Three bag death sentence over Reverend Sisters in Ondo

Three bag death sentence over Reverend Sisters in Ondo

A three man gang of kidnappers that orchestrated the kidnapping of two Reverend sisters at Onipetesi along Ore-Lagos expressway and collected a ransom of N1 million before their release are to face the hangman’s noose. This verdict followed their conviction by a high court judge, Justice Ademola Adegoroye. The Hope newspaper reports that Initially, a couple and five others were arraigned before the court namely Reuben Akinbehinje (a.k.a Chairman), Saheed Oyewo (a.k.a Olaoluwa), Seun Lajuwomi…

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Just In: One of Ikare-Akoko Oldest Men passes on

Just In: One of Ikare-Akoko Oldest Men passes on

One of the oldest men in Ikare Akoko, Ondo State, Pa Abudu Ejah has passed on in the early hours of today at his residence in the town. Pa Ejah, a devout muslim, a frontline community leader died at the ripe age of 110years and was the opon of Okorun quarters in ikare. “Opon” is the title for oldest men in Akoko area. He retired as a bursar having worked at Ireakari grammar school Idoani,…

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Believers troop to Ondo Community over Strange signs on Rock

Believers troop to Ondo Community over Strange signs on Rock

For the past three days, Ikare Akoko the headquarters of Akoko north East local government area of ondo state is now a choice destination for Muslims and non Muslims alike as it has been turned to a spiritual tourist centre like Mecca; SUNSHINETRUTH can report. Our correspondent who visited the saw hundreds of people across the state including Muslims, non-Muslims and in particular some Hausas trooping to have a glance on an arabic inscriptions on…

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ZLP depletes in Agboola’s LGA, as party’s leaders, ex-militants join Aketi’s camp

ZLP depletes in Agboola’s LGA, as party’s leaders, ex-militants join Aketi’s camp

Less than 48hours to Ondo state governorship election, the camp of the Zenith Labour Party ZLP in Ondo state has been depleted as the party chairman in ESE ODO local government Hon. Iyosan Bamidele and others defected to the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC in the state. The Chairman of Ese Odo local government Mrs Folawe Sipasi led the defectors to meet with the convener of IBI GIGA AMBASSADORS CHIEF Alex Ajipe in Akure on…

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Missing Boy: Drama as Prophet Sotitobire begins long journey to prison

Missing Boy: Drama as Prophet Sotitobire begins long journey to prison

By: Oluwatosin Adesola It was like a drama and movie for a popular Akure Prophet Alfa Babatunde of Sotitobire miracle centre, Akure whose his long journey to life imprisonment started almost one year ago. Following 11 months of legal tussle over the mysterious disappearance of a 13-month-old boy, Gold Kolawole from Sotitobire Praising Chapel in Akure, the Ondo State capital, the founder of the church, Prophet Babatunde Alfa was today sentenced to life imprisonment. His…

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Breaking: Prophet Sotitobire, church members bagged life jail over Missing Boy

Breaking: Prophet Sotitobire, church members bagged life jail over Missing Boy

Justice Olusegun Odusola of the Ondo state High Court in Akure has sentenced the Founder of Sotitobire Praising Chapel, Prophet Babatunde Alfa and 5 others to life imprisonment over the disappearance of one year old gold kolawole in the church last year. Justice Odusola convicted the defendants having found them guilty of the two count charge of kidnapping and aiding and abetting to kidnap based on the circumstancial evidence presented by the prosecution. He also…

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Missing Boy: What may happen to Prophet Sotitobire at Ondo court —lawyers

Missing Boy: What may happen to Prophet Sotitobire at Ondo court —lawyers

The Ondo State High Court Sitting in Akure the State capital yesterday reserved judgement in the trial of the founder of Sotitobire Praising Chapel, Akure, Prophet Babatunde Alfa and six others over the disappearance of one year old Gold Kolawole in the church last year. The Presiding Judge, Justice Olusegun Odusola gave the ruling after parties in the case adopted their written addresses as their final argument in the case. SUNSHINETRUTH reported that about 30…

