Federal Poly Ado Produces 7,500 Entrepreneurs So far

The Centre for Entrepreneurship Development and Vocational Studies of the Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti has so far produced more than 7,500 graduates in the last five years. The Rector of the institution, Dr Theresa Akande, made this known when she spoke in Abuja on Monday. Akande said the centre took off …

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Petroleum Marketers Stop Fuel Supply to Ekiti

Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), at the weekend, stopped supply of fuel to Ekiti State. They are protesting the demolition of four filling stations under construction in Ado-Ekiti by Governor Ayo Fayose. The demolition, they claimed, “was done in bad faith and malice”. The governor, who revoked their …

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MUST READ! How Fayose Attack Fayemi Again

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Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, Mr. Lere Olayinka, has described the Minister of Mines and Steel Development and former governor of the State, Dr Kayode Fayemi as a “shamelessly shameless man, who ordinarily should be facing trial superintending over the looting of Ekiti treasury with reckless abandon during his …

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Photos! Fayose Present Cheques Worth N184m to 21 Ekiti Communities

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has presented cheques worth #184m(One hundred and eighty-four million naira) to twenty one communities in the state for community development projects through the State Community and Social Development Agency(EKSCDA). Presenting the cheques at the government house arcade in Ado-Ekiti on Friday, governor Fayose urged …

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Governor Fayose Declare Support for Local Govt Autonomy

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The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Monday, declared his support for total autonomy of the third tier of government, calling on other governors to follow same in bringing development to the grassroots. The Governor also pardoned a local government staff and Deputy President of the Nigerian Union of Local …

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Buhari is not in Charge of Nigeria – Fayose

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, has alleged that the claim by the wife of the President, Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha Buhari that a cabal has hijacked Buhari’s government is true. Fayose said some of Buhari’s appointees are more powerful than him. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Idowu …

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Appeal Court Reservers Ruling on Fayose’s Frozen Account

The Court of Appeal sitting in Ado-Ekiti on Thursday reserved ruling on an application filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, praying the court to grant an injunction restraining Governor Ayodele Fayose from further dissipating and executing the lower court judgment which defreezed his account. The Counsel to …

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Fuel Marketers Suspend Strike in Ekiti

Fuel marketers in Ekiti State yesterday suspended their two-day strike called in protest against the withdrawal of their Certificates of Occupancy (C of Os) by Governor Ayo Fayose. This followed the intervention of traditional rulers led by the Ewi of Ado-Ekiti, Oba Rufus Adeyemo Adejugbe. The monarch summoned the marketers, …

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Kidnappers Demand N20m to Release Ekiti Teacher

Ekiti Kidnappers

The kidnappers of a classroom teacher in Ekiti State, Mr. Festus Olatunde Oke, have demanded a ransom of N20 Million for his release. Sources close to the family told Daily post in Ado Ekiti on Thursday that the family members were contacted on Wednesday, two days after Mr. Oke was …

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Fashola Inspect Ongoing Work in Ado Ekiti

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, Minister for Works, Housing and Power, Babatunde Raji Fashola(SAN) with some state and federal officials during a supervision of work done at the site of the ongoing 1.2km Fajuyi/Ojumose flyover in Ado-Ekiti

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FG Hails Governor Fayose’s Concepts

The Federal Government has lauded the giant strides of Governor Ayodele Fayose on his physical and stomach infrastructure concept. The Special Adviser to the Vice President on Policy, Mrs Yosola Akinbi made this known in Ado Ekiti on Wednesday after she was conducted round on-going legacy projects such as new …

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Fayose Explain Why He Can’t Join APc

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has said he cannot join the All Progressives Congress (APC), even if he has to leave his current party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Fayose, who spoke at a gathering in Ado-Ekiti yesterday, said the practice of use and dump adopted by the leadership …

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How a Secondary School Teacher Was Kidnapped in Ekiti

Ekiti state police command on Wednesday confirmed the kidnap of a teacher simply identified as Mr. Festus Olatunde Oke. According to the police, the incident happened around 6pm on Monday at along Ise-Ikere road while he was returning from work. It was gathered that the abductors took Oke and reportedly …

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DSS Arrest Boko Haram Leader in Ekiti

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A suspected Boko Haram kingpin, Adenoyi Abdulsalam, has been arrested by a joint team of the Department of State Services and the military in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti state. A statement issued on Wednesday by an operative of the service, Tony Opuiyo, said that an Ak-47 rifle was recovered from the suspect …

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Fayose Shows Interest in Case of Woman Beaten by Policemen

Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose on Sunday night announced his government’s interest in the case of a woman beaten by some policemen in Ado Ekiti on Friday. The state governor, Mr Ayo Fayose made this known while speaking on a monthly public enlightenment programme, “The Governor Explains”. Ayodele Fayose He …

