ZLP Campaign flagoff: Agboola, Akeredolu on war path over venue

ZLP Campaign flagoff: Agboola, Akeredolu on war path over venue

By: Ade Adeleke Ahead of the October 10 governorship election in Ondo state, the candidate of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) and state Deputy Governor, Hon Agboola Ajayi and his estranged boss, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu are now on the war path over the fee of renting MKO Abiola Democracy Park, Akure for the ZLP campaign flag off slated for this week. SUNSHINETRUTH reports that the Personal Assistant (PA) to the Deputy Governor, Sam Ogunmusi had…

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Ondo Police uncover cause of fire outbreak at INEC office

Ondo Police uncover cause of fire outbreak at INEC office

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Nigeria Police have attributed the cause of fire outbreak at the INEC headquarters in Akure last week to faulty electrical appliances at a store where over 5,000 card reader machines were destroyed. Briefing newsmen in Akure, the Commissioner of Police, Mr Bolaji Salami said the outcome of an investigation carried out by federal fire service showed that electrical surge from the air conditioners inside the containers housing the card readers caused…

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Obaship tussle: Fayemi’s govt strangulating justice —Group insists

Obaship tussle: Fayemi’s govt strangulating justice —Group insists

NACOMYO CONDEMNS ATTEMPT TO STRANGULATE JUSTICE IN AWO EKITI BY EKITI STATE GOVERNMENT The National Council of Muslim Youth Organisations (NACOMYO) Ekiti State chapter is bewildered to note the current move by Ekiti State Government (under Governor Kayode Fayemi) to subject the valid decision of the courts on the matter of Alawo of Awo Ekiti chieftaincy to administrative review through the Chieftaincy Committee of Ekiti State Traditional Council. In line with the provisions of the…

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Ondo 2020: PDP used ‘expired paperweight stalwarts’ to malign APC —Aketi

Ondo 2020: PDP used ‘expired paperweight stalwarts’ to malign APC —Aketi

PRESS STATEMENT PDP RESORT TO FALSEHOOD, SIGN OF DEFEAT The Akeredolu/Aiyedatiwa Campaign Organisation (ACO) watched with utmost dismay, the loads of falsehood peddled by leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State, during the party’s governorship campaign flag-off in Akure on Saturday. While we remained unperturbed about what happened at the PDP scanty rally, we take exception to the peditious road being taken by the PDP in its lame attempt to seek relevance…

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Ondo 2020: Why Akeredolu’s reelection is expedient —Ethnic Youth Leaders

Ondo 2020: Why Akeredolu’s reelection is expedient —Ethnic Youth Leaders

BEING THE PRESS RELEASE ISSUED AT THE SECOND ETHNIC YOUTH GROUPS NEC MEETING IN ABUJA: COALITION OF ETHNIC NATIONALITY YOUTH LEADERS OF NIGERIA (CENYLON) ETHNIC YOUTH GROUPS IN NIGERIA SET TO HONOUR AND CELEBRATE ONDO STATE GOVERNOR Yesterday, the ethnic Youth leaders from various ethnic groups in Nigeria reviewed the role of youth in the forthcoming elections in Ondo and Edo. The youth leaders having accessed the proximity of elections and a need to stand…

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NUJ Taskforce begins operations, clamps down on fake journalists in Ondo

NUJ Taskforce begins operations, clamps down on fake journalists in Ondo

THE TASK FORCE CONSTITUTED BY NIGERIA UNION OF JOURNALISTS (NUJ) ONDO STATE CHAPTER YESTERDAY BEGAN OPERATIONS AND CLAMPED DOWN ON SOME FAKE JOURNALISTS AT AKURE AIRPORT AS DIGNITARIES ARRIVED FOR PEOPLES DEMOCRATIC PARTY (PDP) CAMPAIGN FLAG-OFF. SIMILAR OPERATION WAS CARRIED OUT AT THE MKO ABIOLA DEMOCRACY PARK, AKURE WHERE THE RALLY WAS HELD. THE COMRADE ADETONA ADEROBOYE-LED STATE EXECUTIVE CONSTITUTED THE TASK FORCE-LED BY KAYODE ANIMASAUN TO CHECK ACTIVITIES OF MISCREANTS WHO DISGUISE AS JOURNALISTS…

