Ondo Speaker, Oleyelogun leads first Church service in Two months

Ondo Speaker, Oleyelogun leads first Church service in Two months

The Speaker, Ondo State House of Assembly and founder of Soul Winning Spiritual Evangelical Church (SOWSEC), Oda town, Rt. Hon. (Prophet) Bamidele Oleyelogun, today held church service with his church members in total compliance with protocols for the COVID-19 prevention. This is the first time in the last two months that church service will hold in ondo state. The church members who were in high spirit worn nose masks while they also washed their hands…

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Our Chairman, Faboyede didn’t collect Money from Akeredolu’s Govt —Ondo PDP

Our Chairman, Faboyede didn’t collect Money from Akeredolu’s Govt —Ondo PDP

By: Ade Adeleke The People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Ondo state Chapter has denied an allegation that its the former State Chairman and current Chairman of the Caretaker Committee, Engr. Clement Faboyede, collected money from the APC led ondo state government. In a Press Statement signed by the party’s Director of Media and Publicity, Mr Zadok Akintoye, Ondo PDP described as unfounded and falsehood, the allegation published by a member of the party, Engr. Johnson. J….

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Ondo 2020: I’m more prepared for Direct Primary than those clamouring for it —Akeredolu

Ondo 2020: I’m more prepared for Direct Primary than those clamouring for it —Akeredolu

By: Ade Adeleke Ahead of f October 10, 2020 governorship election in Ondo state, the incumbent Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu at the weekend declared that he will be ready for any mode of primary election that will use to pick the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) during the primaries slated for July 20. The governor also dismissed insinuation that he is afraid of direct primary system, noting that most of those advocating or clamouring…

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Just In: Akeredolu makes more appointments

Just In: Akeredolu makes more appointments

By: Ade Adeleke In an effort to place his administration for more optimum performance, Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has approved the upgrading and fresh appointments. According to a press Statement, Mrs Temitope Omolola Daniyan, former Special Assistant on Gender, Research and Documentation, now Senior Special Assistant on Gender, Research and Documentation. Mr. Muyiwa Ogunyemi, former Special Assistant on Youth and Student Affairs, now Senior Special Assistant on Youth and Student Affairs. Similarly,…

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COVID-19: Prisons Official tests Positive in Ondo, as Nigeria hits 9,302 cases

COVID-19: Prisons Official tests Positive in Ondo, as Nigeria hits 9,302 cases

By: Adesoji Adetona As the country has continued to battle coronavirus pandemic, Ondo state has now recorded 25 cases with the latest one discovered yesterday. This is contained in a verified twitter handle of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) also put the total number of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria at nine thousand three hundred and two. The state Commissioner for health, Dr Wahab Adegbenro while confirming the latest case to Radio Nigeria in…

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Battle for Ondo Guber Ticket: APC is bigger than all Aspirants, Governors —Kekemeke

Battle for Ondo Guber Ticket: APC is bigger than all Aspirants, Governors —Kekemeke

By: Oluwatosin Adesola As battle for sole governorship ticket of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) is heating up ahead of its July 20, 2020 primary in Ondo state, a gubernatorial Aspirant on the party’s platform, Hon Isaacs Kekemeke has declared that no member or chieftain of the party including aspirants and incumbent are bigger than the political party. Kekemeke, a former Secretary to the Ondo State Government (SSG) during the Agagu’s administration, told newsmen…

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BREAKING: Pandemonium in Ondo over Mysterious Death of Septuagenarian

BREAKING: Pandemonium in Ondo over Mysterious Death of Septuagenarian

By: Oluwatosin Adesola There was pandemonium at Irun Akoko in Akoko North West local government area of Ondo state yesterday when the lifeless body of a 70 year-old farmer, Raphael Ojo Osayintuyi was discovered on his farm. SUNSHINETRUTH gathered that there were rumours that the old man was killed after having an altercation with some herdsmen whose cattle destroyed his crops. Another account told SUNSHINETRUTH that an herdsman came to the nearest farm camp to…

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C&S Church Leadership Tussle: Ajidahun suffers defeat at Ondo Court

C&S Church Leadership Tussle: Ajidahun suffers defeat at Ondo Court

Apostle (ARC) Jimi Ajidahun has suffered defeat in a leadership suit filed before an Ondo State High Court sitting in Akure, the state capital. This followed the court’s decision today to strike out the case filed by some members of Cherubim and Seraphim (C&S) Church, Igboliki in Akure over the leadership tussle. The plaintiff, Apostle (ARC) Jimi Ajidahun filed the suit in June, 2011, seeking an order restraining the respondents as the rightful leader of…

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How Convicted Ondo Pastor killed My Son with Cutlass —Mother

How Convicted Ondo Pastor killed My Son with Cutlass —Mother

By: Oluwatosin Adesola ……Ondo Court convicts Pastor. An Ondo state High Court sitting in Akure has sentenced a Pastor, Kolawole Samson to death by hanging for killing one middle aged man, Ayo Olaniyi in a village near Okeigbo area of the state. The trial judge, Justice Ademola Bola held that Pastor Kolawole was guilty of inflicting injury on the deceased’s head with a cutlass at Gberinlegi Village, via Okeigbo, which later led to his death…

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“Why Fayemi must Steer Clear of Ondo 2020 Guber Election”

“Why Fayemi must Steer Clear of Ondo 2020 Guber Election”

OPEN LETTER TO DR. KAYODE FAYEMI GOVERNOR EKITI STATE (by a Public Affairs Commentator, Mogbojuri Kayode) Your Excellency, greetings to you from of Ondo State. I strongly believe that you are doing great. Sir, I have decided to seek audience with you via this medium on the issues I will be addressing in this letter having confidence in your sense of objectivity especially when you convinced the world that you are very sensitive to issues…

