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EKSG reverses removal of Osanyingbemi as chief priest

Adewale Ojo
The Ekiti State Government has reversed the removal of Chief Kehinde Osanyingbemi as the Chief Priest of Itapa Ekiti, Oye Local Government Area of the state. The government appealed to Owatapa of Itapa Ekiti, Oba David Ajaja, who deposed the Chief, following irreconcilable differences to reabsorb the embattled Chief priest......
GovernanceNews

Oyebanji Approves 50% subsidy on Tree crops production for farmers

Adewale Ojo
As part of efforts to rejuvenate and scale up tree crops production in Ekiti State , Governor Biodun Abayomi Oyebanji has approved 50% subsidy on Oil Palm, cocoa and cashew seedlings to be distributed to farmers in the state this planting season. The State Commissioner for Agriculture and food security......
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Nigerians to pay 0.5% cybersecurity levy on all electronic transactions

Adewale Ojo
From Monday, May 20, 2024, Nigerians will pay a cybersecurity levy for all electronic transactions, according to a directive from the Central Bank of Nigeria. The levy, which will be equivalent to 0.5% of the transaction, will be remitted to the National Cybersecurity Fund. Per the directive, mobile money operators,......
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Oyebanji jets off to US for Africa Business Summit

Adewale Ojo
Ekiti State Governor, Mr Biodun Oyebanji departed the country on Sunday, May 5, 2024 on a working visit to the United States of America. According to the Governor’s itinerary, contained in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media, Mr Yinka Oyebode, on Sunday, Governor Oyebanji will be attending the......
GovernanceNews

Ekiti Council of Traditional Rulers hails Oyebanji on Best Governor Award

Adewale Ojo
The Ekiti State Council of Traditional Rulers has felicitated the governor of the state, Biodun Oyebanji on his award as the Governor of the Year in Community Development by the Daily Independent Newspapers. The Council, in a statement signed by its chairman, the Olojudo of Ido-Ekiti, Oba Ayorinde Ilori-Faboro, attested......
BusinessNews

IPMAN threatens closure of 30,000 filling stations

Adewale Ojo
Oil dealers under the aegis of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, on Tuesday, declared that it would shut down the 30,000 stations operated by IPMAN members across the country if the Federal Government fails to pay the N200bn it owes marketers. IPMAN specifically said the Nigerian Midstream and......
EducationGovernanceNews

Tinubu Appoints Jim Ovia As Nigerian Education Loan Fund Chairman

Adewale Ojo
President Bola Tinubu has appointed renowned banker and businessman, Mr. Jim Ovia, as the Chairman of the Board of the Nigerian Education Loan Fund (NELFUND). The appointment was disclosed in a statement released by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, on Friday. Ngelale noted......