Southwest PDP crisis deepens as Fayose, others shun Jegede’s campaign flag off

Southwest PDP crisis deepens as Fayose, others shun Jegede’s campaign flag off

Immediate past Ekiti Governor Ayo Fayose, People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship candidate in Osun State 2018 election, Senator Ademola Adeleke and other notable PDP leaders in the Southwest zone such Hon Adebutu were conspicuously absent at the flag off of the party’s campaign in Akure, Ondo State on Saturday. The rally was meant to sell the candidacy of Mr Eyitayo Jegede SAN ahead of Ondo state governorship election slated for October 10. It was gathered…

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Game up for APC, Aketi with large crowd at Eyitayo’s rally —PDP, Tambuwal, Makinde

Game up for APC, Aketi with large crowd at Eyitayo’s rally —PDP, Tambuwal, Makinde

……insist people will surely reject APC in Ondo over Fuel price/electricity tariff hike By: Ade Adeleke Ahead of october 10 election, the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, today officially kicked off the journey to reclaim the governorship seat of Ondo state by flagging off the campaign of its candidate, Mr Eyitayo Jegede and his running mate, Ikengboju Gboluga. The ceremony that was held at MKO Abiola Democracy Park, Akure, has in attendance some PDP governors and…

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Sotitobire: Agony as missing child clocks 2yr-old today

Sotitobire: Agony as missing child clocks 2yr-old today

With agony and pains, Mrs. Modupe Kolawole, the mother of Gold Kolawole, a boy who got missing at Sotitobire Miracle centre, Akure, has disclosed that her missing son clocks two year-old today. A prophet at the Sotitobire Miracle Centre, in Akure, Alfa Babatunde, and some members of the church are currently facing trial at an Ondo state High Court in Akure over the incident that occurred on 10 November, last year. The mother disclosed to…

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Breaking: Party Chair kidnapped on his way to defect to rival party in Ondo

Breaking: Party Chair kidnapped on his way to defect to rival party in Ondo

Report just reaching SUNSHINETRUTH indicates that the Chairman of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) in Ondo east local government area of Ondo state, Hon Busayo Olamigoke (aka Bullet) has been allegedly kidnapped in the area. A family source who is a younger brother (Eric) to the victim told SUNSHINETRUTH that Busayo left home this morning and his whereabouts was unknown after more than two hours on his way to Ondo east from Ondo west. He was…

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Breaking: Church vehicle crushes two to death in Ondo

Breaking: Church vehicle crushes two to death in Ondo

Report just reaching SUNSHINETRUTH indicates that a vehicle belonging to an Anglican church, Okeagbe Akoko diocese has crushed two persons to death in Ikare Akoko, Ondo state. The accident occurred early this morning around 6:30am. The vehicle was said to have had a break failure at Oloko axis, Okorun in Ikare-Akoko, the same spot where several people were killed by a truck two weeks ago. This is coming less than two weeks that similar accident…

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2020 polls: Don’t emulate Oyo people —Akeredolu tells Akoko people

2020 polls: Don’t emulate Oyo people —Akeredolu tells Akoko people

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has urged the people of Akoko to remain and vote for the progressive party (APC) to avoid the bitter experience of the people of Oyo state who are now regretting voting for the PDP administration of Governor Seyi Makinde. Speaking, while addressing a large crowd of APC supporters at Oke-Agbe, the headquarters of Akoko-North West Local Government Area of the State in continuation of his campaign tour, Akeredolu described the PDP as…

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Campaign flag off: PDP plotting to destroy our billboards, posters —Akeredolu

Campaign flag off: PDP plotting to destroy our billboards, posters —Akeredolu

PDP’S PLAN TO DESTROY APC BILLBOARDS, POSTERS UNCOVERED This is to alert the general public, particularly the security agencies of the sinister plan by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to destroy billboards, banners and posters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akure, the Ondo State Capital ahead of the official Flagoff of the PDP campaign tomorrow. The PDP dastardly act is to create an illusion that the sinking party is on ground and popular…

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Ondo 2020: ADC candidate Adelegan visits INEC office, seeks tighter security

Ondo 2020: ADC candidate Adelegan visits INEC office, seeks tighter security

By: Ade Adeleke Prince Adedapo Adelegan, the Ondo state Gubernatorial candidate for the African Democratic Congress (ADC) today paid a visit to INEC office, Akure following the fire outbreak that destroyed more than 5,000 card readers. During the visit, the governorship Hopeful said security should be beefed up at the INEC offices to safeguard lives and property as the state prepares for October 10 governorship election. Adelegan said, “we condemn the act of the fire…

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Fire outbreak: APC cautions INEC on Ondo Guber polls

Fire outbreak: APC cautions INEC on Ondo Guber polls

Following the fire outbreak at INEC headquarters in Akure, the All Progressives Congress in Ondo state today said it believes strongly that the gravity of what has happened demands prompt action from the security agencies to immediately unravel what actually transpired, to forestall a recurrence. In a Statement signed by its State publicity Secretary, Alex Kalejaye, the APC said the chapter also cautioned the national headquarters of INEC to do all it could to ensure…

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Why fire outbreak at INEC office must be probed — Ondo Dep Governor

Why fire outbreak at INEC office must be probed — Ondo Dep Governor

PRESS RELEASE The Deputy Governor of Ondo State, H. E Alfred Agboola Ajayi views the fire incident that gutted the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) with grave concern. The fire incident coming barely four weeks before the governorship election fixed for October 10, 2020, should worry every responsible and reasonable citizen of Ondo State. The Deputy Governor calls for the investigation of the fire incident and brings those culpable to face the…

