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School Pupils Abducted in Ekiti

By Amos Ogunrinde Unspecified numbers of pupils of one of the private, Apostolic Faith Nursery and Primary School in Emure Ekiti have been allegedly kidnapped. The pupils were said to have been kidnapped on Monday around five O’clock in the evening when the school bus conveying them was returning to Eporo Ekiti, a town after Emure […]Continue Reading

Gunmen Kill Traditional Rulers

By Amos Ogunrinde Two traditional rulers in Ekiti State have been killed by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers on Monday It was gathered that the two traditional rulers, the Elesun of Esun-Ekiti, Oba David Babatunde Ogunsakin and the Onimojo of Imojo-Ekiti, Oba Olatunde Samuel Olusola were ambushed and shot dead by gunmen along Oke-Ako road, […]Continue Reading

Make your donations to special schools for PWD- Gov Oyebanji tells Friends, Associates

By Amos Ogunrinde The Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Biodun Oyebanji has appealed to his friends, family members, well-wishers and the general public not to organise any birthday party, gift or newspaper advertisement in commemoration of his 56th birthday billed for Thursday, December 21st.  Instead of advertisement placements, gifts or social gatherings, Governor Continue Reading

Ekiti Inauguarates Independent Power Plant

By Kazeem Ayodeji Ekiti State government has reaffirmed its determination to fast-track social and economic development through stable power supply with the official inauguration of the 3.6-megawatt Independent power plant, IPP, in the state capital. Governor Biodun Oyebanji who stated this at the Inauguration ceremony in Ado Ekiti said the initiative had reinforced the Continue Reading

Pensioners Get N150M as Gratuity

By Kazeem Ayodeji Governor Biodun Oyebanji says his administration will continue to make efforts towards prioritizing the welfare of pensioners in Ekiti State and ensure that they receive their gratuities in due course. Governor Oyebanji stated this in Ado Ekiti during the distribution of one hundred and fifty million naira gratuity cheques to sixty-four retired […]Continue Reading

Oyebanji Swears in HOS, Two Commissioners

By Kazeem Ayodeji Government officials in Ekiti state have been urged to demonstrate the highest level of professionalism, integrity, decency and pursue productive ideas towards the implementation of the state’s transformation strategy.  Governor Biodun Oyebanji gave the charge while administering the oath of office on Mr Sunday Komolafe as the state’s new Head Continue Reading

Scrap IPPIS now – SSANIP

By Kayode Joseph Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Polytechnics, SSANIP, Federal Polytechnic Ado-Ekiti chapter has called on President Bola Tinubu to scrap the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System, IPPIS citing irregularities, incompetence, corruption and fraud. Chairman of SSANIP in the institution, Comrade Sunday Akomolafe made the call while addressing Continue Reading

Gov. Oyebanji Inaugurates Economic Management Team

By Kazeem Ayodeji Ekiti State Governor, Mr Biodun Oyebanji says his administration will continue to explore available human and material resources towards building a very strong economic base for the state and ensuring prosperity for the people.  The governor gave the assurance in Ado Ekiti while inaugurating eleven members Economic Management Team chaired by the […]Continue Reading

Ex Ekiti DG is Dead

Former Deputy Governor of Ekiti State, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi, has died. According to the report, Egbeyemi died in the early hours of Saturday at a popular Multi-system Hospital in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital at 79. Egbeyemi who was born on the 8th of May 1944 was a Nigerian lawyer and politician who served as […]Continue Reading

Ekiti INEC Gets New REC

INEC Chairman, Professor Mamhood Yakubu has deployed new Resident Electoral Commissioner to Ekiti State. He is Professor Ayobami Salami, the Pioneer vice Chancellor of  Nigeria’s Premier Technical University, First Technical University, Ibadan, Oyo State. Meanwhile, the former INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner in Ekiti State, Dr Adeniran Tella has handed over Continue Reading