Three bag death sentence over Reverend Sisters in Ondo

Three bag death sentence over Reverend Sisters in Ondo

A three man gang of kidnappers that orchestrated the kidnapping of two Reverend sisters at Onipetesi along Ore-Lagos expressway and collected a ransom of N1 million before their release are to face the hangman’s noose. This verdict followed their conviction by a high court judge, Justice Ademola Adegoroye. The Hope newspaper reports that Initially, a couple and five others were arraigned before the court namely Reuben Akinbehinje (a.k.a Chairman), Saheed Oyewo (a.k.a Olaoluwa), Seun Lajuwomi…

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Ondo: Father rapes Minor with blood, sperm stain on her underwear

Ondo: Father rapes Minor with blood, sperm stain on her underwear

A 50-year-old father of two, Kamoru Sumaila, yesterday allegedly raped a 10year old girl in Akure, Ondo State capital. The victim is his neighbour’s 10-year-old daughter. It was gathered that the suspected rapist was arrested by officials of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, in the state, SUNSHINETRUTH can report. It was learned that but for the timely intervention of the officials of the security outfit, some irate youths would have lynched the…

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Beheading of 43 Farmers: Nigeria on auto pilot, collapsing under Buhari —PDP

Beheading of 43 Farmers: Nigeria on auto pilot, collapsing under Buhari —PDP

PRESS STATEMENT The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) condemns in the strongest terms, the gruesome beheading of 43 innocent farmers by insurgents in Zabarmari, Borno state. The party describes the act as extremely wicked, devilish and must not be left unaddressed. The PDP notes with pain that this horrific killing of compatriots comes as yet another of the recurring horrid testament and badge of failure of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led APC administration to secure our nation…

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Unpaid salaries: We’ve lost five workers at AAUA —NASU

Unpaid salaries: We’ve lost five workers at AAUA —NASU

The Non ‘-Academic Staff Union Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba Akoko, AAUA branch, has issued a 21 day ultimatum to the authorities of the institution to settle unpaid salaries of its members or face industrial action. Also the Union said it has lost five of it members as a result of unpaid five months salaries. Already Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has approved payment two months subventions for the state tertiary institutions including AAUA to settle part of…

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Senator Tofowomo empowers over 100 youths with Tech Skills in Ondo

Senator Tofowomo empowers over 100 youths with Tech Skills in Ondo

As part of his quest to fulfill his electioneering promises, about one hundred youths in Ondo South Senatorial District of Ondo State have been empowered with skills in solar power system installation, through a constituency project facilitated by the lawmaker representing the district, Senator Nicholas Tofowomo. The youths were carefully selected from the six local government areas in the district. The empowerment programme was supervised by officials of the National Centre for Hydropower Research and…

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Why I won’t accept my biological father —Tope Alabi’s Daughter

Why I won’t accept my biological father —Tope Alabi’s Daughter

Popular gospel singer, Tope Alabi’s daughter, Ayomikun, has come out to state that the only father she knows is her mother’s husband, Soji Alabi. This is following the recent paternity scandal involving the gospel singer and a certain Mayegun Olaoye. Based on online reports, Olaoye, claimed to be Ayomikun’s father, adding that Tope Alabi had blocked every avenue for him to know his biological daughter in the past 22 years.. Reacting to the news, Ayomikun…

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How my kidnapped Wife was rescued —Akeredolu’s CoS

How my kidnapped Wife was rescued —Akeredolu’s CoS

The Chief of Staff to Ondo State Governor, Olugbenga Ale has reacted to the rescue of his wife from the kidnappers’ den on Saturday. Also released alongside Mrs Ale included her friend who was a co-occupant of the vehicle hijacked on Thursday night around Owena area, near Akure. Mrs Ale and her friend were released this afternoon after a successful and extensive joint operation mounted by security agencies. Reports say security agencies initiated a manhunt…

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Breaking: Wife of Akeredolu’s Chief of Staff regains freedom

Breaking: Wife of Akeredolu’s Chief of Staff regains freedom

Kidnapped wife of Mr Olugbenga Ale, Chief of Staff to Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has regained freedom few minutes ago. She was abducted on Thursday night by some suspected gunmen at Owena area, near Akure. Chief Olugbenga Ale while confirming the good news stated that his wife and her friend were rescued unhurt

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Ondo, Malaysia sign MoU on Agric Dev, Akeredolu speaks on food security

Ondo, Malaysia sign MoU on Agric Dev, Akeredolu speaks on food security

The Ondo State Government led by the State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN has on 27th of November, 2020 signed a partnership deal with the Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute. MARDI is a statutory body which has been mandated to conduct research in agriculture, food and agro-based industries. The Ondo State Government was able to reach this agreement through the office of the Ondo State Development Investment and Promotional Agency which is headed by…

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Golden Jubilee Celeb: Dr Okunlola empowers 50 Indigents, Redefining support for the Needy

Golden Jubilee Celeb: Dr Okunlola empowers 50 Indigents, Redefining support for the Needy

Golden Jubilee: Okunlola Redefining Empowerment of the Needy with LAHH Foundation ……. Set to Empower Another 50 Indigents. By: ‘Seyi Oluwalade Lift A Hand of Help Foundation (LAHHF) is a Non-Profit-Making Oranisation which made its operation debut in 2018. This is not the kernel, however. The substance is the far-reaching impacts on its targeted beneficiaries within the few months of its existence. The core pursuit of LAHHF is to provide outstanding value-added platform for coordinated…

