“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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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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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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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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Bisi Akande @82: A man of many parts —Akeredolu

Bisi Akande @82: A man of many parts —Akeredolu

The Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN today described elderstatesman and former Governor of Osun State, Chief Bisi Akande as a man of many parts. “The most adorable of all virtues is humility; he possesses it from which many other values flow”, Governor Akeredolu said in his birthday message to the pioneer Acting National chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) issued by the State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Donald…

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After 50years on throne, Why I respect Alaafin —Ooni

After 50years on throne, Why I respect Alaafin —Ooni

The Arole Oduduwa & Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, yesterday congratulated the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi ADEYEMI on his 50th coronation anniversary. In a statement by the Director of Media & Public Affairs at the Ooni’s Palace, , Comrade Moses Olafare, Ooni Adeyeye described the Alaafin as a unique descendant of Oduduwa and great Nigerian who lives a life of service to humanity. Ooni Ogunwusi who described Oba Adeyemi as…

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FedPoly, Ileoluji resumes January 18

FedPoly, Ileoluji resumes January 18

THE FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, ILE-OLUJI,ONDO STATE PRESS RELEASE Resumption Of Academic Activities For Second Semester Of 2019/2020 Academic Session. This is to bring to the immediate awareness of the entire Polytechnic Community, particularly ALL Staff and Students that,the Federal Polytechnic, Ile-Oluji will resume for normal academic activities in continuation of its Second Semester of the on-going 2019/2020 Academic Session on Monday,18th January, 2021. This decision was taken by the Management of the Institution having put in…

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774,000 FG’s Special Public Works flagged-off in Ondo

774,000 FG’s Special Public Works flagged-off in Ondo

The Executive Chairman, Irele Local Government, Hon. (Barr.) Olusegun Ajimotokin has extolled the Federal Government under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari for implementing the Special Public Works programme, urging beneficiaries of the programme in Ondo State and Nigeria at large to be result oriented. The federal government had introduced the 774, 000 Special Public Works (SPW) jobs for all the local government areas in the country to engage and empower youths for a first…

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