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Education / Tinubu's Aide Asefon Visits Victims Of Saint Academy Jos, Hails Rescue Efforts by Honbright(m): 9:35am On Jul 16
On June 15th, 2024, the SSA on Student Engagement to President Bola Tinubu, has visited Saint Academy Jos, the site of the recent tragic school building collapse, and met with the Chief Medical Directors of Plateau Specialist Hospital, Jos, Bingham University Teaching Hospital, and Our Lady of Apostles Hospital (OLA Hospital) to assess the condition of the surviving students.



He also had a meeting with the Plateau State Commissioner for Secondary Education to discuss the incident and the way forward. His heart goes out to the families of the deceased students, and he prays that God grants them eternal rest and comfort in this difficult time.



He also wishes a speedy recovery to the injured students who are receiving treatment in the hospitals. He commends the efforts of the medical teams and the government for their prompt response and support.



"May God bless and guide us all through this challenging period."

Photos...https://voiceairmedia.com/2024/07/16/tinubus-aide-asefon-visits-victims-of-saint-academy-jos-hails-rescue-efforts-photos/

Crime / Osun Police Nab Wanted Killer, Recover Arms, Ammunition by Honbright(m): 1:12am On Jul 13
Osun Police has arrested notorious cultist and alleged serial killer, Bode Owoeye, also known as Bode Itaapa, for conspiracy, armed robbery, unlawful possession of prohibited firearms and murder.

Owoeye, 32, was declared wanted by the police command for involvement in Aiye Confraternity, which has been outlawed in the state.

Announcing Owoeye’s arrest during a suspect parade in Osogbo on Friday, the Osun Police Command spokesperson, Yemisi Opalola, revealed that his arrest in Ilesa came about as a result of credible intelligence at the disposal of the command.

Opalola also disclosed that Owoeye confessed during interrogation to being a notorious political thug whose group was engaged in the services of Sanya Omirin, the Peoples Democratic Party’s House of Representatives member for Ijesa South Federal Constituency.

According to the police spokesperson: “On 9th February, 2024, at about 6:20 pm, complainants reported at Iperindo Police Station that, on 8th February, 2024, their children Kelechi Agha and Tega Robinson left homes to their mining sites and they did not return before the case was transferred to the Anti-Kidnapping Squad for discreet investigation.

“Credible intelligence revealed that members of the Aye Confraternity were sighted freely moving around with dangerous weapons on that day, which led the detectives to search the hideouts of the cultists, where one Beretta pistol and a black mask were found and registered as exhibits.

“Subsequently, the detectives on the rescue mission later apprehended one Bode Owoeye, aka “Bode Itaapa,” who was identified as a member of Aye Confraternity and who was on the wanted list of Osun State.

“During the interrogation, he confessed that other members of Aye confraternity were responsible for the abduction and killing of the victims inside the bush.

“He also admitted that his group was the political thugs working for one Honourable Sanya Omirin, who usually gives them instructions through another wanted cultist, Adefioye Solomon, aka Solo Iwara, who is responsible for so many killings within the Ilesha axis.

“Also, he confessed that they attacked one Honourable Ayodeji Olaolu, the APC candidate, during the election into the House of Representatives in 2023, at the party secretariat and shot him in his head and chest.

“He further revealed that the confraternity had over 30 pump action rifles, which were mostly procured before the 2023 election.

“Subsequently, the detectives arrested one Samuel David, who was mentioned to be a member of Aye Confraternity and involved in the killing of one Ibrahin Taiwo, aka Omo-Alhaja.

“During the investigations, the suspect mentioned his five fellow hitmen under Kehinde Itaapa, who stormed the venue of the PDP rally on 21/02/2023 and killed the deceased. In the course of the investigation, one of the complainants came to report that, she was the mother of late Taiwo Adebiyi, aka “Omo-Alhaja,” and alleged one Shittu Lekan, aka “Araba” to be the killer of her son.

“Samuel David later took the detectives to Oke-Eta village, where he kept one pump action gun, given to him by Bode Owoeye to perpetrate the crime and it was recovered as an exhibit. Olabode Owoeye stated further that he bought the gun from Mukaila Lateef, his arms dealer, who illegally sold some guns to him.”

Arrested with Owoeye were Mukaila Lateef, 45, and David Samuel, 26.

Exhibits recovered by the police from the gang include one blue-coloured unregistered TVS motorcycle, one locally made Beretta pistol with three live cartridges, one single barrel gun and one pump action.

Others are one black unregulated Highlander Jeep, one black facemask, some charms and two cross bags.

Opalola said efforts are ongoing to arrest the fleeing members and the suspects will be charged in court upon the completion of the investigation.

DETAILS...https://voiceairmedia.com/2024/07/12/in-osun-police-nab-wanted-killer-others/

Education / Arowosafe Iyabo Florence Foundation by Honbright(m): 4:33am On Jul 12
...in Ekiti, Lagos

As part of activities to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of late Mrs Arowosafe Iyabo Florence who was born on the 16th February, 1963, and She passed away on the 10th July, 2014, a Non Govermental Organisation founded in remembrance of her, Arowosafe Iyabo Florence Foundation, has shared food and other essential commodities to orphanage home and residents of Ikate round-about, Lekki Axis Lagos, and Ado-Ekiti Ekiti state.

Presenting the items to the Home and People, the Foundation Chairman and Convener, Arowosafe Oluwafemi Samuel on Wednesday July 10th, 2024, said it became necessary to celebrate their mother's 10th anniversary with less privileged children, needy and elderly individuals and give them a sense of belonging and promote patriotism.

Arowosafe Oluwafemi Samuel said that the humanitarian service visit which was held in Lekki Axis Lagos, and Ado Ekiti, Ekiti state would go a long way to rekindle the hope of the children in the society and influence that they are not alone and to give back to society.

Our Correspondent who covered the humanitarian service at Atikankan Ado-Ekiti, in Ekiti state while speaking with the representative of the foundation in the state, Arowosafe Feyisayo Mary and Arowosafe Oluwayemi, They explained that the avenue was also a way to contribute to the attainment of the good life their mother spent while on earth before her passage 10-years ago which seeks to promote peace and coexistence among the children.

The foundation aim and objectives to provide food and assistance to the needy; to offer shelter to the homeless, especially elderly individuals, widow/widower and orphans who are currently without housing; to award scholarships and provide educational resources to under privileged children in government schools; to enhance the quality of the life for disadvantaged individuals by helping them secure start-up funds for small businesses.

While speaking, the Leader of Vigilant Heart Charitable Society (VHCS) Orphanage Lagos State, Mrs Maria Iriowen Osawemen was full of appreciation to Arowosafe Iyabo Florence Foundation for the kind gesture extended to them and their children, "Thank you for bringing smiles to the faces of our children," She said

"The visitation brings succour, joy and excitement to the Children Homes with the donation of food and household items.

According to her, the visit has brought greater relief and hope to the children.

Mrs Maria Iriowen Osawemen promised that the home would continue to train children that would add value to the society.

https://voiceairmedia.com/2024/07/11/arowosafe-iyabo-florence-foundation-assists-ekiti-lagos-residents-orphanage-home-with-food-items/

Politics / Arowosafe Iyabo Florence Foundation Gives Hope To Vulnerable In Ekiti, Lagos by Honbright(m): 8:48pm On Jul 11
As part of activities to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of late Mrs Arowosafe Iyabo Florence who was born on the 16th February, 1963, and She passed away on the 10th July, 2014, a Non Govermental Organisation founded in remembrance of her, Arowosafe Iyabo Florence Foundation, has shared food and other essential commodities to orphanage home and residents of Ikate round-about, Lekki Axis Lagos, and Ado-Ekiti Ekiti state.

Presenting the items to the Home and People, the Foundation Chairman and Convener, Arowosafe Oluwafemi Samuel on Wednesday July 10th, 2024, said it became necessary to celebrate their mother's 10th anniversary with less privileged children, needy and elderly individuals and give them a sense of belonging and promote patriotism.

Arowosafe Oluwafemi Samuel said that the humanitarian service visit which was held in Lekki Axis Lagos, and Ado Ekiti, Ekiti state would go a long way to rekindle the hope of the children in the society and influence that they are not alone and to give back to society.

