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REVEALED: Ondo got N14b from Paris club refund

Ondo state received 14 billion naira from the first tranche of Paris club refund paid to states by the Federal government it has been...

“Kekemeke singlehandedly ran Ondo APC”

Facts have continued to emerge on how Hon. Isaacs Kekemeke singlehandedly ran the affairs of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Ondo State. According to...

LG workers’ sack: Akeredolu denies rumours

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has debunked rumour making rounds that the state government has sacked 600 local government workers. This was made known in...
Ondo House of Assembly

ODHA will co-operate with the executive arm in moving Ondo forward – Speaker

The Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Rt.Hon. Bamidele Oloyelogun has promised that the House will co-operate with the executive arm of...

Akeredolu shuns formality, presents 2017 budget

Few days into the second quarter, the Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has presented a budget proposal of N169,720,580,000 to the state house of assembly for 2017...

List of commissioners would be ready soon, says Akeredolu

The Ondo State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, on Friday, said that the list of commissioners that will work with him to oversee the...

I remain Ondo APC chairman, says Kekemeke

Hon Isaac Kekemeke has said he remains  the chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ondo State. SUNSHINE HERALD recalled that the Publicity Secretary...

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...
APC logo

Ondo APC crisis deepens as party passes vote of no confidence on chairman

The crisis rocking the Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC deepened, as the party Publicity Secretary of the party, Mr. Omo’ba...
MKO Abiola

Akeredolu sets up committee to honour MKO Abiola

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has constituted a five-man committee to honour winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO)...

Kidnappers will not take over Ondo State, AIG assures 

Following incessant cases of kidnapping in Ondo State, the Assistant Inspector General of Police for  Zone 11, Agboola Oshodi-GLover has warned erring kidnappers to...
Ondo House of Assembly

Ondo Assembly appoints new principal officers

The Ondo State House of Assembly has inaugurated new principal officers  to pilot the affairs of the House. The new officers are: Deputy Speaker, Ogundeji...
Rotimi Akeredolu at Isiaka Adeleke's burial

Comments trail Akeredolu’s declaration of June 12 ‘public holiday’

Some residents of Ondo State have expressed dissatisfactions over the declaration of June 12 as a work free day by the Governor of the...

REPORT: In 2016, Ondo received N70bn from FAAC, generated N8.7bn as IGR

An Annual States Viability Index (ASVI) released by an award winning Economic Intelligence Magazine and seen by SUNSHINE HERALD has shown that Ondo State,...

Water distribution: ODSG to emulate FUTA’s water reticulation system

Ondo State Governor, Mr Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has stated that the water reticulation system used by the Federal University of Technology, Akure, (FUTA), will...

EXTRA: I am in support of restructuring because I can’t go back to remarry...

The Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, on Monday, re-echoed his long time support for restructuring the country for her to survive her...

Ondo Governor declares June 12 work-free day

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has declared June 12 a work-free day, marking the celebration of the June 12 1993 election which was...

EXCLUSIVE: Akoko group writes Akeredolu, warns him against appointing Amodeni as commissioner

A political group ad advocacy group within Akoko South East Local Government, Vanguard For Good Governance, VGG, has written a letter to the Governor...

OSRC: Committee fails to appear before Ondo Assembly 

...As Lawmakers condemn closure Efforts by the Ondo State House of Assembly to intervene in the closure of Ondo State Radiovision Corporation, OSRC met a...

APC chieftain applauds Akeredolu over afforestation drive

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, Prince Orimisan Adelokiki has commended Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu over the flag-off of the...

Ondo Assembly summons committee set up to address rot in OSRC

The Ondo State House of Assembly has summoned the Committee set up by Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu to look into the challenges facing the Ondo...

Afforestation project will reduce unemployment in Ondo state- Akeredolu

Governor of Ondo state, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has stated that unemployment in Ondo state will reduce to a large extent as a result...
Ondo House of Assembly

How APC gained control of Ondo Assembly

The APC for the first time since inception has majority members in the Ondo State House of Assembly. TOSIN OLUWALOWO writes on what transpired...

Akeredolu constitutes committee to recover govt vehicles from unauthorised persons

Worried by the numbers of government vehicles in the possession of unauthorized persons, the Ondo state governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN has set up a...

