Black Weekend as Car crushes two Okada passengers to death in Akure

It was a black weekend when two persons have been killed by a car along Hospital road in Akure, Ondo State capital. The two persons who were on motorcycle were hit by the car from the back and died instantly. The motorcyclist was however lucky as he sustained injuries in the accident. The accident caused traffic snarl in the area for several hours. Eyewitnesses told our correspondent that the driver of the car was on…

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Akure Reps Seat: Omolafe Expensive’s Wife may replace late Husband

Akure Reps Seat: Omolafe Expensive’s Wife may replace late Husband

……late Lawmaker for burial on Oct 1. Following the death of a member of House of Representatives, Hon Dayo Omolafe, some members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) are now jostling for the vacant seat. Although the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has not declared Omolafe’s seat vacant, indications have emerged that underground scheming has begun for the seat. Omolafe, who represented Akure South/Akure North Federal Constituency, died last…

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Sports: How Anthony Joshua surrendered World Crown to Usyk

Oleksandr Usyk is the new unified heavyweight world champion after dethroning Anthony Joshua with an incredible performance in London. The Ukrainian put on a masterclass in front of 65,000 fans inside Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, outclassing Joshua over 12 rounds, and hurting the defending champion on numerous occasions. The scorecards – 117-112, 116-112, 115-113 – were all for Usyk and there was a mere shrug of the shoulders from Joshua as the second defeat of his…

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Ondo lawmaker Akingbaso puts smiles on faces of Idanre youths, sets for another empowerment

Ondo lawmaker Akingbaso puts smiles on faces of Idanre youths, sets for another empowerment

By: Ade Adeleke Hon. Festus Olanrewaju Akingbaso (Fessy-West) member Ondo State House of Assembly, representing Idanre Constituency has continued to put smiles on the faces of his constituents as the latest in the series of empowerment programmes is for youths in the area. This is just as youths have been charged to equip themselves in becoming top company preferred candidate for job and learn different skills in becoming an employer of labour. This was the…

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Ondo Police break silence on Dog that bites off Varsity Student’s private parts

The Ondo state Police Command has reacted to a dog, identified as Charlie, that bitten off a part of the private parts of a yet-to-be-identified undergraduate of the Adekunle Ajasin University, in the Akungba Akoko area of Ondo State. SUNSHINETRUTH learnt that that the student had visited a friend at the Vanilla Villa, around the Permanent Site, outside the school premises when the dog attacked him. During the attack, the dog reportedly bit the victim’s…

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Ondo First Lady foresees Brighter future for BEMORE Girls, as 2021 Summer BootCamp closes

Ondo First Lady foresees Brighter future for BEMORE Girls, as 2021 Summer BootCamp closes

By: Ade Adeleke The 2021 BeMore Summer BootCamp has been concluded with a funfair and with a clear message of brighter future for girl children who participated in this year’s two weeks event. Addressing guests, parents and BeMore Girls during the Closing Ceremony held at the Main Auditorium, Federal University of Technology, FUTA, Akure, on Saturday 25th September, 2021, the Founder of the Initiative and First Lady of Ondo state, Chief (Mrs) Betty-Anyanwu Akeredolu, said…

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Man caught for killing brother for money ritual

The Kwara State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has arrested one lsmail Saliu, 25, for allegedly conspiring with a herbalist and one other, to slaughter his brother. The NSCDC Command Spokesman in Kwara, Mr Babawale Afolabi, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday, in Ilorin. Afolabi said that Saliu conspired with two others, and killed his 14-year-old younger brother, Azeez Saliu, with the intention of using him for money rituals….

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Indecent Dressing, proper registration: AAUA orientates fresh Students

Indecent Dressing, proper registration: AAUA orientates fresh Students

…As New Students Pledge to Abide by Varsity’s Law The Vice Chancellor of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Prof. Olugbenga Ige, has advised newly-admitted students of the Institution to complete their registration promptly, shun acts of violence, indecent dressing and comport themselves decently and orderly at all times both within and outside the campus. He gave the pieces of advice on Monday, September 20, 2021, while declaring open, a four-day Orientation Exercise for the new…

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50 arrested for environmental offences in Ondo

Over 50 residents of Ondo state were arrested today Saturday over various environmental sanitation offences. The General Manager, Ondo State Waste Management Authority (ODSWMA), Rev Mrs Ayo Adeyemo, who gave the figure added that the offenders were picked up at different locations within Akure metropolis during the monthly Environmental Sanitation exercise. Rev. Adeyemo who spoke shortly after leading other top officials of the Authority to monitor the monthly Environmental Sanitation exercise within the state capital,…

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Science Lab Technologists get new Exco at FUTA

Association of Science Laboratory Technologists of Nigeria (ASLTON), Federal University of Technology, Akure, FUTA branch has elected new officers on Thursday, 23rd September, 2021 at the University campus. Speaking at the occasion, the ASLTON State President, Mr. Fesobi Moyinoluwa and south-west Secretary Mr. Bakare Gideon congratulated the elected officers and charged them to uphold the tenets of the association. The outgoing President, Dr. Wahab Adepoju. promised to work with the newly elected officers to achieve…

