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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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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Two caught with human parts at Ondo Cemetery, Amotekun reacts

Two caught with human  parts at Ondo Cemetery, Amotekun reacts

The men of the Ondo State Security Network Agency, Amotekun have arrested two cemetery security guards for allegedly in possession of heads of the dead bodies buried in the cemetery at Surulere Area of Ondo town, Ondo State. One of the security guards identified as Alhaji was caught with a bag containing heads of dead bodies by the residents of the area. The cemetery where the crime was allegedly committed belongs to an old generation…

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Update: How FUTA Deputy Registrar was shot dead

Update: How FUTA Deputy Registrar was shot dead

Report says an Akure, Ondo state based Pastor and Deputy Registrar of FUTA, Dr Amos Arijesuyo who was shot by unknown gunmen at Iwaraja axis of Akure-Ilesa-Ibadan Expressway on Saturday evening has passed on. SUNSHINETRUTH learnt that the incident which occurred last night, was confirmed by a close associate of the clergyman. The senior Pastor at CAC , Glory of God, FUTA Akure, Dr Amos Arijesuyo and his driver were allegedly shot by suspected gunmen…

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Breaking: Ondo Pastor, driver shot by gunmen

Breaking: Ondo Pastor, driver shot by gunmen

Report says an Akure, Ondo state based Pastor, Dr Amos Arijesuyo and his driver have been reportedly shot by unknown gunmen on Akure-Ilesa-Ibadan Expressway. SUNSHINETRUTH learnt that the incident which occurred last night, was confirmed by a close associate of the clergyman. The senior Pastor at CAC , Glory of God, FUTA Akure, Dr Amos Arijesuyo and his driver were allegedly shot by suspected gunmen who are herdsmen. Another Pastor of the church , Pastor…

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Breaking: 24 arrested with six illegal boats, 100,000 litres of gas oil in Ondo

Breaking: 24 arrested with six illegal boats, 100,000 litres of gas oil in Ondo

The Forward Operating Base, FOB of the Nigerian Navy in Igbokoda, Ondo State, has intercepted six boats loaded with over 100,000 litres of Automotive Gas Oil, popularly known as diesel along Ondo/Lagos coastal axis. The anti-patrol team of the Naval base also arrested twenty-four suspects in connection with the intercepted products. Parading the suspects and the intercepted boats before journalists, the Commanding Officer of the Base, Captain, Navy Shaibu Mohammed Ahmed said six boats carrying…

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Jegede’s Petition @Tribunal: Aketi, APC leaders must not sleep with two eyes closed

Jegede’s Petition @Tribunal: Aketi, APC leaders must not sleep with two eyes closed

JEGEDE AND PDP’S BOASTING TO RECLAIM MANDATE AT THE TRIBUNAL, EMPTY THREAT OR SINISTER PLAN?… Dr. Akeredolu O.N Aketi and other APC leaders in the state must not sleep with two eyes closed INTRODUCTION Yoruba adage says when you see a child challenging an elderly man who is more powerful than him, you should look closely, he may have a supporter very close by. Another adage says when you see a flower dancing on water,…

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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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Alex Ajipe celebrates birthday of Hon Tunji-Ojo’s mother

Alex Ajipe celebrates birthday of Hon Tunji-Ojo’s mother

Chief Alex Ajipe, the convener of Ibi-Giga Ambassadors in Ondo State, has felicitated with the lawmaker representing Akoko North East and North West Federal Constituency, Bunmi Tunji-Ojo, on the occasion of his mother’s birthday. Ajipe in a statement made available to journalists on Saturday in Akure by his Media Aide, Solomon Adewoye, described Mrs Yinka Tunji-Ojo as a simple, loving, caring and trustworthy mother who has remained a pillar of strength to her children. The…

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