Customers kick as Multichoice implements tariff increase June 1
Subscribers to DStv and GOtv services yesterday deplored the plan by the parent company, Multichoice, to implement the 7.5 per cent hike in Value Added Tax (VAT) from June 1, 2020.
Ekiti to prosecute food items donors defying social distancing order
The Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has warned non-governmental organisations, corporate bodies and individuals engaging in philanthropic gestures against disobeying the social distancing order meant to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the state.
Kidnapped Ekiti commissioner regains freedom
Ekiti State Commissioner for Agriculture Olabode Folorunso has regained his freedom from his abductors. Commissioner for Information and Values Orientation Aare Muyiwa Olumilua in a statement said Folorunso was released "a few hours ago unhurt and has since rejoined his family." He, however, did not disclose whether the government paid the N15 million demanded by…
Fayemi approves financial assistance for vulnerable Ekiti workers
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has approved financial assistance for the most vulnerable workers, including the bedridden and widows, in the civil service to mitigate their suffering.
COVID-19: Ekiti man who prevented his son from entering his house after journey gets state appointment
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi on Thursday appointed Femi Adeoye as coronavirus response ambassador in the state. "Today, I appointed Mr. Adeoye, father of the young man who sneaked into Ekiti state, as a COVID-19 Response Ambassador in Ekiti State," Fayemi tweeted. "I am proud of Mr Adeoye as a principled Ekiti man and I…
Fayemi, deputy, other political appointees to get 50% salary cut
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has directed that the salaries of all political appointees in the state, including himself and his deputy, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi, be slashed by 50 per cent with immediate effect.
Ekiti State COVID-19 third case patient dies
Fayemi orders release of 30 prisoners in Ado-Ekiti correctional centre The Ekiti State Government yesterday said that the 29-year-old woman, who was the third case of COVID-19 in the state, had died. The woman passed on at the Intensive Care Unit of Federal Teaching Hospital, Ido-Ekiti, yesterday. The state’s Commissioner for Health, Dr. Mojisola Yaya-Kolade,…
Ekiti COVID -19 patient tests negative, discharged, says Fayemi
The second Covid-19 patient in Ekiti has tested negative and has been discharged from isolation, Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi said yesterday.
Fayemi begins FG’s cash transfer scheme in Ekiti State
No fewer than 5,000 indigent citizens would benefit from the conditional cash transfer under the household-uplifting programme initiated by the Federal Government to fight poverty in Ekiti State.
Ekiti State's coronavirus patient discharged
The index COVID-19 patient in Ekiti State has been discharged from the isolation centre by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) and the Ekiti State government. The 37-year-old man who came in contact with an American tourist has tested negative after about two weeks of treatment. "Ekiti state’s #COVID19 patient has now been discharged.…