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Ondo Govt bans open defecation

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By Dayo Johnson AKURE—- AS part of its drastic step aimed at making the state completely free from infectious diseases and other health-related challenges, the Ondo State Government has...

Fri Jun 21st, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: Governors in marathon meeting

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By Henry Umoru Security, NFIU guidelines on Local Government Funds top Agenda ABUJA- THIRTY- Six State governors under the aegis of Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF on Wednesday night engaged in a...

Wed Jun 19th, 2019     Read More →

INSECURITY: S’West Security Summit’ll end herdsmen menace – Akeredolu

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By Dayo Johnson & Dapo Akinrefon AKURE— CHAIRMAN of the South West Governor’s Forum and Ondo State governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, yesterday, assured that the proposed security...

Wed Jun 19th, 2019     Read More →

Ministerial appointment: Nwanyanwu counsels Buhari to learn from 2015 delay

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…Wants fringe political parties de-registered By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA – National chairman of the Zenith Labour Party, ZLP, Dan Nwanyanwu, Tuesday, advised President Muhammadu Buhari to...

Wed Jun 19th, 2019     Read More →

Court sacks Ondo lawmaker as INEC withdraws Certificate of Return

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By Dayo Johnson AKURE—THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has withdrawn the Certificate of Return of a House of Assembly member representing Okitipupa Constituency 11, Mr....

Wed Jun 19th, 2019     Read More →

Kate and William’s police convoy hits UK pensioner

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An 83-year-old woman was in a serious condition in a British hospital on Wednesday after being hit by a motorbike in the convoy carrying Prince William and his wife Kate. (FILES) In this file...

Wed Jun 19th, 2019     Read More →

Power: We can’t sit here complaining about some people … – Osinbajo

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FG to restructure power sector for improved supply The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government is discussing with stakeholders on ways to restructure Nigeria’s power...

Tue Jun 18th, 2019     Read More →

Akeredolu sacks 3 commissioners, nominates 5 others

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Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has relieved three of his commissioners of their duties and subsequently nominated five other people as commissioner designates. Akeredolu This was...

Tue Jun 18th, 2019     Read More →

Police fire tear gas at Ilaje youths protesting ‘govt neglect, lack of autonomy for OSOPADEC’

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By Dayo Johnson Akure—Youths from the oil-rich Ilaje council, yesterday, stormed Ondo State government office in protest with various placards inscribed with “OSOPADEC, financial...

Tue Jun 18th, 2019     Read More →

Catholic priest kidnapped in Edo

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By Alemma Aliu BENIN CITY—A Catholic Priest, Rev Fr Isaac Agabi, has been kidnapped along Auchi-Igarra Road in Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of Edo State. Kidnap Democracy Day: Obaseki...

Tue Jun 18th, 2019     Read More →

APC youths endorse Lawan, Boroffice for Senate leadership

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Ahead of the inauguration of the National Assembly on Tuesday, the All Progressives Congress Youth League, Ondo State Coordinate, has endorsed the duo of Senator Ahmed Lawan (Yobe North) and...

Sat Jun 8th, 2019     Read More →

18 passengers die in Ondo auto crash

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By Dayo Johnson Akure – NO fewer than 18 persons including pregnant women, were burnt beyond recognition in an auto crash yesterday at Oba- ile, Akure North area of Ondo state. An accident...

Sat Jun 8th, 2019     Read More →

Ohanaeze to empower women, youth

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Considering the high rate of unemployment in the country and its bid to reduce it among youths and women, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Lagos, has carefully drawn programmes for youth and women empowerment for...

Sat Jun 8th, 2019     Read More →

Seven days after: Govs take positive, faulty steps

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By Clifford Ndujihe, Political Editor For a journey of 1,460 days, seven days are too few to tell how far one would go. But they could indicate how well one may go. Across the 29 states where...

Sat Jun 8th, 2019     Read More →

Justice Omoleye denies attacking RCCG pastor, members

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A sitting justice of the court of Appeal Akure division, Honourable Justice O.F. Omoleye, J.C.A., Saturday described as fake the story that she attacked a serving pastor and members of the...

Sat Jun 8th, 2019     Read More →