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Fayemi urges more prayers at Lenten season

Posted: February 25, 2012 at 4:44 am

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has urged Christians to use the period of the Lenten season to pray for divine intervention in the security challenges facing the country. Fayemi in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Olayinka Oyebode, said the country needs prayers at this critical period of its history to overcome […]


Fayemi donates 2 Hilux pick-up to the Army

Posted: February 25, 2012 at 4:41 am

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has presented two Toyota Hilux pick-ups to the Okitipupa 19th Battalion of the Nigerian Army as part of measure to consolidate the efforts of the state government towards ensuring the safety of lives and property of citizens and investors. Okitipupa 19th Battalion of the Nigerian Army oversees both Ondo […]


Ado LG Boss Lauds Social Security Scheme

Posted: February 23, 2012 at 10:01 am

The Caretaker Chairman of Ado Local Government, Hon Sunday Ibitoye has described the Social Security Scheme embarked upon by Kayode Fayemi-led administration as unique in Nigeria. Ibitoye made the remarks while addressing the enumerators involved in the second edition of the exercise in Ado. The Chairman lauded the programme stressing that it was the first […]


School Enterprise Programme Receives Boost

Posted: February 23, 2012 at 9:50 am

The Schools Enterprise and Wealth Creation Agency is in the process of securing a loan of N66 million to finance some projects in some selected Schools across the State. The Board Secretary Mr. S. B. Olaoye who made this known in Ado Ekiti said the loan would be to finance the Nylon Packaging plant at […]


Fayemi’s Lawyer Petitions CJN … Urges Disbandment of Ag. PCA’s New Panel

Posted: February 23, 2012 at 9:47 am

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Hon Justice Dahiru Musdapher, has been urged to disband a panel of Justices set up to review the judgement of the Court of Appeal that sacked Engr Segun Oni and upheld the election of Dr Kayode Fayemi, as Governor of Ekiti on October 15, 2010. The call for the review […]


Commissioner Advises DFAs against Sharp Practices

Posted: February 23, 2012 at 9:44 am

Ekiti State Commissioner for Finance, Budget and Economic Planning, Hon. Dapo Kolawole has advised the Directors of Finance and Accounts in all Ministries, Departments and Agencies in the State not to engage in any fraudulent act as the Fayemi – led administration has zero tolerance for corruption. Hon. Kolawole gave the advice at a meeting […]


Local Government Officials Charged to Create Change

Posted: February 22, 2012 at 10:57 am

Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Mrs. Funmi Olayinka has reiterated the commitment of the Dr. Kayode Fayemi led administration to engendering probity and accountability in public service including the local government service in the state. Speaking in Iloko Ijesa on Tuesday at a retreat organized for key functionaries of the State Local Government Service Commission, she […]


Special Sports Association Holds First Power Lifting Trials

Posted: February 20, 2012 at 12:32 pm

Ekiti State Special Sports Association has held its first trial in power lifting for male and female categories at the Oluyemi Kayode Stadium, Ado Ekiti. At the end of the trials, Ajimati Modupe lifted 85kg, Ganiyu Arowolo lifted 95kg, Aborisade Sogo lifted 135kg while Olasunkanmi Taiwo lifted 95kg. Speaking to newsmen at the end of […]


Sports Council Boss Advises Talented Students

Posted: February 20, 2012 at 10:06 am

The Chairman of the Ekiti State Sports Council, Prince Ade Adetola has advised talented students in the state  not to see sports as an hindrance to the pursuit of  their academic programme. Speaking at the end of a 3-day handball competition among secondary schools in the state held in Ado Ekiti, Prince Adetola said talented […]


Taking Ekiti to Greater Heights

Posted: February 19, 2012 at 1:04 pm

One major tragedy of governance in Nigeria is the fact that most political office holders were never prepared for governance. Many got to the position of authority either reluctantly or were pressurized to contest for political office. This situation has accounted for the failure of many in political offices. Even in cases where politicians drew […]

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