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Traditional rites: New Owa-Ale returns to Palace after 21days on Ikare Hills

Traditional rites: New Owa-Ale returns to Palace after 21days on Ikare Hills

By: Ado Adeboye After spending twenty one days with his ancestors on popular Hills behind his palace as part of his traditional rites, the new Owa-Ale of Ikare Akoko, Oba Adeleke Adedoyin, has returned to the Palace with fanfare and jubilation from his subjects. The hill is where Ikare people derive their popular cognomen, “Omo Oloke meji, tako tabo” and history has it that some past Owa-Ale and their subjects lived on the hills before…

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Bad Representatives hindering Ondo East growth —NGO’s Ogunmoyero laments

Bad Representatives hindering Ondo East growth —NGO’s Ogunmoyero laments

The Chief Executive Officer of OJ Movement of Liberation in Ondo East Local Government, Mr. John Ogunmoyero, has expressed dissatisfaction over bad representation of the local government both in the state and Federal level. Ogunmoyero appealed to the state Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu for his urgent intervention by calling those involving to order before things get out of hands. According to findings, about 10 Wards in Ondo East have been suffering drastic set back from…

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Gboye Adegbenro: Young man with good heart —Akeredolu

Gboye Adegbenro: Young man with good heart —Akeredolu

The Governor of Ondo state, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has described Engr. Gboye Adegbenro FNSE as an exemplary politician. The Governor made this remark during a dinner party at the Bliss World hotel as part of activities ushering the new administration , tagged : Aketi Inauguration Golf tournament. Gboye was the Running mate to the ZLP governorship candidate in the October 10 poll and then Deputy of Akeredolu, Agboola Ajayi who came third in the election….

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Ondo: I didn’t call for Workers’ Retrenchment —Ifedore LG Boss, Oladimeji 

Ondo: I didn’t call for Workers’ Retrenchment —Ifedore LG Boss, Oladimeji 

By: Oluwatosin Adesola …..I was misquoted. Sequel to a media where allegedly claimed that only 30% local government workers are coming to work in Ondo state, the Executive Chairman of Ifedore local government, Engr Alex Oladimeji has declared that he was misquoted over his comment on the workforce. Oladimeji who spoke with newsmen on telephone, insisted that he did not call for the Retrenchment of workers as he had family members and friends who are…

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Ifedore LG Chairman’s outburst: Plot to retrench Workers —Ondo NLC

Ifedore LG Chairman’s outburst: Plot to retrench Workers —Ondo NLC

NLC REJECTS GRAND PLAN BY ALGON TO MASTERMIND RETRENCHMENT OF WORKERS The Nigeria Labour Congress, Ondo State Council received the news of the obnoxious and highly vexatious interview granted by the Hon. (Engr.) Alex Oladimeji, Executive Chairman, Ifedore Local Government on a live telecast in OSRC today 5th March, 2021. The Congress looked and saw beyond Oladimeji speaking but, a case of ‘Esau’s voice coming from the body of Jacob’. The deliberate and unprovoked outburst…

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70% Absenteeism: Ondo NULGE lambasts Ifedore LG Chairman Oladimeji

70% Absenteeism: Ondo NULGE lambasts Ifedore LG Chairman Oladimeji

By: Ade Adeleke The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees, (NULGE) has lambasted the Executive Chairman of Ifedore local government, Hon Alex Oladimeji for alleging that only 30% of council workers in the state usually come to work while the remaining 70% are absentees. In a press statement signed by Comrade Adejala Olasehlnde, Chairman, Congress of NULGE Branch Chairmen in Ondo State; Comrade Oluwatuyi Olasoji, NULGE Branch Chairman in Akure South Branch alnd Comrade Afuye…

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Ondo Govt pays Nov, Dec salaries today

