Latest News, Events and Happenings in Ekiti News.en-usSenate mulls excising “Culture and Tourism’’ from Information Ministry Senate during the week urged the Federal Government to consider excising culture and tourism from the Federal Ministry of Information to ensure the harnessing of tourism potential in the country.The Senate also mandated its Committee on Informat <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 23 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Dapchi girls abduction, evidence of Buhari’s failure – Fayose Rotimi OjomoyelaAdo-Ekiti &#8211; Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has said there was no basis for the All Progressives Congress to applaud the President&rsquo;s &ldquo;claim of bringing back home those innocent Dapchi Girls that oug <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 2019: INEC to publish political parties’ manifestoes Omeiza AjayiABUJA &#8211; Ahead of the 2019 General Elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has pledged to make public the manifestos of all political parties to allow Nigerians make informed choices at the polls.INEC Nation <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 APC slams Fayose over alleged misconduct to Ekiti monarch All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State has berated Governor Ayodele Fayose over alleged humiliation and disrespectful conduct to the Ewi of Ado-Ekiti, Oba Rufus Adejugbe Aladesanmi, over the monarch&#8217;s complaint on house demolition t <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Photos: Fayose having fun with market women, buys kolanuts State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose was at King&#8217;s Market in Ado Ekiti on Wednesday during his visits to the market he bought some kolanuts. Grassroot Politics: Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose buying kolanut at King&#8217;s Ma <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Kogi places N5m bounty on killer-herdsmen Emman Ovuakpori &amp; Boluwaji ObahopoLOKOJA&mdash;Kogi State Government has offered five million Naira reward to anybody who can volunteer information leading to the arrest of the herdsmen that killed about 10 persons in Dekina and Omala Local G <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Dapchi girls: 5 of our students died on day of attack – Fasima, released girl;We didn&#8217;t pay ransom for released schoolgirls &mdash; FG&bull;Insurgents hold on to girl who refused to denounce Christianity&bull;We can&rsquo;t ascertain any dead girl &mdash; FG&bull;I&#8217;m happy my daughter didn&#8217;t denounce <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Fayose approves payment of N253.6m Bursary/Scholarship for 3,516 Ekiti students State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has approved N253.6 million for 2017/2018 Bursary and Scholarship awards to qualified students in the state, with 871 students getting scholarship award ranging from N60,000 to N1.5 million while 2,645 got burs <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 21 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 ABUAD Multi System Hospital commences operations today Rotimi OjomoyelaADO-EKITI&mdash;OPERATIONS at the Ultra-modern 400-bed Multi-system hospital at the Afe Babalola University Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, will commence today. In a statement by the Head of Corporate Affairs of the institution, Tunde O <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 21 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Obiano’s second term victory unites Anambra’s political gladiators Vincent UjumaduAWKA &mdash; GOVERNOR Willie Obiano, who was sworn in weekend in Awka to begin his second term of four years as the number one citizen of Anambra State, appears to be on the way to rewriting the history of the state on many fronts. <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 21 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Ekiti 2018: Opeyemi off the starting block frenzy that he generates whenever he stirs the political currents was manifest penultimate Wednesday. The stormy petrel of Ekiti politics caught the attention of all when he stepped out to formally declare his governorship aspiration to the peopl <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 21 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Female Genital Mutilation: Everlasting cut ago, mothers across Nigeria ensured that their female children were circumcised, an obnoxious practice. Many live with the scar today. Although the mothers regarded Female Genital Mutilation, FGM, as a traditional practice they vowed to prote <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 20 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Ekiti is no go area for APC, PDP replies Oyegun Peoples Democratic Party in Ekiti State has told the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress , Chief John Odigie Oyegun, to perish the thought of his party making any appreciable impact in the July 14, 2018 governorship elec <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 20 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Why I intervened in FETHI crisis – Fayose State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, has said he intervened in the crisis that rocked the Federal Teaching Hospital, Ido-Ekiti recently even though it is a federal institution because of the need to defend the interest of the people.FayoseAc <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 20 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Those who voted Buhari should seek forgiveness — FAYOSE Rotimi OjomoyelaADO-EKITI&mdash;GOVERNOR Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, yesterday, asked the politicians that brought President Muhammadu Buhari to seek God&rsquo;s forgiveness. FayoseFayose also lamented that Nigeria&rsquo;s economy had become <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 20 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100