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Ondo Govt, Malaysia sign MoU on Agric Development

Ondo Govt, Malaysia sign MoU on Agric Development

The Ondo State Government led by the State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN has on 27th of November, 2020 signed a partnership deal with the Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute. MARDI is a statutory body which has been mandated to conduct research in agriculture, food and agro-based industries. The Ondo State Government was able to reach this agreement through the office of the Ondo State Development Investment and Promotional Agency which is headed by…

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AAUA SSANU Co-op Society gets new officers

AAUA SSANU Co-op Society gets new officers

Members of the Cooperative Multipurpose Society of Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State Chapter, have elected officers that would lead the Society for the next two years. The officers-elect are, Mr. Babatope Fagbolagun (President), Mrs. Evelyn Yeiya (Vice President), Mr. Lanre Kola-Ajibade (Treasurer), Mr. Oluwaseyi Oluwalade (General Secretary), Mr. Wilson Adepiti (Financial Secretary), and Mrs. Morenike Lawal (Ex-officio). While the positions of President, Treasurer, and Financial Secretary…

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NOA cautions Residents, as Ondo holds Environmental Sanitation tomorrow

NOA cautions Residents, as Ondo holds Environmental Sanitation tomorrow

By: Ade Adeleke The National Orientation Agency, NOA, Ondo State Directorate has admonished the good people of Ondo State to come out en-masse to clean their surroundings during this month Environmental Sanitation Exercise slated for for today Saturday. The exercise holds between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00am with full restrictions of both vehicular and human movement. In a statement in Akure, the Acting Director of NOA, Mrs Olawumi Famuyiwa, enjoined the people to guide…

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How Wife of Akeredolu’s CoS was abducted

How Wife of Akeredolu’s CoS was abducted

Wife of Mr Olugbenga Ale, Chief of Staff to Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has been abducted by suspected gunmen. The woman was kidnapped in the Owena area of Ondo State on Thursday night, community sources confirmed to SaharaReporters. This comes barely 24 hours after kidnappers murdered Oba Adegoke Isreal Adeusi, traditional ruler of Ifon in Ose Local Government Area of the state. One of the sources told SaharaReporters that Mrs Ale was on transit…

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N357m phony projects: Ondo AG, Finance Commissioner, ALGON Chair exonerated

N357m phony projects: Ondo AG, Finance Commissioner, ALGON Chair exonerated

….Govt seeks Refund of illegal deductions by FG. The Ondo state government and the state chapter of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria ALGON, have kicked against the alleged illegal deductions of N119million from the monthly allocation of local governments in the state by the Federal Ministry of Finance and the office of the Accountant General of the Federation. The Nigeria Union of Local Governments Employees (NULGE), Ondo State chapter had alleged that over…

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Killing of Ondo monarch on highway outrageous —Alex Ajipe

Killing of Ondo monarch on highway outrageous  —Alex Ajipe

The MD and Chief Executive Officer of Klick Konnect Networks, Chief Alex Ajipe has expressed disappointment and deep sorrow over the killing of Olufon of Ifon in Ose Local Government of Ondo state Oba Israel Adeusi, by suspected kidnappers. Chief Ajipe lamented the killing as outrageous, barbaric and expressed sadness over the killing and urged security agencies to redouble their efforts to ensure that the perpetrators of the dastardly act were brought to justice. Ajipe…

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Killings, Economic woe: Nigeria on the Brink —Afenifere raises alarm

Killings, Economic woe: Nigeria on the Brink —Afenifere raises alarm

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere has has charged President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately order the reopening of land borders closed for over one year to bring economic relief to Nigerians. The group noted that it was unjustifiable and economically unwise to close borders in the face of hardship and Insecurity facing the nation. Afenifere gave the charge in Akure, the Ondo state capital during its monthly meeting held at the residence of…

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Ondo Govt’ll take over payment of Students’ WAEC fees —Akeredolu

Ondo Govt’ll take over payment of Students’ WAEC fees —Akeredolu

Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN has said that the State Government will henceforth pay the School Certificate Examination Fees otherwise known as WAEC Fees for students in public schools in the state. The governor who spoke while playing host to the National Leadership of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, in his office in Akure said the decision to start paying WAEC Fees for students in the terminal class of secondary level of…

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Akure monarch, people host Day of Tribute for Gov Makinde’s Mother

Akure monarch, people host Day of Tribute for Gov Makinde’s Mother

The Deji and Paramount Ruler of Akure Kingdom, Oba Aladetoyinbo Ogunlade Aladelusi has insisted that people of Akure Kingdom will continue to unite themselves irrespective of political or religious differences. The first class Monarch made this assertion at a day of tribute programme organised in honour of the late mother of the Governor of Oyo State, Mrs Abigail Omojolagbe Makinde (Nee Omoregie). At a programme well attended by Akure Community, Oba Aladetoyinbo said that the…

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“Vibz Arena” opens for Fun Seekers, revolutionizes Entertainment in Akure

“Vibz Arena” opens for Fun Seekers, revolutionizes Entertainment in Akure

Entertainment industry in Ondo state has been revolutionized by the establishment of a new centre popularly known as “Vibz Arena”, Akure. This is part of meeting the yearnings of fun seekers in Akure, the state capital and its environs. It is called Vibz Arena, located beside Omolere- FECA along Ado–Owo road, Akure. In an interview with newsmen, Iwuoha Stanley , the Operational Manager of Vibz Arena said “Vibz Arena is a family hangout where they…

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