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Ondo government ratifies Prince Ogunoye’s appointment as new Olowo of Owo

Ondo State Executive Council yesterday formally ratified the appointment of Prince Ajibade Gbadegesin Ogunoye as the new Olowo of Owo in Owo Local Government Area of the state.
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Ondo governor denies rift with Akure monarch

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, yesterday, denied having a frosty relationship with Deji of Akureland, Oba Aladetoyinbo Aladelusi.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: No rift with Adams Oshiomhole

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has said there is no rift between him and his predecessor, Adams Oshiomhole. The governor said the assumed rift is created by third parties.

Governor Akeredolu: NYSC made me a detribalised Nigerian

Ondo State Governor Mr Rotimi Akeredolu has said that the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) made him a detribalised Nigerian.

Governor Akeredolu backs Senator Alasoadura as ministerial nominee from Ondo

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, on Saturday, threw his weight behind ministerial nominee from the state, Senator Tayo Alasoadura, condemning those kicking against his nomination.

Governor Akeredolu orders arrest of Fulani vigilante group

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, yesterday, ordered the Police to arrest anyone or group parading itself as Fulani Vigilante in any part of the state.
Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has tasked stakeholders from various sectors of the economy, to proffer ways of accelerating development of the pharmaceutical sector, through research and development.

VP Osinbajo: South-West troop deployment an option, not a promise

There were indications on Thursday that the military had yet to get an order on the deployment of troops in the South-West to tackle killer herdsmen.
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Tears as Funke Olakunrin laid to rest

The remains of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, daughter of the leader of pan Yoruba socio cultural organization, Afenifere, Chief Reuben Fasoranti were yesterday laid to rest amidst tears by relatives, friends, and associates.
Reigning Commonwealth champion, Nigeria’s Odunayo Adekuoroye has set a gold medal target for herself at both the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and next month’s Africa Games billed for next month in Morocco.

Odunayo Adekuoroye targets Africa Games, 2020 Olympic gold

Reigning Commonwealth champion, Nigeria’s Odunayo Adekuoroye has set a gold medal target for herself at both the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and next month’s Africa Games billed for next month in Morocco.
VICE President Yemi Osinbajo Sunday visited the national leader of the Pan Yoruba socio political group, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti to console him over the killing of his second daughter Funke Olakunrin by Fulani hersdmen.

VP Osinbajo visits Afenifere leader over daughter’s murder

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Sunday visited the national leader of the Pan Yoruba socio political group, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti to console him over the killing of his second daughter Funke Olakunrin by Fulani hersdmen.

Governor Akeredolu orders investigation into Ondo fire incident

Barely 72 hours after the fire incident in Biagbini, Ese Odo Local Government Area of the state, the Ondo State Government has ordered a full investigation into the incident.

Group urges youths to enrol in MSMEs to access central bank loan

Mr Olanrewaju Longe, Coordinator of Unemployed Graduates of Nigeria (UGN) Ondo State Chapter, has urged youths to embrace Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) training to access Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) intervention loan.

Ondo secures $5 million medical equipment from a US group

The Ondo State government has secured a $5 million worth of new medical equipment from MedShare, a U.S. based non-profit organisation in Atlanta.
Lagos State Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Ondo State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, Oyo State Governor, Mr. Seyi Makinde and Osun State Governor, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola and Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo

Southwest governors vow to tackle security challenges in region

The governors of the six South-west states have vowed to put their political affiliations aside to confront the security challenges facing their region.
Benin Electricity Distribution Plc. (BEDC)

BEDC: Why power outage persists in Ondo South

The management of BEDC Electricity Plc has assured residents of Ondo South Senatorial District that it is committed to providing power to their various communities provided the Federal Government through the Transmission Company of Nigeria addresses the present technical constraints impeding power distribution to the areas.
Nigeria’s Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has debunked rumours stating he has resigned his position as the nation’s vice president.

NEC reconstitutes committee to reconcile excess crude account

The National Economic Council on Thursday in Abuja reconstituted an Ad-hoc Committee to reconcile the Excess Crude Account, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation’s remittance and related issues.

Governor Akeredolu sacks three commissioners, nominates six replacements

Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has relieved three commissioners in his cabinet of their jobs.

Gani Adams: Time to end siege on Yorubaland

When Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State narrated how suspected kidnappers attacked his convoy on the Akure-Ibadan Expressway recently, it raised concerns of security in the region.

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Police re-arrest escaped prisoner in Enugu

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Military panel probes Taraba kidnap kingpin’s confession, invites police

The Joint Investigative Panel set up by the Defence Headquarters, Abuja, to probe the killing of three police in Ibi, Taraba State, has opened an investigation into the video showing arrested kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Wadume, indicting soldiers over his escape.
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America extends visa ban to British premier’s girlfriend Carrie Symonds

Carrie Symonds, the girlfriend of Britain’s Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has been barred from entering the United States.
Larry King is seeking a divorce from his seventh wife, Shawn King, after 22 years.

Larry King seeks divorce from seventh wife after 22 years

The 85-year-old talk show host filed a petition to end the marriage Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court.