Tags : Ekiti State


South West PDP Leadership: Ondo PDP Declares Support For Makinde

Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-West have been urged to allow peace to reign, as that remains the only way the Party could regain its lost grounds in the politics of the country. The Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde made this plea on Sunday, January 31, 2021, while hosting the […]

Governors Meet With Miyetti Allah, Condemn Criminality

Some Governors have met with the national leadership of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) in Akure, Ondo State capital, and condemned criminal activities by bandits, kidnappers, rapists among others who hide in forests to unleash mayhem on innocent citizens.   The Governors include Engr Seyi Makinde of Oyo State; Mr Gboyega Oyetola of Osun […]

“We Will Continue With Efforts To Unite PDP In South-West”

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde has said the South-West chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will continue with efforts aimed at uniting its members to ensure a stronger party in the zone. Governor Makinde, who addressed Newsmen after a meeting with members of the Zonal Working Committee of the Party, on Thursday, December […]

PDP South-West Leaders Call For Unity Among Members

It is imperative for leaders of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the South West to ensure unity and cohesion in the Party as the zone remain strategic to PDP if it must win election at the National level. These were the submisions of some PDP Leaders at the South-West meeting of the Party. The […]

Veteran Yoruba, Actor Jimoh Aliu, ‘Aworo’ Dies At 86

Veteran theatre practitioner, Chief Jimoh Aliu, popularly known as Aworo, is dead. Chief Aliu died on Thursday, September 17, 2020, during a brief illness at the Ekiti State Teaching Hospital, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State capital, at the aged of 86. A source and close associate of the late theatre practitioner said, “The corpse of the deceased […]

Governor Fayemi Tests Positive For COVID-19

Ekiti state governor, Kayode Fayemi has tested positive for COVID-19. The governor confirmed this via his Twitter handle, on Wednesday morning, July 22, 2020. In his tweet, he revealed that the took his third COVID-19 test yesterday which came back positive. The Governor said he is generally doing well and self isolating at home with […]

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 […]