Kidnapping: Ondo Cabinet Members Shun Road Trip for Burial of Akeredolu’s Mother in-law

Kidnapping: Ondo Cabinet Members Shun Road Trip for Burial of Akeredolu’s Mother in-law

As all is set for the burial of the mother of the Ondo state first lady, Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu Akeredolu in Owerri, members of the cabinet who are billed for the event have shunned the trip to the Imo state capital by road. All roads lead to BUB Anyanwu family’s compound in Umuikea, Emeabiam in Owerri West LGA of Imo State, venue of the burial ceremony of late Nneoma Dora Chinyere Anyanwu, mother of Her…

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The Untold Story of Deposed Emir of Kano & Return of Bayero’s Dynasty

The Untold Story of Deposed Emir of Kano & Return of Bayero’s Dynasty

It was the end of an era when the curtain fell Monday on the reign of Muhammed Sanusi II as the 14th Emir of Kano. After five years and nine months on the throne, Sanusi was deposed by the Kano State government. He was banished to Nasarawa State. Emir of Bichi Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero was named as the 15th Emir of Kano Bayero, son of the 13th Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero, lost…

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‘Uncommon’ Gboye, former Ondo Commissioner honoured in Lagos

‘Uncommon’ Gboye, former Ondo Commissioner honoured in Lagos

By: Oluwatosin Adesola It was a celebration of excellence, hard working, kindheartedness, trustworthiness and outstanding performance in a chosen career as friends, kinsmen and business associates rolled out drums at the weekend to honour one of the illustrious sons of Ondo state, Engr. Gboye Adegbenro at an event held in Lagos. Always quiet but serene environment of Sheraton Hotel and Towers, Lagos was agog on Saturday with people from all walks of life gathered to…

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BREAKING: 96yr-old Ondo Monarch joins Ancestors

BREAKING: 96yr-old Ondo Monarch joins Ancestors

By: Ade Adeleke The Olu of Igodan Lisa Kingdom in Okitipupa local government area of Ondo state, Oba Paul Abiodun Akinsola has joined his ancestors. The monarch passed on at the age of 96. The demise of the traditional ruler was announced by his Royal Family. “The Oba Paul Akinsola Royal family on behalf of the people of Igodan Lisa Kingdom announce with thanks to God the passage of Oba Paul Abiodun Akinsola, the Olu…

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ONDO REP’S MOTHER, YINKA TUNJI-OJO: LIFE OF A VIRTUOUS WOMAN —by Femi Salako

ONDO REP’S MOTHER, YINKA TUNJI-OJO: LIFE OF A VIRTUOUS WOMAN —by Femi Salako

YINKA TUNJI-OJO: GOD’S FAITHFULNESS IN THE LIFE OF A VIRTUOUS WOMAN : HAPPY BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE TO YINKA TUNJI-OJO By: Femi SALAKO The book of Daniel 11:32 is a verse of the Holy Bible that succinctly captures everything about the life of Mrs Yinka Tunji-Ojo. The verse says, “Those that know their God shall be strong and do exploits”. Virtually everything in the Tunji-Ojo’s family clearly points at exploits and divine strength. The life of Yinka…

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Soji Bello: Mimiko’s Political Family has lost Rare Ally—Akeredolu

Soji Bello: Mimiko’s Political Family has lost Rare Ally—Akeredolu

By: SUNSHINETRUTH Soji Bello: A Rare Man Of Courage, Signpost Of True Friendship The Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN, receives with rude shock the news of the demise of Mr. Soji Bello. This is one news so unkind. Mr Governor expresses his condolences to the family of the deceased as well as the immediate past governor of the state, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, and his political family over this heart-aching occurrence. Soji was…

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Sorrow, Wailing as Wife, Children perform Dust-to-Dust Rites for ‘Sweet-Steve’

Sorrow, Wailing as Wife, Children perform Dust-to-Dust Rites for ‘Sweet-Steve’

By: SUNSHINETRUTH Ondo Govt, ODHA, OSRC and Orange FM, others bid Stephen Sotonwa farewell The remains of Multiple Award Winning Broadcaster with Orange FM, Stephen Sotonwa popularly known as Sweet Steve have been laid to rest at his Imafon residence in Akure, Ondo State Capital amidst tears, wailing and sorrow. The brief ceremony was attended by top government functionaries in Ondo State including Mr Kunle Adebayo, Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the Governor on Research…

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BLACK BOXING DAY IN AKURE: Candle Light Procession for Sweet-Steve

BLACK BOXING DAY IN AKURE: Candle Light Procession for Sweet-Steve

Colleagues, Friends, Fans hold Candle light Procession for Sweet Steve It was a black Boxing Day in Akure today as a candle light procession was held in the Ondo state capital to pay last respect to the late Broadcaster and Senior Programme Producer with Orange FM, Stephen Sotonwa popularly known as Sweet Steve. The procession was attended by his colleagues in Orange Fm and OSRC, Radio Nigeria Positive FM, Adaba FM, Breeze FM, and other…

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Popular Broadcaster Sotonwa (Sweet-Steve) for Burial Friday

Popular Broadcaster Sotonwa (Sweet-Steve) for Burial Friday

The remains of Multiple Award Winning Broadcaster, Ace Stand-Up Comedian and Talented Compere, Oluwafemi Stephen Sotonwa alias Sweet Steve will be interred on Friday, 27th December, 2019. The ceremony will hold at his residence, Omodara quarters, off Imafon road, Akure, Ondo state by 10am. There will also be a Lying in State for him at his erstwhile place of work, Orange 94.5fm, Shagari Estate, Irese road, Akure by 8am same day. The burial arragements released…

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Ondo Govt, NUJ react; as Popular Broadcaster dies in fatal Accident

Ondo Govt, NUJ react; as Popular Broadcaster dies in fatal Accident

By: SUNSHINETRUTH OSRC TV and Orange 94.5Fm Mourn Stephen Sotonwa (Sweet Steve) With deep sense of grief, we announce the sudden and untimely death of Mr. Stephen Sotonwa, a Senior Programme Producer and one of our finest broadcasters in the Ondo state Radiovision Corporation (OSRC) and Orange 94.5Fm. Mr. Sotonwa’s sad death took place in a fatal motor accident on the Akure-Ondo Road yesterday, Sunday December 22, 2019. The unfortunate incident has left the entire…

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