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Gunmen Abduct Two Persons, Shoot Driver In Ekiti

Gunmen have abducted a senior federal worker and another person in Ode, Gbonyin Local Government Area of Ekiti State. The gunmen were also said to have shot the driver of the Hilux van conveying the victims before whisking them away. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Sunday Abutu, confirmed that the driver is […]

Ekiti Introduces Compulsory Property Tax

The Ekiti State government introduced a compulsory payment of Property Tax by landlords and landowners in the state. According to the state government, taxation is part of the measure to boost its Internally General Revenues (IGR). The Chairman of the Ekiti State Internal Revenue Service, Mr. Muyiwa Ogunmilade disclosed this in a statement made available […]

COVID-19: Fayemi Relaxes Lockdown In Ekiti State

The Governor of Ekiti State Kayode Fayemi has announced the relaxation of the lockdown imposed on the state. With the relaxation, the people of Ekiti state will now enjoy free movement for their daily activities from Monday to Friday between 6 am and 8 pm. Fayemi, who stated this in a broadcast yesterday evening, Sunday, May […]

COVID-19: “We Must Reduce The Cost Of Governance” -Fayemi

For Nigeria to emerge stronger from the Coronavirus pandemic, it must take actions to quickly address its short-term challenges, including cutting costs. The Chairman of the Nigeria Governorship Forum (NGF), who doubles as Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi made this statement on Saturday, May 2, 2020, adding that with a reduction in revenue, the […]

Fayemi, Deputy, Ekiti Political Appointees To Slash Salaries By 50%

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has directed that salaries of all political appointees in the State be slashed by 50 per cent with immediate effect. The Commissioner for Information and Values Orientation in the State, Mr Muyiwa Olumilua, confirmed this in a statement forwarded to Channels Television on Tuesday, April 28, 2020. He explained that the […]

Ekiti State Confirms Four New COVID-19 Cases

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State, has announced four new cases of coronavirus in the state, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to eight. In a statement signed on Saturday evening, April 25, 2020, in Ado-Ekiti, Fayemi disclosed that the victims contracted the virus from the state’s fourth index case, a 45-year-old medical doctor […]

Ekiti Records First Coronavirus Death

Ekiti State has recorded its first death from the COVID-19 infection. This was confirmed by the Commissioner for Health, Dr Mojisola Yahaya-Kolade at a press briefing on Wednesday, April 22, 2020. She explained that the deceased was a 29-year-old pregnant community health worker, who beat the curfew in operation to arrive at the state from […]

COVID-19: Customs Donates Three Truckloads Of Rice Each To Oyo,

Oyo State Government has taken delivery of three truckloads of rice donated by the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS). The Comptroller of Customs for Oyo/Osun Area Command, Comptroller Helen Ngozi, made the symbolic presentation to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in Ibadan on Monday, April 20, 2020. Comptroller Helen Ngozi said Customs was donating […]

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NCDC Confirms 38 New Cases Of COVID-19

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said thirty-eight new cases of the Coronavirus have been recorded. This brings the total number of cases confirmed to 665. According to the NCDC, 23 cases were discovered in Kano, 5 in Gombe, 3 in Kaduna, 2 in Borno, 2 in Abia, 1 in FCT, 1 in […]

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COVID-19: S-West States Entry Points To Be Closed, As Governors

The Entry Points of the six South-West States will be closed forthwith to contain the spread of COVID-19 pandemic. The South-West Governors Forum, comprising Oyo, Ogun, Ondo, Osun, Ekiti and Lagos States, resolved this during its virtual meeting held on Thursday, April 17, 2020. The Governors further agreed that wearing of nose masks will be […]