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Olayinka Urges Bankers To Balance Work With Social Lives

Posted: April 12, 2012 at 9:47 am

Bankers and other stakeholders in the banking industry have been urged to go back to the conservative ethical banking practices that command trust, confidence and admiration of the people for the sector. Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Mrs. Funmi Olayinka made the call while playing host to the outgoing President and chairman of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria […]


Fayemi’s Care For The Aged In Ekiti

Posted: April 12, 2012 at 9:30 am

Shortly after being sworn into office before a mammoth crowd in Ado-Ekiti and a global audience on October 16, 2010 as the Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, in his inaugural speech promised to implement a Social Security Scheme for the aged. The scheme aims at taking care of the elderly, particularly those who […]


Fayemi Canvases Restoration Of Farm Settlements As Means Of Revolutionalising Agric In Nigeria

Posted: April 11, 2012 at 4:33 pm

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has made a strong case for the return of farm settlements as a means of revolutionalizing agriculture and diversifying Nigeria’s income base. The Governor made the submission in his presentation at the on going agriculture forum themed: Nigeria: Transforming Agric-Business Through Investment Forum, holding in Washington DC. , United […]


Fayemi Mourns Omoboriowo; A Consummate Nationalist And Defender Of Ekiti Interest Is Gone

Posted: April 11, 2012 at 4:03 pm

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has described the death of a former Deputy Governor of old Ondo State, Chief Akin Omoboriowo, as a big loss to the state, the Yoruba race and the nation at large. He also described the late politician as a “consummate nationalist, respected statesman and a great defender of Ekiti […]


Fayemi: Redefining Tourism In Ekiti

Posted: April 11, 2012 at 9:40 am

The Warm Springs at Ikogosi in Ekiti West Local Government Area of Ekiti State is one tourist attraction that has over the years remained largely untapped. Despite the fact that the tourist attraction, which has remained largely a mystery, is known to be one of the best tourists’ appeal worldwide with thousands travelling from far […]


Fayemi, Ameachi, Others Get Tax Identification Numbers

Posted: April 10, 2012 at 11:57 pm

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, his Rivers State counterpart and Chairman of the Governors’ Forum, Mr. Rotimi Ameachi and the Anambra State Governor, Mr Peter Obi, were among the state governors issued the newly introduced Tax identification Number (TIN), shortly after the new tax policy was launched in Abuja on Thursday. The issuance was […]


Basis For Disqualification Of Illegally Registered Candidates From Writing WASSCE In Ekiti State

Posted: April 10, 2012 at 1:38 pm

Ekiti state is determined to uplift Education in all sectors. This is what prompted the Governor into inaugurating a Task Force / Visitation Panel to all sectors of Education in February 2011. Immediately after this was, the Education Summit which took place from May 4 – 5, 2011. One of the key issues tackled at […]


1,500 Jobs For Ekiti Youths Under Commercial Agric Scheme

Posted: April 10, 2012 at 1:26 pm

Ekiti State Government has concluded arrangements to give jobs to 1,500 youths under its Youth Commercial Agriculture Development Programme (YCAD). The move is aimed at reducing unemployment in the state and ensure that agriculture contribute 50 per cent of the state’s Internally-Generated Revenue (IGR). The initiative is also intended to turn the Farm Settlements in […]


Bisi Fayemi Hails Emergence Of Banda As Malawi’s President, Calls For Peace At Easter

Posted: April 8, 2012 at 4:43 pm

Wife of Ekiti State Governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, has hailed the inauguration of Ms. Joyce Banda as the President of Malawi as a triumph for constitutionalism and evidence of growth of democracy in Africa. Banda was the vice president of Malawi until Saturday when she succeeded President Bingu wa Mutharika, who died of heart attack. Although the late president had […]


Governor Kayode Fayemi’s Easter Message

Posted: April 8, 2012 at 2:41 am

My Good People of Ekiti State It is yet another celebration of the crucifixion, death and the resurrection of our Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ which event occurred some two thousand years ago. That event, according to Christian belief, reconciled we mankind to God as the blameless son of God offered Himself as atonement for […]