EndSars Protest: Ondo Govt reopens Schools

EndSars Protest: Ondo Govt reopens Schools

The Ondo State Government has approved the re-opening of schools for all classes in public and private schools across the state beginning from Monday, November 2nd, 2020. Disclosing this on Thursday, Commissioner for Education, Pastor. Femi Agagu. Read the full statement: PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT. Mr Governor has directed that all schools should resume on Monday 2nd November 2020 now that the State has become peaceful. Parents and the public are to note this directive and…

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After days of closure, Akure Airport resumes operations today

After days of closure, Akure Airport resumes operations today

Following the temporary closure of the Akure Airport after a suspicious crater was discovered on its runway, flight schedules will commence on Thursday (Today) at the domestic airport. The busy airport, which serves Ondo State and other neighbouring states, was shut three days ago following the discovery of huge hole on the airport’s runway during routine checks by officials. According to a source at the Airport, the swift response of the Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi…

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Why announcement of new UI VC was suspended

Why announcement of new UI VC was suspended

Protests by unions on Wednesday compelled the University of Ibadan to suspend the announcement of a new vice-chancellor who would have been the 13th in line, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Members of the Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) and those of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) stormed the Council chambers where the final selection would have been made earlier on Wednesday and disrupted the proceedings. They also barricaded the varsity…

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#EndSars: Former LG Boss, Larry Ogunmusire donates building for temporary Okitipupa Secretariat

#EndSars: Former LG Boss, Larry Ogunmusire donates building for temporary Okitipupa Secretariat

Following recent destruction of some property in Okitipupa during #EndSars protest, a former local government chairman in Okitipupa, Pastor Larry Ogunmusire has donated a building as a temporary office space for the council’s secretariat. Ogunmusire’s intervention is coming on the heels of the destruction of the council secretariat by hoodlums during the recent endsars violence in the town. The former council boss who decried the large scale damages in area by the miscreants said the…

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TV stations’ fines: NBC turning to ‘Kangaroo Court’ —IPC, MRA

TV stations’ fines: NBC turning to ‘Kangaroo Court’ —IPC, MRA

MRA, IPC Condemn NBC Fines Against 3 TV Stations Over Coverage of #ENDSARS Protests LAGOS, Wednesday, October 28, 2020: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) and the International Press Centre (IPC) today condemned the sanctioning of three television stations by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) over the coverage of the #ENDSARS protests, describing the Commission’s action as an outrageous violation of the Constitution and basic principles of fair hearing which cannot be allowed to stand. By a…

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Razing our school shuttle buses, VIO office in Okitipupa barbaric —Tobi Ogunleye

Razing our school shuttle buses, VIO office in Okitipupa barbaric —Tobi Ogunleye

The Special Adviser to the Ondo state Governor on Transport, Barrister Tobi Ogunleye yesterday condemned the wanton destruction of both public and private assets by hoodlums who hijacked the #EndSARS protest in the state. Ogunleye stated this in Okitipupa during an official tour of affected properties of the Ondo state ministry of Transport. According to him, government is not unmindful of the agitations of the Nigerian youths but observed that the protest has been misdirected….

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#EndSars protests: Police confirms killing of Two officers, one civilian in Ondo

#EndSars protests: Police confirms killing of Two officers, one civilian in Ondo

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo State Police Command says two policemen and one civilian were killed during last week’s violence that engulfed the state amidst ENDSARS protest. The state Commissioner of Police, Bolaji Salami, who confirmed this in Akure, while parading eighteen suspected looters and arsonists, explained that the two policemen were killed in Ore and Ondo town. Mr Salami said the victim in Ore was mobbed while the policeman in Ondo was killed and…

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#EndSars protests: Ajipe’s Klick Konnect partners Youths to clean up Akure

#EndSars protests: Ajipe’s Klick Konnect partners Youths to clean up Akure

The Management of Klick Konnect Networks in conjunction with Ondo Liberation Forum has mobilised youths in the state to clean up the state capital and some major cities in the state after the #Endsars protests. The MD/CEO of the company chief Alex Ajipe made this known to newsmen in Akure the state capital yesterday. According to the industrialist, the company in conjunction with Ondo Liberation Forum will embark on cleaning the streets of Akure after…

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Five ways to urgently stop rising Youths’ protests in Nigeria —Akure Chief Imam

Five ways to urgently stop rising Youths’ protests in Nigeria —Akure Chief Imam

OFFICE OF THE GRAND IMAM OF AKURE PRESS RELEASE STATE OF THE NATION- Nigerians Let’s Take Caution- Imam Akorede Worried by the current situation in our country from South to North, West to the East, am moved to remind our people that not all that knows the beginning of a war usually know the end, again it is easy to predict the beginning of a war but not easy to know when it will end….

