Food vendor slumps, dies while cooking in Ondo

By Sade Adewale, Ondo A 60-year-old woman, popularly called “iya Owolabi” on Monday slumped and died while cooking moi-moi and pap she wants to sell at Ondo West Local Government Area of Ondo State. The incident occurred around 08:00 a.m. at Akinjagunla mini market, along Ojojo Road. According to an eyewitness in the market, Bose […]

Fire razes house, shops in Akure

By Akeem Salami & Promise Ezekiel Property worth millions of naira have been destroyed in a fire outbreak that occured at Sunday (midnight) at Idiroko area of Oke-Aro in Akure, Ondo State. Hope Metro gathered that the inferno which almost consumed the building next to Mega Primary School in the area was caused by power […]

Aiyedatiwa inaugurates induction programme for new ODIRS staff

…Promises to tackle unemployment, create jobs for youths By Adedotun Ajayi As part of his administration’s efforts to always live up to the promises made to the good people of Ondo State, Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa inaugurated a two-week induction program for newly recruited staff at the Ondo State Internal Revenue Learning Centre, on Monday. The […]

Ondo govt revisits Owena Dam, promises improved water supply

…As Aiyedatiwa orders rehabilitation of water facilities The Ondo State Government, under the leadership of Governor Lucky Ayedatiwa, has reiterated its commitment to providing safe and potable water for residents of the State. This was made known by the Commissioner for Water Resources, Public Sanitation and Hygiene, Sunday Akinwalire, during his inspection visit to Water […]

Ondo Speaker congratulates Olowo on inauguration as Chancellor

The Speaker, Ondo State House of Assembly, Chief Olamide Oladiji has felicitated with the Olowo of Owo, His Royal Majesty,Oba (Dr.) Ajibade Gbadegesin Ogunoye lll on his inauguration as the Pioneer Chancellor of the Federal University of Science and Technology,Babura, Jigawa State. This was contained in a congratulatory message that was personally signed by the […]

I killed my cousin, four others for ritual– Fruit seller

Ayodele Popoola A 39-year-old man, Dolapo Babalola who was arrested for killing his intimate friend and snatching his motorcycle at Okeigbo, in Ile-Oluji/Okeigbo local government area of Ondo State has confessed to have killed five persons including his cousin. The fruit seller narrated how he killed some of his victims whenever they recognized him by […]

Aiyedatiwa celebrates Olowo as FUTB pioneer Chancellor

By Adedotun Ajayi Ondo State Governor, Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, has extended his heartfelt congratulations to His Royal Majesty, the Olowo of Owo, Oba (Dr.) Ajibade Gbadegesin Ogunoye III, on his inauguration as the pioneer Chancellor of the Federal University of Science and Technology, Babura, Jigawa State. Speaking on behalf of the government and people of […]

Court bars Adeleke from presenting Staff of Office to new Aree of Iree

By Michael Ofulue Osogbo Osun State High Court sitting in Osogbo has stopped Governor Ademola Adeleke from presenting staff of office to Prince Muritala Oyelakin as the Aree of Iree kingdom. Justice M. O. Awe, gave the order on Friday in a motion ex-parte brought before the court by the sacked Oba Raphael Ponle Ademola. […]

Late Dr Paul Akintelure, man of integrity, profound impact– Aiyedatiwa

By Adedotun Ajayi Ondo State Governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, has described the late Dr Paul Akintelure as a man of integrity and profound impact. Attending the funeral mass of the deceased, who was also a former 2024 APC gubernatorial aspirant, on Friday, at the St Pius Catholic Church in Igbotako, Okitipupa local government area, Aiyedatiwa emphasized […]

HPV vaccine: NAWOJ, UNICEF, others intensify campaign on immunisation

By Tola Gbadamosi Determined to ensure that the Human Papilloma Virus, HPV and the newly introduced vaccine to end cervical cancer among women in Nigeria become effective, stakeholders have advocated for increased media awareness to fight the scourge. They made the call in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun state at a-one day advocacy meeting on HPV vaccine with […]