Ondo Varsity announces new resumption date with conditions

Ondo Varsity announces new resumption date with conditions

ADEKUNLE AJASIN UNIVERSITY, AKUNGBA-AKOKO, ONDO STATE, NIGERIA. CIRCULAR TO ALL STUDENTS: STUDENTS RESUMPTION FOR THE CONTINUATION OF THE FIRST SEMESTER 2019/2020 ACADEMIC SESSION Senate at its Emergency Meeting held on Tuesday 12th January, 2021 discussed the Students resumption for the continuation of the First Semester of the 2019/2020 Academic Session. Senate in the course of deliberation observed: That the Examination for the First Semester of the 2019/2020 Academic Session ought to have commenced on the…

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Why my this year’s birthday is special —Ondo DGov elect Aiyedatiwa

Why my this year’s birthday is special —Ondo DGov elect Aiyedatiwa

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo state deputy governor-elect, Hon Lucky Aiyedatiwa who celebrates his birthday today, has described this year’s celebration as special. Aiyedatiwa in his Facebook post and copied by SUNSHINETRUTH, said, “It’s another year to thank God for His faithfulness! “His Mercy, Grace & Help has brought me thus far. Yes, I have been a beneficiary of God’s kindness. “It has not been by my power or might- No, I have none! “It’s…

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Breaking: Father lands in Prisons for impregnating daughter in Ondo

Breaking: Father lands in Prisons for impregnating daughter in Ondo

A Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ore, Ondo State today remanded 36-year-old Peter Moses in Correctional Centre (formerly Nigerian Prisons) for allegedly raping and impregnating his biological daughter. The accused person, Moses was said to have committed the offence on the between November, 2020 and January 2021 at Asewele Korede camp via Ore in Odigbo Local Government Area of the state. The charge sheet reads, “That you Peter Moses, on the between November, 2020 and…

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Jegede is a busybody —INEC insists, as Ondo Tribunal admits his evidence

Jegede is a busybody —INEC insists, as Ondo Tribunal admits his evidence

The Ondo state Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal on the October 10, 2020 election today resumed its sitting in Akure, as the candidate of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Eyitayo Jegede gave evidence on oath. Jegede told the tribunal that the candidate of All Progressives Congress(APC), Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu was not validly nominated by his party. His prayer was that the Governor of Yobe State, who is the national Caretaker chairman of APC, Mai Balla Buni,…

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COVID-19 spike: NCDC raises alarm over looming crisis at hospitals, as 46 fresh cases hit Ondo

COVID-19 spike: NCDC raises alarm over looming crisis at hospitals, as 46 fresh cases hit Ondo

THE SECOND WAVE OF CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC IN NIGERIA HAS CONTINUED TO SPIKE AT A DISTURBING RATE ON JANUARY 12, WITH ONE THOUSAND, TWO HUNDRED AND FORTY FOUR NEW CASES RECORDED IN THE LAST 24HOURS IN THE COUNTRY. ONDO STATE RECORDED 46 FRESH CASES, AN ALARMING FIGURE THAT WILL GIVE BOTH GOVERNMENT AND RESIDENTS SERIOUS CONCERN. ACCORDING TO THE DAILY UPDATE ON THE VERIFIED TWITTER HANDLE OF THE NIGERIA CENTRE FOR DISEASE CONTROL, NCDC, Lagos-774, FCT-125,…

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COVID-19: We may change Jan 18 school resumption date —FG

COVID-19: We may change Jan 18 school resumption date —FG

The Federal Government today said it would review the January 18 earlier date fixed for resumption of schools across Nigeria. It attributed the decision to the second wave of COVID-19 currently ravaging the country. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, disclosed this while answering questions during a press briefing by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja. The minister said, “On the January 18 resumption date, we are reviewing it. We are going to…

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COVID-19: FUTA releases resumption date

