Ekiti APC back to trenches as intrigues, bad blood escalate ahead of 2022
Like a festering sore, the crisis rocking Ekiti State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) is fast assuming an alarming proportion. Although the party managed its protracted crisis and escaped with a narrow win in the July 14, 2018 governorship poll, the crisis has persisted since Governor Kayode Fayemi assumed office on October 16, 2018.…
Government yields, okays N13.6b for docs’ insurance, hazard allowance
The Federal Government yesterday yielded to the demands of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) by approving N9 billion for the group life insurance...
Governors want powers of president, NCDC on HB 836 reviewed
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has called for a review of the discretionary powers of the president and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) as contained in the proposed Control of Infectious Diseases Bill, 2020 (HB 836).
Governors, labour, NMA, others tackle Reps over health bill
The Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF), yesterday, faulted the Control of Infectious Diseases Bill as the House of Representatives began the long-awaited public hearing...
Ekiti APC replies PDP's criticism over centre named after Fayemi
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has lashed out at the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) for criticising the government's decision to rename the civic centre after Governor Kayode Fayemi as the JKF Cultural Centre. In a statement signed by its spokesman Sam Oluwalana, the APC described PDP as a child without a…
Ekiti State government threatens return of total lockdown over non-adherence to COVID-19 directives
The Ekiti State government has threatened to return total lockdown in the state following non-adherence to the preventive guidelines stipulated to curb the spread of COVID-19.
‘Ekiti House of Assembly passed 19 bills, 17 motions in legislative year’
The Sixth Ekiti State House of Assembly yesterday disclosed that it passed 19 bills and 17 resolutions as it marked one legislative year. Also, as part of the activities marking the celebration...
Ekiti, Ondo will give Olumilua befitting burial, says Fayemi
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has said that the governments of Ekiti and Ondo states would work out a modality to give former governor of old Ondo State, Bamidele Olumilua, a befitting burial. Olumilua passed on Thursday at 80 years of age.
Fayemi meets religious leaders on opening of worship centres
Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, yesterday met with religious leaders as part of steps to reopen worship centres shut to prevent the spread of COVID-19.