ABORTED ONDO LG POLLS: Allegations of fraud by our Aspirants Harsh, Unfounded -APC

ABORTED ONDO LG POLLS: Allegations of fraud by our Aspirants Harsh, Unfounded -APC

By: Ade Adeleke The All Progressives Congress (APC), Ondo State Chapter has denied allegation levelled against its leadership over the postponement of local government election in the state, noting that it didn’t defraud chairmanship and Councillorship aspirants. According to the aggrieved aspirants in their petition, they claimed 1,500 of them paid N100,000 and N20,000 each for Nomination forms and party development fee respectively. But responding, the party described as unwarranted and rejected a petition against…

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Sallah Celebration: FG declares Next Tuesday, Wednesday Public Holidays

Sallah Celebration: FG declares Next Tuesday, Wednesday Public Holidays

By: SUNSHINETRUTH The Federal Government has declared Tuesday 4th and Wednesday 5th June, 2019 as public holidays to mark the Muslim Eid-Al-Fitr celebration. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Barrister Georgina Ekeoma Ehuriah, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement signed on Friday by the ministry’s Director of Press and Public Relations Mohammed Manga. She congratulated the Muslim faithful on a successful completion of the Ramadan Fast and enjoined all…

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Ogun suspends 75 Monarchs, as Oyo governor demotes 15 Perm Sec, takes over Motor Parks

Ogun suspends 75 Monarchs, as Oyo governor demotes 15 Perm Sec, takes over Motor Parks

By: SUNSHINETRUTH Oyo state government has banned operations of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in the state indefinitely. Subsequently, the state government has taken over all motor parks in the state with immediate effect. The state Chief of Staff, Bisi Ilaka announced this in Ibadan while speaking with newsmen on behalf of the governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde. Members of the Union had been engaging in free for all since the change of…

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Ondo NUJ demands urgent Rehabilitation of deplorable Akure-Ikere Ekiti road

Ondo NUJ demands urgent Rehabilitation of deplorable Akure-Ikere Ekiti road

By: Sunshinetruth *COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF THE MONTHLY CONGRESS OF THE NIGERIA UNION OF JOURNALISTS, (NUJ), ONDO STATE COUNCIL, HELD ON 30TH MAY, 2019 AT THE PRESS CENTRE, ALAGBAKA-AKURE.* Various issues concerning welfare of members and the Nation at large were discussed during the Congress and the following decisions were reached; 1: That the Congress advised President Muhammadu Buhari to form his cabinet without unnecessary delay and initiate policies that will improve welfare…

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Ondo Police Commissioner Parleys NUJ Members, Calls for Responsible Reportage of Crimes

Ondo Police Commissioner Parleys NUJ Members, Calls for Responsible Reportage of Crimes

By: Ade Adeleke Ondo State Commissioner of Police, Mr Undie Adie, has charged journalists in the state to be responsive and professional on their reportage of crime-related stories, for the betterment of the state. Adie gave the advice on Thursday in Akure during a media parley with the members of the National Union of Journalists (NUJ), Ondo State Council. The commissioner said that journalists need to verify any news before publication in order to avoid…

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We’ve Informants in Akure Banks -Killers of Anglican Bursar Confess

We’ve Informants in Akure Banks -Killers of Anglican Bursar Confess

By: Olwatosin Adesola Ondo State Police Command has arrested some bandits, who have allegedly been robbing bank customers in Akure. In recent times, many bank customers in the state capital have been robbed after withdrawing money from the banks. It was gathered that one of the suspects, whose identity has not been revealed, was arrested early this week after he allegedly stealing N500,000 from a building contractor’s car at the Ayedun area of Akure, few…

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Ex-Governor’s Son set to Become Speaker

Ex-Governor’s Son set to Become Speaker

……. Why we endorsed Theodore Orji’s son, Chinedum as next Speaker – PDP member- elect, Uzosike By: Sunshinetruth A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain and the member-elect for Umuahia South constituency of Abia State, Barrister Jerry Uzosike, has explained why the newly twelve members-elect endorsed the current majority leader, Hon. Chinedum Orji, as next Speaker of the soon-to-be-inaugurated 7th Abia House of Assembly. SUNSHINETRUTH reported that the 12 newly elected members of the Abia State…

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UNDER-20 WORLD CUP: Flying Eagles Confront Senegal Today

UNDER-20 WORLD CUP: Flying Eagles Confront Senegal Today

By: SUNSHINE TRUTH Nigeria’s Flying Eagles have advanced to the knockout stages of the FIFA U-20 World Cup despite drawing with Ukraine to finish third in group D to set up a clash against fellow West Africans, Senegal on Monday. The match on today Monday evening at 7:30pm In a make or mar clash at the Bielsko Biala Stadium, Nigeria played 1-1 with Ukraine while USA defeated Qatar 1-0 elsewhere. The Paul Aigbogun lads finished…

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Today’s Assembly Inauguration: Ondo Lawmakers set to elect new Speaker, Deputy

Today’s Assembly Inauguration: Ondo Lawmakers set to elect new Speaker, Deputy

…..Akure battles Oleyelogun By: Ade Adeleke In this feature, Our news Editor, ADE ADELEKE writes on how the presiding officers of the Ondo state 9th House of Assembly will emerge on Monday June 3 and the politics of Akure verses Ifedore Council areas. Few days to the end of the 8th Ondo state House of Assembly and ahead of June 3, 2019 proclamation of 9th Assembly by Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, the battle for who becomes…

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U-20 WORLD CUP: Nigeria in a make-or-mar game against Ukraine Today

U-20 WORLD CUP: Nigeria in a make-or-mar game against Ukraine Today

By: SUNSHINETRUTH Nigeria’s Flying Eagles this evening face a crucial test as they confront group D leaders Ukraine in the final preliminary game at the ongoing FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland. Paul Aigbogun’ s side put up a colourless display in Monday night’s 2-0 loss to the USA which has now make qualification to the knockout stage dicey. The Flying Eagles, who are two-time runners up in the biennial championship, had a bright start…

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