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Ekiti poll: Vote wisely, Mrs Fayose urges residents

The wife of Ekiti governor, Mrs Feyisetan Fayose, on Wednesday called on residents of the state to collect their Permanent Voters Cards and vote wisely in the July 14 governorship election. Fayose gave the advice on Wednesday when she visited the Ekiti University Teaching Hospital, Ado-Ekiti, and the State Specialist …

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‘My removal by Fayose was Injustice’

The immediate past Chairman of the Governing Council of the College of Education, Ikere-Ekiti, Prof. Babatope Alo, has described the announcement of his sack on air as an “act of injustice.” Alo revealed that he has not been officially communicated through a letter or electronically since his sack was announced …

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I remain a Traditional Ruler in Ekiti – Olukere

Olukere of Ikere

The Olukere of Ikere-Ekiti, Oba Ganiyu Obasoyin, yesterday, dismissed the claim credited to the Ekiti State Council of Obas,  that he should not be addressed as an Oba,  insisting that he remains a traditional ruler in Ekiti State. Obasoyin said the Council acted prejudicial and unnecessary hasty by issuing a …

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Ekiti Govt Promotes Over 6000 Teachers

The Ekiti State Government has said that its decision to promote over 6000 Secondary School Teachers despite the current economic situation and paucity of fund in the state was to further display its commitment to the teachers’ welfare and as well appreciate their laudable contributions to the gradual restoration of …

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Ikere Ekiti Holds Solidarity Support for Governor Fayose

The people of Ikere-Ekiti have again confirmed their unalloyed support for the government and leadership style of Governor Ayodele Fayose by organizing a well-attended solidarity rally in honor of the governor in the town. The rally which took off at Oke’kere area of the town and terminated at the palace …

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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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How Ikere Ekiti DPO Slapped Health Sensitization Woman

The incident happened yesterday morning 27/9/2016 when a group of people was on sensitization programme within the town at Atiba. The sensitization programme is about maternal tetanus. The awareness and sensitization was taken to the Ikere Ekiti police station in order to sensitize the police women. “On getting to the …

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Ogoga of Ikere Calls on Indigenes to Develop Ikere Ekiti

The Ogoga of Ikere Ekiti, Oba Samuel Adejimi Adu, has called on the community’s indigenes to come together and work for its socio-economic growth. The monarch, who made the call on Friday during this year’s celebration of New Yam Festival (Odun Ijesu) at his palace, prayed for peace, tranquility and …

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How Cultists Take over in Ikere Ekiti, 5 Persons Killed

There is tension in Ikere Ekiti where cultists believed to be students of higher institutions in the state have launched attacks on residents killing one person. Although the cause of the violence was still unknown on Thursday, a resident said five persons had been killed since the attacks started in …

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How Fayose Bars Olukere from Wearing Crown

olukere of ikere

Fayose described Olukere as an impersonator, reiterating that the only recognised monarch in the town is Ogoga, Oba Adejimi Adu, describing Olukere as a chief priest, who should stop parading himself as a king, having not gotten staff of office, a symbol of recognition from the government.

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Olukere Accused Fayose of Destroying his Billboard

The rivalry crisis between the two monarchs in Ikere-Ekiti in Ikere Local Government of Ekiti State assumed a dramatic dimension yesterday, as Olukere accused Governor Ayodele Fayose of personally damaging a billboard carrying his portrait erected in the heart of the town.

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Royal Families Protest in Ikere Ekiti

Royal Families Protest in Ikere Ekiti The protracted crisis over, who becomes the next Ogoga of Ikere- Ekiti, a community in Ekiti State, has taken a new turn as aggrieved royal families opposed to the emergence of one Jimi Adu as Ogoga-elect yesterday staged a peace­ful protest in the town. …

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(PHOTO) Adejimi Emerge as Ikere Ekiti King

(PHOTO) Adejimi Emerge as Ikere Ekiti King When His Royal Highness, the Ogoga of Ikere-Ekiti, Oba Samuel Adegoke Adegboye, joined his ancestors on August 27, last year, little did the kingmakers know the Herculean task ahead in choosing his successor. Though they envisaged no crisis, because the town has a …

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(PHOTOS) Ekiti Deputy Governor Meets Ikere Royal Family

(PHOTOS) Ekiti Deputy Governor Meets Ikere Royal Family Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Dr. Kolapo Olusola has re-emphasized that neither the Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, himself nor any government organ has a preferred candidate and would not interference in any way in the ongoing selection process of the new Ogoga of …

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(MUST READ!!!) Women Protest in Ikere Ekiti

(MUST READ!!!) Women Protest in Ikere Ekiti The obaship tussle rocking Ikere Ekiti assumed a dangerous dimension on Monday as women trooped out in their hundreds in protest, as they accused the kingmakers of taking bribes to impose one Mr Jimi Adu as Ogoga-elect. The women, who massed at Odo …

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Ikere Ekiti Kingmakers Support Adejimi as Oba Elect

Ikere Ekiti Kingmakers Support Adejimi as Oba Elect As the crisis over the selection of a new king, in Ikere-Ekiti, the second largest town in Ekiti State, drags on, eleven out of the 14 king-makers in the town have said that they were in support of Prince Samuel Adejimi Adu …

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