FG immortalises late Adebayo, names varsity after him

The Federal University, Oye Ekiti, has been re-named Adeyinka Adebayo University, after the late military governor of the defunct Western Region. Acting President Yemi Osinbajo made this known on Saturday at the funeral service held for the late elder statesman at All Saints Anglican Church, Iyin-Ekiti. According to Osinbajo, the resolve to honour the late general was as a result…

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Ekiti increases maternity leave period by 4 weeks

The Ekiti State Government (EKSG) on Monday announced an increase in the maternity leave period for women in its public service from 12 weeks to 16 weeks. The Permanent Secretary in the State Ministry of Information, Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Kola Ajumobi, said this at a public enlightenment forum in Ado Ekiti, the state capital. He said that the…

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Why we Stopped Ekiti’s N1.1bn budget support payment – FG

The Federal Government on Thursday explained why the N1.1bn Budget Support Facility for Ekiti State for the month of January was suspended, adding that the state failed to meet some of the criteria specified for the release of the fund. The development was confirmed by a statement issued by the Director of Information, Federal Ministry of Finance, Mr Salisu Dambatta….

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Ekiti 2018: INEC warns of early campaign

Ahead of the governorship election in Ekiti in 2018, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday declared as illegal the current campaigns being embarked on by some aspirants and their agents. The spokesperson of INEC in the state, Alhaji Taiwo Gbadegesin, told the News Agency of Nigeria,(NAN) in Ado Ekiti that all those engaging in such activities would be…

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Ekiti State government insists Federal agencies must buy state properties being used; pay rent or quit

Ekiti State Government has said that federal agencies occupying houses belonging to the State Government must comply with the government directive by either buying the properties they are presently occupying or paying rent on the properties. The government, which reacted to news report that it evicted the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC) Ekiti State command and other Federal…

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On Fayose We Stand; No Apology – Ekiti Assembly

The Ekiti State House of Assembly has reacted to a call by  a faceless group operating from Abuja; Coalition for Good Governance and Anti-Corruption asking the house to remove the Governor of the state, Dr. Ayo Fayose. Find below a full transcript of its response. The EKHA as a matter of fact wouldn’t have dignified this faceless group with any…

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