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The five-day warning strike embarked upon by non-academic staff unions in the universities, yesterday, crippled activities in most institutions in the country, though the industrial action was yet to take off in some other institutions.
The Ikare-Akoko Council of Chiefs, under the Owa-Ale of Ikare, Oba Kolapo Adegbite-Adedoyin, has expressed satisfaction with the performance of Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State in the last two-and-a-half years.
Sunday Awolola, the soldier who allegedly raped a female student of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, told a magistrate’s court in Akure that he has psychiatric disorder.
At the disbursement centre in Idi-Agba Titun, Akure, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu said the scheme was to assist the unemployed but productive poor in the state to become self-reliant.
An Akure Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday ordered that a 33-year-old dismissed soldier, Sunday Awolola, who allegedly taped a student of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko (AAUA), be remanded in prison, pending legal advice.
A group, Coalition of Like Minds, has expressed optimism that the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) for Okitipupa/Irele federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Albert Akintoye, (SOT) will emerge victorious at the Appeal Court following the recent ruling in favour of the party.
Awolola, a former soldier attached to the 32 Artillery Brigade of the Nigeria Army, allegedly raped the student at a military checkpoint along Ikare Akoko-Akungba Akoko road on July 31, 2019.
Military authorities, yesterday, handed over the soldiers who allegedly raped a student of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, to the Ondo State Police Command for prosecution.
Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has expressed concern over the rate of security challenges currently confronting the country.
Elder statesman and former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Chief Olu Falae, has urged all Nigerian communities to design their own security architecture and defend themselves within the limits of the law.
The Nigerian Army has deployed its men to the Southwest region to compliment efforts of the Nigerian Police in combating different security challenges in the region.
The police in Ondo have confirmed the death of a female bank security personnel, after armed robbers attacked a commercial bank at Iju, on Tuesday in Akure North Local Government Area.
The Southwest caucus of the National Progressives Youth Forum (NPYF) at the weekend in Akure, the Ondo State capital, said the crops of Ministers-designate would offer accelerated development in the country especially in areas of economic and political lifeline.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State has commended the state government for reducing wastage in governance.
Asante Kotoko coach Kjetil Zachariassen believes his team did not deserve to lose the first leg of their Caf Champions League preliminary round tie against Kano Pillars.
Super Eagles winger Samuel Chukwueze has won Villarreal’s revelation player of the 2018/2019 season award.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has made its final submissions in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and prayed the court to dismiss the petition.
Bayern Munich legend Franck Ribery has signed for Fiorentina, the Serie A club announced on Wednesday.
Today’s global economy is increasingly dependent on mobile technology. This is not just for telecommunications services but also for a number of other services offered by adjacent industries.
The Cross River State Primary Healthcare and Development Agency says it wants to increase maternity leave for working nursing mothers from three months to six months
In a bid to stem the current tide of public display of nudity and immorality among youths in Nigeria, the National Council of Women Societies and the National Council for Arts and Culture have decided to embark on far-reaching youth sensitisation initiatives.
The immediate past Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ike Enweremadu has confirmed a physical assault on him by some members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) in Nuremberg, Germany on Saturday.
Federal High Court in Abuja has restrained the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) and the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) from seizing or interfering with the assets and properties belonging to former Zamfara State Governor Abdulazeez Yari.
Thousands of residents have been displaced in Guri, Kirikassamma and Birnin Kudu council areas, the Executive Secretary of the State Emergency Management Agency, Sani Ya’u, told reporters on Tuesday.