COVID-19: FUTA releases resumption date

FUTA RESUMES ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES ON MONDAY, JANUARY 18, 2021 The Senate of the Federal University of Technology Akure, at its meeting of Friday, January 8,2021, has given approval for the resumption of academic activities from Monday January 18, 2021. By this notice ,students are expected back on campus on Monday January 18,2021. Students should not return to campus, under any guise, before the date of resumption. And in view of the current Covid-19 pandemic all…

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How motorcycle was used to kidnap us on Akure-Owo road —Couple

How motorcycle was used to kidnap us on Akure-Owo road —Couple

The couple, Mr and Mrs Gbenga Ibikunle who were recently kidnapped along Uso – Owo road have described as untrue the claims by the police and Amotekun corps in Ondo state that they secured their release from their abductors. The couple were kidnapped by some suspected gunmen along Akure-Owo Expressway at Uso community while travelling with their children from Ebonyi State to Akure last Tuesday. It was learnt that the kidnappers dragged the victims into…

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Ondo PDP crisis takes new twist, as leaders back PDP lawmaker, Elegbeleye

Ondo PDP crisis takes new twist, as leaders back PDP lawmaker, Elegbeleye

The crisis rocking the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State has taken a new twist at the weekend as some leaders of the party dissociated themselves from the suspension of members of the party. The party had suspended some members of the party including the Minority Leader of the House of Assembly, Hon. Rasheed Elegbeleye for alleged anti-party activities. The grouse of the party who suspended Elegbeleye, Ayo Fadaka and others was the visit…

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How Security agencies can end Insecurity —Akeredolu

How Security agencies can end Insecurity  —Akeredolu

Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu,SAN, has made case for modern equipment for the Nigerian Military to help in their fight against insurgents and other criminalities in the country. Arakunrin Akeredolu also called for multi-level policing system as the best way to secure the country, adding that the issue of state police has become more necessary than ever He lauded the Nigerian Military counter-terrorism efforts aimed at ridding the country and the state of criminal…

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Breaking: Ekiti Pastor kidnapped in Ondo, regains freedom

Breaking: Ekiti Pastor kidnapped in Ondo, regains freedom

The abducted man a Pastor who was kidnapped along Ise-Isua road in Akoko north East local government area of Ondo state whose driver was killed by the gunmen three days ago, has been released. SUNSHINETRUTH gathered that he was dropped in Ikakumo area of Akoko Edo local government of Edo state before taken to Ikare Akoko by police and receiving medical treatment in an undisclosed hospital in Ikare Akoko. According to the police area commander…

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Kidnapping: Fulani herdsmen have taken over Ondo, Akeredolu told

Kidnapping: Fulani herdsmen have taken over Ondo, Akeredolu told

The Senior Pastor of Awaiting The Second Coming of Christ Ministry, Adewale Giwa has charged Governor Rotimi Akeredolu to wake up to his responsibilities. In a statement on Saturday and a copy obtained by SUNSHINETRUTH, Giwa warned of escalating activities of violent Fulani herdsmen. The cleric expressed disappointment over Akeredolu administration’s approval of grazing in the state. “I am calling on Governor Rotimi Akeredolu to put an end to grazing and rearing of cattle on…

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COVID-19 cases spike in Ondo, as Eight persons die in one day

COVID-19 cases spike in Ondo, as Eight persons die in one day

Ondo State has recorded fifty-five new cases of coronavirus in the last twenty four hours while eight deaths have been recorded in the country in the last one day. This formed part of the one thousand five hundred and eighty five fresh cases recorded in twenty six states of the federation yesterday. The National Centre For Diseasr Control, NCDC Confirmed this in its daily Covid-19 update. The breakdown is seen below. Lagos-573 FCT-182 Plateau-162 Gombe-81…

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Operation Clean up Ondo State kicks off in Akure

