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US based Nigerians, APC America leaders back Osinbajo

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…Kick against attempts to ridicule him Osinbajo Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the United States have thrown their weight behind Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, kicking...

Tue Nov 12th, 2019     Read More →

19-year-old prophet drowns during church baptism

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A 19-year-old prophet at 12 Apostolic Faith Mission Church drowned on Sunday morning during a baptism ceremony while trying to save a congregant who had slipped into the water. ZimEye reports...

Tue Nov 12th, 2019     Read More →

Ekiti monarch seeks priority for rural roads, transformers in budget

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The paramount ruler of Ido-Ekiti in Ido/Osi Local Council, the Olojudo of Ido-Ekiti, Oba Ayorinde Ilori-Faboro, has urged Governor Kayode Fayemi to capture the construction of a ring road and...

Mon Nov 11th, 2019     Read More →

Police confirm two students drowned in Ekiti river

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The Ekiti State Police Command, on Sunday, confirmed the death of two students of Ado Grammar School, Ado-Ekiti, who were drowned in Ureje River, on Friday. The Police Public Relations Officer of...

Sun Nov 10th, 2019     Read More →

Two secondary students who left class to swim drowned in Ekiti river

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By Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado Ekiti-Tragedy struck at Ureje area of Ado-Ekiti over the weekend, as two secondary school students died inside a river while swimming. A source who craved anonymity told...

Sun Nov 10th, 2019     Read More →

Government uncovers 1,759 illegal mining sites

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Photo: PIXABAYThe Federal Government says it has uncovered a total of 1,759 artisanal and small-scale mining sites across the country. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Arc. Olamilekan...

Sun Nov 10th, 2019     Read More →

Fayemi presents N124.7b budget estimate to Ekiti Assembly

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Kayode Fayemi Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has presented the 2020 Appropriation Bill of N124, 724,869,355.95 to the House of Assembly. The bill, which is christened ‘Budget of...

Sat Nov 9th, 2019     Read More →

Why saints may not save judiciary, by Senate panel

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• ‘Africa loses $50b to corruption yearly’ • Presidency, Sani differ on border closure Nigeria’s judiciary has fallen so low that not even saints may salvage it,...

Tue Nov 5th, 2019     Read More →

Ado Poly bans Student Union Government

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The Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti, has been shut on the orders of the authorities of the institution. The Students’ Union Government (SUG) has also been banned by management, with...

Mon Nov 4th, 2019     Read More →

Police arrest EKSU staff who molested, impregnated 12 year old daughter

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By Rotimi Ojomoyela A 52-year-old Staff of the Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti (EKSU), Noel Davis was on Tuesday arrested in Ado Ekiti for impregnating his 12year old daughter. The misdeeds of...

Fri Nov 1st, 2019     Read More →

FG can’t dictate to states on minimum wage — Govs

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Say states’ll pay according to capacity Deduction of N614bn bailout funds from states’ accounts begun Govs ‘re simply looking for trouble, we ‘re ready for...

Tue Oct 29th, 2019     Read More →

We employed prayer warriors to pray for firefighting trucks ― Huan, FFS spokesperson

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Ugo Huan Deputy Superintendent of Fire, DSF Ugo Huan is the Public Relations Officer of the Federal Fire Service, FFS. In this brief chat with Omeiza Ajayi, she speaks on the efforts of the...

Mon Oct 28th, 2019     Read More →

Two men sentenced to death for murder in Ekiti

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Rotimi Ojomoyela – Ado Ekiti An Ado-Ekiti High Court on Monday sentenced two persons to death by hanging for conspiracy, murder and unlawful possession of a human skull. Court According to...

Mon Oct 28th, 2019     Read More →

Decomposing body of a missing boy found in Ekiti bush

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By Rotimi Ojomoyela, Ado-Ekiti Epe-Ekiti in Ijero local government area of Ekiti State was thrown into mourning this evening, as the decomposing body of a secondary school boy who had gone...

Mon Oct 28th, 2019     Read More →

DPR seals 5 filling stations in Cross River for sharp practices

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The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has sealed five fillings stations in Cross River for selling petrol above the government approved price of N145 per litre and other offences. DPR...

Sun Oct 27th, 2019     Read More →