Introducing “The Ekiti Future Awards”

The Ekiti Future Awards is aimed at celebrating and rewarding authentic role models who have made outstanding achievement in their chosen profession at home and in diaspora. The program is born out of the passion to spring up entrepreneurship skills in Ekiti and bring back the glory of Ekiti as …

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Ekiti SMEs Gets 1bn Loan Facility

The Ekiti State government will commence the disbursement of N1billion Central Bank (CBN) facility it guaranteed, to small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) in the state from tomorrow (Thursday). The state Commissioner for Commerce, Industries and Cooperatives, Mr Ayodele Michael, announced this on Tuesday at a one-day seminar organised by …

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6 Men arrested for Cultism in Ekiti

Six men on Tuesday appeared before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrate’s Court for alleged involvement in cultism. Police Prosecutor Caleb Leranmo told the court that the defendants committed the offence at about 10am in Omuo-Ekiti in Ekiti East Local Government Area of Ekiti State. He gave the names of the defendants …

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“I Will Never Return To PDP” – Olusegun Obasanjo

A former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has vowed never to return to the Peoples Democratic Party. This was what he told journalists after he met with the National Caretaker Chairman of the party, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, behind closed-doors. The meeting was held at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Abeokuta, which …

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LAUTECH: ASUU Suspends Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology ,LAUTECH Ogbomoso has suspends its industrial action. Lecture will commence on Monday 23rd October 2017. The decision to put the strike on hold was reached at the congress held today at the Mani campus of the institution in Ogbomoso. Details …

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2019: No Credible Candidate Besides Buhari – Ortom

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Tuesday said there was no other credible candidate for the 2019 presidential election that has the capacity to move Nigeria forward apart from President Muhammadu Buhari. Ortom, a governor elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress, said this in an interview …

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England Approaches NFF Over Friendly With Super Eagles

England has reportedly reached out to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), in a bid to arrange a friendly match with the Super Eagles, ahead of the 2018 World Cup. Both countries have already secured their spots at next year’s tournament in Russia and are now drawing up their preparations. reports …

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Ekiti 2018 : Prophet Kasali Reveals What will Happen

Politicians in Ekiti State have been called upon to watch out for many surprises, as the 2018 governorship election draws nearer, revealing that the “mighty men will fall flat,” before God would bring a man after his heart to succeed the incumbent, Mr. Ayodele Fayose. The General Overseer, Hour of …

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Aiteo Takes Over Sponsorship Of CAF Awards

Nigerian oil company Aiteo Group has taken over the sponsorship of the annual CAF Awards organised by the Confederation of African Football. Telecommunications company Globacom has been sponsoring the awards since 2005 but Aiteo announced on Sunday that they are the new sponsors. The CAF Awards recognise the best players, …

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Ekiti 2018: Segun Oni Begins Campaign

Oni campaign train visits Elders forum, says he owes PDP nothing to pay back The Deputy National Chairman (South) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Ekiti State governorship aspirant, Chief Segun Oni, has said that he was not owning the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) anything to pay back, to …

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Fayose Commissions Projects In Ikere Ekiti

The Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has promised to continue to deliver the true dividends of democracy to the people of the state through provision of quality infrastructure and social amenities. The governor made the promise during the commissioning of projects in Ikere Ekiti to mark his 3rd anniversary …

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Worlds Biggest Robbery Going Down This Weekend

Police in Sao Paulo have stopped the world’s biggest bank robbery after discovering a well constructed 500-metre tunnel, The gang are understood to have invested at least £750,000 to fund the construction of the tunnel and other logistics. Complete with lighting, ventilation and rail tracks, leading from a rented house …

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Jacob Zuma Of South Africa Visits Imo State.

The President of South African, Jacob Zuma arrives Owerri, the Capital of Imo State on a two-day working visit. Present at the Sam Mbakwe Airport to welcome Mr Zuma, were the state governor, Rochas Okorocha Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, Former Governor of Jigawa State, Saminu Turaki, and Former INEC Chairman, …

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Buhari A Sectional Leader, – Fayose

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Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has said that he was not surprised by the comment from the President of the World Bank Group, Jim Yong Kim that President Muhammadu Buhari directed specifically that the World Bank should shift its focus to the northern region of Nigeria, maintaining that “the …

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EFCC Releases Arrested Ekiti Commissioner

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released Toyin Ojo, Ekiti State Finance Commissioner and the Accountant-General, Mrs Yemisi Owolabi. This was confirmed in a statement by Lere Olayinka, the media aide to Governor Ayodele Fayose. “Today, God gave Ekiti State and its people another victory over the EFCC …

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FG Moves To Enforce ‘No Work, No Pay’ Rule

The Federal Government has started the process of enforcing the ‘no work, no pay’ rule said to be captured in the Trade Disputes of the Federation. Once enforced, any worker who embarks on industrial action will lose his or her pay for that period while the period of the strike …

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Fayose Declares Thursday Half Working Day

The Ekiti state Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has declared tomorrow, Thursday 12th October, 2017 a half-working day for civil servant following the release of the detained state’s Commissioner for Finance, Chief Toyin Ojo and the Accountant General, Mrs. Yemisi Owolabi by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Fayose Recall …

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NURTW and RTEAN Protest in Ekiti

Members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) and the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) protested in Ekiti. The protest started on Monday morning after the group accused the governor, Ayodele Fayose, of high handedness and the arrest of one of its members. The driver who …

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‘Students Now Drug Invigilators With Dangerous Chemical To Use “Expo” – WAEC

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Examination malpractice: ‘Students now drug invigilators with dangerous chemicals’ – WAECThe West African Examinations Council, WAEC, has decried the rate of examination malpractice among students, adding that students now drug invigilators using dangerous chemicals. The council’s Registrar, Dr. Iyi Uwadiae, who stated this, yesterday, during a press briefing at WAEC …

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Ekiti Resident Doctors Embark On 3-Day Warning Strike

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The Ekiti State Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) yesterday embarked on a three-day warning strike in the state to press home their demand for six-month salary arears from the government. In a press release made available to journalists in Ado-Ekiti yesterday, President of the association in Ekiti, Comrade Tunji Olaoye …

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8000 Corpers To Participate In Anambra Governorship Election

About 8000 serving corps members are to participate in the November 18 Anambra gubernatorial election.The State’s Coordinator of NYSC, Ebenezer Olawale, who dropped the hint while addressing journalists in Awka, said the data of corps members had already been transmitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in that respect. …

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Nobody Died In Uyo On Saturday – NFF

The Nigeria Football Federation has stoutly denied a report making the rounds that five football fans died during stampede at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium before Saturday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier between Nigeria and Zambia.Nigeria won 1-0 courtesy a 74th minute goal by Alex Iwobi to become the first …

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