Ondo State Today


Ondo State Today

Wife of Ondo State Governor, Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, recently brought laughter into the hitherto dull life of the young widow and mother of a set of triplets, Bukola Afolabi, as she presented gift items to her and her triplets. The young mother lost her husband two months into her pregnancy. The donated items included packs of baby food and diapers. Same items were also made available...

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A retired teacher from Ondo State, Mr John Ige, has proffered a number of solutions to challenges facing the educational system in the country. According to him, performance should be given more prominence than paper qualification, more schools should be built to increase accessibility, teachers practicing in the public and private sectors should be well trained to meet up with new challenges, there is the...

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Ondo State Today

The Federal Government has been asked to sack the Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC), Mr Magu and replace him with a generally acceptable candidate. Governor Rotimi Akeredolu who made the call while on a radio programme on Fresh FM Ibadan, explained that his position was based on his rejection by the Senate and that there are over 1000 people who can effectively discharge...

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Ondo State Today

Ondo State Government has expressed its preparedness to partner investors willing to do business with the state. Receiving a delegation of the Federal Government Industrialization and Economic Diversification team, led by the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Usani Usani, in Akure, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, expressed his dream to see the state become the investment hub of  the country. He said the state is the third...

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Ondo State Today

The State Government has donated relief materials worth N25million to the people of the Ajapa, a coastal community in Eseodo Local Government Area of the state, recently invaded by the military in pursuit of militants. The community had been deserted by the people for the fear of being killed or arrested following the invasion of soldiers under Operation Delta Safe, which invaded Ajapa following the...

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INTERIM MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE ON ACTIVITIES OF ONDO STATE FOOTBALL AGENCY SUBMITS REPORT Ondo State Today

The three (3) man Interim Management Committee set up by the State Government to look into the activities of Ondo State Football Agency, ODSFA, has successfully captured legitimate workers of the agency into its payroll. This development brought the agency’s staff strength from the unsubstantiated 639 to 157 and a wage bill of over N12m to about N6m. Chairman of the Committee, set up on...

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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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