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In a letter dated July 31, 2020, and made available to newsmen on Saturday, the state Ministry of Education, Science and Technology declared Tuesday, August 4, 2020, as the resumption date for SS3 pupils to allow them write the Senior School Certificate Examinations.
Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has said that he will not report his predecessor and friend of over 40 years, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission because of political differences.
Ondo state government has banned all forms of social or public gathering during the Eid-el Kabir celebration in the State.
The Ondo State Government said it would not tolerate any form of religious, social, or public gathering during the 2020 Eid id Kabir celebrations in the state.
Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State, Mr Eyitayo Jegede, has sounded a note of warning to those plotting to rig the October 10 governorship election in the state, saying the people of the state would resist them.
No fewer than 100 cocoa farmers in Isua-Akoko, on Monday, benefitted from the 20,000 free hybrid cocoa seedlings, donated by the Ondo State government.
Former militants under the aegis of ‘Action Crocodile Group’ have given the Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu seven-day ultimatum to settle their entitlements.
The Chairman of SKYE Hospital, Akure, Dr Ikubese Thomas-Wilson, has urged Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu to urgently meet with the state chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in order to bring the striking doctors back to work.
Former Secretary to the Ondo State Government, Honourable Ifedayo Abegunde, said he would not defect to another party and would also not support Governor Rotimi Akeredolu’s reelection.
The former Secretary to the Ondo State Government, Mr. Sunday Abegunde, on Monday said the Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, didn’t win the election in 2016 but that some of them made it possible for him to become governor.
Ondo state government has alleged that the defected deputy governor Hon Agboola Ajayi was planning and sponsoring a protest scheduled to take place in Akure and Abuja aimed at forcing the governor, Rotimi Akeredolu to hand over the government to him.
The Ondo State Government has described as ludicrous a recent claim by one of the All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial aspirants, Chief Olusola Oke, that he made overtures to Governor Rotimi Akerodolu to step down for him ahead of the election.
The embattled deputy governor of Ondo State, Hon Agboola Ajayi, at the weekend gave Governor Rotimi Akeredolu 21 days to transmit power to him as acting governor.
Delta State Governor Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, on Monday, assured that the state government would continue to give priority attention to projects that would boost the economy and enhance the living condition of the people.
The Education Authority, Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has directed all schools in Abuja to re-open academic activities for students in graduating classes on Tuesday.
All Senior Secondary 3 students in Kwara would resume on Wednesday as the state government had distributed 65, 000 face masks to schools ahead of the resumption.
The Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF, on Monday expressed solidarity with Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno and the people of the state over Wednesday’s attack by suspected Boko Haram insurgents in Baga.
A PDP Chieftain in Ondo State, Mr Olumide Akinrinlola, has raised the alarm that the party might be defeated in the Oct. 10 governorship polls over the choice of the running mate its governorship candidate, Eyitayo Jegede.
The United States has expanded the scope of its metals sanctions on Iran with the addition of 22 specific materials “connected to its nuclear, military or ballistic missile programmes.”
British Airways pilots have overwhelmingly voted to accept a deal cutting wages by 20 percent with 270 jobs lost, according to aviation union BALPA.
Plateau State Governor and Chairman of the Northern Governors Forum, Simon Bako Lalong, has rejoiced with Nigerian Muslims on the occasion of another Eid-el-Kabir, urging them not to allow the impact of the Corona virus pandemic to demoralise their faith.
Liverpool star Virgil van Dijk is desperate for Naby Keita to avoid another injury-interrupted season in 2020-21 and prove to the Premier League he is “world class”.
Elder Statesman and former Minister of Transport, Chief Ebenezer Babatope, has joined voice with other Nigerians predicting a better future for the country if power is zoned to the South-East in 2023.