Night Massacre! How Security men opened fire on groaning youths in Lagos

Night Massacre! How Security men opened fire on groaning youths in Lagos

The ongoing nationwide protest against police brutality, also known as #EndSARS protest reportedly turned bloody yesterday in Lagos, as policemen and soldiers allegedly opened fire on the harmless protesters. The Diplomat News reports that 12 youths were allegedly killed in Mushin area of Lagos as violence broke on Tuesday afternoon. Also, four persons have been reportedly killed by operatives at the Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos State as of the time of this report. Many…

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#EndSars: Akeredolu imposes 24hours curfew

#EndSars: Akeredolu imposes 24hours curfew

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has imposed a 24 hours curfew in Ondo State starting from tomorrow 21st October, 2020 at midnight In a state broadcast this evening, the governor said “those on essential services are allowed to go to their respective working places. “Shops, malls, filling stations are closed forthwith. Security personnel to enforce compliance.” #EndSars: GOV. AKEREDOLU IMPOSES 24 HOURS CURFEW IN ONDO Following the reports of the violent trend of #Endsars protests emanating from…

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#EndSars: Akeredolu’s timely setting up of Judicial Panel laudable —Ajipe

#EndSars: Akeredolu’s timely setting up of Judicial Panel laudable —Ajipe

…..CONDEMNED ATTACK ON OYETOLA. The convener of IBI GIGA AMBASSADORS Chief Alex Ajipe has commended the governor of Ondo state Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu for timely constitution panel of inquiry to investigate and receive complaints from members of the public on illegal detention, extortion and brutality by the disbanded SARS officers of the Nigeria Police Force. Ajipe also commended the youth for coming out to fight for the right of the people at this critical…

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Talk now, Nigeria sits on a time bomb —NUJ tells Buhari

Talk now, Nigeria sits on a time bomb —NUJ tells Buhari

MEDIA RELEASE The #EndSARS Protests: Speak Now, Mr President Nigeria Union of Journalists is alarmed by the continued silence of President Muhammadu Buhari over the #EndSARS protests that have engulfed the country. Nigerians, mainly the youth are protesting against Police brutality that had characterised the operations of the dreaded Special Anti-Rubbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police. The disbanded SARS was legendary in its abuse of human rights. Although the Inspector General of Police quickly…

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Keep faith with your promises —Ondo NLC, TUC, JNC congratulate Akeredolu

Keep faith with your promises —Ondo NLC, TUC, JNC congratulate Akeredolu

Organised labour Unions in Ondo state have charged Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu to keep faith with his electioneering promises during his second term in office. This is contained in a Congratulatory letter signed by the state Chairmen and Secretaries of NLC, TUC and JNC, Sunday Adeleye, Helen Odofin, Niyi Fabunmi; Omokehinde Shado, Tajudeen Balogun and Kehinde Olomiye respectively. The labour Unions said workers were happy to support the reelection of Mr Akeredolu in view of his…

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Breaking: Ondo closes schools amidst #EndSars protest

Breaking: Ondo closes schools amidst #EndSars protest

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT. Mr Governor has directed that all schools that resumed on Monday 19th October 2020 are closed for the meantime from tomorrow 21st October 2020 because of the engulfing nationwide protest and the need to ensure safety of our students and staff. Parents and the public are to note this directive and all schools are to comply. Any inconvenience is regretted,while the State Government would ensure resumption of our schools as soon as…

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Resignation: Akeredolu breaks silence on Deputy’s allegation

Resignation: Akeredolu breaks silence on Deputy’s allegation

RE: PLAN TO FORGE AGBOOLA AJAYI’S SIGNATURE Ordinarily, it should be the height of insensitivity to decipate energy on whatever the ZLP candidate may have said in respect of the above subject matter. Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, will rather deepen efforts as regards the current National Concern of youths protests. All the same, one does not expect anything less from a thoroughly beaten and politically minimized egocentric being. The circumstances feeding his outburst are clearly…

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Resignation: Akeredolu breaks silence on Deputy’s allegation

Resignation: Akeredolu breaks silence on Deputy’s allegation

RE: PLAN TO FORGE AGBOOLA AJAYI’S SIGNATURE Ordinarily, it should be the height of insensitivity to decipate energy on whatever the ZLP candidate may have said in respect of the above subject matter. Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, will rather deepen efforts as regards the current National Concern of youths protests. All the same, one does not expect anything less from a thoroughly beaten and politically minimized egocentric being. The circumstances feeding his outburst are clearly…

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#EndSars protest grounds Akure, as youths cook on roads

#EndSars protest grounds Akure, as youths cook on roads

HUNDREDS OF YOUTHS IDENTIFYING WITH THE #ENDSARS PROTEST HAVE GROUNDED ECONOMIC AND OFFICIAL ACTIVITIES IN AKURE, THE ONDO STATE CAPITAL, BY BLOCKING MAJOR ROUTES IN THE CAPITAL CITY. SOME OF THE AREAS BLOCKED INCLUDED ONDO ROAD, AGAGU ROAD, CUSTOMS JUNCTION, NEPA AREA, FIRST BANK AT ALAGBAKA-AKURE, FUTA AND ROAD BLOCK AXIS OF AKURE. IT WAS A CARNIVAL LIKE IN MOST THE JUNCTIONS BLOCKED BY THE YOUTHS, WHILE SOME SET UP MUSIC, COOKING ON THE ROADS…

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Why I won’t dump Akeredolu’s govt —Dep Gov Agboola

Why I won’t dump Akeredolu’s govt —Dep Gov Agboola

Ondo State Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi Will Not Resign The news that Ondo State Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi is set to resign this week by some national news papers is false and a figment of the imagination of the writers. The Deputy Governor was elected together with Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN by the good people of Ondo State in 2016. That four years mandate given to both men will not end until 23rd February, 2021….

