Journalist organizes Basketball clinic in Akure

Journalist organizes Basketball clinic in Akure

All is now set for the second edition of a Southwest Basketball clinic and challenge put together by Radio Nigeria positive FM sports reporter Isaac Afolabi in Akure, Ondo state capital. The two day event is meant to discover and encourage talents in addition to their academic pursuit. According to Afolabi, government alone cannot fully develop sports hence the need for individuals irrespective of status and class to also contribute to sports development in the…

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New Perm Sec: Ondo NUJ greets Julie Fayeun, lauds Akeredolu, HoS Aragbaiye

New Perm Sec: Ondo NUJ greets Julie Fayeun, lauds Akeredolu, HoS Aragbaiye

MEDIA RELEASE ONDO NUJ CONGRATULATES JULIE FAYEUN, LAUDS GOV AKEREDOLU, HoS ARAGBAIYE The Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Ondo state Council has expressed delight over the appointment of one of its Senior members from State Information Chapel, MRS JULIE FAYEUN, as the Permanent Secretary in the State Civil Service by Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu. In a Press Statement, the Union’s state Chairman, Adetona Aderoboye and the State Secretary, Leke Adegbite, Ondo NUJ notes that “We received…

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“No pro-Agboola lawmaker begged Akeredolu, but governor invited us to Owo”

“No pro-Agboola lawmaker begged Akeredolu, but governor invited us to Owo”

By: Oluwatosin Adesola A former Deputy Speaker, Ondo state House of Assembly, Ogundeji Iroju has described as untrue that he and eight others went to Owo to beg governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, declaring that they were in Owo on the governor’s invitation. Speaking with our Correspondent, Iroju said the lawmakers only went on the invitation of the Governor. Report has gone viral that nine out of 26 lawmakers who were loyal to the former Dpeuty governor,…

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How Akeredolu influenced production of Ankara, Lace fabrics, Automobile plant at Ore industrial hub —Alex Ajipe

How Akeredolu influenced  production of Ankara, Lace fabrics, Automobile plant at Ore industrial hub —Alex Ajipe

…..In this Exclusive Interview, Chief Alex oluremi Ajipe who is the CEO, Klick Konnect Networks and Convener of Ibi Giga Ambassadors, shares with SUNSHINETRUTH how Gov Akeredolu masterminded industrial revolution in Ondo state and expectations from his second term. Q: Who is Chief Oluremi Alex Ajipe for record purpose? My name is Chief Alex Ajipe, I am the Chief Executive Officer of Klick Konnect Network International Limited, we are a PR (public relations) company and…

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NUJ drums support for Adubuola as Acting Head of The Hope newspaper, lauds Akeredolu

NUJ drums support for Adubuola as Acting Head of The Hope newspaper, lauds Akeredolu

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, (NUJ) Owena Press (The Hope newspaper) Chapel under the Ondo state Council has expressed satisfaction with the Editor-in-chief of the state-owned media organization, Mr Akindele Adubuola, taking over as the Acting Head of the outfit after the recent dissolution of Boards and Parastatals by the state Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN. Governor Akeredolu during the dissolution of Boards and Parastatals last week asked the Chairmen of all the government agencies to…

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Anxiety in Akure as suspected ‘Idajo boys’ attack NURTW members

Anxiety in Akure as suspected ‘Idajo boys’ attack NURTW members

There was a palpable anxiety on Sunday when some members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, in Akure, Ondo State, including Omoniyi Oni popularly known as Eniba and Wasiu Ibrahim have been attacked by suspected hoodlums. They were allegedly attacked at Owode in Akure, the state capital on Sunday at a Barbing saloon which caused apprehension among residents of the area for hours. Omoniyi Oni popularly known as Eniba, alleged that the…

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Untold story of ‘I’m leading and my Husband follows’ —Akeredolu’s Wife

