Aiyedun Quarters in Akure South Local Government Area of Ondo State was on Wednesday thrown into a state of despair due to a horrifying incident resulting in the death of a nine-day-old baby and her 30-year-old mother. The tragedy occurred when an overhead water tank crashed onto a one-bedroom detached bungalow, situated near a primary […]

The Ondo State Government, on Monday, described as baseless the claim by a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Kayode Ajulo, that the signature of ailing Governor Rotimi Akeredolu was being forged by some officials. The Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice of the state, Mr Charles Titiloye, described the allegation as baseless and mischievous. Ajulo, who appeared […]

President Bola Tinubu has congratulated the Osemawe of Ondo Kingdom, Oba Victor Kiladejo, on the occasion of his 70th birthday and 17th coronation anniversary. The congratulatory letter signed by the president and made available to our correspondent, on Sunday by the Chairman of the Anniversary Planning Committee, Chief Steve Akinretoye. In the president’s letter titled, […]

The Development Agenda for Western Nigeria Commission has said it is committed to ensuring speedy development for the South-West region. The commission’s Chairman, State Focal Officers, Mr. Boye Ologbese, said the proposed integrated transportation network project was part of the blueprint of the commission as part of efforts to fast-track the development of the region. […]

Following the intervention of the All Progressives Congress, APC’s National Working Committee, the Ondo State House of Assembly yesterday asked the state’s Chief Judge, Justice Olusegun Odusola, to form a seven-man panel to investigate allegations of gross misconduct levelled against the embattled Deputy Governor, Mr. Lucky Ayedatiwa, following the expiration of the interim injunction granted […]

A legal practitioner, Mr Tope Temokun, has called on the Ondo State Government to release the report of the panel of inquiry that looked into the incident of police brutality in the state. The panel, which was set up by the state government in 2020, was headed by Justice Adesola Sidiq but the report of […]

The Ondo State Government on Monday denied selling a cocoa plantation and sending farmers away from their farmlands at Ilua Community in Ondo West Local Government Area of Ondo State. The farmers residing in the community on Saturday staged a protest alleging that the government had sold their cocoa plantations and other farmlands to some […]

No fewer than 20 persons were burnt to death in Ore, Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State on Sunday.   It was gathered that the victims were scooping fuel from a petrol tanker that fell and spilled its content along the Benin–Ore-Sagamu Expressway on Sunday.   According to an eyewitness, the fire was ignited […]

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State is recuperating in a hospital abroad and is expected back in office soon, Deputy Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa has said.   Aiyedatiwa, the state’s acting governor, said in a statement Tuesday that he is in constant touch with the governor.   “I am in touch with him, the latest being […]

The Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has written a letter to the state House of Assembly, notifying it about his going on medical leave for 21 working days following his health condition.   The governor also notified the Assembly that he had handed over to his deputy, Mr Lucky Aiyedatiwa, in an acting capacity.   […]

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