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“Open Grazing, Biggest Threat To National Security” -Fani-Kayode

A former Minister of Aviation, Mr Femi Fani-Kayode, has warned that practice of open grazing could explode Nigeria if not addressed. The former Minister said this on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, while describing the practice of open grazing as the biggest threat to national security. I would be recalled that President Muhammadu Buhari had in […]

Governors Meet With Miyetti Allah, Condemn Criminality

Some Governors have met with the national leadership of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) in Akure, Ondo State capital, and condemned criminal activities by bandits, kidnappers, rapists among others who hide in forests to unleash mayhem on innocent citizens.   The Governors include Engr Seyi Makinde of Oyo State; Mr Gboyega Oyetola of Osun […]

Governors Agree To Ban Open, Night Grazing Across States

Governors of the South-West have agreed to ban all forms of open and night grazing across States within the region.  This resolve was reached on Monday, January 25, 2021, at a meeting between Governors from the South-West region and the leadership of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN). Channels TV reports that rising from […]

Akeredolu Bans Night-Grazing, Orders Herdsmen To Vacate Ondo Forest Reserves

Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu, has ordered herdsmen to vacate all forest reserves in the State within the next seven days. The Governor, who made the proclamation via Twitter on Monday, January 18, 2021, said the order had become imperative due to the increasing incidents of kidnap cases in the State. Arakunrin Akeredolu said […]

‘I Don’t See Anything Wrong With It’: Akeredolu Backs Freezing

Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu of has defended the freezing of Bank accounts belonging to #EndSARS promoters and believes the action is not a conclusion the accounts were used to sponsor acts of treason. While speaking on a Channels TV show, the Governor who doubles as the Chairman of the South-West Governors’ Forum said: […]

Ondo Guber Polls: Governor Akeredolu Re-Elected For Second Term

Arákùnrin Rotimi Akeredolu has been re-elected as Governor of Ondo State on the back of a campaign in which he promised to provide composed and focused leadership marked by economic growth and improved security for people in the State. The incumbent Governor, a former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, swept to victory by winning […]

Ondo Polls: Akeredolu In Early Lead As Collation Continues

The incumbent Governor of Ondo State and candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Arákùnrin Rotimi Akeredolu, ha been in early lead, as the Independent National Electoral Commission began to announce results from the State’s Governorship election held on Saturday. The Governor, who is seeking re-election for another four years, recorded 178,854 votes; while is closest […]

Ondo Election: Residents Out To Vote Their Choice

Voters across 18 Local Governments areas of Ondo State have begun to cast their ballots for the person who will lead them for the next four years. According to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), 17 Parties are on the ballot, although some have collapsed their structures to campaign for others. Incumbent Governor, Arákùnrin Rotimi […]

Akeredolu Wins Nine Aspirants To Emerge As Ondo APC Guber

Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu has emerged the winner of the State All Progressives Congress (APC) Guber primary which took place. Arakunrin Akeredolu polled 2458 votes to defeat other nine aspirants in the election held on Monday, July 20, 2020. Channels TV reports that two of the aspirants, IfeOluwa Oyedele and Olusegun Abraham, had […]

COVID-19: S-West States Entry Points To Be Closed, As Governors

The Entry Points of the six South-West States will be closed forthwith to contain the spread of COVID-19 pandemic. The South-West Governors Forum, comprising Oyo, Ogun, Ondo, Osun, Ekiti and Lagos States, resolved this during its virtual meeting held on Thursday, April 17, 2020. The Governors further agreed that wearing of nose masks will be […]