BTO THANKSGIVING: THE AKOKO FACTOR

BTO THANKSGIVING: THE AKOKO FACTOR

By: Alao Babatunde Akoko was in the news these past days not because there was another news about its bad roads. It became a spotlight and an area of concentration the past weekend. The entire traditional rulers in Akoko North East and North West Federal Constituency had organized a reception for their son, Hon. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo and it was on the 26th of October. This was later followed by a Thanksgiving service on the 27th…

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News Alert: Akoko Community elects new Monarch

News Alert: Akoko Community elects new Monarch

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Thirteen years after the demise of their traditional ruler, the people of an agrarian community of Afin Akoko in Akoko Northwest area of Ondo State on Wednesday endorsed the selection of new monarch for the town. The community said the kingmakers had earlier selected the Oba-elect and urged the state government to quickly approve it to settle over 13 years of obaship tussle. The community said government should approve the winner of…

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Women deserve better deals in governance —Minister, Akeredolu

Women deserve better deals in governance —Minister, Akeredolu

By: Ade Adeleke The Minister of Women Affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen on Wednesday attributed successful implementation of three-point agenda of the Federal Government to the appointment of more women into government positions, noting that women deserve better deals from most state governors than what they are getting. Tallen said the next level agenda of the All Progressives Congress(APC) can only be achieved if more women are appointed into government positions Speaking in Akure, the Ondo…

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Atiku vs Buhari: Wait till 2023 to test your popularity again —Ondo APC tells PDP

Atiku vs Buhari: Wait till 2023 to test your popularity again —Ondo APC tells PDP

By: Ade Adeleke The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State chapter yesterday said it was a high time for the opposition parties especially the PDP gladiators joined hands with the present administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. The State Chairman of the party, Engr Ade Adetimehin while reacting to the judgement of the Supreme Court on the PDP Presidential Candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar’s appeal, commended Atiku for exploring the judicial option to express his feelings,…

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REVEALED: Why Ondo Reps Caucus visited Akeredolu in Abuja

REVEALED: Why Ondo Reps Caucus visited Akeredolu in Abuja

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, on Wednesday received in audience, Ondo State caucus of nine members of the House of Representatives at the Governor’s Lodge, Asokoro Abuja. The nine federal lawmakers including four APC, three PDP, One ADC and one SDP. The visit is to check on the governor who has been outside the state for over three weeks on his alleged ill-health. However, the visit seems to have further shown…

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Prominent Islamic Scholar passes on; Ondo Monarch mourns

Prominent Islamic Scholar passes on; Ondo Monarch mourns

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The highly revered Chief Imam of Igbara-Oke and Chairman of the League of Imam and Alfas in the Area, Alhaji Kelani Adetiloye on Tuesday (29/10/2019) passed on. Confirming the incident, the Olowa and Paramount Ruler of Igbara-Oke kingdom, Oba Dr. Francis Adefarakanmi Agbede confirmed the demise of the devoted religious leader. Until his death, Alhaji Adetiloye was the Chief Imam of Igbara-Oke and Chairman of the League of Imam and Alfas. This…

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Yoruba Youths blast ex-Ondo Dep Gov Olanusi over Akeredolu

Yoruba Youths blast ex-Ondo Dep Gov Olanusi over Akeredolu

By: Ade Adeleke The National President Of The Yoruba Youths Congress (YYC) who doubles as the chairman coalition of southwest youth groups, Prince Dapo Adepoju has lambasted the former deputy governor of Ondo State Alhaji Alli Olanusi, over his unwarranted attacks on the administration and family of the state governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu. Adepoju while reacting to a news publication credited to the former deputy governor where he made lots of allegations against the Akeredolu led…

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What Atiku’s petition against Buhari has done to Democracy —Akeredolu

What Atiku’s petition against Buhari has done to Democracy —Akeredolu

By: Ade Adeleke The Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, on Wednesday said the election petition and subsequent appeal filled by the PDP Presidential Candidate in the 2019 polls, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has enriched the nation’s democracy. Reacting to the judgement of the Supreme Court on Atiku’s appeal in a Press Statement signed by Ojo Oyewamide, his Senior Special Assistant On Media and Publicity, the governor noted that noting that democracy is the real…

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Mystery, Drama as 41yr-old Corpse found Intact in Ondo

Mystery, Drama as 41yr-old Corpse found Intact in Ondo

Akure, the Ondo State capital, on Wednesday witnessed drama and surprises, after the corpse of a man buried forty-one years ago remained fresh and intact, when it was exhumed at a two-storey building in the town. SUNSHINETRUTH learnt that the corpse was exhumed due to the ongoing construction of the hospital road in Akure. The onlookers were surprised to see that the corpse was fresh, as if it was recently buried. All the things he…

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2023 Presidency: Politicians Strategize for  Tinubu in Ondo State

2023 Presidency: Politicians Strategize for  Tinubu in Ondo State

By: SUNSHINETRUTH Scores of loyalists of the former Lagos State Governor,Asiwaju Bola Tinubu yesterday converged on Akure,the Ondo state capital for the inaugural meeting of Bola Ahmed Tinubu(BAT) Network Vision. The excited politicians came from the 18 local government areas,extolling the virtues of the All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart,whom they described as a political strategist and grassroots mobilizer. At the meeting were Alhaji Odele Akanni, the National Coordinator, Bola Ahmed Tinubu Network Vision the former…

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