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How Ekiti Lawyers React to Fayose’s Report on Fayemi

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Legal practitioners in Ekiti State have condemned the action of Ayo Fayose, Ekiti State governor, for barring Dr. Kayode Fayemi, his predecessor in office, from holding public office for 10 years through a White Paper. The lawyers, who commented on the matter at different fora, said the Governor had become …

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I will Complete all Ongoing Projects – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, has vowed not to leave any uncompleted projects behind by the time his tenure expires on October 15. Addressing the people of the state in a broadcast to mark the New Year on Monday, Fayose said he is working assiduously to complete the projects and …

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APC Withdraws from Ekiti Local Govt Election

The All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State has said it will not participate in this Saturday’s local government election across the state. The party’s Publicity Secretary, Taiwo Olatunbosun, said on Thursday that his party was boycotting the election because it had been compromised from the beginning. “The compromised State Independent …

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Ekiti 2018: APC is Set to take Over – Ojudu

The Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, Senator Babafemi Ojudu has charged all well-meaning Ekiti people to prepare to send the present government packing with their votes in the next governorship election to pave way for meaningful development to take place in the state. Ojudu made this call …

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Panel To Probe Fayemi Takes Off In Ado Ekiti.

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The Judicial Commission of Enquiry set up by the Ekiti State Government to look into the finances of the state during the administration of former Fovernor Kayode Fayemi (from 2010 to 2014) has commenced sitting in Ado Ekiti. Speaking during its inaugural sitting on Thursday, the chairman of the commission, …

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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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How a Secondary School Teacher Was Kidnapped in Ekiti

Ekiti state police command on Wednesday confirmed the kidnap of a teacher simply identified as Mr. Festus Olatunde Oke. According to the police, the incident happened around 6pm on Monday at along Ise-Ikere road while he was returning from work. It was gathered that the abductors took Oke and reportedly …

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DSS Arrest Boko Haram Leader in Ekiti

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A suspected Boko Haram kingpin, Adenoyi Abdulsalam, has been arrested by a joint team of the Department of State Services and the military in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti state. A statement issued on Wednesday by an operative of the service, Tony Opuiyo, said that an Ak-47 rifle was recovered from the suspect …

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18yr Old Girl in Court for Kidnapping in Ekiti

An 18-year-old girl, Bola Adeniyi, on Tuesday appeared in an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court for alleged kidnapping. The Prosecutor, Sgt. Oriyomi Akinwale, told the court that the accused committed the offence on Dec. 13, 2016‎ at Fabor Forest, Efon Alaaye in Efon Alaaye, Ekiti. Akinwale said the accused unlawfully conspired …

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