Ondo Tribunal fixes date for hearing of Jegede’s petition

Ondo Tribunal fixes date for hearing of Jegede’s petition

The Ondo state 2020 Governorship Election Tribunal has fixed January 12, 2020 to begin proper hearing on the petition of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and its candidate, Eyitayo Jegede,SAN. The petition is challenging the victory of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN in the October 10 governorship election. The Tribunal Chairman, Justice Umar Abubarkar announced the date while reading the report of the pre-trial hearing today at the Ondo state High Court, venue of the sitting….

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How Ondo Speaker was rescued from being jailed

How Ondo Speaker was rescued from being jailed

The Speaker of the Ondo state of Assembly, Bamidele Oleyelogun and three others at the House today escaped being jailed by a State High Court sitting in Akure. Justice Samuel Bola quashed the suit after warring parties agreed to an amicable position following evidence that the speaker and the house had complied with his earlier order to reinstate the four suspended lawmakers. The court had earlier lifted the suspension of four lawmakers, Favour Tomowewo, Adewinle…

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Breaking: Tension as Herdsmen kill Amotekun officer in Ondo

Breaking: Tension as Herdsmen kill Amotekun officer in Ondo

There is a palpable tension at Ilara-Mokin in Ifedore local government area of Ondo state over alleged killing of an official of Amotekun Corps by suspected herdsmen in the area yesterday. There situation caused gridlock along Akure-Ibadan expressway for several hours, as some the herdsmen had been arrested by Amotekun corps. Although the cause of the incident is yet to be made known as at the time of filing this report but SUNSHINETRUTH gathered that…

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How Akeredolu escaped Sack at Abuja Court

How Akeredolu escaped Sack at Abuja Court

A Federal High Court, Abuja yesterday dismissed a suit challenging the validity of the All Progressives Congress (APC)’s governorship primary election which produced Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, as its candidate for the October 10 poll. Recall that Akeredolu had won the governorship election, securing a total number of 292, 830 votes to beat other contestants in the race. Following the development, one of the aspirants in the primary poll, Dr. Nath Adojutelegan, on Aug….

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