@59: Igbara-Oke Monarch advocates Social Trust for Nigeria’s Stability

@59: Igbara-Oke Monarch advocates Social Trust for Nigeria’s Stability

By; Oluwatosin Adesola Olowa and Paramount Ruler of Igbara-Oke kingdom, His Royal Majesty, Oba Dr. Francis Adefarakanmi Agbede has explained how Nigerians and their leaders can build a social trust in the country. He also called on Nigerians not to forget the sacrifices made by our heroes and heroines in the struggle for the actualization of an independent Nigeria. In his independence message to Nigerians, signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Ayodeji Owolabi the…

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Ondo 2020 Poll: Why I want Akeredolu out of Government House —PDP’s Olafeso

Ondo 2020 Poll: Why I want Akeredolu out of Government House —PDP’s Olafeso

By: Ade Adeleke The National Vice Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (Southwest), Dr Eddy Olafeso on Monday officially joined the 2020 governorship race in Ondo state. Olafeso who came to the party’s Secretariat at Alagbaka in Akure to notify the leadership of the party in the state of his intention to vie for the party’s gubernatorial ticket. Speaking, Olafeso described his move as a rescue mission as he described the present administration of Governor…

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Nigeria @59: Ondo Govt commutes death Sentence of 7 to Life Imprisonment, frees 18 Prisoners

Nigeria @59: Ondo Govt commutes death Sentence of 7 to Life Imprisonment, frees 18 Prisoners

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo State government has commuted the death sentence of seven people convicted of various offences to life imprisonment as parts of activities marking the 59th Independent anniversary of the country. Also, 18 persons serving various jail term for various offences have been released by the State government on the advice of the State Advisory Council of Prerogative of Mercy. Exercising his powers as the Acting Governor of the state, the Deputy…

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NDDC Board Appointment Violates Law, didn’t receive Buhari’s Blessing — Ondo People allege

NDDC Board Appointment Violates Law, didn’t receive Buhari’s Blessing — Ondo People allege

By: Ade Adeleke Egbe Omo Ilaje, The Apex socio-cultural organization for ilaje indigenes in Ondo state on Monday rejected the recent appointment into the Niger Delta development commission (NDDC) by President Muhammadu Buhari. They therefore demanded that Ondo state should be given the slot of the Managing Director of the commission in the interest of justice or they would be forced to take legal action against the fresh appointment in which Delta state was given…

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“Ondo 2020 governorship Election: How PDP can unseat Akeredolu”

“Ondo 2020 governorship Election: How PDP can unseat Akeredolu”

By: Ade Adeleke As preparations for the 2020 governorship election in Ondo state continues, the lawmaker representing Akure south/Akure north federal constituency, Hon Adedayo Omolafe has cautioned the main opposition party in the state, People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to avoid imposition of candidate for the poll. The House of Representatives member noted that conducting credible and acceptable governorship primary election would brighten the chance of the PDP to regain power in the state comes year…

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Reps Minority Leader, 8 Federal lawmakers, Eyitayo Honour Akure Rep Omolafe

Reps Minority Leader, 8 Federal lawmakers, Eyitayo Honour Akure Rep Omolafe

By: Ade Adeleke The 9th National Assembly is concerned with enacting people’s oriented laws that will facilitate rapid growth of the country . The Minority leader of the House of Representatives, Hon Ndidi Elumelu stated this on Sunday while speaking with newsmen in Akure, the Ondo state capital. Elumelu who was at the inauguration thanksgiving of a member representing Akure south/Akure north federal constituency, Hon Adedayo Omolafe said the lawmakers would protect the interest of…

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Presidency explains Why Aisha Buhari stays away from Govt’s Official Events

Presidency explains Why Aisha Buhari stays away from Govt’s Official Events

Aisha’s long absence not due to infighting in Aso Villa –Presidency. First Lady, Aisha Buhari ‘President’s wife has absolute freedom to go anywhere’. PMB’s wife absent from official events, spends second month abroad. The Presidency on Saturday said President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife, Aisha’s absence in the country for about two months was not due to any infighting in Aso Villa. The Presidency’s reaction comes amid the speculations that Aisha is unable to pull her weight…

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@65: Governor Oyetola personifies Humility, Good Neighbour —Akeredolu

@65: Governor Oyetola personifies Humility, Good Neighbour —Akeredolu

Press Statement Akeredolu To Oyetola @ 65: He’s Humility Personified, An Amazing Neighbour It is with all sense of joy and appreciation to God that the Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN joins family members, friends, acquaintances and associates to celebrate Governor Isiaka Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State as he turns 65 today. Oyetola is humility personified, the governor says. Governor Akeredolu describes Oyetola as a calm and unassuming personality whose selfless…

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BLACK WEEKEND AS TRUCK CRUSHES HAWKING BOY TO DEATH ON ONDO ROAD

BLACK WEEKEND AS TRUCK CRUSHES HAWKING BOY TO DEATH ON ONDO ROAD

By: Oluwatosin Adesola It was a black weekend along Akure-Ondo highway when a truck crushed to death an eight year-old Boy simply identified as Kalid. The accident that occurred at Owena axis of the highway, involved the truck which knocked down Kalid who was Hawking Pap Known as EKO’ killing him on the spot. It was learnt that the truck which developed a break failure and crushed the boy in the process. The intervention of…

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36 Cows’ Fumigation: No more fear of Epidemic in Ondo Community —Health Experts

36 Cows’ Fumigation: No more fear of Epidemic in  Ondo Community  —Health Experts

By: Ade Adeleke Government’s Health Officials were today deployed to Oke Owa in Ijare local government area of Ondo state to fumigate the scene where 36 cows were struck to death by thunderbolt. The officials numbering 13, carried out the fumigation seven days after the incident occurred. SUNSHINETRUTH correspondent who visited the town at the weekend, reports that the fumigation was performed for about 45minutes by environmental health officers from the Ifedore local government’s environmental…

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