Ekiti is a state in western Nigeria, declared a state on 1 October 1996 alongside five others by the military under the dictatorship of General Sani Abacha. The state, carved out of the territory of old Ondo State, covers the former twelve local government areas that made up the Ekiti Zone of old Ondo State. On creation, it had sixteen Local Government Areas (LGAs), having had an additional four carved out of the old ones. Ekiti State is one of the thirty-six states (Federal Capital Territory (Nigeria)) that constitute Nigeria. Ekiti State is reputed to have produced the highest number of professors in Nigeria. Several pioneer academics are from the state, including Adegoke Olubummo (One of the first Nigerian professors in the field of mathematics), Ekundayo Adeyinka Adeyemi (1st Professor

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  • Ekiti ist ein Bundesstaat Nigerias mit der Hauptstadt Ado Ekiti, die größte Stadt ist Efon Alaaye mit 279.339 Einw. (2005). (de)
  • Ekiti est un État yoruba du sud-ouest du Nigeria. (fr)
  • Ekiti is a state in western Nigeria, declared a state on 1 October 1996 alongside five others by the military under the dictatorship of General Sani Abacha. The state, carved out of the territory of old Ondo State, covers the former twelve local government areas that made up the Ekiti Zone of old Ondo State. On creation, it had sixteen Local Government Areas (LGAs), having had an additional four carved out of the old ones. Ekiti State is one of the thirty-six states (Federal Capital Territory (Nigeria)) that constitute Nigeria. Ekiti State is reputed to have produced the highest number of professors in Nigeria. Several pioneer academics are from the state, including Adegoke Olubummo (One of the first Nigerian professors in the field of mathematics), Ekundayo Adeyinka Adeyemi (1st Professor of Architecture in Africa, South of Sahara). Others include Profs J.F. Ade-Ajayi, Niyi Osundare, Sam Aluko, Prof A.A. Agboola. Following a prolonged political crisis, President Olusegun Obasanjo imposed a military administrator (General Tunji Olurin) on Ekiti State in October 2006. On April 27, 2007 Olurin was replaced by Tope Ademiluyi. In the PDP primary of 2006, 1st-place finisher, Yinka Akerele and 2nd place Prof. Adesegun Ojo were supposed to be in a run-off to determine who would be the nominee of the Nigerian ruling party when President Obasanjo summoned them to Abuja and imposed the candidate who came third - Engineer Segun Oni. He was later elected in the 2007 election as the governor of the state in an election marred by widespread irregularities and the AC candidate, Dr. Kayode Fayemi challenged his election and forced a rerun in May 2009. The May 2009 rerun was characterized by even worse rigging and the election was disputed again. Eventually, after three years, the election of Oni was thrown out and Dr. Kayode Fayemi was declared the duly elected governor of Ekiti State. Ekiti state warm spring (ikogosi):where hot water and cold water meet and they don't mix,they have meeting point.which they don't mix together ,These is powerful ,broke the laws of nature (en)
  • Ekiti es uno de los 36 estados en los que se divide la República Federal de Nigeria. (es)
  • Ekiti è uno dei 36 stati della Nigeria, con capitale Ado-Ekiti. (it)
  • Ekiti is een Nigeriaanse staat. De hoofdstad is Ado-Ekiti, de staat heeft 2.823.403 inwoners (2007) en een oppervlakte van 6353 km². (nl)
