News - Ekiti State Governor

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...

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...

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 Governor Calls For Investigation Of Falana

1 month ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, wants the federal government to investigate and prosecute human rights activist, Femi Falana and many other highly placed Nigerians alleged by the attorney general and minister of Justice Abubakar Malami of being compensated with property retrieved from corrupt persons by the Economic And Financial Crimes...

PDP Convention: Bode George Asks Makarfi To Resign

2 months ago /
Politics 

Sharp divisions have again emerged in the troubled Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with leaders sharply divided ahead of the party’s December 9 convention. Prof. Tunde Adeniran, a chairmanship aspirant, has petitioned the party over the list of the panelists who will conduct the ward delegates’ election, saying they are Uche Secondus’...

Governor Fayose Signs Anti-Cultism Bill Into Law

2 months ago /

The Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose on Monday signed into law a bill prohibiting secret cults, and terrorism while proscribing death penalty for anyone caught in the act. The governor while appending his signature to the bill at the government house, Ado Ekiti, said his administration remained committed to combating terrorism in...

It’s Death If You Are Caught, Fayose Warns Cultists

2 months ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has re-echoed his warning to people of the state against engaging in criminal activities, especially cultism. The governor gave the warning on Monday when he signed into law a bill prohibiting secret cults and terrorism, as well as proscribing death sentence on anyone caught in the...

Fayose Congratulates Obiano On Overwhelming Victory

2 months ago /
Politics 

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has congratulated Governor Willie Obiano for his landslide victory in the just concluded Anambra election. The governor, who spoke on Sunday through his Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, was convinced that the results clearly showed that connection to the people...

Fayose Suspends Education Commissioner And Permanent Secretary

2 months ago /
Nation 

Ekiti state Governor Ayodele Fayose has suspended the state commissioner for Education Jide Egunjobi and permanent secretary Adekunbi Obaise for alleged negligence of duty. The two government officials were suspended for three months by the governor having left their duty posts without officially informing the governor. Governor Ayodele Fayose who confirmed the...

Court Orders Fayose To Pay N234m To Sacked Appointees

2 months ago /
Nation 

The National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) has ordered the Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, to pay over N234 million to chairmen and members of statutory commissions appointed and sworn into office by former Governor Kayode Fayemi. Fayose sacked members of the State Independent National Electoral Commission (SIEC), Civil Service Commission...

Fayose Can Give Nigerians The Leadership We Deserve - CAN

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Christian Association Of Nigeria (CAN) has commended the courage and the boldness with which Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose, openly declared his intention to contest the 2019 presidential election. The body also advised the governor not to be distracted by people who have nothing good to offer the country. This was...

Fayose Wants Judiciary To Sack Corrupt Judges

2 months ago /
Nation 

A call has gone out to the Nigerian Judiciary to sanitize its system by flushing out corrupt judges capable of destroying its integrity. The call was made by the Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose on Wednesday in Ado Ekiti, the state capital while reacting to the call by the former national...

Jubilation In Ekiti, As EFCC Releases Finance Commissioner And Accountant General After 14 Days Of Detention

3 months ago /
Politics  Security 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released Toyin Ojo, Ekiti State Finance Commissioner and the Accountant-General, Mrs Yemisi Owolabi. This was confirmed in a statement by Lere Olayinka, the media aide to Governor Ayodele Fayose. “Today, God gave Ekiti State and its people another victory over the EFCC and its...

Fayose Commissions Projects, Assures Citizens Of More Dividends Of Democracy

3 months ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has commissioned a number of projects spread across various communities in the state, as part of activities marking his 3rd year anniversary in office. Among projects commissioned by the governor are the newly completed two and half kilometer Ori-Apata-Nata Nova Road Ado Ekiti, rural electrification of Irasa...

Ekiti Govt Calls For Calm As Monkeypox Hits State

3 months ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has asked residents of the state not to panic over the outbreak of monkeypox, saying efforts are on to prevent the disease from further spread. The governor said this in Ado Ekiti on Tuesday while reacting to the two suspected cases of monkeypox in Okemesi Ekiti...

Fayose Seeks Fair Conduct Of Ekiti Election

3 months ago /
Nation 

Following the July 14, 2018 date announced for the conduct of the Ekiti state governorship election by the independent national electoral commission (INEC), governor Ayodele Fayose wants the commission to conduct a free, fair and acceptable poll devoid of manipulations.  The governor told newsmen in Ado Ekiti, on Friday that...

INEC Releases Dates For Ekiti, Osun Governorship Election

3 months ago /
Nation 

The independent national electoral commission INEC, has fixed 14 July 20-18 for the conduct of Ekiti state governorship election. Addressing newsmen at the headquarters of INEC in Abuja, the national commissioner in charge of voter education and election monitoring, Solomon Soyebi said campaigns by political parties and candidates will begin on...

Ekiti: Elections will be free, fair and transparent – Ayodele Fayose

3 months ago /
Nation 

Ekiti state Governor Ayodele Fayose has assured the people of the state that his administration will do everything within its powers to ensure that the December 23rd local government election in the state is free, fair and transparent. The governor gave the assurance in Ado Ekiti, the state capital on Tuesday...


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