Our Correspondent who covered the humanitarian service at Atikankan Ado-Ekiti, in Ekiti state while speaking with the representative of the foundation in the state, Arowosafe Feyisayo Mary and Arowosafe Oluwafemi, They explained that the avenue was also a way to contribute to the attainment of the good life their mother spent while on earth before her passage 10-years ago which seeks to promote peace and coexistence among the children.

The foundation aim and objectives to provide food and assistance to the needy; to offer shelter to the homeless, especially elderly individuals, widow/widower and orphans who are currently without housing; to award scholarships and provide educational resources to under privileged children in government schools; to enhance the quality of the life for disadvantaged individuals by helping them secure start-up funds for small businesses.

While speaking, the Leader of Vigilant Heart Charitable Society (VHCS) Orphanage Lagos State, Mrs Maria Iriowen Osawemen was full of appreciation to Arowosafe Iyabo Florence Foundation for the kind gesture extended to them and their children, "Thank you for bringing smiles to the faces of our children," She said

"The visitation brings succour, joy and excitement to the Children Homes with the donation of food and household items.

According to her, the visit has brought greater relief and hope to the children.

Mrs Maria Iriowen Osawemen promised that the home would continue to train children that would add value to the society.

By Bright Gbotemi.

Events / Arowosafe Iyabo Florence @10:foundation Gives Hope To Vulnerable In Ekiti, Lagos by Honbright(m): 6:53pm On Jul 11
As part of activities to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of late Mrs Arowosafe Iyabo Florence who was born on the 16th February, 1963, and She passed away on the 10th July, 2014, a Non Govermental Organisation founded in remembrance of her, Arowosafe Iyabo Florence Foundation, has shared food and other essential commodities to orphanage home and residents of Ikate round-about, Lekki Axis Lagos, and Ado-Ekiti Ekiti state.

Presenting the items to the Home and People, the Foundation Chairman and Convener, Arowosafe Oluwafemi Samuel on Wednesday July 10th, 2024, said it became necessary to celebrate their mother's 10th anniversary with less privileged children, needy and elderly individuals and give them a sense of belonging and promote patriotism.

Arowosafe Oluwafemi Samuel said that the humanitarian service visit which was held in Lekki Axis Lagos, and Ado Ekiti, Ekiti state would go a long way to rekindle the hope of the children in the society and influence that they are not alone and to give back to society.

Our Correspondent who covered the humanitarian service at Atikankan Ado-Ekiti, in Ekiti state while speaking with the representative of the foundation in the state, Arowosafe Feyisayo Mary and Arowosafe Oluwafemi, They explained that the avenue was also a way to contribute to the attainment of the good life their mother spent while on earth before her passage 10-years ago which seeks to promote peace and coexistence among the children.

The foundation aim and objectives to provide food and assistance to the needy; to offer shelter to the homeless, especially elderly individuals, widow/widower and orphans who are currently without housing; to award scholarships and provide educational resources to under privileged children in government schools; to enhance the quality of the life for disadvantaged individuals by helping them secure start-up funds for small businesses.

While speaking, the Leader of Vigilant Heart Charitable Society (VHCS) Orphanage Lagos State, Mrs Maria Iriowen Osawemen was full of appreciation to Arowosafe Iyabo Florence Foundation for the kind gesture extended to them and their children, "Thank you for bringing smiles to the faces of our children," She said

"The visitation brings succour, joy and excitement to the Children Homes with the donation of food and household items.

According to her, the visit has brought greater relief and hope to the children.

Mrs Maria Iriowen Osawemen promised that the home would continue to train children that would add value to the society.

By Bright Gbotemi.

Politics / 2025 LG Poll: Ossiec's Guidelines'll Determine Eligibility Of Contestants by Honbright(m): 8:10pm On Jul 10
...as Commission set to appoint Electoral Officers


The Chairman of Osun State Independent Electoral Commission (OSSIEC), Hashim Abioye Esq., has declared the intention of the Commission under his leadership to issue regulations for eligibility to contest local council elections as well as the Commission's readiness to appoint Electoral Officers, Assistant Electoral Officers and other staff of the Commission ahead of Osun local council elections scheduled for February, 2025.

In a statement signed by Yemi Badru, Press Secretary to OSSIEC Chairman, Hashim Abioye hinted that in line with the timetable/schedule of activities towards the conduct of Osun local council elections earlier released in February this year, the time for political parties to conduct their primaries is around the corner, hence, the need to issue eligibility regulations to guide participating political parties in fielding qualified candidates for the elections, as any unqualified candidate fielded by any political party will not find his/her way to the ballots as the Screening Committee of the Commission will be readily on ground to address any eligibility issue.

In the exact words of the Chairman, he maintained that "having earlier given notice of Osun local council election in line with the dictate of the law, and having issued timetable/schedule of activities for the conduct of local council elections in Osun State, the time is ripe to issue regulations so as to guide participating political parties in the choice of candidates for the election.

"This is within the jurisdictional compass of the Commission. As we all know, there are three categories of politicians who may wish to contest on the platforms of their respective political parties.

"We have private citizens, government employees and government appointees. While the constitution stipulates 30 days before the election for an employee in the service of any tier of government willing to contest an election to resign his/her employment, a political appointee at any level doesn't enjoy such a latitude as he/she must resign within the time as may be stipulated by the electoral body. This does not concern a private individual who is not a government employee or appointee.

"Other regulatory issues and eligibility criteria include schedule of fees for nomination forms, change/substitution of candidates, campaign modalities, meetings, etc. All these will be contained in the regulations that will be issued so soon".

In the same vein, appointment of Electoral Officers, Assistant Electoral Officers and other staff of the Commission will be announced within the next few days.

As disclosed by the Chairman, "appointment of Electoral Officers for the local council areas is sacrosanct. They will be the eyes, ears and body of the Commission in implementing the programs and activities of the Commission in each of the local council areas".

The Chairman further assured that as earlier promised, the forthcoming Osun local council elections will be a giant leap forward in the history of local government elections in Osun State, as he reiterated his commitment to conducting the freest, fairest, most transparent and most credible local government elections ever in the history of Osun State.

SOURCE...https://voiceairmedia.com/2024/07/10/lg-poll-ossiecs-guidelinesll-determine-eligibility-of-contestants/

Politics / Osun: Landowners To Army Chief, Lagbaja, Says “your Boys Are Calling For War by Honbright(m): 7:22am On Jul 10
Kelebe-Omu Landowners Association has called the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Taoreed Lagbaja to call men of the Nigerian Army in Osun state to order over a protracted land dispute between the association and the Nigerian Army which has taken a new turn despite two different court injunctions affirming the association’s ownership of the contested land.

While speaking with newsmen on Monday, the secretary of the association, Folorunsho Sulaimon, expressed concern over the alleged continuous harassment and intimidation by the Nigerian Army, reiterating that the association holds the warrant of possession and the state of execution underscoring their legal right to the land.

Sulaimon added that the persistent actions of the army were not only in contempt of the court ruling but also a source of undue stress and fear among their members, calling on the authorities to uphold the rule of law and ensure that justice prevails.

In his reaction, the spokesperson for the Kelebe-Omu Land Owners Association, Alhaji Hamed Loroki, called on both the federal and state governments to step in and mediate the issue. He stressed the importance of government intervention in maintaining peace and harmony in Osun State.

Loroki added that the alleged interference of the army on the land dispute was threatening the peaceful coexistence in Osun State, appealing to the government to enforce the court’s decision and put an end to the intimidation faced by their members.

Meanwhile, Chief Amodu Akanbi, the Oluponna of Osogboland and Chairman of the Kelebe-Omu Land Owners Association, has urged the Chief of Army Staff to intervene and find a lasting resolution to the ongoing conflict.

Akanbi stressed the need for a peaceful settlement to avoid further tensions in the area, saying, “The Kelebe-Omu Land Owners Association remains resolute in defending their rights as the legally recognise owners of the land, as confirmed by the 2023 court injunction.

“The association will continue to advocate for a peaceful resolution through dialogue and legal means, hoping for swift action from the relevant authorities to prevent further escalation.”

