Akeredolu dissolves Ondo Council of Obas, appoints Olugbo Akinruntan as new Chairman

Akeredolu dissolves Ondo Council of Obas, appoints Olugbo Akinruntan as new Chairman

By: Ade Adeleke Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has dissolved the Ondo state Council of Obas chaired by the Olukare of Ikare, Oba Akadiri Momoh. The dissolution followed the expiration of the council’s two years single term tenure. The governor has subsequently approved the appointment of new chairman for the Council. Below is the full text of the press statement; PRESS STATEMENT Following the expiration of the two-year single tenure of the Ondo State Council of Obas…

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BLOODY PROTEST: Fayemi’s Wife escaped death as Police Bullets kill Two Varsity Students in Ekiti

BLOODY PROTEST: Fayemi’s Wife escaped death as Police Bullets kill Two Varsity Students in Ekiti

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Two students of the Federal University Oye Ekiti were feared dead on Tuesday when they were allegedly shot while a police officer was seriously injured during a clash between the students and officers attached to the convoy of the wife of the Ekiti State governor Erelu Bisi Fayemi. This is even as Mrs Fayemi and members of her convoy including journalists escaped death. SUNSHINETRUTH learnt that the incident occurred in Oye Ekiti…

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47yr-old Saraki’s Ex-Aide emerges Monarch in Ondo

47yr-old Saraki’s Ex-Aide emerges Monarch in Ondo

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Prince Adesanmi Adewumi Ogunmolasuyi, a Senior Legislative Aide to former Senate President, Bukola Saraki has emerged the Olupenmen-elect of Upenmen community in Owo local government Area of Ondo state. The 47 year old Mass Communication and Journalism graduate from the Nigeria Institute of Journalism, NIJ emerged the town’s new monarch after polling all the five available votes from the kingmakers to beat his only challenger, Prince Olawole Folarin who had no vote….

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NEWS ALERT: ABDUCTED ONDO PROFESSOR KILLED!

NEWS ALERT: ABDUCTED ONDO PROFESSOR KILLED!

By: Oluwatosin Adesola A professor at the department of Mathematical Science, Ondo state University of Science and Technology, OSUSTECH, Okitipupa, Gideon Okedayo who was kidnapped last week has been found dead. It was not certain if he was shot dead or suffered complications as at the press time. He was kidnapped along Auchi road in Edo state last Thursday . The men of the Edo state police command had on Saturday found the vehicle that…

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Ondo Govt upgrades 67 Traditional Rulers

Ondo Govt upgrades 67 Traditional Rulers

…… Approves Selection of former NUJ DP as Monarch. By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo state government has promoted 67 traditional rulers in the state who are on Grade ‘D’ to Grade ‘C’ category. This is part of the government’s demonstration of its avowed respect for the traditional institution as the State Executive Council abrogated the Grade “D” categorization of Obas in the state. Briefing newsmen after the Council’s meeting held on Monday, the state Commissioner…

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Man City, PSG break Football Transfer Record, hit €1Billion

Man City, PSG break Football Transfer Record, hit €1Billion

Manchester City Become First Club Ever to Assemble €1bn Squad After Summer Transfer Window Manchester City’s summer business made them the first team of all time to assemble a billion-euro squad. Pep Guardiola’s current crop cost the club a combined £906m (€1.014bn) in transfer fees, with Joao Cancelo’s summer arrival from Juventus bringing up the ten-figure total. Paris Saint-Germain (€913m) have the second most expensive collection of players in the world, whilst Real Madrid (€902m)…

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AKURE LECTURE: Every Ethnic Group in Nigeria has Criminals —says Sultan

AKURE LECTURE: Every Ethnic Group in Nigeria has Criminals —says Sultan

By: Ade Adeleke The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar has cautioned against tagging some ethnic groups in the country as criminals. The revered Monarch noted that Nigerians must desist from doing so as “there are criminals in every ethnic group.” Sultan spoke on Monday at the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ondo State, while delivering the 2019 edition of the Ulefunta Festival Public Lecture titled, “Our Diversity, A Divine Gift And Blessing Untapped: Surmounting…

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“They want to Set Nigeria on Fire” —DSS raises alarm

“They want to Set Nigeria on Fire” —DSS raises alarm

The Department of State Services (DSS) Monday raised the alarm that some people were planning to set the nation on fire. The spokesman of the agency, Peter Afunaya, revealed this in a statement made available to newsmen on Monday. Though Afunaya did not mention any name or group, he assured the DSS would not relent in its bid to secure the country. “The DSS wishes to reiterate its earlier alert to the nation of plans…

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