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The Kano State Government says it has conducted 4,735 Coronavirus (COVID-19) samples test since the outbreak of the pandemic.

Ekiti commissions mobile laboratory to run coronavirus tests

As part of steps to curtail the spread of COVID-19 in Ekiti State, the state government on Monday, commissioned a mobile laboratory to facilitate COVID-19 testing in the state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 15-year-old boy for defiling 3-year-old girl

A fifteen-year-old boy is currently cooling his heels at the police custody in Osi-Ekiti, for allegedly defiling a three-year-old girl.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has denied claims that his government has sold off the Ekiti State Governor’s Lodge in Abuja.

Ekiti governor denies selling state lodge in Abuja

Governor Fayemi said that his government was just carrying out reconstruction of the building located at the Federal Capital Territory, having been allegedly abandoned throughout the four years of the administration of former Governor Ayodele Fayose.

Ekiti polytechnic produces hand washing and sanitiding machines

The Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti, has produced machines for hand washing and sanitiser as part of its contribution to governments’ efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the state.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Governor Fayemi: Lockdown violators swell Ekiti internal revenue by N2 million

Governor Kayode Fayemi on Friday disclosed that not less than N2million has accrued to the coffers of the State being the various fines paid by the lockdown violators since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ekiti PDP crisis: Segun Oni ignores Ayodele Fayose’s attack, calls for unity, aggressive membership...

Former Governor of Ekiti, Engineer Segun Oni, has played down the recent direct attack on him and his supporters by former Governor Ayo Fayose over their return to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
The Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Chief Bisi Egbeyemi, has appealed to the people of Isaba-Ekiti in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State to maintain peace over the vacant kingship stool.

Ekiti denies flouting court order on monarch’s installation

Ekiti State Government said on Thursday that it did not flout court order on the coronation and presentation of the staff of office on Wednesday to the Oore of Otun Ekiti, Oba Adekunle Adeagbo.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Governor Fayemi felicitates ex-deputy governor at 70

Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has felicitated with a former Deputy Governor of the state, Prof. Modupe Adelabu on her 70th birthday.
Guest Speaker-Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi; delivering a lecture- “Twenty Years of Democratisation; Successes and Challenges “ at the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) in Washington D.C., USA on Wednesday

Ekiti signs MoU to lay 606 km broadband infrastructure

As part of the plan to develop the digital economy in Ekiti State, the State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi on Thursday, signed a memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the O’odua Infraco Resources Limited to lay broadband infrastructure along 606 kilometers across the State.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arraign woman in court for alleged N415,000 fraud

The police, on Friday, arraigned a 37-year-old woman, Folake Aderoyin in court for alleged N415,000 fraud.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti to partner Kwara on deceased coronavirus patient

The Ekiti State government on Friday said it will contact the government of Kwara state to exchange ideas on the medical history of the patient who died of the complication of COVID -19 in Ekiti, on Wednesday.
The Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Chief Bisi Egbeyemi, has appealed to the people of Isaba-Ekiti in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State to maintain peace over the vacant kingship stool.

Ekiti demands peaceful selection process, as seven contest vacant Oluyin stool

The Ekiti State Government has canvassed a peaceful and rancour-free process ahead of the selection and enthronement of a new Oluyin of Iyin Ekiti in Irepodun/Ifelodun Local Government Area of the state
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti: We have conducted 177 coronavirus tests

The Ekiti State Commissioner for Health, Dr Mojisola Yaya-Kolade, has declared that 177 tests have been conducted since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic in the state.
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.

Governor Fayemi: Ibrahim Gambari’s appointment excites governors

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has expressed excitement over the appointment of Prof Ibrahim Gambari as the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari.
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has confirmed the State recorded one case of COVID-19 on Friday.

Karounwi Oladapo: Crises in Oyo show Governor Makinde ill-prepared for governance

Erstwhile Deputy Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Chief Karounwi Oladapo, has argued that the unfolding political crises in Oyo State were clear indications that Governor Seyi Makinde was ill-prepared for governance.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti to source N2.5 billion for medical equipment, slashes 2020 budget

As the nation contends with economic challenges occasioned by COVID-19, Ekiti State Government has outlined a number of measures to meet up with the current realities.
The Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday, briefed Mr Buhari on the limitations of the distribution of palliatives to vulnerable persons to curb the economic impact of the coronavirus.

Ekiti slashes 2020 budget to N91 billion

Ekiti State Government on Saturday announced a reduction in its 2020 budget from N124.5 billion to N91.128 billion in accordance with the current economic realities due to coronavirus pandemic.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Missing girl found dead inside co-tenants vehicle

Olujoda area of Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State capital on Friday, was thrown into mourning when the corpse of a 7-year -old girl Olagoke Morire, was found dead inside a vehicle owned by a co-tenant.

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The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
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Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

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Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.