Posts Tagged ‘Ekiti’

25-Year-Old Sentenced To Death By Hanging For Killing Fellow Herder In Ekiti

by Gerald Onwukaon August 6, 2020
A 25 years old man has recently been condemned to death by hanging by the Ekiti State High Court after he killed a fellow herder with the use of a matchet. The judge presiding over the case, Justice Adekunle Adeleye, stated that there were no later occurrence that contradicted the evidence that clouded one tendered […]

Just In: Ekiti Govt Selects 13-Man Committee For Late Ayo Fasanmi’s Burial

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon August 2, 2020
Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has set up a 13-man committee to coordinate the burial ceremony of the late Afenifere leader, Pa Ayo Fasanmi, who died on July 30, aged 94 years. In a brief statement signed by Yinka Oyebode, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor on Sunday, Fayemi said the committee is […]

COVID19: Traditional Activities Terminated By Ekiti State Government

by Seun Adeuyion July 18, 2020
Traditional Rulers in Ekiti State have been urged by the government to terminate or reschedule every traditional activities, so as to help minimize COVID-19 effects. This declaration was recently made by the State Coordinator of COVID-19 Task Force Response Team, Prof. Bolaji Aluko in Ado Ekiti. According to him, “so far, the State has recorded […]

CBN Set To Empower 1,000 Cassava Farmers In Ekiti

by Seun Adeuyion July 8, 2020
No fewer than 1,000 cassava farmers in Ekiti state are to be empowered by the State Government, in partnership with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), to ensure increased cultivation of the commodity in the state. Governor Kayode Fayemi, represented by the Commissioner for Agriculture, Chief Folorunso Olabode, who spoke in Ado Ekiti on Tuesday […]

#COVID19: All Churches, Mosques To Remain Closed– Ekiti State

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon June 17, 2020
The Commissioner for Health, Ekiti State– Dr Mojisola Yaya-Kolade, announced today that all religious gatherings within the state are to remain dormant, as the Covid-19 virus rages throughout the country. Dr. Yaya-Kolade revealed this at a COVID-19 press briefing in Ado Ekiti, saying the ordered halt is part of measures to curb the spread of […]

Ekiti: Suspected Bandits kill Councillor, Kidnap Commissioner For Agriculture, Other

by Seun Adeuyion April 27, 2020
On Sunday evening, suspected bandits struck along Isan Ekiti-Iludun Ekiti Road, killed a councillor with Ilejemeje council area and kidnapped the Ekiti State Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr Folorunso Olabode, and another person. When the incident happened, the commissioner and two others were traveling in the same car along the road. Punch quoted a a source […]