“We’ll make Igbara-Oke food Basket of Ondo State”

“We’ll make Igbara-Oke food Basket of Ondo State”

By: Ade Adeleke Some investors have concluded plans to make Igbara-Oke, the Headquarters of Ifedore local government area of Ondo state the good basket of the state through a partnership with the community. As parts of efforts to bring development to Igbara-Oke and make the plan a reality therefore, the Paramount Ruler of the town, the Olowa of Igbara-Oke kingdom, Oba Dr. Francis Adefarakanmi Agbede, and the Council of Chiefs, have parleyed a team of…

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I’ll protect my constituents irrespective of Religious or Political affiliation -Akure Rep, Adedayo

I’ll protect my constituents irrespective of Religious or Political affiliation -Akure Rep, Adedayo

By: Ade Adeleke A lawmaker representing Akure North/Akure South Federal Constituency on the National Assembly, Hon. Omolafe Adedayo has expressed appreciation to his constituents for the opportunity to serve them at higher level. The federal lawmaker made the pledge after the proclamation of the 9th National Assembly and the inauguration of members of the House of Representatives in Abuja. In a Press Statement, Hon Adedayo who is popularly known as “Expensive”, said he had a…

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Buhari renames Abuja National Stadium after MKO Abiola

Buhari renames Abuja National Stadium after MKO Abiola

By: SUNSHINETRUTH President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday renamed the Abuja National Stadium after the late self-acclaimed President, Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola (GCFR). Buhari made the remark during the 2019 Democracy Day Address at the Eagles Square, Abuja. Abiola had run for the presidency in 1993, but the election results were annulled by former military President, Ibrahim Babangida. Buhari, on the 6th of June 2018 had also awarded Abiola posthumously with Grand Commander of the…

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JUNE 12: Democracy Watershed in Nigeria -Ondo People

JUNE 12: Democracy Watershed in Nigeria -Ondo People

By: Ade Adeleke On 12th June, 1993, Nigerians filed out to participate in what has been described as freest and fairest Presidential election in the history of the country that produced late Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola of the Social Democratic Party, (SDP) who defeated Bashir Tofa of the National Republican Convention, (NRC). However, the election was later annulled by the then military President, General Ibrahim Babangida, leading to political uprisings across the federation. In this…

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Lawan, Gbajabiamila’s elections have humbled our enemies –Oshiomhole

Lawan, Gbajabiamila’s elections have humbled our enemies –Oshiomhole

By: Ade Adeleke The National Chairman of the ruling APC, Adams Oshiomhole said those who criticised the APC on the choice of its candidates have been humbled. Addressing journalists shortly before the House election, the APC Chairman said, “For those who thought something was wrong with the APC, I think the outcome of the Senate election will humble them, not just for the victory but for the size of the defeat. They insisted on secret…

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We’ll not sanction our Senators, Reps who voted against Ndume, Bago, Ekweremadu –PDP

We’ll not sanction our Senators, Reps who voted against Ndume, Bago, Ekweremadu –PDP

…….. Save Nigeria from Buhari’s misrule, PDP tells lawmakers By: SUNSHINETRUTH The National Working Committee of the PDP on Tuesday congratulated the 9th National Assembly. The PDP in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, said, “The 9th National Assembly must work hard to save our nation from the prevailing despondency caused by the misrule of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration, by effectively applying its statutory legislative instruments to guarantee good governance…

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State governors failed to stop implementation of LG Financial Autonomy

State governors failed to stop implementation of LG Financial Autonomy

By: SUNSHINETRUTH A Federal High Court in Abuja has rejected the request by the Governors of the 36 states for an order stopping the implementation of guidelines issued by the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) in relation to the operation of the States/Local Government Joint Accounts. The NFIU’s guidelines, which took effect from June 1, 2019, direct banks not to allow transactions in States/Local Government Joint Accounts, but that such accounts should only be used…

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Gbajabiamila, Dogara embrace as new Speaker vows to ‘shake the table’

Gbajabiamila, Dogara embrace as new Speaker vows to ‘shake the table’

By: SUNSHINETRUTH ………With 281 votes Gbajabiamila floors Bago to become Speaker The Clerk to the National Assembly conducted the House’ polls shortly after the Senate’s. Sani-Omolori then called for nominations for speakership position. The Director-General of the Gbajabiamila Speakership Campaign Council, Mr Abdulmumin Jibrin, nominated Gbajabiamila, saying he was “our choice, the choice of all parties, the choice of other opposition parties, the choice of the President, the choice of stakeholders, the choice of the…

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Emergence Of Lawan, Gbajabiamila good omen for Nigeria’s Democracy -Ondo APC

Emergence Of Lawan, Gbajabiamila good omen for Nigeria’s Democracy -Ondo APC

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the emergence of Senator Ahmed Lawan as the President of the Senate and Femi Gbajabiamila as the Speaker as a good omen for a new phase of democracy and all-round development in Nigeria. The Party said, “Lawan is arguably one of the most patriotic, well-cultured, and disciplined senators Nigeria has ever produced. He has in Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, the new…

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