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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: Traditional

Peace Returns to Akure as Communities Sign Agreement


Warring youths of Akure and Isolo in Ondo State have signed a peace pact with the state government.

On Tuesday, the youths clashed over the funeral rites of the Deji of Akure, Oba Adebiyi Adesida, Afunbiowo 11, who joined his ancestors on Sunday.

Akure youths invaded Isolo, ordering residents to shut their markets as part of the funeral rites, but they were resisted by Isolo youths, who said their community should not be affected.

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

Deji of Akure’s Funeral Rites Begin


Funeral rites for the Deji of Akure, Oba Adebiyi Adesida, Afunbiowo II, who joined his ancestors on Sunday, began yesterday.

Oba Adesida’s body was placed on the throne and his subjects bade him farewell.

The palace was filled to capacity, as the chiefs led others in prostrating before the king like they did before his passage.

Deji of Akure Dispels Death Rumour, Speaks With OBJ, Mimiko


Chairman, Ondo State Council of Obas and Deji of Akure, Oba Adebiyi Adesida, on Thursday, denied rumours of his purported death, saying  “I am hale and hearty.”

The traditional ruler, who spoke on phone from Atlanta, United States (US), said he was in the United States to attend some functions.