Not too long ago, Ondos celebrated 500 years —-.It was a further confirmation of the love and respect the Ekimoguns have for tradition and culture. Ondo’s believe in the proper blend of the past with the future, as any progressive group or individual cannot jettison their past for the future Continue Reading
Ile Oluji has celebrated the annual Ogun Festival. The celebration of the god of iron in parts of South West Yoruba land, dates ages and the event is marked with much fanfare. Photographs below depict the celebration.
Ondo State has launched its free bus ride scheme for pupils in the state. Commissioner for Information, Mr. Kayode Akinmade, said the scheme would begin with 10 buses , each having 69 seats , as pilot scheme in the state capital, Akure. According to him, the buses will convey pupils Continue Reading
Governor Olusegun Mimiko, has decried the alarming rate at which self-seeking politicians make inflammatory statements ahead of the October 20 governorship election. Mimiko made the remark ay in Akure when a body, Good Governance Group, held a road march to rally support for his second term bid. Addressing the gathering, Continue Reading
The Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP), has conferred an honorary Fellowship Award, on Governor Olusegun Mimiko . The body hinged its decision on the urban renewal efforts of the State Government, which has positively transformed the state capital, Akure, to a model city. Akure, the Ondo state Continue Reading
Ibrahim Damilare Balogun, is the last born in a family of six. He is from the Balogun family of Akungba Akoko Local Government Area . He was however born and bred in Lagos and attended Methodist Primary School, Agege and Community High School, Orile Agege. He had a tall dream Continue Reading
The 225 Oba – Ile housing estate located at Ondo road, Akure, N50mOndo road mechanic village and caring heart garage, have been commissioned by the State Government. The housing estate project which was completed under the Public Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement had as partner, Messrs Locke Holmes, which provided financial Continue Reading
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Ondo State Governor, Dr Olusegun Mimiko and the *Deji* of Akure, Oba Adebiyi Adesida during the 1st Coronation Anniversary Thanksgiving Service held for the *Deji* at the St. David Anglican Cathedral, Akure at the weekend.
“Ideology is a form of illiteracy. Those addicted to it are unable to understand anything other than what their ego directs” -John Saul. In Nigerian Politics, several positive meanings have been read into the word ‘progressive’ as far as it is used to qualify some political parties. The dictionary definition Continue Reading
Two years after their exit from office, the Court of Appeal sitting in Akure today dismissed the appeal filed by former Chairmen of Local Governments under the Dr. Olusegun Agagu administration against their dissolution by the state government. The appellate court also affirmed the June 4, 2009 judgment of Justice Continue Reading