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Eligibility Suit: Fayemi Floors Oni – Court Says Ekiti Governor was Validly Nominated

Posted: December 11, 2018 at 9:31 am

The Federal High Court sitting in Ado-Ekiti on Monday dismissed the suit filed by former Ekiti State Governor Segun Oni challenging the eligibility of the incumbent, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, to contest the July 14 governorship election. Delivering the judgment of the court, Justice Uche Agomoh held that Oni’s Originating Summons challenging Fayemi’s eligibility to stand […]


Fayemi Reshuffles Ekiti Permanent Secretaries

Posted: December 9, 2018 at 9:05 pm

Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has reshuffled Permanent Secretaries in a move to re position the civil service in the state. The shake-up affected nineteen permanent secretaries who were moved to new Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), while ten retained their positions. A statement signed by the Acting Head of Service, Mrs. Olapeju Babafemi, said […]


EKSG Lifts Embargo on Ecobank, GTbank, Zenith Bank

Posted: December 9, 2018 at 8:33 pm

…MDAs, workers now free to bank with all financial institutions Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has lifted the embargo placed on some banks by the immediate past administration. The Fayose-led administration had in May 2016 placed a “non-patronage” ban on three banks- Ecobank, GTbank and Zenith Bank Plc and forbade government Ministries, Departments and […]


Ekiti Teachers back Fayemi’s Order Stopping ‘Illegal’ School Fees

Posted: December 6, 2018 at 11:08 pm

The Ekiti State Wing of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has expressed support to the Executive Order 001 prohibiting the collection of unauthorized fee by head teachers and principals of public schools. Describing the order as a step in right direction, the union commended the state government for payment of West African Senior School […]


No Plan to Ban Okada Operations- Ekiti Govt

Posted: December 6, 2018 at 10:35 pm

The Ekiti State Government said, yesterday, that it has no intention to proscribe commercial motorcycle operation popularly known as Okada riders in the state. The Deputy Governor, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi said this while receiving, in audience, the state executive of Okada Riders Association in his office, Ado Ekiti. He said that the intention of the state government was […]


Ekiti EXCO Set up Committee to Review Irregular Appointments in State Public Service

Posted: December 5, 2018 at 3:06 pm

The Ekiti State Executive Council at its sitting today, December 5, 2018, took some major decisions regarding appointments into the Public Service. 1)    All Executive Secretaries appointed after the July 21, governorship election in the State are to revert to their former positions. 2)    All other appointments to the Public Service that did not go through due […]


Security: Ekiti Govt Presents Cash Gift to Slain Soldier’s Widow

Posted: December 5, 2018 at 2:31 pm

Ekiti State Government has presented cash gift to Mrs Aisha Attahiru Abdulquadir, widow of Lance Corporal Attah Abdulquadir, the soldier who lost his life on 24th October 2018 while on duty in Ogotun Ekiti. Presenting the gift, the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Biodun Oyebanji, said the gesture was borne out of government’s concern […]


Ekiti State Government Commemorate 2018 16 days Of Activism Against Gender Based Violence.

Posted: December 4, 2018 at 11:39 am

Ekiti State Government has ordered the printing/production of 1000 extra copies of the Gender Based Violence prohibition laws as Human Rights Activists and other Stakeholders in the State joined the rest of the world to commemorate the 2018 16 days of activism against Gender Based Violence(GBV), theme: Orange the world: #HearMeToo#   Speaking in Ado […]


Ekiti Government to Attract More Youths Into Commercial Agriculture- Fayemi

Posted: December 1, 2018 at 12:44 am

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State says he will revive and expand the state’s Youth Commercial Agriculture Development (YCAD) programme by attracting more youths to the scheme. Fayemi told the newsmen on the sidelines of the AgraInnovate West Africa 2018 conference and exhibition in Lagos that his administration planned to employ 1,500 youths under the […]


Ekiti State Head of Service Retired

Posted: November 30, 2018 at 4:07 pm

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has approved the retirement of the Head of Service, Dr Gbenga Faseluka, from the State’s service, The retirement which was conveyed in a letter signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Biodun Oyebanji and dated November 30, 2018, is with immediate effect. Dr Faseluka is to hand […]