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Ondo Oil Communities Seek Direct Release of Derivation Funds

Ondo Oil Communities Seek Direct Release of Derivation Funds

Oil producing communities in Ondo State at the weekend asked the Federal Government through the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) to release directly to them the 13 per cent oil derivation fund due to the state on monthly basis. The communities, which frowned at the release of the money to the state governments

Ondo Suspends Another Monarch

The Akamuja of Igburowo town in the Odigbo Local Government, Ondo State, Oba Akinfesola Adewola, has been suspended from the throne. The suspension of the monarch was allegedly connected with the protest carried out by his people last year. The people of the community had chased the embattled monarch out of his palace and banished

Ondo Lassa Outbreak Confined to One LG

Outbreak of Lassa fever has been confined to a Ose local government area in Ondo state, local health workers said. Since January at least nine cases, including a police officer, have been recorded and some of them treated at the lone private hospital which handle Lassa fever, said Dr Stanley Adelabu, medical director of Adelabu

ODSG Starts Free Student Bus Shuttle in Okitipupa

The Okitipupa Local Government Chairman, Mr. Wale Ogunmade has commended the Ondo State Government for the free School Bus Shuttle Programme. Speaking to Coastal News, Ogunmade said the programme which was started at Okitipupa Local Government with four buses this morning, was a laudable achievement for Governor Olusegun Mimiko. “The buses ply designated routes and

Ondo PDP Crisis Worsen as Akure Indigenes Rise in Support of Bada

Members of a faction of Ondo State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who are of Akure extraction have warned their counterparts in the party not to draw the community into the crisis plaguing the party. The faction, under the leadership of Prof. Olu Agbi, while reacting to a statement made by former Akure Council chairman, Afolabi