Abuja’s Shiite Protest: Deputy Commissioner of Police, Channels TV Reporter, Six others killed

Abuja’s Shiite Protest: Deputy Commissioner of Police, Channels TV Reporter, Six others killed

By: Oluwatosin Adesola At least six Shiite Muslim protesters were killed in clashes with Nigerian police in the capital Abuja on Monday, witnesses told AFP, the latest deadly violence over the lengthy detention of a religious leader. Hundreds of protesters from the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, a Shia sect, marched demanding the release of pro-Iranian cleric Ibrahim Zakzaky, who has been held since December 2015 on various charges, including terrorism. Protesting members of the El-Zazaky’s…

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We’ll not Allow Fulani Vigilantes to take over our State -Ondo Govt

We’ll not Allow Fulani Vigilantes to take over our State -Ondo Govt

By: Ade Adeleke Worried by the reported security situation on highways in the state, Ondo State Government on Monday observed with concern trending pictures of identity card carrying men identified as Fulani vigilantes in the Akoko area of the state. A statement by the State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Donald Ojogo said; “It is pertinent to recall that at the height of the incessant kidnap cases, the Ondo State Government took some far-reaching drastic…

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Delay in Appointing Ministers: Buhari operating on ‘low capacity’

Delay in Appointing Ministers: Buhari operating on ‘low capacity’

By: SUNSHINETUTH PAN-Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, the mouthpiece of the people of coastal states of Niger Delta, Monday, accused President Muhammadu Buhari of denying Nigerians the proper dividends of democracy with his avoidable delay in appointing Ministers and constituting his cabinet, saying his government was currently operating on “low capacity.” National Secretary of the regional body, Dr. Alfred Mulade, stated this shortly after a delegation of the group paid a condolence visit on Afenifere leader,…

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Minimum Wage: Labour Causing delay in Implementation —FG

Minimum Wage: Labour Causing delay in Implementation —FG

…….Unrealistic labour demands delaying implementation. By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, has said that unrealistic demand from senior civil servants is delaying the implementation of the new Minimum Wage. Negotiation between the Federal Government and the Joint National Public Negotiation Council broke down two weeks ago because of differences in percentage increase in the salaries of workers. While the FG representatives in the technical committee set…

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READ FULL TEXT OF ALAAFIN’S LETTER TO PRESIDENT BUHARI

READ FULL TEXT OF ALAAFIN’S LETTER TO PRESIDENT BUHARI

YORUBA QUESTION IN NIGERIA CONUNDRUM, BY ALAAFIN 21 July, 2019. The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, in this letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, calls attention to the killings and kidnapping in Yorubaland. Let me start since your first inauguration in 2015 as President and commander-in-Chief of the country, I have never been timid or shy of my total support for the success of your administration to deliver the country to the promised…

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Avert Looming Anarchy: Alaafin writes Buhari over ‘siege’ on Yorubaland

Avert Looming Anarchy: Alaafin writes Buhari over ‘siege’ on Yorubaland

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, has warned that there is looming anarchy in the land if the siege on Yorubaland by herdsmen and kidnappers is not immediately contained. The monarch gave the warning in a letter he wrote to President Muhammadu Buhari, where he catalogued the spate of insecurity in Yorubaland by herdsmen and their collaborators. He also accused the President of not bringing the culprits to book, adding that…

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Despite Dwindling Resources, Interim LG Chairman appoints 40 PAs, Special Advisers in Ondo

Despite Dwindling Resources, Interim LG Chairman appoints 40 PAs, Special Advisers in Ondo

By: Ade Adeleke Despite dwindling reasons in the country and lack of funds to execute social amenities by local governments in the Country, the caretaker Chairman of Ondo East Local Government Area of Ondo State, Hon. Akinkuotu Wale (aka Little) has appointed 10 Special Advisers as well as 30 Personal and Special Assistants Authoritative source said the interim council Boss, urged the new appointees to make service their priority. SUNSHINETRUTH gathered that each of the…

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Senate, Reps Delegations Visit Afenifere Leader, says Killing of Fasoranti’s Daughter must end kidnapping, Banditry

Senate, Reps Delegations Visit Afenifere Leader, says Killing of Fasoranti’s Daughter must end kidnapping, Banditry

By: Oluwatosin Adesola A delegation of the National Assembly on Sunday paid a condolence visit to the Afenifere Leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti who lost his daughter, Funke Olakunrin, with a pledge that the lawmakers will support efforts by government to tackle security challenges facing the country. The House and the senate sent the delegation following a motion moved a lawmaker representing Akure south/Akure north federal constituency, Mr Adedayo Omolafe, who urged the federal government to…

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When Governor Akeredolu, Ondo Speaker Oleyelogun Share same Birthday…..

When Governor Akeredolu, Ondo Speaker Oleyelogun Share same Birthday…..

By: Ade Adeleke The Speaker, Ondo State House of Assembly, Bamidele Oleyelogun, the governor of the state, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, and his wife, Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu shared the same month of birthday with Oleyelogun and the governor sharing the same day. This is unique for the state progress. 63TH BIRTHDAY: ODHA SPEAKER GREETS AKEREDOLU, WIFE. The Speaker, Ondo State House of Assembly, Bamidele Oleyelogun, has congratulated the governor of the state, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN,…

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Ondo 2020 Guber race: We’ve Uncover Plot to Blackmail Akeredolu, Family -Ondo Govt

Ondo 2020 Guber race: We’ve Uncover Plot to Blackmail Akeredolu, Family -Ondo Govt

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo State government on Sunday said it has uncovered a plot by some political elements to launch a campaign of calumny against Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, family members and his administration in the state. The government pointed out that some politicians in the state and their paid agents had concluded plans to rubbish achievements of Akeredolu in developing the state. In a Press Statement, the State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr….

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