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What I expect from new Ondo Police Commissioner —IGP

What I expect from new Ondo Police Commissioner   —IGP

The Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Abubakar Adamu today ordered the immediate posting and redeployment of Command Police Commissioners to nine states including Edo and Ondo states where gubernatorial elections are scheduled to hold in a few months’ time. This is just as Adamu said he expects them to give priority to community policing to improve security of the people. The new Commissioners of Police are CP Babatunde Kokumo, Edo state. He had served…

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Ondo 2020: APC Guber Aspirant, Adelami’s ambition receives Major Boost

Ondo 2020: APC Guber Aspirant, Adelami’s ambition receives Major Boost

By: Adesoji Adetona Ahead of the October 10, 2020 governorship election in Ondo state, the Aspiration of Chief Olayide Adelami, one of the leading Governorship Aspirants on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, has received another major boost. This followed the endorsement of Adelami by a political group in the state, “ONDO MOVEMENT FOR GOOD GOVERNANCE”. Earlier some groups had adopted the Aspirant for his outstanding profile, adding that he…

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Akeredolu becomes first Governor to present Car Loan Cheques to Primary School Teachers

Akeredolu becomes first Governor to present Car Loan Cheques to Primary School Teachers

By: Ade Adeleke …….orders Cancellation of form charge at LG loans Board. ……. NUT, NLC hail Governor’s package. In fulfillment of his earlier promise and history making movement today, as the Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, flagged off disbursement of car loans for primary school teachers across the state, with a directive to the local government loans Board to stop collecting N6,000 form charges from primary school teachers and local government workers. Ondo State…

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Panic in Ondo Community over Death of another COVID-19 Patient

Panic in Ondo Community over Death of another COVID-19 Patient

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Palpable apprehension and panic have hit the people of Igbara-Oke Community in Ifedore local government area of Ondo state following the sudden death of a patient who died as a result of complication from Coronavirus pandemic few days ago. SUNSHINETRUTH learnt that those living in the town especially health workers at Government’s General Hospital, Igbara-Oke who had contacts with the deceased patient and their family members who are secondary contacts, were said…

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How we rescued kidnapped Naval Commander —Ondo Police

How we rescued kidnapped Naval Commander —Ondo Police

The Commissioner of Police, Ondo State Command, CP Undie Adie, has explained how kidnapped Naval Officer, Lt Commander Ajare Uchegbulah Amadi regained his freedom He was abducted by men of the underworld along Ago Ajayi-Ose Oba Akoko/Owo road in Ondo State on May 17, 2020. He was released today, May 27, 2020 at about 0450hrs. CP Adie said his release was sequel to the aggressive manhunt the Command and other sister agencies placed on his…

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Ondo Agents set to demolish N700Million Ajasin legacy School in Akure

Ondo Agents set to demolish N700Million Ajasin legacy School in Akure

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Govt gives landlords 21days Quit Notice without paying Compensation. Landlords in parts of Akure, the Ondo state capital have raised alarm and expressed displeasure over a 21day quit notice issued by the Oluwarotimi Akeredolu led government to them for illegal demolition of their property without following due process of paying compensation. The property marked for demolition which are about thirty, are located between Investment/Police officer’s mess junction to St Luke’s church to…

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COVID-19: Why we’ll Shut down Churches, Mosques —Akeredolu

COVID-19: Why we’ll Shut down Churches, Mosques —Akeredolu

By: Ade Adeleke Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu today lifted ban on religious gatherings, warning that any church or mosque that violates its guidelines on the reopening order will be shut down. According to Akeredolu, while churches will only operate on Sunday, Mosques will also be opened only on Friday. Addressing his weekly press briefing at Government’s House Ground, Akeredolu, stressed that the premises of Churches and mosques must be deconterminated before and after the…

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Ondo Guber race: I’m not a serial Contestant, but aspiring to win —Kekemeke

Ondo Guber race: I’m not a serial Contestant, but aspiring to win —Kekemeke

By: Ade Adeleke A governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, Hon Isaacs Kekemeke, yesterday said he will return free and affordable education and health care to ondo state people if elected as governor. Speaking in a chat with journalists at his campaign office in Akure, Kekemeke said he remains the most popular among contestants, noting that he was not one of those serial contestants planning to step…

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Industrial Hub in Ore: Another Promise Fulfilled by Akeredolu

Industrial Hub in Ore: Another Promise Fulfilled by Akeredolu

AKEREDOLU’S HUB OF HOPE By: Ojo Oyewamide The truck assembly plant at the Ondo-Linyi Industrial Hub, Ore, is another milestone achieved by the Oluwarotimi Akeredolu government. Birthed by visionary leadership, the plant is a sweet fruit of the governor’s industrialization effort. The feat is unprecedented in the history of the Sunshine state. Koseleri! Therefore, its birth is a cheery piece of news. The licence for the automobile assembly plant was secured in November last year….

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Akeredolu must act now, Healthcare for Children too exorbitant at UNIMED Hospital

Akeredolu must act now, Healthcare for Children too exorbitant at UNIMED Hospital

By: Adesoji Adetona …..I paid N10,000 for lab coat at UNIMED before my child was operated on __ father ……I was asked to pay for surgeon fee and theatre equipment used aside other bills —Father Health care for children and women in ondo state which was hitherto free of charge in the state hospitals is now out of the reach for common men as they now charge exorbitant bill before patients can get treated. The…

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