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Don’t Blame INEC For Irregularities In Kano LG Polls – CSOs

Ekiti State News - 4 hours ago. Following the controversies trailing the outcome of the recently held Local Government elections in Kano, Delta and Ekiti states, Nigerians have been urged not to blame the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for any flaw that may have arisen therefrom. This position was given in Abuja by the Independent Service Delivery Monitoring Group (ISDMG), a...

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Fayose Orders Investigation Into Ipao Killings 

Ekiti State News - 5 days ago.  Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has ordered full-scale investigation into the cause of the recent killings in Ipao Ekiti, a community in Ikole Local Government Area of the state.  The governor who spoke during his visit to the community, where herdsmen allegedly killed a farmer, identified as Tunde Olayemi last Sunday said a five man...

PDP Members Accuse Fayose Of Persecution Over Ekiti Guber Race

Ekiti State News - 6 days ago. The crisis rocking the Ekiti State chapter if the Peoples Democratic Party over who flies the party’s banner in the 2018 gubernatorial election is yet to abate, as some party members have accused Governor Ayodele Fayose of persecuting them over their political inclination.  The party chieftains said they were still being sidelined by the State...

Fayose Orders Investigation Into Ipao Killings

Ekiti State News - 6 days ago. Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has ordered full-scale investigation into the cause of the recent killings in Ipao Ekiti, a community in Ikole Local Government Area of the state. The governor who spoke during his visit to the community, where herdsmen allegedly killed a farmer, identified as Tunde Olayemi last Sunday said a five man...

My Songs Will Dominate The Airwaves – Engo

Ekiti State News - 6 days ago. His name might be new, but his songs are currently enjoying massive airplay in the music scene. Fast rising HipHop/Rap artiste, Oluwasegun Ezekiel Clement, popularly known as Engo, is an artiste, DJ and Tutor from Lagos State. The graduate of Electrical Electronic Engineering from Ekiti State University (EKSU), said he is set to dominate the...

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Fayose Writes PMB, Wants FUOYE Renaming Effected

Ekiti State News - 6 days ago. Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has written President Muhammadu Buhari on the need to effect the renaming of the Federal University, Oye Ekiti (FUOYE) without further delay. The federal government owned university was renamed Adeyinka Adebayo University  after Military Governor of defunct Western State, late General Robert Adeyinka Adebayo who died last year and...

Confusion In Ekiti, As Suspected Herdsmen Kill Commercial Motorcyclist

Ekiti State News - 1 week ago. Palpable fears and confusion enveloped the quiet town of Ipao, in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State in the late hours of yesterday , as a 32-year- Old man, Olayemi Tunde was reportedly killed by suspected herdsmen. Our correspondent learnt that the father of two was reportedly killed while returning from his farm. Olayemi,...

Expect Influx Of PDP Stalwarts Into APC Before July 14 Polls- Senator Arise

Ekiti State News - 1 week ago. Former member of the National Assembly, Senator Ayo Arise yesterday expressed confidence that the camp of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State would witness the influx of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stalwarts few months to the July 14, governorship polls into the state. He said exodus of the PDP to the APC will...

2019: It Is Time For Nigerians To Take Action- Age

Ekiti State News - 1 week ago. The founder and General overseer of House of Faith Christian Centre, Reverend Tunde Age, has said the time has come for Ekiti people and Nigerians in general to put in place the government they deserve as citizenry. Afe, who said he is joining the ranks of the governorship aspirants in Ekiti State with a view...

NSCDC Officer Develops Security Alert App In Ekiti

Ekiti State News - 1 week ago. A mobile application to alert the officers and men of the Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in the case of emergency has been developed by an officer attached to the Ekiti State Command, Mr. Adeoluwa Oyebode. The mobile app named “EkitiAlert”, according to Oyebode has been submitted to the NSCDC Commandant in the state...

OBJ’s Letter, A Plus For Buhari Led Government –APC Chieftain

Ekiti State News - 2 weeks ago. A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress(APC) in Ekiti State, Hon Bamidele Faparusi, has said the recent letter by former President Olusegun Obasanjo to President Muhammadu Buhari- led administration does not connote that his government has failed Nigerians. Faparusi, who was a member of the seventh House of Representatives and a governorship aspirant on the...

Oni Felicitates With Adebayo At 60

Ekiti State News - 2 weeks ago. Former Ekiti State Governor and Deputy National Chairman (South) of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Segun Oni has congratulated the first democratically elected governor of the state, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo who turned 60. Oni, in a statement signed by his media aide, Mr. Steve Alabi in Ado-Ekiti described Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo as a patriotic...

Ekiti Electricity Consumers Raise Alarm Over BEDC Bills

Ekiti State News - 2 weeks ago. Electricity consumers in Ekiti State have raised the alarm over what they termed “outrageous and killing’ bills being slammed on them by the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC). Acting under the auspices of the Ekiti State Landlords Electricity Consumers’ Association, the body threatened to seek redress in court. They ordered the company to make available...

APC Threatens To Sue Fayose Over Detention Of Members

Ekiti State News - 3 weeks ago. The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti state said it will soon institute a legal action against Governor Ayodele Fayose for allegedly masterminding the illegal arrest and detention of seven of its members. The APC members were arrested and remanded in prison custody for more than three years over complicity in the murder of the...

I Will Overrun Fayose, Deputy In Free, Fair Primary-Adeyeye

Ekiti State News - 3 weeks ago. The former Minister of Works, Prince Adedayo Adeyeye has formally declared his intention to vie for the 2018 governorship election in Ekiti State on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), saying he will defeat the state governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose and his deputy Professor Kolapo Olusola in a free and fair primary ....

Ekiti Court Acquits 7 Over Aderiye’s Murder

Ekiti State News - 3 weeks ago. Seven persons standing trial over the murder of former chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in Ekiti State,OmolafeAderiye were yesterday discharged and acquitted by an Ado-Ekiti High Court. The court judgement laid to rest the over three years celebrated murder case which saw the suspects languishing in prison custody throughout the...

Ekiti Court Acquits 7 Over Aderiye’s Murder

Ekiti State News - 3 weeks ago. ….We Will Appeal Ruling-ESG  Seven persons standing trial over the murder of former Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) Chairman in Ekiti state Omolafe Aderiye were on Monday discharged and acquitted by an Ado-Ekiti High Court. The court judgment laid to rest the over three years celebrated murder case which saw...

Atiku Hails Fayose’s Leadership Role In PDP

Ekiti State News - 4 weeks ago. Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar yesterday described Governor Ayodele Fayose as a force to reckon with in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), saying his leadership role in the party has helped to stabilize it. Atiku who spoke yesterday in Ado Ekiti said, “He calls the shots and when he does so, we all take the...

Ekiti Government Frustrating My Efforts To Get Panel Report -Fayemi

Ekiti State News - 4 weeks ago. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has accused the Ekiti State Government and its top officials of deliberately frustrating his efforts to obtain the report of the Ekiti State Panel that purportedly indicted him more than a week after the document has been made public with the release of the White...

Kolawole Tackles Fayose On Award Of Contracts, Seeks EFCC Investigation

Ekiti State News - 4 weeks ago. The former Commissioner for Finance and Economic Development in Ekiti State, Mr. Dapo Kolawole has accused the state governor Mr. Ayodele Fayose of fraudulently rewarding contracts already awarded under the immediate past administration of Dr. Kayode Fayemi. Kolawole who mentioned the Ikere township road project meant to be dualised from the town up to Iju,...