BREAKING: Ex-Ondo Commissioner, Former Council Chairman die

BREAKING: Ex-Ondo Commissioner, Former Council Chairman die

Reports say a former Commissioner for culture and Tourism in Ondo state, Hon Dele Osakuade as well as a former Chairman of Ifedore local government area of the state, Hon Idowu Adesoye have passed away. The duo who were friends died on Tuesday and Wednesday. Osakuade who served under the administration of Olusegun Agagu (2003-2009) was said to have died this morning after driving himself to hospital for medical checkup. On the other hand, Adesoye…

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ONDO: Kidnappers demand N100million ransom for abducted Catholic Priests

ONDO: Kidnappers demand N100million ransom for abducted Catholic Priests

By: SUNSHINETRUTH Two days after the kidnapping of two Catholic priests in Ondo state, the suspected kidnappers have demanded a sum of N100 million as a ransom for their release. The two priests, Rev. Fr. Joseph Nweke and Rev. Fr. Felix Efobi from Awka Catholic Diocese were said to have been kidnapped on Benin-Owo Highway at Elegbeka area of Ose Local Government Area of Ondo State, on their way to Akure, the state capital, for…

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Catholic Church reacts to abduction of Two Priests in Ondo

Catholic Church reacts to abduction of Two Priests in Ondo

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Catholic Church in Ondo State has confirmed the kidnapping of two of its Priests from Anambra state. Gunmen had on Friday reportedly abducted two Catholic priests, Rev Fr Joseph Nweke and Rev Fr Felix Efobi from Awka Catholic Diocese. The two clergymen were said to have been kidnapped on Friday along the Benin-Owo Expressway at the Elegbeka area of Ose Local Government Area of Ondo State while they were on their…

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Missing Child in Akure: At last, Prophet Sotitobire lands in Trouble

Missing Child in Akure: At last, Prophet Sotitobire lands in Trouble

The founder and general overseer of an Akure based popular Miracle Centre, Sotitobire Church, Prophet Babatunde Alfa was this afternoon apprehended by men of the Department of State Services (DSS) over the missing of a child in his church. Although details of his arrest was still sketchy as at the time of this report, the popular pastor was picked by detectives from Abuja over his alleged roles in the missing of one year-old boy, Gold…

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BREAKING: Two Clergymen for Wedding Ceremony Kidnapped in Ondo

BREAKING: Two Clergymen for Wedding Ceremony Kidnapped in Ondo

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Report reaching SUNSHINETRUTH news desk indicates that two Catholic Priests heading for a wedding ceremony in Akure, the Ondo state capital have been abducted along Owo-Benin Highway by unknown gunmen. A source at the wedding ceremony which is holding today at a popular location along Igbatoro road, Akure, told our reporter that the clergymen were kidnapped on Friday evening (yesterday) at Elegbeka axis of the highway on their from Awka, Anambra State…

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Sowore’s Rearrest inside Courtroom: Nigeria in Trouble under Buhari —Soyinka, Falana, others

Sowore’s Rearrest inside Courtroom: Nigeria in Trouble under Buhari —Soyinka, Falana, others

By: SUNSHINETRUTH There was uproar in the premises of the Federal High Court Abuja on Friday as the Department of State Services (DSS) rearrested Revolution Now Convener, Omoyele Sowore, and Olawale Bakare, barely 24 hours after they were released from custody. They were rearrested on the grounds of fresh charges being filed against them, it was gathered. Sowore alleged that an attempt was made on his life as men of the DSS put him in…

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#50 Bribe: How ‘escaped’ Killer Policeman Reappears in Ondo

#50 Bribe: How ‘escaped’ Killer Policeman Reappears in Ondo

Less than 24hours after he was declared wanted, Sergeant Idowu Omosuyi, the policeman who shot dead a truck driver at Uso town in Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State has reappeared from his hideout and surrendered himself to the state police command. The state police command had on Tuesday declared the killer policeman who ran away after the incident on Monday wanted. The Public Relations officer of the Ondo state command, Femi Joseph confirmed…

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#50 Bribe: How Policeman escaped after killing Truck Driver —Ondo Police

#50 Bribe: How Policeman escaped after killing Truck Driver —Ondo Police

By: Oluwatosin Adesola A policeman that shot dead a truck driver on Monday at Uso town in Owo Local Government Area of the State, has reportedly escaped and is yet to be apprehended by the force. SUNSHINETRUTH learnt that the suspected killer police officer, identified as Sergeant Idowu Omosuyi was said to have fled the scene of the incident immediately after committing the crime. The killer cop, identified as Sergeant Idowu Omosuyi, is attached to…

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Driver’s Killing @Ondo Checkpoint: Crescendo of Police Recklessness on Highway —NBA

Driver’s Killing @Ondo Checkpoint: Crescendo of Police Recklessness on Highway —NBA

By: SUNSHINETRUTH THE POLICE MURDER OF A COMMERCIAL TRUCK DRIVER AT USO The attention of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Owo branch has been drawn to the callous and senseless murder of a truck driver by a trigger happy policeman at a police checkpoint in Uso, Owo Local Government Area on the 2nd December 2019. The unfortunate killing of the truck driver by the policeman was greeted with spontaneous and sporadic protest by the youths…

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#50 Bribe: Why we apologized over Policeman who shot dead Driver —Ondo Police

#50 Bribe: Why we apologized over Policeman who shot dead Driver —Ondo Police

By: Oluwatosin Adesola There was an angry protest and confusion yesterday at Uso town, along Akure -Owo highway when a policeman shot dead a truck driver for allegedly refusing to give policemen at a checkpoint fifty naira (#50) bribe on the highway. The incident caused traffic jam on the Highway for several which almost led to breakdown of law and order in the area. Reacting, the spokesman of the Ondo state police command, Femi Joseph…

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