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Olayinka Wants Cooperation With Hackney

Posted: March 24, 2012 at 9:27 pm

Deputy Governor of Ekiti State, Mrs Funmi Olayinka has canvassed cooperation and collaboration between the people of Hackney, London and Ekiti saying they have a lot in common which points to a greater future for the two communities in spite of the long distance that separates them. Hackney town referred to as the London borough […]


World Bank Scores Ekiti High On Infrastuctural Development

Posted: March 23, 2012 at 1:50 am

The World Bank has expressed satisfaction on the various projects being carried out in Ekiti State through the eight-point agenda of the governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi. The Country Director of the Bank, Mrs. Marie Francoise Marie-Nelly, who led her team on a working visit to the state also promised to partner with the Fayemi-led administration […]


Ekiti To Inject N3.2b Into Water, Sanitation

Posted: March 23, 2012 at 1:40 am

As Nigeria joins her counterparts  to mark the ‘ World Water Day’, the Ekiti state government says it is committing N3.2 billion into the provision of water and sanitation in the state this year. The state Governor Kayode Fayemi, who disclosed this in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital, at a stakeholders’ consultative forum on the proposed […]


Ekiti Approves N19,332 Minimum Wage For Workers

Posted: March 23, 2012 at 12:10 am

Ekiti State Government has declared its intention to commence the immediate implementation of new minimum wage for its workers on Grade Level 7 to 17. The state minimum wage is based on N19, 332 which is N1,332 more than the N18,000 passed into Law by the National Assembly. Workers on Grade Level 1 to Grade […]


Fayemi, Amaechi, Ezekwesili Advise Youth On Political Participation

Posted: March 21, 2012 at 2:36 am

Nigerian youths have been told that the new Nigeria of their dreams would not be realised by mere wishes and criticism but by developing a new orientation and taking positive steps at transforming the country. Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, his Rivers State counterpart, Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Youth Development, Mallam Bolaji  Abdulahi and […]


SUBEB Chairman Advises Teachers

Posted: March 21, 2012 at 1:54 am

The Chairman, Ekiti State Universal Basic Education Board Professor Modupe Adelabu has advised teachers in the Nursery and Primary Schools in Ekiti State to teach their pupils in Yoruba language in line with the National Policy on Education. Professor Adelabu gave the advice during her inspection tour of some of the Model Nursery and Primary […]


Commissioner For Labour Charges Officials

Posted: March 21, 2012 at 1:26 am

Mr. Wole Adewumi, the Commissioner for Labour, and Productivity and Human Capital Development,  has charged the officials of government that are responsible for the payment of stipends to the elderly citizens under the State Social Security Scheme to be honest and transparent in thedischarge of their duties. Mr. Adewumi gave the charge in Ado Ekiti […]


Ekiti State Water Supply and Sanitation Policy; Stakeholders Consultative Forum

Posted: March 20, 2012 at 2:53 pm

The Administration of Dr. Kayode Fayemi in Ekiti State considers access to sustainable and safe potable water supply and affordable hygienic sanitation system as one of its priorities and views them as essential means of improving the health and livelihood of the people and reducing poverty level of the citizens. The water and sanitation sector […]


Ekiti Assits Victims Of Natural Disasters

Posted: March 20, 2012 at 12:26 pm

The Ekiti State Government has once again assisted residents of the state who have experienced natural disasters with cash and building materials to alleviate their suffering through the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA). The Acting  General Manager of the Agency Mr. Femi Osasona while distributing the cash and materials said the State Government will always […]


Ekiti State Emerges Number One On The Web In Nigeria

Posted: March 19, 2012 at 12:37 am

Barely three weeks after the launch of its new digital media channels, the Ekiti State Government Website – has emerged the number one most visited state government Website in the country, and ranks as the 298th most visited site in the country. According to the latest rating by Alexa, ( one of the Web’s […]

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