Breaking: Ex-Lawmaker Adams emerges Ondo PDP Chairman

Breaking: Ex-Lawmaker Adams emerges Ondo PDP Chairman

By: Ade Adeleke A former member of the Ondo state House of Assembly, Hon Fatai Adams has elected the new chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo state. At a state Congress held at Solton Hotel in Akure today, Adams who is the immediate past State Deputy Chairman of the party polled 1,343 votes to beat his lone challenger and former Ose local government Chairman, Hon Dennis Alonge who got 3,69 votes. Further…

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Has Akeredolu actually broken 116years Bitumen jinx in Ondo?

Has Akeredolu actually broken 116years Bitumen jinx in Ondo?

AT LAST, AKEREDOLU CRACKS THE BITUMEN NUT By: Ojo Oyewamide The Southern part of Ondo state carries in its belly one of the largest reserves of bitumen in the world. The natural gift is estimated to be about 42 billion barrels. It is said to have been discovered in the year 1904. For decades, exploitation of the bitumen deposits appeared to be a hard nut to crack. The jinx, however, has finally been broken by…

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Breaking: Why we suspended Mimiko’s ZLP lawmaker —Ondo Assembly

Breaking: Why we suspended Mimiko’s ZLP lawmaker —Ondo Assembly

By: Ade Adeleke The internal wrangling facing the Ondo State House of Assembly continued today as it suspended yet another member and deputy minority leader, Hon Tomide Akinribido representing Ondo West 1 Constituency. Akinribido, the only Zenith Labour Party, ZLP member, who represents the constituency of former Governor Olusegun Mimiko. Mimiko is also the National leader of the ZLP, the party that may field the state deputy governor, Agboola Ajayi as its governorship candidate for…

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FOI Act on Campaign Finance, COVID-19: IPC sets to train journalists from Edo, Ondo, Lagos, 4 others

FOI Act on Campaign Finance, COVID-19: IPC sets to train journalists from Edo, Ondo, Lagos, 4 others

By: Ade Adeleke The International Press Centre, Lagos-Nigeria will train 25 journalists on using FOI for investigative reporting of campaign finance and covid-19 accountability issues on August 5 and 6 in Lagos. The workshop, organized in partnership with Media Rights Agenda (MRA), is part of activities under Component 4b: Support to the media of the EU Support to Democratic Governance in Nigeria (EU-SDGN) Project. According to a press statement signed by SANMI FALOBI, IPC Programme…

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Exclusive: Jegede bows to pressure, visits Mimiko amidst Ondo Dep Gov’s factor

Exclusive: Jegede bows to pressure, visits Mimiko amidst Ondo Dep Gov’s factor

By: Oluwatosin Adesola After months of immense pressure from his supporters and party members, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the October 10 Governorship election in Ondo state, Eyitayo Jegede, has finally met with his former principal, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, in his Ondo city home yesterday’s night. SUNSHINETRUTH gathered that the PDP candidate came in company of two of his top supporters to seek Mimiko’s backing for the forthcoming election. Jegede who defeated the…

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