ABORTED ONDO LG POLLS: Allegations of fraud by our Aspirants Harsh, Unfounded -APC

ABORTED ONDO LG POLLS: Allegations of fraud by our Aspirants Harsh, Unfounded -APC

By: Ade Adeleke The All Progressives Congress (APC), Ondo State Chapter has denied allegation levelled against its leadership over the postponement of local government election in the state, noting that it didn’t defraud chairmanship and Councillorship aspirants. According to the aggrieved aspirants in their petition, they claimed 1,500 of them paid N100,000 and N20,000 each for Nomination forms and party development fee respectively. But responding, the party described as unwarranted and rejected a petition against…

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Sallah Celebration: FG declares Next Tuesday, Wednesday Public Holidays

Sallah Celebration: FG declares Next Tuesday, Wednesday Public Holidays

By: SUNSHINETRUTH The Federal Government has declared Tuesday 4th and Wednesday 5th June, 2019 as public holidays to mark the Muslim Eid-Al-Fitr celebration. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Barrister Georgina Ekeoma Ehuriah, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement signed on Friday by the ministry’s Director of Press and Public Relations Mohammed Manga. She congratulated the Muslim faithful on a successful completion of the Ramadan Fast and enjoined all…

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Ogun suspends 75 Monarchs, as Oyo governor demotes 15 Perm Sec, takes over Motor Parks

Ogun suspends 75 Monarchs, as Oyo governor demotes 15 Perm Sec, takes over Motor Parks

By: SUNSHINETRUTH Oyo state government has banned operations of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in the state indefinitely. Subsequently, the state government has taken over all motor parks in the state with immediate effect. The state Chief of Staff, Bisi Ilaka announced this in Ibadan while speaking with newsmen on behalf of the governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde. Members of the Union had been engaging in free for all since the change of…

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Ondo NUJ demands urgent Rehabilitation of deplorable Akure-Ikere Ekiti road

Ondo NUJ demands urgent Rehabilitation of deplorable Akure-Ikere Ekiti road

By: Sunshinetruth *COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF THE MONTHLY CONGRESS OF THE NIGERIA UNION OF JOURNALISTS, (NUJ), ONDO STATE COUNCIL, HELD ON 30TH MAY, 2019 AT THE PRESS CENTRE, ALAGBAKA-AKURE.* Various issues concerning welfare of members and the Nation at large were discussed during the Congress and the following decisions were reached; 1: That the Congress advised President Muhammadu Buhari to form his cabinet without unnecessary delay and initiate policies that will improve welfare…

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Ondo Police Commissioner Parleys NUJ Members, Calls for Responsible Reportage of Crimes

Ondo Police Commissioner Parleys NUJ Members, Calls for Responsible Reportage of Crimes

By: Ade Adeleke Ondo State Commissioner of Police, Mr Undie Adie, has charged journalists in the state to be responsive and professional on their reportage of crime-related stories, for the betterment of the state. Adie gave the advice on Thursday in Akure during a media parley with the members of the National Union of Journalists (NUJ), Ondo State Council. The commissioner said that journalists need to verify any news before publication in order to avoid…

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We’ve Informants in Akure Banks -Killers of Anglican Bursar Confess

We’ve Informants in Akure Banks -Killers of Anglican Bursar Confess

By: Olwatosin Adesola Ondo State Police Command has arrested some bandits, who have allegedly been robbing bank customers in Akure. In recent times, many bank customers in the state capital have been robbed after withdrawing money from the banks. It was gathered that one of the suspects, whose identity has not been revealed, was arrested early this week after he allegedly stealing N500,000 from a building contractor’s car at the Ayedun area of Akure, few…

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Ex-Governor’s Son set to Become Speaker

