Cancer: How Miracle/Prayer Centres’re killing People —Mrs Akeredolu

Cancer: How Miracle/Prayer Centres’re killing People —Mrs Akeredolu

By: Ade Adeleke The Wife of Ondo Governor, Mrs Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu yesterday blamed activities of some Miracle Centres and religious bodies for rising cases and poor treatment of cancer in the country, charging religious leaders to always encourage people with cancer to seek medical attention. She also said research had put Nigeria among countries with poorest cancer care and control system, adding that many Nigerians had lost their lives as a result of this. Mrs…

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Ondo LG Polls: Waste of Resources, count PDP out —Minority Leader, Elegbeleye

Ondo LG Polls: Waste of Resources, count PDP out —Minority Leader, Elegbeleye

By: Ade Adeleke The major opposition party in Ondo state, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) will not be part of Saturday April 18, 2020 local government election in the state. This was disclosed by the Minority Leader of the Ondo state House of Assembly, Hon Rasheed Olalekan Elegbeleye at a political gathering in Akure attended by some leaders of the party in the state. Elegbeleye who represents Akoko Northeast constituency, is one of the two…

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Alleged Placenta on Church Altar: Don, Pastor Docked at Ondo Court

Alleged Placenta on Church Altar: Don, Pastor Docked at Ondo Court

By: SUNSHINETRUTH Justice Olabode Adegbehingbe of the Ondo state High Court sitting in Akure yesterday granted bail to a senior lecture at Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Prof Lanre Olu-Adeyemi and Pastor John Abiodun following their arraignment before the court. The duo were Docked before the court. The lecturer was charged on two count charge while the pastor was arraigned for seven (7) count ranging from conspiracy, publication of false news, perjury, impersonation, threatening violence…

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2020 Polls: Akeredolu’s Reelection’ll be smooth sailing —Akure Leaders

2020 Polls: Akeredolu’s Reelection’ll be smooth sailing —Akure Leaders

By: Ade Adeleke The re-election bid of Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has received a major boost as leaders of Akure, declaring that his second term ambition be smooth sailing. A group of Akure leaders also pledged to work untiringly, using the unparalleled achievements of the governor across sectors as strategic campaign elements to make his second term election a resounding victory for him. The leaders from all the political wards in Akure South…

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APC Leaders disown ‘Ondo NCS Forum’ over Akeredolu, LG polls

APC Leaders disown ‘Ondo NCS Forum’ over Akeredolu, LG polls

By: Ade Adeleke Some chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have dissociated themselves from a press release issued by aggrieved members of the party that pointed accusing finger to Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu as causing internal crisis in the party. They also endorsed the steps by the state leadership of the Party on the forthcoming local government election. In a Press Statement today to dismiss an earlier press release titled “You Must Respect Our Party’s…

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Ondo HoS speaks on Workers’ 2018, 2019 Leave Bonus Payment

Ondo HoS speaks on Workers’ 2018, 2019 Leave Bonus Payment

By: Ade Adeleke Ondo State Head of Service, Mr Dare Aragbaiye has assured Public Servants in the state that none of them would be retrenched as a result of the implementation of the #30,000.00 new minimum wage. The Head of Service, gave the assurance while featuring on a Radio Nigeria Akure Personality programme tagged “Guest of the Week”. He said this is part of the agreement reached between the Organised Labour and the State Government…

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We’ll improve funding of Sports —Akeredolu assures Ondo SWAN

We’ll improve funding of Sports —Akeredolu assures Ondo SWAN

By: Ade Adeleke Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State yesterday urged the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) to continue to give adequate coverage to athletes in the state, promising more funding of the sports sector in the state. Akeredolu gave the advice in Akure during a courtesy visit by executive members of SWAN, Ondo State chapter. He explained that the athletes in the state deserved all accolades for their outstanding performances at national and…

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Community laments, as Fire destroys Multimillion Naira FG’s Power Plant in Ondo

Community laments, as Fire destroys Multimillion Naira FG’s Power Plant in Ondo

By: Ade Adeleke A Federal Government’s multi-million naira electric power plant located at OkeAgbe town in Akoko North-West Local Government Area of Ondo State, has been gutted by inferno from unknown source. The cause of the inferno was still unknown as at the time of filing this report, but it was learnt that the fire incident started on Monday afternoon this week and was still burning till yesterday. Similar power plant was located in Daura,…

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You can’t Subsume Amotekun under your Community Policing —Afenifere warns IGP

You can’t Subsume Amotekun under your Community Policing —Afenifere warns IGP

By: Ade Adeleke The Pan Yoruba Sociopolitical group, Afenifere today rejected any attempt to subsume Operation Amotekun under the Community Policing scheme of the Nigeria Police. This is one of the highlights of the communiqué issued at the end of the monthly general meeting of group held at the residence of its National Leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti in Akure, the ondo state capital. The Inspector General of the Police had directed state commands to begin…

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2020 guber polls: Ondo South PDP leaders move to Stop Eyitayo, insist party’ll lose again if…

2020 guber polls: Ondo South PDP leaders move to Stop Eyitayo, insist party’ll lose again if…

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Some Leaders of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo South yesterday wrote an open letter to the National leaders of the party through the National Chairman, prince Uche Secondus, and copied former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to analyzed why the PDP may lose this year’s governorship election in Ondo State if the party’s candidate does not emerge from the Southern Senatorial District of the state. The letter dated January 27,…

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Why History’ll remember Akeredolu for good —LG Chair Aspirant, Awoseye

Why History’ll remember Akeredolu for good —LG Chair Aspirant, Awoseye

By: Oluwatosin Adesola A council chairmanship aspirant in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo state, Barrister Awoseye Collins, at the weekend declared that history will not forget good works of the present administration under Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu especially his roles in the launching of Operation Amotekun. Awoseye, who is seeking nomination to contest the April 18 council chairmanship poll on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), hailed the southwest governors for the initiative….

