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Ekiti Set To Hold LG Poll This Year- Fayemi

Posted: February 19, 2014 at 8:14 pm

Ekiti State government has expressed its determination to conduct local government elections in the state later this year. The State governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, stated this during the inauguration of caretaker chairmen of the 16 local councils in the state in Ado-Ekiti on Wednesday. Plans by the Fayemi administration to conduct the local government election …

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Erelu Bisi Fayemi Gives Out More Than N4M To Indigent Citizens

Posted: February 19, 2014 at 3:10 pm

More than 80 citizens of Ekiti State, including two upcoming musicians, benefitted from the monthly social welfare and empowerment fund disbursement by the Wife of the Governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, on Tuesday. Over N4m was shared to the people across the 16 Local Governments to solve personal crises, such as payment of medical bill, school …

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Ekiti Bags ICT Award For Social Media Use

Posted: February 19, 2014 at 12:07 am

Ekiti State Government has emerged winner of the 2014  Alder Top Social Media Brand in the Social Media Icon Government category. The state was trailed in the category by Lagos State Government and the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), which came second and third respectively. The Alder Social Media Report was put together in 2013 to look …

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Stop Sending Girl-Child For Imaginary ‘Deliverance,’ Fayemi’s Wife Warns Parents

Posted: February 18, 2014 at 7:40 pm

Wife of Ekiti State governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, has cautioned parents against exposing their girl-child to sexual predators while seeking imaginary spiritual cleansing, otherwise known as deliverance. She said many under-aged girls have unwittingly become sex slaves while being held captive by the so-called religious leaders, leading to pregnancy and fatal abortions. The First Lady …

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Conduct Credible Poll In Ekiti, Osun, Canadian Envoy Charges INEC

Posted: February 18, 2014 at 6:25 pm

The Canadian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr. Perry Calderwood, has said that his country expects the Independent National Electoral Commission to conduct free, fair and transparent governorship election in Ekiti and Osun States this year. He said that Canada was similarly looking forward to a credible and peaceful general election in Nigeria in 2015. The …

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40 Female Indigenes To Benefits From 2012 MDGs-CGs Scheme

Posted: February 18, 2014 at 2:27 pm

40 female indigenes in four Local Government Areas of Ekiti State are to be recruited as village health workers under the 2012 MDGs-CGS –LGAs –Track in which each beneficiary would receive a monthly stipend of N18, 000.00. The Special Adviser to the Governor on Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and Development Relations, Mrs. Bunmi Dipo Salami …

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FEATURES: Ekiti/Osun governorship polls: What to expect

Posted: February 17, 2014 at 7:59 pm

I was in the middle of my usual quiet hour of meditative thinking sometime on Sunday when the thought of the forthcoming governorship elections in Osun and Ekiti states overwhelmed me. Instantly, I became visibly worried. I was not worried because the election would be greeted with perils. Not at all! The nightmarish experience of …

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We’ll Leverage On NHIS To Fast Track Health Care For All, Adelabu

Posted: February 17, 2014 at 5:47 pm

A plan to fast-track the implementation of its health programmes and its free health care services to infants, expectant mothers and the aged was yesterday unfolded by the Ekiti State government. It spoke of plan to use the window offered by the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to fulfill its health obligation to the citizenry. …

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‘Fayemi Exemplifies Christ’s School Core Values’ Says Aganga

Posted: February 17, 2014 at 4:16 pm

Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr Olusegun Aganga, has described Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, as a purposeful leader and one of the few astute managers of men and resources in the country, who are guided by values to impact positively on the society.  Speaking in Lagos on Sunday at the First Distinguished …

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Tanker Explosion: Fayemi Condoles With Victims’ Families

Posted: February 17, 2014 at 4:15 pm

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has commiserated with families of victims of the fuel tanker fire incident that occurred last Wednesday in Aramoko- Ekiti, where six lives were lost and property worth millions of Naira destroyed. Condoling with the families during a visit to them on Sunday, the Governor described the accident as “unfortunate …

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