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MarsOz Drops 8 Kingdom

After he dropped My Name Shall Survive and Glory, he wanted to do something quiet different from other rappers. He called a group of popular rappers from eight different hoods to record a rap Cypher tagged 8Kingdoms. The song features Samrex, Kingo, Izzy Prince, Geeppy, Trigger John, Olumide and Doyin(Honey’Dee) …

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I remain a Traditional Ruler in Ekiti – Olukere

Olukere of Ikere

The Olukere of Ikere-Ekiti, Oba Ganiyu Obasoyin, yesterday, dismissed the claim credited to the Ekiti State Council of Obas,  that he should not be addressed as an Oba,  insisting that he remains a traditional ruler in Ekiti State. Obasoyin said the Council acted prejudicial and unnecessary hasty by issuing a …

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Women That Should Rule Nigeria

Prof Remi Sonaiya Prof Oluremi Comfort Sonaiya was born on the 2nd of March 1955 in Ibadan where she had her primary and secondary education before going to the tertiary institution to study French and Linguistics. She is a politician, educationist and writer, some of her publications include “language matter: …

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Nigerians are Dying in Silence – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, has said the corporate existence of Nigeria is being threatened by selective administration of justice, marginalisation, vendetta against perceived political opponents among others and called on well-meaning citizens to rise up and salvage the situation before it is too late. This is just as …

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Court Grants Olukere Bail

olukere of ikere

An Ekiti State High Court on Friday granted bail to the Olukere of Ikere-Ekiti, Oba Ganiyu Obasoyin, who is standing trial for alleged murder. Ruling on the bail application filed by his counsel, Morakinyo Ogele, Justice Abiodun Adesodun admitted the monarch to N5m bail and two sureties in like sum. …

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No Work Until We are Paid – EKSU ASUU Tells Fayose

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti chapter has said it will not end Its indefinite strike until the salaries of its members are paid by the state government. The union and the state governor, Ayo Fayose, had been engaged in series of dialogue since …

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Ekiti 2018 : Fayose Visits INEC Office

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State on Wednesday held a close-door meeting with the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, together with the national commissioners on this year’s governorship poll in his State and the 2019 general elections. Governor Fayose, who fielded questions from journalists …

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Ekiti Youth Arise Set to Kick off in Ado Ekiti

SENSITIZATION OF YOUTHS/OFFICIAL FLAG OFF OF EKITI YOUTHS ARISE Tagged: Youths beware,Youths Arise We are pleased to inform you that the Ekiti Youths Arise, a non-governmental and no party oriented organization, which consist of Youths who are ready to take responsibility and make the society unanimously a better place through …

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Ekiti 2018 : My Deputy is the Next Governor – Fayose

Governor Ayodele Fayose yesterday said aggrieved Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirants in Ekiti State were free to leave the party and join the ‘camp of the enemy’ if they were not pleased with the choice of his deputy, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, as the preferred candidate. The aggrieved aspirants include …

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Ekiti 2018 : OMM Holds Solidarity Rally for Prof. Kolapo Olusola

The Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, on Monday rallied support for his deputy, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, as the countdown to the July 14 governorship election in the state gathers momentum. A socio-politIcal group, the Osokomole Mass Movement (OMM), which is a grassroots organisation mobilising support for the governor, organised …

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Ekiti 2018 : APC Chairman Speaks on Choice of Candidate

APC Chairman

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, John Odigie-Oyegun, says the party has not endorsed any candidate for the July governorship election in Ekiti state. Oyegun said this in a statement signed by his political aide, Soni Idahagbon. He dismissed speculations that a recent visit to President Buhari by Minister …

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Ekiti 2018 : Adeyeye Accused Ekiti Govt of Stopping Media Coverage of Declaration

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant in Ekiti State, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, has accused the state government of ordering some television stations not to cover his public declaration scheduled for today (Wednesday). The affected stations which are on government retainer-ship include Africa Independent Television (AIT), Channels Television, Silverbird Television (STV), …

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Former Commissioner Urges EFCC to Probe Fayose’s Project

A former Ekiti State Commissioner for Finance and Economic Development, Mr. Dapo Kolawole, has urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to probe some projects executed by Governor Ayo Fayose. Kolawole said the anti-graft agency should investigate the Ikere township road project, which he said was meant to be …

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FUOYE students debunk report on registrar’s removal

The Ekiti Student Union of the Federal University at Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) and the Coalition for the Advancement of Ekiti State (COAED) have denied a report that they kicked against the removal of the Registrar, Mr. Daniel Adeyemo. According to them, Adeyemo has not been removed from office, but is on …

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How Femi Falana Reacts to Fayemi’s Ban

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) has reacted to the White Paper issued by Governor Ayodele Fayose barring a former governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, from holding public officesin the state. The White Paper barred the former governor from holding any public office for ten years.  Recall that Fayemi had reacted to …

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Fayose Ordered Arrest of Fulani Herdsman’s Killer

fulani herdsman

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

Fulani in Ekiti

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


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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Ekiti Must Look Beyond Federal Allocation – Amb Ayodeji Ayodele

Ekiti Allocation

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

Ekiti govt

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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