Defection: Ondo PDP disowns Ex-Mimiko Deputy, Oluboyo

Defection: Ondo PDP disowns Ex-Mimiko Deputy, Oluboyo

CAVEAT EMPTOR: H.E. ALHAJI LASISI OLUBOYO WAS NOT A MEMBER OF THE PDP IN ONDO STATE We wish to correct a statement credited to the Commissioner for Information, Mr. Donald Ojogo on behalf of the ODSG claiming that H.E. Mr. Lasisi Oluboyo (a former Deputy Governor of Ondo state) decamped to the APC from the PDP. Alhaji Lasisi Oluboyo was not a member of the PDP, having left the party with the former Governor, H.E….

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Akeredolu’s Reelection: Agagu, Mimiko’s key Allies, 10,000 others dump PDP, ZLP for APC

Akeredolu’s Reelection: Agagu, Mimiko’s key Allies, 10,000 others dump PDP, ZLP for APC

By: Ade Adeleke As preparations for the October 10, 2020 governorship election is on the high gear, some key political associates of former governor of Ondo state, Dr Olusegun Mimiko today dumped him at the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) and from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to defect to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). They officially defected to the APC at a Mega Rally held at the weekend at MKO Abiola Democracy Park in…

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Civil Servant in trouble, kills young Boy, dumps corpse in Akure bush

Civil Servant in trouble, kills young Boy, dumps corpse in Akure bush

By: Oluwatosin Adesola A civil servant attached with the Ondo State Ministry of Natural Resources, Mayomi Faponle has been apprehended by men of the Ondo stare police command for allegedly killing a young young boy named Deji Busayo in Akure, the state capital. Faponle allegedly committed the act on Sunday, February 23, 2020, at Adegbola Junction of Akure. The suspect allegedly took the corpse away from the scene and dumped it inside the bush after…

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Ondo 2020: APC guber Aspirant, Oyedele appoints Media Aide

Ondo 2020: APC guber Aspirant, Oyedele appoints Media Aide

A leading governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ondo state and Executive Director (Engineering and Technical Services), Niger Delta Power Holding Company Limited, Ife Oyedele (FNSE), has appointed Abayomi Adebayo (@Yomisaint), as the Director of Media and Publicity for IFEOLUWA governorship campaign. Abayomi, an astute Digital Media Strategist and Publicist, was a Media Assistant in charge of both traditional and New media in the office of the Chief Press Secretary to the…

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How Akeredolu’s Integrity earned Ondo 20,000 Jobs at Ondo-Linyi Industrial Hub —Alex Ajipe

How Akeredolu’s Integrity earned Ondo 20,000 Jobs at Ondo-Linyi Industrial Hub —Alex Ajipe

By: Ade Adeleke In the last three years, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has used his integrity to facilitate investments that are attracting about 20,000 employment opportunities at the multi-billion dollars Ondo-Linyi Industrial hub in Ore which was commissioned by President Muhammadu Buhari few days ago. SUNSHINETRUTH authoritatively learnt that no fewer than 15 different companies are already sited at Ore industrial hub under the first phase for operations which included We-we wood processing factory, textile company,…

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Ondo Police speaks on Pastor arrested with Human Skulls, 17 Fingers

Ondo Police speaks on Pastor arrested with Human Skulls, 17 Fingers

THE ONDO STATE POLICE COMMAND WISHES TO INFORM THE GENERAL PUBLIC THAT THE TWO STORIES TRENDING ON THE SOCIAL MEDIA NAMELY; THAT A MAN OF GOD WAS CAUGHT WITH 17 FINGERS, HUMAN SKULLS AND SOME PARTS OF HUMAN BEING IN AKURE, AND ALSO THAT SARS OPERATIVES FROM ONDO COMMAND ARRESTED AND ATTACKED ANOTHER FOOTBALLER IN ORE ARE STORIES WITHOUT SUBSTANCE. THESE TWO ALLEGED INCIDENTS ARE FIGMENTS OF THE IMAGINATION OF THE AUTHORS,WHO WERE JUST OUT…

