Looming Strike: Labour Issues receiving prompt Attention —Ondo Govt

Looming Strike: Labour Issues receiving prompt Attention —Ondo Govt

Press Statement LABOUR ISSUES RECEIVING PROMPT ATTENTION The attention of the Ondo State Government has been drawn to a widely circulated correspondence to the Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN. Among others, the letter in question made allusions to various issues in respect of industrial harmony. It is pertinent to state that the issues raised in the correspondence are not new. They are neither peculiar to Ondo State, especially during this period that has compelled…

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Vanity vs Expediency: A Tale of Two Projects in Ondo State

Vanity vs Expediency: A Tale of Two Projects in Ondo State

VANITY VS EXPEDIENCY: A TALE OF TWO PROJECTS I follow Governor Rotimi Akeredolu (Aketi) for several reasons. First, he is a governor that looks forward. I doubt that any governor in Nigeria, has been more magnanimous to the legacy and reputation of his predecessors like Aketi has been. I have hardly heard him speak in person, or through a nominee, criticizing or judging a project of his predecessor. Even in the face of aggression, aggravation…

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Ondo Workers set for showdown with Akeredolu, threaten Strike

Ondo Workers set for showdown with Akeredolu, threaten Strike

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Workers in Ondo state and the 18 local governments in the state have vowed to shut down the state and embark on industrial action if the state governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu fails to settle their outstanding salaries, leave bonus and other entitlements pending over the years. The workers under the Joint Negotiating Council (JNC), in a letter dated 10th July, 2020, gave Governor Akeredolu till Wednesday 15th July, 2020 to call for negotiations…

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Klick Konnect firm, Ondo Govt shortlist Consumer Co-op Agents for Empowerment in 15 LGAs

Klick Konnect firm, Ondo Govt shortlist Consumer Co-op Agents for Empowerment in 15 LGAs

The management of Klick Konnect Networks Intl. Ltd, and the investors at the Ondo-Linyi Industrial Hub, working in conjunction with the office of the SA to the Ondo State Governor on Cooperatives has shortlisted 166 consumer cooperative agents in 15 out of 18 local government areas of the state. This is coming after the recent arrangements by the Partners to empower 300 women in trade in all political wards of Ondo State, and empower 15,000…

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Magu’s Travails on EFCC: CISLAC seeks transparent Probe

Magu’s Travails on EFCC: CISLAC seeks transparent Probe

PRESS STATEMENT MAGU’S SUSPENSION: CISLAC CALLS FOR THOROUGH INVESTIGATION The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), Transparency International Nigeria is calling on the Presidential Panel set up to investigate allegations of corruption and insubordination leveled against the Acting Chair of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, to carry out a thorough and fair investigation. The panel, which is headed by the former president of the Court of Appeal, Justice Ayo Salami (Rtd)…

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COVID-19: Ondo hits 568 cases, as Akeredolu speaks on ‘overstretched’ Hospital

By: Ade Adeleke Ondo state has climbed up to number two on the ladder of states table with COVID-19 infections in Nigeria with seventy-six (76) cases in one day of the last 24hrs. This is the highest number of cases recorded in the state since February that the disease broke out in Nigeria. The Nigeria centre for disease control in its daily COVID-19 update said the figure was part of the five hundred and three…

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Ex-Ondo SSG, Abena lied over road contracts to Igbos —Akeredolu

Ex-Ondo SSG, Abena lied over road contracts to Igbos —Akeredolu

By: Adesoji Adetona Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on Monday described as unfounded and untrue, allegations by a former Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Hon Ifedayo Abegunde (aka Abena) that Igbo persons are getting contracts in the state. Speaking through his Senior Special Assistant on (Media and Publicity), Ojo Oyewamide, the governor said no Igbo person was awarded contract. In a Press Statement signed by Oyewamide, the governor said “the attention of the Ondo State Governor,…

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COVID-19: Ibi Giga Ambassadors rallies Prayers for Akeredolu

COVID-19: Ibi Giga Ambassadors rallies Prayers for Akeredolu

IBI GIGA AMBASSADORS SALUTES PEOPLE’S GOVERNOR; ARAKUNRIN OLUWAROTIMI AKEREDOLU, SAN, WISHES HIM SPEEDY RECOVERY. The Directorate of Ibi Gíga Ambassadors wishes to salute the courage and sincerity of our Governor, H.E Arákùnrin Olúwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu SAN, in making public his health status to the citizens of Ondo state and Nigeria at large and wishes him speedy recovery as he goes into self isolation. We appreciate God for His abundant grace over our amiable Governor and…

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Land Use revenue: Ondo Govt, 18 LGs get N100m from ODIRS

Land Use revenue: Ondo Govt, 18 LGs get N100m from ODIRS

The Ondo State Internal Revenue Service (ODIRS) today 29th June, 2020 shared the sum of 100 Million Naira between the State and Local Government Areas being the sum collected as Land Use Charge for the year 2020 (January to May). This was done consequent upon the mandate delegated to ODIRS for the levying and collection of Land Use Charge in the State and sharing same between the State and the Eighteen Local Government Areas in…

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How Chelsea helped Liverpool clinch Premier League Title after 30yrs

How Chelsea helped Liverpool clinch Premier League Title after 30yrs

Liverpool’s 30-year wait for a top-flight title is over after Manchester City lost 2-1 at Chelsea to confirm the Reds as Premier League champions. Jurgen Klopp’s side needed one victory to seal the league but City’s failure to win means they cannot be caught. It is Liverpool’s 19th top-flight title and their first since 1989-90. Despite being urged to “stay home” by the city’s metro mayor because of coronavirus, thousands of fans gathered at Anfield…

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