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Southwest PDP crisis deepens as Fayose, others shun Jegede’s campaign flag off

Southwest PDP crisis deepens as Fayose, others shun Jegede’s campaign flag off

Immediate past Ekiti Governor Ayo Fayose, People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship candidate in Osun State 2018 election, Senator Ademola Adeleke and other notable PDP leaders in the Southwest zone such Hon Adebutu were conspicuously absent at the flag off of the party’s campaign in Akure, Ondo State on Saturday. The rally was meant to sell the candidacy of Mr Eyitayo Jegede SAN ahead of Ondo state governorship election slated for October 10. It was gathered…

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Game up for APC, Aketi with large crowd at Eyitayo’s rally —PDP, Tambuwal, Makinde

Game up for APC, Aketi with large crowd at Eyitayo’s rally —PDP, Tambuwal, Makinde

……insist people will surely reject APC in Ondo over Fuel price/electricity tariff hike By: Ade Adeleke Ahead of october 10 election, the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, today officially kicked off the journey to reclaim the governorship seat of Ondo state by flagging off the campaign of its candidate, Mr Eyitayo Jegede and his running mate, Ikengboju Gboluga. The ceremony that was held at MKO Abiola Democracy Park, Akure, has in attendance some PDP governors and…

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Sotitobire: Agony as missing child clocks 2yr-old today

Sotitobire: Agony as missing child clocks 2yr-old today

With agony and pains, Mrs. Modupe Kolawole, the mother of Gold Kolawole, a boy who got missing at Sotitobire Miracle centre, Akure, has disclosed that her missing son clocks two year-old today. A prophet at the Sotitobire Miracle Centre, in Akure, Alfa Babatunde, and some members of the church are currently facing trial at an Ondo state High Court in Akure over the incident that occurred on 10 November, last year. The mother disclosed to…

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Breaking: Party Chair kidnapped on his way to defect to rival party in Ondo

Breaking: Party Chair kidnapped on his way to defect to rival party in Ondo

Report just reaching SUNSHINETRUTH indicates that the Chairman of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) in Ondo east local government area of Ondo state, Hon Busayo Olamigoke (aka Bullet) has been allegedly kidnapped in the area. A family source who is a younger brother (Eric) to the victim told SUNSHINETRUTH that Busayo left home this morning and his whereabouts was unknown after more than two hours on his way to Ondo east from Ondo west. He was…

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Breaking: Church vehicle crushes two to death in Ondo

Breaking: Church vehicle crushes two to death in Ondo

Report just reaching SUNSHINETRUTH indicates that a vehicle belonging to an Anglican church, Okeagbe Akoko diocese has crushed two persons to death in Ikare Akoko, Ondo state. The accident occurred early this morning around 6:30am. The vehicle was said to have had a break failure at Oloko axis, Okorun in Ikare-Akoko, the same spot where several people were killed by a truck two weeks ago. This is coming less than two weeks that similar accident…

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2020 polls: Don’t emulate Oyo people —Akeredolu tells Akoko people

2020 polls: Don’t emulate Oyo people —Akeredolu tells Akoko people

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has urged the people of Akoko to remain and vote for the progressive party (APC) to avoid the bitter experience of the people of Oyo state who are now regretting voting for the PDP administration of Governor Seyi Makinde. Speaking, while addressing a large crowd of APC supporters at Oke-Agbe, the headquarters of Akoko-North West Local Government Area of the State in continuation of his campaign tour, Akeredolu described the PDP as…

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Campaign flag off: PDP plotting to destroy our billboards, posters —Akeredolu

