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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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The Nigeria Police Force and other security agencies have clamped down on the activities of cultists in the state. Over ten lives had been lost in inter cult battles which has brought fear to law abiding citizens. The police have arrested over 30 suspects and charged 20 before the Magistrate Court on murder charges, attempted murder and conspiracy. State Commissioner of Police, Mrs Hilda Ibifuro...

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  My Good People of Ondo State, To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the sun (Eccl. 3:1). Exactly eight (8) years ago, I stood before the entire world to be inaugurated, as ordained by God, as Governor of our dear Ondo State, through the instrumentality of your votes, love and support, which remains unprecedented in many respects. Truly,...

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In an uncommon display of maturity, Southwest Governors threw away political affiliations and considerations, as they recently resolved to work together to address security challenges confronting the region , as well as foster economic growth and well-being of their people. The Governors, in a communiqué issued at the end of the meeting of Southwest Governors’ Forum held at the Government House in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti...

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As the handing over February 24 date draws nearer, political intrigues as expected have started showing in various forms. Politicians are defecting, intensive lobbying to be relevant in the incoming administration while the ruling party is trying to survive in the fears of the new political development and outgoing government trying to ensure it leaves happily. Latest development was the impeachment of the Speaker of...

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Ondo State Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Akure, has dismissed four petitions by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidates on technical grounds. Besides, the tribunal nullified two petitions by APC candidates challenging the victory of two PDP lawmakers. The three-member panel, led by Justice Anthony Ogar, also dismissed a petition by Adeyinka Banso (PDP), who is challenging the victory of APC lawmaker, Sule Maito (Akoko North...

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APC CONDEMNS KAADI IGBEAYO Politics

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state has described the launching of the residency card, ‘Kaadi Igbeayo’, as another deliberate attempt by the Mimiko administration to siphon the state’s funds. According to the party, why would the administration force the poor masses to pay a fee before obtaining the valueless card. The party observed such action as unlawful , since the Kaadi Igbeayo contains similar...

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PDP ONDO PLEDGES HIGHEST NUMBER OF VOTES FOR JONATHAN Ondo State Today / Politics

The People’s Democratic Party in Ondo State has promised to deliver the highest number of votes for President Goodluck Jonathan in his 2015 re – election bid. Members of the party under the auspices of the Jonathan Actualization Movement at a gathering hosted by its South West Coordinator, Victor Olabimtan , said the state in 2011, gave the party the highest number of votes nationwide...

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MIMIKO”S RETURN TO PDP: DAVID MARK HAILS ACTION Politics

Senate President, David Mark, has described the decision of Governor Olusegun Mimiko to  return to the People’s Democratic Party ( PDP), as a well-deserved homecoming. He also commended Mimiko for initiating and executing massive developmental projects and programmes for the benefit of the people of the state, noting that the projects had improved the quality of lives of Ondo State residents. Speaking at the command...

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MIMIKO SWEARS IN AKURE SOUTH LOCAL GOVT INTERIM CHAIRMAN Politics

Governor Olusegun Mimiko has charged the Caretaker Chairman , Akure South Local Government, Mr. Adebayo Alarapon , to embrace team work, ensure collective responsibility and cultivate good relationship with the political leaders and traditional rulers in his council area in the discharge of his responsibilities. He gave the charge while swearing – in the Caretaker Chairman at Cocoa Conference Hall , Governor’s Office, Alagbaka, Akure....

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