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    Akeredolu, SMT Volvo, Toyota sign for Ondo auto rally

Akeredolu, SMT Volvo, Toyota sign for Ondo auto rally

The Governor Rotimi Akeredolu-led government is leading other corporate institutions to drive support for the third edition of the Ondo state auto rally.The rally is scheduled for November 8 and 9 in Ilara-Mokin near Akure, the state capital.Supporters of the event also include Toyota, SMT Volvo, Elizade, JAC, ONDIPA, Meristem, Airtel, Monster Energy, Signatures and other service partners.Adeoye Ojuoko, promoter [...]

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    A peep into the world of Agboola Ajayi at 51

A peep into the world of Agboola Ajayi at 51

BY ADESINA NATHANIELAlfred Agboola Ajayi. Does the name ring a bell? I doubt if it will. For those who might not know, Agboola Ajayi is the Deputy Governor of Ondo state and the right hand man of His Excellency, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN, the Executive Governor of Ondo State. The silence that comes with his name aptly captures him in [...]

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    Fashola, Akeredolu, Adeojo ‘to attend’ Ondo car racing

Fashola, Akeredolu, Adeojo ‘to attend’ Ondo car racing

Babatunde Fashola, minister of works and housing, and Rotimi Akeredolu, governor of Ondo state, are set to attend this year's edition of Ondo car racing.The event organised by Adeoye Ojuoko, motoring entrepreneur and president of Work and Play group, will hold in Akure, the state capital, on November 8.According to the organisers, it will be a two-way drag race with participants from [...]

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    Sultan to deliver public lecture in Akure

Sultan to deliver public lecture in Akure

Sa'ad Abubakar, sultan of Sokoto, will deliver the 2019 annual Ulefunta public lecture in Akure, Ondo state capital, on Monday.According to Adebisi Adeniyi, chairman of the organising committee, the lecture will hold at the main auditorium of the Federal University of Technology (FUTA) by 10am.The committee chairman said the sultan will use the opportunity to proffer the way forward to [...]

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    Python in the parliament

Python in the parliament

A serpent will ordinarily evoke anxiety. Fear is added if that nocturnal creature were found slithering up from the depth of a communal well. To the superstitious in these parts, such spectacle can only be indicative that the surrounding community had either come under a plague or arrived at its threshold.So, when reports came last week that the “hallowed chamber” [...]

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    Ondo ex-speaker: Akeredolu treating state lawmakers like errand boys

Ondo ex-speaker: Akeredolu treating state lawmakers like errand boys

Jumoke Akindele, former speaker of the Ondo state house of assembly, has alleged that Rotimi Akeredolu, governor of the state, is treating the state lawmakers like errand boys.Akindele said during the governor's visit to the assembly complex based on the reports of the disruption of plenary by a snake, he attempted to make the world see the lawmakers as cowards.When [...]

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    TRENDING VIDEO: ‘I can’t drive a plane’ — CJN errs while responding to question at senate

TRENDING VIDEO: ‘I can’t drive a plane’ — CJN errs while responding to question at senate

The social media is abuzz as a result of Ibrahim Muhammad's, chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), screening at the senate on Thursday.The CJN, who was appointed in acting capacity in January, was confirmed on Thursday.While responding to a question asked by Eyinnaya Abaribe, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senator from Abia state, Muhammad veered off track.The lawmaker had asked Muhammad [...]

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    Bloodthirsty murderers must be arrested, says Akeredolu on death of Fasoranti’s daughter

Bloodthirsty murderers must be arrested, says Akeredolu on death of Fasoranti’s daughter

Rotimi Akeredolu, governor of Ondo state, has described the killing of Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Reuben Fasoranti, Afenifere leader, as unacceptable.Olakunrin was shot dead at Ore in Ondo state on Friday. She was said to be heading to Lagos from Akure, capital of Ondo.Afenifere has blamed the incident on herdsmen, citing witnesses.In a statement issued on his behalf by Donald [...]

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    Gunmen ‘abduct travellers’ along Akure-Ado road

Gunmen ‘abduct travellers’ along Akure-Ado road

Some travellers in commercial buses have been allegedly abducted by gunmen along the Ado-Akure road in Ondo state.The gunmen were reported to have swooped on the travellers' vehicles on Tuesday while navigating through the bad portions of the road.According to residents of the area, the passengers were in two vehicles, an 18-seater bus and the other a 9-seater vehicle with [...]

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    Akeredolu denies demanding bribe from councillors to extend their tenure

Akeredolu denies demanding bribe from councillors to extend their tenure

Rotimi Akeredolu, governor on Ondo, says he is not involved in the reported demand of money from the 203 supervisory councillors in the state to extend their tenure in office. Some caretaker chairmen were reportedly demanding N20,000 each from the councillors to bribe some people in the government to elongate their tenure.Some of the councillors were said to have made the [...]

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    Akeredolu: We’ll be shortchanging ourselves if we don’t tap into marijuana business

Akeredolu: We’ll be shortchanging ourselves if we don’t tap into marijuana business

Rotimi Akeredolu, governor of Ondo state, says the state could diversify its economy by tapping into the marijuana market. In a tweet on Monday, Akeredolu explained that with an estimated value of $145 billion in 2025, the state would be shortchanging itself if it ignores the marijuana business. “We all know that Ondo State is the hot bed of cannabis [...]

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    APC: Why we suspended Okorocha, Amosun

APC: Why we suspended Okorocha, Amosun

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has explained the reason it suspended Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun, and Rochas Okorocha, his Imo counterpart.TheCable had reported that the duo were suspended by the national working committee (NWC) of the ruling party.In a statement on Friday, Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC spokesman, said the two governors were suspended over anti-party activities.Issa-Onilu said Osita Okechukwu, director-general [...]

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    Hameed Ali: The nightmare of border syndicate

Hameed Ali: The nightmare of border syndicate

BY DAN ONWEThe Comptroller-General (CG) Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (rtd) is a public figure, whose name does not reverberate like his peers in such sensitive leadership positions. Ordinarily, a Customs CG is a powerful personality. His office is strategic to government because of its revenue generation strength and protection of Nigerians from prohibited goods.But not much [...]

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    ‘NWC has declared a war on our party’ — Akeredolu kicks against disqualification of his loyalists

‘NWC has declared a war on our party’ — Akeredolu kicks against disqualification of his loyalists

The decision of the national working committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to disqualify some aspirants loyal to Rotimi Akeredolu, governor of Ondo state, from participating in the national assembly primaries is causing ripples in the state.The NWC screening panel had screened out aspirants in constituencies where federal lawmakers are party members.The committee disqualified Tunji Abayomi, a human [...]

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    Senator Boroffice attacked in Ondo, escaped assassination attempt, says aide

Senator Boroffice attacked in Ondo, escaped assassination attempt, says aide

Ajayi Borroffice, senator representing Ondo North, was allegedly attacked by suspected hoodlums in Owo community of Ondo state.Borroffice was in the town for his political campaign across the wards of the senatorial district.Kayode Fakuyi, media aide of the senator, told TheCable that "yes, the senator was attacked in Owo, the venue of the campaign, Raheem's Hall. He was attacked by [...]

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    Four commissioners, two special advisers quit Akeredolu’s cabinet

Four commissioners, two special advisers quit Akeredolu’s cabinet

Four Ondo commissioners and two special advisers planning to contest for election in 2019 have resigned.Rotimi Akeredolu, Ondo state governor, had earlier directed members of the state executive council who have obtained nomination forms to resign from his cabinet.The directive was contained in a circular signed by Olugbenga Ale, chief of staff to the governor.“Following preparations towards the 2019 general [...]

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