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Ekiti Assembly denies sabotaging Governor Fayemi’s administration

Members of the Ekiti State House of Assembly has denied harbouring ill-feelings against Governor Kayode Fayemi, saying their relationship with the governor remains strong and cordial.

APC crisis: Senator Ojudu’s road to Golgotha signed, sealed – Ekiti Assembly

The Ekiti State House of Assembly has described the alleged war of attrition waged on governor Kayode Fayemi and All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti by Senator Babafemi Ojudu, as one capable of sinking his (Ojudu’s) political career.
Erelu Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi

Ekiti opens sexual assault referral centre for victims

The Ekiti State Government has established a Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) where victims of rape and other molestations will receive medical and psychological attention, rather than being abandoned to suffer.

Ekiti Assembly passes 2020 revised appropriation bill of N91.1 billion

Ekiti State House of Assembly has passed the state’s 2020 revised appropriation bill of N91.1 billion which is N33.6 billion lower than the previous appropriation.
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.
Lagos Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, disclosed this on Thursday while giving update on Coronavirus in the country.

Coronavirus: Lagos traces 1,300 as cases hit 12

The Lagos State Government on Thursday confirmed four new coronavirus cases, bringing to 12, the total number of cases in the country.

Ekiti Assembly suspends activities indefinitely over coronavirus outbreak

Ekiti House of Assembly, on Thursday, suspended its legislative activities indefinitely as parts of the measures to contain the spread of Coronavirus, coded COVID-19.
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 sign Amotekun Bill on Monday

Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi will sign into law the bill for the establishment of Ekiti Security Network Agency and Amotekun Corps on Monday, March 16, 2020.
Western Nigerian Security Network, codenamed Amotekun.

Amotekun set for take off

Following the passage of the bill by the lawmakers, the six governors in the zone are expected to simultaneously sign the document into law, thus paving the way for the establishment of Amotekun Corps in their domains.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Why the law requires pre-election cases to be decided before elections

In a unanimous judgment delivered on February 14, 2020, the Supreme Court of Nigeria sacked the Bayelsa State Governor-elect, David Lyon and his Deputy, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremieoyo who had run on the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC).
Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has said the law backing the establishment of Western Nigeria Security Initiative, codenamed Amotekun will be ready latest on Valentine Day, Friday, February 14, across the six states in the region.

South West states receive bill to legalise Amotekun

Governors of the South-west states have received copies of a bill to establish the South West Security Network in their respective states which would oversee the planned regional security corps also known as Amotekun.

Sickle cell: NBA to sponsor mandatory Genotype Bill in Ekiti

Worried at the alarming rate young people die in the country as a result of sickle cell disease, Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ado-Ekiti branch has said it would sponsor a private bill that would make it mandatory for intending couples to go for a compulsory blood test before marriage.

Lassa fever: Ekiti assemblyman sensitises constituents

As the outbreak of Lassa Fever begins to raise concerns in various states in Nigeria, a lawmaker in Ekiti state house of assembly, Princess Teju Okuyiga has tasked Ekiti people on cleanliness, in a proactive move to prevent an attack.
Yoruba World Congress (YWC), an umbrella body of all Yoruba socio-cultural groups, has threatened to hold a peaceful protest in support of the recently launched Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Amotekun.

Whoever is against Amotekun is satanic – Yoruba elders

A man of the cloth, hunters as well as men of Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) on Tuesday led a solidarity rally in support of the South-West security outfit ‘Operation Amotekun’.
The Speaker of the House, Hon. Funminiyi Afuye, who spoke with journalists in Ado Ekiti on Monday said, the House won’t be hostile to the executive in the discharge of its legislative functions, but would comply strictly with financial guidelines, for Governor Fayemi to be able to deliver on his promises.

Ekiti Assembly: Speaker vows to monitor Implementation of 2020 budget

As Governor Kayode Fayemi last week presented the 2020 appropriation bill for scrutiny, the Ekiti State House of Assembly has assured that the financial proposal will be thoroughly scrutinised by the lawmakers to meet the yearnings of the populace.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi presents N124.7 billion 2020 budget to Ekiti Assembly

The Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has presented a 2020 appropriation bill of N124.7 billion to the Ekiti State House of Assembly.

700 constituents benefit from Ekiti lawmaker’s free health service

No fewer than 700 residents of Emure-Ekiti and other communities in Emure council areas of Ekiti State have benefitted from a community-based health project organised by the a member of the Ekiti State House of Assembly.
Kayode Fayemi

No place for religious intolerance in Ekiti – governor

Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, performed the ground breaking of the multi-million naira Ekiti Secretariat Mosque, with a promised to allow religion freedom in the state.

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FRSC Board approves appointment of two deputy corps marshals

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