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Ondo 2020: My take on Fire outbreak at INEC office —Akeredolu

Ondo 2020: My take on Fire outbreak at INEC office —Akeredolu

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu this morning visited unscheduled visit to the scene of inferno at the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC headquarters in Akure, Ondo State where some vital election materials were destroyed. SUNSHINETRUTH reports that the governor who vowed to support the commission, expressed shock over the unwholesome development. He noted that the fire must have been very serious following offensive smokes emanating from the scene as at sixteen hours thereafter Akeredolu maintained that the…

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Fire @ INEC office: PDP, YPP candidate raise alarm over Ondo Guber polls

Fire @ INEC office: PDP, YPP candidate raise alarm over Ondo Guber polls

Fire Outbreak: INEC Should Come To Equity With Clean Hands September 11, 2020 PRESS STATEMENT The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Ondo State Chapter received the news of the fire outbreak that engulfed a container with over 5000 card reader machines at the Akure office of INEC on Thursday night with great disappointment. The PDP is asking INEC the following questions: Is INEC saying it does not have an internal mechanism to curtail fire outbreak in…

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Fire: Why we’ll not postpone Ondo Gov polls —INEC

Fire: Why we’ll not postpone Ondo Gov polls —INEC

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC today insisted that the fire incident that gutted a section of the commission’s headquarters in Akure, will not lead to postponement of the October 10 Governorship Election in Ondo State; SUNSHINETRUTH can report authoritatively. INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr Festus Okoye gave the indication while speaking with newsmen on the fire incident that occurred last night. Mr Okoye allayed fear…

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Breaking: Ondo INEC office on fire, election materials in danger

Breaking: Ondo INEC office on fire, election materials in danger

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Outbreak of fire incident has occurred at the Ondo state headquarters of INEC at exactly a month to the October 10 governorship election in the state. The cause of the inferno is yet to be known by SUNSHINETRUTH, but it was gathered that about 5,000 card reader machines had been damaged by the fire while other election materials are in danger. The officials of INEC were said to have contacted the fire…

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Panic as Political Thugs kill ZLP supporter in Ondo

Panic as Political Thugs kill ZLP supporter in Ondo

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Business and social activities were today paralysed for several hours at Idanre town and its environs in Idanre Local Government Area of Ondo State as residents staged protest against gruesome killing of a young man, simply identified as Taye by some political miscreants. The killing was said to have been carried out on Wednesday night at Alade-Idanre by political thugs allegedly led by one Sunday Ogundiroyo (Aka Agarahu) and Bola Akinniranye. The…

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Ondo 2020: Lawyer Emodamori sues ZLP for defamation, demands N1b

Ondo 2020: Lawyer Emodamori sues ZLP for defamation, demands N1b

Our Ref: FEE/GEN/ZLP/9/20 10th September, 2020 The National Chairman Zenith Labour Party Plot 73, Ladoja Akintola Suit 206 Dabo Plaza Garki, Abuja Dear Sir, DEMAND FOR IMMEDIATE PUBLIC APOLOGY IN TWO NATIONAL NEWSPAPERS AND PAYMENT OF N1, 000, 000, 000 (ONE BILION NAIRA) AS DAMAGES FOR DEFAMATION OF MY CHARACTER. You would recall that on September 1, 2020, I had written a letter to the National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), demanding…

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Dep Gov: Tension as Ondo Assembly blocks anti-impeachment lawmakers

Dep Gov: Tension as Ondo Assembly blocks anti-impeachment lawmakers

There was a tension today Some lawmakers who purportedly against the impeachment of the ondo state Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi have been allegedly blocked from attending the state House of Assembly plenary sitting today; SUNSHINETRUTH has reported. Particularly, two PDP lawmakers, Festus Akingbaso from Idanre constituency and Rasheed Elegbeleye (Minority leader) were prevented from gaining entrance into the Assembly complex. According to the deputy-minority Leader and Member representing Ondo West constituency 1, Ondo State House…

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COVID-19: Akeredolu announces ODIRS Tax incentives

COVID-19:  Akeredolu announces ODIRS Tax incentives

PRESS STATEMENT This is to remind the general tax paying public, that the Oluwarotimi Akeredolu led administration in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic, introduced some incentives and palliatives to cushion the impact of the pandemic. The general public is therefore enjoined to take full advantage of these incentives, especially item 4, 5 and 6 of the earlier released statement. For the purpose of emphasis, attached herein is the Press Release: Tolu Adegbie Executive Chairman

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N712b loot: Sun Newspaper given 72hrs to retract false publication against Kingsley Kuku

N712b loot: Sun Newspaper given 72hrs to retract false publication against Kingsley Kuku

The Sun Publishing Limited, the publisher of Sun Newspaper has been given a 72 hour ultimatum by the solicitors of Kingsley Kuku to immediately retract the publication of a libelous matter against the former Chairman of President Amnesty Programme. This ultimatum was contained in a a letter addressed to Sun Publication Limited on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 by Atuma K.A & Co on behalf Kingsley Kuku. The letter which was however made available to newsmen…

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We need Ondo govt to complement our massive communal efforts —Osi monarch, Oba Olajide

We need Ondo govt to complement our massive communal efforts —Osi monarch, Oba Olajide

By: Ade Adeleke The people of Osi Kingdom in Akure North local government area of Ondo state have pleaded with Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu to extend his administration’s giant strides in infrastructural development to the town by constructing the only road linking the community with Akure-Owo highway. The traditional ruler of the town, Iresi of Osi, Oba David Olajide-Okunato, made the plea while inspecting the ongoing grading and repair of failed portion of Osi-Akure/Owo road which…

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