Politics

Ondo guber: Akeredolu has no damaging baggage, will win like Obaseki – VON DG

The Director General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON), Mr. Osita Okechukwu has said the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, Governor Rotim Akeredolu will win the October 10 governorship election in the state. Okechukwu, who is a member of the APC National Campaign Council for the Ondo State governorship […]

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ADC collapses structure into APC for Akeredolu re-election

With about 20 days to the October 10 governorship election in Ondo State, the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Ondo West and East Federal constituency yesterday collapsed its structure into the All Progressives Congress (APC). The ADC led by Wale Akinlosotu and Dr. Obama, joined the APC with all its twenty -two Ward chairmen and […]

Opinion

Akeredolu and the plight of Ijaw community

In 2017, when Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu was elected Governor of Ondo, the people of Arogbo heaved a huge sigh of relief. His emergence inspired so much hope in the minority Ijaw Arogbo Community of Ese-Odo Local Government Area of the state. First, the people believed that Akeredolu, a former President of the Nigeria Bar Association […]

Politics

Election violence amid IGP’s faux pas

In this analysis, BIYI ADEGOROYE argues that security agents must guarantee election integrity and exhibit professionalism instead of mere façade of physical presence in the forthcoming Edo and Ondo governorship elections   With the Supreme Court verdict upholding the Kogi State governorship election penultimate week, despite reported massive electoral violence, including the ignoble role of […]

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Akeredolu pledges to do more in second term

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the 2020 gubernatorial election in Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN) has promised to do more for the state if elected for a second term. Akeredolu described as ‘idle talk’ that he would do less if elected the second time, saying his focus is to ensure […]

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Ondo guber: Buhari endorses Akeredolu, tasks APC on fairness

…urges INEC to observe COVID-19 protocols at polls President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday endorsed the candidature of the incumbent governor of Ondo State, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, for the oncoming governorship election in the state. The President, who presented the party’s flag to Akeredolu at the Presidential Villa, also charged the ruling party to work diligently and […]

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Ondo 2020: Akeredolu pledges inclusive government in second-term

As electorate itched towards October 10 governorship election in Ondo State, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu yesterday assured residents that his government would henceforth be an all-inclusive one. Akeredolu, who is seeking reelection on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) stated this in Okitipupa, headquarters of Okitipupa Local Government Area of the state when […]

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Ondo guber: Akeredolu alleges plot to malign him by his deputy

Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has accused his deputy, Mr. Agboola Ajayi, who is the governorship candidate of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) in the forthcoming governorship election in the state, of alleged plans to malign his person. The governor, who spoke through the spokesperson for the Akeredolu/Aiyedatiwa Campaign Organisation, Olabode Richard Olatunde, yesterday in […]

Politics

2020: Ondo APC, harmonisation and victory

Genuine reconciliation paves the way for harmonious working relationship within a system. And with that comes quality planning and efficiency in implementation. The Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is not unmindful of all these, when it resolved to explore the path of reconciliation, after its governorship primary on July 20. The […]

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LG poll: Akeredolu declares today work-free day

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has declared today as a work-free day for residents of the state to enable them prepare for council election coming up tomorrow. Akeredolu gave the directive yesterday as part of measures for the electorate to have adequate time to prepare for the local government election scheduled for Saturday. In a […]