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How ASUU Strike Affected Ekiti Universities

Following strike action declared by the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over the non-implementation of the 2009 Agreement with the Federal Government, ‎Academic activities have been grounded at Ekiti State University, EKSU and Federal University,Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) with a good number of students travelling …

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Photos! Fayose Begins 2019 Presidential Campaign

With about a year to go as governor of Ekiti state, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, on Saturday stormed the non-elective convention of PDP with his presidential election campaign team. Although he had earlier indicated his desire to contest the presidential election in 2019, he confirmed his intention when he and his …

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Ekiti 2018: Only Ojudu Can Deliver Ekiti – Tunji David

Founder of Ojudu Mass Movement, OMM, Mr. Tunji David in this interview says the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Political Matters, Senator Babafemi Ojudu is the best man to succeed Ekiti State governor, Mr. Ayo Fayose in 2018. While explaining his reasons, Tunji spoke on other issues. At …

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Fayose is Treating Workers Like Slaves – Bamidele Faparusi

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State and governorship aspirant, Bamidele Faparusi has accused Governor Ayodele Fayose of treating Ekiti workers like slaves. Faparusi claimed that local government workers through their President, Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees, Ekiti chapter, Bunmi Ajimoko ‎had to prostrate and roll …

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Ekiti 2018: Ojudu Attacks Fayose Over Stomach Infrastructure

The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari has lashed out at the Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, saying his much-advertised “stomach infrastructure” was merely an avenue to glamourise poverty for political gains. Babafemi Ojudu, a former senator, who spoke with journalists over the weekend, said Ekiti State had experienced a …

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How NSCDC Arrest Suspected Human Traffickers in Ekiti

The Ekiti State Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says it has intercepted an 18-passenger bus along Ado-Ekiti-Ikere Road for alleged human trafficking. The bus said to be conveying 33 passengers – including women and children – was intercepted on Friday by the Counter-Terrorism Unit of …

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Crisis in Ekiti PDP

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The crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party in Ekiti State has remained unabated despite the July 12 decision of the Supreme Court affirming Ahmed Makarfi as the national leader of the party. Instead of dissolving into a single group, the Ali Sheriff faction in the state said it is awaiting …

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Fayose Finally Receives N4.7bn Paris Club Fund From FG

Governor Fayose of Ekiti state has finally received N4.7bn Paris Club refund fund.Sharing the news,he said… ‘Paris Club Refund Ekiti State has received N4.7bn as Paris Club refund to be shared between the State and the Local Government. A total sum of N4,772,836,647.08 was received (See Credit Advise). I will …

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Ekiti Govt Promotes 9,583 out of its public servants.

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The Ekiti State Government on Sunday said that it had just promoted 9,583 out of its public servants. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that 6,993 of them are teaching and non-teaching staff of public secondary schools, while 2,590 are local government staff. The Chairman of the State Teaching Service …

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Ekiti State Council Boss Presents 2017 Budget

The Chairman of Gbonyin Local Government, HON. (CHIEF) MRS FOLASADE AKINRINMOLA FAPARUSI today friday 14/07/2017 presented 2017 budget estimate to it’s legislative arm. Mrs Folasade who christened the 2017 appropriation “Budget of Complete Restoration and Hope,” explained that the budget is geared towards restoring and facilitating all-round socio-economic and infrastructural …

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How Flood Kill an Okada man in Ado Ekiti

A flood resulting from hours of heavy rainfall on Monday claimed the life of a 33-year-old commercial motorcyclist, Ajeniyi Victor, in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital. Although the incident took place late in the evening, Mr. Victor’s lifeless body was found in the early hours of Tuesday by a …

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Fayose Ban All Students Activities In Ekiti

As a result of the information available to us that cultists will embark on public procession on every 7th of July, Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has banned all students activities and public processions in the State. Security operatives are to also be on red alert in Ikere Ekiti, …

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Suspended Ekiti Assembly Member Decamps to APC

Signs that all is not well in Governor Ayodele Fayose’s once cohesive political family is beginning to manifest as a one of his loyalists in the State House of Assembly, Hon. Gboyega Aribisogan , decamped to the opposition All Progressive Congress, APC, at his constituency in Ikole-Ekiti yesterday. The development …

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NDLEA Arrests 3 Women For Selling Cannabis In Badagry

