Ondo Assembly keeps mum over EFCC invitation of Speaker Oleyelogun, Clerk

Ondo Assembly keeps mum over EFCC invitation of Speaker Oleyelogun, Clerk

The leadership of the Ondo State House of Assembly, has kept mum and yet to comment over the alleged invitation of the Speaker of the, Ondo State House of Assembly, Hon. Bamidele Oleyelogun by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) over alleged financial impropriety. Some civil servants were also summoned by the commission over multimillion Naira fraud rocking the Assembly. Aside the Speaker, the antigraft agency has invited the Chairman, House Committee on Tertiary…

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Anxiety in Akure as suspected ‘Idajo boys’ attack NURTW members

Anxiety in Akure as suspected ‘Idajo boys’ attack NURTW members

There was a palpable anxiety on Sunday when some members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, in Akure, Ondo State, including Omoniyi Oni popularly known as Eniba and Wasiu Ibrahim have been attacked by suspected hoodlums. They were allegedly attacked at Owode in Akure, the state capital on Sunday at a Barbing saloon which caused apprehension among residents of the area for hours. Omoniyi Oni popularly known as Eniba, alleged that the…

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Ifedore LG Chairman’s outburst: Plot to retrench Workers —Ondo NLC

Ifedore LG Chairman’s outburst: Plot to retrench Workers —Ondo NLC

NLC REJECTS GRAND PLAN BY ALGON TO MASTERMIND RETRENCHMENT OF WORKERS The Nigeria Labour Congress, Ondo State Council received the news of the obnoxious and highly vexatious interview granted by the Hon. (Engr.) Alex Oladimeji, Executive Chairman, Ifedore Local Government on a live telecast in OSRC today 5th March, 2021. The Congress looked and saw beyond Oladimeji speaking but, a case of ‘Esau’s voice coming from the body of Jacob’. The deliberate and unprovoked outburst…

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70% Absenteeism: Ondo NULGE lambasts Ifedore LG Chairman Oladimeji

70% Absenteeism: Ondo NULGE lambasts Ifedore LG Chairman Oladimeji

By: Ade Adeleke The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees, (NULGE) has lambasted the Executive Chairman of Ifedore local government, Hon Alex Oladimeji for alleging that only 30% of council workers in the state usually come to work while the remaining 70% are absentees. In a press statement signed by Comrade Adejala Olasehlnde, Chairman, Congress of NULGE Branch Chairmen in Ondo State; Comrade Oluwatuyi Olasoji, NULGE Branch Chairman in Akure South Branch alnd Comrade Afuye…

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Ondo Govt pays Nov, Dec salaries today

Ondo Govt pays Nov, Dec salaries today

The Ondo state government has agreed with the organised labour to pay 50% balance of November 2020 and 30% out of the December 2020 salaries of workers in the state. SUNSHINETRUTH gathered that the salaries would be paid today. Below is the full details of the labour/govt agreement reached today. SALARY MATTERS AFFECTING: THE FINAL CONCLUSION. Government and Labour reconvened today 5th March, 2021 as early as 8am on the invitation of the Head of…

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Tinubu, EFCC & 2023 Presidential Race

Tinubu, EFCC & 2023 Presidential Race

TINUBU AND THE EFCC By Sir Richard Akinnola II (A seasoned Journalist) No man is above the law, including Tinubu. If there are reasons to investigate Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, it is within the purview of the EFCC to do. However, perception in most cases, is stronger than reality. Tinubu left office 14 years ago. For the EFCC to suddenly wake up now and be asking the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) for Tinubu’s asset declaration…

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Breaking: Akeredolu sacks all political appointees, makes 43 fresh appointments

Breaking: Akeredolu sacks all political appointees, makes 43 fresh appointments

PRESS STATEMENT Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN, has dissolved some political appointees with immediate effect. The affected appointees include Personal Assistants, Special Assistants and Senior Special Assistants. Governor Akeredolu thanked them for their selfless service and dedication to the service of the State. Subsequently, the Governor has approved the appointment of Bola Alabi, Esq as the new Chief of Protocol. Alabi, a Legal Practitioner, served as Deputy Chief of Protocol in the…

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Tackle kidnappers, killer herdsmen with local hunters —Akeredolu orders LG Chairmen

Tackle kidnappers, killer herdsmen with local hunters   —Akeredolu orders LG Chairmen

By: Ade Adeleke ……. Says Amotekun Is Key To Security In The State. As part of his efforts to tackle insecurity and rid the state of criminal elements including killer herdsmen and kidnappers, Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has charged the elected chairmen across the 18 local government areas of the state to set up local vigilante. The Governor urged them to engage local hunters who will work effectively with the state security…

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Ondo: NURTW members, leaders desert motor parks, storm Governor’s office, as Akeredolu clears air

Ondo: NURTW members, leaders desert motor parks, storm Governor’s office, as Akeredolu clears air

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Early morning and daylong check constituted by NURTW members which also hinders traffic flow on main roads in Akure and other parts of Ondo state was not noticed today Tuesday members and leaders of the union complied with government directive suspending their activities. SUNSHINETRUTH gathered that there is a relative calmness across the state as commercial drivers and their leadership obeyed the government’s directive. It was also learnt that Tickets therefore were…

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Kidnapper shot dead in Ondo, as Hunters rescue 7 abducted travellers

