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    Ondo guber:Why voters should choose Labour Party -Candidate

      Dr Ayodele Olorunfemi, the Labour Party (LP) candidate for the Nov. 16 governorship  election in Ondo State , says the party will transform the state , if voted into power. Olorunfemi, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos, said that the mission of the party was to end sufferings  in the state. He said:…

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  • Defence

    NDLEA destroys 56 hectares of suspected hemp farmland in Ondo

    The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Ondo Command says it has destroyed about 56 hectares of suspected hemp farmland in the state. The State Commander of the agency, Mr Kayode Raji, disclosed this on Monday in Akure during the decoration of 51 personnel of the command, who were recently promoted. According to him, this year alone, we have seized…

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    INEC warns personnel against unethical practices in Edo, Ondo

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),  has warned its personnel against unethical and corrupt practices in the upcoming Edo and Ondo governorship elections. INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu gave the warning on Monday  in Abuja at a  lecture in honour of late Abubakar Momoh, former Director-General of the Electoral Institute (TEI), from August 2013 to May 2017. Yakubu, represented by…

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    Aiyedatiwa flags off 1,000m concrete walkway, jetty in Ilaje

    Gov. Lucky Aiyedatiwa of Ondo State on Monday, flagged-off the construction of a 1,000-meter concrete walkway and a jetty at Obe-Nla, Ilaje Local Government Area of the state. Speaking at the ceremony in Ilaje, Aiyedatiwa  expressed happiness that he inaugurated the impactful project in his country home. The governor said the community’s long standing demand for a durable and safe…

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  • Defence

    Unknown assailants kill middle-aged man in Ondo

    A middle-aged man, Seidu Jamiu, has been killed by yet-to-be-identified persons in Akungba-Akoko, Akoko South-West Local Government Area of Ondo State. The man was reportedly hacked to death late on Saturday by unknown persons who allegedly broke into his house in presence of his wife. SP Funmilayo Odunlami-Omisanya, Police Public Relations Officers (PPRO), Ondo State Command, while confirming the murder…

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    CVR: Group urges youths to take advantage, register ahead Ondo guber

    A Group, Balm in Gilead Foundation for Sustainable Development (BIGIF), has urged the youth in Ondo State to take advantage of the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) in the state. The Programme Manager, BIGIF, Mr Nelson Akerele, made the call on Thursday in Akure. Akerele urged all the eligible youth and first-time voters to take advantage of the opportunity, as…

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  • general newDr Paul Akintelure

    Nothing is threatening my chance of becoming next Ondo governor – Akintelure

    Dr. Paul Akintelure, a governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Nov. 16 election in Ondo State, says nothing is threatening his chance to be the next governor of the state. Akintelure stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Akure. Akintelure was the running mate to…

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  • NewsGov Rotimi Akeredolu

    Governor Rotimi Akeredolu dies at 67

    In a somber turn of events, Ondo State is in mourning as Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has passed away at the age of 67. The news was confirmed by a family source on Wednesday, revealing that the governor breathed his last in Lagos. Despite ongoing health challenges, Governor Akeredolu remained under the care of State House doctors until his demise. The…

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  • Election

    BVAS reconfiguration completed for Ondo Assembly election, says

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has completed the reconfiguration of the Bimodal Voter Registration Systems (BVAS) for the House of Assembly elections in Ondo. Mr Oyekola Oyelami, Acting Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Ondo made this known while addressing newsmen at the premises of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) where the distribution of sensitive materials took place. The News…

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  • Election

    Rise above frustration of naira scarcity, vote APC – Akeredolu tells residents

    Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has urged the people of the state to rise above frustration occasioned by the fuel and naira scarcity, and vote for the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidates in the general election. Akeredolu, who made the plea in a state broadcast on Thursday in Akure, noted that the purpose of the fuel and naira notes…

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    Election: Vote leaders with good character – Akeredolu

     Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has urged the electorate to vote leaders with good character to move the country forward. Akeredolu stated this in Akure on Thursday at a programme organised by a socio- cultural and political group, The Atulunse Initiative, with the theme: “Let Our Votes Count.” The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) also reports that the topic for…

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    Ondo govt budgets N1.5bn for children intervention programmes

    The Ondo State government on Wednesday revealed that not less than N1.5 billion budgetary allocation had been made available for family and children intervention programmes in this year’s budget. Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu stated this when the International Labour Organisation (ILO), Nigeria Country Office team paid him a courtesy visit in Akure. Akeredolu, represented by his Deputy, Mr Lucky Aiyedatiwa said…

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    Former Ondo commissioner, Olusegun Aiyerin resigns from APC

    A former Commissioner for Agriculture in Ondo State, Pastor Olusegun Aiyerin, has announced his resignation from the All Progressives Congress(APC). Aiyerin, a two-term chairman of Okitipupa Local Government, announced his resignation in a letter addressed to the chairman of APC in llutitun Ward 1 on Tuesday. The former commissioner said the ruling APC in the state was encouraging reward for…

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    Lagos, Ondo woo Nigerians in Diaspora, Russia businesses

    Lagos and Ondo state governments have urged Russian businesses and Nigerians in the Diaspora to invest in promising sectors of the country to spur development, increase revenue and boost job creation. They spoke at a business gathering organised by the Nigerian Diaspora Organisation, Russia and a group of private Nigerian entrepreneurs in Russia on Wednesday night in Lagos. Mr Jermaine…

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  • Election

    386,000 PVCs awaiting collection in Ondo State – INEC

     More than 386,000 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) are awaiting collection in Ondo State, INEC declared in Akure on Thursday. Mrs Olufunmike Segun-Osifeso, head of INEC’s Voter Education, Publicity, Gender and Civil Society Organisations in the state made the declaration when she spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). “As at the last count on Friday, 1,686,082 PVCs out of…

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  • Election

    Ondo finance commissioner lauds media support for Akeredolu

    Ondo State Commissioner for Finance, Mr Wale Akinterinwa, has commended journalists and media organisations in the state for their support for the administration of Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN),Akinterinwa said this on Tuesday in Akure when the executive members of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Ondo Council led by the Chairman, Prince Leke…

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  • Election

    Presidential rally: Ondo APC lauds members over massive turnout, proper conduct

    All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State has commended its members for the massive turnout, successful outing and the reception accorded its presidential candidate, Sen. Bola Tinubu, at the rally, held in Akure on Saturday. Chairman of APC in the state, Mr Ade Adetimehin, gave the commendation in a statement issued by the party’s state Publicity Secretary, Mr Alex Kalejaye, on Monday in Akure.…

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