Let’s forgive Ourselves -Ondo APC Chairman to Members

Let’s forgive Ourselves -Ondo APC Chairman to Members

By: Ade Adeleke The Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ondo State, Engr. Ade Adetimehin, at the weekend said party should be fortified to enhance its supremacy, appealing to members and leaders to forgive those who offended them within the party. Speaking during a special meeting with the executive and leaders of the party at the weekend in Iju, Headquarters of Akure North Local Government area, Adetimehin also called for “brotherly love” among members….

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‘Behold, The Yoruba Are Agonising And Organising’ -Martins Oloja

‘Behold, The Yoruba Are Agonising And Organising’ -Martins Oloja

Inside Stuff With MARTINS OLOJA Let’s begin this week with some contextual reporting of the state of the nation before the construct of underreported ‘landmine’ in Yoruba land. The nation is waiting (for Mr. President to name his cabinet). The president is still procrastinating (about the colour of his new government). The Vice President is travelling and reporting (to the world the state of herders’ trouble) and he is denying (his involvement in RUGA settlement)….

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NEWS ALERT: Tragedy as Manager hangs Self inside new Apartment

NEWS ALERT: Tragedy as Manager hangs Self inside new Apartment

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Tragedy struck late yesterday when a 31year-old young man, Samuel Omotosho has allegedly committed suicide in Odo Ona, Apata area of Ibadan, Oyo state capital. Samuel Omotosho’s body was found hung to the ceiling in his sitting room. According to the landlady, Mrs Rachel Bamgbose, Samuel who had newly packed to the apartment a week before the incident was a single and left no traces of what could have led to the…

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KIDNAPPING/HERDSMEN BROUHAHA: I’m a Warrior, I can roll out One million Yorubas if -Aare OnaKankanfo

KIDNAPPING/HERDSMEN BROUHAHA: I’m a Warrior, I can roll out One million Yorubas if -Aare OnaKankanfo

By: SUNSHINETRUTH The Aare Ona Kankanfo of Yorubaland, Gani Adams has warned Fulani herdsmen that he is a warrior and can still roll out one million Yoruba people for battle. Adams was speaking in Ibadan, Oyo State at the convergence of Yoruba leaders to honor the memory and legacies of late Obafemi Awolowo at the book presentation of the Yoruba translation of his autobiography, titled: ‘Awo’ by Alaroye. Lamenting the insecurity in the land, Adams…

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UPDATE: Protest hits COZA PASTOR’S Church over Rape, CAN breaks Silence

UPDATE: Protest hits COZA PASTOR’S Church over Rape, CAN breaks Silence

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Protesters this morning converged on NNPC filling station at Guzape over rape allegations levelled against the Founder and Global Senior Pastor of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, Biodun Fatoyinbo. Some of the placards held by protesters read ‘We are watching you,’ ‘Your Pastor is not your God,’ ‘Thou shall not rape’ and ‘No to sexual abuse in my church’ among others with the hashtag ‘#ChurchToo.’ The protesters, including one of the leaders…

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Sensitive Documents destroyed as Inferno consumes Ondo Statistician-General’s Office

Sensitive Documents destroyed as Inferno consumes Ondo Statistician-General’s Office

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Ondo State’s office of the Statistician- General located inside the ministry of finance complex, has been gutted with property and sensitive documents destroyed by the inferno on Saturday. The statistician general’s office which is a metre away from the Governor’s Office in Alagbaka, Akure was razed at the midnight of Saturday. SUNSHINETRUTH gathered that the items razed by the fire included – files and confidential documents electronics, furniture among others. A staff…

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OPINION: WHY THE CALUMNY CAMPAIGN AGAINST AKEREDOLU WILL FAIL

OPINION: WHY THE CALUMNY CAMPAIGN AGAINST AKEREDOLU WILL FAIL

Written By Zainab Okafor What struck me most about the last presidential election in Nigeria was the absence of rhetoric. It felt as keen as an aircraft tearing through turbulence. Everyone noticed it. There were no sound bites, no earth-shifting essays, no mind-bending articles nudging us inexorably to a prefigured decision. And I do not know whether it is because both candidates were Fulani and of the same faith. But what I do know is…