Ondo Govt pays Nov, Dec salaries today

The Ondo state government has agreed with the organised labour to pay 50% balance of November 2020 and 30% out of the December 2020 salaries of workers in the state. SUNSHINETRUTH gathered that the salaries would be paid today. Below is the full details of the labour/govt agreement reached today. SALARY MATTERS AFFECTING: THE FINAL CONCLUSION. Government and Labour reconvened today 5th March, 2021 as early as 8am on the invitation of the Head of…

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Breaking: 70% of Ondo Local Govt Workers don’t come to office —Council Boss

Breaking: 70% of Ondo Local Govt Workers don’t come to office —Council Boss

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Only 30% of the local government workers in Ondo state usually come to work while 70% of them are absent from their duty posts; SUNSHINETRUTH can report. This was the declaration of the Executive Chairman of Ifedore local government, Engr Alex Oladimeji, while featuring on a State Television (OSRC) programme this morning in Akure, the state capital. Oladimeji said, “You know I will say it the way I see things, I will…

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Akeredolu orders compulsory recitation of Oodua Anthem in Schools

Akeredolu orders compulsory recitation of Oodua Anthem in Schools

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Ondo State Government has made it compulsory for all pupils and students in the state to recite the Oodua Anthem in their schools. SUNSHINETRUTH also that gathered that the anthem must also be recited in all government’s public functions. The order reportedly affects all the private and public institutions from primary to tertiary level in the state. This was contained in a circular sent to all stakeholders from the state Ministry…

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Tension as Three Trucks loaded with Herdsmen storm Ondo from the North

Tension as Three Trucks loaded with Herdsmen storm Ondo from the North

By: Oluwatosin Adesola There is a palpable tension and anxiety at the border town of Ajowa in Akoko northwest local government of Ondo where a 40 year old farmer Dayo, a brother to Governor Akeredolu’s former aide Gani Mohammed-Ajowa, was brutally macheted to death by killer herders who destroyed his farm crops. SUNSHINETRUTH learnt that the fear and anxiety in the area came up as a result of three trucks loaded with strange herdsmen from…

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Coronavirus kills 12 as Ondo records 83 new cases

Coronavirus kills 12 as Ondo records 83 new cases

By: Oluwatosin Adesola A worrisome figure was released for Ondo state in the last 48hours as the state recorded 83 confirmed cases of Coronavirus pandemic. SUNSHINETRUTH gathered that after weeks of respite, COVID-19 cases in Nigeria rose again yesterday with Adamawa State having the highest figures among states. Figures released by the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC on it verifiedtwitterhandle, showed that 709 new cases were reported yesterday with 12 deaths. Adamawa State topped…

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Conflict: Curfew declared in Kwara Communities

Conflict: Curfew declared in Kwara Communities

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has imposed a curfew on Offa and Erinle towns following a renewed hostilities between some groups of persons from the two communities. According to a statement signed by Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Rafiu Ajakaye, the curfew will be in force between six o’clock in the evening and eight o’clock in the morning until further notice. The state government said security forces had been deployed to maintain the peace,…

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Ajipe greets Chief Ale, as Akeredolu defends his CoS reappointment

Ajipe greets Chief Ale, as Akeredolu defends his CoS reappointment

By: Ade Adeleke Ajipe Congratulate new appointees, Says Akeredolu is doing well. The convener of IBI GIGA AMBASSADORS Chief Alex Ajipe has congratulated Chief Gbenga Ale on his appointment as the Chief of Staff by the governor of Ondo State Arakunrin Olúwarotimi Akeredolu, saying that his professionalism, hard-work and dedication to service recommended him for the appointment. Chief Ajipe also felicitated other political appointees by the governor declaring that Akeredolu has done well. The CEO…

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Akeredolu nominates Ojogo, Akinterinwa, Titiloye, Aminu as commissioners

