Several injured as factions of transport union clash in Ekiti

Ado-Ekiti— There was palpable tension in Ado-Ekiti yesterday, as members of the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria, RTEAN, clashed over leadership tussle within the union. Several persons were reportedly wounded in the clash, which locked down a section of the state capital for several hours. RTEAN had been in …

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We Will Arrest the Killers of Ex Segun Oni PA

The police in Ekiti said on Monday that they would leave no stone unturned in their efforts at tracking the killers of Mr Bunmi Ojo, a former Personal Assistant to former Gov. Segun Oni. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Caleb Ikechukwu told journalists in Ado Ekiti …

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Breaking News! Man shot dead in Ado Ekiti

Barely four days after the killing of Bunmi Ojo, Personal Assistant to ex-governor Segun Oni by unknown assailants, another man was shot dead in broad daylight in Ado-Ekiti, yesterday. The identity of the latest victim of the unknown gunmen could not be ascertained at press time. Sources at the scene …

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Ekiti 2018 : We’ll reclaim our mandate – Fayose

The Ekiti State Governor, Peter Ayodele Fayose, yesterday, assured members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state that the mandate given to his deputy, Prof. Kolapo Olusola Eleka will be reclaimed through the Tribunal. Fayose, who accused the All Progressives Congress, APC, of stealing the people’s mandate from …

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Adeleke: I Gained Admission Into US University Without WAEC

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has said he gained admission into the university he attended in the United States without presenting his West African School Certificate Examination result. Adeleke said this in Ede on Thursday while reacting to the dismissal of …

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Man allegedly stabs father to death in Ekiti, kills self

A 32-year-old man, Lekan Adediran, has stabbed his 80-year-old father, Lawrence, to death after which he killed himself. Lekan, who is believed to be suffering from mental illness, killed his father on Monday in Efon Alaaye, headquarters of Efon Local Government Area of Ekiti. The News Agency Nigeria reports that …

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Ekiti governorship poll faulty, A-Ibom gov insists

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has again faulted the recent governorship election in Ekiti State won by the candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate, Kayode Fayemi. He recalled that even international observers faulted the outcome of the election and therefore, advised the electoral umpire, Independent National Electoral …

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Fayose, Fayemi and the rest of us in Ekiti

July 15,2018 was a red- letter day and a day of jubilation and rejoicing for the good people of Ekiti State. That was the day the INEC, through its returning officer, declared Dr. John Kayode Fayemi elected and returned as the governor of Ekiti State. The last four years or …

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Ekiti Labour Leaders Disagree over Industrial Action

Crisis is gradually brewing in Ekiti State chapter of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), as leaders are divided over a plan to declare industrial action to compel the state governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose to pay up all salaries and benefits. Currently, the civil servants are owed five month salary arrears …

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Unpaid salary: Workers give Ekiti govt strike notice

The organized labour in Ekiti State on Thursday berated the state government saying it was insulting for Governor Ayodele Fayose to have paid a sum of N3,000 into workers’ account prior to the July 14 election, when the state government was finding it difficult to pay salary. Giving a strike …

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10 Guy Code Every Man Should Never Break

As a guy, there are basic rules amongst men that you should know and abide by it, if you still want to be considered to be a bro!!! 1. Niggas Before Your Girlfriend Don’t let your girl ruin your social life, when it is time to hangout with your guys, …

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‘Fayose impacted negatively on Ekiti’

All Progressive Congress (APC) chieftain Femi Odere, in this interview with EMMANUEL OLADESU and MUSA ODOshIMOKHE, explains the challenges before Ekiti State Governor-elect Kayode Fayemi and why voters in the Fountain of Knowledge need re-orientation. What is your assessment of the Ekiti State governorship election? It was a referendum on …

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Fayose, Fani-Kayode React As Tambuwal Dumps APC For PDP

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose and Former Aviation Minister, Femi fani Kayode have reacted to the defection of Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State from APC to PDP. Fayose, writing on his verified Twitter page today, said more defections are on the way. He wrote; My friend and brother, Governor …

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EFCC Begins Investigation On Fayose, Wife And Aides

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has begun the investigation of Ayodele Fayose, the governor of Ekiti state, his wife, Feyisetan Fayose, and his top aides, TheCable can report. Others being investigated include Lere Olayinka, spokesperson to the governor; Toyin Ojo, the state’s commissioner for finance; Oluyemisi Owolabi, the …

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2019: Ekiti N-Power beneficiaries declare for Buhari

Over 11,000 beneficiaries of the Federal Government intervention programme, N-Power, have declared support for the second term bid of President Muhammadu Buhari. They made the declaration in Ado Ekiti when letters of enlistment were presented to another 8,000 beneficiaries in the second phase of the intervention scheme in the state. …

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Guru Maharaji to Fayose: You lost Ekiti because you disrespect elders

Maharaji stated this, Friday, at his worship centre, Satguru Maharaji village along Lagos-Ibadan expressway in Ibadan during a press conference, saying that Fayode had offended notable elders, including himself and President Muhammadu Buhari through his unguarded statements. His words: “A child that disrespects elders will suffer doom but I appealed …

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Ikere Ekiti: One shot as festivals turn violent

What would have been double joy of merriment from two traditional festivals in Ikere- Ekiti turned violent at the weekend , following the shooting of one person in a confrontation between celebrants of Odun Oba and Olosunta. The Odun Oba Festival celebrated by the Ogoga , Oba Adejimi Adu Alagbado …

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PDP To Oshiomhole: Stop Acting Like An Attack Dog

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cautioned the factional National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Adams Oshiomhole, to stop behaving like an attack dog. PDP notes with utter dismay that Oshiomhole, since assuming office as chairman of the factional APC, had abandoned the path of wisdom expected …

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Important Notice For Npower Graduate 2017 Batch

SCHEDULE OF COLLECTION OF LETTERS OF DEPLOYMENT FOR N-POWER 2017 SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE ALL N-HEALTH SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE Collect your deployment letter from the respective LGA Director of Health on Tuesday 31st July 2018 Immediately upload the signed and stamped deployment letter on your N-Power Portal You are qualified to receive your …

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Why Tambuwal Will Dump APC – Amaechi

ROTIMI Amaechi, Transportation Minister, has revealed why Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, will dump the All Progressive Congress, (APC). Mr Amaechi and the governor where among bigwigs of the then ruling party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who left to the APC prior to 2015 general election. Tambuwal who was then …

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APC’s Victory and the Political Nicety of Dr. Orji Kalu

The contentious election which became the center-point of the nation’s political discuss was held on July 14th and it was a straight contest between the APC candidate former minister for Solid Minerals Dr. kayode Fayemi and the PDP’s out-going Deputy Governor of the State cum Academician Dr. Olushola Eleka. The …

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Why we deployed policemen to Ekiti Assembly –PPRO

The Ekiti Police Command on Thursday said it deployed its personnel to the state House of Assembly to prevent a breach of public peace . The Police Public Relations Officer in the state , ASP Caleb Ikechukwu , told newsmen in Ado Ekiti that the deployment was based on information …

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