The main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP is hoping to replicate their Edo winning feat in Ondo as the state governorship election holds today. The election is a three sided contest among Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Eyitayo Jegede of the PDP and Deputy Governor Agboola Ajayi of the Zenith Labour Party, ZLP. True, each of the three candidates stands a chance of winning the election. But, the main battle is between Akeredolu of APC and Jegede of the PDP.
Ahead of the July 20 governorship primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, the state Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, yesterday visited six local government areaa to woo delegates in the central senatorial district of the state. The Governor was accompanied by one of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s ministers, the Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Tayo Alasoadura and other leaders of the party in the state to the six local government areas in the central
It is no longer news that several lives were lost at Akungba-Akoko on Saturday 31st of October 2020, when an articulated vehicle lost control due to a brake failure and rammed into the community market located on the high way, thereby killing several innocent People, both traders in the market and the passerby. It has become a custom in Yoruba land that most of their markets are always located along the major road in the town, this is a bad custom that must be addressed to prevent further unnecessary lost of
Top government officials in Federal Civil Service are in panic mode following the directives of President Muhammad Buhari for Accountant General of the Federation to publish daily treasury summary statements of financial inflows and outflows. President Buhari gave the directives at the official launch of the Financial Transparency Policy and Implementation Guidelines by the administration in Abuja. Although, many Nigerians have applauded Buhari for introducing another policy to prevent corruption but some c
It was a carnival-like atmosphere yesterday in Abuja as the Ondo state Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, submitted his Expression of Interest and Nomination forms at the APC National Secretariat in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The party’s secretariat located at Blantyre Street, Off Adetokunbo Ademola Road snowballed into huge celebration as joyous party members solidarised with the governor. Aside the carnival mood of the event, the party men also reeled out the solid achievements of Governor Akere
1. President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday disclosed that he would recover all looted funds under the immediate past administration of President Goodluck Jonathan, saying he was determined to set the country free from the shackles of corruption. The President made this known in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina. 2. A Tuesday meeting of the APC Senators to reconcile their differences on the party leadership in the Senate has hit the bricks. The meeting ended abruptly
Ahead of next Monday All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship primary election in Ondo State, the Minister of State for Niger-Delta Affairs, Senator Tayo Alasoadura, has said the state Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, remains the best among the aspirants. Alasoadura who spoke on the reason he was supporting Governor Akeredolu to fly the flag of the APC ahead of the October 10 governorship poll in the state stressed that none of the aspirants is better than him to win the party’s ticket in the July 20 primary.
The Federal Government has promised to deliver the four sections of the East West road connecting Delta, Bayelsa, Akwa Ibom and Rivers State in the Niger Delta Region before 2023. This was disclosed during an interview session with the Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Mr Tayo Alasoadura while on inspection duty to ascertain the level of work done so far on the project.
President Muhammadu Buhari was in Akure, Info State capital to commissions laudable projects initiated by the Info State Governor, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu (Aketi) to mark his third years in office. The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari who was received into Ondostate for the commissioning of Ore Flyover Interchange and the Ondo-Linyil Industrial hub by the host Governor, deputy governor of the state, Hon Agboola Ajayi, other South West Governors,Edo State Governor,
The Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Tayo Alasoadura, said he received with great sadness news of the passage of Iralepo from the Isinkan community in Akure South Ondo State Local Government, Oba Joseph Olu-Ojo. The monarch joined his ancestors last week. The Minister, in a statement by his Media Aide, Dayo Joe, described the death of the traditional ruler as a great loss to Isinkan and the entire state."The late monarch was a humble and modest ruler who lived a life of service to his people,
BREAKING! Monitor How Much FIRS, NNPC, JAMB, Others Earn, Spend Daily As FG Launches Treasury Portal
BREAKING! Monitor How Much FIRS, NNPC, JAMB, Others Earn, Spend Daily As FG Launches Treasury Portal The Federal Government has inaugurated an Open Treasury Portal which gives Nigerians access to daily treasury statement stating how monies that come into government coffers are spent. The directive to publish daily, summary of financial inflows and outflows were given by the President to all ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) on Monday at the launch of the Financial Transparency Policy and Implement
The Federal Government has applied for N245.6 billion loan ($800m) from the China Exim Bank for the construction of the Section V of the East-West highway project from Oron in Akwa Ibom state to Calabar, the Cross River State capital. The highway, which is the flagship project being handled by the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs, was however, estimated to cost about $1.07 billion. Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, , Senator Tayo Alasoadura disclosed this at the interactive session with Ministries,
Niger Delta youths, who were enrolled for free education in various Nigerian universities under the amnesty programme, have protested the non-payment of their monthly upkeep and textbook allowances. The youths, under the aegis of the Coalition of Concerned Niger Delta Amnesty Students, have petitioned the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, and the Minister of State in the Ministry, Mr Tayo Alasoadura, and copied the leadership of the National Assembly. The students, in their petition, signed
The Nigerian Federal government led by President Muhammadu Buhari has on Monday officially unveil an Open Treasury Portal through the office of the Accountant General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris as directed by President Buhari. This is aim at embracing Financial Transparency and driving the anti-corruption war of this administration. The initiative aims at insuring transparency in government, as well as curbing corruption in Ministries, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs). President Muhammadu Buhari, furthe
The story of former Senator Tayo Alasoadura readily comes to mind when doing the comparative example between a Job and a career. The current minister Alasoadura who is a chartered accountant, started work in 1974 as a messenger at Balogun Ayinfalu Badejo & Co, an audit firm, from where he rose through the ranks to become the managing partner and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the same firm” In just 16 years, he rose from being a messenger to the CEO of the same company. His story is similar to that o
I’m too big to attack Akeredolu’s Commissioner —Minister, Alasoadura Following the political tension in Akure , Ondo State capital, Akure North Local Government Area over the attack on Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu Commissioner, Tayo Alasoadura, Minister of State for the Niger Delta, has made it know that he was not the mastermind of Thursday's attack on Saka Yusuf Ogunleye, Ondo State Commissioner for Works. Ogunleye was said to have been attacked by some angry youth who had invaded All Progressives
The Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF), Ahmed Idris, got a directive from President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday on the country’s daily income and expenditure. He was asked to create an Open Treasury Portal (OTP) where information on financial transactions would be provided every day. Buhari spoke through the Minister of State for Niger Delta, Senator Tayo Alasoadura, at the launch of the Federal Government financial transparency policy/open-treasury portal in Abuja. The President told the AGF tha
The Nigerian Federal government led by President Muhammadu Buhari has on Monday launched an Open Treasury Portal through the office of the Accountant General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris as directed by President Buhari. This is aim at embracing Financial Transparency and driving the anti-corruption war of this administration. The initiative aims at ensuring transparency in government, as well as curbing corruption in Ministries, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs). President Muhammadu Buhari, who spoke while
In 16 years, he rose from being a messenger to the CEO of the same company - Jobs & Career Comparism
The story of former Senator Tayo Alasoadura readily comes to mind when doing the comparative example between a Job and a career. The current minister Alasoadura who is a chartered accountant, started work in 1974 as a messenger at Balogun Ayinfalu Badejo & Co, an audit firm, from where he rose through the ranks to become the managing partner and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the same firm” In just 16 years, he rose from being a messenger to the CEO of the same company. His story is similar to that
It is obvious that APC recently directed all members to revalidate their membership. There are different noise about factions in the party, All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo has commenced the registration and validation of its members and the deadline is already known which is to be 2 February 2021. You will recall that one of the Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu's Commissioners, Commissioner for Works, Saka Yusuf Ogunleye, who hailed from the said local government, was attacked last week by some angry