Ekiti appoints Emir Sanusi as EKSU Chancellor
Ekiti state government has appointed the Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, as the Chancellor of the state-owned Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado Ekiti. The Head, Directorate of Information and Corporate Affairs in the institution, Mr Bode Olofinmuagun, on Monday confirmed the development to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Ado Ekiti, but did not…
Fayose: It appears our witness hostile – EFCC tells court
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday abruptly stopped evidence by its 13th witness in the fraud trial of former Gov. Ayo Fayose, saying that it appeared the witness was trying to be hostile.
Ekiti government reviews Fayose’s last minute recruitment of 2,000 workers
The Ekiti State Government has expresssed its readiness to review the procedure that led to the recruitment of no fewer than 2,000 new workers into the civil service by the immediate past administration of Mr Ayo Fayose. The News Agency of Nigeria, (NAN) reports that the new set of workers had continually protested their non-recogition…
February 16: Atiku is unstoppable - Secondus
National Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, on Tuesday said the party’s presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, was sure to win the presidential election on Saturday. Speaking at the party’s presidential rally in Lagos, Secondus said the PDP candidate was unstoppable. He said the masses were tired with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)…
Fayose left N155 bn debt, says Fayemi
Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has reacted to the alleged denial of the involvement of Zenith Bank Plc in the funding of his election in 2014.
Fayemi pays Ekiti State workers salary arrears owed by Fayose
The Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Mr Bisi Egbeyemi, on Sunday said the state government had paid the one month salary arrears owed by the Ayo Fayose administration to civil servants. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Egbeyemi announced this while addressing religious leaders, political office holders and civil servants at the Government Jouse…
Fayemi lifts Fayose’s embargo on Eco, GT and Zenith Banks in Ekiti
Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti on Sunday lifted the no-patronage embargo placed on Ecobank, GTBank and Zenith Bank by his predecessor, Ayo Fayose.
Workers petition Ekiti Assembly over N264m grant allegedly received from Fayose by labour
Workers in Ekiti State, under the aegis of Ekiti Workers Rescue Team (EWRT), have petitioned the state House of Assembly Committee on Public Accounts demanding probe of alleged monthly release of N6 million to labour leaders by former Governor Ayo Fayose...
Magu, EFCC, others and the verdict of history
Maybe Mr. Ibrahim Magu, the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) should be reminded that the verdict of history is much more tenable.
Political appointees, friends shun Fayose’s last dinner party, food wasted
A dinner party organised on Friday night by the outgoing Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose to round-off his tenure in office was shunned by the expected crowd of party faithful and political appointees.
How I will run my government, says Fayemi
On Tuesday, October 16, Dr. Kayode Fayemi would be sworn in as the governor of Ekiti State for the second term. The expectations are high, but these are not strange to the new governor, who had governed the state before. In this exclusive interview with MUYIWA ADEYEMI, the former minister of Solid Mineral Development gave…