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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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EKSG Insists On Local Contents For MDGs Projects

Posted: February 17, 2014 at 2:02 pm

Ekiti State Government has mandated contractors handling the MDGs
projects under the 2012 Millennium Development Goals Conditional Grant
Scheme (MDGs CGS) to make use of local labourers as well as purchase
building materials from the community where projects are being
executed. The Special Adviser to the State Governor on Millennium Development
Goals (MDGs) and Development Relations, Mrs. Bunmi Dipo Salami …

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Ekiti Monarch Raps INEC On Voters’ Card Transfer

Posted: February 16, 2014 at 3:26 pm

The Alawe of Ilawe-Ekiti, oba Ajibade Alabi, has vowed not to allow the Independent National Electoral Commission to disefranchise him and his wife in the June 21 governorship election in Ekiti State. He said he was worried about the alleged antics of the electoral body since he wrote requesting that his voter’s card and that …

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INTERVIEW: I’m The One God Used To Place Opeyemi Bamidele Where He Is -Fayemi

Posted: February 16, 2014 at 2:30 pm

He started reading newspapers as early as age five and was nicknamed ‘Current Affairs’ by the time he was 10. He attributes his laser beam focus on his goals to his training as an Altar Boy in the Catholic Church and his upbringing. He certainly has come a long way from those days of serving …

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FEATURES: Bond Politics: ‘Loan Not To Oil My Re-Election,’ Fayemi

Posted: February 14, 2014 at 6:13 pm

The news recently that the Ekiti State Government has returned to the Bond Market to borrow N5 billion was received by members of the public with mixed reactions.     Both the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Labour Party in the State sharply criticised the decision by the Dr Kayode Fayemi to according to them …

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