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Ondo Govt begins road rehabilitation


Ondo State Government has commenced the rehabilitation of the failed portions of both State and Federal roads across the 18 Local Government Areas of the state. Saka Yusuf-Ogunleye, the state Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, made this known to newsmen in Akure on Friday. He said that the state government had to carry out the repair as it had become ...

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2019 Budget: Ondo civil servants get N500m housing loan

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Civil servants in Ondo State will have access to N500 million housing loans in the year 2019, the Head of Service (HOS), Barr. Toyin Akinkuotu has disclosed. Akinkuotu assured civil servants in the state of better welfare in the fiscal year, promising that the housing loans would be jerked up as soon as the state’s revenue increases. Akinkuotu who spoke ...

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Landlords send Ondo State judiciary packing over unpaid rent

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Some Landlords whose houses were being used as magistrate courts have given the Ondo State Judiciary a quit notice over inability of the judicial arm of government to pay rents of property converted mainly for adjudication purposes for several years. Until the building of new Magistrate Courts in Akure, the state capital, the courts had used Olukayode House at Oshinle ...

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Ondo govt. designates N50b for rehabilitation of roads

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Ondo State government has said it had earmarked about N50 billion in the 2018 budget for rehabilitation of roads in the state toward making them free of potholes. The Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr Yemi Olowolabi said this in an interview with journalists on Tuesday in Akure. Olowolabi said that the people of the state were happy with the ...

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Experts warn Akeredolu about imposing Land use charge on Ondo residents


Experts in Ondo State, under the umbrella of Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria (APBN) have kicked against Governor Akeredolu’s proposed Land Use Charge. The stakeholders cautioned Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu to drop the idea of imposing land use charges on residents in the face of the current economic hardship. The Chairman of the Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria, APBN, ...

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Akeredolu flags off construction of N19.3bn link road between Niger Delta and Lagos


Akeredolu flags off the construction of the N19.3 billion coastline road linking Ondo and Lagos States has been flagged. The 51 kilometer Araromi-Akodo/Ibeju-Lekki road project is jointly funded by by Ondo State Oil Producing Area Development Commission (OSOPADEC} and Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC]. Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state performed the ceremony on Thursday at Araromi Seaside, Ilaje Local ...

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Governor Akeredolu committed to provide 500km access roads

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Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Wednesday reiterated the commitment of his administration to constructing 500 kilometres access roads to link farms to the city. Akeredolu made this known while inaugurating some projects in Ondo Central Senatorial District to commemorate his administration’s one year in office. He said that Idanre community would also benefit from the access roads to ...

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How I Started Real Estate Business in School

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Olatunbosun Okpeseyi the CEO of Lord Cowries Limited, is a certified auctioneer, real estate mogul and a practicing barrister who loves to keep himself busy doing something new. In this interview with The Sun, he narrated how it all started in his university years. So how did you start? I started doing some of these things right from my university days. ...

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Oka, Ondo residents protest over incessant activities of land grabbers

Ondo residents protest over incessant activities of land grabbers in the town

The Nation reports that residents of Oka in Ondo West Local Government Area of Ondo State yesterday protested what they called incessant activities of land grabbers in the town. They said the traditional ruler, Olusegun Adegoju, the Oloja, and some prominent indigenes recently requested the original documents of their landed property. The protesters marched round major streets and converged on ...

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Ondo state governor assures residents of adequate security

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PM News reports that the Ondo state governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on Monday said his administration was working with security agencies in the state to provide security for all residents of the state, including traditional rulers. Akeredolu said this in Akure at the inauguration of the State Council of Obas and maiden meeting with traditional rulers in Akure. According to him, ...

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