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Kalu Drums Support For Fayemi’s Re-Election, Preaches National Unity

Posted: April 9, 2014 at 4:22 pm

Former Governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzo Kalu, has urged the people of Ekiti State to support the state Governor, Dr  Kayode Fayemi’s re-election, saying that he has been able to deliver on the promises he made to the people. The former Governor who addressed journalists shortly after a visit to Governor Fayemi at …

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Court Restrains Ekiti Doctors From Going On Strike

Posted: April 8, 2014 at 10:20 pm

The National Industrial Court, sitting in Abuja, on Monday gave an order restraining the Ekiti State chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) from going ahead with its planned strike action. The President of the Court, Justice B.A. Adejumo, who gave the interim injunction restraining the doctors , said the government and the generality of …

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Expect More Dividends Of Democracy – Fayemi Tells Electorate

Posted: April 8, 2014 at 8:04 pm

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has urged the people of the state to expect more dividends of democracy if he wins re-election in the June 21 governorship election.  The Governor who made the promise on Tuesday during the second leg of his campaign tour to Ekiti East Local Government Area promised to work harder to improve …

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Ekiti Distributes Breast Cancer Examination Kits In Memory Of Olayinka

Posted: April 8, 2014 at 7:46 pm

Ekiti State Government distributed thousands of breast self examination kits for cancer screening as part of activities organized in memory of the late Deputy Governor of the state, Mrs. Funmilayo Olayinka. The events took place at the headquarters of the three senatorial districts of the state: Ido-Ekiti (Ekiti North); Ikere-Ekiti (Ekiti South); and Ado-Ekiti (Ekiti …

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Governor Fayemi’s Convoy Attacked By Fayose Thugs

Posted: April 7, 2014 at 9:25 pm

The convoy of Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi was on Monday attacked in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital by suspected thugs working for the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Mr Ayo Fayose. The attack occurred around 6pm when the Governor and his supporters were returning to Ado-Ekiti from a campaign rally in Ekiti East Local …

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Ekiti Teachers, Students Rake In National Award

Posted: April 7, 2014 at 9:23 pm

The Ekiti State Education sector again re-established its leading position at the national level as it produced the Best Nigerian Secondary School Teacher and Second Best Primary School awards in the 2013 edition of President’s Teachers Schools award. The teachers are Mr Michael Osiagwu of AUD High School, Ire Ekiti who got a KIA Picanto …

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Ekiti Remembers Late Deputy Governor

Posted: April 6, 2014 at 6:25 pm

The Government and the people of Ekiti State on Sunday held a memorial service in commemoration of the first anniversary of the death of the late Deputy Governor of the State, Mrs Funmi Olayinka, who died on April 6 last year after a long battle with cancer. The memorial service is the first in the …

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One Year After, Funmi Olayinka Still In Our Thoughts

Posted: April 6, 2014 at 12:34 pm

Raheem Akingbolu pays tribute to the late deputy governor of Ekiti State, Mrs. Funmilayo Adunni Olayinka, who passed on exactly a year ago, pointing out her humble attributes and contributions to politics and women development In life and death, the former Deputy Governor of Ekiti State, Mrs. Funmilayo Adunni Olayinka, who surrendered to the cold …

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In Memory Of Funmi Olayinka; The Exemplary Deputy Governor

Posted: April 5, 2014 at 8:44 pm

Until the loss of my younger brother Chuzzy in March 2005, I could easily describe myself as a victim of Thanatophobia; a phobia associated with the fear of death. This is a relatively difficult phobia. Most persons in their tweens are afraid of the noun death. I was always scared of attending funeral programmes especially …

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Ekiti 2014: Efon Teachers, Traders, Students Rally Support For Fayemi

Posted: April 5, 2014 at 1:23 pm

A mammoth crowd in Efon Local Government Area on Friday trooped out to declare support for the re-election of the  the state Governor and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Kayode Fayemi. The supporters numbering thousands include teachers, market women, artisans, students and Elderly citizens who premised their support on the performance of …

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