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2 Persons in Jail for Stealing 5 Cows in Ifaki Ekiti

Fulani in Ekiti

Two persons are now in the police detention, for allegedly stealing five cows in Ifaki Ekiti, Ido/Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti State. The suspects, according to the Commander of Vigilante Group of Nigeria, (VON), Mr Akin Olorunloni, were apprehended along Ifaki-Iworoko road around 3.30 am on Tuesday. Olorunloni explained …

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Man Emerges Ekiti Best Corp Member for 2015 Batch “B”

A graduate of the University of Calabar (UNICAL), Sam Ibok, has emerged as one of the best National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members in the 2015 Batch “B” Stream 1 in Ekiti State. Sam won multiple awards during the passing-out ceremony held at Ado-Ekiti Pavilion. Sam, a graduate of Education …

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Fayose Suspend Anti-Grazing Officers in Ekiti

The operations of the Grazing Enforcement Marshall, established to enforce the Ekiti State Government’s Anti-Grazing Act has been suspended. The Act prohibits herders from indiscriminate movement within the State with their animals at specified time. Governor Ayodele Fayose suspended their operations on Tuesday after issues were raised by the herders’ …

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Fayose Begins Distribution Of Learning Materials In Schools

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has again reiterated his administration’s resolve to ensure that the state continues to excel and maintain first position in external examinations. The Governor stated this at the SUBEB playing ground, in Ado Ekiti the state capital during the official flag off ceremony for the distribution …

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Ekiti and Lagos Doctor Worry over Increasing Diabetes rate


Indications emerged weekend that non-communicable diseases, such as hypertension and diabetes may have become endemic in most communities across the country as doctors in Lagos and Ekiti states raised alarm over increasing cases of the diseases among residents. This is coming on the heels of a health screening conducted by …

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Ekiti PDP Accuses Ojudu and FG of Supporting Fulani Heardsmen

Babafemi Ojudu

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State has described the meeting by the Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters and former Senator, representing Ekiti Central, Senator Babafemi Ojudu, with members of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) as a confirmation that the federal government …

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Ekiti Assembly to hold hearing on Health Insurance Scheme

Ekiti Assembly

Ekiti Assembly says it will hold a public hearing on the proposed Ekiti Health Insurance Scheme Bill on Wednesday. This was contained in a statement issued in Ado-Ekiti by the Chairman, House Committee on Health, Human Services and HIV/AIDS, Mrs Cecilia Dada. According to the statement, the bill seeks to …

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Man in court for Impersonating Bishop Kukah in Ekiti

The long arm of the law has caught up with a suspect, Abdulrahman Muazu, who allegedly presented himself as the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Doicese, Most Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah to defraud unsuspecting victims. Muazu was charged before an Ado Ekiti Federal High Court on Wednesday where he is expected …

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How Group Accusses Fayemi over Ekiti Ambassadorial Nominee


A group under the aegis of Ekiti Concerned Youths has accused the minister of solid minerals, Dr. Kayode Fayemi of plotting to frustrate the screening of ambassadorial nominee, Lawrence Ayodeji. According to the group, Fayemi’s decision to thwart Ayodeji’s ambassadorial nomination is an alleged move to get his wife, Bisi …

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How Court Dissolves 5 Year old Marriage in Ekiti


An Ado-Ekiti Customary Court on Tuesday dissolved the five-year-old marriage between Okunola Adebola and her husband, Oluwasayo. The marriage was dissolved on grounds of desertion and lack of care for her and the only child. Adebola, residing at No 22, Ado Community Junction, Ado-Ekiti, told the court that they were …

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Hold FG responsible if herdsmen attack Ekiti – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has indicted the Federal Government for not condemning the threat issued by the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria against the state. MACBAN, the umbrella body of herdsmen in Nigeria, had on Saturday threatened to wage war against the state for enacting grazing law …

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