Implications of Nnamdi Kanu’s prosecution by Buhari’s govt —Afenifere

NNAMDI KANU AND THE FUTILITY OF PROSECUTION BY: SOLA EBISENI (AFENIFERE SECRETARY GENERAL) Secretary General, Afenifere.With the amended seven counts charges against Nnamdi Kanu, as released by the press, it appears the Federal Government has come to its wit’s end in the case with the Biafran Leader and self determination agitations generally. Without prejudice to the determination of the case by the Court it is clear that its end will certainly compound agitations on the…

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Just In: Court convicts NSCDC officer for using fake Certificate

The Ogun State High Court has convicted and fined an official of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Mr. Idowu Olumuyiwa Olamide over certificate forgery. The convict was charged before Justice A. A. Akinyemi, by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) for using a forged National Diploma Certificate to secure an upgrade in his office. The ICPC Sportsperson Mrs. Azuka Ogugua disclosed this in a press statement in Abuja….

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Federal Poly, Ileoluji holds First Matric for Akure Centre students, SIWES orientation Oct 21

The Management of Federal Polytechnic, Ile-Oluji, Ondo State has graciously approved that the maiden Matriculation Ceremony of the newly admitted ND I Part-Time Students of Akure Outreach Centre for 2020/2021 academic session be held on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at the Polytechnic’s Twin Auditorium at the Permanent Site by 10:00 a.m. prompt. This is contained in a press statement signed by Sanmi Enigbokan, the Polytechnic’s Head, Information, Protocol & Passages. According to the statement, the…

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EndSARS Memorial Day: Peaceful protest in Akure as Police Boss reacts

EndSARS Memorial Day: Peaceful protest in Akure as Police Boss reacts

Nigerian youths today trooped to streets of some state capital cities including Akure, Ondo state to hold peaceful procession to mark the first memorial anniversary of the EndSARS protest. In Akure, SUNSHINETRUTH reports that Business and normal official activities in places like Oyemekun road, Oja Oba to Alagbaka area continue undisrupted even as security operatives provided protection for the youths who were marking the first anniversary of the Endsars protest. The protesters matched from Old…

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Ondo: Rerun Election to hold in Two Local Govts

Arrangements are in top gear by the Ondo State Independent Electoral Commission, ODIEC, to conduct rerun councillorship elections in three wards in Akure North and Ifedore local government areas. ODIEC Chairman, Professor Yomi Dinakin disclosed this in Akure. Professor Dinakin noted that the three wards had their election results declared inconclusive in the August, 2020 local government elections in the state. According to the ODIEC Chairman, the rerun councillorship elections will hold in 2 wards…

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Breaking: Man electrocuted in Ondo Varsity town

Breaking: Man electrocuted in Ondo Varsity town

There was a tragedy last night when a man simply identified as Oluomo has been electrocuted in Akungba, Akoko South West Local Government Area of Ondo State. Akungba plays host to Adekunle Ajasin University. SUNSHINETRUTH gathered that the incident happened very close to Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) office in the community. Sources hinted that the deceased was trying to reconnect wires on a pole when he was electrocuted on tuesday night around 9pm. Another…

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Adebanjo, Afenifere Leaders in secret meeting with Tinubu

Adebanjo, Afenifere Leaders in secret meeting with Tinubu

Leaders of Pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, on tuesday paid a visit to a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, at his home in Lagos. The leaders met behind closed doors while details of the meeting was not disclosed to newsmen but it was generally believed that it is to thanks God for Tinubu’s life. They include Afenifere leader, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, Chief Supo Sonibare, Oba Olaitan Oladipo, and retired Assistant Inspector General…

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Govt approves new Retirement Age for Teachers

Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe state has approved the revised retirement age for teachers from 60 to 65 years. This is contained in a statement signed by the state’s Head of Service (HoS), Alhaji Muhammad Nura, in Damaturu on Tuesday Nura said the civil service years had also been reviewed from 35 to 40 years. “This gesture is limited to education officers/teaching staff only, and it is with immediate effect,” Nura said. The HoS,…

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Political Implications of Ondo APC Congress

The Return Of Adetimehin By: Ojo Oyewamide One savoury and distinguishing quality of the APC state congress in Ondo state last Saturday was the reign of peace. It was a rare feat, a testimony to excellent leadership, dexterous party management and members’ love for the party. Elective congresses of political parties in Nigeria are known to be combustible. This is not unexpected in our corner of the world where politics is more about seeking office…

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