Ondo Govt didn’t Order Release of ‘imprisoned’ Monarch —AG

Ondo Govt didn’t Order Release of ‘imprisoned’ Monarch —AG

By: Ade Adeleke Ondo State government today has described as falsehood the report that it has ordered the unconditional release of the embattled traditional ruler of Ayetoro community in Ilaje Local Government of Ondo state, Olorunmbe Ojagbohunmi, from prison custody. The State government also said that as not only false and mischievous the purported release of the monarch who had been classified as an impostor, but targeted to portray the government as enemy of rule…

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NASFAT Inaugurates New National Officers

NASFAT Inaugurates New National Officers

APPROVED NAMES FOR NASFAT EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MEMBERS (2019-2021) Assalam Alaykun Wara’amatulahi Wabarakatuhi, Dear Members, In line with the Sunnah of Rosululah and provision of NASFAT constitution, I wish to inform you that the following members have been selected as the new Executive Council of the society; 1.Alh. Muumin Olaniyi Yusuf – President 2.Alh. Waidi Ayodeji AbdulRauf – Vice President I 3.Dr. AbdulRafiu O. Adegbola – Vice President II 4.Alh. Daudu Gbenga Sunmonu – Nat. General…

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NUJ Chairman Becomes Commissioner

NUJ Chairman Becomes Commissioner

By: Ade Adeleke It’s a day of joy on Monday as the Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Nasarawa State Council, Comrade Dogo Shammah, Commissioner Nominee was finally screened by the State House Assembly yesterday. He is now awaiting the swearing-in. The exercise was a huge success. Only one question and was asked to bow and go. “Dogo Shammah, the household name in Nasarawa State” said the Rt. Hon. Speaker. The state governor…

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Pandemonium in Ondo Community as NURTW, RTEAN Members Clash

Pandemonium in Ondo Community as NURTW, RTEAN Members Clash

By: Oluwatosin Adesola There was a pandemonium yesterday in Ore, Odigbo local government area of Ondo state for several hours following a violence that broke out between members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) and their counterpart fron the Road Transport Employer Association of Nigeria (RTEAN). SUNSHINETRUTH learnt that many people sustained injuries, vehicles and other properties worth millions of naira were vandalised while business activities paralysed for hours during the bloody…

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Canteen, Guest House at Ondo NUJ Press Centre get Face-lift

Canteen, Guest House at Ondo NUJ Press Centre get Face-lift

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Canteen and Guest House (Chalet) inside the Press Centre of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Ondo State council are wearing a new look. The Press Centre is located at Pen Crescent, Alagbaka, behind Adegbemile Cultural Centre, Alagbaka Akure. The canteen which is being operated by FOOD CHIN also provides door to door delivery Pix: new look of the Canteen in & outside. Foods such as Ofada, Amala, jollof rice, Fried…

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Student Risks Blindness after Teacher’s Flogging

Student Risks Blindness after Teacher’s Flogging

By: SUNSHINETRUTH Daniel Agboola, a Senior Secondary School (SS2) student of Camp David Group of Schools in Ogba, Lagos State, who claimed his teacher Mr. Oludare Olaleye damaged his right eye while flogging him on March 29, may lose his sight if help is not found quickly. The Nation gathered that after the flogging he developed cataract and glaucoma. He had a cataract operation on May 28 at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH),…

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Saraki suffers Punishment in Lagos

Saraki suffers Punishment in Lagos

By: SUNSHINETRUTH A Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, Monday ordered the temporary forfeiture of two properties located in Ikoyi area of Lagos State belonging to the immediate past Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to the Federal Government. The Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had in an ex parte application filed by the Commission’s Lawyer Nnaemeka Omewa approached the Court, seeking an order of interim forfeiture of the properties…

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Akeredolu deserves Best Governor’s Award —APC

Akeredolu deserves Best Governor’s Award —APC

By: Ade Adeleke The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State on Sunday congratulated Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, for bagging the African Governor for Innovative Leadership Award, adding that it was a well-deserved award. The Party views the award as an affirmation of the Governor’s crave for industrial and infrastructural development, with unfathomable knack for quality. In a Statement signed by the party’s Publicity Secretary, Mr Alex Kalejaye, APC called for more support for the administration…

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Tension in Kogi over Deputy Governor’s Seat, Guber Poll

Tension in Kogi over Deputy Governor’s Seat, Guber Poll

By: SUNSHINETRUTH There is currently tension in Kogi state over political happenings in the state as the ‘impeached’ Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Mr. Simon Achuba, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the political crisis currently rocking the state to prevent breakdown of law and order. Achuba made the call at a press conference in Lokoja on Sunday, shortly after packing out of his official residence. Since Friday, nobody or Mr Onoja has…

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BLACK WEEKEND: 19 Travellers Perish in Ondo, three other States

BLACK WEEKEND: 19 Travellers Perish in Ondo, three other States

By: SUNSHINETRUTH It was a black weekend in the four States of the federation when fatal accidents claimed lives of nineteen persons in road crashes in Lagos, Ondo, Abia and Plateau states on Saturday and Sunday. Five persons died in the crash that occurred in Awoyaya village on the Ondo-Ore Expressway, Ondo West Local Government Area of Ondo State. It was gathered that three other persons sustained injuries in the crash, which occurred around 4am…

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