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Corruption should be reduced to the minimum – Fayemi

Guardian (Saturday, December 10, 2016):  News | Nigeria

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, says corruption should be reduced to the minimum if the country is to make significant progress on development.
Fayemi, who is also the Chairman of Inter-Agency Task Team, said this at a seminar to commemorate the “2016 International Anti-Corruption Day’’ on Friday in Abuja.

The theme for the Day is: ‘’Corruption: An impediment to the Sustainable Development Goals’’ with the campaign slogan, ‘’United Against Corruption’’.   More....

Ekiti CJ orders release of 31 awaiting trial inmates

Vanguard (Saturday, December 10, 2016):  Rotimi Ojomoyela

No fewer than 31 inmates awaiting trial were released on the orders of the Chief Judge of Ekiti State, Justice Ayodeji Daramola on Thursday from the Federal Prison in Ado Ekiti. Justice Daramola gave the order after reviewing the cases of the 295 awaiting trial inmates in detention during his visit to the prison. 22 of the inmates were released unconditionally by the Chief Judge, while the remaining 9 inmates were freed based on the advice of the State Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) that they had no case to answer.   More....

32 awaiting trial inmates freed in Ekit

Daily Trust (Friday, December 09, 2016):  The Chief Judge of Ekiti ,Justice Ayo Daramola on Friday freed 32 inmates awaiting trial inmates in Ado-Ekiti Prisons.

Daramola said that the inmates were released in order to decongest the prison, adding that some had no case to answer, while some were released based on their age, and long stay in custody.

Daramola advised the inmates who were released to go and sin no more.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that there are 296 inmates awaiting trial at the Ado-Ekiti Prisons.   More....

Fayemi acted illegally in Ekiti, Supreme Court says

www.premiumtimesng.com (Friday, December 09, 2016):  The Supreme Court on Friday ordered the payment of N3.3 billion to local government chairmen and councillors who were relieved of their duties by former Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the former governor, now the Minister of Solid Minerals, had in 2010 during his assumption into office as governor relieved the appellants of their duties 15 months into the end of their tenures.
Mr. Fayemi had appointed caretaker committee into his government to carry out most of the functions that the local government chairmen and councillors would have done.   More....

Ex-Council Chairmen urges Fayose to obey court order

The Nation (Friday, December 09, 2016):  Posted By: Odunayo Ogunmola, Ado Ekiti

Following the judgment of the Supreme Court on Friday which ordered all their 15 months salaries and emoluments to be paid, former local government chairmen in Ekiti State have urged Governor Ayo Fayose to obey the order without delay.

The Supreme Court ordered the Ekiti State government to pay all the entitlements, allowances and emoluments of the council officials illegally removed in 2010.

The apex court in a unanimous decision affirmed the January 2013 Court of Appeal decision on the matter and asked Ekiti government to comply with immediate effect.   More....
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