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Akeredolu, Sports Stakeholders Celebrate Olympic Day in Akure amidst Fun

Akeredolu, Sports Stakeholders Celebrate Olympic Day in Akure amidst Fun

……. Sports Is Very Dear To Our Heart, Veritable Means Of Harnessing Youth Potentials. By: Oluwatosin Adesola Sports professionals, enthusiasts, and other well meaning Nigerians including the Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on Saturday joined the rest of the world in marking the International Olympic Day Celebration in Akure. The Olympic Day Run is enshrined in the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) calender and is organised in Nigeria by the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) –…

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Ondo Govt distributes free Cocoa Seedlings to farmers today

Ondo Govt distributes free Cocoa Seedlings to farmers today

By: Ade Adeleke Ondo State Ministry of Agriculture has concluded arrangements to commence the annual distributions of free Improved Cocoa Seedlings from this week Tuesday. The annual distribution of free improved Cocoa seedlings which farmers across the state usually looks forward to is part of the Ministry’s deliberate strategies to ensure farmers expand their farms, increase yields & income. A Press Statement signed by Bolu Ajijo, Head, Information & Public Relations Unit of the Ministry…

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Corruption Allegation: Why EFCC is after me -Saraki

Corruption Allegation: Why EFCC is after me -Saraki

…….. More trouble for Saraki as EFCC writes Senate clerk on contracts’ documents. By: SUNSHINETRUTH The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has written a letter to the Clerk of the Senate, demanding the receipts, cash books and documents of the contracts of the Office of the President of the 8th Senate led by Bukola Saraki. The EFCC, in a letter signed by the Director of Operations, Mohammed Umar, said it was investigating cases of conspiracy,…

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Protest in Ekiti over killing of 65yr-old Hunter by Herdsmen

Protest in Ekiti over killing of 65yr-old Hunter by Herdsmen

By: Ade Adeleke Less than 24 hours after a female undergraduate was murdered inside her father’s farm in Ekiti state, a 65year old Hunter Emmanuel Ilori has been allegedly killed at Orin Ekiti by suspected herdsmen. The hunter was said to have been murdered in the midnight while hunting for animals with some of his colleagues. This came barely 24hrs after a lady was killed at Ise Ekiti. One the hunters who was in the…

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I don’t Chat on Social Media, Beware of fraudsters -Ondo Dep Governor tells Public

I don’t Chat on Social Media, Beware of fraudsters -Ondo Dep Governor tells Public

ONDO DEPUTY GOVERNOR FACEBOOK ACCOUNT HAS BEEN HACKED Let me kindly alert members of the public that the FACEBOOK ACCOUNT of the Ondo State Deputy Governor, Hon. Agboola Ajayi, with the account name AGBOOLA ALFRED AJAYI has been hacked by internet fraudsters. From available information, these criminals have been using the Facebook account Messenger of AGBOOLA ALFRED AJAYI to chat with unsuspecting Facebook users on the pretense of rendering assistance for them to secure government…

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MINIMUM WAGE: FG targets N168billion for Salary Adjustment

MINIMUM WAGE: FG targets N168billion for Salary Adjustment

By: SUNSHINETRUTH The technical committee set up to work on the consequential adjustment arising from the N30,000 new national minimum wage has again failed to reach an agreement after the representatives of the Federal Government and labour rejected the proposed percentage increases in their meeting on Thursday. This came despite President Muhammadu Buhari’s promise that the Federal Government was committed to the implementation of the new minimum wage while asking state governments to do the…

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AFCON 2019: Super Eagles suffer injury scare ahead of Today’s Madagascar clash

AFCON 2019: Super Eagles suffer injury scare ahead of Today’s Madagascar clash

By: SUNSHINETRUTH Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen, has sustained a minor injury, but it is not expected to stop him from making his 2019 Africa Cup of Nations debut, in the last Group B fixture against Madagascar on Sunday (today). There were fears that the 20-year-old was going to join the list of injured players in the Nigeria’s camp, when he went down after he was tackled during the team’s training session on Thursday morning….

