Akure Chief, Alade strategizes for Aketi’s Second Term, set-up DNA in Akoko

Akure Chief, Alade strategizes for Aketi’s Second Term, set-up DNA in Akoko

By: SUNSHINETRUTH ALADE RALLIES ANWLG APC LEADERS FOR AKETI 2020, FETE WARD COORDINATORS OF DEMOCRATIC NETWORK FOR AKETI (DNA) AKANDE, MAITO, BADMUS, AWE REASSURE APC MEMBERS OF AKETI COMMITMENT TO RURAL DEVT. …AS MEGA PARTY LEADERS AT ANWLG PROMISE TO DEFECT TO APC. In the evening of Sunday, 29th,2019, another effort of Rear Admiral Samuel Ilesanmi Alade, one of the most respected All Progressives Congress, APC Leaders in Akoko North West Local Government, towards the…

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JUST IN: Akeredolu signs Ondo 2020 Budget into Law, 2hrs after Assembly’s Passage

JUST IN: Akeredolu signs Ondo 2020 Budget into Law, 2hrs after Assembly’s Passage

By: Ade Adeleke Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu this evening signed into law the year 2020 Budget of Ondo State, just few hours after the state lawmakers passed the fiscal document. Governor Akeredolu appended his signature on the budget totalling one hundred and eighty nine billion naira in his office in Akure on the Eve of the new year The governor appreciated the legislators for ensuring quick passage of the bill and demanded improved IGR to complement…

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BREAKING: Dangote Trailer crushes Akoko Residents, Many on Danger list

BREAKING: Dangote Trailer crushes Akoko Residents, Many on Danger list

By: Oluwatosin Adesola It was a black new year eve for the people of Ikare Akoko when an accident involving Dangote Trailer crushed three other vehicles while two motorcycles riders were trapped when the truck lost control at the heart of the town. While some people lost their lives, many who sustained various degrees of injuries in the fatal accident were rushed to the Ondo State Specialist Hospital Ikare Akoko. It took men of FRSC…

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Akeredolu pardons 16 Prisoners, Rescues three from Death

Akeredolu pardons 16 Prisoners, Rescues three from Death

By: SUNSHINETRUTH Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, today extended Grace and Mercy to 16 inmates of the Nigerian Correctional Service, State Headquarters, Akure. This is in line with exercising the powers conferred on him by paragraph (d) of sub-section (1) Section 212 of the Constitution of Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (as amended) Governor Akeredolu, in a letter addressed to the Controller of Nigerian Correctional Service, State Headquarters, Federal Secretariat Complex, Akure, orders that…

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“How my Son was Mysteriously ‘Murdered’ inside Ondo Police Station”

“How my Son was Mysteriously ‘Murdered’ inside Ondo Police Station”

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 11, Oshogbo has been urged to launch investigation into the circumstances that led to the unfortunate and mysterious death of her son Aanu Olanusimi, who allegedly died inside the custody of the Idanre Police Station in Ondo State. The mother of the deceased, Mrs Comfort Olanusimi, through her Lawyer Mr Fidolyn Akindiose, made the plea in a petition sent to the AIG….

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Ask Your Members to Preside over Customary Courts —Akeredolu tells NBA

Ask Your Members to Preside over Customary Courts —Akeredolu tells NBA

By: Ade Adeleke Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, (SAN), today challenged the newly appointed State President of the Customary Court of Appeal. Justice Eunice Aderonke Alade, to ensure that only legally-trained and sound persons are put in charge of the customary courts in the state. At the swearing-in of Justice Alade at the governor’s office, Akure, Akeredolu noted that such step would ensure effective dispensation of Justice. The Governor described the event as the last…

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BREAKING: Tension, Suspicion as 200 Fulani Herdsmen storm Ondo Community

