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Tag Archives: Ondo

Alleged Looting: PDP drags Akeredolu to EFCC

The major opposition, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Ondo State chapter has revealed that action the party is making move to petition the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over alleged looting of the State by Governor Oluwarotimi and his family. The opposition party maintained that the governor’s family had been using the companies to get contracts in the state. ...

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2023: Immense pressure made me to declare for Ondo South Senatorial election- Oyerinmade

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mathew Oye Oyerinmade has declared to contest for the Ondo South Senatorial Seat in 2023. The politician popularly called MATO, Oyerinmade is a businessman, and entrepreneur. In an interview with newsmen during a familiarisation tour of the Ondo South Senatorial district, Oyerinmade said he decided to contest for senatorial seat after extensive ...

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Gov Akeredolu treating judicial workers with disdain- PDP

The People Democratic Party in Ondo has accused the state Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, of being unserious in his approach on issues concerning the judiciary and judicial officers. It alleged that judicial workers, particularly, lawyers, have been working under poor conditions because of the governor’s alleged insensitivity to the welfare of judicial officers. This was contained in a statement titled, ...

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PDP blasts Akeredolu for giving political appointment to son

Due to the appointment of Babajide Akeredolu as the Director-General of Performance and Project Implementation Monitoring Unit, PPMIU, by his father, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, has blasted  the Ondo State Governor over the development. The state chapter of PDP  emphasised that the move signalled flagrant abuse of office on the part of the governor. It will ...

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PDP knocks Akeredolu over rate of insecurity in Ondo

The main opposition, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Ondo State chapter has accused Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of playing politics with the lives of the people of the state. The party said that the carefree attitude of the governor in securing the state led to the withdrawal of the soldiers from checkpoints across the highways in the state. It was alleged ...

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2023 presidency: I am not interested in contesting, Akeredolu denies campaign posters

Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has denied some campaign activities suggesting his interest in the 2023 presidential race. The Governor told the promoter’s not to distract him from delivering electoral promises to the people. In a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Richard Olatunde, he said he had nothing to do with the pseudo campaigners. Campaign posters and fliers ...

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Supreme Court Judgement in Akeredolu Vs Jegede: Perspectives from a Non-Lawyer- By Lai Omotola

It is nearly impossible for lawyers to agree on most legal matters, and like economists, you get different legal opinions on the same subject matter. Over the 2 decades that I have been a chief executive, I continue to have the privilege of sitting and listening to lawyers’ views on our own company’s legal matters, and after listening, it always leaves ...

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APC Congress: I didn’t ignore Osinbajo, my office has no business with party affairs- Malami

Abubakar Malami SAN, Attorney General and Minister of Justice, says that the report making the rounds that he ignored presidential directives on the just concluded ward congresses of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).is not true. It was learnt that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo reportedly agreed with other lawyers in President Mohammadu Buhari’s cabinet, including other key stakeholders that the ...

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Supreme Court gives legal seal to Akeredolu’s victory- Fayemi

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has reacted to the Supreme Court judgement that gave victory to his Ondo State counterpart, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN). Governor Fayemi in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Yinka Oyebode, said the apex court in the land has legalized the popular choice made by the people of Ondo State at the October 10, ...

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Lucky Akeredolu floors Jegede with 4-3 divided judgements at Supreme Court

The apex court, the Supreme Court hss upheld the re-election of Rotimi Akeredolu as Governor of Ondo State. The victory was affirmed by  four of the seven justices of the Supreme Court that heard the case. Three other justices disagreed with the majority judgement, insisting that Akeredolu’s candidacy in that election should be nullified. The minority judgement held the view ...

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