Again, the restructuring debate
The debate about the structural health of Nigeria has continued unabated in a context, which state actors lack the political will to act in remedial ways. But this year’s celebration of June 12 as the country’s democracy day opened the floodgate for the frontliners and agitators
How 10-year-old N4.3 billion secret account was uncovered, by Ondo government
There was mouth-gaping surprise in Ondo State as N4.3 billion was secretly stashed in a bank account for the past 10 years without following a due process as the Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu-led government
Falana, Mimiko, Ofeimun urge restructuring, say Nigeria is not taken seriously
Intellectuals, scholars and academics from within Nigeria, Africa and as wide as from North America and Europe, including two past governors, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko (Ondo State) and Rauf Aregbesola (Osun State), yesterday gathered to wish Odia Ofeimun, a writer, a happy 70th birthday.
Ondo 2020 and likely emergence of a third force
As political gladiators brace up for the governorship election in Ondo State in October, as announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission...
Ondo PDP refutes Akeredolu’s claim on N220b debt repayment
The major opposition party in Ondo State, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), has faulted the claims by Ondo State government of paying up to 50 percent of the debt inherited from the immediate past Governor Olusegun Mimiko.
Russia-Africa Summit: Mimiko urges Africa to tread with caution
Former Ondo State governor, Olusegun Mimiko has warned that Africa countries have a lot to lose if they do not study the kind of deal it signs with other continents as they are only interested in the continent’s rich natural resources. Mimiko took to twitter yesterday to give a contrary opinion to the deal celebrated by African countries.
Mimiko urges government to give attention to global cocoa political economy
Former Governor Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo State has urged the government to pay attention to the global cocoa political economy to optimize cocoa production.
Why Olusegun Mimiko’s senatorial bid failed to fly
Dr. Olusegun Mimiko has lost his bid to be in the 9th Legislative Assembly to represent his people. His Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) could not fly. Mimiko had bestrode politics of Ondo State for over two decades like Colossus, but one of his political protégées, Ayo Akinyelure of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is the…
Alumni give back to alma mater, seek improved funding of sector
As part of its ‘giving back to the alma mater scheme’, old students of the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA) has refurbished one of the oldest hostels in the institution. The project estimated at N4m, included the total overhauling of the electrical system, new fittings and tiles, provision of modern conveniences, plastering and repainting…
Ondo artisans declare support for Mimiko's Senate bid
Members of the Ondo State Artisans and Trade Union, OSATU, on Thursday, endorsed and declared their support for former Governor of the state, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, as their preferred candidate to represent Ondo Central Senatorial district at the Senate in 2019. The former Governor is the candidate of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) for Ondo…