Fire razes Federal Health Centre in Ondo, Residents blame Govt

Fire razes Federal Health Centre in Ondo, Residents blame Govt

Fire has destroyed another Federal government’s project, the multi million naira National Primary Health Centre in Ikare Akoko the headquarters of Akoko northeast local government area of Ondo state; SUNSHINETRUTH can report. According to residents, the incident occurred through indiscriminate bush burning. They also blames the federal government for abandoning the facility which was supposed to provide health care services for them. The project as indicated on the signboard at the entrance of the building…

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Breaking: Ondo Nurses declare 3days Warning Strike

Breaking: Ondo Nurses declare 3days Warning Strike

By: Ade Adeleke Situation in the health sector in Ondo state is getting worst as members of the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives, NANNM, in Ondo state have been directed to embarked on a three day warning strike over the payment of percentage salaries by the state government. Recalls that medical doctors in the state are already on an indefinite strike over percentage salaries payment. The nurses are to embark the industrial action…

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Hungry Doctors can’t give their best —Forum tells Ondo Govt

Hungry Doctors can’t give their best —Forum tells Ondo Govt

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Ondo State Government Doctors Forum has charged the state government, as a matter of urgency, respond to their demands to prevent further decay on the medical sector. The Spokesperson for the forum, Dr Olubosede Omolayo, said it was unfortunate that government allowed the strike to drag this long. Doctors in government hospitals had embarked on an indefinite strike, 14 days ago over payment of 50 percent Nov. 2020 salary and non payment…

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Akeredolu flags-off Basic Healthcare Provision Fund

Akeredolu flags-off Basic Healthcare Provision Fund

…….. SET TO NAME IFON GENERAL HOSPITAL AFTER LATE OLUFON. Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, on Monday flagged-off the Basic Healthcare Provision Fund Programme (BHCPFP) to mitigate financial barrier to access to healthcare services in the sunshine state. Recalled that the Governor had on the 3rd December, 2019 officially flagged-off the first health insurance product of the Ondo State Contributory Health Scheme (ODCHC) called the Abiyamo Maternal- and-Child Health Insurance Scheme (AMCHIS), as the…

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Ondo Hospitals take deliveries of 87 sets of Twins, Quadruplet

Ondo Hospitals take deliveries of 87 sets of Twins, Quadruplet

By: Ade Adeleke Ondo state government has taken deliveries of 86 sets of twins, 3 sets of triplets and 1 set of quadruplet at seven of its hospitals in the last one year. 86 sets of twins, 3 sets of triplets and 1 set of quadruplet at seven of its hospitals in the last one year. SUNSHINETRUTH reports that the state government achieved the feat under its Abiyamo Maternal & Child Health Insurance Scheme (AMCHIS)…

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COVID-19: Why Ondo state recorded 120 fresh cases —Official

COVID-19: Why Ondo state recorded 120 fresh cases —Official

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Ondo state has again topped with 120 new cases, the COVID- 19 infections daily chat. This is the daily highest figure in the history of the state. This is coming at a time medical doctors in government hospitals are on strike over 50% salary payment for the month of November 2020. The doctors went on strike following payment of half salary to them by the state government. This is the single highest…

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Breaking: Lagos First Elected Governor, Jakande dies at 91

Breaking: Lagos First Elected Governor, Jakande dies at 91

The First Executive Governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Jakande, is dead. The former Minister of Works passed on Thursday morning in Lagos at the age of 91. He was also a journalist who became Governor of Lagos State, Nigeria from 1979 to 1983 on the platform of the UPN. Alhaji Jakande was later appointed Minister of Works under the late General Sani Abacha military regime from 1993 to 1998. NEWTELEGRAPH

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Ondo Nurses protest, ask NANNM leadership to declare Strike

Ondo Nurses protest, ask NANNM leadership to declare Strike

Some members of the Ondo State chapter of the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) today staged a protest at the secretariat of the union on Igbatoro Road Akure, to register their displeasure over the recent payment of half salaries to workers. To this end, they are currently mobilising to embark on an indefinite strike action over decision of the state government to pay half salary for the month of November 2020. The…

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Your COVID-19 figures on Ondo are scandalous —Govt tells NCDC

Your COVID-19 figures on Ondo are scandalous —Govt tells NCDC

Ondo state did not record fresh case of Coronavirus pandemic in the last 24hours even as the country confirmed 643 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria; Oyo-88 Lagos-86 Rivers-55 Edo-54 Akwa Ibom-53 Adamawa-52 Plateau-45 Kaduna-41 FCT-34 Kwara-27 Benue-20 Kano-19 Delta-18 Nasarawa-16 Niger-15 Bayelsa-11 Borno-5 Bauchi-2 Sokoto-2 140,391 confirmed 114,635 discharged 1,673 deaths PRESS RELEASE COVID-19 figure released by NCDC not a true picture of COVID situation in Ondo State. The attention of the Ondo State Government has…

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20 deaths recorded as Ondo tops COVID-19 new cases table

20 deaths recorded as Ondo tops COVID-19 new cases table

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 506 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 139,748. This is just as Ondo state recorded the highest number of fresh cases in the last 24hours. The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Sunday. Nigeria also recorded 20 COVID-19 deaths, raising the total fatality in the country to 1,667. “506 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria; Ondo-90 Kwara-89…

