APC UK hails Akeredolu over choice of running mate

APC UK hails Akeredolu over choice of running mate

The executive committee and members of the All Progressives Congress(APC) United Kingdom(UK) Ondo state Chapter have lauded Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu for making the right choice in Mr Lucky Ayedatiwa as his running mate for the October 10 gubernatorial election in the state. With Ayedatiwa from Ilaje riverine axis of the Southern Senatorial District, the APC stakeholders in the diaspora expressed optimism that the mandatory eight years tenure of Governor Akeredolu is guaranteed. An on-line statement…

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Eld-el-kabir: Pray for peaceful Ondo Guber polls —Reps member, Akinjo begs muslims

Eld-el-kabir: Pray for peaceful Ondo Guber polls —Reps member, Akinjo begs muslims

The lawmaker representing Ilaje/Ese-odo Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Kolade Akinjo has felicitated and congratulated Muslim faithful in his constituency and ondo state at large, on the occasion of this year’s Eid-El-Kabir. In a Sallah message, Hon Akinjo urged them to leverage on the season to rededicate themselves to the teachings of Allah (SAW) and also pray for sustainable peace in Nigeria and most importantly our dear Sunshine State, even as the…

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Young lawyers spurred me to victory —Akpata, NBA President-elect

Young lawyers spurred me to victory —Akpata, NBA President-elect

The President-elect of the Nigerian Bar Association, (NBA), Olumide Akpata, has described his election as a victory for young lawyers. Akpata emerged winner of the NBA presidential poll conducted electronically between 11pm on Wednesday and 11pm on Thursday. With a landslide 9, 891 votes Akpata defeated two Senior Advocates of Nigeria, Babatunde Ajibade and Dele Adesina, who polled 4,328 and 3,982 votes respectively. In his acceptance speech on Friday, titled, “Let secure the future through…

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Mimiko, Akure Monarch urge Muslims to pray against COVID-19

Mimiko, Akure Monarch urge Muslims to pray against COVID-19

EID-EL-KABIR: MIMIKO REJOICES WITH MUSLIMS, CHARGES ALL TO LIVE IN PEACE Immediate past Governor of Ondo state, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, has congratulated Muslims in Ondo state and across Nigeria as they celebrate this year’s Eid-el-Kabir. Mimiko, in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, John Paul Akinduro, condemned in strong terms, the killings in Kaduna state and other parts of the country as he called on “Nigerians of all faith to…

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Eld-el-Kabir: Ondo ADC Guber candidate Adelegan greets muslims

Eld-el-Kabir: Ondo ADC Guber candidate Adelegan greets muslims

The Governorship Candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC), in the October 10, 2020 Ondo State gubernatorial election, Prince Dapo Adelegan has congratulated the Muslim Ummah in the the state and Diaspora on the occasion of the Eid-el-Kabir celebration. Prince Adelegan, whose congratulatory message was contained in a statement issued by him, advised Muslims to be moderate in their celebrations, while imbibing the spirit of love, obedience to God and sacrifice bequeathed to the world…

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Reps member, Adefisoye douses tension over SDP Guber Candidacy in Ondo

Reps member, Adefisoye douses tension over SDP Guber Candidacy in Ondo

By: Ade Adeleke The federal lawmaker representing Idanre/Ifedore federal constituency, Hon Tajudeen Adefisoye has doused tension over the INEC decision on the governorship candidacy of his party, SDP ahead of the October 10 election in Ondo state. INEC had published the name of a factional candidate, Peter Fasua as the SDP candidate. However in a statement, Adefisoye aka Small Alhaji, said “In line with the policy of integrity feedback of Rep Tajudeen Adefisoye, it is…

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Ondo 2020: INEC releases list of Candidates, running mates with minor surprise

