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  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Only autonomy can save Nigerian varsities – Afe Babalola – The Guardian Nigeria News

    ounder of Afe Babalola University (ABUAD), Chief Afe Babalola, yesterday, said only full autonomy for public universities could save the education sector from total collapse.... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – https://ift.tt/2MxCfyR Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Politics Your Salary Arrears Not Bad Debt, Fayemi Assures Ekiti Workers – Thisdaylive

    Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has assured that all the salary and pension arrears owed the workers and pensioners would be paid. Fayemi urged those nursing the fear that the arrears valued at N57 billion has become a bad debt to bury … Read more via Thisdaylive –...
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    Metro Ekiti Police arrest man who defrauded Corps member, three others by posing as a lawyer on Facebook – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    The Ekiti State police command has arrested one Adeyemi Eniola Feranmi, for defrauding a Corps member and three others by parading himself as a legal practitioner on Facebook. Spokesperson of the command, DSP Caleb Ikechukwu, who confirmed the arrest on Monday, said the suspect from Kogi state...
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    Politics Fayemi begs workers to shelve minimum wage strike – The Guardian Nigeria News

    Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, yesterday, appealed to workers to shelve their planned nation-wide strike to protest against the non-implementation of the new national minimum wage, saying such action would amount to an effort in futility. Fayemi, who is also … Read more via The...
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    Metro Ekiti State First Lady pushes for castration and psychiatric evaluation of rapists in the state – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    The Ekiti State First Lady, Mrs Bisi Fayemi is pushing for an amendment of the law so that rapists in Ekiti state will be punished with medical castration. In addition to a life sentence, the Ekiti State Government, in collaboration with the office of Wife of the Governor, is making moves …...
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    Politics Fayemi: We can do away with senate - The Cable

    Kayode Fayemi, the governor of Ekiti state, says Nigeria can scrap the senate as all the country really needs is a unicameral legislature. Speaking at the just concluded 25th edition of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group conference, the governor said Nigeria has to look into the size of...
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    Politics Ekiti to benefit from World Bank’s RAAMP project in 2020 – Tribune Online

    The World Bank has said that Ekiti State would soon join the list of states on the Rural Access and Agricultural Marketing Project (RAAMP) commencing in 2020. Dropping the hints in Ado Ekiti when the World Bank team and the National office of RAAMP paid a visit to … Read more via Tribune...
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    Metro FUOYE Killings: Fayemi Picks Up Medical, Funeral Expenses Of Victims – Information Nigeria

    Ekiti state governor, Kayode Fayemi has taken over the medical and funeral expenses of victims of police shooting at the Federal University Oye-Ekiti, FUOYE some weeks ago...... Read more via Information Nigeria – https://ift.tt/2nSUxRh Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Millions Stolen As Armed Robbers Hit Bank In Ekiti – Naijaloaded

    Millions of Naira has been carted away as men of the underworld besieged a bank in Ise Ekiti and robbed it for over 25 minutes. The incident was said to have happened around 2pm. The robbers, who came with two vehicles, … Read more via Naijaloaded | Nigeria’s Most Visited Music &...
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    Metro Ekiti Auto Crash: Bus somersaulted thrice, 5 dead, many injured – Vanguard News

    No fewer than five persons were reportedly killed in an auto crash along Ikere-Ado-Ekiti highway this evening, while several others sustained injuries. It was gathered that the accident which occurred late Saturday evening, was … Read more via Vanguard News – https://ift.tt/336DRoT Get...
  11. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Dismissed judge can’t head Ekiti SIEC, PDP tells Fayemi – The Guardian Nigeria News

    Ekiti State Chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has berated Governor Kayode Fayemi for appointing an allegedly dismissed Justice Jide Aladejana as Chairman of Ekiti State..... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – https://ift.tt/30bGXur Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Metro Fayemi: Fayose left N57bn unpaid workers’ salaries, pension arrears - The Cable

    Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state, says civil servants are currently being owed N57billion as arrears of unpaid salaries and emoluments. The governor spoke at a meeting with the civil servants as well as a cross-section of labour leaders at the government house, Ado Ekiti, on Tuesday. He...
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    Metro Fayemi returns school to Anglican Church in Ekiti – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has returned Christ School, Ado- Ekiti to its original owner-the Anglican Communion, in fulfillment of its promise to return all mission schools to their original owners. Handing over of Christ’s School is expected to provide a template for subsequent …...
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    Metro Activists Call For Inquiry Into Death Of FUOYE Students – Sahara Reporters

    Human rights activists have called for a probe into the death of two students of the Federal University Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State, allegedly caused by policemen on the entourage of wife of Ekiti State Governor, Bisi Fayemi...... Read more via Sahara Reporters – https://ift.tt/34LdWVg Get More...
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    Politics I Didn’t Congratulate Buhari, Fayose Issues Disclaimer As Ally Governor Wike Salutes President’s Tribunal Victory – Sahara Reporters

    Former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, says he did not congratulate President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the initial victory at the..... Read more via Sahara Reporters – https://ift.tt/31kEPwY Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics ‘3 Killed’ as Students block Convoy of Fayemi’s Wife – Olisa.tv

    Two students of the Federal University Oye Ekiti (FUOYE) and a policeman have been reportedly killed in a clash between the police and students. The protesting students had marched to the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) substation in Oye Ekiti, where they vented their anger on...
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    Politics I Was Attacked In Ekiti, They Nearly Broke My Head – Fayose Reveals – Naijaloaded

    A former Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayo Fayose, on Friday said he escaped attack by a whisker while leaving the House of Assembly in Ado Ekiti, the state capital. Fayose, who appeared at the Assembly on Friday on the invitation of … Read more via Naijaloaded | Nigeria’s Most Visited Music &...
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    Metro Flood ravages Ekiti towns, destroy multi-million naira property - Daily Post

    A heavy downpour on Tuesday that lasted till the early hour of Wednesday has ravaged a section of the Ado Ekiti capital city and cut off certain parts of the metropolis from the main city. Mainly affected is the Ureje area, along Polytechnic road and other adjoining communities like Boom Town...
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    Metro EXCLUSIVE: Nigerian professor impregnates 16-year-old student – Premium Times

    Facts have emerged on how a professor and former head of the department of criminology at the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Adewole Atere, had sex with and impregnated a teenage student of his department, Precious Azuka. The victim, Azuka, was in her first semester at … Read...
  20. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Making the 709-year-old Udiroko Festival a global event – Vanguard News

    The Udiroko Festival was established in 1310 AD during the reign of Oba Awamaro, the first Ewi of the present-day Ado-Ekiti. The name, Udiroko, was derived from the venue of the first festival, which was held under … via Vanguard News – https://ift.tt/2OQsGOM Get more Nigeria Entertainment...