Kidnapper kills colleague during shootout with Amotekun in Ondo

Dayo Johnson Akure — Amotekun personnel shot, recuperating … kidnapped victim rescued A suspected kidnapper, Funmi Adenuoye has been shot dead by one of his gang members during a shootout with operatives of the Ondo State Security outfit codenamed Amotekun. Adenuoye was killed by his colleague identified as Kunle while trying to escape from the […]

Akeredolu ignores Miyetti Allah, signs anti-open grazing bill into law

  Rotimi Akeredolu. Photo/faceboo/rotimiaketi By Seye Olumide, Rotimi Agboluaje (Ibadan), Lawrence Njoku (Enugu), Oluwaseun Akingboye (Akure) and Yakubu Muhammed (Minna) • Oyo anti-open grazing law not effective two years after • Enugu residents seek enactment of anti-open grazing law • Katsina bans inter-state transport of cattle • Niger suspends cattle markets over insecurity • Afenifere raises […]

Why TB Joshua was not buried in Ondo – Akeredolu

From right: Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, Evelyn Joshua, the wife of late TB Joshua and Hon. Anafi Elegushi, Commissioner for Home Affairs, Lagos State at the Laying-to-rest service in honour of TB Joshua at the church. Photo by Ayodele Efunla By Taiwo Okanlawon Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has described the late Prophet […]

June 12: Amotekun will become state police, says Akeredolu

By Osagie Otabor, Akure Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has said that the State Security Network codenamed Amotekun Corps will metamorphose into a state police. Akeredolu who said he does not believe in secession stated that the many promises of June 12 have been dashed. Akeredolu who spoke in Akure at the 2021 Democracy Day […]

Insecurity: 17 Southern governors ban open cattle grazing • Offer 10-point solution

  …Agree to ban open grazing in Southern Nigeria …Call for convocation of national dialogue …Insist on federal character …Reiterate Southerners’ commitment to Nigeria’s unity …Express concern over Oshodi-Apapa expressway gridlock …Buhari approves new security measures for South-East, South-South …Military tactics’ll no longer be publicised-NSA …Don’t be selective in handling situations, PANDEF tells FG By […]

Self-Determination: Yoruba group dares Akeredolu, plans one million march in Akure

Rotimi Akeredolu By Dapo Akinrefon The Ilana Omo Oodua, said the agitation for self-determination “shall be bloodless, intellectually rooted, legally grounded.” This comes a day after Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, dissociated his state from the calls for the secession of the South-West from Nigeria. The Ilana Omo Oodua, led by a renowned Professor of […]

Herders flee as Amotekun arrests over 100 cows in Ondo

By Muhaimin Olowoporoku Suspected unregistered cow herders in Ondo State ran away as Amotekun officers arrested over 100 cows in the state for flouting the open grazing laws. The herders ran away upon sighting operatives of the Amotekun Corps. Adetunji Adeleye, Commander of the Corps in the State said the move was part of efforts […]

Ondo: Governor orders probe into alleged unlawful detention by chief judge

From Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure Ondo Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has directed the state’s Ministry of Justice to investigate the allegation made by an indigene of the state, Mr Olupelumi Fagboyegun, against the Chief Judge of the state, Justice O Akeredolu, on his alleged illegal arrest and detention for over three years. Mr Olupelumi had in a […]

Foreigners Perpetrating Crimes In Ondo Forest Reserves ― Akeredolu

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Tuesday lamented over the activities of some foreigner in the state’s forests, saying most crimes are being perpetrated by foreigners who have turned the government reserves into their abode. Akeredolu who stated this while receiving the zonal coordinator Zone ‘F’ of the Nigeria Immigration Service, comprising Oyo, Ondo, […]

Protesters, Traditional Rulers Back Akeredolu’s Quit Notice to Unregistered Herders

By James Sowole Protesters comprising commercial vehicle drivers, farmers, forest guards and traders, Friday trooped to the streets of Akure, the Ondo State capital, condemning the position of the presidency on the order of the Ondo State Government asking unregistered herdsmen to vacate state forest reserves. The protesters, who were led by the Chairman of […]

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