@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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BREAKING: Health Experts Begin fumigation of Sacred Ijare Mountain in Ondo

BREAKING: Health Experts Begin fumigation of Sacred Ijare Mountain in Ondo

By: Ade Adeleke Government’s Health Officials have been deployed to sacred 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. Details shortly……

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NEWS ALERT: How Father of Two drowns in Akure

NEWS ALERT: How Father of Two drowns in Akure

By: Ade Adeleke Residents of Oke – Iya Area in Ijoka Quarters , Akure this morning woke up to a horrific scene of the corpse of one of them who got drown in flood occasioned by yesterday’s rainstorms. The man , an okada rider , identified as Idowu Akomolafe got carried away with his motorcycle while trying to navigate the waters on his way home. Residents of Oke – Iya have blamed the sad incident…

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ONDO: The Untold Story of Mother of 5 set ablaze by Husband

ONDO: The Untold Story of Mother of 5 set ablaze by Husband

By: Oluwatosin Adesola It is always strange when two lovers fight to the extent of one getting injured or getting his or her life terminated in the process of the disagreement. This is the case of a middle aged housewife, Mrs Dorcas Daniyan who was allegedly set ablaze by her husband at Shagari village area of Akure, the Ondo state capital during the week. After three days of agony on the hospital bed, Dorcas gave…

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2023 Presidential poll: Our Role in Akure Campaign for Osinbajo —Ondo APC

2023 Presidential poll: Our Role in Akure Campaign for Osinbajo —Ondo APC

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Friday said it knows nothing about a group campaigning for Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo ahead of the 2023 presidential election. The Party dissociated itself from the group that stormed its State secretariat on Thursday, canvassing support for the Vice President ahead of 2023. The group had taken its rally to the State secretariat, with banners in a campaign tagged: ‘OSINBAJO…

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Ondo Pensioners’ Chairman, Adetuwo passes on at Age of 80

Ondo Pensioners’ Chairman, Adetuwo passes on at Age of 80

Report reaching SUNSHINETRUTH indicates that the Ondo state Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP), Chief Raphael Adetuwo has passed on at the age of 80. Adetuwo died last night during a protracted illness at the Ondo state University of Medical Sciences, UNIMED Teaching Hospital, Ondo. The NUP Chairman had been in and out of the hospital for the past four months. Confirming, the State Secretary of NUP, Comrade Akin Sunday described the demise…

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Akeredolu not Tampering with Local Govt Monthly Allocations —says NULGE

Akeredolu not Tampering with Local Govt Monthly Allocations —says NULGE

By: Ade Adeleke The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) on Friday expressed satisfaction that the present administration of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu is not tampering with the monthly allocation and other funds meant for local governments in Ondo state. Comrade Bola Taiwo, State NULGE President made the disclosure during the inauguration and Thanksgiving ceremony of the newly elected executive of the union held on Friday in Akure. Taiwo said that the it was necessary…

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Ondo Govt defends free Education Policy, releases Payable fees in its Primary, Secondary Schools

Ondo Govt defends free Education Policy, releases Payable fees in its Primary, Secondary Schools

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo state government has pegged school fees for Primary and secondary schools in the state. In a press statement released by the Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Donald Ojogo said any school head that breached the directive, would be sanctioned. Here is the full text of the Press Release; PRESS STATEMENT We wish to draw the attention of the general public, especially parents and guardians that attached are details of the…

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UPDATE: Armed Robbers operated for 25mins at Ekiti Bank Unchallenged, Kill Policeman

UPDATE: Armed Robbers operated for 25mins at Ekiti Bank Unchallenged, Kill Policeman

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Millions of Naira was reportedly carted away on Thursday as men of the underworld besieged a Wema Bank in Ise Ekiti and robbed for over 25 minutes unchallenged by security agents. The incident was said to have happened around 2:00pm when the armed robbers, who came with two vehicles were said to have entered the town through Ikere road . They were said to have shot sporadically into the air to create…

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How Appeal Court rescued Ondo PDP Lawmaker Gboluga and Sanctioned APC Candidate

How Appeal Court rescued Ondo PDP Lawmaker Gboluga and Sanctioned APC Candidate

By: Ade Adeleke The Court of Appeal sitting in Akure has nullified the removal of a member of the House of Representatives from Okitipupa/Irele federal constituency, Hon Gboluga Ikengboju by the state election petition tribunal. The Tribunal had last month sacked Gboluga of the PDP and ordered the swearing-in of the APC candidate in the February 23, 2019 National Assembly election, Hon Albert Akintoye of the APC on the ground that the PDP lawmaker has…

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Rotary partners Ondo Govt to improve healthcare for Women, Children

Rotary partners Ondo Govt to improve healthcare for Women, Children

By: Ade Adeleke In a quest to improve the health indices of Women and Children in Ondo state, Rotary International, under it’s Maternal and Child Health Quality Assurance Project has donated some essential Hospital Equipment and Drugs to five secondary facilities in the State. While handing over the items to Dr. Wahab Adegbenro the Ondo State Commissioner for Health, the Project Contact Person, Dr Kola Owoka said the donation of equipment which is the fourth…

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