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Ondo PDP, APC trade words over ‘funding’ of Kogi governor’s re-election

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ondo State chapter and its All Progressives Congress (APC) counterpart have been trading words over alleged funding of re-election of the governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello by Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.
Rotimi Akeredolu

Governor Akeredolu shut down schools over flooding

Sequel to incessant downpour and subsequent flooding, Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has shut down schools in communities prone to flooding for three weeks.

Federal government tasked on funding interdisciplinary research at varsities

The Vice Chancellor of the Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), Prof Kayode Soremekun, and the Deputy Vice Chancellor (DVC) of the University of Ibadan, (UI), Prof. Kayode Adebowale, have urged the Federal Government to provide more funding support for interdisciplinary research in Nigerian universities.

ODSFA: We recruited best players ahead of new season

The Chairman of the agency, Tajudeen Akinyemi, said this on Wednesday in Akure when the executive of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) in Ondo State paid him a courtesy visit.

Rights activist drags Ondo polytechnic rector, registrar, others to court for ‘fruad’

A legal practitioner and rights activist, Morakinyo Ogele, has sued the Rector and the Registrar of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo State to High Court of Justice of Ondo State, Akure Division, over the closure of the institution’s staff school and the alleged sacking of the members of staff of the school.

Ondo polytechnic lecturers, management clash over alleged corruption

“Government should carry out investigation into how over N68,000,000.00 of public fund was recently approved by RUGlPO‘s leadership (contrary to the extant law of Ondo State) and used for the alleged purchase of about five cars, most of which are said to be second hand cars.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti government patners NEPC for state’s economic development

Barrister Bamidele Arowosola, the Permanent Secretary of Ekiti State Ministry of Investment, Trade and Commerce, stated this at a one-day workshop for 100 Small and Medium entrepreneurs and registered exporters in Ado Ekiti, the state capital at the weekend.

PDP tackles Ondo governor over closure state polytechnic staff school

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State to rescind immediately the decision to close down Rufus Giwa Polytechnic Staff School, Owo.

Three killed in Ondo auto crash

Three young persons were killed on Friday after a car ran into a stationary truck on Oyemekun Road in Akure, the Ondo State capital.

Ondo governor orders release of detained monarch

Ondo Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on Thursday ordered the unconditional release of Ogeleyinbo of Ayetoro community, Oba Oluwambe Ojagbohunmi (JP) from Olokuta Medium Prison, Akure, the Ondo state capital after nine months of unlawful arrest.
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo on Thursday described the tourism potentials of the state as a veritable source of economic prosperity.

Governor Akeredolu: How we are tackling security challenges in South-west

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has said governors in the South-west geopolitical zone are responding comprehensively to various security challenges as they surface.

Afe Babalola: Ekiti most neglected in Nigeria

The Founder, Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, Chief Afe Babalola has said Ekiti has been grossly neglected by the federal government in the area of infrastructure critical to socio-economic development.

Southwest governors, proactive to new security challenges – Ondo governor

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on Wednesday said his colleagues in the Southwest geo-political zone were responding comprehensively to various security challenges facing the zone.

Nigeria’s development not negotiable – Ondo governor

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on Tuesday declared that the development of the nation was not negotiable, noting that there were no more excuses for underdevelopment after 59 years of Independence.

Ondo group seeks NDDC top job

A socio-cultural group in Ondo State, Egbe Omo Ilaje, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to give the post of Managing Director of Niger Delta Develpment Commission (NDDC) to Ondo State.

Ondo 2020: PDP national vice chairman joins governorship race

The National Vice Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (Southwest), Eddy Olafeso, on Monday, indicated his intention to contest the 2020 governorship election in Ondo State.

2020: Ondo PDP assures of level playing ground

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said it would ensure a free and credible governorship primary for its aspirants ahead of 2020 governorship election in Ondo State.

Cleric urges President Buhari to release Omoyele Sowore, others

Senior Pastor of the Awaiting The Second Coming Of Jesus Christ Gospel Church in Akure, Ondo State, Adewale Giwa, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to release the founder of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, and other political detainees.

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New Katsina United captain Usman Barau has stated he would stick with the Changi Boys despite the interest being shown in his services by a handful of other Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clubs.

Usman Barau declines Enyimba transfer offer to stay with Katsina United

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Former Manchester City boss urges Phil Foden to leave over lack of game time

Former Manchester City boss Stuart Pearce has urged Phil Foden to leave the club in January in a bid to find first team football.