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Ekiti Assembly suspends plenary, other activities indefinitely

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Ekiti State House of Assembly yesterday announced indefinite suspension of legislative activities as part of measure to contain the spread of the dread coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Moving the...

Fri Mar 20th, 2020     Read More →

Segun Oni’s defection may alter permutations in Ekiti APC, PDP

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In her 24 years of checkered political history, Ekiti State has produced four politicians who cannot easily be dismissed. They also have a huge stake in its future political permutations. They...

Fri Mar 20th, 2020     Read More →

Bamikole retains University Tour title

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Paul Bamikole of the Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, has retained the Nigerian University Golf Tour title, beating the field of players from across the country at the prestigious Smokin Hills...

Fri Mar 20th, 2020     Read More →

NAF to partner Ekiti State on cargo airport project, says Abubakar

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Abubakar, who together with top officials of the NAF had a meeting with Fayemi and his team, said the visit was in continuation of the meeting the governor had with him at the Force Headquarters...

Fri Mar 20th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Governors constitute sub-committee, pledge functional isolation centres

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Kindly Share This Story: The Nigeria Governors‘ Forum (NGF) has set up a seven-member sub-committee to review the trend of the Coronavirus and global failing in petroleum price, as well...

Thu Mar 19th, 2020     Read More →

Government searches for contacts of five new coronavirus suspects

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Nigeria took sweeping measures yesterday to check the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as the country and the rest of the world continued to face last-minute disruptions to schedules and...

Thu Mar 19th, 2020     Read More →

Ekiti's coronavirus patient likely contracted virus from dead American

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Ekiti State Government Wednesday said the person who tested positive for coronavirus in the state may have contracted the virus while driving an American man who died in a hospital in the...

Wed Mar 18th, 2020     Read More →

‘Covid-19 stalls $148,209 Japanese grant for Ekiti rice farmers’

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The ravaging Coronavirus epidemic has dealt a blow on Ekiti State’s aspiration to scale up its rice production. The Japanese Government’s grant of $148,209 (N55 million) to the...

Sun Mar 15th, 2020     Read More →

Police parade man for allegedly having sex with goat in Ekiti

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The Ekiti State Police Command has paraded a 24- year-old Sunday Ogaji, who was arrested for allegedly having sex with a goat. While parading the suspect in Ado Ekiti, on Friday, the Commissioner...

Sun Mar 15th, 2020     Read More →

Tributes, as Akeredolu buries mother-in-law

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Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, on Saturday, extolled the virtues of his mother-in-law, Madam Dora Anyanwu, describing her as an efficient teacher, dutiful wife, responsible mother,...

Sat Mar 14th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Health expert calls for concerted to tackle the virus

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Dr Olalekan made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Saturday in Lafia, and stressed the need to assist the government in the fight against coronavirus. The doctor...

Sat Mar 14th, 2020     Read More →

Ekiti begins distribution of hand sanitisers to schools

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As part of its efforts to protect the people against coronavirus, Ekiti State Government has commenced the distribution of hand sanitisers to public primary and secondary schools in the...

Fri Mar 13th, 2020     Read More →

Why Senate approved $22.5b foreign loan, by Ekiti lawmaker

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Chairman, Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, Mr. Opeyemi Bamidele, yesterday said that the approval of $22.5 billion foreign loan was not done for political patronage,...

Tue Mar 10th, 2020     Read More →

INEC, Senate in renewed collaboration to plug loopholes in electoral legal framework

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Elections in Nigeria are characterised by several infractions that many an electorate has lost faith in the power of the ballot in deciding who gets into office or not. As a result, the courts...

Mon Mar 9th, 2020     Read More →

ICC condemns Fulani militants attack on Christian village

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Kindly Share This Story:…Village Leader killed, another injured By Sam Eyoboka INTERNATIONAL Christian Concern (ICC), a non-partisan, charitable organization focused on human rights,...

Sun Mar 8th, 2020     Read More →