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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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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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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Reopening of universities hangs in balance as FUTA SSANU, NASU begin 3-days protest

Reopening of universities hangs in balance as FUTA SSANU, NASU begin 3-days protest

By: Ade Adeleke The hope of reopening the Nation’s Universities may be under may not be materialised afterall and still hanging in the balance, as the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA) chapters of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and the Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) today joined a 3-day nationwide protest declared by their national bodies. The two non-teaching staff unions of public universities had after a meeting of their National Joint…

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Plot by Fulani’s Miyetti Allah to destroy Amotekun uncovered

Plot by Fulani’s Miyetti Allah to destroy Amotekun uncovered

Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) has warned the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) to desist from “plot” to infiltrate the Southwest Security Network (Amotekun). The Yoruba organisation gave the warning in reaction to MACBAN’s call for inclusion of its members and other ethnic bodies in the outfit. OPC said the demand was a ploy to weaken the Amotekun and put the region in “perpetual security threat”. The group’s Publicity Secretary, Yinka Oguntimehin, in…

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How motorcycle was used to kidnap us on Akure-Owo road —Couple

How motorcycle was used to kidnap us on Akure-Owo road —Couple

The couple, Mr and Mrs Gbenga Ibikunle who were recently kidnapped along Uso – Owo road have described as untrue the claims by the police and Amotekun corps in Ondo state that they secured their release from their abductors. The couple were kidnapped by some suspected gunmen along Akure-Owo Expressway at Uso community while travelling with their children from Ebonyi State to Akure last Tuesday. It was learnt that the kidnappers dragged the victims into…

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Breaking: Ondo Govt bans Road side Trading

Breaking: Ondo Govt bans Road side Trading

PRESS STATEMENT BAN ON TRADING ACTIVITIES ALONG VEHICULAR ROADS, PEDESTRIAN PATHS AND WALKWAYS OF MAJOR MARKET CORRIDORS IN AKURE Following the setting up of the Committee on Waste Management, and in its bid to instill sanity, especially in Akure the State capital, the Ondo State Government has placed total ban on trading along the vehicular traffic lanes, pedestrian paths and walkways on major market corridors. The ban also includes artisans such as vulkanizers whose activities…

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Ondo CP, Salami faces Removal call as kidnappers operate freely at Akure/Owo border

Ondo CP, Salami faces Removal call as kidnappers operate freely at Akure/Owo border

By: Oluwatosin Adesola More information has emerged on how unknown gunmen abducted three travellers including a couple at Uso community, a border town between Akure North and Owo Local Government Areas of Ondo State. SUNSHINETRUTH gathered that the couple who were travelling along the route were stopped and abducted by the gunmen suspected to be kidnappers, one other person, a resident of Uso community, Olatunbosun Johnson, was also kidnapped in a farm within the community….

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Over 150 pensioners died in Ekiti over unpaid entitlements

Over 150 pensioners died in Ekiti over unpaid entitlements

Pensioners who were in the service of Bamidele Olumilua University of Education, Science and Technology formerly known as College Of Education, Ikere Ekiti for the past 27 years have cried out over unpaid entitlements, saying many of their members; about 150 have already died over the matter as they were unable to take care of themselves health wise. In a statement made public by Mr. F O Ogunbayo on behalf of the retirees with the…

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Work with CSOs to domesticate VAPP act —Feminists tell Ondo Govt

Work with CSOs to domesticate VAPP act —Feminists tell Ondo Govt

Work with CSOs to enact VAPP act The Ondo State government has been urged to immediately work with active Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and relevant stakeholders to ensure the domestication of the Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) VAPP Act. A public policy forum, The Nigerian Feminist Forum, (NFF) called on the state government to ensure that the domestication VAPP bill was all encompassing, capturing in totality the needs of women and girls, as they are the…

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Ondo Govt takes actions over Isinigbo, Ajagun-Ode bloody clash

