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Ekiti govt slams Adeyeye, Omoyeni over pensioners, debt profile claims
Vanguard (Thursday, December 12, 2013): Ekiti State Government, yesterday, faulted what it described as uninformed position of two Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chieftains, Messrs Dayo Adeyeye and Bisi Omoyeni over the state’s finance and relationship with pensioners.
The two PDP governorship aspirants had in different media reports earlier in the week, made scathing statements against the Governor Kayode Fayemi administration.
While Omoyeni criticised the government for allegedly taking a total of N50 billion loan in three years, Adeyeye had reportedly accused the government of defaulting in the payment pensions to pensioners in the state. More....
Equal Opportunities Law:Ekiti to lobby N/ Assembly
Vanguard (Thursday, December 12, 2013): BY GBENGA ARIYIBI
Ado Ekiti — Wife of Ekiti State Governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi has expressed her readiness to lobby the National Assembly for the passage of the Equal Opportunities Bill for it to have national application, just as Governor Kayode Fayemi has assented to the bill making it a law in the state.
Speaking during the signing of the bill to law by the governor in Ado Ekiti, Mrs. Fayemi also allayed fears that the law was intended to give preference to women over men, saying it would only allow for the less privileged in the society to have their own voices heard. More....
Ekiti murder: Lawmaker, 8 others to spend, Christmas, New Year in prison
Vanguard (Thursday, December 12, 2013): …Ondo chief, four others docked for alleged robbery
BY GBENGA ARIYIBI & DAYO JOHNSON
ADO-EKITI — A member of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Boluwade Kehinde, and eight others were, yesterday, docked before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrate’s Court over alleged involvement in the murder of one Foluso Ogundare in Emure-Ekiti on November 3, 2013.
Also, a chief in Ode Community of Akure North council area of Ondo State, Sunday Boboye and four others have been ordered to be remanded in prison for robbery, conspiracy and forgery by an Akure Chief Magistrate court. More....
Bamidele’s men, old LP members clash in Ekiti
The Nation (Thursday, December 12, 2013): Posted by: Our Reporter in News
There was chaos yesterday at the Ado-Ekiti office of the Labour Party (LP) as old members and loyalists of new entrée and member of the House of Representatives Mr. Opeyemi Bamidele clashed over control of the party’s structure.
Bamidele was accused of selecting his cronies into sensitive positions, barely two weeks after he joined the party.
LP members stormed the State Secretariat at Ajilosun, engaging one another in a free-for-all. More....
Ekiti debunks PDP aspirants’ claims on pensioners, debt profile
The Nation (Thursday, December 12, 2013): Posted by: Rilwan in News
The Ekiti State government has faulted what it described as the “uninformed positions” of two Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftains, Mr. Dayo Adeyeye and Mr. Bisi Omoyeni, on the state’s finance and relationship with pensioners.
In separate media reports, the two PDP governorship aspirants made some statements against the Governor Kayode Fayemi administration. More....
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