ODSCIA distributes Dangote rice palliatives to Muslim faithfuls

Ondo State Council for Islamic Affairs (ODSCIA) has distributed Dangote Rice palliative of 10,000 bags of 10 kilogrammes to all Islamic stakeholders across the state. The distribution commenced a day before Eid-el-fitri prayer as the first trailer consignment arrived Akure, the Ondo State capital where beneficiaries were alerted for collection. Speaking on the development, the […]

All set for APC primary

…INEC, security agencies ready …Ododo heads c’ttee By Tola Gbadamosi & Jubril Bada | All is now set for the conduct of the governorship primary election of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo state. In the much anticipated gubernatorial primary slated for tomorrow, Saturday, 16  aspirants in high spirit are jostling for the […]

Aiyedatiwa rounds off LGs tour

By Adedotun Ajayi |  Ondo State Governor and APC governorship aspirant, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, on Thursday rounded off his local governments tour ahead of the tomorrow, Saturday, governorship primary.  During his final campaign tour on Thursday, the Governor expressed optimism that he will clinch the party’s ticket to contest the November 16 governorship election. While addressing  […]

Corruption, biggest threat to our security Tunji-Ojo

The Minister of Interior, Dr Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, has stressed the urgent need to address corruption as a major threat to security; and has initiated a strategic partnership with the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to tackle corruption head-on. The strategic partnership was initiated when Dr. Tunji-Ojo paid a courtesy visit to […]

Who wants ‘Mike Tyson’ as tenant?

By Sunmola Olowookere | Every house owner dreads to rent out apartments to troublesome tenants. If they don’t have an issue with their fellow tenants, it would be with the house owner. In our neighbourhood, a landlady is going through a difficult patch. She was recently widowed and was struggling to get by on her […]

NWFL: Commissioner hails Sunshine Queens’ victory over Ekiti Queens

…redeems cash prize Ondo State Commissioner for Youth and Sports Development, Saka Yusuf- Ogunleye has commended the doggedness of Sunshine Queens for defeating Ekiti Queens in matchday 13 of the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) played at Ondo State Sports Complex, Akure. The Commissioner, who redeemed his earlier pledge of cash prize for the team […]

Aiyedatiwa pledges tourism devt to boost economy

By Adedotun Ajayi | In a bid to ensure Ondo State attain greater heights, the State Governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa has vowed to prioritize the development of all tourist sites to bolster the state’s economy. Aiyedatiwa who made the vow in one of his engagements during the week, promised increased developmental projects, enhanced security, healthcare, agriculture, […]

2 in court over burglary, theft

By Ayodele Popoola | Two men, Sadiq Oladejo, 24 and Usman Abubakar, 20, have been dragged before an Akure Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly breaking into a house where they stole some household items and other valuables worth N530,000. The duo who were arraigned on a three-count charge of conspiracy, stealing and burglary, however, pleaded guilty […]

Armed robbery: Two to die by hanging

By Michael Ofulue, Osogbo | Justice Ayo Adebiyi of Osun State High Court, Osogbo, has sentenced two middle aged men to death by hanging for armed robbery.The convicts are, Wasiu Afolayan, 36, and Kola Adeyemi, aged 34.The duo were arraigned before the court on four counts charge of conspiracy, armed robbery, attempted armed robbery, and […]

Ekiti attack: Police begins probe

By Victor Akinkuolie, Ado-Ekiti | Following the Tuesday attack on the Ilejemeje Council Secretariat, Eda-Oniyo community, Ekiti State, the State Police command has disclosed that it has commenced a thorough investigations and probe into the alleged attack. Recall that the secretariat of Ilejemeje local government area of Ekiti State was on Tuesday attacked by yet-to-be […]