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‎Ekiti Workers Suspend Strike…Sign Agreement With Government

Posted: June 24, 2016 at 7:40 pm

Civil servants in Ekiti State on Friday suspended their four-week-old strike following the signing of an agreement with the state government. At a ceremony in Ado-Ekiti, the state government and the central labour unions agreed to a seven-point deal. On the government side were the Secretary to the Government, Dr Mrs Modupe Alade, the Head […]

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Election Funding: I Stand by my Story of Zenith’s Involvement – Fayose

Posted: June 24, 2016 at 11:22 am

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has reacted to the alleged denial of the involvement of Zenith Bank Plc in the funding of his election in 2014, saying the bank should come out with an official statement on the matter. The governor was reacting to a news report in the media claiming that the bank […]

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My Election Funded by Zenith Bank, Donations- Fayose

Posted: June 23, 2016 at 3:47 pm

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has opened up on how his election was funded two years ago by the Zenith Bank Plc, fund raising, donations from friends and associates as well as sales of campaign souvenirs, saying; “I have no financial transaction whatsoever with the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) under Col […]

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Hope For Workers as Ekiti Keys Into FG’s Bailout Plan

Posted: June 21, 2016 at 11:45 pm

Hope seems to be on the way for civil servants in Ekiti State as the state government is already putting together necessary documents to meet requirements for procurement of the federal government loan. This development was made known by the Ekiti State honorable commissioner for finance on Monday when he addressed the press at the […]

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EFCC Blocks Fayose’s Account 

Posted: June 20, 2016 at 10:14 pm

Ekiti State governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose Monday evening within the premises of Ado Ekiti branch of the Zenith bank spoke expressly with newsmen where he alleged the federal government through the EFCC of freezing his account.  “I am here in Zenith bank, Ado Ekiti, I got a wind that the EFCC blocked my account and […]

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Ekiti Sworn-in New Commissioner For Works

Posted: June 15, 2016 at 4:03 pm

The new Commissioner for works Mrs Funmilayo Ogun has promised to work with governor Ayodele Fayose  to fasttrack the completion of on-going projects in the state. She stated this while asuming office after her sworn-in in Ado-Ekiti by Governor Fayose. Mrs  Ogun who was the special adviser to the Governor on widow and women’s matters […]

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I Won’t Contribute to School Feeding Programme -Fayose

Posted: June 13, 2016 at 10:49 pm

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said that the school feeding programme of the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government must be done without the proposed 40 per cent counterpart funding from States. He said the Federal Government was already looking for an excuse for the impending failure of the programme by asking states to contribute […]

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Ekiti State Allocation From The Federation Account (May 2016)

Posted: June 13, 2016 at 8:24 pm

1. Statutory Allocation  – N1,210,511,781.51 2. VAT                         – N626,846,172.58 3. Recovered Excess Bank Charges – N9,989,368.69 4. Exchange Rate Gains – N13,572,036.54 TOTAL ALLOCATION – N1, 860,919,359.32   DEDUCTIONS 1. Foreign Loan N30,217,966,49 2. Contractual Obligation (ISPO) N397,196,808.00 3. Commercial Agric Credit Scheme […]

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Fayose Urges Workers to Call Off Strike

Posted: June 10, 2016 at 11:59 pm

In a no holds barred message detailing  for the umpteenth time the financial status of Ekiti State, the State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose on Friday spoke extensively on why labour leaders should reconsider their stand to remain on strike as well as how the APC has lost moral grounds to comment on the finances of […]

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Labour Strike: Fayose Writes NLC President, Blames National Economic Crisis For Non-Payment of Workers Salary 

Posted: June 5, 2016 at 9:05 pm

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has replied the President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba, attributing the State’s inability to pay workers salary regularly to the current downturn in the nation’s economy and the heavy loan burden left by his predecessor. The governor, in his response to the NLC President’s letter on […]

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