Our position on AAUA VC Race —Akoko Youths

A COMMUNIQUE ISSUED BY THE EXECUTIVES OF AKOKO YOUTHS FORUM (AYF) ON THE AAUA VICE CHANCELLORSHIP RACE The attention of Akoko Youths Forum, the umbrella body for all the Youths in Akoko land which comprises of four Local Governments has been drawn to the lingering crisis and perceived deadlock that have rocked the race to the emergence of a new and substantive Vice Chancellor for Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba Akoko as the current Chief of…

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Covid-19: ‘Upline Centre for Development’ donates 26,000 equipment for Ondo hospitals

A non-governmental organisation, UPLINE CENTRE FOR DEVELOPMENT has donated 26,000 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to basic health centres across 18 local government areas in Ondo state. The donation, according to the Executive Director of the organisation, Alo Martins, was necessitated to support the government and health workers in the fight against the ravaging coronavirus. He further revealed that his organisation was in partnership with an Ibadan based luxury and handbag manufacturing company, My World of…

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Mortgaged Salaries: Don’t allow PDP to use for political gains —Ondo HoS warns workers

The Ondo state Head of Service, Pastor Niran Adeyemo had advised workers in the state to disregard the allegation by the People’s Democratic Party,PDP, that Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has mortgaged their welfare, saying that the governor does not interfere in the allocation of funds for payment of workers’ salary and pension. The Southwest PDP had alleged in a statement that Akeredolu had ‘mortgaged’ the welfare of workers in Ondo State in order to ‘procure’ a…

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NNAMDI KANU: AN OPPORTUNITY FOR NATIONAL REBIRTH….by Dr Thomas-Wilson Ikubese

NNAMDI KANU: AN OPPORTUNITY FOR NATIONAL REBIRTH….by Dr Thomas-Wilson Ikubese

Perhaps, the biggest news in Nigeria right now, is the re-arrest and arraignment of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The Federal Government of Nigeria however needs to look beyond the prosecution of Kanu, into the bigger picture. Kanu did not start the agitation for Biafra. There was Odumegwu Ojukwu of the Nigerian Army. There was Ralph Nwazuruike of MASSOB. Even if Kanu is put out of circulation, the spirit of Biafra…

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Just In: Ondo Reps member sacks appointees

HON ADE ADEOGUN DISSOLVES ADVISORY COUNCIL, RECONSTITUTION OF AIDES TO FOLLOW AFTER TWO YEARS OF SERVICE. The Advisory Council, a committee of elders drawn across the twenty six wards that make up Akoko South East and South West Federal Constituency which was saddled with the responsibilities of providing guidance, reviewing policies and plans has been dissolved with immediate effect. Hon Ade Adeogun appreciates those who have served as members of the dissolved council. While thanking…

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Jegede vs Aketi @S’Court: Why we’ve confidence —Ondo PDP

The Ondo State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), on Tuesday, declared that its confidence in the judiciary remained unshaken, saying that it would see its ongoing appeal filed by its 2020 governorship candidate, Eyitayo Jegede at the Supreme Court to a logical conclusion. Jegede is challenging the reelection of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of the APC. This was as it decried what it called a deluge of fake releases attacking the judiciary, concocted by…

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Breaking: Makinde sacks all Commissioners, SAs

Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde has dissolved the state executive council and all government appointees with effect from today, June 29, 2021. The Secretary to the state government, Mrs Olabamiwo and Chief of staff to governor Makinde are unaffected by the sack of commissioners and SAs. The governor directed the former cabinet members to hand over to the most senior officers in their respective ministries. Details later…. The post Breaking: Makinde sacks all Commissioners, SAs…

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Armed robbers didn’t Rape any female student at Ondo Varsity —Police

The Ondo State Police Command to today dismissed a report that some female students of the Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology Okitipupa, were raped by some unknown armed robbers in the area. It was reported that the students of the institution on Thursday staged a peaceful in the town, against spate of insecurity , particularly the attacks on their female colleagues in their hostels by some hoodlums. No fewer than four female students…

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Six Corps members escape death as Gunmen attack Corpers’ Lodge

No fewer than six serving corps members escaped death when they were injured, as armed robbers attacked a Corpers’ lodge and carted away valuables in Osun State. It was learnt that the incident occurred around 4 oclock in the early hours of Saturday at the Nigeria Christian Corpers Fellowship (NCCF) lodge at Dada Estate in Osogbo where corps members are residing. A resident of the area, Mr Ajibola told our correspondent that the armed robbers…

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VC selection: What AAUA deserves at this critical time

AAUA DESERVES THE BEST TO SUSTAIN HER POSITION AS THE BEST STATE UNIVERSITY Prof. Victor Olumekun, Prof. Alaba Gbadamosi and my good friend, Ogungbemi Abiodun George, who always cry on Facebook for not receiving salary have indirectly and logically jointly given their supports to the best candidate in their interview here. Prof. Funso Akere was the AAUA Vice Chancellor that moved the University to the second position in Nigeria in 2005. Prof. Akere was an…

