Former President Obasanjo writes Ikare-Akoko people, mourns late Owa-Ale

Former President Obasanjo writes Ikare-Akoko people, mourns late Owa-Ale

A former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has written a letter to the natives of Ikare-Akoko, Ondo State, condoling with them on the transition of their monarch, the Owa-Ale of Ikare-Akoko Kingdom, the late Oba Samuel Kolapo Adegbite-Adedoyin. In a letter addressed to the Regent of the kingdom, Princess Aderinsola Adegbite-Adedoyin, a copy of which was made available to newsmen in the state, Chief Obasanjo expressed his heartfelt condolences to the Regent, traditional chiefs…

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Akure delegation visits Gov Makinde over mum’s demise

Akure delegation visits Gov Makinde over mum’s demise

Akure people are honest, upright and bold – Seyi Makinde ….as Deji commiserate with the Governor. The governor of Oyo State, Engr. Seyi Makinde, has described the Akure as one of the most upright and honest people in Yoruba land and the nation at large. The governor stated this while playing host to a delegation from the Deji of Akure which was in Ibadan to commiserate with him on the death of his mother, Madam…

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Tola Oyediran protected Awolowo’s legacy —Mimiko

Tola Oyediran protected Awolowo’s legacy —Mimiko

Mimiko Mourns Awolowo’s Eldest Daughter, Revd Oyediran Former Governor of Ondo state, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, has commiserated with the family of Reverend Tola Awolowo-Oyediran, the daughter of late Chief Obafemi Awolowo who passed away on Friday. Mimiko in a statement, on Sunday, said Oyediran’s death has yet robbed the nation of another patriotic senior citizen who held the interest of the nation so dear to her heart and was committed to any activity that will…

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Just In: Ondo Govt evacuates waste on Akure streets after public outcry

Just In: Ondo Govt evacuates waste on Akure streets after public outcry

By: Oluwatosin Adesola After 24hours of media report of the environmental hazards attached, the Ondo state government this afternoon started evacuating waste that littered the streets of Akure the state capital. Residents had raised the alarm of the looming cholera and other environmental epidemic in Akure and other major towns in the State, as waste collectors refused to work in the last one week. SUNSHINETRUTH correspondent who moved round Akure few minutes ago on Sunday,…

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OAU graduate emerges Alade-Idanre Regent, as traditional rites begin for late Oba

OAU graduate emerges Alade-Idanre Regent, as traditional rites begin for late Oba

Traditional rites for the Aladeokun of Alade Idanre in Ondo State, His Royal Majesty, Oba Ayodele Olusegun Akinbola who joined his ancestors during a brief illness on Friday, have commenced. Oba Akinbola, who recently marked his twenty fifth years on the throne passed away on 15th of October 2020 at Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital, Ile Ife. Osun State. According to High Chief Akinsowon Oladipo, the Lisa of Alade and traditional Prime Minister and next…

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Femi Salako @40 & Triangle Magazine @6: THE ROAD HAS BEEN ROUGH, BUT……

Femi Salako @40 & Triangle Magazine @6: THE ROAD HAS BEEN ROUGH, BUT……

FOR TRIANGLE AT SIX, THE LIGHT IS SHINNING BRIGHTLY ON OCTOBER 8, YOURS TRULY CLOCKS 40. THE ROAD HAS BEEN ROUGH, BUT GOD HAS SEEN ME THROUGH. For six years now, Triangle has been a shinning light amongst its peers, a reference point among magazines. It’s been a tale of hard work, sacrifice, support and advice from people we hold in the highest regard, great men and women whose commitments and contributions cannot overemphasised. With…

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@60: Adetimehin is Ondo APC Strong pillar —Alex Ajipe

@60: Adetimehin is Ondo APC Strong pillar —Alex Ajipe

The convener of IBI GIGA AMBASSADORS CHIEF Alexander Oluremi Ajipe has joined all members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in greeting the Chairman of the party in Ondo state Engr Ade Adetimehin on his 60th birthday. In a statement by Ajipe’s media aide, Solomon Adewoye, in Akure on Saturday. Ajipe congratulated Adetimehin , his family and friends for the laudable achievements over the years. Ajipe described Adetimehin as a loyal party man who through…

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Reps member Adeogun empowers 120 artisans in Akoko

Reps member Adeogun empowers 120 artisans in Akoko

In fulfilment of his electioneering promises, the House of Representatives member representing Akoko south East/Akoko south West, Ade Adeogun has empowered 120 of his constituents with items worth millions of naira in their respective profession. Adeogun gave 60 tailors sewing machines, 25 barbers were empowered with barbing kits and generating sets, 10 people were given generators to boost their businesses, and selected photographers were given cameras with studio equipments. Other items distributed are 6 photocopy…

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Aketi, Jegede delight guests as Obasanjo, Tinubu, governors launch  Fasoranti’s book ‘My Life, My Legacy’

Aketi, Jegede delight guests as Obasanjo, Tinubu, governors launch  Fasoranti’s book ‘My Life, My Legacy’

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, the APC National leader, Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu and three state governors yesterday led other dignitaries to launch the autobiography of the Afenifere national leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti titled “My Life: My Legacy”. At the event held at the Dome in Akure, the chairman of the Occasion, Chief Obasanjo described Pa Fasoranti as one of the few Nigerian leaders who should have be president of the country due…

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I won’t forget roles of late Owa-Ale in my political career —Akeredolu

I won’t forget roles of late Owa-Ale in my political career —Akeredolu

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has paid a condolence visit to the family of the late Owa-Ale of Ikare Akoko, Oba Kolapo Adegbite Adedoyin, saying he will not forget in hurry the positive roles played by the late monarch to his political career. Late Oba Adegbite Adedoyin joined his ancestors on the first of this month at the age of eighty five years. Governor Akeredolu who noted that late Owaale had been very supportive…