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N5Billion Ore Flyover is mere waste of Ondo Govt’s Money —NMA President Faduyile

N5Billion Ore Flyover is mere waste of Ondo Govt’s Money —NMA President Faduyile

By: Ade Adeleke ……joins Ondo 2020 Guber race. Ahead of the October 10, 2020 governorship election in Ondo state, the National President of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Professor (Dr) Adedayo Faduyile has officially joined the gubernatorial race. Faduyile will contest the seat against the incumbent, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). At an interactive section with journalists in Akure, the state capital last night, Faduyile who is also…

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Southwest Assemblies harmonise Amotekun Bill, to become Law Tuesday

Southwest Assemblies harmonise Amotekun Bill, to become Law Tuesday

By: Oluwatosin Adesola All Speakers of Southwest States’ Assembly chaired by Rt Hon. Oleyelogun Bamidele David, the Speaker of Ondo State House of Assembly yesterday converged on Ibadan, the Oyo State capital for the purpose of harmonizing the Southwest Security Network Code named: AMOTEKUN BILL. These Assemblies’ Speakers from Ondo, Ekiti, Oyo, Osun, Lagos and Ogun came together to peruse, compare, analyse, interpret and juxtapose the SOUTHWEST SECURITY NETWORK BILL after holden public hearings on…

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CoronaVirus: FG sends Emergency Message to Nigerians after recording first case

CoronaVirus: FG sends Emergency Message to Nigerians after recording first case

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Lagos State Ministry of Health has confirmed the first case of coronavirus in Nigeria. The state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, in a statement early today said the case had been reported to the Federal Ministry of Health. Professor Abayomi explained that government had put in place measures to ensure that any outbreak in the state was controlled and contained quickly in collaboration with the multi-sectoral Coronavirus Preparedness Group, led…

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Why Akeredolu deserves second term —Falana

Why Akeredolu deserves second term —Falana

By: Ade Adeleke A human right lawyer, Mr Femi Falana (SAN) today appealed to the people of Ondo state allow and support Governor Oluwatimi Akeredolu to win reelection to enable his administration continue giant strides. Falana made the plea in Akure, the state capital while delivering the 3rd anniversary lecture and Book Presentation of the Governor Akeredolu in office. The lecture is entitled; “the Nigerian Federalism Imbroglio: A Pragmatic Approach.” The lawyer noted that one…

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Why I didn’t attend Akeredolu’s 3rd Anniversary —Tinubu

Why I didn’t attend Akeredolu’s 3rd Anniversary —Tinubu

By: Agency Reporter The National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC) and former Lagos state governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu yesterday said he did not reject Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu’s invitation to inaugurate projects, noting that he failed to attend the 3rd anniversary ceremonies due to his scheduled overseas trip. Tinubu’s Special Adviser on Media, Mr. Tunde Rahman, spoke against the background of insinuations that he deliberately turned down an invitation to participate in activities…

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Jubilation as Akeredolu inaugurates ‘Deadly’ Oke-Alabojuto, more Roads in Akoko

Jubilation as Akeredolu inaugurates ‘Deadly’ Oke-Alabojuto, more Roads in Akoko

By: Oluwatosin Adesola It was jubilation galore yesterday as Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu inaugurated the first phase of Ikare Akoko township road dualisation including the deadly Oke-Alabojuto Hill which had remained debacles for years. Before the intervention of Akeredolu, many lives and property had been lost to accidents on Oke-Alabojuto hill. Governor Akeredolu as part of activities marking his 3rd year administration also flagged-off the 2nd phase of the Ikare dualization project with a promise that…

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Bayelsa: Supreme Court Justice in Tears over Afe Babalola, Wole Olanipekun

Bayelsa: Supreme Court Justice in Tears over Afe Babalola, Wole Olanipekun

The Supreme Court, on Wednesday, fined Chief Afe Babalola (SAN) and Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN) N30 million each for agreeing to file an application for the review of the apex court’s judgment on Bayelsa election. Justice Amina Augie announced the fine while reading the judgment in the applications for a review of its February 13, 2020 judgment which overturned the All Progressives Congress’ victory in the last governorship election in Bayelsa State. With tears in…

