FG, States, LGs share N617bn for payment of minimum wage

FG, States, LGs share N617bn for payment of minimum wage

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF), Mr Ahmed Idris, on Tuesday said the Federal Government shared N617.56 billion as revenue generated in March to the three tiers of government. However, he disclosed that the implementation of the new minimum wage had technically commenced and that arrears would be paid once its cash-backed. The amount showed a decrease of about N2.29 billion from what was shared in February. Idris said this at a…

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Two Ritualists Nabbed in Ondo over Removal of Women’s Breasts, Private Parts

Two Ritualists Nabbed in Ondo over Removal of Women’s Breasts, Private Parts

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Two suspected ritualists who have been allegedly killing aged women in Akoko area of Ondo state and clinically removing their breasts and other sensitive organs including private parts, have met their waterloo on Tuesday. They were said to have been apprehended by some youths at Arigidi Akoko following an attempt to kill another woman in the town where an 80year-old grandmother was gruesomely murdered last week. An eyewitness said, “as ritual killings…

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Communities Agitating for Creation of 97 LCDAs in Ondo -Committee Chairman

Communities Agitating for Creation of 97 LCDAs in Ondo -Committee Chairman

By: Ade Adeleke Ninety-four Memoranda have been submitted by communities across Ondo state that are demanding the creation of Local Government Council Development Areas, (LCDA’s). The Chairman of LCDAs creation committee, Prince Adelanke Odogiyon who revealed the figure while speaking with newsmen in Akure, explained that the committee’s members would reconvened next week Tuesday to review the memoranda. He explained that the members would not only visit the proposed LCDA’s but would also study each…

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I set family of Nine Ablaze Because My Girlfriend Aborted my Pregnancy -Ondo Jilted Boyfriend

I set family of Nine Ablaze Because My Girlfriend Aborted my Pregnancy -Ondo Jilted Boyfriend

By: Ade Adeleke A jilted boyfriend, Deji Adenuga who set a family of nine ablaze at Igbodigo in Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State has confessed to the crime, alleging that his estranged girlfriend, Titilayo Shanumi aborted his four months- pregnancy without his consent. Pix: scene of the incident. Speaking with newsmen in Yoruba language when he was paraded at the Police State Headquarters in Akure today, the suspected murderer said he decided to…

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Diaspora Obas: Olugbo of Ugbo engaging in Traditional Fraud, going Astray -says Aare Onakankanfo

Diaspora Obas: Olugbo of Ugbo engaging in Traditional Fraud, going Astray -says Aare Onakankanfo

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Recently the Olugbo of Ugbo kingdom in Ilaje Local government area of Onfo state, Oba Fredrick Akinruntan installed three individuals as Yoruba Obas in diaspora. This has led to attack on him by the Aare Ona-Kankanfo of Yorubaland, Aare Gani Adams. Below is the full text of Aare’s reaction: AARE ONAKANKANFO BLAST UGBO MONARCH I was in far-away South Africa, on a week-long holiday, when it was brought to my attention, a…

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Ondo Jilted Boyfriend who set family of Nine Ablaze Arrested in Ogun

Ondo Jilted Boyfriend who set family of Nine Ablaze Arrested in Ogun

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo State Police Command has confirmed the arrest Deji Adenuga who set a family of nine ablaze at Igbodigo in Okitipupa Local Government Area of the State, following a disagreement he had with his estranged girlfriend, Titi Sanumi. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mr. Femi Joseph, confirmed the arrest on the telephone. Joseph said the suspect had been arrested and would be paraded Tuesday at the command’s headquarters,…

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Controversial School Fees: Another Ondo Varsity, OSUSTECH shut down

Controversial School Fees: Another Ondo Varsity, OSUSTECH shut down

By: Ade Adeleke Students of the Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH) Okitipupa, today have disrupted academic and other administrative activities on the campus to protest against hike in the school fee. To this end, the management of the University had shut the institution to restore peace and directed the students to vacate the campus immediately. SUNSHINETRUTH gathered that the Students in their large number on Monday’s morning staged a protest over the…

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Corps Member renovates Ondo School, Provides Furniture where Pupils seat on Floor

Corps Member renovates Ondo School, Provides Furniture where Pupils seat on Floor

By: Ade Adeleke A former National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Corps member, Ogunleye Modupe Ishola has embarked on the renovation of Fanibi Community Primary School Akure in Ondo State five years after he completed her service to the fatherland. The project said to have cost one point three million naira was aimed at making the learning and teaching atmosphere at the school conducive. It started when she was a youth corps member in 2013/2014 in…

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Ondo Govt receives 78 Memoranda for LCDAs Creation

Ondo Govt receives 78 Memoranda for LCDAs Creation

By: Ade Adeleke The decision of Oluwarotimi Akeredolu’s administration to create Local Council Development Areas (LCDA) have received a massive reception from communities in Ondo state. The Committee For Creation of LCDA had so far received 78 memoranda from different communities for the creation of local council development area in the state. SUNSHINETRUTH exclusively learnt that individual leaders and communities had submitted strong seventy-eight memoranda to justify the need for the state government’s committee to…

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No Delay, Start paying new Minimum wage immediately – FG directs MDAs

No Delay, Start paying new Minimum wage immediately – FG directs MDAs

By: SunshineTruth With the assent of President Muhammadu Buhari to the new minimum wage of N30,000, there is no other hurdle barring or delaying state governments, ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) from implementing the new pay structure, the Federal Government clarified last night. The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, who made the clarification told Sunday Vanguard that there was no other requirement on the part of the government for…

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