UPDATE: How Suspected Herdsmen shot dead Fasoranti’s Daughter, as Her Driver Narrates Ordeal

UPDATE: How Suspected Herdsmen shot dead Fasoranti’s Daughter, as Her Driver Narrates Ordeal

By: Ade Adeleke Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, on Friday said it has received information that Mrs. Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Afenifere National Leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, has been killed by persons suspected to be fulani herdsmen. The spokesman for Afenifere, Mr. Yinka Odumakin, said this in a terse message sent to newsmen on Friday. According to Odumakin, the 58-year-old woman was heading to from Akure, Ondo State from Lagos when she was attacked and shot…

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UPDATE: Owo agog as Ondo Director emerges New Olowo

UPDATE: Owo agog as Ondo Director emerges New Olowo

By: Ade Adeleke A Director of Finance and Administration (DFA) in the Ondo state civil service, Prince Ajibade Gbadegesin Ogunoye has emerged the new Olowo of Owo. Ogunoye Ajibade gbadegesin scored 14 out of 15 votes cast by the senior Omoolowos to emerge the new Olowo of Owo. He beat 15 other contestants. Prince Ogunoye will now succeed late Oba Folagbade Olateru-Olagbegi who joined his ancestors three months ago. Father of Prince Ajibade, late Oba…

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Visit your areas once a Week, we’ve no Reason to fail our People -Akeredolu tells Appointees

Visit your areas once a Week, we’ve no Reason to fail our People -Akeredolu tells Appointees

By: Ade Adeleke The Governor of Ondo State, Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, had charged all cabinet members and his appointees to be closer to the people at the grassroots, directing that they should endeavour to be with their people at least once in every week. The governor also reiterated his commitment to the welfare of the people of the state, as he charged members of the state Cabinet to brace up to the challenges ahead…

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Tension in Owo, as New Olowo may emerge Today

Tension in Owo, as New Olowo may emerge Today

By: Ade Adeleke Anxiety has gripped the ancient town of Owo and Contestants to the throne of Olowo, as the Council of Senior Omolowos (Kingmakers) cast vote today Friday to pick the next king. The exalted throne became vacant on Tuesday April 17, following the demise of Oba David Victor Folagbade Olateru-Olagbegi. After three months of Interregnum, SUNSHINETRUTH learnt that the selection will be finalised today as confirmed by the spokesman of the council, Chief…

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SWAN Congratulates new Ondo Sports Commissioner, Owanikin, commends Ogunleye

SWAN Congratulates new Ondo Sports Commissioner, Owanikin, commends Ogunleye

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo State Chapter of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has congratulated the new Commissioner for Youth and Sports Development in the state, Dotun Owanikin. In a Statement signed by the Association’s Chairman, Wahab Bankole and Secretary, Segun Giwa, SWAN opines that, “Owankin’s appointment is a round peg in a round hole as he succeeds Saka Yusuf-Ogunleye who is now in charge of the Ministry of Works and Infrastructure.” “SWAN…

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Celebrating Reverend Soji Gbadebo @60….

Celebrating Reverend Soji Gbadebo @60….

Of Podium & Pulpit: Celebrating Rev. Gbadebo @60. By TRIANGLE News Media The life of Rev Soji Gbadebo is a testament of great deeds and deliveries for which fans and acquaintances celebrate him and the luster that his personality attracts. Here is a profound personality who has lived impactful and progressive life in all facets. Gbadebo, in many ways, is a consummate public service genius whose imprints in the various offices remain evocative and enduring….

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ANTI-CORRUPTION DAY: CISLAC, SOTU demand Stiffer Penalties against Money Laundering

ANTI-CORRUPTION DAY: CISLAC, SOTU demand Stiffer Penalties against Money Laundering

………African Union Anti-Corruption Day: Africa Needs All Her Assets Back. By: Ade Adeleke Today marks the 3rd African Anti-Corruption Day with the theme “Towards a Common African Position on Asset Recovery.” The African Union Convention on Preventing and Combating Corruption was adopted in Maputo, Mozambique on 11 July 2003 and came into force in 2006. Till date, the Convention has been ratified by 40 member states of the African Union. Since adoption of the Convention,…

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I’m yet to recover from Fulani Herdsmen’s Attack on me -Ondo Monarch

I’m yet to recover from Fulani Herdsmen’s Attack on me -Ondo Monarch

By: Ibrahim Kilani A monarch in Akoko Northwest local government area of Ondo state Oba Sanni Walidu the Onigedegede of Gedegede has cried out over his poor health condition since he was attacked recently by fulani herdsmen in his palace. It took the intervention of the state governor’s Senior Special Assistants on Hausa and Security to prevent communal violence in the town over the attack on the monarch two months ago. However speaking with newsmen,…

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Expelling Pregnant Students from Schools saddens Fayemi

Expelling Pregnant Students from Schools saddens Fayemi

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Wife of Ekiti State governor, Mrs. Bisi Fayemi, on Thursday decried the practice of expelling pregnant schoolgirls while allowing boys that impregnate them to continue their education. Fayemi, who expressed her feelings during a meeting in Ado-Ekiti with wives of Coordinating Directors and Community Development Officers of the 16 Local Government Councils in the state, described the measure as “discriminatory.” She stressed that all girls have right to education, regardless of their…

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“Tinubu didn’t endorse Akeredolu’s Second Term in Our Peace Deal”

“Tinubu didn’t endorse Akeredolu’s Second Term in Our Peace Deal”

By: SUNSHINETRUTH Some stakeholders in Ondo chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have dismissed the insinuations that the party’s National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu; former Interim National Chairman, Chief Bisi Akande; Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF), Kayode Fayemi; erstwhile governor of Ogun State, Chief Segun Osoba and others had endorsed the return of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu come next year. The reactions followed reports that the leaders, who were in the…

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