7days ultimatum: How illegal arms should be returned to Amotekun —Akeredolu

7days ultimatum: How illegal arms should be returned to Amotekun —Akeredolu

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state has given a grace of seven days to those in possession of illegal arms and ammunition to submit them. The ultimatum, according to the Governor commences from today, Friday October 30, 2020. The Governor’s directive was contained in a statement issued by the information and Orientation commissioner Donald Ojogo in Akure. Akeredolu specifically directed that all such arms and ammunition should be returned to the Commandant of the South…

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#EndSars protest: Why victims must utilize Akeredolu’s Judicial Panel —Ondo NUJ

#EndSars protest: Why victims must utilize Akeredolu’s Judicial Panel —Ondo NUJ

THE COMMUNIQUÉ ISSUED AT THE END OF THE MONTHLY CONGRESS OF THE NIGERIA UNION OF JOURNALISTS (NUJ), ONDO STATE COUNCIL HELD ON THURSDAY 29TH OCTOBER, 2020 AT THE PRESS CENTRE, ALAGBAKA-AKURE After extensive deliberations, the following decisions were taken; 1. That the Union admonishes Nigerians to be wary of increasing spread of Fake News on social media that are capable of causing unrest in the nation. 2. That Ondo NUJ urges media organizations and journalists…

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ASUU, FUOYE on warpath over plot to impose Fasina as new VC

ASUU, FUOYE on warpath over plot to impose Fasina as new VC

The appointment of a new Vice Chancellor for the Federal University, Oye Ekiti has been generating controversies between management of the institution and the Academy Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Akure Zone. FUOYE had recently called for entry into some executive positions in the university, particularly the position of the Vice Chancellor in which qualified candidates applied and some shortlisted for the seat. However, the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Akure…

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Agboola, Aiyedatiwa make Akeredolu’s second term Committee

Agboola, Aiyedatiwa make Akeredolu’s second term Committee

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN, has approved the setting up of a 25-member Committee ahead of his inauguration for a second term in office, with inclusion of a clergyman, Very Revd. R.O.A Agboola. Below is the full text of the statement announcing the committee’s members. PRESS STATEMENT 30/10/2020 SECOND TERM INAUGURATION COMMITTEE Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN, has approved the setting up of a 25-member Committee ahead of his inauguration for a…

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Breaking: Jegede heads for Tribunal over Akeredolu’s reelection

Breaking: Jegede heads for Tribunal over Akeredolu’s reelection

By: Ade Adeleke Exactly 19 days after after he suffered a defeat, the Govenorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party in the October 10 election in Ondo State, Eyitayo Jegede has headed for the state Election petition tribunal to challenge the victory of Govenor Rotimi Akeredolu of the APC. Joined in the petition are the Independent National Electoral Commission, the All Progressives Congress and the Deputy Govenor- elect, Lucky Aiyedatiwa. Ifedayo Adedipe, SAN, is the…

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Breaking: Bank Security Man beheaded in Ondo

Breaking: Bank Security Man beheaded in Ondo

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Report indicates that a middle age security man has been gruesomely murdered at Oka-Akoko, in Akoko southwest local government area of Ondo state, SUNSHINETRUTH can report authoritatively. The security man who is identified as Rotimi Olukoju was killed by suspected ritualists at Okia area of Oka -Akoko on his way to farm yesterday’s morning. SUNSHINETRUTH gathered from a resident of Okia, Oka who said his name should not be mention, that Olukoju…

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Monarch settles Age-long land dispute in Ikare-Akoko

Monarch settles Age-long land dispute in Ikare-Akoko

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The aged-long communal crisis rocking two communities in Ikare Akoko over the ownership of the large parcel of land along Akungba-Ikare Road has finally been resolved through an Alternative Dispute Resolution mechanism. The two warring communities Igbede and Odoso in Ikare Akoko, had been at loggerhead over the large parcel of land along Akungba- Ikare road for many decades until the supreme court settled the case in favour of Odoso community in…

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EndSars Protest: Ondo Govt reopens Schools

EndSars Protest: Ondo Govt reopens Schools

The Ondo State Government has approved the re-opening of schools for all classes in public and private schools across the state beginning from Monday, November 2nd, 2020. Disclosing this on Thursday, Commissioner for Education, Pastor. Femi Agagu. Read the full statement: PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT. Mr Governor has directed that all schools should resume on Monday 2nd November 2020 now that the State has become peaceful. Parents and the public are to note this directive and…

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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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After days of closure, Akure Airport resumes operations today

After days of closure, Akure Airport resumes operations today

Following the temporary closure of the Akure Airport after a suspicious crater was discovered on its runway, flight schedules will commence on Thursday (Today) at the domestic airport. The busy airport, which serves Ondo State and other neighbouring states, was shut three days ago following the discovery of huge hole on the airport’s runway during routine checks by officials. According to a source at the Airport, the swift response of the Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi…

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Why announcement of new UI VC was suspended

Why announcement of new UI VC was suspended

Protests by unions on Wednesday compelled the University of Ibadan to suspend the announcement of a new vice-chancellor who would have been the 13th in line, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Members of the Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) and those of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) stormed the Council chambers where the final selection would have been made earlier on Wednesday and disrupted the proceedings. They also barricaded the varsity…

