Ese-Odo, Akure North Communities get new Monarchs

Ese-Odo, Akure North Communities get new Monarchs

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo State government has approved the appointments of two new monarchs elect. They are the Alayede of Ayede Ogbese in Akure North, Prince Isaac Ayodele Oluyede and the Odogun of Igbekebo in Eseodo local government, Prince Bamidele Dabo. The two communities have been without traditional rulers for years after the demise of the former Monarchs. Briefing government house correspondents after the executive council meeting in Akure, the state Commissioner for information…

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Akeredolu appoints 5 new Commissioners, 2 Special Advisers, defends sack of 3 Cabinet members

Akeredolu appoints 5 new Commissioners, 2 Special Advisers, defends sack of 3 Cabinet members

By: Ade Adeleke As part of the efforts being made to reposition his cabinet for optimum performance aimed at ensuring that the administration delivers on its mandate to the people, the Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, on Monday sacked three commissioners in his cabinet. The Governor made the announcement at the end of the State Executive Council meeting, held on Monday, inside the Exco Chamber of the Governor’s Office, Akure. Three commissioners were relieved…

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Flood destroys Buildings in Ondo, 110yr-old Grandma in distress, as lawmaker begs for Govt’s intervention

Flood destroys Buildings in Ondo, 110yr-old Grandma in distress, as lawmaker begs for Govt’s intervention

By: Ade Adeleke A lawmaker in Ondo State, Mr Tomide Akinribido, has called on the State and Federal Governments to urgently come to the rescue of people recently affected by flood in his constituency. Akinribido, representing Ondo West Constituency-one in the state House of Assembly, said that relevant Federal Government agencies and state government had been formally notified through the state Ministry of Environment. Akinribido also called for the Federal Government’s assistance in urgent construction…

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Akeredolu’s wife knows nothing about our Spending, We run most transparent OSOPADEC -Chairman, Edema

Akeredolu’s wife knows nothing about our Spending, We run most transparent OSOPADEC -Chairman, Edema

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Chairman of the Ondo state Oil Producing Area Development Commission, OSOPADEC, Hon Gbenga Edema on Monday accused some youths from Ilaje who protested in Akure as being sponsored by aggrieved politicians and political opponents in the state, ahead of the 2020 governorship election in the state. Speaking with newsmen on the protest, Hon Edema explained that no government had been more transparent in the handling of funds and issues that concern…

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Our Party’s NWC must sanction all disloyal members, leaders – APC Youths

Our Party’s NWC must sanction all disloyal members, leaders – APC Youths

…..calls for youth involvement in governance in Progressives states. By: Oluwatosin Adesola The All Progressives Congress Youth League, APCYL has called on the National Working Committee, NWC to review the activities of some state chapters of the party. The League Founder and President, Comrade Atir Faeren made the call in a statement made available to Newsmen in Akure, the Ondo state capital. Comrade Faeren in the statement noted that the review became imperative in order…

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Ondo APC Chairman moves to consolidate Membership Unity, warns against indiscipline

Ondo APC Chairman moves to consolidate Membership Unity, warns against indiscipline

By: Ade Adeleke The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State on Monday commenced efforts aimed at further promoting unity and oneness within the fold. As part of steps to achieve this, the State Chairman of the Party, Engr. Ade Adetimehin led his executive members to visit Ikare, the Headquarters of Akoko North East local government area of the State. Adetimehin with other members of the State Working Committee embarked on the tour to rub…

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FG’ll end Blackout in Ondo South within 60days -NDPH Boss, Oyedele

FG’ll end Blackout in Ondo South within 60days  -NDPH Boss, Oyedele

By: Ade Adeleke There is hope for the people of communities in Ondo south senatorial district of Ondo state who are experiencing total blackout for over eleven years, as the federal government has vowed that electricity will be fully restored to the area in the sixty days. The Executive Director of the government-owned Niger-Delta Power Holding Company, Engineer Ife Oyedele gave this indication while speaking with newsmen at a Tenure Completion Thanksgiving of former Senator…

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Stakeholders await Supreme Court’s Judgement on FOI Act enforcement in Ondo, Lagos, other states

Stakeholders await Supreme Court’s Judgement on FOI Act enforcement in Ondo, Lagos, other states

By: Ade Adeleke Stakeholders in the battle for the enforcement of the the Freedom of Information Act (FoI) across the 36states of the federation are now awaiting the Supreme Court’s decision on the verdict of the Court of Appeal that held that Nigerian states have no powers to reject requests filed under the FOI Act. In a March 27, 2018 decision at the Akure Division, the Court of Appeal ruled that the requests for information,…

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Olusola Oke may drop 2020 Ondo Guber Ambition for NDDC MD

Olusola Oke may drop 2020 Ondo Guber Ambition for NDDC MD

By: Ade Adeleke There are indications that the Southwest Coordinator of the 2019 Buhari/Osinbajo Campaign Organization, Chief Olusola Oke may shelve his 2020 governorship ambition in Ondo state to enable him land the Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) that appears to have set on a collision course three bigwigs in the All Progressives Congress (APC) to have their nominees clinch the top job. SUNSHINETRUTH also gathered that while Asiwaju Bola Tinubu…

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Court sentences Man to 6months imprisonment for stealing ‘ordinary’ Kolanut

Court sentences Man to 6months imprisonment for stealing ‘ordinary’ Kolanut

By: Oluwatosin Adesola An Ekiti state Chief Magistrate Court sitting at Iyin Ekiti has sentenced a 36-year-old man, Ige Omotosho, to six months imprisonment for stealing a bag of kolanut. Omotosho was convicted on two counts of forcible entry into a farmland and stealing a bag of kolanut worth N10,000. The Court sentenced Omotosho, who had earlier pleaded guilty, to four and six months in prison on counts one and two, respectively, without an option…

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Experts debate Chelsea’s new Manager after Sarri’s departure

Experts debate Chelsea’s new Manager after Sarri’s departure

……Harry Redknapp states bold Frank Lampard prediction for Chelsea By: SUNSHINETRUTH Coach Harry Redknapp has given his view on what Frank Lampard would be like as the manager of Chelsea. The former England and Tottenham boss was speaking ahead of Maurizio Sarri’s departure, with the Italian confirmed as the new manager of Juventus on Sunday. But Redknapp firmly believes that Chelsea would be in great hands if they appoint Lampard to succeed Sarri ahead of…

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Sunshine Stars of Akure escape shock exit in 2019 Nigerian FA Cup

Sunshine Stars of Akure escape shock exit in 2019 Nigerian FA Cup

By: Ade Adeleke Chibundu Amah scored the decisive goal as Sunshine Stars edged out a stubborn Layin Zomo FC side, 2-1 in a round 64 2019 AITEO Cup game played at the Confluence Stadium, Lokoja on Sunday. AITEO CUP is formerly known as FA Cup or popularly known as Challenge Cup in Nigeria. Amah pounced on a low cross down the right from Fuad Ekelojuoti just before the hour mark, 11 minutes after midfield dynamo,…

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STUDENTS’ PROTEST: Ekiti Varsity suspends Academic activities, shifts Exams

STUDENTS’ PROTEST: Ekiti Varsity suspends Academic activities, shifts Exams

By: Ade Adeleke Authorities of Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti has suspended the first semester examination which was scheduled to begin on Monday 17th of June by two weeks. The Registrar of the institution, Mr Akin Arogundade announced in a statement in Ado-Ekiti that the examination would now start on Monday, 1st of July. The postponement according to him, was to ensure security of lives and properties on campus and its environs as well as to…

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