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Gov. Fayose React to Cash Discovery by EFCC

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has accused the Federal Government of using the anti-corruption war as a tool to cripple the opposition political parties. Governor Fayose was reacting to the cash discovery at an apartment in Osborne towers in Ikoyi, Lagos state, by the Economic and Financial Crimes, Commission …

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Ekiti Has No Reason to be Poor – Hon. Opeyemi Falegan

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A chieftain of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State Hon. Opeyemi Falegan, has said that the state had no reason to be poor considering its agrarian nature. He, however, regretted that the major challenge being faced by the people was lack of necessary assistance from government at all …

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Gov Fayose Imposes 7 Days Curfew on Igbara-Odo Ekiti

Youths of Igbara-Odo in Ekiti South West Local Government Area of Ekiti State went on rampage on Saturday and by the time the dust settled, two persons ‎lay dead and several others wounded. The youth under the aegis of Federation of Igbara-odo Students Union‎, which comprises of current students and …

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Ekiti 2018 : IPAC Warns INEC Against Rigging

The Independent National Electoral Commission has been advised by the Inter-Party Advisory Council against aiding rigging in the 2018 Governorship Election in Ekiti. The coalition of political parties advised the two organisations to shun influence from politicians willing to subvert the people’s will, in the interest of peace. IPAC also …

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EKSU Faculty of Law to Celebrate 25th Anniversary

The Faculty of Law of Ekiti State University will celebrate her 25th anniversary next month,it will also serve as a medium to reunite the students of the faculty and it alumni in a long period of years. The Faculty will also be doing a fund raising worth #500,000,000 for the …

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Photos! Landmark University Students Visit Governor Fayose

The Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has called on Nigerian students in the higher institutions to be focused and dedicated to their studies in order to become somebody in future. He gave the advice while playing host to the students of Political Science and International Relations of the Landmark …

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Alimodu Sherrif Tells Fayose and Wike to Leave PDP

Factional national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Ali Modu Sheriff has said that governors of Ekiti and Rivers states Ayo Fayose of Ekiti and Nyesom Wike can leave the opposition party. Sheriff said both men and other governors who are not happy with his leadership can show themselves …

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PDP Won LG Bye Elction in Ekiti

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The Peoples Democratic Party in Ekiti has cleared the Local Government Bye- Election conducted in the state on Saturday. The election held in two wards, Agbado/Oyo ward 4 in Ikere Local Government and Igede Ward 3 in Irepodun / Ifelodun Local Government, of the 177 wards in the state. The …

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DURING THE WEEK : Niyi Adebayo Visits Fayose

The former governor of Ekiti State, Otunba Niyi Adebayo has commended the efforts of Governor Ayodele Fayose towards the preparation for the burial of his father, late General Adeyinka Adebayo. The first Ekiti State executive governor made this known when he paid a thank you visit to governor Fayose at …

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FRSC Boss Visit Ekiti Deputy Governor

Ekiti State Government has been commended for the various road rehabilitation works and new road constructions that are going on which have made many roads in the state quite motorable. The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi gave the commendation during a courtesy visit to …

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Ekiti Govt Demolished Some Illegal Structures in Ado-Ekiti

The Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayoele Fayose has said that any government official of the ministry of Land & housing found guilty of approving illegal structures in the state capital would be sanctioned accordingly. The governor stated this while personally monitoring the demolition of some illegal structures in Ado-Ekiti. Mr …

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How 3 Died and 8 Injured in Ekiti Accident

No fewer than three persons were killed, while eight others sustained varying degrees of injuries in an auto-crash which occurred on Thursday night at Akonosan , a suburb of Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital. Our correspondent learnt that a DAF truck and an eighteen setter Toyota Hiace bus had a …

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I am Peter the Rock – Fayose

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has described himself as “Peter the rock”, saying anyone he hits, lands in trouble. Speaking on People, Politics and Power, a programme on AIT, Fayose said the All Progressives Congress (APC) had started talking about the 2018 governorship election when there “is still unfinished …

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Davido to Storm Ado Ekiti on Saturday

THE ancient city of Ado-Ekiti will come alive on Saturday, April 8, as multi-talented hip hop star, Davido storms Pathfinder Hotels, owners of high octane Club Splendour for all-night grooving. The ‘Aye’ crooner will be thrilling his fans in Ado-Ekiti with his hit songs in a special way. Davido will …

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Ekiti Agog as Adetuberu Empowers Widows

