Tags : Ondo State

PDP Kicks Off Governorship Campaign In Ondo

The MKO Abiola Democracy Park in Akure, the Ondo State capital, was packed with political paraphernalia and supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday, September 12, 2020, as the Party prepared to kick start its governorship campaign for the November 10 election. The venue is being manned by security operatives, including men of […]

Ondo Road Accident: One Person Crushed To Death, Two Others

One person has been crushed to death, while two others sustained injuries in a road traffic crash that occurred in Ikare-Akoko, Ondo State. The crash which happened at around 6:45a.m on Saturday involved a wine colour Toyota Primera with registration number Ang35bv, and a red Bajaj boxer motorcycle with no registration number. According to the […]

“Ondo INEC Fire Incident: A Plot To Rig October 10

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Ondo State, Mr Eyitayo Jegede, has said Thursday’s night fire incident at the Akure office of the Independent NationalElectoral Commission (INEC) was a plot to rig the October 10, 2020 governorship election. Mr Jegede, in a statement by the Director of Media of his campaign organization, MrSamuel […]

Card Readers Destroyed As Fire Guts Ondo INEC Head Office

Barely a month to the Ondo State gubernatorial election, 5,141 card readers meant for the Ondo State governorship election have been destroyed in a fire. The card readers got destroyed at the Akure Office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday, September 10, 2020. The fire ravaged a large container housing smart card […]

80 Dead From Lassa Fever In Ondo State

Lassa fever has recorded more fatalities than the much pronounced Coronavirus disease in Ondo State as the disease has killed 80 persons since January 2020. The Acting Commissioner for Health, Dr Jibayo Adeyeye, stated that the death toll from the coronavirus in the state stands at 31. The acting commissioner gave the figures in Ondo […]

INEC Releases Final List Of Candidates For Ondo Governorship Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission has released the list for the Ondo State governorship election scheduled to hold on October 10. In a statement issued on Friday by Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, the release followed a weekly regular meeting which held on August 20 where the commission deliberated on the conduct […]

Ondo Deputy Governor Resigns From PDP

The Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Agboola Ajayi has resigned his membership from the People’s Democratic Party(PDP). This was made public by a statement from the Media Adviser to the Deputy Governor, Allen Sowore. The Deputy Governor in a statement on Monday, August 10, 2020, appreciated the national leadership and members of the party […]

Ondo, Edo Elections: IPC Holds Virtual Media Training For Journalists

The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos State, Nigeria, is set to conduct a one-day webinar/virtual capacity building session for Journalists ahead of the Ondo and Edo States governorship Elections. The webinar, organized by the International Press Centre, under component 4b: support to media of the European Union Support to Democratic Governance in Nigeria (EU SDGN) […]

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 […]

Kogi Gov Chairs Ondo APC Governorship Primary Election Committee

The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello will be chairing the Ondo State governorship primary election committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC). This comes after the Governor Mai Mala Buni-led Caretaker/Extra-ordinary National Convention Planning Committee on Thursday, July 16, 2020, constituted Primary Election and Appeal Committees ahead of the party’s governorship primary election slated to hold […]