Ondo NITEL pensioners praise FG over plans to pay 11 years gratuity

Additional report by Omolola Akinola Pensioners in Ondo state have lauded the Buhari-led federal government over the approval of the payment of gratuity owed the...

OSRC will be reopened soon, digitalised, panel tells assembly 

The panel set up to look into the crisis rocking the Ondo State Radiovision Corporation ,OSRC has disclosed that the state-owned station would be...

Stakeholders fault non passage of Security Trust Fund Bill

Stakeholders in Ondo State have expressed regrets over non passage of the security Trust fund bill before the national assembly ten years after it...

Missing 10-year old rescued in Bolorunduro, Akure North LGA

A ten year old boy has been found by good Samaritans at Bolorunduro in Akure North Local Government of Ondo State. The boy who simply...

Children’s day: First lady treats Ondo children to fun party

Additional report by Gbemisola Ayantoye It was funfair at the Ondo State Government House ground today, as the First Lady, Mrs Betty Akeredolu hosted children...

Help one another during Ramadan, Akure Chief Imam charges Muslims

As Muslims all across the globe kick start yet another 30days of fasting, the Chief Imam of Akure, Alhaji( Dr.) Abdulhakeem Yayi-Akorede has charged Muslim...

Your non-payment of debts hindering development plans, ODSG tells mall occupants

The Ondo state government has revealed that the inability of occupants of Kudirat Abiola Shopping Mall in Akure in paying up their outstanding debts...

Road accident kills fuji musician, three others in Ondo

An accident during the weekend along Owo/Ikare road in Ondo State has claimed the lives of four persons. The accident which involved a Toyota 15...

Thief returns stolen phone over fear of Ayelala

An unknown culprit around the campus of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba (AAUA), Ondo State has returned a stolen phone after being threatened by ayelala,...

Akure Museum celebrates annual national museum day

Additional report by Lilian Okafor The National Museum Akure, held their annual museum day celebration yesterday at the museum premises, off Oba Adesida road with...

Benin Electricity Company to restore light in 85 Ondo communities

Over 85 communities who have been in total power outage in Ondo State will soon be reconnected as the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC)...
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Olusola Oke makes Supreme Court SAN shortlist 

Mr Olusola Oke, candidate of the Alliance for Democracy, AD in the November 26 governorship election in Ondo state has been shortlisted by the...

FRSC seeks help of Ondo state indigenes in ensuring safety on the roads

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC through its Ondo state sector commander, Mr Vincent Jack has implored residents of Ondo state to assist the...

Corps members sanitise Deji of Akure’s new palace

As part of their Community Development Service efforts, the NYSC Charity Group in Akure on Wednesday took to the palace of Oba Ogunlade Aladetoyinbo...

Ondo and Akure zones win inter-skills SAED competition at the maiden Ondo NYSC SAED...

In the quest to take a giant stride in promoting and sensitizing corps members towards skills acquisition, the grand finale for the inter-skill inter-zonal...

Ajapa Millitants Attack: Army recovers weapons

The Nigerian Army has announced the recovery of deadly weapons from followers of slain militant, Ossy Ibori in Ondo state. The commanding officer of the...

Accident claims 12 lives in Akoko

No fewer than twelve persons have reportedly lost their lives Saturday afternoon in a lone road mishap involving a Toyota Hiace bus carrying 20...
Timber Traders

Timber traders demand reforestation to preserve forest

Timber Traders in Akure have demanded the state government to create an initiative for reforestation in order to replace woods that have been destroyed...
Deji Falae

Falae’s family sue airline, NCAA over death

The family of late Deji Falae, son of former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Chief Olu Falae has sued Associated Aviation Ltd...
Road Construction

I will fulfill my campaign promises – Akeredolu

Ondo state governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has promised to continue putting smile on the faces of the people of the state in line with his...
JTF

JTF commander commends troops for warding off militants’ attack in Ondo state

The Commander of Joint Task Force, JTF in Niger Delta, Rear Admiral Suleiman Apochi has lauded the courageous soldiers who recently warded off attacks by...

How Ondo-born Prof Ogunbodede emerged new OAU VC

60-year old Professor of Oral Maxillofacial in the Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, Professor Eyitope Ogunbodede has emerged the new Vice Chancellor of...
Self-Help

Self-Help Projects: Akeredolu presents N167m cheques to 19 Ondo communities

The Governor of Ondo State,Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, on Tuesday officially presented cheques worth One Hundred and Sixty-Seven Million naira to 19 communities to...
Workers

Don’t sacrifice our well-being for political patronage, Ondo workers tell Akeredolu

Workers in Ondo State under the auspices of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) have appealed to the state...

