How Edo Assembly elected new Speaker amidst tension, as Obaseki cries foul

How Edo Assembly elected new Speaker amidst tension, as Obaseki cries foul

There is political tension as 17 out of 24 members of Edo State House of Assembly today said they have impeached the Speaker, Mr. Francis Okiye. They also claimed to have impeached the newly inaugurated deputy Speaker, Roland Asoro. The 17 lawmakers comprise 14 members whose seats were declared vacant, and an additional three members of the Assembly. The14 lawmakers were sworn in at a private location, after which they teamed up with three others…

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Unpaid Salary: Ondo Govt has turned us to beggars —protesting Nurses

Unpaid Salary: Ondo Govt has turned us to beggars —protesting Nurses

All recently employed nurses at the University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital, Ondo have have staged a peaceful protest and issued a one -week ultimatum to the state government to pay their outstanding five months salaries. The nurses who protested at the Akure complex of the hospital, said government has refused to meet their demands despite several meetings. Armed with placards with different inscriptions,, the aggrieved nurses said the would embark on an indefinite strike…

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Ondo Govt disowns viral video alleging Akeredolu of stealing scrap metals

Ondo Govt disowns viral video alleging Akeredolu of stealing scrap metals

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo state government has dismissed and disowned a video that gone viral on social media where Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu was alleged of stealing and illegally selling the state water corporation’s property. Briefing newsmen in Akure, the state Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Donald Ojogo explained that selling of obsolete and scrap metals of some government’s agencies were being done with due process. The Commissioner said some political mischief makers were fabricating…

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Southwest Pensioners threaten Protest against Sanwoolu, laud Akeredolu

Southwest Pensioners threaten Protest against Sanwoolu, laud Akeredolu

By: Ade Adeleke Retirees in the six southwest states under the umbrella the Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) have issued 21days ultimatum to Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwoolu to settle all outstanding entitlements of pensioners in the state or face mass protests of members. The NUP leaders who commended Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu for approving 33% pension increase recently, pleaded with him to device means of offsetting accumulated gratuities of pensioners in Ondo state. The Union…

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Just In: We’ll not shift Ondo Guber Primaries —PDP

Just In: We’ll not shift Ondo Guber Primaries —PDP

The PDP LGA Congresses Electoral Committee led Senator Ike Ekweremadu has declared that the dispute over the list of ward delegates for the July 22 Ondo state governorship primaries of the party has been resolved. The former Deputy Senate President also announced that the party would still conduct it primaries in the state as scheduled since the issue of ‘doctored’ delegates list had been amicably resolved by stakeholders. The Enugu Senator told newsmen in Akure,…

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Impeachment: No escape route for you —APC tells Ondo Dep Gov

Impeachment: No escape route for you —APC tells Ondo Dep Gov

….as party expels lawmaker. There is no end to the crisis confronting some political gladiators in the Ondo state ahead of the 2020 governorship election as Leaders of the APC in Ese Odo Local Government Area have insisted that the deputy Governor of Ondo State, Hon Agboola Ajayi must resign his position since he has dumped the party for the PDP. At an enlarged party meeting which held at Igbekebo, the local Government headquarters, the…

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Looming Strike: Labour Issues receiving prompt Attention —Ondo Govt

Looming Strike: Labour Issues receiving prompt Attention —Ondo Govt

Press Statement LABOUR ISSUES RECEIVING PROMPT ATTENTION The attention of the Ondo State Government has been drawn to a widely circulated correspondence to the Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN. Among others, the letter in question made allusions to various issues in respect of industrial harmony. It is pertinent to state that the issues raised in the correspondence are not new. They are neither peculiar to Ondo State, especially during this period that has compelled…

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PDP delegates’ Bribery: Ondo Dep Governor’s Camp breaks Silence

PDP delegates’ Bribery: Ondo Dep Governor’s Camp breaks Silence

I WAS SLEEPING IN MY HOUSE DURING PHANTOM PROTEST…AJAYI, ADEMUJIMI The attention of the Deputy Governor of Ondo State, His Excellency Agboola Ajayi has been drawn to a news circulating in social media about an attempt to bribe the panel in the state for the adhoc delegates of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) This allegation coming from some PDP governorship aspirants Is not only laughable and false but an attempt to blackmail the members of…

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We’ll resolve suspension of Doctors’ Residency prog Today —Ondo Govt

We’ll resolve suspension of Doctors’ Residency prog Today —Ondo Govt

By: Ade Adeleke As controversy has continued to trail the alleged sack of some Doctors in Ondo state, the state government has dismissed a report that it has sacked some Residents doctors at the University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital (UNIMETH). SUNSHINETRUTH learnt that Residents doctors were said to have been relieved of their duties by the Hospital’s management in a letter, to announce the suspension of the institution’s residency training programme from August 1st,…

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We are working under fear, we may down tools in 48hours —Ondo Nurses

We are working under fear, we may down tools in 48hours —Ondo Nurses

By: Oluwatosin Adesola ……..Angry Nurses say they are in danger with their Family. Nurses in Ondo state are now staging a peaceful protest and down tools at the State Mother & Child Hospital, Akure following a spike in the cases of coronavirus among health workers without efforts by government to carry out contact tracing of infected persons. Similarly SUNSHINETRUTH learnt that workers at the State Neuropsychiatric hospital, Akure have stopped coming to work as a…

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