Home Topics Ondo

Ondo

Minimum wage: Labour won’t accept lower adjustments – state chapters

Some State chapters of the Organised Labour have said that that they would not accept adjustments to the minimum wage, which would be lower than what the Federal Government is offering its workers.

86-year-old dies while trying to separate fight

The incident, which has been described as tragic and sorrowful, occurred at Oge Quarters in Oke-Agbe, the headquarters of Akoko North West Local Government Area of Ondo State.

Five killed in Ondo auto crash, three injured

Five persons were yesterday killed in an auto crash (accident) that occurred at Awoyaya KM 17 Ife garage, Ondo town in Ondo state.

Lagos socialite charged with perjury

The police have brought a Lagos socialite, Otunba Olusegun Ashogbon (also known Titilayo Oladimeji), before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos for alleged perjury.

Kogi guber: ADP candidate promises free primary, secondary education

The governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) in Kogi State, AbdulRahaman Ndakwo Tanko, has pledged to provide free education at the primary and secondary school levels if he is elected on November 16.

Governor Akeredolu not hospitalised – commissioner

The absence of the Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, from office in the recent time has been generating reactions from various quarters as some were saying the governor had been in the hospital, treating food poisoning.
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: Why Governor c is absent from office

The Ondo State Government has explained that the absence of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu from the state for nearly a month is in pursuance of state affairs, cautioning the oposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) against berating the Governor.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that the State Government is in the process of acquiring an estimated 32,000 hectares of farmland for rice cultivation in seven states.

Lagos government to acquire 32,000 hectares farmland for rice cultivation

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that the State Government is in the process of acquiring an estimated 32,000 hectares of farmland for rice cultivation in seven states.

Former Ondo governor urges decentralisation of national health act operations

Olusegun Mimiko, former governor of Ondo State, has suggested that operation of emergency care, as stipulated by National Health Act 2014, should be decentralised for deeper efficiency.

Nigeria earns $338.17 million from cocoa

Nigeria earned $338.17 million from cocoa and cocoa products last year, the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has said.

Flooding: Ondo constitutes intervention committee

Ondo State Government has constituted committee to ascertain the level of damage done by the flood that recently ravaged some parts of the state
The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, IBEDC, has appealed to its customers to go through the proper channel and avoid fraudulent activities in meter collection.

Benin Disco to roll out 114,740 pre-paid meters for Ondo customers

The Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) has disclosed that it would roll out 114,740 pre-paid meters for customers in Ondo State within the next 24 months.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

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.
National Bureau of Statistics NBS

NBS: 36 states, FCT generate N691.11 billion in first half 2019

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says in the first half of 2019, the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) generated N691.11 billion as Internally Generated Revenue (IGR).
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Troops capture wanted Boko Haram commander, nine others

The Nigerian Army on Saturday said ten Boko Haram key Commanders have been captured by troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole following the bombardment of criminal enclaves in Borno 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.

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.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Ondo APC: We’re not funding Kogi’s election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State on Friday reacted to the criticism of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on its intention to identify with APC brethren in Kogi State.

Recent Stories

Suspected serial killer, Gracious David West, 26, was arraigned in a State High Court in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital on Monday.

Lawyer’s absence stalls arraignment of Rivers ‘serial killer’

The absence of a legal representative for a notorious Rivers State serial killer, Gracious West, has stalled the arraignment proceedings at the State High Court in Port Harcourt.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government towards free and compulsory education of the first nine years of a child school life across the country.

VP Osinbajo charges NDIC to invest in ICT, research

Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday charged the management of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) to invest massively in Information and Communication Technology and research for smarter regulatory duties as demanded in the 21st century.

Federal government says Abacha loot ploughed into uplifting poor Nigerians

Apparently responding to critics as to how the recovered loots especially the $322million from late Gen Sani Abacha was utilized, the federal government has cleared the air on the utilization of the sleaze.
Udom Emmanuel

Akwa Ibom plans two rehab centres for 462 ex-militants

The Akwa Ibom state government has concluded plans to establish two rehabilitation centres for 462 repentant militants.
A handout picture released by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi on October 20, 2019, shows a pearl recovered from an archeological site in on Marawah Island. (Photo by – - Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism - AFP) -

World’s oldest pearl found in Abu Dhabi

An 8,000-year-old pearl that archaeologists say is the worlds oldest will be displayed in Abu Dhabi, according to authorities who said Sunday it is proof the objects have been traded since Neolithic times.