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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.
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Nsima Ekere: Infrastructure, law and order key to Niger Delta development

Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) says infrastructure, law and order are vital in achieving lasting development in the region

Ohanaeze: Olusegun Mimiko’s contribution to Ndigbo immeasurable

Igbo community in Ondo praises former Governor Olusegun Mimiko, saying his “immeasurable contributions to the development of Ndigbo in the state” is laudable
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Sikiru Alimi eager to impress Lobi fans

Lobi Stars attacker Sikiru Alimi reveals his desperation to impress the supporters of the club is the reason behind his good performances for the team
Lobi Stars will from today depart for Cameroon in two batches for a 2019 CAF Champions League preliminary round clash against UMS de Loum.

Lobi Stars see off UMS Luom to set up Gor Mahia clash

Lobi Stars of Makurdi are through to the next phase of the African biggest football Club competition after a 2-0 second leg victory over UMS De Luom of Cameroon at Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium on Wednesday.

Hoodlums abduct lecturers, pregnant doctor on Ondo expressway

No fewer than five people were abducted by some hoodlums the on Akure/Owo Expressway at Amurin village in Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State.
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Sunshine Stars joins Akwa United, Kwara United in race to sign MFM’s Waheed Adebayo

Sunshine Stars of Akure are hoping they can reach an agreement with MFM football club of Lagos over the services of attacker Adebayo Waheed.

Ondo Assembly faction suspends NULGE leadership

There is tension at the Ondo State branch of the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees, following a suspension order issued by a faction of the Ondo State House of Assembly, barring the union’s leadership.

Gbenga Ogunbote: Defence Force not enough to end Rangers’ continental dream

Enugu Rangers manager Gbenga Ogunbote says his side will come back from Ethiopia with the qualification ticket into the next preliminary phase of CAF Confederations Cup in their pockets.
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Segun Alebiosu: Kwara United will compete for NPFL title next season

Segun Alebiosu is confident Kwara United can fight for the Nigeria Professional Football League title this coming season but warned his side must work hard.

FUTA unveils plans to focus on PG programme

The Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), Prof Joseph Fuwape, has unfolded plans of the university to focus more on the training and production of postgraduate students.
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Oby Ezekwesili: Lagos, Kano, others to get stable electricity if I emerge president

The presidential candidate of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has assured Nigerians of development in the power sector if she wins the 2019 election.

Boko Haram: Northern elders disagree with Afenifere over service chiefs’ tenure

The leadership and members of the Northern Elders, Professionals and Stakeholders’ Forum [NEPSF] have faulted the recent call for the sack of service chiefs by the pan Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has advised President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) to base their campaign for 2019 on issues, rather than insults.

Cleric: Atiku Abubakar, Muhammadu Buhari are fake

Senior Pastor, Awaiting Second Coming Of Jesus Christ Gospel Church in Akure, Pastor Adewale Giwa, has described the presidential candidates of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), Muhammadu Buhari and that of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, as fake.

2019: INEC warns political parties against inciting statements

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ondo State has warned political parties against using inciting or uncouth words capable of breaching the existing peace in the state during their campaigns.

Rotimi Akeredolu: I’ll tackle Akure airport challenges

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Thursday assured the National Airspace Management Authority (NAMA) that he would tackle some of the challenges confronting the Akure airport.

ASUU hails judgment voiding sack of UniIlorin lecturers

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has hailed judgment of the National Industrial Court (NIC), Akure, which nullified the sacking of two executive members of the union by the University of Ilorin.

ASUU hails court for reinstating sacked UNILORIN lecturers

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has commended the National Industrial Court, Akure, for reinstating the sacked lecturers of the University of Ilorin.

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Ogun guber: ADC’s Gboyega Isiaka promises to be fair to all senatorial districts

Ogun State African Democratic Congress (ADC) governorship candidate, Prince Gboyega Nasir Isiaka, popularly known as GNI, has assured that he will spread his administration’s projects across the three senatorial districts of the state if elected in the 2019 general election.

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OAU commences N3 billion pilot project to boost economy

Vice Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-ife, Professor Eyitope Ogunbodede, yesterday revealed that the institution is set for the take-off of a pilot project worth three billion naira (N3b) involving the federal government through the Ministry of Agriculture as well as the Central Bank of Nigeria.

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