“How Coronavirus was imported to Ondo”

“How Coronavirus was imported to Ondo”

ONDO INDEX CASE A MILITARY OFFICER – AKEREDOLU Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu twitted further on the index case in the state. “Ondo State #COVIDー19 Index Case Update: The index case is a military officer who was a returnee from India. He has been in isolation since he returned and has been monitored by the medical team of the Military and our state team throughout this period. Upon showing some symptoms, his samples were taken and the…

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As Oil Price drops further, Give Priority to Salaries Payment —Buhari orders Minister

As Oil Price drops further, Give Priority to Salaries Payment  —Buhari orders Minister

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met with the Presidential Committee on the impact of the coronavirus on Nigeria’s economy, and directed the Ministry of Finance and National Planning to give priority to payment of salaries and support for vulnerable people, even as crude oil price dropped further. Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, who chairs the presidential committee, said this in Abuja while answering questions from State House correspondents at the end of…

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COVID-19: FG begins Sharing of N20,000 to Families

COVID-19: FG begins Sharing of N20,000 to Families

The federal government, through the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, today commenced distribution of N20,000 each to 190 families and beneficiaries in Kwali local government area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), under the Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programme. Distributing the money to the beneficiaries on Wednesday, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajia Sadiya Umar Farouq, said that the CCT Programme has been ongoing in the…

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“COVID-19: No Chinese died at Ondo-Linyi Industrial Hub, Ore”

“COVID-19: No Chinese died at Ondo-Linyi Industrial Hub, Ore”

Following ravaging COVID-19, the Management of Ondo-Linyi Industrial Hub, Ore has dismissed rumour that there was death or sickness of some Chinese working at the companies located at the hub. There was a speculation on social media last week that there were deaths and illnesses in relation with Coronavirus. But in a statement, the Ondo-Linyi Industrial Hub manager through Klick Konnect Networks International Ltd, described as untrue and embarrassing rumours that a lady staff of…

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COVID-19: No Restriction of movement in Ondo but we’ve shut down all Markets —Govt

COVID-19: No Restriction of movement in Ondo but we’ve shut down all Markets —Govt

PRESS STATEMENT COVID-19: ONDO ORDERS TOTAL CLOSURE OF MARKETS …..supermarkets, shops, pharmacy can still open for business As part of measures to stem the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ondo State had ordered partial closure of markets across the state. The directive advisedly, excluded life saving items such as food, water and medicines. It has been observed however, that residents have flagrantly disobeyed this directive which is a potent measure to avoid the spread…

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COVID-19: We offer Food, Household Items on Credit at Cheaper Rate in Akure —Greencommodix

COVID-19: We offer Food, Household Items on Credit at Cheaper Rate in Akure —Greencommodix

As part of steps to ensure that the people of Ondo State who are staying at home and stay alive due to the outbreak of deadly coronavirus, an Akure based startup and inclusive commodity marketplace, GREENCOMMODIX has commenced the sale of foods and essential household items to the people of the state at affordable rate and on credit. The company has also embarked on neighbourhood and door-steps delivery services of affordable essential commodities like foods,…

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Why we launched Agro Shop for AAUA —Acting VC, Prof Ige

Why we launched Agro Shop for AAUA —Acting VC, Prof Ige

By: Ade Adeleke The Acting Vice Chancellor, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, Prof Olugbenga Ige, has justified the recent launch of the institution’s Multipurpose Agro Shop. The Acting VC explained that the step was parts of the deliberate efforts to boost revenue and diversify sources of incomes for the university. The multipurpose Agro Shop where plant and animal products from the Research and Development farms of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State,…

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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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2020 Promotion: Ondo sets Requirements for 2,151 Workers

2020 Promotion: Ondo sets Requirements for 2,151 Workers

Ondo State Head of Service, Mr Dare Aragbaiye today flagged off the promotion exercise for 2,151 eligible workers for the year 2020. Addressing the workers at the office of Establishment and Training, State Secretariat in Akure, Mr Aragbaiye charged them to improve on their conduct and be more committed to service to justify their promotion. He thanked Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu for approving the commencement of the exercise earlier than the previous years with the expected…

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