Money ritual: Mother of three died Mysteriously in Akure

Money ritual: Mother of three died Mysteriously in Akure

By: Ade Adeleke A Mother of three Children, simply known as Toyin, Thursday’s morning died mysteriously in Akure over alleged money ritual. Eyewitness told our reporter that two local pots and some fetish were found beside her where she died inside her room located at Tipper’s garage, Isikan area of Akure. Some spiritualists have visited the scene to revive her to no avail. Toyin, a food seller at Tipper garage area, off Ondo road in…

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I didn’t demand Monetary Help on Facebook – Kingsley Kuku

I didn’t demand Monetary Help on Facebook – Kingsley Kuku

By: Ade Adeleke “I have no social media accounts, Kingsley Kuku dissociates self from social media accounts making monetary demands from public”. That is the reaction of a former Special Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan on Niger Delta affairs, Hon Kingsley Kuku who dissociated himself from social media accounts purportedly created in his name. Kuku in a statement by his media office signed by Femi Salako on Wednesday particularly disclaimed a Facebook account in his…

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Update: Ritualists Clinically Remove two Breasts of female Trader in Ondo

Update: Ritualists Clinically Remove two Breasts of female Trader in Ondo

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Suspected Ritualists on Wednesday night kidnapped and killed a 50year-old female Palm Oil Seller, simply identified as Iya-Dunsi at a bush near her house at Arigidi-Akoko in Akoko North West local government area of Ondo state with her two breasts clinically removed by the criminals. The lifeless body of the woman was dumped at the bush which is less than 100 kilometres to her house. Residents were said to have woke to…

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Rep-Elect: Courage As An Asset Of Small Alhaji

Rep-Elect: Courage As An Asset Of Small Alhaji

By Debo Adepelumi It has often been said that it takes a great deal of courage to stand up to one’s enemies, just as much courage is also required to stand up to friends alike. No young man has been seen in recent time to have demonstrated raw courage in the face of stiff and monumental oppositions like Alhaji Tajudeen Adeyemi Adefisoye, popularly known as ‘Small Alhaji’. The young man is now the House of…

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Akeredolu in Dubai to woo Investors, Showcase Ondo State Potentials

Akeredolu in Dubai to woo Investors, Showcase Ondo State Potentials

By: Ade Adeleke Ondo State governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, on Tuesday and Wednesday joined other investment driven world leaders in Dubai, United Arab Emirates for the 9th Annual Investment Meeting (AIM). The Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) is the World’s Leading Platform for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). It is an initiative of the UAE Ministry of Economy, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and…

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Bank Robbery: Ondo Police summon Bank managers, arrests 5 suspects

Bank Robbery: Ondo Police summon Bank managers, arrests 5 suspects

By: Ade Adeleke Following a bloody bank armed robbery at Idoani in Ose Council area where six people lost their lives, Security has been beefed up in all the banking zones across the eighteen local government areas of Ondo state. This is just as a special meeting between security agencies and bank managers has been summoned to fashion out strategies of curbing further attacks on commercial institutions and their customers. The date of the meeting…

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Security Concern: Banks reopen for business in Akoko

Security Concern: Banks reopen for business in Akoko

By: Ade Adeleke Commercial banks today reopened for transaction after shutting down for 24hours yesterday in most parts of Akoko area of Ondo state. Following Monday’s bloody bank robbery at Idoani in Ose local government area of Ondo state, residents of Akokoland, neighbouring communities to Ose Council area were in a rude shock yesterday when commercial banks in Ikare and some other parts of the area shut down their doors to customers. Some of them…

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Ondo School of Health Tech gets 5 years Accreditation

Ondo School of Health Tech gets 5 years Accreditation

By: Ade Adeleke As a requirement for practice as Medical Laboratory Technicians, an orientation and registration ceremony was on Tuesday carried out for 110 graduands of the Ondo State College of Health Technology. During the registration and orientation ceremony for the 2017/ 2018 Medical Lab Technician graduands, the state Commissioner for Health, Dr Wahab Adegbenro congratulated the graduands for the 100% performance in the Medical Laboratory Science Council Exams thus making them the best in…

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Unpaid Entitlements: Ex-Mimiko’s Deputy drags Akeredolu to Court

Unpaid Entitlements: Ex-Mimiko’s Deputy drags Akeredolu to Court

By: Ade Adeleke A former Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Alhaji Lasisi Oluboyo, has sued the State Government and Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu over alleged non-payment of his outstanding emoluments and monthly pension arrears. Oluboyo, through his counsel, Mr. Olu Ogidan, in the suit, asked the court to compel the government to pay his gratuities and pensions running into several millions of naira. Oluboyo, who was a deputy to ex-Governor Olusegun Mimiko from 2015 to 2017,…

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Fear of Robbery Attack: Banks refuse to Open for business in Akoko

Fear of Robbery Attack: Banks refuse to Open for business in Akoko

By: Ade Adeleke Following Monday’s bloody bank robbery at Idoani in Ose local government area of Ondo state, residents of Akokoland, neighbouring communities to Ose Council area were in a rude shock this morning when commercial banks in Ikare and some other parts of the area shut down their doors to customers. Some of them who spoke with SUNSHINE TRUTH at Ikare Akoko attributed the closure of banks to fear of armed robbery attacks. They…

