We’ve harmonised exam timetables with WAEC, says JAMB

We’ve harmonised exam timetables with WAEC, says JAMB

By: SunshineTruth/Agency report The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Tuesday assured candidates sitting for this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination that they would not be denied the opportunity of writing the examination. Dr Fabian Benjamin, Head of Public Relations, JAMB, gave the assurance in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos following fears concerning a clash in the timetable of West African Senior School Certificate Examination and UTME. According to the…

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Kidnapping now Spreading Pervasively unchecked in Nigeria -CISLAC

Kidnapping now Spreading Pervasively unchecked in Nigeria -CISLAC

By: Leke Adegbite The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has expressed seriously concerned over the growing but pervasive rate of kidnapping, deliberately delayed response and the poor proactive measures by the government in the country. In a Statement, Auwal Ibrahim Musa, Executive Director, CISLAC, said since 2007, Nigeria has witness increased increasingly spate of kidnapping in the South, particularly South-South and South-East geo-political zones in spite of the security agencies investment in intelligence gathering…

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National Assembly passes Police Trust Fund Bill

National Assembly passes Police Trust Fund Bill

By: Ade Adeleke The Senate has passed the Nigerian Police Trust Fund Bill (HB 1583). Recall that President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki had, last week assured the Inspector General of Police, Mr Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, that the Senate would fast-track its work on both the Police Trust Fund Bill and the Police Reform Bill. Today, the upper chambers approved the bill at its plenary in Abuja. Reacting to the Senate’s passage of the Bill,…

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Fear of Robbery Attack: Banks refuse to Open for business in Akoko

Fear of Robbery Attack: Banks refuse to Open for business in Akoko

By: Ade Adeleke Following Monday’s bloody bank robbery at Idoani in Ose local government area of Ondo state, residents of Akokoland, neighbouring communities to Ose Council area were in a rude shock this morning when commercial banks in Ikare and some other parts of the area shut down their doors to customers. Some of them who spoke with SUNSHINE TRUTH at Ikare Akoko attributed the closure of banks to fear of armed robbery attacks. They…

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Rainstorm: Ondo Dep Gov inspects affected Akoko towns, promises Govt’s Assistance

Rainstorm: Ondo Dep Gov inspects affected Akoko towns, promises Govt’s Assistance

By: Ade Adeleke The Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Agboola Ajayi today inspected and sympatised with the people affected by the recent rainstorm, which wreaked havoc on about 500 buildings in Supare and Ikare Akoko Communities. Ajayi said he received the news of the destruction with sadness, describing it as a clear case of a natural disaster. The Deputy Governor noted that the state officials of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) are already…

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Bank Robbery: Akeredolu visits Idoani, vows to punish perpetrators

Bank Robbery: Akeredolu visits Idoani, vows to punish perpetrators

By: Ade Adeleke Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, today gave a marching order to all security agencies in the state to go after armed robbers who participated in the yesterday bloody bank robbery incident in Idoani community in Ose local government. Six lives including a policeman were reportedly lost during the attack on the only bank in the community. Already, security operative said they have arrested a suspect in connection with the…

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Ondo 2020 poll: We’re Okay with Akeredolu -APC leaders

Ondo 2020 poll: We’re Okay with Akeredolu -APC leaders

By: Ade Adeleke The battle of 2020 governorship election in Ondo state is now hot in the political circle, as some Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State have converged on the government House, Alagbaka, Akure to pass a vote of confidence on the state governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN. The Leaders unanimously on Sunday night gave Akeredolu a pass mark particularly on massive infrastructural developmental, water and sanitation, Industrialization, workers welfare…

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Radio Nigeria Remains flagship of Radio Broadcasting – Akeredolu

Radio Nigeria Remains flagship of Radio Broadcasting – Akeredolu

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state has expressed satisfaction with the sound professional conducts of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, FRCN, in the coverage of the recently concluded 2019 general election in the country. The governor stated this while declaring open the first content summit of the FRCN, Ibadan Zonal Station, holding at Elizade university, Ilara Mokin in ifedore local government area of the State. The theme of the two day…

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