  • エキティ州 (Ekiti State) はナイジェリア南西部の州。1996年10月1日にサニ・アバチャ将軍の軍政で新設された6州の一つ。オンド州の北東部が分割された。かつて12の地方行政区 (LGA) が置かれていたが、州の設置に伴い4つのLGAが新設された。 2006年には汚職の嫌疑で知事が追放されオルシェグン・オバサンジョ大統領が非常事態を宣言しトゥンジ・オルリン退役将軍を知事に任命した。2007年4月27日オルリンは州議会下院議長のトペ・アデミルイと交替した。 (ja)
  • Ekiti – stan w centralnej części Nigerii. Ekiti sąsiaduje ze stanami Ondo, Kogi, Kwara i Osun. Jego stolicą jest Ado Ekiti. Powstał w 1996 po odłączeniu części stanu Ondo. Stan ma charakter rolniczy. Uprawia się jam, kasawę, zboża, tytoń i bawełnę. (pl)
  • Ekiti é um estado do sudoeste da Nigéria, criado pelo general Sani Abacha em 1 de Outubro de 1996 em simultâneo com cinco outros novos estados. A população de Ekiti era estimada, em 2005, em 2 737 186 habitantes. Sua capital é a cidade de Ado Ekiti. (pt)
  • 埃基蒂州(英文:Ekiti State)是奈及利亞36州之一,首府阿多埃基蒂 (英文:Ado). 這是一个與非洲地理相關的小作品。你可以通过编辑或修订扩充其内容。 (zh)
  • Экити (англ. Ekiti State) — штат на юго-западе Нигерии. 32-й по площади и 29-й по населению штат Нигерии. Административный центр штата — город Адо-Экити. (ru)
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  • Ekiti ist ein Bundesstaat Nigerias mit der Hauptstadt Ado Ekiti, die größte Stadt ist Efon Alaaye mit 279.339 Einw. (2005). (de)
  • Ekiti est un État yoruba du sud-ouest du Nigeria. (fr)
  • Ekiti es uno de los 36 estados en los que se divide la República Federal de Nigeria. (es)
  • Ekiti è uno dei 36 stati della Nigeria, con capitale Ado-Ekiti. (it)
  • Ekiti is een Nigeriaanse staat. De hoofdstad is Ado-Ekiti, de staat heeft 2.823.403 inwoners (2007) en een oppervlakte van 6353 km². (nl)
  • エキティ州 (Ekiti State) はナイジェリア南西部の州。1996年10月1日にサニ・アバチャ将軍の軍政で新設された6州の一つ。オンド州の北東部が分割された。かつて12の地方行政区 (LGA) が置かれていたが、州の設置に伴い4つのLGAが新設された。 2006年には汚職の嫌疑で知事が追放されオルシェグン・オバサンジョ大統領が非常事態を宣言しトゥンジ・オルリン退役将軍を知事に任命した。2007年4月27日オルリンは州議会下院議長のトペ・アデミルイと交替した。 (ja)
  • Ekiti – stan w centralnej części Nigerii. Ekiti sąsiaduje ze stanami Ondo, Kogi, Kwara i Osun. Jego stolicą jest Ado Ekiti. Powstał w 1996 po odłączeniu części stanu Ondo. Stan ma charakter rolniczy. Uprawia się jam, kasawę, zboża, tytoń i bawełnę. (pl)
  • Ekiti é um estado do sudoeste da Nigéria, criado pelo general Sani Abacha em 1 de Outubro de 1996 em simultâneo com cinco outros novos estados. A população de Ekiti era estimada, em 2005, em 2 737 186 habitantes. Sua capital é a cidade de Ado Ekiti. (pt)
  • 埃基蒂州(英文:Ekiti State)是奈及利亞36州之一,首府阿多埃基蒂 (英文:Ado). 這是一个與非洲地理相關的小作品。你可以通过编辑或修订扩充其内容。 (zh)
  • Экити (англ. Ekiti State) — штат на юго-западе Нигерии. 32-й по площади и 29-й по населению штат Нигерии. Административный центр штата — город Адо-Экити. (ru)
  • Ekiti is a state in western Nigeria, declared a state on 1 October 1996 alongside five others by the military under the dictatorship of General Sani Abacha. The state, carved out of the territory of old Ondo State, covers the former twelve local government areas that made up the Ekiti Zone of old Ondo State. On creation, it had sixteen Local Government Areas (LGAs), having had an additional four carved out of the old ones. Ekiti State is one of the thirty-six states (Federal Capital Territory (Nigeria)) that constitute Nigeria. Ekiti State is reputed to have produced the highest number of professors in Nigeria. Several pioneer academics are from the state, including Adegoke Olubummo (One of the first Nigerian professors in the field of mathematics), Ekundayo Adeyinka Adeyemi (1st Professor (en)
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  • エキティ州 (ja)
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