I resuscitated Agagu Varsity neglected for 8yrs —Akeredolu

I resuscitated Agagu Varsity neglected for 8yrs  —Akeredolu

Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu,SAN, has said his administration has resuscitated the Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology after eight years of abandonment by the previous administration. Akeredolu stated this at the weekend at Igbotako in Okitipupa Local Government Area of the state. It will be recalled that Dr Olusegun Mimiko ruled the state for 8yrs after Agagu exited office. The governor said his administration had been able to drive through development in…

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Ondo 2020: Why Akeredolu deserves Second Term —Jimoh Ibrahim

Ondo 2020: Why Akeredolu deserves Second Term —Jimoh Ibrahim

Nigerian business mogul and politician, Dr. Jimoh Ibrahim (CFR), today declared that the Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, deserves to be re-elected for a second term in office. Ibrahim, who spoke on Saturday March 21, 2020, during the foundation laying ceremony of the University of Fortune, in Igbotako, Okitipupa Local Government Area, said the Governor will be back to commission the buildings in the institution in his second term in office. The chieftain…

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Why we launched Agro Shop for AAUA —Acting VC, Prof Ige

Why we launched Agro Shop for AAUA —Acting VC, Prof Ige

By: Ade Adeleke The Acting Vice Chancellor, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, Prof Olugbenga Ige, has justified the recent launch of the institution’s Multipurpose Agro Shop. The Acting VC explained that the step was parts of the deliberate efforts to boost revenue and diversify sources of incomes for the university. The multipurpose Agro Shop where plant and animal products from the Research and Development farms of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State,…

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COVID-19: Akeredolu shuts down all Schools in Ondo

COVID-19: Akeredolu shuts down all Schools in Ondo

GOVERNOR AKEREDOLU’S BROADCAST ON CORONAVIRUS PANDEMICS My dear good people of Ondo state, as you are aware, the world is currently experiencing an outbreak of corona virus (COVID-19) infection. This is a highly infectious disease spreading all over the world. The disease is easily transmitted from one person to another. Our country Nigeria has not been spared of this attack. In the last few weeks, the fear of its presence in our country has been…

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Akeredolu sets to flag-off Jimoh Ibrahim’s Fortune University in Ondo

Akeredolu sets to flag-off Jimoh Ibrahim’s Fortune University in Ondo

All is now set for the inauguration of a world class University by a business mogul, Chief Jimoh Ibrahim at his country home, Igbotako in Okitipupa local government area of Ondo state. The ivory tower is to be known as “University of Fortune” Akeredolu will also lay the foundation of the university’s Senate building, Faculties of Law, Humanities and Applied Health Sciences, infirmary and staff quarters among others. Mr Babachir Lawal, a former Secretary to…

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Coronavirus Effect hits NYSC Orientation Camps, find how

Coronavirus Effect hits NYSC Orientation Camps, find how

As a result of pandemic Corona Virus, the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) has directed all orientation camps be shut down with immediate effect nationwide. The directive will disrupt the ongoing orientation camp of Batch A stream 1, across the 37 centres in the country. SUNSHINETRUTH learnt that the directive is part of preventive measures taken by the scheme against the spread of deadly Corona Virus in the country. A source who does not want…

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Experts unveil Glaucoma Awareness Club in Ondo Schools, screen over 500 students

Experts unveil Glaucoma Awareness Club in Ondo Schools, screen over 500 students

As part of efforts to fight glaucoma, the second leading cause of blindness globally, a non governmental organisation, Omotara Glaucoma Foundation, has partnered the Nigerian Optometric Association to establish Glaucoma Awareness club in secondary schools in Ondo State. The Pioneer club was inaugurated at St Louis Grammar School Akure at an event to mark the 2020 World Glaucoma Week with the theme Beat Invisible Glaucoma” (BIG). Founder of the Foundation, Olufunke Ladapo, who almost lost…

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Incessant Strikes: FG wants to kill Universities in Nigeria —ASUU insists

Incessant Strikes: FG wants to kill Universities in Nigeria —ASUU insists

By: Ade Adeleke Following its ongoing two-week warning strike, leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), yesterday dismissed insinuation that it is on the strike only because of the introduction of IPPIS policy at federal universities, declaring that government should be blamed for allowing disruption in academic calendar. The Union insisted that some of the agreements it reached with the government since 2012 had not been implemented to make university campuses conducive for…

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Students’ Death: Ondo Varsity shut down, Exams suspended

Students’ Death: Ondo Varsity shut down, Exams suspended

By: SUNSHINETRUTH CONDOLENCE MESSAGE ON THE DEATH OF TWO STUDENTS OF ADEKUNLE AJASIN UNIVERSITY, AKUNGBA-AKOKO The University Management received, with rude shock, the loss of two of our students to death in the course of the week. On admission of Miss Temitope Patience AYEDUN, a 200 Level of the Department of Educational Management, at the University Health Centre, the Medical Personnel tried their best to manage her until she was referred to the Federal Medical…

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Updated: AAUA rejects 11,093 JAMB Applicants

Updated: AAUA rejects 11,093 JAMB Applicants

By: Ade Adeleke The Acting Vice Chancellor, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko in Ondo State, Prof. Olugbenga Ige, said out of 16,139 candidates who applied to study at the institution, only 5,046 were admitted. To this end, the VC tasked the new students to justify their admission into the university by being of good character. He reiterated the extant law of the University that only students found worthy in learning and character would be conferred with…

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