Panic as Bank Robbery Scare cripples Business in Akure

Panic as Bank Robbery Scare cripples Business in Akure

By: Ade Adeleke Barely two weeks after two banks were robbed at Ile-Oluji in Ondo state, there was a rumour today in Akure, the Ondo state capital that armed robbers will attack commercial banks. SUNSHINETRUTH learnt that banks at Oja Oba, Alagbaka and Oke Aro areas of Akure hurriedly closed for business as a result of the robbery scare. As at the time of filing in this report, commercial banks are yet to reopen for…

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Ondo, Sokoto, Ogun lead in 12.13% Inflation index

Ondo, Sokoto, Ogun lead in 12.13% Inflation index

…..Minimum wage, VAT, Okada ban pressure inflation ….. As January rate rises to 12.13% …… More pressure from higher electricity tariff in April. As Nigeria’s inflationary trend records the fifth consecutive month rise in January 2020 readings released by the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, Tuesday, analysts’ reports have indicated that the sixth month straight rise would hit 12.32 percent by end of this month. This is attributed to continued border closure; implementation of N30,000…

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AAUA gets new SUG Exco, VC Prof Ige harps on Maturity

AAUA gets new SUG Exco, VC Prof Ige harps on Maturity

By: SUNSHINETRUTH The Acting Vice Chancellor of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, Prof. Olugbenga Ige has enjoined the newly-elected executives of student union in the Institution to be diligent, steadfast and firm in their dealings, and to serve as good examples to the students. Prof. Ige gave the admonition on Monday at the swearing-in ceremony of new officers for the Students Union Government (SUG)who emerged winners at the recently concluded election of the…

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Controversial Judgements: How Supreme Court can regain its Pride —Akeredolu

Controversial Judgements: How Supreme Court can regain its Pride —Akeredolu

DEEPENING OUR JURISPRUDENCE: THE TIME IS NOW The recent crisis of confidence in the judiciary has reinforced my age long conviction on the need to infuse jurists with a different bent in the apex court. This line of thought is shared by lot of my colleagues with enthusiasm and in fact has been the position of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) for a very long time. Multi-party democracy allows rigorous engagements among different political interests…

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Ondo Govt introduces ‘Digital Card’ for fetching Water

Ondo Govt introduces ‘Digital Card’ for fetching Water

By: Ade Adeleke As part of the efforts of his administration to improve on the provision of potable water and make water available for urban dwellers, the Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, yesterday inspected the newly-built Kamomi Aketi Urban Water Kiosk. The new Kamomi Aketi water Kiosk is a new technology whereby people use digital card to fetch clean and safe water. The Commissioner for Water Resources and Hygiene, Mrs Yetunde Adeyanju, described the…

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BREAKING: Shock, as Ritualists kill 70yr-old Grandma, remove Sensitive Parts of her Body in Ondo

BREAKING: Shock, as Ritualists kill 70yr-old Grandma, remove Sensitive Parts of her Body in Ondo

By: Ade Adeleke It was a shocking and mysterious incident as the people of ancient Ogbagi Akoko in Akoko northwest local government area of Ondo state woke up this morning to discover the lifeless and dismembered body of a Septuagenarian and grandmother, Madam Sidikat Jimoh. SUNSHINETRUTH learnt that the 70yr-old woman was found in her pool of blood at her residence located at Ayetoro street, Ogbagi-Akoko, in what suspected to a ritual killing. Ogbagi which…

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2020 Guber Race: How we’ll unseat Akeredolu —Boroffice

2020 Guber Race: How we’ll unseat Akeredolu —Boroffice

By: Ade Adeleke Ahead of October 10, 2020 Ondo state governorship election, the Senate Deputy Majority Leader, Prof Ajayi Boroffice, has vowed that governorship aspirants on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC), will jointly work together to present a consensus Aspirant that will the incumbent Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN) in the party’s primaries. He said all the aspirants under the umbrella of APC Unity Forum, were determined to defeat the incumbent in…

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Akeredolu sets for N400Billion Medical Investment in Ondo

Akeredolu sets for N400Billion Medical Investment in Ondo

By: Abooluwa Famakinwa ONDO STATE GOVERNMENT HANDS OVER 100 HECTARES OF LAND FOR SUNSHINE MEDICAL CITY As part of efforts to deliver on its promise to provide qualitative healthcare to residents of the state, the Ondo State government has handed over a hundred hectare of land to Medicus International for the establishment of Sunshine Medical City. Showing the Medicus team round the parcel of land located along the Akure-Owo express way, the Special Adviser to…

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Amotekun Bill: Ondo Assembly cuts short Recess

Amotekun Bill: Ondo Assembly cuts short Recess

By: Ade Adeleke Members of the Ondo State House of Assembly will on Tuesday this week cut short their recess to resume for legislative business. This is to enable them deliberate on the security bill codenamed ‘Amotekun’ towards ensuring security across the nooks and crannies of the state. The recall from the recess by the Speaker, Mr Bamidele Oleyelogun was contained in a statement made available to newsmen by the Assembly Director of Information Services,…

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Reps Member Tunji-Ojo ends 3yrs Blackout in Ondo

Reps Member Tunji-Ojo ends 3yrs  Blackout in Ondo

By: Ade Adeleke It was a moment of joy and quality representation when a Lawmaker representing Akoko Northeast/West Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, Hon Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, at the weekend fulfilled his promise of facilitating a 500KVA Transformer to Ilepa community in Ikare Akoko. The station of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) in Ikare Akoko will also benefit from the electricity project. The community has been in blackout for over three years. The lawmaker…

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