BREAKING: Tension, Suspicion as 200 Fulani Herdsmen storm Ondo Community

By: Oluwatosin Adesola There is a tension at Ajowa-Akoko, even as the peaceful atmosphere of the community located at Akoko northwest local government area of Ondo state is currently under threat of being truncated. This is sequel to importation of some unknown faces to the town which angered youths of the community who moved to stop the offloading of the suspected Fulani herdsmen. Ajowa-Akoko is governed by eight traditional rulers without acrimony would have been…

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Female 400Level Student Killed for Money Ritual, Buried inside Church

Female 400Level Student Killed for Money Ritual, Buried inside Church

By: SUNSHINETRUTH Pastor David Daley-Oladele, whose daughter, “Favour”, was gruesomely murdered allegedly by one Owolabi Adeeko; his mother, identified simply as Mrs Adeeko; and the pastor of a white garment church, Segun Philip, in the Ikoyi-Ile area of Osun State, has narrated that the dismembered body of the victim was buried on the church premises. PUNCH Metro gathered that Favour, a 400-level undergraduate of the Department of Theatre Arts, Lagos State University, after a short…

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Ondo Reps Member, Adeogun makes History, vows to Protect Constituents

Ondo Reps Member, Adeogun makes History, vows to Protect Constituents

By: Ade Adeleke The lawmaker representing Akoko Southeast/Southwest federal constituency of Ondo state in the National Assembly, Hon. Ade Adeogun has made history as the first lawmaker to hold interface with his constituents, even as he vowed to protect interest of his people. Adeogun, who said this while speaking to journalists at the constituency town hall meetings in Isua and Oka Akoko towns also promised regular interface with his constituents as a way of giving…

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Minimum Wage: Issues as Ondo Govt, Labour return for Negotiations Today

Minimum Wage: Issues as Ondo Govt, Labour return for Negotiations Today

By: Ade Adeleke MINIMUM WAGE: ONDO NEGOTIATING COMMITTEE MOVES TO BEAT NLC DEADLINE As part of steps to meet December 31, 2019 deadline set for 36 state governors and labour unions to conclude negotiations on the implementation of #30,000 minimum wage, the Negotiating Committee in Ondo state has scheduled another meeting for Monday 30 December, 2019. The meeting is expected to start by Noon. The committee members comprise top government and labour officials had met…

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Why Nigeria still Crawling —General Bajowa; as He clocks 79

Why Nigeria still Crawling —General Bajowa; as He clocks 79

By: Ade Adeleke A former Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Defence, General Olu Bajowa (Rtd) has joined his voice to those agitating for the Restructuring of Nigeria and cutting down of high cost of running government’s activities. The retired General however declared Nigeria will overcome the challenges she is facing now, saying that her economic and political challenges will ease off in no distance time. General Bajowa, who is also Jagunmolu of Ikaleland,…

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Saraki draws Battleline with Kwara Governor Abdulrasaq over Father’s Legacies

Saraki draws Battleline with Kwara Governor Abdulrasaq over Father’s Legacies

By: SUNSHINETRUTH PRESS STATEMENT Revocation of Late Saraki’s Land: ‘Abdulrasaq Has Crossed the Line’ Former Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has stated that Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq has crossed the line of decency with his recent efforts to erase the legacies of his (Saraki’s) late father, Dr. Abubakar Olusola Saraki. Saraki, in a statement he personally signed and released in Lagos today, stated that the war of attrition waged against the legacy of…

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Socio-Economic Activities Paralysed, as Protesters kick against Killings in Ondo

Socio-Economic Activities Paralysed, as Protesters kick against Killings in Ondo

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Social and Commercial activities today grounded for several hours, as inhabitants of Iwaro/Oka Akoko in Akoko Southwest Local Area of Ondo State embarked on peaceful demonstration to express their displeasure over incessant road carnages leading to the killings of many by heavy duty vehicles in the area. The protesters, who were armed with placards with various inscriptions such a, “Don’t turn our community into ghost town”, “Our lives matter,no solution, no Peace”,…

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Festive Period: 13 Remedies of Constipation Discomfort

