Achievers University, Owo matriculates 593 new students, warns against indiscipline

Achievers University, Owo matriculates 593 new students, warns against indiscipline

By Adeboye Ado No fewer than 593 new students have been matriculated at Achievers University, Owo for new Academic session. The students were matriculated into: College of Basic Health Sciences, Engineering Technology, Law, Natural and Applied Sciences and Social and Management Sciences. Speaking at the occasion, the Pro-Chancellor, Dr. Bode Ayorinde stated that Achievers University bears the trademark of discipline, maintaining that any students found culpable shall be punished accordingly. The founder, who confidently said…

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Akeredolu orders compulsory recitation of Oodua Anthem in Schools

Akeredolu orders compulsory recitation of Oodua Anthem in Schools

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Ondo State Government has made it compulsory for all pupils and students in the state to recite the Oodua Anthem in their schools. SUNSHINETRUTH also that gathered that the anthem must also be recited in all government’s public functions. The order reportedly affects all the private and public institutions from primary to tertiary level in the state. This was contained in a circular sent to all stakeholders from the state Ministry…

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2nd Term: Ondo Workers set agenda for Akeredolu amidst percentage salaries

2nd Term: Ondo Workers set agenda for Akeredolu amidst percentage salaries

How Workers determine voting pattern in Ondo State –NLC Chairman, Sunday Adeleye …..Akeredolu must use his second term to complete ongoing projects and run a compact government. ……. Adeleye blames high debts of the state for half salary payment. Comrade Oluwole Adeleye Sunday, Ondo state Chairman of Nigeria labour Congress, NLC in this exclusive interview with SUNSHINETRUTH, speaks on how workers can determine winners and losers of elections in the state. He also talks about…

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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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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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Why Ondo adopted Oodua Anthem —Akeredolu

Why Ondo adopted Oodua Anthem —Akeredolu

ONDO ADOPTS O’DUA ANTHEM FOR STATE The Ondo State Executive Council has approved the adoption of the O’dua Anthem which projects the virtues, tradition and culture of the Yoruba tribe. The state Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu ,SAN, who made the announcement on Thursday at the commencement of the State Executive Council meeting said the anthem would henceforth be rendered immediately after the National Anthem at state functions. The Anthem was rendered by the cultural troupe…

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AAUA remains Best State Varsity, as Buhari honours Alumnus

AAUA remains Best State Varsity,  as Buhari honours Alumnus

Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, has retained its status as primus inter pares among state-owned institutions in Nigeria and one of the top 10 universities in the country. According to the latest Webometrics Ranking of Universities across the globe which was published in January 2021, AAUA topped the state-owned universities in Nigeria and earned 10th position among all Nigerian universities for a record of three consecutive years. Webometrics is a ranking system for…

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Medical: Achievers University inducts 65 graduates, expends N100m on Lab facilities

Medical: Achievers University inducts 65 graduates, expends N100m on Lab facilities

By: Ade Adeleke The authorities of Achievers University, Owo in Ondo state, on Wednesday declared that it will continue to provide the necessary infrastructure and equipment for its academic programmes, saying a sum of 100 million naira was recently expended on Nine standard laboratories for medical laboratory science programme. This is just as two students of the Department of Medical Laboratory Science at the University were offered automatic employment by the institution. The students, Emmanuel…

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WAEC releases 2020 Results, sanctions 5,548 candidates

WAEC releases 2020 Results, sanctions 5,548 candidates

Results of 5,548 candidates who participated at the 2020 Second Series of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for private candidates have been withheld over various cases of malpractice. Mr Patrick Areghan, Head of National Office (HNO), West African Examinations Council (WAEC), organisers of the examination, disclosed this while announcing the release of the examination result on Monday in Lagos. The WAEC boss also noted that of the 61, 509 candidates that sat…

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AAUA resumes, fixes new date for Exams

AAUA resumes, fixes new date for Exams

CIRCULAR TO ALL STUDENTS COMMENCEMENT OF 2019/2020 FIRST SEMESTER EXAMINATIONS Please refer to our circular dated 24th January, 2021 with Reference AD/REG/CIR/58/VOL.VI/204 through which the closure of the University was conveyed. I write to inform the entire students’ populace and the University Community that the Acting Vice Chancellor on behalf of Senate has directed that the 2019/2020 First Semester Examinations earlier postponed would now commence on Wednesday, 24th February, 2021. Students are therefore, advised to…

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Breaking: SUG election turns Bloody at Ondo Poly

Breaking: SUG election turns Bloody at Ondo Poly

One person has been reportedly dead during Wednesday’s students union government election at Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo. A student of the polytechnic who spoke with The Precision NG confirmed that a student was shot early hours of Wednesday. According to the source, the death of the student may not be unconnected with the students election which held at the school on Wednesday. It gathered that the hoodlums who are suspected cultists have been on killing…

