Latest News, Events and Happenings in Ekiti News.en-us17 Southern governors ban open cattle grazing individual attempts to address menace of open grazing in Southern states, the Forum of Southern Governors in one voice, yesterday, announced a ban on open grazing in all the 17 Southern states. They recommended that the Federal Government shoul <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 12 May 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Presidency urges states on RoW for broadband deployment Presidency has urged state governments to be futuristic by looking at the long term benefits of enabling the deployment of broadband infrastructure in their respective states. The Presidency said that broadband infrastructure is crucial to the Fe <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 12 May 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Southern Governors’ Forum urges FG to convoke national dialogue Southern Governors Forum on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to urgently convoke a national dialogue to address the wide spread agitations in the country. The call was contained in a 12-point communique read by the forum&rsquo;s Chairman and <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 11 May 2021 00:00:00 +0100 ‘Nigerians can’t stand two more years of Buhari regime’ Northern Elders Forum , yesterday, threw its weight behind calls for the impeachment of President Muhammadu Buhari, warning Nigeria cannot survive two more years under this regime. Speaking during AIT&rsquo;s &lsquo;Kakaaki&rsquo; programme, <br>GuardianBestNairaTue, 11 May 2021 00:00:00 +0100 EKSG takes delivery of additional 40,000 COVID-19 vaccines Nurse shows a package of the Astrazeneca coronavirus vaccine. Ekiti Government said, on Sunday, it had taken delivery of another batch of 40,000 AstraZeneca vaccines from the National Prim <br>GuardianBestNairaMon, 10 May 2021 00:00:00 +0100 How Nigerian varsities survive economic downturn, meltdown it is a generally held view that education is grossly underfunded in Nigeria, the coronavirus pandemic appears to have taken a huge toll on the sector, with public federal and state universities currently struggling to survive. The general lock <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 06 May 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Fed ministry fails to keep records of houses built, sold in six years budgeting billions of naira for new housing schemes, the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing has no record of homes built and sold in six years under the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.Efforts by The Guardian to obtain the recor <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 06 May 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Strike won’t be called off until demands on financial autonomy are met -JUSUN Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria says the nationwide strike will not be called off until a concrete resolution is reached on financial autonomy. x The News Agency of Nigeria observed that tomorrow, Thursday, the strike will be a mont <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 05 May 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Plans to overthrow Buhari abound, presidency alleges [FILES] Buhari. Photo; TWITTER/NGRPRESIDENT&bull; Buhari haunted by his coup plotting past, says PDP&bull; HURIWA: You made yourself removable due to crass incompetence, nepotism&bull; Afenifere, UPU, Yoruba Ronu, PANDEF flay FG over coup alarm& <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 05 May 2021 00:00:00 +0100 24 Unity Schools for national robotics championship teams drawn from the Federal Unity Colleges have qualified for the First Lego League National Robotics Championship Competition 2021.The teams were selected after highly competitive zonal championships held in Lagos and Kano, respe <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 05 May 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Danladi Umar and the coming storm [FILES] Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal , Mr. Danladi Yakubu UmarIt&rsquo;s been just over a month since the chairman of the Code of Conduct Bureau Danladi Umar was caught on camera physically victimising a security guard at a sh <br>GuardianBestNairaTue, 04 May 2021 00:00:00 +0100 State governments face historic liquidity crises governments are in dire strait as make-up funding sources dry up amid tumbling earnings, crippling their ability to repay existing loans and meet essential obligations. While state governments mouth disdain for mounting debts and declining <br>GuardianBestNairaTue, 04 May 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Fayose’s associate accuses govt of plotting trumped-up rape charges against him Govt not involved, AG repliesThe political associate of former Governor of Ekiti State and former member of the state House of Assembly, Dr. Samuel Omotoso, has accused the state government of plotting to frame him up with a &lsquo;phantom&rsquo; r <br>GuardianBestNairaTue, 04 May 2021 00:00:00 +0100 NBA insists governors must respect Judicial autonomy Ado-Ekiti branch of the Nigerian Bar Association insists that the 36 state governors must respect the provisions of the 1999 Constitution on the contending issue of full autonomy for the Judiciary.The legal body regretted that the closure <br>GuardianBestNairaMon, 03 May 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Ooni, Alaafin, Aare Onakakanfo task FG on insecurity Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II; Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III and Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, have urged the Federal Government to take decisive actions against the state of insecurity in the countr <br>GuardianBestNairaMon, 03 May 2021 00:00:00 +0100