Ondo Assembly defections leave PDP in shreds

The Ondo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP is facing what some observers described as ‘its biggest threat ever,’ following the continuous...
Rotimi Akeredolu appoints Oyewumi

Great anticipation awaits Akeredolu’s commissioner nominees

The issue of those Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu will appoint as Commissioners has been causing much anxiety in the polity even as the governor was...
Former Akure North boss joins APC

​APC, PDP in war of words over defection of Ondo Assembly members

The People’s Democratic Party, PDP and the All Progressives Congress, APC in Ondo State have been in contention following the defection of some lawmakers...

Young Democratic Party charges Ondo youths to take over mantle of leadership nation-wide

Young Democratic Party charges Ondo youths to take over mantle of leadership nation-wideThe Chairman of Young Democratic Party, (YDP) in Ondo state, Hon. Olakunle...
Olusola Oke

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...

JUST IN: Former Ondo Deputy Speaker, other lawmakers dump PDP, join APC

Additional lawmakers of the Ondo State House of Assembly have defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. The lawmakers dumped their former party, the...
Sola Iji

Senate confirms Sola Iji as non-career ambassador

The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday confirmed Mr Sola Iji from Ondo State as a non-career ambassador. SUNSHINE HERALD recalled President Muhammadu Buhari had on April...

Akeredolu vows to assist the prison service with needed facilities

Ondo state governor, Mr Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has promised to help the Ondo State Prison Service with needed facilities particularly provision of ambulances as well...
Former Akure North boss joins APC

Defection of ODHA members a shameful act – PDP

The People's Democratic Party (PDP), in Ondo state through its Director of Publicity, Ayo Fadaka has berated members of the Ondo State House of...

Probe former Governor Mimiko over ‘fictitious’ wage bill, group tells EFCC

A group, Movement for Good Governance has urged the Economic and Financial Crimes commission , EFCC, to investigate the workers wage bill in Ondo...
Infographics representing monthly allocation for states

After deductions, Ondo gets N10.23bn as allocation in three months

Ondo State received N10.23bn allocation from the Federation Account Allocation Committee between January and March, SUNSHINE HERALD has learnt. An infographics released by BudgIT on...

Mimiko’s administration owed workers N80b salary arrears, gratuities – Report

The committee on the arrears of salaries of public servants in Ondo State on Thursday said the last administration in the State owned workers...
Schistosomiasis

ODHA to help eradicate Schistosomiasis, other endemic diseases soon – Oloyeloogun

The Ondo state House of Assembly has announced that an effective legislation that will lead to the eradication of Schistosomiasis and other endemic ailments...
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...

Ondo state House of Assembly resumes from working recess

The Ondo state House of assembly has disclosed that their 'working recess' has ended and that concrete legislative business would resume today. The state House...

Former Ondo Assembly Speaker, Majority Leader dump PDP for APC

Malachi Coker, the former acting Speaker the House of Assembly and the majority leader of the House, Hon.Gbenga Araoyinbo have decamped from the People's...

​Akeredolu meets members of diplomatic corps and multilateral organizations on Olokola, other investment opportunities...

In what could be described as relocation of seat of government from the state capital to Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria, the...
Rotimi Akeredolu appoints Oyewumi

Restructuring Nigeria without a proper blue print tantamount to futility-Akeredolu

The Ondo state governor, Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has hinted that a restructuring plan contained in a blueprint will bring about desired results which...
Ondo State

Conduct fresh local government election, PPN tells Akeredolu

The National Auditor of the People's Party of Nigeria, PPN, Segun Stephen and chairman of the party in Ondo state, Alhaji Hassan Aforolagba have...

Poroye: I remain the authentic and only PDP chairman in Ondo State

The Chairman of the Ali-Modu Sheriff-led Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Ondo State, Mr. Biyi Poroye, has maintained that he remains the authentic and...
Rotimi Akeredolu

‘I rejected N100m to work against Akeredolu’s victory during APC’s primary’

The Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress in Ondo State, Mr. Abayomi Adesanya, on Tuesday said he rejected N100 million to work against...

DSS: Ondo-born Jonathan’s wanted aide, Kuku being protected by govt agency

The Department of State Services says a Federal Government agency is protecting a former Special Adviser to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on Niger Delta Affairs,...

Tinubu: Defunct CPC members nominated Akeredolu as Buhari’s running mate in 2015

A National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and one of the principal actors that led the campaign to wrest power from the...
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...
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...

One month into second quarter: Why Ondo has no budget

At a time when all the State House of Assemblies have passed the 2017 budget proposals submitted by their various Governors into law, and...

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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...