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Missing Boy: Ondo Court postpones Prophet Sotitobire’s trial

Missing Boy: Ondo Court postpones Prophet Sotitobire’s trial

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Adoption of final written addresses by Counsels in ongoing trial of the founder of sotitobire Miracle centre, Akure Prophet Babatunde Alfa and six other church members slated for today (monday) at the ondo state high court has been postponed till Thursday this week. The prophet and others are standing trial for the alleged missing of a boy, Gold Kolawole who disappeared at the church in November, 2019. Justice Olusegun Odusola gave the…

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Sotitobire: Agony as missing child clocks 2yr-old today

Sotitobire: Agony as missing child clocks 2yr-old today

With agony and pains, Mrs. Modupe Kolawole, the mother of Gold Kolawole, a boy who got missing at Sotitobire Miracle centre, Akure, has disclosed that her missing son clocks two year-old today. A prophet at the Sotitobire Miracle Centre, in Akure, Alfa Babatunde, and some members of the church are currently facing trial at an Ondo state High Court in Akure over the incident that occurred on 10 November, last year. The mother disclosed to…

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Tension as traditionalists machete chief Imam’s wife, nursing mother to death

Tension as traditionalists machete chief Imam’s wife, nursing mother to death

There is currently panic and apprehension in the agrarian town of Kogi state, after the wife of the Chief Imam of Ayere community in Ijumu local government area of the state, Mrs Yemisi Baderu, was murdered by suspected traditionalists in the area, SUNSHINETRUTH has learnt. The Precision NG reports that the woman was murdered at her house in the presence of her husband and grown up children while her five month-old baby laid beside her…

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Miracle! How I was healed of HIV/AIDS at Akure Church —Housewife

Miracle! How I was healed of HIV/AIDS at Akure Church —Housewife

By: Ade Adeleke …..as Ondo Monarch gives testimony on how he survived COVID-19. It was a big miraculous day for worshippers at Promiseland Prophetic Ministries, Akure, the Ondo state capital today when testimonies were being delivered during the church’s monthly Babalola Olomiye programme. Among numerous worshippers who gave testimonies during the church special Thanksgiving service, a monarch, Oba Festus Olumoyegun who said he was tested positive for coronavirus pandemic and one housewife, Mrs Nifemi Adepoyigi…

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Eld-el-kabir: Pray for peaceful Ondo Guber polls —Reps member, Akinjo begs muslims

Eld-el-kabir: Pray for peaceful Ondo Guber polls —Reps member, Akinjo begs muslims

The lawmaker representing Ilaje/Ese-odo Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Kolade Akinjo has felicitated and congratulated Muslim faithful in his constituency and ondo state at large, on the occasion of this year’s Eid-El-Kabir. In a Sallah message, Hon Akinjo urged them to leverage on the season to rededicate themselves to the teachings of Allah (SAW) and also pray for sustainable peace in Nigeria and most importantly our dear Sunshine State, even as the…

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Mimiko, Akure Monarch urge Muslims to pray against COVID-19

Mimiko, Akure Monarch urge Muslims to pray against COVID-19

EID-EL-KABIR: MIMIKO REJOICES WITH MUSLIMS, CHARGES ALL TO LIVE IN PEACE Immediate past Governor of Ondo state, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, has congratulated Muslims in Ondo state and across Nigeria as they celebrate this year’s Eid-el-Kabir. Mimiko, in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, John Paul Akinduro, condemned in strong terms, the killings in Kaduna state and other parts of the country as he called on “Nigerians of all faith to…

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Eld-el-Kabir: Ondo ADC Guber candidate Adelegan greets muslims

Eld-el-Kabir: Ondo ADC Guber candidate Adelegan greets muslims

The Governorship Candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC), in the October 10, 2020 Ondo State gubernatorial election, Prince Dapo Adelegan has congratulated the Muslim Ummah in the the state and Diaspora on the occasion of the Eid-el-Kabir celebration. Prince Adelegan, whose congratulatory message was contained in a statement issued by him, advised Muslims to be moderate in their celebrations, while imbibing the spirit of love, obedience to God and sacrifice bequeathed to the world…

