Why Akeredolu deserves reelection —Pharmacist Adekola

Why Akeredolu deserves reelection —Pharmacist Adekola

Advocating the need for the people of Ondo State to embrace peace in the conduct of the October 10 Gubernatorial election in the State, the National Chairman, Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria, Pharm. Samuel Oluwaoromipin Adekola MAW has stated that the people of Ondo State must not allow themselves to be used by unscrupulous elements which can jeopardize their safety. He explained that while it’s important that we have a free and fair election…

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Ondo Govt registers OLUBOLA ADELEYE FOUNDATION as NGO

Ondo Govt registers OLUBOLA ADELEYE FOUNDATION as NGO

The Ondo state ministry of Women affairs and Social Development has approved the registration of OLUBOLA ADELEYE FOUNDATION of ONDO STATE as Nongovernmental organization in the state. Pix: cert of registration. The Certificate of Registration dated 16th July, 2020 will boost the foundation to continue with its humanitarian services to the less privileged in the society.

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Akeredolu launches fresh attack on Mimiko, as Agboola joins ZLP today

Akeredolu launches fresh attack on Mimiko, as Agboola joins ZLP today

…As Governor Commissions New Projects in OAUTECH. ….. Akeredolu Architect of Modern Day OAUTECH, Pace Setter – VC. As the October 2020 governorship election approaches in Ondo State, Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, yesterday launched fresh attack on his immediate predecessor, Dr Olusegun Mimiko for abandoning projects initiated by another administration. Akeredolu specifically lamented the array of abandoned projects initiated by the late Olusegun Agagu by the immediate-past Olusegun Mimiko administration. He described the manner of…

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How my BEMORE Girls handle COVID-19 Lockdown —Mrs Akeredolu

How my BEMORE Girls handle COVID-19 Lockdown —Mrs Akeredolu

By: Ade Adeleke As the World continue to battle coronavirus pandemic with its harsh effects of the lockdown on people globally, the Ondo state First lady, Mrs Betty Anyanwu–Akeredolu at the weekend expressed delight that her vision of training BEMORE Girls in critical areas of life now serving as impetus of tackling the COVID-19 lockdown challenges. The Digital first lady noted that with everybody lockdown at home without religious, political, academic and social activities, the…

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COVID-19: Ikare-Akoko Popular Festival Cancelled for the First Time in 800years

COVID-19: Ikare-Akoko Popular Festival Cancelled for the First Time in 800years

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Palace of Owa-Ale of Ikare Akoko in Ondo state has cancelled this year’s popular Aringiya festival due to the ravaging coronavirus pandemic in which government’s directives forbid gathering of people. The festival which has been in existence since the creation of Ikare about 800 years ago, will not hold for the first time in many centuries. The festival that supposed to hold on 17th of May, 2020, can not take place…

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Abba Kyari: 21 key facts you probably didn’t know about deceased Presidential aide

Abba Kyari: 21 key facts you probably didn’t know about deceased Presidential aide

Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, passed on today. His death was announced in the wee hours of Saturday morning by the Presidency. Specifically, the passing of the top presidential aide was confirmed by Special Adviser to the President on Media/Publicity, Femi Adesina. Equally important, the Presidency disclosed this in a brief statement released to the media on Saturday morning. ‘‘The Presidency regrets to announce the passage of the Chief of Staff to the…

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Nigeria’s Leaders must learn from Squirrels —AAUA Don

Nigeria’s Leaders must learn from Squirrels —AAUA Don

Nigerian leaders have been advised to take a leaf from the selfless and prosocial behaviours of squirrel creature in order to build a buoyant nation capable of bestowing a blossom feature for the younger and unborn generations.A Professor of Psychology, Olukayode Afolabi of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, gave the advice, on Tuesday, while delivering the Institution’s 15th Inaugural Lecture, entitled, “Burying Nuts: A Psychosocial Activity of the Squirrel in an Individualized World”.Prof….

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10 Things Unripe Plantain Can Do To Your Body

10 Things Unripe Plantain Can Do To Your Body

By: SUNSHINETRUTH 10 Health Benefits Of Unripe Plantain These are 10 health benefits you’ll be getting from eating unripe plantain. 1. It enriches the heart Unripe plantain contains some amount of serotonin which dilates the arteries, improves blood flow and reduces homocysteine (a condition that causes coronary artery disease and stroke). Its richness in potassium makes it heart friendly by preventing heart attack and hypertension through controlling heart rate and blood pressure in our body…

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Ondo Govt partners foreign Varsity to boost Science and Technology Education

Ondo Govt partners foreign Varsity to boost Science and Technology Education

By: Ade Adeleke Ondo State Office of Innovation and Partnerships has facilitated conducive and smooth learning of science and technology in the state. To this effect, Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education in Ondo state is set to get a boost following a partnership of the state government, the Northumbria University, United Kingdom and STEMRES Learning Initiative. The partnership is facilitated by the Ondo State Office of Innovation and Partnerships. At a meeting with…

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“Bitumen Exploration: We’ve settled compensation of families in Odigbo, Irele, Okitipupa Areas”

“Bitumen Exploration: We’ve settled compensation of families in Odigbo, Irele, Okitipupa Areas”

By: Ade Adeleke Plans have been concluded to kick-start the exploration of the large deposit of Bitumen in Ondo State by an indigenous company. The company named South West Bitumen, (SWB) has secured a 25-Year renewable operational mining license across a land mass of about 14,800 Hectares in the Southern part of the State. Speaking during a working visit to Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu in Akure, the Managing Director of South West Bitumen Company, Engineer Akin…

