Ondo State Today


Ondo State Today

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, has approved the appointment of Mr Ifedayo Abegunde, as the Secretary to the State Government. Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Olusegun Ajiboye announced this in Akure. Ifedayo Sunday Abegunde, a two-term member of the House of Representatives, representing Akure North and South Constituency, was first elected in 2003 and also in 2011. Before his second term ended, he was sacked by...

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Ondo State Today

Governor  Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has denied any rift with the Leader of the All Progressives Party ( APC ), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. The Governor Elect who has consistently denied this rift, said, “There is no issue between me and Asiwaju Tinubu. Anytime I know he is around, I will get to see him. It is clear to all of us that Asiwaju Tinubu has been...

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Ondo State Today

Four thousand, seven hundred and seventy two ( 4,772) new students have been matriculated by the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA), for the 2016 / 2017 academic session. They were the lucky ones, as 19,000 students applied for admission to the University. Vice Chancellor of the institution, Professor Adebiyi Daramola , urged them to uphold their matriculation oath as sacred and ensure it is...

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MIMIKO IS THE AWOLOWO OF OUR TIME – OLOWO OF OWO Ondo State Today

The Olowo of Owo, Oba Victor Olateru – Olagbegi, has described Governor Olusegun Mimiko as the Obafemi Awolowo of our time. Speaking at the commissioning of Saint Francis Caring Heart Mega School, Owaluwa, Owo, he expressed happiness that the Governor was towing the enviable path of the late sage and expressed the appreciation of the people of Owo for the gesture. He equally promised his...

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APC  TACKLES ODSG ON TAX BURDEN Ondo State Today

The opposition All Progressives Congress, APC, has asked the State Government to relax its tax burden on the people of the state. Its state party chairman, Isaac Kekemeke,  lamented the continuous exploitation of the masses in the guise of taxes and indiscriminate charges. But the State Government in a swift reaction  said any tax imposed in the state has legislative backing of the House of Assembly....

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POLITICAL TENSION HEIGHTENS AS MIMIKO’S TERM DRAWS TO AN END Ondo State Today / Top News

Political tension has gripped the sunshine state, as the action packed tenure of Governor Olusegun Mimiko of the People’s Democratic Party ( PDP), draws to an end. The governorship election is slated for October 2016. The two major political parties in the state , the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC), have commenced subtle campaigns  ahead of the election. Both parties...

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AKURE MUST PRODUCE NEXT ONDO GOVERNOR – DEJI OF AKURE Ondo State Today

This is an Akure agenda. Akures ready to form political party to achieve the objective. Akure marginalized on producing governor . The Deji of Akure, Oba Aladelusi Aladetoyinbo has said the next governor of the state must emerge from Akure kingdom. According to him, the political party that presents the candidate does not matter. The monarch warned that any party that failed to pick an...

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ONDO CHOCLATE FACTORY IN IDANRE TAKES OFF APRIL 2016 Ondo State Today / Top News

As part of the industrial revolution ravaging in the state, a chocolate factory is to be established in Idanre in April next year and would to be fed by cocoa raw material obtained from the state . It will utilize facilities of Cocoa Catalytic factory in Idanre and run by the state’s cocoa project foreign technical partnmer, Spagvola Chocolatier of Spain. According to the Chairman,...

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ONDO STATE TRAUMA CENTRE PERFORMS 3, 000 SURGERIES, 2, 400 DIALYSES Ondo State Today / Top News

Ondo State Trauma and Surgical Centre has recorded medical feats with the performance of 3,000 surgeries and 2,400 dialyses at the kidney Care Centre within 20 months ( March 2014 – November 2015. The Centre which has been receiving patients from Ghana and the United States of America, has recorded 1, 000 new cases. The second largest of its kind in the country, the centre...

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ONDO BEGINS IMPLEMENTATION OF HIV ANTI STIGMA LAW Ondo State Today

The state has commenced the implementation of its anti HIV / AIDS  stigma law. The law extends full protection of human rights and civil liberties to victims of the virus, in addition to eradicating causes of the deadly virus. These include clamping down on prostitution, taking of drugs, drug abuse,  poverty etc. It also prescribes a ten ( 10) year jail term or fine of...

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