“Presidency’s unconscious Act of Abetting Herders’ Crimes” @YemieFash

“Presidency’s unconscious Act of Abetting Herders’ Crimes” @YemieFash

Nigerian Presidency’s unconscious Act of Abetting Herders’ Crime By Oluyemi Fasipe (@YemieFash) The recent decision of Ondo State Governor. Rotimi Akeredolu to close the state forest reserve to pastoralists activities because of the worsening security situation in the Sunshine State had curiously, attracted a prompt combative reaction from Mallam Garba Shehu. The security challenges foisted on the people of Ondo State are centered on regular vices like kidnapping for huge ransom, banditry, killing of important…

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Quit notice: Yoruba people must back Akeredolu, Makinde, Sunday Igboho —Olu Agunloye

Quit notice: Yoruba people must back Akeredolu, Makinde, Sunday Igboho —Olu Agunloye

THE ORDERS OF GOVERNORS MAKINDE AND AKEREDOLU ARE IN ORDER by: Dr Olu Agunloye 21 January 2021 Confronted by serious security breaches and challenges in their domains, the Governors of Ondo and Oyo States issued directives aimed at ensuring order, security and safety in their domains. These orders are certainly in order. Governor Rotimi Akeredolu is correct to order (unregistered) herdsmen and “bad elements” to vacate all forest reserves in Ondo State because they have…

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50,000 farmers registered, as Ondo Govt insists on quit order to herders at forests

50,000 farmers registered, as Ondo Govt insists on quit order to herders at forests

ONDO STATE GOVERNMENT FOREST RESERVES POLICIES AND REGULATION As the Commissioner for Agriculture in Ondo State, it is pertinent and imperative to avail the general public of the policies of the State on forest reserves and conservation to lay to rest the unnecessary and unneeded arguments and reactions. When our administration came on board in 2017, we discovered that over 70% of government reserves had been encroached by farmers. Many of whom desired the fertile,…

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Why FG approved new Retirement Age for Teachers

Why FG approved new Retirement Age for Teachers

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, today approved a bill extending the retirement age for teachers in Nigeria from 60 years to 65 years. FEC presided by President Muhammadu Buhari, approved the bill; Harmonized Retirement Age for Teachers Bill, 2021 and sent to the National Assembly for its consideration and approval. Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, made this known to State House correspondents after the meeting. The retirement age of teachers will move from 60 years…

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Quit order to herdsmen: Ondo Workers back Akeredolu

Quit order to herdsmen: Ondo Workers back Akeredolu

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Ondo state civil servants under the umbrella of the Nigeria Civil Service Union, NCSU, Ondo State Council, have expressed total support for Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu over the quit notice issued to herdsmen to vacate forest reserves in the state as part of measures to checkmate senseless killings, kidnapping and banditry. Reacting to the debate trailing the order, the State Chairman of the Union, Comrade Olapade Ademola Adeniji, said with all sincerity, the…

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Ondo Lawmaker may be in trouble at Nigerian Law School

Ondo Lawmaker may be in trouble at Nigerian Law School

The Integrity Group which is a leading advocacy group has written to the Director General, Nigerian Law School, Bwari, Abuja to complain against the reckless abandon of Legislative Duties by Honourable Ogundeji Iroju of Ondo State House of Assembly, currently representing Odigbo 1 Constituency, as he may lose his studentship if the petition against him succeeds. The failure of a former Deputy Speaker of Ondo State House of Assembly to perform his duties has generated…

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CONYSA, OYC, Ondo, Akoko youths blast Presidency, laud Akeredolu

CONYSA, OYC, Ondo, Akoko youths blast Presidency, laud Akeredolu

YOUTH GROUP BACKS AKEREDOLU, SAYS THERE IS NO GOING BACK ON THE GOVERNORS ORDER TO HERDSMEN The Leadership of Ondo State Youth Network, a coordinated group of Youth and Students Leaders across Ondo State have thrown it’s full weight behind Governor Akeredolu pronouncement ordering herdsmen to vacate Ondo state within seven days effective Monday 18, 2021. It will be recalled that Gov. Akeredolu on Monday via a press release ordered Herdsmen to vacate all forest…

