New Moon not sighted, Eld-el- Fitri holds Sunday, as Ondo reopens Market for Sallah Shopping

New Moon not sighted, Eld-el- Fitri holds Sunday, as Ondo reopens Market for Sallah Shopping

The Shawwal moon crescent was not sighted in Saudi Arabia on Friday, hence Eid Al Fitr will be on Sunday, May 24, according to authorities. The crescent – as predicted – is likely to be spotted on May 23 (Saturday). UAE has convened a virtual meeting of the moon sighting committee on Friday, and is yet to make an official announcement. This year’s Eid Al Fitr prayer will be performed at home to ensure safety,…

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US-based Dr Abitoye reaches out to 1,000 Households in Ondo

US-based Dr Abitoye reaches out to 1,000 Households in Ondo

By: Oluwatosin Adesola An Ipele, Ondo State-born Medical Practitioner based in the United States of America, Dr Oluwatoyin Abitoye today took steps to put smiles on the faces of over 1,000 households in the state to cushion effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on his people. To this end, Dr Abitoye distributed foodstuffs to the households, both indigenes and non-indigenes irrespective of political parties affiliation to reduce hardship of the emergency period. The palliatives, tagged “Abitoye…

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Nose Masks: Investors at Ondo-Linyi Industrial Hub Produce 3000 Units of Quality Threads for Ondo Govt free

Nose Masks: Investors at Ondo-Linyi Industrial Hub Produce 3000 Units of Quality Threads for Ondo Govt free

By: Ade Adeleke In fulfilment of their earlier promise to support the Ondo state government in the fight against the spread of deadly coronavirus pandemic, Win-Win Textiles and other investors at the Ondo-Linyi Industrial Hub, Ore yesterday donated 3000 units of high quality and multi-colour polyester threads to the state Committee on massive production of face masks. The donation was made through Klick Konnect Networks International, Akure, Managers of the Ondo-Linyi Industrial Hub, to the…

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COVID-19: Importing Chinese Doctors to Nigeria can be Catastrophic —NUJ tells FG

COVID-19: Importing Chinese Doctors to Nigeria can be Catastrophic —NUJ tells FG

By: Ade Adeleke The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) National Secretariat has warned the federal government that its decision to bring Chinese Medical doctors to Nigeria to fight Covid 19, despite the fact that Nigerian doctors are doing, will be counter productive and catastrophic in the country. In a Press Statement jointly signed by the NUJ National President, Chris Isiguzo and the National Secretary, Shuaibu Usman Leman, therefore urged the government to shelve the step…

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ONDO: Coronavirus not God’s Punishment —Expert

ONDO: Coronavirus not God’s Punishment —Expert

By: Abooluwa Famakinwa An health expert and Ondo State Commissioner Health, Dr Wahab Adegbenro has debunked insinuations that Corona virus is caused by sin and a punishment from God. Dr Adegbenro said COVID 19 is a viral infection caused by micro organisms and an upper respiratory tract infection that can result in respiratory failure and eventual death of its victim. The Health Commissioner made this statement while sensitising Muslim faithfuls at the Central Mosque Akure,…

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How Akeredolu’s Integrity earned Ondo 20,000 Jobs at Ondo-Linyi Industrial Hub —Alex Ajipe

How Akeredolu’s Integrity earned Ondo 20,000 Jobs at Ondo-Linyi Industrial Hub —Alex Ajipe

By: Ade Adeleke In the last three years, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has used his integrity to facilitate investments that are attracting about 20,000 employment opportunities at the multi-billion dollars Ondo-Linyi Industrial hub in Ore which was commissioned by President Muhammadu Buhari few days ago. SUNSHINETRUTH authoritatively learnt that no fewer than 15 different companies are already sited at Ore industrial hub under the first phase for operations which included We-we wood processing factory, textile company,…

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CoronaVirus: FG sends Emergency Message to Nigerians after recording first case

CoronaVirus: FG sends Emergency Message to Nigerians after recording first case

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Lagos State Ministry of Health has confirmed the first case of coronavirus in Nigeria. The state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, in a statement early today said the case had been reported to the Federal Ministry of Health. Professor Abayomi explained that government had put in place measures to ensure that any outbreak in the state was controlled and contained quickly in collaboration with the multi-sectoral Coronavirus Preparedness Group, led…

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Ondo Monarch visits Yorubas in Ghana, advocates Virtues of Omoluabi

Ondo Monarch visits Yorubas in Ghana, advocates Virtues of Omoluabi

By: SUNSHINETRUTH The Olowa and Paramount Ruler of Igbara-Oke kingdom, His Royal Majesty, Oba Dr. Francis Adefarakanmi Agbede at the weekend met with the leaders of the Yoruba Traditional Council in Ghana. The monarch who arrived the Kotoka International Airport was accompanied by other traditional rulers in Ondo State, Nigeria, and were received by HRH Alhaji Hamza Peregrino Brimah VIII, and other traditional leaders. Oba Agbede who was elated by the warm reception last weekend,…

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BREAKING: Man set ablaze after Raping 6yr-old Girl

BREAKING: Man set ablaze after Raping 6yr-old Girl

By: SUNSHINETRUTH Villagers in Mexico are thought to have taken the law into their own hands by setting a suspected paedophile on fire. Alfredo Roblero, was accused of raping and killing a six-year-old girl named Jarid in Cacahoatan, in the southern state of Chiapas. The child was reported missing on January 9 and her body was found the following day. Footage shows him awaiting his fate while tied to a post, surrounded by villagers. The…

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Ondo Disability Pride Festival & World Disability Day

Ondo Disability Pride Festival & World Disability Day

By: SUNSHINETRUTH In celebration of the 2019 World Disability Day with theme “the Future is Accessible”, the Mandela Washington Fellowship Alumni Association (MWFAAN) ably led by the Association’s President, Dr. Abudulkareem Mayere in collaboration with the Ondo State Agency for the Welfare of persons living with Disabilities Present. “The Ondo Disability Pride Festival” scheduled to hold at the Ondo State Sports Complex( Stadium) on the 3rd of December 2019. The Unique thing about this Festival…

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