One Person shot dead, two injured in Ondo Bank Robbery (see pictures)

One Person shot dead, two injured in Ondo Bank Robbery (see pictures)

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Less than 24hours that a Police Inspector, Lasisi was shot dead by unknown gunmen at Isua in Akoko South east local government area of the state, the Ondo state police command has confirmed that one person has been shot dead when armed robbers attacked a commercial bank at Iju town in Akure north local government area of the state. The Spokesman of the command, Mr Femi Joseph told Radio Nigeria in Akure…

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Irun-Akoko Obaship Tussle: Chiefs, Elders seek Akeredolu’s Intervention

Irun-Akoko Obaship Tussle: Chiefs, Elders seek Akeredolu’s Intervention

………Tension at Irun Akoko. The agrarian town of Irun Akoko in Akoko North West local government of Ondo State, is currently agitating for the installation of new monarch, 8yreas after the demise of the last Onirun. This is even as the town’s Council of Chiefs and Community leaders pleaded with Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu urgently resolve the protracted chieftaincy tussle rocking the town to prevent breakdown of law and order. The Council of Chiefs noted that…

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JUST IN: Ondo Poly Sacks all workers at Staff Schools

JUST IN: Ondo Poly Sacks all workers at Staff Schools

BY: oluwatosin Adesola All the Staff of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, RUGIPO Staff Primary and Secondary Schools have been disengaged with immediate effect. In the disengagement letter addressed to all the workers and signed by the Polytechnic’s Acting Registrar, Mr Sule Atiku, said the sack would take effect from August 5th, 2019. The number of the staff are yet to be ascertained as at the press time but the management defended its action by saying…

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Land Dispute: Ondo Govt relaxes 24hrs Curfew on Ago Alaye Community

Land Dispute: Ondo Govt relaxes 24hrs Curfew on Ago Alaye Community

By: Ade Adeleke Akeredolu Relaxes Curfew On Ago Alaye Community; Orders Immediate Release Of Arrested Persons Unconnected With Crime. The Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN, has directed that the 24-hour curfew earlier imposed on Ago Alaye community on 18th July, 2019 be relaxed forthwith. According to a Press Release by the State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr Donald Ojogo, the new curfew regime will henceforth, be dusk to dawn; that is, twelve…

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Land Dispute: Ago-Alaye Inhabitants groaning under Curfew, as Ikale Group hails Akeredolu

Land Dispute: Ago-Alaye Inhabitants groaning under Curfew, as Ikale Group hails Akeredolu

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Ikale Central Organisation, ‘’ICO’’ has commended the swift response of the Ondo State Government in constituting a panel of inquiry on the recent violence between Araromi-Obu and Ikale people at Ago Alaye. The group also expressed happiness with the responsive action of the Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, but called for fairness in handling the panel’s assignment. The I.C.O Chairman, Barr. ‘Bayo Ehinmosan And the Secretary Of the Organization,…

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Soldiers who Raped AAUA Student displayed Unmitigated Cannibalism, Impunity —ASUU

Soldiers who Raped AAUA Student displayed Unmitigated Cannibalism, Impunity —ASUU

By: Ade Adelele The Academic Staff Union Of Universities, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, (ASUU-AAUA) Branch on Tuesday bemoaned and condemned in very strong terms, the alleged rape of a female student of the institution by some soldiers at a checkpoint along Akungba-Ikare road last week. A Press Statement signed by Dr Sola Fayose, ASUU Branch Chairman laments that the incident can best be described as a display of impunity. “Our Union in this institution sees…

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ARAROMI-OBU/IKALE CRISIS: Watch your Utterances —Akeredolu warns Govt’s Officials

ARAROMI-OBU/IKALE CRISIS: Watch your Utterances  —Akeredolu warns Govt’s Officials

By: Ade Adeleke Following the inauguration of the Panel to probe the crisis which erupted over land dispute between the people of Araromi Obu and Ikale(Ago Alaye), the Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN has directed government officials to stop making forthwith, public comments or statements on the matter. In a Statement signed by Ojo Oyewamide, the governor’s Senior Special Assistant (Media and Publicity), Akeredolu also urged the panel to be dispassionate in discharging…

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Idanre Hill as Tourist Centre dear to my Administration —Akeredolu

Idanre Hill as Tourist Centre dear to my Administration  —Akeredolu

By: Ade Adeleke Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has vowed that his administration’s passion for the development of all sectors of the state’s economy particularly Idanre hill is fully developed as a tourist centre. He particularly singled out tourism as a sector that would enjoy robust support. The governor spoke during a courtesy visit to his office by the Owa of Idanre Kingdom, Oba Frederick Adegunle Aroloye on Monday According to the governor, Idanre…

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AAUA STUDENT’S RAPE: I’ll lead One Million Protest on Thursday —Mrs Akeredolu vows

AAUA STUDENT’S RAPE: I’ll lead One Million Protest on Thursday —Mrs Akeredolu vows

……. Mrs Akeredolu to Stage Walk Against “Rape in Army Uniform” Wife of Ondo State Governor, Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu will on Thursday, 8th August, 2019, stage a walk against rape in army uniform tagged “1 Million-Woman Protest March”, in protest against the alleged rape committed by soldiers at a Checkpoint located on Ikare-Akungba Akoko in Ondo state. The walk is to take off from NEPA roundabout car park at 7 am, with series of messages…

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Assaulted Journalist gives Exclusive Account of #RevolutionNow Protest in Ondo

Assaulted Journalist gives Exclusive Account of #RevolutionNow Protest in Ondo

By: Ade Adeleke #RevolutionNow protest took place in Ore city, Ondo state yesterday even asCitizen Tosin Ajuwon, a journalist with Sahara Reporters was on Monday assaulted and arrested by the Nigeria Police Force at Ore in Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo state. Ajuwon was covering the #RevolutionNow protest in Ore city when he was accosted and brutalized by armed policemen from the Ore Divisional Police Station. The police had immediately chased away the protesters…

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