Festive Period: 13 Remedies of Constipation Discomfort

Constipation is an uncomfortable problem with a number of underlying causes especially during this festive period. If this is a problem for you, then you should definitely speak to your doctor to identify the potential cause and find an effective treatment protocol. That being said, many of the natural home remedies in this article can also provide significant relief. It’s thought to affect around 20% of Americans, resulting in 8 million doctor visits per year…

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Sorrow, Wailing as Wife, Children perform Dust-to-Dust Rites for ‘Sweet-Steve’

Sorrow, Wailing as Wife, Children perform Dust-to-Dust Rites for ‘Sweet-Steve’

By: SUNSHINETRUTH Ondo Govt, ODHA, OSRC and Orange FM, others bid Stephen Sotonwa farewell The remains of Multiple Award Winning Broadcaster with Orange FM, Stephen Sotonwa popularly known as Sweet Steve have been laid to rest at his Imafon residence in Akure, Ondo State Capital amidst tears, wailing and sorrow. The brief ceremony was attended by top government functionaries in Ondo State including Mr Kunle Adebayo, Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the Governor on Research…

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“Why Ondo SUBEB emerged Best”

“Why Ondo SUBEB emerged Best”

By: Ade Adeleke The Monitoring Team of the federal government’s Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) has ranked the Ondo State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) as the best in the south west, noting that the state Board deserves commendation because it has set new template in utilising funding judiciously for school building renovation. The UBEC team expressed satisfaction with the way the state SUBEB was utilizing the federal government’s financial assistance to transform basic education…

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Restriction of Movement, as Ondo Holds last 2019 Environmental Sanitation

Restriction of Movement, as Ondo Holds last 2019 Environmental Sanitation

As Nigerians celebrate the yuletide season, the people of Ondo State have been advised to come out enmasse to observe the last environmental sanitation of this year slated for tomorrow Saturday, between 7 and 10 O’clock in the morning. During the sanitation, there will be a full restriction of movement across the state. In a Statement, the Ondo State Director of the National Orientation Agency, NOA, Mr. Bode Famose, draws the attention of the people…

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Public must not lose Confidence in You —NPC tells Journalists

Public must not lose Confidence in You —NPC tells Journalists

By: Ade Adeleke The need for media professionals to be guided and follow ethics of the journalism to command public trust have been advocated. The Acting Executive Secretary, Nigerian Press Council, (NPC), Mr Victor Egharevba stated this at the opening of a two-day workshop, with a theme; “ETHICAL JOURNALISM: AN INDISPENSABLE ASSET FOR MEDIA INTEGRITY”. The workshop was organised by the Nigeria Press Council in conjunction with Lamforte Resources Limited held at Royal Bird hotel,…

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BREAKING: Kidnapped Monarch’s Wife, Daughters, Driver freed

BREAKING: Kidnapped Monarch’s Wife, Daughters, Driver freed

By: SUNSHINETRUTH The abducted wife of a traditional ruler in Ondo state, Oba Rufus Akinrimade, the Orunja of Odigbo has regained her freedom. The kidnappers also freed two of their children (daughters) and the driver who were abducted last weekend along Owo-Oba-Ikare Akoko road. The monarch confirmed to SUNSHINETRUTH at Odigbo Palace that the victims had been reunited with their families. The kidnappers had contacted the monarch to demand a ransom of #100million but it…

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GAINS & PLANS OF AKEREDOLU’S GOVT IN RURAL AREAS

GAINS & PLANS OF AKEREDOLU’S GOVT IN RURAL AREAS

OPINION: AKEREDOLU’S GIANT STRIDES IN RURAL COMMUNITIES DEVELOPMENT By: Babatunde Kolawole The Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu-led administration which came into being on Friday, February 24, 2017 came up with a comprehensive change policy and programme blueprint tagged ‘Blueprint to Progress’ which is anchored on five cardinal programmes, popularly known as Platforms for Change and is encapsulated in the acronym JMPPR. The R in the series represents ‘Rural Development and Community Extension Services’. Rural development and…

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