Ekiti lawmaker suddenly died

Ekiti lawmaker suddenly died

It was a sad in the political arena of Ekiti state over the weekend when a member of the Ekiti state House of Assembly, Hon Juwa Adegbuyi suddenly passed on. Until his demise, Adegbuyi was the member representing Ekiti East Constituency 1. He died Saturday evening while battling an undisclosed ailment. His colleagues have described his exit as a painful lose. Further details later…….

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Breaking: Benue NUJ Chairman is dead

Breaking: Benue NUJ Chairman is dead

Press statement The State Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Benue State Council, Comrade Victoria Asher is dead. Comrade Asher died this morning at about 8:00am at the Federal Medical Centre, Makurdi after a C/S surgery. Council will give notice for an emergency Congress to that effect in due course. Signed: Moses Akarhan, State Secretary. PRESS RELEASE FROM NASARAWA STATE COUNCIL OF NIGERIA UNION OF JOURNALISTS (NUJ) The Nasarawa State Chapter of the…

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Ondo Edu Commissioner, Private school owners indicted

Ondo Edu Commissioner, Private school owners indicted

Parents have protested what they described as an unwholesome practice of School owners and publishers under the supervision of the Ondo state Ministry of Education headed Pastor Femi Agagu. In an open letter obtained by SUNSHINETRUTH which was signed by one of the parents, Segun Odidi from Okitipupa, called on Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu to look into the situation in the interest of the parents and educational development of the state. Below is the full text…

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Ondo: Why I slept with my Daughter —’mentally deranged’ Father breaks silence

Ondo: Why I slept with my Daughter —’mentally deranged’ Father breaks silence

Usman Momoh, the man whose daughter accused of sleeping with her, has admitted to the crime. Momoh, who spoke Friday while being transferred to the Ondo State Police Command headquarters, said he had sex with his daughter only once. The father who was said to be mentally challenged, begged for forgiveness from the society having realised his mistake, blaming devil as reason for his action. Momoh stated he didn’t know what came over him when…

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COVID-19 Spike: FG may lockdown Three states

COVID-19 Spike: FG may lockdown Three states

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 is considering targeted lockdown in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja; as well as Lagos and Plateau States. PTF National Incident Manager, Mukhtar Muhammed, who stated this on Friday, described as alarming, the rising cases of Covid infections recorded in the three urban areas. Muhammed said data showed that urban local governments in the affected places recorded the highest cases of Covid amid the second wave of the pandemic in…

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I’m too big to attack Akeredolu’s Commissioner —Minister, Alasoadura

I’m too big to attack Akeredolu’s Commissioner —Minister, Alasoadura

Following political tension in Akure North Local Government Area over an attack on Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu’s Commissioner, Tayo Alasoadura, Minister of State for Niger Delta, has insisted that he was not the mastermind of Thursday’s attack on Saka Yusuf Ogunleye, Ondo State Commissioner for Works. Ogunleye was said to have been attacked by some angry youths who invaded a meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at Iju, Akure North Local Government Area of the…

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Confusion as Ondo Commissioner escapes lynching

Confusion as Ondo Commissioner escapes lynching

…….Alasoadura fingered. There was a confusion yesterday as Saka Yusuf Ogunleye, the Ondo State Commissioner for Works, was on Thursday attacked by some angry youths at Iju community in Akure North Local Government Area of the state. Ogunleye was in the community to attend a meeting on the membership registration and validation of the All Progressives Congress (APC). NEWSNOSE learnt that some minutes after the arrival of Ogunleye, the irate youths invaded Iju town hall,…

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Kidnapping: NUJ bemoans sharing of ransoms on Ondo roads, seeks Army, Amotekun’s actions

Kidnapping: NUJ bemoans sharing of ransoms on Ondo roads, seeks Army, Amotekun’s actions

THE COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF THE CONGRESS OF THE NIGERIA UNION OF JOURNALISTS (NUJ), ONDO STATE COUNCIL, HELD ON THURSDAY 28TH JANUARY, 2021 AT THE PRESS CENTRE, ALAGBAKA, AKURE After extensive deliberations by members, the following decisions were taken as follows: 1. That the Congress gives chapels that are yet to conduct their elections to do same before the end of February, 2021 in line with the Union’s constitution. 2. That the Union…

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Change of Service Chiefs belated but…. NUJ

Change of Service Chiefs belated but…. NUJ

January 28, 2021 Media Release NUJ CAUTIONS SERVICE CHIEFS AGAINST PARTISANSHIP The change of guards at the Defence headquarters and the various service arms after months of intense calls by the National Assembly, Media, Socio-Cultural Organisations, Pressure Groups including the NUJ is belated but however welcomed. NUJ hopes that the new service chiefs would put in their best to end the rising cases of insecurity threatening the existence of the country by understanding that their…

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Aquinas College @70: Old Students lament poor funding

Aquinas College @70: Old Students lament poor funding

Activities lined up for the 70th anniversary of the establishment of Aquinas college, Akure has begun in the Ondo state capital. Addressing reporters to usher in the activities, National President of the ACAOSA, Justice Adesuyi Olateru-Olagbegi, said the decision to return mission schools was the best birthday gift for the institution’s 70th anniversary celebration. He said the return of mission schools would witness drastic upward change in infrastructure and improvement in the quality of education…

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Ondo labour explains details of Nov, 2020 Salaries 

Ondo labour explains details of Nov, 2020 Salaries 

The organised labour in Ondo State has explained details of the November, 2020 salaries that will be paid to workers A Statement signed by the leadership of the labour unions, says that the 50% of gross pay would be effected for all workers. Below is the full text of the press release; PRESS RELEASE NOVEMBER 2020 SALARIES MATTERS AFFECTING You will all recall that earlier in the year, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu publicly announced that borrowing…

