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Ekiti: Former Governor Fayose’s stomach infrastructure a fraud

The Ekiti State Government has described the much touted stomach infrastructure by the immediate past governor of the state, Ayo Fayose, as a ‘complete fraud’.
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Governor Fayemi seeks law against project abandonment by new governments

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has canvassed the enactment of a transition law to prevent succeeding governments from abandoning projects initiated by past administrations.

In Pictures: President Buhari, APC governors meet in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed doors with All Progressives Congress (APC) Governors Forum in Abuja.
Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has arrived the federal high court in Lagos where he is on trial for money laundering and abuse of office. 8

PDP asks EFCC to stop harassing former Governor Fayose

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has cautioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against further harassment of former Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose.

Ex-Governor Fayose: President Buhari honouring MKO Abiola is a shame to Obasanjo

Former Ekiti State governor Ayodele Fayose Thursday said the renaming of Abuja Stadium after Moshood Abiola by President Muhammadu Buhari was to put former president Olusegun Obasanjo to shame.
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Governor Fayemi urges Senate President Lawan, Speaker Gbajabiamila to be more committed to Nigerian...

Ekiti State Governor and Chairman, Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF), Kayode Fayemi, has called on Senator Ahmed Lawan and Femi Gbajabiamila to be more committed to the Nigerian project, having emerged Senate president and House of Representatives speaker respectively.
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Governor Fayemi congratulates Senate President Lawan, Speaker Gbajabiamila, others

The Governor of Ekiti State and Chairman, Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF), Dr Kayode Fayemi, has congratulated Senator Ahmed Lawan and Hon Femi Gbajabiamila, over their emergence as the Senate President and Speaker of the House of Representatives respectively, during Tuesday’s inauguration of the ninth Assembly.
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Kayode Fayemi: Governors yet to decide on state/local government police

Chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) and Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, on Friday said governors have not yet taken a position on the proposal for state and local government police.
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Governor Makinde: Oyo can’t pay N30,000 minimum wage

In fulfilment of parts of his campaign promises, Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday said he will donate his entire salary as governor to Teachers’ Pension Fund.
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Governor Fayemi: I won’t muzzle Ekiti Assembly

Dr Kayode Fayemi, Ekiti State governor, has said that he is not interested in a State Assembly that is a mere rubber-stamp for the executive, but one where lawmakers engage constructively and freely air their opinions on governance-related issues.
Fulani elders have distanced themselves from Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore president, Alhaji Bello Bodejo, for attacking All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over 2023 presidency.

Asiwaju Tinubu congratulates Governor Fayemi, seeks promotion of fiscal federalism

All Progressives Congress National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has congratulated Governor Kayode Fayemi over his election as the new Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum.
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Governor Fayemi presents staff of office to new monarch

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has presented the instrument of appointment and staff of office to the new Alaaye of Oke Ayedun Ekiti, Oba Olufemi Aribisala, with a call on the traditional institution to partner his administration in ensuring better standard of living for the citizenry.

Ayodele Fayose: Sack of 2,000 workers in Ekiti height of wickedness

Former Ekiti Governor, Ayo Fayose, has described the revocation by Gov. Kayode Fayemi, of appointment of 2,000 workers by him shortly before leaving office, as “height of wickedness and political vendetta.”
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Bisi Fayemi: 60 percent of out-of-school children in Nigeria are female

The Wife of Ekiti State Governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, on Thursday bemoaned the increasing number of out of school children in the country.
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Cancer: Bisi Fayemi tasks women on regular examination

Ekiti State governor’s wife, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, has urged women to take advantage of cancer awareness programme and always submit themselves for regular breasts and cervical cancer examination.
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Governor Fayemi optimistic his cabinet‘ll transform Ekiti

Ekiti State governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has expressed optimism that the just concluded three-day retreat of top government functionaries in the state has fired up members of his cabinet and the leadership of the public service in the state for optimum service delivery.

Governors Akeredolu, Fayemi, Ajimobi rally Reps members-elect for Femi Gbajabiamila

Five governors from the Southwest geo-political zone on Tuesday night presented a united front for the emergence of the House Leader, Femi Gbajabiamila as the next Speaker of the House of Representatives.
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Governor Fayemi appoints 17 new permanent secretaries

Determined to further position the government for better service delivery, Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has approved the appointment of 17 new Permanent Secretaries in the state civil service.

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Police arrest two Boko Haram commanders in Borno

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