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The Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN has urged the State Command of the Nigeria Police to take adequate measures to secure Correctional Homes across the State. The governor said, “This becomes very compelling in view of the disturbing trend of incessant attacks on Correctional Homes in some States that border Ondo State. […]

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has granted the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) approval to take over the reconstruction of 21 federal roads across the country. It was stated in a council meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the presidential villa, Abuja on Wednesday. Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, who disclosed […]

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has warned the general public about the antics of fraudsters trying to defraud innocent people through fake eNaira social media handles. This has resulted to the removal of eNaira wallet from Google Playstore barely 48 hours of its launch. The ratings of eNaira Speed wallet on Apple App Store have […]

Editor, Smile Igbekele Old students of Igbotako Community Grammar School, Igbotako in Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State have been admonished to relieve the parents by taking over government levy commonly known as P.T.A levy. Igbotako based legal practitioner, Barrister Oluremi Olabiwonnu gave this admonition while performing the swearing in ceremony for the pioneering […]

An Ondo State High Court sitting in Akure, the State Capital has resolved a dispute over ownership of land hosting the State-owned Araromi Obu Rubber plantation in favour of Ikale comprising Okitipupa and Irele Local Governments in Ondo South Senatorial District. The court presided by Justice Olanrewaju Akeredolu granted the customary ownership of the expanse […]

Engr. Sam Ayadi Yala, the Director of Studies , Yala Matrix Schools along Igbodigo road, Okitipupa has said his decision to establish Yala Matrix Schools was borne out of his desire to give back to the society. Engr. Ayadi who retired as a Director from Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), spoke earlier yesterday on the […]

It was a jolly session at Ode Aye, in Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State on Saturday when XLEM Club of Nigeria celebrated 3 of its members. The event that took place at the residence of president of the club, Engineer Niyi Ogunwa Oboli, FCA had the trio of Comrade Oluwarotimi Adeyehun and Ilemobayo […]

-Steve Ovirih. The President of Ikale World Congress (IWC), an association of Ikales in the Disapora, Chief Dayo Ayebo visited Awawa FM Radio Station yesterday. Chief Ayebo is in Nigeria as a follow-up mission after the Ikale Security Observer Summit which held at Gen. Bajowa’s residence at Igbotako this day last month. In an exclusive […]

The Proprietress, Oluwatoyin Catering and Hotel Management, Okitipupa, Mrs. Oluwatoyin Akintelure has said that as the labour market is becoming explosives, young graduates should be ready to struggle, not only to be self employed, but be employers of labour. Mrs. Akintelure offered this counselling yesterday as her trainees engaged in the first practical at her […]

The Jagunmolu of Ikaleland and Ojagbulegun from The Source, Prince Dr (Gen) Olu Bajowa, OFR has on behalf of his affable wife, the Regent of Ayeka kingdom, HRH, Princess Barr Oluyemi Bajowa and himself as the Chairman of Awawa Communications Limited, he expressed their hearty congratulations on the occasion of the birthday anniversary of the […]

Another laurel was added to the plethora of recognition awards that have come the way of the Regent of Ayeka kingdom, Her Royal Highness, Barr. Oluyemi Bajowa as The National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools ( NAPPS), Irele Local Government chapter dedicated a special one for the Regent while marking its 2021 NAPPS Day. […]

Some Monarchs in Ondo State have called out for urgent need to tackle the increase of insecurity in the Northern Senatorial District of the State. The Monarchs from Ikaram, GedeGede and Ajowa, in Akoko Northwest Local Government Area have appealed to the Police to draft more personnel to the area in order to effectively curb […]

The Ondo State Government has released the results of the 2021 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) for Junior Secondary School students (JSS3) in the state. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science & Technology, Mrs. Lola Amuda said candidates/schools could henceforth access their results on www.odsgexams.com, using their registration pin number(s). The Basic Education Certificate […]

It was a joyful celebration at the Apostolic Church Okitipupa Area Headquarters Lebi at the induction service of the first Area Superintendent of LAWNA Territory, Pastor Paul Oluwafemi Oloruntoba and his wife, Deaconess Oloruntoba. The newly inducted Area Superintendent, Pastor Oloruntoba cannot hide his joy and appreciation to God. He glorified God for the great […]

