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Atiku in Ekiti, says his govt won’t promise and fail like Buhari’s


The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Monday assured the people of Ekiti State that he would not abandon them if given the opportunity to become the nation’s President. He said his government would not promise and fail like the government of President Muhammadu Buhari. …

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Man gets death sentence for robbery


Justice Lekan Ogunmoye of an Ado-Ekiti High Court has sentenced one Alonge Ajayi to death by hanging after he was found guilty of armed robbery. The judge, while pronouncing the judgement, said the prosecution proved the case against the convict, aged 22,  beyond the reasonable doubt. The convict was convicted …

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Nigeria can’t afford another war – Fayemi


Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State, said on Thursday that Nigeria could not afford another civil war hence the need for citizens to desist from acts that could threaten peace. The governor praised members of the Nigerian Legion and serving soldiers for their sacrifice to keep the country united during …

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Ekiti pensioners lament suffering at old age


The joy of every worker after putting in the mandatory years of service in the public service and consequent retirement is to sit back and reap the fruits of his labour through regular payment of his pension and gratuity. But the case is not so in Ekiti State as many …

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Fayemi, Fayose clash over attack on ex-gov

Fayemi and Fayose

Former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose and his successor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Saturday engaged in war of words on the alleged attack on him(Fayose) in Ado Ekiti during the wedding ceremony of the daughter of Ewi of Ado Ekiti, Oba Rufus Adejugbe. Fayose accused his successor and the All …

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EFCC seals properties linked to Ekiti ex-gov, Fayose in Ado-Ekiti


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Thursday sealed off some properties allegedly belonging to the immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose, in Ado Ekiti, the state capital. The sealed properties were marked with red ink and had written on them: “EFCC under investigation KEEP OFF ABJ-HQ …

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Fayose spends N3billion on chartered flight, Workers allege


Ekiti State workers under the aegis of Enlightened Workers Forum (EWF) and Ado Ekiti Integrity Group (AIG) have accused Governor Ayodele Fayose of spending N3 billion on chartered flights across the country in pursuit of political and personal affairs. They said such spending, described as “waste of state funds” had …

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Ekiti: Olusola files petition against Fayemi’s victory


Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Professor Kolapo Olusola, has challenged the victory of Dr Kayode Fayemi in the Ekiti State governorship election. Olusola, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the poll, filed a petition against the results of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at the Election Petition …

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TRAGEDY: Ekiti LG official found dead in a well


The Director of Finance, Ise/Orun Local Government Area of Ekiti State, Michael Bamisaye, has been found dead in a well at his residence in Ado-Ekiti. His death was said to have thrown his family into mourning. Although residents reportedly suspected suicide, the cause of his death had yet to be …

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