Tag: Ekiti State government

Ekiti Government slashes workers salary

The Ekiti State Government has suspended the Consequential Salary Adjustment and reduced salaries of civil servants and political appointees. According to a report from Vanguard, the salary slash was part of an agreement reached on Friday in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital, during the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between[Read More…]

Just In: Ekiti Govt talks tough, orders farmers and herders to register or be ready to leave the state

Ekiti State government has given farmers and herders another two-week window to register with the state government or be ready to leave the state. The two-week grace begins on Sunday, March 22. In February, the state conducted a two-week registration of farmers and herders, but not all those involved seized[Read More…]

Ekiti State Government drags IGP to court over the dismissal of a female Police officer

Ekiti State Government through the state Ministry of Justice has dragged the Inspector General of Police, Adamu Mohammed, to court over the dismissal of a policewoman resident in Ekiti State, Omolola Olajide, for being pregnant. Joined as co-defendants in the suit said to be “in defence of the woman police[Read More…]

Governor Fayose Inaugurates Panel To Probe Kayode Fayemi’s Tenure

Governor of Ekiti State, Peter Ayodele Fayose yesterday inaugurated a Judicial Commission of Enquiry to investigate allegations of fraud against former governor of the state and current Minister for Steel and Minerals Resources Development, John Kayode Fayemi. The Commission is to submit itls findings in three months. This was in[Read More…]

Ekiti Government Increases Maternity Leave Period To 16 Weeks For Women

The Ekiti State Government (EKSG) on Monday announced an increase in the maternity leave period for women in its public service from 12 weeks to 16 weeks. The Permanent Secretary in the State Ministry of Information, Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Kola Ajumobi, said this at a public enlightenment forum[Read More…]

Fayose Donated N50 million To Ekiti Teachers For Students’ Excellent Performance In NECO

Gov. Ayo Fayose on Wednesday donated N50 million to public school teachers in the state. He announced the donation at a rally held at the Oluyemi Kayode stadium in Ado-Ekiti as part of activities to commemorate World Teachers’ Day in the state. He said the donation was in recognition of[Read More…]

Criminalising Armed Fulani Herdsmen In Ekiti Irks Arewa Consultative Forum

The umbrella body for northern groups, the Arewa Consultative Forum, however, said any law which contravened the constitution of the country would be illegal, adding that any Nigerian was free to move in any part of the country. The Arewa Consultative Forum, says any individual or group that illegally carried arms against[Read More…]

Ekiti Government Will Pay Salary Only To Workers Not On Strike Says Ayodele Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has said the state government will pay salary only to workers not on strike from the little monthly allocation that came from Abuja. He also opined that embarking on strike was not the solution to the poor resources available to the government that had[Read More…]

Ekiti State Government Shuts Commercial Banks For Withholding Tax

The Ekiti State Board of Internal Revenue has sealed Guaranty Trust Bank and Ecobank both located at Secretariat Road in Ado-Ekiti. According to NAN, officials of the board stormed the banks early on Wednesday, taking workers and customers unawares. The closure was said to be in connection with the inability[Read More…]