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The leader of the Yoruba Socio Cultural Group, Egbe Afenifere and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Ayo Fasanmi is dead.

Afenifere leader Ayo Fasanmi laid to rest in Ekiti

Eminent Nigerians on Tuesday paid tributes to the late Afenifere leader, Ayo Fasanmi, as his remains were interred in his country home in Iye Ekiti, Ilejemeje Local Government Area of Ekiti 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 workers call off strike as government succumbs to pressure

Barely 12 hours after the commencement of the three-day warning strike declared to press for the payment of outstanding benefits, workers in the Ekiti State civil service have called off the industrial action.
Wale Ojo-Lanre, Senior Special Assistant on Tourism Development to Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti, has urged intending investors to visit the state as it remains conducive for investment.

Ekiti conducive for tourism investment – official

Wale Ojo-Lanre, Senior Special Assistant on Tourism Development to Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti, has urged intending investors to visit the state as it remains conducive for investment.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has described as unfortunate the silence of security agencies in apprehending those that ‘want to destroy the state.’

CSO: Governor Wike’s suspension of council chairmen, abuse of power

The Rivers State Civil Society Organization, RIVSC, has condemned the suspension of three local government chairmen by Governor Nyesom Wike.
As total coronavirus infections in Nigeria hit 24,077, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has warned against abandoning face masks in favour of face shields.

Nigeria records 386 new coronavirus cases

Nigeria has recorded 386 new COVID-19 cases, the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) said on Saturday.
The leader of the Yoruba Socio Cultural Group, Egbe Afenifere and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Ayo Fasanmi is dead.

Pa Ayo Fasanmi for burial on Tuesday in Iye-Ekiti – family

The remains of the leader of Afenifere (Ilosiwaju Yoruba) is slated for burial at his hometown, Iye-Ekiti in Ilejemeje Local Government area of Ekiti State on Tuesday, August 4.
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 recovers from coronavirus

The Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has recovered from COVID-19, 11 days after testing positive for the infection.
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Ekiti monarchs plead with striking doctors to end four months old strike

Traditional Rulers in Ekiti state on Friday appealed to striking doctors in the state to suspend their strike in the overall interest of the public.
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Ekiti organized labour maintain stance, orders three-day warning strike

The strike, according to the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and Joint Negotiating Council (JNC) was to pressure Governor Kayode Fayemi to attend to their demands.

Sallah: Former Ekiti government, polytechnic rector urge prayers against insecurity, coronavirus

Former governor of Ekiti State, Chief Olusegun Oni, has called for prayers to end insecurity and the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country as Muslims mark Eid-el-Kabir celebration globally.
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Cleric warns government to reopen churches or face God’s wrath

An enraged cleric, Evangelist Kehinde Emmanuel Ola of the Christian Youth Evangelistic Ministry, Mountain Golgotha, Trinity Village, Effon Alaaye-Ekiti, Ekiti State, has warned that the government at all levels should reopen the churches, so as to prevent God’s wrath.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arraign man over ‘N1.6 million fraud’

The police, on Wednesday, arraigned a 28-year-old man, Emmanuel Segun, before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court over alleged N1.6 million fraud.
A statement from the office of the Ekiti State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Olawale Fapohunda, released a Public Notice on the status of Akintewe, who is from Ondo town.

Ekiti attorney-general, other governor’s aides test positive for coronavirus

The attorney-general and commissioner for justice in Ekiti State, Olawale Fapohunda, and some aides to Governor Kayode Fayemi have tested positive for COVID-19.
Zimbabwean doctors have filed a lawsuit aimed at compelling the government to beef up coronavirus protection for public hospitals and healthcare workers.

Ekiti health sector collapsing – doctors

Doctors in the services of the Ekiti State government have raised the alarm over what they described as the deplorable condition of the primary and secondary health facilities 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 mourns former presidential aide

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti has paid tributes to a former Special Adviser on Education and Ethics to President Olusegun Obasanjo, Chief Samuel Kolawole Babalola, who died on July 20 at 89 years.
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 begin teaching of ICT in schools

The Ekiti State government has approved a new education policy that would guarantee the teaching of Information Communication and Technology (ICT) as a course from the primary cadre of education.
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: Doubting coronavirus dangerous

Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has cautioned those who are still doubting the existence of the killer virus COVID-19 to have a rethink and adhere strictly to safety protocol.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Ogun gets new police chief

A new Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, has been posted to the Ogun State Police Command.

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