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Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti government begins evacuation of destitute

Ekiti state government has commenced the evacuation of destitute and mentally derailed persons off the streets of the state capital Ado Ekiti and its environ.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti government goes tough to recover N1.5 billion micro-credit loans

Ekiti State Government has adopted a strategic that would facilitate prompt and stress -free repayment of loans running to N1.5 billion granted the people under the Small and Medium Enterprise Support Scheme since the administration of Chief Segun Oni to date.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Ekiti APC accuses former governor of plot to disrupt festival

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti state has accused former Gov. Ayo Fayose and his men of planning to disrupt this year’s edition of Udiroko festival coming up in Ado Ekiti on Tuesday.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti governor bans use of English in traditional events

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti has banned the use of English as a means of communication during any traditional event in the state.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

Nigeria can be poverty-free in 2030 – Ekiti governor

Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has expressed optimism that Nigeria is capable of attaining poverty-free status by 2030 in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) target.
Kayode Fayemi

SDGs: Ekiti governor promises youths inclusion, resources to develop state

Ekiti State State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has promised to provide resources which will make youths of the state to be actively involved in the drive towards ensuring that the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) eradicates poverty, adding that youths are key drivers of the SDGs across the developing nations, especially Nigeria.

Professor: Tourism investment key to economic development

A professor of Tourism and Hospitality Management at the Ekiti State University Ado Ekiti, Prof. Funso Isolaowa Afolabi, has said tourism has a major role to play in the development of the country’s economy.
Kayode Fayemi

We need to address unemployment, increasing inequality, poverty – Ekiti governor

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has expressed the need for the nation to address the issues of employment among the youth; increasing inequality and poverty and insecurity.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

UN, Ekiti sign pact on sustainable development goals

The United Nations (UN) has reaffirmed its resolve to support the Ekiti State Government in its drive to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the state.

Former banker jailed 10 years for stealing bank’s, depositors’ money

Justice Abiodun Adesodun of the Ekiti State High Court, has convicted a former cashier officer with Fidelity Bank, Ado branch of Ado Ekiti, Michael Adedayo Ihinolurinjon, and sentenced him to ten years in prison for stealing money from the bank’s vault and diverting customers’ deposits to personal use.

Ekiti govt seals illegal hospitals, warns against patronising quacks

The Ekiti State Government, yesterday, told residents of the state to stop patronizing quack doctors that operate unauthorized hospitals.

Ekiti government shuts five illegal hospitals

No fewer than five illegal hospitals were, on Thursday, shut by the Ekiti Government for operating illegally.
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.
Mr Asuquo Amba, new Ekiti Commissioner of Police

Police: Tough time awaits criminal in Ekiti

The Commissioner of Police in Ekiti, Mr Amba Asuquo, on Wednesday said tough times awaits criminals in the state and neighbouring states who failed to amend their ways.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti governor seeks drones for soldiers to tackle criminals

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has urged the Federal Government to equip men and officers of the Nigerian Army in Ekiti State with drones to enable them to tackle criminals and stem the tide of crime in the state.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano governor makes case for technical education

Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje, has urged the Federal Government to provide adequate funds for entrepreneurship and technical education to address the unemployment problem in the country.

Kano governor urges federal government to fund polytechnic education, rid nation of unemployment

Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje, has urged the Federal Government to use adequate funding of entrepreneurship and technical education offered by polytechnics to address massive unemployment and dearth of infrastructural development in the country.
Kayode Fayemi

We’ll respect local government autonomy – Ekiti government

Ekiti State Government has declared that it would continue to respect the autonomy of the local Government in the state.

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The newly appointed Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof. Mohammed Sambo, says he has adopted a three-point aggressive and purposeful strategy to rebrand the scheme.

Why Nigeria cannot achieve universal health coverage now – NHIS chief

Nigeria cannot achieve Universal Health Coverage (UHC) until the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is made compulsory for all Nigerians, the executive secretary of the scheme, Mohammed Sambo, has said.
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Thierry Henry: I believe I can be a successful coach

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FRSC vows to dismiss personnel found extorting motorists

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has vowed to dismiss from service any of its personnel found extorting motorists.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti government begins evacuation of destitute

Ekiti state government has commenced the evacuation of destitute and mentally derailed persons off the streets of the state capital Ado Ekiti and its environ.
Kidnap Victim

‎Gunmen abduct 14 villagers in Kaduna

Suspected kidnappers have abducted 14 villagers in two Kaduna villages located along Birnin-Gari Gwari Kaduna Highway in two days.