a courtesy visit to the Omole home of the Aare Onakakanfo of Yoruba land, Gani Adams.

Gunmen abduct ex-council chairman in Ondo

A former Chairman, Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State, Dele Fagoriola, has been abducted by gunmen.

Gunmen kidnap two brothers in Ondo, demand N15m ransom

Hoodlums, at the weekend, kidnapped two siblings identified as Alhaji Busari Olusa and Saka Olusa who were both successful businessmen in Ajowa-Akoko in Akoko North West Local Government Area of Ondo State.

Ondo monarch’s wife, driver regain freedom

The kidnapped wife of the Alagua of Agua-Akoko in Akoko North East Local Government Area of Ondo State, Mrs. Olukemi Agunloye, on Thursday, regained her freedom after five days in the custody of her abductors.

Abductors of Ondo monarch’s wife demand N20 million ransom

The abductors of the wife of Alauga of Auga-Akoko in Ondo State have contacted the victims’ family, demanding N20million ransom.

Native doctor beaten to death by in-laws in Ondo

A 45-year-old native doctor, Adelogba Ademuyiwa, was allegedly beaten to death by his In-law for having the effrontery to beat up his wife, Itunu, in Ifira Akoko area of Ondo state.

Ondo government begins free feeding for school pupils

The Ondo State Government has disclosed that the home-grown school feeding programme organised for primary school pupils has resumed after weeks of suspension.

Official: We stopped school feeding in Ondo over discrepancies

Ondo State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr. Yemi Olowolabi, has explained that its free school feeding programme was suspended due to discrepancies in bank accounts submitted by food vendors.

NUC releases names of Nigerian universities approved for post-graduate programmes

The commission said it observed that some Nigerian universities are running unapproved post-graduate programmes, leading to the award of Masters and PhD degrees.

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.

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’’.

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