News - Ekiti State

Kolawole Urges EFCC To Investigate Fayose’s Projects

21 hours ago /
Nation 

Former Ekiti state Commissioner for Finance and Economic Development, Mr. Dapo Kolawole, has urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to investigate some projects being executed by Governor, Ayo Fayose.

Ekiti Herdsmen Attack: Fayose Wants F.G To Be Alive To Its Responsibilities

2 days ago /
Nation  Security 

Following the death of a Pregnant Tiv Woman killed at Orin-Ekiti in Ido Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti State by suspected Fulani herdsmen, Governor Ayodele Fayose is again calling on the federal government to be alive to its responsibilities in providing adequate security for Nigerians. Gov. Fayose made the call...

Unpaid Salaries: ASUU, Ekiti Varsity Raises Alarm

6 days ago /
Education  Nation 

Members of the Academic Staff Union Of Universities (ASUU) Ekiti State University branch are calling on all relevant stakeholders in the education sector, including its national body, to wade into the issue of their unpaid salaries and other remunerations by the Ekiti State Government. Chairman of ASUU, Ekiti State University, Professor...

Fayemi Reacts To White Paper Barring Him From Holding Office

1 week ago /
Nation 

Former Governor of Ekiti state and the current Minster of mines and steel Development Kayode Fayemi has described the verdict of the Ekiti state government, as contained in the white paper submitted by the panel set up by Governor Ayo Fayose to investigate the finances of the state between 2010...

Ekiti Probe Committee Submits White Paper, Bars Former Governor Fayemi From Holding Office For Ten Years

1 week ago /
Nation 

Former Governor of Ekiti state and current Minster of solid minerals, Kayode Fayemi and his commissioner for Finance Dapo Kolawole have been barred from holding any public office for the next ten years. This is contained in the white paper by the committee set up by Governor Ayodele Fayose and headed...

Fayose Charges Teachers To Give Their Best In 2018

1 week ago /
Education  Nation 

Ekiti state Governor Ayodele Fayose says his administration will continue to place high premium on the welfare of workers in the state, particularly teachers. The governor said this in Ado Ekiti, the state capital during an interactive session with public primary and secondary school teachers at the government house. Gov. Fayose who...

I Have No Regret Supporting My Deputy To Succed Me - Governor Fayose

1 week ago /
Nation 

Ekiti state Governor  Ayodele Fayose says he has no regrets in declaring his support for his deputy, Professor Kolapo Olusola to succeed him as the next governor of the state in 2018. The governor said this in Ado Ekiti, the state capital while fielding questions from journalists on calls made by...

Fayose Asks FG To Declare Herdsmen Terrorists

1 week ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to declare herdsmen allegedly behind killings in Benue and other parts of the country terrorists. The governor made the demand during a meeting with local hunters and Benue indigenes in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital. “Mr. President, declare killer herdsmen as terrorists...

Fayose Asks Buhari To Stop ‘Blame Game’

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to take charge and stop trading blames. Fayose spoke on Tuesday in reaction to the President’s New Year broadcast and the fuel scarcity witnessed in the country in recent weeks, his Special Assistant on Public communications and New Media, Mr...

Senate To Probe $1 Billion Earmarked To Fight Boko Haram

1 month ago /
Nation 

Senate has reached a decision to begin probe of $1 billion planned by government to flush out remnants of Boko Haram insurgents in the Northeast. Senate President, Bukola Saraki disclosed this at plenary on Thursday in response to Point of Order from Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu after the issue which...

Why Ekiti Govt Is Suing FG Over $1bn Insurgency Fund

1 month ago /
Nation 

Governor Ayodele Fayose has explained why the Ekiti State Government is suing the Federal Government over the controversial $1 billion terrorism fund. He said it is the right of the Ekiti State government to question all accruals to the Federal Account saying it must be shared by all three tiers of...

Ekiti State Is Suffering From ‘Hunger Haram’ – Fayose

1 month ago /
Nation 

Governor Ayodele Fayose on Tuesday said the Federal Government should pay attention to the sufferings of the residents of the state describing the situation in Ekiti State as Hunger Haram. He said this after an emergency meeting of the Governors Forum and Speakers of State House of Assembly after the Governors Forum has...

Ekiti LG Chairmen Sue AGF, Governors Over $1bn Insurgency Fund

1 month ago /
Nation 

Sixteen Local Government Chairmen in Ekiti state have sued the Attorney General of the Federation and Governors of the 36 states over the approval of the sum of $1billion from the Excess Crude Account of the Federation for the fight against insurgency. They have demanded an order of injunction restraining the...

Extension Of Service Chiefs Tenure: Fayose Criticises FG

1 month ago /
Nation 

Following the extension of the tenure of service chiefs by President Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State is asking the Federal Government to tell Nigerians the motive behind the tenure extension.  The Governor, while addressing newsmen in Ado Ekiti, the state's capital on Tuesday, questioned the rationale behind the...

56 Billion Loan: Fayose Denies Media Reports, Says His Government Did Not Borrow.

1 month ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has described as ‘baseless’ media reports and claims by the all progressives congress in the state that his administration obtained loan facility worth over fifty six billion naira in the last three years in office. The governor said this on Monday during an interactive meeting with...

Ekiti Panel On Alleged Misappropriation Of State Finances Submits Report

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Ekiti State Judicial Commission of inquiry set-up on the 23rd of May 2017 to investigate alleged misappropriation of state finances from October 2010 to October 2014 has submitted its final report.  Receiving the commission’s report on Wednesday at the Exco chambers of the governor’s office in Ado Ekiti, the state...

Alleged Misappropriation: Court Dismisses Ekiti Ex-Gov. Fayemi's Suit To Stop Commission Of Inquiry

1 month ago /
Nation 

An Ekiti state high court sitting in ado-Ekiti has dismissed the case brought before it by former governor Kayode Fayemi seeking to nullify the establishment of the state judicial commission of inquiry set-up by the state government to probe alleged misappropriation of  state finances between October 2010 and September 2014. In...

FG To Review Corp Members Allowances

1 month ago /
Nation 

The director general of the national youth service corp (NYSC), brig. General Sulieman Kazaure has called on all state governments to show more commitment to the welfare of corp members, by ensuring the prompt upgrade of orientation camp facilities. Kazaure made the call in Ekiti state during his visit to the...

NYSC DG Warns Corps Members Against Night Parties

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig. Gen. Suleiman Kazaure, has warned corps members against negative conducts one of which is holding night parties because according to him, this could jeopardize their lives. Kazaure also warned corps members against involvement in practices such as Advanced Fee Fraud also...

Dokpesi Commends Fayose On Ekiti Infrastructure

1 month ago /
Nation 

A top contender for the office of the national chairman of the peoples democratic party (PDP) and media magnate High Chief Raymond Alegho Dokpesi has commended Governor Ayodele Fayose Of Ekiti State for the various people oriented projects embarked upon by his administration in the last three and half years. High...


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