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Rainstorm: Ondo Dep Gov inspects affected Akoko towns, promises Govt’s Assistance

Rainstorm: Ondo Dep Gov inspects affected Akoko towns, promises Govt’s Assistance

By: Ade Adeleke The Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Agboola Ajayi today inspected and sympatised with the people affected by the recent rainstorm, which wreaked havoc on about 500 buildings in Supare and Ikare Akoko Communities. Ajayi said he received the news of the destruction with sadness, describing it as a clear case of a natural disaster. The Deputy Governor noted that the state officials of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) are already…

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Bank Robbery: Akeredolu visits Idoani, vows to punish perpetrators

Bank Robbery: Akeredolu visits Idoani, vows to punish perpetrators

By: Ade Adeleke Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, today gave a marching order to all security agencies in the state to go after armed robbers who participated in the yesterday bloody bank robbery incident in Idoani community in Ose local government. Six lives including a policeman were reportedly lost during the attack on the only bank in the community. Already, security operative said they have arrested a suspect in connection with the…

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Ondo 2020 poll: We’re Okay with Akeredolu -APC leaders

Ondo 2020 poll: We’re Okay with Akeredolu -APC leaders

By: Ade Adeleke The battle of 2020 governorship election in Ondo state is now hot in the political circle, as some Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State have converged on the government House, Alagbaka, Akure to pass a vote of confidence on the state governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN. The Leaders unanimously on Sunday night gave Akeredolu a pass mark particularly on massive infrastructural developmental, water and sanitation, Industrialization, workers welfare…

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Radio Nigeria Remains flagship of Radio Broadcasting – Akeredolu

Radio Nigeria Remains flagship of Radio Broadcasting – Akeredolu

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state has expressed satisfaction with the sound professional conducts of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, FRCN, in the coverage of the recently concluded 2019 general election in the country. The governor stated this while declaring open the first content summit of the FRCN, Ibadan Zonal Station, holding at Elizade university, Ilara Mokin in ifedore local government area of the State. The theme of the two day…

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Five Persons, Policeman killed, one arrested in Ondo Bank Robbery

Five Persons, Policeman killed, one arrested in Ondo Bank Robbery

By: Ade Adeleke No fewer than six people including a police inspector were shot dead today in Idoani in Ose local government area of Ondo state as suspected armed robbers attacked a branch of First Bank PLC located at Isewa quarters of the town. Five people were also injured by the armed bandit while one person was arrested by soldiers. An eye witness report that the robbers stormed the area around 2 pm in d…

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Akeredolu, wife, Adetimehin, others Shake Lagos for Agagu son’s wedding

Akeredolu, wife, Adetimehin, others Shake Lagos for Agagu son’s wedding

By: Ade Adeleke Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, his wife, Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu , a member of the House of Representatives, Hon Mike Omogbehin; APC National Vice-chairman, South-West, Pastor Bankole Oluwajana and Ondo State Chairman of APC, Engineer Ade Adetimehin yesterday top the list of dignitaries who honoured the family of Pastor Femi Agagu, as his son got hooked to his heartthrob in a Holy Matrimony held in Lagos. Venue of the reception is…

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Ondo Govt to rebuild Akure Auto Parts Market, begins Work on Adaba FM road

Ondo Govt to rebuild Akure Auto Parts Market, begins Work on Adaba FM road

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo State government said better days ahead for traders and auto parts dealers at the popular Motor Spare Parts/ Auto Parts Moferere Market located inside Ilesha Garage in Akure. Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, paid an unscheduled visit to the traders on Friday, where he gave assurance that work would soon begin in the market. Ilesha Garage is the biggest auto parts market in Akure the capital city. However, for a very…

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Ondo State Hosts 3-day Radio Nigeria Summit

Ondo State Hosts 3-day Radio Nigeria Summit

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The content summit of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria , FRCN kicks off tomorrow at Ilara Mokin , Ondo State. The two day summit is taking place at the performing and film theatre hall , Elizade University, Ilara Mokin. Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu is expected to formally declare the summit open on Monday the 8th of April while the Commissioner for Information, Yemi Olowolabi, Ondo State NUJ Chairman, Comrade Adetona Aderoboye and…

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In One day, Rainstorms Destroy Over 545 Houses in Ondo State

In One day, Rainstorms Destroy Over 545 Houses in Ondo State

By: Oluwatosin Adesola In Ondo State, Few days after rainstorm wrecked havoc at Ugbe-Akoko, residents of Supare and Ikare Akoko are now counting their losses as a result of devastating downpours in the areas. SunshineTruth Correspondent who visited the affected towns, gathered that people were running helter skelter for their lives during the rainstorm that lasted for several hours where over 70 percentage of structures at Supare-Akoko and about one hundred buildings at Ikare were…

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New Minimum Wage: Buhari must act for implementation now – NUJ

New Minimum Wage: Buhari must act for implementation now – NUJ

By: Ade Adeleke The Nigeria Union Of Journalists (NUJ), Ondo State Council, Has called for timely and judicious use of the funds recently approved by the federal government to upgrade equipment at federal media organizations such as NAN, FRCN and NTA. The Union also advised the management of the federal media agencies to ensure that Radio Nigeria Positive 102.5 FM, Akure as well as NTA stations in Akure, Ikare-Akoko and Okitipupa benefit from the equipment…

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