Ondo 2020: INEC releases list of Candidates, running mates with minor surprise

The above is the provisional list of 17 candidates and their running mates for October 10, 2020 governorship election. SUNSHINETRUTH however reports that the only surprise is the choice of the PDP governorship candidate, Eyitayo Jegede who picked Olumide Ogunje as a running mate as against earlier reported Hon Ikengboju Gboluga and Banke Sutton. INEC also recognized Peter Fasua as the SDP candidate as against another factional candidate, Adekunle Saliu. All political parties still have…

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Eld-el-Kabir: Akeredolu, Deputy, Jegede send messages on Ondo Guber polls

Eld-el-Kabir: Akeredolu, Deputy, Jegede send messages on Ondo Guber polls

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo state governor, Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN, has greeted muslims in the state as they join other Islamic believers across the globe to celebrate Eid el-Kabir which is regarded as the holiest festival in their calendar. In a sallah message signed by Ojo Oyewamide, his Senior Special Assistant (Media and Publicity), the Governor charged the Muslim faithful to see the essence of the festival as beyond merrymaking, enjoining them to imbibe…

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Igbara-Oke Monarch to Muslims: Learn from essence of Eld-el-Kabir

Igbara-Oke Monarch to Muslims: Learn from essence of Eld-el-Kabir

The Olowa and Paramount Ruler of Igbara-Oke kingdom, His Royal Majesty, Oba Dr. Francis Adefarakanmi Agbede, has felicitated and congratulated Muslims as they celebrate this year’s Eid-El-Kabir. In a sallah message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Ayodeji Owolabi, the monarch urged them to use the significance of the season to pray for the continued peace of the Sunshine State and the country, Nigeria. “Oba Agbede also reiterates the need for the Muslims faithful to…

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S’west Governors will give Senator Fasanmi befitting burial —Akeredolu

S’west Governors will give Senator Fasanmi befitting burial —Akeredolu

The Chairman of the South West Governors’ Forum and Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN, today described the late Afenifere leader, Senator Ayo Fasanmi as a patriot whose positive exploits will not be forgotten in a hurry. He said said that the Governors from the zone will give him befitting burial. A family statement in the early hours of Thursday, announced the demise of Pa Fasanmi, one of the lieutenants of the…

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Eld-el-Kabir: Let’s celebrate peacefully in Idanre/Ifedore —Reps member, Small Alhaji

Eld-el-Kabir: Let’s celebrate peacefully in Idanre/Ifedore —Reps member, Small Alhaji

By: Adesoji Adetona The lawmaker, Hon. Tajudeen Adefisoye who is representing Idanre/Ifedore Federal Constituency of Ondo State has charged Muslim ummah in his constituency and Ondo State at large to embrace peace in the spirit of Eid-el-kabir celebration. The Deputy Chairman of House Committee on Army urged Muslims is his constituency to dwell on the essence of peace which makes Islam a religion of peace. The fondly called Small Alhaji, added that peace actually originated…

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Sports Dev: Coalition of Youth Leaders laud NFF Boss, Pinnick

Sports Dev: Coalition of Youth Leaders laud NFF Boss, Pinnick

June 29th 2020. PRESS STATEMENT COALITION OF ETHNIC NATIONALITY YOUTH LEADERS OF NIGERIA (CENYLON) AMAJU PINNICK A CYNOSURE OF COMPETENCE Today, Some Youth leaders from various ethnic groups in Nigeria paid a courtesy visit to The Yoruba Youth Leader And National President, Coalition of Ethnic Nationality Youth leaders of Nigeria, Comrade Eric Oluwole. During the crucial meeting, sports development was discussed. The council also appreciated the various laudable achievements of the federal government to supporting…

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Eld-el-Kabir celebration: Ondo APC felicitates Muslims

Eld-el-Kabir celebration: Ondo APC felicitates Muslims

The All Progressives Congress, Ondo State Chapter, the state Chairman Engr. Ade Adetimehin and other members of the party have felicitated Muslim brothers and sisters in the State in celebrating Eld-el-Kabir. In a statement signed by Steve Otaloro, Director, Media & Publicity, the Ondo APC said “Alhamdulillahi. Another Eid-l Kabir is here and as Muslims across the world celebrate the end of Sawm which is the practice of fasting during the holy month of Ramadan,…

