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.
Akeredolu: Despite recall from ‘suspension’, fresh hurdles on road to 2020
The suspension order placed on Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, by the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been lifted, yet it does not guarantee him the party’s governorship ticket for another term.
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…
Once again, Mimiko alters game in Ondo senatorial race
Less than three months to the 2019 general elections, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko has tampered with the political template of Ondo State. He has dropped his Presidential ambition.
Mimiko backs out of presidential race
The Zenith Labour Party Presidential candidate Olusegun Mimiko Thursday backed out of the presidential race to contest Ondo central senatorial seat in 2019. In a statement received by The Guardian, John Paul Akinduro, Mimiko's spokesman said he announced his withdrawal from the race while meeting with the party faithful and some national leaders of the…
2019 presidential candidates: Fresh faces, little presence - Part 2
Donald Duke–Social Democratic Party (SDP) Duke is former governor of Cross River State. He was governor from 1999-2007. He was among the best governors of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party. He is very amiable and articulate, perhaps in line with his background as a lawyer. At the expiration of his second term in 2007, he…
Junaid Mohammed seeks support for Donald Duke
Ahead of the 2019 polls, notable politician, Dr. Junaid Mohammed has urged Nigerians to support the Presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party, Donald Duke.