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NATIONAL JUDICIAL COUNCIL THROWS OUT PETITION AGAINST ONDO STATE CHIEF JUDGE Uncategorized

The National Judicial Council has dismissed a petition filed against Ondo State Chief Judge, Justice Olaseinde Kumuyi. It described the petition as having no substance and threw it out. It further stated that the error noticed on the oath papers, was not enough for any action to be taken on the Chief Judge. A Legal Practitioner, Femi Emodamori, had petitioned the Council that the Chief...

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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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CONSTRUCTION OF 1, 050 MW INDEPENDENT POWER PROJECT COMMENCES IN 2016 Sunshine Government in Action / Top News

Power supply is expected to receive a boost in the state, with the expected commencement of the 1, 050 megawatts Independent Power Project ( IPP), in the first quarter of next year. The projectis being undertaken by a South Korean firm, POSCO E & C , which has signed an Engineering , Procurement and Construction contract with the State Government. The project to last 26...

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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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Editorial

The recent creation of the Ministry of Solid Minerals by the Buhari administration, should be jubilation for Ondo State and the nation in general. Mineral deposit in the state , is said to be one of the largest globally and this means that if adequately developed, will bring in much revenue to the state and the nation. It is unfortunate that a few years back,...

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FAYOSE REJECTS MIMIKO AS PDP GOVERNORS’ FORUM CHAIR Top News

Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose recently  rejected  Ondo State Governor, Olusegun Mimiko as Chairman of the party’s Governors’ Forum. Fayose rallied some other governors in the party to kick against Mimiko’s emergence. He equally petitioned the national leadership of the party to intervene before the matter degenerates into a full blown crisis. A source at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja was quoted to have...

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KIDNAPPED REGENT OF AKUNGBA-AKOKO REGAINS FREEDOM Ondo State Today

It was joy unlimited in Akungba Akoko, as a combined team of men of the State Security Service and policemen from the Ondo State Command rescued the Regent of Akungba-Akoko, Princess Oluwatoyin Omosowon, after two weeks in captivity of kidnappers. The monarch was abducted near Owo in Ondo State on June 2, this year but was rescued in Edo State. The operation also witnessed the...

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Gunmen Abduct Cocoa Association Of Nigeria Boss In Ondo State Top News

Suspected kidnappers have abducted the Executive Secretary , Cocoa Association of Nigeria (CAN), Mr. Michael Adewunmi. Police authorities said Mr. Adewunmi was ambushed at the Oshokoti area of Akure, the state capital. The source said a black Toyota ‎Lexus jeep belonging to the victim was abandoned with its four doors open widely at the junction of the street where he was reported as abducted. Mr...

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