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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Buhari’s Return:- I Have Been Vindicated – Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and culture, Lai Mohammed has stated that he has been vindicated with the return of President Muhammadu Buhari from London. Buhari took off from London Saturday morning to return to Nigeria after 100 days of medical abroad. Speaking on NTA while waiting for the president’s arrival at …

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Aliko Dangote To Buy Arsenal And Sack Arsene Wenger

Dangote, Africa’s richest man with a net worth of $11.1 billion , has coveted the team since becoming a supporter in the mid-1980s, he said in an interview. He’ll consider making an offer once the construction of an $11 billion oil refinery in Nigeria’s commercial capital, Lagos, is completed toward …

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FG Lifts Ban On Post-UTME Screening By Varsities

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The Federal Government has lifted the ban on the controversial examinations usually organised by universities in Nigeria for admission seekers after the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME). The Federal Government had last year ordered the scrapping of post-UTME for candidates.Speaking in an exclusive interview with The Guardian in Abuja yesterday, …

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Osinbajo Assigns Portfolios To New Ministers

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has assigned portfolios to the two ministers who were sworn in three weeks ago. Stephen Ocheni and Suleiman Hassan were sworn in in May, several weeks after they were confirmed by the Senate, due to President Muhammadu Buhari’s absence. Mr. Ocheni will fill the vacuum …

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Court Orders Lagos State Polytechnic To Reopen

The National Industrial Court in Ikoyi has directed the Staff Unions of the Lagos State Polytechnic to suspend the strike action embarked upon on August 1st, 2017. This court ruling was given on Tuesday August 15th 2017 by the Hon. Justice F.I. Kola-Olalere pending the hearing and determination of the …

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How ASUU Strike Affected Ekiti Universities

Following strike action declared by the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over the non-implementation of the 2009 Agreement with the Federal Government, ‎Academic activities have been grounded at Ekiti State University, EKSU and Federal University,Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) with a good number of students travelling …

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ASUU Strike:- FG Confirms Negotiation With Lecturers

The Federal Government has confirmed that it is in talks with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), after it embarked on an indefinite strike. ASUU commenced an indefinite strike action across the nation beginning Sunday, August 13 The Director of Press, Federal Ministry of Education, Mrs. Chinenye Ihuoma, told …

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President Mugabe’s Wife Surrenders To Police After Assaulting A Model

Following Sunday’s assault incident which was made public yesterday, Zimbabwe’s President Mugabe’s wife Grace Mugabe, has reportedly surrendered to the Police. This was confirmed by South Africa’s Police Minister, Fikile Mbalula. The Zimbabwe’s First Lady who is South Africa for treatment, was accused of using extension cord on 20-year-old South …

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Fayose wrong to announce presidential ambition – Ekiti PDP factional chair

Factional Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chairman in Ekiti State, Chief Williams Ajayi, has faulted Governor Ayo Fayose for announcing his presidential ambition at the non-elective National Convention held on Saturday in Abuja. Ajayi said Fayose’s declaration of a presidential ambition was at variance with the party’s position that the presidential …

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“APC Is A Party Of Poverty And Shame” – Femi Fani-Kayode

Femi-Fani-Kayode

Former Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani Kayode has described the ruling All Progressives Congress(APC) as a party of ‘Poverty and Shame’. Fani-Kayode, via a series of tweets on Monday, also advised the ruling party to ‘ask God to forgive them of their ineptitude’. The former aviation minister was reacting to …

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“Chelsea Treats Me Like A Criminal” – Diego Costa

Diego Costa has accused Chelsea FC of treating him like a “criminal”, in a forthright newspaper interview which will deepen the breach with the Premier League club. The striker is seeking a move back to Spain in the transfer window. He has not played for Chelsea since the FA Cup …

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“I Want To Go To Heaven” – Olusegun Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obansanjo on Saturday at Apostolic Faith Church said he wants to go heaven and longs to sing among the heavenly host. According to the News Agency of Nigeria Obasanjo made this remark during the 2017 Camp Meeting Concert by Apostolic Faith Church Choir and Orchestral at the …

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“Stop Complaining” – Pastor Adeboye Tells Nigerians

Nigerians must stop complaining but praise God in the face of daunting life challenges, General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God, (RCCG) Pastor Enoch Adeboye, stated yesterday. He spoke during the 65th annual convention of the church at the Redemption Camp, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Ogun State. Speaking on the …

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Photos! Fayose Begins 2019 Presidential Campaign

With about a year to go as governor of Ekiti state, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, on Saturday stormed the non-elective convention of PDP with his presidential election campaign team. Although he had earlier indicated his desire to contest the presidential election in 2019, he confirmed his intention when he and his …

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Ekiti 2018: Only Ojudu Can Deliver Ekiti – Tunji David

Founder of Ojudu Mass Movement, OMM, Mr. Tunji David in this interview says the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Political Matters, Senator Babafemi Ojudu is the best man to succeed Ekiti State governor, Mr. Ayo Fayose in 2018. While explaining his reasons, Tunji spoke on other issues. At …

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Nnamdi Kanu Has Violated Bail Conditions – FG

The Minister of Interior, Lt-Gen Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau (retd), has accused the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, of violating the bail conditions given him by a Federal High Court in Abuja. Dambazau, who made the allegation during a press conference held in his office in …

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IMSU Student Flogged By Lecturer Faints (Photos)

A 300 level Imo State University student of Nutrition and dietectics reportedly fainted after she was flogged by a lecturer who has been identified as Prof Egbe Richard from the faculty of social science. It was gathered that Prof. Egbe allegedly used his belt to flog the student who came …

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Why Return Or Resign Assembly Was Formed – Presidency

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THE Presidency has described the “Return or resign’’ group as an illegal assembly formed to frustrate the ongoing Federal Government’s campaign against corruption in the country. Maverick musician, Charly Boy is the leader of the protest group. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba …

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Presidency Blocks Appointment Of Female INEC Commissioner

The Presidency was responsible for the non-issuance of appointment letter the only female Resident Electoral Commissioner-designate, Dr Asma’u Sani Maikudi, about three weeks after her clearance by the Senate, Daily Trust findings have shown. Dr Maikudi hails from President Muhammadu Buhari’s home state of Katsina, and was nominated by the …

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