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The Zenith Labour Party, on Sunday, confirmed the adoption of Ondo State Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi, as its governorship candidate.

Ondo deputy governor rules out resignation

The deputy governor of Ondo State, Agboola Ajayi, has ruled out the option of resignation from office after losing the October 10 governorship election in the state.
The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has lamented the under-utilisation of the capacity of police lawyers.

Ondo election: IGP promises hitch-free guber poll

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has assured Nigerians especially the people of Ondo State, of the commitment of the Nigeria Police Force to build upon the gains recorded during the Edo governorship election.
Sequel to the collapse of a school building in Ejigbo in the early hours of Saturday, the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has directed the Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development to carry out integrity tests on both public and private schools with buildings of 3 floors and above.

Ondo election: Governor Sanwo-Olu drums support for Rotimi Akeredolu’s re-election

Ahead of the October 10 governorship election in Ondo State, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has drummed support for Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on his re-election bid.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Ondo election: IGP meets civil society situation room

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has assured the nation, particularly the people of Ondo State, of the commitment of the Nigeria Police Force to replicate and advance the gains recorded by the Force and other security agencies during the Edo Gubernatorial Election as the Force prepares for the forthcoming 10th October, 2020 Ondo Guber Election.

Group plans $50 million ICT hub in Ondo

A political research and development think-tank group, Pentagon Movement Group (PMG), on Sunday, disclosed that discussions are currently ongoing between it and a top Chinese investor to construct the “biggest Information and Communications Technology (ICT) hub” in Ondo State.
During another round of his campaign tours, Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu assured the people of Iju-Itagbolu, in Akure North local government area, of a befitting twin road that will ease the pain of commuters.

Governor Akeredolu: Dualisation of Akure-Ado road will be completed soon

During another round of his campaign tours, Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu assured the people of Iju-Itagbolu, in Akure North local government area, of a befitting twin road that will ease the pain of commuters.
The governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has reacted to his victory at the primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Ondo election: Governor Akeredolu a candidate with intimidating credentials – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State has described its candidate in Oct. 10 governorship poll, Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, as a man with intimidating credentials expected to win with a convincing margin.

Governor Akeredolu: Nigeria on path of growth, greatness through President Buhari

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has said the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari had put the country on a path of growth and greatness.
The governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has reacted to his victory at the primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Ondo election: Governor Akeredolu warns Nyesom Wike to steer clear

The Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, has warned his Rivers State counterpart, Nyesom Wike, to steer clear of the October 10 governorship election in the state.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

Ondo election: NYSC rejects posting of corps members to riverine communities

The Ondo State director of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Grace Akpabio, has insisted that members of the corps who would serve as ad-hoc staff in the coming Ondo State governorship election, would not be posted to coastal communities.
Leader of the Pan Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, on Friday expressed fear over the future of Nigeria as a nation.

Afenifere leader expresses fear over future of Nigeria

Fasoranti who stated this in Akure, Ondo State capital, during the launch of his book titled “My Life, My Legacy (Service with Integrity and Excellence), to mark his 94th birthday, complained about the continued insecurity in the country, unemployment, famine and other challenges confronting the country seem to be eroding the root of the Nigerian nation.
The Zenith Labour Party, on Sunday, confirmed the adoption of Ondo State Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi, as its governorship candidate.

Ondo election: Agboola Ajayi snubs debate as Governor Akeredolu, Eyitayo Jegede lock horns

As the nation’s political attention shifts to Ondo State for the October 10 governorship election, some candidates in the poll participated in a debate on Thursday evening to share their vision and sell their objectives to the people of the state.

Ondo election: PDP urges INEC not to compromise poll with use of Z-pad

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has advised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to compromise the credibility of Ondo Governorship election with the contemplation of using the Z-pad technology in voter accreditation process.

LPPC shortlists 137 lawyers for SAN rank

The Legal Practitioner’s Privileges Committee On Wednesday released the first shortlist of 137 candidates who applied for the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria.
Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

We are prepared for Ondo election – INEC chairman

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has reaffirmed the readiness of the commission for a smooth conduct of the Oct.10, Ondo State governorship election.

Ondo election: INEC replaces burnt card readers

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has replaced the card readers burnt at its Akure office nearly two weeks ago.
The governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has reacted to his victory at the primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Ondo warns schools against unauthorised resumption of schools

The Ondo State Government on Wednesday says it had not directed or permitted the re-opening of public or private primary and tertiary institutions in the state.
Tale of vote buying flying all over the place within the Emokpae Model Primary on Mission Road, where Governor Obaseki is waiting to vote.

Edo election: US expresses concern over vote-buying, intimidation of voters

The United States Government Wednesday said it is concerned over recorded cases of vote-buying and intimidation of voters and observers during last Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State.

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Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano government distributes instructional materials to schools

The Kano State Government, says it has begun the distribution of instructional materials worth over N1.5 billion to primary and junior secondary schools in the 44 Local Government Areas of the state.