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Man prevented from committing suicide as Buhari’s daughter weds Fashola’s aide

Man prevented from committing suicide as Buhari’s daughter weds Fashola’s aide

Following the prompt intervention of the Kano State Police Command, a 22-year-old man, Abba Ahmed, who earlier threatened to commit suicide if Hanan, the daughter of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), did not marry him, has shelved the plan. Briefing one of our correspondents on Friday at the command headquarters at Bompai, police spokesperson, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, said the police counselled Ahmed against the plan and he had rescinded the decision. Haruna said,…

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Akoko Reps member, BTO mourns Owa-Ale

Akoko Reps member, BTO mourns Owa-Ale

OWA ALE’S DEMISE: WE LOST A TORCHBEARER IN AKOKO — BTO The Federal Lawmaker representing Akoko North East/North West in the House of Representatives, Rep. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, has described as painful the demise of the Owa Ale of Ikare-Akoko, Oba Samuel Kolapo Adegbite-Adedoyin. While revelling the beautiful life spent by the King, BTO noted that he was passionate about Akoko and was deeply committed to seeing an Akoko that would thrive among the league of…

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Breaking: First King of Traditional Music, Lekan Adepoju joins ancestors

Breaking: First King of Traditional Music, Lekan Adepoju joins ancestors

A famous musician in Ondo / Ekiti states traditional music, popularly known as HRH Oba Lekan Ishola Adepoju has passed on during a brief illness. The news of his death came as a rude shock to many of his fans as he was said to have have died at a private hospital in Ekiti state where he had been receiving treatment. H.R.M Oba Lekan Ishola Adepoju (Agbelepase 1), the 1st King of Traditional Music in…

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Ondo Govt, Dep Governor extol qualities of late Journalist, Ayo Oged

Ondo Govt, Dep Governor extol qualities of late Journalist, Ayo Oged

AYO OGEDENGBE: THE EXIT, THE PAINS, THE BURDEN The news flashed, yet again, of another sad one. This time around, the subject is one of Ondo’s best, the iconic sports enthusiast and broadcast legend, Ayo Ogedengbe. A deep cut it is. An indelible scare, though unseen, has been wrought on our collective psyche in the noble Pen Job, no doubt. To re-echo his virtues, the values he manifested and the depth of his positive impact…

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Late Ayo Ogedengbe was a bold journalist —Ondo NUJ

Late Ayo Ogedengbe was a bold journalist —Ondo NUJ

The Chairman, Adetona Aderoboye, executives and members of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Ondo State Council have received the sudden death of one of the vibrant Veteran journalists in the state, Mr Ayo Ogedengbe with rude shock and disbelief. In a Press Statement signed by the State Secretary of the Union, Leke Adegbite, NUJ describes late Ogedengbe popularly known as “Oged” in the media industry, was a goal getter, straightforward, bold and disciplined journalist….

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Nigeria’s pioneer Professor of Nursing dies in Ikare-Akoko

Nigeria’s pioneer Professor of Nursing dies in Ikare-Akoko

An Emeritus Professor of Nursing, Kolawole Jinadu has passed at the age of 82 and buried at his residence in Ikare Akoko. The don was an illustrious son of Ikare Akoko in Ondo state. Professor Emeritus Kolawole Jinadu who was one of the pioneering lecturers of Nursing, was the second professor of Nursing in Nigeria. He was a former Dean of health sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile-Ife and Dean of Nursing faculty in Niger…

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The story of oldest woman in Ogun

The story of oldest woman in Ogun

OMO LAMURUDU CELEBRATES IYA OLUMO 136 BIRTHDAY Chief Mrs Sinatu Aduke Sanni popularly known as Iya Olumo( mother goddess of the rock) and the oldest woman in Ogun state turn 136 years today, 15th August, 2020. She was given a surprise birthday package by Omo Lamurudu Media at her residence in Abeokuta Ogun state “Iya Orisa Olumo” literally means “Mother of goddess of the rock” was born a long time ago in the late 19th…

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S’west Governors will give Senator Fasanmi befitting burial —Akeredolu

S’west Governors will give Senator Fasanmi befitting burial —Akeredolu

The Chairman of the South West Governors’ Forum and Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN, today described the late Afenifere leader, Senator Ayo Fasanmi as a patriot whose positive exploits will not be forgotten in a hurry. He said said that the Governors from the zone will give him befitting burial. A family statement in the early hours of Thursday, announced the demise of Pa Fasanmi, one of the lieutenants of the…

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We are missing fatherly roles of our late Commissioner Adegbenro —Ondo Nurses

We are missing fatherly roles of our late Commissioner Adegbenro —Ondo Nurses

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Ondo State Chapter of the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) led by the Chairman, Comrade Kehinde Olomiye has declared that health workers and the people of the state will greatly miss huge contributions of Dr Wahab Adegbenro to the sector. Adegbenro, until his sudden demise last week, was the state Commissioner for Health and Chairman of the lnter-ministerial Committee Against COVID 19. In a condolence message signed by…

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Adegbenro: We’ve lost a stabilizer, philanthropist —Alex Ajipe, Hon Omolafe Expensive

Adegbenro: We’ve lost a stabilizer, philanthropist —Alex Ajipe, Hon Omolafe Expensive

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Remains of the Ondo State commissioner for health, Dr Wahab Adegbenro have been laid to rest according to Islamic rites today. Late Adegbenro was buried in his hometown, ilara Mokin in ifedore local government area of the state. The burial rites were performed by a team of muslim Clerics led the Chief Iman of Akure, Alhaji AbdulAkeem Yayi Akorede. In his words of admonition, Alhaji Akorede described the late Adegbenro as…

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