Tola Oyediran protected Awolowo’s legacy —Mimiko

Tola Oyediran protected Awolowo’s legacy —Mimiko

Mimiko Mourns Awolowo’s Eldest Daughter, Revd Oyediran Former Governor of Ondo state, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, has commiserated with the family of Reverend Tola Awolowo-Oyediran, the daughter of late Chief Obafemi Awolowo who passed away on Friday. Mimiko in a statement, on Sunday, said Oyediran’s death has yet robbed the nation of another patriotic senior citizen who held the interest of the nation so dear to her heart and was committed to any activity that will…

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Just In: Ondo Govt evacuates waste on Akure streets after public outcry

Just In: Ondo Govt evacuates waste on Akure streets after public outcry

By: Oluwatosin Adesola After 24hours of media report of the environmental hazards attached, the Ondo state government this afternoon started evacuating waste that littered the streets of Akure the state capital. Residents had raised the alarm of the looming cholera and other environmental epidemic in Akure and other major towns in the State, as waste collectors refused to work in the last one week. SUNSHINETRUTH correspondent who moved round Akure few minutes ago on Sunday,…

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Gov Oyetola breaks silence, reveals how political thugs hijacked #EndSars protest to attack him

Gov Oyetola breaks silence, reveals how political thugs hijacked #EndSars protest to attack him

Governor Gboyega Oyetola speaks on yesterday’s attack on him and his aides. Here is the full text of his address; My dear Good People of the State of Osun, Yesterday evening, political thugs and hoodlums made failed attempts on my life and those of my aides while identifying with our beloved youths who were engaging in legitimate protest against the alleged brutality of the now disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). My entourage and I joined…

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Updated: Epidemic looms in Ondo state, as workers go on strike

Updated: Epidemic looms in Ondo state, as workers go on strike

By: Oluwatosin Adesola An outbreak of Cholera and other environmental epidemic is now looming in Akure and other major towns in Ondo State, as heaps of refuse litter the town. Akure, the Ondo State Capital in time past have not only been noted for its peaceful and tranquility, but also it is referred to as the second most cleanest State capital after Calabar in Cross river state. SUNSHINETRUTH correspondent observes that a drive through the…

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OAU graduate emerges Alade-Idanre Regent, as traditional rites begin for late Oba

OAU graduate emerges Alade-Idanre Regent, as traditional rites begin for late Oba

Traditional rites for the Aladeokun of Alade Idanre in Ondo State, His Royal Majesty, Oba Ayodele Olusegun Akinbola who joined his ancestors during a brief illness on Friday, have commenced. Oba Akinbola, who recently marked his twenty fifth years on the throne passed away on 15th of October 2020 at Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital, Ile Ife. Osun State. According to High Chief Akinsowon Oladipo, the Lisa of Alade and traditional Prime Minister and next…

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#EndSars: Attack on Gov Oyetola, act of terrorism —Akeredolu

#EndSars: Attack on Gov Oyetola, act of terrorism —Akeredolu

PRESS STATEMENT #ENDSARS: ATTACK ON OYETOLA, A CONDEMNABLE ACT OF TERRORISM —AKEREDOLU Chairman of the South West Governors’ Forum and Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN has condemned in strong terms, Saturday’s attack on the Governor of Osun State, Alhaji Gboyega Isiaka Oyetola by #EndSARS protesters in Osogbo, the State Capital. Aside describing the attack as unwarranted, misdirected and repulsive, Governor Akeredolu bemoans the act even as he posits that the genuine…

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#EndSars: How Osun governor escaped assassination from armed thugs

#EndSars: How Osun governor escaped assassination from armed thugs

Osun: Armed Men Attack Governor Oyetola At Protest Ground There was an attempt on Saturday on the life of the Governor of the State of Osun, Mr Adegboyega Oyetola. Armed with guns, cutlasses, the hoodlums swooped on the Governor at Olaiya junction, while he was addressing the #EndSARS protesters at the state capital. Governor Oyetola had joined protesters in the walk from Alekuwodo area to Olaiya junction, singing with them and promising them that their…

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