Why Fayemi outlawed speaking of English Language in Ekiti

Why Fayemi outlawed speaking of English Language in Ekiti

By: SUNSHINETRUTH The Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi has banned the use of English language as a means of communication during any traditional events in any part of the state, ordering the use of Yoruba language and Ekiti dialect. The governor, who gave the directive on Monday in Ado-Ekiti during the First Ekiti State Arts and Culture Stakeholders’ Forum, said it has now become an offence for anyone to communicate in English Language during traditional…

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Three Ondo Students Gang-Rape Schoolmate in Akure

Three Ondo Students Gang-Rape Schoolmate in Akure

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo state Police Command has apprehended three Students of the Ondo State School of Health Technology, Akure (Health Tech) for allegedly gang-raping a female school mate (Name Withheld) at the institution. The suspects are; Aderoboye Damilola, Eyitayo Charles and Blessing Michael. The three suspects were said to have committed the crime at the residence of the girl’s boyfriend on Tuesday last week. A source at the institution who spoke on condition…

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Ondo Students’ Association gets new President, Other Exco

Ondo Students’ Association gets new President, Other Exco

A new President of the National Association of Ondo state students (NAOSS) has emerged. At the election of the Association held at Adegbemile Cultural Centre, Akure, KIKIOWO AYOADE DAVID scored 108 Votes to beat ADEYEMI ADEOLU BLESSING who polled 4 Votes and AKINTADE OLUSAYO BABATOPE that had 2 Votes. The outgoing President of NAOSS, Olarenwaju Akeredolu charged the new executives to give priority to welfare of the Ondo state students. Reacting to the election, the…

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Strike: We’ll Shut down Nigerian Universities from Monday —Non Academic Staff insist

Strike: We’ll Shut down Nigerian Universities from Monday —Non Academic Staff insist

……… to commence warning strike Monday. By: SUNSHINETRUTH Except the federal government acts fast, the nation’s universities will be shut down next week Monday by non academic staff of the institution. The Non-academic staff of Nigerian universities (NASU) may ground the nation’s university system from Monday barring any last minute changes as the federal government failed to meet the demand of the workers and implement agreements reached between them and the government. The National leadership…

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Akeredolu has not disappointed our people —says Monarch, Oba Agbede

Akeredolu has not disappointed our people —says Monarch, Oba Agbede

By: Ade Adeleke The Olowa and Paramount Ruler of Igbara-Oke kingdom, HRM, Oba Dr. Francis Adefarakanmi Agbede has expressed satisfaction with performances of Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN) and his wife, Mrs Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu that have brought unprecedented development to the state in the last two and half years. Oba Agbede made the remark at the opening ceremony of a two week “2019 BEMORE SUMMER BOOT CAMP” holding at Ilara-Mokin in Ondo State….

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BEMORE Summer Boot Camp’ll make our Girls Complete Women —Mrs Akeredolu

BEMORE Summer Boot Camp’ll make our Girls Complete Women  —Mrs Akeredolu

By: Ade Adeleke The wife of Ondo State governor, Mrs Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu has declared that the 250 girls who are participating in this year’s annual BEMORE Summer Boot Camp will be made and introduced to how to become complete women. Mrs Akeredolu also said that the annual BEMORE Summer Boot Camp is to create a platform for young girls to triumph and rule the world. The wife of the governor spoke at the Public Service…

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ONDO POLY STAFF SCHOOL PRIVATIZATION: Our Members were treated like lepers —SSANIP

ONDO POLY STAFF SCHOOL PRIVATIZATION: Our Members were treated like lepers —SSANIP

By: Ade Adeleke The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Polytechnic, (SSANIP), Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo RUGIPO chapter, has expressed displeasure over the mass disengagement of all the 59 workers at the Polytechnic’s Staff primary and secondary Schools. Speaking with newsmen, the Chairman of the Association, Comrade Chris Olowolade described the mode of the sack by the Management and Governing Council as unacceptable but commended Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu for his timely intervention. Olowolade accused the Polytechnic’s…

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FUTA VC, Fuwape on Working Visit to USA Universities

FUTA VC, Fuwape on Working Visit to USA Universities

By: Ade Adeleke As part of the ongoing efforts of the Federal University of Technology Akure, FUTA to deepen collaboration with leading Universities in the world, its Vice Chancellor Professor Joseph Fuwape on Tuesday August 6, 2019 paid a working visit to George Mason University , Virginia, USA. During the visit he participated in research cohort presentation and facilitated development of partnership between George Mason University and FUTA. Professor Fuwape also visited the Patriot Tech…

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PDP should commend Akeredolu over RUGIPO Schools Privatization —Ondo APC

PDP should commend Akeredolu over RUGIPO Schools Privatization —Ondo APC

By: Ade Adeleke The All Progressives Congress, APC, Ondo State Chapter has berated the major opposition party in the state, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, over its stand on the privatisation of Staff schools of the Rufus Giwa Polythecnic, Owo, RUGIPO. The ruling party however said governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu should be commended rather than being condemned by the opposition party. In a Press Statement signed by the APC state Publicity Secretary, Mr Alex Kalejaye said,…

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We didn’t Sack Anybody at RUGIPO Staff Schools —Rector insists

We didn’t Sack Anybody at RUGIPO Staff Schools —Rector insists

By: Ade Adeleke The proposed privatisation of Staff primary and Secondary Schools at Rufus Giwa polytechnic, Owo (RUGIPO) is part of deliberate efforts to save them from collapsing and reposition them for academic standard. Speaking with newsmen in Owo, the Acting Rector of the Polytechnic, Mr Gani Ogundahunsi explained that the cost of running the staff schools was over #74million annually as against just five million naira generated. On the purported disengagement of some workers…

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