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Ekiti Probe Panel: Fayemi Awarded Consultancy Of N609m Contract To Company With Mo Traceable Address Eyiyato Housing Estate Contractors Owed N172m


The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by the  Ekiti State Government to look into the finances of the state between 2010 and 2014 has been told that the consultant appointed for the N609 million contract for the furnishing of Oke Ayoba Government House, Ado-Ekiti had no traceable address in Nigeria. …

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Ekiti panel on abuse of Agric facility submits report

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The panel set up by the Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, to investigate the Livestock Development Centre, Erifun, Ado Ekiti has submitted its report. Submitting the report to the State Head of Service, Dr Olugbenga Faseluka who received it on behalf of the government, the Chairman of the Panel …

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Man Rapes Daughter for Money Ritual in Ekiti

A 55-year-old man, Bashiru Adeyanju, was remanded in prison custody by an Ado-Ekiti magistrate’s court for raping his 17-year-old daughter. Adeyanju, who was arrested on September 11, confessed to raping the girl nine times for money ritual, claiming that he committed the crime with two others, said to be native …

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Ekiti 2018: INEC Commissioner Warns Candidate against Open Campaigns

The new Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Ekiti State, Professor Abdul-Ganiy Raji has warned politicians against subtle or overt campaigns ahead of the 2018 governorship poll. Raji made this warning after stakeholders’ meeting with politicians in Ado Ekiti, on Wednesday. He said that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) won’t …

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Fayose Challenges Lai Mohammed to Name IPOB Sponsors

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has challenged the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, to name the “treasury looters” that he claimed were sponsoring the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). He said “it is high time Nigerians begin to hold the Information Minister accountable for his frivolous …

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How Court Dissolve 17 Year Old Marriage in Ado Ekiti

An Ado-Ekiti Customary Court on Tuesday dissolved the 17-year-old marriage between one Nimota Yaya and her husband, Salami. Nimota, a 35-year-old caterer, had filed for divorce on the grounds of threat to life as well as lack of love and care. ‎The petitioner, who resides at 24, Our Saviours st., …

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FUOYE Bursar Died During Council Meeting in Lagos

The Bursar of the Federal University, Oye Ekiti, FUOYE, Mr. Adejuyigbe Adebayo, has died. Federal University, Oye-Ekiti Adejuyigbe, 59 died on Thursday during FUOYE’s Governing council meeting held in Lagos at the instance of its Chairman, Prof. Saadat Mabadeje. Adejuyigbe, who hailed from Offa, Kwara State, was buried on Friday …

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Students and Drivers Clash in Ekiti – SEE WHY

Tension rose in Ikere Ekiti yesterday following a violent clash between some students and commercial drivers over the rape of a female student, (names withheld). The 200 level student of the College of Education, Ikere Ekiti was alleged to have been raped by a commercial driver along College-Igbara Odo way …

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Ekiti Comes Top as NECO Releases May/June SSCE Results

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has said that no fewer than 745,053 out of the 1,051,472 candidates that sat for this year’s June/July Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) got five credits and above including English and Mathematics. The figure which represents 70.85 per cent, indicates 1.11 percent increase in performance …

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Falae Laments Incessant Attack, Praises Fayose’s Bold Moves

Former Presidential candidate of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Olu Falae yesterday praised the courage and efforts of Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayo Fayose at stopping the activities of herdsmen in the state. Describing the herdsmen menace in the nation …

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Couple in Court over N1.6m Fraud in Ado Ekiti

A 43-year-old man, Sunday Babatunde and his wife, Sola, 38, yesterday appeared at an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ekiti State for alleged fraud. Prosecutor Caleb Leranmo alleged that the defendants and another at large committed the offence last month in Ado-Ekiti. He said the couple and one other fraudulently …

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Man in Court Over Assault in Ekiti

The police on Wednesday arraigned a 21-year-old man, Ajayi Oluwatosin, in an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrate’s’ Court for assault occasioning harm. Oluwatosin, of no fixed address, is standing trial on a charge of assault. The Prosecutor, Insp Caleb Leranmo, told the court that the accused and others at large, committed the …

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Why I Dressed and attended Muslim Prayer – Fayose

The Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has given reasons why he appeared in Muslim attire to mark the Eid-el-Kabir with Muslim faithful in the state. The governor, a Christian, dressed in full Islamic regalia, showed up at the prayer ground sitting among Muslims on Friday. When reporters demanded his …

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Unpaid Salaries:- Hope Dims For Workers

HOPE of millions of workers in most of the 36 states of the federation that the state will overcome their inability to meet workers’ welfare and other statutory obligations appears forlorn, Sunday Tribune investigation has revealed. The conundrum of mounting salary and pension arrears is deep-rooted in four main factors, …

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FG Must Stop Use of Brute Force Against Agitators ―Fayose

Ekiti State governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has charged the Federal Government to look into political solution for the agitations by ethnic-based groups in the country rather than the employment of what he described as “brute force”. Governor Fayose, in a statement in Thursday, also …

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Ekiti Lawmaker Bags 101 Days Suspension

Ekiti lawmaker bags 101 days suspension The Ekiti State House of Assembly has suspended the legislator representing Ekiti-East Constituency 1, Fajana Ojo-Ade, for 101 legislative days without pay. During the period, which was in the first instance, his colleagues had barred him from within one kilometre radius of the assembly …

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Fulani Herdsmen To Drag Fayose To Court Over Comments About Buhari

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Fulani Herdsmen, under the aegis of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, on Monday threatened to institute legal action against the Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, for making disparaging and uncomplimentary statements on President Mohammed Buhari’s health. The National Coordinator of the body, Alhaji Garus Gololo, who disclosed this at a …

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MUST READ! 2 Ekiti Lawmakers in Trouble

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Two members of the Ekiti state House of Assembly are reportedly under investigation for allegedly supporting a political enemy of Governor Ayo Fayose. The Point reports that the two lawmakers, both in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), are in trouble and are being probed by their colleagues for supporting the …

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Ekiti Deputy Governor Becomes a Professor

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The Ekiti State House of Assembly on Sunday congratulated the state’s deputy governor, Kolapo Olusola, on his elevation to the rank of a professor. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the deputy governor was last week appointed a professor in Building Technology by the Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile-Ife. …

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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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