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Governor Akeredolu: Skewed structure bane of Nigeria

The Chairman of the Southwest Governors’ Forum and the Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has called for urgent dissection and appraisal of the workability of the current structure of the Nigerian nation, “if we must attain our quest for a functional nationhood”.
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Olugbo condemns killing of Oba Adeusi, commiserates with family

The Olugbo of Ugbo, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Dr. Frederick EnitiOlorunda Akinruntan (CON), Chairman, Ondo State Council of Obas, has condemned in strong terms the murder of the Olufon of Ifon, Oba Israel Adeusi, by unknown armed bandits at Elegbeka along Owo/Ifon Highway last Thursday.
Western Nigerian Security Network, codenamed Amotekun.

Crime rate grows as Amotekun battles funding, others

South-West Security Network, popularly known as Operation Amotekun, is battling with problems of funding and equipment in Ondo and Ekiti states, where it has commenced activities.
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I paid N3 million ransom before I was freed by kidnappers – doctor

Azubuike Iheanacho, the medical doctor that was kidnapped in Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi State, has revealed that he had to pay a ransom before the abductors freed him.
13. Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, who spoke during the passing out ceremony of 192 pioneer members of the Ondo State Security Network Agency (Amotekun corps officers) on Tuesday in Akure

Abducted wife of Ondo governor’s chief of staff released

The abducted wife of the Chief of Staff to Ondo State governor, Chief Olugbenga Ale, on Saturday regained freedom after spending two days in the captives of her abductors.
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Ondo governors’s chief of staff’s wife kidnapped

Barely 24 after a first-class traditional ruler was murdered in Ondo, the wife of the Chief of Staff to the Ondo state governor, Chief Olugbenga Ale has been abducted by suspected gunmen.
A market survey conducted by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) showed that the affected commodities are foodstuffs, frozen foods, beverages and provisions, among other commodities.

Nigerian government, governors blame #EndSARS protests, banditry, others for hike in food prices

The Federal Government and state governors on Thursday blamed EndSARS protest which stalled food transportation, banditry in the North West, COVID-19 pandemic, for hike in food prices across the country.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

NEC: Why food prices are soaring

The National Economic Council (NEC) meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday, examined the trend of food prices and concluded that prices are rising because of COVID-19, the #EndSARS and banditry in parts of the country.
A protester holds a Nigerian flag as youths continue their #ENDSARS protest in Lagos, Nigeria, on Monday, October 19, 2020. The protesters are calling for the scrapping of police unit, known as Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) over the squads incessant harassment, brutality and killing of innocent Nigerians. Photo by Adekunle Ajayi (Photo by Adekunle Ajayi/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Governor Akeredolu: #EndSARS campaigners should explain use of funds

The Chairman of the South-West Governors’ Forum, Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN), has said #EndSARS promoters whose bank accounts were frozen recently by the Central Bank of Nigeria should approach a competent court to justify the “legitimate” source and use of funds in the frozen accounts.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved the resumption of all Public Servants on GL 1 -12 with effect from Monday, November 2, 2020.

South West governors demand federal government cracks down on fake news

Governors of south western states have called on the Federal Government to implement a heavy crackdown on the spread of fake news in Nigeria.
The governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has reacted to his victory at the primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Rotimi Akeredolu: Governors didn’t hoard virus palliatives

The Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, on Sunday, exonorated his colleagues from the allegation that they deliberately hoarded the palliatives items in their respective states.

Ondo governor approves second term inauguration committee

Ahead of his inauguration for the second term in office, Ondo State governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, on Friday approved the setting up of a 25-member committee.
The Wife of Ondo State Governor, Mrs. Betty Akeredolu, has decried the rate at which many Nigerian men abandon the responsibility of training children to their wives alone.

Betty Akeredolu advocates Tele medicine for cancer patients

She said the fate of cancer control in the post COVID-19 era would be determined by the ability of medical professionals to adapt to the current realities taking advantage of Tele-medicine portals (including audio and video facilities) and sustained effective leadership and political will by cancer organisations and government, respectively.
The governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has reacted to his victory at the primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

#EndSARS: Ondo governor lifts curfew, sues for calm

Hoodlums had hijacked the #EndSARS protests against police brutality to perpetrate mayhem in the state. The miscreant had attacked a prison in the state, freeing inmates. Several police stations, business premises as well as public and private properties have been looted and torched this week.
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.

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 Wife of Ondo State Governor, Mrs. Betty Akeredolu, has decried the rate at which many Nigerian men abandon the responsibility of training children to their wives alone.

Ondo governor’s wife registers market women for democratic dividends

Wife of Ondo State Governor, Mrs Betty Akeredolu, has commenced online registration of market women to ensure that they benefitted from the dividends of governance in the state.

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