Ondo NLC warns against ‘unauthorised’ Salaries Deduction, cancels May Day Ceremony

Ondo NLC warns against ‘unauthorised’ Salaries Deduction, cancels May Day Ceremony

By: Ade Adetona COVID-19: Don’t deduct Workers’ Salaries —Ondo NLC warns Govt, Cancels May Day celebration Every first of May of the year is a worker’s day. It is a day set aside globally to appraise challenges of labour force and celebrate their achievements in the course of the year. The theme of this year’s May Day celebration in Nigeria is; “COVID19 PANDEMlC and its Socio-Economic Impact on the Nigerian Working Class.” In compliance with…

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Placenta on Church Altar: Witness tenders evidence against Pastor, Don at Ondo Court

Placenta on Church Altar: Witness tenders evidence against Pastor, Don at Ondo Court

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Ten new count charges have been levelled against a Don at Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko and a Clergyman before an Ondo state High Court sitting in Akure. The Don, Prof Lanre Olu-Adeyemi who is standing trial on five (5) count charges of conspiracy, publication of false news, Aiding Publication of false news and aiding impersonation. On the other hand, one Pastor John Abiodun is facing eight Count charge of conspiracy, publication of…

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COVID-19 Lockdown: Media Workers deserve Special Incentives —Ondo Speaker

COVID-19 Lockdown: Media Workers deserve Special Incentives —Ondo Speaker

By: Ade Adetona The Speaker, Ondo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Bamidele Oleyelogun, has declared that the media and journalists are critical in winning the fight against the deadly coronavirus pandemic in the country through their unrelenting sensitisation and enlightenment of the people on how to prevent further spread of the disease. The Speaker also sought special palliative support for the media professionals in the country to enable them cushion effects of being on…

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Why we want Akeredolu’s attention —Ondo Sex Workers

Why we want Akeredolu’s attention —Ondo Sex Workers

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Following the arrest of 18 commercial sex workers by the Ondo state government’s taskforce on COVID-19 pandemic, some of their colleagues have sought the attention of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu to help them to alleviate their suffering at this emergency period of lockdown. This is certainly not the best of time for commercial sex workers in Akure, the Ondo State capital, as they want government to provide palliative materials for them to cushion…

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Electricity: You can’t Bill Unmetered Buildings again —Ondo Court bars BEDC

Electricity: You can’t Bill Unmetered Buildings again —Ondo Court bars BEDC

An Ondo state High Court sitting in Akure and presided over by Justice Olabode Adegbehingbe has declared electricity consumption billings in an unmetered building illegal, unjustifiable, arbitrary and wrongful. Justice Adegbehingbe made this declaration in a judgement delivered on April 23, 2020 in a case filled by Mike Kpemi against Benin Electricity Distribution Company ( BEDC). The Court also ordered BEDC to immediately install a metering device at the claimant’s residence, at Bethel Estate ,…

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