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Group alleges plot to remove Ondo Chief Judge

Group alleges plot to remove Ondo Chief Judge

Members of the Sunshine Legal Group has condemned recent plot to allegrdly remove the Chief Judge of Ondo State, Justice Oluwatoyin Akeredolu over issues surrounding the alleged illegal detainment of her brother, Olupemi Fagboyegun. In a viral video, Fagboyegun accused Justice Akeredolu of using the State Judiciary to persecute and illegally lock him up for more than three years. He stated that the crime filed against him was that he forcefully entered his father’s house…

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Ex-Buhari’s Minister Daramola revalidates APC membership in Ondo, declares support for Amotekun

Ex-Buhari’s Minister Daramola revalidates APC membership in Ondo, declares support for Amotekun

Former minister of state for Niger Delta Affairs, professor Claudius Omoleye Daramola has emphasised that tolerance, understanding and sense of patriotism were key to preserving Nigeria Unity and development which are currently threatened by ethic suspicion and agitation. Addressing newsmen during the revalidation of his membership of the ruling All Progressive Congress in ode -Aye in okitipupa local government area of Ondo state, the former minister also threw his weight behind the various security outfits…

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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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Akeredolu’s Cabinet members and Politicisation of Governance in Ondo

Akeredolu’s Cabinet members and Politicisation of Governance in Ondo

Last Thursday, February 18, 2021, the sixth civilian governor of Ondo state, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, drew the curtain on the executive council. It was time for members of the Akeredolu cabinet to exit the stage after about four years of serving the state and her people. A few hours before the governor finally dissolved the council, it was an emotional moment, when at the extraordinary meeting, valedictory speeches were made, with cabinet members commending the…

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2nd Term: Aragbaiye’s Transition Committee meets Akeredolu, harps on key policies

2nd Term: Aragbaiye’s Transition Committee meets Akeredolu, harps on key policies

Ondo Transition Strategy Committee Meets Gov. Akeredolu, Harps On Performance, Service Improvement The Transition Strategy Committee constituted by the Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has assured that it will provide a comprehensive report that will enhance service delivery and performance improvement at the end of its assignment. Governor Akeredolu had on January 15, announced the constitution of a six-member Transition Strategy Committee headed by the Head of Service, Mr. Dare Aragbaiye to, amongst…

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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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How we lost 7 officers in Abuja plane Crash —Air Force

How we lost 7 officers in Abuja plane Crash —Air Force

It was a sad moment when Seven personnel died in the plane crash which happened on Sunday at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, the Nigerian Air Force has said. The Air Force in a statement by its spokesperson, Air Vice Marshal Ibikunle Daramola, said the military Beechcraft KingAir B350i aircraft crashed while returning to the Abuja airport after reporting engine failure en route to Minna. The statement read, “This is to confirm that a…

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Just In: Akeredolu appoints Secretaries for 18 Ondo LGs

Just In: Akeredolu appoints Secretaries for 18 Ondo LGs

The Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has approved the appointment of secretaries for the 18 local government areas of the State. The appointments were part of the efforts to fortify local government administration in the State, and promote quality service delivery in the third tier government. The list of the appointed secretaries includes: 1. FOLORUNSHO OMOGE, OSE; 2. PASTOR TAYE ADAKO, OWO; 3. ADEOLA HENRY, AKOKO SOUTH EAST; 4 JIDE OKEOWO, AKOKO SOUTH WEST;…

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Breaking: Ondo swears-in 203 Councillors Monday 7months after election

Breaking: Ondo swears-in 203 Councillors Monday 7months after election

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The legislative structures of the eighteen local government areas in Ondo State are to be inaugurated on Monday. This is coming after seven months of electing the 203 councillors in August, 2020. State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) , Engr. Ade Adetimehin, disclosed this on Sunday when he meet with all the local governments’ Party, and council chairmen in Akure. Adetimehin said the leader of the party in the State,…

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How Man killed Neighbour while asleep in Akure

How Man killed Neighbour while asleep in Akure

It was a black day for some residents of Akure, the Ondo state capital when a middle-aged man, identified as Naso, allegedly stabbed his neighbour to death during an argument that ensued between them. He was however nabbed by the homicide detectives in the Ondo State Police Command. It was gathered that Naso allegedly entered the room of the deceased, identified as Seyi, and stabbed him to death with knife, while he was asleep. Naso…

