See Super Eagles Position In January’s FIFA Ranking

The Super Eagles remain 51st in the latest Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) Coca Cola World Ranking released on Thursday. Nigeria also retains their 9th position in Africa. One of the Eagles’ opponents at the 2018 World Cup, Argentina, also did not move from 4th positon. But Croatia stepped …

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Fayose Ordered Arrest of Fulani Herdsman’s Killer

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Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State on Wednesday ordered the arrest and prosecution of a Tiv man who allegedly killed a Fulani herdsman in his state. The governor in a tweet said he would not accept the killing of anyone in Ekiti whether he is Yoruba, Fulani, Tiv or Igbo. …

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How a Fulani Herdsman was Killed in Ekiti

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There is tension in Oke Ako and Irele communities in Ikole local government area of Ekiti State following the alleged killing of a Fulani herdsman on Monday. The herdsman, whose name was given as Babuba Dengi, was killed in a bush between the two communities by settlers suspected to be …

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Ekiti State University ASUU Begins Indefinite Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, Ekiti State University (EKSU) chapter, has announced the commencement of an indefinite strike action. The strike action commenced on Wednesday, 16 January, two weeks after the university management announced the resumption of academic activities. The workers are protesting the non-payment of six-month subventions, salary …

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How Ekiti Lawyers React to Fayose’s Report on Fayemi

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Legal practitioners in Ekiti State have condemned the action of Ayo Fayose, Ekiti State governor, for barring Dr. Kayode Fayemi, his predecessor in office, from holding public office for 10 years through a White Paper. The lawyers, who commented on the matter at different fora, said the Governor had become …

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Ekiti 2018 : Fayose Looking For Successor He Can Manipulate – Adeyeye

Prince Dayo  Adeyeye, former Minister  of State for Works, is a chieftain  of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State. In this Interview with select  journalists, Adeyeye, the immediate past National Publicity Secretary of the party, spoke about his governorship ambition and challenges before the party. YAQOUB POPOOLA brings the excerpts. …

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Only court can bar Fayemi from politics – Ekiti APC

The Ekiti State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said the state government’s White Paper, which indicted former Governor Kayode Fayemi is “a demonstration of executive recklessness by Governor Ayo Fayose”. The Fayose administration, on Monday, released the report of a commission of enquiry it set up to …

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Man Arrested For Raping Two Goats To Death (Photos)

A middle-aged man, identified as Mbiti Munyao in Kangundo constituency, Machakos area of Kenya was arrested for allegedly raping two goats to death. According to the area assistant Chief Mary Mulwa, Munyao was seen pulling the two goats from a bush where the animals had been tied on Saturday, January …

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I Am Not Racist – Donald Trump

United States President, Donald Trump, has denied that he is racist, after a row broke out over his alleged use of the word “shithole” to describe African nations. Mr Trump reportedly used the term last week during a bipartisan Oval Office meeting on immigration reform. He has now told journalists: …

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Ekiti Govt Ban, A Joke Taken Too Far- Fayemi

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Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi has reacted to the ban placed on him and his Finance Commissioner, Mr Dapo Kolawole by Ekiti state government. In a statement by Olayinka Oyebode Senior Special Assistant (Media) to the Minister titled: ‘Fayose’s kangaroo panel recommendations, a joke taken too …

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Ekiti Govt Bans Fayemi From Holding Public Office

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The Ekiti State Government has banned the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Kayode Fayemi, from holding public office in the state for 10 years. The ban followed the indictment of Mr. Fayemi by a judicial commission of inquiry which probed his tenure as governor of Ekiti State between 2010 …

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Ekiti Must Look Beyond Federal Allocation – Amb Ayodeji Ayodele

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A former Nigerian envoy to Greece and chieftain of Mega Progressive Peoples Party, Ambassador Ayodeji Ayodele, has decried the dependence of Ekiti State and many others on federal allocation for their economic survival and suggested the development of the agricultural sector for the sustenance of the state’s economy. Ambassador Ayodele …

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Ekiti Govt explains Why Workers Voters Card Were Collected

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The Ekiti State Government has explained that it is not collecting voter cards from workers in order to clone them. It said the voter cards were collected from beneficiaries of loan as a means of identification. The Commissioner for Information, Youths and Sports Development, Mr. Lanre Ogunsuyi, stated this in …

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Bamidele Faparusi Speaks on Killings by Fulani Herdsmen

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bamidele Faparusi has decried the killings in Benue, Taraba, Adamawa and few other states in recent times, describing the situation as not only pathetic but tragic‎. ‎The APC governorship aspirant in a statement in Ado Ekiti on Saturday said rejection of the …

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No Land for Cattle Colonies – Fayose

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has ruled out the possibility of releasing the State’s lands for the proposed cattle colonies. Fayose declared that his state will not surrender its lands for the proposed cattle colonies as a panacea to Fulani herdsmen and farmers’ crisis. The governor’s stance was contained …

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Interview With Prof. Akin Oyebode at 70

Prof. Akin Oyebode, 70, a renowned professor of International Law and Jurisprudence, in this interview with TUNDE AJAJA, talks about his growing up, career and plans for retirement From your lectures and the testimonies of your students, one would almost get the feeling that you were born to teach law. …

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Three Policemen Sacked For Recklessly Shooting At Youths In Lagos

Three policemen attached to Amukoko Division by names and service numbers: 25759 Sgt. Osaseri Saturday, 35 9075 Sgt. Segun Okun, 496833 Cpl. Adekunle Oluwarotimi have been tried and dismissed from the Nigeria Police for breeching the rules of engagement to wit reckless application of firearms. The aforementioned Non Commissioned Officers(NCOs), …

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Ekiti 2018: We are ready for Fayemi, APC – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, has said he and his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are ready for the Minister of Solid Minerals, Dr Kayode Fayemi and the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the July 14 governorship election in the state. Recall that Fayemi’s posters had flooded Ekiti …

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Glo Has Not Acquired 9mobile – Ignore The Fake News

Telecommunications giant, Globacom, has distanced itself from media reports which insinuated that it was the preferred bidder to acquire telecommunications company, 9Mobile. A press statement issued in Lagos on Friday said:- “Globacom has not acquired 9Mobile as widely reported in the media.” According to the company, “We are bound by …

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Fayose Attack Buhari Over New NIA DG

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has faulted President Muhammadu Buhari’s appointment of Ahmed Abubakar as the new director-general of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA). Abubakar was appointed as a replacement for Ayo Oke, former head of the intelligence agency, who was sacked on 30 October 2017 , following the …

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