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2014 Election: More revelations will come if Zenith bank officially deny their involvement in my campaign – Fayose

After report that Zenith bank has distance self from claims by the Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose that the bank supported his political ambition, saying the bank funded his 2014 election campaign, the governor has come out to reiterate his claim, saying the bank should issue an official statement if truly they were not involved in his campaign. ‎Speaking through his ...

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June 12: Only Osun State to observe public holiday in South West

Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Ondo and Ekiti States would not observe a public holiday to celebrate the anniversary of June 12, 1993 presidential election. The day which has always been celebrated as a public holiday, along with symposium in the South West geo-political zone will not hold in these States, except in Osun State. In Ekiti, Governor Ayodele Fayose said he would ...

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Ekiti is broke – Governor Fayose address workers

  The Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has revealed to the state workers that the state is unable to pay workers salaries because the state is broke. Fayose who revealed this during a state broadcast today, took the opportunity to appeal to the workers to call off their strike which has been on for two weeks. “I want to ...

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Corporal kills Inspector, rob him of his money

A police corporal, Daramola Tosin, attached to the Ekiti Police Division in the Ekiti Local Government Area of Kwara State, has been dismissed from the Force for allegedly killing an inspector, Mr. Lateef Shuaib. Tosin allegedly shot Shuaib after secretly withdrawing up to N300,000 from Shuaib’s bank account without his consent. It was learnt that Shuaib had entrusted Tosin with his ...

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Fayose joins workers on indefinite strike

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has embarked on an indefinite strike in solidarity with public workers in the state who are on strike over unpaid five months salaries. The governor made the declaration in Ado Ekiti in a broadcast on the state owned television in Ekiti State. In the broadcast, the governor disclosed that he had paid the January salary of ...

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Strike continues in Ekiti, as workers ignore meeting with Fayose

Public workers in Ekiti State on Tuesday shunned the meeting called by the state government to resolve the ongoing strike in the state. The workers on Thursday began an indefinite strike to press home the demand for the payment of five months’ salaries arrears of workers among other issues. The meeting, scheduled for Tuesday (yesterday), followed a declaration by Governor Ayodele ...

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Ekiti State: Two banks sealed for not remitting withholding taxes

Hundreds of customers went home disappointed in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, on Wednesday as the state government shut two banks over alleged non-remittance of withholding tax. Officials of the Board of Internal Revenue (BIR) stormed Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB) and Ecobank, both located on Secretariat Road and closed them down. The closure which caught the bank staff and customers ...

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Ekiti State: Workers to begin strike over unpaid salary

The state councils of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and Joint Negotiation Council (JNC) have issued another 48-hour ultimatum to the government to pay the December deductions or face an industrial action. Labour had last Tuesday issued a 24-hour ultimatum to the government to pay deductions or face a strike but this was overshadowed by the ...

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Fayose condemns Fulani Herdsmen attack in Ekiti State

There was an outrage on Sunday over the Friday night attack by criminals suspected to be Fulani herdsmen on Oke Ako in Ikole Ekiti Local Government Area of Ekiti State. Two persons died from the attack while three others are receiving treatment in separate private hospitals in Ikole Ekiti and Ado Ekiti. Governor Ayodele Fayose has warned that there could ...

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