We won’t surrender to blackmail over Amotekun operations in Ondo —Akeredolu

We won’t surrender to blackmail over Amotekun operations in Ondo —Akeredolu

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN, today said the Ondo State Security Network Agency (Amotekun Corps) will end criminality in the state, as it begins operation. The Governor stressed that with a workable synergy among the leadership of the security agencies and that of Amotekun, a water-tight strategies capable of arresting crimes even before they occur would be deployed. Akeredolu spoke at the Passing-Out Ceremony of the pioneer Amotekun Corps Officers in the state, held…

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ZLP & CHOICE OF RUNNING MATE: TIME TO GET IT RIGHT

ZLP & CHOICE OF RUNNING MATE: TIME TO GET IT RIGHT

ZENITH LABOUR PARTY AND THE CHOICE OF RUNNING MATE: TIME TO GET IT RIGHT By: Femi Femi Barring any last minute change(s), Hon. Ajayi Agboola, the governorship candidate of the Zenith Labour Party, ZLP, will be officially unveiled for the election that will be keenly contested for by the trio of Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressives Party, APC, Mr. Eyitayo Jegede of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP and Agboola Ajayi of the Zenith…

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2020 polls: Ekiti-Kete in Ondo state endorse Akeredolu

2020 polls: Ekiti-Kete in Ondo state endorse Akeredolu

A socio-cultural group, Ekiti-Kete progressive Union, Ondo State chapter has declared a total support for Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu re-election in the state, arguing that achievements recorded in the state in the last three and half years must be sustained beyond 2020. The Chairman of the group, Comrade Tajudeen Bello who led the team to meet the Convener of IBI GIGA AMBASSADORS, Chief Alex Ajipe in Akure on Tuesday said they are committed to the victory…

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Edo Polls: APC will suffer defeat despite assassination threat —Imasuangbon

Edo Polls:  APC will suffer defeat despite assassination threat —Imasuangbon

Former governorship aspirant of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Barr. Kenneth Imasuangbon, has said that the plot to assassinate leaders of the PDP would not stop defeat of the All Progressives Congress in the September 19 governorship election. Barr. Imasuangbon popularly known as ‘Rice Man’ said it was shocking that his name was among those listed to be assassinated by the killer squad in the state. Imasuangbon said the APC opted to import killers into…

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APC shouldn’t be part of Ondo LG Polls —ADC Candidate, Barr Peter Alaba insists

APC shouldn’t be part of Ondo LG Polls  —ADC Candidate, Barr Peter Alaba insists

As the Ondo State state local government election slated for August 22 approaches, the African Democratic Congress (ADC) Chairmanship candidate in Akoko South west local government, Barr. Alaba Peter, has expressed pessimism and passed vote of no confidence in the Ondo State Independent Electoral Commission (ODIEC) to conduct credible polls. The candidate made this known at Akungba-Akoko while speaking with newsmen today on the preparations for the council’s election. Alaba noted that erstwhile chairmen of…

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2020 polls: Ondo-Linyi Industrial hub, Ore flyover, others will earn Aketi our votes —AGM members

2020 polls: Ondo-Linyi Industrial hub, Ore flyover, others will earn Aketi our votes —AGM members

As Ondo State governorship election drawing nearer, members of the Arabirin Grassroots Movement (AGM) today assured Governor Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN, of massive Votes in the October 10 governorship election in Ondo State. The group gave this assurance during its State Conference held at the APC party Secretariat in Ore, Odigbo local government area of the State. Speaking on the need to re-elect governor Akeredolu for another four years, the state coordinator of the group,…

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Stop suspending your members —Court to Ondo Assembly, Speaker

Stop suspending your members —Court to Ondo Assembly, Speaker

An Ondo state High Court sitting in Akure has stopped the Ondo State House of Assembly and the Speaker; Mr David Oleyeloogun from suspending its members particularly the lawmaker representing Eseodo constituency in the Assembly. The lawmaker; Hon Success Torhukerhijo who was expelled by the All Progressives Congress (APC) for not signing the impeachment notice against the Deputy Governor; Hon Agboola Ajayi sought the protection of the court from being suspended from his legislative duties….

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Deregistered pol parties won’t be part of Ondo, Edo elections —INEC

Deregistered pol parties won’t be part of Ondo, Edo elections —INEC

By: Ade Adeleke The Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC), has declared that the deregistered political parties that got judgement at the Appeal court yesterday will not be part of Ondo and Edo state governorship elections. The Chief press Secretary to the INEC Chairman, Mr Rotimi Oyekanmi stated this while speaking at a webinar organised by the International Press Centre (IPC) for journalists in ondo state ahead of the gubernatorial election. The training is tagged, “WEBINAR/VIRTUAL…

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Why I’m not happy with my friend Mimiko —Akeredolu

Why I’m not happy with my friend Mimiko —Akeredolu

By: Oluwatosin Adesola As the October 10, 2020 governorship election approaches, Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has continued to attack his predecessor, Dr Olusegun Mimiko and his party, Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) as a party of people who have been relegated to the backdoor. According to him, ZLP is like a car without engine meant for people who are ready to end their political careers. He said in Akure that the owners of the party…

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IPC/MRA workshop participants harp on investigating campaign finance, COVID-19 issues with FOI act

IPC/MRA workshop participants harp on investigating campaign finance, COVID-19 issues with FOI act

COMMUNIQUÉ Media Training Workshop on Using the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act for Investigative Reports on Campaign Finance and Covid-19 Accountability Issues. The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos, in partnership with Media Rights Agenda (MRA) held a two-day Media Training Workshop on Using the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act for Investigative Reports on Campaign Finance and Covid-19 Accountability Issues on Wednesday August 5 and Thursday August 6, 2020 in Lagos. The training workshop was supported…

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