Ekiti State House of Assembly

Ekiti House Passes Law Prescribing Death Penalty For Cultists…Passes Revised Appropriation Bill Too

Posted: November 7, 2017 at 11:09 pm

The Ekiti State House of Assembly has passed a law prescribing death penalty for anybody found guilty of engaging in cultism, while also revising upward punishments for those aiding and abetting the practice. The House also passed the 2017 Revised Appropriation bill into law at plenary on the floor of the House, at the Assembly […]

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Ekiti House Suspends Another Member

Posted: August 31, 2017 at 12:56 pm

The Ekiti State House of Assembly has suspended the lawmaker representing Ekiti-East Constituency 1, Hon Fajana Ojo-Ade, for a period of 101 legislative days without pay, in the first instance, “except he shows signs of genuine remorse.” While on suspension, Ojo-Ade has also been barred within one kilometre radius of the Assembly complex and he […]

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Fayose Signs 2017 Budget Into Law

Posted: December 21, 2016 at 8:04 pm

The Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has assented the 2017 appropriation bill. Mr. Fayose signed the bill on Wednesday at a brief session at the Osuntokun Lodge of the Government House, Ado-Ekiti with the speaker and 24 Ekiti State House of Assembly members in attendance. Governor Fayose who described the budget as “Budget of […]

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Fayose Presents N93.4bn Budget For 2017.

Posted: December 6, 2016 at 6:04 pm

…tags it “Budget of Consolidation”. Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, on Tuesday presented a budget estimate of N93.4 billion to members of the House of Assembly in Ado-Ekiti. The budget, ‎which is 33 percent higher than the 2016 Budget of N70.5 billion, was christened “Budget of Higher Height.” Governor Fayose, while appraising the 2016 […]

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Ekiti House of Assembly Drags Fayemi, Others to EFCC Over Alleged N40bn Fraud

Posted: October 28, 2016 at 10:35 am

The Ekiti State House of Assembly has petitioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), calling for the investigation and prosecution of the immediate past governor of the State and Minister of Solid Minerals, Dr Kayode Fayemi and others, for allegedly looting the State to the tune of over N40 billion. Abuja. The petition, dated […]

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Ekiti Assembly Suspends Ex-Information Committee Chairman For Alleged Misconduct

Posted: October 7, 2016 at 3:44 pm

The Ekiti State House of Assembly on Thursday suspended its former Chairman, House Information Committee, Gboyega Aribisogan for 180 legislative days, with condition that “his conducts henceforth will determine further actions on him.” Aribisogan was also barred from holding any position of responsibility on behalf of the House of Assembly during the period of his […]

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Grazing Becomes Terrorism in Ekiti …As Law Forbidding Grazing in Prohibited Areas is Signed Into Law

Posted: September 2, 2016 at 8:05 pm

Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has said that any herdsman caught grazing with arms or any weapon in Ekiti would now be charged with terrorism and be made to face the law accordingly. This followed his signing into law a bill recently passed by the state House of Assembly: the anti-grazing bill, which was […]

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Ekiti House Summons BEDC Over Poor Electricity as Health Insurance Scheme Bill passes 2nd reading

Posted: August 26, 2016 at 12:44 am

The Ekiti State House of Assembly has summoned the management of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) to appear before it on September 13 to explain why the people of the state have been experiencing erratic power supply, despite the exorbitant fees consumers are paying. According to a statement by the House Speaker’s Special Assistant […]

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Ekiti Assembly Passes Bill to Ban Free Grazing

Posted: August 25, 2016 at 11:56 pm

Ekiti State House of Assembly on Thursday passed the bill to ban free grazing in the state. The bill also prescribed six months imprisonment without an option of fine for any offender of the bill that also ban movement of cattle after 6pm in the state. The passage of the bill followed the submission of […]

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DSS invasion: I won’t stop criticizing FG over bad policies – Fayose

Posted: March 10, 2016 at 9:01 am

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, on Wednesday said he would not stop criticizing the Federal Government over its bad policies despite the recent clamp down on state officials by men of the Department of State Security (DSS). The governor, who arrived the state from Abuja where he had been since Sunday to attend PDP meeting, said no policy […]

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