Source...https://voiceairmedia.com/2024/07/09/osogbo-landowners-alert-chief-of-army-staff-lagbaja-says-your-boys-are-calling-for-war-in-osun/

Politics / 2024 Guber: Crisis Rocks Ondo PDP Over Campaign Council by Honbright(m): 6:39pm On Jul 08
Ahead of the forthcoming November 16th, 2014 governorship election in Ondo State, the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) is facing significant internal turmoil over the setting up of the Campaign Council, Voice Air Media reports.

Recalled that reports indicated that the party has constituted State campaign council, lo and beyond, below is the latest statement from the party;

ONDO PDP HAS NOT MADE ANY APPOINTMENT ON CAMPAIGN COUNCIL BESIDE THE NATIONAL CAMPAIGN COUNCIL INAUGURATED BY NWC.

The announcement by one Samuel Ogunmusi appointing persons to coordinate the Campaigns of H.E Agboola Ajayi for the November Election is not only embarrassing but a violation of the PDP Constitution (2017 as Amended).

Articles 46(1) and 40(1)(a)(b) and (c) does not permit of such announcement coming from individuals not known to the party. To such an extent, all the supposed announcements are null, void and of no effect.

Our party is an organised party and guided by rule of law. At the appropriate time, appointments for the Local Campaign Council will be made public.

Source for Details..https://voiceairmedia.com/2024/07/08/crisis-rocks-ondo-pdp-ahead-2024-guber-poll/

Politics / Panic In Osogbo As Nigerian Army Storms Kelebe-omu Land, Abducts Resident by Honbright(m): 4:20pm On Jul 08
There was panic in a part of Osogbo, Osun State capital on Monday when soldiers stormed a gathering of the Kelebe-Omu Landowners Association.

In the ensuing mayhem, one of the drivers of the caterpillar employed by the landowners and a Mobile phone of a member of the landowners association was whisked away by the soldiers.

Voice Air Media correspondent who witnessed the incident narrated that the landowners had gathered to enforce the judgement of an Osun State High Court sitting in Ile-Ife.

Recall that Justice A. O. Ayoola had on January 10, 2023, affirmed that the association members were the rightful owners of the land in dispute.

Without an appeal from the Nigerian Army, the court also gave the association the go-ahead to possess the land through a warrant of possession.

The Chairman of the Association, Chief Amodu Akanbi reacting to the development revealed that member of the association has been abducted , also a Mobile phone of one of them was snatched by one of the Soldiers and taken to the Nigerian Army Engineering Construction Command, Ede, Osun State.

Amodu called on President Bola Tinubu, Governor Ademola Adeleke and Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Taoreed Lagbaja to intervene to avoid bloodshed and unnecessary tension.

He said, “After the judgment, we discovered that the Nigerian Army was selling plots on the property. We approached the court with the evidence and it was tendered as exhibits in contempt of court.

“We came here again to enforce the court judgment and the soldiers attacked us. Two of our members have been abducted and taken away. Phones have been seized and several of our properties confiscated.

“We want Nigerians, President Bola Tinubu and Governor Ademola Adeleke to intervene and make the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Taoreed Lagbaja see the reason why violence should be avoided. Osun State is known for peace and peace is what we want.”

The landowners had in a protest early in the year asked the Osun State House of Assembly to intervene in the matter.

Details Here...https://voiceairmedia.com/2024/07/08/panic-in-osogbo-as-armed-soldiers-storm-kelebe-omu-land-abduct-resident/

Politics / Ondo LG Polls Postponed Indefinitely by Honbright(m): 2:41pm On Jul 08
THE Ondo State Independent Electoral Commission, ODIEC has announced the postponement of the local government election indefinitely.

ODIEC Chairman, Dr Joseph Aremo disclosed this at a meeting with stakeholders held at the commission’s headquarters in Akure.

Dr Aremo hinged the postponement on the non compliance of political parties with rules and regulations of the conduct of the election.

ODIEC Chairman while lamenting that no political party submitted any candidate’s name said the commission would review it’s activities and a new date will be communicated in due course.

Reacting to the development, Chairman, Inter Party Advisory Council, IPAC, Prince Olaoluwa Adesanya said political parties deliberately boycotted the process due to the refusal of Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa to meet with the IPAC leadership ahead of the local government election.

Prince Adesanya noted that the state governor had refused to meet with IPAC despite several letter written to him.

The Council vowed not to participate in the conduct of the election until after meeting with the governor to ascertain the level of readiness of the state government for the conduct of the council poll.

In another reaction, ODIEC Chairman, Dr Joseph Aremo described the action of IPAC as sabotaging the efforts of the commission in the conduct of the local government election.

Source...https://voiceairmedia.com/2024/07/08/flash-ondo-lg-polls-postponed-indefinitely/

Politics / Gbenga Lasekan:A Life Of Patience and Endurance: A Case Study In Public Service" by Honbright(m): 4:21pm On Jul 07
In the bustling Arena of Ondo State public service, Nigeria, there lived a man named Gbenga Lasekan, whose life epitomized the virtues of patience and endurance. Gbenga's journey was not one of instant success or overnight triumphs, but rather a testament to the power of perseverance and steadfast determination.

As the head of department of pharmaceutical service ,Ministry of Health, Gbenga faced numerous challenges that tested his patience and resilience. Growing up in a crowded midst of those who pretend they love him, he learned early on the value of patience as he waited for his turn to use the communal well or patiently studied by the flickering light of a kerosene lamp.

Despite the obstacles that stood in his way, Gbenga remained unwavering in his pursuit of a better life. With each setback, he found the strength in God to persevere, knowing that every hardship was a stepping stone on the path to his dreams.

Gbenga's patience was put to the test as he worked tirelessly to excel in his career. Despite facing workplace and professional colleagues hardships , he refused to give up, dedicating countless hours to his performing attitudes and seeking out wisdom from God who could guide him along the way.

Through his patience and endurance, Gbenga eventually earned a victory over his enem(ies). But his journey was far from over. He remained humble and grounded, always willing to lend a helping hand to those in need and offering words of encouragement to those facing their own struggles.Through his example, Gbenga inspired others to embrace patience and endurance as virtues worth cultivating. He showed them that success was not a sprint, but a marathon, and that with perseverance and determination, anything was possible

Gbenga's legacy lives on as a testament to the power of patience and endurance in the face of life's challenges.

His story serves as a reminder that no matter how daunting the road ahead may seem, with patience, perseverance, and unwavering determination, we can overcome any obstacle and achieve our dreams.

My lesson's from him as public servant.

Composed by
Pharm Olafusi Omotiba.

Source...https://voiceairmedia.com/2024/07/07/gbenga-lasekans-exemplary-life-of-patience-and-endurance-a-case-study-in-public-service/

Politics / Osun Speaker's Aides Beat Me While Carrying Out Court Order – Lawyer Speaks Up by Honbright(m): 8:10pm On Jul 06
Osun Speaker Aides Beat Me While Carrying Out Court Order – Lawyer Alleges

Voice Air Media, News Update

THE security operatives attached to the Speaker of Osun State House of Assembly have been alleged of brutalizing and assaulting a lawyer, Barrister Yusuf Adeshina, while attempting to execute a court order at Technical Area, opposite Landero Filling Station.




Adeshina, who narrated the ordeal said while executing court judgment for occupants of the land to vacate the premises, the Osun State Speaker arrived the scene he told them that he had spoken with the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) who instructed them to vacate the premises.




He said the security aides attached to the Speaker attacked him when the Speaker asked if he is mad for pointing fingers at him.




He said, “He shouted that we should leave the place, because those people were hailing him, I cautioned him that his action is not well guided, I gesticulate by pointing my fingers at him. He said I am mad for point finger at him, before I knew it, his aides including the security started beating me. He supervised the assault on myself and the court court bailiff.




“We went to execute order of the court this morning around Technical area opposite Landero filling station, we had a judgment of court and we were there as been directed by the court, the people on the land were already compiling with the order, some were already vacating the land.




“However, some of them said they know the Osun State Speaker and Dupe, they bragged that we cant do anything for them.




“Few minutes later, the Speaker arrived the scene with his convoy, he opposed to our action on the land. He told the policemen that I want including the bailiff to vacate the place and not to seal the place. He told the policemen and the civil defence corps at the scene that he had called one DCP and we must leave the place immediately.




“I approached him, I introduced myself that I am the lawyer, I told him that he is been misguided by those people at the place.




