Senate moves to ease Visa Renewal for Nigerians

Senate moves to ease Visa Renewal for Nigerians

The Senate has mandated the Committees on Interior and Foreign Affairs to engage Ministers, the Comptroller General of immigration, Ambassadors and Consular Officers to introduce measures to make it easy for Nigerians abroad to renew their passports. The decision was reached after the consideration of a motion titled: “Urgent need to remove the difficulty faced by Nigerians outside of the shores of Nigeria in renewing their Passport”. The sponsor, Senator Matthew Urhoghide (PDP – Edo…

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Ex-Reps member, Kolawole congratulates Mrs Akeredolu as she bags ‘Woman of the Year Award’

Ex-Reps member, Kolawole congratulates Mrs Akeredolu as she bags ‘Woman of the Year Award’

A former Special Adviser to the Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu and former member of the 8th Nation Assembly , Hon. Kolawole Babatunde has congratulated the First Lady and Wife of the State Governor, Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu on the conferment of the ‘Woman of the Year 2021 Award’ by the African Women Industrialization Award (AWIA), held on Monday, 8th March, 2021. Arabinrin Akeredolu, is a renowned aquacultures and Founder of Breast Cancer Association…

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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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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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Tinubu, EFCC & 2023 Presidential Race

Tinubu, EFCC & 2023 Presidential Race

TINUBU AND THE EFCC By Sir Richard Akinnola II (A seasoned Journalist) No man is above the law, including Tinubu. If there are reasons to investigate Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, it is within the purview of the EFCC to do. However, perception in most cases, is stronger than reality. Tinubu left office 14 years ago. For the EFCC to suddenly wake up now and be asking the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) for Tinubu’s asset declaration…

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Breaking: Akeredolu appoints new CPS, retains Chief of Staff

Breaking: Akeredolu appoints new CPS, retains Chief of Staff

By: Ade Adeleke Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has reappointed Chief Olugbenga Ale, as the chief of staff. Olabode Richard Olatunde was also appointed as the new Chief Press Secretary to the governor. AKEREDOLU APPOINTS KEY AIDES As a key move to hit the the ground running in service of the people in his second tenure, the Governor of Ondo State Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN has approved the appointment of Chief Olugbenga Ale as his Chief of…

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Implications of stopping food items from North to South —Ondo lawyer, Babaleye

Implications of stopping food items from North to South —Ondo lawyer, Babaleye

RE: STOPPAGE OF MOVEMENT OF FOOD ITEMS FROM NOTHERN NIGERIA TO SOUTHWESTERN NIGERIA SHOULD BE A BLESSING IN DISGUISE — A WAKE UP CALL. The North gave an ultimatum and went ahead to act according to the ultimatum of stopping Trailers carrying food stuff from coming to the Southwest. I watch a video of where the people in charge stopped the Trailers at Jebba which is a boarder town with Kwara State. The Trailers were…

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Iyun Int’l Women’s Event: Ondo NUJ Secretary Adegbite honoured as Best Journalist

Iyun Int’l Women’s Event: Ondo NUJ Secretary Adegbite honoured as Best Journalist

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The State Secretary General of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Ondo State Council and Radio Nigeria Staff, Omo’ba Adeleke Adegbite has bagged the award of Journalist of the Year. In recognition of his various contributions to Societal Development through exemplary leadership style, and investigative journalism, the General secretary of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Ondo State, Prince Adeleke Adegbite has been honoured with an award of ”JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR”. The…

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Igboho’s Attempted Arrest: Afenifere blasts Buhari, DSS, Police for favouring Bandits

Igboho’s Attempted Arrest: Afenifere blasts Buhari, DSS, Police for favouring Bandits

A Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, on Friday, condemned the attempt by operatives of the Nigeria Police Force and the men of the Department of State Services to arrest Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo, better known as Sunday Igboho. In an exclusive interview with The PUNCH, Afenifere spokesman, Yinka Odumakin, said the machinery of government would not have been after Igboho were he a bandit. The PUNCH had earlier reported that pandemonium broke out on Friday…

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Just In: Tension as DSS, police attempt to arrest Igboho

Just In: Tension as DSS, police attempt to arrest Igboho

There was pandemonium along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Friday when a joint team of policemen and the Department of State Services attempted to arrest Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo, better known as Sunday Igboho. According to a video obtained by The PUNCH, Igboho, who is topless, is seen with his men daring the security operatives to “do their worst” before they drive off. According to a statement signed by a former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi…

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NPFL: Sunshine Stars suffer narrow defeat in Kano

