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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

Monkeypox: Veterinarian Advises Nigerians Against Close Contact With Carrier Animals

Nigerians have been urged to desist from having direct contact with animals that are carriers of monkey pox to stem the spread of the disease. A veterinarian with Ekiti State veterinary hospital, Dr Ayosunkami Ogunrinde gave the advice in an exclusive interview with Radio Nigeria in Ado-Ekiti. Dr Ogunrinde said human-being could contract monkeypox by […]Continue Reading

Gov. Fayemi to Inaugurate Projects in Oyo

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, will on Thursday, September 15th, 2022, inaugurate some projects completed by the Governor Seyi Makinde-led administration.  A statement by the Honourable Commissioner, Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr Wasiu Olatubosun indicated this on Monday. Dr Olatubosun said some of the projects billed to be inaugurated by Continue Reading

Covid-19: Ekiti Records 74 New Cases

Ekiti State has recorded seventy four new COVID-19 cases in the state. In a statement in Ado Ekiti, the State Commissioner for Health and Human services, Dr Oyebanji Filani explained that the new cases were recorded after the Eld- EL- KABIR celebration. He noted that there was significant decline in the number of positive COVID-19 […]Continue Reading