Home >> Ekiti News (page 53)

Ekiti News

Ekiti Governor Wants President Buhari to Remove Inec Boss

Ekiti Governor Wants President Buhari to Remove Inec Boss The governor faulted the Zakari’s appointment saying it is unknown to the 1999 Constitution. Calling on President Mohammadu Buhari to terminate Zakari’s appointment,Fayose added that the Constitution (as amended), which established INEC and other Federal Executive Bodies, did not make any …

Read More »

View List of Governor Fayose’s New Appointment

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has made the following appointments: STATE UNIVERSAL EDUCATION BOARD (SUBEB) Senator Bode Ola – Chairman Hon. Tayelolu Olatunji – Commissioner 1 Hon. Gboyega Ayenimo – Commissioner 2 Hon. Gbenga Oluwatuyi – Part member Hon. Dokun Bolarinwa – Part Time member HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY SERVICE …

Read More »

How a 10yr Old Girl Escape Rape in Ekiti

How a 10yr Old Girl Escape Rape in Ekiti On 6th August, 2015 at about 8:30pm Police received a report that One Tope Adebiyi ‘m’ 20yrs of Afin Street, Aisegba Ekiti allegedly lured a 10yr-old girl (name withheld) into his room at the above stated address, he then locked up …

Read More »

34 Prisoners Released in Ekiti

34 Prisoners Released in Ekiti Chief Judge Ayodeji Daramola of Ekiti State on Thursday released 34 awaiting-trial inmates in Ado- Ekiti Federal Prisons. Daramola ordered the release when he visited the prison as part of measures to check congestion. He decried the large number of inmates awaiting trial in the …

Read More »

Ekiti Government to seal off Housing Estate Debtors Apartment

Ekiti Government to seal off Housing Estate Debtors Apartment Ekiti State Government has said the sealing-off of the houses of defaulting occupants of Irewolede Estate, Ado-Ekiti has no political undertone. It said the affected persons had bluntly refused to meet their contractual obligations to the government. In a statement by …

Read More »

Best Governor of the Month, View Full List

Rivers state Governor Nyesom Wike has been judged to be Nigerian Governor of the month of July based on a comparative analysis of Governors performance in Nigeria. The study tagged CIAPS Governors Performance Index (CGPI) is a monthly performance review of what Governors across the country are doing in their …

Read More »

Overpaid workers to refund excesses in Ekiti

Overpaid workers to refund excesses in Ekiti Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose has set up a set up a committee to review the recent verification of workers on the state government’s payroll and fish out those being overpaid, among others. Such civil servants are to refund the excess fund and …

Read More »

Ekiti to Improve Cleanliness

Ekiti to Improve Cleanliness Ekiti State Commissioner for Environment, Chief  Bisi Kolawole has charged market women in the state  to be more active in the monthly environmental sanitation exercise in order to guarantee cleaner market environments . Chief Kolawole who gave the charge during an interactive meeting with market women …

Read More »

I Dont have thugs -Fayose

I Dont have thugs -Fayose Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has denied any relationship with those he referred to as “unscrupulous people who go about attacking innocent residents claiming that he sent them.” The denial was contained in a statement issued yesterday by his Special Assistant on Public …

Read More »

We recognise only Falaye-led exco in Ekiti – PDP

We recognise only Falaye-led exco in Ekiti – PDP The National Working Committee (NWC) of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday said it recognised only the Chief Idowu Faleye-led executive committee of the party in Ekiti state. This is contained in a statement signed by the party’s National Publicity Secretary, …

Read More »

Wife Drags Husband to Court in Ado Ekiti

Wife Drags Husband to Court in Ado Ekiti A 28-year-old housewife, Yemi Ogunkile yesterday dragged her husband, Alaba Lawrence before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly hitting her with iron rod on the head. It was gathered that the union between the complainant, Yemi and her husband was blessed …

Read More »

I was Once a Danfo Driver -Fayose

I was Once a Danfo Driver -Fayose Speaking to members of the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN), during the swearing-in of the new State Executive of the union in Ado Ekiti, Gov. Fayose warned them against crime. He specifically told them not to take part in kidnapping. Sources …

Read More »

Ekiti House Permits Fayose To Convert Bank Loans To FG Bonds

Ekiti House Permits Fayose To Convert Bank Loans To FG Bonds The Ekiti State House of Assembly has passed a resolution permitting the state government to participate in the restructuring of commercial bank loans to Federal Government’s Bonds. It will be recalled that the government has been struggling under the …

Read More »

(PHOTO) RTEAN Visit Fayose in his Office

(PHOTO) RTEAN Visit Fayose in his Office Ekiti State governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has been described as man with a large heart, particularly towards the common man. The National President of the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria, Alhaji. Musa Shehu stated this when he led National and State Executive …

Read More »

Ekiti 2018: Bamidele Faparusi Advised APC to Unite

Ekiti 2018: Bamidele Faparusi Advised APC to Unite A member of the 7th House of Representatives, Hon. Bamidele Faparusi, has advised the All Progressives Party (APC) members, in Ekiti State, to unite, warning that that intra-party squabbles and disunity among them, may rob the party of victory in the much-awaited …

Read More »

Communique Issued by Ekiti State PDP

Communique Issued by Ekiti State PDP The Elders and Local Government Party Chairmen of the Ekiti State Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) formally met today and has viewed critically the ongoing crisis in the State PDP especially the purported emergence of Mr Olatunde Olatunde as the Chairman of a faction …

Read More »

