APC National Secretariat breaks silence on Fayemi, Ojudu, others’ suspension

APC National Secretariat breaks silence on Fayemi, Ojudu, others’ suspension

DISCLAIMER: GOVERNOR KAYODE FAYEMI, OTHER PURPORTED ‘SUSPENSIONS’ A NULLITY – APC The attention of the National Secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been drawn to a purported and widely-reported “suspension” of the Governor of Ekiti State, H.E. Kayode Fayemi as well as an earlier reported “indefinite suspension” of some other party members in the state. The actions are a nullity as the Party’s National Secretariat is yet to receive communication from the state…

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Akoko monarchs’ wives, market women back Akeredolu’s reelection

Akoko monarchs’ wives, market women back Akeredolu’s reelection

Few days to Ondo state October 10 governorship election, wives of traditional rulers and market women in Akoko land have declared support for the reelection of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu with massive votes in the forthcoming gubernatorial election in the state. They said it is the only way to repay his developmental projects in the land. They made this known when the wife of the Governor, Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu was interacting with market leaders and stakeholders…

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Over 10,000 jobs for Ondo people, as Akeredolu flags off egg factory

Over 10,000 jobs for Ondo people, as Akeredolu flags off egg factory

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State today flagged off an egg factory, The Sunshine Food Processing Concept Ltd, worth N4.2 billion at Emule-Ile in Owo Local Government Area of the state. Speaking at the flag-off ceremony, Akeredolu noted that the factory if completed would be of immense benefits to Nigeria as whole, noting that it would save Federal Government nothing less than $30 billion being used to import eggs on yearly basis. He added that…

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Why suspension of Fayemi from APC is inevitable

Why suspension of Fayemi from APC is inevitable

After painstakingly reviewing the activities of some members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, we the authentic members of the Party in the State and Members of State Executive Committee per Section 12.8 of APC Constitution being duly constituted members of the National Convention of the Party, rose from its meeting of the 23rd September 2020 and resolved as follows: We note the continued illegalities in the name of the party, being…

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Wike predicts winner of Ondo guber poll

Wike predicts winner of Ondo guber poll

Governor Nymson Wike has declared that Eyitayo Jegede of the PDP will win the Ondo Governorship election but claims the APC is putting INEC under pressure to win the poll gor Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu. He said having lost in Edo State, the APC would be desperate to win Ondo election, the Channels Television has tweeted on Sunrise Daily Interview Programme this morning. According to Wike, large crowds during political campaigns do not validate how popular…

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Defamation: Lawyer Emodamori sues ZLP, says Agboola benefited from his public advocacy

Defamation: Lawyer Emodamori sues ZLP, says Agboola benefited from his public advocacy

By: Oluwatosin Adesola An Akure based legal practitioner, Femi Emmanuel Emodamori has made good his threat of instituting a legal action against the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) over its alleged defamatory comment on his person in a recent press statement signed by the party’s Publicity Secretary, Felix Olatunde, and widely published in the media on or about September 2, 2020. The suit no: Ak/190/2020 and filed at the Ondo state High court sitting in Akure…

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Osun APC, indigenes give reasons why Akeredolu must be reelected

Osun APC, indigenes give reasons why Akeredolu must be reelected

“Looking at the overall picture over the past years, all the past governors in Ondo State have something that always go against us, until Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu came on board and took the issues of non indigenes residing in the state as priority. He did appoint some of us into high positions in his government” “We are mobilising our members in the state for his re-election. For all he has done and the much more…

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Ondo 2020: Our plan on election sensitive materials —INEC Chair

Ondo 2020: Our plan on election sensitive materials —INEC Chair

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC), Prof Mahmoud Yakubu today declared that all sensitive materials for October 10 governorship election in the state will be moved to Akure on October 5, 2020. Prof Yakubu also declared that a special stakeholders and security meetings would be held in Akure on the 5th October in order to ensure hitch-free election in the sunshine state. SUNSHINETRUTH gathered that the election sensitive materials would be…

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Ondo 2020: IPC, IMS, Experts warn media orgs on election conflict

Ondo 2020: IPC, IMS, Experts warn media orgs on election conflict

By: Ade Adeleke In their quest to ensure journalists cover the forthcoming October 10 governorship election in Ondo state professionally, the Institute for Media and Society (IMS) and the International Press Centre (IPC) have held a roundtable on Professional, Inclusive and Conflict Sensitive Reporting of the State Governorship Election. This is also part of the two organization’s visions of building the capacity of journalists across Nigeria to enhance professionalism in reporting sensitive events. The participants…

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Ondo 2020: I didn’t write Akeredolu over Jegede —Mimiko

Ondo 2020: I didn’t write Akeredolu over Jegede —Mimiko

I DID NOT WRITE ANY OPEN LETTER – MIMIKO Dr Olusegun Mimiko did not write, has not written and will not write any letter to Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State or any other candidate as we coast home to the October 10, 2020 Governorship election. Any letter purportedly written by him is fake, tendencious and could only have been the figment of the imagination of the authors. Any message and or letter in the…

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Ondo Guber poll: Court grants lawyer’s request over Agboola’s eligibility