“He shouted that we should leave the place, because those people were hailing him, I cautioned him that his action is not well guided, I gesticulated by pointing my fingers at him. he said I am mad for point finger at him, before I knew it, his aides including the security started beating me. he supervised the assault on myself and the court bailiff.



“He told them to beat me very well,” he revealed.



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zjoVoIbc1hE?si=BADiUPBfV_KOp8jU

NBA React

Reacting, the Nigerian Bar Association, (NBA), Osogbo branch condemned the incident.




The Chairman, NBA, Osogbo branch, Barrister Yemi Abiona described action of the Speaker on the legal practitioner as an insult and assault on the judiciary.




He said, “We condemn the action of the Speaker, it is impunity. For a lawyer and a bailiff who are executing court order to be assault and harassed by the head of an Arm of government,




“We are going to do everything possible to make sure that our right, that of our members and integrity of court is maintained, we cant be folding our arms and watch this recklessness and abuse of power,” he added.




However, Tiamiyu Olamide, the Spokesperson to Osun State Speaker, said his principal never assaulted anyone at the scene of incident.



He said, “The speaker never assaulted anyone at the scene. The speaker was called this morning by some residents that some people were at their place to forcefully eject them from a land, he drove down to the scene, when he got there he was discussing with the leader of police officers at the operation.




“The Speaker called to a senior officer who is not at the scene and handed the phone to the officer on duty at the scene, after that they withdrew from the scene.




“After that, some of the occupants were trying to mob a guy and our chief detail took the man inside our car, so that they can’t touch him. They left with him to protect him and dropped him around State Government House so as to find his ways. It is a blatant lie, the Speaker never address any civilian.”
(The Source)

Link....https://voiceairmedia.com/2024/07/06/osun-speakers-aides-beat-me-while-carrying-out-court-order-lawyer-speaks-up/

Celebrities / Unique Couple Born On Same Day, Same State Origin Celebrated With Dance, Awards by Honbright(m): 3:56pm On Jul 04
...Theatre Centrik, Alimosho Arts Community Initiatives, and University of Kulture Honor Atinuke and Oluwole David on their 19th Joint Birthday Celebration

Theatre Centrik, Alimosho Arts Community Initiatives, and University of Kulture recently celebrated a unique couple, Atinuke and Oluwole David, born on the same day and from the same state of origin.

The couple was honored with a special Dance of the Rain performance and awards ceremony at the Lagos-based creative open space.

Anthony Oluwabiyi, the Convener/Founder of Theatre Centrik, Alimosho Arts Community Initiatives, and University of Kulture, congratulated the couple on their well-deserved honor and prayed for continued success, inspiring and empowering future generations of theatre enthusiasts and professionals.

Atinuke and Oluwole David, from Oke Metta and Olopo Merin, Odogbolu, Ogun state, have been celebrating their joint birthday for 19 years. Their story is a testament to the power of love and its impact.

The couple has volunteered in many Theatre Centrik festivals and contributed significantly to the development of arts in the community.

https://voiceairmedia.com/2024/07/04/unique-couple-born-on-same-day-same-state-origin-celebrated-with-dance-of-the-rain-performance-and-special-awards-photos/

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Education / Gov Aiyedatiwa Announces Monthly Stipends For Ondo NYSC Members by Honbright(m): 10:37pm On Jul 02
By Bright Olorungbotemi, Ondo

Ondo state Government has announced packages for newly deployed National Youth Corps Members to the state.

Governor Aiyedatiwa who did not disclose the amount, made the declaration at the Swearing – In – Ceremony of the 2024 Batch ‘B’ (Stream 1) of Corps members at the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Ikare Akoko, on Tuesday.

The Governor promised to rehabilitate the facilities at the NYSC Camp, including provision of Solar-powered light.

He enjoined the new Corps members to dedicate themselves and brace up for the task ahead as they will be exposed to daunting but fulfilling challenges of national development.

Aiyedatiwa reiterated the determination of his administration to adequately cater for their welfare and security throughout their service year in the State.

“As we therefore induct you into the national service of our dear Country today, you face a greater challenge to prove that the future of our Country and coming generations would be secured in your hands.

“This is why you must rededicate yourselves to the task of bringing about positive changes in your various assignments.”

The Governor reiterated that his administration will continue to support NYSC at all times to ensure Corp members have a memorable year in Ondo State.

Speaking after an inspection of the camp, the Governor said: “The area is clean, disinfect the bathroom and toilet but they are old, some kind of renovation needs to be done and that is what we are going to do.

“Electricity is also one of their problems and we will try to deploy solar light across the entire camp so that at night the area can be bright and for the hostels, we will see what we can do.”


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RzWwsKQV8Z0?si=98JNPoF_jvbnt8IJ

Earlier, in his welcome address, the NYSC State Coordinator, Mr. Samuel Pepple, thanked Governor Aiyedatiwa for his presence at the event, saying it is the first time a governor will visit the Orientation Camp in the last 13 years.

He said a total of 1,423 Corps members have been registered in the camp for the mandatory one year service for the batch.

Source...https://voiceairmedia.com/2024/07/02/boom-as-ondo-announces-monthly-stipends-for-corpers-nysc-members/

NYSC / Boom As Ondo Announces Monthly Stipends For Corpers by Honbright(m): 10:21pm On Jul 02
Ondo state Government has announced packages for newly deployed National Youth Corps Members to the state.

Governor Aiyedatiwa who did not disclose the amount, made the declaration at the Swearing – In – Ceremony of the 2024 Batch ‘B’ (Stream 1) of Corps members at the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Ikare Akoko, on Tuesday.

The Governor promised to rehabilitate the facilities at the NYSC Camp, including provision of Solar-powered light.

He enjoined the new Corps members to dedicate themselves and brace up for the task ahead as they will be exposed to daunting but fulfilling challenges of national development.

Aiyedatiwa reiterated the determination of his administration to adequately cater for their welfare and security throughout their service year in the State.

“As we therefore induct you into the national service of our dear Country today, you face a greater challenge to prove that the future of our Country and coming generations would be secured in your hands.

“This is why you must rededicate yourselves to the task of bringing about positive changes in your various assignments.”

The Governor reiterated that his administration will continue to support NYSC at all times to ensure Corp members have a memorable year in Ondo State.

Speaking after an inspection of the camp, the Governor said: “The area is clean, disinfect the bathroom and toilet but they are old, some kind of renovation needs to be done and that is what we are going to do.

“Electricity is also one of their problems and we will try to deploy solar light across the entire camp so that at night the area can be bright and for the hostels, we will see what we can do.”


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RzWwsKQV8Z0?si=98JNPoF_jvbnt8IJ

Earlier, in his welcome address, the NYSC State Coordinator, Mr. Samuel Pepple, thanked Governor Aiyedatiwa for his presence at the event, saying it is the first time a governor will visit the Orientation Camp in the last 13 years.

He said a total of 1,423 Corps members have been registered in the camp for the mandatory one year service for the batch.


Source...https://voiceairmedia.com/2024/07/02/boom-as-ondo-announces-monthly-stipends-for-corpers-nysc-members/

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Politics / Osun: House Passes Bill To Establish State Anti-corruption Agency by Honbright(m): 10:03pm On Jul 02
THE Osun State House of Assembly has passed into law a bill to establish the State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission in the state.


This was revealed in a statement by Olamide Tiamiyu, the spokesperson to the speaker of the Osun Assembly, the bill was passed into law on Tuesday, July 2nd, 2024, after the third reading of the bill by the house and a consequent voice vote.


The Speaker of the House, Adewale Egbedun then directed the clerk, Mr Simeon Amusan, to prepare the clean copy of the bill for Mr Governor’s assent.


The Bill consists of 58 clauses and will provide a legal framework to fighting corruption in the state.


The Speaker, Rt. Hon. Adewale Egbedun expressed his confidence in the Bill, stating that it provides necessary tools to fight corruption and promote accountability in the State.

The House later adjourned, sitting to Monday, 8th July, 2024.


Source...https://voiceairmedia.com/2024/07/02/osun-assembly-passes-bill-to-establish-state-anti-corruption-agency/

Politics / EUC Homes Summer Promo:25% Discounted by Honbright(m): 5:36pm On Jul 02
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As always we will continue to apply innovations that suits your best and gives you the ease for investments.

