7days ultimatum: How illegal arms should be returned to Amotekun —Akeredolu

7days ultimatum: How illegal arms should be returned to Amotekun —Akeredolu

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state has given a grace of seven days to those in possession of illegal arms and ammunition to submit them. The ultimatum, according to the Governor commences from today, Friday October 30, 2020. The Governor’s directive was contained in a statement issued by the information and Orientation commissioner Donald Ojogo in Akure. Akeredolu specifically directed that all such arms and ammunition should be returned to the Commandant of the South…

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Breaking: Bank Security Man beheaded in Ondo

Breaking: Bank Security Man beheaded in Ondo

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Report indicates that a middle age security man has been gruesomely murdered at Oka-Akoko, in Akoko southwest local government area of Ondo state, SUNSHINETRUTH can report authoritatively. The security man who is identified as Rotimi Olukoju was killed by suspected ritualists at Okia area of Oka -Akoko on his way to farm yesterday’s morning. SUNSHINETRUTH gathered from a resident of Okia, Oka who said his name should not be mention, that Olukoju…

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#EndSars: Former LG Boss, Larry Ogunmusire donates building for temporary Okitipupa Secretariat

#EndSars: Former LG Boss, Larry Ogunmusire donates building for temporary Okitipupa Secretariat

Following recent destruction of some property in Okitipupa during #EndSars protest, a former local government chairman in Okitipupa, Pastor Larry Ogunmusire has donated a building as a temporary office space for the council’s secretariat. Ogunmusire’s intervention is coming on the heels of the destruction of the council secretariat by hoodlums during the recent endsars violence in the town. The former council boss who decried the large scale damages in area by the miscreants said the…

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Razing our school shuttle buses, VIO office in Okitipupa barbaric —Tobi Ogunleye

Razing our school shuttle buses, VIO office in Okitipupa barbaric —Tobi Ogunleye

The Special Adviser to the Ondo state Governor on Transport, Barrister Tobi Ogunleye yesterday condemned the wanton destruction of both public and private assets by hoodlums who hijacked the #EndSARS protest in the state. Ogunleye stated this in Okitipupa during an official tour of affected properties of the Ondo state ministry of Transport. According to him, government is not unmindful of the agitations of the Nigerian youths but observed that the protest has been misdirected….

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Breaking: FG declares Thursday public Holiday

Breaking: FG declares Thursday public Holiday

The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Thursday October 29, 2020 as Public Holiday to mark this year’s Eid-El-Maulud Celebration in commemoration of the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad. Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, made the declaration on behalf of the federal government, on Tuesday, in a statement signed by Mohammed Manga, Director (Press & Public Relations) in the ministry. While congratulating the Muslim faithful both at home and abroad for witnessing this year’s…

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#EndSars protests: Police confirms killing of Two officers, one civilian in Ondo

#EndSars protests: Police confirms killing of Two officers, one civilian in Ondo

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo State Police Command says two policemen and one civilian were killed during last week’s violence that engulfed the state amidst ENDSARS protest. The state Commissioner of Police, Bolaji Salami, who confirmed this in Akure, while parading eighteen suspected looters and arsonists, explained that the two policemen were killed in Ore and Ondo town. Mr Salami said the victim in Ore was mobbed while the policeman in Ondo was killed and…

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Five ways to urgently stop rising Youths’ protests in Nigeria —Akure Chief Imam

Five ways to urgently stop rising Youths’ protests in Nigeria —Akure Chief Imam

OFFICE OF THE GRAND IMAM OF AKURE PRESS RELEASE STATE OF THE NATION- Nigerians Let’s Take Caution- Imam Akorede Worried by the current situation in our country from South to North, West to the East, am moved to remind our people that not all that knows the beginning of a war usually know the end, again it is easy to predict the beginning of a war but not easy to know when it will end….

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Passengers stranded as plane crash was averted at Akure Airport

Passengers stranded as plane crash was averted at Akure Airport

Plane crash has been averted at Akure airport, even as flights were grounded in Akure Airport, Ondo State yesterday as a crater was discovered dug on the runway on the airport. This forced operators to stop work that made many passengers to be stranded yesterday. The crater was allegedly dug on the runway by some unknown persons suspected to be hoodlums. SUNSHINETRUTH gathered that the intension of the perpetrators was to cause plane crash at…

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Why I’ve become most available scapegoat of lies —Tinubu

Why I’ve become most available scapegoat of lies —Tinubu

THE #ENDSARS PROTESTS; A FUNDAMENTAL LESSON IN DEMOCRATIC GOVERNANCE – By Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. I heavily grieve for those who have lost their lives or been injured during the period of these protests. My deepest sympathies go to their families and loved ones for none should have been made to pay such a dear price. My career as an active politician spans nearly three decades. In that time, I have seen many things as…

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#EndSars: Why we won’t forgive arrested Arsonists in Ondo —Akeredolu

#EndSars: Why we won’t forgive arrested Arsonists in Ondo —Akeredolu

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has insisted that government and the people of the state will not forgive or grant amnesty to any of the hoodlums who set ablaze public and privates property amidst #Endsars protest last week. The governor said few of the suspected arsonists had been arrested and more would be apprehended for prosecution, noting that they would pay for the destruction. Akeredolu assured that the state government would compensate…

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Breaking: Ondo SUBEB, OSRC offices on fire

Breaking: Ondo SUBEB, OSRC offices on fire

Report reaching SUNSHINETRUTH indicates that the office of the Ondo state government’s SUBEB office located at OkeEda in Akure has been set hutted by fire. The fire also affected the commercial office of the Ondo State Radiovision Corporation (OSRC) located in the same compound as SUBEB. The cause of the inferno that started last night 11:00pm, is yet to be known as at the time of filing in the report.

