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September 7, 2018 4:20 PM Residents lament as heavy downpour washes off Ondo bridge [PHOTOS]

For the people of Oba-Akoko and Ikun-Akoko in the northern senatorial district of Ondo State, they never had the premonition that the midnight’s heavy downpour would cost them to be “miles” apart despite sharing boundaries. Residents of the two communities woke to see that the only bridge connecting them has been wash off by the midnight downpour which 23

September 5, 2018 11:40 AM ‘White elephant projects’: You don’t understand govt processes – Gov. Akeredolu replies Ondo residents

The Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has reacted to the yearnings by people of the state on the need for him to redirect focus to the completion of projects flagged-off by his administration. DAILY POST reported how the Hospital/Ijoka road dualisation as well at the proposed flyover bridge were flagged off since February this year without 24

August 30, 2018 7:39 PM Ondo NUJ protests attacks, incarceration by security operatives

Members of the Nigerian Union of Journalists, NUJ, Ondo State chapter on Thursday bared their minds against the incessant attacks and illegal incarceration of journalists by security operatives in the country. The men of the pen profession who converged at the union’s secretariat in Akure, the state capital, expressed displeasure over the attitude of security 22

August 29, 2018 4:43 PM Agency reveals states with high risk of flood, advises residents to vacate danger zones

The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) has warned Nigerians living by the banks of River Niger to move out of the area immediately over possible flooding. The warning was issued in a statement signed by the agency’s Director of Engineering Hydrology, Mr Clement Nze, in Abuja on Wednesday. The Director listed some states likely to be affected 28

August 25, 2018 3:51 PM Deji shuts business activities in Akure

Commercial activities in Akure, the Ondo State Capital, will on Monday, August 27 be shut down. The lock down is in respect to the directive issued by the Deji of Akure kingdom, Oba Ogunlade Aladetoyinbo to enable the town celebrate an ancient traditional festival known as “Aheregbe”. A statement issued by the monarch’s Chief Press Secretary, Michael 34

August 20, 2018 10:37 AM Mimiko laments state of Nigeria

Former Governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, has described Nigeria’s existence as God’s miracle. Mimiko lamented the proliferation of prophets, saying prayers without plan and work do not yield desired results. He said: “Nigeria itself is a miracle for existing in spite of entrenched perversion in the land. In about 100 days in 1994, more than a million 22

August 15, 2018 3:18 PM PVC’s registration disrupted, scores injured as Ondo youths protest 10-year-blackout

Youths of the Southern Senatorial District of Ondo State, Wednesday shut down socio-economic activities in Okitipupa, one of the six local governments affected by a prolonged power outage. The joint peaceful protest embarked upon by the Artisans and trade unions was said to have turned violent after some hoodlums hijacked the demonstration 21

August 4, 2018 11:33 AM Ladoja formally dumps PDP for ADC –

Barely one year after he returned to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), a former governor of Oyo State, Sen. Rashidi Ladoja, on Friday, officially announced his defection from the party to the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in the state, saying the national leadership of PDP was unfair to him. He said he made a lot of sacrifices for the stability 21

July 27, 2018 7:58 AM CAC pastor who dupes members for visa, immigration jobs arrested

Abidoun James, the founder of the Christ Apostolic Church, Freedom International City parish, Akure in Ondo State, has been arrested for alleged fraud. James was arrested on Thursday by men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) after defrauding one Mrs. Folasade Olukunini and some other members of his Church. Awili Pedro, the Commandant 27

July 24, 2018 2:25 PM Senators loyal to Tinubu move to block Banire’s confirmation as AMCON chairman

Some Senators on Tuesday moved to stop the Senate from confirming Muiz Banire (SAN) as Chairman, Governing Board of Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON). They are insisting that there’s a petition against Banire that must be investigated. The lawmakers behind the move are loyal to APC National Leader, Bola Tinubu. Banire was National Legal 19