RTEAN Begs Fayose not to Jail his Dad

RTEAN Begs Fayose not to Jail his Dad The son of the detained former Chairman of the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) in Ekiti State, Rotimi Olanbiwonnu, Olaide, has said his father is being victimised. Olanbiwonnu was arrested at 12.45am at his Ado-Ekiti home for the killing of …

Read More »

Ekiti PDP Receive Quit Notice from Secretariat

A 75-year-old man, Mr Kayode Oguntuase, on Monday, appealed to an Ado-Ekiti Customary Court to dissolve his 26-year-old marriage over claims of sexual starvation. Oguntuase, while testifying in court, said his 53-year-old wife, Felicia, was having extra marital affair. Oguntuase further told the court that his wife was stubborn, a …

Read More »

Why Ekiti APC Kick Against Arrest of Olabiwonnu

Why Ekiti APC Kick Against Arrest of Olabiwonnu EKITI State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday kicked against the arrest and detention of former Chairman of the state’s Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN), Rotimi Joseph Olanbiwonu (a.k.a. Mentilo), suspected to be involved in the murder of …

Read More »

Ekiti PDP Sack Publicity Secretary

Ekiti PDP Sack Publicity Secretary The brewing crisis in the Ekiti State People’s Democratic Party has assumed a new dimension, with the announcement of a reconstitution of the State Working Committee by a faction of the party. The party had since been embroiled in internal wrangling after the substantive Chairman, …

Read More »

How Pastors and Kidnappers Were Arrested in Ekiti

How Pastors and Kidnappers Were Arrested in Ekiti The Ekiti State Police Command and the Department of State Service have arrested a self acclaimed Pastor, Mr Babatunde Balogun, two women and 10 others in connection with kidnapping in the state. The security agencies also declared two siblings: Kenneth and Jonathan …

Read More »

Mentilo, suspected murderer of Omolafe Aderiye arrested

Mentilo, suspected murderer of Omolafe Aderiye arrested Former Ekiti State Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN), Rotimi Joseph Olanbiwonu (aka Mentilo), who is among those wanted by the police over their alleged involvement in the murder of National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) boss, Omolafe Aderiye was arrested …

Read More »

Why We Must Continue to Pray for Ekiti, Nigeria –Speaker

Why We Must Continue to Pray for Ekiti, Nigeria –Speaker The Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Right Honourable Kolawole Oluwawole, has said that despite the rigours associated with work of governance, leaders of governments must continue to find time to pray for the emancipation of the state …

Read More »

Fayose’s Response To Buhari’s Anti-Corruption Fight

Fayose’s Response To Buhari’s Anti-Corruption Fight The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption fight as selective. He said on Friday in Ado-Ekiti that the president’s decision to restrict his probe to Goodluck Jonathan’s administration showed that the fight against corruption would be slanted towards a …

Read More »

Changing The Face of Education in Ekiti State

Changing The Face of Education in Ekiti State In his effort to improve the standard of Education in Ekiti State, the Honorable Commissioner for Education Hon Babajide Egunjobi had on Thursday 16th July, 2015 directed the Education Secretaries, the Area Education Officers and the NUT Chairmen in the 16 LGs …

Read More »

Ekiti Assembly Vows to Protect Traders’ Rights.

Ekiti Assembly Vows to Protect Traders’ Rights. The Ekiti State House of Assembly has vowed to protect the rights of traders in the state from being trampled upon by any supervisory or regulatory agency. The House, however, said it would also not condone a situation where traders too would gobeyond …

Read More »

Why NAPMED Protest in Ado Ekiti

Why NAPMED Protest in Ado Ekiti Members of the association were protesting alleged extortion and incessant closure of their shops by the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) and other government regulatory organs. While addressing them, the Deputy Speaker of the House, Honourable Segun Adewumi, gave the assurance that the Assembly …

Read More »

APC Accused Fayose Over FG Bailout Money

APC Accused Fayose Over FG Bailout Money The Ekiti State chapter of theAll Progressives Congress(APC) has warned GovernorAyo Fayosenot to misuse the state’s share of the bailout fund which was allocated by the Federal Government to states in the country. The APC also accused Fayose of deceiving Ekiti people by …

Read More »

APC Ekiti Needs Rebranding -APC Chieftain

APC Ekiti Needs Rebranding -APC Chieftain A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, Dr Bayo Orire, has called for the constitution of a caretaker committee to oversee the reorganisation, remobilisation and reregistration of intending party members. He also urged the national leaders of the party to …

Read More »

MUST READ!!! Obasanjo Attacks Jonathan Again

MUST READ!!! Obasanjo Attack Jonathan Again Barely one week, after he defended his choice of successor in 2007, former President Olusegun Obasanjo has pointedly accused former President Goodluck Jonathan of paying people to attack him. Obasanjo, who also reflected on the despotic regime of the late maximum ruler, General Sani …

Read More »

2 PDP Loyalist Arrested in Ekiti Over Tribunal Case

2 PDP Loyalist Arrested in Ekiti Over Tribunal Case Ekiti State Police Command on Friday arrested two loyalists of the Peoples Democratic Party in connection with the attack on the All Progressives Congress supporters at the Ekiti Election Petition Tribunal on June 30. The tribunal was hearing a petition filed …

Read More »

Stop Attacking Jonathan -Fayose Tells Obasanjo

Stop Attacking Jonathan -Fayose Tells Obasanjo Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has urged former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo to stop attacking the immediate past President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, saying; “Dr Goodluck Jonathan is no longer the president of Nigeria, he should be allowed to live a private life devoid …

Read More »