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How Policemen Brutalize Nursing Mother Over Bribe in Ado Ekiti

A nursing mother,Mrs. Toyin Adeyeye, and her two months old baby, Heritage, were detained by policemen in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital for allegedly refusing to give bribe at a checkpoint. Also detained was the nursing mother’s younger brother and driver of the vehicle conveying them, Adeniyi Dada. Their vehicle, …

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Obasanjo is the Father of Corruption – Fayose

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state has described former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, as the father of corruption in Nigeria, who sits on stolen wealth. Fayose has also challenged the former president to explain to Nigerians the source of his wealth, adding that Obasanjo lacks moral rights to accuse anyone of …

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New Commissioner of Police Visits Fayose

The Ekiti State governor Mr Ayodele Fayose has charged the new police commissioner posted to the state to help sustain the peace currently being enjoyed in the state. Fayose who received the police boss, Mr Abdullahi Chafe to his office during the week, said the police commissioner should focus on …

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Governor Fayose Defends Apostle Suleiman

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has risen in defence of the embattled founder of the Omega Fire Ministry, Johnson Suleman, saying the allegations of adultery against him by a Canada-based Nigerian, Stephanie Otobo, was a product of a “high level conspiracy.” Apostle Suleman as he his fondly called, has …

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Ekiti 2018 is not for Rookie or JJC – Segun Dipe

Ekiti State is on the march again and it is, this time, caught in a decrepit conundrum. The general impression is that its present governor has ridden roughshod over the land of “Honour and Integrity,” seriously battered that it is now feeble and frail. So feeble, so frail that anyone …

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45-Year Old Man in Court for Possession of Hard Drug

Federal High Court in Ado-Ekiti has sentenced a 45-year-old man, Gilbert Chibuzor, to six years imprisonment with hard labour for possession of hard drug. National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) prosecutor Charles Ugwuja told the court that the accused committed the offence on May 19, 2015 at Omuo-Ekiti in Ekiti …

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Lol…. Magu Calls Ekiti Lawmaker Senator Fayose

Laughter erupted on the floor of the senate on Thursday after Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), mistakenly referred to a lawmaker as Fayose. The anti-graft czar made the mistake while responding to one of the questions posed by Duro Faseyi, lawmaker representing Ekiti …

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Eyemote Celebrates 50 Years Anniversary

It was a great reunion for many of the old students of the 1978 set of Eyemote Comprehensive High School, (ECOHS), Iyin-Ekiti, Ekiti State as they hugged and exchanged banters with one another during the school’s 50th anniversary cerlebration. Some of them recalled some of their pranks and escapades during …

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NANS Threatens Ekiti Govt and Police Over Death of EKSU Student

The National Association of Nigerian Students,NANS, has directed the Ekiti State government and the police authorities to produce the killers of the two students of Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, who were knocked down by vehicle recently when the officials of the Internal Revenue Board were enforcing tax collection. In …

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How Ekiti Govt Official was Kidnapped in Edo State

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Ekiti State Civil Service official, Olaniyi Ibidunmoye, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen in Ibillo, Edo State with his abductors demanding a 20million Naira ransom for him to regain freedom. Mr. Ibidunmoye is a Director at the Office of Ekiti State Surveyor General and is also a pastor at the …

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Transport Union Leader Died in Ekiti

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Nigeria, RTEAN, Akure Branch, ‎Ojo Ogunsakin, has died in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, following an injury he sustained allegedly after an attack by another union leader. It was‎ gathered that Mr. Ogunsakin died from a head injury inflicted on him by a unit branch chairman, whose name was given …

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Ayan-Gbayi Won Goldberg Excellency Tour Prize in Ekiti

Gboyega Omotoyinbo, Nigerian Breweries Key Distributor in Ekiti State presenting a cheque of Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira to Ayan-Gbayi Group, winner of the first prize in the Goldberg Excellency Tour at Ado-Ekiti on Friday. With them are Taiwo Okunade, Area Sales Manager, Nigeria Breweries Plc (1st from left); …

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Fayose condole with the Adebayos, Promises State burial

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has said the former military governor of the defunct Western Region and leader of the Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE), Late Major-General Robert Adeyinka Adebayo will be given a state burial. He made this known during a condolence visit at the Ikeja residence of …

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Ekiti APC Hails Buhari’s Return

As President Muhammadu Buhari returned from his 50 day medical trip abroad, the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, said his return has vindicated its claim that the President was not terminally ill as being portrayed in some quarters. 14C President Muhammadu Buhari Returns to abuja. The party which …

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