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  Ondo state has joined the nation’s aviation commercial route, with the official landing of Air Peace in Akure. Boeing 737 aircraft of the airline, with registration number 5N-BQO, landed at the Akure airport and was received by aviation officials and top dignitaries of the state. Travelling by air from Lagos to Benin takes about 30 minutes but to Akure, the Ondo state capital, it...

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The state has received its share of the second tranche of the Paris Club refund. It received the sum of N7, 003, 648, 314. 28. Other South West states also received huge sums. Lagos State received N8, 371, 938, 133. 11,Ogun, 5, 739, 374, 694. 46,Osun, 6, 314, 106, 340. 62, Oyo, 7, 901, 609, 864. 25,Ekiti, 4, 772, 836, 647. 08. In all, the...

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LABOUR CONGRESS CONDEMNS SACKING OF 600 COUNCIL WORKERS Top News

The Ondo State chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has condemned the sacking of 600 council workers by the state government. Chairman, Mrs. Bosede Daramola, said the union would vehemently resist the action. According to her, affected civil servants attached to various traditional rulers were tactically relieved of their appointments when their names were removed from the remittal system. It was leant that the...

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Encomiums were rained recently on Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, as eminent Nigerians gathered to honour him at a book launch / public presentation. The book titled , “A Credible Leader For This Season “, was written by Lewis Asubiojo, Director , African Centre for Media and Information Literacy, Abuja. It contained a vivid account of the 2016 Governorship election from an observer’s point of view. It...

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Inaugural Speech of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu Humbled by the uncommon kindness of the Almighty God and an unequivocal expression of preference by the good people of Ondo State, exemplified by the victory of our great party at the last gubernatorial election, I am extremely delighted to share with you all the joy of this day of glory.We are grateful to Almighty God for granting this...

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 Governor  Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has said his administration will not probe the outgone government of Dr. Olusegun Mimiko of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. He stated that he has no time for such,  as , “We have enough laws to get anybody to answer for wrongdoings but I am not interested in probing people. I have never had such an interest. It is a distraction....

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Incoming First Lady of Ondo State, Mrs Betty Anyanwu – Akeredolu, has said she survived the cancer scourge as a result of the family support she received. According to her, “I had the family support. My husband stood by me all the way. That kind of support will see you through”. Mrs Akeredolu who spoke at the 2017 World Cancer Day, noted that all citizens...

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ODUA INVESTMENT PAYS N150M DIVIDEND TO ONDO AND OTHER OWNER STATES Top News

Odua Investment Company Limited, has paid the sum of N150m ( N30m each), to its owner states. They are Ondo, Oyo, Ekiti, Osun and Ogun states. The company had paid no dividends in the past six years and coming at the time the nation’s economy is facing hard times, it has been encomiums for the company. Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, commended the Company...

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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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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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