Three women have been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency in Badagry, Lagos State. It was learnt that the suspects — Adesola Kolawole, 30; Sade Oyewale, 44; and 36-year-old Kadijat Mojeet — were found with about four kilogrammes of cannabis in their hideouts. A statement by …

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Pay our Benefits and Arrears – Ekiti Pensioners Cries out

Retirees in Ekiti State on Thursday asked the governor, Ayo Fayose, to pay their pension arrears and benefits totaling N19.7billion. They also lamented the state of neglect suffered by many of their members, leading to their untimely death. They called for the review of their pensions in conformity with Section …

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Police Arrest Oba Lawrence Bamidele for Impersonation

The Police in Ekiti on Tuesday arrested and detained the Oba Lawrence Bamidele Idowu, Olu-Ifon, Ifon Ekiti in Oye Local Government Area of Ekiti for alleged impersonation. The News Agency of Nigeria, (NAN) reports that the monarch was allegedly involved in a community crisis which reportedly claimed the life of …

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Ekiti Govt Set to Hand-Over Christ Schools to Owners

Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has said his administration is ready to hand over mission schools to their original owners as long as they can prove that they have the ability to provide qualitative education in such institutions. He stated that in Ado-Ekiti at the weekend during a meeting with …

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Ekiti NBA Begin Free Legal Services

The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Ekiti State chapter has urged lawyers practising in the state to offer free legal services to those whose rights are being abridged on account of poverty. The body lamented the increasing level of injustices against Nigerians in spite of the fact that the country operates …

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Ekiti people suffering under Fayose – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has accused Governor Ayo Fayose of allegedly inflicting suffering on the people with his leadership style. The party also vowed to do everything possible “humanly, constitutionally and legally” to win the 2018 governorship election and give good governance to the people of …

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Fayose Reacts to Osinbajo being Acting President

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has raised the alarm over the ‎continued nefarious activity of the Fulani herdsmen across the country, especially in Benue state, calling on the Federal Government to use every means possible to rein in the killer herdsmen. Fayose said, “what is going on in Benue …

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See What was Found on a Tree in Ado Ekiti

The names of the families of the great Prophet Mohammed in the Quran have been inscribed on a tree in Ado-Ekiti. According to a Facebook user, Othman Muhammad, the miracle happened on Sunday/Monday May 21 and 22. The names which were written in Arabic was said to have appeared on …

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Man Seeks Divorce for 16 Year Old Marriage in Ekiti

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A motorcycle and generator mechanic, Mr Fatai Ganiyu, 35,on Tuesday approached an Ado-Ekiti Customary Court in Ekiti to dissolve his 16-year-old marriage to his wife, Modupe. The petitioner is seeking the dissolution of the marriage blessed with three children on the grounds of adultery, lack of care for him and …

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Gun Salutes at General Adeyinka Adebayo’s Burial

It was tribute from notable personalities for the late former military governor of the old Western Region, Adeyinka Adebayo, as he was buried on Friday in his home town. Dignitaries filed in at the Oluyemi Kayode Stadium in Ado-Ekiti to pay their last respects. A 21-gun salute by local hunters …

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New Ekiti Government House to be Name After Adebayo

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has directed that the new Government House, Oke Ayaba, be named after the Governor of the old western region, the late Gen. Adeyinka Adebayo. The governor has also threatened to prosecute husbands who beat their wives, saying the state would not condone violence against …

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MUST READ! Presidency Honours Fayose and Ekiti Students

A Department in the Presidency, the President’s Schools Debate Nigeria, PSDN, yesterday, honoured Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State and some brilliant secondary school students from the state, who performed exceptionally in an international debate competition in Singapore. The state contingent came tops in the National Junior Engineers Technologists and …

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Girls Child Education Extremely Poor in Ekiti

A Professor of Political Science at the Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti (EKSU), Kunle Ajayi, has declared that the level of girl-child education is still at the lowest ebb in Ekiti State in spite of the global recognition granted the state as consisting of highly educated citizens. Ajayi said the …

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UNICEF Pays Close Watch to Ekiti Over Meningitis

The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has said it is paying a close watch on Ekiti State as a precautionary measure to forestalling the outbreak of meningitis in the state. Over 800 deaths have so far been recorded nationwide, as the federal government and other agencies battle to stem the …

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