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#EndSars: Former LG Boss, Larry Ogunmusire donates building for temporary Okitipupa Secretariat

#EndSars: Former LG Boss, Larry Ogunmusire donates building for temporary Okitipupa Secretariat

Following recent destruction of some property in Okitipupa during #EndSars protest, a former local government chairman in Okitipupa, Pastor Larry Ogunmusire has donated a building as a temporary office space for the council’s secretariat. Ogunmusire’s intervention is coming on the heels of the destruction of the council secretariat by hoodlums during the recent endsars violence in the town. The former council boss who decried the large scale damages in area by the miscreants said the…

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TV stations’ fines: NBC turning to ‘Kangaroo Court’ —IPC, MRA

TV stations’ fines: NBC turning to ‘Kangaroo Court’ —IPC, MRA

MRA, IPC Condemn NBC Fines Against 3 TV Stations Over Coverage of #ENDSARS Protests LAGOS, Wednesday, October 28, 2020: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) and the International Press Centre (IPC) today condemned the sanctioning of three television stations by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) over the coverage of the #ENDSARS protests, describing the Commission’s action as an outrageous violation of the Constitution and basic principles of fair hearing which cannot be allowed to stand. By a…

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Constitute Boards of Ondo HMB, Primary Health Agency —Medical & Health Union tells Akeredolu

Constitute Boards of Ondo HMB, Primary Health Agency —Medical & Health Union tells Akeredolu

By: Ade Adeleke The Medical & Health Workers’ Union of Nigeria, (MHWUN) has congratulated Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on his recent reelection, appealing to immediately constitute the Governing Boards for the Ondo State Hospital Management Board (HMB) and the Ondo State Primary Health Care Development Board (PHCDB). The Union in a congratulatory letter to the governor, explained that timely recomposition of the two boards would ensure effect policies for implementation in our Government owned Health Institutions…

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Razing our school shuttle buses, VIO office in Okitipupa barbaric —Tobi Ogunleye

Razing our school shuttle buses, VIO office in Okitipupa barbaric —Tobi Ogunleye

The Special Adviser to the Ondo state Governor on Transport, Barrister Tobi Ogunleye yesterday condemned the wanton destruction of both public and private assets by hoodlums who hijacked the #EndSARS protest in the state. Ogunleye stated this in Okitipupa during an official tour of affected properties of the Ondo state ministry of Transport. According to him, government is not unmindful of the agitations of the Nigerian youths but observed that the protest has been misdirected….

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Breaking: FG declares Thursday public Holiday

Breaking: FG declares Thursday public Holiday

The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Thursday October 29, 2020 as Public Holiday to mark this year’s Eid-El-Maulud Celebration in commemoration of the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad. Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, made the declaration on behalf of the federal government, on Tuesday, in a statement signed by Mohammed Manga, Director (Press & Public Relations) in the ministry. While congratulating the Muslim faithful both at home and abroad for witnessing this year’s…

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#EndSars protests: Police confirms killing of Two officers, one civilian in Ondo

#EndSars protests: Police confirms killing of Two officers, one civilian in Ondo

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo State Police Command says two policemen and one civilian were killed during last week’s violence that engulfed the state amidst ENDSARS protest. The state Commissioner of Police, Bolaji Salami, who confirmed this in Akure, while parading eighteen suspected looters and arsonists, explained that the two policemen were killed in Ore and Ondo town. Mr Salami said the victim in Ore was mobbed while the policeman in Ondo was killed and…

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#EndSars protests: Ajipe’s Klick Konnect partners Youths to clean up Akure

#EndSars protests: Ajipe’s Klick Konnect partners Youths to clean up Akure

The Management of Klick Konnect Networks in conjunction with Ondo Liberation Forum has mobilised youths in the state to clean up the state capital and some major cities in the state after the #Endsars protests. The MD/CEO of the company chief Alex Ajipe made this known to newsmen in Akure the state capital yesterday. According to the industrialist, the company in conjunction with Ondo Liberation Forum will embark on cleaning the streets of Akure after…

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Five ways to urgently stop rising Youths’ protests in Nigeria —Akure Chief Imam

Five ways to urgently stop rising Youths’ protests in Nigeria —Akure Chief Imam

OFFICE OF THE GRAND IMAM OF AKURE PRESS RELEASE STATE OF THE NATION- Nigerians Let’s Take Caution- Imam Akorede Worried by the current situation in our country from South to North, West to the East, am moved to remind our people that not all that knows the beginning of a war usually know the end, again it is easy to predict the beginning of a war but not easy to know when it will end….

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Passengers stranded as plane crash was averted at Akure Airport

Passengers stranded as plane crash was averted at Akure Airport

Plane crash has been averted at Akure airport, even as flights were grounded in Akure Airport, Ondo State yesterday as a crater was discovered dug on the runway on the airport. This forced operators to stop work that made many passengers to be stranded yesterday. The crater was allegedly dug on the runway by some unknown persons suspected to be hoodlums. SUNSHINETRUTH gathered that the intension of the perpetrators was to cause plane crash at…

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