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How NDLEA Raid Suspected Drug Dealers in Ekiti

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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Ekiti State command, has raided the hideout of suspected drug dealers in the state. The State Commander of the agency, Mr. Suleiman Jadi, disclosed ‎this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday. Jadi said, ” The agency is determined and committed to …

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PHOTOS! Fayose Storms Zenith Bank, Withdraw N5m

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose on Thursday stormed the Ado-Ekiti branch of the Zenith Bank to make withdrawal from his hitherto frozen account following a federal high court order asking the bank to de-freeze the governor’s account. Governor Fayose who made a withdrawal of #5m in cash thanked Nigerians …

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Wife Divorce Husband of 20-Year Old Marriage in Ado Ekiti

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A housewife, Mrs Olabosede Oke, on Wednesday prayed an Ado-Ekiti Customary Court to dissolve her 20-year-old marriage over alleged constant beating by her husband. Forty-two-year-old Olabosede, a resident of Odo-Ado, Ado-Ekiti, told the court that her husband, Segun, beat her each time she requested for feeding allowance. She also said …

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2 People Killed in Ikere Ekiti in an Auto Crash

A yet-to-be identified adult and a baby girl were, yesterday, killed in an auto crash allegedly caused by the driver of a Toyota SUV, which rammed into a residential building in Araromi community, Ikere-Ekiti. An eyewitness, Mr. Oluwayemi Ojo, whose Izuzu SUV was also hit, disclosed that the vehicle had …

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Court Orders EFCC to Unblock Fayose’s Account

A Federal High Court in Ado Ekiti has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes commission, EFCC, to unfreeze all blocked accounts belonging to Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose. The judge, Taiwo Taiwo, gave the ruling on Tuesday after considering the arguments of respective counsels on the matter. The judge also …

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Ekiti State University Sack 400 Workers – SEE WHY

The Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, has sacked over 400 workers recently engaged by the institution because their recruitment did not follow due process. The action followed a directive of the state Governor, Ayodele Fayose, who expressed reservation about the recruitment process. The governor, who said this on Wednesday in …

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How Fayemi Acted Illegally – Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday ordered the payment of N3.3 billion to local government chairmen and councillors who were relieved of their duties by former Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the former governor, now the Minister of Solid Minerals, had in 2010 …

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Ekiti Govt to Boost Science Education

Ekiti State Government has re-emphasized its resolve to boost science education in its schools by ensuring that science and other core-subjects teachers who are critical stakeholders in achieving this goal are properly motivated and also giving intensive capacity building through training and re-training programmes to improve their performance. The Deputy …

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EKSU VC Marks 1 Year in Office – PHOTOS

The Vice-Chancellor of Ekiti State University, Professor Samuel Oye Bandele was one year in office on Friday, 2nd December, 2016 and marked the day with prayers during a maiden session of the Senate of the University inside the newly constructed Academic Building. Professor F. M. Aderibigbe who is a Senior …

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APU Bestowed Award of Excellence to Fayose

In recognition of roles played in the rapid development of the ancient city of Ado Ekiti at a time the country is witnessing its worst recession in recent history and transformation of the much cherished Udiroko Festival, the Ado-Ekiti Progressive Union(APU), a non political group consisting of eminent sons and …

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Man in Prison for Raping a 21 year Old Lady in Ado Ekiti

An Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday ordered the remand of one Olakunle Owoeye, 32, in prison over alleged rape of a 21-year-old lady. The Magistrate, Modupe Afeniforo, ordered the remand of the accused pending an advice from the office of Director of Pubic Prosecution (DPP) and adjourned the case till …

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Governor Fayose Proposes N93.46billion as Ekiti 2017 Budget

Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, on Tuesday presented a total of N93.46billion as estimates for the state’s expenditure for the year 2017 to the House of Assembly. Of the sum, recurrent expenditure would gulp N55.03 billion, while capital expenditure received N38.43billion. The figure is 33 percent higher than the 2016 …

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Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, condemned the removal of the Chief Security Officer (CSO) to Rivers State Governor

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has condemned the removal of the Chief Security Officer (CSO) to the Rivers State Governor, Mr Nyesom Wike less than five days to the State’s legislative re-run election, saying; “With this ignoble action by the federal government, it is now clear that the federal …

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Ekiti APC Chieftain Hails Akeredolu

