Ondo Govt didn’t Order Release of ‘imprisoned’ Monarch —AG

Ondo Govt didn’t Order Release of ‘imprisoned’ Monarch —AG

By: Ade Adeleke Ondo State government today has described as falsehood the report that it has ordered the unconditional release of the embattled traditional ruler of Ayetoro community in Ilaje Local Government of Ondo state, Olorunmbe Ojagbohunmi, from prison custody. The State government also said that as not only false and mischievous the purported release of the monarch who had been classified as an impostor, but targeted to portray the government as enemy of rule…

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Pandemonium in Ondo Community as NURTW, RTEAN Members Clash

Pandemonium in Ondo Community as NURTW, RTEAN Members Clash

By: Oluwatosin Adesola There was a pandemonium yesterday in Ore, Odigbo local government area of Ondo state for several hours following a violence that broke out between members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) and their counterpart fron the Road Transport Employer Association of Nigeria (RTEAN). SUNSHINETRUTH learnt that many people sustained injuries, vehicles and other properties worth millions of naira were vandalised while business activities paralysed for hours during the bloody…

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Saraki suffers Punishment in Lagos

Saraki suffers Punishment in Lagos

By: SUNSHINETRUTH A Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, Monday ordered the temporary forfeiture of two properties located in Ikoyi area of Lagos State belonging to the immediate past Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to the Federal Government. The Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had in an ex parte application filed by the Commission’s Lawyer Nnaemeka Omewa approached the Court, seeking an order of interim forfeiture of the properties…

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Uproar as APC Youths battle Akeredolu’s Aide over Okada Ticketing

Uproar as APC Youths battle Akeredolu’s Aide over Okada Ticketing

By: SUNSHINETRUTH There was tension in Ondo town at the weekend following a face-off between members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and youths in Ondo West Local Government Area of Ondo State, over who should be in charge of issuance of tickets to commercial motorcyclists (okada riders) in the town. The Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on Special Duties, Dr. Doyin Odebowale, had earlier removed one Mr. Banjo David as…

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Double Tragedies in Ondo as Octogenarian dies in Scuffle, Car Door kills Passenger

Double Tragedies in Ondo as Octogenarian dies in Scuffle, Car Door kills Passenger

By: Ade Adeleke Double tragedy in Akoko area over the weekend as an elderly man separating two fighters died and an Okada passenger also lost his life in a minor accident. It was a tragic and sorrowful Friday at Oge Quarters, Okeagbe, the Headquarters of Akoko North West Local Government Area of Ondo State, when an 86-year-old man, Pa Umoru Samuel lost his life in the process of separating physical fight between two men, Leye…

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BREAKING: Okada Rider goes Blind after Ondo Hospital’s Official Slaps him

BREAKING: Okada Rider goes Blind after Ondo Hospital’s Official Slaps him

By: Oluwatosin Adesola There was a confusion and apprehension at Ondo state University UNIMED Teaching Hospital, Akure Annex this morning when one of its officials slapped an Okada Rider and the motorcyclist allegedly becomes blind immediately. The official who is one of the securitymen at the Hospital’s gate, was said to have assaulted the Okada man whose full identity is yet to be ascertained as at the press time. One of the eyewitnesses at the…

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Flood: Why we’re still searching for our missing Student —AAUA

Flood: Why we’re still searching for our missing Student —AAUA

As efforts are intensified to recover a student of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Miss Doyinsola Motunrayo Boluwaji, a final year student of the Department of Religious and African Studies, who was last week swept away by flood, the Management of the Institution again visited the searching teams consisting of the Ondo State Government’s recruits, local divers, and the University’s staffers, along dregs of the watercourse in Akungba Community. Led by the Deputy Vice Chancellor…

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I mistook my Wife for Goat when I Slaughtered her with Cutlass —63yr-Old Man

I mistook my Wife for Goat when I Slaughtered her with Cutlass —63yr-Old Man

By: SUNSHINETRUTH A 63-year-old man, Oluwatubosun Dahunsi, on Wednesday confessed at a Magistrate court sitting in Akure, Ondo state capital, that he actually thought he was killing a goat when he used cutlass to matchet his wife, Funmilayo, to death. Dahunsi, who is facing one count charge of murder before Chief Magistrate, Charity Adeyanju was said to have used cutlass to matchete his wife to death on October 5, 2019 at about 6:30am, at Ita-Ipele…

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Nine days after, We’re yet to find our Daughter —Parents of AAUA Student

Nine days after, We’re yet to find our Daughter —Parents of AAUA Student

By: Oluwatosin Adesola One week after she was swept away by flash flood at her off campus residence, a final year student of Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba Akoko, AAUA, Miss Doyinsola Afolayan is yet to be found either alive or dead. The state government and AAUA had deployed special officials to recover her body to no avail since last week. The parents confirmed that contrary to social media post, their daughter is yet to be…

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BREAKING: Ekiti NURTW, RTEAN members in Bloody Clash

BREAKING: Ekiti NURTW, RTEAN members in Bloody Clash

By: Oluwatosin Adesola There is a current apprehension and pandemonium in Ekiti state as Members of National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) and another Union, Road Transport Employees Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) this morning engaged in bloody clash in Ado Ekiti. SUNSHINETRUTH learnt that the crisis involved factions of a drivers’ union known as RTEAN. Eyewitness said, “the drivers who were seen with dangerous weapons, have continued to attack themselves and their personal vehicles…

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