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Politics / 2024 Gov'ship: Gbenga Adene Reveals The Candidate Ondo State Needs by Honbright(m): 10:29pm On Jun 30
At the political engagement workshop held on June 27, 2024, via Cyberspace, had renowned architect and humanitarian, Gbenga Adene, who call for better leadership in Ondo State.



Adene highlighted three key points that he believes are essential for good leadership. Firstly, he emphasized the need for leaders who will put the masses first, citing Dr. Olusegun Mimiko as an example; “infrastructure in Health, Education, and other provisions, that met the people’s need”



“A good leader will prioritize the needs of the people, not their own personal interests,”





“The former Governor Dr. Mimiko engaged with local communities to understand their needs, and that’s the kind of leadership we need in Ondo State.”



Secondly, Adene stressed the importance of leaders with a good head and heart towards the masses.



“A good leader should have emotional intelligence, be able to empathize with the people, and have a heart for the masses,” he said.



“We need leaders who will not prioritize personal glory or gratification over the needs of the people.”



Lastly, Adene encouraged citizens to scrutinize leaders before casting their votes.



“We need to look at a leader’s antecedents, their policies, and their actions. We need to ask ourselves if they truly care about our well-being,”



“We must not vote based on accomplishments, influence, sentiment or emotion, but on the merit and credibility of the candidate.”




The event was hosted by Bright Olorungbotemi OneClass and sponsored by VOICE AIR MEDIA Online News. Adene’s remarks resonated with the audience, that votes count, as the state prepares for the upcoming election, Adene’s call for full participation of citizens during and after voting for a better Ondo state.




Our Correspondent gathered that Gbenga Adene’s message is clear: Ondo State deserves a good head as leader, and it’s up to the citizens to demand it. By prioritizing the masses, exhibiting emotional intelligence, and scrutinizing leaders before voting, citizens can ensure that only credible leaders emerge in the state. We owe it to ourselves and future generations.

Politics / Ondo Gov'ship Poll: Gbenga Adene Addresses Concerns Of Candidates' Certificate by Honbright(m): 7:53am On Jun 29
In a political engagement workshop held on June 27, 2024, in Cyberspace, Gbenga Adene, guest speaker, address participants’ concerns on leadership and governance in Ondo State. The event was organized by Voice for Democracy and Good Governance.



When asked about the qualifications of candidates in the upcoming election compared to the past administration, Adene emphasized the importance of a good head over a good degree.



“I have seen a Ph.D holder who gets involved in domestic violence with his wife. That is the reality that someone has gone to school does not make them kind,”





“We need to look beyond qualifications and focus on a candidate’s antecedents and policies.”



In response to a question on abandoned projects, Adene encouraged citizens to hold leaders accountable.



“White-elephant projects should be abandoned, but projects that benefit the masses should be completed,”



“We need to demand accountability from our leaders and ensure that they prioritize our needs.”



Adene also addressed the issue of politicians using the same strategy which is people’s pain points for political campaign.



“Politicians use our pain points to get our votes, but they don’t care about our well-being. We need to be entrepreneurs, we need to be self-employed,”




They know that many people look up to the government, which is why they leverage that to get our attention. We need to open our eyes, just like those Nigerians who were once fervent in prayer but no longer pray about certain matters since they travelled abroad because they realized that some things do not require prayers, but rather work and good governance,”



“We must not rely on politicians for solutions, but take charge of our own destiny.”



Adene’s points resonated with the audience, who expressed appreciation for his honesty and guidance. As Ondo State prepares for the upcoming election, Adene urged the citizens to demand for better leadership and hold leaders accountable.

Politics / 2024 Gov'ship: Is There Any Difference Between The PDP And APC In Ondo State? by Honbright(m): 11:51pm On Jun 28
By Bright Olorungbotemi, Idanre born Publisher.

As November 16th, 2024 Gubernatorial election approaches faster, it is necessary we begin to scrutinize who the main political actors are and what they offer.

In this matter of discussion, I will discuss on their personalities, chances of winning and their party strength,
especially the two major contenders in the race with the broom in the hand of the Governor, Excellency Lucky Aiyedatiwa and the umbrella in the other hand of the leading opposition the former Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi.

Ondo state is unarguably now a defacto two-party state.

The APC and the PDP are the true mammoths of the state's political landscape. As November 16th approaches fast, the question everyone is asking is: Is there any difference between the APC and the PDP? Aren’t both parties the same?


These questions are not without reason. I mean incidences of either parties members “defecting” everyday to the other has been easier than opening a sachet of noodles.


However from observation since the birth of the All Progressive Congress, (APC) in Nigeria, on 6th February, 2013, while in 2015 presidential election, the party takes over power from the People's Democratic party PDP at the federal level, and also in the following year, 2016 the party has been the ruling party in Ondo state, till date.

Recalled three years after the APC was founded, in Ondo state, the late Oluwarotimi Akeredolu became first APC man to win in Ondo State as Governor, He won with 244, 842 votes defeating Eyitayo Jegede, SAN, of the People's Democratic Party, PDP, who polled 150, 380, in the November 26th, 2016 Gubernatorial election, and the total number of votes cast was 580,887.

While, on April 19th, 2003, late Olusegun Agagu won election for a first tenure with 655,968 votes as a People's Democratic party (PDP) Man, defeating AD Incumbent Governor, Adebayo Adefarati who picked 233,900 votes, while the total number of registered voters in the state was 1,504,181.

I have seen that both parties are not the same. They are neither better nor worse than each other, yet they are still not the same.

The key difference I see between both parties is in terms of their party structure and decision making process.

In the APC, we all agree that there are too many godfathers. And it’s safe to say that a higher caucus comprised of godfathers determine how decisions are taken at the APC; Bola Tinubu decides for the South West, even before he emerged as the number one citizen of the country, Nigeria and a whole lot of other shadow figures.

So, decision-making is less chaotic in the APC, but the case is totally different in Ondo state since 2016, Late Oluwarotimi Akeredolu was never a product of the 'godfather Tinubu' both in his first and second term as governor under APC in the state.

But in the PDP, things are more chaotic. The PDP comprises of the most ambitious politicians Nigeria has ever seen.

And each has to vie for power or lose out to the others, from Atiku who claimed the Almighty Man in the PDP at National and Federal at the moment, and Wike who claimed the foundational and founding Chieftain of the party in the Southern Zone; also from Eyitayo Jegede(2016) to Eyitayo Jegede (2020), but again in this 2024 Gubernatorial election, the case is different in respect to the 'traditional' zoning arrangements with the birth of Agboola Ajayi, the PDP seems to be an easier ground for politicians to compete and grow. Now a former Deputy Governor under APC and former ZLP candidate, now he’s a key decider in the affairs of the Ondo PDP. This somewhat “zero-sum game” situation ensures that decision making in the PDP cannot easily be traced to godfather but can be hijacked by big personality.


Yet decisions are not being made easily. Decisions are made only after complex negotiations, and usually involve different power brokers. We’ve seen the PDP behave this way in the 2024 decides.

However, the deal making and negotiations in the APC has been a key reason why the party is in the fore front of the November 16th 2024 election. Too many cooks they say spoils the meal, as the party had picked the Incumbent Governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, who happened to be the most experienced incumbency candidate, a former Deputy Governor and a former acting Governor under the APC party, among all others.

And with the settling of the APC primary saga whereby, the all time governorship contestant Olusola Oke backs the Governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa and order his structure to work for the APC candidate, unlike the two-time governorship candidate of the PDP, Eyitayo Jegede who didn't participate in their party primary and he hasn't officially or publicly collapsed his structure in the party for the PDP candidate Agboola Ajayi; Is Ondo PDP resorting to old ways again, where party members voted against their candidate in the 2020 governorship as their Flagbearer lost 15 out of the state’s 18 local government areas, as marriage of campaign and canvasing for votes and politicking tactics are ongoing.

C'mon, where else would the winner of the November 16th, 2024 poll comes from;
(A). The Incumbent who is the number one citizen of the state, Lucky Aiyedatiwa with less than six months in office and whose supporters are chanting "Ondo state Dirorun, Ondo state Datiwa", or (A). Ex-candidate of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), Agboola Ajayi, with the chanting of "Agbo", who came a distant third in 2020 governorship election by scoring 69,127 votes(12.1 percent), out of a total of 572,745 valid votes in the election.