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Why Buhari’s Presidency backs ‘devilish’ herders against Akeredolu —Ondo PDP official

Why Buhari’s Presidency backs ‘devilish’ herders against Akeredolu —Ondo PDP official

AKEREDOLU’S SEVEN DAYS ULTIMATUM TO HERDERS TO VACATE ONDO FOREST RESERVES: MATTERS ARISING. By Kennedy Ikantu Peretei. The last has not been heard on the seven days ultimatum given to herdsmen to vacate forest reserves in Ondo State by Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN. The week started with a speech from the Governor that drew applause from a section of Ondo residents, who have been traumatised by herdsmen in recent months. But whoever understood the contraption…

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Our quit order on unregistered Herders sacrosanct —Ondo Govt tells Presidency

Our quit order on unregistered Herders sacrosanct —Ondo Govt tells Presidency

The Ondo state government has tackled the presidential spokesman, Mallam Garba Shehu of being unnecessarily emotional about serious security matters. In a swift reaction, the Ondo State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Donald Ojogo, said the Presidency statement had stated “unambiguously, the position of the Federal Government. “The Ondo State Government did not ask Fulani to leave the state. The governor said herdsmen who are unregistered should leave our forests. The statement from Garba Shehu…

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Why herdsmen must obey Akeredolu’s quit order —Afenifere, Ondo Monarch insist

Why herdsmen must obey Akeredolu’s quit order —Afenifere, Ondo Monarch insist

AFENIFERE FAULTS MIYYETTI ALLAH, SAYS HERDSMEN MUST OBEY AKEREDOLU’S ORDER The pan-Yoruba socio-cultural association, Afenifere, has faulted the Miyeti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN’s statement, saying its members must obey governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu’s order. While Reacting to order on Monday evening, the Secretary-General, MACBAN, Usman Baba-Ngelzerma, said his members also attended a meeting with Akeredolu but all that was discussed was putting a stop to night grazing and the activities of child herders….

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Presidency threatens Akeredolu over order to herdsmen to vacate Ondo forests

Presidency threatens Akeredolu over order to herdsmen to vacate Ondo forests

Akeredolu Fighting Crime With Passion- Presidency The Presidency on Tuesday night admitted that Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN fights crime with passion. All the same, the seat of calls for restraint even as it said there must be a clear line of demarcation between criminals and law abiding citizens who do legitimate business. The Presidency in a statement issued by Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu stated, “there is little to be said other than to…

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INEC official testifies before Ondo Tribunal over Akeredolu’s candidacy

INEC official testifies before Ondo Tribunal over Akeredolu’s candidacy

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The ondo state 2020 governorship election petition tribunal sitting in Akure today resumed with an INEC top official, Mr Tope Aina testifying as the electoral body opens its defence. The PDP and its candidate, Mr Eyitayo Jegede who are challenging the return of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of the APC, had last week Wednesday closed their case without calling their 399 witnesses listed. At the resumed hearing of the petition, Counsel to INEC,…

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Angry reactions in Ondo over Miyetti Allah’s demand from Akeredolu 

Angry reactions in Ondo over Miyetti Allah’s demand from Akeredolu 

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Angry reactions have been trailing the declaration by the Apex association of herdsmen in Nigeria, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association that Governor Rotimi Akeredolu should provide an alternative for Fulani herdsmen to vacate the Forest Reserves in Ondo state, SUNSHINETRUTH can report authoritatively. The association also said it is not aware of the order by the Governor that herdsmen should vacate the forest reserves in Ondo State. Akeredolu had yesterday issued a…

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Vacate forests: Where do you want us to go —Miyetti Allah to Akeredolu

