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Ekiti State to complete Ikere road

Ekiti State to complete Ikere road

The Ekiti State government is to complete the last phase of the extension of the dualisation of Ado-Ikere Road with N1.13 billion, in addition, it will pay N206 million as compensation to owners of structures that will be affected. The Nation reports that Governor Ayo Fayose, who announced the development in Ikere-Ekiti yesterday at a meeting with tipper owners and ...

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ADB grants ABUAD $40m loan

ADB grants ABUAD $40m loan

The African Development Bank (ADB) has granted Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD) a $40 million corporate loan to finance an eight-year expansion. The Nation reports that the loan granted the institution by ADB is in a bid  to make the institution a centre of excellence for tertiary education in Africa that will specialise in nurturing entrepreneurial and leadership skills in young persons. ...

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Four World Bank Officials Drown In Egbe Dam, Ekiti

Egbe Dam

Four World Bank officials had been reportedly drowned at Egbe Dam in Egbe Ekiti, Gbonyin Local Government Area of Ekiti State.  Egbe Dam is the biggest of the six dams in the state. Mrs Folasade Akinrinmola, the chairman of the council and the state police command confirmed this development to newsmen on Thursday. Akinrinmola said that the incident which occurred on Wednesday’s ...

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Ekiti, Ondo & Delta among states bidding for UN-REDD+ Scheme

After the success of its pilot implementation via an innovative, two-track approach consisting of actions by the Federal Government and Cross River State Government, the United Nations Collaborative Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (UN-REDD+) may soon be expanded to include three more states in the country. No fewer than eight states of the federation are jostling ...

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