Southwest governors to collaborate with Akeredolu’s family to give ex-Ondo gov befitting burial

Yinka Adeniran, IbadanDecember 29, 2023 Governors of the six states of the southwest of the country including, Lagos, Oyo, Osun, Ogun, and Ekiti under the aegis of Southwest Governors Forum will be collaborating with their Ondo state counterpart to give the late governor of the state, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu a befitting burial. The Forum said it […]

Drama as Akeredolu’s daughter orders journalists to leave father’s residence

  By Adeola Badru, Ibadan A dramatic scene unfolded yesterday at the Ibadan private residence of the late Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu. The presence of journalists that converged to cover the condolence visit of the chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum, Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq and his Oyo State counterpart, Seyi Makinde to the deceased […]

Ondo State Governor, Akeredolu dies at 67 from Prostate cancer

Akeredolu died of prostrate cancer in Germany, says Ondo State govt Late Governor Rotimi Akeredolu     By Dayo Johnson, Akure   A statement by the state information and Orientation commissioner Mrs Bamidele Ademola-Olateju, confirmed this in Akure, the state capital. Ademola-Olateju said that “Mr Governor peacefully departed from this world in the early hours […]

‘Your intervention in Ondo unconstitutional’ – Ajulo cautions Tinubu

By Abdul Babajide A lawyer, Kayode Ajulo, has faulted President Bola Tinubu’s intervention in the political logjam that has been rocking Ondo State. Ajulo, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), while speaking on Silverbird Television program, Inside Politics, stressed that constitutional provisions relating to the situation in Ondo State ought to have been activated. According […]

Alleged Forgery: Schoolmate Defends Ondo Ministerial Nominee

Convener/National Coordinator of a socio-political organisation, Social Rehabilitation Gruppe (SRG), Dr. Marindoti Oludare, has come in strong defence of  the Ondo State ministerial nominee, Mr. Olubunmi  Tunde -Ojo, over allegation of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) certificate. Oludare, a United States (US)-based medical doctor and old schoolmate of the ministerial nominee, said while he personally opposed the concept […]

Video of ailing Akeredolu emerges on his 67th birthday

  Video of ailing Akeredolu emerges on his 67th birthday By Olugbenga Ige A video of ailing Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has surfaced online on the occasion of his 67th birthday. Naija News reports that Governor Akeredolu has been absent from the state since June 7, 2023, when he embarked on a medical leave […]

Akeredolu writes Ondo Assembly, extends medical leave

By Dayo Johnson, Akure Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has written to the state House of Assembly requesting for an extension of his medical leave. The Speaker of the Assembly, Rt Hon Olamide Oladiji, confirmed the receipt of the letter in Akure, the state capital. Akeredolu said in the letter that the request was […]

Again INEC omits Labour Party’s logo on ballot papers sent to Ondo State

Again INEC omits Labour Party’s logo on ballot papers sent to Ondo State By Tayo Elegbede Again fresh reports have emerged that the logo of the Labour Party is missing on the ballot papers sent to Ondo State by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Naija News reports that the development is the second to […]

Mimiko to Wike: Your boldness sustained agitation for true federalism

 From Tony John, Port Harcourt   Former governor of Ondo State, Olusegun Mimiko,  has noted that through bold legal challenges, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has  deepened the national consciousness concerning the defective federal system and advocated true federalism. He made the statement when he performed the flag-off of construction work for the dualisation of Azikiwe-Iloabuchi Road in […]

Again, Ondo Amotekun intercepts 168 suspected invaders with 40 motorcycles

By Abdul Babajide Another 168 suspected invaders with dangerous charms, who hid themselves and 40 motorcycles beneath cows hauled in two trucks, have been intercepted by men of the Ondo State Security Network Agency, codenamed “Amotekun.” DAILY POST reports that this occurred four days after the corps intercepted 151 alleged charm-wielding invaders near Sango along […]


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