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Gunmen abduct another petrol dealer in Ekiti

The police command in Ekiti said a petrol dealer, Mr Adebayo Itakorode, has been abducted by gunmen at Isan Ekiti in Oye Local Government of the state.

Register with government or get expelled: Ekiti tells farmers, herders

Ekiti State government has given farmers and herders another two-week window to register with the state government or be ready to leave the state.

Ekiti to support rainstorm, fire victims

The Ekiti government has pledged to assist victims of a rainstorm that displaced about 1,000 residents and fire incident that ravaged about 20 hectares of cocoa and kolanut plantations in the state.

Fayemi to compensate #EndSARS victims with N7.2m

Commissioner for Justice, Olawale Fapohunda, has said the Ekiti Government will pay N7.2 million in compensation to 24 petitioners in 14 days.

Ekiti govt. denies locking up pupils over tax evasion

The Ekiti Government on Thursday denied reports alleging that its tax officials locked up a private primary school in Ado Ekiti, the state capital, and made the pupils of the school suffer for hours.

Ekiti CP justifies dismissal of pregnant policewoman

The Police Command in Ekiti on Thursday justified the dismissal from service of a police constable, Miss Olajide Omolola.

Ekiti schools warned against contravening resumption directive

Ekiti government has warned private school proprietors against contravening the Jan. 18 resumption date for the second term academic activities in the state.

Ekiti translates “Amotekun” law, others into Yoruba language

Ekiti State Ministry of Justice has translated six laws into the Yoruba language.

Ekiti to revive grassroot sports in 2021

The Ekiti Sports Council on Friday assured youths that it would promote more grassroots sporting activities in 2021, to enhance their skills in various sports.

Ekiti raises alarm over fake loan packages

Ekiti State government on Monday cautioned residents against engaging in business transactions with unverified loan givers to avoid being scammed.

Ekiti urges transporters to reduce fares

Ekiti State government is poised to reverse astronomical increases in transportation fares, Akin Oyebode, Spokesman for Gov. Kayode Fayemi, said in a statement issued in Ado-Ekiti on Monday.

Ekiti residents beat suspected kidnapper to death

Residents of Omuo Ekiti have allegedly beaten to death, a middle-aged man accused of attempting to kidnap a boy in the area.

Police debunk rumours of personnel withdrawal

Mr Tunde Mobayo, the Commissioner of Police in Ekiti state, has debunked rumours that the Nigeria Police Force have withdrawn from Ikere-Ekiti, Ekiti State, or anywhere in the state.

Ekiti uncovers 362 LG ghost workers

The Ekiti Government has uncovered the payment of N20 million monthly as salary for 362 ghost workers in Local Governments.

#EndSARS: Ekiti panel warns petitioners of fake documents

The Ekiti Judicial Panel of Inquiry into Rights Violations by the Police, on Monday, warned those intending to submit petitions to ensure that incidents reported are factual and not contrived.

Ekiti set to establish Tourism Village

The Ekiti government is set to establish an Arts, Crafts and Tourism Village in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital.

Ekiti raises alarm, says poisonous food items mistaken for COVID-19 palliatives

Ekiti State government raised an alarm on Saturday that huge quantities of poisonous items, mistaken for food yet to be distributed as Covid-19 palliatives, were looted in warehouses in Ado-Ekiti on Friday.

Police ban protests in Ekiti

The Police Command in Ekiti State has announced a ban on all forms of protests, following the imposition of a 24-hour curfew by Governor Kayode Fayemi.

Ekiti govt denies sending soldiers to protest grounds

Ekiti State Government has described social media reports that soldiers have taken over Ado-Ekiti, the state capital, chasing protesters with guns as untrue and misleading.

Ekiti teachers urge Fayemi to recruit more hands

A cross-section of teachers in Ekiti State have urged Governor Kayode Fayemi to recruit more teachers into the state teaching service to enhance quality education in the state.

Ekiti APC suspends Ojudu, 10 others indefinitely

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti state has suspended Sen. Babafemi Ojudu and 10 others indefinitely for allegedly flouting directive of the party’s national executive.

Ekiti Attorney-General seeks support to end land grabbing

The Ekiti Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General, Olawale Fapohunda, on Wednesday sought the cooperation of traditional rulers in the state government’s effort to curb the activities of rapists and land grabbers.

Ekiti workers begin 3-day warning strike Monday

The organised labour in Ekiti state, on Friday, said that there was no going back on its planned commencement of a three-day warning strike from Aug. 3.

Ekiti workers to begin warning strike over minimum wage

The organised labour in Ekiti state, on Friday, said that there was no going back on its planned commencement of a three-day warning strike from August 3, 2020.

Ekiti Speaker pays tribute to late Olumilua

The Speaker of Ekiti House of Assembly, Mr Funminiyi Afuye, has described a former governor of the old Ondo State, Bamidele Olumilua, as an outstanding elder statesman.

Coronavirus patient in Ekiti tests negative, discharged

The only coronavirus-hit patient in Ekiti State has tested negative and allowed to go home.

Ekiti Court dissolves 14-year-old marriage

A Customary Court sitting in Ikole-Ekiti on Monday dissolved a 14-year-old marriage between one, Ayodeji Adesua and his estranged wife, Foluke. The President of the...

Ekiti govt sends message to Sanusi

Ekiti Government says it will continue to recognise the deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, as the Chancellor of the state-owned Ekiti State...

Insubordination: Gov. Fayemi sends letter to 11 prominent Obas

Ekiti State Government has issued “administrative letters” to no fewer than 11 first-class traditional rulers over alleged non-cooperation with government and leadership of the...

Ekiti govt dismisses 3 randy teachers

Ekiti Government on Friday announced the immediate dismissal from service of the three public secondary school teachers accused of sexually harassing their female students.

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