Untold story of ‘I’m leading and my Husband follows’ —Akeredolu’s Wife

IN THIS SPECIAL INTERVIEW WITH SUNSHINETRUTH BY THE FIRST LADY OF ONDO STATE, ARABINRIN BETTY ANYANWU-AKEREDOLU, SHE SHARES SOME UNTOLD STORIES IN GOV AKEREDOLU & APPOINTMENT OF NON-INDIGENES Q: We can see you joined the #BeLikeNgoziChallenge. What’s your take on her election as the Head of WTO? I am celebrating her. She has this signature dress code that the whole world can see. We should be very proud of her. I am very proud of…

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Amotekun & Security Initiatives: History won’t forget Ingenuity of Gov Akeredolu —Hon Kolawole Babatunde

Amotekun & Security Initiatives: History won’t forget Ingenuity of Gov Akeredolu —Hon Kolawole Babatunde

THE SECURITY INITIATIVES OF ARAKUNRIN OLUWAROTIMI ODUNAYO AKEREDOLU IN ONDO STATE —HON KOLAWOLE BABATUNDE In recent times, criminal herdsmen have been on rampage, raping, destroying, maiming and killing people in many states of the Federation including Ondo State. The insecurity problem has become so pervasive that no segment of the Nigerian society is spared. To make matter worse, the Nigerian Police seems to have been overwhelmed by the increasing cases of criminalities perpetrated by these…

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Traditional rites: New Owa-Ale returns to Palace after 21days on Ikare Hills

Traditional rites: New Owa-Ale returns to Palace after 21days on Ikare Hills

By: Ado Adeboye After spending twenty one days with his ancestors on popular Hills behind his palace as part of his traditional rites, the new Owa-Ale of Ikare Akoko, Oba Adeleke Adedoyin, has returned to the Palace with fanfare and jubilation from his subjects. The hill is where Ikare people derive their popular cognomen, “Omo Oloke meji, tako tabo” and history has it that some past Owa-Ale and their subjects lived on the hills before…

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Bad Representatives hindering Ondo East growth —NGO’s Ogunmoyero laments

Bad Representatives hindering Ondo East growth —NGO’s Ogunmoyero laments

The Chief Executive Officer of OJ Movement of Liberation in Ondo East Local Government, Mr. John Ogunmoyero, has expressed dissatisfaction over bad representation of the local government both in the state and Federal level. Ogunmoyero appealed to the state Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu for his urgent intervention by calling those involving to order before things get out of hands. According to findings, about 10 Wards in Ondo East have been suffering drastic set back from…

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Gboye Adegbenro: Young man with good heart —Akeredolu

Gboye Adegbenro: Young man with good heart —Akeredolu

The Governor of Ondo state, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has described Engr. Gboye Adegbenro FNSE as an exemplary politician. The Governor made this remark during a dinner party at the Bliss World hotel as part of activities ushering the new administration , tagged : Aketi Inauguration Golf tournament. Gboye was the Running mate to the ZLP governorship candidate in the October 10 poll and then Deputy of Akeredolu, Agboola Ajayi who came third in the election….

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Ondo: I didn’t call for Workers’ Retrenchment —Ifedore LG Boss, Oladimeji 

Ondo: I didn’t call for Workers’ Retrenchment —Ifedore LG Boss, Oladimeji 

By: Oluwatosin Adesola …..I was misquoted. Sequel to a media where allegedly claimed that only 30% local government workers are coming to work in Ondo state, the Executive Chairman of Ifedore local government, Engr Alex Oladimeji has declared that he was misquoted over his comment on the workforce. Oladimeji who spoke with newsmen on telephone, insisted that he did not call for the Retrenchment of workers as he had family members and friends who are…

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Ifedore LG Chairman’s outburst: Plot to retrench Workers —Ondo NLC

Ifedore LG Chairman’s outburst: Plot to retrench Workers —Ondo NLC

NLC REJECTS GRAND PLAN BY ALGON TO MASTERMIND RETRENCHMENT OF WORKERS The Nigeria Labour Congress, Ondo State Council received the news of the obnoxious and highly vexatious interview granted by the Hon. (Engr.) Alex Oladimeji, Executive Chairman, Ifedore Local Government on a live telecast in OSRC today 5th March, 2021. The Congress looked and saw beyond Oladimeji speaking but, a case of ‘Esau’s voice coming from the body of Jacob’. The deliberate and unprovoked outburst…

