LATEST: Soldier lands in Akure Prison for Raping Ondo Varsity’s Student

LATEST: Soldier lands in Akure Prison for Raping Ondo Varsity’s Student

By: Oluwatosin Adesola An Ondo State Magistrate Court sitting in Akure has remanded at Olokuta prison, Akure Lance Corporal Sunday Awolola for alleged rape of a 300 level student of Adekunle Ajasin university Akungba Akoko, AAUA. Magistrate Mayowa Olanipekun who ordered Awolola’s remand following the application by the police prosecutor, Inspector Adeoye Adesegun seeking that the soldier be kept at the prison pending the a legal advice from the state director of public prosecution. Magistrate…

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I want to Return to Nigeria, India is not conducive —says El-Zakzaky

I want to Return to Nigeria, India is not conducive —says El-Zakzaky

By: SUNSHINETRUTH Shiite leader Ibrahim El-Zakzaky has alleged that the conditions at the Indian hospital he was taken to is worse than that of Nigeria. He said he plans to return to Nigeria to assess the situation. Mr El-Zakzaky stated this in an audio message that has since gone viral. PREMIUM TIMES has confirmed the authenticity of the audio. The cleric, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), was flown to India on Monday…

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Don’t Go To Markets Or Open Shops Today —Deji Of Akure orders Residents

Don’t Go To Markets Or Open Shops Today —Deji Of Akure orders Residents

…… Don’t go open Markets, Shops on Wednesday —Deji of Akure orders Residents By: Ade Adeleke The Deji of Akure Kingdom, Oba Ogunlade Aladetoyinbo on Monday ordered the closure of market, shops and stalls for the celebration of Aheregbe and Omojao festivals in the Ondo state capital. A Press Statement signed by Adeyeye Michael, Chief Press Secretary to the Deji says “the Palace wishes to bring to the attention of the general public that the…

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Akeredolu, Adetimehin in Akoko over departed Progressives Leader, Aiyegbusi

Akeredolu, Adetimehin in Akoko over departed Progressives Leader, Aiyegbusi

……says Late APC Chieftain was A Pillar of Progressive Politics. By: Ade Adeleke Ondo State governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, on Sunday paid a condolence visit to the family of late Chief Felix Aiyegbusi who died recently in Arigidi Akoko, Akoko North West Local Government Area of the state. The governor described the late Aiyegbusi as a pillar of progressive politics who was consistent throughout his life time. Governor Akeredolu led members of the State Executive…

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When Akeredolu personally drove Wole Soyinka round Capital Projects in Akure…….

When Akeredolu personally drove Wole Soyinka round Capital Projects in Akure…….

……. Soyinka Hails Akeredolu’s infrastructural Strides. By: Ade Adeleke Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka, on Thursday evening hailed the Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, over the giant infrastructural strides of his administration in the state. Akeredolu personally drove Soyinka round ongoing capital projects in Akure the state capital. Residents of the capital city trooped out enmass to received the literary icon and the governor while Akeredolu held umbrella for his August visitor. Soyinka who…

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RUGIPO Schools: Akeredolu exonerated, as Ondo Govt takes Stand on Disengaged Workers

RUGIPO Schools: Akeredolu exonerated, as Ondo Govt takes Stand on Disengaged Workers

By: Ade Adeleke The governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has directed the Governing Board of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, to commence the immediate enumeration of workers likely to be affected by the planned commercialisation of the institution’s Staff School. In a Press Statement signed by Donald Ojogo, the Commissioner for Information and Orientation explained that the governor’s directive which comes on the heels of the fears and concern expressed by persons who may…

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Ondo PDP unhappy with Privatization of RUGIPO Staff Schools

Ondo PDP unhappy with Privatization of RUGIPO Staff Schools

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Ondo state chapter has lambasted the authorities of the Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo over the privatisation of its Staff Primary and Secondary schools that led to the disengagement of all workers at the schools. In a Statement signed by its state Director of Media and Publicity, Zadok Akintoye, bemoaned alleged corruption at the Polytechnic and poor management of education sector by the administration of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu…

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How Man kills friend with broken bottle over N500

How Man kills friend with broken bottle over N500

By: SUNSHINETRUTH A 25-year-old Yusuf Isiaka was on Sunday stabbed to death by his friend Segun Banji over ram fighting and betting. The incident occurred at Oke Oko in Isawo, Ikorodu around 12pm. Banji, a resident of 15, Araromi Street, Oke Oko was said to have stabbed Isiaka on his left chest causing an instant death. Trouble was said to have started after the duo had a N500 bet on ram fighting but the one…

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RAPIST SOLDIERS & AAUA STUDENT: BIG PLUS FOR ONDO JOURNALISTS

RAPIST SOLDIERS & AAUA STUDENT: BIG PLUS FOR ONDO JOURNALISTS

ARREST OF RAPIST SOLDIERS: ANOTHER BIG PLUS FOR ONDO JOURNALISTS BY YEMI AKINTOMIDE Yoruba will say when a lizard fell from a very tall iroko tree, it will look left and right then nod it head ups and downs, saying ‘if nobody praises me for this big jump, I will praise myself’. This is the exact analogy of the big feat, yet again, achieved by the highly dedicated and committed practising journalists in Ondo State…

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Anger as Policemen, Guards Slap, Beat up Customer at First Bank

Anger as Policemen, Guards Slap, Beat up Customer at First Bank

……. We’re investigating — Bank Nigerians have condemned video footage showing policemen and private guards attached to First Bank of Nigeria (FBN) violently assaulting a man alleged to have threatened to close his account. The incident occurred at Osapa, Lekki in Lagos branch of the bank on Wednesday. Already Nigerians are demanding the arrest of the security men who assaulted the man as well as compensation for the victim by the bank. The video showed…

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