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Ekiti takes delivery of 227 pregnant cows

Ekiti Government takes delivery of imported 227 pregnant cows at the Ikun Dairy Farm to boost milk production in the state

‘Kingnappers’ demand ransom for Ekiti monarch Oba Oyewumi

'Kingnappers' who abducted Oba David Oyewumi, the Obadu of Ilemeso Ekiti, have demanded N20 million ransom to release him.

Pastor Adeboye condemns attack on traditional institutions

By Muhaimin Olowoporoku The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christain Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye has expressed concerns over the attack on monarchs...

Ekiti, Brazil trade group agree on monorail, BRT, agribusiness

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti said his government has concluded plans to enter into partnership with Africa –Brazil International Forum, in agribusiness, monorail and Bus Rapid Transit (BRT).

Ekiti denies giving quit notice to herdsmen

Ekiti government on Monday night, denied speculations that it had issued quit notice to herdsmen in the state.

Three feared dead as Ekiti bye-election turns bloody

By Muhaimin Olowoporoku The House of Assembly by-election in Ekiti State turned bloody as suspected political thugs unleashed mayhem on voters and security agents. Three people,...

Ekiti Govt halts ongoing teachers recruitment

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has suspended the ongoing teachers' recruitment exercise over economic crisis posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ekiti State Judicial panel compensates petitioners

Based on the recommendation of the Ekiti State Judicial Panel, the government said it has started compensating victims of police brutality.

Fayemi gets deadline to pay workers’ outstanding salaries

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has given the Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, till May 1 to pay all outstanding salaries of workers in the state.

Photos: Ekiti, Osun receive COVID-19 vaccine

By Muhaimin Olowoporoku The Ekiti State government and Osun State government have announced that they have received doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines. According to a...

Assistant Commissioner of Police sentenced to life imprisonment in Ekiti

A High Court sitting in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State capital has sentenced Assistant Commissioner of Police, Okubo Aboye to life imprisonment.

Ekiti commissioner wants data collectors to be upright

The Ekiti State Commissioner for Budget and Economic Planning, Mr Femi Ajayi, has charged data collectors in the state to be upright in the discharge of their duties.

Ekiti workers assured of conducive working environment

The Secretary to Ekiti Government, Mr Abiodun Oyebanji, said the state government will provide a conducive working environment for the state civil servants in 2021.

Ekiti disburses car loans to civil servants

Barely two days after giving out over N60 million as housing loan to some teachers and other workers, Ekiti State Government has again disbursed another N100 million as car loans to 278 civil servants.

Ekiti cancels Monday’s religious service over COVID-19

Ekiti State Government cancels the customary interdenominational service scheduled for Monday to curt the spread of Coronavirus.

Ekiti Amotekun rescues traveller, kidnappers escape with another

Amotekun Corps Commander in Ekiti, Brig. Gen. Joe Komolafe, today confirmed the kidnap of a traveller by gunmen, but said one of the captives was rescued by his men

Amotekun promises hitch-free end-of-year celebrations in Ekiti

Brig. Gen. Joe Komolafe, the Corps Commandant, Ekiti State Security Network Agency, Amotekun, has deployed some personnel of the security outfit across the state to guarantee a hitch-free end-of-year celebration.

Yuletide: NSCDC deploys 900 personnel in Ekiti

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ekiti Command, said on Tuesday that it had deployed 900 of its officers and men in the state to forestall the breakdown of law and during and after the Yuletide.

Environmental offenders jailed in Ekiti

Ten people have been sentenced to two months imprisonment each by a mobile Magistrate Court in Ado Ekiti for involving in indiscriminate dumping of refuse.

You have to fight but know when to negotiate – Fayemi tells #EndSARS protesters

Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has commended #EndSARS protesters that "are beginning to fight for the change they want but advised that they should know when to pause and negotiate with the government.

Kidnapped Chinese expatriate regains freedom

Wang, a Chinese expatriate kidnapped in Ekiti state, has regained freedom after the payment of N100 million ransom.

Record $220,000 ransom paid to Nigerian kidnappers of Chinese expatriate

The Chinese expatriate, kidnapped in Ekiti state last week, has been released, with the payment of a record N100m ransom, about $220,000.

WAEC apologises to Ekiti over delay in release of 2020 results

By Ariwodola Idowu The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) on Thursday  said the delay in the release of the 2020 results of candidates of Ekiti...

Ekiti man, Jayeoba Oluwafemi, docked for raping step daughter

By Bolanle Lawal An Ado Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered that one Jayeoba Oluwafemi, 51, be remanded at the Correctional Centre, Ado...

#EndSARS: Fayemi inaugurates 10-member judicial panel of inquiry

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti has inaugurated a 10-man Judicial Panel of Inquiry into alleged human rights violations by security personnel, especially the Special Anti- Robbery Squad (SARS).

Ekiti PDP queries Fayemi’s N2.75bn loan

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State has demanded an explanation on the N2.75 billion allocated for construction of the market in the N20 billion obtained in 2012 by Governor Kayode Fayemi’s administration.

Kidnappers of ex-US army Major Jide Ijadare demand N20m ransom

The kidnappers of a retired United States Army officer, Maj. Jide Ijadare, who was abducted at his palm oil factory on Ijan-Ise EKiti road have demanded N20 million ransom.

Ekiti set to boost participation in badminton

The Ekiti Sports Council says arrangement has been concluded to increase the number of badminton coaches in the state.

Ekiti warns job seekers against scammers

Ekiti Rural Access and Agricultural Marketing Project (EKRAAMP) has warned job seekers against a fake recruitment outfit asking them to pay N15,000.

“Only 7 doctors man 131 health centres in Ekiti” – medical practitioners attack Gov. Fayemi

The National Association of Government General and Medical Dental Practitioners (NAGGMDP) in Ekiti has accused the Kayode Fayemi administration of paying lip service to healthcare delivery in the state.

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