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‘No More Bail For Rapists In Ekiti’ – Gov. Kayode Fayemi

‘No More Bail For Rapists In Ekiti’ – Gov. Kayode Fayemi

Following incessant cases of sex abuse in Ekiti state in recent times, Gov. Kayode Fayemi, on Saturday, said no person convicted for sex offence, such as rape in any part of the state would enjoy his powers of the prerogative of mercy. The governor made the declaration in Ado Ekiti while signing the Compulsory Treatment […]

Explainer : Important Things To Know About Ekiti Gender-Based Violence (Prohibition) Law, 2019

Explainer : Important Things To Know About Ekiti Gender-Based Violence (Prohibition) Law, 2019

Last week, a report by Constitutional Rights Awareness and Liberty Initiative adjudged  Ekiti state as the most human rights-friendly state in the western part of Nigeria in commemoration of this year’s International Human Rights Day in Lagos. Ekiti state came first in the western, eastern and southern part of Nigeria. Due to the upward swing […]

The September 10th Oye-Ekiti Incident: Setting the Record Straight

The September 10th Oye-Ekiti Incident: Setting the Record Straight

Yesterday, September 10th 2019, there was a crisis at Oye town in Oye Local Government, Ekiti State, while I was on an empowerment and advocacy tour to engage with women across the State. The tour commenced on Monday September 9th, with visits to two local governments which were hugely successful and peaceful. On September 10th, […]

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 […]

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