Akeredolu nominates Ojogo, Akinterinwa, Titiloye, Aminu as commissioners

COMMISSIONER NOMINEES:GOVERNOR AKEREDOLU SENDS FOUR NAMES TO ONDO ASSEMBLY The Ondo State House of Assembly has received names of four Commissioner nominees sent by the Governor Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN. The nominees are: Mr Wale Akinterinwa, Mr Ojogo Kimikanboh Donald, Sir Charles Titiloye and Engr.Aminu Raimi Olayiwola,(FNSE,FNICE), In a letter addressed to the Speaker, Rt. Hon. Oleyelogun Bamidele David and signed by the Chief of staff to the Governor, Chief Olugbenga Ale requested members on…

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Tinubu, EFCC & 2023 Presidential Race

Tinubu, EFCC & 2023 Presidential Race

TINUBU AND THE EFCC By Sir Richard Akinnola II (A seasoned Journalist) No man is above the law, including Tinubu. If there are reasons to investigate Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, it is within the purview of the EFCC to do. However, perception in most cases, is stronger than reality. Tinubu left office 14 years ago. For the EFCC to suddenly wake up now and be asking the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) for Tinubu’s asset declaration…

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Police Brutality against Journalists must Stop —IPC, MRA warn

Police Brutality against Journalists must Stop —IPC, MRA warn

IPC FROWNS AT POLICE BRUTALITY AGAINST JOURNALIST IN LAGOS For immediate release, March 1, 2021 The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria frowns at, and totally condemns police brutality against Eniola Daniel, a reporter with The Guardian Newspaper while performing his duty at Apapa-Oshodi, Lagos on Sunday, February 28, 2021. Information of the Police unwarranted brutality collated by the IPC Journalist Safety Alert Desk, describes the inhumane treatment of the Nigeria Police Force, who physically and…

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Ondo muslim welfare Board gets new Chairman, as Aketi dissolves boards

Ondo muslim welfare Board gets new Chairman, as Aketi dissolves boards

PRESS STATEMENT Akeredolu Dissolves Boards and Parastatals Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN, has approved the dissolution of all Boards and Parastatals, except the statutory ones in the State. The dissolution takes immediate effect. All chairmen, political appointees and non-career employees in all boards and parastatals in the State are, therefore, directed to handover all government properties in their custody to the accounting officers in their respective offices. Governor Akeredolu appreciated their commitment…

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Breaking: Akeredolu sacks all political appointees, makes 43 fresh appointments

Breaking: Akeredolu sacks all political appointees, makes 43 fresh appointments

PRESS STATEMENT Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN, has dissolved some political appointees with immediate effect. The affected appointees include Personal Assistants, Special Assistants and Senior Special Assistants. Governor Akeredolu thanked them for their selfless service and dedication to the service of the State. Subsequently, the Governor has approved the appointment of Bola Alabi, Esq as the new Chief of Protocol. Alabi, a Legal Practitioner, served as Deputy Chief of Protocol in the…

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Breaking: Akeredolu gets nod to appoint 13 Special Advisers

Breaking: Akeredolu gets nod to appoint 13 Special Advisers

The Ondo State House of Assembly today gave an express approval to Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu to appoint 13 Special Advisers to ensure smooth running of his second term in office. The lawmaker gave the approval at a parliamentary meeting led by the Speaker, Mr Bamidele Oleyelogun. The request had earlier been sent to the lawmakers by the governor, Mr Oluwarotimi Akeredolu in a letter from the Chief of Staff, Chief Olugbenga Ale for approval. The…

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Outcome of Labour, Ondo Govt’s meeting on Salary revealed

Outcome of Labour, Ondo Govt’s meeting on Salary revealed

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The outcome of yesterday’s meeting between labour leaders and representatives of the Ondo state government over payment of outstanding salaries has been revealed. SUNSHINETRUTH gathered that the meeting which lasted for three hours, was at the instance of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu and presided over by the state Head of Service, Dare Aragbaiye. SALARY MATTERS AFFECTING PART 2. You will recall that Labour met with Government twice last week and the outcome of…

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