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#EndSARS: APC, PDP bicker over attacks in Ekiti

Following the violent attacks that have trailed the peaceful EndSARS hash tag protests in Ekiti State, as in other parts of the country, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the State have been engaged in a bout of accusations.
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: Traditional institution agent of grassroots development

The Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has promised to always accord the traditional institution with respect, describing it as agents of grassroots development, hence the desire of his administration to always fill vacant stools promptly
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police kill Ogun wanted ‘serial killer’

Police in Ogun State on Tuesday shot dead alleged ‘serial killer’ and drug addict, Feyisola Dosumu, who has been declared wanted by the police.

Oyo partners IITA on $1.2 million agribusiness initiative

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Tuesday, approved a partnership with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) on a $1.2m agribusiness tagged: “Start Them Early”(STEP) programme, targeted towards encouraging the youths in the state to key into agro-economy.

Security operatives arrest cattle rustlers, recover 51 cows in Yobe

Yobe State government said it has recovered 51 cows stolen from Taraba State.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Governor Obaseki approves all outstanding promotions in public service

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has approved all outstanding promotions in the state public service.

Ondo government ‘uncovers’ plots to smear governor’s image

Ahead of the forthcoming governorship election in Ondo State, the state government on Saturday said it has uncovered a grand plot to unleash a smear image on the governor of the state, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, by members of the opposition 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.

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.
Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has warned the newly inaugurated cabinet members to shun frivolities and work as one indivisible team for the progress of the state.

Osun governor appoints 16 new aides

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, on Thursday announced appointment of 16 new aides.

Appeal Court justice’s wife kidnapped in Cross River

According to aitnews, Ekwele who is the wife of Justice Ignatius Agube was kidnapped in her shop along Ekorinim Phase II in Calabar Municipality Area Council of Cross River State on Saturday, at about 8:30 pm local time.
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Tuesday flagged off the COVID-19 Drive-Walk Through Testing programme in the state aimed at controlling the spread of the virus.

Oyo shifts school resumption dates

The government had earlier directed all terminal classes, including Primary Six, Junior Secondary School Three (JSS3) and Senior Secondary School Three (SSS3) to resume on June 29, ahead of preparations for their various exams.
Governor Kayode Fayemi signs revised Appropriation Bill of N91.128bn into law.

Ekiti governor signs revised appropriation bill into law

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State on Monday signed the Revised/Supplementary Appropriation Bill of N91.128 billion into law.
The Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako gave the clarification in a statement made available to the press at the weekend.

Lagos seals 56 illegal structures in Ikoyi, Banana Island

The Lagos State Government has asked 56 property owners sealed in Ikoyi and on the Banana Island axis to produce their building plan permits and evidence of stage certification.
The Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Chief Bisi Egbeyemi, has appealed to the people of Isaba-Ekiti in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State to maintain peace over the vacant kingship stool.

Ekiti denies flouting court order on monarch’s installation

Ekiti State Government said on Thursday that it did not flout court order on the coronation and presentation of the staff of office on Wednesday to the Oore of Otun Ekiti, Oba Adekunle Adeagbo.
Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has announced that the state government will give free foods to residents of the state.

Cross River governor declares 35 ‘cultists’ wanted over killings

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has declared 35 suspected cultists allegedly involved in recent killings and cultism in Calabar wanted.
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 signs MoU to lay 606 km broadband infrastructure

As part of the plan to develop the digital economy in Ekiti State, the State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi on Thursday, signed a memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the O’odua Infraco Resources Limited to lay broadband infrastructure along 606 kilometers across 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.

Ekiti to source N2.5 billion for medical equipment, slashes 2020 budget

As the nation contends with economic challenges occasioned by COVID-19, Ekiti State Government has outlined a number of measures to meet up with the current realities.
The Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday, briefed Mr Buhari on the limitations of the distribution of palliatives to vulnerable persons to curb the economic impact of the coronavirus.

Ekiti slashes 2020 budget to N91 billion

Ekiti State Government on Saturday announced a reduction in its 2020 budget from N124.5 billion to N91.128 billion in accordance with the current economic realities due to coronavirus pandemic.

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