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June 19, 2018 8:25 AM Ekiti guber: Atiku, Tinubu meet [PHOTOS]

Atiku Abubakar, a Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential aspirant met with a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu at the Akure airport in Ondo State, on Monday. Both politicians arrived the airport for onward movement to Ekiti State for their parties’ campaigns, ahead of the July 14 governorship election. The former 18

June 17, 2018 3:21 AM Southern leaders insist on restructuring

The Chairman of South and Middle Belt Forum, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, has stated that Nigeria will cease to exist if restructuring is not carried out by the present administration. The event attended by dignitaries like Commodore Ebitu Ukiwe, who was chairman on the occasion, former military administrator of Lagos State, Rear Admiral Ndubisi Kanu, former 17

June 5, 2018 6:34 PM Senate screens 23 NPC nominees [Full list]

The Senate Committee on National Identity Card and National Population on Tuesday commenced screening of 23 nominees as members of the National Population Commission. The nominees are Nwanne Nwabushi, Abia; Dr Clifford Zirra, Adamawa; Mr Chidib Ezeake, Anambra; Mr Isah Buratai, Borno; Navy Capt. Charles Ogwa (rtd), Cross River. Others are Richard Odibo 21

June 4, 2018 6:52 PM PDP speaks on Mimiko’s defection to Labour Party

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has reacted to the reported plans of former governor of Ondo state, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko to defect to Labour party. The Director of Media and Publicity of PDP in Ondo State, Ayo Fadaka speaking on the development to newsmen in the state said Mimiko’s defection would not affect the fortune of the party in the state 24

May 25, 2018 7:22 AM Ramadan fatigue: FRSC tells long-distance motorists what to do

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) yesterday advised long-distance motorists to pull over in a safe place and take a rest in case of fatigue during the Ramadan fast. The FRSC official said taking few minute rest as a safety measure, should be adhered to by drivers, as it would relieve them of the usual fatigue associated with fasting. Mr Philip Ozonnandi 26

May 23, 2018 5:57 PM Ondo Assembly reinstates impeached Deputy Speaker, Iroju Ogundeji

The Ondo State House of Assembly on Wednesday reinstated former Deputy Speaker, Iroju Ogundeji. Ogundeji, who represents Odigbo Constituency, was removed on Tuesday during plenary and was immediately replaced with Bimbo Fajolu, representing Ile Oluji/Oke-igbo Constituency. Ogundeji was among the 18 lawmakers who defected to the ruling party from the Peoples 30

May 23, 2018 2:19 PM Ondo Assembly makes U-turn, reverses impeachment of Dep. SpeakerThe Sun News

The Ondo State House of Assembly has reversed the impeachment of the Deputy Speaker, Iroju Ogundeji. Hon. Ogundeji was impeached, on Tuesday, during plenary and replaced with Bimbo Fajolu. The reversal of the impeachment was moved in a motion by the Majority Leader, Hon. Gbenga Araoyinbo and seconded by Hon. Fatai Olotu from Akoko North East Constituency 28

May 23, 2018 2:10 PM Ooni, Alaafin, Oba of Benin visit Ondo SaturdayThe Sun News

Prominent traditional rulers in the country, including the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi and the Oba of Benin, OmoNoba Ukuakpolokpolo Ewuare II will, on Saturday visit Ikoya in Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State. The traditional rulers will be received in the state by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu 22

May 22, 2018 7:30 PM 2019: Buhari reacts to Obasanjo, Afenifere alliance

President Muhammadu Buhari has on Tuesday said that nothing will come out of the alliance between former president Olusegun Obasanjo and leaders of pan-Yoruba social-political organization, Afenifere. Obasanjo during a private visit to Afenifere leader, Chief Reuben Fasoranti, at his residence in Akure, Ondo State, yesterday, had appealed to the group 30

May 22, 2018 3:35 PM Ondo Assembly impeach deputy Speaker, Iroju, elects FajolutoThe Sun News

The Ondo State House of Assembly, on Tuesday, impeached Hon. Ogundeji Iroju as Deputy Speaker and elected Hon. Abimbola Fajoluto to replace him. Hon. Iroju, who represents Ile-Oluji/Oke-Igbo state constituency in the Assembly was, until his defection to the All Progressives Congress (APC), a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Iroju was one of the lawmakers 28