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Announcement: Monthly Keep-Fit Exercise

Posted: March 14, 2012 at 5:41 am

The State Executive Council has approved a monthly keep fit Exercise for top government officials including all Political Office Holders in the State.  The exercise will take place every third (3rd) Saturday of each month between the hours of 7.00 am and 8.00 am at the Oluyemi Kayode Stadium, Ado- Ekiti. The maiden edition of […]


Ekiti Acquires Specialised Computers For Special Schools

Posted: March 14, 2012 at 5:30 am

In   its bid to improve the standard of education in the state and to make education accessible to all, the Ekiti State Government has taken delivery of specialized computer sets and instructional materials for the special schools in the State. The State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology Dr. Eniola Ajayi made this known in Ado […]


Fadipe Commends Nigerian Red Cross

Posted: March 14, 2012 at 5:23 am

Ekiti State Commissioner for Local Government and Community Development, Chief  Dayo Fadipe has commended the Ekiti State Branch of  the  Nigerian Red Cross Society,  for its humanitarian and Voluntary Services. Chief  Fadipe gave the commendation when officials of society, led by its Chairman, Mr. Felix Adeojo paid an  advocacy visit to him in Ado-Ekiti. The […]


Announcement: Nigerian Air Force Form Is Out

Posted: March 14, 2012 at 5:15 am

Application forms for the Direct Short  Service Commission into the Nigerian Air- force is now available online. A statement  from the  Cabinet and Special Services Department, Governor’s Office  , Ado-Ekiti advised interested  indigenes of the state  to fill  the application forms  and other details  on the internet at,  while payment for the application forms […]


House Of Assembly Passes Bill On Social Security For The Elderly

Posted: March 14, 2012 at 5:10 am

The Ekiti State House of Assembly has passed a bill for a law to provide welfare assistance in form of cash grants or in – kind assistance to elderly persons who are residents in Ekiti State. The bill seeks to provide for a system of welfare assistance including free health care and payment for welfare […]


Deputy Governor Wants Contractors To Partner With Government

Posted: March 13, 2012 at 1:59 pm

Mrs. Funmi Olayinka, Ekiti State Deputy Governor , has said the state government above other things wished that handlers of the Five kilometer roads project across the sixteen local government area of Ekiti see themselves as partners in progress rather than as businessmen trying to maximize profit. Speaking while inspecting extent of works done in […]


EKSG To Partner FG To Boost Cocoa Production

Posted: March 12, 2012 at 3:36 pm

Ekiti State Government would partner with Federal Government in reviving Cocoa production in the state. The Ekiti State Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Mr. Babajide Arowosafe  made this known while playing host to the Cocoa Value Chain Development delegation from Abuja in his office in Ado-Ekiti. The Commissioner who said efforts are on to […]


House Of Assembly Appeals To Association On Price Reductions

Posted: March 12, 2012 at 2:59 pm

The Ekiti State House of Assembly has appealed to members of the Tipper/Lorry Owners Association, Ado-Ekiti Branch to reduce the current price charged on sand and gravel in the state. Members of the House Committee on Commerce, Industry and cooperatives made the appeal at a meeting conveyed by the Assembly in Ado-Ekiti. The Chairman of […]


EKSG Orders Stoppage Of Social Security Stipend By Proxy

Posted: March 12, 2012 at 2:52 pm

  The State Commissioner for Labour, Productivity and Human Capital Development, Mr. Wole Adewumi has directed that payment of stipends to elderly citizens should no longer be by proxy. The Commissioner gave the directive at various cash points visited while on monitoring of February payment of stipends to the elderly citizens in some Local government […]


13 Ekiti Local Governments To Benefit From N2.6B MDG’s Facility

Posted: March 12, 2012 at 1:58 pm

Thirteen Local Government Areas of Ekiti State are to benefit from a N2.6b facility under the MDGs Scheme in the State. The State Commissioner for Integration and Inter-Governmental Affairs Mrs Bunmi Dipo-Salami who gave the information in Ado Ekiti while declaring open one day seminar organized by the Ministry, she said that each of the […]