Ondo 2020: People need Leader to provide Free Education, Healthcare —Coalition

Ondo 2020: People need Leader to provide Free Education, Healthcare —Coalition

By: Ade Adeleke As Ondo state prepares for the October 10, 2020 governorship election, a political group known as COALITION 2020, has said the people of the State deserve effective visionary political leadership and entitle to dividends of good governance such as free and qualitative education as well as affordable health care service. The group also expressed the need for Ondo State to be returned to the era of free basic primary and secondary education…

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OYO NUJ CRISIS: COURT REJECTS BABALOLA’S MOTION

OYO NUJ CRISIS: COURT REJECTS BABALOLA’S MOTION

By: Fidelis Oluwatosin National Industrial Court sitting in Ibadan has ordered the eighth defendant, Ademola Babalola in a suit challenging his eligibility in the 2019 oyo NUJ state election to channel its prayers through appropriate quarters. At the resumed hearing of the matter before Justice John Peters,Counsel to the defendant, Toyese Owoade prayed the court to transfer the committal proceedings before it to another court. Counsel to the claimant, Mr Oluwadamilare Awokoya argued that he…

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Panic as Bank Robbery Scare cripples Business in Akure

Panic as Bank Robbery Scare cripples Business in Akure

By: Ade Adeleke Barely two weeks after two banks were robbed at Ile-Oluji in Ondo state, there was a rumour today in Akure, the Ondo state capital that armed robbers will attack commercial banks. SUNSHINETRUTH learnt that banks at Oja Oba, Alagbaka and Oke Aro areas of Akure hurriedly closed for business as a result of the robbery scare. As at the time of filing in this report, commercial banks are yet to reopen for…

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90% of Market Women are Hypertensive in Nigeria, check out reasons

90% of Market Women are Hypertensive in Nigeria, check out reasons

It was a shocking revelation when 90 per cent of market women are carrying High Blood Pressure (BP). Last week, 90% of over 1000 market women in Lagos state was diagnosed with High Blood Pressure. None of the women knew they were hypertensive. The revelation came to light during a four-day community free medical screening for hypertension and blood sugar/diabetes organised by Amal Outreach for over 1,000 market women in Lagos Island West, particularly those…

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Ondo, Sokoto, Ogun lead in 12.13% Inflation index

Ondo, Sokoto, Ogun lead in 12.13% Inflation index

…..Minimum wage, VAT, Okada ban pressure inflation ….. As January rate rises to 12.13% …… More pressure from higher electricity tariff in April. As Nigeria’s inflationary trend records the fifth consecutive month rise in January 2020 readings released by the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, Tuesday, analysts’ reports have indicated that the sixth month straight rise would hit 12.32 percent by end of this month. This is attributed to continued border closure; implementation of N30,000…

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AAUA gets new SUG Exco, VC Prof Ige harps on Maturity

AAUA gets new SUG Exco, VC Prof Ige harps on Maturity

By: SUNSHINETRUTH The Acting Vice Chancellor of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, Prof. Olugbenga Ige has enjoined the newly-elected executives of student union in the Institution to be diligent, steadfast and firm in their dealings, and to serve as good examples to the students. Prof. Ige gave the admonition on Monday at the swearing-in ceremony of new officers for the Students Union Government (SUG)who emerged winners at the recently concluded election of the…

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Imo Gov Dispute: Why we adjourned for two weeks —Supreme Court

Imo Gov Dispute: Why we adjourned for two weeks —Supreme Court

By: SUNSHINETRUTH The Supreme Court on Tuesday adjourned the hearing of Emeka Ihedioha’s application seeking the review of the January 14, 2020 judgement which sacked him as Imo State governor and installed Hope Uzodinma as his replacement. The seven-man panel of the apex court led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, adjourned the hearing due to the fact that Ihedioha’s lawyer, Chief Kanu Agabi (SAN), told the court that processes were still…

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How VAR caused Chelsea’s defeat —Experts

How VAR caused Chelsea’s defeat —Experts

VAR: ‘Soul destroying’ for Chelsea…..Chelsea 0 Manchester United 2 Chelsea manager Frank Lampard described the video assistant referee (VAR) as “soul destroying” after three crucial calls were made in the Blues’s 2-0 defeat against Manchester United last night. United defender Harry Maguire got lucky in the first half when he escaped sanction from VAR after it appeared he had kicked Michy Batshuayi in a particularly sensitive area. Maguire later scored for United, adding to Anthony…

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Controversial Judgements: How Supreme Court can regain its Pride —Akeredolu

Controversial Judgements: How Supreme Court can regain its Pride —Akeredolu

DEEPENING OUR JURISPRUDENCE: THE TIME IS NOW The recent crisis of confidence in the judiciary has reinforced my age long conviction on the need to infuse jurists with a different bent in the apex court. This line of thought is shared by lot of my colleagues with enthusiasm and in fact has been the position of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) for a very long time. Multi-party democracy allows rigorous engagements among different political interests…

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Ondo Govt introduces ‘Digital Card’ for fetching Water

Ondo Govt introduces ‘Digital Card’ for fetching Water

By: Ade Adeleke As part of the efforts of his administration to improve on the provision of potable water and make water available for urban dwellers, the Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, yesterday inspected the newly-built Kamomi Aketi Urban Water Kiosk. The new Kamomi Aketi water Kiosk is a new technology whereby people use digital card to fetch clean and safe water. The Commissioner for Water Resources and Hygiene, Mrs Yetunde Adeyanju, described the…

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