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South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma Resigns

South Africa’s embattled President Jacob Zuma has resigned his office with immediate effect. He made the announcement in a televised address to the nation on Wednesday evening. Earlier, Mr Zuma’s governing ANC party told him to resign or face a vote of no confidence in parliament on Thursday. The 75-year-old …

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Glo Has Not Acquired 9mobile – Ignore The Fake News

Telecommunications giant, Globacom, has distanced itself from media reports which insinuated that it was the preferred bidder to acquire telecommunications company, 9Mobile. A press statement issued in Lagos on Friday said:- “Globacom has not acquired 9Mobile as widely reported in the media.” According to the company, “We are bound by …

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Fire Outbreak at FGGC Efon Alaye

Houston Fire

Students of Federal Government Girls’ College, Efon Alaaye in Ekiti State are now counting their losses following a fire incident in their hostel on Monday. The inferno which started at about noon raged for few hours consuming the students’ personal effects like clothes, books and provisions. No life was lost …

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BREAKING! JAMB Fixes New Date For Sale Of Forms (SEE)

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has fixed a date for the commencement of the sale of the 2018 application forms. The board said the sale and registration for all candidates, including those from foreign countries, will now hold from December 6 to February 6, 2018. The spokesperson of …

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Fresh Charges Filed Against Evans

Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly called Evans, got down from the Black Maria, this time at an Igbosere High Court, with cuffs in his hands. It is barely a week after his trial at the Ikeja High Court was adjourned. He walked with his face down into the court. Evans is familiar …

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Biometrics To Replace Atm’s Soon – CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says biometrics will soon be used for transactions on the automated teller machine (ATM). Pin codes are currently being used. Dipo Fatokun, chairman, Nigeria Electronic Fraud Forum (NeFF) and CBN director of banking and payment system, made this statement at 2017 annual retreat of …

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There is Need for Ekiti Airport – Afe Babalola

The founder and Chancellor of Afe Babalola University in Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD), Aare Afe Babalola, has urged the Federal Government to revisit the airport project it planned to establish in Ekiti State. Babalola, who spoke at the weekend at ABUAD’s fifth convocation, regretted the state of the federal road to the …

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Evans In Court For Second Arraignment

Alleged billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a. Evans, is currently before the Lagos state high court in Igbosere on fresh charges. Evans has been arraigned before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo on charges bordering on kidnapping, murder and illegal possession of firearms. The charges are separate from the ones pressed against him before …

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Ekiti 2018: Gov Fayose Urged INEC to be Fair

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to be fair to all parties contesting the 2018 governorship election in the state. The governor spoke on Friday in his reaction to INEC’s release of the timetable for the election. He admonished INEC to conduct …

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NAFDAC Workers Commence Indefinite Strike

The Medical and Health Workers Union chapter of National Agency for Food Drugs Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has commenced indefinite strike.The Union said they are embarking on the industrial action to push for improved welfare package and for the management of the agency to implement an agreement reached on welfare …

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EFCC Arrests 8 Internet Fraudsters In Lagos (Photos)


The EFCC, Lagos zonal office, has arrested eight suspected Internet fraudsters. The suspects are Samsonre: Olujobi, 28 (a.k.a Mau Rice, Melinda Mcginnis); Abraham Sunday ( a.k.a. Raymond Dodson) 32; Gabriel Ayo ( a.k.a. Robert Mcintosh, Donald Great) 25.. Others are Omotayo Raphael (a.k.a. Michael Black) 25; Semiu Sunday Olawale (a.k.a. …

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NNPC To Shut Down Three Refineries ForComprehensive Rehabilitation

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has disclosed that it will shortly close down three of its refineries in Kaduna, Warri and Port Harcourt for a comprehensive rehabilitation aimed at bringing them back to their nameplate production capacities. NNPC’s Group Managing Director, Dr. Maikanti Baru, told reporters on Wednesday in …

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Fresh Move To Unseat Magu As EFCC Chairman Begins

Fresh move to unseat the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, has begun before the Federal High Court in Abuja. An Abuja-based legal practitioner, Wale Balogun, has dragged the Federal Government before the court challenging the decision to retain Magu after he was …

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ASUU Canceled Meeting With FG

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has refused to attend a meeting with the Federal Government scheduled for today. ASUU President, Biodun Ogunyemi, confirmed to Channels Television that the union will not attend the meeting. According to him, ASUU has met, discussed the new offer from the FG and …

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Ekiti Government 2017 Scholarship Form is Out


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Eid-El-Kabir: Sultan Of Sokoto Declares September 1st Sallah Day

The Sultan of Sokoto and Chairman Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, has declared September 1st 2017, as Eid-el-Kabir, Sallah day. The announcement is contained in a statement signed and released by the Chairman, Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs to the Sokoto Sultanate Council, Prof. Sambo Junaidu …

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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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Five Armed Robbers Killed In Calabar

The Police in Calabar on Monday killed five armed robbery suspects during a gun duel with the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). The spokesperson of the Police Command in Cross River, ASP Irene Ugbo, who briefed newsmen, said that the suspected robbers attacked and snatched a bag containing some money from …

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Fayose sets new age limit for contestants in Ekiti

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has set age limit for contestants into the state’s local council election. Fayose fixed eligibility age at 18 to 40years, thereby barring aspirants above 40 years from contesting. This was contained in a statement by his Special Assistant on New Media and Public Communications, …

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Two Nigerians Arrested In India For Lottery Scam

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New Delhi, Jul 17 (PTI) Police have arrested two Nigerian nationals and one of their Indian accomplice for duping several people through fake “lottery”, and recovered Rs 4 lakh cash from them. Efforts are on to arrest two more members of the gang, including another Nigerian, who have cheated people …

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