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22-yr-old to hang for armed robbery in Ekiti

Ado-Ekiti – A state High Court sitting in Ado-Ekiti on Friday sentenced one Segun Afolayan to death by hanging for armed robbery. The 22-year- old bagged the sentence for the offence which he committed on Nov.10, 2014 at Ado central area of Ado Ekiti. The convict had robbed one Ibrahim …

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What we’ll do to make Ekiti great again — SDP guber candidate

Ekiti State governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the July 14 gubernatorial election, Akinloye Aiyegbusi, has vowed to pursue massive industrial and agricultural revolution to enable the state take her rightful place, if elected into power. •Aiyegbusi: SDP Candidate Aiyegbusi also stated that his mission to salvage …

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Ekiti election: Fayemi allegedly resigns as minister

Kayode Fayemi has resigned his appointment as minister of mines and steel – The minister allegedy resigned from office to focus on the Ekiti governorship election Ahead of the 2018 gubernatorial election in Ekiti state, governorship aspirant, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has reportedly resigned from his position as the minister of …

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Ekiti APC Criticised Former President Goodluck Jonathan

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has criticised former President Goodluck Jonathan over comments at the weekend flyover launch in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State capital. From left, Akwa Ibom State Governor, Emmanuel Udom, immediate past president, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, Rivers State Governor, Barr. Nyesom Wike and the Ekiti State …

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Breaking: Ekiti Assembly Impeaches Deputy Speaker, Chief Whip

The Deputy Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Hon. Adesegun Adewumi has been impeached. The House, at its plenary on Thursday, also removed the Chef Whip, Hon. Akinniyi Sunday. Hon. Animasaun Adesina, representing Ekiti west Constituency 11 was elected as deputy speaker to replace Him. The Member representing …

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Rainstorm Destroys Palace, Properties in Ekiti

Properties worth about 100million naira were destroyed by rainstorm in Aisegba and Agbado Ekiti in Gbonyin Local Government Area of Ekiti State recently. The damaged properties include the old palace of the traditional ruler of Aisegba and almost 60 other buildings in the community while about 40houses also had their …

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Ekiti 2018: I Have Not Joined APC – Adeyeye

Former People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant in Ekiti State, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, has denied news on the social media that he has joined the All Progressives Congress (APC). Adeyeye, former Minister of State for Works, quit the PDP two weeks ago on the heels of the governorship primary won …

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Special Adviser Quits Fayose’s Govt

Special Adviser to Governor Ayo Fayose on Cultural Matters, Alhaji Ademola Bello, on Monday tendered his resignation from office. Bello in his resignation letter dated 21st May, 2018 said he was quitting Fayose’s government “on personal grounds.” Our reporter sighted a copy of Bello’s resignation letter which was acknowledged by …

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Buhari Reconciles Aggrieved Ekiti Governorship Aspirants

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday night told leaders of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ekiti state to bury their hatctets and do everything possible to win Ekiti state governorship election come July 14. This is as the pioneer Chairman of the APC, Chief Bisi Akande has said that a minor …

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Ekiti 2018: Crisis Brews in ADC

The African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Ekiti State is heading for a major crisis, as its candidate, Ayodele Adesua, has vowed to resist any attempt by the national leaders of the party to withdraw the party’s participation in the coming governorship election. Mr Adesua has also vowed not to step …

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Ekiti Primary: Oni Threatens to dump APC

The first runner – up in the Saturday All Progressives Congress primary in Ekiti State , Segun Oni , has threatened to leave the party if he is not treated with respect . He also demanded that his supporters must be respected and not victimised by the winner of the …

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Two feared dead in robbery attack on Ekiti Bank

Two persons are feared dead in a robbery attack on an old generation bank in Ilawe Ekiti , headquarters of Ekiti Southwest Local Government Area of Ekiti State . In the operation that lasted for over one hour , it was learnt that armed robbers killed a policeman and a …

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