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Akeredolu Doles Out N550 Million To Market Women, Artisans In Ondo

Akeredolu Doles Out N550 Million To Market Women, Artisans In Ondo

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, yesterday, distributed N550 million loan to market women, various entrepreneurial groups and cooperatives societies as a way of tackling poverty in the state. Governor Akeredolu gave out the loans in Akure during the launch of the Apalara Micro-Credit Loan Scheme in a bid to empower various groups and associations […]

Soldier’s Stray Bullet Kills 13-Year-Old School Boy In Ondo

Soldier’s Stray Bullet Kills 13-Year-Old School Boy In Ondo

A stray bullet from the rifle of a military officer, on Thursday, killed a 13-year-old schoolboy, Usman Adamu, in Ajowa Akoko in the Akoko North East Local Government Area of Ondo State.  The young boy who was said to be returning from school was hit with the bullet while the soldier was trying to restore […]

One Dead, houses, Vehicles Burnt As Yoruba/Hausa Clash In Ondo

One Dead, houses, Vehicles Burnt As Yoruba/Hausa Clash In Ondo

A woman identified as Mama Lekan, weekend, slumped and died, while four houses, six vehicles and 12 motorcycles were razed during a clash between the Yoruba and Hausa in Sabo area of Akure, the Ondo State capital. The deceased, suspected to have died of shock, had rushed to the scene in search of her little […]

Woman Allegedly Drowns Inside Church’s Well, Pastor Arrested

Woman Allegedly Drowns Inside Church’s Well, Pastor Arrested

A middle-aged woman identified as Mrs. Funke Ojo was found dead inside a well at the premises of a Cherubim and Seraphim church located at Ayedun Quarters in Akure, Ondo State, on Sunday. Residents said no one could say what led to the incident.  A source who spoke to our correspondent on condition of anonymity, […]

Trailer Crushes Two Teachers In Ondo

Trailer Crushes Two Teachers In Ondo

A head teacher, Pastor Oluwajuwon Adebayo, and his assistant, Pastor Sunday Ajenifuja, were crushed to death by a reckless trailer driver at lpele Junction in Owo council area of Ondo State. Both were of Local Authority Primary School, Igbatoro/Familugba in Akure North Council Area of the state, before they met their untimely death on Monday […]

Albinos To Get Free Eye Glasses, Sun Protection Cream In Ondo

Albinos To Get Free Eye Glasses, Sun Protection Cream In Ondo

The Secretary, Agency for the Welfare of Persons With Disabilities, in Ondo State, Mrs Olutope Fashuyi, on Friday said the state government will soon commence the distribution of free eye glasses and sun protection cream to albinos . Fashuyi, who stated this during eye tests for albinos in Akure, said Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN) has […]

15 Policemen Escape Death As Herdsmen Attack Falae’s Farm

15 Policemen Escape Death As Herdsmen Attack Falae’s Farm

About 15 riot policemen drafted to the farm of the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Chief Olu Falae, at the weekend escaped death by a whisker, when suspected herdsmen allegedly opened fire on them in the farm. News of the incident came just as the federal government announced Monday that it […]

Breast and Gynae Centre Will Save Nigerian Women From Dying -Mrs Oludolapo Osinbajo

Breast and Gynae Centre Will Save Nigerian Women From Dying -Mrs Oludolapo Osinbajo

The establishment of Breast and Gynae Centre in Nigeria will help to address the several health challenges peculiar to Nigerian women, and aid the reduction of medical tourism in the country, the wife of the Vice President, Mrs. Oludolapo Osinbajo, has said. She said the centre, which is the first state-of-the-art medical and wellness centre […]

Fayemi, Again Challenges Nigerian Youth To Be Change Agents

Fayemi, Again Challenges Nigerian Youth To Be Change Agents

Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has again challenged Nigerian youths on the need to change their orientation and position themselves as change agents for the Nigeria of their dream. The Minister gave this charge in his acceptance speech, after his conferment with the honorary degree of Doctor of Science in Public […]

Unicef Re-Launch Scheme for Women, Children Rights Protection In Ondo

Unicef Re-Launch Scheme for Women, Children Rights Protection In Ondo

As part of efforts aimed at safeguarding the rights of women and children in the state, the Ondo state government at the weekend re-inaugurated the state Social Mobilisation and Technical Committee (SSOMTEC) in conjunction with the United Nations Children Social Mobilisation Fund (UNICEF). While inaugurating the Committee, the State’s Commissioner for Information, Mr. Kayode Akinmade […]

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