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Federal University, Oye (FUOYE)

Ekiti government delegation visits families of slain FUOYE students

The Ekiti state government on Friday sent a delegation to commiserate with the families of students who died of gunshots during a protest on Tuesday by students of the Federal University, Oye Ekiti (FUOYE).
Erelu Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi

FUOYE: Ekiti governor’s wife suspends advocacy campaign following student’s death

Mrs Bisi Fayemi, the wife of Ekiti governor, has suspended her suspended her empowerment and advocacy campaign in local government areas of the state following controversy over the death of student of Federal University, Oye Ekiti (FUOYE).
Federal University, Oye (FUOYE)

Oye Ekiti university shut indefinitely

The Police in Ekiti State said on Tuesday night that they had recovered a weapon from one of the protesting students of Federal University, Oye Ekiti.

Federal hospital installs 3500kg incinerator

The Federal Teaching Hospital, Ido-Ekiti, (FETHI), Ekiti State, has installed a 3500kg capacity incinerator capable of combusting both medical and household wastes.

Senator Ayo Arise loses mum

Mrs Felicia Aduke Arise, mother of the former Senator, representing Ekiti North Senatorial District, Mr Ayo Arise, has passed on.
Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi

Cancer: Bisi Fayemi tasks women on regular examination

Ekiti State governor’s wife, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, has urged women to take advantage of cancer awareness programme and always submit themselves for regular breasts and cervical cancer examination.

Court sentences man to 12 years in prison for kidnapping in Ekiti

An Ado-Ekiti High Court on Friday sentenced an unemployed man, Olumide Ogunrinde to 12 years in prison for kidnapping.

Four injured, motorcycles burnt in Ekiti tanker accident

No fewer than four persons sustained various degrees of injuries on Thursday when a petroleum tanker exploded at Ido Ekiti, in Ido/Osi Local government area of the state.

Former Ekiti commissioner escapes assassination

A former commissioner in the first term of Governor Kayode Fayemi in Ekiti State, Mrs Funke Owoseeni, on Thursday escaped death by a whisker as suspected assassins besieged her house located at Ijesa Isu in Ikole Local Government area of the state.
Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi flags off free cataract surgery for 405 Ekiti residents

Dr. Kayode Fayemi, Ekiti State governor, on Wednesday flagged off free cataract surgery for 405 residents and restated his commitment to quality healthcare delivery.
Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi

Bisi Fayemi: No woman in Ekiti should give birth at home

The wife of Ekiti State governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, has urged women in the state to desist from giving birth at home declaring the practice as dangerous and life-threatening.

REC: INEC ready for by-election in Ekiti

The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Ekiti State, Prof. Abduganiy Raji, on Thursday said the commission was now ready for the pending by-election to fill the vacant seat in the state House of Assembly.

Ayodele Fayose’s government abandoned us for four years – Ekiti communities

Some communities in Ekiti North Senatorial District of Ekiti State are sad and angry. They have accused the immediate past administration of former Governor Ayodele Fayose of neglecting them by not extending developmental and infrastructural projects to them during his tenure.
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.

Bisi Egbeyemi: Herdsmen carrying weapons will be arrested, prosecuted in Ekiti

The Ekiti State government has declared that the full weight of the law will be visited on any herdsman caught with dangerous weapons.
Prophet Sam Olu Alo

Cleric: Look beyond 2019 for nation’s messiah

The founder of Christ Apostolic Church (CAC), Adamimogo Outreach, Prophet Sam Olu Alo, has charged Nigerians to look beyond 2019 for the nation’s much desired messiah.
Michael Adedeji

Shot Ekiti assemblyman passes on in hospital

A member of the Ekiti state house of assembly, Micheal Adedeji, who was shot in the head by gunmen on Friday is dead.
Michael Adedeji

Police: Attacked Ekiti assemblyman Micheal Adedeji responding to treatment

The Ekiti State Police Command, on Saturday revealed that a member of the State House of Assembly, Hon. Michael Adedeji, who was attacked along Ado-Akure Highway on Friday, is now responding to treatment at the hospital.
Caleb Ikechukwu, police spokesman in Ekiti

Ekiti lawmaker shot by unidentified gunmen

Some unidentified gunmen on Friday shot a member of the Ekiti House of Assembly, Mr Michael Adedeji, at a close range at Ado Ekiti while driving to Akure, Ondo State.

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