Ekiti

Ekiti orders arrest of herdsmen carrying AK-47 rifles, others
Ekiti Herdsmen Metro News Nigeria Odunayo Ogunmola

Ekiti orders arrest of herdsmen carrying AK-47 rifles, others

Ekiti state governor, Kayode Fayemi. PHOTO: NAN The Ekiti State government has threatened to arrest and prosecute any herdsman caught with dangerous weapons, including AK-47 rifles. It also promised to empower security agencies in the state to tackle herdsmen indulging in destruction of farm lands and attacking farmers and other […]

APC reconciliatory efforts: Buhari meets three APC South-West governors
Asiwaju Bola Tinubu Ekiti Ibikunle Amosun Kayode Fayemi Ogun Ondo Politics President Muhammadu Buhari Rotimi Akeredolu

APC reconciliatory efforts: Buhari meets three APC South-West governors

[FIL EPHOTO] Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday met with three state governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the South West geo-political zone at the Presidential Villa, Abuja The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the affected governors included Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun, Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo […]

Fayemi signs executive order for free education in Ekiti
Dennis Erezi Ekiti Fayemi Fayose National News Nigeria

Fayemi signs executive order for free education in Ekiti

Ekiti state governor Kayode Fayemi signing executive order for free education in Ekiti….. PHOTO: Twitter/Kfayemi Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, on Wednesday signed an executive order to stop the payment of education development levy by students of government-owned schools in the state. The Education Development Levy was introduced by his […]

Ekiti election: Tribunal dismisses PDP’s application for recount of ballot
Ballot Ekiti election Metro News Nigeria PDP poll tribunal

Ekiti election: Tribunal dismisses PDP’s application for recount of ballot

Outgoing Ekiti state governor and PDP party member, Ayodele Fayose The Ekiti Governorship Election Tribunal sitting in Abuja has dismissed an application by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the recount of ballot papers used in the July 14 poll. The PDP and its candidate, Prof. Olusola Kolapo are challenging the […]

Labour bans two ‘ex-leaders’ for 10 years over Ekiti crisis
Comrade Ade Adesanmi Crisis Ekiti Joint Negotiating Council National News Nigeria NLC Trade Union Congress TUC

Labour bans two ‘ex-leaders’ for 10 years over Ekiti crisis

NLC<br /> For allegedly stirring disaffection among workers through “an illegal indefinite industrial action and dissolution of the state chapters of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC), the Joint Negotiating Council (JNC) in Ekiti has banned two ‘former’ leaders, Comrades Ayodeji Aluko and Kolawole Olaiya for […]

Alleged impeachment plot: Ekiti assembly passes confidence vote on Fayose
Ekiti Gov. Ayo Fayose impeachment Politics

Alleged impeachment plot: Ekiti assembly passes confidence vote on Fayose

Ayodele Fayose Twenty-Three members of the Ekiti State House of Assembly yesterday passed vote of confidence on Governor Ayodele Fayose, while dissociating themselves from the alleged plot to impeach him. Armed policemen allegedly laid siege on the Assembly premises on Wednesday night to pave way for the three lawmakers of […]

Fayemi asks Fayose to use 80% of federal allocations to pay salary arrears
Dr Kayode Fayemi Ekiti Governor Ayodele Fayose Metro News Nigeria salary arrears

Fayemi asks Fayose to use 80% of federal allocations to pay salary arrears

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose Ekiti State Governor-elect, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has urged Governor Ayodele Fayose to use 80 per cent of federal allocations to pay outstanding salaries. He also demanded that money from other revenues sources should be included to defray the backlog until they are fully paid. He […]

More reactions trail Ekiti guber poll, Osun PDP primary election result
Dr. Akin Ogunbiyi Ekiti Osun Politics Senator Buruji Kashamu

More reactions trail Ekiti guber poll, Osun PDP primary election result

Fayemi Two chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have reacted to the recent gubernatorial poll and primary election for the position in Ekiti and Osun states. The two prominent stakeholders are Senator Buruji Kashamu and Dr. Akin Ogunbiyi who contested the PDP gubernatorial primary in Osun State. Senator Ademola […]

Ekiti State election was generally successful – INEC
Ekiti Independent National Electoral Commission INEC Metro News Nigeria

Ekiti State election was generally successful – INEC

INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said that the just concluded Saturday governorship election was generally successful. INEC Director of Voter Education and Publicity, Mr Oluwole Osaze -Uzzi, said this in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Abuja. […]