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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, […]

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has assured residents of his government’s resolve to finish the Red Rail Line project.  He gave the assurance on Sunday during an extensive inspection of construction activities round the Lagos Rail Mass Transit (LRMT) Red Line project. He said the Red Line is a project conceived and started by […]

The National Union of Electricity Employees, Kano Electricity Distribution Company chapter, on Monday, issued a 14 day strike notice to the management of KEDCO over unremitted deducted pension to Pension Fund Administrators, among others. The workers threatened to cripple the operations of the distribution company if the management failed to do the needful. In a […]

The Imo State Police Command has begun a manhunt for the killers of four police officers attached to the Agwa Divisional Police Headquarters in the Oguta Local Government Area of the state. Gunmen had on Friday night attacked the police station, killed four cops, and burnt vehicles at the premises. They also went to the […]

The National Association of Ogun State Students, NAOSS, on Saturday faulted former Governor of the state, Ibikunle Amosun’s claim that the 2019 election was rigged in favour of Governor Dapo Abiodun. NAOSS said Amosun admitted that the election that ushered him into the Senate in 2019 was also rigged. Amosun, who is the Ogun Central […]

The management of Osun State Polytechnic, Iree has said it never delayed any Higher National Diploma (HND) graduate of the Institution from going for the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) as and when due. The institution also denied the receipt of N20,000 from each student for verification purposes. Newsmen reported that some graduates of Higher […]

Unknown hoodlums, on Friday night, set ablaze the Ede residence of the parents of Kofoworola Babajide. Babajide is the Minority Leader in the Osun State House of Assembly. It was also gathered that residents of Ede town are now living in fear in the aftermath of the incident. Babajide, while speaking to journalists on Saturday […]

Following the kidnap of a traditional head and three other people in Ondo State two days ago, the abductors have demanded N50 million in exchange for the release of the victims. The kidnappers got in touch with the victims’ families hours after the abduction, according to a family source for one of the victims. On […]

Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu,SAN, has congratulated Ondo State-born Olympian and Nigerian Wrestling Star, Odunayo Adekuoroye, for winning Gold for the country in the ongoing 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. Adekuoroye, on Friday defeated her rival Anshu Malik of India to win Gold in the Women’s 57kg Freestyle Wrestling. Governor Akeredolu hailed the Commonwealth […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) to produce more solar cells to boost the alternative power sources for use by citizens and organizations in Nigeria. The Chief Executive Officer of NASENI, Mohammed Haruna, made this known to Journalists on Friday, after he met behind closed doors with […]

The Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on Customs and Excise, Senator Francis Fadahunsi, has said his colleagues in the upper chamber of the National Assembly, have made up their mind to sack the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan if he made any attempt to frustrate their impeachment process against President Muhammadu Buhari next month. Fadahunsi […]


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