Ondo Guber poll: Court grants lawyer’s request over Agboola’s eligibility

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, today granted the application for leave filed by Akure based Lawyer, Femi Emmanuel Emodamori, seeking an order of mandamus to compel the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to publish the personal particulars of the Ondo state Deputy Governor, Hon. Alfred Agboola Ajayi, as the candidate of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) for the upcoming State Governorship Election. The court presided over by Justice A.R. Muhammed ordered INEC to…

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“No govt’s patronage for Ondo artisans since Mimiko left office, we need Agboola”

“No govt’s patronage for Ondo artisans since Mimiko left office, we need Agboola”

As the October 10 governorship election approaches, members of the Ondo State Artisans Group (OSAG) have called on the state Deputy Governor and flagbearer of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), Hon Agboola Ajayi, to come to their rescue and save their means of livelihood that has suffered economic downturn since the emergence of the present government in the state. The group, at an interactive session with former Governor Olusegun Mimiko, in Akure, on Tuesday, said…

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Why Ondo Commissioner dumped Akeredolu’s govt

Why Ondo Commissioner dumped Akeredolu’s govt

By: Oluwatosin Adesola A commissioner with the Ondo State Oil Producing Commission (OSOPADEC), Chief Bisi Ilawole yesterday resigned his appointment with the State government. More facts have however emerged over the resignation as it was learnt that the decision of Ilawole was to enable him team up with the state Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi to unseat Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu in the forthcoming gubernatorial election. Immediately, Ilawole from Ilaje Local Government Area of the state dumped…

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Ondo 2020: We’ve uncovered fresh plot by PDP, ZLP —APC

Ondo 2020: We’ve uncovered fresh plot by PDP, ZLP  —APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State has uncovered plan by political parties including the PDP and ZLP to employ crude means to destroy the image of the party, ahead of the gubernatorial election. Inna Press Statement, the Party’s state publicity secretary, Alex Kalejaye said “the unholy alliance is informed by the fact parties perceive in APC a common enemy because they are jittery over the rising profile of the ruling APC, on account…

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Breaking: INEC Chairman arrives Akure ahead of Ondo Guber poll

Breaking: INEC Chairman arrives Akure ahead of Ondo Guber poll

The Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof Mammud Yakubu today commenced a three day official visit to Ondo state ahead of the October 10 governorship election He arrived Akure Ondo State capital around noon today. Addressing Newsmen at the Airport, Prof Yakubu said he came to have on the spot assessment of the level of preparedness for the October 10 Governorship election in the state. The INEC Boss noted that the commission had made…

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Ondo 2020: Attacks on our campaign offices, billboards worrisome —Agboola

Ondo 2020: Attacks on our campaign offices, billboards worrisome —Agboola

Suspected political thugs loyal to the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday night attacked the campaign office of the Deputy Governor and candidate of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), Hon Agboola Ajayi. The security personnel attached to the Secretariat, Mr Gbenga Olayoriju, said the thugs who were five in number came in an APC branded vehicle, attacked the Secretariat, destroying the billboard and other valuables at the premises. Adeyoriju said the suspected thugs who came…

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Ajipe meets Omotosho community, seeks support for Aketi on Ondo-Linyi Industrial hub

Ajipe meets Omotosho community, seeks support for Aketi on Ondo-Linyi Industrial hub

The Chief executive officer of Klick Connect Networks chief Alex Ajipe has promised the people of Omotosho in Okitipupa local government areas of more dividend of democracy if Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu wins second term in office. Ajipe who is also the chairman of Ondo/Liyin Industrial hub stated this while meeting with the residents of the community in his office in Akure on Monday. He said the various projects executed and commissioned by Akeredolu administration are…

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Ondo 2020: Court remands 7 political thugs in prison

Ondo 2020: Court remands 7 political thugs in prison

Ahead of the October 10 governorship election in Ondo state, seven suspected political thugs arrested last week with firearms in Ose local government area of the state, have been remanded to the custody of the Nigerian Correctional Service Centre, Olokuta Akure. They were remanded by an Akure Magistrate Court presided over by Magistrate Tope Aladejana. The seven suspects were arrested by security agents along Ikaro road, Ifon headquarters of Ose LGA on September 19, 2020…

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N60m Bursary: Akeredolu has failed us —Ondo Students

N60m Bursary: Akeredolu has failed us —Ondo Students

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Students in Ondo state under the umbrella of the National Association of Ondo State Students (NAOSS) today registered their displeasure over the failure of the administration of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu to fulfill his promise of disbursing their bursary and scholarship. Addressing newsmen in Akure, the National President of NAOSS, Kikiowo Ayoade, who spoke at a press briefing in Akure, said previous administrations paid bursaries to students until 2015. Ayoade stated that his…

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We’ll deal with Oshiomhole if…. Obaseki

We’ll deal with Oshiomhole if…. Obaseki

Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, says his predecessor, Adams Oshiomhole, and All Progressives Congress stalwart, Bola Tinubu, pose danger to democracy in Nigeria. The governor said this during an interview on Arise TV on Tuesday. Obaseki noted that Tinubu and Oshiomhole had no position in any party or any constitutionally- recognised public office and yet they go about trying to control those who have the backing of the law. He said such people pose…

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