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Four to die by hanging for killing pensioner in Ekiti

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An Ekiti State high court sitting in Ado Ekiti has sentenced four accused persons: Rashidat Abdul (f) 37, Oluwatosin Akarakiri (m) 32, Abdulrasheed Mutairu (m) 22, and Iyoriochile Eromoina (f) 18,...

Tue May 12th, 2020     Read More →

Eating to beat COVID-19, others

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Dr. Bartholomew I. C. Brai is the President, Nutrition Society of Nigeria (NSN), and a consultant nutritionist at the Federal University Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State. Brai in this exclusive interview...

Tue May 12th, 2020     Read More →

Ekiti Assembly confirms ‘Amotekun’ Board Chairman, Commander, others

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The Ekiti House of Assembly, on Monday, confirmed Chief Akin Aregbesola as the Chairman, Governing Board of the State Security Network, codenamed “Amotekun”. The Assembly also...

Mon May 11th, 2020     Read More →

Ekiti PDP SWC welcomes composition of caretaker committee, says court to resolve crisis

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The outgoing State Working Committee (SWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ekiti chapter, has welcomed the composition of a caretaker committee to take over the chapter’s affairs...

Sun May 10th, 2020     Read More →

Ekiti to establish own Coronavirus laboratory

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The Ekiti State Government said on Friday that it has concluded arrangements to open its own COVID-19 testing laboratories in the next one week. When in place, the laboratories would serve as...

Fri May 8th, 2020     Read More →

Fayose’s camp writes Secondus over Ekiti crisis

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The legal counsel representing the camp of former governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has written a letter to the National Chairman of the party, Chief Uche Secondus, on their position on...

Thu May 7th, 2020     Read More →

Olujimi faults Fayose’s loyalists as ward executives

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The senator representing Ekiti South in the National Assembly, Biodun Olujimi, has condemned the inauguration of the ward executives of the party by loyalists of the former Governor, Mr. Ayodele...

Mon May 4th, 2020     Read More →

Pregnant woman who died of COVID-19 infected 3 others – EKSG

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Ekiti State Government on Saturday officially confirmed record of three new Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the state, as announced Friday night by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control...

Sat May 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Why senior civil servants in Ekiti are yet to get minimum wage - Fayemi

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Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti has attributed the delay in implementation of the new minimum wage for senior civil servants to the spread of the COVID-19 to the state and its negative...

Fri May 1st, 2020     Read More →

Fayemi appoints Adeoye COVID-19 response ambassador for Ekiti State

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Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi (right) and Commander, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Femi Adeoye (rtd), during the appointment of the latter as Ambassador of Quarantine in the...

Fri May 1st, 2020     Read More →

Ekiti orders immediate 50% salary cut for Fayemi, deputy, all political appointees

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Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi PHOTO:TwitterThe Ekiti government has directed that salaries of Gov. Kayode Fayemi, his deputy and all political appointees in the state be slashed by 50 per...

Tue Apr 28th, 2020     Read More →

Only one case tested positive for COVID-19 out of 70 in Ekiti State, says Fayemi

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Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi yesterday said that the doctor that attended to the pregnant woman at the private hospital was the only contact case that tested positive for Coronavirus out of...

Fri Apr 24th, 2020     Read More →

ICYMI: Nigeria records 91 new cases of COVID-19, total rises to 873

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Kindly Share This Story: By David Royal The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Wednesday, reported the nation has confirmed 91 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), a pandemic outbreak...

Thu Apr 23rd, 2020     Read More →

36 Governors adopt two-week inter-state lockdown to contain COVID-19

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Kindly Share This Story:Lockdown, Anthony Village, Lagos By David Royal The 36 states governors, on Wednesday, resorted to adopting a two-week inter-state lockdown as measures aimed at containing...

Thu Apr 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Governors okay inter-state lockdown for another two weeks

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FayemiObiano under pressure to use 50% of security votes for palliatives The Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) has endorsed an inter-state lockdown in the country for another two weeks to contain...

Thu Apr 23rd, 2020     Read More →