By Emmanuella Anokam / Blessing Onyeaka The federal government on Monday unveiled the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) “State Book” aimed at boosting domestic and foreign direct investment (FDI) for economic growth. The “State Book”, a compendium of key investment opportunities and comparative advantages of the 36 states and the CTF, was prepared by the NIPC in collaboration with the Nigeria Governor’s Forum (NGF). Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo, Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, said at the compendium’s official launch in Abuja that the initiative would help investors better appreciate investment potentials across Nigeria. In a keynote address, Adebayo noted that the document would help attract the right investments to Nigeria, improve productivity, create jobs and generate income for the country. “The ministry appreciates that the work has been fully supported and approved by all 36 governors, including the CTF Minister. “It shows how we are working collectively to ensure that […]
Abiodun Nejo, Ado Ekiti THE Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has set up a committee of police experts to look into the increasing cases of attacks on police formations particularly in the south-eastern part of the country and proffer solutions to the ugly trend, The PUNCH has learnt. Recall that recently, a mob attacked and...
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The Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has said the suspects behind the violence in Saturday’s bye-election in Ekiti East Constituency 1 of the State House Assembly have been arrested. Fayemi said this in a statement which he shared on his verified Twitter handle with pictures from his visit to the persons affected by the...
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The Ekiti state governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has vowed to bring the full weight of the law against those fingered in the killings of voters during Saturday's by-election in the state to serve as a deterrent to other political thugs.
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The Nigerian Governors’ Forum has described the attack on the Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, as “shocking and a rude awakening.” Ortom was attacked yesterday by gunmen suspected to be bandits at Tyo Mu along Makurdi-Gboko Road while on his way to Markurdi, the Benue State capital. The NGF through a statement signed by...
…INEC suspends bye-election A former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has described the alleged killing of three persons by suspected APC thugs during the Ekiti East Constituency I by-election in the Ekiti East Local Government Area of the state as “clear evidence of state sponsored terrorism against her own citizens, who have rejected the party...
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The Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, says his party, the All Progressive Congress (APC) has not fulfilled any of its promises to Nigerians. Mr Fayemi made this known while...
Abiodun Nejo, Ado Ekiti Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, said on Wednesday that the state government had put in place measures that would ensure that Ekiti residents had equitable access to the COVID-19 vaccines. Fayemi urged Ekiti residents and indeed all Nigerians to disregard any unfounded theories about the efficacy and effects of the […] Read Full Story
The Ekiti State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, has insisted that Governor Kayode Fayemi has no right to cede any part of the state for the establishment of...
Abiodun Nejo, Ado Ekiti FOLLOWING the killing by suspected Fulani herdsmen of two farmers; Mr Toyin Akeju, also known locally as Jisoro, and Mr Yusuf Onuche, the Peoples Democratic Party has called on Governor Kayode Fayemi to compel leaders of herders in the state to fish out the farmers’ killers. The farmers were killed in […] Read Full Story
The Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has visited the families of two farmers who were killed by suspected herdsmen on Friday. The PUNCH reported that the killing angered residents of Isaba Ekiti in Ikole Local Government Area of the state who staged a protest that affected vehicular and commercial activities. Fayemi who visited the […] Read Full Story
Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi has expressed that there is need for more prayers to combat the security challenges affecting the country. Fayemi, who is also the chairman of Nigerian...
The Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, says the investment drive of his administration has been yielding dividends in key sectors of the economy. Fayemi spoke when he received the top management team of Sterling Bank led by the Divisional Head, Retail, Mr Shina Atilola, on Friday, in Ado-Ekiti. The team unfolded the bank’s proposal
By Rotimi Ojomoyela Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi on Tuesday assured the people of the state of adequate and uninterrupted power supply before the end of his administration. Fayemi, who lamented the poor power supply to the State by Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC), said his administration has concluded plans with the Federal Government
Segun Adewole The Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has said that what Nigeria is witnessing, whether banditry or kidnapping, has no name other than terrorism. Fayemi, who is the Chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum, said this on Tuesday when he paid a visit to the Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Sani Bello. He […] Read Full Story
Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has joined his voice with national analysts calling for devolution of power between the Federal Government and 36 states in the country.
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John Alechenu, Abuja GOVERNORS under the aegis of Nigerian Governors Forum, have offered to cede portions of the Excess Crude Account and other funds to support the purchase of additional hardware for security forces to combat insecurity. Chairman of the NGF and Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, said this while briefing the media, on the […] Read Full Story
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja State governors have demanded what they called comprehensive prosecution of crime and criminality wherever they occur without consideration for ethnic or religious affiliation. The decision, among others, was taken at an emergency meeting of the Nigeria Governors Forum held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Wednesday evening. The forum’s chairman and governor […] Read Full Story
…Four dead, houses razed as youths give herders 7-day ultimatum to quit Yewa By Dayo Johnson and James Ogunnaike Tension brewed in Ogun State, yesterday, where hoodlums suspected to be herdsmen allegedly launched an attack on Orile-Igbooro in Yewa North local government area, killing no fewer than four persons. Sunday Vanguard gathered that houses were
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By Rotimi Ojomoyela – Ado-Ekiti Worried at the violent clash between some Yoruba and Hausa traders in Shasha market, Ibadan Oyo State capital at the weekend, Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has called on the warring parties to sheath their swords. The violent clash had reportedly led to the death of some residents, destruction
…I feel honoured, says Olanipekun By Rotimi Ojomoyela The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi on Friday appointed members of the Governing Council of Bamidele Olumilua University of Education, Science and Technology, Ikere Ekiti. This was contained in a statement made available to newsmen on Friday by Fayemi’s Chief Press Secretary, Yinka Oyebode. The
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By Rotimi Ojomoyela The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has described the All Progressives Congress membership Registration/ Revalidation exercise as an opportunity for the party to win the hearts of Nigerians through superlative performances at all levels. He said the exercise won’t end by getting the data base of the members alone, saying
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Tunde Ajaja and Abiodun Nejo The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has said the efforts of the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government in tackling the insecurity in the country have not been good enough. He however argued that the current situation was better than what was obtainable under former President Goodluck Jonathan. Fayemi, […] Read Full Story
Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and Ekiti Gov. Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday, revealed that about 80 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines would soon be available in the country, to immunize 40 percent of the population this year. This, he said, was part of measures being put in place to stem the tide
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