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Ekiti State Wins Gender Mainstreaming Award

Ekiti State Wins Gender Mainstreaming Award

Thursday received the “Gender Mainstreaming Award” given to the Ekiti State Government by UN Women and SDGs. The award recognises and acknowledge the achievement of Ekiti State Sustainable Development Goals Office in the area of Gender Mainstreaming. Presenting the award, the State SDGs Secretary and Focal Person, Mr Olukayode Adunmo explained that one of the […]

LOUD WHISPERS: The Inauguration

LOUD WHISPERS: The Inauguration

I don’t know what possessed me to say ‘Sure, okay ‘. My husband and I were talking about his transition and inauguration plans. He had set up a transition committee and once that was in place, it was time to start planning for the inauguration. During his first term in office, I helped plan a […]

Bisi Fayemi: The Extra Ordinary First Lady, Her Past Exploits

Bisi Fayemi: The Extra Ordinary First Lady, Her Past Exploits

To many people, the exulted position of ‘First Lady’ is merely an acronym, a name politically invented to massage the ego of the wives of Governors and Presidents of countries across the world. However, a cotorie of First Ladies in the contemporary world had, in their own right,  been able to add value and candour […]

US Promises To Monitor Ekiti Guber Poll

US Promises To Monitor Ekiti Guber Poll

The United States of America (USA), has said the world is interested and would monitor the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State to ensure that rules are not circumvented in the poll. This is coming as the Chairman of the Council of Traditional Rulers in the state and Oloye of Oye-Ekiti, Oba Oluwole Ademolaju, […]

Unpaid Salaries Causing Untimely Death Of EKSU Staff, ASUU Cries Out

Unpaid Salaries Causing Untimely Death Of EKSU Staff, ASUU Cries Out

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has raised the alarm over the untimely death being recorded among the staff of the Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti (EKSU). The academic body, through its Chairman, EKSU chapter, Prof. Olu Olufayo, said four members of staff of the institution have died in the last two months due […]

TRIBUTE: ‘I Just Wanted To Hear Your Voice’

TRIBUTE:  ‘I Just Wanted To Hear Your Voice’

Moremi Ajasoro. Afi ikoko ide pon omi lodo. Afi Kankan fadaka soge lawujo egbe. Moremi ti ewure ile mi o gbodo pa. Moremi obirin ogun. That is the cognomen I made up for Mrs Funmi Olayinka, the Moremi of Ekiti. She loved it when I recited it to her, especially if it was over the […]

In Loving Memory Of Funmilayo Adunni Olayinka

In Loving Memory Of Funmilayo Adunni Olayinka

My darling sister, what can I say? Three years have gone by since you left us. I miss you every single day. There is always something that reminds me of the times we had together. You were my sister, friend, confidante, companion, so many things. I know that you are resting, far away from the […]

Ekiti House drags DSS, FG to court over member’s detention

Ekiti House drags DSS, FG to court over member’s detention

The Ekiti State House of Assembly on Wednesday said it has instructed its counsel to seek redress and damages over what it called “the undemocratic, unpatriotic, dictatorial and brutish” incarceration of one of its members, Mr Afolabi Akanni, by the Department of State Services (DSS) for 18 days with neither explanation nor trial in court. […]