July 27, 2016

AKETI: On the Morrow, a Decade After

Rotimi Akeredolu SAN

Issues of existence and living bear an unending relevance on the affairs of mortals. Challenges of being reveal the character of people. Some scrounge for survival; anything and anybody of considerable worth are dispensable. Crass materialism defines them. They live on the fringe of existence, content with significant crumbs. Scant attention is paid to the idea of “otherness”. Possessing infinite …

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July 27, 2016

Mimiko praises Aketi as he turns sixty and other news from across the web

Aketi at 60

Aketi turns 60, reveals some of his perspectives and plans for his administration in the areas of agriculture and the economy. This is the weekly round-up of happenings online for Akeredolu 2017. Aketi turned 60 on Thursday July 21, 2016. He celebrated it by having a communion and thanksgiving service on Saturday July 23, 2016 at St. Andrews Anglican Church, …

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June 27, 2016

INEC must Extend the Continuous Voters Registration Exercise

Continuous voters registration

It is general knowledge that INEC had commenced the Continuous Voters Registration process in Ondo and Edo States on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 with a scheduled end date on Sunday, June 26, 2016. The five-day exercise was expected to provide an opportunity for eligible voters in the states to register; preparatory to the forthcoming governorship elections in the two states. …

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June 20, 2016

Akeredolu hails APC for Edo governorship primary

Former Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) President Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN) has hailed the Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the party’s national leadership for Saturday’s successful governorship primary in the state. The leading APC governorship aspirant in Ondo State said the peaceful and transparent primary in Edo State was an indication of the party’s belief in internal …

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June 20, 2016

June 12: The Pains, Gains and Prospects

Most Nigerians appear to accept the symbolic significance of the annulled presidential election of June 12, 1993, widely believed to have been won by late M.K.O Abiola. The mystique quality of the day finds expression, not only in the denudation of sycophants and hypocrites who benefitted immensely from the unfortunate contrivance, but more importantly, it served as the catalyst for …

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June 13, 2016

Akeredolu Tasks Leaders On June 12

Former president of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN), has commended the resilience and sacrifice of Nigerians which culminated in the enthronement of democratic governance in the country. Akeredolu, a governorship aspirant in Ondo State on the platform of the All Progressives Party (APC) praised Nigerians for consolidating on the enthronement of democracy by voting into power progressive …

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June 7, 2016

We defeated PDP in Ondo State; Any election now in Ondo State is for APC to lose

Sweet fm 107.1’s Victor Mark asks Akeredolu about current national issues, the role of the Nigerian Bar Association and an appraisal of  the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Regarding the chances of his party, the APC, he was confident citing the previous election where the APC “defeated PDP in Ondo State… Any election now in Ondo State is for APC to lose” …

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May 29, 2016

Our Quest for Real Recovery

President Muhammadu Buhari presented a speech encapsulating government’s realistic engagement with socio-economic issues in the last one year since the administration commenced its Programme of Redemption. The speech was rendered with reassuring freshness which rekindles hope. The simplicity of rendition and the uncharacteristic candour of the president was a clear departure from the usual drool and drab of the immediate …

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May 23, 2016

My Testament

Having enjoyed the special grace of the Almighty to complete a comprehensive tour of all the Local Government Areas in Ondo State in the last couple of weeks, I express my gratitude, most profusely to all those who made these rare interactions with-our-people-possible. I am most humbled by the enthusiastic display of love, uncommon warmth and understanding by all, regardless …

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