Ondo Govt didn’t Order Release of ‘imprisoned’ Monarch —AG

Ondo Govt didn’t Order Release of ‘imprisoned’ Monarch —AG

By: Ade Adeleke Ondo State government today has described as falsehood the report that it has ordered the unconditional release of the embattled traditional ruler of Ayetoro community in Ilaje Local Government of Ondo state, Olorunmbe Ojagbohunmi, from prison custody. The State government also said that as not only false and mischievous the purported release of the monarch who had been classified as an impostor, but targeted to portray the government as enemy of rule…

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NUJ Chairman Becomes Commissioner

NUJ Chairman Becomes Commissioner

By: Ade Adeleke It’s a day of joy on Monday as the Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Nasarawa State Council, Comrade Dogo Shammah, Commissioner Nominee was finally screened by the State House Assembly yesterday. He is now awaiting the swearing-in. The exercise was a huge success. Only one question and was asked to bow and go. “Dogo Shammah, the household name in Nasarawa State” said the Rt. Hon. Speaker. The state governor…

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Pandemonium in Ondo Community as NURTW, RTEAN Members Clash

Pandemonium in Ondo Community as NURTW, RTEAN Members Clash

By: Oluwatosin Adesola There was a pandemonium yesterday in Ore, Odigbo local government area of Ondo state for several hours following a violence that broke out between members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) and their counterpart fron the Road Transport Employer Association of Nigeria (RTEAN). SUNSHINETRUTH learnt that many people sustained injuries, vehicles and other properties worth millions of naira were vandalised while business activities paralysed for hours during the bloody…

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Canteen, Guest House at Ondo NUJ Press Centre get Face-lift

Canteen, Guest House at Ondo NUJ Press Centre get Face-lift

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Canteen and Guest House (Chalet) inside the Press Centre of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Ondo State council are wearing a new look. The Press Centre is located at Pen Crescent, Alagbaka, behind Adegbemile Cultural Centre, Alagbaka Akure. The canteen which is being operated by FOOD CHIN also provides door to door delivery Pix: new look of the Canteen in & outside. Foods such as Ofada, Amala, jollof rice, Fried…

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Akeredolu deserves Best Governor’s Award —APC

Akeredolu deserves Best Governor’s Award —APC

By: Ade Adeleke The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State on Sunday congratulated Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, for bagging the African Governor for Innovative Leadership Award, adding that it was a well-deserved award. The Party views the award as an affirmation of the Governor’s crave for industrial and infrastructural development, with unfathomable knack for quality. In a Statement signed by the party’s Publicity Secretary, Mr Alex Kalejaye, APC called for more support for the administration…

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Ondo Speaker gets New Job, warns Couples

Ondo Speaker gets New Job, warns Couples

By: Ade Adeleke The Speaker Ondo State House of Assembly Rt. Honourable David Bamidele Oleyelogun on Sunday intensified the job of God as a prophet, thereby taking to the pulpit. “If the family is stable the larger society will be better for it.” These were the words of the Speaker Ondo State House of Assembly Rt. Honourable Prophet David Bamidele Oleyelogun at the couple’s day organized for couples at SOWCEM, Oda town, in Akure South…

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Uproar as APC Youths battle Akeredolu’s Aide over Okada Ticketing

Uproar as APC Youths battle Akeredolu’s Aide over Okada Ticketing

By: SUNSHINETRUTH There was tension in Ondo town at the weekend following a face-off between members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and youths in Ondo West Local Government Area of Ondo State, over who should be in charge of issuance of tickets to commercial motorcyclists (okada riders) in the town. The Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on Special Duties, Dr. Doyin Odebowale, had earlier removed one Mr. Banjo David as…

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ill-Health: Akeredolu makes Surprise Appearance, bags Best Governor’s Award

ill-Health: Akeredolu makes Surprise Appearance, bags Best Governor’s Award

By: Oluwatosin Adesola After days of rumour about his alleged ill-health or allegedly eating poisoned food, the Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, on Saturday appeared in the public in Abuja to receive a award presented to him. Some people on social media and groups including the major opposition, PDP had questioned the state government’s officials over the whereabouts of the governor for over two weeks; a situation that fuelled rumour of the governor’s ill-health….

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Akoko Sons, Daughters hold Thanksgiving/Reception for Reps Member, Tunji-Ojo

Akoko Sons, Daughters hold Thanksgiving/Reception for Reps Member, Tunji-Ojo

By: SUNSHINETRUTH Prominent sons and daughters of Akoko especially from Akoko Northeast/Northwest Federal Constituency of Ondo state have concluded arrangements to host a grand reception and Thanksgiving service in honour of their illustrious lawmaker representing the constituency at the National Assembly, Hon Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo. The lwamaker who is popularly known as BTO by his admirers, is the also the Chairman, House committee on Niger Delta affairs. According to the organisers of the event, the two-day…

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Why People should Stop Blaming ‘Juju Attack’ for Breast Cancer —Mrs Akeredolu

Why People should Stop Blaming ‘Juju Attack’ for Breast Cancer —Mrs Akeredolu

By: Ade Adeleke The wife of Ondo State Governor, Mrs Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, at the weekend warned Nigerians to stop blaming witches and ‘juju’ attacks on women suffering from breast cancer, noting that it is high time women go for regular medical checkup to tackle cancerous symptoms in their breasts. Mrs. Akeredolu stated this while speaking newsmen shortly after the 2019 JOG4 LIFE TRAIN held on Saturday from NEPA market through Arakale and stopped at the…

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