Kidnapper shot dead in Ondo, as Hunters rescue 7 abducted travellers

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Lucky ran out of kidnappers in Ondo state when members of the local vigilante group and local hunters in Akunu Akoko in the Akoko North East Local Government Area of the state, today shot dead one of them of a suspected kidnapping syndicates and rescued seven victims abducted by the gunmen. SUNSHINETRUTH learnt that kidnappers had abducted the seven travellers on Saturday while travelling to Abuja and the northern part of the…

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Fire razes Federal Health Centre in Ondo, Residents blame Govt

Fire razes Federal Health Centre in Ondo, Residents blame Govt

Fire has destroyed another Federal government’s project, the multi million naira National Primary Health Centre in Ikare Akoko the headquarters of Akoko northeast local government area of Ondo state; SUNSHINETRUTH can report. According to residents, the incident occurred through indiscriminate bush burning. They also blames the federal government for abandoning the facility which was supposed to provide health care services for them. The project as indicated on the signboard at the entrance of the building…

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Igboho’s Attempted Arrest: Afenifere blasts Buhari, DSS, Police for favouring Bandits

Igboho’s Attempted Arrest: Afenifere blasts Buhari, DSS, Police for favouring Bandits

A Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, on Friday, condemned the attempt by operatives of the Nigeria Police Force and the men of the Department of State Services to arrest Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo, better known as Sunday Igboho. In an exclusive interview with The PUNCH, Afenifere spokesman, Yinka Odumakin, said the machinery of government would not have been after Igboho were he a bandit. The PUNCH had earlier reported that pandemonium broke out on Friday…

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Just In: Tension as DSS, police attempt to arrest Igboho

Just In: Tension as DSS, police attempt to arrest Igboho

There was pandemonium along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Friday when a joint team of policemen and the Department of State Services attempted to arrest Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo, better known as Sunday Igboho. According to a video obtained by The PUNCH, Igboho, who is topless, is seen with his men daring the security operatives to “do their worst” before they drive off. According to a statement signed by a former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi…

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Drama as Sex Workers go wild at Akure market, beat up Man

Drama as Sex Workers go wild at Akure market, beat up Man

It was a situation of confusion and like a drama on Wednesday, when some angry sex workers at Oja-Oba area of Akure metropolis threw caution into the wind and beat up a client who refused to pay for service rendered. The Hope Metro gathered that the hookers descended on the man, identified as Niyi, after they have been scammed by his two friends at a motel in Akure. It was learnt that the man alongside…

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Akeredolu upgrades his Govt’s Policy Thrust

Akeredolu upgrades his Govt’s Policy Thrust

…… AKEREDOLU, DEPUTY TAKE OATH OF OFFICE. …..says Second Term Not For Relaxation. Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, and his deputy, Hon Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa have been sworn-in as Governor and Deputy Governor of the state, declaring that his administration’s policy thrust has been upgraded from JMPPR To REDEEMED. The inauguration ceremony held at the International Center For Culture and Event (DOME) has dignitaries across the county in attendance including the National Leaders…

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Three killed in renewed Oyo NURTW crisis

Three killed in renewed Oyo NURTW crisis

SEQUEL to a recent ruling by an Oyo State High Court which nullified the appointment of park managers in the state, a fresh bloody clash ensued between members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) and the Park Management System leading to the deaths of about three people. The park management system was inaugurated by Governor Seyi Makinde last year after the proscription of the activities of the NURTW. But, the court declared…

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Herbalist meets waterloo after using four children for ritual

Herbalist meets waterloo after using four children for ritual

A 28-year-old herbalist has been arrested in Bauchi State for allegedly killing four children, aged between two and four, for ritual purposes. The suspected ritualist, Rufa’i Yunusa, of Rumbu village, in the Ningi Local Government of Bauchi State, was arrested by the police on Wednesday, February 17, 2021. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Ahmed Wakil, a Superintendent of Police, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday. He said the arrest followed a complaint by…

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Ondo: Options before Miyetti Allah members as Amotekun gets stronger

Ondo: Options before Miyetti Allah members as Amotekun gets stronger

THE OPTIONS BEFORE MIYETTI ALLAH CATTLE BREEDERS ASSOCIATION, AMOTEKUN HAS COME TO STAY…. Dr. Akeredolu O.N No amount of name dropping of Gov. Akeredolu by Alhaji Saleh Alhassan, the secretary of Miyetti Allah cattle breeders association, can change the minds of the terrorised Yoruba people. INTRODUCTION The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association will not stop to amaze people with its members’ unrealistic perceptions of the directives given by the executive governor of Ondo state. Apart…

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Why Adojutelegan’s appeal failed against Akeredolu

Why Adojutelegan’s appeal failed against Akeredolu

The Court of Appeal has explained why it dismissed an appeal filed against the victory of Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, in the primary election of All Progressives Congress(APC) held on July 20, 2020 by another Aspirant, Dr Nathaniel Adojutelegan The court ruled that the appeal lack merit. SUNSHINETRUTH recalls that the suit seek to nullify the primary election that produced Akeredolu as the APC candidate in the October 10, 2020 governorship election. Justice Abang of…

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Supare/farmers feud: Boroffice reacts to Akeredolu’s directive

Supare/farmers feud: Boroffice reacts to Akeredolu’s directive

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Deputy Senate Leader, Prof. Ajayi Boroffice yesterday expressed support for the directive issued by Ondo State government ordering immediate end to all forms of hostilities between Akoko farmers and their host community, Supare in Ondo State. The senator, who represents Ondo North Senatorial District, commended Governor Rotimi Akeredolu for his timely intervention. In a press statement issued by his Media Aide, Kayode Fakuyi, the senator expressed full optimism that Governor Rotimi…

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