Oronsaye report: ‘Implementation ‘ll reduce cost of governance’

By Adekola Afolabi, News Editor | Eminent personalities in the Nigeria’s project have thrown their weights behind the Federal Government decision to implement the recommendations of the Steve Oronsaye panel on the restructuring and rationalisation of Federal agencies, parastatals and commissions. They explained that the development will enhance efficiency in the Federal service and reduce […]

Aiyedatiwa greets Pastor Adeboye at 82

By Adedotun Ajayi | Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa of Ondo State, has rejoiced with the entire members of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) worldwide, on the 82nd birthday of Daddy G.O, Pastor Enoch Adeboye. Governor Aiyedatiwa said God has steadily used Pastor Adeboye to enlarge the coast of the church from where Pa Josiah […]

Osun Amotekun arrests man for trafficking underaged boys

By Michael Ofolue, Oshogbo | Men of the Amotekun Corps in Osun State have arrested a suspected inter-state child trafficker identified as Isaac Okonu, for allegedly trafficking four underaged boys from Akwa Ibom State to Osun to work as labourers. The spokesperson of the outfit in Osun, Yusuf Idowu, who disclosed this in a statement […]

3 arraigned for extortion, attempted murder

By Ayodele Popoola | The Ondo State Amotekun Corps has arraigned three men before a Magistrate Court sitting in Akure, over alleged extortion, illegal possession of firearms, and an attempt to kill a farmer. The defendants are facing four counts bothering on conspiracy, extortion, illegal possession of firearms and attempted murder. The prosecuting counsel, P.O. […]

Man, 40, remanded for stabbing neighbour

From Kayode Afolabi, Ore | An Odigbo Chief Magistrate Court has remanded a 40-year-old man, Ekwebelem Obinna at the Okitipupa Correctional Centre for allegedly stabbing his neighbour with a knife.  Men of the Ondo State Police Command arraigned the defendant before Chief Magistrate D.O. Ogunfuyi, on a count charge bordering on criminal insubordination. According to […]

Addressing Nigeria Food Crisis

NIGERIA has been battling high level of food insecurity for the past four decades as a result of neglect in food production when oil has become the major export product. This crisis has reached an all time high in the past few months. Nigeria’s  adoption of neo-liberal economic policies such as devaluation of the naira, […]

Ondo guber: PDP NWC, critical stakeholders meet

By Bukola Olamona | The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), will meet critical stakeholders of the party from Ondo State on Tuesday to strategize on how best to win the forthcoming governorship election. This was contained in a notice of meeting released by the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Debo Ologunagba, […]

Rousing reception as Gov visits Igbokoda

By Adedotun Ajayi | Hundreds of excited residents of Igbokoda, the headquarters of Ilaje Local Government area of Ondo State, trooped out on Saturday to welcome home one of their own, Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa. It was the first time the governor would be returning to his hometown since his assumption of office on December 27, […]

OSSIEC reshuffles staff ahead of LG polls

By Michael Ofulue, Osogbo | Ahead of preparations for the forthcoming Local Government elections in Osun State, the Chairman of Osun State Independent Electoral Commission (OSSIEC), Hashim Abioye, has reshuffled and re-assigned portfolios to electoral commissioners. In a release  approved by the Chairman, made available to  The Hope,  the reshuffling outrightly affected three commission’s members,  […]

OSFL CSD Playoffs: IASFC share spoils with Elite FC

The first half of the encounter ended in a barren draw with both sides mounting pressure with the aim of getting an early lead. All tactics put in place by the two teams for goals were unsuccessful as both sides kept it tight. The restart of the entertaining encounter continued with high intensity as Ijapo […]