2nd Term: Our plans on Ondo Port, Secondary Education —Akeredolu

2nd Term: Our plans on Ondo Port, Secondary Education —Akeredolu

……AKEREDOLU HOLDS THANKSGIVING. ……. Says Port Ondo, Other Iconic Projects Remain Signature Projects In His Second Term Industrialization Drive. A thanksgiving service has been held to commemorate the successful 2nd Term Inauguration of the Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu,SAN, and his deputy, Hon. Lucky Aiyedatiwa. The service which was held at the Cathedral of St. Andrew, Imola Street, Owo on Sunday, February 28, 2021 attracted dignitaries across the country. Governor Akeredolu attended the…

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Kidnapper shot dead in Ondo, as Hunters rescue 7 abducted travellers

Kidnapper shot dead in Ondo, as Hunters rescue 7 abducted travellers

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Lucky ran out of kidnappers in Ondo state when members of the local vigilante group and local hunters in Akunu Akoko in the Akoko North East Local Government Area of the state, today shot dead one of them of a suspected kidnapping syndicates and rescued seven victims abducted by the gunmen. SUNSHINETRUTH learnt that kidnappers had abducted the seven travellers on Saturday while travelling to Abuja and the northern part of the…

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Ondo Pensioners elect Osunyemi as new Chairman, 11 other Excos 

Ondo Pensioners elect Osunyemi as new Chairman, 11 other Excos 

By: Ade Adeleke Members of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners, NUP, Ondo state Council, have elected new executives to pilot the affairs of the senior citizens in the Sunshine state. All the new state officers except one position were elected unopposed during the State Delegates Conference held on Thursday 25th February, 2021 at the Union’s Secretariat, Oda road in Akure. Hon. Johnson Adelusi OSUNYEMI was elected the new State Chairman to succeed Chief Raphael Adetunwo…

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Fire razes Federal Health Centre in Ondo, Residents blame Govt

Fire razes Federal Health Centre in Ondo, Residents blame Govt

Fire has destroyed another Federal government’s project, the multi million naira National Primary Health Centre in Ikare Akoko the headquarters of Akoko northeast local government area of Ondo state; SUNSHINETRUTH can report. According to residents, the incident occurred through indiscriminate bush burning. They also blames the federal government for abandoning the facility which was supposed to provide health care services for them. The project as indicated on the signboard at the entrance of the building…

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Ondo SWAN sets for FA election Debate, congratulates Aketi/Aiyedatiwa

Ondo SWAN sets for FA election Debate, congratulates Aketi/Aiyedatiwa

COMMUNIQUE AT THE END OF MEETING OF SPORTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA, ONDO STATE CHAPTER, HELD ON FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2021. 1) That the Association Congratulates Our Grand Patron, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on his inauguration for second term to pilot the affairs of the Sunshine State while it also rejoices with Hon. Lucky Aiyedatiwa on his inauguration as Deputy Governor. 2) That the leadership of the Association meets with the leadership of Ondo State Football…

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Herdsmen: Why I took up education of slain farmer’s daughter —Akoko Reps member, Tunji-Ojo

Herdsmen: Why I took up education of slain farmer’s daughter —Akoko Reps member, Tunji-Ojo

By: Ade Adeleke It was a moment of joy and appreciation as the member representing Akoko North East/North West Federal Constituency at the green chamber and Chairman, House Committee on NDDC, Hon Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo has taken up the sponsorship of the education of Adedayo Kemisola, the daughter of late Adedayo Festus who was killed by herdsmen recently in his Ajowo Akoko farm. Adedayo Festus was a victim of killer herdsmen a few weeks ago while…

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2nd Term: Why I need Sincere Prayers from people —Akeredolu

2nd Term: Why I need Sincere Prayers from people —Akeredolu

…… Gets “Agbesinga” Of Ondo State Title Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has assured that he will consolidate on the successes recorded in his first term, saying the second term is not for relaxation but more works. Governor Akeredolu while soliciting sincere prayers, support and cooperation from the people of the state, declared that his administration will consolidate on the achievement recorded in the areas of massive infrastructural development, construction and renovation of…

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Igboho’s Attempted Arrest: Afenifere blasts Buhari, DSS, Police for favouring Bandits

Igboho’s Attempted Arrest: Afenifere blasts Buhari, DSS, Police for favouring Bandits

A Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, on Friday, condemned the attempt by operatives of the Nigeria Police Force and the men of the Department of State Services to arrest Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo, better known as Sunday Igboho. In an exclusive interview with The PUNCH, Afenifere spokesman, Yinka Odumakin, said the machinery of government would not have been after Igboho were he a bandit. The PUNCH had earlier reported that pandemonium broke out on Friday…

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Just In: Tension as DSS, police attempt to arrest Igboho

Just In: Tension as DSS, police attempt to arrest Igboho

There was pandemonium along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Friday when a joint team of policemen and the Department of State Services attempted to arrest Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo, better known as Sunday Igboho. According to a video obtained by The PUNCH, Igboho, who is topless, is seen with his men daring the security operatives to “do their worst” before they drive off. According to a statement signed by a former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi…

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Ondo restricts movement as Environment Sanitation holds Tomorrow

Ondo restricts movement as Environment Sanitation holds Tomorrow

26th Feb,2021 PRESS RELEASE ONDO HOLDS ENVIRONMENTAL SANITATION EXEMPT STUDENTS WRITING NECO The National Orientation Agency, 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 Saturday 27th Feb. 2021 between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00am with full restrictions of both vehicular and human movement except students writing NECO Exams. This was contained in press statement made…

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Ondo: We are demanding our full Nov, Dec 2020 salaries —Labour