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Eld-el-Kabir: Akeredolu, Deputy, Jegede send messages on Ondo Guber polls

Eld-el-Kabir: Akeredolu, Deputy, Jegede send messages on Ondo Guber polls

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo state governor, Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN, has greeted muslims in the state as they join other Islamic believers across the globe to celebrate Eid el-Kabir which is regarded as the holiest festival in their calendar. In a sallah message signed by Ojo Oyewamide, his Senior Special Assistant (Media and Publicity), the Governor charged the Muslim faithful to see the essence of the festival as beyond merrymaking, enjoining them to imbibe…

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Igbara-Oke Monarch to Muslims: Learn from essence of Eld-el-Kabir

Igbara-Oke Monarch to Muslims: Learn from essence of Eld-el-Kabir

The Olowa and Paramount Ruler of Igbara-Oke kingdom, His Royal Majesty, Oba Dr. Francis Adefarakanmi Agbede, has felicitated and congratulated Muslims as they celebrate this year’s Eid-El-Kabir. In a sallah message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Ayodeji Owolabi, the monarch urged them to use the significance of the season to pray for the continued peace of the Sunshine State and the country, Nigeria. “Oba Agbede also reiterates the need for the Muslims faithful to…

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Eld-el-Kabir: Let’s celebrate peacefully in Idanre/Ifedore —Reps member, Small Alhaji

Eld-el-Kabir: Let’s celebrate peacefully in Idanre/Ifedore —Reps member, Small Alhaji

By: Adesoji Adetona The lawmaker, Hon. Tajudeen Adefisoye who is representing Idanre/Ifedore Federal Constituency of Ondo State has charged Muslim ummah in his constituency and Ondo State at large to embrace peace in the spirit of Eid-el-kabir celebration. The Deputy Chairman of House Committee on Army urged Muslims is his constituency to dwell on the essence of peace which makes Islam a religion of peace. The fondly called Small Alhaji, added that peace actually originated…

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Eld-el-Kabir celebration: Ondo APC felicitates Muslims

Eld-el-Kabir celebration: Ondo APC felicitates Muslims

The All Progressives Congress, Ondo State Chapter, the state Chairman Engr. Ade Adetimehin and other members of the party have felicitated Muslim brothers and sisters in the State in celebrating Eld-el-Kabir. In a statement signed by Steve Otaloro, Director, Media & Publicity, the Ondo APC said “Alhamdulillahi. Another Eid-l Kabir is here and as Muslims across the world celebrate the end of Sawm which is the practice of fasting during the holy month of Ramadan,…

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Eld-el-Kabir: Ondo Govt overrules Imams, bans Muslims from Eid prayer

Eld-el-Kabir: Ondo Govt overrules Imams, bans Muslims from Eid prayer

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Ondo state government has overruled directive by imams in the state, as it banned Muslims from gathering for congregational eid prayer during Friday’s Eld-el-Kabir celebration. The government said it was in line with the rules guiding religious gathering with respect to the prevention of COVID-19 which is still in force. The League of Imams and Alfas Ondo State had on Tuesday directed all Chief Imams in all the communities in Ondo…

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Sallah: Ondo Muslims get approval to use Eid grounds amidst COVID-19

Sallah: Ondo Muslims get approval to use Eid grounds amidst COVID-19

The League of Imams and Alfas Ondo State has directed all Chief Imams in all the communities in Ondo State to observe this year’s Eid-el-Kabir Congregational in their respective Eid praying grounds in their towns and villages amidst ravaging coronavirus pandemic. In a statement, the Chairman of the League and Chief Imam of Owo, Alhaji Ahmed Aladesawe however urged faithful to observe the Eid prayers with all the precautions against COVID-19. The Chief Imam noted…

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