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NANNM mourns demise of ex-Ondo Head of Nursing, Modupe Olowo

NANNM mourns demise of ex-Ondo Head of Nursing, Modupe Olowo

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo State Chapter of the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) led by the Chairman, Comrade Kehinde Olomiye has received the demise of a former Head of Nursing Service, Chief (Mrs) Mercy Modupe Olowo with sadness, but described that she lived a very impactful life. Ondo NANNM declared that health workers and the people of the state will not forget in hurry, huge contributions of late Mrs Olowo to…

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Ondo 2020: SDP issues Reps member Adefisoye final warning

Ondo 2020: SDP issues Reps member Adefisoye final warning

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Social Democratic Party, SDP, Ondo State chapter, has alleged its only elected federal lawmaker, Hon. Tajudeen Adefisoye fondly called Small Alhaji, representing the Idanre/Ifedore Federal Constituency at the National Assembly of plotting to unleash a range of attacks and assaults on the leadership and properties of the party in the state. In a press statement, the party’s State Publicity Secretary, Hon Gbenga Fasua, SDP expressed sadness that Hon Adefisoye who is…

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How Man beat pregnant wife to death in Akure

How Man beat pregnant wife to death in Akure

It was a day of sadness in Akure, when a man beat his wife to death in a disturbing manner. To this effect, the husband, Oluwaseun Olabode, has been arraigned before an Ondo State Magistrates’ Court sitting in Akure for allegedly killing his pregnant wife identified as Blessing. Olabode was arrested by the police at the Oke Ogba area of Akure for allegedly killing the deceased by hitting her in the abdomen. He was arraigned…

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Eld-el-Kabir: Ondo Govt overrules Imams, bans Muslims from Eid prayer

Eld-el-Kabir: Ondo Govt overrules Imams, bans Muslims from Eid prayer

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Ondo state government has overruled directive by imams in the state, as it banned Muslims from gathering for congregational eid prayer during Friday’s Eld-el-Kabir celebration. The government said it was in line with the rules guiding religious gathering with respect to the prevention of COVID-19 which is still in force. The League of Imams and Alfas Ondo State had on Tuesday directed all Chief Imams in all the communities in Ondo…

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How I arrived at choice of Aiyedatiwa —Aketi

How I arrived at choice of Aiyedatiwa —Aketi

By: Ade Adeleke As Political games over the forthcoming election continue, Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has officially confirmed Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa as his running mate for the October 10 governorship election. He said he picked the former NDDC Commissioner after wide consultations with key stakeholders including APC leaders. Akeredolu disclosed this at the swearing in ceremony of a new commissioner, Hon Idowu Otetubi and a Special Adviser in Akure. The Governor said his running…

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Ondo 2020: Agboola woos Mimiko’s political allies, Saka Lawal, others for ZLP as third force

Ondo 2020: Agboola woos Mimiko’s political allies, Saka Lawal, others for ZLP as third force

More political permutations have continued to play out ahead the October 10 elections as a fallout of the governorship primaries of the major political parties, the All Progressives Congress, APC and the People’s Democratic Party, PDP in ondo state While the APC might have settled for Lucky Aiyedatiwa as running mate to Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, the choice of the running mate for Eyitayo Jegede has started creating cracks in the PDP fold. Jegede was reported…

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Ondo 2020: Start packing your loads out of Alagbaka Govt House —Jegede tells Aketi

Ondo 2020: Start packing your loads out of Alagbaka Govt House —Jegede tells Aketi

By: Adesoji Adetona The PDP governorship candidate in Ondo state, Mr Eyitayo Jegede, SAN, has berated the recent statement by the APC candidate, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu forecasting his victory in the forthcoming October 10 election is untimely and overrated. In a Press Statement signed by Gbenga Akinmoyo, Spokesman of Eyitayo Jegede Campaign Organisation, the PDP governorship Hopeful said the governor should start packing his loads out of the Government House, Alagbaka-Akure, as he will suffer…

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