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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Lockdown: What FG should do for Nigerians —SDP

Lockdown: What FG should do for Nigerians —SDP

By: Ade Adetona The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has tasked the federal government to ensure proper monitoring of those distributing relief materials to vulnerable Nigerians to cushion the effects of COVID-19 lockdown. This is to prevent unwholesome practices and enable the palliatives to get to the right less privileged people, even as the opposition party warned security agencies over unprofessional conduct in enforcing government’s directives on coronavirus pandemic nationwide. In a Ramadan masseage, the National…

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COVID-19: Massive Production of Nose Masks’ll be ready on Friday —Akeredolu

COVID-19: Massive Production of Nose Masks’ll be ready on Friday —Akeredolu

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, yesterday visited the production center for the massive production of the nose masks in Akure, the state capital. The Governor expressed satisfaction at the compliance with global standard by the State Committee on Production of Nose Masks. The state governor had announced Friday this week as the date for the take off of compulsory use of nose masks by the residents of the state. In order to meet this…

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COVID-19: Panic as Suspected Patient dies in Ondo Govt’s Hospital

COVID-19: Panic as Suspected Patient dies in Ondo Govt’s Hospital

By: Oluwatosin Adesola There is a palpable apprehension and panic among health officials and some residents of Ikare Akoko, Oka Akoko and Ipe Akoko over the death of a suspected patient of coronavirus pandemic at government’s hospital, Ipe. A reliable source at the hospital informed SUNSHINETRUTH that the suspected COVID-19 patient was first admitted at State Specialist Hospital (SSH), Ikare before he was transferred to less equipped General Hospital, Oka and later moved to General…

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COVID-19: How APC, PDP can lose Edo, Ondo Guber Seats if….

COVID-19: How APC, PDP can lose Edo, Ondo Guber Seats if….

OPINION: CONSTITUTIONAL IMPLICATTIONS OF PROLONGED COVIDD-19 ON ONDO AND EDO GUBERNATORIAL ELECTIONS By: Mogbojuri Kayode & Okesola Tosin As part of our duties in Olusola Oke (SAN) New Media Team to use our team of experts to safeguard the collective interests of Ondo State people by raising legal arguments ahead of time so that issues never meet us unaware, we Sometimes ago established the fact that election is a process and a matter of law…

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My Nigerian Dad left me at age of one, but like to meet him —Chelsea Player

My Nigerian Dad left me at age of one, but like to meet him —Chelsea Player

England international midfielder Ross Barkley has once again stressed his desire to meet with his father who according to him is a Nigerian who broke up with his mother when things were difficult for him. Barkley who was born and raised in England where he is now a senior international player while speaking in an interview on his life and career said he will no doubt love to meet with his father. “Maybe the one…

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COVID-19 Lockdown: Abraham brings Succour to the Needy in Ondo State

COVID-19 Lockdown: Abraham brings Succour to the Needy in Ondo State

By: Ade Adetona A leading Aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming 2020 governorship election in Ondo state, Dr Olusegun Abraham has brought succour to vulnerable people of the state by distributing foodstuffs and cash to them as palliatives in view of the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown. The stay at home is part of measures by government to prevent further spread of deadly coronavirus. At the distribution of the materials, Dr Abraham said…

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COVID-19 in Ondo: Call your officers to order —Akeredolu tells IGP, Service Chiefs

COVID-19 in Ondo: Call your officers to order —Akeredolu tells IGP, Service Chiefs

By: Ade Adeleke Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state has called on the Inspector General of Police, the Service chiefs of the Nigerian Armed Forces as well as the authorities of other security agencies, to streamline and monitor the movement and operations of their men as part of measures to prevent further spread of coronavirus pandemic in the country. Already, three security agents including two policemen and one military officer were among the eight COVID-19…

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FG Rice for Ondo State not Poisonous or Expired —Akeredolu

FG Rice for Ondo State not Poisonous or Expired —Akeredolu

By: Ade Adetona Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu today dismissed a report that Ondo state rejected the palliative items donated by the Federal Government through the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management. The governor noted that the FG rice brought to ondo state had been tested and not poisonous or expired, noting that the expiring date on the bags of the rice ranges from May, 2021 to 2022. The palliatives sent to Ondo were 1800 bags…

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Just In: Trial of Prophet Sotitobire Stalled at Ondo Court

Just In: Trial of Prophet Sotitobire Stalled at Ondo Court

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Hearing in the the ongoing trial of the founder of Sotitobire Praising Chapel Akure, prophet Alfa babatunde over the alleged dissapearance of one year old Gold Kolawole in the church last year has been adjourned till 2nd June 2020, SUNSHINETRUTH can report. Justice Olusegun Odusola announced the adjournment after a state government counsel, Mr Babatunde falodun informed the court of the inability of the state attorney general and Commissioner for justice, Adekola…

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COVID-19: Uncertainties over Ondo, Edo Guber Polls, as INEC plans fresh Timetable

COVID-19: Uncertainties over Ondo, Edo Guber Polls, as INEC plans fresh Timetable

There are uncertainties over the conduct of governorship elections in Ondo and Edo states, even as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has given indication that it might shift and adjust the timetable and schedule for the states governorship elections due to threats and challenges posed by COVID-19 to the polls. Daily Sun reports that the commission said the lockdown of most of states and the closure of boundaries has impacted on its preparations for…

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