Saturday, 9th December 2023

Biodun Oyebanji.

22 Nov
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State has been confronted with several crises that has left the party’s umbrella in tatters .
21 Nov
Citing the preponderance of natural resources, including solid minerals in Ekiti State, the Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr. Dele Alake, has stated the state will contribute significantly to the Federal Government's quest to make solid minerals..
15 Nov
Ekiti State Governor, Biodun Oyebanji, has vowed to end illiteracy and put a stop to incidents of school dropouts in the state. The governor, who expressed the readiness of his government to forge partnership with intending private investors to strengthen education...
7 Nov
Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Biodun Oyebanji, has again called on the Federal Government to immortalise a former Military Governor of Old Western Nigeria, the Late Lt Col. Adekunle Fajuyi, for paying the supreme sacrifice for the unity of the country.
3 Nov
Ekiti State Government, yesterday, threatened to apply sanctions on petrol marketers hoarding fuel, including payment of heavy fines or sealing of business premises.
23 Oct
Former Ekiti State Governors, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo, Mr. Ayodele Fayose and Dr. Kayode Fayemi, yesterday, unanimously endorsed incumbent Governor Biodun Oyebanji for a second term in office.
6 Oct
Ekiti State Governor, Biodun Oyebanji, has said that heads would roll in the State Sports Council over the poor kitting and bad treatment meted to the athletes, who participated in the Seventh National Youths Games in Asaba, Delta State.
5 Oct
Ekiti State Government has commenced a monthly disbursement of N5,000 each to 7,000 vulnerable residents for a period of five months, as part of efforts to cushion the effect of fuel subsidy removal by the Federal Government .
27 Sep
As part of efforts aimed at tackling housing deficit, Ekiti State Governor, Biodun Oyebanji recently partnered with WEMABOD Limited, a subsidiary of Odua Investment Company.
20 Sep
Gov. Biodun Oyebanji of Ekiti has urged the police to unravel the mysteries surrounding the death of a singer, Ilerioluwa Aloba aka Mohbad. This is contained in a statement issued in Ado-Ekiti on Tuesday and signed by the Governor’s Special Adviser on Media, Mr Yinka Oyebode. According to the governor, the minimum the country owes…
6 Sep
The Ekiti Government has denied reports that five persons drowned in flooding in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital. Gov. Biodun Oyebanji of Ekiti, who was represented by his Deputy, Mrs Monisade Afuye, denied the reports, on Wednesday, during an assessment of the affected areas in Ado-Ekiti. The governor regretted the level of havoc wreaked by the…
1 Sep
Ekiti State Governor, Biodun Oyebanji, has said that he will assess the performance of his commissioners after six months in office. Oyebanji made the announcement on Thursday at the commencement of a work plan review meeting with commissioners and permanent secretaries of ministries, departments, and agencies (MDAs). The governor said that each commissioner will be…


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The Chief Medical Director, the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), Prof Darlington Obaseki, has said cervical cancer represents a significant and pressing public health concern for adult females in Nigeria and other developing nations. Obaseki asserted while delivering the 296th Inaugural Lecture of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) entitled, "Microscopes, Milestones And The Maelstrom:…
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The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Benin region on Saturday embarked on facilities expansion and upgrade at work centers in Edo, Delta, Ondo and Ekiti states aimed at expanding the grid for increased capacity and improved quantity of power transmission to the distribution companies in the areas. The TCN General Manager in the region, Engr.…
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The Chairman of the House of Representatives committee on Insurance and Actuarian matters, Mr Ahmed Jaha Babawo has decried the appalling level of contribution of the insurance sector to Nigeria's gross domestic product (GDP).
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The management of Tantita Security Services Limited has described as bizarre, and mischievous an accusation by the Nigerian Navy that the company is involved in illegal activities along the coastal areas of Ondo State. The Navy had issued a statement on Thursday on the arrest of a 77-meter  long motor tanker for crude oil theft…
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The President of the Nigeria Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), Dr. Ike Neliaku, has inaugurated two committees on the forthcoming first edition of the Nigeria National Spokespersons' Awards (NNSA) scheduled for March 2024. This is part of the historic deal with the Image Merchants Promotion Limited (IMPR) - publishers of PRNigeria, Economic Confidential, Spokespersons' Digest…
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The Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, has allayed the fear about artificial intelligence in communication and national security. Kashifu spoke at the 2023 Security and Emergency Management Awards (SAEMA) and Spokespersons’ Communication Awards (SCA); 29 awards were presented to eminent security personnel, agencies, public relations experts, public…
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The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has called on African leaders to create quality jobs for its teeming unemployed youths to stem the trend of brain-drain bedeviling the continent.