Ondo-State

WADOO!!NEWS: Ondo State Will Host The Next Edition Of Best Of Nollywood Awards

WADOO!!NEWS: Ondo State Will Host The Next Edition Of Best Of Nollywood Awards

The wait has ended. So have the guesses. This year, the Best of Nollywood Awards holds December 12th in Akure, Ondo State. The governor, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, made this announcementThursday morning at a meeting with the organisers of BON and select Nollywood stars inside his stately country home in Ondo town, Ondo State. “On behalf of the good people of Ondo State and me, we are set to host the…

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Students block expressway, protest over accidents

Students block expressway, protest over accidents

Students of Ondo State origin, on Friday, blocked the Akure/Owo Expressway protesting over the incessant road accidents often caused by trailers on the road.

The protesters, under the aegis of National Association of Nigerian Students, prevented vehicular movement for several hours.

The students called on the Federal Government to create an alternative routes for trucks and trailers on the…

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Ondo Pensioners Request Owed N13 Billion From Mimiko, Say Life Is Unbearable

Retired civil servants in Ondo State say the nonpayment of their gratuities, which has accumulated into N13 billion under the administration of Governor Olusegun Mimiko, is making life unbearable, and mentioned that it has also sent several of their colleagues to early graves.

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Breaking News: Deadly Disease Hits Ondo Residents! They Go Blind And Die Within Few Hours

Breaking News: Deadly Disease Hits Ondo Residents! They Go Blind And Die Within Few Hours

Apparently a strange and deadly disease, which started yesterday has hit residents of Ondo state and reports claims that the disease first makes its victims blind and then they die within a few hours.

Ondo state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Dayo Adeyanju, said the disease was discovered yesterday but didn’t say how the victims contracted the disease or how it can be passed on to others.

So sad…

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Communities In Ese Odo Area Of Ondo State Submerged In Natural Disaster

he people of the Oluagbo and Igbobini communities in the Ese Odo area of Ondo State are known to be fishermen. Also women who deal in the large supply of sea-foods said the incident has crippled their businesses, with untold hardship for the past three days.

Floods believed to be from a heavy downpour have submerged the Igbobini communities in the Ese Odo local government area of Ondo State.

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Ondo Government Denies Receiving Bailout Fund

Ondo Government Denies Receiving Bailout Fund

Akure –ONDO State government weekend debunked insinuations that it received a bail-out from the Federal government to pay outstanding workers salaries. Instead the state government said that it only received N2.2 billion accrued to it from taxes, being part of June allocation from the Federation …Ondo Government Denies Receiving Bailout Fund

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Ondo Government Denies Receiving Bailout Fund

Akure –ONDO State government weekend debunked insinuations that it received a bail-out from the Federal government to pay outstanding workers salaries. Instead the state government said that it only received N2.2 billion accrued to it from taxes, being part of June allocation from the Federation …

“I Was In The Farm When I Received Mimiko’s Call To be The New Deputy Governor,” Lasisi Oluboyo Says

The newly appointed Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Lasisi Olugbenga Oluboyo, on Monday said he was at his farm when he received a phone call from Governor Mimiko, that he was being appointed to succeed the impeached Deputy Governor Ali Olanusi.

“I was in my farm carrying out the official work given to me by the people of Ondo State this morning, when I received the phone call of Mr. Governor (Mimiko) that I should immediately proceed to the House of Assembly,“ the new Deputy Governor said.

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EFCC Returns €10,000 To Scammed French Lover

EFCC Returns €10,000 To Scammed French Lover

Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has recovered and returned 10,000 euros to F. Mercade, a French citizen, who was victim of internet love scam. The fund was wired to the victim through his account in France on the recommendation of the French Embassy in Nigeria. Roger Balima, French Police Liaison Officer who confirmed the receipt of the funds by the victim, thanked the EFCC…

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Ondo Deputy Governor Served Impeachment Notice

Ondo Deputy Governor Served Impeachment Notice

The Ondo State Assembly today served the State Deputy Governor, Alhaji Ali Olanusi impeachment notice over alleged gross misconducts.

The crisis between Governor Olusegun Mimiko and his Deputy, Olanusi deepened following his defection from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC) two days to the just concluded Presidential elections.

DAILY POST recalls that…

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Mysterious disease that kills patients within 24 hours leaves 17 dead

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Mysterious disease that kills patients within 24 hours leaves 17 dead

A “mysterious” disease that kills patients within 24 hours has claimed at least 17 lives in a southeastern Nigerian town, the government said Saturday. The disease, whose symptoms include headache, weight loss, blurred vision and loss of consciousness, killed the victims within 24 hours of their falling ill, according to government spokesman for Ondo state, Kayode Akinmade. Laboratory tests have so far ruled out Ebola or any other virus, Akinmade added. The World Health Organization said it had information on 14 cases with at least 12 dead.

Seventeen people have died of the mysterious disease since it broke out early this week in Ode-Irele town.

Government spokesman for Ondo state, Kayode Akinmade

The World Health Organization spokesman Tarik Jasarevic confirmed common symptoms were sudden blurred vision, headache, loss of consciousness followed by death. Akinmade said health officials and experts from the government and aid agencies, as well as WHO epidemiologists, have arrived in Ode-Irele. Jasarevic said blood and urine samples had been taken from two victims and cerebrospinal fluid from another.

Jumoke Akindele

Ondo State House Of Assembly Elects First Female Speaker

By SaharaReporters, New York

The Ondo State House of Assembly has elected a new speaker. Ms. Jumoke Akindele representing Okitipupa Constituency II was elected by a majority vote at the state House of Assembly session in Akure this morning.

Akindele emerges the speaker after polling Thirteen (13) votes

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