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Training Workshop For Information Officers Begins On Thursday

Posted: April 18, 2012 at 12:49 am

A 2-day training workshop for Staff of the State Ministry of Information and Civic Orientation will hold at the Pastoral Centre Ado- Ekiti on Thursday and Friday this week. A Statement from the Ministry said the workshop which will be declared open by the State Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Hon Funminiyi Afuye,  is part of the […]


EKSG Reiterates Commitment To Human Capital Development

Posted: April 18, 2012 at 12:41 am

Ekiti State Government has reiterated its commitment to invest in human capital development to enhance improved productivity. The State Governor Dr. Kayode Fayemi stated this in Ado Ekiti while declaring open a 2-day seminar on “Managing Public Sector Work Relations for Socio-Economic Development” organized for public office holders and labour leaders in Ekiti State. The Governor who was […]


New State Library, Civic Centre For Ekiti Soon – Jegede

Posted: April 18, 2012 at 12:27 am

Ekiti State Government is to spend over N1b on the Construction of a state Library, a Civic Centre and Museum. The Special adviser to the Governor on Infrastructure and Public Utility, Mr. Kayode Jegede stated this at the kick off of the demolition exercise of the old prison yard and the administrative office. The Special Adviser said the structures […]


Ekiti Mourns Death Of Fayemi’s Mother

Posted: April 17, 2012 at 4:42 pm

The Ekiti State Government has described the death of the mother of the governor, Mrs. Dorcas Aina Fayemi, as a big loss not only to the Fayemi family but the entire people of the state. Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Mr. Funminiyi Afuye, in a statement on Tuesday urged Governor Kayode Fayemi to take solace in the fact […]


Governor Fayemi Loses Mum

Posted: April 16, 2012 at 6:17 pm

The Fayemi family of Isan Ekiti, Ekiti State has announced the passing to glory of their Matriarch, Mrs. Dorcas Aina Fayemi, who slept in the Lord on Sunday, April 15, 2012. She was aged 83. Mrs. Dorcas Fayemi is survived by children, grand children and great-grand children including the Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode […]


Ekiti Governor’s Wife Fulfils Promise, Empowers 200 Widows, Youths

Posted: April 16, 2012 at 6:06 pm

Wife of Ekiti State governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, has distributed materials for the establishment of commercial public call centres to 200 widows and youths across the state. This was in fulfilment of her promise to empower this category of people through her initiative, the Ekiti Development Foundation, during her recent tour of the sixteen local government areas of […]


Ekiti Approves N767 Million Street Light Contract, Awards N227 Million Road Contract

Posted: April 15, 2012 at 11:38 pm

The Ekiti State Government has approved the contract for street lighting project of Ado-Ekiti at a cost of N767, 621, 446. The project is aimed at beautifying the state capital and replacing the dilapidated streetlight structures erected by the ousted administration in the state. Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Mr. Funminiyi Afuye who briefed reporters at the […]


Dep Gov Solicits Stakeholders’ Support For Education

Posted: April 14, 2012 at 6:10 am

Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Mrs. Funmi Olayinka has called on parents, teachers and other stake holders in the education sector to partner with the government in its efforts to redeem the dwindling fortune of education in the country. Receiving the 7-Man Visitation Panel set up by the Federal Government to look into the operatives and […]


World Bank, Ekiti Govt In Development Talks

Posted: April 13, 2012 at 11:35 am

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Wednesday met with top officials of the World Bank, at its headquarters in Washington DC, USA. The meeting which is a follow-up to previous meetings with the officials of the international financial institution in Abuja and Ado-Ekiti in February and March, had in attendance the World Bank President […]


Don’t Set Ekiti On Fire, CNPP Warns PDP

Posted: April 12, 2012 at 9:30 pm

  The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) in Ekiti State has warned the factions of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state not to set the state on fire.   The Ekiti CNPP expressed fear that the renewed battle for supremacy among the two major factions of the PDP in the state has […]