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, Mr. Kolawole Alabi, has congratulated the Ondo State Governor-elect, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, on his recent victory at the poll, saying Ondo people have made the right choice. He said Akeredolu’s victory has strengthened the faith of the people in …

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How Ekiti Police Rescue 3 Abducted Person

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The Ekiti State Police command said on Monday that it rescued three persons abducted at different locations. A statement by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, Alberto Adeyemi, said two of the victims, Lola Akintunwa and a driver, Soji Jegede, were rescued from kidnappers along Igbara Odo-Ogotun road on Friday. According …

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Mrs Feyisetan Warns Against Indiscriminate Sex

Mrs Feyisetan Fayose, the wife of the Ekiti governor, has called on the State Government to ensure the protection of basic human rights. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Fayose gave this advice on Thursday at the commemoration of the World AIDS Day in Ado-Ekiti. Fayose, who lamented …

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Fayose kickstarts Payment of N10m Loan to Tailors

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose on Tuesday fulfilled his promise of making N10m revolving loan available to Ekiti State tailors as he distributed cheque to some beneficiaries at a meeting organized for the fashion designers at the Government House Arcade in Ado Ekiti. The governor who said the gesture …

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Fayose Condemns Plan to Increase Cost of Data

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has said the President Mohammadu Buhari led All Progressives Congress (APC) federal government desire was to tax Nigerians to death, saying; “Nigerians must resist any attempt to impose new tax on them.” The governor described the federal government’s plan to increase the cost of …

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Ekiti Govt to Complete Dualisation of Ado-Ikere Road

The Ekiti State government is to complete the last phase of the extension of the dualisation of Ado-Ikere Road with N1.13 billion. It will pay N206 million as compensation to owners of structures that will be affected. Governor Ayo Fayose, who announced the development in Ikere-Ekiti yesterday at a meeting …

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Ekiti Assembly Invited Fayemi Over N850M SUBEB Funds

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The Ekiti State House of Assembly has again invited a former governor of the state, Dr Kayode Fayemi, over the controversial N850 million State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) funds. The House also adopted the state Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) 2017 – 2019 document as its document at plenary …

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How Ekiti Police Command Arrest 2 Robbers in Ado Ekiti

The Ekiti State Police Command, on Monday, arrested two robbers who recently stole a Toyota Camry belonging to their employer at a section of Ado Ekiti. The robbers and other gang members, according to the Commissioner of Police, Mr Wilson Inalegwu, had on November 16, 2016 invaded a house located …

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Ekiti Speaker to Appear in Court on December 7 – SEE WHY

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A Federal High Court sitting in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, has insisted that House of Assembly Speaker Kola Oluwawole must appear before it on December 7. This followed his refusal to obey the order to swear in lawmaker-elect Toyin Obayemi. At the court’s resumed sitting yesterday, Justice Taiwo Taiwo …

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Ekiti APC Congratulate Akeredolu

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has congratulated the candidate of the party in Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN), over his victory in the last weekend governorship election. The Publicity Secretary, Taiwo Olatunbosun, said in a statement in Ado-Ekiti that Akeredolu’s victory had confirmed the confidence that Nigerians, …

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UPDATE! Fayose Market Remain Closed in Ado Ekiti

The popular Fayose market in Ado Ekiti, the state capital has been closed following the order of the State Governor, Ayodele Fayose for not complying with the rules and regulations of the market. According to Channels TV correspondent, the market has been under lock and key for the past few …

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Fayose Begins Construction of Aramoko – Ado Ekiti Road

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has flagged off the rehabilitation of a federal road, linking Efon Alaaye to Ado-Ekiti. Speaking during the exercise which took place on Thursday in Aramoko-Ekiti, he urged the federal government to stop blaming past administrations for the nation’s challenges and rather take up its responsibilities …

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I Can Never Abuse Tinubu – Fayemi Speaks

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Minister of Solid Minerals and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has said that he would never abuse or disrespect former Lagos Governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, saying Tinubu remains a leader he would continue to hold in high esteem. Tinubu and Fayemi Refuting a recent report that he denigrated Tinubu in …

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INEC Should Postpone Ondo State Election – Fayose

As Justice Ibrahim Saulawa-led Appeal panel , on Wednesday declared Eyitayo Jegede as the rightful candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo Governorship poll, the Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose has commended the verdict, but pointed out that the time was against its party to be …

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