After days of closure, Akure Airport resumes operations today

After days of closure, Akure Airport resumes operations today

Following the temporary closure of the Akure Airport after a suspicious crater was discovered on its runway, flight schedules will commence on Thursday (Today) at the domestic airport. The busy airport, which serves Ondo State and other neighbouring states, was shut three days ago following the discovery of huge hole on the airport’s runway during routine checks by officials. According to a source at the Airport, the swift response of the Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi…

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Passengers stranded as plane crash was averted at Akure Airport

Passengers stranded as plane crash was averted at Akure Airport

Plane crash has been averted at Akure airport, even as flights were grounded in Akure Airport, Ondo State yesterday as a crater was discovered dug on the runway on the airport. This forced operators to stop work that made many passengers to be stranded yesterday. The crater was allegedly dug on the runway by some unknown persons suspected to be hoodlums. SUNSHINETRUTH gathered that the intension of the perpetrators was to cause plane crash at…

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Total Blackout hits Akure, Ekiti, Owo, BEDC gives reasons

Total Blackout hits Akure, Ekiti, Owo, BEDC gives reasons

Residents of some communities in Ondo and Ekiti states have been hit with total blackout in the last 48hours. SUNSHINETRUTH gathered that the power outage was caused by faulty electricity transmission supplying light to the affect towns. However reacting in public notice, the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) said, “NOTIFICATION OF FAULT AT AKURE 132KV TRANSMISSION COMPANY OF NIGERIA(TCN); “Dear Esteemed Customer, We apologize for the disruption of power supply to our customers in Akure,…

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Updated: Epidemic looms in Ondo state, as workers go on strike

Updated: Epidemic looms in Ondo state, as workers go on strike

By: Oluwatosin Adesola An outbreak of Cholera and other environmental epidemic is now looming in Akure and other major towns in Ondo State, as heaps of refuse litter the town. Akure, the Ondo State Capital in time past have not only been noted for its peaceful and tranquility, but also it is referred to as the second most cleanest State capital after Calabar in Cross river state. SUNSHINETRUTH correspondent observes that a drive through the…

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Flaws in Buhari’s Independence Day Speech by Ondo lawyer

Flaws in Buhari’s Independence Day Speech by Ondo lawyer

NIGERIA @ 60: MOTION WITHOUT MOVEMENT! By Tolu Babaleye I listened to the Independent Day National broadcast of President Muhammadu Buhari this morning, he talks about our past and the progress made so far in our 60 years of journey as a Nation. Our President spoke about the future and gave hope of a better tomorrow. In my opinion, at 60, there is nothing to write home about Nigeria. This is a 60 years motion…

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2020 guber poll: How APC govt will end blackout in Ondo south —Oyedele, Aketi

2020 guber poll: How APC govt will end blackout in Ondo south —Oyedele, Aketi

.……say Agboola can’t fix 10yr-old power outage Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN, yesterday disclosed that efforts are on to ensure that the power is restored to Okitipupa and other parts of the Southern Senatorial districts of the state. Governor Akeredolu informed that an agreement will be signed with Omotosho power plant on Wednesday, September 29, 2020, that will enable Okitipupa to be connected with Omotosho. The Governor said he has made frantic and…

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Ondo 2020: Akeredolu deserves second term —Aderosoye

Ondo 2020: Akeredolu deserves second term —Aderosoye

The promoter of Aderosoye Supporting Movement for Aketi, Prince Emmanuel Aderosoye Fadola, is sure that Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, will win the fast-approaching Ondo State governorship election. Prince Aderosoye is of the strong belief that all the projects executed by Arakunrin Akeredolu since he assumed power in 2017 are enough proof that the governor is a forward-looking leader. The Ilara-Mokin born businessman, who has visited some of the projects sites across the three senatorial districts…

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Breaking: Why NLC, TUC suspended planned strike, protest

Breaking: Why NLC, TUC suspended planned strike, protest

JOINT COMMUNIQUE ON THE RESOLUTION OF TRADE DISPUTE BETWEEN THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA (FGN) AND THE ORGANIZED LABOUR REPRESENTED BY THE NIGERIA LABOUR CONGRESS (NLC) AND THE TRADE UNION CONGRESS (TUC) HELD AT THE STATE HOUSE BANQUET HALL ON SUNDAY, 27TH SEPTEMBER 2020 A Bipartite Meeting between the FGN and the two Labour Centres – Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), Having been convened at the Banquet Hall, State…

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We’re set for Monday’s Strike, protest —Ondo NLC

We’re set for Monday’s Strike, protest —Ondo NLC

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Nigeria Labour Congress NLC, has said there is no going back on the nationwide strike and protest slated for Monday 28th September, 2020 to press for the reversal of increase in recent petrol price and electricity tariff. The Chairman of the NLC in Ondo state, Comrade Sunday Adeleye-Oluwole said in Akure that the national secretariat of the labour had directed that a purported court’s order would not stop the strike and…

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Reps member Adeogun empowers 120 artisans in Akoko

Reps member Adeogun empowers 120 artisans in Akoko

In fulfilment of his electioneering promises, the House of Representatives member representing Akoko south East/Akoko south West, Ade Adeogun has empowered 120 of his constituents with items worth millions of naira in their respective profession. Adeogun gave 60 tailors sewing machines, 25 barbers were empowered with barbing kits and generating sets, 10 people were given generators to boost their businesses, and selected photographers were given cameras with studio equipments. Other items distributed are 6 photocopy…

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Tayo Adegoke: Entrepreneur with global acumen in Agriculture, Real Estate

