Ekiti evacuates roadside traders

By Victor Akinkuolie, Ado-Ekiti | Ekiti State Government has on Tuesday directed roadside traders to vacate the road in order to ensure free flow of vehicular movement. In an exercise led by the Director General, Ekiti State Waste Management Agency, Mr Sunkanmi Onipede, the traders were also sensitized on the need to stop dumping of […]

Garri consumers groan over price

By Francis Akinnodi | As garri is becoming inaccessible to average Nigerians, due to its daily price increase, the consumers have lamented. Market survey conducted by The Hope revealed that a rubber of Garri (white and yellow) is sold for between N1,200 to N1,600, while a bag sells for between N72,000 to N96,000. The latest […]

Ekiti markets lack amenities – Monarch

By Francis Akinnodi | The Ewi of Ado-Ekiti, Oba Adeyemo Adejugbe have lamented the poor state of the environment in most of the markets in Ekiti State. The monarch equally condemned the poor maintenance culture on the part of some market users. Adejugbe particularly bemoaned the near total absence of amenities, especially toilets and water […]

Guiding against explosions

By Maria Famakinwa | Losing innocent lives to explosions across the country is becoming worrisome especially giving the fact that most of it are avoidable. Not only are they recurring, these explosions have inflicted pains, physical injuries and psychological trauma on lucky survivors as some did not live to tell their tales. To say that […]

How Nigerian leaders encourage open grazing

By Mary Agidi | The open grazing can be seen or understood as the practice of roaming about with animals including the human beings who pilot and guide their ways through the grazing routes in any open fields, plains and nearby bushes in search of pasture, food, water and shelter for the animals. This implies […]

Ondo trains farmers on climate prediction

By Fatima Muraina | Key opportunities exist to transform the agricultural sector towards climate smart systems that address changes in the patterns of temperature suitable for agriculture practices. Ondo State Government in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security , in partnership with the Nigerian Metrological Agency (NiMet) have organised a one […]

Tinubu bans purchase of petrol-dependent vehicles

President Bola Tinubu has banned members of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, from purchasing petrol dependent vehicles. The President has also directed the mandatory procurement of compressed-natural-gas-powered vehicles by all government ministries, departments, and agencies. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Chief Ajuri Ngelale, in a statement on Monday said that […]

We won’t reschedule July 13 LG election–ODIEC

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 33 […]

Ondo Amotekun parades suspected 17-yr-old vandal, kidnapper, 41 others

By Tola Gbadamosi In its continued efforts aimed at sanitising Ondo State of criminal elements, the state Amotekun Corps has paraded paraded a 17-year old Sunday Adegbulu who is specialized in vandalisation of electricity transformers. Paraded alongside the vandal were suspected kidnapers among other 43 suspected criminals arrested for various offences across the 18 local […]

Nigeria is complex, not difficult to govern– Obasanjo 

By Michael Ofulue, Osogbo Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has described Nigeria as a complex country but not difficult to govern. Obasanjo disclosed this on Sunday, at the commissioning of VIP lodge at the Government House in Osogbo. According to him, many people used to say something about Nigeria and you can say that about any […]