Breaking: Gunmen Kill Anglican Bursar in Akure while coming from Bank with #500,000

Breaking: Gunmen Kill Anglican Bursar in Akure while coming from Bank with #500,000

By: Ade Adeleke Unknown gunmen early this morning shot dead the Bursar of the Akure diocese of the Anglican communion, Gabriel Kola Abiodun at Alagbaka area of Akure on his way back from bank. He was killed at the diocesan office at Alagbaka this morning shortly after returning from a new generation bank to collect money meant for the church. His remains have been evacuated and taken to the mortuary by some policemen. Security has…

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Ondo North Seat: Mega Party Drops Petition against Boroffice’s Victory

Ondo North Seat: Mega Party Drops Petition against Boroffice’s Victory

By: Ade Adeleke The Mega Party of Nigeria yesterday confirmed that it has withdrawn its petition filed at the election petitions tribunal sitting in Ondo State against the winner of the senatorial election in Ondo North, Senator Ajayi Boroffice of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Specifically, the party which had earlier filed the petition against the Independent National Electoral Commission and the winner of the senatorial election in Ondo North, Senator Ajayi Boroffice, said it…

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Why Buhari Still Delaying Actions on new Minimum wage

Why Buhari Still Delaying Actions on new Minimum wage

By: Sunshine Truth The Presidency yesterday said that President Muhammadu Buhari had yet to sign the National Minimum Wage Bill just passed by the National Assembly into law, contrary to reports last week that he had done so. The Senate had on March 19 passed the bill, approving N30,000 as the new national minimum wage. By its action, the Senate concurred the earlier decision of the House of Representatives, which passed the bill before the…

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2019 polls: Ali Olanusi deceitful, worked Against our Candidates – Ondo APC

2019 polls: Ali Olanusi deceitful, worked Against our Candidates – Ondo APC

By: Ade Adeleke Reactions over the loss of Ondo state by the ruling the All Progressives Congress (APC) especially President Muhammadu Buhari are far from over, as the the state chapter of the Party on Thursday blasted a former Deputy Governor of the State, Alhaji Ali Olanusi for his outburst over the outcome of last general election in the state. In a Statement signed by Mr Steve Otaloro, APC Director of Media & Publicity in…

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Northern Senators back Boroffice to succeed Ekweremadu

Northern Senators back  Boroffice to succeed Ekweremadu

By: Sunshine Truth Senator representing Ondo North Senatorial district, Boroffice Ajayi, might grab the the office of Deputy Senate President in the 9th National Assembly as elected Senators on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the northern part of the country have aligned with his aspiration. The APC has officially zoned the position of Senate President to the North East geo-political zone, but was yet to make categorical statement on the zoning…

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PDP disowns Segun Adewale as Lagos Party’s Chairman

PDP disowns Segun Adewale as Lagos Party’s Chairman

By: Ade Adeleke The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has disowned one Mr Segun Adewale who is parading himself as the party’s Chairman in Lagos State. In a statement issued in Akure and signed by Dr Eddy Olafeso, National Vice Chairman (South West) said Adewale is not a member of the PDP and he could not have been the Chairman of the party. Below is the full text of Press Statement: PRESS RELEASE SEGUN ADEWALE’S CLAIM…

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NASS’ll Pass Police Reform and Trust Fund Bills – Saraki

NASS’ll Pass Police Reform and Trust Fund Bills – Saraki

By: Sunshinetruth President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday assured the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu of the readiness of the 8th National Assembly to pass the Police Reform Bill and the Police Trust Fund Bill before the end of its tenure. Saraki, according to a statement by his Special Assistant on New Media, Olu Onemola, said this while receiving the IGP, Mr. Adamu and his entourage who paid him a…

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Two Young men land in Prison for stealing #7000 noodles

Two Young men land in Prison for stealing #7000 noodles

An Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court has remanded two men, 19-year-old Samuel Usang and 22-year-old Jeremiah Alex, over alleged burglary and stealing of T-shirts, bag, noodles and cash. Usang and Alex are facing two counts of burglary and stealing. The police prosecutor, Insp. Caleb Leranmo told the court on Wednesday that the defendants, on March 24 around 12 midnight broke into the shop of one Olawale Alex at Okesa Market in Ado-Ekiti. “In the process, they stole…

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SSCE Holder Commits Suicide

SSCE Holder Commits Suicide

By: Ade Adeleke A 22- year old man, Mr. Alex-Chukwuezie of Umuanasa clan, Ubahuekwem in Ihiala local government area of Anambra State jolted his neighborhood as he committed suicide on a family mango tree. Reason for the suicide has not been ascertained, even as the people said his action was a surprise. However, one of their neighbours attributed his action to what he called spiritual effect, recalling that there had been recurring suicide incidents that…

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Student’s Death in Akure: Police interrogate Female Teacher, May Charge her to Court

Student’s Death in Akure: Police interrogate Female Teacher, May Charge her to Court

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo state Police Command yesterday said the Force will charge a female teacher who allegedly sent the Head boy of ljo Mimo High School, Temitayo Oluwole, who fell from a mango tree on Saturday. This is just as the teacher on Tuesday submitted herself to the Ala police station. The command had on Monday said it would declare wanted the teacher, if she failed to report at the police station yesterday….

