Ondo NLC warns against ‘unauthorised’ Salaries Deduction, cancels May Day Ceremony

Ondo NLC warns against ‘unauthorised’ Salaries Deduction, cancels May Day Ceremony

By: Ade Adetona COVID-19: Don’t deduct Workers’ Salaries —Ondo NLC warns Govt, Cancels May Day celebration Every first of May of the year is a worker’s day. It is a day set aside globally to appraise challenges of labour force and celebrate their achievements in the course of the year. The theme of this year’s May Day celebration in Nigeria is; “COVID19 PANDEMlC and its Socio-Economic Impact on the Nigerian Working Class.” In compliance with…

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Placenta on Church Altar: Witness tenders evidence against Pastor, Don at Ondo Court

Placenta on Church Altar: Witness tenders evidence against Pastor, Don at Ondo Court

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Ten new count charges have been levelled against a Don at Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko and a Clergyman before an Ondo state High Court sitting in Akure. The Don, Prof Lanre Olu-Adeyemi who is standing trial on five (5) count charges of conspiracy, publication of false news, Aiding Publication of false news and aiding impersonation. On the other hand, one Pastor John Abiodun is facing eight Count charge of conspiracy, publication of…

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COVID-19 Lockdown: Media Workers deserve Special Incentives —Ondo Speaker

COVID-19 Lockdown: Media Workers deserve Special Incentives —Ondo Speaker

By: Ade Adetona The Speaker, Ondo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Bamidele Oleyelogun, has declared that the media and journalists are critical in winning the fight against the deadly coronavirus pandemic in the country through their unrelenting sensitisation and enlightenment of the people on how to prevent further spread of the disease. The Speaker also sought special palliative support for the media professionals in the country to enable them cushion effects of being on…

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Why we want Akeredolu’s attention —Ondo Sex Workers

Why we want Akeredolu’s attention —Ondo Sex Workers

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Following the arrest of 18 commercial sex workers by the Ondo state government’s taskforce on COVID-19 pandemic, some of their colleagues have sought the attention of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu to help them to alleviate their suffering at this emergency period of lockdown. This is certainly not the best of time for commercial sex workers in Akure, the Ondo State capital, as they want government to provide palliative materials for them to cushion…

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Electricity: You can’t Bill Unmetered Buildings again —Ondo Court bars BEDC

Electricity: You can’t Bill Unmetered Buildings again —Ondo Court bars BEDC

An Ondo state High Court sitting in Akure and presided over by Justice Olabode Adegbehingbe has declared electricity consumption billings in an unmetered building illegal, unjustifiable, arbitrary and wrongful. Justice Adegbehingbe made this declaration in a judgement delivered on April 23, 2020 in a case filled by Mike Kpemi against Benin Electricity Distribution Company ( BEDC). The Court also ordered BEDC to immediately install a metering device at the claimant’s residence, at Bethel Estate ,…

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Eleyowo crisis settled with Chief Boboye as Olu —Deji of Akure

Eleyowo crisis settled with Chief Boboye as Olu —Deji of Akure

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Deji and Paramount Ruler of Akure kingdom, Oba Ogunlade Aladetoyinbo Aladelusi today declared that the Eleyowo chieftaincy tussle has been laid to rest as Chief Ojo Boboye remains the Olu of Eleyowo community in Akure north local government area of Ondo state. Chief Boboye and Chief Olomi Agunbiade had been at loggerhead over the Eleyowo chieftaincy, as Boboye was installed by the Deji while Agunbiade was installed as Olu of Eleyowo…

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Untold story of Ondo Teacher who died while Urinating

Untold story of Ondo Teacher who died while Urinating

A fifty nine year old female secondary school teacher identified as Victoria Yemisi Omoaare has slumped and died in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti state while urinating on the roadside. SUNSHINETRUTH can report. The woman who was serving in Ondo state, was said to have alighted from a private car to urinate at some meters after the abattoir, along the Ekiti State University Ado Ekiti. Narrating the incident, a lecturer in the Faculty of Agricultural Science in…

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COVID-19: Oba BOMBAY Foundation gives Relief Materials to Akure North Indigents

COVID-19: Oba BOMBAY Foundation gives Relief Materials to Akure North Indigents

In a bid to compliment Ondo state government efforts in ensuring compliance to the stay at home order, as a result of the novel corona virus, Oba Bombay Foundation distributed grains and other food items in a bid to cushion the effect of the lockdown on indigents in Akure North Local of Ondo state. The Chairman of the foundation, Moses Olourunsola, donated foodstuffs to all the wards in the local government. The foodstuffs distributed include,…

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Farmers unhappy with Ondo Govt

Farmers unhappy with Ondo Govt

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Farmers at Ago Dada camp near Ala village in Akure north local government of Ondo state have raised alarm over alleged continuous collection of levy by officials of the ministry of agriculture, and state government tasks force despite lockdown. They also alleged that some leaders in the community were conniving with government officials to collect levies from them to chase away suspected herdsmen that had been destroying their farm produces but had…

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Nose Masks: Investors at Ondo-Linyi Industrial Hub Produce 3000 Units of Quality Threads for Ondo Govt free

Nose Masks: Investors at Ondo-Linyi Industrial Hub Produce 3000 Units of Quality Threads for Ondo Govt free

By: Ade Adeleke In fulfilment of their earlier promise to support the Ondo state government in the fight against the spread of deadly coronavirus pandemic, Win-Win Textiles and other investors at the Ondo-Linyi Industrial Hub, Ore yesterday donated 3000 units of high quality and multi-colour polyester threads to the state Committee on massive production of face masks. The donation was made through Klick Konnect Networks International, Akure, Managers of the Ondo-Linyi Industrial Hub, to the…

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