Showing posts from November, 2018

Just In: Ekiti HOS Retired, Education Scribes Sacked

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has
approved the retirement of the Head of Service, Dr Gbenga Faseluka, from the State’s service.

The retirement which was conveyed in a letter signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Biodun Oyebanji, and dated November 30, 2018, was with immediate effect.

Dr Faseluka was to hand over to the most senior Permanent Secretary, Mrs Peju Babafemi.

Mrs Babafemi was to function as Acting Head of Service pending the appointment of the substantive holder of the post.

Meanwhile, the Governor had also approved the immediate redeployment of all Education Secretaries from the 16 Local Government Education Authorities.

The affected Education Secretaries were to hand over to the most senior officers in their respective local government education authorities.

A new set of Education Secretaries would be appointed in due course.

In a related development, Governor Fayemi also approved the voluntary retirement of two of the recently reinstated Permanen…

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Ekiti Tribunal: Fayemi Closes Defence...Sitting Adjourned till January 9

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Thursday closed his defence before the Ekiti State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, sitting at the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Apo, Abuja.

This is even as the tribunal adjourned its sitting till January 9, 2019 for adoption of final written addresses of parties in the petition.

The People's Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the July 14 governorship election in contention, Professor Olusola Kolapo Olubunmi, filed the petition before the tribunal, challenging the declaration of Governor Fayemi as the winner.

The petitioners had alleged that victory of Governor Fayemi was as a result of vote buying, wide spread rigging, malpractices and that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials favoured the governor during the election.

They, therefore, prayed the tribunal to declare them as winners of the election on the ground that they scored majority of the lawful votes.

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Vote Buying, Not New To Nigerian Politics - CP ... As INEC Boss Urges Journalists To Balance Reports

By Ganiyu Salau

The commissioner of police, Bello Hammed has admitted that Vote buying is not a new phenomenon in Nigerian politics.

He made this claim on Wednesday, 28th November, 2018 at the Nigerian Union of Journalists' Press Centre along NTA road in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State. The CP was the guest lecturer  at the second anniversary lecture and awards of excellence organized by the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (Progress FM) Chapel of NUJ where he delivered a lecture titled: "Expectations and the roles of the police, the Media and members of the public in vote buying".

Meanwhile, the resident electoral Commissioner in Ekiti State, Professor Abdul Ganiyu Raji who was present at the occasion had urged the press to always balance their reports in order not to truncate this democracy.

The commissioner of police who was represented at the occasion by the head of Intelligence Unit of the State Command, Mr Julius Adedeji, a lawyer, took time to reflect on the historica…

Fayemi and welfare of teachers in Ekiti By Segun Dipe

When Governor John Kayode Fayemi was sworn in for a second term as the Executive Governor of Ekiti State recently, his avowed priority was the restoration of the state's core values of hardwork, honesty, and integrity.

Most importantly, the governor, not known for empty boasting, display of gangsterism or cheap populism, made it crystal clear that education was high on his priority list and he would give it the much desired premium.

No sooner had he mounted the saddle than the governor started walking his talk. Instantly, he removed the hostile policies imposed on education by his predecessor in office, revoked the education levies in primary and secondary schools and crowned it with the provision of N200 million to be accessed by the teachers as housing and car loans.

The loans, which are to be disbursed on a first come, first served basis, have placed the teachers in Ekiti State in the Number One position to receive such a largesse in this second coming of Governor Fayemi.


How To Save Friends' WhatsApp Statuses

A lot of WhatsApp Users have been using the news whatsapp status feature, in fact, many users now update their WhatsApp status more than they update on Facebook. While many view their friends and families' whatsapp status, they do not know how to save those statuses after watching them.

Even though, whatsApp has not updated the application to one that saves statuses except for GB WhatsApp which was created by some tech guys, i am glad to teach you now in 2 minutes, how you can save WhatsApp statuses after viewing, especially videos.

Follow the Steps Below. If You use an Andriod Phone

1. After viewing A photo/video on your contact's Status

2. Minimize your WhatsApp

3. Go to your MENU BAR

4. Open your FILE MANAGER

5. Under your file manager, go to  INTERNAL STORAGE if you do not use a Memory Card


7. Open MEDIA

8. Now, after opening MEDIA, you will see list of folders like, WhatsApp Animated Gifs, WhatsApp Audio, WhatsApp Documents etc. Click OPTION

9. You wi…

Fayose's Building Demolition Victims Cry to Fayemi for Help

Abasi Femi Oguntayo

Victims of the building demolition done by the immediate past administration of Mr Ayo Fayose in Ekiti have cried put to the incumbent government for compensation.

The victims who are mostly residents of Ijoka Community in Ado-Ekiti accused the former governor of turning them to refugees in their own land.

They claimed that their houses were demolished without prior notice while majority of them were not paid compensation while the few compensated were given peanuts not up to the value of the structures pulled down.

According to them, the former  governor allegedly destroyed their ancestral buildings where certain traditional rites were performed in Ado Ekiti which they claimed had negative effect on their tradition and custom.

The Ijoka elders and other residents, who were led by the Elejoka, Chief Lawrence Omodara, made the revelations during a courtesy visit to the Deputy Governor, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi.

According to a statement signed on Wednesday by the Specia…