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Ekiti Government to complete housing project in April

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Federal Government yesterday assured residents of Ekiti state that the National Housing Project would be completed in April. This was disclosed yesterday in Ado-Ekiti by the South-West Zonal Director, National Housing Project, Mr. Olasunkanmi Dunmoye during an inspection tour of the project situated along Agric Olope area of the state capital. The housing project, according to him was to cover ...

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Ekiti earmarks N40bn on infrastructure, industrial development

Ekiti

The Ekiti Government said it had earmarked N40 billion to address underdevelopment in industry and infrastructure of the state, under the current fiscal year. The State Commissioner for Finance and Economic Development, Mr. Dapo Kolawole, made this known in Ado Ekiti on Friday at a public forum where he gave detailed breakdown of the N129.9bn state budget. Kolawole said the ...

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EFCC shares photos of property allegedly acquired by Fayose

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released photos of a property which was wrongly acquired by the former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose. Fayose surrendered himself to the anti-graft agency in Abuja on Tuesday, October 16, 2018. Reports show that the former Governor is still being interrogated by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission agents, 24-hours after he showed up at ...

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Ekiti deputy gov-elect sues contractor over flooded hotel

Ekiti

The Deputy Governor-elect of Ekiti State, Chief Bisi Egbeyemi, has sued the state Attorney- General and Hajaig Construction Nigeria Limited to court for the havoc that was wreaked on his property. Egbeyemi alleged that it was Hajaig’s negligence in handling the construction work on Ado-Ifaki road and the bridge on Ofin River that caused the flood which overran his hotel, ...

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Flood renders Hundreds homeless in Ekiti State

Ekiti State

A major highway in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, has been taken over by massive flood, making passage difficult for residents and motorists plying the road. The flood was as a result of a downpour experienced in the city in the last one week, which also rendered many residents homeless. Property worth millions of naira, including houses, cars and household ...

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FEC approves N5.1bn for road construction linking Osun to Ekiti

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Road construction – The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday approved N5.1 billion for the rehabilitation of Ila Orangun – Oke Ila – Ilale Aka road linking Osun to Ekiti State. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, disclosed this when he briefed State House correspondents on the outcome of the council’s meeting ...

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Ekiti govt. bans Fayemi for diverting funds meant for construction

Ekiti govt bans Fayemi for diverting funds meant for construction

The Ekiti State Government has banned the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Kayode Fayemi, from holding public office in the state for 10 years for diverting funds meant for construction. The ban followed the indictment of Mr. Fayemi by a judicial commission of inquiry which probed his tenure as governor of Ekiti State between 2010 and 2014. A white ...

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Man in custody for ‘N350,000 land fraud’

Court remands land agent for alleged land fraud

The Nation reports that in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State Chief Magistrates’ Court, has remanded a 31-year-old man, Lamidi Alaba, in prison custody for alleged N350,000 land fraud. Police prosecutor Caleb Leranmo told the court the accused committed the offence on June 23 at Ajebamidele in Ado-Ekiti. He alleged the accused obtained N350,000 from Falana John under the pretext of having a ...

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Ekiti national housing programme site closed

Nigeria’s housing deficit

According to NAN, the Federal Government on Thursday ordered the suspension of work on the National Housing Scheme, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State. Mr Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, gave the ordered when he visited Ado-Ekiti on inspection of Federal Government projects in the state. He expressed dissatisfaction over the terrain, accessibility and the remote location of the ...

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How I Was Released By SSS — Gbadamosi, real estate broker

Babatunde Gbadamosi, a real estate broker

Information Nigeria reports that Babatunde Gbadamosi, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party and a real estate broker who was arrested last week, said the State Security Service released him on Thursday without preconditions. “I was freed without preconditions,” Mr. Gbadamosi told PREMIUM TIMES by telephone Thursday evening. “They just allowed me to go without filing charges.” Mr. Gbadamosi was arrested last Wednesday after ...

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