Tayo Adegoke: Entrepreneur with global acumen in Agriculture, Real Estate

FINDING A GENUINE ENTREPRENEUR WILLING TO DIVERSIFY INTO DIFFERENT SECTOR OF THE NIGERIAN ECONOMY IS A RARE BLESSING TO THIS COUNTRY. INSTEAD OF CONTRIBUTING MEANINGFULLY TO THE ECONOMY OF OUR DEAR NATION, MANY NIGERIANS WOULD RATHER SEEK PAID EMPLOYMENTS, EARNING AND MAKING A DECENT LIVING DEVOID OF ANY FINANCIAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL RISKS. THE ENTREPRENEURIAL ACUMEN AND STRIDES OF MR. TAYO ADEGOKE IS SUCH THAT GIVE HOPE TO NIGERIANS AND THE NIGERIAN ECONOMY, BECAUSE, APART FROM…

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Over 10,000 jobs for Ondo people, as Akeredolu flags off egg factory

Over 10,000 jobs for Ondo people, as Akeredolu flags off egg factory

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State today flagged off an egg factory, The Sunshine Food Processing Concept Ltd, worth N4.2 billion at Emule-Ile in Owo Local Government Area of the state. Speaking at the flag-off ceremony, Akeredolu noted that the factory if completed would be of immense benefits to Nigeria as whole, noting that it would save Federal Government nothing less than $30 billion being used to import eggs on yearly basis. He added that…

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“No govt’s patronage for Ondo artisans since Mimiko left office, we need Agboola”

“No govt’s patronage for Ondo artisans since Mimiko left office, we need Agboola”

As the October 10 governorship election approaches, members of the Ondo State Artisans Group (OSAG) have called on the state Deputy Governor and flagbearer of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), Hon Agboola Ajayi, to come to their rescue and save their means of livelihood that has suffered economic downturn since the emergence of the present government in the state. The group, at an interactive session with former Governor Olusegun Mimiko, in Akure, on Tuesday, said…

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Ajipe meets Omotosho community, seeks support for Aketi on Ondo-Linyi Industrial hub

Ajipe meets Omotosho community, seeks support for Aketi on Ondo-Linyi Industrial hub

The Chief executive officer of Klick Connect Networks chief Alex Ajipe has promised the people of Omotosho in Okitipupa local government areas of more dividend of democracy if Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu wins second term in office. Ajipe who is also the chairman of Ondo/Liyin Industrial hub stated this while meeting with the residents of the community in his office in Akure on Monday. He said the various projects executed and commissioned by Akeredolu administration are…

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Fuel hike: Workers begin strike Sept 28 —NLC

Fuel hike: Workers begin strike Sept 28 —NLC

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) today vowed to proceed with its planned strike and protest with effect from September 28 following the failure of the Federal Government to reverse the hike in electricity tariff and fuel price. Rising from its National Executive Council meeting in Abuja a few minutes ago, the NLC President, Ayuba Wabba, said the proposed action by the organised labour would proceed from next week. He stated that the decision was unanimously…

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What we’ll do on LCDA creation —Akeredolu

What we’ll do on LCDA creation —Akeredolu

EXCITEMENT AT ELEGBEKA MARKET AS GOVERNOR’S CONVOY HELD DOWN BY JUBILANT TRADERS Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN, was received in Ifon on Monday, September 21, 2020 by a massive crowd who thronged the major streets in the town for the Governor’s re-election campaign rally in Ose local government. Governor Akeredolu had earlier held a separate rally in Irekari zone of Ose local government after a closed door meeting with traditional rulers in the…

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COVID-19: Akeredolu announces ODIRS Tax incentives

COVID-19:  Akeredolu announces ODIRS Tax incentives

PRESS STATEMENT This is to remind the general tax paying public, that the Oluwarotimi Akeredolu led administration in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic, introduced some incentives and palliatives to cushion the impact of the pandemic. The general public is therefore enjoined to take full advantage of these incentives, especially item 4, 5 and 6 of the earlier released statement. For the purpose of emphasis, attached herein is the Press Release: Tolu Adegbie Executive Chairman

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Deji of Akure rescinds decision on closure of markets today

Deji of Akure rescinds decision on closure of markets today

DEJI REVERSES CLOSURE OF MARKETS AND SHOPS IN AKURE DURING AMOLE FESTIVAL The Palace wishes to notify residents of Akure and its environ that the Deji and Paramount Ruler of Akure, Oba Aladetoyinbo Ogunlade Aladelusi, Odundun II, has approved the reversal of the earlier directive for the closure of all Markets and Shops in Akure during the Amole festival scheduled to hold on Wednesday 9th September, 2020. 2. In view of this, all shops and…

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Vote out Akeredolu or he kills you with tax —YPP guber candidate Ojon tells people

Vote out Akeredolu or he kills you with tax —YPP guber candidate Ojon tells people

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Governorship Candidate, Young Progressives Party, YPP, Ondo State October 10, 2020 election, Don Dotun Ojon, has raised an alarm that the government of APC led by Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu will continue to put tax burden on the people of the state. In a Press Statement made available to SUNSHINETRUTH, Ojon lamented that the APC has no good to offer the people than to over tax them if Akeredolu is reelected. According…

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Ondo 2020: Shun violence, vote candidate of your choice —ACOMORAN tells members

Ondo 2020: Shun violence, vote candidate of your choice —ACOMORAN tells members

The National Executive member of Amalgamated Motorcycle and tricycle riders (ACOMORAN) and Convener of Ojasope Campaign organization, Comrade Shola Elekan, has enjoined all members of the association in Ondo state not to be used as an instrument of oppression or engage in thuggery that are likely to cause a breach of peace in the state before, during and after the October 10 2020 governorship election in the state. At a meeting held yesterday with members…

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