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Supreme Court: PDP is depressed, I can’t mortgage Workers’ welfare —Akeredolu fires back

Press Statement Re: Akeredolu Negotiates Workers Welfare- PDP’s Rough Path To Depression A release purportedly issued by the South-West Zonal leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is hereby noted. The said press release had made allusions to the effect that Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN has ‘mortgaged’ the welfare of workers in Ondo State in order to ‘procure’ a favourable judgement at the Supreme Court. The Ondo State Government led by Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN…

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Students elect new NANS President

…… ELECTS NEW LEADERSHIP The National leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS today elects new leadership. The election is the last phase of the national convention held between 24th – 27th June, 2021. After a keenly contested election, the following were elected by vast majority of the delegates who came across the country for the election. Comrade Abdulmajeed Oyeniyi, National President Comrade Paul Bidas Tenti, Vice President, National Affairs Comrade Helen Efenji,…

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As INEC starts Continuous Voters Registration today, Yiaga Africa tasks Nigerians

Press Release Yiaga Africa Call on Nigerians and First Time Voters to Register as INEC Resumes the Continuous Voters Registration on Monday, 28 June 2021. The highly anticipated Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) exercise is finally resuming on Monday, 28th June 2021, with the online pre-registration process. To inspire citizens to register as voters, the Independent National Election Commission (INEC) introduced the pre-enrolment via INEC’s CVR online portal from June 28, 2021. This will be the…

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“How OSOPADEC, NDDC can stop Raping of female Students at Ondo Varsity”

“How OSOPADEC, NDDC can stop Raping of female Students at Ondo Varsity”

Two abandoned Hostel projects of NDDC & OSOPADEC @Varsity. …..Union body seeks end to students Assault. …..agencies asked to complete ongoing hostel projects. Amid the recent development around the Ayeka-Igodan Okitipupa axis, in which cases of theft, rape, intimidation are reportedly increasing around the named community, the Students of Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology, Okitipupa have repeatedly become the victim of these hostile and inimical happenings since the majority of the students live…

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Two Ondo Judges move to Appeal Court tomorrow

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, will tomorrow Monday swear-in 18 judges whose elevation to the Court of Appeal have been approved. In a letter addressed to the Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory and signed by the Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court, Hadizatu Mustapha, the ceremony will be held at the Main court Room of the Supreme Court by 10 O’clock in the morning. Below are the names of…

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Three Profs for AAUA VC job revealed, as odd against ‘outsiders’

Members of staff including the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) at the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko (AAUA), are concerned that the institution is yet to produce any indigenous person to become the Vice-Chancellor in its 21 years of existence. SUNSHINETRUTH learnt that they are now asking the AAUA Governing Council and Rotimi Akeredolu, Ondo State Governor, to consider one of their members as the new VC. Olumekun Victor, a Professor of Plant Science…

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Interrogate NDDC Operations, Spending —Civil Society orgs tell People of Oil Producing

Interrogate NDDC Operations, Spending —Civil Society orgs tell People of Oil Producing

…..Straighten Stakeholders’ capacity to engage Commission Civil Society Organizations, CSOs have charged residents of Oil Producing states to exercise their rights by challenging the activities of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC for it to deliver on its mandate in the affected areas. CSOs also resolved at a Workshop in Akure, the Ondo state capital that to form a movement that will henceforth work with the people in the mandate areas to ensure that projects…

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Enough is Enough, Workers won’t accept percentage salaries again —Labour tells Akeredolu

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The State Executive and Administrative Councils of the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), Ondo State Chapter has vowed that the state workers will no henceforth accept percentage salaries due to untold hardship they are going through amidst high prices of essential commodities. The state leadership of TUC also charged Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu to immediately retool the finances of the state government to enable his administration settle salary arrears of workers from…

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OSOPADEC has positively transformed oil producing areas —Dr Koledoye

“…….With the Available Resources; We have repositioned OSOPADEC for more economic growth”- Dr.Victor Koledoye The Secretary and Acting Chairman of the Ondo State Oil Producing Area. Development Commission, OSOPADEC, Dr.Victor Koledoye has declared that the commission in various ways have positively transformed the standard of living of people in the Oil Producing Areas. Speaking with newsmen in Akure, the State Capital, he highlighted the achievements of the commission in the last couple of years. According…

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Killings in Ifon/Ose area becoming unbearable —Community, Youths tell Ondo govt, IGP, Buhari

……laments release of arrested suspected killer Herder by Soldiers The people of Ifon Community in Ose Local Government Area of Ondo state have shown their displeasure over high profile killings in the area with a special reference to the gruesome murder of Hon Dele Isibor, the All Progressives Congress(APC) Secretary for Ose Local Government. While addressing journalists during an emergency meeting which took place in the community town hall in Ifon, the Coordinator of Progressive…

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