Since you stepped down due to incapacitation, leave me alone, Akingboye fires at critics

People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship Aspirant from Okitipupa Local Government Area in Ondo State, Otunba Bamidele Akingboye, on Saturday fired at Engr Niyi Ogunwa Oboli and Barr Bimpe Olatemiju, asking them to leave him alone after they both stepped down for Dr. Eddy Olafeso, a governorship aspirant of the party ahead Ondo State Governorship election in October 10, this year. In a statement on Saturday by his Media Aide, Oyeniyi Iwakun, Akingboye said that he does not hold anything against his brothers Oboli and Bimpe who have decided to sheath their swords of ambition for another person due to incapacitation

By |May 2nd, 2020|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , |0 Comments

25-year-old arrested by Police after robbing provision store in Okitipupa

The police in Okitipupa, Ondo State, have arrested a-25-year-old Adeyemi Samuel, for allegedly robbing a provision store at gunpoint in Okitpupa town with other two members of his gang currently at large, Starnews NG has learnt. Starnews reports that the three-men armed robbery gang on Saturday night, allegedly robbed a provision store of one Mrs Bose at gunpoint, at the junction of Kuye street, in Okitipupa town, under Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State, around 10 P.M in the night. According to Ejulenen 93.7 FM, the robbers stormed the provision shop and looted an undisclosed amount of money; while

By |January 19th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Man arrested for allegedly attempting to kidnap a baby in Okitipupa

The police in Okitipupa, Ondo State, have arrested a suspect who allegedly attempted to kidnap a baby in Omowa street of Okitipupa Local Government Area in Ondo State on Monday, Starnews can report. CSP Alabi Abiodun, the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Okitipupa Local Government Police Station, on Wednesday, confirmed the incident to Starnews’ correspondent on phone. Starnews gathered that the suspect, known as Nsen Godwin, allegedly kidnapped the baby while playing outside the baby’s house with his elder brother. An Eye witness who spoke under the condition of anonymity alleged that the suspect carried the baby through various shortcut

By |January 8th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

NGO flags off distribution of school sandals in Okitipupa

A non govermental organisation, Safe Future Foundation, on Friday, flagged off the distribution of free school sandals to primary school pupils of Okitipupa Local Government of Ondo State. Beneficiaries of the free school sandals Starnews reports that the programme was flagged off at L.A Primary School, Iju-Odo, in Okitipupa local goverment of Ondo State. The convener of Safe Future Foundation (SFF), Comrade Sunday Arogbo said, the aim of the organisation is to touch the lives of the people at the grassroots level. Comrade Arogbo Sunday (left) addressing the pupils Speaking at the event, the chairman of Okitipupa Local Government Area

By |November 8th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |1 Comment

Woman cries for help in Okitipupa as burglars steal goods worth over N8M from her shop

She bursted into tears uncontrollably as she explained her travail to Starnews Correspondent. She said: “I’m finished; I couldn’t believe my only investment is gone. I can’t just explain how this could have happened? First Bank is very close to my shop, and this pharmaceutical store is almost opposite my shop. Both of them have armed security guards who are always on duty at night.” “My shop is on the road as you can see yourself. Only God knows how they burgled my shop and stole all my goods without anyone noticing them. This is strange ... really strange to

By |October 30th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Breaking: Okitipupa LG Boss Reshuffles Portfolios of Supervisory Councilors

Sets up committees on environmental sanitation The chairman of Okitipupa Local Government of Ondo State, Omo'ba Abayomi Adesanya, on Thursday, reshuffled the portfolios of some supervisory councilors.  He also set up Committees on Environmental Sanitation. According to his Media Aide, Martins Fasusi, in a statement made available to newsmen in Okitipupa, Ondo State, the redeployment was aimed at repositioning the local government for optimal performance. The names of the affected Supervisors and their new portfolios are as follows : 1). Faniyi Folorunsho -Health. 2). Akinsulere Monday -Community, Youths and Sports. 3). Mrs Omosebi Remilekun -Women Affairs. 4). Olowogboye Folorunsho -

By |October 24th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

Okitipupa Council Boss Meets Eminent Elders Over Community Development

* Names Ilutitun Broad Street after HRM. (Late) Oba Daniel Ikusika Juba, the Rebuja of Osooro Land The chairman, Okitipupa Local Government, Omo'ba Abayomi Adesanya, on Tuesday, met with stakeholders in Okitipupa local government of Ondo State, to discuss some challenges facing the local government area which bothers on community development. The stakeholders’ meeting cuts across Eminent Elders  - an assemblage of apolitical group of retired Elder Statesmen from various Ikale communities who had distinguished themselves in various field of human endeavours, led by Comrade Goke Iwamotigha, according to a statement signed by his Media Aide, Martins Fasusi.  Starnews reports

By |October 23rd, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

Flood takes over major road of community in Ondo

By Ayodeji Allen Over 1,000 residents of Ayeka/Igbodigo Community under Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State have been hindered from going about their lawful businesses as the only road linking the community was heavily flooded because of a-four-day torrential rainfall. Starnews reports that the main road linking three communities of Ode-Ayeka, Igbodigo and Igodan have been taken over by the flood and residents of the affected communities cannot go to their offices and business places. The route is not accessible to vehicles, motorcycles and passerby. The residents are consequently left with the option of going out with canoes because

By |October 10th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Man Who Set Girlfriend’s Family of Nine Ablaze In Ondo Arrested

Ondo State Police Command have arrested, Deji Adenuga, the suspected murderer who set ablaze nine members of his estranged girlfriend’s family in Igbodigo, in Okitipupa Local Government Area of the State. The Public Relations Officer of the command, SP Femi Joseph confirmed the arrest today in Akure. According to Joseph, the suspect was arrested under a bridge, along Lagos/Benin Expressway in Ijebu Ode, Ogun State. Adenuga is said to be one of the inmates that escaped from the Olokuta Prison in Akure, Ondo State during the prison break that occurred in 2013.

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2019 Election: Atiku’s Wife Takes Campaign To Ondo South

*Urges Ondo women to vote Atiku as next president of Nigeria  Mrs Titi Atiku, wife of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), on Friday, stormed Ondo South Senatorial District of Ondo State with her campaign train, to mobilise large group of women in support of her husband presidential ambition, ahead of February general election in Nigeria.   Ondo South women   Mrs Titi was received at exactly 5 :30 P.M by group of women and party leaders who converged across the six Local Governments of Ondo South at Domfav Hotel and Suites

By |January 26th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments
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