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Ondo: PDP campaign council condemns attack on Jegede

By Dirisu Yakubu – Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, campaign council for the Ondo governorship election yesterday condemned the attack on the convoy of its candidate, Eyitayo Jegede. This is even as the party accused the ruling All Progressively Congress, APC, of masterminding the attack owing to what it called, “the soaring popularity,” of…

Running mate: Jegede bows to pressure submits names of Okunomo, Ebiseni

Eyitayo Jegede By Dayo Johnson – Akura GOVERNORSHIP candidate of the PDP in Ondo State, Mr Eyitayo Jegede, has caved in on his choice of a running mate following pressure from leaders of the party. He has agreed to pick his running mate from the oil-rich Ilaje council area of the state. The window to…

COVID-19: Outcome of presumed case in ondo unfavorable– State govt.

Coronavirus economic impact concept image By Dayo Johnson ONDO state government has said that the result of the suspected case for Coronavirus in the state came out negative. The health Commissioner Dr Wahab Adegbenro who said this in Akure, therefore, declared that “the State is still maintaining a corona virus-free status. Fear had gripped the…

Unusual: Lightning eliminates 36 cows on Ondo spiritual hill

…It’s an act of God—Miyetti Allah …It’s a natural disaster— Police By Dayo Johnson NO fewer than 36 cows, belonging to a herdsman identified as Ladam, were struck dead, Saturday, by lightning at Ijare sacred hill in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State. Ladan, who is based in Kwara State, had come to the…

2020: Ondo Deputy Guv rejects strategy to sign up with PDP

The Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Mr Agboola Ajayi, has denied a report that he is dumping the All Progressive Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party( PDP) in order to contest the 2020 governorship election against his boss, Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu. Ajayi said in a statement issued on Sunday in Akure by Mr Babatope…

Ondo protects $5m medical devices from a United States group

By Dayo Johnson AKURE—THE Ondo State government has secured a $5 million worth of new medical equipment from MedShare, a U.S. based non-profit organisation in Atlanta. Akeredolu Waiting for Nigeria’s Easter(Opens in a new browser tab) The non-profit organisation had donated more than $40 million worth of new medical equipment to strengthen Nigeria’s healthcare systems. Governor…

Ondo impeachment legend: Why we moved versus Speaker, Deputy -18 legislators

By Dayo JohnsonAKURE— INDICATIONS emerged that the 18 aggrieved members of the Ondo State House of Assembly, moved against the Speaker, Mr. Baddeley Oloyelogun and his Deputy Ogundeji Iroju due to the refusal of the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state to give them return tickets. Both Oloyelogun and Iroju were…

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