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Pandemonium at Hospital as Relatives attack medical staff in Ondo

Pandemonium at Hospital as Relatives attack medical staff in Ondo

There was a pandemonium for several hours as Relatives of some patients beat up two nurses at the Federal Medical Center, Owo in Ondo State, injuring them in the process. Reason for this action by the relatives of the patients could not be ascertained as at the time of filing this report. SUNSHINETRUTH however gathered that the Nurses were beaten for the death of their patient, they brought to the hospital in critical condition. The…

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BRECAN targets 21,000 women, as Akeredolu, Wife launch Breast & Cervical Cancer Project 

BRECAN targets 21,000 women, as Akeredolu, Wife launch Breast & Cervical Cancer Project 

By: Ade Adeleke Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has declared that fight against breast and cervical cancers has remained a top priority of his wife and state first lady, Mrs Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, noting that her life depends on workings of the Breast Cancer Association of Nigeria, BRECAN. The governor also stressed the need for a collective effort by all stakeholders in the fight against cancer in the state, saying that evidence has shown that…

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Ondo Govt reacts to Doctors’ Strike, questions Notice

Ondo Govt reacts to Doctors’ Strike, questions Notice

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Ondo state government has reacted to an indefinite strike declared by medical doctors in the state over payment of half salaries. Speaking on the industrial action, the acting Commissioner for Health/Special Adviser to the Governoron health, Dr. JIbayo Adeyeye, said the letter written by the doctors did not give any notice of strike. Medical doctors working with Ondo state government had yesterday embarked on an indefinite strike over percentage salaries. SUNSHINETRUTH…

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Breaking: Ondo Doctors embark on indefinite Strike

Breaking: Ondo Doctors embark on indefinite Strike

Medical doctors working with Ondo state government have embarked on an indefinite strike over percentage salaries. Recall that civil servants in the state last week agreed to collect half salary as well as adopt the model in use by Local Government/SUBEB for future salary payment. Governor Rotimi Akeredolu had informed the labour union leaders in the state that borrowing to augment payment of salary was no longer sustainable in the state. The state Head of…

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COVID-19 spike: Our new plans for Schools —Ondo Govt

COVID-19 spike: Our new plans for Schools —Ondo Govt

Amidst widespread of COVID-19 second wave across the globe, Ondo State Government has said it is working out modalities to make adjustment in teaching periods of subjects in classes, to avoid clustering and crowding. The Special Adviser to the Governor on Health and Ag. Commissioner, Ministry of Health, Hon. Jibayo Adeyeye dropped the hint in Akure during a joint inspection of schools in the metropolis by the Interministerial Committee on Coronavirus and the Ministry of…

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Ekiti lawmaker suddenly died

Ekiti lawmaker suddenly died

It was a sad in the political arena of Ekiti state over the weekend when a member of the Ekiti state House of Assembly, Hon Juwa Adegbuyi suddenly passed on. Until his demise, Adegbuyi was the member representing Ekiti East Constituency 1. He died Saturday evening while battling an undisclosed ailment. His colleagues have described his exit as a painful lose. Further details later…….

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Breaking: Benue NUJ Chairman is dead

Breaking: Benue NUJ Chairman is dead

Press statement The State Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Benue State Council, Comrade Victoria Asher is dead. Comrade Asher died this morning at about 8:00am at the Federal Medical Centre, Makurdi after a C/S surgery. Council will give notice for an emergency Congress to that effect in due course. Signed: Moses Akarhan, State Secretary. PRESS RELEASE FROM NASARAWA STATE COUNCIL OF NIGERIA UNION OF JOURNALISTS (NUJ) The Nasarawa State Chapter of the…

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COVID-19 Spike: FG may lockdown Three states

COVID-19 Spike: FG may lockdown Three states

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 is considering targeted lockdown in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja; as well as Lagos and Plateau States. PTF National Incident Manager, Mukhtar Muhammed, who stated this on Friday, described as alarming, the rising cases of Covid infections recorded in the three urban areas. Muhammed said data showed that urban local governments in the affected places recorded the highest cases of Covid amid the second wave of the pandemic in…

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Ondo Govt threatens School owners, Principals

Ondo Govt threatens School owners, Principals

As second wave of COVID-19 pandemic rises, the Ondo State Government is now warning school administrators, threatening that it will close-down any school in the State, public or private, that fails to uphold and enforce COVID-19 preventive protocols. The State Chairman, Interministerial Committee on COVID-19, Professor Adesegun Fatusi and the Special Adviser to the Governor on Health, Hon. Jibayo Adeyeye said this during inspection of schools across the State. Speaking during the exercise in Ondo…

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Accident: Govt, Dangote abandon four AAUA students at Hospital

Accident: Govt, Dangote abandon four AAUA students at Hospital

The ADEKUNLE AJASIN UNIVERSITY AKUNGBA AKOKO STUDENTS’ UNION, STUDENTS’ UNION, SUG, has lamented the abandonment of four of the students injured in the Saturday’s fatal accident where about 20 lives were lost. In a press statement, the Union called for financial assistance for the victims. Read the full text below; From: The Secretariat, ADEKUNLE AJASIN UNIVERSITY AKUNGBA AKOKO STUDENTS’ UNION, STUDENTS’ UNION BUILDING. ————————– Tuesday, 26th of January, 2021 ————————– URGENT! Following the incidents of…

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