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Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti governor seeks restoration of civil service’s lost glory

The Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has tasked the Heads of Service in the six states of the Southwest to work hard and ensure the restoration of the lost glory of the civil service.
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and the Federal Government have commenced a Human Capital Development (HCD) plan towards moving 24 million Nigerians out of poverty before 2030.

Governors, federal government initiate plan to lift 24 million Nigerians out of poverty

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and the Federal Government have commenced a Human Capital Development (HCD) plan towards moving 24 million Nigerians out of poverty before 2030.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, who disclosed this when he addressed State House correspondents in Abuja on Sunday, said the order was part of measures to check banditry in the state.

IGP: Those attacking South African businesses in Nigeria are ‘criminals’

Nigerians vandalising businesses belonging to South Africans in retaliation for xenophobic attacks in that country are criminals and unpatriotic, the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has said.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti elders ask governor, monarchs to settle rift

Ekiti Council of Elders has appealed Governor Kayode Fayemi and the 16 aggrieved prominent monarchs, otherwise called Pelupelu, to sheathe their sword for the state’s rapid socio-economic growth.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti governor ignores aggrieved monarchs, swears in new council chairman

Ekiti State Governor Dr. Kayode Fayemi on Thursday rebuffed protestations by the aggrieved 17 prominent traditional rulers arising from the appointment of Alawe of Ilawe Ekiti, Oba Adebanji Alabi, as the Chairman of the council.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti monarchs drag governor to court over appointment of traditional council chairman

Some aggrieved monarchs have instituted a suit against Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi over the appointment of the Alawe of Alawe Ekiti, Oba Adebanji Alabi as the Chairman of the State traditional council of Obas.

Bank robbery claims two in Ekiti

Armed robbers struck again at Ilawe-Ekiti in Ekiti South West Local Government Area of Ekiti, killing a policeman and a bank staff in the attack.

Two feared dead in robbery attack on Ekiti bank

Two persons are feared dead in a robbery attack on an old generation bank in Ilawe Ekiti, headquarters of Ekiti Southwest Local Government Area of Ekiti State.

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The Gambian government on Sunday launched a crackdown on a weeks-old movement demanding the departure of President Adama Barrow, following violent demonstrations in which medical officials say three protesters were killed.

Gambia launches crackdown on protest movement

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Woman docked for allegedly pouring hot water on 12-year-old girl

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