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Ekiti, Osun, Anambra polls: Yiaga Africa, Coalition set Electoral Reform agenda for National Assembly

Ekiti, Osun, Anambra polls: Yiaga Africa, Coalition set Electoral Reform agenda for National Assembly

PRESS STATEMENT BY THE COALITION FOR CONSTITUTIONAL AND ELECTORAL REFORMS DEMANDING FOR KEY ACTIONS FROM THE LAWMAKERS ON THE ELECTORAL AMENDMENT BILL The 9th National Assembly under the leadership of the Senate President; Ahmed Lawal and the Speaker of the House of Representatives; Femi Gbajabiamila, promised Nigerian’s a new Electoral Act by the first quarter of 2021. Accordingly, the Senate and House of Representatives Joint Committee on INEC and Electoral Matters invited citizens in December…

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You are on Rescue Mission —Youth Coalition tells new Service Chiefs

You are on Rescue Mission —Youth Coalition tells new Service Chiefs

COALITION OF NIGERIA YOUTHS ON SECURITY AFFAIRS (CONYSA) COMMEND HIS EXCELLENCY PMB, CONGRATULATES THE NEWLY APPOINTED SERVICE CHIEFS AND CHARGED THEM TO ASSUME THEIR VARIOUS RESPONSIBILITIES WITH A MISSION TO RESCUE NIGERIA The National President of Coalition of Nigeria Youths on Security Affairs, Amb. (Prophet.) Ade mario Emmanuel applauded His Excellency President Muhammadu Buhari for a paradigm shift in replacing the service chiefs as he appoints, Major-General Leo Irabor as Chief of Defence Staff; Major-General…

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Ondo Govt threatens School owners, Principals

Ondo Govt threatens School owners, Principals

As second wave of COVID-19 pandemic rises, the Ondo State Government is now warning school administrators, threatening that it will close-down any school in the State, public or private, that fails to uphold and enforce COVID-19 preventive protocols. The State Chairman, Interministerial Committee on COVID-19, Professor Adesegun Fatusi and the Special Adviser to the Governor on Health, Hon. Jibayo Adeyeye said this during inspection of schools across the State. Speaking during the exercise in Ondo…

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Akeredolu in Aso Rock over Herdsmen’s killings

Akeredolu in Aso Rock over Herdsmen’s killings

Chairman of the South-West Governors’ Forum and Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu,SAN, today met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The governor seized the opportunity of the meeting to brief the President as the regards the precarious security situation in the region, especially Ondo state. “The Governor met with the President at a meeting; and it centered on the issue of security concerns in the Southwest, especially in Ondo state….

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Why we suspended Ajasin’s daughter —APC

Why we suspended Ajasin’s daughter —APC

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has given reasons for suspending a governorship aspirant on its platform in the last 2020 gubernatorial election in Ondo state and daughter of ondo state former first civilian governor, Mrs Jumoke Anifowose-Ajasin. Her suspension is with immediate effect. Today is also the birthday of Mrs Jumoke Anifowose. Ajasin’s daughter had dragged her kinsman, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu to court over the outcome of the 2020 APC governorship primary. Her suspension was…

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“Yoruba people must embrace our ancestors’ traditional religion like Sunday Igboho, Gani Adams to fight Killer Fulani Herdsmen”

“Yoruba people must embrace our ancestors’ traditional religion like Sunday Igboho, Gani Adams to fight Killer Fulani Herdsmen”

…..Akeredolu gets boost. The Assembly of Traditional religious worshipers yesterday asked yoruba people to embrace traditional religion to enable them fight killer herdsmen and expressed readiness to be part of the fight against criminality and banditry that have ravaged Ondo state in recent times. The traditional worshipers therefore called on Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu to involve them in his move to curb “ the heinous activities of criminal herdsmen in our land. ” Addressing Newsmen in…

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Chelsea get new Manager

Chelsea get new Manager

Chelsea have appointed former Paris St-Germain boss Thomas Tuchel as their new manager on an 18-month contract with an option to extend it. He won two league titles, the French Cup and the French League Cup at PSG. “I cannot wait to meet my new team and compete in the most exciting league in football. I am grateful to be part of the Chelsea family,” Tuchel, 47, said. Chelsea sacked Frank Lampard on Monday after…

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Ondo, Ekiti get new Army Commander, Police AIG

Ondo, Ekiti get new Army Commander, Police AIG

OUR PEOPLE CAN NOT CONTINUE TO LIVE IN FEAR-GOV. AKEREDOLU Receives New AIG, Brigade Commander In Ondo Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has declared that the people of the state can not continue to live in fear arising from the cases of kidnapping, robbery and other criminal activities recorded in the state. This is as the Governor received in his office, the newly posted Assistant Inspection-General of Police for Zone 17, headquartered in…

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Accident: Govt, Dangote abandon four AAUA students at Hospital

Accident: Govt, Dangote abandon four AAUA students at Hospital

The ADEKUNLE AJASIN UNIVERSITY AKUNGBA AKOKO STUDENTS’ UNION, STUDENTS’ UNION, SUG, has lamented the abandonment of four of the students injured in the Saturday’s fatal accident where about 20 lives were lost. In a press statement, the Union called for financial assistance for the victims. Read the full text below; From: The Secretariat, ADEKUNLE AJASIN UNIVERSITY AKUNGBA AKOKO STUDENTS’ UNION, STUDENTS’ UNION BUILDING. ————————– Tuesday, 26th of January, 2021 ————————– URGENT! Following the incidents of…

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