Operation Clean up Ondo State kicks off in Akure

As part of efforts at changing recent narrative of dirt littering the streets of Akure, the Ondo State Capital as well as some other parts of the state, ZL Global Alliance in collaboration with the New government Committee on Waste management has commenced a 3-day mop up operation in Àkúré. The operation which commenced on Friday night saw the removal of dirts from roadsides and other spots hitherto filled with dirt and wastes. Akure, the…

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Paternity Scandal: Moyo Thomas breaks silence, speaks on late hubby, FCMB MD

Paternity Scandal: Moyo Thomas breaks silence, speaks on late hubby, FCMB MD

Mrs Moyo Thomas, the lady at the centre of the infidelity and paternity allegation against Adam Nuru, the Managing Director of First City Monument Bank, FCMB, who is now on leave, yesterday broke her silence, saying on no occasion did she tell her deceased husband, Tunde that he was not the father of her two children. The scandal blew open when a group of people, who identified themselves as friends of the deceased alleged that…

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PDP, Reps members Omolafe Expensive, Gboluga extol ex-Ondo DGov, Oluwateru @74, Obanla @55

PDP, Reps members Omolafe Expensive, Gboluga extol ex-Ondo DGov, Oluwateru @74, Obanla @55

Ondo PDP Celebrates Bode Obanla @55 On behalf of myself and the entire State Executive Committee of our great party, PDP, we celebrate a man of prepossessing appearance and cheerful disposition, Hon. Bode Obanla at 55. Bode, you deserve our honour in that when the party seemed to be at its dull moment, you set a machinery in motion which culminated in the formation of a viable, virile and vibrant support group that embarked on…

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Breaking: Ondo Govt bans Road side Trading

Breaking: Ondo Govt bans Road side Trading

PRESS STATEMENT BAN ON TRADING ACTIVITIES ALONG VEHICULAR ROADS, PEDESTRIAN PATHS AND WALKWAYS OF MAJOR MARKET CORRIDORS IN AKURE Following the setting up of the Committee on Waste Management, and in its bid to instill sanity, especially in Akure the State capital, the Ondo State Government has placed total ban on trading along the vehicular traffic lanes, pedestrian paths and walkways on major market corridors. The ban also includes artisans such as vulkanizers whose activities…

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How Gunmen abducted traveller, killed another in Ondo —Police

How Gunmen abducted traveller, killed another in Ondo —Police

Gunmen have reportedly abducted an unidentified traveller and killed his driver along lse/lsua Akoko Road in Ondo state. The Police Area Commander for lkare-Akoko area command, Razak Rauf confirmed this to newsmen yesterday night in an interview. Rauf said that the body of the late driver had been recovered and deposited at the mortuary of the state specialist hospital in Ikare. He assured that the police would soon arrest the abductors and rescue the kidnapped…

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Akeredolu moves to arrest littering of Akure streets with waste

Akeredolu moves to arrest littering of Akure streets with waste

PRESS STATEMENT AKEREDOLU CONSTITUTES COMMITTEE TO TACKLE WASTE, RELATED MATTERS The Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu,SAN, has approved the constitution of a 7-man Committee to tackle waste management and other related matters. The committee is chaired by Mr. Kehinde Badejo while Mr. Fola Omowole will serve as the the Secretary. Other members of the committee include the following: Representative of Ministry of Health Representative of Ministry of Justice Representative of ZL Global Alliance Ltd…

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Ojogo, PS, Ondo NUJ laud Owanikin as he bows of service

Ojogo, PS, Ondo NUJ laud Owanikin as he bows of service

OJOGO DESCRIBES OWANIKIN AS HARDWORKING OFFICER, AS HE BOWS OUT OF SERVICE Ondo State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr. Donald Ojogo has described the retired Director of Public and Media Relations in the Ministry, Mr. Akinfolayan Owanikin as unique, diligent and outstanding journalist whose positive impacts can never be forgotten in the Ministry. The Information Commissioner and Owanikin at a Pen Down Ceremony organised by the Ministry to honour the former Chairman of Nigeria…

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