The Jagunmolu of Ikaleland and the Ojagbulegun from the Source has congratulated Mr. Martins Oloja on his elevation and appointment as the Managing Director and Editor-in-Chief of the Guardian Newspapers. In a statement personally signed by General Bajowa and made available to newsmen, the Chairman of Awawa Communications Limited noted that Mr. Martins Oloja’s new […]

Parents Teachers Association (PTA) and other stakeholders have appealed to the government and all concerned groups and individuals to come to the rescue of the management of Idepe High School, Ode-Idepe to rehabilitate hall of the school and other buildings that were destroyed by rainstorm yesterday Wednesday. Among those who called for assistance were Principal […]

-News Editor, Smile Igbekele n a related development, the Secretary to the Ondo State Government, Princess Catherine Oladunni Odu has congratulated Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on his victory at the Supreme Court on Wednesday 28th July, 2021. The first female Secretary to the State Government (SSG) featured in a live programme on Awawa94.1 FM Radio, Ayeka […]

Story covered by Awawa Reporters- Oluwasegun Isaac, Damilola Adetemihin and SIWES student Oluchi Nodobu. The beauty behind a meritorious service to ones father land is always appreciated when such Civil Service worker attains retirement point and colleagues converge to celebrate him or her. As two (2) Teachers on Thursday, 24th June, 2021, disengaged from Service, […]

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has challenged the National Executive Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party to suspend him from the party. This follows talks from within the party that no one can be bigger than the party, and that he may be suspended. The governor has remained vocal against some party leaders following calls […]

On the entertainment scene, Famous music duo, P-Square, comprising the twin maestros , Peter and Paul Okoye, have notified the public that they would decide on their retirement. Reacting to the trending videos of their impressive performance from their concert in London as part of their 100 cities world tour, which commenced in September, Peter […]

The Nasarawa State Emergency Management Agency has said no fewer than 361,000 persons have been displaced by flooding across the state. Executive Secretary, NASEMA, Zachary Allumaga, told newsmen on Thursday in Lafia that there was possibility that the flood could displace one million people in the state before the end of the rainy season. Allumaga […]

Femi Fani-Kayode, former Aviation Minister and a supporter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, says the Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has destroyed the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The human rights lawyer stated this via a post on his social media handle while reacting to Wike’s recent outburst against the […]

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, may have decided to buy sophisticated weapons, according to him, “to protect his people.” This is contained in a statement on Thursday signed by Governor Akeredolu, wherein he lampooned the federal government for playing double standard with the nation’s security. Akeredolu wondered why Amotekun, a Southwest regional security outfit, could […]

Wilfred Ndidi has been ruled out of the Super Eagles friendly game with Desert Foxes of Algeria next Tuesday due to injury. This was revealed by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on their Twitter handle on Thursday morning. Though the nature of the injury was not disclosed, the NFF disclosed that Ndidi has left the […]

Seasoned journalist and publisher of Ovation international magazine Dele Momodu has reacted to the decision of some Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftains that pulled out of the 2023 campaign team of the party’ s flag bearer, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar . It would be recalled that Governor Nyesom Wike’s team reportedly pulled out of the campaign […]

The Pro-Chancellor, Osun State University (UNIOSUN), Mallam Yusuf Ali, SAN, has asked the Nigerian government to review the salaries of lecturers across the country to meet the realities of rising inflation. Ali, while speaking at the 11th convocation ceremony of UNIOSUN at Olagunsoye Oyinlola Auditorium, admonished traditional rulers, as the father of the nation, to […]

Two governors from the south western part of Nigeria, Dapo Abiodun of Ogun state and his counterpart in Ondo, Rotimi Akeredolu, are on a collision path over the approval and planned installation of traditional rulers in 4 communities on border towns. The communities affected included Irokun, Obinehin, Idigbengben and Araromi seaside which Ogun state commissioner […]

Ondo state Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has lambasted the Federal Government of Nigeria, noting that the country cannot have two systems. In a statement on Thursday, Akeredolu reacted to the video showing the Katsina security outfit obtaining the approval to bear arms. The governor’s reaction followed federal government’s denial of the Western Nigeria Security Network (Amotekun […]


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