Thursday, April 15, 2021


Kayode Fayemi

Franco-Nigeria bilateral trade drops by $2.2b in 2020 — French Minister

France, on Tuesday, announced that its volume of trade with Nigeria in year 2020 dropped to $2.3 billion dollars, from $4.5 billion in 2019,...

We’ve limitations in tackling kidnapping, banditry ― Gov. Sani-Bello

Governor Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger State has said that state governors have limitations in tackling insecurity in their respective states.

Nigeria currently facing crisis ― Tinubu

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu has said that Nigeria is currently facing a crisis.

Ekiti 2022: Oni joins guber race, says residents tired of APC govt

Former governor of Ekiti State and chieftain of the People's Democratic Party, PDP, Segun Oni, has joined the Ekiti State governorship race, ahead of the 2022 governorship poll in the state.

The Sunday Igboho I knew, by Babafemi Ojudu

It was in 2009. The Appeal Court sitting in Ilorin ordered a rerun in a number of polling units in the election between Segun...

COVID-19: Ekiti govt imposes partial lockdown

Ekiti has re-imposed fresh restrictions to movement, banning large public gatherings amid fears of the escalating second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

Nigerian governors visit Matawalle, support his anti-banditry initiative

The Nigerian Governors Forum, NGF, has paid a solidarity visit to Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State, expressing their total support to his anti-banditry campaign in the North-western part of the country.

Smart Agric will promote digital innovation, entrepreneurship – Pantami

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami, has said that smart agriculture is part of promoting digital innovation and entrepreneurship in Nigeria.

COVID-19: Only 29 states received fund to strengthen public health response – NGF

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, says 29 states have received funding from the Regional Disease Surveillance Systems Enhancement, REDISSE, project to strengthen their public health response to COVID-19.

‘Buhari’s promise on lifting 100m Nigerians out of poverty still on course’

The Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs, George Akume, has reiterated the Federal Government’s plans to fulfil its pledge of lifting 100 million Nigerians out of poverty, by creating jobs through different Ministries, Departments and Agencies, MDAs.

Senate tackles Govs over call to suspend Infectious Disease Bill, says ‘we don’t act on newspaper reports’

The Senate has tackled Nigerian governors over calls on the National Assembly to suspend its consideration of the Control of Infectious Diseases Bill, 2020.

Make democracy your everyday culture, Fayemi tell politicians

The Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum and Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi has called on the political elite to cultivate a habit of imbibing and internalizing democracy as a culture.

Give Muslims alternative place of worship in Rivers, Nigerian governors tell Wike

Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, Kayode Fayemi, has appealed to the Rivers State government to avail the Registered Trustees of Trans-Amadi Mosque an alternative place of worship.

President Buhari gives reasons for stopping forex for food import

President Muhammadu Buhari has explained reasons for giving directive to the Central Bank of Nigeria to stop providing foreign exchange for food importation, saying...

Budget: Governors seek ways to achieve fiscal stability from oil revenues

Nigerian governors are seeking ways to achieve steady revenue receipts from crude oil to ensure fiscal stability for both the federal and sub-national governments.

Gov. Fayemi planning to frustrate Atiku’s campaign in Ekiti, PDP alleges

The People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Ekiti State chapter, has alleged that the All Progressives Congress, APC-led government of  Kayode Fayemi, is plotting to frustrate its presidential, Atiku Abubakar by depriving the party the venue it requested to hold a rally on January 14 ahead of the February 16 election.

Lack of funds delaying appointments in Ekiti – Fayemi

Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, has explained why he has yet to appoint political office holders more than two months after being sworn-in.

Fayemi reverses all last minute appointments by Fayose

The Ekiti Executive Council at its sitting on Wednesday approved the cancellation of certain key appointments made by the immediate-past governor, Ayo Fayose, in...

NSCIA lauds Lagos gov’t over use of Hijab in public schools

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, NSCIA, has commended the Lagos state Government for approving the use of Hijab in public schools in...

Ekiti governorship election: We did nothing to favour APC, Fayemi, INEC witnesses tell court

Four Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, witnesses on Monday told the Ekiti State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal that the electoral umpire did nothing to...

Fayemi dissolves boards of agencies, parastatals, corporations

The Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has ordered the immediate dissolution of the boards of government agencies, parastatals and corporations in the state. Chairmen of...

Fish out killers of Ekiti APC chieftain, Fayemi tells Police

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti state on Thursday asked security agencies in the state to fish out killers of the Treasurer of the state...

Buhari, governors, ministers, others to attend Fayemi’s inauguration

President Muhammadu Buhari will lead other eminent Nigerians to the inauguration of Ekiti State Governor-elect, Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday. Mr Fayemi will be sworn in...

Ekiti tribunal moves Eleka’s suit against Fayemi to Abuja

The chairman of the Ekiti State Governorship Election Tribunal, Justice Suleiman Belgore, has moved sitting in the suit challenging the emergence of Kayode Fayemi...

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