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CAN should fight injustice in Ekiti, Southern Nigeria, not in National Assembly – MSSN

CAN should fight injustice in Ekiti, Southern Nigeria, not in National Assembly – MSSN

MUSLIM STUDENTS’ SOCIETY OF NIGERIA (MSSN) B-ZONE Headquarters: Ibadan, Oyo State. Wednesday, 3rd April, 2019. PRESS RELEASE WHEN WILL THE CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (CAN) STOP CRYING WOLF WHERE THERE IS NONE? Nigeria recently held its general elections into the offices of the President, National Assemblies, Governors and State Assemblies. The roles played by some notable individuals and groups especially the religious groups are already in the book of history and not the subject of…

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Ekiti Assembly sets to screen Fayemi’s Commissioners

Ekiti Assembly sets to screen Fayemi’s Commissioners

By: Ade Adeleke Ekiti State Governor, Dr KAYODE Fayemi has forwarded list of fourteen commissioner- nominees to the state house of Assembly for screening and confirmation. The Speaker of the Assembly, Mr Adeniran Alagbada, read the Governor’s letter at plenary in Ado Ekiti. The commissioner nominees include Dr Adio Afolayan, Dr Moji Yaya Kolade, Mrs Moji Fafure, Mr Emmanuel Foluso Daramola, Mr Folorunso Olabode, Mr. Bamidele Faparusi and Mr Gbenga Agbeyo. Others are Mr Olusoga…

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Student’s Death: Mysterious Mango Tree cut off at Akure School

Student’s Death: Mysterious Mango Tree cut off at Akure School

By: Ade Adeleke The mysterious mango tree where the Senior Prefect of Ijo Mimo High School, Akure, Temitayo Oluwole, fell and died when he was plucking mango has been brought down on Monday. The tree was cut off by the officials of the State government and the School’s authorities when it was reported in the media that three other students had lost their lives in the past in the same circumstance. The mango tree was…

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Disqualification: Adeleke faults judgment, heads to Appeal Court

Disqualification: Adeleke faults judgment, heads to Appeal Court

By: Ade Adeleke …….Court Nullifies Adeleke’s Nomination for Osun Guber Polls over Certificate Forgery Justice Oathman Musa of an Abuja High Court sitting in Bwari Area Council of Abuja on Tuesday Nullified the nomination of Senator Ademola Adeleke as candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the September 2018 Governorship Election in Osun State. Adeleke, who represents Osun West Senatorial District at the National Assembly was the PDP’s candidate in the 2018 governorship election…

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Akeredolu Parleys Araromi-Obu Community, Pledges Industrial Growth

Akeredolu Parleys Araromi-Obu Community, Pledges Industrial Growth

By: Ade Adeleke Ondo State governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has urged the people of the state and beyond to take time to visit the Ondo – Linyi Industrial hub located within the premise of the Ore Industrial park to appreciate the industrial breakthrough that has been recorded so far. Governor Akeredolu said the state is surely on the pathway to great industrial growth which will turn the economic of the state around for the…

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No Government or Leader can succeed without Media’s support – Ondo APC Chairman

No Government or Leader can succeed without Media’s support – Ondo APC Chairman

By: Ade Adegbite ……Seeks adequate publication of Akeredolu’s laudable projects. The Ondo state Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Engr Ade Adetimehin has declared that impacts of any government can not be felt by the masses without the full support of the media and journalists. This is just as he solicited the support of the media in publicizing various people’s oriented projects of the present administration of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu. Adetimehin stated this at…

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Student’s Death in Akure: Police interrogate School Principal, to declare female Teacher wanted

Student’s Death in Akure: Police interrogate School Principal, to declare female Teacher wanted

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo State police command on Monday said the whereabouts of Mrs. Kura, a female teacher, who allegedly sent the Senior Prefect of Ijo Mimo High School, Akure, Ondo State, late Temitayo Oluwole, to pluck mango for her, resulting in his death, is still unknown. Oluwole fell from the mango tree located on the premises of the school on Saturday. The teacher, identified simply as Mrs. Kura, is said to be on…

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Ondo Govt disburses #51million to 123 fire, flood Victims

Ondo Govt disburses #51million to 123 fire, flood Victims

By: Ade Adeleke …. Akeredolu hailed for the gesture Tear of joy flowed on the faces of 123 devastated victims of the last year fire and flood disasters in Akure, the state capital as Ondo State Government disbursed the sum of fifty one million naira(N51m) to them to lessen their burdens. The beneficiaries were those who lost their valuable goods to fire outbreak at Erekasan Market and Oyarugbulem junction along Akure-Ilesha expressway. Flood victims caused…

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Ondo APC Chairman Hosts NUJ ‘Get-together’ Today At Press Centre

Ondo APC Chairman Hosts NUJ ‘Get-together’ Today At Press Centre

By: Ade Adeleke The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Ondo State Council will today (1st April, 2019) organise a “Get-Together” for its members. The event that will be hosted by the State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Engineer Ade Adetimehin as a friend of the Union is part of activities to celebrate the victory of the Adetona Aderoboye’s led new Executives. This is contained in a Statement issued by the General Secretary of…

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League Match: Sunshine Stars Survive Kwara United’s Onslaught

League Match: Sunshine Stars Survive Kwara United’s Onslaught

By: Ade Adeleke Sunshine Stars Football Club of Akure yesterday saw off visiting Kwara United FC of Ilorin in a Match Day 13 fixture which ended 1-0 after three players were sent off in Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) The match played at the Ondo State Sports Complex in Akure was goalless after the first 45 minutes of the encounter, with Sunshine Stars dominating proceedings. But, two minutes into the second half, Andrew Ikefe of…

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