Written By; Comrade Bright Olorungbotemi,
From Idale-Lemikan Idanre Local Government area, Ondo state.
@ tolorungbotemi.tuna@gmail.com

Politics / The Ondo State Governor's Example: Hitting The Ground Running by Honbright(m): 5:58am On Jun 09
By Comr. Bright Olorungbotemi Tunde (One Class)
(Voice For Good Governance And Democracy)

Reflecting on the journey that has prepared Governor Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa of Ondo State for his current role is almost redundant, as his extensive experience speaks for itself.

His Excellency, Aiyedatiwa has previously distinguished himself in several capacities: He was the APC candidate for Ilaje/Ese-Odo federal constituency in 2015, served as a commissioner of the Niger Delta Development Commission, and occupied the seat of Deputy Governor from 2021 to 2023 under the late Governor Rotimi Akeredolu. These roles have undeniably prepared him for his current leadership position as the incumbent governor of Ondo State.

Governor Aiyedatiwa has inherited a legacy of quality leadership and selfless service from his predecessor.
While, His achievements in his first 100 days in office are noteworthy. They include; Grant's to young entrepreneurs (₦30M), training 618 young people in tech skills, payment of WAEC fees for secondary school students (₦550M), loans to traders, artisans, and SMEs (₦220M), recruitment of teachers, construction of rural roads across the state (₦3.4B), rehabilitation of 60km of roads across the state, and recruitment of 650 health workers. These accomplishments demonstrate that Governor Aiyedatiwa has indeed hit the ground running.

Ondo State, known for its hospitality and peaceful people, continues to thrive under his leadership. Following his initial successes, Governor Aiyedatiwa has distributed Tricycles to farmers, increased grants to young entrepreneurs from ₦30M to ₦60M, proposed the construction of two new technical colleges to promote skill acquisition, intervened in the Ikare Central Mosque saga, distributed 1,200 tonnes of palliative grains to livestock farmers, enhanced lighting in the state capital (Alagbaka to Igbatoro Road), supported efforts to restore electricity to Ondo South, unveiled an e-learning platform for youth training.

Also, He has rehabilitated water facilities, recruited 165 ODIRS staff, addressed unemployment and created more jobs, cleared salary arrears of ex-political office holders after seven years, deployed more buses for free shuttle services for school pupils, protected border communities, commissioned a power substation in Ondo South, declared support for a new generation of farmers and boosted the economy with cocoa production, donated relief materials to 300 Akure North residents affected by a rainstorm, commenced the Oda Road dualization project, awarded wage increases to cushion the effects of fuel subsidy removal, initiated the construction of a concrete walkway and jetty at Obe-nla, Ilaje, and ensured the prompt payment of workers' salaries.

Governor Aiyedatiwa has emphasized the importance of attracting local and foreign investments to boost the economy and create jobs, stating, "We'll offer incentives to attract local and foreign investments to boost our economy. Creating jobs is of paramount importance to my administration."

With the upcoming November 16th, 2024 gubernatorial election, as the APC candidate, Hon. Lucky Aiyedatiwa appears ready to continue addressing the state's challenges. His efforts signal a renewed hope for economic and social progress in Ondo State.

In closing, I leave Governor Aiyedatiwa with the words of former NBA basketball player Michael Jordan: "Earn your leadership every day."

This, I presume is fitting for Governor Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, the new face of governance in Ondo State, Nigeria, as he carves out his own niche.

Source....https://voiceairmedia.com/2024/06/09/the-ondo-state-governors-example-hitting-the-ground-running-comr-bright-olorungbotemi-tunde-one-class-writes/

Travel / Flood Invade Long Bridge Along Lagos-ibadan Expressway by Honbright(m): 12:46am On Jun 07
Passengers were delayed along Lagos-Ibadan expressway, because of the heavy downpour of rain, on Thursday, June 6

Voice Air Media reports that many who left Lagos state from Berger axis, Magodo and others around 3;30pm had their movement delayed beyond normal because of the effect of the flood on the Long bridge axis of the road.

Our Correspondent who witnessed the scene narrated with a video clip of the situation report on the road.

Passengers whom we contacted lamented the slow movement of vehicle which delayed the speed at which their vehicles could have covered.

This newspaper recalls that the repair of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway to the level it is now took government about 23 years, with millions of naira of tax payers money.

"If the flood continues like as a result of possible Implication due to heavy downpour,(climate change related), road user along this route may still go back to square zero. It is very sure before long, the bridge will need repair or a total reconstruction," Eyewitness said.

Source...https://voiceairmedia.com/2024/06/06/climate-flood-invade-long-bridge-along-lagos-ibadan-expressway/

Science/Technology / Debuts: 8 Essential BOONBAC Social Media Ingredients You Need To Know by Honbright(m): 11:22am On Jun 06
Essential Tips About BOONBAC Social Media App You Need To Know

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In the bustling world of social media, finding a platform that caters to your diverse needs while celebrating your cultural identity can be a challenge. Look no further! Boonbac indigenous social media app is here to revolutionize your online interactions. Let's dive into why Boonbac platform stands out from the rest:

1.  Instant Messages:  Connect with friends, family, and colleagues instantly through Boonbac intuitive instant messaging feature. Share texts, photos, videos, and more in the blink of an eye, fostering meaningful connections regardless of distance.

2. Audio and Video Calls:  Say goodbye to traditional phone calls and embrace the future of communication with our seamless audio and video calling capabilities. Whether it's a quick catch-up or a virtual meeting, stay connected in high-definition clarity.

3. Sell Your Products:  Tap into our vast audience to showcase and sell your products effortlessly. Whether you're a budding entrepreneur or an established business, our platform provides the perfect marketplace to reach potential buyers.

4.  Create Pages:Build your online presence and showcase your interests, talents, or business with customizable pages. Engage with followers, share updates, and cultivate a loyal community around your passion.

5. Create Blogs: Share your thoughts, experiences, and expertise through personalized blogs. From travel diaries to culinary adventures, express yourself creatively and connect with like-minded individuals who appreciate your unique perspective.

6. Create Polls:Engage your audience and gather valuable insights through interactive polls. Whether it's seeking opinions, conducting market research, or simply sparking discussions, polls add an extra layer of interactivity to your social experience.

7. Go Live: Take center stage and broadcast live events to Boonbac extensive audience. Whether you're hosting a virtual event, sharing behind-the-scenes glimpses, or showcasing your talents, going live amplifies your presence and fosters real-time engagement.

8. Indigenous and Inclusive: Rooted in African culture and crafted by African innovators, Boonbac platform celebrates diversity and inclusivity. From vibrant aesthetics to culturally relevant features, their social media app empower users to embrace their heritage while connecting with individuals from across the globe.

Join the community of forward-thinkers, creatives, and entrepreneurs who are shaping the future of social media.

Experience the best of connectivity, creativity, and culture with Boonbac indigenous social media app – created by Africans, for Africans, and beyond. Embrace the future of social networking today.

Join the movement of cultural celebration and global connection. 🌐 Download Boonbac app,  https://boonbac.com now from the Play Store and unlock a world of opportunities to connect, create, and thrive!

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See Link...https://voiceairmedia.com/2024/06/06/african-indigenous-app-emerges-8-essential-boonbac-social-media-ingredients-you-need-to-know/

Religion / #EL-LAM ICC: Apostle Asiwaju Releases Prophetic Declarations For June by Honbright(m): 5:21pm On Jun 01
The power and presence of God were palpable at the EL-LAM International Christian Center (Word Embassy) led by Apostle Asiwaju in prayers from the scriptures. Having declared the middle month of the year, June 2024 as SEASON OF DIVINE VISITATION.

The clergy used Genesis 50:24... "God will surely visit you and bring you out of this land unto the land which he sware to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob". In his sermon, he said: Joseph was saying to his brethren I'm about to die but God will surely visit you. I know this God, He visited me in the pit, He visited me at Pontiphar's house, this same God visited me in prison then Joseph said this God will surely visit you. Apostle declared: as many of you under the sound of my voice, or hearing me in any part of the world, in this month of June God will surely visit you!