Campaign flag off: PDP plotting to destroy our billboards, posters —Akeredolu

PDP’S PLAN TO DESTROY APC BILLBOARDS, POSTERS UNCOVERED This is to alert the general public, particularly the security agencies of the sinister plan by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to destroy billboards, banners and posters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akure, the Ondo State Capital ahead of the official Flagoff of the PDP campaign tomorrow. The PDP dastardly act is to create an illusion that the sinking party is on ground and popular…

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Ondo 2020: ADC candidate Adelegan visits INEC office, seeks tighter security

Ondo 2020: ADC candidate Adelegan visits INEC office, seeks tighter security

By: Ade Adeleke Prince Adedapo Adelegan, the Ondo state Gubernatorial candidate for the African Democratic Congress (ADC) today paid a visit to INEC office, Akure following the fire outbreak that destroyed more than 5,000 card readers. During the visit, the governorship Hopeful said security should be beefed up at the INEC offices to safeguard lives and property as the state prepares for October 10 governorship election. Adelegan said, “we condemn the act of the fire…

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Fire outbreak: APC cautions INEC on Ondo Guber polls

Fire outbreak: APC cautions INEC on Ondo Guber polls

Following the fire outbreak at INEC headquarters in Akure, the All Progressives Congress in Ondo state today said it believes strongly that the gravity of what has happened demands prompt action from the security agencies to immediately unravel what actually transpired, to forestall a recurrence. In a Statement signed by its State publicity Secretary, Alex Kalejaye, the APC said the chapter also cautioned the national headquarters of INEC to do all it could to ensure…

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Why I chose my style of music —EmmanPelumi

Why I chose my style of music —EmmanPelumi

A Texas USA based hip hop artiste, Emmanuel Ogbuji popularly known as Emmanpelumi, has said that his songs are aimed at putting smile on people’s faces especially when facing difficulties. The artiste who narrated how he started to Friday Extravaganza noted that he started singing when he was in primary school. “I later joined a musical band which improved me musically with a lot of rehearsals. “I always play the drum for the entire school…

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Why fire outbreak at INEC office must be probed — Ondo Dep Governor

Why fire outbreak at INEC office must be probed — Ondo Dep Governor

PRESS RELEASE The Deputy Governor of Ondo State, H. E Alfred Agboola Ajayi views the fire incident that gutted the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) with grave concern. The fire incident coming barely four weeks before the governorship election fixed for October 10, 2020, should worry every responsible and reasonable citizen of Ondo State. The Deputy Governor calls for the investigation of the fire incident and brings those culpable to face the…

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Ondo 2020: My take on Fire outbreak at INEC office —Akeredolu

Ondo 2020: My take on Fire outbreak at INEC office —Akeredolu

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu this morning visited unscheduled visit to the scene of inferno at the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC headquarters in Akure, Ondo State where some vital election materials were destroyed. SUNSHINETRUTH reports that the governor who vowed to support the commission, expressed shock over the unwholesome development. He noted that the fire must have been very serious following offensive smokes emanating from the scene as at sixteen hours thereafter Akeredolu maintained that the…

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Fire @ INEC office: PDP, YPP candidate raise alarm over Ondo Guber polls

Fire @ INEC office: PDP, YPP candidate raise alarm over Ondo Guber polls

Fire Outbreak: INEC Should Come To Equity With Clean Hands September 11, 2020 PRESS STATEMENT The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Ondo State Chapter received the news of the fire outbreak that engulfed a container with over 5000 card reader machines at the Akure office of INEC on Thursday night with great disappointment. The PDP is asking INEC the following questions: Is INEC saying it does not have an internal mechanism to curtail fire outbreak in…

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Fire: Why we’ll not postpone Ondo Gov polls —INEC

Fire: Why we’ll not postpone Ondo Gov polls —INEC

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC today insisted that the fire incident that gutted a section of the commission’s headquarters in Akure, will not lead to postponement of the October 10 Governorship Election in Ondo State; SUNSHINETRUTH can report authoritatively. INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr Festus Okoye gave the indication while speaking with newsmen on the fire incident that occurred last night. Mr Okoye allayed fear…

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