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Tag Archives: Ondo

Gunmen abduct APC chieftain, monarch in Owo, Ondo State

A traditional head of Iku quarter, the Oniku of Iku quarters in Ikare Akoko, headquarters of Akoko North-East Local Government Area of Ondo State, High Chief Mukaila Bello, and three other indigenes of the town have been abducted by unidentified gunmen suspected to be kidnappers. It was gathered that the victims were kidnapped on Thursday night along Ago Panu axis ...

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APC Primaries: How they almost killed me- Ondo Speaker

The Speaker, Bamidele Oleyelogun of Ondo House of Assembly has demanded that the  primary election he took part in Ondo be cancelled outrightly. Bamidele is am aspirant for the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the Idanre/Ifedore federal constituency, He added that a rerun  due to the primary’s inconclusiveness and the irregularities that marred the exercise last Friday. He lamented that ...

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2023 Presidency: You won’t regret voting for me- Saraki assures delegates

Former Kwara State Governor. Bukola Saraki has urged Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) delegates in Ondo State to give him 100 percent votes at the party’s presidential primary, saying that they would not regret voting for him. Former Senate President told the delegates to see him as a son of the state. The political gladiator made this statement in Akure as ...

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Ondo top politician flays INEC over ongoing voters registration

A popular community leader in Ondo State, Chief Bibopere Ajube, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to deploy more machines to ensure the success of the ongoing voter registration in the area. According to him, the exercise has failed in Ese-Odo due to lack of machines to execute the assignment. Ajube said this when a delegation of ...

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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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