Akeredolu’s wife advocates upward review of corps members’ allowance

The wife of the Governor of Ondo State, Mrs. Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu has called for upward review of corps members monthly allowance. Mrs. Akeredolu who also...
May day

May day celebration: Akeredolu to employ 10,000 workers

Additional report by John Alabi Ondo state governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has announced plans by the state government to employ 10,000 workers' through reforestation. Speaking at the...
NYSC SAED

Ondo NYSC charges corps members on skills

As part of its mandate to foster productivity and wealth creation among corps members, the Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development (SAED) scheme of the...
Akeredolu Committee on moribund industries

Akeredolu sets up committee to revive moribund industries, trade zone

The Governor of Ondo State, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has set up a nine man technical committee to look at ways and means of...
Cocoa farming

Cocoa farming: Group urges ODSG to woo farmers and youths

The secretary of the Ondo state cocoa revolution project, Mr Toba Adenowuro has advised the state government to implement programmes and policies in cocoa...
NEPA blackout

Ondo communities to restore power after three years blackout

Communities in the four local government areas in Ondo South and district have moved to restore electricity by themselves after three years of blackout. A...
JAMB

Again, JAMB fails on its promise

Few weeks after it failed to deliver on its promise to organise mock examinations for candidates prior to the UTME date, the Joint Admission...
Owo arts museum curators

Arts offer measurable impact on economy – Mrs Akeredolu

Ondo state first lady, Mrs Betty Akeredolu has stated that arts and culture offers an intrinsic value and it has measurable impact on our...
NYSC State coordinator pays visit to Deji of Akure

Ondo NYSC coordinator pays Deji of Akure courtesy visit

The Ondo state coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Mr Sunday Paida has called on the Deji of Akure, Oba Ogunlade Aladetoyinbo...
Runaway bride Ondo

Runaway bride resurfaces in Osogbo

The runaway bride , Miss Taiwo Orimoloye, who refused to show up for her wedding on Saturday in Ondo town , Ondo state has...

Senate confirms Ondo NDDC nominee

The Nigeria Senate on Tuesday confirmed the nomination of Mr. Lucky Orimisan Ayedatiwa from Ondo State as Non Executive Director of the Niger Delta...

‘Youths should be self reliant rather than waiting for government’s job’

The Ondo State coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Mr Robert Sunday Aroni has urged Nigerian youths to strive to be employers...
Runaway bride Ondo

Confusion in Ondo as bride refuses to show up in church for wedding

Worshippers at a popular Celestial Church of Christ in Ondo town will not forget Saturday, April 8 too soon, as a bride who was...

Ondo bitumen exploration to kick off soon, says Fayemi

The Minister of Solid Minerals, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Saturday said that Bitumen exploration in Ondo and other parts of the country would soon...

Mrs Akeredolu fulfills promise to couple

The First Lady of Ondo State, Her Excellency, Mrs Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, donated a brand new motorcycle, cartons of baby milk, diapers and cash gift...
Mrs Akeredolu on breast cancer

OSRC visits Mrs Akeredolu

The management of Ondo State RadioVision Corporation, (OSRC), were at the office of the First lady of Ondo state. While receiving them, Mrs. BettyAkeredolu counsel...

Akeredolu honours first female Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Folake Solanke at 85

Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin  Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, says the first woman to be conferred with the prestigious title of Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief...

Live up to your objectives: Betty Akeredolu

The National Council of Women's Societies, Ondo state chapter paid a courtesy visit to her Excellence Mrs Betty Akeredolu. She urged them to live...

Protests against closure of church in Ondo community

Members of Holy Apostles Church, Ayetoro in Ilaje local government area of Ondo state have protested against the continued closure of their church. The members...

Mrs Akeredolu visits Owo prisons

The First lady of Ondo state, Mrs Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, today donated gift items to inmates in Owo Prisons, Ondo state. Describing the act to serving...

Akeredolu takes part in monthly environmental sanitation exercise

The Governor of Ondo State,Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu commended the residents of Akure, the Ondo State capital for their effort and cooperation for taking part...

Ondo govt. starts construction, rehabilitation of roads in Owo, Okitipupa, others

The Ondo State government has began construction and rehabilitation of roads in major towns in the three senatorial districts of the State. According to Mr....

BRECAN members hold surprise reception for their founder, Akeredolu

Members of Breast Cancer Association of Nigeria, BRECAN during the weekend surprised their founder, the first Lady of Ondo State, Her Excellency, Mrs Betty...

Weeks after visiting children’s home, Mrs Akeredolu fulfills promises, donates food stuff, others

The Ondo State First Lady, Mrs. Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu on Tuesday donated gift items worth thousands of naira to the Ondo State children’s home, Oba-Ile,...

Accommodation blues in capital city of the sunshine state

One of the most important needs in life is a place to rest your head after a stressful long day. Over the months, corps members...

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AAUA defies looming strike, to commence semester exams June 26

...as school matriculates new students. By Olufemi Damilola Despite threats by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to embark on strike actions, the management of Adekunle...
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Akeredolu donates cash to families of slain soldiers

Following the event that claimed the lives of three soldiers in Ajakpa, Ese Odo local Government Area of Ondo state, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on...

ODSG dolls out N221m OSOPADEC bursary for 2014/2015 session to students

The Ondo State Government today flagged off the 2014/2015 academic session bursary and scholarship awards for students from the oil producing areas of the...