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Reelection of Ondo IPAC’s Fagbohunka excites APC Chair, Adetimehin

Reelection of Ondo IPAC’s Fagbohunka excites APC Chair, Adetimehin

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has expressed delight over the reelection of the State Chairman of Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Hon. Charles Fagbohunka, congratulating him on his electoral victory over the weekend. SUNSHINETRUTH recalls Fagbohunka, who is equally the State Organising Secretary of the APC, was overwhelmingly elected for a second term in a process supervised by the National Secretary of Alliance Peoples Movement, Hon. Oladele Oyadeyi, representative…

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Southwest Monarchs, Governors issue Three Points Communique on insecurity

Southwest Monarchs, Governors issue Three Points Communique on insecurity

By: Oluwatosin Adesola South-West governors and traditional rulers at the weekend expressed support for the decision of the National Economic Council (NEC) on forest management and checking of open grazing as part of measures to fight insecurity in their region. They also support the decision that the nation’s borders need to be fully secured and protected while media practitioners should assist the country to end fake news. These were contained in a communique issued at…

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Breaking: Accident claims Three lives in Ondo

Breaking: Accident claims Three lives in Ondo

A fatal road accident has occurred on Akure-Ondo Road, claiming three lives. SUNSHINETRUTH gathered that the accident occurred at Aponmu junction of the road. An eyewitness said, “there is serious accident at aponmu junction along ONDO road now. Many injured. 3 confirmed dead” Further details shortly……

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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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Why I have no godfather – Gov Makinde

Why I have no godfather – Gov Makinde

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Saturday said that he has no godfather, explaining that he only rely on God as the true Godfather. Makinde made this declaration while speaking in Ibadan, the state capital. Makinde in 2019 won the gubernatorial election on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The election was won after a coalition was formed with some political parties who jettisoned their ambitions and supported Makinde. It was gathered…

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Southwest PDP Congress & Eddy Olafeso’s Candidacy

Southwest PDP Congress & Eddy Olafeso’s Candidacy

PDP S’W Congress: Who Is Contesting Against Eddy Olafeso? By Akinrinlola Olumide The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will hold its zonal congresses in the six geo-political zones of Nigeria on Saturday, March 6, 2021, as approved by the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party according to a release signed by the National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan. This means that all the aspirants seeking to occupy one office or the other…

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Why Ondo adopted Oodua Anthem —Akeredolu

Why Ondo adopted Oodua Anthem —Akeredolu

ONDO ADOPTS O’DUA ANTHEM FOR STATE The Ondo State Executive Council has approved the adoption of the O’dua Anthem which projects the virtues, tradition and culture of the Yoruba tribe. The state Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu ,SAN, who made the announcement on Thursday at the commencement of the State Executive Council meeting said the anthem would henceforth be rendered immediately after the National Anthem at state functions. The Anthem was rendered by the cultural troupe…

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NBA takes position over allegation against Ondo Chief Judge

NBA takes position over allegation against Ondo Chief Judge

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, Akure Branch has defended the State Chief Judge, Justice O.O. Akeredolu over the allegation of pervasion of justice levelled against her by one Olupelumi Fagboyegun. SUNSHINETRUTH had reported the trending allegation but below is the position of the NBA Akure Branch; ALLEGATION OF PERVASION OF THE COURSE OF JUSTICE MADE BY ONE OLUPELUMI FAGBOYEGUN AGAINST THE HON. CHIEF JUDGE OF ONDO STATE IN A VIRAL VIDEO VIS-A-VIS…

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Akeredolu approves low key Events for Second Term Inauguration

Akeredolu approves low key Events for Second Term Inauguration

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo state Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has approved low key activities for his second term inauguration and that of his Deputy governor-elect, Hon Lucky Aiyedatiwa. SUNSHINETRUTH reports that the step is as a result of the ravaging second wave of Coronavirus pandemic across the world. Activities lined up for the second term inauguration of governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu and the deputy governor elect, Lucky Ayedatiwa kick off on Tuesday at the Dome with…

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