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    Ganduje to host Best of Nollywood Awards 2019

Ganduje to host Best of Nollywood Awards 2019

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    Fayemi: We can do away with senate

Fayemi: We can do away with senate

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 government."We do need to look at the size of government in Nigeria and [...]

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    Fayemi: You can’t find any out-of-school children in Ekiti

Fayemi: You can’t find any out-of-school children in Ekiti

Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state, says there are currently no out-of-school children in his state.Speaking on Monday in Abuja at the 25th edition of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG), Fayemi said governors should be blamed for the rate of out-of-school children.Fayemi was a panellist at the summit alongside Matthew Kukah, Catholic bishop of Sokoto diocese; Sanusi Lamido, emir of [...]

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    Fayemi: Ekiti will start paying N30k minimum wage this month

Fayemi: Ekiti will start paying N30k minimum wage this month

Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti, says implementation of the N30,000 minimum wage for workers will begin in the state this month.He made this known during the celebration of 2019 World Teachers' Day in Ado Ekiti, the state capital, on Saturday.The governor said the decision was made to motivate workers, reward diligence and increase the standard of the state.“We will commence [...]

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    ‘He sees opposition as partners in progress’ — Wike commends Fayemi

‘He sees opposition as partners in progress’ — Wike commends Fayemi

Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state, says Kayode Fayemi, his Ekiti state counterpart, has never discriminated against members of opposition parties.Fayemi, chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF), is a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), while Wike belongs to the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Wike gave the commendation at the inauguration of the ultra-modern Rumuwoji market [...]

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    Fayemi: Fayose left N57bn unpaid workers’ salaries, pension arrears

Fayemi: Fayose left N57bn unpaid workers’ salaries, pension arrears

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 said his administration is trying to clear the backlogs which he said would be [...]

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    ‘I feel deep sorrow for the loss’ – Fayemi orders probe into killing of FUOYE students

‘I feel deep sorrow for the loss’ – Fayemi orders probe into killing of FUOYE students

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    Fayemi: Removing security votes will cause chaos

Fayemi: Removing security votes will cause chaos

Kayode Fayemi, chairman of the Nigeria Governors' Forum, says doing away with security votes will breed chaos in the country.Fayemi, who is the governor of Ekiti state, said this at the quarterly policy dialogue on accountability for security votes which held at the auditorium of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) in Abuja.The event was organised [...]

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    No evidence Wike demolished any mosque, says Fayemi

No evidence Wike demolished any mosque, says Fayemi

Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state, says there is no evidence that Nyesom Wike, his Rivers counterpart, demolished any mosque in Port Harcourt.Simeon Nwakaudu, spokesman of Wike, quoted Fayemi to have made the comment when he visited the site of the mosque which was allegedly demolished.Wike has been under for fire allegedly demolishing a mosque in the Transamadi area of the [...]

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    ‘Why single out Oby?’ — how Twitter users reacted to Fayemi, el-Rufai’s trips to SA

‘Why single out Oby?’ — how Twitter users reacted to Fayemi, el-Rufai’s trips to SA

The recent trip of Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, and Kayode Fayemi, his Ekiti state counterpart, to South Africa is causing storm on Twitter.Both governors attended the "Africa in the World Festival of Ideas", a programme which held in Stellensbosch, South Africa.Pictures of the governors with Muhammadu Sanusi, emir of Kano, had generated reactions on social media.Many Twitter users mistook [...]

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    Fayemi: I didn’t attend WEF in South Africa

Fayemi: I didn’t attend WEF in South Africa

Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state, has denied the report that he attended the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Cape Town, South Africa.Pictures of the governor with Nasir el-Rufai, his Kaduna counterpart, and Muhammadu Sanusi, emir of Kano, in South Africa had surfaced online in the heat of the dispute over xenophobia.The pictures had drawn criticism from some Nigerians who accused [...]

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    ‘My best friend at all times’ — Fayemi eulogises wife on their 30th wedding anniversary

‘My best friend at all times’ — Fayemi eulogises wife on their 30th wedding anniversary

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    Fayemi asks the youth to build good character by delaying gratification

Fayemi asks the youth to build good character by delaying gratification

Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state, says teenagers should build good character by delaying gratification.Fayemi said this on Saturday while speaking at the Teens Career Conference organised by  Everlasting Arms Parish of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in Abuja.The theme of the conference was, 'nurturing your talent, developing your character'.The governor said character is one of the greatest [...]

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    EXTRA: Fayemi steps aside for primary school pupil

EXTRA: Fayemi steps aside for primary school pupil

Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state, stepped aside briefly on Wednesday for Daniel Olutope, a 7-year-old pupil whom he met two months ago.Accompanied by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, the governor had visited St. Michael's African Primary School, Ado-Ekiti, for the launch of the national homegrown school feeding programme in the state.Olutope was said to have chatted intelligently with Fayemi, which made [...]

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    FG to recruit corps members, N-Power cadets for community policing

FG to recruit corps members, N-Power cadets for community policing

Community policing focuses on building strong ties between the police and members of the community through interactions with local agencies and members of the public — creating partnerships and strategies for reducing crime and disorder.“The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has directed me to immediately implement community policing strategy across the country; this is a structure, which will enable traditional [...]

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    Outsiders won’t take our land, says Fayemi amid Ruga controversy

Outsiders won’t take our land, says Fayemi amid Ruga controversy

Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state, says outsiders will not take over lands in Ekiti as long as he is in charge of the state.Speaking during a condolence visit to Orin-Ekiti where Emmanuel Ilori, a 65-year-old hunter, was shot dead during the weekend, the governor vowed to tackle the incessant killings in the state.He said efforts were in place to [...]

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