Why we created NPFL U17 youth league– Elegbeleye

The Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) has revealed that the major reason for making inroads into the NPFL Youth League is to have a pool of players the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) can consider for international youth tournaments. At a media parley in Benin, venue of the maiden edition of NPFL Youth League Playoff, NFF […]

Aiyedatiwa assigns portfolios to new commissioners, SAs

By Adedotun Ajayi Ondo State Governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa on Friday assigned portfolios to the newly inaugurated commissioners and Special Advisers. The Commissioners and Special Advisers were earlier inaugurated at the International Cultural and Event Centre, The Dome in Akure. The portfolios are as follows; Mrs. Omowumi Isaac– Finance, Mr. Olukayode Ajulo, SAN – Justice & […]

Just In: Nollywood actor, Sisi Quadri is dead

Popular Nollywood actor, Quadri Oyebamiji Tomori, popularly known as Sisi Quadri, is dead. His colleague, Adekunle Abolade, popularly known as Dodo Ede, announced the death of the Iwo-born actor on his Facebook page on Friday. Abolade wrote, “Rest in Peace Sisi Quadri. I watched Anikulapo Series early this morning and saw him died in the […]

Aiyedatiwa swears in six commissioners

…Inaugurates HoS, Special Advisers By Adedotun Ajayi Ondo State Governor, Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, on Friday swore in all the six newly appointed commissioners, who were recently confirmed by the state House of Assembly. The governor also inaugurated the new Head of service, Mr Bayo Philip, as well as eight Special Advisers, at the swearing-in event […]

End electricity subsidy, Nigerians tell FG

By Boluwatife Akinola,Roseline Okakah& Godfrey Eze | Stakeholders are sceptical about the electricity subsidy payment by the Federal Government on behalf of electricity consumers in the country. They argued that Nigerians are not really benefiting from the electricity subsidy, stressing that the said payment might be going into wrong pockets. The Federal Government had claimed […]

NAPTIP arrests 2 in Ekiti for selling 2-mth-old N2m

By Victor Akinkuolie, Ado-Ekiti | Operatives of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) Ekiti State Liason Office, have confirmed the arrest of two persons over their involvement in buying and selling of a two-month-old baby in Ilupeju -Ekiti, Oye Local Government Area of the State. The Head of NAPTIP Ekiti […]

Court jails teenage drummer for stealing

By Sade Adewale, Ondo | An 18-year-old local drummer, Ayomide Akinduro, has been sentenced to three months imprisonment by an Ondo Chief Magistrate Court, over attempt to steal at Mega Primary School in Ondo. According to the prosecution, the convict committed the offence on February 21, 2024, at about 1:20pm, at Ayeyemi in Ondo town. […]

Two in court over phone theft

By Ayodele Popoola | Two middle-aged men, Oluseye Adefila and Monsuru Fashola, have been arraigned before an Akure Magistrate Court over alleged cell phone theft. The defendants who specialized in stealing cell phones and other valuables in public functions, were arrested by the men of the Ondo State Amotekun Corps during the burial of former […]

History ‘ll be kind to Akeredolu– Basorun

The Group Managing Director, ZL Global Alliance, Dr. Abiola Bashorun, yesterday said history would be kind to the former Governor of Ondo State, late Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, and posterity would applaud him for the great works he did while holding sway as the Governor of the state. She said late Akeredolu’s positive impact in the […]

Man remanded for illegal possession of firearms

Oghenemaro Eruteyan | A 20-year-old man, Damilola Arogundade, has been arraigned before an Akure Magistrate Court, for illegal possession of guns. The defendant whose plea was not taken, is facing a lone count of illegal possession of firearms. Police Prosecutor, Abdulateef Suleiman, informed the court that the defendant committed the offence on January 20, 2024, […]