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December 13, 2018 6:45 PM Akeredolu appoints new chairmen for 18 LGAs in Ondo

The Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has approved the appointment of Temporary Management Committee Chairmen for the 18 local government areas of the state. Akeredolu said this in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary (CPS), Mr Olusegun Ajiboye, on Thursday in Akure. The governor said that the appointment was sequel to the ratification 31

December 1, 2018 6:07 PM How Tinubu reacted to death of OPC leader, Fasehun

National leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Saturday, described the late Fredrick Fasehun as a renowned pro-democracy and good governance activist who left behind fine legacies. DAILY POST reports that Fasehun, also an active member of the National Democratic Coalition, died at 1am on Saturday, at the intensive care unit of the Lagos 32

November 26, 2018 10:31 AM Spend your tithes, offerings on poor Nigerians – Pastor Giwa tasks Oyedepo, Adeboye

A senior Pastor of the Awaiting The Second Coming Of Jesus Christ Gospel Church in Akure, Pastor Adewale Giwa has tasked the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Living Faith Church, Bishop David Oyedepo, and other religious leaders to save Nigerians from poverty. In his message on Sunday 28

November 20, 2018 11:46 AM 26-year-old prophetess’ son remanded in prison for raping 9-year-old girl in Ondo

A 26-year-old man, Friday Akinlaja who was reported to have allegedly raped a nine-year-old girl (name withheld) in Akure, the Ondo state capital has been remanded at the Olokuta Medium Prison. Akinlaja, who is the son of a popular Prophetess of a Pentecostal Church in Akure, committed the offence in Oda area of the state capital. He was said to have been nabbed 34

November 15, 2018 6:25 AM 2019: Presidency lists those assassinated during PDP administration

The Presidency on Thursday listed those assassinated during the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, administration. Lauretta Onochie, the Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social media, urging Nigerians not to return the country to the reign of PDP in 2019, listed names of notable individuals assassinated between 1999-2014. Onochie also noted 40

November 14, 2018 2:40 PM UN agency reveals crops disease affecting 1.5 million Nigerian households

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, FAO, on Wednesday released its situation report for November 2018, disclosing that an estimated one million and five hundred thousand (1.5 million) households are to be affected by the Fall Army Worm, FAW across some states in the country. The report, which was made available to DAILY POST by Patrina 31

November 13, 2018 7:42 PM N-POWER: We’ll expand to accommodate one million Nigerians – Osinbajo

Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has said the N-Power programme of the Federal Government will be expanded to accommodate one million beneficiaries in the next phase. Osinbajo said this on Tuesday when he responded to questions at a town hall meeting in Abuja. The vice-president said that N-Power was borne out of the growing need for government’s 31

November 12, 2018 6:01 PM Ondo Assembly crisis: Lawmakers relocate to Ibadan, seek Buhari’s intervention

Eighteen Ondo State lawmakers, who effected a leadership change in the State House of Assembly have alleged threats to their lives. Seven of them were allegedly beaten up and injured, last Friday, when members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, invaded the assembly, after the Speaker, Bamidele Oloyelogun, and his Deputy, Ogundeji 33

November 12, 2018 6:58 AM 2019: Oluboyo, Kumuyi receive over 1000 SDP, PDP defectors into ZLP in Ondo

No fewer than 1000 members of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have dumped their parties for the Zenith Labour Party, ZLP in Akoko Northwest and Northeast council areas of Ondo state. The defectors were led by SDP chieftains, including Ayo Oluwafemi and Abiola Ogunmodede and received by former Deputy Governor 29

November 11, 2018 12:29 PM We paid our abductors N15 million ransom – Ondo ADC chieftains

Facts have emerged that N15 million ransom was paid to secure the release of the Ondo State Chairman of the African Democratic Congress, ADC, Bisi Ogungbemi, the party’s senatorial candidate for Ondo North in 2019, Jide Ipinsagba as well as three others chieftains of the party who were kidnapped few days ago. According to a source close to the senatorial 26