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2020 polls: Akeredolu’s Achievements have Suppressed PDP, other Oppositions —Ondo Speaker, Ale, Odu

2020 polls: Akeredolu’s Achievements have Suppressed PDP, other Oppositions —Ondo Speaker, Ale, Odu

By: Ade Adeleke The Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Mr Bamidele Oloyeloogun and the Chief of the staff to the State governor, Chief Olugbenga Ale, yesterday insisted that the second term of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, is sure, declaring that the giants strides of the present administration have silent the opposition parties in the state. He cited Akeredolu’s role in the establishment of the South-West security outfit, Operation Amotekun, as one of the…

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Some PDP Bigwigs’ll soon join us —Ondo APC

Some PDP Bigwigs’ll soon join us —Ondo APC

Ondo LG Poll: APC Screens 101 Chairmanship Aspirants, Promises Free, Fair Primary The All Progressives Congress, Ondo State, has commenced the screening exercise for all the Local Government aspirants contesting under its banner in the April 18th, Local Government election in Ondo State. While welcoming the aspirants to the screening exercise at the party secretariat in Akure, the chairman of the party Engr. Ade Adetimehin who also doubled as the chairman of the screening committee…

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SPORTS: How Sunshine Stars fumbled against Kano Pillars in Akure

SPORTS: How Sunshine Stars fumbled against Kano Pillars in Akure

MATCH REPORT: SUNSHINE STARS 2-2 KANO PILLARS Anthony Omaka’s brace was not enough to hand Sunshine Stars maximum points as the Kabiru Dogo charges were forced to a 2-2 draw by Kano Pillars in a thrilling NPFL mat ch day 17 encounter in Akure. The midfielder scored in either halves of the game to give and restore Sunshine Stars the lead but Auwalu Ali was up to the same task for the visitors, cancelling out…

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Ondo Monarch visits Yorubas in Ghana, advocates Virtues of Omoluabi

Ondo Monarch visits Yorubas in Ghana, advocates Virtues of Omoluabi

By: SUNSHINETRUTH The Olowa and Paramount Ruler of Igbara-Oke kingdom, His Royal Majesty, Oba Dr. Francis Adefarakanmi Agbede at the weekend met with the leaders of the Yoruba Traditional Council in Ghana. The monarch who arrived the Kotoka International Airport was accompanied by other traditional rulers in Ondo State, Nigeria, and were received by HRH Alhaji Hamza Peregrino Brimah VIII, and other traditional leaders. Oba Agbede who was elated by the warm reception last weekend,…

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Ondo Guber Race: Intrigues, as Akeredolu dares APC and Mimiko’s ZLP factor

Ondo Guber Race: Intrigues, as Akeredolu dares APC and Mimiko’s ZLP factor

By: Ade Adeleke …..Ex-Senator speaks on Akeredolu as Ondo 2020 Messiah. A comment credited to Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state that his ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) will not win the 2020 governorship election if the party denies him second term ticket, has started generating political intrigues and divergent reactions from political gladiators in the state. SUNSHINETRUTH learnt that the governorship ticket of the party will be keenly contested by strong Aspirants through a…

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You’re a Product of fraudulent APC Primaries —Ondo Guber Aspirant tells Akeredolu

You’re a Product of fraudulent APC Primaries —Ondo Guber Aspirant tells Akeredolu

By: SUNSHINETRUTH BETTER PREPARE FOR DIRECT PRIMARY TO TEST YOUR POPULARITY, STOP ATTACKING APC LEADERS, ODIMAYO TELLS AKEREDOLU The Governorship hopeful on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC), in the 2020 Governorship Election in Ondo State, Omo’ba Jimi Odimayo has called on the incumbent, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN) to as a matter of importance, prepare for direct primary poll to test his popularity within the ruling party, instead of his outburst over who the…

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Why I empowered Women so much during my Tenure —Mimiko

Why I empowered Women so much during my Tenure  —Mimiko

By David Fidelis The immediate past Governor of Ondo State, Olusegun Mimiko has called for more women empowerment noting that When women are empowered, the whole world is empowered. According to Mimiko, “there is no tool for rapid development than empowerment of women. No other policy is likely to raise economic productivity, lower infant and maternal mortality or improve nutrition and promote health. “When women are fully involved, the benefits can be seen immediately. Families…

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Guber Polls: What I expect from new Ondo ZLP Exco —Mimiko

Guber Polls: What I expect from new Ondo ZLP Exco —Mimiko

By: Ade Adeleke In what can be described as an efforts to have a good showing at the 2020 governorship election in the state, the Ondo State Chapter of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) today inaugurated its new executives that will pilot the affairs of the party. Performing the inauguration process at the party secretariat in Akure , former Governor of Ondo State, Dr Olusegun Mimiko charged the newly inaugurated executives to ensure the socio-democratic ideology…

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Labour, Govt roll-out Details of Minimum Wage in Ondo; as Pensioners get 33% payrise

Labour, Govt roll-out Details of Minimum Wage in Ondo; as Pensioners get 33% payrise

By: Ade Adeleke An agreement on the new minimum wage of #30,000 was today signed by organised labour and the Ondo state government with first of this month as effective date. Under the new agreement signed at the office of the Head of Service at Alagbaka Akure, officers on grade level 1 to 6 will enjoy the full #30,000 new minimum wage, while workers on grade levels 7 to 17 will only get consequential adjustment…

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