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As the State Government challenges the court order empowering local government Chairmen to remain in office, the opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has cautioned the government against the creation of local governments. The party said its concern was that such a development would cause confusion in the state. The party spoke through its Director of Publicity, Ayo Fadaka. It said it was aware...

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Former Governor, Olusegun Mimiko formally handed over to Akeredolu on Thursday, February 23, after expressing the belief that he was leaving the state in safe hands. According to him, it would have been impossible for his administration to have recorded its modest achievements if the state had not been peaceful. He thanked the people for their cooperation adding that, “That is why there has been...

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Governor Olusegun Mimiko in what was a valedictory speech, expressed satisfaction with accomplishments of his administration. According to him, he felt personally fulfilled that his administration’s programmes touched the lives of his citizenry. “In every sector, God has given me opportunity to impact positively on the lives of our people in the state. This gives me joy and I thank God for this wonderful opportunity....

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The National Commission for Colleges of Education has canvassed the upgrading of Adeyemi College of Education , located in Ondo town and three others to university status. The upgrading was put on hold by the Federal Government last year. Speaking at the Palace of the Osemawe of Ondo Kingdom, Executive Secretary of the Commission, Professor Bappa – Aliyu Mohammad, said Adeyemi College of Education was...

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The Jomu Lobun chieftaincy title is a most esteemed one. Its occupant, as the personality next to the LOBUN, the female equivalent of Oba, must be one with exceptional qualities. It is heartening that the present occupant, High Chief Victoria Modupe Oluwole, is indeed an exceptional woman. She is the round peg in the round hole and is wearing the cap that fits, in line...

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NATIONAL JUDICIAL COUNCIL THROWS OUT PETITION AGAINST ONDO STATE CHIEF JUDGE Uncategorized

The National Judicial Council has dismissed a petition filed against Ondo State Chief Judge, Justice Olaseinde Kumuyi. It described the petition as having no substance and threw it out. It further stated that the error noticed on the oath papers, was not enough for any action to be taken on the Chief Judge. A Legal Practitioner, Femi Emodamori, had petitioned the Council that the Chief...

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SIX CONTESTANTS FOR DEJI OF AKURE STOOL Uncategorized

Six contestants have emerged for the stool of Deji of Akure made vacant following the demise of Oba Adebiyi Adesida last year. They are from the Osupa Ruling House and have declared their interests by writing to the leadership of the ruling house. They are Kole Aladetoyinbo, a United States of America (USA) based businessman; Kayode Oke Adegite, an Akure based businessman , Oluwole Ogunsuyi,...

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MIMIKO SIGNS PENSION, LAND USE CHARGE BILLS INTO LAW Uncategorized

Governor  Olusegun Mimiko has signed the State Contributory Pension and Land Use Charge Bills into Law. He explained that the land use charge law was not an additional tax on the people but a measure to streamline all payments pertaining to lands , so as to erase multiple taxation and make land administration easier. “ I want to let our people know that the land...

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Youths in Orita Odigbo in Odigbo Local Government have sought for dividends of democracy from Ondo State Government, Odigbo Local Government and public spirited Nigerians. Their leader, Taofeek Omisore while chatting with Sunshine Searchlight, said he and his people are pained that while seeking for votes, politicians promise all sorts of things but when they get into office, all they seek is their selfish interests. He...

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The State Government is to repair federal roads in Akoko area of the state, to stop incessant loss of lives. Numerous citizens, including former Chairperson, Akoko South West Local Government, Mrs Opeyemi Adefarati, have lost their lives in road accidents in that axis. Commissioner for Works, Mr Gboye Adegbenro, who made this disclosure while inspecting on going road projects in the area, expressed displeasure at...

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