Ondo: We are demanding our full Nov, Dec 2020 salaries —Labour

SALARY MATTERS AFFECTING: I bring you solidarity greetings. Following the salary meetings held with government on the 22nd and 23rd February, 2021 on the payment of 50% balance of November , 2020 and the need to pay for December 2020 salaries, Labour finds it expedient to inform our members, the outcome of the said meeting. After careful scrutiny of the receipt papers presented by government at the meeting, labour demanded for the following; 1. Payment…

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2nd Term: Ondo NUJ greets Akeredolu, Aiyedatiwa, seeks appointment of Journalist as Perm Sec

2nd Term: Ondo NUJ greets Akeredolu, Aiyedatiwa, seeks appointment of Journalist as Perm Sec

THE COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF THE CONGRESS OF THE NIGERIA UNION OF JOURNALISTS (NUJ), ONDO STATE COUNCIL, HELD ON THURSDAY 25TH FEBRUARY, 2021 AT THE PRESS CENTRE, ALAGBAKA, AKURE After extensive deliberations by members, the following decisions were taken as follows: 1. That the Union congratulates our Grand Patron, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, and his new Deputy, Hon Lucky Aiyedatiwa on their Inauguration to pilot the affairs of the state for another four…

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Drama as Sex Workers go wild at Akure market, beat up Man

Drama as Sex Workers go wild at Akure market, beat up Man

It was a situation of confusion and like a drama on Wednesday, when some angry sex workers at Oja-Oba area of Akure metropolis threw caution into the wind and beat up a client who refused to pay for service rendered. The Hope Metro gathered that the hookers descended on the man, identified as Niyi, after they have been scammed by his two friends at a motel in Akure. It was learnt that the man alongside…

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Breaking: Ondo Nurses declare 3days Warning Strike

Breaking: Ondo Nurses declare 3days Warning Strike

By: Ade Adeleke Situation in the health sector in Ondo state is getting worst as members of the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives, NANNM, in Ondo state have been directed to embarked on a three day warning strike over the payment of percentage salaries by the state government. Recalls that medical doctors in the state are already on an indefinite strike over percentage salaries payment. The nurses are to embark the industrial action…

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2nd term Inauguration: Akeredolu commissions new 16.7km Akure-Idanre road

2nd term Inauguration: Akeredolu commissions new 16.7km Akure-Idanre road

…reiterates Commitment To Completion Of All Ongoing Projects. Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has officially commissioned the 16.75Km Akure-Idanre Road with a spur to Oke-Iya and Igisogba roads. The commissioning was part of the events marking the 2nd Term Inauguration ceremony of the Governor and his deputy, Hon. Lucky Aiyedatiwa. Governor Akeredolu who described the project as novel, said no previous administration has ever thought it expedient to construct the road. While noting…

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Akeredolu must explain what happen to Free School Shuttle buses, bitumen project, healthcare —PDP

Akeredolu must explain what happen to Free School Shuttle buses, bitumen project, healthcare —PDP

PRESS STATEMENT. SECOND TERM INAUGURATION SPEECH: AKEREDOLU’S TISSUE OF LIES. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Ondo State Chapter, is really disappointed at the bare faced and unthinkable lies that marred the entire speech read by Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN at his swearing in for a second term. The Governor’s speech writers did not avert their minds to the fact that, apart from their invited guests from outside the State, those who attended the ceremony were…

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Tribunal: Jegede, Akeredolu know fate in April

Tribunal: Jegede, Akeredolu know fate in April

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Parties in the petition challenging the rejection of oluwarotimi Akeredolu of APC have adopted their written addresses before the ondo state tribunal. Counsel Onyekachi Ikpeazu represented the petitioner, Eyitayo Jegede and the PDP urged the tribunal to nullify the election of October 10 2020 that brought in Akeredolu due to irregularities that characterized the APC governorship primary. However, Counsels to Akeredolu and the APC, Lateef Fagbemi and Chief Akin Olujimi prayed the…

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Full Text of Akeredolu’s Inauguration Speech tagged “PATHWAY TO REDEMPTION”

Full Text of Akeredolu’s Inauguration Speech tagged “PATHWAY TO REDEMPTION”

BEING THE ADDRESS OF THE GOVERNOR OF ONDO STATE, ARAKUNRIN OLUWAROTIMI ODUNAYO AKEREDOLU, SAN AT THE INAUGURATION/SWEARING-IN CEREMONY FOR THE SECOND TERM IN OFFICE ON WEDNESDAY, 24TH FEBRUARY, 2021 AT THE INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR CULTURE AND EVENTS (THE DOME) IGBATORO ROAD , AKURE PATHWAY TO REDEMPTION PROTOCOL “I will praise you, Lord, with all my heart; I will tell of all the marvellous things you have done. I will be filled with joy because of…

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NPFL: Sunshine Stars suffer narrow defeat in Kano

NPFL: Sunshine Stars suffer narrow defeat in Kano

MATCH REPORT: KANO PILLARS 1-0 SUNSHINE STARS What turned out to be an own goal orchestrated by Nwagua Nyima’s aerial pressure handed Sunshine Stars FC a narrow loss to Kano Pillars in a matchday 12 encounter of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) at Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna yesterday. The Owena Whales who are enduring a poor run of form almost drew level in the 13′ through top scorer, Sadeeq Yusuf who could not just…

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Akeredolu upgrades his Govt’s Policy Thrust

Akeredolu upgrades his Govt’s Policy Thrust

…… AKEREDOLU, DEPUTY TAKE OATH OF OFFICE. …..says Second Term Not For Relaxation. Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, and his deputy, Hon Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa have been sworn-in as Governor and Deputy Governor of the state, declaring that his administration’s policy thrust has been upgraded from JMPPR To REDEEMED. The inauguration ceremony held at the International Center For Culture and Event (DOME) has dignitaries across the county in attendance including the National Leaders…

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