Ekiti


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Ekiti

(ɛˈkiːtɪ)
n
(Placename) a state of Nigeria, in the SW. Capital: Ado-Ekiti. Pop: 2 384 212(2006). Area: 6353 sq km (2453 sq miles)
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In a bid to resolve the inadequacies on electricity supply in Ekiti State, the state government has called on the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to build a 330kv power substation in the state.
Fayemi said his government is desirous of promoting arts and culture in the state and reignite communication through Yoruba and Ekiti dialect, stressing this makes the step imperative at this point in time.
On Ekiti roads alone the federal government of Nigeria in 2006 claimed to have spent N20.1 billion to complete five federal roads.
Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti on Tuesday approved the appointment of an industrial chemist, Prof.
Adewuyi Adegoe, a pastor at Methodist Church, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State capital, has been arrested by the Police for allegedly organising his own kidnap and asking one Oluwadare Sunday to demand N3 million ransom from his congregation.
Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti on Thursday performed the swearing-in for the Alawe of Ilawe Ekiti, Oba Adebanji Alabi, as the new Chairman of the state's Traditional Council in spite of the court action instituted by other members of the Council.
The Ekiti state Police Command on Tuesday expressed sadness over the death of three of its operatives during a bank robbery that took place at Ijero Ekiti, Ekiti State, on Monday.
THE police on Thursday arraigned two middle-aged men in an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates' Court for allegedly slashing their friend on the head with a machete in Osi-Ekiti in Ekiti.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has disowned a recent gloating tweet that announced the imminent revival of a criminal case against outgoing Governor of Ekiti, Ayo Fayose.
A Chief Magistrates' Court, sitting in Ado Ekiti, on Thursday ordered that a labourer, Ishau Gruma, who allegedly defiled a six-year-old primary school girl, be remanded in prison, pending legal advice.
But we thank God and Governor Kayode Fayemi for his faith in us to come down and repackage the council to show the world that here in Ekiti State resides a variety of Yoruba cultural products that he is genuinely committed to rejuvenate, promote and develop.