Ex-Governor’s Son set to Become Speaker

……. Why we endorsed Theodore Orji’s son, Chinedum as next Speaker – PDP member- elect, Uzosike By: Sunshinetruth A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain and the member-elect for Umuahia South constituency of Abia State, Barrister Jerry Uzosike, has explained why the newly twelve members-elect endorsed the current majority leader, Hon. Chinedum Orji, as next Speaker of the soon-to-be-inaugurated 7th Abia House of Assembly. SUNSHINETRUTH reported that the 12 newly elected members of the Abia State…

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UNDER-20 WORLD CUP: Flying Eagles Confront Senegal Today

UNDER-20 WORLD CUP: Flying Eagles Confront Senegal Today

By: SUNSHINE TRUTH Nigeria’s Flying Eagles have advanced to the knockout stages of the FIFA U-20 World Cup despite drawing with Ukraine to finish third in group D to set up a clash against fellow West Africans, Senegal on Monday. The match on today Monday evening at 7:30pm In a make or mar clash at the Bielsko Biala Stadium, Nigeria played 1-1 with Ukraine while USA defeated Qatar 1-0 elsewhere. The Paul Aigbogun lads finished…

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Today’s Assembly Inauguration: Ondo Lawmakers set to elect new Speaker, Deputy

Today’s Assembly Inauguration: Ondo Lawmakers set to elect new Speaker, Deputy

…..Akure battles Oleyelogun By: Ade Adeleke In this feature, Our news Editor, ADE ADELEKE writes on how the presiding officers of the Ondo state 9th House of Assembly will emerge on Monday June 3 and the politics of Akure verses Ifedore Council areas. Few days to the end of the 8th Ondo state House of Assembly and ahead of June 3, 2019 proclamation of 9th Assembly by Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, the battle for who becomes…

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U-20 WORLD CUP: Nigeria in a make-or-mar game against Ukraine Today

U-20 WORLD CUP: Nigeria in a make-or-mar game against Ukraine Today

By: SUNSHINETRUTH Nigeria’s Flying Eagles this evening face a crucial test as they confront group D leaders Ukraine in the final preliminary game at the ongoing FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland. Paul Aigbogun’ s side put up a colourless display in Monday night’s 2-0 loss to the USA which has now make qualification to the knockout stage dicey. The Flying Eagles, who are two-time runners up in the biennial championship, had a bright start…

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Don’t tear my Government Apart -Akeredolu tells Lawmakers-elect

Don’t tear my Government Apart -Akeredolu tells Lawmakers-elect

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Ahead of the June 3rd inauguration of the 9th Assembly, the Ondo State House of Assembly has organised a two-day Capacity Workshop for the 26 newly elected lawmakers in Lagos state on Tuesday. The decision to organise the workshop is to broaden the minds of the elected legislators on legislative agenda, the procedures and processes as well as to remind them of the primary needs of their people. Declaring the event open…

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You can’t sack us -Oyo LG Chairmen to Makinde

You can’t sack us -Oyo LG Chairmen to Makinde

……Makinde sacks Oyo boards By: SUNSHINETRUTH Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has terminated the appointment and election of the chairmen of local governments and local council development areas (LCDA) as well as boards of parastatals and corporations. The decision was conveyed in a statement by the newly appointed Chief of Staff (CoS), Chief Bisi Ilaka yesterday. The statement read: “His Excellency, the Governor of Oyo State, Oluseyi Makinde, has directed as follows: “That all local…

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Babasuwe thanks Nollywood Stars, Nigerians over his Health Recovery

Babasuwe thanks Nollywood Stars, Nigerians over his Health Recovery

By: SUNSHINETRUTH Veteran Yoruba actor, Babatunde Omidina, popularly known as Baba Suwe on Wednesday returned to Nigeria after his medical trip the United States for his treatment. His colleague, Yomi Fabiyi, revealed this in a statement yesterday. “Baba Suwe Survived! He made it and near 100% recovery,” Fabiyi, wrote in a statement on Wednesday. Here is full text of his Press statement below: “Without going into individual details, on behalf of Baba Suwe and his…

