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Mimiko, Save Us From Perpetual Darkness in Igbodigbo

I wish to appeal to the Governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, to urgently intervene to ameliorate the power supply problems confronting the people of Igbodigbo, in Okitipupa Local Government Area. More »

Ondo Pensioners Protest Non-payment, Illegal Deductions of Pension

The Nigeria Union of Pensioners, NUP, Ondo State Chapter, on Tuesday protested the non-payment and illegal deduction of pensions paid to its members. The pensioners, who carried placards with various inscriptions, took More »

PDP Castigates Nwayanwu Over Ondo By-Election

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Ondo State Chapter, on Thursday faulted a statement credited to the National Chairman of the Labour Party (LP), Chief Dan Nwayanwu claiming that the LP candidate in More »

Immunisation : Ondo Govt. Records 111 Per cent Coverage, Says Governor

Gov. Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo State said on Thursday that the state recorded 111 per cent coverage in the first round of the 2014 National Immunisation Plus Days. Mimiko said the feat More »

PDP Chieftain Wants Ondo to Support Olusola Oke’s Leadership

Members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Ondo State have been enjoined to identify with the leadership of Chief Olusola Oke,  the party’s governorship candidate in last year’s election, in order More »


Category Archives: Local Government News

Police Move Into Ode-Irele Town Over Fracas


Anti riot policemen were drafted to Ode-Irele, headquarters of Irele council of Ondo State at the weekend to maintain law and order after an attempt to install a parallel monarch led to a scuffle among residents.

About 30 people were seriously injured while several houses were set ablaze in the crisis. It was learnt that members of a rival ruling house of Opetusin who got a favourable court ruling

It Is Our Turn to Head NDDC, Ondo Tells Presidency

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As the presidency is set to compose a new board for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), the member representing Ilaje Constituency 2, in the Ondo State House of Assembly, Gbenga Edema has again warned against the marginalisation of the people of the oil producing communities of the state.

Specifically, he said the law that established the commission should be adhered to in the composition of a new board for the commission, failure of which he said the people would approach the court to seek redress.

IRDC Spends N800m in Ilaje Communities

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In its bid to ensure the development of the coastal communities of Ondo State, the Ilaje Regional Development Council (IRDC) has spent N800 million on execution of community-oriented projects in Ilaje Local Government Area of the state.

The projects, which were both infrastructure and non infrastructure had been completed and inaugurated for the use of the people in the area.

Akoko Residents Send SOS to Ondo Govt Over Robbery Attacks

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Worried by the incessant armed robbery attacks on Owo-Ikare Road, leaders and stakeholders in the four local governments constituting Akoko area of Ondo State, have appealed to the state government on the development.

The people, in a Save-Our-Soul (SOS) to the state government, said there was the need for concerted efforts to stop the attacks.