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Stop collapse of major bridge, TUC warns Ekiti

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The Chairman, Trade Union Congress (TUC) in Ekiti State, Sola Adigun, has called for the state government to mobilise experts to save the Ureje Bridge linking Ado Ekiti with the Afe Babalola University and Federal Polytechnic along Ado-Ikare Road from a complete collapse.  Part of the bridge was washed away by the flood last week, and Adigun said the state ...

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Ekiti declares four years in prison for Land-grabbers

Ekiti

Ekiti State Deputy Governor Bisi Egbeyemi said on Wednesday that the state Property Protection (Anti-Land Grabbing) Law 2019 was aimed at ending land disputes in Ado Ekiti and other parts of the state. Egbeyemi, who spoke at the palace of the Ewi of Ado Ekiti, Oba Adeyemo Adejugbe, advised quarter chiefs, family heads and landowners to be truthful and carry ...

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Ekiti confiscates illegally evacuated planks, logs

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Ekiti State Commissioner for Natural Resources, Gbenga Agbeyo, said on Monday that the state government had impounded 497 illegal planks and 16 logs of Teak billets allegedly evacuated illegitimately from forests in the state. Agbeyo assured that the perpetrators, who escaped on sighting his vehicles, would be fished out and sanctioned accordingly. The commissioner said that the planks and logs ...

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Ekiti Assembly urges Fayemi to construct deplorable road, abandoned bridge

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The Ekiti House of Assembly has called on Gov. Kayode Fayemi to urgently provide palliative measures to the deplorable Isinbode-Ekiti and Omuo-Ekiti Road and the abandoned bridge linking Itapaji with Iyemero. The Assembly made the call through its unanimous resolution on Tuesday at its plenary sitting presided by the Speaker, Mr. Funminiyi Afuye in Ado-Ekiti. Mr. Oluwajuwa Adegbuyi, (Ekiti East ...

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Issues surrounding Agamo land in Ekiti resolved

Ekiti

The controversy surrounding the true ownership of Agamo land in Iludun-Ekiti has been resolved as an Ekiti State High Court, Ido Ekiti Judicial Division, ruled that the land actually belongs to the community and not individuals or groups. Delivering judgment in suit No. HID/8/2017 filed by Rev. David Adeosun and five others on behalf of themselves and their families against ...

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Ekiti commences work on N8.9bn boundary road

Ekiti

The Ekiti State Government has begun work on the construction of Ado-Osun State boundary road valued at N8.9bn. Governor Kayode Fayemi began the construction work on Thursday by formally handing over the first phase, the new Ado – Iyin Road construction project, to the Chinese Civil Engineering Construction Company Nigeria Ltd to commence work on the road which was originally ...

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Ekiti lawmaker removes EFCC’s seal on building

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A member of Ekiti State House of Assembly, Dr. Samuel Omotoso, has removed markings of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from a two-storey commercial building in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital. The building, marked “Under Investigation, Please keep off” by EFCC, was among property believed to be linked to former Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, that ...

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Fayose, Fayemi trades words over poor infrastructural development

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There is an intense argument between the immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose, and the current governor, Kayode Fayemi, over the state of infrastructural projects across the state. Gov. Kayode Fayemi has decried the poor state of the Ikogosi Warm Spring Resorts, owing to deliberate abandonment of the facility by the immediate past administration. Speaking with journalists after ...

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Ayodele Fayose provides basic infrastructure for schools in Ekiti

Ayodele Fayose

The Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has called for the provision of basic infrastructure in schools. A development that is obligatory for every responsible government. To this end, the state government has distributed desks and chairs for use by students across Primary and Secondary schools in the state. The first phase of the distribution took place at All Souls ...

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10 Romantic Getaways in Nigeria For Valentine’s Day

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Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to whisk your loved one away on an enchanting break (possibly without the kids) in a lush, serene and cosy hideout. Well, if you can’t afford to go through visa application process or travel abroad, fear not! Here are 10 romantic getaways in Nigeria offering incredibly romantic packages that are worth every ounce of ...

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