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Blackout, Poor Electricity Supply: BEDC has failed our people in Ondo, Edo, Delta, Ekiti -Akeredolu

Blackout, Poor Electricity Supply: BEDC has failed our people in Ondo, Edo, Delta, Ekiti -Akeredolu

By: Ade Adeleke Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, on Saturday lambasted the Benin Electricity Distribution Company, BEDC, for poor service delivery in Ondo State and other states. The governor said the states namely Edo, Delta, Ekiti and Ondo, being serviced by BEDC have even threatened to pull out their shareholdings in the company to make them act on the plight of the people and possibly look for a credible investor to service them. He…

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Use your Books to Project Our Cultural Heritage -Akeredolu tells Authors

Use your Books to Project Our Cultural Heritage -Akeredolu tells Authors

By: Ade Adeleke Ondo State governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has called on Nigerian authors to always project the cultural heritage of the country in writing their books. Governor Akeredolu spoke in Ibadan, Oyo State, at the Public Presentation of a book written by Dr. Wale Okediran. The book is titled: Tales of a Troubadour. Speaking on the occasion, the governor hailed the contributions of those he described ‘masters in literature” for shaping the minds…

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Why we appointed Boroffice as our Board Chairman – APAS

Why we appointed Boroffice as our Board Chairman – APAS

By: Ade Adeleke The Senator representing Ondo North and Chairman, Senate Committee on Science and Technology, Prof Ajayi Boroffice has been appointed the Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Africa Project Against Suicide (APAS) in Nigeria. The letter of appointment was signed on behalf of Africa Project Against Suicide by its International Director, Pastor Honey Olawale and the National Coordinator of APAS, Pharmacist Sotunde Adenike. APAS said the emergence of Prof. Ajayi Boroffice as its…

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8,000 Cocoa Farmers Empowered in Ondo, Osun, Edo, Ogun to make Nigeria largest Producer

8,000 Cocoa Farmers Empowered in Ondo, Osun, Edo, Ogun to make Nigeria largest Producer

By: Ade Adeleke In a bid to return Nigeria to number one highest producer of cocoa from her current number four in the world, over eight thousand farmers from four states have been empowered to boost their annual outputs. A specialised cocoa organization known as “Olakoko Project” in collaboration with the federal government have trained the farmers who are from Osun, Edo, Ogun and Ondo states on modern planting and processing of cocoa as well…

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How Akeredolu Should Prevent Tuition Hike Debacle from Rubbishing his Giant Strides

How Akeredolu Should Prevent Tuition Hike Debacle from Rubbishing his Giant Strides

By: Ade Adeleke Education, they say is the best legacy that can be bequeathed to children or younger generation, in this feature, SUNSHINE TRUTH Senior Correspondent ADE ADELEKE writes on the stalemated issues in the education sector of Ondo state and the way forward. Ondo state is revered for her excellence in education in all level, infact, the state is popularly known as the home of education and educationists. The Sunshine State has the highest…

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Army Trains Soldiers on three Indigenous Languages at Akure Barracks

Army Trains Soldiers on three Indigenous Languages at Akure Barracks

By: Ade Adeleke The 32 Artillery Brigade Nigerian Army in collaboration with the National Institute for Cultural Orientation has held its inauguration ceremony for the maiden edition of the Nigerian Indigenous language programme geared towards making officers and soldiers proficient in the 3 indigenous languages of Igbo, Yoruba and Hausa. With this feat, the Brigade has keyed into the policy directive of the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt Gen Tukur Yusufu Buratai, which is…

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Akeredolu, NDLEA Boss Travel Abroad For Medicinal Benefits of Cannabis

Akeredolu, NDLEA Boss Travel Abroad For Medicinal Benefits of Cannabis

…..Ondo state is the largest producer of cannabis – Akeredolu By: Ade Adeleke Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, on Monday joined the Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Retired Colonel Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah, on a visit to Thailand for a Programme on Medicinal Cannabis Extract Development. The programme which is centred around exploiting the possibility of medicinal cannabis extract development, is aimed at building capacity and researching the modality of licensing…

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Our Legislature, Judiciary’ll get Financial Autonomy – Ondo Govt

Our Legislature, Judiciary’ll get Financial Autonomy – Ondo Govt

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Ondo State governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has constituted an 11 – member committee to work out the modality for the implementation of the financial autonomy for the legislative and judicial arms of the state government. The committee is chaired by the Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, Mr. Emmanuel Igbasan. Members are a representative of the Speaker, House of Assembly; Representative of the Chief Judge of the State; Representative of President of…

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Fake News, Disinformation great threat to Journalism – IPC

Fake News, Disinformation great threat to Journalism – IPC

By: Leke Adegbite As media stakeholders and freedom of expression activists engage in various discourse on May 3, to commemorate this year’s World Press Freedom Day (WPFD), the International Press Centre (IPC) Lagos has joined in calling attention to the need for deliberate ways to combat the rising tide of fake news and disinformation as well as growing threats to journalists in reporting democratic development and elections. Global discourse for Year 2019 WPFD, which is…

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Tax deadline is 1 week away: Why you shouldn’t be a last-minute filer

Tax deadline is 1 week away: Why you shouldn’t be a last-minute filer

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