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3rd Anniversary: Akeredolu inaugurates more projects Today

3rd Anniversary: Akeredolu inaugurates more projects Today

#3YEARSINOFFICE: GOV AKEREDOLU COMMISSIONS 8.2KM IYERE-IPELE ROAD Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu,SAN, has commissioned the 8.2Km Iyere-Ipele road in Owo local government area of the state. The state woman leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Hon. Morenike Witherspoon who hails from the area said the road has been abandoned for the past 30 years. The commissioning is in continuation of the activities marking the third anniversary of the Akeredolu’s administration. #3YEARSINOFFICE: GOV AKEREDOLU…

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2020 Guber race: Akeredolu not committed to Peace, Unity of Ondo APC —Abraham

2020 Guber race: Akeredolu not committed to Peace, Unity of Ondo APC —Abraham

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Ahead of October 10, 2020, one of the leading governorship aspirants in Ondo State, Dr Olusegun Abraham has disowned a statement credited to some aggrieved leaders of APC Unity Forum that alleged former Osun governor, Chief Bisi Akande of not competent of heading the APC National Reconciliation Committee. The group had accused the former Osun governor of collecting salary from the payroll of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu and passed a vote of no…

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Battle of SANs: Akeredolu, Eyitayo Jegede clash ahead of Guber race

Battle of SANs: Akeredolu, Eyitayo Jegede clash ahead of Guber race

By: Ade Adeleke As part of the activities marking the 3rd Anniversary of his administration, Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, (SAN), on Monday this week inaugurated some road and school building projects in and around Akure metropolis. One of the roads is the 5.142km Oke-Ogba road in Akure south local government area of the state. The road, which had been neglected for over 18years is a network of roads, connecting 10 streets together. One…

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Buhari should have rejected Akeredolu’s Projects —PDP

Buhari should have rejected Akeredolu’s Projects —PDP

By: Ade Adeleke Major opposition party in Ondo state, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed displeasure over President Muhammadu Buhari’s endorsement of projects executed Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, describing such as backing anti-people policies. The Party said the President should not have endorsed the governor’s projects due to what it described as “corruption” allegedly characterized some of the projects like #5billion Ore fly over. Reacting to the third anniversary of Akeredolu in office and Buhari’s…

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3yrs in office: Buhari assesses Akeredolu after Inaugurating legacy Projects

3yrs in office: Buhari assesses Akeredolu after Inaugurating legacy Projects

By: Ade Adeleke President Muhammadu Buhari today expressed satisfaction with developmental strides of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu in Ondo state since he was elected three years ago, especially in the area of jobs creation through industrialization. This is just as the President also assured foreign investors of support at federal and state levels for the success of their investments. Buhari gave the assurance while inaugurating the Ondo-Linyl Industrial Hub at Omotosho in Odigbo Local Government Area…

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IS AKEREDOLU ‘MR TALK & DO’?

IS AKEREDOLU ‘MR TALK & DO’?

AKETI: THREE YEARS OF COMPETENCE, CHARACTER AND COURAGE By: Olabode Richard Olatunde It’s exactly three years today that Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, took over the mantle of leadership of Ondo State as the sixth democratically elected Governor of the sunshine state. Three years on, the road to redemption of the state has been a story of a dogged driver, poised and determined to drive the people to a destination filled with prosperity and unprecedented development….

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Adams vs Dennis: We’re yet to Elect new State Chairman —Ondo PDP

Adams vs Dennis: We’re yet to Elect new State Chairman —Ondo PDP

By: Ade Adeleke The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo state yesterday dismissed a report that it has elected its outgoing Deputy state chairman, Hon Fatai Adams as the State Chairman, describing the report as false. Fatai Adams emerged as Ondo state PDP chairman. It was posted on social media last night that the outgoing Deputy state chairman of PDP in Ondo state had been unanimously endorsed by leaders of Akoko, the position which was…

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