According to Luke 1:26, which says "And in the sixth month the Angel Gabriel was sent from God unto a city of Galilee, named Nazareth," believers can only experience glorious encounters when they honour God with their whole life.

He added that glorious encounters are possible when believers stay in their place of provision, obeying the voice of God and His instructions, standing in the right place at the right time, and trusting in God completely.

Apostle Asiwaju thereafter released six powerful points and he made prophetic declarations;
1. The angel came from God! This month you will receive a message from God.

2. This month, no impossibility with you

3. You shall be highly favoured

4. God will SURELY visit you

5. Every good word spoken concerning shall come to pass

6. The Almighty God will walk with you through this month in Jesus mighty name.

Source:...https://voiceairmedia.com/2024/06/01/el-lam-international-christian-centerword-embassy-apostle-asiwaju-releases-prophetic-declarations-for-june/

Politics / Osun PDP Suffers Setback As APC Receives Elemo-oluomo Of Ikirun,bamidele Onifade by Honbright(m): 12:13pm On May 31
THE ruling People's Democratic party (PDP) has suffered another setback as Osun All progressive party (APC) Chairman, Tajudeen Lawal, has received the Elemo Aga of Ikirun Oluomo Chief Bamidele Onifade and his loyalists in Irepodun Local Government.

The decampees include; Chief Bamidele Onifade, Oladosun Kamorudeen aka Ultimate, Wasiu Oluaye, others and their loyalists.

Receiving the decampees and their mass supporters in Ikirun, on Wednesday, Osun APC Chairman Hon. Tajudeen Lawal declared that he prayed to God, and one of the answered prayer is Chief Bamidele Onifade.

"Thank God for this day, my heart is full with thanksgiving and praises, with joy, as we welcome Chief Onifade, the Oluomo of Ikirun into our party, APC.

"I pray to God, and he has answered my prayer, by directing Oluomo of Ikirun to join our party, APC

"APC shall do open declaration for Chief Bamidele Onifade, and all the decampees from PDP to our party," he said

While addressing the people, Oluomo appreciated The APC Chairman, Sooko for welcoming him.

He narrated how late Akirun of Ikirun called on him to join Politics

"One day the late Akirun of Ikirun land, Oba Abdul Rauf Adewale Adedeji II called me to join politics, but i insisted that I will not be part of politics, and later I invited him and told him I am a Board Chairman of PDP chapter, everyone knows me in Abuja"

Chief Bamidele Onifade encouraged everyone to partake in politics for the progress and development of our nation, state and local government.

"We need to come together and build the country that we want, it must not continue like this..

"In Osun, the state government are not concern about the citizens but about what is not necessary"

"My team from all the 13 wards in Ifelodun local government are ready for APC party, with our party unity, success is assurance"

"I joined APC party in Ifelodun local government without a faction, me and my team are for the party, youths are not part of faction, they are united.

"I, Onifade hereby declared that I joined APC, and I align myself with the Party and President Tinubu for the progress, development of the nation, Nigeria, Osun state and Ifelodun local government," he said.

On of the decampees, while addressing the crowd, Oladosun Kamorudeen aka Ultimate said PDP has collapsed and failed in Osun state.

"We are close to 100 people here from PDP, we hereby join APC for progress and development"

"Oluomo of Ikirun is now an APC member"

Also, Wasiu Oluaye who addressed the gathering, said, "I am back home to APC

He pleaded to members of the party to be united

He prayed that APC will come back in Osun state again.

"We regret working for PDP in the last election, because they are failure

"We joined APC for the Party to be united, He said.

The event was further spiced by the presence;
the APC Chairman, Alhaji Tajudeen Lawal Sooko, Women Leader, Alhaja Kudirat Fakokinde, Youth Leader, Comrade Goke Akinwemimo, and many others.

Source... https://voiceairmedia.com/2024/05/29/osun-pdp-suffers-setback-in-ifelodun-local-government-as-apc-receives-socialist-elemo-oluomo-of-ikirun-chief-bamidele-onifade/

Properties / Landowners Caution Public Against Investing In Kelebe-omu Lands From Army by Honbright(m): 2:20pm On May 28
THE Kelebe-Omu Landowners Association has cautioned members of the public against buying plots of land belonging to them.

The landowners under the leadership of Chief Amodu Akanbi also called on the government to mandate greater punishment on a group of people since the issue is now in contempt of court.

The landowners association, comprising 45 family compounds in Osogbo and Olorunda local government areas of Osun State, issued this warning during a press conference held at the palace of the Ataoja, Oba Jimoh Oyetunji on Tuesday, May 28th, 2024.

Voice Air Media recalls that Kelebe-Omu Landowners in suit Number HOS/40/20, against the Attorney General of the Federation, Minister of Defence, Post-Service Housing Development Limited, the Nigeria Army and the Chief of Army Staff, alleged that the acquisition of the land by the defendants was unconstitutional and illegal.

However, the Osun State High Court sitting in Ile-Ife presided by Justice A.O Ayoola on January 10, 2023, instructed the defendants to vacate the 3,646 acres of land belonging to Kelebe-Omu landowners and ordered them to pay a sum of N200 million to the land owners for the destruction of their land.

In response to contempt of the Court, Kelebe-Omu landowners on February 13, 2024, staged a peaceful protest to the Osun State government Secretariat and State House of Assembly to demand the intervention of both the state and federal government against the alleged lawlessness of the Nigerian Army.

At the Assembly, lawmakers promised that the issue would be looked into and a peaceful resolution arrived at.

Addressing journalists on Tuesday, Chief Akanbi who said there was a need for the intervention of higher authority, added that the association plans to expose the constant disobedience of the Nigerian Army to court judgements and the rule of law.

“Despite the Court judgment in our favour, the defendant, Nigerian Army, in the case of disputed land situated at Kelebe-Omu area has embarked on contempt of the Court four consecutive times within fifteen months.

“As we speak, the Post-Service Housing Development Limited incorporated by the Nigerian Army to manage the said land is selling it plot-by-plot with the sum of N7.5 million for 500sqm and N15 million for 1000sqm to private individuals upon purchase of a Post-Service Housing Scheme Military Application Form for N10,000 from its Osogbo office.

“Recently, the defendant, “POST-SERVICE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT LIMITED” Incorporated by the Nigerian Army to manage the land placed an advertorial banner to continue the unlawful layout of the land into the residential estate and sold same plot-by-plot to private individuals upon purchase of a Post-Service Housing Scheme Military Application Form for a fee.

“The said company, in the name of the Nigerian Army, had been issuing permits at agreed prices to members of the public for sand/gravel digging and haulage; construction of fish ponds; farming camps; hewing and haulage of firewood; palm oil prospecting, collection of levies, ‘Isakole’ (tributes) like oil, palm-wine, yams and kola nuts; felling of trees and sawmilling them into timber logs and planks; destruction of kola nut and palm trees within the said land.

“As we speak, if any of you sitting here wants to buy land from the Nigerian Army for your private or commercial use, it would be sold to you illegally by the agent of the Nigerian Army. Our land is being sold plot-by-plot in the sum of N7.5 million for 500sqm and N15 million for 1000sqm to private individuals upon purchase of a Post-Service Housing Scheme Military Application Form for N10,000 from its Osogbo office including a non-refundable processing fee of N100,000 and N150,000 respectfully into a Zenith bank account number 1013309582.”

However, in an earlier reaction, the Nigerian Army said it has appealed the judgment ordering the service to relinquish possession of 3,646 acres of land located between the Kelebe area and Omu Stream in Osogbo/Olorunda Local Government Areas of Osun State.

The Director, Army Public Relations, Major General Onyema Nwachukwu, in a statement in February 2024, said the service has filed an appeal to overturn the high court decision in Osun at the Akure Division of the Court of Appeal.

Onyema maintained that following the appeal, all parties are advised to maintain the status quo till the appellate court delivers its verdict on the matter.

The Ataoja of Osogbo land, Oba Jimoh Oyetunji in his appeal called on the state and federal governments to intervene to forestall protests and unnecessary violence.

He also reiterated the earlier warning that interested parties should refrain from buying any part of the disputed land as doing so would be in contempt of court.

