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NANS rejects Ondo government’s standpoint on Adekunle Ajasin University fees

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Saturday rejected 50 per cent tuition fee slash on returning students of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, (AAUA) in Ondo State by the state government.

MSF: 101 persons die of Lassa fever in Nigeria

A humanitarian medical organisation, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) on Saturday called for proactive vigilance in Nigeria against Lassa fever, as 101 persons have died in the recent outbreak of the disease .

Why I’ll vote Buhari again and again

The greatest talking point in our country this week has been the declaration by President Muhammadu Buhari that he would seek a second term in office next year. And naturally so. Desire by any President, whether positive or negative, should elicit great interest in the citizenry.

Hit-and-run driver kills FUTA first class student

The Federal University of Technology Akure, Ondo State, was thrown into mourning on Thursday following the death of a student of the institution.

Ondo government slashes Adekunle Ajasin University fees to N100,000

The Ondo State Government has reviewed downwards its new schedule of fees for the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akunga Akoko (AAUA) for returning students following pressure from students and parents.

Ondo government tasks residents on tax payment

Ondo State Government on Friday enjoined residents to pay their taxes regularly so that the government can embark on projects to make life more comfortable for them.

Appeal Court: Freedom of Information Act applicable to all states in Nigeria

Nigerian states have no powers to reject requests filed under the Freedom of Information Act (FoI), the Court of Appeal has ruled.

Surety arraigned over jumping of bail by accused

A 40-year-old trader, Michael Oriyomi, who stood as surety for two accused persons, was on Friday arraigned before an Okitipupa Magistrates’ Court.

Governor Akeredolu justifies hike in AAUA’s tuition fee

Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has justified the recent hike in school fees at the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko (AAUA).

Senate confirms President Buhari’s three NDDC board nominees

The Senate has confirmed the appointment of three members of the board of Niger Delta Development Commission.

NANS begs Governor Akeredolu to reverse tuition fees hike

National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has passionately appealed to Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo to reverse recent increase in the tuition fees in state-owned institutions in the state.

EU launches N4.3bn projects in support of Albinos in Niger Delta

The European Union ( EU ) on Wednesday inaugurated 956,000 euros (about 4.3 billion naira) projects in support of Person With Albinisms ( PWAs ), provision of water and sanitation management in the Niger Delta.

Governor Akeredolu admonishes new Chief Judge on fairness, equity

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Wednesday admonished the new Chief Judge of the state to work toward ensuring fairness, equity and total independence of the judiciary.

NDDC calls for sustainable partnership in Niger Delta

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has called on stakeholders to partner with the commission on its roadmap and framework for sustainable regional development in the region.

APC chieftain urges federal government to declare Akoko land disadvantaged area

Mr Olatunde Giwa-Daramola, a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akoko North-East Federal Constituency, Ondo State, has urged the Federal Government to declare the four local government areas in Akoko “disadvantaged areas’’.

NCDC: Lassa fever death toll rises to 101

The death toll from the Lassa fever disease ravaging the country since the beginning of the year has risen to 101, the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has said.

Why we increased Adekunle Ajasin University fees – official

The Ondo State Government on Tuesday reacted to the continued resistance by students and other stakeholders to the increase in the tuition of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko.

President Buhari appoints seven INEC resident commissioners, others

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday approved the appointments of seven Resident Electoral Commissioners for the Independent National Electoral Commission among other appointments into some agencies in the Ministries of Health, Information and Culture, Education as well as Power, Works, and Housing.

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FRSC Board approves appointment of two deputy corps marshals

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The 20-member cabinet in Africa’s last absolute kingdom of Eswatini has been ordered into isolation after one minister contracted coronavirus, the government said on Saturday.
Panama's last two presidents, Ricardo Martinelli and Juan Carlos Varela, were charged Thursday with money laundering, as two separate scandals tarnished the political legacy of the former allies turned enemies.

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