PVC collection: Akeredolu declares tomorrow holiday

Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN) has declared tomorrow, Thursday, August 30, 2018 as work free day for workers in the state. This is to enable them join others in the collection of their Permanent Voter Cards, PVC. The Governor made the declaration on a broadcast on Ondo State Radiovision Corporation, OSRC monitored by […]

Why Ore flyover  is delayed

By Mary Agidi | The need to get the approval of the Federal Government has been given as the reason behind the delay in the commencement of Ore flyover project, just as delegates of the state, led by the state Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Rt. Hon. Taofik Abdulsalam, will be in Abuja today for […]

State Government’s Signing Of Five MoUs

RECENTLY,  the Ondo State Government signed five Memoranda of Understanding (MoU)  and agreements with different firms to boost socio-economic development in the state. THE firms include Bambi Farms Limited, Premium and Nelson Limited, Alpha Mead Development Company Limited, Integrated Associate Limited and Kladet Services Limited. ALPHA Mead Development Company will renovate, manage, and operate a […]

Man, 30, remaned over alleged robbery

By Kayode Olabanji | A 30 year-old man,  Ajayi Adewale Tunde, has been remanded at  Olokuta prison custody by an Akure Chief Magistrate Court sitting at Oke Eda in the Akure Magisterial district over an alleged armed robbery. The accused person who was brought before Chief Magistrate (Mrs) Victoria Bob-Manuel is facing a 2-count charge […]

ODSG commends FADAMA farmers

By Kehinde Oluwatayo | Farmers under the aegis of Fadama III Additional Financing have been commended for the harmonious relationship between them and herders in their communities. The Commissioner for Agriculture, Otunba Adegboyega Adefarati gave this kudos while performing the oversight function on the implementation of Fadama III Additional Financing. The Commissioner, who led the […]

Police arrest ‘mad man’ over ritual killings

By Michael Ofulue | Nemesis has caught up with a middle-aged man who was alleged to  have specialised in kidnapping and ritual killings while posing as a mad man, as he  has been arrested in Akure the Ondo State capital. The man who identified himself as Bose Adetoyinbo who  claimed to have come from Ijesa […]

NFF appreciates Buhari  over interest in the Federation

By Femi Atolagbe | The Executive Committee of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF)has expressed immense gratitude and heartfelt appreciation to President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, for his keen interest in the affairs of Nigeria Football Federation and the various National Teams. Members unanimously commended the support and encouragement that President Buhari has always given to the Nigeria […]

How Akure celebrated Aheregbe festival

By Adekola Afolabi | Commercial activities were on Monday  paralyzed following the closure of all markets and shops within Akure and its environs. The closure was on the order the Deji of Akureland, Oba Aladelusi Aladetoyinbo, to enable him celebrate this year’s Aheregbe Festival. It would be recalled that the Palace of the Deji of […]

Tackle counterfeit drugs menace, Akeredolu urges pharmacists

By Chris Chimezie | Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN), has tasked Pharmacists in Nigeria to strive to tackle the worrisome menace of fake and counterfeit drugs in the country. Akeredolu gave the task, when the National Executive of the Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN) paid him a courtesy visit at the […]

Don’t renew BEDC license, Ondo Obas tell FG

Ondo State Council of Obas has called on the Federal Government not to renew the license of Benin Electricity Distribution Company  (BEDC) based on what the council  referred to as antithetical activities of private power distribution company to the purpose of which it was established. The Ondo Obas made this known in a release signed […]