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Crime

Father in Court for Defiling 8-Year-Old Daughter

The Ondo State Police Command has dragged a 35-year-old herb seller, Taiwo Mufutau, before an Akure family Magistrate court, for allegedly, defiling his 8-year-old biological daughter. Mufutau was arraigned on a single charge of rape, a violation of Section 25(a) of the Ondo State Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Law of 2021. The police prosecutor, Martins […]Continue Reading
Politics

Ondo Poll: INEC Says 261,703 PVCs Uncollected

Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, weekend, said that over 261,703 Permanent Voters’ Cards, PVCs, have remained uncollected in Ondo State, ahead of the November 16 governorship election. Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, Mrs. Oluwatoyin Babalola, said that out of 1,991,344 registered voters, 1,729,641 have collected their PVCs in the state. Continue Reading
Politics

Ondo Former Deputy Governor Wins PDP Ticket

By Abiodun Akinluwa/Olumide Abudu Ondo State former Deputy Governor, Mr Agboola Ajayi has won the governorship election primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP held at International Event Centre, the Dome ahead of the November 16th Guber poll.  Mr Agboola Ajayi polled two hundred and sixty four votes to defeat other six aspirants.  Announcing the […]Continue Reading
Governance

Aiyedatiwa Swears in Appointees

By Isaac Afolabi Six commissioners, eight special advisers and a new head of service for Ondo State have been sworn in.  The International Centre for Culture and Events, the dome of Igbatoro Road Akure, the venue of the event was filled with dignitaries who dressed gorgeously for the event. The new commissioners included Pastor Emmanuel […]Continue Reading
Human Angle

Ondo Pays Last Respect to Akeredolu

By Isaac Afolabi Sympathisers, family members, government functionaries and the entire people of Ondo State have paid tributes to the former governor late Oluwarotimi Akeredolu at the second leg of the burial rites commencing in Akure the state capital.   As early as eight o’clock in the morning, students and residents lined the streets of the […]Continue Reading
Politics

Ondo PDP Suspends Chairman

By Olumide Abudu The state working committee of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP in Ondo has announced the suspension of its chairman, Alhaji Fatai Adams, over alleged anti-party activities. According a to communique signed by nine members of the party’s state working committee, made available to newsmen, the suspended chairman is also alleged to have […]Continue Reading
Lifestyle

Akeredolu: Adeleke Condoles Family, Ondo

By Funmi Adekoya Osun State Governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke has described the death of his Ondo State counterpart, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN), as a huge national loss. Governor Adeleke, in a statement by his Spokesperson, Mallam Olawale Rasheed, expressed shock at the news, saying Arakunrin Akeredolu made great contributions to Nigeria in the legal field […]Continue Reading
Lifestyle

NGF, APC, CAN, Others Mourn Akeredolu

By Iyabo Adebisi/Oluwakayode Banjo Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum and Governor of Kwara State AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has expressed sadness on the death of Ondo State Governor Olurotimi Akeredolu (SAN), describing him as an exceptional statesman who made indelible marks in public service. The forum commiserates with the Progressives Governors’ Forum, the Continue Reading
Obituary

Akeredolu Bids World Farewell

Report reaching us indicates former governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu is dead. Our correspondent in Akure says the news of the demise of the former governor was confirmed by some government sources, though still awaiting official declaration from the state government. The governor was flown abroad for treatment over his medical condition in June and […]Continue Reading