• Intrigues Over Emergence Of New Ondo Speaker

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    TOPE FAYEHUN writes on the events that produced the new speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Hon. David Oleyelogun and the implications for the two major political parties in the state. The emergence of Hon. David Oleyelogun as the new  Speaker of Ondo State House of Assembly did not come as a surprise…

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  • Unlawful Arrest :Court Slams N250, 000 Fine Against Police

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    An Ondo State High Court sitting in Akure, the state capital has ordered the Nigeria Police Force to pay a sum of N250, 000 fine as penalty for unlawful, unconstitutional arrest and intimidation of a commercial motorcyclist in the state. The court presided over by Justice Olanrewaju Akeredolu, gave the order following a suit filed Mr. Daniel Olorunyomi…

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  • Akeredolu Denies Introduction Of Obnoxious Charges.

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    The Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has denied asking Ministries, Departments and Agencies in the state to charge new fees for the purpose of generating revenue. Akeredolu said he did not at any point give such directive to any agency or department of government. In a statement issued on Friday from the Office…

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  • Matters Arising As Akeredolu Assumes Office

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    It is now a week after the former governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, handed over the mantle to the current governor,  Oluwarotimi Akeredolu as sixth executive governor of the Sunshine state. TOPE FAYEHUN writes on the expectations of the residents of the state from the new administration. ast week Friday, marked the beginning…

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  • ODSG Partners Firm To Begin Mass Rice Production

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    The Ondo State Government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Africa Red Crest (Nigeria) limited on the mass production of rice through cultivation of 500 hectares of land and establishment of rice mill of 37,500 tonnes per annum at Owena Dam area , Ifedore local government area  of the State. Signing the MoU…

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  • Mimiko, PDP Leaders In Fresh Battle Over Move To Rejig House Leadership

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    On February 24, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo State will handover the mantle of leadership of the state to Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN), winner of the November 26 governorship election, after spending the constitutionally allowed two-term tenure, writes TOPE FAYEHUN Mimiko’s inability to produce his successor in the November 26 governorship election in the state portends…

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  • Lawmaker Urges Akeredolu To Shun Political Sentiments To Move Ondo State Forward

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    The lawmaker representing Akure North/South Federal Constituency at the House Representatives, Hon. Afe Olowookere, has urged the governor-elect, Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN) to shun party sentiments and engage the service of professionals in his cabinet. Speaking with newsmen in Akure,the Ondo state capital on Wednesday, Olowookere emphasized that technocrats and professionals, if they were given political appointments, would…

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  • 2017: Ondo APC Assures Of Better Days

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    The Ondo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has felicitated with the good people of the state on the dawn of a New Year 2017 and assured the people of the state better days in 2017 under the administration of the Governor-elect in Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu(SAN). The Party through its Director…

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