COVID-19: It’s Time to Shut Ondo State Borders —Group

COVID-19: It’s Time to Shut Ondo State Borders —Group

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Ondo State Political Action Group (OSPAG) has called on Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu to immediately close the state borders with neighbouring states in the country to prevent deadly coronavirus from entering the state, adding that the state must emulate North Korea on the disease. Already, neighbouring states like Osun, Ogun, Ekiti, Edo and others have recorded cases of the disease. Speaking with journalists earlier today, the coordinator of OSPAG, Ebisemiju Oladeji reiterated that…

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We’re having Sleepless Night over Mystery surrounding Akure Explosion —IGP

We’re having Sleepless Night over Mystery surrounding Akure Explosion —IGP

By: Ade Adeleke Following weekend’s explosion that occurred near Akure airport on Akure-Owo Highway, the Inspector General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, today said the force is not sleeping on the mystery that surrounded the circumstances that led to the blast, noting that his men are working hard to unravel the mystery behind the incident. To this effect, the IGP set up a fact-finding committee to unravel the cause of the last Saturday’s explosion at Eleyowo/Ilu-abo…

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Result of 12 Suspected Cases of Coronavirus in Ondo out

Result of 12 Suspected Cases of Coronavirus in Ondo out

By: Ade Adeleke Twelve suspected cases of coronavirus pandemic which are newly discovered in Ondo state have tested negative. To this end, the state government announced that the state is still free from the COVID-19 pandemic. The samples of the test took to Lagos had turned out negative, according to the state government. This was the outcome of the meeting between the State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, (SAN) and the State Interministerial Committee on…

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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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Ondo Monarch applauds Akeredolu’s efforts against Coronavirus

Ondo Monarch applauds Akeredolu’s efforts against Coronavirus

As the outbreak of COVID-19 Pandemic is fast becoming alarming and disastrous to the nations of the world, the Olowa and Paramount Ruler of Igbara-Oke kingdom, Oba Dr. Francis Adefarakanmi Agbede, has applauded efforts of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN, for his prompt action and immediate intervention at ensuring that the State is free of coronavirus Pandemic. Oba Agbede called on the general public, particularly, residents of Ondo State to take preventive measures. The monarch stated…

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COVID-19: Akeredolu not doing Enough for People —Ondo Guber Aspirant, Adelami

COVID-19: Akeredolu not doing Enough for People —Ondo Guber Aspirant, Adelami

As COVID-19 continues to ravage the world and cause on untold hardship on Nigerians, a governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State and former Deputy Clerk to the National Assembly, Olayide Adelami has expressed dissatisfaction with the failure of the state government to start deploying palliative measures to the people to cushion the effects of stay-at-home order. Adelami regretted that the state government is yet to devise a…

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Akure Explosion: Lawyer, Tolu Babaleye apologises to Ondo NUJ, Journalists

Akure Explosion: Lawyer, Tolu Babaleye apologises to Ondo NUJ, Journalists

RE: NUJ ONDO STATE COUNCIL BERATES TOLU BABALEYE FOR ATTACKING JOURNALISTS, DECLARES HIM PERSONA NON GRATA- MY TAKE! My attention has been brought to a news item (NUJ Berates Tolu Babaleye for attacking Journalists, Declares Him Persona non grata) which was never served on me but freely circulated on Social Media and some blogs in which the NUJ Ondo State Council felt offended over my Facebook post wherein it was alleged that I called Akure…

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COVID-19: Most Vulnerable Nigerians’ll receive cash transfers —Buhari

COVID-19: Most Vulnerable Nigerians’ll receive cash transfers —Buhari

ADDRESS BY H.E. MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE COVID- 19 PANDEMIC SUNDAY 29TH MARCH, 2020 1. Fellow Nigerians, 2. From the first signs that Coronavirus, or COVID-19 was turning into an epidemic and was officially declared a world-wide emergency, the Federal Government started planning preventive, containment and curative measures in the event the disease hits Nigeria. 3. The whole instruments of government are now mobilized to confront what has…

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Akure Explosion: My thoughts are with Victims —Eyitayo Jegede

Akure Explosion: My thoughts are with Victims —Eyitayo Jegede

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2016 governorship election in Ondo state, Eyitayo Jegede, SAN, has sympathised with those affected by an early morning explosion of explosive devise along Akure Owo road in Akure, Ondo state capital. The blast, according to reports, occurred in the early hours of Saturday and destroyed property worth several millions of naira . Jegede, in a statement he personally issued, expressed profound and deep sympathies with…

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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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