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Our Development hinges on survival of Indigenous Knowledge – AAUA Don

Our Development hinges on survival of Indigenous Knowledge – AAUA Don

…… Calls for Inclusion of Philosophy in Core Sciences A Professor of Philosophy, Benson Monehin Akinnawonu, says in order to foster African development through indigenous knowledge, conscious efforts must be made to salvage the endangered African indigenous languages and knowledge from drifting into oblivion. Prof. Akinnawonu, on Tuesday, February 9, 2021, gave the submission while delivering the 16th Inaugural Lecture of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, Nigeria, entitled, “The Philosophic Spirit in the…

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Why SSANU, NASU can’t go on Strike —FG

Why SSANU, NASU can’t go on Strike —FG

The Federal Government on Friday told members of the Non-Academic Staff Union of universities, the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities and the National Association of Academic Technologists that they cannot go ahead with their planned industrial action slated to start by midnight. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, said this in an interview with State House correspondents shortly after a meeting he had with the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), at…

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COVID-19 spike: Our new plans for Schools —Ondo Govt

COVID-19 spike: Our new plans for Schools —Ondo Govt

Amidst widespread of COVID-19 second wave across the globe, Ondo State Government has said it is working out modalities to make adjustment in teaching periods of subjects in classes, to avoid clustering and crowding. The Special Adviser to the Governor on Health and Ag. Commissioner, Ministry of Health, Hon. Jibayo Adeyeye dropped the hint in Akure during a joint inspection of schools in the metropolis by the Interministerial Committee on Coronavirus and the Ministry of…

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Ondo Edu Commissioner, Private school owners indicted

Ondo Edu Commissioner, Private school owners indicted

Parents have protested what they described as an unwholesome practice of School owners and publishers under the supervision of the Ondo state Ministry of Education headed Pastor Femi Agagu. In an open letter obtained by SUNSHINETRUTH which was signed by one of the parents, Segun Odidi from Okitipupa, called on Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu to look into the situation in the interest of the parents and educational development of the state. Below is the full text…

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Aquinas College @70: Old Students lament poor funding

Aquinas College @70: Old Students lament poor funding

Activities lined up for the 70th anniversary of the establishment of Aquinas college, Akure has begun in the Ondo state capital. Addressing reporters to usher in the activities, National President of the ACAOSA, Justice Adesuyi Olateru-Olagbegi, said the decision to return mission schools was the best birthday gift for the institution’s 70th anniversary celebration. He said the return of mission schools would witness drastic upward change in infrastructure and improvement in the quality of education…

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Accident: Govt, Dangote abandon four AAUA students at Hospital

Accident: Govt, Dangote abandon four AAUA students at Hospital

The ADEKUNLE AJASIN UNIVERSITY AKUNGBA AKOKO STUDENTS’ UNION, STUDENTS’ UNION, SUG, has lamented the abandonment of four of the students injured in the Saturday’s fatal accident where about 20 lives were lost. In a press statement, the Union called for financial assistance for the victims. Read the full text below; From: The Secretariat, ADEKUNLE AJASIN UNIVERSITY AKUNGBA AKOKO STUDENTS’ UNION, STUDENTS’ UNION BUILDING. ————————– Tuesday, 26th of January, 2021 ————————– URGENT! Following the incidents of…

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Poroye laments killing of AAUA Students by Trucks

Poroye laments killing of AAUA Students by Trucks

The Ondo State Chairman of the Emerging Political Platform, Prince Poroye Biyi Bill, has expressed shock over the unfortunate calamity of Akungba which terminated the lives of some promising young Nigerians. Poroye sympathized with the victims, especially the families who lost three of their children to the cold blood of sudden death. “I was psychologically imbalanced when I was informed that the mother of the three students also slumped and died immediately she heard about…

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Ondo Govt releases emergency steps to avert accidents around AAUA

Ondo Govt releases emergency steps to avert accidents around AAUA

PRESS RELEASE Following the tragic and sad event of 23rd January 2021 leading to an unimaginable loss of lives of some students of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko (AAUA) , several efforts have been going on by the state government and school management to ensure that there is no reoccurrence of this unfortunate incident. This includes: 1. Relocation of the market to a more secured and suitable environment. 2. Closure of the university’s main gate…

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We lost 9 lives —Police, as Akeredolu vows to end AAUA Accidents

We lost 9 lives —Police, as Akeredolu vows to end AAUA Accidents

Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has assured that no citizen of the state would be left to bear the brunt of any unfortunate circumstance. Reacting to the fatal accident in Akungba Akoko at the weekend which claimed the lives of some residents of the town and students, the governor said upon due consultations, the state government would come up with lasting solution to the incessant road carnage in the university town. The governor…

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