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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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Obedience to Christ, solution to Nigeria’s problems. says Fayose

Ayodele Fayose

The immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has said the solution to the myriads of problems confronting Nigeria was obedience to the teachings of Jesus Christ. Fayose, in a Christmas goodwill message by his Press Secretary, Mr Idowu Adelusi, noted that Jesus’ teachings centered around loving one’s neighbour …

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Fayemi: How Ekiti will spend N129.9bn

kAyode Fayemi

Dr Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State, has explained how his administration intends to spend the N129,924,472,135.01 budget presented to the state House of Assembly for the 2019 fiscal year. The governor had on Friday laid the appropriation bill before the lawmakers and explained in a statement on Saturday by his …

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Failure in Imo is failure in Abuja, Fayose tackles Oshiomhole

Fayose, Oshiomhole,

The immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose, has criticised the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, for lambasting the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha. Oshiomhole had, in Imo State on Friday, flayed Okorocha, calling him out as a governor who had reduced governance to …

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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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Buhari’s opponents out to loot Nigeria again, says Fayemi

kAyode Fayemi

Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has said those opposed to the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari are eyeing the nation’s resources which they intend to loot. Fayemi said Nigerians should ignore the people he described as enemies of the country and cast their votes for Buhari, who he said …

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‘Nigerians have no reason to re-elect Buhari’


Senate Minority Leader, Biodun Olujimi, has said that Nigerians have no reason to re-elect President Muhammadu Buhari who is the All Progressives Congress’ presidential candidate in the 2019 general elections. Olujimi, who is the Peoples Democratic Party’s senatorial candidate for Ekiti South, said Nigerians should vote in 2019 based on …

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It is not my business to probe Fayose – Fayemi

Fayemi and Fayose

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has clarified his stance on the fate of the immediate past governor of the state, Ayodele Fayose. Fayemi who spoke with State House correspondents after a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja explained that there was never …

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