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Governor Akeredolu: David Lyon’s victory in Bayelsa turning point for APC

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Monday congratulated the Governor-elect of Bayelsa, Chief David Lyon, describing his victory in the Saturday’s governorship election as a major turning point for APC.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan giving his remarks at the launch of the book “Engineering and Sustainable Rural Development in Nigeria” at the International Conference Centre, Abuja, on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019

Senator Lawan assures governors of Senate support

The President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, on Friday assured state governors of the readiness of the Senate to support and assist them in whatever way that would enhance the development of their state.

Governor Akeredolu hails Supreme Court over verdict on President Buhari’s election

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has hailed the verdict of the Supreme Court which upheld the election of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Central bank, SMEDAN begin training of 360 Ondo youths on entrepreneurship

No fewer than 360 youths have begun a three-day training in different business enterprises in a programme organised by Ondo State Government in collaboration with Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) and Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

Ondo governor commends security agencies as kidnapped high court judge regains freedom

Justice Abdul Dogo, a Federal High Court judge serving in Akure, the Ondo State capital, who was kidnapped by gunmen on Tuesday has regained his freedom.
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Ondo APC aggrieved group seeks implementation of peace resolutions

Three months after the peace parley of the All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders in Ondo state was held in Akure, the state capital, its resolutions are yet to be implemented as agreed.

Official: Governor Akeredolu’s ‘ill health’ is fake news

Mr Oyewamide Ojo, Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, says the governor is hale and hearty in Abuja, contrary to alleged reports of ill health in some quarters.
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has directed public primary and secondary schools submerged by flood in the state to proceed on three weeks’ holiday from Monday.

Ondo government lifts embargo, converts 1,597 local council workers

Following the suspension of embargo placed on conversion of local government workers in Ondo State after five years, no fewer than 1,597 assistant technicians and technologists have been converted to officers’ cadre by the Local Government Service Commission.
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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.
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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.
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has directed public primary and secondary schools submerged by flood in the state to proceed on three weeks’ holiday from Monday.

Flood: Ondo governor orders three weeks holiday for schools submerged in state

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has directed public primary and secondary schools submerged by flood in the state to proceed on three weeks’ holiday from Monday.

Ondo shuts schools over massive flood

Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on Saturday directed public Primary and Secondary Schools submerged in the floods to proceed on three- week holiday beginning from Monday.

Group hails Ondo governor over Ore interchange bridge

A group, Ondo for Good Governance, Accountability and Transparency (OGGAT) has hailed the Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu over the construction of the Ore interchange bridge.

Xenophobia: Ondo governor presents South African returnees with N100,000 each

The Ondo State Governor, Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has presented cash gifts of N100,000 to each of the 20 South African returnees of Ondo State origin as part of activities to re-settle them in their various communities.

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.

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.

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.

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The Ambassador of Indonesia to Nigeria, Dr. Usra Hendra Harahap, has pledged that Indonesia would continue to extend a hand of partnership to Nigeria on an equal basis for the benefit of the two nations.

Indonesia, Nigeria to continue partnership on equal basis – envoy

The Ambassador of Indonesia to Nigeria, Dr. Usra Hendra Harahap, has pledged that Indonesia would continue to extend a hand of partnership to Nigeria on an equal basis for the benefit of the two nations.
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Kabiru Adeniji: Teslim Balogun stadium gave us more problems than Warri Wolves

Mountain of Fire and Miracle Ministry striker Kabiru Adeniji has blamed his side’s 1-1 draw with Warri Wolves on the state of Teslim Balogun stadium pitch.
Police check the identity cards of people wishing to enter a cordoned area near the campus of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in the Hung Hom district of Hong Kong on November 21, 2019, where anti-government protesters remained barricaded in. – Hardline Hong Kong protesters held their ground on November 21 in a university besieged for days by police as the US passed a bill lauding the city’s pro-democracy movement, setting up a likely clash between Washington and Beijing. (Photo by Anthony WALLACE / AFP)

Hong Kong campus stalemate as US bill sets up China clash

A dwindling core of hardline protesters held their ground on Thursday at a Hong Kong university besieged for days by police, as the US passed a bill lauding the city’s pro-democracy movement, setting up a likely clash between Washington and Beijing.