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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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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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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Ondo Dep Gov: Ijaw people beg Akeredolu amidst massive reception

Ondo Dep Gov: Ijaw people beg Akeredolu amidst massive reception

By: Ade Adeleke It was a rousing reception for Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu yesterday when his re-election campaign rally across the eighteen local government areas of Ondo state has kicked off in Ese-Odo council area in the Southern Senatorial District of the state. The local government rally held at the RCM school in Igbekebo, headquarters of Ese-Odo local government, witnessed massive turnout as the people trooped out enmass to the venue of the rally. Governor Akeredolu…

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Ondo gov polls: INEC trains 50 journalists, insists on manual results

Ondo gov polls: INEC trains 50 journalists, insists on manual results

By: Ade Adeleke The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has trained over 50 journalists on procedures of covering the October 10 governorship election in Ondo state. The commission also announced that over 17,000 ad-hoc staff will be engaged for the governorship election. Disclosing this at a training workshop organised for over 50 journalists on procedures of 2020 Ondo State Governorship election, the INEC National Commissioner, Barr Festus Okoye said 15,000 ad-hoc staff who will work…

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Akeredolu has fulfilled his electioneering promises —Eseodo Monarch

Akeredolu has fulfilled his electioneering promises —Eseodo Monarch

The campaign train of the Governor Rotimi Akeredolu Aketi SAN, has started with a visit to the Arogbo Ijaw Kingdom in Ese-Odo local government area of Ondo State to seek the support of the people ahead of the October 10, governorship election in Ondo State. Governor Akeredolu who is the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) visited the riverine area in Ese-Odo alongside his running mate, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa. The Governor assured the…

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COVID-19: Ondo Govt releases full guidelines on School resumption

COVID-19: Ondo Govt releases full guidelines on School resumption

ONDO GOVERNMENT RELEASES APPROVED COVID-19 GUIDELINES Ondo State Government has today rolled out new COVID-19 Prevention Guidelines to mitigate the spread of Coronavirus and further protect residents of the State from contracting it, just as it declared the initial Guidelines in circulation as fake and unauthorized. The Chairman of the State Interministerial Committee on Coronavirus and Vice Chancellor, University of Medical Sciences, Ondo, Prof. Adesegun Fatusi made the declaration while presenting the OFFICIALLY-APPROVED UPDATED GUIDELINES…

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2020 polls: It’s a Season of Lies in Ondo state

2020 polls: It’s a Season of Lies in Ondo state

SEASON OF LIES IN ONDO By Ojo Oyewamide Opposition political parties in Ondo state think they can ride the horse of falsehood to the Alagbaka Government House. They see lies as a crucial weapon of power acquisition. Every lie they tell presupposes that the people of the state are fools. But the people are not fools. They can see through the lies. The Ondo opposition liars are poor offsprings of Joseph Goebbels. They are pitiable…

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2020 polls: Why Ondo south rejected PDP, APC for ZLP —Dep Gov Agboola

2020 polls: Why Ondo south rejected PDP, APC for ZLP —Dep Gov Agboola

The governorship candidate of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) and Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Alfred Agboola Ajayi has predicted the defeat of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Congress(APC) in the governorship election in the state. Ajayi said the ruling APC has failed the people of the state with the lackluster performance of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu while the PDP has no structure to win election in the state. Speaking after he received defectors…

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