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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 governor mourns ex-assemblyman

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has described the death of a former state lawmaker, Mr Kola Fakiyesi, as “very shocking and unfortunate”.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PTF on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha, who raised the concern on Thursday during the daily press briefing by the task force in Abuja.

Nigeria extends eased lockdown by four weeks

Federal government yesterday extended the ease of lockdown in the country by another four weeks, saying coronavirus was now in 536 of the 774 local government areas in Nigeria.

Herdsman to die by hanging for killing colleague in Ekiti

An Ekiti State High Court, Ado Ekiti Division, on Thursday sentenced a 25 years old herdsman, Mohamodu Haruna, to death by hanging for killing a fellow herder, one Mohamadu Usman.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on the floor, moving a bill on the Repeal of Quarantine Act, 2004 at plenary yesterday at National Assembly Abuja. . Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan. 2

House of Reps set up 30-man c’ttee to accelerate passage of PIB

A thirty-member committee, with five members drawn from each of the six geo-political zones of the country, is expected to start work on the bill in the third week of this month, newsmen learnt, weekend.
Wale Ojo-Lanre, Senior Special Assistant on Tourism Development to Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti, has urged intending investors to visit the state as it remains conducive for investment.

Ekiti conducive for tourism investment – official

Wale Ojo-Lanre, Senior Special Assistant on Tourism Development to Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti, has urged intending investors to visit the state as it remains conducive for investment.
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 demands peaceful selection process, as seven contest vacant Oluyin stool

The Ekiti State Government has canvassed a peaceful and rancour-free process ahead of the selection and enthronement of a new Oluyin of Iyin Ekiti in Irepodun/Ifelodun Local Government Area of the state
Officials of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Kaduna State on Thursday rescued eight kidnap victims during an operation in the state capital.

NSCDC intercepts Sokoto travellers in Ekiti

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Ekiti Command, has intercepted a bus which sneaked into Ekiti with some traders.
South Korea’s SolGent has secured an order to supply a U.S. government agency with an additional 7,500 kits which can each perform 100 coronavirus tests, the CEO of the biotech firm told Reuters.

Ekiti: How coronavirus-diagnosed pregnant health worker ‘sneaked’ into the state

The Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has given details on how a pregnant health worker based in Lagos, and infected with coronavirus “sneaked” into the state.
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 to decongest correctional centre to curb coronavirus spread

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti says he has directed the Ministry of Justice to urgently prepare modalities for further decongestion of the Federal Correctional Centre, Ado-Ekiti.

Assailants stab woman to death inside her home in Ekiti

Few days after a chief was murdered in Ikole area of Ekiti State, some assailants have stabbed a woman, Mrs Tayo Ajayi, to death in her home.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Suspected gunmen murder Ekiti council staff

Unknown gunmen have murdered one Mrs Tayo Ajayi, a staff of the Staff of Irepodun Ifelodun Local Government Area of Ekiti 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.

Coronavirus: PDP group accuses Ekiti governor of insincerity in cash transfers

Ekiti State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party National New Media Group (PDP-NNMG) has faulted claims by the State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, that 5,000 indigent citizens drawn from 16 council areas of Ekiti State received between N20,000 and N60,000 each on Tuesday, under the federal government Cash Transfer Scheme.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arraign man over alleged attempted murder

The Police on Wednesday arraigned a 20-year-old man, Anuoluwapo Busuyi, before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court over alleged attempted murder.
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Bisi Fayemi: 2020‘II be tougher for rapists, child traffickers in Ekiti

The Ekiti State First Lady, Mrs Bisi Fayemi has assured on the commitment of government of Ekiti State, to protecting the children against all forms of molestations.
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 urges police to arrest killers of PDP member

Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has urged the police command and other security agencies to unravel the mystery surrounding the violence that erupted during the Saturday’s council poll.
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APC sweeps Ekiti council polls as PDP rejects result

The Ekiti State Independent Electoral Commission (EKSIEC) has declared the candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winners of the Saturday’s Local Government Council election in the state.
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Ekiti council poll: We will root out PDP – APC

The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has vowed to root out the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state and show the world that the APC remains the only party in the state by winning in all the 16 Local Government Areas of the state in the forthcoming LG elections on December 7.

PDP hails Senator Olujimi’s victory at appeal court

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti has hailed Wednesday’s Appeal Court judgment which upheld the Tribunal verdict that sacked Sen. Dayo Adeyeye of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in favour of Mrs Abiodun Olujimi.

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