Ondo State Today


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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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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