Ondo State

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has formally written to notify the Ondo State House of Assembly with a letter seeking medical leave and that his deputy, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, should act in his stead. The Speaker of the Assembly, Mr Olamide Oladiji in a statement on Tuesday in Akure, explained that the governor asked for 21-day leave for […]

The Ondo State Government on Tuesday spoke on the growing anxiety about the health of the State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu. The administration said it was constrained to respond to the concerns and assure people “that by the grace of God, there is no cause for alarm”. Chief Press Secretary, Richard Olatunde, in a statement issued […]

The Nigerian Army says it has put in place various strategies to checkmate the expected increase in cases of criminal activities in these last months of the year. Commander of 32 Artillery of the Nigerian Army, Brig-Gen Muktar Adamu gave the assurance during the launch of Exercise still Water II in Owo Local Government area […]

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, says the state may be forced to purchase sophisticated weapons to protect its people. Akeredolu was reacting to a video making the rounds from Katsina, showing the equivalent of the Western Nigeria Security Network, Amotekun, obtaining the approval of the Federal Government to bear arms. The Governor in a statement […]

The inability of cocoa farmers to produce more than sixty percent of the projected cash crop production in Cross River State has been hindered by unfavourable weather, fake chemicals and black pod disease. They want the government to come to their aid. Providing an enabling environment with the right policies will also ensure both direct […]

Following an earlier confirmation by the Chief of Defence Staff, CDS, Gen. Lucky Irabor, of the arrest of two suspects in the attack in Owo, Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has confirmed the arrest of the attackers of St Francis Catholic Church. The Governor confirmed the arrest shortly after the Chief of Defense Staff (CDS), […]

Two of the masterminds of the deadly terrorist attack on St. Francis Catholic Church in Owo, Ondo State, South-West Nigeria have been arrested. The suspects described as top commanders of ISWAP in Nigeria are 32-year-old Idris Ojo and 39-year-old Jimoh Ibrahim. Chief of Defense Staff, CDS, General Lucky Irabor who disclosed this to senior Editors […]

Gunmen, have again attacked Owo, the hometown of Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu in South-West Nigeria. The attack is coming barely seven weeks after terrorists attacked worshippers at St. Francis Catholic Church Owo, leaving 41 people dead and many others injured. Police have confirmed the Wednesday night attack on Craneburg Construction Company at Folahami Junction […]

Gunmen attacked the Okuta Elerinla Divisional Police Station in Akure, the Ondo State capital in the early hours of Monday. The reason for the attack was not yet certain at the time of filing this. Spokesperson of the State Police Command, Funmilayo Odunlami who confirmed the incident said a police officer was shot dead during […]

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has approved the appointment of Princess Oludunni Odu as Secretary to the State Government. Princess Odu, a legal practitioner, was the Chairman of the State’s Universal Basic Education Board, (SUBEB), before her appointment. Odu is the first female to be appointed as secretary to the Ondo State Government. (Editor: Ifeanyi […]

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