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We are owing workers N57 billion salary, pension arrears – Ekiti governor

The Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has revealed that the workers in the state civil service are being owed a sum of N57 billion, which he said was caused by irregular payment of salary and pension by the immediate past government.
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FUOYE killings: NANS relocates to Ekiti for mass action

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), has decided to relocate its headquarters to Ado-Ekiti, in response to the killing of two students of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, during a protest over poor power supply.
Students of Federal University Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State (FUOYE) have staged a peaceful protest again over poor power supply in the community.

Protests: Another FUOYE student dies from bullet wounds

Another student of the Federal University, Oye Ekiti (FUOYE), identified as Joseph Icon, died on Wednesday morning.
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Xenophobia: Why I travelled to South Africa – Ekiti governor

Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has stated the reason he travelled to South Africa, despite the protests that had greeted the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians resident there.
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Ekiti government to hold parents accountable for out-of-school children

Dr Kayode Fayemi, the Ekiti State governor has said that henceforth government will hold parents accountable for any case of out of school children recorded in the state.
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NGF: 36 states to get $4 billion from AFDB

The African Development Bank, AfDB, has concluded arrangements to establish Special Agro-Promising Zones (SAPZs) in all the 36 of the country, Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, reveals.

Ekiti governor congratulates Niyi Adebayo on inauguration as minister

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has congratulated a former Governor of the state, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo, on his inauguration as Minister by President Muhammadu Buhari.
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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.
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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.
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Ekiti governor to secure bond for outstanding gratuities

Ekiti State governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has reiterated his government’s readiness to secure bond offerings to offset the outstanding gratuities of state pensioners.
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Ekiti governor set to secure bond to defray outstanding gratuities

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has reiterated his government’s readiness to secure bond offerings to offset the outstanding gratuities of state pensioners.
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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.
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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.
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Teaching of History crucial to nation building – Ekiti governor

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has hailed the Federal Government for re-introducing the study of history back into the schools’ curriculum; saying that this would prevent foreign nations from projecting a distorted picture of the nation’s future.
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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.

Ekiti governor hails John Odiegie-Oyegun at 80

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has felicitated with the first National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie Oyegun, who turned 80 years old on Monday, August 12, 2019, describing him as a diligent worker and exemplary leader.
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Ekiti monarchs drag governor to court over appointment of traditional council chairman

Some aggrieved monarchs have instituted a suit against Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi over the appointment of the Alawe of Alawe Ekiti, Oba Adebanji Alabi as the Chairman of the State traditional council of Obas.
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Sallah: Ekiti governor seeks loyalty, sacrifice

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has urged Muslims to uphold the lessons of love, loyalty and sacrifice which form the foundation of the Eid el-Kabir celebration, during and after the festivities.

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No Nigerian bank is distressed – central bank chief

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