Akure Explosion: My thoughts are with Victims —Eyitayo Jegede

Akure Explosion: My thoughts are with Victims —Eyitayo Jegede

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2016 governorship election in Ondo state, Eyitayo Jegede, SAN, has sympathised with those affected by an early morning explosion of explosive devise along Akure Owo road in Akure, Ondo state capital. The blast, according to reports, occurred in the early hours of Saturday and destroyed property worth several millions of naira . Jegede, in a statement he personally issued, expressed profound and deep sympathies with…

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Why Akure Explosion must be investigated thoroughly —Ife Oyedele

Why Akure Explosion must be investigated thoroughly —Ife Oyedele

By: Oluwatosin Adesola As reactions continue to trail explosion that rocked Eleyowo/Iluabo axis of Akure/Owo expressway, a Prominent Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo state, Engr Ifeoluwa Oyedele has expressed the hope that the cause of the blast will be thoroughly investigated by relevant agencies of government and make their reports public. This according to Oyedele, will help government and security agencies to prevent future recurrence in the state and other parts…

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Explosion in Akure saddens me —Alasoadura

Explosion in Akure saddens me —Alasoadura

The Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Tayo Alasoadura has expressed sadness over the Saturday’s explosion that occurred near Akure Airport on Akure-Owo highway, amidst the ravaging corona virus facing the world. The Minister who represented Ondo Central in the National Assembly between 2015 and 2019, stated that the incident saddened him more so that the nation was equally battling deadly COVID-19. Senator Alasoadura, in a Press Statement he personally signed, condoled victims…

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Govt must Probe Akure Explosion, assist Victims —Senator, Rep, PDP react

Govt must Probe Akure Explosion, assist Victims —Senator, Rep, PDP react

EXPLOSION IN AKURE, AKINYELURE CONDOLES WITH VICTIMS Distinguished Senator Ayo Akinyelure, FCA, representing Ondo Central in the Upper Chamber this morning Condoles with those affected over the massive explosions that hits Eleyowo community in Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State where many houses, churches and schools were destroyed. In a statement issued on his behalf early this morning by his SA (Media & Strategy), Mr Charles Akinwon and personally signed by the Distinguished…

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Just In: My position on Akure Explosion —Akeredolu

Just In: My position on Akure Explosion —Akeredolu

By: Ade Adeleke Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has visited and reacted to explosion that happened in Akure where property were damaged. Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has visited the scene of explosion that occurred on Saturday March 28th, along Akure-Owo expressway. The Governor was accompanied by his deputy, Agboola Ajayi and head of security agencies in the state. Earlier before the visit Akeredolu said in a Statement that, “I have been briefed by the security chiefs…

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Updated: Panic as Bomb explodes, damages 60 Structures in Akure, People feared Dead

Updated: Panic as Bomb explodes, damages 60 Structures in Akure, People feared Dead

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Report says explosive Devices suspected to be bomb that are being transported to other parts of the country have exploded along Akure-Owo highway in Ondo state. It was gathered that more than 60 structures of residential houses, churches and schools were damaged by the explosion. The blast that caused apprehension among most residents of Akure, Obaile, Eleyowo, Iluabo, Osi and environs in Ondo state, destroyed a popular church beside road, “Possibility Church”,…

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How Two kidnapped Footballers regain Freedom in Ondo

How Two kidnapped Footballers regain Freedom in Ondo

Enyimba midfielder Ekundayo Ojo and Abia Comets’ Benjamin Iluyomade, who were kidnapped on Sunday have regained their freedom after paying undisclosed ransom. The gunmen were said to have received huge ransom before setting them free. The footballers were released on Wednesday night following combined efforts of Enyimba Football Club , security agents and families of the players. The Two-time CAF Champions League champions, Enyimba International have confirmed his release in its Twitter handle. The Super…

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Closure of Markets Doesn’t Affect Food items, Medicines —Akeredolu

Closure of Markets Doesn’t Affect Food items, Medicines —Akeredolu

By: Ade Adeleke Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu today ordered the immediate closure of all markets, malls and shops across the State as part of efforts to prevent coronavirus. Under this fresh directive which is for a period of seven days in the first instance, only the sale of life-saving and sustaining items like food, water and medicines shall be allowed. A statement by the commissioner for Information, Mr Donald Ojogo, Governor Akeredolu reiterates that the suspension…

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We’ll arrest anybody at more than 50 People Gathering —Ondo Police

We’ll arrest anybody at more than 50 People Gathering —Ondo Police

PRESS RELEASE ADHERE TO GOVERNMENT DIRECTIVES TO SAFE LIFE -CP ONDO URGES CITIZENS The Ondo State Police Command is advising all citizens and residents of Ondo State to adhere strictly to the directives of the State Government concerning the dreaded Corona virus – otherwise called Covid-19. The government of Ondo State in reference to the Directives of the Federal Government has warned citizens to stay safe by avoiding crowded areas. It has also called for…

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Trial of Prophet Sotitobire in Akure and Courts Closure

Trial of Prophet Sotitobire in Akure and Courts Closure

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, on Monday, ordered all courts in the country to shut down from Today as part of measures to stop spread of deadly Coronavirus disease in the country. In a statement issued on the official website of the National Judicial Council (NJC), the CJN, asked all Heads of Courts to suspend court sittings for an initial period of two weeks at the first instance, except…

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