Let’s wake up, our elders have failed us, Youth Leader charges Nigerian Youths

Nigerians should look at the direction of young professional, competent and intelligent full of integrity among the aspirants coming up for the 2019 general election.   The above were the affirmation of the Convener and Founder, Forum for Emerging Leaders (FELs), Comrade Blessing Akinlosotu on Friday while addressing Journalists in Transcorps Hilton Hotel, Abuja.   The Ondo born social critic noted that going by the records and statistics of corruption, mismanagement and bad leadership in Nigeria, one will conclude that the leaders have failed the good people of this country…

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Ondo may discontinue free education, says Akeredolu

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Thursday said that, if advised by stakeholders in the education sector, his administration might have to discontinue the free education policy for pupils in the state. Akeredolu lamented the deplorable condition of primary and secondary schools in the state, saying there was a need to reform the education system. The governor stated this at the opening ceremony of the 2017 Education Summit held at the International Event Centre, Akure, the state capital. The summit was themed, Repositioning Education and Technology Growth,’ was organised…

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NGO Celebrates International Girl-Child Day in Nigeria

Considering the obstacles- cultural, social, religious and institutional- stacked against the Nigerian girl child, a nongovernmental organization, Child Love and Protection Advocacy Initiative (CLAPAI), has celebrated the girl child during the World girl child celebration recently.   To mark the occasion, which is held every October 11, CLAPAI organized a programme dubbed ‘Project Pad a Girl for Free’.  Mrs Kyenpiya Nyaban, founder and chief executive officer of the orphanage home, based in Jos, Plateau State, said the ideas behind the program was to give girls free sanitary pads for their…

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Wijnaldum declare fit for Liverpool’s game against Huddersfield

Georginio Wijnaldum is fit for Liverpool’s game against Huddersfield Town on Saturday following a knee injury. The Netherlands international missed the Reds’ defeat at Tottenham Hotspur last Sunday after sustaining a knock during the team’s final training session before the match at Wembley. However, Wijnaldum has since returned to full training and is available for this weekend’s Anfield meeting with David Wagner’s side. “The knee is good now,” the midfielder told Liverpoolfc.com at Melwood on Thursday. “I was unlucky that in training before the game I had a kick on…

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Dasuki Gate: Olisa Metuh Breaks silence, says “I Will Never Connive Against Jonathan”

Press Statement My attention has been drawn to a release by the Save Ijaw Nation Group wherein they alleged that the order given by the court in my trial was negotiated by me as a means of letting me “off the hook”. They also stated that I surrendered myself to be used to drag down former President Goodluck Jonathan and impugn on his character and person. In the light of this and in deference to the former President, I have elected to make these clarifications personally. First of all, I…

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Foundation Donate Relief Material to Benue Flood Victims

Relief came the way of some victims of the recent flood that ravaged some parts of Benue State courtesy of some donation of assorted food items by a non-governmental organization, Elohim Development Foundation (EDF) in partnership with MMM Nigeria.   At the end of the food distribution exercise which took place in  Kirghir community of Markurdi, Benue State capital, the NGO said a total of 100 households comprising 595 people benefitted from the donation.   Timothy Kerse, one of the beneficiaries of the food items, commended the foundation for deeming…

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MMM Partners NGO to Fete Biu’s IDPs

In order to combat acute malnutrition, which has become a humanitarian crisis among internally displaced persons(IDPs) in Biu Camp, Biu Local Government Area of Borno State, the online non-interest financial scheme, MMM (Nigerian chapter), has made some huge financial donation to the camp.   The donation from MMM is coming on the heels of an appeal for fund launched by a nongovernmental organization called  Displaced Women/Children Foundation to help boost food stock in the camp as well as undertake some oral hygiene to combat somebody infections affecting some persons in…

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My Major Priority is to make Ondo the Number One destination of Investors in Nigeria -Akeredolu

The Ondo State Governor, Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has said that his major priority in office is to make the state the number one destination of investors in Nigeria by year 2020.   Speaking during the Inauguration of the board of the State Development and Investment Promotion Agency (ONDIPA) on Thursday in Akure, the state capital, Akeredolu said the state has no reason to rely on federal allocation from Abuja before she could meet her commitments to the people if the large deposits of mineral and agricultural resources in the…

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Exploring Bitumen in Ondo State Can Create 30,000 Jobs in One Year-Akarakiri

The Akure, Ondo state born Oluwafemi Akarakiri is an Oil and Gas expert with over 20 years working experience across multinational organizations in different part of the world. He was until his recent appointment as Senior Special Assistant to Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on Energy and Mineral resources, the Regional Manager, West Africa, Wetherford Nigeria. In This Interview with Tope Olumoke, the former Country Manager, Netherland and Denmark, Ocean-views Oil Services speaks on the investment drive of the state government and what the state stand to benefit by industrializing the state…

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Our Number One Goal is to End Importation of Bitumen into Nigeria —Boye Oyewumi, CEO, ONDIPA

Boye Oyewumi, a former APC Governorship Aspirant is the Special Adviser to Ondo State Governor on Development and Investment/ Chief Executive Officer of the newly established Ondo State Development and Investment Promotion Agency (ONDIPA). In this interview, Oyewumi speaks on some of the efforts of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu’s administration through his agency towards the economic development and industrialization of the state.   Excerpts;   Tell us about the newly formed ONDIPA that you are coordinating for Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu   Well, ONDIPA stands for Ondo State Development and Investment Promotion Agency, this is meant…

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