Ekiti 2022: Ekiti South insists on producing next governor

Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi Stakeholders urge political parties to pick governorship candidates from zone Major stakeholders and prominent politicians from Ekiti South Senatorial District have resolved to ensure that presentation of candidates for the 2022 governorship election from the zone was a mandate for political parties participating in the poll. The stakeholders, under the […]

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Ekiti university proscribes unions, shuts down

Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado Ekiti, on Saturday proscribed all labour unions and shut down the institution indefinitely following a protest over poor staff welfare. The university authorities have also instructed the students to vacate the campus without delay. These were contained in a statement by Mr Bode Olofinmuagun, Head, Directorate of Information & Corporate […]

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Adeboye meets Fayemi, condemns Ekiti monarchs’ attack

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, has condemned the recent attacks by gunmen on traditional institutions in Ekiti State. Adeboye, who spoke in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti state capital, yesterday when he visited Governor Kayode Fayemi, said traditional institutions deserved respect because of the critical roles it plays in […]

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Attack on monarchs, disrespect to traditional institution — Adeboye

The General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, on Saturday, condemned the recent attacks by gunmen on monarchs in Ekiti State, describing the act as flagrant disrespect to traditional institution. Adeboye, who assured that God would put an end to the reign of terror and violence in Nigeria, however, urged Nigerians […]

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How to promote quality education in Nigeria – Fayemi

Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has urged the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) and the Federal Ministry of Education (FME) to improve the mechanism for school monitoring and evaluation of projects. He said this would promote quality education in the country. The governor spoke when the Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Basic […]

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Ekiti suspends ongoing teachers recruitment

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has suspended the ongoing teachers recruitment exercise over economic crisis posed by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The governor directed immediate refund of money paid by successful candidates in the recruitment exercise conducted by the State Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM). Mr Babatunde Abegunde, Chairman of TESCOM, who made this known […]

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Bill to establish medical university in Ekiti passes second reading

A Bill to establish a Federal University of Medical and Health Sciences in Iyin Ekiti, Ekiti State, scaled second reading in Senate on Tuesday. The Bill titled: “A Bill for an Act to provide for the establishment of Federal University of Medical and Health Sciences, Iyin Ekiti, Ekiti State and for matters connected therewith, 2021” […]

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Police to enforce Buhari’s shoot at sight order in Ekiti

Ekiti State Police Command has vowed to enforce the presidential directive by President Muhammadu Buhari that any non-state actor bearing firearms should be shot at sight. The Commissioner of Police, Mr Mobayo Babatunde, stated this at a stakeholders’ meeting in Ado Ekiti, the state capital held at the behest of the Inspector General of Police, […]

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