LG Caretaker Chairman: Ondo Assembly rejects Akeredolu’s Nominee

LG Caretaker Chairman: Ondo Assembly rejects Akeredolu’s Nominee

By: Ade Adeleke 17 out of the eighteen interim chairmen for local governments were today confirmed by the Ondo state House of Assembly. The lawmakers however refused to confirm the nominee for Odigbo local government, Mrs Margaret Akinsuroju for certain undisclosed political reasons, and referred her for further scrutiny. Akinsuroju, served as Commissioner for Women affairs under the administration of late former governor Olusegun Agagu. Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu sent the names of the nominees to…

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Unknown gunmen Murder female Undergraduate inside her father’s farm

Unknown gunmen Murder female Undergraduate inside her father’s farm

By: Oluwatosin Adesola It was a day of sorrow for the family and relations of a 22year old Idoma Lady known as Maria as she was allegedly murdered at Ise Ekiti by unknown gunmen while working in her father’s farm. Confirming the incident to SUNSHINETRUTH on telephone, the Ochidoma of Idoma People living in Ekiti State, Otache Oyigoche explained that the Lady was allegedly killed on Thursday while working alone in the farm. He claimed…

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Ondo NAWOJ gets new Exco, NTA’s Doris Olumoko emerges Chairperson

Ondo NAWOJ gets new Exco, NTA’s Doris Olumoko  emerges Chairperson

By: Ade Adeleke A new executive has emerged to run the affairs of Nigeria Association of Women Journalists, NAWOJ, Ondo State Chapter. They are , Chairperson, Doris Olumoko of NTA, Vice Chairman ,Tola Gbadamosi of the Hope newspaper and Secretary , Patience Ibeh of Adaba FM. Doris Olumoko succeeds Sola Omotoso. Others are Assistant Secretary , Oluwatosin Ighoteguono of Radio Nigeria , Treasurer, Mary Agidi of Hope Newspaper and Auditor , Olufisoye Adenitan also of…

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Over 100 NUJ leaders Storm Abia to demand actions against National insecurity

Over 100 NUJ leaders Storm Abia to demand actions against National insecurity

By: Ade Adeleke Over one hundred State and National officers of the Nigeria Union of Journalists NUJ have converged on Umuahia, the Abia State Capital to brainstorm on issues affecting the pen professional, members and national security. The Union has therefore charged to the Federal Government to rise up and take pragmatic measures in addressing the current state of insecurity in the country. National president of NUJ Comrade Chris Isiguzo gave the charge at the…

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Akeredolu inaugurates Aragbaiye as Ondo Head of Service on Monday

Akeredolu inaugurates Aragbaiye as Ondo Head of Service on Monday

By: Ade Adeleke Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has approved the appointment of Mr. Oluwadare Aragbaiye as the Head of Service of the Ondo State Public Service. The new HOS is from Owo local government area like the governor. The Governor’s approval of the appointment is in line with the provisions of Section 208, Sub-section 3 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999, as amended. The appointment is in recognition of…

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“Certificate forgery: Nullify our governor’s election”

“Certificate forgery: Nullify our governor’s election”

By: SUNSHINETRUTH The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has closed its case at the governorship election petition tribunal sitting in Minna, Niger State. NAN reports that Umar Nasko, the PDP candidate in the March governorship election in the state, had dragged the APC candidate, Bello and his deputy Ahmed Ketso, before the tribunal. Nasko are insisting that the duo presented forged academic and birth certificates to INEC. At the resumed hearing on Thursday, counsel to PDP,…

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KIDNAPPING: I’m working with my Colleagues in Kwara, Ondo, Kogi, Osun -Fayemi

KIDNAPPING: I’m working with my Colleagues in Kwara, Ondo,  Kogi, Osun -Fayemi

By: SUNSHINETRUTH The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has warned against the politicisation of the country’s security challenges, saying he is working with governor L’s of border states to adopt strategies to end the multifaceted crises in the sector. Fayemi said what the country needs now is concerted efforts by stakeholders to combat the scourge of kidnapping, insurgency and banditry rather than reducing it to a mere political tool. The governor spoke in…

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Your Govt is too hostile to Nigeria’s Judiciary -PDP hit out at Buhari

Your Govt is too hostile to Nigeria’s Judiciary -PDP hit out at Buhari

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus has lambasted President Muhammadu Buhari for being too hostile to judiciary in the country, advising him to stop the hostility and ill-treatment of the nation’s judicial officers. Secondus spoke against the backdrop of what he described as the President’s continued show of hostile behaviour to the nation’s judiciary. In a statement, Thursday by his media adviser, Ike Abonyi, the PDP…

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Workers kick in Osun, threaten industrial unrest

Workers kick in Osun, threaten industrial unrest

……. Unions reject planned salary deduction for health insurance By: Oluwatosin Adesola Workers in the Osun State tertiary institutions have threatened industrial unrest if the state government’s plan to start deducting 1.5 per cent as premium from their basic salary for the health insurance scheme is not shelved. A letter dated June 20, 2019, and signed by the Academy Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, Osun State Polytechnic, Iree; Osun State College of Technology, Esa-Oke; College…

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Equip Police to end Kidnapping, as Army receives Knocks over Ondo, Ekiti Situation

Equip Police to end Kidnapping, as Army receives Knocks over Ondo, Ekiti Situation

……… Former Police Commissioner condemns public Launching of Drones. By: Oluwatosin Adesola Worried by the spate of kidnapping in the federation in recent time, a legal practitioner, Mr Samuel Adetuyi has challenged the federal government to equip the Nigeria police with modern technologies to end the menace the country especially in the southwest region. Adetuyi who is also a former Commissioner of Police, however expressed reservation over the public launching of drones by the Nigerian…

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