Vacate forests: Where do you want us to go —Miyetti Allah to Akeredolu

The Apex association of herdsmen in Nigeria, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association has insisted that Governor Rotimi Akeredolu will have to Provide an alternative for Fulani herdsmen to vacate the Forest Reserves in Ondo state. The association also said it is not aware of the order by the Governor that herdsmen should vacate the forest reserves in Ondo State. Akeredolu had yesterday issued a statement, giving herdsmen seven days to vacate all forest reserves due…

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2023 Presidential poll: My take on Tinubu’s ambition —Ooni

2023 Presidential poll: My take on Tinubu’s ambition —Ooni

The Arole Oduduwa & Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, yesterday urged politicians promoting the presidential ambition of the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, to deploy wisdom and avoid arbitrary use of power. The Ooni who doubles as the Spiritual Head of the Oduduwa Race worldwide explained this while receiving organizers of the South West Agenda (SWAGA); a political group projecting the ambition of Senator Tinubu. Ooni…

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Buhari appoints new DG for NDE

Buhari appoints new DG for NDE

PRESIDENT BUHARI APPROVES NOMINATION OF ABUBAKAR NUHU FIKPO AS THE ACTING DG OF THE NATIONAL DIRECTORATE OF EMPLOYMENT President Muhammadu Buhari has formally conveyed to the Hon. Minister of State, Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, SAN, his approval of the nomination of Mallam Abubakar Nuhu Fikpo as the Acting Director-General of the National Directorate of Employment pending the appointment of a substantive Director-General for the Agency. Last month, the President relieved the former DG of…

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FUTA reacts to killing of Deputy Registrar by herdsmen on Akure-Ilesa road

FUTA reacts to killing of Deputy Registrar by herdsmen on Akure-Ilesa road

PRESS STATEMENT: FUTA CONDEMNS KILLING OF ITS DEPUTY REGISTRAR The Federal University of Technology Akure, FUTA, with deep regret and pain, announces the demise of one of its Deputy Registrars, Dr Amos Arijesuyo, Head, Guidance & Counseling Unit, Students Affairs Division, who died on Saturday January 16, 2021. Dr. Arijesuyo died of injuries from the gunshots wound he suffered when his private vehicle was attacked along the Ilesa-Akure Road in the evening of Saturday January…

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Kidnapping/Killing: Akeredolu issues ultimatum to herdsmen to vacate Ondo forests

Kidnapping/Killing: Akeredolu issues ultimatum to herdsmen to vacate Ondo forests

By: Ade Adeleke Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has ordered that all Forest Reserves in the State should be vacated by herdsmen within the next 7 days with effect from today, Monday 18th January, 2021. Reacting to the increasing rate of killings and kidnapping in the state during a Stakeholders’ meeting in Akure, the governor also directed that night-grazing is banned with immediate effect because most farm destruction takes place at night. He also said movement of…

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NPFL match: Sunshine Stars tame Warri Wolves

NPFL match: Sunshine Stars tame Warri Wolves

Sadeeq Yusuf scored a last minute goal as Sunshine Stars laboured to subdue hard-fighting Warri Wolves 1-0 in an NPFL match day five tie at the Ondo State Sports Complex, yesterday. Yusuf again combined to a devastating effect with fellow second half substitute, Ayo Akinlose who whipped in an inch-perfect cross for the new found hero in Akure to head home for a win that moved the coach Gbenga Ogunbote’s charges into the top half…

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Be productive as NDLEA Chairman —CONYSA to Buba Marwa

Be productive as NDLEA Chairman —CONYSA to Buba Marwa

COALITION OF NIGERIA YOUTHS ON SECURITY AFFAIRS (CONYSA) CONGRATULATES GEN MOH’D BUBA MARWA (RTD) AS THE NOVEL CHAIRMAN/CEO OF NIGERIA DRUG LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY(NDLEA); CHARGE HIM TO BE DEDICATED AND PRODUCTIVE The National President of Coalition of Nigeria Youths on Security Affairs, Amb. (Prophet.) Ade mario Emmanuel wish to felicitate with Gen. Mohammed Buba Marwa (rtd) as the newly appointed Chairman/CEO Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). The National President express this heart felt joy…

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