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Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State

Ondo governor considers reopening of worship centres

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, said he might consider reopening religious centres across the state.
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Nigeria governors meet Wednesday on quick way out of coronavirus effects

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum says it will meet on Wednesday to review the situation of COVID-19 pandemic in various states, and as well find paths for a quick way out of the effects of the pandemic.
President of the Nigerian Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has described the late Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari, as an experienced lawyer and banker.

Governor Akeredolu: Abba Kyari a good man who died for Nigeria

Ondo State governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, has said that the late Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, died for the nation, describing him as a man of many potentials whose exit will be sorely missed by many.

Ondo pays salary arrears of ex-political office holders

Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has paid former political office holders, two out of the seven months salary arrears owed by the Olusegun Mimiko administration.

Ondo: We can treat coronavirus patient

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has said that the state is well equipped to treat the only COVID-19 patient it currently has. Governor Akeredolu said the patient would not be transferred to Lagos State.
President Muhammadu Buhari and the Minister of Health, Prof Osagie Ehanire, have just rounded off a meeting at the State House, Abuja. 3

APC: President Buhari not sick, leading the charge against coronavirus

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has denied reports that President Muhammadu Buhari may have tested positive for Covid-19 and flown abroad for treatment, saying the president is hale and hearty and has been leading the charge against the deadly virus.

Ondo: Vehicle carrying explosives caused Akure explosion

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has said a vehicle moving improvised explosive devices to a nearby state caused the explosion that rocked Akure, the state capital.

Ondo council election postponed indefinitely

The Ondo State Independent Electoral Commission (ODIEC), on Friday said the State local government elections scheduled to hold on April 18, 2020 has been postponed indefinitely over the spread of COVID-19.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said in terms of business opportunities, employment and earnings, the entertainment industry is an unexplored keg of potentialities.

Lai Mohammed test negative for coronavirus

The Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, on Thursday, tested negative for Coronavirus.
L-R-Governor Akeredolu, Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, Gov. Hope Uzodinma and Gov Kayode Fayemi at funeral service of Madam Dora Anyanwu

Governor Akeredolu’s mother-in-law buried amidst tributes

Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, on Saturday, extolled the virtues of his mother-in-law, Madam Dora Anyanwu, describing her as an efficient teacher, dutiful wife, responsible mother, compassionate community leader, pragmatic Christian, and genuine nationalist.
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.

Women’s Day: Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu tasks pregnant women on safe motherhood practices

Mrs Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, Wife of Ondo State Governor, has tasked pregnant women across the state to embrace safe motherhood practices in order to reduce maternal and child mortality rate in the state.
Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State

Ondo seeks N7 billion refund for federal roads’ repair

The Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, Monday said the federal government would need to refund a total of N7 billion to the state, being the amount spent by the state government to fix federal roads.
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, has broken his silence over the heated reactions generated by his statement over the Mayegun title he conferred on the fuji musician, Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde, stating that the context through which he made the statement should be understood.

Alaafin: No incantation, climbing of prayer mountains can curb cancer

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Olayiwola Adeyemi III, says no amount of spiritual incantation or use of concoctions can curb cancer.

Ondo targets N500 billion investment through deep seaport project

Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has said the development of a deep seaport project in the state will generate more than N500billion investment to the host communities in Ilaje Local Government Area where government is proposing to establish the port.

Mammoth crowd greets President Buhari at Ore Flyover commissioning

A mammoth crowd greeted President Muhammadu Buhari today (Tuesday) in Ondo state as he ended his one-day working visit to the Sunshine State with the official commissioning of the iconic Ore Flyover.
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday approved the recomposition of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) board after a forensic audit of the organization.

Ondo agog for President Buhari’s one-day visit

The Nigerian leader who will arrive Akure, the Ondo state capital Tuesday morning will among other things commission the Ondo State Industrial Clusters and also declare open the Ore Flyover located at the busy Ore-Benin-Shagamu Expressway.
Wife of Ondo State Governor, Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu Akeredolu and others during the foundation laying ceremony of Ada Emeabiam Development Centre (ADEDEC), in Emeabiam, Imo State.

Betty Akeredolu lays foundation for community development centre

Wife of Ondo State Governor, Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu Akeredolu and others during the foundation laying ceremony of Ada Emeabiam Development Centre (ADEDEC), in Emeabiam, Imo State.
Yoruba World Congress (YWC), an umbrella body of all Yoruba socio-cultural groups, has threatened to hold a peaceful protest in support of the recently launched Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Amotekun.

Amotekun: North only area in dire need of extra security – coalition

As the debate over the legalisation of the Southwest security outfit tagged “Operation Amotekun”, continues, the Coalition of Northern Groups, CNG, has criticised the need for such outfit in the South West, claiming the Northern parts of the country is the only area in dire need of extra security.

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The Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 (PTF) has decried the continued refusal by medical institutions including federal tertiary institutions to receive and treat patients for fear COVID-19.

PTF decries continued refusal by hospitals to treat patients for fear of coronavirus

The Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 (PTF) has decried the continued refusal by medical institutions including federal tertiary institutions to receive and treat patients for fear COVID-19.
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NDDC HQ shut over ‘coronavirus outbreak’

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has ordered the immediate shutdown of the headquarters of the Niger Delta Development Commission in Port Harcourt following the sudden death of the Commission’s Executive Director, Finance and Administration, Chief Ibanga Etang.
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Loans request: Nigeria now on the auction market – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) alarms that with the volume of foreign loans being accumulated by President Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressives Congress (APC), our nation and her people have been placed on the international auction market.
213 British nationals were Monday evacuated from Nigeria through the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on a British Airways flight BA9157 .

Nigeria releases new guidelines for international flights operations

Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority , NCAA, Thursday, released new guidelines for international flights operations during the current Covid-19 pandemic for Nigerian based crew.

Official: ICPC investigating cases of coronavirus fraud

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it is investigating alleged cases of corruption in the management of COVID-19 funds and palliatives.