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Burnt Secretariat: Ondo PDP Exco operates under Tree, seeks assistance

Burnt Secretariat: Ondo PDP Exco operates under Tree, seeks assistance

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Online Media practitioners have paid sympathy visit to the Ondo State Peeoples Democratic Party (PDP) leadership over its burnt Secretariat today. The Association led by its Secretary, Mr. Temitope Adedeji met the State Working Committee members of the Party under the mango tree where they were holding their meeting after the inferno. Adedeji said the Association was on a sympathy visit to the Secretariat to identify and sympathize with the party over…

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Burning of party’s Secretariat: We’ll soon bounce back —APC Chair Adetimehin

Burning of party’s Secretariat: We’ll soon bounce back —APC Chair Adetimehin

By: Ade Adeleke Following the wanton destruction of property across Ondo state by some miscreants who acted under #EndSARS Protest, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has continued to count it’s losses over the incident. The hoodlums looted and set ablaze the APC and the PDP Secretariats, the State governor campaign office, and other public property across the state. Receiving leadership of the Ondo State Online News Publishers led by the Secretary, Temitope Adedeji who…

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Why I’ve become most available scapegoat of lies —Tinubu

Why I’ve become most available scapegoat of lies —Tinubu

THE #ENDSARS PROTESTS; A FUNDAMENTAL LESSON IN DEMOCRATIC GOVERNANCE – By Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. I heavily grieve for those who have lost their lives or been injured during the period of these protests. My deepest sympathies go to their families and loved ones for none should have been made to pay such a dear price. My career as an active politician spans nearly three decades. In that time, I have seen many things as…

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#EndSars: Why we won’t forgive arrested Arsonists in Ondo —Akeredolu

#EndSars: Why we won’t forgive arrested Arsonists in Ondo —Akeredolu

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has insisted that government and the people of the state will not forgive or grant amnesty to any of the hoodlums who set ablaze public and privates property amidst #Endsars protest last week. The governor said few of the suspected arsonists had been arrested and more would be apprehended for prosecution, noting that they would pay for the destruction. Akeredolu assured that the state government would compensate…

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Breaking: Ondo SUBEB, OSRC offices on fire

Breaking: Ondo SUBEB, OSRC offices on fire

Report reaching SUNSHINETRUTH indicates that the office of the Ondo state government’s SUBEB office located at OkeEda in Akure has been set hutted by fire. The fire also affected the commercial office of the Ondo State Radiovision Corporation (OSRC) located in the same compound as SUBEB. The cause of the inferno that started last night 11:00pm, is yet to be known as at the time of filing in the report.

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Akeredolu visits Ore, Ondo, Okitipupa, to assess level of destruction

Akeredolu visits Ore, Ondo, Okitipupa, to assess level of destruction

Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN, yesterday visited Okitipupa, Ore and Ondo town for an on-the-spot assessment of the public and private assets vandalized by hoodlums during the #ENDSARS protest in the state. Governor Akeredolu alongside Heads of Security Agencies in the State visited the Nigeria Correctional Service in Okitipupa where inmates were set free by hoodlums after vandalizing the facility. Other facilities visited by the Governor included; Okitipupa Local Government Secretariat, INEC office,…

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Court, Police station, LG Secretariat set ablaze in Okitipupa to be relocated

Court, Police station, LG Secretariat set ablaze in Okitipupa to be relocated

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Some public institutions destroyed and burnt by hoodlums during this week’s #EndSars protest have been relocated in Okitipupa area of Ondo state. SUNSHINETRUTH learnt that the decision was taken at a meeting held at the instance of the community’s traditional ruler. Below are the information provided on the relocation of the institutions; INFORMATION TO GENERAL PUBLIC! THE JEGUN OF IDEPE OKITIPUPA KINGDOM,H.R.M OBA M.O ADETOYE IN THE INTEREST OF IDEPE OKITIPUPA COMMUNITY…

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Why I visited Sanwoolu —Tinubu

Why I visited Sanwoolu —Tinubu

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has reacted to the shooting of Nigerian youths at Lekki Tollgate on Tuesday. It was alleged that some men in army uniform shot innocent youths protesting against police brutality, extra judicial killings, maltreatment and of course an end to the Special Anti Robbery Squad, popularly known as SARS. Many were reportedly killed and since them Nigerians have condemned the act, calling on President…

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Setting our Secretariat ablaze puts us in disarray —Ondo APC

Setting our Secretariat ablaze puts us in disarray —Ondo APC

The best option to resolving problems is constructive dialogue, Chairman of the Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Engr. Ade Adetimehin has said. Adetimehin gave the charge in Akure, the Ondo State capital over the weekend after he led members of the State Working Committee to assess the level of damage done to the State secretariat of the ruling party, along Oyemekun Road in Akure. the state capital. This is contained in…

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Youths take up new act in Akure aftermath of Protest

Youths take up new act in Akure aftermath of Protest

Aftermath of days of unrest caused by #EndSars protest, Akure, the capital of Ondo State is gradually coming alive again as some residents especially Akure youths have begun the clearing of all roadblocks, sticks and bonfires on major roads in the city. SUNSHINETRUTH gathered that the exercise is being carried out by some Akure youths and leaders of all political parties. The affected roads include, Adesida road, Oyemekun-Ilesa garage road, Arakale, Nepa, FUTA area, roadblock…

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Tension in Idanre as monarch allegedly orders attack on Alade’s palace

Tension in Idanre as monarch allegedly orders attack on Alade’s palace

…..Owa of Idanre denies allegation. THE DESTRUCTION/VANDALIZATION OF THE ALADE PALACE Today marks the 7th day since the demise of my father in-law, Oba Olusegun Ayodele Akinbola, the Aladeokun of Alade Idanre. I remember my wife waking up this morning to remind me and discuss the need for one of us to be present in Alade for the customary 7th day prayers and ceremonies. We concluded that one of us should go while the other…

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