UPDATE: Disregard my Kidnap on Social Media -Ondo Lawmaker

UPDATE: Disregard my Kidnap on Social Media -Ondo Lawmaker

By: Oluwatosin Adesola A member of the Ondo State House of Assembly representing Akoko North East constituency, Hon. Rasheed Olalekan Elegbeleye has denied a rumour on social media that he has been abducted by unknown gunmen. The PDP lawmaker popularly known as “Oshore”, said he was not kidnapped anywhere contrary to the speculation and expressed appreciation to those who had called him to verify the rumour on Wednesday. There was a rumour that he was…

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Akeredolu, Abraham, Adetimehin, others must respect Tinubu’s Peace Deal -former APC Rep insists

Akeredolu, Abraham, Adetimehin, others must respect Tinubu’s Peace Deal -former APC Rep insists

……… Commends Peace Move By APC National Leadership On Ondo Chapter. …..received commendations for qualitative representation from group. By: Ade Adeleke The former House of Representatives member that represented Idanre/Ifedore Federal Constituency on the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC, Hon Bamidele Baderinwa on Wednesday said all parties in a reconciliatory meeting with Asiwaju Bola Tinubu in Ondo state must respect agreements at the parley. He however commended the step taken by the National Leadership…

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Police, DSS rescue BEDC Manager from Lynching as Akure Residents protest months of Blackout

Police, DSS rescue BEDC Manager from Lynching as Akure Residents protest months of Blackout

By: Ade Adeleke It was like a drama when Operatives of the Department of Security Service, DSS and Police officers on Wednesday’s Morning rescued the BEDC Business Manager, Igbara-oke Unit, Mrs. Iyabo Adefemi from being lynched by irate Akure residents mostly Youths from Fanibi area of the Ondo state capital over allegation of stolen transformer cable by the officials of the company. The youths who staged a protest that lasted for over five hours blocked…

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BLOODY DAY: Shi’ites attack National Assembly, fear grips Lawmakers, adjourn abruptly

BLOODY DAY: Shi’ites attack National Assembly, fear grips Lawmakers, adjourn abruptly

……Shi’ites shoot policemen, force Reps to adjourn. By: SUNSHINETRUTH Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, popularly known as Shi’ites, on Tuesday invaded the National Assembly and shot two policemen. The sect members, who were protesting the continued incarceration of their leader, Ibrahim Zakzaky, that had been in detention since December, 2015, also attacked six other policemen at the National Assembly with stones and clubs. One of our correspondents learnt that the Shiite members overpowered…

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18 kidnappers’ Hideouts uncovered in Ondo, Ekiti -Army

18 kidnappers’ Hideouts uncovered in Ondo, Ekiti -Army

By: Ade Adeleke The Nigerian Army, 32 Artillery Brigade, Owena Cantonment, Akure, has raided no fewer than 18 hideouts of suspected kidnappers in Ondo and Ekiti states in the last one month with the help of the newly acquired drones. SUNSHINETRUTH had on June 21, 2019 reported launching of two drones at Osi Community near Akure Airport by the 32 Artillery Brigade to fight kidnappings and related crimes in Ondo and Ekiti states. Brig. Gen….

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Akure football Club Banished out of Ondo State

Akure football Club Banished out of Ondo State

…… NLO punishes Akure City to Ilorin. By: Oluwatosin Adesola The management of Nationwide League One (NLO) on Wednesday banished Akure City Football Club to Ilorin following the harassment of match officials in a week seven match against Rising Stars FC of Akure. This was contained in a letter signed by the Chief Operating Officer of the NLO, Sola Ogunowo, and made available to newsmen on wednesday in Akure It also awarded Rising Stars three…

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Permanent Secretaries: Correct injustice against our Members -NUJ tells Akeredolu, Ondo Head of Service

Permanent Secretaries: Correct injustice against our Members -NUJ tells Akeredolu, Ondo Head of Service

……. NUJ CONGRATULATES NEW ONDO HEAD OF SERVICE, DEMANDS APPOINTMENT OF MEMBERS AS PS. By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Ondo State Council has congratulated Mr. Oluwadare Aragbaiye on his recent appointment as the State Head of Service by Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu. In a Congratulatory Letter dated 3rd July, 2019 and signed by the Chairman, Adetona Aderoboye and the State Secretary of the Union, Leke Adegbite, NUJ says the appointment is a…

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