Why Akure Explosion must be investigated thoroughly —Ife Oyedele

Why Akure Explosion must be investigated thoroughly —Ife Oyedele

By: Oluwatosin Adesola As reactions continue to trail explosion that rocked Eleyowo/Iluabo axis of Akure/Owo expressway, a Prominent Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo state, Engr Ifeoluwa Oyedele has expressed the hope that the cause of the blast will be thoroughly investigated by relevant agencies of government and make their reports public. This according to Oyedele, will help government and security agencies to prevent future recurrence in the state and other parts…

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Explosion in Akure saddens me —Alasoadura

Explosion in Akure saddens me —Alasoadura

The Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Tayo Alasoadura has expressed sadness over the Saturday’s explosion that occurred near Akure Airport on Akure-Owo highway, amidst the ravaging corona virus facing the world. The Minister who represented Ondo Central in the National Assembly between 2015 and 2019, stated that the incident saddened him more so that the nation was equally battling deadly COVID-19. Senator Alasoadura, in a Press Statement he personally signed, condoled victims…

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Akure Explosion: Govt should compensate Victims —Ambassador Sola Iji

Akure Explosion: Govt should compensate Victims —Ambassador Sola Iji

By: Ade Adeleke The Nigerian Ambassador to Togo and governorship Aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), on Ondo state, Ambassador Sola Iji has called on government to compensate those who lost property and injured in Saturday’s explosion in Akure, on Akure-Owo road. The APC chieftain sympathized with victims and the people of the state over the unfortunate massive explosion that rocked Akure/Owo expressway at the weekend. Iji made his feeling known…

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@68: Tinubu is an Uncommon Leader — Buhari, Ondo APC Chair, Adetimehin

@68: Tinubu is an Uncommon Leader —  Buhari, Ondo APC Chair, Adetimehin

By: Ade Adeleke The Chairman of the APC in Ondo State, Engr. Ade Adetimehin, has described the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC ), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, as an uncommon talent-developer, with an exemplary focus that should be emulated by all. The chairman, in a statement by the party spokesman, Alex Kalejaye, views Tinubu as “a man who has, on several occasions, deployed his personal resources, even with zeal and passion, to…

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COVID-19: INEC issues fresh Statement on Ondo, Edo Guber Polls

COVID-19: INEC issues fresh Statement on Ondo, Edo Guber Polls

There are palpable fears that the Edo and Ondo governorship elections scheduled to hold on September 19 and October 10, respectively may not hold following the Coronavirus pandemic. There are strong insinuations that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) may alter the dates of the elections except the current health challenge improves THE NATION reports that the suspicion was heightened after the commission shifted the Senatorial bye-elections for Bayelsa, Imo and Plateau states as a…

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COVID-19: NUJ warns members, suspends States/Chapels’ Meetings Nationwide

COVID-19: NUJ warns members, suspends States/Chapels’ Meetings Nationwide

By: Ade Adeleke Following continuous spreading of Coronavirus pandemic in the country, the National Secretariat of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has directed that Congresses/meeting at State and Chapel levels of the Union be suspended till further notice. In a Press Statement, the National Secretary of NUJ, Shuaibu Usman Leman, the Union said with the present situation, it has therefore become imperative that the union equally takes steps to safeguard teeming members across the…

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“Why Buhari should have reduced Petrol Price to N80 or N50”

“Why Buhari should have reduced Petrol Price to N80 or N50”

Following reduction in petrol price from #145 to #125 as announced by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Nigerians have expressed mixed feelings on the development via different social media platforms. DAILY POST Correspondent sampled and compiled some of these reactions with some seeing the move by federal government as timely while others opined that the reduction in the pump price was long over due. Some of the people said President Buhari should have reduced…

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Workers’ Salaries hang as FAAC Meeting ends in Stalemate

Workers’ Salaries hang as FAAC Meeting ends in Stalemate

The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) meeting which was convened to consider statutory revenue for the month of February ended in a stalemate last night. The meeting which would have enabled the committee to allocate revenue to the three tiers of government came to an abrupt end after about three hours of deliberations. The meeting, held at the headquarters of the ministry of finance started at 5pm and ended around 8.37pm. Salaries of workers and…

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Don’t Compromise in your Recruitment —Akeredolu tells Army

Don’t Compromise in your Recruitment —Akeredolu tells Army

By: Ade Adeleke Ondo State Government today expressed its readiness to partner the Nigeria Army in mobilizing for the forthcoming recruitment into the military, cautioning Army not to compromise in the recruitment process. The state governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN made this known today while receiving the Nigeria Army Director of Recruitment, Resettlement, and Reserve, Brigadier Henry Akpan and his officers in his office in Akure the state capital. The governor, who was represented by…

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COVID-19: NMA talks tough, as Doctors insist on indefinite Strike

COVID-19: NMA talks tough, as  Doctors insist on indefinite Strike

Medical Doctors in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, have announced an indefinite strike due to nonpayment of their salaries, saying no going back on the industrial action. The President of the Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), Abuja chapter, Dr Roland Aigbovo, made the declaration amidst anxiety over coronavirus The Doctors explained that the decision to embarked on strike followed extensive deliberation on the health threat posed by the coronavirus scare, their work conditions and patient…

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