Tag: Rotimi Akeredolu

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Chinedu OkaforJuly 6, 2021

Olympic Games: ‘Customs fail to release donated kits,’ TAMPAN summons Yomi Fabiyi over controversial movie | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria, these are the five top news stories you shouldn’t miss. Nigerian citizens to participate in the amendment of ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 5, 2021

Before Things Go South: Governors of Southern Nigeria ‘strike’ a second time | The #YNaijaCover

It’s another day, the beginning of a new week in the second half of 2021, and the Governors from Southern ...

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Kola MuhammedJune 17, 2021

FG subsidising electricity cost with trillions, INEC sets date for Ekiti guber election | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Appeal Court dismisses Jegede’s petition against Akeredolu The Court of Appeal in Akure has dismissed the petition filed by Eyitayo ...

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Bernard DayoMay 21, 2021

Akeredolu fires back at Malami over open grazing | The #YNaijaCover

Following the protracted issue of invasive cattle grazing in Southwestern states by herdsmen, the Southern Governors’ Forum are resolute in ...

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Michael IsaacMay 13, 2021

Police: Baba Ijesha will remain remanded until JUSUN resumes, Lagos places 14 countries on COVID watchlist | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the thirty-six states of Nigeria, these are the five biggest stories you shouldn’t miss out on: Police: Baba Ijesha ...

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Michael IsaacFebruary 19, 2021

Bauchi Gov: Nigerians don’t need permission to live in Ondo forests, El-Rufai makes demands for State Police | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the thirty-six states of Nigeria, these are the five biggest stories you shouldn’t miss out on: Bauchi Gov: Nigerians ...

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Michael IsaacFebruary 11, 2021

FG plans more borrowing from local sources | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the thirty-six states of Nigeria, these are the top stories making rounds in Nigerian News Media FG plans more borrowing ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaNovember 27, 2020

Where is the Amotekun?: Series of violent attacks darken the sunny skies of Ondo state | The #YNaijaCover

“We are in a serious security crisis” the Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, said in a statement on Friday ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 11, 2020

Results from #OndoDecides2020 indicate APC’s Akeredolu wins guber election by landslide

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and the incumbent has been re-elected as the governor of Ondo ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 18, 2020

Ondo 2020: Why run after progressive development when we can jog to Ondo to play Ludo?

‘Animal farm’, ‘cruise country’, ‘bunch of jokers’, ‘backwards-thinking country’, ‘country whose citizens deserve their leaders’ are just a few names ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 21, 2020

Nyesom Wike, Abdullahi Sule, Godwin Obaseki…Here’s YNaija Governors’ Effectiveness Ranking for July

Cases from the COVID-19 pandemic appears to be on the decline in Nigeria, thus the focus of governance in the ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 8, 2020

Election drama shifts to Ondo Assembly as lawmakers suspend Deputy Speaker, 2 others

Akin to volcanic heat, the political atmosphere in Ondo State is blazing. The latest update reveals that the State House ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 7, 2020

Ondo Deputy Governor commences battle to scale impeachment

Suspense fills the air, and tensions rise as members of the Ondo State House of Assembly have commenced an impeachment ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 21, 2020

Ondo Deputy Governor is trending and here’s why

Ahead of the Edo and Ondo elections in September and October respectively, the political climate in these states has been ...

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Op-Ed EditorFebruary 25, 2020

From servant leader to feminist and ‘brighter grammarian’ | The YNaija Governors’ Ranking for February

Perhaps the most radical policy by a governor this month is the Okada and tricycle ban in Lagos, enforced by ...

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Op-Ed EditorJanuary 20, 2020

‘Amotekun’ Apostles, Waste-Purveyors and Stand-Still Administrator | Here’s the YNaija Governors’ Ranking for January

The still-buzzing story within the Nigerian governors’ circuit is the creation of Amotekun, a regional security outfit launched by South-West ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 17, 2019

The YNaija Governors’ Ranking for October: Absurdities vs Revival

It’s almost like the time between the new batch of governors were sworn in and now has been a fallow ...

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Bernard DayoMay 21, 2019

The NDLEA has destroyed 3,900 hectares of cannabis in Ondo and we are confused

One of the buzziest conversation last week was governor of Ondo, Rotimi Akeredolu, in Thailand to learn how to grow ...

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Bernard DayoMay 15, 2019

Akeredolu flew all the way to Thailand on taxpayers’ money just to learn how to grow cannabis?

If you are looking for yet another reason why Nigeria is a joke, look no further: via his Twitter account ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 3, 2018

The Big 5: Rumours about me being cloned are not surprising – Buhari, Obiano denies supporting Buhari and Atiku for Presidency | Other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday said the “ignorant rumors” that he was ...

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tosin adesinaNovember 14, 2018

Between Akeredolu’s highhandedness and the dismissed journalists lies a hatred for press freedom

Ondo governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria was a former president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), a ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 4, 2018

The Late 5: Buhari meets APC Governors over chaotic primaries; Governors Shettima, Al-Makura emerge as APC Senatorial candidates | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with nine ...

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EditorOctober 9, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Not so soon, Governor Akeredolu

That political office holders betray the masses is not a new thing, it’s an unfortunate way of life Nigerians have ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 7, 2017

Ondo govt to build Olympic standard stadium in Akure

The Ondo State government has promised to revive the Araromi new stadium which was said to have been abandoned by ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 8, 2017

Shettima takes the #1 position, Ortom spews garbage | YNaija Effectiveness Ranking for Governors

Borno governor, Kashim Shettima has taken the number one position in the YNaija Effectiveness Ranking for Governors. Despite battling Boko ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 28, 2017

RRS confirms rescue of Igbonla pupils, say they’re on their way to Lagos

It was earlier reported that the kidnapped Igbonla school pupils, with the intervention of the Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 23, 2017

Akeredolu bows to pressure, appoints kinsman as acting chief judge

The governor of Ondo, Rotimi Akeredolu, has appointed Oluwatoyin Akeredolu as the new acting chief judge of the state, after ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 12, 2017

Unless workers are paid, I won’t collect salary – Akeredolu

The Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has stated that the workers in the state will be paid their salary arrears ...

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EditorApril 2, 2017

Governor Ambode remains at the bottom on this week’s YNaija Governors Ranking

More than enough time has passed since the Otodo-Gbame disaster. More than enough time for Governor Ambode to, if not ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 20, 2017

Ondo Assembly appoints acting Speaker

by Dolapo Adelana The Ondo State House of Assembly has appointed Mr. Malachi Coker as its acting speaker following the ...

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