Ondo Govt takes actions over Isinigbo, Ajagun-Ode bloody clash

The Ondo State Government has intervened in the communal clash which has led to the destruction of properties at Isinigbo and the official residence of Ajagun Ode in the Local Government Area Addressing the Asinigbo-in-Council and the people at the palace of Olu of Isinigbo, Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Mr. Saka Yusuf Ogunleye highlighted some of causes of the arson to include land and chieftaincy matters. He advised them to give peace a chance…

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Breaking: Ondo Assembly obeys court’s order over suspended lawmakers

Breaking: Ondo Assembly obeys court’s order over suspended lawmakers

Ondo State House of Assembly has announced the reinstatement of four suspended honorable members at its plenary sitting this morning. SUNSHINETRUTH gathered that it is in line with court’s directives. The four suspended Lawmakers include former Deputy Speaker, Iroju Ogundeji, Hon Favour Tomomewo, Adewinle Adewale Williams and Akinrinbido Tomide. Details shortly……

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No Student must get missing in Katsina —Buhari orders Army, Police

No Student must get missing in Katsina —Buhari orders Army, Police

PRESIDENT BUHARI STRONGLY CONDEMNS BANDITS’ ATTACK ON KATSINA SCHOOL President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday strongly condemned the bandits’ attack at the Government Science Secondary School, Kankara in Katsina State, charging the army and the police to go after the attackers to ensure that no student gets missing or harmed. The President urged the school authorities to carry out an audit of the population of the students following shootings in and around the school that sent…

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Isinigbo/Ode clash: Ondo govt orders arrest of perpetrators, explains imposed Curfew

Isinigbo/Ode clash: Ondo govt orders arrest of perpetrators, explains imposed Curfew

PRESS STATEMENT 24-HOUR CURFEW IMPOSED ON ODE, ISINIGBO Following the escalation of violent clashes between Ode and Isinigbo communities in Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State, Government has imposed a 24 hour curfew on both communities with immediate effect. Aside approving this action, Governor Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN equally ordered a massive manhunt for perpetrators of the despicable violence just as investigations are already on to unravel the real cause(s) of same. With…

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Breaking: Akure gets new Traditional Prime Minister

Breaking: Akure gets new Traditional  Prime Minister

PRESS RELEASE DEJI APPROVES THE APPOINTMENT OF MR. FEMI SUNDAY OLUBODUN AS THE NEW OLISA OF AKURE KINGDOM The Deji and the Paramount Ruler of Akure Kingdom, Oba Aladetoyinbo Ogunlade Aladelusi, Odundun II have approved the appointment of Mr. Femi Sunday Olubodun as SENIOR HIGH CHIEF OLISA OF AKURE KINGDOM. 2. His appointment is based on favourable consideration by the Olisa Orubuloye Family House and the unanimous resolution of the Olisa Ogelemodu Families. 3. His…

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Make welfare packages for journalists enforceable —Stakeholders, IPC insist

Make welfare packages for journalists enforceable —Stakeholders, IPC insist

COMMUNIQUE OF A ONE-DAY STAKEHOLDERS’ FORUM ON JOURNALISTS’ SAFETY AND PRESS FREEDOM LIMITATIONS IN NIGERIA HELD ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2020 AT R&A HOTEL, ALLEN AVENUE, IKEJA, LAGOS BY THE INTERNATIONAL PRESS CENTRE, IPC, LAGOS-NIGERIA. Preamble The International Press Centre, (IPC) Lagos-Nigeria, in accordance with the directive of UNESCO to hold a combined celebration of the 2020 World Press Freedom Day (May 3rd) and the 2020 International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists,…

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We’ll resist another #EndSARS protest in Ondo —Police

We’ll resist another #EndSARS protest in Ondo —Police

The Ondo state Police command has threatened to deal with anybody in the state who engage or storm the streets in form of protest, noting that such would be resisted frontally. The state Police spokesman, Mr. Tee-leo Ikoro who said in Akure, said the command was prepared to ensure nothing of such that happened during the last #EndSARS protests, repeats itself for whatever reason. There was anxiety in the state as news of the restart…

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