FOI Act on Campaign Finance, COVID-19: IPC sets to train journalists from Edo, Ondo, Lagos, 4 others

FOI Act on Campaign Finance, COVID-19: IPC sets to train journalists from Edo, Ondo, Lagos, 4 others

By: Ade Adeleke The International Press Centre, Lagos-Nigeria will train 25 journalists on using FOI for investigative reporting of campaign finance and covid-19 accountability issues on August 5 and 6 in Lagos. The workshop, organized in partnership with Media Rights Agenda (MRA), is part of activities under Component 4b: Support to the media of the EU Support to Democratic Governance in Nigeria (EU-SDGN) Project. According to a press statement signed by SANMI FALOBI, IPC Programme…

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@36: Tribute to Outstanding Reps Member Hon Tajudeen Adefisoye (aka Small Alhaji)

@36: Tribute to Outstanding Reps Member Hon Tajudeen Adefisoye (aka Small Alhaji)

BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE TO AN OUTSTANDING REPRESENTATIVE OF IDANRE/IFEDORE FEDERAL CONSTITUENCY By: Oluyemi Fasipe (@YemieFash) There are abounding examples to clearly prove that the ability to record earthly achievements and make landmark impacts have nothing to do with age. After all, Methuselah was recorded as the oldest man in the bible, yet no outstanding achievement was attached to his 969 years sojourn on the planet earth. However, the same Holy Bible recorded it that David killed…

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NANNM mourns demise of ex-Ondo Head of Nursing, Modupe Olowo

NANNM mourns demise of ex-Ondo Head of Nursing, Modupe Olowo

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo State Chapter of the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) led by the Chairman, Comrade Kehinde Olomiye has received the demise of a former Head of Nursing Service, Chief (Mrs) Mercy Modupe Olowo with sadness, but described that she lived a very impactful life. Ondo NANNM declared that health workers and the people of the state will not forget in hurry, huge contributions of late Mrs Olowo to…

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Ondo Journalist sets to release new album “Fuji Revolution”

Ondo Journalist sets to release new album “Fuji Revolution”

The Ikare Akoko born and bred Fuji maetro, King Kakaki Adebola Muili, a journalist turned fuji artist, who is better known by his stage names, Kakaki Oba, Irorun Fuji, Anobi Orin and Elere Ibile has said his style of Fuji music is not about sound and vibe but messages that sit well with music listeners. Kakaki the I DON COM crooner who is set to release a new album titled FUJI REVOLUTION from the stable…

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Akeredolu goes Spiritual

Akeredolu goes Spiritual

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has gone spiritual on his social media platforms amidst battle to pick governorship ticket of his party APC in the primaries slated for July 20. Only recently, Akeredolu’s estranged Deputy Agboola Ajayi joined the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to contest the 2020 governorship election while still serving in his government. Also recently, the governor was tested positive for the deadly coronavirus pandemic but later got treated and tested negative to the…

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Journalism Graduate Ogunmolasuyi crowned as Monarch in Ondo

Journalism Graduate Ogunmolasuyi crowned as Monarch in Ondo

The sleepy Community of Upenmen in Owo local government area of Ondo state, came alive over the weekend when Prince Ebenezer Adewumi Ogunmolasuyi was installed and crowned as the 15th Olupenmen. Oba Ogunmolasuyi, from the Ayiwoye Akinola ruling house, was the leader of the Owo legislature between 1999 and 2003 as well as former Aide to Ex-Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki. The 48-year-old mass communication and journalism graduate from the Nigeria Institute of Journalism (NIJ)…

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Akure-based Journalist ‘Jeje Rhythms’ sets to release new Song ‘ÒLE’

Akure-based Journalist ‘Jeje Rhythms’ sets to release new Song ‘ÒLE’

An Akure based Journalist and blogger, Kayode Animasaun who goes with a stage name “Jeje Rhythms” sets to drop his hit single, “OLE” (Lazy person). The “Odun Keresimesi crooner” released the new single on June 26, 2020. ‘OLE’ by Jeje Rhythms A lazy person (be it a man or woman) is menacingly a threat to any group,community and the society at large. A lazy person is inexplicably not just willing to do anything profitable for…

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@57: ERELU BISI FAYEMI’S IMPACTFUL ACTIVISM by Ahmed Salami

@57: ERELU BISI FAYEMI’S IMPACTFUL ACTIVISM by Ahmed Salami

57TH BIRTHDAY AND ERELU BISI FAYEMI’S OF IMPACTFUL ACTIVISM By Ahmed Salami The first lady of Ekiti State, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, by her strides and exploits, has become a recognised global citizen. She is not just revered for being the wife of a governor, but reputed for being a productive and politically savvy one. A vivid deconstruction of the trajectory of her existence attested to the fact that she remains a reputed humanist, with her…

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History remembers The Deji of Akureland, Oba Aladetoyinbo

History remembers The Deji of Akureland, Oba Aladetoyinbo

TODAY IN HISTORY On This Day In 2015, Kingmakers elect new Deji of Akure. The then Prince Patrick Kole Aladetoyinbo from Odundun dynasty of Osupa Ruling House was selected by the kingmakers. The monarch later adopted and preferred to be addressed as “Oba Aladetoyinbo Ogunlade Aladelusi (Odundun II)”. An architect by profession, Oba Aladetoyinbo replaced late Oba Adebiyi Adesida who joined his ancestors in 2014. Oba Aladetoyinbo was later the following day presented Staff of…

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Lockdown: NUJ writes Buhari to rescue Media Outfits with Bailout

Lockdown: NUJ writes Buhari to rescue Media Outfits with Bailout

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, has written a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari to rescue media industry from total collapse. Reports gathered by SUNSHINETRUTH indicate that there is a massive retrenchment, nonpayment or half payment of salaries in most private media organizations in the country as a result of lockdown occasioned by COVID-19 pandemic ravaging the nation. However in the letter, the NUJ National President, Comrade Chris Isiguzo stressed the need…

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