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70% Absenteeism: Ondo NULGE lambasts Ifedore LG Chairman Oladimeji

70% Absenteeism: Ondo NULGE lambasts Ifedore LG Chairman Oladimeji

By: Ade Adeleke The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees, (NULGE) has lambasted the Executive Chairman of Ifedore local government, Hon Alex Oladimeji for alleging that only 30% of council workers in the state usually come to work while the remaining 70% are absentees. In a press statement signed by Comrade Adejala Olasehlnde, Chairman, Congress of NULGE Branch Chairmen in Ondo State; Comrade Oluwatuyi Olasoji, NULGE Branch Chairman in Akure South Branch alnd Comrade Afuye…

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Breaking: 70% of Ondo Local Govt Workers don’t come to office —Council Boss

Breaking: 70% of Ondo Local Govt Workers don’t come to office —Council Boss

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Only 30% of the local government workers in Ondo state usually come to work while 70% of them are absent from their duty posts; SUNSHINETRUTH can report. This was the declaration of the Executive Chairman of Ifedore local government, Engr Alex Oladimeji, while featuring on a State Television (OSRC) programme this morning in Akure, the state capital. Oladimeji said, “You know I will say it the way I see things, I will…

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Akeredolu orders compulsory recitation of Oodua Anthem in Schools

Akeredolu orders compulsory recitation of Oodua Anthem in Schools

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Ondo State Government has made it compulsory for all pupils and students in the state to recite the Oodua Anthem in their schools. SUNSHINETRUTH also that gathered that the anthem must also be recited in all government’s public functions. The order reportedly affects all the private and public institutions from primary to tertiary level in the state. This was contained in a circular sent to all stakeholders from the state Ministry…

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Tension as Three Trucks loaded with Herdsmen storm Ondo from the North

Tension as Three Trucks loaded with Herdsmen storm Ondo from the North

By: Oluwatosin Adesola There is a palpable tension and anxiety at the border town of Ajowa in Akoko northwest local government of Ondo where a 40 year old farmer Dayo, a brother to Governor Akeredolu’s former aide Gani Mohammed-Ajowa, was brutally macheted to death by killer herders who destroyed his farm crops. SUNSHINETRUTH learnt that the fear and anxiety in the area came up as a result of three trucks loaded with strange herdsmen from…

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Coronavirus kills 12 as Ondo records 83 new cases

Coronavirus kills 12 as Ondo records 83 new cases

By: Oluwatosin Adesola A worrisome figure was released for Ondo state in the last 48hours as the state recorded 83 confirmed cases of Coronavirus pandemic. SUNSHINETRUTH gathered that after weeks of respite, COVID-19 cases in Nigeria rose again yesterday with Adamawa State having the highest figures among states. Figures released by the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC on it verifiedtwitterhandle, showed that 709 new cases were reported yesterday with 12 deaths. Adamawa State topped…

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Conflict: Curfew declared in Kwara Communities

Conflict: Curfew declared in Kwara Communities

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has imposed a curfew on Offa and Erinle towns following a renewed hostilities between some groups of persons from the two communities. According to a statement signed by Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Rafiu Ajakaye, the curfew will be in force between six o’clock in the evening and eight o’clock in the morning until further notice. The state government said security forces had been deployed to maintain the peace,…

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Ajipe greets Chief Ale, as Akeredolu defends his CoS reappointment

Ajipe greets Chief Ale, as Akeredolu defends his CoS reappointment

By: Ade Adeleke Ajipe Congratulate new appointees, Says Akeredolu is doing well. The convener of IBI GIGA AMBASSADORS Chief Alex Ajipe has congratulated Chief Gbenga Ale on his appointment as the Chief of Staff by the governor of Ondo State Arakunrin Olúwarotimi Akeredolu, saying that his professionalism, hard-work and dedication to service recommended him for the appointment. Chief Ajipe also felicitated other political appointees by the governor declaring that Akeredolu has done well. The CEO…

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