Lockdown has subjected many Pensioners to Untold Hardship —Ekiti NUP

Lockdown has subjected many Pensioners to Untold Hardship —Ekiti NUP

The Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) Ekiti State chapter said the lockdown declared to check the spread of COVID-19 has subjected many of his members to untold hardship and hunger. NUP therefore appealed to the Ekiti state and Federal Governments to consider its members in the various palliative gestures embarked upon to cushion the effect of the COVID-19 curfew. This is contained in a statement signed by the chairman of the union Elder Ayo Kumapayi…

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Lockdown: Hunger among Nigerians is alarming — Ondo Activist, Ogele

Lockdown: Hunger among Nigerians is alarming —  Ondo Activist, Ogele

An Akure based Human Right Lawyer, Mr. Morakinyo Ogele, today expressed deep dissatisfaction at the rate of suffering among Nigerians during the ongoing lockdown, noting that hunger among the masses is reaching alarming rate. He decried the rising hunger in the country and government’s inability to tackle the plight of Nigerians despite the lockdown due to outbreak of COVID-19. Speaking in Akure, Ondo State capital, Ogele noted that both the federal and state governments, have…

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Curfew: NURTW will deal with Defaulting Drivers —Idajo

Curfew: NURTW will deal with Defaulting Drivers —Idajo

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Worried by reports that some commercial drivers are yet to comply with the dusk to dawn curfew, the ondo state council of the National Union Road And Transport Workers, NURTW, has set up a special patrol to nab defaulters. The state government had declared restriction movement between 7pm to 7am until further notice to checkmate spread of coronavirus pandemic, while the special taskforce was put in place to ensure the compliance. The…

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ONDO: LG Chairman, Commissioner fight Dirty over Palliatives

ONDO: LG Chairman, Commissioner fight Dirty over Palliatives

By: Oluwatosin Adesola It was a show of shame when there was a pandemonium at the venue of the distribution of palliative items to the residents of Ondo, the headquarters of the Ondo West Local Government Area of Ondo State as the residents reportedly turn down the items . SUNSHINETRUTH learnt from a 55 seconds video which had gone viral on the social media that the aggrieved people ordered the vehicles that brought the palliative…

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Akeredolu reacts as Jimoh Ibrahim support Ondo State with N40million

Akeredolu reacts as Jimoh Ibrahim support Ondo State with N40million

By: Ade Adeleke As part of his philanthropic gesture towards the fight against the Covid-19 in Ondo State, Nigerian business mogul and politician, Dr. Jimoh Ibrahim (CFR), has donated N40Million to the state Government, advising governor oluwarotimi to stop constructing road and bridges and focus on tackling the coronavirus. Ibrahim, who presented the cheque to the state Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, on Thursday, at the Government House, Alagbaka, Akure, said the state must as a…

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Curfew: We’ll withdraw Services of Essential Workers if —Ondo NLC

Curfew: We’ll withdraw Services of Essential Workers if —Ondo NLC

The Nigeria Labour Congress, Ondo State Council has criticised the alleged brutality of one of its members who was returning from duty as a staff of the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA), Akure, Jide Bello. NLC also warned that the union would withdraw services of essential workers if unnecessary attacks were recorded again during this COVID-19 curfew. In a Statement jointly signed by the NLC Chairman, Comrade Sunday Adeleye-Oluwole and the Secretary, Comrade Omokehinde Shado, the…

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Curfew: Call Soldiers, Policemen to order —NUJ tells Ondo Govt, CP, Army Commander

Curfew: Call Soldiers, Policemen to order —NUJ tells Ondo Govt, CP, Army Commander

CURFEW: ONDO NUJ CONDEMNS BRUTALITY OF NTA STAFF, CAUTIONS OVERZEALOUS SECURITY AGENTS The Nigeria Union of Journalists, (NUJ), Ondo State Council has condemned unwarranted brutality of Engineer Jide Bello, a Staff of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Akure by soldiers deployed to enforce dusk to dawn curfew declared by the State government to stop spread of COVID-19 pandemic in the state. In a Press Statement signed by the NUJ State Chairman, Adetona Aderoboye and the…

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Curfew: How Akeredolu is preventing Looming Disasters —Ondo APC

Curfew: How Akeredolu is preventing Looming Disasters —Ondo APC

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has commended Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu for declaring dusk to dawn curfew in the state to prevent looming health disaster that rampaging COVID-19 pandemic can cause if not tackled. In a Press Statement signed by Alex Kalejaye, the party’s State Publicity Secretary, Ondo APC said it is thrilled by the ingenuity of the state government in declaring curfew that runs from 7pm to 7am….

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