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Total Blackout hits Akure, Ekiti, Owo, BEDC gives reasons

Total Blackout hits Akure, Ekiti, Owo, BEDC gives reasons

Residents of some communities in Ondo and Ekiti states have been hit with total blackout in the last 48hours. SUNSHINETRUTH gathered that the power outage was caused by faulty electricity transmission supplying light to the affect towns. However reacting in public notice, the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) said, “NOTIFICATION OF FAULT AT AKURE 132KV TRANSMISSION COMPANY OF NIGERIA(TCN); “Dear Esteemed Customer, We apologize for the disruption of power supply to our customers in Akure,…

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Court, Police station, LG Secretariat set ablaze in Okitipupa to be relocated

Court, Police station, LG Secretariat set ablaze in Okitipupa to be relocated

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Some public institutions destroyed and burnt by hoodlums during this week’s #EndSars protest have been relocated in Okitipupa area of Ondo state. SUNSHINETRUTH learnt that the decision was taken at a meeting held at the instance of the community’s traditional ruler. Below are the information provided on the relocation of the institutions; INFORMATION TO GENERAL PUBLIC! THE JEGUN OF IDEPE OKITIPUPA KINGDOM,H.R.M OBA M.O ADETOYE IN THE INTEREST OF IDEPE OKITIPUPA COMMUNITY…

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Setting our Secretariat ablaze puts us in disarray —Ondo APC

Setting our Secretariat ablaze puts us in disarray —Ondo APC

The best option to resolving problems is constructive dialogue, Chairman of the Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Engr. Ade Adetimehin has said. Adetimehin gave the charge in Akure, the Ondo State capital over the weekend after he led members of the State Working Committee to assess the level of damage done to the State secretariat of the ruling party, along Oyemekun Road in Akure. the state capital. This is contained in…

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Youths take up new act in Akure aftermath of Protest

Youths take up new act in Akure aftermath of Protest

Aftermath of days of unrest caused by #EndSars protest, Akure, the capital of Ondo State is gradually coming alive again as some residents especially Akure youths have begun the clearing of all roadblocks, sticks and bonfires on major roads in the city. SUNSHINETRUTH gathered that the exercise is being carried out by some Akure youths and leaders of all political parties. The affected roads include, Adesida road, Oyemekun-Ilesa garage road, Arakale, Nepa, FUTA area, roadblock…

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Tension in Idanre as monarch allegedly orders attack on Alade’s palace

Tension in Idanre as monarch allegedly orders attack on Alade’s palace

…..Owa of Idanre denies allegation. THE DESTRUCTION/VANDALIZATION OF THE ALADE PALACE Today marks the 7th day since the demise of my father in-law, Oba Olusegun Ayodele Akinbola, the Aladeokun of Alade Idanre. I remember my wife waking up this morning to remind me and discuss the need for one of us to be present in Alade for the customary 7th day prayers and ceremonies. We concluded that one of us should go while the other…

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“How #EndSars protest was hijacked, misdirected”

“How #EndSars protest was hijacked, misdirected”

HOW #ENDSARS PROTEST WAS HIJACKED; MISDIRECTED, PRESIDENT BUHARI TELLS FORMER HEADS OF STATE It is unfortunate that the initial genuine and well-intended protest of youths in parts of the country against the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) was hijacked and misdirected, President Muhammadu Buhari told former Heads of State and Presidents of Nigeria, Friday in Abuja. In a virtual meeting with the former leaders, President Buhari reiterated that the Government will not fold its arms and…

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Secretariat attacks: Online journalists sympathize with APC, PDP

Secretariat attacks: Online journalists sympathize with APC, PDP

PRESS STATEMENT The Association of Online Media Practitioners in Ondo state has condemned strongly, the action of some hoodlums who in their shallow minds burnt the party Secretariats of All Progressives Congress, APC and that of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the state under the disguise of #EndSARS protest. However, the leaders of the two parties and their supporters are brothers and sisters, who wine and dine together before the sudden encroachment of the…

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10 feared dead in Akure fatal road crash

10 feared dead in Akure fatal road crash

No fewer than ten persons were feared killed last night in a fatal road accident involving a truck and an eighteen seater bus at the Olu foam junction, along Ilesa/Akure/Owo Expressway, Àkúré, the Ondo State Capital. Witnesses told our reporter that the accident involved a trailer with registration number KJA 14 XW which collided with the bus from the opposite direction while avoiding a collision with an okada rider. It was gathered that the trailer…

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How thugs unleashed terror on Okitipupa prison, freed inmates, as calmness returns to Akure

How thugs unleashed terror on Okitipupa prison, freed inmates, as calmness returns to Akure

By: Oluwatosin Adesola …..Akeredolu’s campaign office razed down. ……as Security agents enforce calmness in Akure. Hoodlums yesterday broke into Okitipupa correctional centre (formerly known as Nigerian Prisons) in Ondo State, setting inmates free while critical public buildings like police divisional station, Okitipupa Division of High Court and Okitipupa local government Secretariat were also ransacked and razed. SUNSHINETRUTH learnt that no fewer than 58 inmates escaped from the prison break during the attack that is allegedly…

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