FAYEMI PAYS HOSPITAL BILLS OF STRANDED PATIENTS

  Wife of the Ekiti State Governor, Mrs Bisi Fayemi at the weekend paid medical bills of seven postnatal patients at the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital (EKSUTH) Ado-Ekiti, the state capital. TribuneOnline gathered that the patients who were two teenagers and five nursing mothers with pregnancy had been stranded at the hospital since September over failure to pay their respective medical bills. It was gathered the governor’s wife received a WhatsApp message on the patients from one of her aides and Coordinator, Ekiti Development Foundation  (EDF), Mrs Bunmi Alonge. She…

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FAYEMI BEGINS PAYMENT OF MONTHLY STIPEND OF 20K TO EKITI ELDERLY

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi on Wednesday re-launched the social security Scheme for elderly citizens in the state with, a pledge to commit more resources to social investments and human capital development. The program is called ‘Owo Arugbo’ (stipends for the elderly). Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, his wife, Erelu Bisi Fayemi; with state officials pose with some beneficiaries of the State’s Social Security Scheme for elderly citizens (Owo Arugbo), during the relaunch of the scheme in Ado-Ekiti…on Wednesday It will be recalled that Fayemi during his first term…

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MINIMUM WAGE NEGOTIATIONS: LABOUR, GOVERNORS BEAT DRUMS OF WAR

Prepare for strike, NLC tells state councils • Govt can’t pay what it doesn’t have – Fayemi Olufemi Atoyebi, Abuja The Nigeria Labour Congress and the Nigeria Governors’ Forum on Sunday strongly disagreed over specific salary adjustments being sought by workers on the new National Minimum Wage. The NLC, in a letter to  its state councils, said there was no going back on its demand for   the consequential adjustment of salaries as a result of the new minimum. The congress, therefore, directed its state councils to prepare for a nationwide…

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NIGERIA DOESN’T NEED SENATE SAYS GOVERNOR FAYEMI

Gov Fayemi at the just concluded 25th edition of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group conference. Kayode Fayemi, the governor of Ekiti state, says what Nigeria really needs is the house of representatives and not Senate. 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 I am an advocate of a unicameral legislature. What we really need is the house of…

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WIKE’S NEW FIUND LOVE WITH FAYEMI SETS TONGUE WAGGING

There is no gainsaying the fact that recent weeks have been challenging for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The opposition party has been battling with cold since one of its  pillar of strength , perceived financier and governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, sneezed. The party has suffered one sleepless night after the other since the Rivers State governor stormed out of the venue of the presidential primaries of the party from which Alhaji Atiku Abubakar emerged the presidential candidate of the PDP in the build-up to the 2019 general…

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FURORE OVER APPOINTMENT OF RETIRED JUDGE AS HEAD OF EKITI ELECTORAL COMMISSION

Fayemi Ekiti State Chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has berated Governor Kayode Fayemi for appointing an allegedly dismissed Justice Jide Aladejana as Chairman of Ekiti State Independent Electoral Commission (EKSEIC), saying that the appointment has created a burden on the electoral body. The PDP said that the governor’s action showed that he had zero concern for morality in democracy. In a statement by the state PDP Publicity Secretary, Mr. Jackson Adebayo, the party queried how an allegedly dismissed judge in the state judiciary could be made to head…

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FAYEMI FINALLY SPEAKS ON UNIOYE KILLINGS, SEE HIS ADDRESS TO THE STATE

The Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has finally spoken on the killing of two students of Federal University Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti, by police officers. He condemned the shooting and promised to support the family of the slain students and pay the medical bills of the injured students. The governor’s statement was published on the Ekiti State Government’s Twitter handle on Sunday. PREMIUM TIMES earlier reported how two students of the institution, Oluwaseyi Kehinde and Joseph Okonofua, were killed by police bullets during a protest last Tuesday. Many other students were…

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NANS CALL FOR PROBE OF FAYEMI’S WIFE INCIDENCE WITH FUOYE INCIDENCE

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has asked the federal government to set up a panel to probe the killing of two students of the Federal University of Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State by police officers attached to Mrs. Bisi Fayemi, wife of Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi. The police had opened fire on protesting students, killed two of them as the students stopped the convoy of the first lady during a tour. Reacting to the killing of their colleagues, NANS accused the first lady and Governor Fayemi of denying the…

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I AM NOT IN SOUTH AFRICA FOR WORLD ECONOMIC SUMMIT- FAYEMI

Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has denied attending the World Economic Forum in South Africa in the face of xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in the country. Nigerians had reacted with criticism towards photographs of Fayemi with Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State and the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, alleging that they were at the forum which is ongoing in Cape Town. The Federal Government had announced that it was boycotting the WEF in protest against the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa, Igbere TV reports. However, Fayemi, in…

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EKITI ELDERS WADE IN AS TRADITIONAL RULERS BATTLE FAYEMI

Wole Balogun, Ado Ekiti Ekiti Council of Elders, yesterday, sued for peace on the festering crisis between Governor Kayode Fayemi and the 16 Obas under the Pelupelu, over the appointment of Alawe of Ilawe Ekiti, Oba Adebanji Alabi, as chairman of the state council of traditional rulers. The elders appealed to both Fayemi and the aggrieved monarchs to find a way of resolving through dialogue to save the state from crisis and prevent the situation from being hijacked by miscreants. Fayemi, a couple of weeks ago, appointed Alawe, who was promoted…

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