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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.
A vaccine for COVID-19, the viral illness caused by the novel coronavirus, may be within reach sooner than many experts predicted.

Kebbi, Sokoto travellers increases Kwara’s coronavirus cases to 21

Five new COVID-19 cases have been added to Kwara’s already growing cases after 28 travellers were intercepted at the Oko Olowo area of the state capital, Ilorin, all travelling from Sokoto, Kebbi axis of...
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Kwara records five new coronavirus cases

As of Thursday, the state had a total of 21 confirmed cases, out of which 13 are active and the remaining eight have recovered and have been discharged.
Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)

Workers’ Day: Yobe NLC demands full implementation of N30,000 minimum wage

The Yobe State branch of the Nigeria Labor Congress, (NLC) has tasked the state government on the need to fully implement the N30,000 minimum wage as soon as revenue of the state improves.
Lagos state governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday directed law enforcement agencies to arrest and disperse any large gatherings to prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus in the state. 4

Lagos discharges five more virus patients

The Lagos State government, yesterday, confirmed that five additional patients, who have recovered from coronavirus, COVID-19, have been discharged, from Infectious Disease Centre, Yaba Mainland Hospital.
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi has settled the dispute between some prominent traditional rulers in Ekiti state and the state government.

Ooni settles Ekiti traditional rulers, government tussle

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has settled the dispute between some prominent traditional rulers in Ekiti state and the state government.
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Governor Makinde warns criminals to stay away from Oyo, Southwest

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State said on Tuesday that his administration has been providing a safe and secure state for investors, warning criminally-minded elements to stay away from the state and the South-West geopolitical zone.
Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, on Tuesday, signed the Oyo State Security Network Agency Bill 2020 for the establishment of Amotekun Corps into law.

Oyo governor signs Amotekun bill into law

Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, on Tuesday, signed the Oyo State Security Network Agency Bill 2020 for the establishment of Amotekun Corps into law.
The immediate past Governor of Oyo State, Chief Abiola Ajimobi, has admonished his successor, Gov. Seyi Makinde, to ensure that he does not lower the bar of governance in the state.

Oyo governor, predecessors trade blames land tussle

In the evening of October 17, last year, plain clothe security men invaded the Agodi GRA, Ibadan property of the immediate past governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, which was under construction and chased away workers. The former governor was said to have travelled outside the country, when the incident happened, making his aides to wonder who could have been responsible for the act. =
Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, visited the Inspector General of Police, IGP Adamu Mohammed in Abuja on Wednesday, declaring that his administration would not condone violence in Oyo.

Oyo governor hints ex-public office holders to return looted funds or face ICPC

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has hinted ex-public office holders in the state to return stolen funds in their possession or be reported to the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC).
Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, visited the Inspector General of Police, IGP Adamu Mohammed in Abuja on Wednesday, declaring that his administration would not condone violence in Oyo.

Oyo governor inaugurates five new permanent secretaries

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo state on Tuesday inaugurated five newly appointed permanent secretaries.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Ogun creates ministry of transportation, three new agencies

The government of Ogun state has created a new Ministry of Transportation and three agencies under the ministry of physical planning and urban development.
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has declared that he would not mind breaking some toes if it would aid his determination to serve the ordinary people of Oyo State.

Oyo governor commits N500 million to fighting erosion

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Thursday, said the state will be providing N500million seed capital towards ensuring the state benefits from the World Bank assisted Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP).
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Amotekun: South-west has no plans to secede – Governor Fayemi

The Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has again given assurance that the South-west geopolitical zone had no plans to secede from Nigeria by the launch of the regional security outfit, named Amotekun.

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SpaceX flew over Nigeria on way to space station – minister

Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has said the US SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched into space flew over Nigeria’s airspace on its way to Space Station.
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