NIMET trains Ondo environmental protection agency on air pollution management

By Banji Ayoola Training of the staff of Ondo State Environmental Protection Agency,  OSEPA, in air pollution management by the Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NIMET, has kicked off. A statement on Wednesday by the agency’s Head, Media and Information Services, Bisi Agboola, said the five-day intensive training started on Monday, September 26, at the Federal University […]

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Obi visits, supports Akeredolu on move to arm Amotekun

Condoles governor over mother’s death, commends him for stance on national issues By Banji Ayoola Labour Party’s presidential candidate, Mr Peter Obi, on Tuesday supported the move by Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu to arm the local security outfit, Amotekun, with sophisticated weapons to meet force with criminals that have been unleashing horrors on his […]

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Why Amotekun must be armed – Akeredolu

Says security outfit will be armed and backed by law Banji Ayoola Chairman of South West Governors Forum and Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has justified why the local security outfit of states in the region, Amotekun, must bear sophisticated weapons like its counterpart in the North. Asserting that the State Security outfits backed […]

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Amotekun: Akeredolu insists on arms, Afenifere knocks FG

Ondo State governor and chairman of the South-West Governors Forum, Mr Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, on Monday, expressed his commitment to arming the South West Security Network Agency, also known as Amotekun, with sophisticated weapons for effective operation. This is just as the pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere; the Yoruba Council of Elders; and the Ohanaeze Ndigbo flayed […]

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Ogunmolawa hails Aruwajoye, Ibidapo, the Owo national awardees

By Banji Ayoola The President of the World Council of Owo Association, Inc, USA, (WOCOA), Mr Ogunmolawa Samuel Adebayo, on Sunday, 25 September 2022, congratulated two prominent sons of Owo land, Chief Akin Aruwajoye and Chief Rotimi Ibidapo for being considered deserving of the National Award, Officer of the Order of Niger (OON). Aruwajoye has […]

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Akeredolu’s ex-commissioner, Yetunde Adeyanju leads 3,500 APC members to PDP

The immediate past Commissioner for Water Resources in Ondo State, Mrs Yetunde Adeyanju and her supporters have decamped from the APC to PDP. In a grand ceremony at the PDP Secretariat in Ore, Adeyanju declared that as leader of the Women Groups for Akeredolu’s Campaign in 2016 and 2020 she can no longer pretend that […]

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Ondo PDP slams Akeredolu for denying use of Ore Govt Field to receive his decamping ex-commissioner, Yetunde Adeyanju

Says governor’s ‘fear of failure in 2003 will consume him’ The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State has criticised an alleged directive of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu denying the use of Government Field Ore, to receive his ex-commissioner, Mrs Yetunde Adeyanju into the PDP. A statement on Monday by the party’s State Publicity Secretary, Mr […]

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Ondo police deny ISWAP attack on personnel, vehicle

Ondo State Police boss, CP Oyeyemi Oyediran Ondo State Police Command on Friday denied a social media report that the terrorist group, the Islamic State West Africa Province attacked its vehicle and personnel in the state. Media reports stated that the terrorists group attacked the patrol vehicle of the police at Ipele area of Owo […]

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Ondo police begin screening of academy intakes Sept 26

Ono State Police boss, CP Oyeyemi Oyediran Screening of the Police Academy, Wudil, Kano’s 9th Regular Course intakes from Ondo State will hold between  Monday, September 26 and October 1. Police spokeswoman in the State, SP Funmilayo Odunlami, said in a statement  that: “This is to inform the indigenes of Ondo State who applied for […]

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