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Residents, traders protest indiscriminate location of gas stations in Ondo

Residents and traders in Akure took to the streets on Saturday to protest the indiscriminate location of gas stations in their neighbourhood.

Police arrest two suspected armed robbers in Ondo

Ondo state police command has arrested two members of an armed robbery syndicate allegedly operating in the state.

Senator Boroffice hails judiciary for affirming Ondo lawmaker’s victory

He said” The ruling derived inspirations from provisions of the 1999 Nigerian Constitution (As Amended), the Electoral Act and previous rulings of Supreme Court that are plain and unambiguous.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC NYL: We’re concerned about crisis in Ondo, Imo, Ogun, others

The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Youth League (NYL) at the weekend lamented over lingering disputes in some state chapters of the party.

Nigerian Army deploys drone to fight kidnapping, banditry in Ondo, Ekiti tick forests

The 32 Artillery Brigade, Nigeria Army (NA) Owena Barracks, Akure, has deployed the use of technology to fight the scourges of kidnapping and banditry within the Ondo and Ekiti States axis.

Confusion in Ondo community over death of missing Fulani teenager

There was tension in the ancient town of Isua, headquarters of Akoko South East local government area of Ondo state on Friday when a-13-year-old son of a Fulani herdsman, simply called ‘Suleman’ was missing but later found dead in a river where he was dumped by suspected assailants.
Nigeria’s Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has debunked rumours stating he has resigned his position as the nation’s vice president.

NEC reconstitutes committee to reconcile excess crude account

The National Economic Council on Thursday in Abuja reconstituted an Ad-hoc Committee to reconcile the Excess Crude Account, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation’s remittance and related issues.
Lasisi Oluboyo

Ex-Ondo deputy governor to appeal suit over entitlements

The immediate past Ondo State Deputy Governor, Alhaji Lasisi Oluboyo, on Thursday faulted the judgment of an Akure High Court that declared him not qualified to benefit from the pension and other entitlements for governors and deputy governors for life.

Police arrest two bandits in Ondo

Ondo state police command has arrested two members of an armed robbery syndicate in the state.
Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi: NGF to make stand on state police known soon

Chairman of Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has said state executives will make their stand on state police known soon.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Governor Abiodun: President Buhari believes in MKO Abiola’s victory in 1993

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari was a believer in the victorious mandate given by Nigerians to late politician, Moshood Kashimawo Abiola, in the June 12, 1993 election.

NSHIP: Ondo gets $37 million loans from World Bank

The Special Adviser to the Ondo State Governor on Health, Dr Jibayo Adeyeye, has disclosed that the state government has accessed $37m out of the $50m World Bank loan for the funding of health projects for the Nigeria State Health Investment Project (NSHIP).
Agboola Ajayi

Ondo deputy governor denies lobbying for NDDC’s MD job

Ondo State Deputy Governor Agboola Ajayi has debunked the rumours that he was scheming for the top position at the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

Governor Akeredolu: Ondo agric policies’ll guarantee self-sufficiency in food production

Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has urged support for mechanised agriculture as one of the major ways to ensure self-sufficiency in food production and tackle hunger.

NIMASA donates to flood victims in Anambra

The Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) yesterday donated relief materials to victims of 2018 flood in Anambra State.
Prof. Charles Dokubo, Coordinator Presidential Amnesty Programme

Amnesty programme empowers 2,190, trains 800

Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) has empowered 2,187 already trained beneficiaries in small and medium scale business enterprises.The beneficiaries are spread across Rivers, Bayelsa, Delta, Akwa Ibom, Ondo, Edo, Cross River, Abia and Imo states.

Governor Akeredolu sacks three commissioners, nominates six replacements

Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has relieved three commissioners in his cabinet of their jobs.

Protesting Ondo youths paralyse activities at Governor’s Office

Youths from Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State on Monday paralysed activities at the Governor’s office in Akure over alleged poor development of oil producing areas in the state.

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The Speaker, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos) swore-in Rep. Musa Sarki-Adar(APC-Sokoto) who was absent at the Tuesday’s inauguration.

Speaker Gbajabiamila urged to lead with fear of God

Islamic scholars from Ekiti, Isin, Irepodun and Oke-Ero Federal Constituency, Kwara, on Saturday offered prayers for a successful tenure in office for the 9th Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila.

Nigerian Navy warns operatives to shun drugs, embrace regular exercise

The Nigerian Navy (NN) on Saturday warned its personnel to stay away from drugs in order to perform their assigned tasks optimally.
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Trinity university commences operations, pledges stable academic calendar

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VP Osinbajo departs for US, to meet Mike Pence, others

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, Saturday, departed for United States, where is scheduled to meet Vice President Mike Pence and other key groups and interests in the country.