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#EndSars Protest: Who Has Taken The Voice Of Buhari?

#EndSars Protest: Who Has Taken The Voice Of Buhari?

WHO HAS TAKEN THE VOICE OF OUR PRESIDENT? By Yemisi Bamgbose. I was just wondering, what would have happened to our President that he has not been able to address the nation . I was thinking the President was making consultations that will enable him come out with a good strategy to pacify the angry populace represented by the #EndSars protesters. I was expecting a well coordinated, well researched broadcast that would show the empathy…

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#EndSars protest: Akeredolu constitutes Ondo Judicial Panel

#EndSars protest: Akeredolu constitutes Ondo Judicial Panel

Press Statement SETTING UP OF JUDICIAL PANEL OF INQUIRY ON THE ALLEGED ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES OF OFFICERS OR FEDERAL SPECIAL ANTI-ROBBERY SQUAD OF NIGERIA POLICE FORCE IN ONDO STATE The Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu SAN, has approved the constitution of a Judicial Panel of Inquiry to look into all complaints by members of the public on alleged illegal activities of officers of Nigeria Police Force in Ondo State. This decision of the…

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Akure delegation visits Gov Makinde over mum’s demise

Akure delegation visits Gov Makinde over mum’s demise

Akure people are honest, upright and bold – Seyi Makinde ….as Deji commiserate with the Governor. The governor of Oyo State, Engr. Seyi Makinde, has described the Akure as one of the most upright and honest people in Yoruba land and the nation at large. The governor stated this while playing host to a delegation from the Deji of Akure which was in Ibadan to commiserate with him on the death of his mother, Madam…

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Infrastructural revolution earned Akeredolu victory —Akoko youths

Infrastructural revolution earned Akeredolu victory —Akoko youths

PRESS RELEASE AKOKO YOUTH FORUM CONGRATULATES HIS EXCELLENCY, ARAKUNRIN ODUNAYO AKEREDOLU SAN, THE EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR OF ONDO STATE. It’s our great pleasure to congratulate His Excellency, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu, The Executive Governor of Ondo State on his well deserved victory at the just concluded governorship poll on the 10/10/2020, it’s a clear indications of his integrity and sincerity of purpose as Ondo State people spoke with one voice most especially Akoko Nation. It’s also an…

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#EndSars protest turns into violence, jailbreak in Edo, Govt imposes curfew

#EndSars protest turns into violence, jailbreak in Edo, Govt imposes curfew

Jailbreak in Benin, prisoners in the streets There has been a jailbreak at the correctional centre in Benin, Edo state, with a number of prisoners escaping from the facility. A witness confirmed the incident to TheCable. There has been an outbreak of violence in the state following the #EndSARS protests. EDO GOVT DECLARES 24-HOUR CURFEW The Edo State Government hereby imposes a 24-hour curfew across the state till further notice. The curfew is to take…

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Ondo poll: SWAN celebrates Akeredolu’s Reelection

Ondo poll: SWAN celebrates Akeredolu’s Reelection

ONDO SWAN CONGRATULATES GOV. AKEREDOLU (GRAND PATRON) ON RE-ELECTION The Executive and entire members of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Ondo State chapter uses this medium to congratulate our Grand Patron and Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Oduayo Akeredolu on his re-election as governor for another term. ONDO SWAN notes that the victory of Governor Akeredolu will further brings hopes and assurances of a brighter future to the state sports men and…

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Resumption: Ondo Lawmaker, Ogunmolasuyi fumigates schools in Owo

Resumption: Ondo Lawmaker, Ogunmolasuyi fumigates schools in Owo

In his bid to ensuring a safety and virus free academic environment for the students and members of staffs of the Rufus Giwa polytechnic Owo, Ondo State. The lawmaker representing Owo Constituency one at the Ondo State House of Assembly Hon Oluwole Ogunmolasuyi (West) sponsored the fumigation project of the academic community. The fumigation process which presided over by an indigenous and professional company was carried out on Saturday 17th of Oct 2020 right from…

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Ondo Monarchs laud INEC, security agencies; congratulate Akeredolu

Ondo Monarchs laud INEC, security agencies; congratulate Akeredolu

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Traditional rulers under the umbrella of the Ondo state 130 Krown Obas, on Sunday sent a congratulatory message to the state Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, on his resounding victory at the just concluded October 10, 2020 gubernatorial election. This is contained in a Press Statement by their Acting President, Akapinsa of Ipinsa, Oba Olufunmilayo Omoniyi and the Secretary, Adapogun of Ipogun, Oba Oluwadare Ojo, and a copy made available to newsmen…

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Can Ondo Deputy finally dump Aketi’s govt amidst fresh impeachment plot

Can Ondo Deputy finally dump Aketi’s govt amidst fresh impeachment plot

Barring the unforeseen, Deputy Governor of Ondo State and governorship candidate of the Zenith Labour Party((ZLP) in the October 10 governorship election in the state , Agboola Ajayi will resign from office this week, Daily Independent has gathered. Coming on the heels of this development is the eruption of a crisis of confidence between the national leader of the ZLP and former Governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko and Ajayi over election funds. The…

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Tola Oyediran protected Awolowo’s legacy —Mimiko

Tola Oyediran protected Awolowo’s legacy —Mimiko

Mimiko Mourns Awolowo’s Eldest Daughter, Revd Oyediran Former Governor of Ondo state, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, has commiserated with the family of Reverend Tola Awolowo-Oyediran, the daughter of late Chief Obafemi Awolowo who passed away on Friday. Mimiko in a statement, on Sunday, said Oyediran’s death has yet robbed the nation of another patriotic senior citizen who held the interest of the nation so dear to her heart and was committed to any activity that will…

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