NPFL: Sunshine Stars suffer narrow defeat in Kano

MATCH REPORT: KANO PILLARS 1-0 SUNSHINE STARS What turned out to be an own goal orchestrated by Nwagua Nyima’s aerial pressure handed Sunshine Stars FC a narrow loss to Kano Pillars in a matchday 12 encounter of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) at Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna yesterday. The Owena Whales who are enduring a poor run of form almost drew level in the 13′ through top scorer, Sadeeq Yusuf who could not just…

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Nigeria practises Fatherism, not Federalism —ADFB President Adesina

Nigeria practises Fatherism, not Federalism —ADFB President Adesina

…….. TWISTED FEDERALISM RESPONSIBLE FOR SECTIONAL ACTIVISM- GOV. AKEREDOLU. •Says It Is Time To Restore National Consciousness Through True Federalism. Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has blamed the growing sectional activism which he said is gradually replacing National patriotism on the faulty and twisted federalism operated in the country. He lamented that most Nigerians are losing faith in “Unity in Diversity” sloganeering while urging that the only opportunity to restore national consciousness is…

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Ex-Buhari’s Minister Daramola revalidates APC membership in Ondo, declares support for Amotekun

Ex-Buhari’s Minister Daramola revalidates APC membership in Ondo, declares support for Amotekun

Former minister of state for Niger Delta Affairs, professor Claudius Omoleye Daramola has emphasised that tolerance, understanding and sense of patriotism were key to preserving Nigeria Unity and development which are currently threatened by ethic suspicion and agitation. Addressing newsmen during the revalidation of his membership of the ruling All Progressive Congress in ode -Aye in okitipupa local government area of Ondo state, the former minister also threw his weight behind the various security outfits…

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Herbalist meets waterloo after using four children for ritual

Herbalist meets waterloo after using four children for ritual

A 28-year-old herbalist has been arrested in Bauchi State for allegedly killing four children, aged between two and four, for ritual purposes. The suspected ritualist, Rufa’i Yunusa, of Rumbu village, in the Ningi Local Government of Bauchi State, was arrested by the police on Wednesday, February 17, 2021. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Ahmed Wakil, a Superintendent of Police, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday. He said the arrest followed a complaint by…

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How we lost 7 officers in Abuja plane Crash —Air Force

How we lost 7 officers in Abuja plane Crash —Air Force

It was a sad moment when Seven personnel died in the plane crash which happened on Sunday at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, the Nigerian Air Force has said. The Air Force in a statement by its spokesperson, Air Vice Marshal Ibikunle Daramola, said the military Beechcraft KingAir B350i aircraft crashed while returning to the Abuja airport after reporting engine failure en route to Minna. The statement read, “This is to confirm that a…

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Reelection of Ondo IPAC’s Fagbohunka excites APC Chair, Adetimehin

Reelection of Ondo IPAC’s Fagbohunka excites APC Chair, Adetimehin

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has expressed delight over the reelection of the State Chairman of Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Hon. Charles Fagbohunka, congratulating him on his electoral victory over the weekend. SUNSHINETRUTH recalls Fagbohunka, who is equally the State Organising Secretary of the APC, was overwhelmingly elected for a second term in a process supervised by the National Secretary of Alliance Peoples Movement, Hon. Oladele Oyadeyi, representative…

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Why I have no godfather – Gov Makinde

Why I have no godfather – Gov Makinde

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Saturday said that he has no godfather, explaining that he only rely on God as the true Godfather. Makinde made this declaration while speaking in Ibadan, the state capital. Makinde in 2019 won the gubernatorial election on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The election was won after a coalition was formed with some political parties who jettisoned their ambitions and supported Makinde. It was gathered…

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Southwest PDP Congress & Eddy Olafeso’s Candidacy

Southwest PDP Congress & Eddy Olafeso’s Candidacy

PDP S’W Congress: Who Is Contesting Against Eddy Olafeso? By Akinrinlola Olumide The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will hold its zonal congresses in the six geo-political zones of Nigeria on Saturday, March 6, 2021, as approved by the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party according to a release signed by the National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan. This means that all the aspirants seeking to occupy one office or the other…

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Akeredolu approves low key Events for Second Term Inauguration

Akeredolu approves low key Events for Second Term Inauguration

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo state Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has approved low key activities for his second term inauguration and that of his Deputy governor-elect, Hon Lucky Aiyedatiwa. SUNSHINETRUTH reports that the step is as a result of the ravaging second wave of Coronavirus pandemic across the world. Activities lined up for the second term inauguration of governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu and the deputy governor elect, Lucky Ayedatiwa kick off on Tuesday at the Dome with…

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