In what could be described as carnival, Ekiti widows on friday trooped to Igede and converged on the APC secretariat for the first phase of Adetuberu Widows Empowerment Scheme established to cushion the effect of economic downturn and impove the lives of widows in society. Delivering his welcome address, the …

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Afenifere Hails Fayose for Improving Education in Ekiti

The pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere has commended Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, for introducing incentives to improve education in the state.The Secretary General of the group, Sehinde Arogbofa, made the commendation yesterday in a statement in Akure. According to him, Fayose’s feat was evident in the brilliant performance of …

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MUST READ! Why Ekiti Muslim Stage a Protest in Ekiti

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Muslims in Ekiti state on Tuesday staged a protest against plans by the Ayo Fayose government to demolish a mosques built near petrol stations in the state. The marking of a mosque in NIPCO Filling Station in Adebayo area of the state for demolition on Monday sparked intense outrage from …

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Politician Caught Stealing a Drink in Ekiti

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A politician in Ekiti has allegedly been caught after trying to steal a drink from a supermarket. According to Adonis Nwammah who posted this unbelievable story on his Facebook page, the father of four who was also a former custom officer was about to be lynched by boys in the …

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How Man Cut-off a Woman’s Hand in Ekiti

A man, who was engaged in a fight with his neighbour in Isaba-Ekiti, allegedly chopped off the left wrist of a pregnant woman, Aisha Adam, with a cutlass. A News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent, who visited the pregnant woman and mother of four on her hospital bed on Monday, …

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Fayemi Want to Become Ekiti Governor in 2018 – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has accused his immediate predecessor, Kayode Fayemi of plotting a return as the State Governor through the back-door by arm-twisting the Supreme Court to review its judgment of April 14, 2015. Governor Fayose made the allegations while addressing journalists in Ado-Ekiti on Monday. The Supreme …

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Court Unfreezes Fayose’s Lawyer Account

Justice Abulazeez Anka of a Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday vacated a freeze order on the account of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Chief Mike Ozekhome. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that Justice Anka, had on Feb. 7, ordered a temporary forfeiture of N75million found …

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3 Men Arrested with Human Skull in Ekiti

Three men in Ekiti state have been arrested for allegedly being found in possession of a human skull. The suspects–Muhammed Isiaka, Ismaila Okoro and Abidemi Awolusi–were said to have been arrested with the skull and some weapons, including charms, the Punch reports. According to the Ekiti state commissioner of police, …

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Emir of Kano, Sanusi Hails Governor Fayose

The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, yesterday lauded Governor Ayodele Fayose for setting Ekiti on a solid rock in the education sector. He said the governor was gradually reenacting efforts that will bring back the old glory when the state took the lead in education. Sanusi, who was …

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Fayose wants Late General Adeyinka Adebayo Immortalised

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has called on the Federal Government to immortalise and give a befitting national burial to the former military Governor of the Old Western Region, General Adeyinka Adebayo. He made the call at the Ekiti State Government House in Ado-Ekiti while playing host to a …

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Two Arrested For Stealing Diesel at Ekiti Water Corporation

Two men, Tope Oyewumi and Olayiwola Faluru have been arrested for stealing diesel at the Ekiti State Water Corporation office in Ado-Ekiti. They were arrested on Wednesday night by vigilant residents of the Water Work‎s area, off Ajilosun Road, where the water scheme serving residents of the state capital is …

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Kidnapped Teacher in Ekiti has been Released

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The kidnapped teacher in Ekiti State, Mr. Festus Olatunde Oke, who was abducted on Monday last week, has regained his freedom. Sources close to the family confirmed his freedom to DAILY POST, declaring that it was “a relief to us all.” The source refused to disclose if a ransom was …

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How Fayose Congratulate Tinubu on His Birthday

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The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has congratulated the former governor of Lagos State and APC Chieftain, Bola Ahmed Tinubu on his 65th Birthday. Fayose, in a video uploaded by his special assistant, Lere Olayinka described Tinubu as an “outstanding leader in Yoruba Land.” The governor who dressed in an …

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How Court Dissolves 16Yrs Old Marriage in Ado Ekiti

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An Ado-Ekiti Customary Court on Tuesday dissolved ‎16-year-old marriage between Bosede Olowookere and her husband, Sola Olowookere. Bosede sought the dissolution of the marriage for lack of care for her and the child as well as lack of respect for the in-laws. She told the court that the respondent had …

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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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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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