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The Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday, refused to grant a request stopping President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an FCT indigene from the cabinet list.

President Buhari inaugurates new cabinet, retains petroleum minister position

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday swore in the 43 appointed ministers at the Federal Executive Council Chambers, Presidential Villa, Abuja. Buhari who announced the portfolio of each minister shortly after they were sworn in, urged...
The Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday, refused to grant a request stopping President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an FCT indigene from the cabinet list.

President Buhari’s ministers and portfolios — full list

President Buhari’s ministers and portfolios — full list

Ministers designate in Aso Rock for inauguration

Ministers designate have arrived the forecourt of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Two buses conveyed them from Transcorp hotel, Abuja to the Villa around 10.25am.

SSANU/NASU strike cripples activities in varsities

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.

Boy stolen two years ago found with Bible study teacher, renamed

Ogun State Police Command has arrested a Bible study teacher, Blessing Ozor, for being in custody of a boy, Joshua Joseph, who went missing two years ago.

Ikare-Akoko chiefs laud Ondo governor on road projects

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.

Pastor blames devil, poor tithes for stealing N1.2 million SUV

The Pastor of Jesus Miracle Church at No. 16, Ado-Odo Road, Afan, Sango-Ota, Ogun State, Jeremiah Ehindero, has said he stole a N1.2million vehicle when his congregation’s tithes and offerings was not enough to pay off a N650,000 bank loan.
Agboola Ajayi

Ondo deputy governor denies plan to join PDP

The Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Mr Agboola Ajayi, has denied a report that he is dumping the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in order to contest the 2020 governorship election against his boss, Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.

AAU student rape: I’m mentally unstable – dismissed soldier

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.
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo on Thursday described the tourism potentials of the state as a veritable source of economic prosperity.

Ondo government disburses N166 million loans to traders, artisans, others

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.

Ondo: PDP hunted by collective inadequacy

The Ondo State government on Saturday said it has been justified over the alarm it raised about four weeks ago that a blackmail machinery was going to be unleashed in the state by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Olowo Oba Ajibade Gbadegesin Ogunoye III

Ondo government ratifies Prince Ogunoye’s appointment as new Olowo of Owo

Ondo State Executive Council yesterday formally ratified the appointment of Prince Ajibade Gbadegesin Ogunoye as the new Olowo of Owo in Owo Local Government Area of the state.

Rape: Court remands dismissed soldier pending legal advice

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.
Rotimi Akeredolu

Ondo governor denies rift with Akure monarch

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, yesterday, denied having a frosty relationship with Deji of Akureland, Oba Aladetoyinbo Aladelusi.

Insecurity: Ondo government bans commercial motorcycles on Ore expressway

Commercial motorcycle business popularly called okada, has been banned in Ore by the Ondo State Government, particularly along the Benin-Ore-Ijebu Ode expressway.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Ondo guber: APC’ll have landslide victory

The Ondo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday boasted that the next governorship election would be a walkover for the party, saying ”the indicators are unambiguous”

Dismissed soldier arraigned for ‘raping’ Ondo university undergraduate

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.

Car wash operator gets four years for car theft

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos has sentenced a 23-year-old car wash operator, Adeyemi Adetula, to four years imprisonment for stealing a car valued at N3million.

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