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March 21, 2018 1:27 PM Ekiti govt. approves N253.6m Bursary/Scholarships for 3,516 own students

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has approved N253.6 million for 2017/2018 Bursary and Scholarship awards to qualified students in the state, with 871 students getting scholarship award ranging from N60,000 to N1.5 million while 2,645 got bursary award ranging from N10,000 to N150,000. 30 Overseas PhD Students will get N1,500,000 each as scholarship 15

March 21, 2018 11:04 AM Dapchi abduction: Fayose’s aide drops shocking comment on release of schoolgirls

Lere Olayinka, an aide to Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Wednesday reacted to the release of the abducted students from Government Science Secondary School in Dapchi, Yobe State. The governor’s aide alleged that those who “removed Military checkpoints” and allowed the girls to be abducted “have released them.” In a tweet, he wrote, “Heard that those 18

March 9, 2018 3:40 AM Ekiti guber: Fayose pledges to support winner of PDP primary

ate Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has assured governorship aspirants on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the state that he will support the winner of the party primary. Fayose also said he would create a level playing ground during the party’s April primary for the July 14 poll. He, however, reiterated his support for his deputy, Olusola 18

March 8, 2018 11:54 AM Ekiti women shut Ado Ekiti for Fayose’s N400 million largesse

Hundreds of Ekiti women clad in Ankara uniform adorned with images of the governor of the state, Ayodele Fayose and his deputy, Kolapo Olusola, are currently trooping to the Oluyemi Kayode stadium in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State capital, to honour governor Fayose’s invitation to celebrate this year’s Women’s Day and also hand out empowerment largesse of N20,000 to every 26

February 27, 2018 2:27 PM Amaechi asks Ndigbo to reject cattle colony, says Nigeria being governed by unknown laws

First Republic minister, Mbazulike Amaechi, stated that governors of the South-East are behaving like Jelly fish and hiding their heads in the sand like ostriches. He said this while calling on the Igbo to reject the call for the setting up of cattle colonies. He also said Nigeria was being ruled by laws unknown to the majority of its citizens. The elder 23

February 26, 2018 2:08 AM Endless strike turns Ekiti varsity into ghost town

over six weeks, academic activities have been paralysed at the Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado-Ekiti, since the academic staff of the institution went on strike. And the situation has been taking a toll on the students. Members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), EKSU chapter, have been on an industrial action since January 16. They are demanding 23

February 24, 2018 11:28 AM Fani-Kayode reacts to reports that Fayose regrets criticizing Buhari

Former Aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, has insisted that Governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose, would never regret criticizing President Muhammadu Buhari’s government. In a series of tweets, Fani-Kayode stated that “lions do not do u-turns and spirit-filled warriors have no fear”. He wrote: “The story that my friend and brother @GovAyoFayose said that he regretted 24

February 24, 2018 10:02 AM Fayose speaks on ‘regretting’ all he said about Buhari

The Ekiti State governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has reacted to report quoting him as saying ”he regrets everything he said about President Muhammadu Buhari”. This is coming at a time when Fayose shook hands with Buhari at the the Council of State meeting on Thursday. Fayose described such report credited to him as untrue, adding that it is the handiwork 21

February 21, 2018 7:52 PM Fayose storms INEC over Ekiti governorship poll

The Governor of Ekiti state, Ayo Fayose, Wednesday stormed the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for an interactive session with the Commission over the July 14 governorship election in the state. “I felt I should come and have an interactive session with INEC to share my ideas on the issue that has to do with INEC that is of concern 24

February 10, 2018 5:54 PM What Nigerians should do about Buhari, Obasanjo – Fayose

​Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose, has urged Nigerians to do away with President Muhammadu Buhari and former President Olusegun Obasanjo. He called them “expired leaders” who have nothing to offer the country. Fayose, in a statement by his chief press secretary, Idowu Adelusi, warned that Nigeria would be doomed if Buhari is given a second term in office 20