Akure Explosion: Ondo NUJ blasts Tolu Babaleye, gives him 7days to Apologise

Akure Explosion: Ondo NUJ blasts Tolu Babaleye, gives him 7days to Apologise

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Ondo State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), has lambasted a lawyer Tolu Babaleye for attacking journalists in the state with his social media post. In a Statement signed by the State Secretary of the Union, Leke Adegbite, Ondo NUJ described as unacceptable Babaleye’s unguarded and printable comments against journalists in the state over the coverage of weekend’s Akure Explosion. The Union therefore demanded unreserved apology from the lawyer…

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Akure Explosion: APC hails Quick Response of Ondo Govt, Security Agencies

Akure Explosion: APC hails Quick Response of Ondo Govt, Security Agencies

By: Ade Adeleke The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State has sympathized with victims of weekend’s Akure Explosion, saying it is deeply saddened by the grim effect of the blast around Eleyowo/Iluabo community, in Akure North Local Government area of the state. In a Press Statement made available to journalists in Akure by the party’s Spokesman, Alex Kalejaye, APC also condoled the State Government and entire people of the Ondo State. Kalejaye commended the…

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COVID-19: This is not time for Blame Games —Ondo Rep, Adeogun tells Nigerians

COVID-19: This is not time for Blame Games —Ondo Rep, Adeogun tells Nigerians

By: Ade Adeleke The lawmaker representing Akoko South East/South West Federal Constituency of Ondo state at the National Assembly, Hon. Ade Adeogun today warned Nigerians against disparaging those infected by corona virus in the country. In a Press Statement, the Federal lawmaker also cautioned against blame games or blaming leaders or play politics with an affliction, noting that it was a time for all to stay healthy and rediscover that spirit of communal living which…

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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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BREAKING: Ondo Postpones April 18 LG Election

BREAKING: Ondo Postpones April 18 LG Election

By: Ade Adeleke After several pressure from different quarter, the Ondo State Independent Electoral Commission (ODIEC) today postponed indefinitely the forthcoming Local Government Elections billed for April 18, 2020 in the 18 council area of the state due to ravaging Coronavirus. The Chairman of the Commission, Prof Yomi Dinakin announced this in Akure at a news briefing. A group, Ondo State Political Action Group (OSPAG), had on Monday this week called on the Oluwarotimi Akeredolu…

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COVID-19: No Jumat Prayers Today in Ondo State —Imams

COVID-19: No Jumat Prayers Today in Ondo State —Imams

By: Ade Adeleke The Chief Imam of Akureland, Alhaji Abdulhakeem Yayi Akorede has declared that there will be no jumat services or large gathering at mosques in the state henceforth in line with the Ondo state government’s directives that banned social, religious and political gatherings in an effort to stop deadly Coronavirus from spreading to the state. Alhaji Akorede told Radio Nigeria Positive 102.5 FM in Akure that the League of Imams and Alfas in…

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COVID-19: “Mischief Makers wished Akeredolu tested Positive”

COVID-19: “Mischief Makers wished Akeredolu tested Positive”

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo state government today expressed delight over the corona virus test of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu that turned out negative today. The governor had submitted himself for covid-19 test on Tuesday and also denied going for self isolation yesterday. Speaking on Radio Nigeria Positive 102.5 FM live programme, the State Commissioner for information and orientation, Mr Donald Ojogo and the Commissioner for Health, Dr Wahaab Adegbenro confirmed that Akeredolu’s test resulted in…

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COVID-19: Ondo Teaching Hospital clarifies Shut Down of Services

COVID-19: Ondo Teaching Hospital clarifies Shut Down of Services

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Situation over the ravaging coronavirus is getting worst as the University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital, (UNIMEDTH) in Ondo town today “forcefully” discharged some patients after closing down some of its services as part of precautionary measures to stop deadly coronavirus disease. The hospital said it will only attend to emergency patients. The Acting Director of Administration, Mr. Babatunde Adeeyo in a Circular issued on behalf of the Hospital’s Chief Medical Director…

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Punish defaulting Traders, Night Clubs, Beer Parlours  —Akeredolu, Ondo CP Tell Policemen

Punish defaulting Traders, Night Clubs, Beer Parlours  —Akeredolu, Ondo CP Tell Policemen

By: Ade Adeleke ….as Akeredolu denies Self Isolation. Following a rumour that the Ondo state Chief Executive might have gone on self Isolation, the governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu this evening appeared in the public with the Commissioner of Police in Ondo state, Mr Andie Undie to send tough warning to those violating the government’s directives on the closure of markets as a result of the ravaging coronavirus disease. Social media and online media platforms were flooded…

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COVID-19: Akeredolu, 15 other governors at risk after meeting Buhari’s Chief of Staff Kyari

COVID-19: Akeredolu, 15 other governors at risk after meeting Buhari’s Chief of Staff Kyari

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, yesterday, exhibited its clout for upsetting human activities at the top echelons of the Nigerian government. Shortly after reports that Chief of Staff Abba Kyari tested positive to the virus, the Presidential Villa in Abuja was no longer the same. It retained all the trappings of a nation’s power core, but ripples of apprehension had already set in. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), yesterday, disclosed four new cases of…

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