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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Akure Explosion: Govt should compensate Victims —Ambassador Sola Iji

Akure Explosion: Govt should compensate Victims —Ambassador Sola Iji

By: Ade Adeleke The Nigerian Ambassador to Togo and governorship Aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), on Ondo state, Ambassador Sola Iji has called on government to compensate those who lost property and injured in Saturday’s explosion in Akure, on Akure-Owo road. The APC chieftain sympathized with victims and the people of the state over the unfortunate massive explosion that rocked Akure/Owo expressway at the weekend. Iji made his feeling known…

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Akure Explosion: Ondo NUJ blasts Tolu Babaleye, gives him 7days to Apologise

Akure Explosion: Ondo NUJ blasts Tolu Babaleye, gives him 7days to Apologise

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Ondo State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), has lambasted a lawyer Tolu Babaleye for attacking journalists in the state with his social media post. In a Statement signed by the State Secretary of the Union, Leke Adegbite, Ondo NUJ described as unacceptable Babaleye’s unguarded and printable comments against journalists in the state over the coverage of weekend’s Akure Explosion. The Union therefore demanded unreserved apology from the lawyer…

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Akure Explosion: APC hails Quick Response of Ondo Govt, Security Agencies

Akure Explosion: APC hails Quick Response of Ondo Govt, Security Agencies

By: Ade Adeleke The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State has sympathized with victims of weekend’s Akure Explosion, saying it is deeply saddened by the grim effect of the blast around Eleyowo/Iluabo community, in Akure North Local Government area of the state. In a Press Statement made available to journalists in Akure by the party’s Spokesman, Alex Kalejaye, APC also condoled the State Government and entire people of the Ondo State. Kalejaye commended the…

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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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COVID-19: This is not time for Blame Games —Ondo Rep, Adeogun tells Nigerians

COVID-19: This is not time for Blame Games —Ondo Rep, Adeogun tells Nigerians

By: Ade Adeleke The lawmaker representing Akoko South East/South West Federal Constituency of Ondo state at the National Assembly, Hon. Ade Adeogun today warned Nigerians against disparaging those infected by corona virus in the country. In a Press Statement, the Federal lawmaker also cautioned against blame games or blaming leaders or play politics with an affliction, noting that it was a time for all to stay healthy and rediscover that spirit of communal living which…

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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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Punish defaulting Traders, Night Clubs, Beer Parlours  —Akeredolu, Ondo CP Tell Policemen

Punish defaulting Traders, Night Clubs, Beer Parlours  —Akeredolu, Ondo CP Tell Policemen

By: Ade Adeleke ….as Akeredolu denies Self Isolation. Following a rumour that the Ondo state Chief Executive might have gone on self Isolation, the governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu this evening appeared in the public with the Commissioner of Police in Ondo state, Mr Andie Undie to send tough warning to those violating the government’s directives on the closure of markets as a result of the ravaging coronavirus disease. Social media and online media platforms were flooded…

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