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Maltreatment of female Corps member by Soldier Barbaric —NAWOJ

Maltreatment of female Corps member by Soldier Barbaric —NAWOJ

……. DEHUMANISATION OF A FEMALE CORPS MEMBER: A CALL FOR STIFFER ACTION AGAINST ARMY OFFICER’S DISGRACEFUL ACT —NAWOJ The Nigeria Association of Women Journalist’s (NAWOJ), condemns in the strongest terms, the dehumanisation of a female Corps member – Ezeiruaku Ifeyinwa Fidelia by a female military officer, Lt Chika Viola Anale at the 13 Brigade Headquarters,   Calabar, Cross River state capital. It is appalling that the deliberate act of barbaric infringement on the human right of…

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NAOSS Posthumous Awards for T.B.Joshua, Hon Expensive, Ajisomo

Ondo state students under the platform of National Association of Ondo State Students (NAOSS) have nominated the late Prophet Temitope Joshua for a posthumous award, alongside two other persons. The award is to be presented during the association’s national convention billed to hold in October at the International Event Center, Akure. Nominated alongside T.B Joshua are the late House of Representatives member, Omolafe Adedayo and the first National President of the association, Jerry Ajisomo. According…

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35yrs after, Akeredolu reveals how Oluwa Glass died, sets to Resuscitate Glass factory

….. As German Company Set To Resuscitate Glass Production In Ondo After Building Oluwa Glass 35 Years Ago. Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has decried importation of glass into the country despite the huge availability of the needed raw materials for its production in the Sunshine state. The Governor recalled that when the Moribund Oluwa Glass was functional, it was supplying the then Peugeot glasses for windscreen and mirror as part of the…

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Looming Epidemic averted in Ondo as Govt stops selling of poisoned Cows

By: Ado Adeboye On the heels of promoting good public health and hygiene, the Ondo state government through Environmental Sanitation officials from Akoko North West Local Area, have issued stern warnings to butchers in the area to avoid selling contaminated meat to the people. The officials who were tipped off by some residents of Ajowa Akoko on Thursday, halted the sale of meat from a cow that reportedly died of poisoning to unsuspecting citizens. Speaking…

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‘Yahoo boy’ caught trying to behead ‘undergraduate lover’ for rituals

Luck smiles at a female student of the Niger Delta University (NDU), Amassoma, Deborah Emafridom on Tuesday when she rescued from her suspected Yahoo boy lover, Sunday Favour Ojo, while he was attempting to behead her for money ritual purposes along Setraco Road in Ogobiri Community in Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. According to community sources, the suspect whose name is yet to be ascertained had lured the victim into dating him with…

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We’re creating more Funding Facilities for SMEs in Enugu State —Hon. Arinze Chilo-Offiah

In Nigeria, it has been proven that Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) contribute 48% of national GDP, and account for 96% of businesses and 84% of employment, yet research shows that most SMEs fail within the first five years of their existence. This simply means that every five years, numerous businesses are closed, people are left unemployed and in critical situations, people lose their source of income and livelihood. As seen in most cases, the…

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El-rufai plotting to import Banditry to Southern Nigeria —Govs

Anti-Open Grazing: EL-RUFAI’S ATTACK ON SOUTHERN GOVERNORS DEVIOUS, A HYSTERIC PLOY TO EXTERNALISE BANDITRY From all indications, Governor Nasir el-Rufai, if he was properly quoted and his views not misrepresented, is struggling hard to export banditry to the South under an expressed opinion that is laced with mischief. In these days and times, anyone who makes statements such as that allegedly made by the Governor belongs to a class of an unenviable ilk masquerading as…

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Why we’re fixing federal Roads despite no Refund —Akeredolu

Why we’re fixing federal Roads despite no Refund —Akeredolu

……INSPECTS AYEDE-OGBESE ROAD Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, on Tuesday lamented that his administration has continued to fix deplorable federal roads in the state without refund from the federal government. He also explained that the Ayede-Ogbese road was being repaired by his administration to alleviate the suffering of the people playing the road. Governor Akeredolu spoke while inspecting the rehabilitation work being done on the road at Ayede-Ogbese in Akure North Local Government…

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Ondo govt shut down 15 out of 36 Hospitals, as Operators meet waterloo

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Ondo state government has shut down 15 out of 36 private hospitals and clinics for alleged illegal operations and promoting quackery; SUNSHINETRUTH can report. Similarly, 15 operators of the health facilities were also apprehended for allegedly operating private hospitals below the required standard in Ondo South Senatorial district. The Permanent Secretary of the state Ministry of Health, Pharmacist Folukemi Aladenola, who disclosed this, said the suspects were arrested in the district…

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WACC, Journalists for Christ move to boost welfare of IDPs

Journalists for Christ International Outreach (Association of Christian Journalists and Allied media Professionals) PRESS RELEASE JFC/WACC Partner to Advance Rights and Welfare of IDPs in Nigeria With the support of the World Association for Christian Communication (WACC) and the Bread for the World (German Protestant Agency for Diaconia Development) we announce the launch of a new project aimed at bringing to limelight for institutional attention, the rights and welfare issues faced by Internally Displaced Persons,…

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