Source...https://voiceairmedia.com/2024/05/28/osun-kelebe-omu-landowners-caution-people-against-investing-in-disputed-property-from-nigerian-army/

Politics / Igp’s Wife, Egbetokun Empowers Deceased Officers’ Families In Osun by Honbright(m): 7:42am On May 24
The wife of the Inspector General of Police and President of the Police Officers’ Wives Association President, (POWA), Elizabeth Egbetokun has empowered families of deceased law enforcement officers in Osun State, VOICE AIR MEDIA reports.

POWA National President and wife of the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Dr. Elizabeth Egbetokun, presented the empowerment items to the beneficiaries during her one-day working visit to Osun State, on Thursday.

Presenting the items at the Osun Police headquarters, Osogbo, Mrs Egbetokun said she was on her working visit to the State to support and empower the wives of the law enforcement officers.

Egbetokun also charged the women to engage in agriculture in order to enhance agricultural development in the country.

She encouraged women to utilize their resources and skills and engage in farming to enhance food, nutrition and security in Nigeria through the Young Women in Agriculture (YWA) initiative for rural women in agriculture.

Egbetokun said: “Am encouraging women to venture into farming through ”Young Women in Agriculture (YWA) initiative under the Police Officers’ Wives Association (POWA), to promote food security in our country.

“It’s with great pleasure that I am here before you today as the National President of the Police Officers’ Wives Association (POWA), representing the dedicated spouses of our nation’s law enforcement officers.

“As we embark on this working visit to the Osun State Police Command, I extend my warmest gratitude to the Commissioner of Police, Osun State Police Command; CP Umar Abba Muhammed for hosting us.

“The women of POWA are the unsung heroes behind the badge, providing unwavering support to our spouses as they uphold the law and protect our communities. Our association serves as a vital network of support, fostering unity, resilience, and empowerment among police families nationwide.


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“CP Umar Abba Muhammed, your leadership is pivotal in ensuring the safety and security of Osun State, and we commend your tireless efforts in this regard. Together, we can further strengthen the bond between law enforcement and the communities they serve.

“I look forward to fruitful discussions and partnerships that will benefit the brave men and women of the Osun State Police Command. Let us continue to stand united in our commitment to building safer, stronger, and more resilient communities,” she added

The items distributed to empower widows and less privileged are; sewing machines, Grinding machines, Makeup tools, dryers hundreds of 25kg bags of rice among others.

She also encouraged all women to utilise their resources and skills to engage in farming to contribute to a more food-secure future for Nigeria.

Details here... https://voiceairmedia.com/2024/05/24/excitement-as-police-igs-wife-egbetokun-empowers-deceased-officers-families-in-osun/

Politics / Grassroots Development: Insight Initiative Unveils Osun Open LG Project by Honbright(m): 6:54pm On May 23
Grassroots Development: Insight Initiative For Com. & SOC DEV Unveils Osun Open LG Project, Advocates

To ensure grassroots development, a non profit making organisation, Insight initiative for community and social development, has launched the Osun Open Local Government Project, and the unveiled of OsunopenLG Advocates, on Thursday, May 23rd, 2024.

The innovative project through the international partners through, the Nigeria Youths Futures Funds (NYFF) and LEAP Africa, is designed to promote accountability, civic engagement, grassroots development, and good governance in the local government administration.

Speaking at a press conference in Osogbo, Osun state capital, the Executive Director,
Insight Initiative for Community and Social Development, For the OsunOpenLG Project,
Jare Tiamiyu, said it's necessary to saveguard development at the grassroots level in Osun local government, and of the 774 local government areas of the country, Voice Air Media reports.

According to him, "the project targets four key pillars, which are; accountability, civic engagement, grassroots development, and good governance, and are aimed at addressing the challenges facing local governments in the State and prove solutions to future of the council areas.

"By selection of 66 local government advocates, including six people living with disabilities, is a testament to the project’s commitment to inclusion. These advocates will engage with stakeholders, including political officeholders and the public, to educate, retrieve information, and promote collaboration for grassroots development.

“After a rigorous process, 66 advocates were chosen from 168 applications received, with six of them being people living with disabilities. This demonstrates the project’s dedication to inclusivity and equal opportunities.

“The project also plans to organize a town hall meeting, which will bring together major stakeholders to discuss local government fiscal autonomy and development goals in Osun State. This gathering will provide a platform for citizens to engage with their leaders and demand better governance.

“The Osun Open Local Government Project is a bold step towards promoting responsible leadership and development at the grassroots level. By supporting this initiative, citizens, government officials, and other stakeholders can contribute to the growth and prosperity of Osun State.

“Our project is not to witch-hunt or expose the government negatively but to seek the development of our people through transparency and accountability at the council level,” statement reads.

This online newspaper gathers that the project’s progress and updates will be shared on social media handles @OsunOpenLG.

SOURCE...https://voiceairmedia.com/2024/05/23/grassroots-development-good-governance-others-as-insight-initiative-for-com-soc-dev-unveils-osun-open-lg-project-advocates/

Education / Nigerian Youths Charged To Make Use Of Social Media To Connect With Right Person by Honbright(m): 12:16pm On May 22
Nigerian youths have been charged to make use of the positive side of social media platforms by preparing themselves for opportunities and connections.

This is even as the students of Mass Communication of the Fountain University organized Facebook Meet Up 2024 for a semester examination of the 400L student's course ''Event Management"

Speaking at the event on Tuesday, John Afolarin commended the school management for allowing the students to put kind of event together.

Afolarin described the programme as such programme preparing students for life after school, saying that life as moves beyond learning theory alone.

He charged the students to engage on social media platforms to connect with the right people by presenting themselves with a good brand.

Afolarin said, "The major challenge we have in the country is the issue of unemployment but when you are open to many opportunities and you have laid your hand on the practical aspect of it life will not be difficult for you as a young graduate."

Also speaking, the Director of Marketing and Strategy at Mazota Nig, Olajide Ajibola, said the meet up is a channel to prepare Students to be useful for the society.

"The theme of the programme Network, Learn, and Engage is a summary of what students will face outside the school.

He encouraged other institutions in the country to emulate the programme for their student to be self-reliance.

Meanwhile, Dr Rasheed Adebiyi, noted that the Facebook Meet up as a program is to equip the students on practical and to acquire a skill.

"The program encouraged the students to go into practicals to equip them for the skills required and needed for them to be relevant in society, and after school, as employees are now after skills and not only the certificate.

Source...https://voiceairmedia.com/2024/05/22/osun-youths-students-urged-to-connect-imbibe-values-at-facebook-meet-up-2024/

Politics / Cleric Charges Followers, Nigerians To Pray For Leaders At Pentecost Day 2024 by Honbright(m): 8:38am On May 21
..urges Government To Recognize Pentecost Day As A Public Holiday

... requests the structure of Christianity in Osun to be put in one

A cleric, Bishop Mike Bamidele, on Monday called on followers and Nigerians to pray for their leaders, noting that the enemy target the Leader.

The founder of Victory Life Ministries International, made this call at the Ministers Fire Conference of the 2024 Pentecost Day, at Government Technical College in Osogbo, the state capital.

"You are a Leader by creation, the enemy target the leader, may enemy not kill your leader", Followers must learn to protect and pray for their Leader".

The Bishop further said Pentecost is a day to put affairs of the nation to the hands of God, hereby called on Governor Ademola Adeleke to recognize Pentecost Day as a public holiday in the state.

“Osun state under the then Governor gave Isese and Hijirah Day government recognition and ignored the Christians, that can disturb peace, and equity in a polarized and multi-religious society like ours, whenever you want to do something you must be conscious of all other interests and balances."

He also called on all the Christianity structure to be one and put together as a body.

“This year’s celebration is burning down evil garments, every human being is wearing a cloth physical and spiritual, even if you are mad we will know that you are wearing a mentally deranged person’s garment so his naked but God wants to change everyone’s garment individually as a family or as a nation

“The messages about change, God will change your present circumstances and present situation but in the power of the holy spirit, unless you have the power of the holy spirit the evil power will simply overwhelm you, and you will remain in the way you are always been worsen your condition than you had always had before now, it’s the only spirit that brings improvement to life,” Bishop added.

Source...https://voiceairmedia.com/2024/05/21/cleric-charges-followers-nigerians-to-pray-for-their-leaders-at-pentecost-day-2024/

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