Ibadan clash: Akeredolu visits Shasha, mediates Yoruba, Hausa

Ibadan clash: Akeredolu visits Shasha, mediates Yoruba, Hausa

YORUBA/HAUSA CLASH: GOV. AKEREDOLU VISITS SHASHA IN IBADAN, APPEALS FOR CALM, DIALOGUE Worried at the violent clash between Yoruba and Hausa Communities in Shasha, Ojoo Area of Ibadan, the Oyo State Capital, Ondo State Governor and Chairman of the Southwest Governors’ Forum, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, on Sunday, visited the troubled area, appealing to the warring parties to maintain calm. The violent clash had reportedly led to the death of some residents, destruction of properties,…

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JUST IN: Herdsmen shot dead Three farmers in Ondo

JUST IN: Herdsmen shot dead Three farmers in Ondo

Suspected armed herdsmen have allegedly killed three farmers at Ijugbere axis of Owo local government area of Ondo state. SUNSHINETRUTH learnt that the herders shot dead the farmers in the forest yesterday. The Senior Special Assistant to Governor Rotimi Akeredolu on Agriculture, Akin Olotu confirmed the killing via a text message. Olotu described the killing of the farmers as unfortunate, saying, “those blaming Governor Akeredolu for saying the illegal occupants should vacate the forest should…

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Supare/farmers feud: Boroffice reacts to Akeredolu’s directive

Supare/farmers feud: Boroffice reacts to Akeredolu’s directive

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Deputy Senate Leader, Prof. Ajayi Boroffice yesterday expressed support for the directive issued by Ondo State government ordering immediate end to all forms of hostilities between Akoko farmers and their host community, Supare in Ondo State. The senator, who represents Ondo North Senatorial District, commended Governor Rotimi Akeredolu for his timely intervention. In a press statement issued by his Media Aide, Kayode Fakuyi, the senator expressed full optimism that Governor Rotimi…

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Why I blasted Bauchi Governor as Anachist —Akeredolu

Why I blasted Bauchi Governor as Anachist —Akeredolu

Chairman of the South West Governors Forum, Rotimi Akeredolu has explained why he lambasted the Bauch state governor, Bala Mohammed, who justified Fulani herdsmen carrying guns. Akeredolu described his counterpart Bauchi governor as an anarchist and not fit for public office. Bala Mohammed had in an interview during the week said that herdsmen carry guns to protect themselves against cattle rustlers who attack, kill and take away their possessions. Speaking with Sunday Vanguard in Akure,…

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Valentine Kingsley Kuku @51: How he remains Architect of Peaceful Niger-Delta

Valentine Kingsley Kuku @51: How he remains Architect of Peaceful Niger-Delta

HON. KINGSLEY KEMEBRADIGHA VALENTINE KUKU, Ph.D. : ARCHITECT OF PEACEFUL NIGER -DELTA @ 51 By: Triangle News Media Great impacts of Dr. Kingsley Valentine Kuku in restoring lasting peace to the Niger Delta region will continue to make the Arogbo Ijaw born environmentalist and humanist a reference point in Nigeria’s history. Several thousands of hitherto hopeless agitators whose lives became transformed will also continue to owe K3 a debt of immense appreciation. Great men are…

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Shasha clash in Ibadan: Southwest Governors, Olubadan step-in

Shasha clash in Ibadan: Southwest Governors, Olubadan step-in

STATEMENT Shasha violence in Ibadan: Don’t Take Laws Unto Your Hands, These Times Shall Pass We note with deep concern, the most unfortunate and avoidable orgy of violence in Shasha, Ibadan, the Oyo State Capital. As Governor of Ondo State who doubles as Chairman, South West Governors’ Forum, it becomes very compelling for me to address ALL RESIDENTS, in particular, the Yoruba speaking people of our dear Region as regards recent happenings bordering on security….

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