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Ekiti Assembly suspends activities indefinitely over coronavirus outbreak

Ekiti House of Assembly, on Thursday, suspended its legislative activities indefinitely as parts of the measures to contain the spread of Coronavirus, coded COVID-19.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti government proposes life imprisonment for rape offenders

The Executive Bill is entitled: A Bill for a Law to Repeal the Ekiti Gender-Based Violence (Prohibition) Law, 2011 and enact the Ekiti Gender-Based Violence, (Prohibition) Bill, 2019.

Islamic group attacks former Ekiti governor over ‘stolen funds’

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has insisted that former Ekiti State governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, must be held accountable for alleged stolen funds in Ekiti State.
Erelu Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi

Ekiti government, Afenifere condemn attack on governor’s wife

Ekiti State Government has condemned Tuesday’s attack on the convoy of the first lady of the state, Erelu Bisi Fayemi during a protest by students of Federal University of Oye Ekiti.
Former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, on Friday honoured the invitation of the State House of Assembly.

Former Governor Fayose storms Ekiti Assembly over fraud allegation

Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, stormed the Ekiti State House of Assembly on Friday, expressing his readiness to answer any question bordering on his tenure as governor of the State.
Former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, on Friday honoured the invitation of the State House of Assembly.

Former Governor Fayose as he visits Ekiti Assembly – in pictures

Former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, on Friday honoured the invitation of the State House of Assembly.

Ekiti Assembly summons ex-governor, ex-speaker over alleged financial impropriety

The Ekiti State House of Assembly has summoned the immediate past Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose to appear before it to throw light on the alleged misappropriation of local government funds while in office.
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.

Ekiti assembly passes board of internal revenue service bill

Ekiti State House of Assembly has passed into law the 2019 Board of Internal Revenue Service bill.
Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose

PDP suspends ex-Governor Fayose’s loyalist indefinitely

The crisis rocking the Ekiti chapter of the People Democratic Party, PDP, has deepened as the party in Oye local government on Sunday suspended a former lawmaker, Hon. Samuel Omotoso, from the party.

Reinstated Ekiti council chairmen shun resumption

Five days after the Ekiti State House of Assembly announced the reinstatement of eight out of the 16 local government council chairmen, the reinstated officials are yet to resume their offices.

Ekiti Assembly orders suspended council chairmen to refund N3.6b

The Ekiti State House of Assembly has ordered the 16 suspended local government chairmen to refund N3.6 billion allegedly looted from the state treasury.

Ekiti Assembly passes administration of civil justice bill

The Ekiti State House of Assembly has passed the Administration of Civil Justice Bill.
Kola Oluwawole

Ekiti Assembly pardons suspended ex-speaker, four others

More members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have been pardoned by the Ekiti State House of Assembly about seven months after they were suspended.

Fleeing Ekiti monarch returns six months after abdicating throne

The traditional ruler of Ilogbo Ekiti, Oba Edward Ajayi, who abandoned the throne six months ago for safety, having been chased away by angry subjects over certain offences, has returned.

Ekiti assembly bans PDP lawmaker for six weeks for alleged misconduct

Ekiti state House of Assembly has banned former Deputy Speaker and member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Hon. Segun Adewumi, representing Ekiti West constituency 1 for six weeks for alleged legislative misconduct.

Ekiti Assembly confirms 13 commissioner nominees

The Ekiti state House of Assembly unanimously confirmed 13 commissioner nominees presented by Governor Kayode Fayemi.

INEC presents certificates of return to 26 Ekiti lawmakers-elect

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has presented certificate of return to the 26 elected members of the Ekiti State House of Assembly.

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