Ondo varsity shut as students protest no school fees, no exam policy

Management of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba, Akoko in Ondo State, yesterday, shut down the institution indefinitely following violent protest by the students over the ‘No school fees, No examination’ policy by the management of the institution. A statement by …

Akeredolu recruits 35 engineers, architects, others into Ondo workforce

Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has employed 35 engineers, architects, land surveyors and other professionals into the state workforce. Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Richard Olatunde, made this known on Friday in a statement titled, ‘Gov Akeredolu Recruits…

*#EndSARS: Tension, fear in Lagos as Lekki shooting rally looms (Tribune)*Falz, Mr Macaroni, react as Landmark pulls out of #EndSARS summit (PMNews)

#EndSARS: Tension, fear in Lagos as Lekki shooting rally looms (Tribune) THE rally being planned by some Nigerian youths to commemorate the first anniversary of last year’s bloody #EndSARS nationwide protests is heightening tension and generating fear among residents of…

Miyetti Allah threatens suit as Lagos, Ondo vow to defend open grazing law

Lagos and Ondo state governments have said they would defend the anti-opening grazing law in court should the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore Fulani Socio-cultural Association make good its threat to drag states before the courts. Some southern states, including Ondo,…

Open grazing continues in southern states despite govs’ ban

Open grazing of cattle is continuing in the 17 southern states unabated despite the May 12 Asaba Declaration by the governors. An investigation carried out by The Nation showed that nearly three weeks after the governors’ resolution, there has been…

Senate approves N148bn refund for 5 states

The Senate has approved payment of N148 billion promissory notes to Bayelsa, Cross River, Ondo, Osun and Rivers states as refund for projects executed on behalf of the federal government. This followed the adoption of a report by Committee on…

Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Ondo assemblies pass Amotekun bill

The Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Osun and Ondo Houses of Assembly on Tuesday passed the Security Network Agency and Amotekun Corps bill into law. The bill seeks to unify the proposed law guiding the security outfit  (Amotekun)  jointly established by the…

*Gridlock: Lawmaker cautions against wrong-way driving (Punch) *Noise pollution: Shut hotels, religious centres need residents’ associations’ approval (NewTelegraph)

Gridlock: Lawmaker cautions against wrong-way driving (Punch) The Lawmaker representing Oshodi-Isolo Federal Constituency II of Lagos State at the House of Representative, Ganiyu Johnson, has urged motorists to limit the rate at which they travel to reduce gridlock on the…

S’West govs hail Buhari’s re-election (Vanguard)

Governors of South West states; Lagos, Oyo, Ondo and Ekiti states have commended the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term of four years, saying it is a referendum in support of integrity, good governance and the fight…

Ondo 2018 re-ordered Budget, constitutional (Nation)

Ondo State government on Friday criticized the statement credited to a member of the state assembly, Olugbenga Araoyinbo condemning the  2018 Ondo State Reordered budget. Araoyinbo was said to have described the budget as “unconstitutional” claiming that it was the cause of…

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