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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 governor to receive NHRC leadership award today

Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi will today, Thursday, receive The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)’s Leadership Award on Human Rights as part of activities marking the Human Rights Day, as well as kick starting activities for the Commission’s silver jubilee anniversary celebration.
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

Governor Fayemi: Nigerians should focus on governance not 2023 polls

Nigerians should focus their attention more on governance rather than discussing election, power and succession in the 2023 election, Ekiti State governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, advised on Tuesday.
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: New Ado-Iyin road to boost economic activities in Ekiti

The Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has explained that his administration embarked on the construction of the new Ado-Iyin dual carriageway to boost economic activities and open up more communities along the route.
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 governor restates commitment to doctors’ welfare

The Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has restated the commitment of his administration to the welfare of medical doctors to boost healthcare delivery 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 Harry Akande’s demise

Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi has commiserated with the family of the late business mogul and former Presidential aspirant, Chief Harry Akande, who passed on Saturday, aged 77.
Governors of the thirty-six states of the country under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF will be meeting tomorrow, with evolving a new national security order that will ensure the safety of lives and property nationwide topping the agenda

Nigerian governors to meet with President Buhari to address security challenges

Governors of the thirty six states under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF have resolved to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari to address the security challenges with continued cases of armed banditry, terrorism and kidnapping across the country.
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Senator Saraki cautions PDP chairman against Interfering with reconciliation drive

Former Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has cautioned the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, against interfering with the party’s ongoing reconciliation efforts.
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Aisha Buhari seeks harmonisation of gender violence laws

The Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has called for better funding and harmonisation of Nigeria’s laws to combat the growing spate of gender-based violence.
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VP Osinbajo: Nigerian government prioritizing poverty reduction, social inclusion, business growth

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Ondo State Deputy Governor, Mr. Agboola Ajayi yesterday visited a former Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose in his Afao Ekiti country home.

Governor Akeredolu’s deputy visits Ayo Fayose, mulls return to PDP

Ondo State Deputy Governor, Mr. Agboola Ajayi yesterday visited a former Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, in his Afao Ekiti country home.
Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose

Ayo Fayose begs Ondo deputy governor to return to PDP

Embattled Deputy Governor of Ondo State and Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) candidate in the last Ondo State governorship election, Agboola Ajayi, was on Saturday advised to return to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
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.

Nigerian governors reveal how coronavirus affected governance, development

Governors of the 36 states of the federation Wednesday told the deputy Secretary general of the United Nations how the Covid-19 pandemic affected governance and development in Nigeria in the period under review.
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Nigerian governors seek additional UN help over coronavirus

The Nigeria Governors Forum, on Tuesday, asked the Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations, Nigeria’s Amina Mohammed, to facilitate additional assistance to states in their bid to deal with the economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic.

#EndSARS: UN deputy chief commend governors’ handling of protests

UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed met on Tuesday with the governors of the 36 states of the Federation on the platform of Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), commending their maturity in the handling of the #EndSARS protests.
The Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has inaugurated a 13-member committee to critically examine and recommend to the government the viability and economic sustainability of the planned creation of Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) from the existing 16 Local Government Areas (LGAs) in State.

Ekiti governor inaugurates 13-man committee on proposed LCDAs

The Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has inaugurated a 13-member committee to critically examine and recommend to the government the viability and economic sustainability of the planned creation of Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) from the existing 16 Local Government Areas (LGAs) in State.

PDP: Ayo Fayose courageous, fearless man who fought against injustice

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Sunday, described Ayodele Fayose, former Ekiti State Governor as a courageous states man.

Segun Oni: Why #EndSARS protest ended in violence

Former Ekiti State Governor, Segun Oni, has told the federal government that there was more to the aftermath of the #EndSARS protest.
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 to revoke undeveloped lands C-of-O

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has given directive for the revocation and reallocation of the Certificate of Occupancy of all lands that have not been developed for three years commencing date of allocation.
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Governors: Why Nigerian youths are restive

The Nigeria Governors Forum on Thursday resolved to adopt, at both the state and regional levels, guidelines to be developed and issued by the National Economic Council’s Sub-Committee on Engagement to reduce restiveness among young people.
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We have failed our children – minister

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, has urged parents to instill family values in their children as a way to save the country from degeneration.
Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, and his Kaduna State counterpart, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, have called for the devolution of powers to states.

Kaduna, Ekiti governors call for power devolution to states

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, and his Kaduna State counterpart, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, have called for the devolution of powers to states.
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

Governor Fayemi: Nigeria needs to be re-created

Ekiti State governor and Chairman, Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Kayode Fayemi, has said that for the country to attain socio-political and economic greatness, it must be re-created to satisfy restructuring agitations.

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