Monthly Archives: December 2023

Akeredolu’s legacies will be sustained- Aiyedatiwa

Ondo State Governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa has promised to sustain the legacies of his predecessor, the late Oluwarotimi Akeredolu. Aiyedatiwa stated this during a candlelight procession organised by members of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Ondo State chapter, in honour of the late Akeredolu, at the Government House, Akure, on Friday night. He described Akeredolu as a fearless legal luminary and ...

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Edo 2024: LP’s Akpata denies sponsoring attacks

A Labour Party governorship aspirant in Edo State, Olumide Akpata has debunked the allegation that he sponsored the attack on some leaders of the party belonging to the Lamidi Apapa group. Akpata, a former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), described the allegation as a deliberate attempt to malign his personality. He made this allegation in an interview on ...

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Senate passes N28.7 trillion budget

The Senate has passed the 2024 Appropriation Bill, increasing the budget from the N27.5 trillion presented by President Bola Tinubu to N28.7 trillion. The upper legislative chamber increased the proposed budget with about N1.2 trillion. The passage of the bill followed the approval of the report of the Senate Committee on Appropriation at plenary on Saturday. While presenting the report, ...

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Edo 2024: I am the most qualified, says Ighodalo

Frontline governorship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Chairman of Sterling Bank Plc, Dr. Asue Ighodalo, has said he is the most competent, credible and qualified contender poised to lead Edo State and place the state on the path of accelerated development and growth. Ighodalo said this when he visited PDP leaders of Edo South Senatorial District ...

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Benue sliding into anarchy under you- PDP tells gov Alia

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Benue, says the state is sliding into anarchy under the current dispensation of Governor Hyacinth Alia. The party in a statement by its spokesperson, Bemgba Iortyom condemned the indefinite suspension of Kwande LGA Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Terdoo Kenti, and other members of his Executive Committee. He described the act as ...

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Akeredolu: Gov Oyebanji declares three days mourning in Ekiti

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Biodun Oyebanji has declared three days of mourning for Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, the late Governor of Ondo State who passed on December 27th. Arakunrin Akeredolu was until his death the Chairman of the Southern Governors Forum and South West Governors Forum. Governor Oyebanji, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media, Yinka Oyebode on ...

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Jimoh Ibrahim: I am sure Akeredolu made heaven

Senator Representing Ondo South Senatorial District, Dr. Jimoh Ibrahim, CFR has condoled the wife and family of the late Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, saying they should not mourn because it’s sure Akeredolu is going to heaven. Senator Ibrahim stated this on Friday, December 29, during a condolence visit to Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, wife of the deceased at their Ibadan residence. Ibrahim ...

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Bye-Elections: LP releases timetable, prices for contestants

The National Working Committee of Labour Party, LP, has released its time -table and schedule of activities for the February 3, 2024, bye elections. It also released the approved fees for the purchase of Nomination and Expression of Interest forms. This was sequel to the announcement of the timetable and schedule of activities for February 3, 2024, bye elections by ...

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Tinubu asks APC to target youths, women for membership

President Bola Tinubu says democracy must be progressive and inclusive with a primary focus on pragmatically addressing poverty through the provision of job opportunities for youths and quality education for all Nigerian children. Receiving members of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives’ Congress (APC), on Thursday, in Lagos, President Tinubu expressed support for the establishment of the ...

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Akeredolu will be immortalized, says gov Aiyedatiwa

We will immortalise the departed Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, Ondo State Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa said Aiyedatiwa spoke after paying a condolence visit to the private residence of his predecessor in Jericho, Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. He was hosted by Betty Akeredolu, widow of the former governor. Aiyedatiwa, who described Akeredolu as a courageous and fearless leader, also reaffirmed the promise ...

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