Osun police arrest bank manager for N650m fraud

By Michael Ofulue, Osogbo | The Osun State Police Command has arrested a 47-year- old suspended manager of First bank Plc, identified as Adeniyi Sunday Talabi, for allegedly duping innocent victims to the tune of N650million. The suspect who the police described as a serial fraudster, was apprehended by anti-crime detectives of the command who […]

Two die, one injured in Ore crash

By Kayode Afolabi, Ore | Two persons were killed while one  sustained injury in an accident which occurred at Ajegunle area in Ore, Ondo State. The accident which occurred on Sunday evening, involved an unmarked trailer and a motorcycle. An eyewitness account said that the truck driver, who was on high speed, ran off his […]

Dominican Republic 2024: Olowookere sure of final hurdle ticket as Flamingos return

By Femi Atolagbe | Nigeria’s U17 girls, Flamingos, are back in the country following their FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup qualifying match against Burkina Faso’s U17 girls in Bamako, Mali on Saturday that ended in a 1-1 draw. Head Coach Bankole Olowookere said on arrival in Abuja on Tuesday that the support of Nigerians based […]

Aiyedatiwa calls for Muslims participation in politics

By Fatima Muraina | Ondo State Governor, Mr. Lucky Aiyedatiwa, has urged Muslims to participate actively in politics, either to vote or vote for, and not see politics as a dirty game. He said participating in the political process would facilitate and ease the affairs of Muslims in their quest to develop and enhance their […]

I’m most qualified to be Aiyedatiwa’s running mate – Oludare

By Fatima Muraina | A Medical Practitioner and Youth Advocate, Dr. Charles Oludare, has said that he is the most qualified and experienced to be the running mate to the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Lucky Aiyedatiwa in the governorship election in Ondo State. Oludare ,who is fondly known as Márìndoti said this […]

APC seeks transfer of primary election suit to Ondo court

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, to transfer the case filed by Senator Jimoh Ibrahim, to contest the outcome of the party’s gubernatorial primary election from Abuja to Ondo State, being the venue of the primary election subject matter of the suit. He made the request […]

‘ODIEC ’ll still conduct July 13 LG election’

By Jubril Bada | The Ondo State Independent Electoral Commission (ODIEC), has reiterated its commitment to conduct elections into the 18 Local Government areas and 33 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in the state slated for July 13. The Commission added that the day for the election is sacrosanct to elect 18 council chairmen and […]

Low Performance At UTME

THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) was established in 1978 by the Nigerian government to oversee a centralized admission test called the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The mandate empowers the Board to conduct Matriculation Examinations for entry into all Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges of Education in Nigeria. Ever since its establishment, the management […]

Technology threatens libraries — Experts

By Ayomide Ayegbusi | In the face of technological advancements, Nigerian libraries are facing an existential threat. With the increasing reliance on the internet for information, traditional libraries risk becoming obsolete. However, the essence of libraries as guardians of knowledge and facilitators of access remains paramount. Dr Bolanle Apata, from Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba (AAUA), […]

ODSG to disburse bursary – Scholarship Board

By Akeem Salami | The Secretary of the Ondo State Scholarship Board, ODSSB, Mr. Ademola Lomuwagun, has said that  students’ bursary and scholarship will be disbursed soon. Lomuwagun disclosed this while playing a host to the executive members of the National Association of Ondo State Students, at the Scholarship Board, in Akure. The Secretary of […]