World Communication Day: Stakeholders lament effects of technology on human devt

By Michael Ofulue, Osogbo  Various stakeholders at this year edition of World Communication Day held at the St. Benedict Catholic Cathedral Church in Osogbo on Sunday lamented the effects of technology on human development.  Speakers who spoke at the event which was put together by the Catholic Church of Osogbo said that technology has brought […]

UTME mass failure: Experts call for reforms

By Doyin Adeleye & Promise Ezekiel As Nigeria continues to witness poor performance among candidates of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in recent years, educationists have called for urgent reforms to address the underlying issues. The experts particularly emphasised the need for comprehensive solutions to tackle the persistent challenges faced by students in achieving […]

World Communication Day: AI not greater than human wisdom – Gov

By Victor Akinkuolie, Ado-Ekiti & Babatunde Ayedoju The Governor of Ondo State, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, has described Artificial Intelligence (AI) as an effective communication tool that journalists should embrace, but was quick to add that AI can never replace the intelligence of the human being who made it. Aiyedatiwa made the assertion on Sunday while addressing […]

ODSG trains 80 nurses, Community health officers

By Kemi Olatunde In an attempt to prevent maternal morbidity and mortality in Ondo State, 80 Nurses and Community Health Officers have been trained.In his address at the Ondo East Local Government Hall, Bolorunduro, venue of the event, Permanent Secretary, Ondo State Primary Health Care Development Agency (OSPHCDA), Dr Francis Akanbiemu, appreciated the health workers […]

ODSG designates 50 facilities for free breast examination

By Kemi Olatunde Fifty health facilities in Ondo State have been designated by government to provide free clinical breast examination to residents of the state. This is in line with the determination of the state Governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa to provide quality, efficient and accessible health care for the people of the state Permanent Secretary of […]

Pa Reuben Fasoranti @98

THERE are men in this world, but not many leave their footprints in the sand of time. Pa Reuben Famuyide Fasoranti, OFR, an elder statesman and Afenifere leader, is one of the men who will forever be remembered and has left his footprints in the sand of time. He clocked 98 years on Saturday  May […]

Inclusion of NPFL youth league players in Golden Eaglets excites Elegbeleye

By Femi Atolagbe Chairman of Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL), Gbenga Elegbeleye is delighted that four players scouted at the maiden NPFL U-17 Youth League have made the list of Nigeria’s U-17 team, the Golden Eaglets. The Golden Eaglets are in Ghana for West African Football Union (WAFU) qualifying tournament for the Africa U-17 Nations […]

NPFL: Sunshine Stars defeat Rivers United, move to 17th position

By Femi Atolagbe Sunshine Stars Football Club of Akure yesterday defeated Rivers United in the rescheduled Nigeria Premier Football League match day 27 to move from 18th position to 17th.on the log. Ibrahim Yusuf gave Owena Whales the lead in the 68th minute of the encounter played at the Ondo State Sports complex, Akure. The […]

Cobbler docked for stealing school roofing sheet

By Odion Victor. O. A 20-year-old, Abidemi Sunday, has been arraigned before an Akure Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly stealing and damaging a school property. The defendant, who is a cobbler was charged to court on two counts bothering on theft and malicious damage. According to the prosecutor, Inspector Wada Simon, the defendant committed the offence […]

Why I bullied, flogged my colleague– Expelled Ekiti varsity student

Victor Akinkuolie,Ado-Ekiti The embattled student of the Bamidele Olumilua University of Education, Science and Technology Ikere-Ekiti (BOUESTI), Precious Bolaji, who was expelled for allegedly bullying and maltreating her colleague, has revealed reasons behind her actions. Describing her attitude as very unfortunate, she said her action was borne out of negative intervention of the victim, Gloria […]