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I didn’t board Plane, let alone of Escaping Crash – Obasanjo

I didn’t board Plane, let alone of Escaping Crash – Obasanjo

……I didn’t escape any plane crash By: Sunshine Truth Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has dismissed he was not on board the Boeing 777-300 aircraft Ethiopian flight that encountered bad weather during landing at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport on Wednesday. Obasanjo was widely reported to have been among the 393 passengers on the flight from Adiss-Ababa, capital of Ethiopia. But the former President said he didn’t travel, let alone board the flight. Obasanjo made the…

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Hazard, Giroud Star as Chelsea End Arsenal’s Champions League Hope

Hazard, Giroud Star as Chelsea End  Arsenal’s Champions League Hope

By: Ade Adeleke Chelsea have won five major European trophies – a Champions League, two Europa Leagues and two Cup Winners’ Cups Eden Hazard scored two goals and made another to help Chelsea thump London rivals Arsenal in Baku and win the Europa League. Victory gave Blues boss Maurizio Sarri the first trophy of his managerial career and ensured the Gunners will miss out on next season’s Champions League. With only about 5,000 fans from…

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Buhari uses #61Million new 2019model Mercedez Benz for Inauguration

Buhari uses #61Million new 2019model Mercedez Benz for Inauguration

By: SUNSHINETRUTH So many activities headline the second term swearing-in ceremony of President Muhammadu Buhari but one of the other silent things is a new Mercedez Benz car unveiled by the President today. The 2019 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S 560 was part of the fleet of cars that brought the President to the Eagles Square for the swearing-in ceremony. Buhari, in company of his wife, Aisha Buhari, were occupants of the new 2019 S560 Benz. Checks…

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How Secondary School Student emerged Youngest Monarch in Ondo State

How Secondary School Student emerged Youngest Monarch in Ondo State

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Leaders and elders have explained that a 16-year-old Prince was enthroned as the new Ojima Arujale of Okeluse Community in Ose Local government area of Ondo state to prevent manipulation and undue obaship crises in the town. The new monarch is Oba Adeyeoba Oloyede Adekoya, Akinghare II, a Senior Secondary School 11 student. A source from the community confirmed that the young king is the only son of the late monarch, and…

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Stats, Desperation as Arsenal battle Chelsea in Today’s Europa League final

Stats, Desperation as Arsenal battle Chelsea in Today’s Europa League final

By: SUNSHINETRUTH Arsenal and Chelsea ready for Europa League battle in distant Baku The build-up to the Europa League final has been marred by the controversy surrounding UEFA’s choice of venue, but it is now time for the football to do the talking as familiar foes Chelsea and Arsenal prepare to do battle in the unfamiliar setting of Baku on Wednesday. Two and a half weeks after the Premier League season ended, here is a…

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FAILURES, INCOMPETENCE: N14 trillion Stolen during Buhari’s First Term -PDP

FAILURES, INCOMPETENCE: N14 trillion Stolen during Buhari’s First Term -PDP

By: SunshineTruth The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said failure and incompetence marked President Muhammadu Buhari’s first four-year tenure. The party dismissed as false, the President’s claims of his administration’s performance in his Monday television interview, saying he only engaged in his usual blame game in the said interview. In a statement yesterday by its spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP also chided the President for not using the interview to give an account of the trillions…

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MISSING BABY: Four Ondo Mortuary’s Attendants docked

MISSING BABY: Four Ondo Mortuary’s Attendants docked

By: Ade Adeleke Detained Four officials alleged to have involved in the missing of a dead baby and placenta at the Ondo State Specialist Hospital, Akure, have been granted bail by Ondo State Magistrate Court sitting at Oke-Eda in Akure. The Magistrate, Mrs Bob Manuel, admitted them to bail, saying since the case is a sensitive one and that so far no tangible evidence has been established against then and the allegations against them have…

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