Ekiti varsity students arrested for cultism

By Victor Akinkuolie, Ado-Ekiti No fewer than eight students of Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti have been arrested by the police over cult related issues. According to the Police Public Relations Officer of the command, Mr Sunday Abutu, said the suspects who are currently detained at the command headquarters, are currently undergoing investigations. He explained that […]

Video shared to depict Israel attacking Iran, misleading

Saheed Ibrahim Claim: A pro-Biafra agitator, Simon Ekpa, shared a video on X to claim that Israel attacked Iran after the April 13 Iranian attack on Israel. Verdict: Misleading! The video was fabricated. It was curated from different sources on the internet. Full Text The Israel-Iran war is described as a covert one that has been ongoing […]

Recruitment: Ondo SUBEB conducts CBT May 14

By Joy Fagite Ondo State Government is set to conduct a 10-minute Computer Based Test (CBT) for applicants seeking teaching jobs in the public primary schools across the state. According to a statement issued by the State Universal Basic Education Board Director of Information and Public Relations, Prince Bolu Diesel Ajijo, on Wednesday, the computer […]

False! JAMB yet to set minimum cut-off marks for 2024/2025 admissions

Saheed Ibrahim Claim: Multiple social media posts claim that JAMB has set the UTME minimum cut-off marks for admission into tertiary institutions for the 2024/2025 academic session. Verdict: False! JAMB has not conducted the policy meeting to set the official cut-off marks. There has also been no official announcement by JAMB on the 2024/20225 cut-off marks. Full […]

ODSG calls for App-based transporters regulation

The Ondo State Government has called on the App- based transporters of Nigeria, Ondo State chapter to adhere to regulations establishing their operations in the State. Welcoming the app-based transport organisation to his office in Akure, the Special Adviser to Ondo State Governor on Transport, Olugbenga Omole charged them to ensure that their operations are […]

Aiyedatiwa restates commitment to sports devt

By Adedotun Ajayi Ondo State governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa has said his administration would not relent on its dedication to sport development in the state. He reaffirmed this commitment during a meeting with members of the Cross Creek Golf Club at his office in Alagbaka, Akure, on Tuesday. Aiyedatiwa expressed his gratitude to the team of […]

Adeleke flags off N14.9bn flyover in Osun

…OOni lauds project By Michael Ofulue, Osogbo Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke has flagged off the construction of Lagere iconic Flyover in Ile-Ife. This is one of the first ever flyover projects at Ile-Ife in the history of Osun state. Adeleke who noted the deep level of infrastructural deficit across the five local Governments in […]

Aiyedatiwa makes fresh appointments

By Adedotun Ajayi The Governor of Ondo State, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, has approved the appointments of Surveyor -General and General Manager of Ondo State Sports council. This is contained in a statement issued by Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor on Tuesday. The appointees are; 1 . Surv. Owolabi Idowu as the Surveyor- […]

GBV: Ondo NAWOJ collaborates with ROTDOW, to train, equip women

By Josephine Oguntoyinbo Chief Executive Officer of Restoration of Dignity of Womanhood, ROTDOW, Mrs Olabisi Omolona, has commended the Ondo State chapter of the National Association of Women Journalists, NAWOJ over its various programmes targeted at impacting positively and championing the course of women and girl-child in the society. ROTDOW Chief Executive Officer, Mrs Omolona […]

Priest commits suicide, as two die after drinking local concoction in Ondo

By Tola Gbadamosi The Ondo police command have confirmed the death of two persons who died at Ipe-Akoko in Akoko South East local government area of Ondo State after allegedly drinking a substance identified as concoction (Agbo) in local parlance. According to police report, a chief came and reported at Isua police station that one […]