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ENVIRONMENTAL SANITATION HOLDS TODAY WITHOUT MOVEMENT RESTRICTION IN ONDO

ENVIRONMENTAL SANITATION HOLDS TODAY WITHOUT MOVEMENT RESTRICTION IN ONDO

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo State Directorate of National Orientation Agency (NOA) have called on the good people of Ondo State to come out en masse to observe the June edition of monthly Environmental Sanitation exercise slated for today Saturday 29th June 2019, between 7am and 10am. This was contained in a press statement issued from the office of state Director of NOA on Friday, Mr. Bode Famose urging members of the public to participate…

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LG Caretaker Chairman: Ondo Assembly rejects Akeredolu’s Nominee

LG Caretaker Chairman: Ondo Assembly rejects Akeredolu’s Nominee

By: Ade Adeleke 17 out of the eighteen interim chairmen for local governments were today confirmed by the Ondo state House of Assembly. The lawmakers however refused to confirm the nominee for Odigbo local government, Mrs Margaret Akinsuroju for certain undisclosed political reasons, and referred her for further scrutiny. Akinsuroju, served as Commissioner for Women affairs under the administration of late former governor Olusegun Agagu. Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu sent the names of the nominees to…

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Unknown gunmen Murder female Undergraduate inside her father’s farm

Unknown gunmen Murder female Undergraduate inside her father’s farm

By: Oluwatosin Adesola It was a day of sorrow for the family and relations of a 22year old Idoma Lady known as Maria as she was allegedly murdered at Ise Ekiti by unknown gunmen while working in her father’s farm. Confirming the incident to SUNSHINETRUTH on telephone, the Ochidoma of Idoma People living in Ekiti State, Otache Oyigoche explained that the Lady was allegedly killed on Thursday while working alone in the farm. He claimed…

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Ondo NAWOJ gets new Exco, NTA’s Doris Olumoko emerges Chairperson

Ondo NAWOJ gets new Exco, NTA’s Doris Olumoko  emerges Chairperson

By: Ade Adeleke A new executive has emerged to run the affairs of Nigeria Association of Women Journalists, NAWOJ, Ondo State Chapter. They are , Chairperson, Doris Olumoko of NTA, Vice Chairman ,Tola Gbadamosi of the Hope newspaper and Secretary , Patience Ibeh of Adaba FM. Doris Olumoko succeeds Sola Omotoso. Others are Assistant Secretary , Oluwatosin Ighoteguono of Radio Nigeria , Treasurer, Mary Agidi of Hope Newspaper and Auditor , Olufisoye Adenitan also of…

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Over 100 NUJ leaders Storm Abia to demand actions against National insecurity

Over 100 NUJ leaders Storm Abia to demand actions against National insecurity

By: Ade Adeleke Over one hundred State and National officers of the Nigeria Union of Journalists NUJ have converged on Umuahia, the Abia State Capital to brainstorm on issues affecting the pen professional, members and national security. The Union has therefore charged to the Federal Government to rise up and take pragmatic measures in addressing the current state of insecurity in the country. National president of NUJ Comrade Chris Isiguzo gave the charge at the…

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Akeredolu inaugurates Aragbaiye as Ondo Head of Service on Monday

Akeredolu inaugurates Aragbaiye as Ondo Head of Service on Monday

By: Ade Adeleke Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has approved the appointment of Mr. Oluwadare Aragbaiye as the Head of Service of the Ondo State Public Service. The new HOS is from Owo local government area like the governor. The Governor’s approval of the appointment is in line with the provisions of Section 208, Sub-section 3 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999, as amended. The appointment is in recognition of…

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